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Kathryn O.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kathryn O.

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Conservatory trained and vast experience teaching children and beginners. Fun and relaxed setting while nurturing a natural technique

About Kathryn

I am fully vaccinated and teaching in person. Depending on circumstances I am sometimes able to teach in my students' homes anywhere close to a subway line. A and 1 are most accessible. I've enjoyed teaching all levels snd ages for the past 30 years including people with special needs such as aut

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Colm
Kathryn comes with two important strengths. First, she is a working professional, with excellent technique and musicality from real world experience. Secondly, she is patient with students like me who are still figuring it out. Those two things make for a great teacher.
Amanda Testa-Oerth
Kathryn has helped me in my musical journey for a very long time! Over the 15 years I have worked with Kathryn she has been a teacher, life coach, and now musical colleague. Kathryn's teaching style is always warm and very informative. She builds confidence on something I did well, then gives me recommendations on how to improve either a technical skill or with musicality of the piece we are working on. After every lesson, I come out feeling improved and more confident than when I went in. Kathryn has guided me in both classical and musical theater pieces as well as introduced me some very interesting contemporary songs that I have greatly enjoyed. With her guidance and instruction, I have grown into a musician that is confident in my own abilities for preforming and a caring instructor to my own students. I highly recommend studying with Kathryn if you have the chance. It is a fantastic learning experience every class!
CJ
Kathryn is brilliant and exceptional. If I could give her more stars I would. She is an amazing teacher no matter what age or evel you are from beginner to pro.
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Clint B.

Astoria, NY
Starting at $36
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  • Masters of Music from City College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Clint B.

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I am extremely patient and understanding. I will work with you to achieve your musical goals, from mastering a Beethoven Sonata, learning music theory, composing, to playing pop songs.

About clint

I have over eighteen years of experience teaching music, and have an MA in Music Composition. I have had my music performed all over the country and Europe. I currently teach at a music school with an expertise in preparing students for the ABRSM exams. My schedule at the school is completely booked

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Linda C.

27 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from CUNY Macaulay Honors College at Queens College
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Linda C.

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I am a Bronx native professional opera-singer that has been studying singing for 10 years and playing piano since the age of 7. I have been teaching both voice and beginner to intermediate piano to all ages for five years throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens. My voice and piano lessons focus on developing a healthy technique, learning how to sight read, music theory, breathing exercises, acting, and having fun. I teach all genres and can help with audition preparation. My credits include getting students into competitive music schools including Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and Talent Unlimited High School.

About Linda

Audiences throughout the U.S. have heard Ecuadorian and Puerto-Rican Mezzo-Soprano Linda Collazo at venues including Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, Lincoln Center, the United Palace Theater, and Repertorio Español, as well as in theaters throughout Europe. Described as having a voice that is �

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Kelvin Javier Rojas
Linda is very dedicated teacher. I felt that she really listened to my voice and quickly charted a path forward to develop my technique, musicality, and most importantly a self awareness of pitch in my body.
Mark V
I've been learning piano with Linda for a few weeks now and I feel I have a greater understanding for music theory already! She has an immense passion for music and easily translates it into her lessons.
She Is very patient and will work at your pace; a trait I did not find in my previous teachers. I absolutely recommend you at least sign up for her free consultation - you have nothing lose!
Sara
Linda is a great voice teacher who is very kind and engaging. I have learned a lot from her about how to use my voice, technique, and am improving every week as a singer. Our lessons are fun and I feel respected as a non-binary student. Linda creates a warm and welcoming space for everyone to feel comfortable as they learn about their voice.
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
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Ben R.

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I've taught piano to beginner and intermediate students since 2012. I have a background in classical theory and composition, which always informs my teaching approach. I believe in balancing technical prowess with understanding.

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.
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Joshua F.

56 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
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Joshua F.

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I utilize a variety of different training methodologies that will maximize the amount of information retained by the student.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on mu

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Patrick
Josh was very professional and my son, who can be off-standish, absolutely loved working with him! looking forward to watching his skills grow.
Judith
Great Piano instructor. Selected great pieces for my son to practice with. Really appreciate the flexibility and the teaching style!
AARUSH
Excellent coach. Trained well. My son learn a lot from class and has been using his new moves at home. He loved the chess.
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Emil V.

13 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pian

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Chuck
I took up the piano as an adult, without having had any experience in it as a child (though I played guitar through college). I tried a few instructors prior to discovering Emil, with whom I have been studying now for over 2 years.

Emil is a wonderful teacher. He is far and away the most accomplished piano player I have studied with, and his knowledge of, and facility for, playing really comes through in his instruction. He is always bringing formal instruction back to the act of performance, and how to make whatever piece you are working on, even the simplest, sound the best that it can be.

Emil isn't afraid to share his own struggles with whatever piece he is currently working on, and pointing out that he faces the same challenges that every practicing player faces.

Emil is personable, knowledgeable, and kind. I can't recommend him highly enough as an instructor.
Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Montclair is $82. 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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"I have been taking piano lessons from Celine and not only is she gifted, but she is encouraging and makes me at ease. Because of her teaching style I see myself achieving my dreams and she will help you get there! I totally recommend her to people who not only want to learn classical piano but also voice too!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Celine K.
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"Lori is a gregarious, fun teacher who knows what she is doing! I highly recommend her to any adult who wants to learn the piano. I am enjoying myself throughly and learning a lot!"
Valerie
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lori H.
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"Fawn is very professional, experienced, and a lot of fun to work with. She's taught all skill levels, so she knows how to control the pace. I suck at all this so she's had to apply music theory on me to go along with the hands on teaching. I would definitely recommend choosing Fawn as a teacher!"
Derrick
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Awesome teacher! I was experiencing difficulties understanding the rhythm of a difficult piece titled Un Sospiro by Liszt. I took a lesson with Tammy and she explained the concept of the piece very well; making it easier for me to learn the piece. She is really a great teacher."
Samson
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tammy S.
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"Laurel taught my kids piano lessons for several years. When she moved away, she proved impossible to replace! She really cared about the kids' learning. For example, when my son seemed to connect better with the process and logic behind the music, she got him started composing his own! Both kids benefited greatly from Laurel's teaching and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a piano teacher."
Lydia
Took Classical Piano lessons from Laurel S.
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"She taught me some important techniques on the piano."
Jimmy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lori A.
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"Lisa has been a great teacher for our two kids. She taught them all the way through passing Level 10 with honors in the MTAC program. Our kids were always appreciative that she gave them the freedom in what pieces to learn when choosing among Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern pieces. I would highly recommend her."
Paul
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lisa F.
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"let me just say i was so impressed by Katarina, she is very good. I had another piano teacher but Katarina really impressed me. She is excellent. I am all about the teaching as a parent so i really love the way she thought my daughter. highly recommend."
Iliana
Took Classical Piano lessons from Katarina B.
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"I am an adult who learned piano for 2 years when I was little before quitting. I wanted to regain my skills and Janet has been helping me do that. She’s fantastic, kind, flexible and encouraging! She reminded me to enjoy the music while at the same time challenging me to improve my skills to the next level I couldn’t be more excited !!"
Enoch/Wendy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Janet P.
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"Gabriel is amazing. He visits you in your home and is very experienced and focused on training classical piano. I’ve learned a lot so far and he has been focusing on teaching me on skills where I lack.

My 6 year old son and I are both students and love him!

It’s the same for my son. He has been teaching my son sight reading and the importance of practicing every day. I can already see an improvement!"
Brian
Took Classical Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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