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Max M.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Max M.

11 Reviews
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Young artists who aspire to elevate their musical education in the future should expect to have a solid grasp of music theory. A foundation of music theory not only benefits those seeking formal musical education, but also contributes to greater familiarity and learning potential in sight-reading, performance, musical interpretation and a scholarly understanding of musical score.

Students who select these lessons can expect enrichment in theory fundamentals like identifying and labeling chord structures, roman numerals in chordal analysis, harmonic analysis, and score analysis. I structure these lessons as taught by the Music Theory Department at Juilliard, and have extended experience tutoring students in this subject within the School.

About Max

Most recently, I was sponsored by Mr. Josef Frohlich of the Fresh Leaf Charitable Foundation as one of eight pianists worldwide to attend the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy in Switzerland, summer of 2018. I was the sole American and Juilliard pianist to receive the honor, and was featured in

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Deborah K.
As a parent, I worried that my child wouldn’t receive a truly effective musical education that was tailored to suit his needs and goals. After studying with Max for two years, my twelve year old son has just started his first semester at the Mannes’ School of Music Pre-College Program this Fall. I cannot thank Max enough for his efforts. Before starting lessons with Max, my son had zero interest in piano despite his potential. Max made piano fun, interesting, and worthy of my son’s time. He became an entirely different person! He has studied with the world’s foremost concert pianists and teachers, and he always used his illustrious network to help my son with career opportunities. Though my son now studies in a formal setting, I’m grateful to Max for his help in securing my son’s future. If you are a parent who is unsure of who to entrust your child’s musical development to, please sign up for Max’s lessons. He is the real deal!
Alex
Max has been very helpful so far in teaching me the fundamentals of what makes a proficient piano player, from the technical aspects to the mentality one should have. Would Recommend.
Leopold
Max is a young man with a mature spirit far beyond his years. My wife and I heard him in concert where he gave a beautiful recital of Liszt and Beethoven Sonatas in our hometown of Berlin. I recently visited New York for a business trip, and took the opportunity to speak to this young man who captured my ears with his nearly philosophical performance. After a brief two hour lesson, it was clear to me that the artist had clear vision of a realm that most would disregard as imaginary. I look forward to hearing him again in Europe, and encourage those in New York to take advantage of his services. He will be a major influence on the future of classical music.
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Dan B.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd prize in composition, honorable mention in songwriting contest from 1. Rubin Academy Jerusalem, 2. The Billboard international contest
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Dan B.

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From note reading through writing a symphonic score or a movie soundtrack.

About Dan

Dan, a multi faceted musician, composer and educator active in the tri-state area since 1994. Dan's eclectic education, upbringing and fields of interest render him one of the unique voices in the dynamic field of current music education. In an era where old boundaries are breaking and a growing m

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Xi L.
Dan is really good and creative teacher! I had fun lesson with him!
Tess D.
On the first lesson with Dan as an intermediate/advance level student, I have certain expectations of the kind of guidance I need to improve my playing (even if I usually play for my own personal pleasure). Dan was able to pinpoint some areas that I could improve which were very helpful. Looking forward to having more lessons with him.
Thu H.
I really enjoy learning how to play the piano with Dan, he's very patient and explains the step clearly. Just need lots of practice!
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Brittney C.

1 Review
Metuchen, NJ
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. Music Education from New Jersey City University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Brittney C.

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Whether you are just starting out, studying for the AP Music Theory exam, or in need of tutoring for your college Harmony courses, I can help you tackle the specific areas of music theory that you are struggling with, and improve your overall musicianship.

About Brittney

I am a music educator and professional performer in the NYC metro area. I hold a B.A. in music education with a concentration in woodwind performance. I have taught students from ages 3 to 65, and I have the enthusiasm and resources to help you meet your specific musical goals. Whether your goal i

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Pearl S.
Brittney is an excellent teacher. She is so nice and she helped my daughter figure the parts that were difficult for her. My daughter’s last teacher made her really upset, but after Brittney’s lesson, my daughter was really happy. I definitely reoccurrence you take lessons with her.
Winston
She is the best piano teacher ever hands down.

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Diego A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $78
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Flamenco Guitar Performance (Highest Honors) from Fundacion Cristina Heeren de Arte Flamenco (Seville, Spain)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diego A.

19 Reviews
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Applied Music theory for guitar and general music theory.

