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Noah D.

35 Reviews
Carteret, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English (North American), Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Noah D.

35 Reviews
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Whether you're a beginner or intermediate my piano lessons cater to both!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

*IMPORTANT: I am now offering in-person lessons again! However, you must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination before our first lesson together. If you do not send me a picture via text or email of your vaccination card, I will cancel the lessons and will not teach you. Thank you for your un

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Marc
Noah is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He makes sure you have rock solid base to work off of if you are complete beginner.
Christine
I have really appreciated Noah's expertise and knowledge to help me make progress. More importantly, however, he is very patient and encouraging which is needed when one is lacking confidence and finding it challenging to learn new skills.
Ryan
Noah is a fantastic instructor. I really appreciated that he balanced an understanding of music/music theory, and getting right into playing to keep you motivated. He’s very respectful, patient, and clearly an expert at what he does. Highly, highly recommend him.
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Sophie Y.

35 Reviews
Morris Plains, NJ
Starting at $48
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Cello performance from Yale School of Music
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Sophie Y.

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I was double majoring piano and cello performance at National University of Singapore, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music receiving full scholarship for my bachelor degree, I started teaching since then. After accepted in Yale School of music, I continue my passion for teaching as secondary piano lesson instructor at Yale University, teaching Yale undergrads with passion for music.

I love sharing music thoughts with all ages of music lovers and all levels are welcome!

About Sophie

Nothing is more rewarding than seeing one of my students develop a passion for music! Therefore, it's important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I emphasize the importance of basics therefore I usually spend more time developing a solid fundamental skillI that allows my students

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Yiyang
The way she teaches encourages students to learn more and practice more. She is incredibly nice, knowledgeable, and ready to help.
Yang
Sophie is a nice teacher. She is responsible and patient in the lesson. And she takes lesson seriously so I got lots of music knowledge from the lesson. I'm so glad to have lesson with her.
Shih-Man
A wonderful and patient teacher!
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Patricia B.

5 Reviews
South Orange, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Romanian, Italian, Spanish, Italian, Some Spanish, Romanian
  • Awarded Honorary Degree from College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York 2002
  • BS in Music Ed; MS in Music Ed from College of Saint Rose
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Patricia B.

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Piano lessons from ages 5 to adults. Playing piano at any level can be Fun. I'll show you how.

About Patricia

Private piano teacher for 40 years. New Jersey Permanent Teaching Certification. BS in Music Education. MS in Elementary Education. Full time 4th grade teacher. Substitute, all elementary grades. Public school piano teacher. Concert pianist. Accompanist. Excellent references. Several of my

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Luis
As an educator Patricia is top notch. I have worked with her on many occasions and have always admired her attention to detail and her commitment to establishing first rate performances from her students. After many years of teaching she has not lost her joyous spirit and excitement for the ARTS!
Students are lucky to have you!
Brava, Patricia
John (George) R.
Great first lesson for my son and me.
Michael
I know Patricia as senior pastor of Second Presbyterian Church in her work as guest organist, teacher and choir director for 13 years. Patricia is a true professional with tremendous capacities and teaching abilities. She is an outstanding organist with the gift to bring the best out of people as choir director. She works well with diverse communities from different backgrounds. She is an amazing teacher combining compassion with true passion for beauty and excellence. Patricia is a rare gift to us all!

Sincerely,
Rev. Michael Granzen, Ph.D.
Pastor, Second Presbyterian Church
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
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Dan B.

17 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Masters degree from Manhattan school of music NYC
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Dan B.

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All styles and levels, from Twinkle to Toccata and from Beethoven to Blues and beyond.

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 mu

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Dan C.
Dan knows how to do everything! I consider myself an advanced student, and he's able to clearly answer all of my questions and show me examples on the fly! I highly recommend him, especially if you're eager to learn quickly
Susan B.
Dan is an excellent instructor. Although I have played the piano for years, my technical skills and understanding of music theory have improved exponentially through my work with Dan. He is particularly accomplished at using multiple approaches to explain difficult concepts to ensure that I fully understand them. I highly recommend him.
Nicola H.
Have had a few lessons with Dan so far and nothing to complain about. Really this is the type of teacher I'm looking for the whole time as an adult beginner. He knows what he is doing and how to push you to the next level.
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Kathryn Z.

