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John G.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John G.

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I am a professional musician, and I have been playing throughout the country for 16 years. I play jazz, rock, pop, singer songwriter, funk, r&b, folk and latin music. I have experience playing many different situations, including clubs, churches, private events, weddings and recordings.

About John

Since moving to New York City in 2005, John has been one of the most in-demand bassists and teachers in New York. John attended Manhattan School of Music, studying bass with Larry Ridley and Jay Anderson while studying piano and composition with Garry Dial and Richard Sussman. After graduation

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Brandon S.
Very knowledgeable, patient and does a great job explaining technique and music theory. He's been great at helping provide the glue that ties my skills together.
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Dan B.

14 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Masters degree from Manhattan school of music NYC
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Dan B.

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I revel in teaching all styles & levels and revel even more in making the universal connections that tie across all musical genre and levels.
From Beethoven to Beatles to Blues and beyond - music moves
in the same pathways and it gives me great satisfaction to expose my students to this connections.

About Dan

Dan, a multi faceted musician, composer and educator active in the tri-state area since 1994. Dan's eclectic education, upbringing and fields of interest render him one of the unique voices in the dynamic field of current music education. In an era where old boundaries are breaking and a growing m

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Mark D.
Excellent teacher
Courtland A.
Dan was an awesome instructor - even after our first lesson I came away with a ton of actionable ways to practice and improve my playing.
Jack B.
I started my mission to learn how to play piano with zero prior knowledge or experience with Dan and I could not be more happy with my results thus far. Dan is an expert piano player there is no question about that. But more impressive is his ability to teach, having no prior exposure to piano lessons Dan was extremely helpful in introducing me to new topics and ideas that have helped me to improve as a piano player. He works based off of your own goals and is dedicated to teaching what you want to learn as well as what is necessary to learn in order to meet your goals. He is very flexible in scheduling lessons which is huge for me having a job who's schedule changes regularly. I will continue to take lessons from Dan in the future and highly recommend from my experience for anyone just getting into piano although I know he works with much more talented and experienced students as well.
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David F.

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New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David F.

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Are you looking to improve your artistry? As a Juilliard-trained brass musician with over 15 years of experience, I can give you the skills you need in order to take your playing to the next level. Learn how to become a well-rounded musician by improving on your technique, musicianship, breathing, sight-reading, and much more!

About David

David F. leads a multifaceted career as a musician, educator, and administrator. As a tuba player and recent graduate from The Juilliard School (BM ’18, MM ’20), David has had the opportunity to perform worldwide across North America, Europe, and Asia. In 2019, orchestral engagements alone took him

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James
David helped me make it into the all-region band last school year. Really good teacher and gives great advice!

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Dennis H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Hungarian
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis H.

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I can help you to develop effective practice sessions and target your goals of becoming a better guitarist.

About Dennis

With a bachelor's degree in music from Rutgers University, I began teaching guitar over 20 years ago. I have recorded with Larry Coryell and many other artists over the course of my career. My teaching style is direct and to the point. We will go through all the necessary theory of music and apply

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Vipin
It's been a great experience taking lessons from Dennis. He is clearly very knowledgeable about the subject matter, and is very patient and clear in his teaching instructions. He also takes the time to explain the theory behind the instructions and strives to keep every session interesting and fun.
Rick Payne
Dennis makes you comfortable right away. Very easy to relate to. He moves at a pace his students are comfortable with. I look forward to MANY more lessons.
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Ivan S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chaldean, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ivan S.

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Learn the skills needed to overcome stage fright and mind blanks while performing!

About Ivan

Hello! My name is Ivan. I am a classically trained pianist. I have been playing the piano for 17 years and have been teaching for 5 years. I like to give my students the opportunity to not only progress in skill, but also enjoy what they are learning! My lessons focus on 5 things: - note re

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Kevin O.
Ivan is the best, he really worked with my daughter and she enjoys her lessons a lot. She's learned a lot in a short period of time. Ivan is very effective with the online format we chose to use during the pandemic. Couldn't be happier.
Nick
Best piano teacher ever!
Gerardo
I would like to highly recommend Ivan Shallal as a music teacher for children. Ivan is a gifted piano teacher. He is very well-respected in Rochester Hills and Troy, Michigan. This community is extremely fortunate to have a music teacher of his caliber to teach in this area.

