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Hyunjung K.

Wayne, NJ
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Hyunjung K.

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As solo pianist, collaborative artist, and a teaching professional, I have performed at major venues throughout the United States, Europe and Korea
I received my Bachelor of Music degree from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University (merit scholarship), Master of Music degree from the University of Michigan (Full Scholarship), and Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Piano Performance and Literature from The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Full Scholarship and the Langford Fellowship).

Learning to play an instrument may not only enrich one’s life, but it can teach important life skills, such as diligence, dedication and perseverance. My private instruction focuses on the artistic playing, technical proficiency, performance skills and ultimately, the enjoyment of playing the piano and developing a lifelong appreciation for music.

Additionally, I will guide the students to develop a good practice habits, problem solving skills, knowledge in music theory/history, ...

About Hyunjung

Learning to play an instrument may not only enrich one’s life, but it can teach important life skills, such as diligence, dedication and perseverance. My private instruction focuses on the artistic playing, technical proficiency, performance skills and ultimately, the enjoyment of playing the piano

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Brayton A.

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Hackensack, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Doctor of Music from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
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Brayton A.

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There are a number of reasons someone may wish to take music lessons. Whatever the specific reason, striving to achieve one’s “artistic truth” is the goal. My holistic view of education is to help a student find his/her own individual “voice” as a singer and a creative artist. I believe the role of an educator is not to relay information in a detached context, what I call teaching “at” a student, but to lead that student in a discussion of the music, pulling information from the student in a collaborative effort between two or more individuals. It is my goal to facilitate an emotionally safe environment for students to take risks, make mistakes, listen critically, and articulate his/her thoughts. We work towards freedom of expression and letting go of fear. Fear is the single greatest enemy of any artist: If you're afraid of how your music will go, you won't be making art.
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About Brayton

I am a classically trained lyric baritone, experienced voice teacher, performer, and arts administrator. As a performer, I have sung operatic and musical theatre roles at regional opera companies around the United States. I have appeared as a featured soloist with orchestra in concert and performed

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Matty J
Brayton is incredibly talented and passionate about his craft. This is very evident as he continues to share his talent through vocal coaching. I walked into his office without any prior vocal coaching, and walked out not only as a better singer, but musician as well. Brayton does a wonderful job of not only making sure you are physically singing well, but also mentally as he instructs you in music theory and anatomy of the voice. Brayton and I discussed my goals as a vocalist and went right to work the next day to achieve them. His pacing is very well thought out. I never felt like I was rushed or dragging during my time with him. Although I was lacking in experience at the time, Brayton never looked down on me and met me at my level and pushed me to the success I dreamed of. Thanks to Brayton, I was able to continue my dream of attaining a Bachelors degree in music and becoming vocally competitive. I can not say enough good things about Brayton's skill, talent, and dedication as a vocal coach. I would highly recommend him to any signer, at any level or age. Please, do yourself a favor and reach out to him soon! I was SO happy I did!
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Asaf N.

5 Reviews
Bayside, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Hebrew, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Asaf N.

5 Reviews
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Learn how to play the drums the RIGHT way. There are no secrets, just hard work, consistency and foundational concepts. Let's make you a beast together :)

About Asaf

I would not be the person I am today if music wasn't the focal point in my life as it is. Not only do I absolutely love performing and studying music myself, but I adore teaching as well. Part of the musical experience is taking what you hear and what you learn from others and building on it to cre

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Thomas L.
Eventhough it was just our first lesson, Asaf is a patient teacher and gave lots instruction.
Sophia P.
Very informative, we went over terminology, how important it is to have the proper sticks and the correct way to hold them. Reading the music and playing the proper beat. We did a lot for 1 lesson, my daughter loved it.
Bindia M.
Flexible teaching methods!

Asaf is just brilliant. During the first session, my son was very distracted by the other things in the music room ie lights, instruments etc but Asaf managed to engage him by being extremely flexible in his teaching ie he is not wedded to any order and has a lesson plan in mind but goes with the flow and the interest of the child - this ensures that all that was intended on being covered is, and as a result of the flexibility, my son just loves these drum lesson and Asaf. Asaf makes him focus and has built a great teacher/student relationship in only 3 session. I would highly recommend Asaf.

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Rafael C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Norwegian
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from The New School University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Rafael C.

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I have loved this instrument from the beginning, and you will, too. I've performed a diverse array of music in many different contexts, from playing jazz in cafes and Debussy & Bach in recitals, to leading Beatles singalongs from the piano bench. In music school, I tutored many of my peers in the piano curriculum. People start playing piano for different reasons and with different goals, and my job as your teacher is to help you meet those goals, while also giving you a firm understanding of music and how the instrument works. I look forward to helping you discover the musical magic of the piano!

