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Grady T.

23 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Grady T.

23 Reviews
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Classical and jazz theory. Focusing on training the ear as well as our knowledge of theory.

About Grady

My personal philosophy of music is to explore and learn as much from my students as I can teach them. For me teaching is like going on an adventure to find something together. I've been able to play all over the world and tour with many different musicians and the thing that made the core of every

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Richard
Smart, enthusiastic, patient. I'm an older adult who has some basic piano ability (very basic), and within moments Grady evaluated and then clicked in with my needs. I suspect he would be perfect for children also.
Terry J.
Grady is the most energetic, caring, and fun piano instructor I ever encountered. He is very patient and goes over the basics when needed. As a adult learner, Grady not only meets you where you're at but takes his time to go over any issues you may have. I highly recommend Grady !!!
Terry J.
Grady is very patient. He has a very good sense of humor. Takes his time in explaining why notes are the way they are,especially when you get stuck. Highly recommend Grady to any piano beginner, intermediate and advanced
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Bobby S.

28 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bobby S.

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I love music theory for it's ability to organize and clarify the rich and complex musical world, and I often find myself getting as excited about theory as I do about performance. I have studied traditional theory and jazz harmony as well as George Russell's Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization. I often use theory to demystify very many styles of music from pop and rock to classical and jazz to the exotic sounds of North Africa and Eastern Europe.

About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing

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george
Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
Atanas F.
Bobby has been a great teacher. I am in my 30s, trumpet beginner and with very limited time due to busy work schedule.Despite those limitations, Bobby has managed to keep every lesson interesting and challenging by mixing music theory, drills, and popular tunes fitted to my personal taste in music. I feel I am making steady progress.

Erica S.

6 Reviews
Boonton, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded 2013 BMI Charlie Parker Prize For Jazz Composition/2014 Manny Albam Commission from BMI Foundation as part of the BMI Jazz Composers Workshop
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erica S.

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Leaning the "Why" and "How" of music (the theory of music) can enhance your understanding of your instrument, composition, and even your overall appreciation of music. Though often music has been composed from a more intuitive state of mind, which is important as this is where the personal voice arises, by understanding it from a theoretical level it can feed your creative mind ideas so you can reinvent it in your own composing, or it can help you better understand a piece of music you're performing for memorizing and relating it to other music you may have learnt or will learn. As a professional musician I have found that theory knowledge, in combination with a more intuitive working on understanding sound as well as a lot of discipline, has greatly enhanced all the different activities I do as a musician.

I don't have many strictly "just" music theory students, but I often incorporate music theory into my piano lessons. If you primarily play another instrument, we can still work ...

About Erica

Hi! My name is Erica, and I am a private lesson teacher, composer, arranger, and pianist currently living, writing, performing, and teaching in North Jersey. I believe that by having such a versatile musical background, I will be able to understand different needs and interests you may have and hel

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Angela L.
Erika is the best. She has great sense of music, she made you thinking more than just playing the music on piece of paper! I highly recommend her.
Angela L.
Erika is pretty nice and professional piano teacher. As a beginner, I have great confidence in growing my piano skill with her.
Doris U.
She is excelent.I enjoyed her classes

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Scotch Plains, NJ

Juliet J.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Masters in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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Juliet J.

22 Reviews
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About Juliet

I have been a teacher in private practice for 20 years. I have a wide range of experience with singers of all styles and age groups with a variety of goals and skills. I sang with a professional jazz octet for a number of years while maintaining my practice, have taught various master classes, m

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Denise S.
She's observant and funny and knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I look forward to learning from her!
Miriam S.
Juliet was amazing! Her space was very cool and I loved her technique. I’m so excited!
Rosie
Our first lesson was really good!
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Spiros S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Greek,English,Swedish., Swedish
  • Music Theory from Athens Conservatory,
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Spiros S.

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Music Theory combined with Guitar,Bass lessons,sight reading,scales,modes,and how to use them when you improvise.

