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Rachel G.

5 Reviews
Grosse Ile, MI
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Rachel G.

5 Reviews
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Hello!

I am an experienced teacher of 8 years. I specialize in teaching beginner and intermediate piano students. I absolutely love teaching kids, however all ages are welcome! My lessons are customized to the needs and goals of each student. We’ll begin learning songs from the very first lesson as we gain skills in note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more!

I can’t wait to meet you!

About Rachel

I currently live in Michigan where I was born and raised, with my husband and two dogs. I began teaching piano while still in high school and have continued to teach in varying capacities since then. I am so excited to be able to take on more piano students and see their skills and love of music dev

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Raina
Rachel was my piano teacher from middle school through high school, and she was always encouraging and focused. She is a gentle and patient, which makes her a great choice for young kids (or ultra-sensitive middle schoolers, like me - or really just anyone who isn't already a flawless prodigy when it comes to music). She was good at selecting pieces that I would enjoy and that would stretch me, and she was flexible enough to work around my own musical goals (like playing by chords).
She's an experienced instructor, a skilled player, and a positive mentor figure to have in your child's life.
Definitely recommend.
Andrea
I took lessons from Rachel for 7 years. She's a fantastic beginner piano teacher that taught me the joy of learning and inspired me to go into the professional field of music.
Micah
I took lessons from Rachel for 6-7 years and had a wonderful experience. She is an excellent teacher especially for younger students! I would Highly recommend her.
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Cheryl M.

9 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $93
  • Speaks I had French in High School, College!
  • Bachelor of Arts, Major (Music) ; Bachelor of Music, Major (Performance,organ) from Wayne State University
  • Awarded Bronze Metal/Silver Metal from National Assocation of PianoTeachers
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Cheryl M.

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This subject would be geared for intermediate to advanced students. The areas explored would be focused on detailed piano pedagogy, and keyboard repetoire from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Twentieth century eras. My experience traces a musical lineage back to the 19th century pianist and composer, Franz Liszt. Students must have a piano background of a minimum of 10 years of study. Note, any in-person visits must be verified with proof of a vaccination for Covid-19! Thank you.

About Cheryl

I have worked for over 30 years as a professional accompanist and musician in the greater metropolitan Detroit area. I have earned several degrees, which include a Bachelor of Music Performance in Organ and a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Music both from Wayne State University. My studies

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Lakeeta W.
Cheryl was very patient with me during our first lesson. She’s a really good and nice teacher I wish I was able to still go to her but I can’t due to my new schedule
Kourtney
So far so good. Was excited to get home and try out what I learned and have practiced everyday so far. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Jacob M.
All I can say is wow , Cheryl is a fantastic teacher with a great deal of patience and very skillful at finding the best approach for each student .Just the 1st lesson and I'm eager to get home and begin practicing .
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Leanna L.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, German, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles CA
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Leanna L.

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Students of all ages and levels welcome! Teaching experience of 12 years from all corners of the world!

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perry

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Ethan
Leanna is incredible. She's kind and patient and extremely easy to work with, which is rare for someone with such deep experience in a field. One thing that continued to stand out and amaze me is her unbelievable ear. Even in remote sessions via zoom, she could tell immediately if one note in a chord or progression was off, and helped me fix it. I've heard the same from other students of hers.

If you're a serious student, considering music as a career, or in any competitive sense, Leanna is an irreplaceable ally with the skill to push you further than you may have thought possible. Absolutely recommend.
Zachary
As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp.
Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.
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Emil V.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pian

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Chuck
I took up the piano as an adult, without having had any experience in it as a child (though I played guitar through college). I tried a few instructors prior to discovering Emil, with whom I have been studying now for over 2 years.

Emil is a wonderful teacher. He is far and away the most accomplished piano player I have studied with, and his knowledge of, and facility for, playing really comes through in his instruction. He is always bringing formal instruction back to the act of performance, and how to make whatever piece you are working on, even the simplest, sound the best that it can be.

Emil isn't afraid to share his own struggles with whatever piece he is currently working on, and pointing out that he faces the same challenges that every practicing player faces.

Emil is personable, knowledgeable, and kind. I can't recommend him highly enough as an instructor.
Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.
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Kessa M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BM Piano Performance from Brigham Young University
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Kessa M.

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I have been teaching piano almost as long as I have been performing, coming up on 10 years. To date, I have taught lessons to over 100 different students ranging in age from 5 to 70, and ranging in skill from complete beginner to college piano performance major. I can teach students of any level and help them overcome any problem, whether that is a technical problem, interpretative problem, or having pain during playing.

