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New York is often referred to as the city that never sleeps and it is the focal point of the American music industry. It is the birthplace of a variety of music genres including hip hop, punk rock, house music and rap and it is also home to jazz and the blues music too. If you’re a musician and you make a name for yourself in New York, then there’s a pretty serious chance that you’ll eventually be known all over the world. As a result, if you’re aspiring to become a musical artist then New York City is arguably your best launch-pad to fame.

However, before you try to go out and get your musical talent noticed in New York you should first ensure you have a solid music foundation, which may help you in becoming the next international star. With that said, we recommend you take our New York music lessons with one o
f our certified TakeLessons music teachers. We can help you learn proper technique for instruments like the guitar, bass, violin, saxophone or even singing. In addition, our New York music lesson programs cover music theory for those who are interested gaining a more in-depth understanding of music. Our New York music lessons also cover music performance as well as recording. This way you’ll have the music resources necessary to develop a solid foundation that can be helpful in pursuing a career in music. Together with the help of our certified professional instructors, we guarantee that you’ll have a fantastic experience with your music lessons. If for any reason you are not satisfied after your first lessons we’ll help you find a new teacher or we’ll even refund your entire purchase.

So if you have a passion to become famous, then do it here in the city where dreams of stardom can come true. Simply enroll yourself in one of our New York music lessons and our team will do their very best to bring out the recording artist in you. So don’t wait! Get ready to achieve your goals and realize your dreams. Sign up with us today!
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Jonathan L. New York, NY

About Jonathan B.

Originally from the Kansas City area, I studied Vocal Performance, Choral Conducting and Music Education at the renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. I have performed a wide variety of leading roles in everything from opera and operetta to musical comedy. I have been a featured performer with organizations such as Music Theatre for the People of Kansas City, The Kansas City Symphony, The Kansas City Lyric Opera, Indiana University Opera & Ballet Theatre, 13th Street Repertory, La Muse Venale Acting Troupe, and the Bloomington Playwrights Project. I have directed and music directed productions at the collegiate and professional levels. Recent credits include: Indiana Memorial Union Board's production of Godspell, in Bloomington, Indiana, the Hoosier Musical Productions ...

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Alan K. March 3, 2014
Singing
The Best!

Jon helped me do exactly what I'd been trying to do for years: increase vocal stamina, produce a fuller sound, and improve my overall vocal health. He also helped me find great audition rep for my voice. I can't say enough good things about him!
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Kelly B. March 20, 2013
Singing
Has helped me tremendously.

I've taken lessons with Jon for almost 3 years. He's so much fun, and has helped me enormously. Couldn't be happier.
Monica S. Astoria, NY

About Monica

I completed my Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance with a certificate in Music in Education from the New England Conservatory of music and completed a Master of Music in Opera Performance from the University of Maryland Opera Studio. I have 
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Mary C. March 17, 2015
Singing · In studio
Monica is an outstanding voice teacher. She customized each lesson, from warm ups to repertoire choices, to fit the age, skill level, vocal strengths, and interests of each singer. Watching her work with high school age students is a joy--she loves what she does and the students respond very well to her. They are enthusiastic about going to their lessons and beaming when the lessons are over. Monica brings her strong vocal pedagogy knowledge, along with her own talent and passion for teaching to the voice lesson. She is a wonderful instructor. Highly recommend!
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Rob O. December 14, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Besides being a fantastic vocalist, Monica is also a great teacher. She is very creative, patient and calm (no drama), but is still disciplined and persistent. She managed to get basic music theory into my thick skull and help me with sight reading, and did not yell at me when I didn't do my homework! The only downside is that she is so talented and well trained that she makes singing look effortless.
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Jason L. December 11, 2014
Singing
Monica is such a fantastic teacher. She is one of those people who really listens to the needs of the student, and gives her all at every lesson. Through her knowledge and experience, Monica has rebuilt my voice and my confidence from the bottom up. I highly recommend working with her!
Yuichi H. New York, NY

About Yuichi

Yuichi H. was born in Tokyo, Japan. His musical career started at age 10 when he performed marimba in a music recital. He started playing drum set at age 14 and joined a wind ensemble, a few rock bands, and a jazz big band. With some of these groups, he performed at several live music venues in Tokyo. In 1991, he composed the music and performed drums and percussion in a production of Othello, at The Globe Tokyo Panasonic Theater. In the fall of 1991, with a full scholarship, he attended Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA. He studied jazz drums mainly with Joe Hunt and Jon Hazilla, and orchestral percussion with Dean Anderson. Also, he took many classes in jazz composition and arranging with Gregg Hopkins and Jeff Friedman. He was the recipient of "The Cuccinello Percussion ...

