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Jeanne W.

9 Reviews
Billerica, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Certificate from Eastern Nazarene College
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Jeanne W.

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Students must learn to know all of their major and minor scales before they are introduced to songwriting.

About Jeanne

I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a B.M. (Bachelor of Music in Applied Piano(Performance Degree). I also attended Eastern Nazarene College, where I received a Massachusetts state certificate to teach. I've taught classroom music in public schools in Templeton, Boston and Somervil

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Holton D.
She was so patient with my son (an active 6 year old!)!
Alex A.
Excellent teacher! Very kind and patient.
Tracey
Jeanne is a wonderful person and knows children very well. My sons are an energetic handful and she patiently guides them through the work. For distracted 9 years olds, they steadily make progress.
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Maggie Z.

4 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Maggie Z.

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I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano les

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Jean L.
She is very punctual and has great personality. She is also patient with my 4 year old daughter with professional teaching method. We are very lucky to have wonderful teacher like her! My daughter learns both Violin and Piano lessons from her. Thanks for your good teaching Maggie!
Emilia G.
Maggie was pleasant and patient with my 6 year old beginner violinist. Looking forward to more classes.
Catherine
Maggie is an excellent violist and instructor. She inspires you, helps you learn the correct techniques, and her lessons are fun. I'm a beginner and we were playing duets. If you have a difficulty, she is very helpful. My life is very rich taking viola lessons.
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Chase R.

12 Reviews
Brookline, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Chase R.

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I can teach students theory, harmony, ear training, improvisation, how to play their favorite songs, how to create their own music, and how to read both tablature and sheet music.

About Chase

I started playing guitar when I was in the 8th grade. At that time I was into punk, and as I got older I moved into listening to classic rock, then blues, then all sorts of jazz and jam bands, and now classical and sacred art. And my playing of the guitar has following the same trajectory: I play

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Nichole Coyne
Chase and I did not work together long because of other commitments. However, in the short time we did work together I learned a lot. Chase is easy going, highly skilled, very patient, and his teaching style is such that it fosters student confidence. I was really nervous at first, because I wasn't sure what to expect. Chase quickly made me feel at ease during the lesson. We only had half hour lessons, but that was definitely enough time to learn new materiel and make progress. I highly recommend him for guitar lessons.
Declan D.
My son is 7 and really seems to like Chase. He came well prepared and finally someone has started to teach him some rock songs .
Christie
An Excellent Teacher!

Our daughter Charis has taken lessons from Chase for over 2 years. From the first lesson, his patient demeanor put her completely at ease. During that time we have seen her understanding of music and her love for guitar continue to grow.

Chase has a unique way of challenging his students to stretch in their ability while simultaneously making it a great deal of fun. I would absolutely recommend him to both the new and seasoned student alike.

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Sandra L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Classical Music Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandra L.

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I will help you learn to make a rich, warm sound on the Flugelhorn. I will also teach you technique that is the same as trumpet technique but with the sound of a Flugelhorn.

About Sandra

Hi, I'm Sandra and I have been teaching in the Bay Area since 2006. I have a passion for working with young students, in a fun and encouraging environment. I design individualized lesson plans and your child will have clear direction of weekly goals. I expect my students to work towards mastery

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Carla
Ms. Laverty has been my son’s private trumpet teacher since the summer of 2012. She is patient, kind and very supportive of his efforts in playing the trumpet. In large part, she is the reason that my son enjoys playing trumpet and continues to thrive as a musician.

From the beginning she tailored her lessons to include the music that my son was interested in and also added increasingly more complex music to work on and master.

Sandra has taped him playing during lessons to show him how and where he can improve in body position, quality of sound and other nuances. She regularly uses her laptop computer to show videos of performances that support the lesson and also assigns various Internet sites to view for exposure to other musicians and styles.

Sandra regularly provides opportunities for my son to perform in public. He has performed at the annual CMEA event at San Jose State University, and other smaller events where he played solo on stage. They have both joined in at a local café for practice in improvisation, as my son loves to play jazz. This has really helped in his jazz solo opportunities at school. She has also organized a quartet of student trumpet players to work together on various music pieces and then they all performed together for family and friends. This was a unique experience for the children to practice and play together and perform as a group.

My son is also interested in basketball and baseball, and Sandra has been very flexible in scheduling lessons to accommodate my son’s athletic and school schedules. After about 6 months of lessons, she offered twice a week lessons to capitalize on my son’s enthusiasm and increase the speed of musical advancement so his confidence soared and he wanted to play more because he liked doing something he felt he was good at. He kept this schedule for about a year and then back to once a week to allow for more time for other interests.

During middle school, my son played trumpet in both the Advanced Band and also Jazz Band classes. This past summer, Sandra again offered twice weekly lessons to get ready for his high school debut. As a result, he was chosen to play first chair in the high school jazz band. He was also one of only two freshmen that were accepted into the most advanced band class (also known at Wind Ensemble) at Lincoln High School.

