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Jimi Z.

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Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Awarded Max Winkler Music Scholarship from Belwin Mills Music Publishing
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
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Lydia L.

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Hudson, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lydia L.

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Hand drumming is a lot of fun and a great way to reduce stress!

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*Availability starts June 24th! Please reserve your spot in advance!* I have experience teaching percussion to children from preschool through adults in their early thirties. I have recently graduated with a master’s degree in performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, where I

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Neil
It was a good experience and she was extremely knowledgeable.
Callum
Great first lesson! My son was very comfortable and excited to keep going.
Natalie
Lydia was very welcoming and kind, and put me at ease during our first lesson. She knew I wanted to work on mallet percussion, and had a lesson plan ready for me on the marimba. She moved at a pace that worked for me, and I already feel as though I have learned some basics. I'm excited to continue my lessons with her!
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Jonathan W.

Millis, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • BA - Piano Performance; BA - Composition from University of Hartford - Hartt School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan W.

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Music is all about you. My piano lessons are dedicated to you, refining your abilities, sharpening your ears, and incorporating enhanced levels of creativity. With a background also in composition I have a wide experience in not only performing but writing music, which gets me in close and personal to the inner workings. I have a wide range of knowledge in history and repertoire to engage students outside the realm of normal and often overplayed repertoire.

Especially during major world events, the need for art and mediums where humans can express their emotion are of vital importance. "Practice makes proficiency” - this is true for music as well as life. Mistakes are inevitable but it is mistakes that allow us to grow and achieve greater things. I will patiently and effectively work with you to refine the mistakes and achieve proficiency in your journey through music.

I am extremely personable and am an excellent listener. I graduated from the Hartt School and went to the New

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Jonathan Weir is a graduate of the Hartt School of Music with a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance and Composition. Jonathan has been playing Classical Piano since a young age and has studied under Maggie Francis, piano faculty at the Hartt School. The discovery of Classical Piano led him to the

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Gwenn O.

Hudson, MA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • BA with Honors in Music from Wesleyan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gwenn O.

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I love music and love helping people enjoy playing the saxophone. The sax is a great instrument. I play every type of music from classical to jazz and and look forward to helping you on your musical journey. Whether you are wanting to play your favorite music or prepare for an audition, I'll help you accomplish your goal and find the musical tools you need to be the musician you want to be. Give me a call if you would like to try out a lesson. All student levels welcome!

About Gwenn

I've been playing the saxophone for 40 years! I come from a very musical family. My grandfather and father are both musicians and there was always something musical happening in our home with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra members just hanging out playing quartets with my dad and grandpa.

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Nicole S.

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Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
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Nicole S.

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Go at your own pace and have fun are my knitting mottos! I teach continental style knitting and have been teaching beginners to knit for over 5 years. Together we'll experience the excitement that comes when you cast on something new, learn a new stich, or finish a favorite project.

I'm can start with the basics (cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch) or jump straight into helping on a project you have planned (or started and got stuck on? don't worry - it happens to all of us!). There is no limit to the kind or number of projects we can do. I have plenty of project ideas and am always happy to help with your ideas, too.

About Nicole

My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 11 years old, and after taking a few years off I picked up the hobby again in my 20s. Now in my 30s I am an avid knitter - there are always several projects on my needles (I need one I can travel with, one I can do while watching TV, and usually one I'm ma

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Belva
Nicole was very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to our next lesson.
Beth Garrison
Ok - this was incredible. I go in with a really wonky purl stitch and she was able to recognize what I was doing wrong! I thought I was knitting/purling continental style and she noticed it wasn't that at all - but Norwegian knitting/purling and got me on the right track. I would recommend her in a heartbeat, I have been to two other in person instructors with little success and she was able to fix my problem over zoom!
Betsy
Nicole is just wonderful. I could not ask for a better knitting teacher!!!
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Adam B.

Worcester, MA
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam B.

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I love sharing my passion for music through teaching. To me, music should be a conduit of self-expression—it is not merely something we do, but rather who we are. While there are many great players who have perfected the technical elements of their craft, it is the greatest musicians who find a way to speak through their art. I strongly believe that we all have the potential to speak through our music, and that the right teacher can inspire that in a student. I hope I can be that teacher for you.

I work with students on both the craft and creative side of music in an enthusiastic and nurturing environment. This approach is aimed at awakening a student's drive to explore their own musical path both inside and outside the lesson. Within a lesson, we will work on (1) instrumental technique and basic music theory, very important aspects to us as players, and (2) improvisation/composition and having creative musical discussions, which are invaluable to us as creatives. From my experience,

About Adam

Just a little about myself: I like to think of himself as a musical chameleon. I am an up-and-coming, award-winning multi-genre violinist with over 20 years of experience and over a decade of classical training. My music is rooted in the Scottish fiddle tradition and gypsy jazz violin, as well as o

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"Candida is quite possibly the best music (singing) instructor I've had, seen or heard of. She's got a wide range of talents and is able to hone in on a specific students problems and where they need to develop. I have recordings of my initial songs from when I started a year ago and today and there's a night and day difference.

I (being a bad student) hadn't actually recorded anything in a few months and after implementing some of the techniques she recommended and practicing for a few months, I finally recorded a song we'd been working on...and...I didn't even recognize my own voice and sound. It was that much better.

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Took Singing lessons from Candid L. B.
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"Great first piano lesson for my 10 year old - Andrew was encouraging, patient and inspiring- my daughter connected with him right away and couldn’t wait to get home and practice. Looking forward to more lessons!"
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Took Piano lessons from Andrew H.
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Took Trumpet lessons from Matthew S.
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"As a generally shy person, I was pleasantly surprised to find Stephanie is a wonderfully friendly person who made me feel comfortable right away. I'm impressed by her ability to explain techniques and concepts on a level I can understand as a beginner. She's more than happy to be flexible when I need to shift my schedule. Her feedback is always honest and incredibly useful. Look no further!"
David
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"I've been working with Dan now for a few months in home and online and I couldn't be happier with the results I'm seeing. He is NOT a vocal coach that will just tell you to do something and not be able explain how. He makes sure that I understand the techniques with all of the "why's" and "how's" being explained every step of the way. There was no reason to worry when I had to switch to online sessions due to the COVID19 pandemic. His approach and focus are just as effective online as the in home sessions have been. I can't wait to see how far I will continue to progress and I leave/sign off excited for the next lesson. The best investment I've made for myself in years hands down."
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Dan G.
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"Honestly could not ask for a better teacher. I was struggling to find a teacher in the area and boy did I pretty much hit the jackpot. Great teacher, super intelligent and understanding. I am a beginner but would highly recommend him to anyone. Not only does Byron play beautifully but he knows exactly what and how to teach you. Im always excited for my next lesson, so you should contact him and set one up too!"
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