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James R.

124 Reviews
North Brunswick, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
  • Teaching since 1980
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James R.

124 Reviews
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Music Theory is the Core of Understanding how ALL Music works anywhere in the world and applies to all Instruments. It's the insight into why we use certain Notes, Chords, & Scales and what makes them work. To have the knowledge is to be a Musician, which is to Understand that when writing a Song, or Improvising all thinks can work as long as you can make it work. It's the Musician who can figure out why it works so he or she will know where to go or what to play.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
Rob
Jimmy is a phenomenal teacher. He truly understands what its like to learn guitar, and he builds a foundation to make things come together. He knows what concepts are necessary to master early on, and he has a great way of explaining and simplifying. I learn much better when I understand the "why" of something, and Jimmy can give me the "why's" of all the drills that he has me do. He seems to know why I ask the questions that I ask, which tells me that he has worked through the same questions himself at some point. I highly recommend lessons with him!
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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
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Adam R.

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I am available to tutor in music theory. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Kellyanne B.
Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Noah D.

37 Reviews
Carteret, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English (North American), Spanish
  • Bachelors in Performance and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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Noah D.

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READING IS NOT REQUIRED BUT IS ENCOURAGED

In Music Theory specific lessons, we'll focus on digging deep into music to understand it's parts (melody, harmony and rhythm) and how those parts work together to create the music we all love to listen to and play!

These lessons are ideal for:
- Lead players looking to develop more captivating ideas
- Chordal instrumentalists like guitarists and pianists looking to expand their harmonic options and voicings
- Improvisers of all levels
- Songwriters looking to increase the impact of their songs
- Producers struggling to create interesting chord progressions and hooks
- Aspiring composers and arrangers

What to expect based on level:
- Beginner: We'll focus on absolute fundamentals like musical alphabet, accidentals, major scales, pentatonics, intervals, triads, simple rhythms and simple meters, intro to functional harmony and basic chord progressions.

-Intermediates: For those comfortable with the materials in the beginner ...

About Noah

*IMPORTANT: I am now offering in-person lessons again! However, you must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination before our first lesson together. If you do not send me a picture via text or email of your vaccination card, I will cancel the lessons and will not teach you. Thank you for your un

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Noah is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He makes sure you have rock solid base to work off of if you are complete beginner.
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Ben R.

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

16 Reviews
Staten Island, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Music
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches Beginner
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Vincent C.

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what can say only this reading music is so important and there is so much to learn I can show you the theory behind playing and how to write your own music

About Vincent

Dr. Vince is a musician, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and a producer. Vince has three cds out with one in Germany. Dr. Vince has two master degrees one in music and in education with a PhD in Music Vince was produced by" Badfingers" Joey Molland, which was the Beatles first band signed to A

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Artemis
Vincent is casual and friendly and knows his stuff! A great instructor across many instruments and genres
Lydia H.
Taking lessons with Dr. Vince is a pleasure. His enthusiasm and love of music is infectious, and I very much appreciate how seriously he takes me and my music! Thank you, Dr. Vince!
Duke P.
Excellent first lesson. Vincent is an excellent teacher and extremely knowledgeable with multiple instruments!
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JunZhao(Ryan) D.

69 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Guangzhou Golden Award from DeYiShuangQing Piano Competition
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JunZhao(Ryan) D.

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Enhance your singing, playing, or songwriting skills with an understanding of how music works! Music theory lessons can help you learn and memorize music faster, perform with more confidence, and add variety to the music you write

About JunZhao(Ryan)

My name is JunZhao Deng, originally from Guangzhou, China. I am a classically trained pianist, with my bachelor's degree in music education from Xinghai Conservatory of Music and my master's degree in piano performance from Kent State University. Over the past 10 years, I have taught private less

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Casandra S.
This is a very great teacher. On my 3rd lesson, I was able to read music notes. I'm almost 50, and didn't know I could still learn to play. He is very smart, patient, and knows how to teach. He made learning to play piano seem very easy. I'm blessed to have had him as my piano teacher. Thank you Ryan!!!
Casandra S.
Great teacher! With my first lesson with him, I am very confident that I can learn to play piano fast. He takes it one step at a time.
David C
Ryan is very patient and positive. My 10 years old son looks forward to the lessons and practices a lot during the week

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Somerset, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Somerset is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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"Brendon is very knowledgeable in Music Theory. We have been working on Schenkerian analysis. He assigns helpful assignments and readings each week to guide my learning."
Maria
Took Music Theory lessons from Brendon R.
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"I had started taking some gigs with new bands but was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was clear and friendly and I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I continue to take lessons because I keep learning more great tips about performing and music theory! Kellen's awesome!"
Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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"Adam is very knowledgeable in music theory. He has helped me on multiple accounts by being able to explain things in simple ways."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"The first lesson was extraordinary the teacher is very good"
Annmarie
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul B.
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"Billy is a great teacher! He really knows a lot about Theory and he really helped me in detail with how to get something right. I would recommend Billy for any teaching job, he's really great! Thanks Billy! :)"
Misia
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Shon is an expert at all aspects of teaching music on multiple instruments but is especially gifted at teaching music theory that helped me learn to play by numbers which helped me change keys on the fly. No more writing out the chords for praise and worship music. So knowledgeable. You need to stop think about it and call him up and schedule your first lesson. Shon rocks!!"
Ken
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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