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Karen D.

26 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Accordion:
I make accordion easy by first teaching one hand at a time . Once the student feels proficient we will begin to incorporate coordination between the right hand, which plays the piano notes and left hand which pulls the bellow and plays the chords. In no time at all the student will be playing accordion songs. I encourage the student to bring in songs they like want to learn.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing
Olive
Karen is a great teacher! I love her!
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Rodrigo R.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rodrigo R.

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The accordion I use is the piano type, not the buttoned.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrumen

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Tui
My son is a BEGINNER beginner. Rodrigo is a very nice guy and seems to know his stuff very well. I would give him 5 stars but I don't think he realized that my son needed the basic, basic 1st lesson (i.e. how to hold the instrument). We've only attended one session so this is fully based on that one lesson. I'm sure he'll adjust his teaching from here on out.
Rosa Rodriguez
Mr. Rodrigo is a professional, respectful and super patient instructor. I could not made a better choice. I am looking forward to my next class @
Axel
Rodrigo is a great teacher, not only an expert musician, but he shares all his knowledge.
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Private Accordion Teacher

Piano Accordion

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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Mark V S.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Russian, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Outstanding Faculty Award 2013-2014, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
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Mark V S.

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I still don't understand why so many people laugh when you say "accordion"! Let's show them different! This is one of the most expressive, international, fun, and emotional instruments out there! So much more than just "polkas": Argentinian tangos, German beer songs, French cafe, Southern Zydeco, Irish Celtic music, Russian folk, Italian melodic, and the list goes on... Bottom line: I love this instrument because it is FUN and VERY "produceable". Half of it is an arsenal of buttons while the other half is a good 'ol keyboard, and depending on which model you have, there are many tonal buttons to thoroughly change its personality -- no electricity needed!

I can teach you how to create some fun and inspired music on it regardless of your musical tastes, as long as you have a PIANO ACCORDION -- not JUST buttons like a bayan or concertina (sorry -- please note that I do NOT teach chromatic/diatonic button accordion or "virtual/electronic accordions" such as the Roland series -- just

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list of o

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Marie G.
I really appreciate Mark's teaching ability. He breathes music and make it easy to understand. I wasn't expecting to make that much progress or to have that depth of knowledge of music or my instrument in only 5 lessons. He gives a lot and he is eager to respond to my questions. I recommend Mark as a accordion teacher.
Jordel
Mark V. was great. He knew how to keep class fun and engaging. He truly cares and teaches piano in a way that is intuitive and can be applied to more than one instrument.
Elina M.
I like Mark's approach in teaching, he gives a lot of useful information within the time of the lesson, and it keeps me busy until the next lesson. I love the classes!
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Jared J.

73 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared J.

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Just to clear up any confusion, I unfortunately do not own or teach: Diatonic Accordion, Bandoneon, or Bayan. All of which are accordion instruments that feature buttons for both hands and not just the left.

I do own and teach the 120 Button Chromatic Piano Style Accordion with Stradella Bass (Left Hand Buttons/Right Hand Piano).

I can teach you how to play the accordion as a lead instrument in a group, as an instrument for accompaniment, or as a solo instrument where you use both band to create songs by yourself. I can help introduce easy songs in a variety of styles including jazz, musette (french), classical, zydeco, polka, Irish, etc...

You also do not need a 120 button bass accordion; 24, 32, 60, 72 will will also work just fine - you will just have less range available.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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J B.
Fun first lesson. Jared was ready on-time and figured out quickly where to begin working and also had very good integration with the computer, pulling up charts and sheet music and helping us follow along. We look forward to more lessons!
Hilda U.
he was calm and nice when I got things wrong
Marvin C.
I've had three banjo teachers over the past two and a half years. Judging by Jared's performance today, he's the best of the lot. The first banjo teacher expected too much too soon, and the second one started me out with the basics, as if I had never picked up a banjo before. Jared is starting our lessons at the right stage for where I am. He's patient and explains things well. If I had started with him two and a half years ago, I'd be a decent banjo player by now. Thanks, Jared!!!!!

Shelia L.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • BA from University of Texas
  • Teaching since 1966
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Shelia L.

58 Reviews
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Online Accordion Teacher

Beginner to Advanced. Piano Keyboard, Chromatic (B & C System), Diatonic (Hohner Style).

You will learn your instrument, how to read music, music theory and improvisational skills. Learn to to read from non-accordion music and create "your own" arrangements. This includes chord structure, arpeggios, jazz chords, and multiple styles.

About Shelia

If you will notice - I am the only accordion teacher that only teaches accordion. AND MY REVIEWS - are ALL for the Accordion!! That is what I play, that is all I play, I have studied with the best - Willard Palmer & Bill Hughes. I have owned and operated an accordion music school for over 20 years

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Kentaro
Wonderful experience. My son is hooked. Thank you!
Alberto
Very sharp, great ear, incredibly friendly and full of wonderful advice and tips!

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Average Cost of Accordion Lessons in West Newton, MA

The average cost of 60-minute accordion lessons in West Newton is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $100 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Shelia is awesome."
- Piet
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"Rodrigo is very musically knowledgable and has great teaching skills."
- Julie Best
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Spirited and enjoyable. Learned a something new already, More so than I have in past 6 months."
- Nik
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"Very enthusiastic and practical, and the lesson was tailored specifically for my questions and my level of education. Shelia sent me materials to study prior to the lesson and a follow-up email with reminders. Great experience."
- Jordan Breslow
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"My first lesson with Shelia was excellent! She's a good teacher and gave me good material to work on. Wouldnl definitely recommend taking lessons from her."
- Reed
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"I am taking quantum leaps in learning the buttonbox! Before beginning my lessons, I was learning out of books. I was growing frustrated with not progressing so I looked into lessons. I am grateful that I found Shelia! I highly recommend her."
- Franciska
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"I am an advanced musician but a novice at accordion. Shelia has done an excellent job of providing materials that are interesting and fun for me, and the material moves forward at a logical pace. She makes her own arrangements and instructional materials. Shelia also has a sense of humor and a lot of enthusiasm. Lessons are fun. I highly recommend her."
- Jordan
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"Mr. Rodrigo is a professional, respectful and super patient instructor. I could not made a better choice. I am looking forward to my next class @"
- Rosa Rodriguez
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Shelia knows how to structure her lessons so that you can steadily build your skills and confidence. She is patient and flexible in her approach. She is the right teacher for me!"
- Betty
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"She makes learning easy"
- Joseph Michalowitz
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