Not every student is going to think I’m the best fit for them. I expect consistent practice, completion of assignments, and attention to detail in music. I have had many trial lessons that don’t pan out because the student or parent thinks my expectations are too high for them. Make no mistake; I expect a lot, but I also care deeply about music and have great understanding and sympathy for those who genuinely try. Whether your goal is to learn to read music, improve rhythm, learn to play the great classical repertoire, or simply have a good time learning the ...

About Kessa

I received my BM in piano performance from Brigham Young University, studying under Dr. Richard Anderson and Dr. Irene Peery-Fox. While there, I studied pedagogy from master teachers Dr. Irene Peery-Fox and Dr. Jared Pierce, who taught me both how to run a studio and how to manage individual lessons

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Robert P.
Excellent. Nothing gets by her; very helpful.
Caleb
I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level.
Marissa
Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home.
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Austin K.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Austin K.

19 Reviews
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Every student is not the same. Lesson books assume that they are. So in lessons with me I make sure we aren't afraid to put the book down and just focus on what is important. You learning at your pace, and achieving the goals you want to achieve! No book can personally adjust a lesson plan to accommodate how you're feeling, the right teacher can!

About Austin

I have been playing piano, guitar and ukulele since 2004. Since 2004 I've tutored others in music, including a high school piano class. Starting in 2017 I began teaching professionally. I evaluate how each student learns best. Set goals with them, and create a curriculum that is fun, exciting, an

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Sarah
Excellent and “on point” with intuitive abilities to instruct each student!
Matthew
We received our first lesson with Austin and look. Forward to many more. He connected very well with our son’s learning abilities and seems to love what he does!
Angie
My son has been taking lessons for four years. Austin is very patient and relates instruction well online. I highly recommend him!

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Dearborn Heights is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Tamari taught lessons to two of my daughters. She was patient with them and helped them learn both theory and performance. The recitals were also enjoyable and rewarding. I would recommend Tamari for lessons."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"I am 85 years old and hired Fawn to teach me piano. It was my childhood dream. Within the 2 years, I've been taking, I have completely mastered a high concerto level of playing. Under Fawn's guidance, I have moved quickly, thoroughly and efficiently. I even performed on stage 2 different years in her Talent Share's (audiences of over 100)! Fawn has taught me classical, pop, blues, jazz and ragtime. I love playing the blues and songs from my childhood. Fawn does a great job with understanding my goals and giving me tools that fit me and help me achieve them. She is beautiful and a very patient, gentle, loving and intuitive teacher. One day I was making an excuse for my mishap plain by telling her my arthritis had been acting up all week. She laughed and said jokingly, "Bernard, don't blame your arthritis for not practicing!" She's hilarious. I am blessed to have found Fawn. The hours of joy playing the piano has brought me and my wife is priceless. Thank you, Fawn! See you next Tuesday!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Our experience has been very positive. My granddaughter is making good progress and is enjoying lessons. She has only had four lessons, but is doing well. The teacher is very encouraging and low key."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Kathryn is brilliant and exceptional. If I could give her more stars I would. She is an amazing teacher no matter what age or evel you are from beginner to pro."
CJ
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kathryn O.
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"Fawn is so gifted and an amazing teacher. My daughter also enjoyed lessons and looked forward to them!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"I spent about 6 months trying to teach myself piano and it was such a nightmare. Finally broke down and invested in piano lessons, and I was lucky to find Fawn. She is very patient with me and corrected all the things I was doing wrong. She helps me find music that I like and has me play a few others that are more challenging and help develop my technique. She's also really easy to talk to and her lessons are always fun and my improvement is constant and immense.

I'm definitely going to continue with her, and I highly recommend her for other piano players."
Raynard
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Amazing instructor and person to know! Susan is deeply involved in the classical music community and clearly one of the best in Chicagoland. Recommend for any student who wants to go to the next level of playing."
Austin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Susan M.
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"My son just had his first session with Holly and she was remarkable. We are very happy with the lesson and look forward to many more!"
Dillan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Holly D.
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"Ronald is an excellent teacher. My daughter LOVED her lessons with him."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Ronald G.
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"Right from my first lesson Evelyn was able to accurately evaluate my playing level and give me helpful instruction. It's made my practice time more effective and enjoyable. Great teacher!"
Luke
Took Classical Piano lessons from Evelyn L.
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