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Chris B.

4 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz Performance) from New York University
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Chris B.

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I have a Bachelor's in Music performance, for which I received extensive theory education. I also have been applying that knowledge for decades through transcription, arrangement, and musical direction for various groups.

About Chris

I'm a bass player, educator, composer, arranger and band leader living in Brooklyn, NY, and am active in a diverse group of projects that include polka, jazz, classical, and commercial music. I've been teaching double bass and electric bass for 20 years, and have recently added synth bass to my le

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Tyrel L.
Chris is very knowledgeable and a great teacher.I have had only 3 lessons with him and I can already see an improvement in my playing and technique. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!
Alex S.
He's very knowledgeable and able to adapt to the student's needs. I highly recommend him.
Andy O.
Chris is really knowledgeable and a great teacher. I’m excited to get to work with him on an instrument I’ve always wanted to play.

Chialing P.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chialing P.

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About Chialing

I offer piano and cello lessons for all levels and ages in both English or Chinese. My teaching philosophy is to help students set up a good foundation and practice routine. My lessons are engaging and tailored to individual's needs. After each lesson, you will also get practice notes. I am a

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Elia
Chialing is a truly amazing teacher! I am studying cello with her after taking nearly 10 years off from touching my cello. Chialing is extremely patient and always has advice on how to practice and better understand the cello. I feel very comfortable learning from Chialing and feel even more excited about learning music after each lesson.
Lili Z.
Chialing came to our home for piano lessons for our two girls. They took to her immediately. She is skilled at dealing with young children and extremely warm. Her lessons are tailored to each child's ability. They get excited to practice what they have learned after she leaves.
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Usman S.

New York, NY
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Urdu, English, Spanish, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Usman S.

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As a composer and pianist I can explain music theory to you in a logical and intuitive way. I have a strong music theory understanding and can make it an approachable and easy to understand subject. I've tutored this subject for conservatory level students, I'd love to help you build a strong music theory background!

About Usman

I am a NYC-based professional musician. I attended music school for two years then pursued a professional music career while studying privately. I play all styles of music and am very experienced with jazz. I can teach beginner piano to advanced, and same with drums. I’m new here and very excited t

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Tammye D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tammye D.

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I teach all levels and all ages.

About Tammye

I am a 2008 graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree. While at North Texas I taught trumpet lessons in the Denton area. I have also taught piano, clarinet, and saxophone as well as all the other brass instruments. I have performed with the UNT Concert Band

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my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!
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Joe M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $48
  • Speaks spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe M.

10 Reviews
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Music Theory, Song writing, Jazz Theory

About Joe

Professional musician, vocalist and entertainer. Perform at: Hershey Park, Musikfest, Steel Stacks, Mesa, The Sands Casino............ BA Moravian College, MM Combs College Dir. of Guitar Studies at Lebanon Valley College Adjunct Professo

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Robert
Very knowledgeable, easy to converse with. Joe is patient and corrects fundamentals with usefull suggestions.
Mary Ellen
Excellent musician. Joe will be able to take me to the next level of singing.
Karyn G.
Really enjoying my lessons with Joe. He's patient and encouraging. I feel like I'm really learning the basics of music and guitar.
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Andrew L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • AA in Traditional Music Theory/Composition from American River College
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Andrew L.

5 Reviews
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I've been teaching Basic Theory for 3 semesters as a school-employed tutor; my main focuses at the beginner level are: note reading, rhythms, scales and chord recognition, practical piano skills. Intermediate and Advanced levels: we can go anywhere you want to go with it, from Traditional harmonic analysis to advanced modernists topics like 12 tone serialism, modality, chance operations, etc.

About Andrew

NOTE: Due to various health advisories relating to the Corona virus, I will only be doing online lessons for the immediate future. Hi, my name is Andy, and I am a classically-trained singer, composer, pianist and teacher! I studied Music Composition, Voice and Piano at American River College

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Rob
Andy is great with our 3 kids (10, 7, and 5). He customized the lessons for them, while finding the right balance between structure and allowing them to explore the instrument. His patience and sense of humor provide a warm learning experience for our children. We are happy to have him as their teacher!
Kim H.
Awesome first lesson! A perfect fit for my piano goals! Andrew is really nice and asked a lot of great questions to figure out what I needed. I can’t wait until my next lesson!
Naomie Cajou
My experience with Andrew was great ! He was awaiting to receive us.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Paterson, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Paterson is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Mr. Pleasanton explains concepts thoroughly and great insight on musical theory's."
Tyrone
Took Music Theory lessons from Tyreese P.
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"Marissa is a great instructor. She is very patience in her teaching giving feedback and great tips on how to improve when practicing at home to continue to grow. She does not hesitate to ask how the lessons are going so, if needed, she is able to adjust accordingly to aid with the learner meeting the learning outcomes to benefit all parties."
Lynette
Took Music Theory lessons from Marissa V.
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"AMAZING!

I met Dave in my music theory class at Ex'pression college. He's the reason why I'm making music today. I went from not knowing a thing about music theory or a piano to creating chord progressions, understanding modes, intervals, modal interchange, and how to read sheet music. He's extremely patient, professional, and easy to get along with. His passion for music and teaching is infectious, I highly recommend!!!"
Jerry
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"He's a great tutor and a very nice guy. He was very understanding and flexible with scheduling, despite my multiple last minute cancellations and his teaching was well worth the wait. His teaching method might be slow at first, but it's clear he definitely knows his music theory and music history. Even though it's a little slow at first, he does help establish the basics and provide a more thorough understanding of the subject matter. Moreover, it made retaining the knowledge that much easier. It's also clear that he has a clear passion for the subjects he teaches and it bleeds into his teaching, which makes the subject considerably less dry and boring.

I'd highly recommend him to anyone who is just beginning music theory and/or piano playing as you'll pick up a solid foundation in these subjects. He is also extremely patient, making sure I understood the initial concepts before moving on to more complex topics. I just wouldn't recommend him for any last minute cramming: as he does like to take his time to provide a quality learning experience rather than just reviewing and memorizing."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Simon I.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Richie is a thoughtful and flexible instructor"
Bob
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard D.
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"Very personable. Clearly knowledgeable. Encouraging and patient.

I am a beginner, with usual stage fright and hesitation and did not feel uncomfortable at all."
Danielle
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Tom has been working with our daughter to aid her in understanding the concepts of music theory. He is patient and provides outside material for her to reinforce the concepts they are working on together. He has a passion for teaching music and it is evident in his desire for his students to grow."
Annie
Took Music Theory lessons from Tom S.
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"What a patient, knowledgeable teacher. I really forward to a music journey with him."
Robert
Took Music Theory lessons from Kory I.
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"Thank you Gleb for your support and sharing experience !"
Kasum
Took Music Theory lessons from Gleb V.
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