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Gary J.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
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Gary J.

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I am a songwriter, composer, producer, keyboardist, saxophonist and educator based in New York. I earned BM and MM degrees from New England Conservatory, both with distinction. My lessons are tailored to the appropriate goals, interests, and level of the student. If you are a complete beginner, o

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Jack
Gary has taught my son for about 7 years. He is a wonderful teacher, as skilled with small children as he is with more advanced musicians. Professionally trained and credentialed, there are few aspects of music he is not ready to teach. Piano, saxophone, production, theory--he can do it all.

He taught my son piano when he was small and then when the kid switched to upright bass, he comped him for years and taught him the tricks of the jazz trade (the kid is ready for an arts high school because of Gary's teaching)

Gary is incredibly punctual and responsible about times and dates. In person, he is warm and supportive but very focussed on the student's development. Gary loves what he does and loves watching his students develop. i would recommend him for all levels, and as an added bonus he is a very cerebral and thoughtful individual. Let this musician teach you or your child and you won't be disappointed!
Katherine
Gary taught both our kids for several years. He was enthusiastic, entertaining, and cared very much about teaching. We really enjoyed him and recommended him to many friends who ended up also working with him for many years.
Sara
It was a great experience having Gary Joynes teach piano to our middle school son for several years. With his upbeat and collaborative approach, Gary really connected with our son and worked efficiently and constructively to help him improve. Gary has a wealth of advanced music and performance knowledge - but he also has the ability to make the basics fun. We miss you, Gary!
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Brendon R.

20 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • MM, Composition from Yale School of Music
  • Awarded Morton Gould Young Composer Award from ASCAP Foundation
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Brendon R.

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My approach to music theory is that it should be learned by doing - being told what an Italian Sixth chord doesn't do you much good if you can't apply it in your own music. To that end, we'll spend time on close listening, sight-singing, dictation, rhythm games, etc., and minimal time with textbooks.

About Brendon

I am a composer, guitarist, arranger, engraver, and songwriter located in Brooklyn. I have taught extensively for the past ten years in a variety of settings, including teaching private guitar lessons at Saint David's School in Manhattan, teaching private composition lessons and TA'ing two electro

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Nikole W.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nikole W.

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Hi! Welcome to my TakeLessons page, where I provide information about my background and teaching services.

I am an experienced performing artist and teacher that works in New York and regionally. My music students include children, working professionals, performing artists, and seniors. I attended Barnard College, Columbia University, and Maggie Flanigan's acting conservatory program. My training at Columbia University and with private instructors focused on classical repertoire and theory, but I also work with students on popular music (i.e.Pop, R&B, Electronica, and Folk). Music theory (i.e. sight reading, chord progressions) and practices from Linklater, Alexander, Williamson movement, and Art of Practicing techniques are incorporated into my music instruction.

30 minute-lessons are available for children aged 5-6 only while 60-minute lessons are available for students above the age of 6. Prospective students may sign up to take a trial lesson with me at first to see if we ...

About Nikole

Hi! I appreciate you taking the time to learn more about how I can help you as a teacher. What is my background? I am an experienced performing artist and teacher that works in New York and regionally. I have developed a keen ability to assess and shape talent from years of training, teaching,

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Shakira
Very enthusiastic and versatile
Ebony
Nikole is phenomenal. Great spirit, incredibly welcoming. I feel a lot more confident in public speaking.
Ashley A.
Nikole, is very warm and professional. I have never continued with voice lessons, I enjoyed the experience so much that I'm going to kick the bad habit of smoking and sit down and seriously figure my finances out to continue being taught by her. I cannot express enough how much fun I had...no pressure Nikole if you read this...lol

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Matt G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BM in Double Bass Performance from Indiana University
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Matt G.

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Enhance your performance and enjoyment of music by learning how it all works! Knowing the building blocks of music can open up new doors to how you experience music, and help you become more fluent in the world's most universal language.

About Matt

A professional music librarian since 2014, I see a wide variety of music everyday! I currently serve as Assistant Librarian for the San Francisco Symphony, and have also worked in the libraries of the Cincinnati Symphony and Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. Music is a language, and deve

Speedy B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Redlands
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Speedy B.

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I teach applied jazz theory to guitar players and all other instruments accept piano. You must know how to play your instrument and know you basic scales. From there we take you into a wonderland of melody making patterns, scales, and an understanding of jazz theory that you didn't even know existed. This is the thrill of a life time when you hear notes that you already know extending over the chords like silk threads from a golden treasure. You will love this study.

About Speedy

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away. I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Prof

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Erin Walker
Speedy is very patient and kind. As an adult learner, I appreciated the great learning environment.
David
I had a lot of fun and am learning a lot.
Ashton G.
Speedy is an awesome instructor. We have had one guitar lesson with him and he was kind, and covered a lot of material and walked us through the lesson wonderfully.
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Ramona D.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ramona D.

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I learned music theory at The Brooklyn Music School and Cornell University. I'm a classically trained pianist. I have been teaching this subject for 10 years.

About Ramona

I'm a professional musician and audio engineer. I'm a classically trained pianist and I offer lessons in piano, guitar, voice, music theory, music recording, music performance and songwriting. I received my music education from The Brooklyn Music School, Cornell University and the The Institute

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Katerina
My daughter loves it!
Suzie
Ramona is a very thorough singing teacher, explaining everything every step of the way. I really enjoyed working with her. She has a great setup that makes recording and playback really easy. Her studio was conveniently located near my house.
Key
Great experience. Learning theory from Romona was fun and exhilarating.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Highland Park, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Highland Park 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 $276 per hour.
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"James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays."
Tom
Took Music Theory lessons from James G.
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"I really like Daniel. His love for music is infectious. As a teacher, he's patient, crazy smart, and easy to be around. He's also a deep thinker, which makes him really good at using simple analogy to help me understand complex concepts. It's a fun way to learn. TBH I was very surprised to leave lessons not just having learned new ways of thinking about music, but also about myself, and how I can start moving out of my own way. I recommend Daniel without hesitation."
Camille
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel O.
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"I wish I could give catherine 5000000+ stars! she worked with me through two tough years of undergrad music theory and keyboard and I was able to pass my classes on time and really improve my skills. her positivity, enthusiasm, understanding, and work ethic are unmatched. I couldn’t of made it through my first two years of college without her."
Sami
Took Music Theory lessons from Catherine P.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Steph is very knowledgeable about singing and music. She has a wonderful personality that is very encouraging to her students. I strongly suggest that you take lessons with her!!!!"
Carson
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"My first lesson with John S. was great. He is very knowledgeable and makes you feel extremely relaxed and comfortable. I really feel like I will finally move forward with my music!"
Francine
Took Music Theory lessons from John S.
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"She is a great teacher and knew where to help me the most. I feel like a better musician after one lesson!"
Jake
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn K.
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"Definitely enjoyed my first session with Mark!! He is very thorough with a fun energy that makes learning feel stress free and natural. I definitely recommend his services to all levels of producers that are looking to get some solid knowledge!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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"Ms. Minoo is a GREAT teacher. She is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and works great with my kids."
Tony
Took Music Theory lessons from Minoo M.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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