I recommend Sandra Laverty, without reservation, for any trumpet teaching opportunity.
Daphne R.
Sandra was very helpful with my 11 year old. She taught a good mix of theory and practical experience. She helped my daughter build skills and was very encouraging.

Amariah L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amariah L.

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I like to give my students a fun and safe place to learn music and express themselves. Music can relate to so many areas of our lives and I love to help people see all the insights and opportunities it can give. I want to help students experience how much joy music can bring to their lives.

About Amariah

I have been playing the harp for seventeen years and teaching it to all ages for the last six! A veteran of both professional and community orchestras, I have coached harpists in youth orchestras and played for chamber music camps at Minot State University and the Young Artist's Harp Seminar. In ad

Paige B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Student in Piano Performance from Oakland University
  • B.M. Piano Performance from Oakland University
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Paige B.

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Experienced teacher of 3 years, specializing in many different areas and levels of music theory. My curriculum is customized and catered to the needs, goals, and personal tastes of the student. If you're seeking out music theory lessons to practice, perform, compose, or otherwise create music, then I can help you seek out the knowledge that you need to become a better musician. Send me a message to see if my training matches your needs!

About Paige

I am currently a first-year graduate student at the University of South Carolina studying piano pedagogy with Scott Price. Previously, I received piano pedagogy and performance instruction from Dr. Tian Tian of Oakland University. My private piano training began at the age of five in Shelby Townshi

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April K.
Very pleased for our daughter to be working with Paige. Excellent with children- my daughter is 9. I felt she was extremely knowledgeable in assessing and adjusting time and work to my daughter.
Kristina Zubarev
We had our first lesson with my 5 year old yesterday and she was awesome! She was very kind, encouraging and engaging.

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"Great start to my guitar practice with Ricardo. Patient teacher who clearly has a tried and true method. Excited to keep learning and develop a great new skill with his guidance."
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Took Singing lessons from Melissa J.
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"I have worked and sang with laurel for 2 years, Laurel is very knowledgeable, and excellent, both singing and playing the piano. Laurel is a great teacher, and you will learn to sing and play with passion. I know, if I need assistance, with my singing technique Laurel will be the first person I will call."
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Took Singing lessons from Laurel S.
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"If you're thinking about taking lessons from Ahmad, do it. For years I thought I just couldn't play the guitar. I tried learning online, but nothing stuck. I even took a group class, which was better than trying to learn online, but I still wasn't satisfied. So, I decided to look into private lessons, even though I was nervous about the one-on-one dynamic. For years I have struggled with performance anxiety and was afraid that would prevent me from ever really learning the guitar and playing with other people. I discussed this with Ahmad before and at my first lesson. I can't tell you how amazing it felt a few months later when we played a song together and I had no fear or anxiety.

I credit this to the fun and relaxing atmosphere Ahmad has created in his studio space which makes it easy to learn, ask questions and enjoy my lessons. He has a deep passion for music which is infectious. I leave every lesson feeling energized and excited to work on my new material.

If you're interested in learning how to play the guitar or improve your skills, give Ahmad a shot. You'll be so glad you did. Before, I thought I just couldn't learn how to play the guitar, now I'm looking forward to years of honing my skills, playing with friends and experiencing the joy of creating music."
Anna
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Jonathan was very personable, patient & knowledgable. My daughter enjoyed her lesson and as soon as she got home started practicing."
Abby
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"She's very sweet and kind. Makes it easy to learn."
Jordan
Took Guitar lessons from Kristina B.
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"Ruth is a good teacher for young kids.

Ruth has been very patient and kind with my five year old son. She is understanding and child friendly. My son warmed up to her after his first class and is now very comfortable with her. He enjoys going to piano lessons and is excited to play more complicated pieces."
Priya
Took Piano lessons from Ruth F.
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"My 11 year old has attended an after school music program in our district for a few years playing the double bass. When Covid hit, she was no longer able to continue learning at the same level. Around the same time her music teacher recommended her to audition for a selective music program at Berklee College of Music. That's when I reached out to Darren via his website to see if he could work with our daughter for an 8 week period to prepare for the online audition. I have to admit, I wasn't sure how an online music session would work and what to expect. Needless to say, my husband and I were quite pleased and happy with the our daughter's progress.

Darren worked with her every week for about 45 minutes on a particular jazz song. He introduced great techniques that enabled her to learn quickly and become more skillful. Those 8 weeks were very productive as she learned the entire song. Our daughter created 3 videos and Darren helped us choose which one he thought was the best for the audition. After several months, we received the news that our daughter had been accepted into the Berklee music program. Darren is a very positive and encouraging teacher. He is a very knowledgeable and dedicated music instructor and we are grateful to him for helping our daughter succeed. We will definitely continue to have Darren mentor our daughter weekly."
Kim
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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"First lesson was tonight, with my 3yr old son. His attention span was 20 minutes max, but Daniel was very patient with him!"
Damien
Took Drum lessons from Daniel R.
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