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David S.

12 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as well

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Greyson
5 lessons in and David has gotten me to break through some of my bad techniques and has also given me completely different ways to think about my instrument. We're just getting started and I couldn't be more excited to see where this journey is going to take my skills.
Kailie
David was/is a great guitar teacher ! I came to him with some knowledge on how to strum but he completely transformed my technique... making it easier & better to play! I’m looking forward to continuing my lessons with him & improving my guitar skill!! I Highly recommend David !
Jay
Very grateful to have found David on this site and add to the chorus of great reviews. I have entered the world of music through the bass guitar with David's instruction and am already hooked. Bass is a fascinating (and challenging) instrument so I appreciate working with a professional who caters to beginners. I am looking forward to exploring more about music with each lesson and gaining more confidence playing this instrument. Thanks David!
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Joel N.

Westwood, NJ
Starting at $54
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel N.

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Ear training is such an important skill for all musicians. With a properly trained ear, one can begin to hear things in the music they listen to that they've never heard before. I have a great emphasis on applying the aural skills learned in the lesson to the music that the student likes to listen to.

In addition to listening to music, there will be a number of exercises that will be practiced within the lesson, and available for practice outside of the lesson using a number of resources.

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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Charles C.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, French
  • Masters Degree in Jazz Instrumental Performance from NYU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Charles C.

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Ear Training Classes focusing on Dictations, Solfege, Chord recognition.

About Charles

Want to learn guitar, Jazz, folk, blues, rock, songwriting, music theory in a safe environment with a person you can trust? Compassionate, empathetic and patient, Charles teaches to students from all levels and all backgrounds! Based in New York City, he has taught guitar at New York University for

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Jimmy H.
Charles is the perfect teacher to learn guitar , very understanding and down to earth makes you feel comfortable in learning the guitar
annabelle J.
Charles has been my teacher for a few weeks now and I am so happy I found him on takelessons. He is an amazing guitar player but also an amazing teacher, he always comes prepared and the class is well organized. He is also open to hearing suggestions to learn your favorite songs. He is very encouraging which gives the motivation to keep going which is so important for a beginner. I am already seeing great progresses after only a few weeks, and I can't wait for more lessons this year. Highly recommend him if you are looking to get started with the guitar! You will really enjoy learning with him, he is also a very cool and fun guy so you can learn in a nice environment, whether it is in his studio at his place, at your place or online.
Gaurav Jung Pande
I learnt music theory and improvisation with Charles for 4 months in New York.

Charles is highly approachable and extremely knowledgeable. He walks the perfect line between making his students feel comfortable whilst also pushing them to become better in every single session.

I got a solid grasp of the basics of music theory and was able to fully improvise in different scales at the end of the course. The growth I had was tremendous - all thanks to Charles' guidance.

Charles will take the time to fully understand the needs, goals and struggles of his students. He will be there for them inside and outside of class time because he genuinely cares about music and his students becoming better.
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Jeffery M.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Superior Musicianship from Loyola Jazz Fest
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Jeffery M.

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Your ear is arguably your greatest asset as a musician. Using some techniques I've learned at Juilliard and as a professional musician, we will work on expanding the range of what you're able to hear and comprehend, making you a better musician than you've ever imagined! :)

About Jeffery

Hi there! I am a 3x GRAMMY-nominated, 25-year-old trombonist and singer from New Orleans, LA. I earned both my bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School, in 2018 and 2020 respectively. You can catch me working a LOT in the NY area as both a sideman and a leader of my own band. I

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Boyce G.
Jeffery is able to provide an excellent perspective on what it takes to perform in an organic and musical way in front of large crowds, as he has a ton of experience doing so. I highly recommend taking lessons from Jeffery, it is a wonderful experience.
Beau
Great guy very smart very helpful excited to learn more!
Mike Pellera
Jeffery breaks down the basics of Classical and Jazz Theory and gives you methods to master new concepts and directly apply them to improvisation and composition.
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Matthew K.

26 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Matthew K.

26 Reviews
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Learn how to hear intervals and resonate with specific pitches and keys

About Matthew

I have been playing professionally for over 30 years and have taught for over 10. I am proficient on keyboards, guitar, bass, ukelele, as well as lead and harmony vocals and songwriting. My focus is on developing your musical intuition through ear training, and accessing the music within. I have a

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Paul
I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques towards song writing. He was easy going and very friendly. Would certainly recommend.
Sami
Matt is an awesome instructor. Unlike a traditional guitar teacher, Matt understands what his students want to play, making lessons much more interesting and making practicing much easier. I've had a few lessons with Matt and have learned more in those lessons that I could have ever learned by myself. Highly recommend.
Diana
Just had my first piano lesson with Matthew today. He is a truly great artist and instructor who will teach you not just about the playing technique but about the music theory/history behind it. Would definitely recommend!
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

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I have studied music theory at the college level and have been writing and composing for over a decade, both alone and in a number of successful bands. I believe in theory as a creative tool rather than simply as an intellectual exercise, and I put strong emphasis on putting knowledge to use.

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 ear training lessons in Park Ridge is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $150 per hour.
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"Aaron is a wonderful teacher. I took lessons from him covering a wide range of topics in music - solfege, theory, piano. I have had a great deal musical training, and am an adult learner. Aaron treated me like an adult but progressively pushed me to a deeper understanding. Aaron found the pockets where I most needed to pull my experience and training together, and taught me a great many things in a short time. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Nancy
Took Ear Training lessons from Aaron R.
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"She's a really patient teacher, and she helped me a lot. After the lesson with her, I analyzed how to listen to the bass line quickly. She also taught me a lot short hands for ear training. I hope I could take her lesson again."
Simiao
Took Ear Training lessons from Michelle T.
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"Aaron has an ability to make difficult things interesting and fun. While I was at the University of Oregon, Aaron provided me private instruction for what was one of the most disliked classes amongst the undergrads. Aaron turned what used to be something that I would dread into something that was entertaining and effective. He would come with real world examples and allegories regarding music theory and composition to apply context to whatever it was we were studying. Despite my apparent deficiencies in ear training, he was not only incredibly patient but also very effective in helping me overcome my challenges and earn a passing grade."
Nic
Took Ear Training lessons from Aaron R.
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"Mr. Lee is very nice teacher, he is professional and patient. I am taking his ear training and sight singing lessons. I think what Mr. Lee teaches me is very helpful. I feel so happy and so lucky to learn music with Mr. Lee."
Qixiao
Took Ear Training lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"INCREDIBLE. WORTH EVERY PENNY!"
Paulie
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"When I was in school, my teachers never taught theory or ear training. Michael was very patient teaching an old dog new tricks. I am now able to do close listening to music, and can sometimes figure out how to play a piece of music without it written down. Thank you so much!"
Susan
Took Ear Training lessons from Michael W.
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"Randy, I like your "Semper Method of Music” teaching method. It's applying knowledge with fun, and common sense... the best combination.
Good luck. You’re a great musician.
Joe Messina
Motown recording guitarist & Funk Brother"
Joe
Took Ear Training lessons from Randy L.
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"I came to Paul for some voice lessons before my band entered the studio. Not only did he help me improve my voice and ear training, but he gave me many tools to improve my timing, vocal range, and knowledge of theory. I highly recommend him!"
Dan
Took Ear Training lessons from Paul N.
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"Zack helped me pass my aural theory test! And he improved my site reading tremendously!"
Logan
Took Ear Training lessons from Zack D.
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"Beautiful voice and beautiful human and beautiful teacher!"
Val
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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