About Spiros

Hello and Welcome to the right place where you will learn and enhance your knowledge as a musician on Guitar,Bass,Bouzouki and Music Theory or your Greek Language skills in modern Greek. I am a Conservatory trained Guitar player singer songwriter with a Music Theory-Harmony degree from the

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Nate
Spiros has been an ideal teacher for me, he has a wealth of experience to draw from and has a natural nack for teaching (Im an absolute beginner).
His teaching method gets you playing fast and doesn't skimp on theory and musicality - he doesn't simply have you learn tabs and songs, this was a huge plus for me. Highly recommend him.
Lynda Horvat
Excellent first lesson. Via Skype we covered common phrases, beginning grammar and vocabulary. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Lynda Horvat
Excellent first lesson. Via Skype we covered common phrases, beginning grammar and vocabulary. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Nick M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Education from Mansfield a University Of PA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick M.

8 Reviews
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Music theory is part of every lesson I teach! There are two levels of the way I teach this...
First we learn theory that is used in common practice and in performance. This is useful theory.

Secondly, we fill in the gaps and continue with advanced theory, this is theory that you will more than likely use to compose/write music.

About Nick

I am a 29 year old, energetic teacher of almost any instrument, with my main instrument being trumpet. I have my masters in jazz studies from The University of North Texas, near Dallas Texas. I also have been teaching since 2008! As a performing musician in the DFW area my goal is to help stude

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David
My son started taking lessons a year ago, Nick used his strengths to help him learn. He has become inspired with the trumpet, and started to play a little every day.
Jose
I am taking online lessons with Nick, and he has helped me to understand what it is to be a musician. Before I started taking lessons, if someone asked me to play something, I was not able to do it without getting a sheet of music out and struggling A LOT. Now I am starting to be able to play the music I want to play, both by ear and reading. He teaches much more than just playing band music. I wish I could take more than a few lessons this summer.
Vaishnavi
I have a 8 year old daughter and 10 year old son both have been learning Piano for the last 2 years. Nick takes a holistic approach in teaching piano as opposed to sticking with the book. It includes creating a passion about listening different music, learning scales and chords outside of the book. I have recommended Nick to all my friends

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Scotch Plains, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Scotch Plains is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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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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"Carolyn moves at a great pace and is extremely helpful. I especially love when we practice rhythm on a piece of music!"
Olivia
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Ugh Music Theory is very difficult, but she made it so muchhhh more easier. She is very patient and kind. I love that she made sure i had a understanding of the concepts and notes. I would definately recommend her. I wish i discovered her sooner ! I had a great experience working with Ms.Cindy"
Amanda
Took Music Theory lessons from Cindy H.
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"Jerry has an excellent talent for a wide range of aptitudes. The soundtracks he composes can really connect people with the imagery they seen in the videos. It moves you and really can play into setting the overall tone of your project. You can see his drive and passion for perfection in everything he does."
Trampas
Took Music Theory lessons from Jerry M.
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"Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
Ralph A Famiglietti."
Ralph
Took Music Theory lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"Vasily is a knowledgable and patient teacher and a creative artist."
Daisy
Took Music Theory lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"I have been learning music from Frankie for a couple years now. He has always been extremely knowledgeable about music. Whether I want to learn guitar scales or learn to write songs, he is always able to help. He is also very supportive, friendly, and interested in your well-being as a person and as a music student."
Justin
Took Music Theory lessons from Frankie P.
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"Kenneth knows where I want to go with music and I believe his lessons are definitely putting me on the right track for my specific goals"
Emmanuel
Took Music Theory lessons from Kenneth R.
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"I am a good pianist but I really wanted to work on music theory and analysis. I chose Aaron because I wanted to know more about what I was playing. Aaron has really provided me with profound insight on multiple levels into the music I am working on, such that my performances have gained entirely new meanings. I have been working on Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no. 2 and he has really helped me to understand the harmonies in the second movement. Aaron has a warm, inviting personality and is a delight to take lessons from. I highly recommend this teacher."
Benjamin
Took Music Theory lessons from Aaron R.
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"Eric is an awesome teacher! Hes helping me get ready for my NYU audition for a masters program and so far he was able to teach me things I struggled learning dor the longest time. Definitely would recommend him!"
Aaron
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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