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Ellen S.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Ellen S.

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I am an undergraduate student at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor studying piano performance and philosophy, with a strong interest in piano pedagogy of all levels. In pursuing these two degrees, I believe in a well-rounded musical education that includes story-telling, connecting music to relevant history and literature, and developing an emotive connection to music beyond just the technical in ways that are fun and engaging, especially in the beginning stages of learning.

That being said, I also emphasize the importance of having a solid foundation that allows for the capability to progress further. With teaching technique to beginners, I focus on fun exercises and activities that are easy for both the students and parents to understand and practice at home. Additionally, I believe that music theory is an essential building block to understanding how to read music effectively, so I begin every lesson with a short music theory lesson on basic harmony exercises that teach ...

About Ellen

I am a recent graduate of the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, where I received bachelor's degrees in piano performance and philosophy. I have strong passions for philosophy, piano pedagogy, chamber music, and contemporary music. I recently won first place in the Camerata Artists International V

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Meghan L.
Ellen is so kind and good at what she does! She is extremely patient, creative, and really makes learning piano an all-around enjoyable experience. I would definitely recommend Ellen to anyone looking to improve their piano skills!
AF
Ellen is a generous teacher, who listens to her students wholeheartedly. She supplements her class with a good amount of music theory topics, which complete the learning experience. It was a great pleasure to working with her!
Alice L.
Ellen is a great piano teacher. She has a great music foundation, in both theory and practice. Her lessons are structured. You learn both theory and beautiful piano pieces. She is extremely friendly, patient and encouraging. She has good taste of music and she is very passionate about what she does. She a great musician in addition to being a great instructor.
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David L.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David L.

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A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and music will slowly and surely open up to the pupil.

In my opinion, tone production and rhythm are the major factors that distinguish a great pianist (and make playing the most satisfying), so this is the major focus of our work. I have a very thorough understanding of proper technique and can prescribe exercises that will strengthen one's weaknesses.

I also have a unique background in that I studied jazz improvisation and classical composition, so I understand the inner workings of the music and can improvise in the styles (jazz, classical, baroque, romantic).

About David

A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and m

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Vincent C.

14 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Awarded song biilboard from Billboard
  • Teaches Beginner
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Vincent C.

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About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to

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Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
Frankiegny
I find Vincent to be a very good and patient teacher. He has a nice easy way of teaching.
nataliya
My daughter loves the lessons. Dr Vincent is great teacher

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Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music - Jazz Studies from California State University of Sacramento
  • Awarded Outstanding Solo Performance - Jazz Vocalist from DownBeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa F.

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Piano is one of the best instruments to learn for singers or beginning musicians. Our lessons will be fun and exciting, and also focused and productive. You'll be playing in no time!

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.

Chenyu Z.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Social Work from The University of Texas at Austin
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Chenyu Z.

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I️ teach from the Nancy and Randall Faber book series up to level 4, then start students on Burgmuller, Mozart, Chopin, Beethoven, etc. in addition to fun movie/pop songs that students request.

About Chenyu

I️ teach from books that give students a strong foundation in music theory. I️ also use computer software to create/edit sheet music so my students can play their favorite songs at their level. I relocated to Aventura in June 2019 and lived for 4 years in Michigan prior. I taught over 50 student

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Gianna L.
Our daughter has only has one lesson so far, but she came home with a big smile! She was excited about what she had learned, and is looking forward to her next lesson! She was very comfortable with Chenyu, and said she definitely wants her to teach her piano in the future.
Sydney
We got our daughter a violin for Christmas and she was kind of nervous for her first lesson. Chenyu immediately put her at ease. Sh is very patient and explains things very well. Looking forward to the next lesson
Alix
Chenyu is an absolutely fantastic teacher! She instantly puts my daughter at ease, while keeping her on track with lessons. I couldn't be happier with her teaching style!
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Melissa M.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

34 Reviews
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Beginning Piano students will be taught the basics in a fun but productive way. I will teach a strong foundation so a student can move forward with confidence. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

Students will learn the basics about rhythm, harmony, and melody and how they apply to piano. They will become fluent in the 12 basic keys to a degree where you can play simple songs in any of them.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes

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Jennifer A.
Melissa really knows her stuff and she's a fun teacher. Highly recommend!
Jennifer A.
Mattias
Great first lesson. My son really enjoyed it.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Basking Ridge, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Basking Ridge is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Heather is awesome. Not only is she a great teacher she is truly inspiring. She is so positive and makes learning tremendously fun. I can't say enough about her."
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Took Piano lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Not a bad first lesson. Probably just need to work on some technical issues to get a better experience."
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Took Piano lessons from Ryan T.
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"To give a quick recommendation: My son started piano lessons with Patty a couple weeks ago and LOVES it! He’s 5 and is a very active little boy, but he sits still, listens and has really enjoyed it so far! Patty has been a great teacher"
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Took Piano lessons from Patty S.
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First lesson experience for my daughters was very exciting. Both my daughters are very excited to learn more in the upcoming weeks."
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Took Piano lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Brenda has been teaching my 7-year-old piano for 2 years.
She is prompt, polite and professional.
She is a great teacher and he has really learned a lot. He loves sports but I never have to fight with him to practice piano."
Maureen
Took Piano lessons from Brenda B.
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"Piano has been a blast to learn! I've always heard its the best instrument to learn first and now I can see why! Thanks for being a great instructor Wes!"
Cody
Took Piano lessons from Wes C.
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"It was great, she was cool and i felt very comfortable learning. She's fun and cool and a good teacher."
Devin
Took Piano lessons from Michelle Sage C.
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"Adam was very kind and patient with my 6 year old son.
I am sure my son will learn well....."
Ryan
Took Piano lessons from Adam T.
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"We (me and my 6 year old daughter) have taken piano lessons for more than 1 year now, and it has been amazing experience for both of us. He is very knowledgeable, patient and enthusiastic music teacher. We had no experience to start with, but now both of us are comfortable with the instrument and the music notes. He is very flexible with his teaching style to accomodate personal preferences and levels.
I would certainly recommend him to anyone who wants to learn piano."
manina
Took Piano lessons from Ethan R.
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"David is a bright and multi-talented musician and teacher. He has shared his passion for music with my two daughters, teaching them piano. He is patient and kind. His approach strikes a perfect balance between imparting theory, technique and mechanics and being silly and having fun! Both of my daughters really enjoy him and look forward to their weekly lessons. The two girls are very different in their strengths, interests and personalities. He tailors his lessons to each of them to play to their strengths and tastes beautifully. And he is always positive and encouraging even when they are squirrely. I can't recommend him highly enough."
Heather Just
Took Piano lessons from David B.
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