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Jill G.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jill G.

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Whether you're a musical beginner or you have experience playing, singing, composing, or conducting, aural skills (ear training) is a necessity! Let me help you sing, play, and hear with ease!

About Jill

I've been in and around music all my life. I started violin at age 5, part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. I've loved being a professional violinist and violin teacher for over 30 years! And I've also founded and directed three community music schools in Newburyp

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Shannon G.
Thank you for a great lesson! I learned a lot and I’m looking forward to next week :)
Julian
Jill has been great! I’m an adult beginner who was nervous about jumping into learning the Violin. Jill is very helpful, super encouraging and knowledgeable. Also very flexible with my schedule. I recommend her to anyone starting out. I look forward to my next lesson!
Deborah S.
I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. Jill is an excellent teacher. She is patient and so easy to follow. Btw she is an amazing violinist. I’m so impressed.
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Robert M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Robert M.

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About Robert

Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Wilfred B.
Very insightful — was able to immediately diagnose issues with my playing and offer solutions.
Matthew
I get a lot out of every lesson and a lot to take away and work on in practice as well. Great experience and I've noticeably improved after just a few lessons.
Ayman
Very insightful and made me feel comfortable right away
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Yoon Jae L.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yoon Jae L.

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As a graduate of the Mannes School of Music, I have an excellent background to teach and tutor all levels of ear training from basic rhythms harmonies to advanced atonal dictation. Students will receive on 1-on1 instruction in dictation, sight-singing, solfege and development of relative pitch. I possess absolute pitch and I have a keen ear to distinguish any errors in pitch that the student makes.

About Yoon Jae

I am a highly-skilled professional musician certified as a certified Steinway education partner. I offer lessons in piano, conducting, arranging/orchestration as well as private tutoring in ear training and theory. My main instrument is piano and I specialize in teaching students who already pl

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Joel F.
Yoon is an incredibly patient and experienced teacher. He takes you through the theory and technique in a way that is both accessible and informative. Honestly, you couldn't ask for a better instructor, and his teaching methods are top-tier.
Drew
I studied piano for 3 years with Yoon Jae, from when I was 25-28 years old. I'd started playing piano a bit in my early 20s, but never very seriously. I am mainly a drummer and percussionist, and studied music in college. I was looking for someone to take my piano playing, reading, and technique to closer to that of a professional, rather than an amateur/hobbyist which was where I was at. Yoon Jae really did that. I'm not going to be touring and playing Carnegie Hall anytime soon or anything like that, but I can really confidently say that my lessons with Yoon Jae raised my level a lot. My understanding of touch, nuance and phrasing grew a lot. My reading, though still a weakness, improved a lot, and my technique improved tremendously. By the end of our time I was playing Chopin's Fantasy Impromptu. I think if my 22 year old self saw a video of my 28 year old self playing that piece I would be floored. Though I don't take lessons with him anymore, now when I work on a piece on my own I still use many of the approaches, strategies and practice techniques he taught me- and I think that is the most valuable thing I got from him. He really developed a much deeper awareness, nuance and focus in that I can take with me for the rest of my life as a musician. He really is a great teacher.
Willem
Yoon Jae is a phenomenal teacher and person. As a teacher, he pushes you to be your best musician, yet remains understanding. He guides you in creating insights into your strengths and weaknesses, so that you'll continuously improve. He also provides you with tips and techniques to get the most out of your practice. He's also incredibly nice and fun to talk to.
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Cindy H.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Supporting Actress from Thalian Association (Wilmington, NC)
  • Teaching since 2003
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Cindy H.

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About Cindy

Regardless of where your musical interests lie, I can help you improve your skills! Growing up, I fell in love with playing and singing all styles of music! I've delved into classical, jazz, R&B, soul, gospel, reggae, soca, pop and musical theater, and I can teach you how to apply proper technique

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Charlotte
Amazing! We can’t wait to do it again!
Malia
Excellent first lesson. We are looking forward to future lessons.
Chase J.
I've done online and in-person lessons - either way, she's fantastic and a great teacher! I would recommend her to anyone!
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Mary V.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Italian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary V.

