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Catherine P.

5 Reviews
Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, English
  • BA in Chemistry and Music from Rollins College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Catherine P.

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Experienced and well rounded musician. Just graduated from New England Conservatory with Masters in Voice Performance. Performed recently as Cunegonde in Bernstein's Candide and Queen of the Night in Mozart's Magic Flute.

Also trained in violin (15 years) and piano (10 years), and have experience tutoring music theory and keyboard harmony at the undergrad level.

Have taught beginning/intermediate piano, improvisation, and play/improvise constantly :)

Lets start the road towards your musical growth and enjoyment in the way YOU work best!! Whether you want to learn how to improvise, sight read, play by ear, or learn specific pieces, I am here to help you MAKE THAT HAPPEN!!

While we are at it, we can work on another instrument, music theory, or even an academic subject (check out my other subjects on my page!).

About Catherine

Hi! I'm Catherine. I'm passionate for anything music, math, or science, and I would love to work with you to help you accomplish your academic, musical, or personal goals! A BIT ABOUT ME: I have a BA in Chemistry and Music (voice and violin concentrations) with academic honors, and a Masters

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Xiaofan
Catherine is very responsible and extremely helpful for my music theory study. She set up additional office hours to help me understand the knowledge and pass the advanced tonal practice course. Her introduction was very clear and she delivered it with great patience. She was also very thoughtful to be flexible to fit my schedule. I really appreciate her help, and would highly recommend her.
Sami
I wish I could give catherine 5000000+ stars! she worked with me through two tough years of undergrad music theory and keyboard and I was able to pass my classes on time and really improve my skills. her positivity, enthusiasm, understanding, and work ethic are unmatched. I couldn’t of made it through my first two years of college without her.
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Best teacher ever.
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Swara S.

Brighton, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Tamil, Hindi, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
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Swara S.

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There is a lot to learn when it comes to singing. Such as ear training, scales (major, minor, chromatic etc.), call-and-response, rhythm, melodies etc. There is also the anatomy, and techniques such breathing, posture etc. Also, while you are singing, its very important to feel the emotions, to achieve that, you will realize that acting and singing go along well together.
One thing about me is that, being a Music Therapy major, I give my heart and importance to the clients/students, I help them achieve their goals and needs.
With me, you will learn, achieve as well as build a rapport.

About Swara

Hello! I am Swara! I recently graduated from Berklee College of Music, with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy. I have been singing since the age 3. I have been told that even before I could speak, I could sing. I have been exposed to various kinds of music. I started with some basics of Carnatic

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Daniel B.

Canton, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Daniel B.

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Fundamentals through repertoire, using fun apps like Acapella to play duets, music history and theory all while learning the bassoon. Impress your friends with knowledge and fundamentals.

About Daniel

My love and passion for teaching has been with me since I discovered the art of pedagogy. I have learned from so many professors over the years- whether it was chamber music, reed making, orchestral excerpts or solo repertoire-and I continue to learn through my teaching and performance experiences.

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Ariana D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 to 30
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Ariana D.

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Hello! I have been playing flute for 9 years and am able to teach anyone, whether you have a basic knowledge of how to read music and make sound on the flute or you have never seen a piece of sheet music in your entire life. I would be happy to teach you how to read sheet music and the basics of playing flute before working on things such as tone and intonation. As you get better at playing the flute, I would also be glad to teach you things such as sight reading or even the basics of marching band if you happen to be going into high school and are interested in joining your marching band when the time comes. Send me a message so we can see how we can get started or if you have any questions!

About Ariana

Hello! I have been playing flute for 9 years and am able to teach anyone, whether you have a basic knowledge of how to read music and make sound on the flute or you have never seen a piece of sheet music in your entire life. I would be happy to teach you how to read sheet music and the basics of pl

Hadi S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Indonesia
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Hadi S.

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What do you offer for a beginner?

Assuming a student has never played a piano and is 10 years old or older, lessons will focus on fundamentals of technique and sight reading classically oriented material. I follow piano curriculum developed by John Thompson and Alfred.

For students under 10 years of age without any prior piano training, a preparatory book may be used.

After a minimum 6-12 months of continuous piano lessons (assuming a weekly schedule), music theory will be introduced, along with chord playing.

What do you offer for a non-beginner?

Assuming a student has had a minimum of one year of continuous piano training, depending on the lesson customization, lessons will be based around the Alfred and/or John Thompson curriculum, and music theory and chord playing will be introduced.