About Rafael

Born and raised in Boulder CO, NYC-based trumpeter Rafael Castillo-Halvorssen always brings joy and enthusiasm to the bandstand. He was inspired to pursue playing trumpet professionally in his early teens when he first heard Louis Armstrong’s 1956 record Ambassador Satch (go listen to it right now

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Dmitri
Rafael is a very dedicated teacher, who is an excellent musician with outstanding ears and a passion for the subject. I particularly appreciate how he skirts the worlds of jazz and classical music, and relates to both. He has ideas of what he wants to get across in each lesson, yet also listens and responds to students feedback. I certainly recommend Rafael as a teacher!
Nolan
When I began trumpet lessons with Rafael I had zero experience on a brass instrument. He started out teaching me the basic fingerings on the horn, but before I knew it he had me learning traditional New Orleans second line music as well as some more contemporary brass band tunes. After just a few lessons with Rafael I succeeded in securing myself a spot in an audition-only, collegiate-level ensemble dedicated to playing this style of music. Rafael is fantastic teacher and pleasure to learn from. If you are looking to improve you playing and have loads of fun at the same time, Rafael is definitely the teacher for you!
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Brittany W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2nd Place National Young Artist Competition from MTNA
  • M.M., Horn Performance from Schwob School of Music
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Brittany W.

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I am currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the horn studio at The Ohio State University. I hold a B.M. from the University of Southern Mississippi and a M.M. from the Schwob School of Music.
I have taught private lessons for 8 years.

Things we will work on:

Tone
High and Low Range
Articulation
Phrasing
Sight-Reading
Transposition
Extended Techniques
Ear Training
Music Theory
Audition Prep
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About Brittany

I have performed with several professional ensembles, including the Columbus Symphony (GA), The Springer Opera House, and the Mississippi Wind Symphony. In 2020, I placed 2nd in the MTNA National Young Artist competition, and I have been a finalist in various other national competitions. I was a s

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Geoff S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music from George Mason University
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Geoff S.

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Studied classical guitar with John Marlow (AU) and Larry Snitzler (GMU) for a total of 6 years. Played in guitar ensembles and with other instruments. Experienced at teaching for 40 years. Played in over 100 weddings and special events, including solos, duets, and various small groups.

About Geoff

I played on a toy piano when I was very young, learning a bit of sight reading from my Mother, while listening to classical, jazz, and rock music. When I was 12, I learned guitar and later took private piano lessons from a prominent Philadelphia instructor. After playing in a rock band in high sc

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Art B.
Cherry
I totally enjoyed my class with Geoff. We immediately started my lesson with tuning the ukulele. Then we went over the cords and strumming. I have been researching on playing the ukulele and his explanation on the strumming was a lot better than the book. He is teaching me how to play by listening to the notes which is great because I would be able to play the Hawaiian music for my hula classes. In addition, his studio is only a 5 minute drive from my house, which means I don’t have to deal with traffic.
Bill Smoot
great understanding of what I know and how to improve! Experienced instructor

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"Annette teaches my 6 and 9 year old in piano. She is able to teach to each of my daughter's different learning style. She makes the lessons fun and productive."
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Took Piano lessons from Annette W.
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"William is really encouraging. He lets you know it’s ok to not know the answer and has good tips for how to improve."
Tony
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Just started, however, Erin is very polite friendly and patient. knows her topic well...."
Dave
Took Singing lessons from Erin W.
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"Very good teacher, patient, helpful, great communication and knows what he is doing. Definitely recommend!!!!"
Nick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin E.
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"Jae Young is so patient. She gives explicit instruction, and it improves my violin skills a lot. I am very pleased with my choice of instructor!!!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jae B.
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"Paul has been very patient and wonderful with my 6 year old son who has just started lessons."
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Took Piano lessons from Paul M.
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"My daughter learned a lot from Anna-Lisa. She built up her self confidence in singing in front of others. She even helped my daughter prepare for her singing audition for the school talent show. She is patient and very knowledgeable! I would highly recommend her!"
Amy
Took Singing lessons from Anna-Lisa H.
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"Mr. Frixos is very patient, helpful and knowledgable on what he teaches. My daughter is excited to work with him. I give him a 5 because he keeps the parent informed about what lessons he is working on with my daughter and what he expects her to work on. He explains everything even to me so I can assist my daughter.
Thanks Mr. Frixos you are wonderful. Great personality!"
Coretta
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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