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Kathryn O.

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

54 Reviews
Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Joshua F.

54 Reviews
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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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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.
Marisha K.
My son is learning piano and chess with josh. We live in Brooklyn and he’s coming from nj. He’s always on time (even in a thunderstorm)!!! He’s patient but firm with my 5 year old son who’s extremely fidgety and at times absent minded! He’s a very by the book kind of guy and ensures that my son understands the foundation before moving ahead!
George
Joshua is great my 6 years old seems very interested to continue learning
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Joel N.

Westwood, NJ
Starting at $54
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Westminster Choir College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joel N.

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I have been passionately studying piano for 10 years and teaching it privately for 4 years, along with some class piano teaching experience. Teaching is a great passion of mine, and my ultimate goal is to guide students to be creative and appreciative of music at the piano.

I use a number of resources within my lessons. For children and most teenagers, I use the Faber Piano Adventures as a primary method book. I will also make use of their supplemental books for sight reading and music theory. For adults (and some teenagers), I use the Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course (the Adult All-In-One Course book). After the completion of 2 or 3 method book levels, I will begin to introduce repertoire by the select composers of all musical periods and styles.

About Joel

Joel is a graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, having received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. In addition to his intensive studies in teaching music of all areas––general, choral, & instrumental––and all levels, Joel completed a minor in Piano Pedagogy as well. He

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Linda C.

27 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • 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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Emil V.

13 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • B.A. in Music from Hofstra University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
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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.
Thanks Ben!

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Park Ridge is $81. 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 seeing Karen for a couple of years and have to say that of all the instructors I have had, she is the best and most professional. She always has a smile and has always been very flexible with me. She had not minded changing times when issues come up. The recitals are great and she gives students extra assistance with group lessons. When there are events in the community that can help with music skills, she always lets me know. I would highly recommend Karen as your family instructor. The price is reasonable as well."
April
Took Classical Piano lessons from Karen A M.
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"Terrific teacher! I was struggling quite a bit with my dexterity and twchnique. After a few lessons with Kathryn, I had already become more confident in my abilities and was learning music I enjoyed. She really knows how to help you with the specific issues your'e having as they arise."
Max
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kathryn O.
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"Natalie was a good listener and gave me good suggestions in ways to practice and to improve the piano skills I already have. Which I appreciate"
Linda
Took Classical Piano lessons from Natalie L.
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"I chose Jean because she was mature, like myself. In addition, it turned out, she was patient and kind, qualities of any good teacher."
Samson
Took Classical Piano lessons from Jean B.
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"Terri is very nice with my boys, especially patient with my younger son Jon who has just learnt Piano for about half-one year. Terri taught the intro music theory, how to train ears and finger skills, which Jon really enjoys. And Terri kindly email us music sheet and practice recordings after every lession, which are very helpful for kids to practice. Although we have to change schedule, we miss her!"
yigong
Took Classical Piano lessons from Teri H.
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"Alena is a true professional in her field with substantial experience both as a teacher and performer. She is a nice and supportive person and always does her best to help her students to succeed. She is very flexible and easy to communicate with, and I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Kate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Alena K.
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"As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp."
Zachary
Took Classical Piano lessons from Leanna L.
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"Kristen took the time to evaluate where my son was at in his musical journey and immediately altered her teaching plan to fit his level of knowledge. I'm very impressed with her style of teaching and hope to continue with her for a long time."
Ethan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kristin H.
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"My first lesson with Justin went well. I have social anxiety so meeting new people is always a stressful experience for me. I was much more comfortable than expected and learned a lot. I definitely recommend Justin if you are looking for lessons in any of the areas he offers."
Anthony
Took Classical Piano lessons from Justin W.
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"Mr Brandon is a rare find as a music teacher. His passion for music and love of teaching are visible with every teaching session. His focus is first and foremost on the student, recognizing unique abilities and areas of challenge.

He is a skilled "growth mindset" instructor, his focus remains on continued progression and tackling difficulties as opportunities. He invests heavily in the relationship with the student allowing them to grow and explore in a supportive environment.

Our son has ADHD and has struggled with in some learning environments. I have been absolutely impressed with Mr Brandon's ability to adapt and create a positive music lesson even if he was having a "not very focused " day !

Music is a wonderful gift, especially for children with ADD/ADHD or other learning challenges, especially with a skilled teacher !"
Tammy Wagner
Took Classical Piano lessons from Brandon N.
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