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I am a certified Music Educator who's worked in high level International Schools for the past 6 years. I have worked a lot with both adults and children extensively in professional settings. In my former job I was responsible for lot of concerts, theatrical productions and instrumental concerts.

I've got a lot of different organized methods and curriculum that can be used to develop one's Music Theory and Ear Training.

As a teacher, I've done a lot of Kodaly Method based things with beginners that can help establish basic musical skills and terminology etc;
I also spent an extensive amount of time preparing students for exams in Music Theory & Ear Training for both ABRSM and Trinity (which are International Recognized Exams from the UK).

Fortunately I have a lot of wide ranging, organized curriculum based material to help any student (of varying levels) get on the right track to improving Music Theory & Sight Singing in general!

About Mary

Hello everyone, I hope you are staying healthy amid the COVID-19 Crisis. This is such a difficult situation for everyone. Stay home and stay safe. If you are interested in online music lessons, consider me, as I've been teaching online for the past 3 years. I've mainly taught voice but have

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Ella
My name is Ella, I am a 14 year old girl going into high school and I have a passion for singing. Mary Vaillancourt is my voice teacher and she helped so much with my singing! She has taught me so much in our lessons, since I started taking them I have found that I can sing so much higher and clearer. I have also learned how to sing louder. Mary helped me discover the true potential in my voice through classical and broadway songs. I am so grateful to have such an amazing voice teacher and I definitely recommend her to others!
Hannah
Mary is a fantastic teacher. My 2 daughters eagerly look forward to their violin and ukulele classes every week. She is great at engaging them and they have made so much progress with her.
Corrie
I am an adult and have wanted to learn how to play the violin for many years, since I am able to work from home- I decided to invest in online lessons, Mary provides very specific and helpful feedback, she is encouraging, she has helped me to understand the basics to build a strong foundation, I practice between 2-3 times weekly (30 minutes at a time), the difficulty level has progressed along with my skills, she is able to demonstrate techniques, Mary has helped me to fine tune my own abilities, I am left handed so use of the bow has been more tricky for me- she was able to guide me through this difficulty and explained how I should be practicing in order to improve my skill level, I am enjoying learning a new instrument and look forward to advancing my proficiency with the violin, I enjoy the lessons- helps me to think differently- I have always enjoyed having music in my life
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Rachel S.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Awarded Richard and Deborah Felder Voice Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rachel S.

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Help with sight reading interval training and dictation

About Rachel

Rachel S. is a Lyric Soprano that hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In July, she portrayed the role of Mother in Humperdink’s Hansel and Gretel with the Miami Opera Institute. This fall, she recently worked as a Resident Artist with Utah Opera. Last spring, she completed her Master’s of Mus

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Chloe C.
Rachel is awesome. My daughter really enjoy singing classes with her. After only 5 lessons i see and hear the confidence in her voice. Rachel is also very flexible with her schedule. Thank you,
Colleen
Rachel very good My daughter loved I
Katherine
She is an amazing instructor and I have already seen my improvement after the first lesson.

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The average cost of 60-minute ear training lessons is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $134 per hour.
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"Yulia is a devoted, persistent, and an encouraging teacher. Yulia has taught me for 3 years and I am very thankful to have her teach me. She is a teacher that will think of ways to help her students during and outside lessons. When teaching, she will give many examples and tricks to help you understand. As a college student, I was very thankful she would find times to work with me. Yulia has been very supportive in helping me succeed and I highly recommend her."
Danielle Guilmette
Took Ear Training lessons from Yulia B.
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"We worked on technical exercises that focused on the intonation areas I wanted to improve. I have a lot to practice."
Danielle Hyatt
Took Ear Training lessons from Kelly A.
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"Billy's approach to ear training really helped me a lot! He went at my pace and made references to popular song a to hear chords that, without context, are hard to hear. He accommodated to my way of learning and went from there. I still use some of the methods he's taught me till this day!"
Rosdeli Marte
Took Ear Training lessons from William D.
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"I brought my son to Randy two years ago to see if he would be a good fit as an instructor.