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Ikuko S. May 11, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Great Teacher

Yuichi has been a really great teacher for our 7 years old son. He is very patient and really great with kids. He's made a real effort to get our son interested in drumming and music more generally, introducing to different sounds, rhythms and types of music. My son really enjoys his lesson and is making good progress!
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David S. November 6, 2012
Verified Student
Inspiring teacher

Yuichi inspires you to improve, and shows you how. Simple as that.
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MelissaW January 6, 2012
Our son is 7 years old and started drum lessons with Yuichi several months ago. My son absolutely loves his classes with Yuichi and would go more than once a week if he could. We are very happy with Yuichi. He makes the lesson fun and interesting for our son, and at the same time teaching him what he needs to know so he continues to make progress. He is a great match for our son.
Cândida Luiza B. New York, NY

About Cândida Luiza

I'm a Brazilian musician around 30 years old, Master in Piano Performance, Professor at a University in Brazil. I love interacting with private classes of piano and Brazilian singing, for kids and adults. I have a big repertoire of classical music, pop, musical theater and all the Brazilian songs. Also, the practice can include some harmony studies, ear training, improvisation and composition. The concept of my methodology is using creativity, technology and good music to make the students play all the songs they want and develop skills. I can teach in English, Portuguese or Spanish. See you soon!

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Waldemar G. February 11, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Candida is the greatest. She is a knowledgeable professional and is very understanding and patient in her approach. She also "keeps it moving" providing feedback continuously with her questions and precise observations ( I am a retired school administrator and school principal ). If you want to learn the piano and have a lot of fun while doing it choose Candida. Of course I won't let you take my instruction time with her away from me.
Sara P. New York, NY

About Sara

Hi, there! My name is Sara and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2006 and have loved helping my students confidence, ease, and joy in singing and performing! I went to DePaul University and McGill University and earned both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Vocal Performance and Opera. I'm a fun and passionate person and my teaching style is engaging, collaborative, and holistic. I want to help you to shine in a way that only you can! I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

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Rebecca H. January 28, 2015
Vocal Training · In studio
I've know Sara a long time. She is a joy of a person and a delightful singer. We actually met as kids at Interlochen Arts Camp when we were in middle school. Her passion for singing shined bright that summer. Our paths crossed again when we were at McGill University for our Masters of Music in Vocal Performance. There we had the chance to perform side by side in a number of projects that spanned opera, musical theater, straight theater, and baroque music. Everyday Sara brought a positive attitude and enthusiasm to all she did. I know she will be an awesome teacher for you because I have learned from Sara myself. Watching her perform Susana from the Marriage of Figaro was an absolute lesson in beautiful singing, truthful performance, and shockingly beautiful recitativo.

Sara is a wonderfully fun person. She will always make sure that lessons are productive, and informative, but also fun! She is absolutely amazing at teaching kids of all ages (and kids at heart). I know Sara will be a great teacher for you.
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Rebecca W. January 20, 2015
Vocal Training · In studio
Sara and I did our MMus in Vocal Performance together at McGill University in Montreal, QC. Sara is an amazing colleague, always encouraging, down-to-earth, sincere, and smiling. Her performances are always a pleasure - she has a stunning voice, solid technique, and is extremely versatile (musical theatre, pop, opera.... you name it!). I highly recommend Sara's studio to any young singer who wants a well-rounded vocal training program.
Claire M. Woodside, NY

About Claire

I'm a professional singer and a passionate teacher of voice and beginning piano. I have been singing since I was five, and studying voice since age 14, going on to complete a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Voice Performance. The classical technique I teach gives my students the tools to sing in a variety of styles, whether opera, broadway, pop, or rock. I also teach beginning piano for both children and adults, as well as ear training and musicianship. Everyone can make music. Even if you think you can't carry a tune, come learn with me!

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Cristiana D. March 15, 2015
Piano · In studio
Claire has been my daughter's piano teacher for two years and she's excellent!
Her knowledge and patience with kids make the lessons interesting and fun. I can see improvements week after week, not only in music-playing but also in my daughter's confidence. Claire is instilling a passion for music that I hope my daughter will keep forever.

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