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Gavin L.

40 Reviews
Bedminster, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Theater from West Virginia Wesleyan
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Gavin L.

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I have been teaching guitar, full time, professionally, for over 17 years. Even if you think you're one of those people that "just doesn't get it" you will, and I can help. From teaching beginners their first chords, to taking advanced players to the next level of chops and understanding, I've been there. Let's rock!

About Gavin

Teaching guitar, and music for over 18 years, 10+ years of that time spent in professional music schools and shops. In addition, I spent 6 years in a special needs school, teaching general music, and guitar to students with learning and behavior issues. I have had the pleasure of learning from nu

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Sudha (Chandramouli) P.
You are the best guitar teacher ever. You always have patience whenever I screw up and you are always in my level.
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Anish Pasumarthi
You Are The First Best Guitar Teachers. Before You I found very 1 star guitar teachers and I joined them. They Suck

You Are Perfect And You Have Lots Of Patience And You Keep On Going Step By Step And you never give up on us.

Keep up all the hard work. Your Doing Extra - Fantastic!
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James R.

125 Reviews
North Brunswick, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
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James R.

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It's all about Music Theory and Technique.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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Jon
Extremely knowledgeable teacher. I wanted to understand the music theory, not just how to memorize chords. James is a great instructor for this because his whole approach is understanding the why, not just the how. Also very flexible and available for his students.
James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
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Cedrick A.

7 Reviews
South Plainfield, NJ
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Creole, French, English
  • Bachelor's of Science in Arts / Music Performance from Felician College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cedrick A.

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My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students achieve their true potential and goals. I've played the violin for 23 years and I graduated from Felician University in 2013. I'm a enthusiastic, fun-loving person and my teaching style is tailored to the needs of my students.

About Cedrick

Take lessons from an enthusiastic, charismatic violin teacher! My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! Violin lessons are a wonderful way to encourage and develop a passion for music from an early age. I've had the opportunity to hold private lessons since 2015 and loved helping my stude

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Vanessa D.
Cedrick is absolutely amazing! I am beyond grateful that we found him. My son wanted to play the violin, but had never played any instruments before in his life. In just a few lessons, he was playing songs by heart! Cedrick is very patient and knows how to really reach the students and how to encourage the students to problem solve. This inspires confidence. I HIGHLY recommend him.
Gerda
Our 10 year old expressed his interest to try the violin. We are so grateful that despite of all the challenges technology brings, Cedrick is willing to give it a try to teach him online. Our son looks forward to each lesson as he really enjoys Cedrick's energy and how intentional he is with his instructions. Thank you so much! The Steiner Family
Kim W.
Cedric is extremely patient and very professional, but friendly as well. He is willing to go the extra mile for someone who has no musical experience at all. He is very knowledgeable and willing to do whatever is necessary so you can be comfortable while trying to learn how to play the violin. I've appreciated all of his efforts to date.
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Adam R.

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I am able to conduct choir rehearsals. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Kellyanne B.
Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Luba S.

4 Reviews
Mountainside, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Piano teacher/ Accompanist from Mussorgsky School of Music, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Luba S.

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Teach music theory and provide an opportunity to take part in MEA sponsored testing throughout the course of study.

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A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Ms Luba S. started playing piano at the age of 6 and continued her musical studies at Mussorgsky School of Music and later at St. Petersburg State Conservatory. Her concert appearances in Russia included performances with orchestra and solo recitals at St. Petersb

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Philip
As an adult beginner student, I was a bit nervous about starting lessons past childhood. However, I enjoyed playing the few tunes I did know and decided to begin lessons with Luba because of the other outstanding reviews she has online. I am very delighted to say that these are all very true, and I could not have been happier with my experience.

From the first lesson, Luba quickly identified my strengths and weaknesses and was able to provide just the right personalized guidance for me to expand my abilities. That first lesson left me with so much more than I had come in with that I was amazed at how manageable Luba was able to make the piano. Enthusiastically, I practiced the pieces at home. At the studio with Luba, I discovered just how talented of a player and teacher she is. Without even looking at me, she identified the things I was having trouble with in every piece. Her playing reinforced my knowledge of the pieces. I particularly enjoyed how she emphasized the musical quality and "feel" of each piece, rather than just the technicalities of the sheet music.

Unfortunately, I had to end my lessons after six months because I was moving out of the state. In such a short amount of time, though, I can now read sheet music at a reasonable pace, understand basic music theory, and most importantly know how to practice. All of these I can only attribute to Luba. She has transformed a mildly interesting instrument into one of my most beloved lifelong hobbies.
Michele M.
It is with great pleasure and with no reservations whatsoever, that I can recommend Luba as a piano teacher for both children and adults. Although her curricula vitae speaks for itself in terms of her qualifications and experience, it is the personal qualities of a teacher that are of the utmost importance in developing a student/teacher relationship that brings out the fullest potential and desire to learn of the student. Luba's warm and kind demeanor belies her exacting requirements of her students. As a pianist who has attended Luba’s student recitals, I am always impressed to see how well-prepared and confidently they perform. Even the beginners play with beautiful phrasing and musicality. One can tell they have studied with a teacher who has worked hard to impart a strong sense of organic expression that music, performed with care and understanding, can evoke. As a concert pianist, Luba understands well the difficulties, both physically and psychologically of performance and is most supportive of the goals of her students. She is also interesting and caring and uses her sense of humour to entice her students to keep working through the difficult times, and keep coming back for lessons.

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Niraj G.
"Mrs. Luba" has come to be one of the most positive role models in our daughter's life. Over the last two years, Luba has instilled in our daughter (now aged 8) a deep appreciation and love for music and an understanding of the importance of setting goals.

In addition to her obvious rich musical knowledge, Luba is enthusiastic, caring, warm and understands how to teach. She has worked with my daughter on troublesome topics and knows when and how to challenge her. She makes each and every lesson fun while creating a real sense of accomplishment. Rather than simply plow through songs, Luba also works with her on piano technique and music fundamentals that will hasten her development, particularly as she advances. Finally, Luba is always extremely accommodating and cognizant of our hectic schedule. Our daughter recently scored "Outstanding" in the 2014 Music Educators Association Annual Audition, thanks in no small measure to Luba.

We are absolutely thrilled to have found Luba for our daughter's piano instruction and hope to continue our long relationship together.
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Dhwani T.

26 Reviews
Piscataway, NJ
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Biological Sciences - Cell Biology from Rutgers University
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Dhwani T.

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Thank you for visiting my profile.
I started learning Tabla when I was 5 and still remember vividly when mum took me to classes 3 times a week for several hours. I used to sit, listen and play with my classmates during those hours and that experience has left an indelible mark. My fingers are 'hard-wired' to play and create sounds on the tabla. Every teacher will tell you, in order to play properly and create perfect sounds, everyday practice is the essential component.

Currently, I teach 17 students at BAPS temple in Edison and have been teaching there for the last 6 years.
I also have 3 students who visit my home weekly.

Please contact me for additional information.
Thank you.
Dhwani

About Dhwani

Tabla is a language which a tabla performer conveys with crisp, clear sounds for the audience to listen to and feel at one with. Essentially, the rhythm of the universe should resonate when a shishiya (student) or guru (teacher) play tabla either for a crowd or in a room. I learned tabla from guru

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