I had always wanted to learn to play the piano myself, but thought that because I never learned (and probably never would), I would make sure my son learned how!

My son is not only well on his way to learning to play the piano by by ear, he is also having a blast recording his own music! Randy always emails out a recap of the lesson along with things to work on for the upcoming week. I love these recaps because I can listen to the music they recorded and know what my son should be working on. It's great!

I always remembered hearing about what learning to play an instrument was like when I was younger (probably why I never tried to learn), an old blue hair wapping your hand with a ruler when you did not practice enough.

This is not what it is like at all with Randy. Lessons can be as engaging as you want them to be. Randy has a special talent to know what to focus on every week based on how his student is feeling.

I know this because I have witnessed several lessons where my son has been a real bundle of energy bouncing off the walls and Randy was able to reel him in and make progress for the day!

I have enjoyed watching my son grow as a musician so much , that I started taking lessons from Randy about a year ago. My favorite part about the process is I told Randy up front that I wanted to play November Rain by Guns -n- Roses, (no easy task). He did not tell me that it was an impossible, or that it was a bad idea... He just drew the sheet music and we got after it. It has been awesome learning my favorite song along and at the same time learning how to play the piano by ear.

You will begin to listen to all music differently after spending time with Randy, that is a fact.

I have always been a lover of music, but it goes to the next level when you start to gain an understanding and a feeling of how the music is put together.

I know that Randy is able to look down the road with each student and know how exactly how to teach each individual because everyone responds differently.

Randy really does a terrific job making sure you know that it is not IF you will reach your goals, but WHEN.

I am confident that we will be his students as long as he will have us, and I highly recommend you give him a try! You won't be disappointed!"
Rob H
Took Ear Training lessons from Randy L.
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"Omer has been an excellent teacher! I’ve over heard several lessons with him and my son and I’m always impressed by the breath of knowledge he has. In just a few weeks my son has been inspired to play the piano for hours at a time. Originally Omer was going to teach my son violin but they switched to piano so that they could explore their common interest in composing music for film. I am immensely pleased with him and recommend him wholeheartedly!"
Sara
Took Ear Training lessons from Omer A.
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"Stephanie is an amazing teacher! She has helped me so much with basic ear training! I was worried about learning basic ear training online but her method is great and I have made so my progress in a short amount of time spent with her already! I highly recommend her for lessons!"
Courtney
Took Ear Training lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"I found Howard to be a terrific teacher. He propels and inspires; never manifests negativity - which is what a great teacher should do. His pedigree and qualifications are absolutely top-notch and I very much endorse him. For anyone seeking to learn piano, music theory, ear training, or other musical skills, you will find in Howard the rare combination of heart, insight and virtuosity."
Norman
Took Ear Training lessons from Howard R.
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"Rachel is an extremely wonderful teacher and vocalist. I mainly sing Musical Theatre but have a background in Classical. When I feel like I'm beginning to develop unhealthy singing habits, I usually go back to my classical roots. So finding a teacher with experience in both Musical Theatre and Classical voice is extremely important to me. Rachel really focuses on the technique and finds a way to describe it and apply it in terms her students understand. I highly recommend her whether you have a background Musical Theatre, Classical, both, or more. She'll get you singing with a healthy voice in no time!"
Clare
Took Ear Training lessons from Rachel S.
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"Rachel is great! So happy to be taking lessons and hearing differences in my voice already!"
Maddie
Took Ear Training lessons from Rachel S.
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"I have known Professor Carlos Campos for more than few years since he was teaching at Shepherd University and I was doing my Masters in Film Scoring. Professor Campos is an excellent musician and educator who has always been willing to share his knowledge of musicianship, composition, ear training, jazz harmony, and piano.
I hope that you give Professor Campos an opportunity to share his knowledge with you. He really cares about his students."
Josiel Perez
Took Ear Training lessons from Carlos C.
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