Introduction to Reading Music
- Staff
- Music Alphabet
- Naturals and Accidentals
- Melody
- Measures, measure lines
- Repeat signs, endings, Coda, D.C.,D.S., etc.
- Other music symbols

Rhythm
- Time Signature
- Note Duration (incl. tuplets and dotted notes)
- Rests
- Beams

Harmony
- Traditional Western Tetrachords (note stacking)
- Chord Names

FretbBoard Knowledge
- Organization
- Note location
- Chords

Key Signatures & Scales
- 12 keys (major and Minor)
- Modes (major and minor)
- 13 most common scales in "western music"
- Circle of Fifths/Fourths

Intervals

Triads
- Major
- Minor
- Diminished
- Augmented

Inversions & Voicings

Harmonization
- Roman NUmerals
- Major Scale
- Minor Scale
- 7ths, 9th, 11ths, and 13ths

Chord Construction
- Major
- Minor
- Diminished
- Augmented
- 6ths
- 7ths
- 9ths
- 11ths
-13ths

Adds, 5-chords, and suspended chords
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About Diego

Diego Alonso has 18 years of professional teaching and performance experience. He also has a Masters degree in pedagogy & musicology specialized in flamenco ("flamencología") (ESMUC, Barcelona) and he graduated with high honors in flamenco guitar performance from the Fundación Cristina Heeren (Sevi

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Sami L.
Great first lesson for my son Sami !
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Jonah R.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BA in Psychology from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jonah R.

24 Reviews
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Music theory can be extremely intimidating, but it doesn't have to be! We'll take the time to learn how melodies are constructed, why certain scales sound great over a chord change and other don't, and countless other subjects that will take your musical abilities to a whole new level you didn't think possible.

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked wit

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Avi
Jonah's a great teacher. He emphasizes the fundamentals, while managing to make the lessons enjoyable and tailored to your interests. I've made far more progress under Jonah's instruction than I could've imagined!
Jose
My son is very happy with Jonah’s class. He’s been very enthusiastic and likes it more and more every day more! Highly recommend!
Shayne E.
Great first lesson! Very helpful - excited to advance

jeff G.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • A.F.A. in Jazz and commercial music studies from Spokane Falls Community College
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jeff G.

7 Reviews
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Learn chords, scales, chord/scale relationships, the Nashville number system, rhythms, music reading and how it all works together to take your musicianship to the next level!

About jeff

Hi, there! My name is Jeff and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 1996 and have loved helping my students become piano/keyboard players, guitar players, singers and songwriters I went to Spokane Falls Community College and earned a degree in Jazz and commercial music

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Kevin O.
Sorry to have seen him go. He was a lot of fun and I learned a great deal from him. I have started playing again and hope to find an Instructor like Jeff G
Kevin O.
Jeff is a excellent Teacher. He truly is interested in helping reach my goals . Thanks
for taking the time to listen to me , when I asked for a teacher to help me reach my music goals. I give Jeff five stars
Joy D.
I have been taking singing and guitar lessons from Wonderful Jeff!!! and I feel so comfortable learning new skills and songs from him and now I have got my confidence back so I would like to perform anywhere!!! Definitely I would recommend Jeff for you music teacher!!! He is a humble and great musician!!!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Madison, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Madison is $65. 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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"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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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Kris has exceptional knowledge of Music Theory. I had a very great session with him and look forward to many more in the future."
Nickolas
Took Music Theory lessons from Kris S.
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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"I had never written music before IN MY LIFE! And I was so nervous! But Taylor was so AMAZING!! She explained the basics of music theory and harmony in a way that was easy for me to understand! And with her help, I was able to write some beautiful piano solos!! She also helped me figure out how to record them so I could record them with my friends and post my solos online. They are so good!!! :D And I am so proud of myself!!!! I highly recommend Taylor!! She was so helpful and nice and sooooo funny!! I'm so glad I got to work with her and I will definitely come back again! Thanks TayTay!!!!!"
Wes
Took Music Theory lessons from Taylor A.
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"Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, and informative teacher, and I am learning a lot about music theory from her and am beginning to write lead sheets for songs I have written. She is most definitely several points above average!:)"
Paula
Took Music Theory lessons from Mimi D.
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"Amazing she’s perfect. Learned all I need to know. Can’t wait for future lessons to get so much better. Truly greatful"
Megan
Took Music Theory lessons from Summer L.
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"Tomoko is a fantastic tutor. I had a lot of trouble understanding music theory because it had been a topic I hadn't seen before. She was able to explain things to me in a very clear and easy way. She was also able to help me with ear training lessons which was also surprisingly easy, considering it was a topic I felt I had a lot of trouble with at the time. She's one of the best, no doubt.

Also, if you happen to get piano lessons from her, I'm sure you'll get more than your money's worth. She's an amazing jazz, classical, and overall pianist."
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Tomoko O.
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"I learned so much from this guy! Very articulate and funny."
Elsie
Took Music Theory lessons from Jared N.
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