Should a student already know chord playing, I will fast forward the lesson to sight reading lead sheet/fake books and learning pop, rock or jazz piano playing styles (left and ...

About Hadi

Since 2009, I have completed over 600 public music performances as a part of a band and/or as a solo keyboardist. I have performed at over 50 different venues in Philadelphia, Wilmington, New York City, Baltimore and New Jersey area. I mainly play piano, electric piano and Hammond organ. As member

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N B.
I have responsibility review of lessons with him.

First,when I contacted with him about lessons,he suggested me interview that there’s no charge but he would want to discuss with me what I would do expect piano lessons for my son for future.
After discussion,I sent my son another day,it was the first lesson.
Surprisingly,he had prepared its already pre-printed lesson flows!
I appreciated it that it means,we guardians don’t need worry about what we could expect lessons,but of course required practice for next time.
Patent could check what happened the lesson was,what would be for next.

Bastin,Alfred,as you know,those textbooks that kids could learn all the notes.
He uses some of them,it would be combined for your child.

If you looking for the best fundamentally for your child,to play piano,not only enjoyable one,I think he’s the best.

I know there are many Japanese families in Bryn Mawr,I would recommend he’s class!

We are moving family,I expect the piano lessons with him would be make my son’s knowledge to play piano more stronger,also beyond countries,even time passed by.
Bob K.
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Jonathan L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor of Science, Music from Northern Michigan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonathan L.

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I have performed and taught analog synthesizer for about 5 years

About Jonathan

I have been a professional bassist for over 10 years. I specialize in upright bass, electric bass, and some keyboard. I hold a Bachelor of Science in Music from Northern Michigan University, and studied with bassists Richard Davis, David Friesen, David Ziegner, and violinist Barbara Rhyneer. I h

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Lance T.
Jonathan did a great job. I’m starting from scratch! Patient and very understanding. Loved it.
Hope
John is a very effective teacher. I took bass lessons and I have improved so much. John is an amazing teacher and I would recommend him to anyone looking to learn the bass guitar or upright bass.
Steve
Jonathan taught me when I was around middle school age and has left a lasting impression on how I approach the bass and music 10-ish years later. Under his tutelage I learned music theory, techniques, and all sorts of different genres and styles.

His lessons were always very professional. I always felt challenged, but not overwhelmed, by the material being taught. He also made it easy to be interested in the lessons; he would always ask if there's any song or genre that I wanted to learn and that sort of thing.

Overall, definitely a 5/5 top shelf educator and musician.

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"I love my singing lessons! Suzanne is an excellent teacher, and very kind. After just three or four lessons I saw a very large difference in the quality of my singing. We do a lot of fun songs that I get to select, and I am improving my piano skills with her as well :)"
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Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Brandi was very patient with my very distracted, impatient 6 year old. My daughter wanted to play the ukulele, but didn't really want to sit through the lesson. We only tried 5 session and then quit, but Brandi was great throughout with suggestions for how to keep her interested and working with her. We will definitely come back to lessons with Brandi when my daughter is more ready."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"She worked well with me gauging my ability and being patient and humoring my questions and mistakes."
Chris
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer T.
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"I have been taking lessons with Candida for a few months. She is the most amazing instructor I have had the privilege of knowing. Her patience and understanding to helping me learn to sing and play the piano is exemplified by the fact that English is not my first language, yet she had never given up on me, even when I felt I could not do it. Her positive attitude and supportive nature made me never want to give up. Learning something new is something everyone should strive to achieve no matter what age you are and Candida is the best instructor if singing is your passion. Thank you Candida for never giving up on me. (Review translated from the Greek to English language)."
Stratos
Took Singing lessons from Cândida L. B.
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"Lesson was fun!!!!

I can play the basic chords before I met him. Stephen can oversee the problems and fix it when in the first lesson. I was like....WoW!!! He is a experienced guitar instructor. Impressed!!!"
Katherine
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Stephen B.
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"He's a great teacher! Patient, organized, articulate and inspiring. I like how his lessons are put together and the music we are working on."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Franz H.
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"Daniel doesn't just teach you about playing, he teaches you about different types of music, and even how to compose songs. He is very patient, and is a natural instructor. He has so much knowledge to share, and he does so in a very nurturing way. We couldn't be happier."
Dan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Daniel Z.
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