45 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Master of Music in Voice from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Kathryn Z.

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Reading of music and basic piano technique are emphasized, incorporating aspects of music theory and musicality.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

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Heather ..
Kathryn has been teaching my 13 year old both voice and guitar. My daughter is just starting out in both and is learning a lot. Kathryn is friendly and has been so great at working with us when my daughter was sick or when we're needing to reschedule. She's been having lessons for a little over a month and her experience has been great. We're looking forward to continuing lessons.
Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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I have taught piano since 2012. I prefer to take beginners, and I do especially well with younger students. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a co

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Peng D.
I'm a new learner in guitar, I barely read notes. Ben is very patient on me. The learning process is dense but smooth. Ben let me feel I can achieve my goal in near future. Thanks!
Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
Aena
Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
Thanks Ben!

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Madison is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Howard inspires excellence but has infinite patience. I was in my 50's when i started studying piano with him and I accomplished so much. First I actually played Chopin and Bach and it sounded like Chopin and Bach! i performed in a recital and learned to love music at a new level. He's a nice guy and very kind."
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"Daniel understood exactly what my goals and abilities were. He presented the first lesson in an easy-to-understand manner. I am excite to work with him."
Nelson
Took Piano lessons from Daniel G.
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"He knows what he's teaching and he made the lesson a lot of fun!"
Caroline
Took Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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Malathi
Took Piano lessons from Brittany D.
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"Grace is that rare teacher who is not only good at their craft, but good at understanding the needs of her student and patiently guiding them to becoming a better musician. Patient with me the whole time I took lessons with her, no matter your experience level or age, she will strive to encourage you to become the best pianist you can be."
Songyi
Took Piano lessons from Grace L.
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"I have two kids, 8 and 6 yrs old. They were only with Rina for a few times, but they loved Rina's piano lessons from the first time on. Rina was able to adjust her teaching strategy based on each student's ability and needs. Her lessons are fun and rigorous. The kids also got motivated to practice at home. We are fortunate to have found Rina!"
Yanqing
Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"Great teacher for children, including jazz

Our 3 kids have taken piano lessons at our house with Jim for 6 years. Jim is a unique piano teacher, the kind that is hard to find in the bay area. He teaches classical music to beginners and confirmed students and goes to your house to teach. His training was in classical music, and he knows very well that it takes time and effort to get there, he is patient and encouraging, our kids NEVER felt pressured by him and still learned how to play in an exponential way. Thanks to Jim, they like to play for themselves AND in front of other people, which is one of Jim's important goals. Jim is now a renowned jazz piano player and cofounder of a band (Tre Mojo's) and we are always invited in his gigs when they take play in the bay area. Our son is learning jazz with him, it has been impressive to watch and hear, after a year he does know the jazz harmonies and can do impros. Every spring, Jim organizes a very nice recital where all his students come and perform various types of music (from Beethoven, Chopin, to the Beatles, to jazz impro. from beginner to professional level). Jim basically taught our children to play music with no stress, no competition, and still at a high level. Besides, Jim is highly professional, has NEVER been late, and always does what he says and -we believe- says what he thinks. There has never been a bump in our relationship. We would highly recommend him as a piano teacher."
dorothee
Took Piano lessons from Jim T.
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"I'm so proud of how far I've come thanks to Wes' help!"
Kim
Took Piano lessons from Wes C.
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"Excellent teacher. Very patient even with Senior Citizens. Great credentials as well."
Mary Ann
Took Piano lessons from Troy W.
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"I absolutely LOVE Ms. Nancy! She is great about explaining and so easy to work with this "older" beginner! I recommend her to anyone considering piano lessons!"
Sheila
Took Piano lessons from Nancy C.
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