Ivan is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each one. Although he is one of the best music teachers in the zone, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges, and I certainly believe I have received excellent service for my money.

It is my great pleasure to recommend Ivan Shallal as a music teacher. I am tremendously grateful to him for everything he has taught my daughter.
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Andrea B.

205 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, Sicilian
  • Awarded Best Filmscore from International Salunto Film Festival
  • Bachelor in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
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Andrea B.

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I can prepare you to sound good with a band on stage and in the studio, how to write charts, musical direction, rhythm, styles, grooves, finding your place in improvised music as well as arrangement.

About Andrea

I have been teaching professionally for the past 15 years and love it! Academically, I hold two degrees (production & performance) cum laude at the prestigious Berklee College Of Music in Massachusetts and have ever since worked as a guitarist, bassist and producer. I was fortunate enough to work

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Steven
Great teacher! Organized, professional and compassionate. Great video and audio quality in the lessons too :)
Pietro
I have sung professionally for many years. I first met Andrea as a session musician in Los Angeles, he could play anything I put in front of him so when it was time to learn how to play guitar I knew he was the right person for the job. He is just as skilled as a teacher. What's more he is patient, kind and a pleasure to be around.
Ben
Very inspiring!!
As someone that felt stuck with his level Andrea really helped me go to the next step.
Fun to learn from, super knowledgeable and very methodical.
I would highly recommend

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Rutherford, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Rutherford is $71. 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.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$71 average

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"Kait is awesome! She really knows music and she has the real experience to back it up. Whether you are aspiring to achieve pro level skills or you just enjoy music for personal enjoyment, you will find something here. You can work privately or in a group. The people in the class are fantastic! There is something about making music together that everyone should experience. Kait and the other students foster a great supporting environment to help you release the music inside you."
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from Kait K.
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"My son takes beginning band with Nick. This group of very young players is learning how to hear a piece of music, break it down, play it together, and make it their own. Along the way, Mr. Nick teaches them theory, technique, and joy in playing music. Nick has the patience of a saint. His expertise is in guitar and banjo, but he knows his way around the whole band, and can teach rhythm and technique on a wide range of instruments. I highly recommend. Note, we’ve done lessons both on line and in person. Both were good."
Elizabeth
Took Music Performance lessons from Nick R.
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"Eric is and outstanding hard working musician with many talents to share and looking forward to working with him & his band and learning more about Bass."
Rene'
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric J.
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"What makes a great teacher is not only loving what you do, but also loving the people you're teaching. Jordan D. has a big passion for music, and a big heart for equipping people for the musical endeavors ahead of them. He is always encouraging and always positive. Even if I feel like I could have done better, he celebrates me where I am, which has taught me to have more confidence while singing, playing guitar or charango, and even glockenspiel. Thanks Jordan for being a great teacher! -Loren Lemon"
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Took Music Performance lessons from Jordan D.
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"Very helpful and informative!"
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Anastasia is helping me prepare for a role in a German Operetta with spoken dialogue. She is assisting with the translation of the German libretto, pronunciation, and playing the score. She has been great to work with!"
Jennie
Took Music Performance lessons from Anastasia S.
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"Josh is an incredibly versatile musician and teacher. He understands the individual's source of desire to learn and meets them at the right place - remaining flexible to explore all of the many facets of music creation from writing to performance to production. His approach is about the joy of making music, as it should be!"
John
Took Music Performance lessons from Joshua F.
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"Daughter Loves Class

My six-year-old loves to perform. Randy has been helping her with her intonation, piano playing, performing, and general ear for music in a manner that is fun and successful. My daughter is excited all week to go to her class."
Erika
Took Music Performance lessons from Randy L.
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"Excellent musician, vocalist and performer. Worth your time and money to utilize T King as your instructor."
Lynn
Took Music Performance lessons from Timothy K.
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"Mikala has been providing lessons for my son Ben, and she has been amazing!! I love that she is not limited at all in her abilities to cross over her knowledge as a vocalist, piano player, percussion and strings! And her perspective as a professional musician is incredible! She is so energetic, my son is always engaged! Thank you Miki!!"
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from Mikala P.
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