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Dan B.

17 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd prize in composition, honorable mention in songwriting contest from 1. Rubin Academy Jerusalem, 2. The Billboard international contest
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Dan B.

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This is a piano class designed for a small group of students, (two to four). I use the group setting to enhance the learning experience as students can learn from watching what are students are experiencing as well as from their own experience. The group setting is also great for skills learning, rhythm, reading, knowledge and more

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 mu

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Dan C.
Dan knows how to do everything! I consider myself an advanced student, and he's able to clearly answer all of my questions and show me examples on the fly! I highly recommend him, especially if you're eager to learn quickly
Susan B.
Dan is an excellent instructor. Although I have played the piano for years, my technical skills and understanding of music theory have improved exponentially through my work with Dan. He is particularly accomplished at using multiple approaches to explain difficult concepts to ensure that I fully understand them. I highly recommend him.
Nicola H.
Have had a few lessons with Dan so far and nothing to complain about. Really this is the type of teacher I'm looking for the whole time as an adult beginner. He knows what he is doing and how to push you to the next level.
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Kathryn O.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Masters in Piano Accompaniment from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathryn O.

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Conservatory trained and vast experience teaching children and beginners. Fun and relaxed setting while nurturing a natural technique

About Kathryn

I am fully vaccinated and teaching in person. Depending on circumstances I am sometimes able to teach in my students' homes anywhere close to a subway line. A and 1 are most accessible. I've enjoyed teaching all levels snd ages for the past 30 years including people with special needs such as aut

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Colm
Kathryn comes with two important strengths. First, she is a working professional, with excellent technique and musicality from real world experience. Secondly, she is patient with students like me who are still figuring it out. Those two things make for a great teacher.
Amanda Testa-Oerth
Kathryn has helped me in my musical journey for a very long time! Over the 15 years I have worked with Kathryn she has been a teacher, life coach, and now musical colleague. Kathryn's teaching style is always warm and very informative. She builds confidence on something I did well, then gives me recommendations on how to improve either a technical skill or with musicality of the piece we are working on. After every lesson, I come out feeling improved and more confident than when I went in. Kathryn has guided me in both classical and musical theater pieces as well as introduced me some very interesting contemporary songs that I have greatly enjoyed. With her guidance and instruction, I have grown into a musician that is confident in my own abilities for preforming and a caring instructor to my own students. I highly recommend studying with Kathryn if you have the chance. It is a fantastic learning experience every class!
CJ
Kathryn is brilliant and exceptional. If I could give her more stars I would. She is an amazing teacher no matter what age or evel you are from beginner to pro.
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Emil V.

13 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • B.A. in Music from Hofstra University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pian

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Chuck
I took up the piano as an adult, without having had any experience in it as a child (though I played guitar through college). I tried a few instructors prior to discovering Emil, with whom I have been studying now for over 2 years.

Emil is a wonderful teacher. He is far and away the most accomplished piano player I have studied with, and his knowledge of, and facility for, playing really comes through in his instruction. He is always bringing formal instruction back to the act of performance, and how to make whatever piece you are working on, even the simplest, sound the best that it can be.

Emil isn't afraid to share his own struggles with whatever piece he is currently working on, and pointing out that he faces the same challenges that every practicing player faces.

Emil is personable, knowledgeable, and kind. I can't recommend him highly enough as an instructor.
Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ben R.

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I've taught piano to beginner and intermediate students since 2012. I have a background in classical theory and composition, which always informs my teaching approach. I believe in balancing technical prowess with understanding.

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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Linda C.

30 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded 3rd Place Winner from Five Towns Competition for Voice
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Linda C.

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I am a Bronx native professional opera-singer that has been studying singing for 10 years and playing piano since the age of 7. I have been teaching both voice and beginner to intermediate piano to all ages for five years throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens. My voice and piano lessons focus on developing a healthy technique, learning how to sight read, music theory, breathing exercises, acting, and having fun. I teach all genres and can help with audition preparation. My credits include getting students into competitive music schools including Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and Talent Unlimited High School.

About Linda

Audiences throughout the U.S. have heard Ecuadorian and Puerto-Rican Mezzo-Soprano Linda at venues including Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, Lincoln Center, the United Palace Theater, and Repertorio Español, as well as in theaters throughout Europe. Described as having a voice that is “elasti

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Chrissy
Linda was very affirming and positive in her feedback. She encouraged me to experiment freely during the lesson.
Ava
My experience with Linda was great! I’ve only had one lesson with her but she was patient and understanding even though I was super nervous. She pushed me to do more and I’ve become more confident. I look forward to continue working with her :)
Kelvin Javier Rojas
Linda is very dedicated teacher. I felt that she really listened to my voice and quickly charted a path forward to develop my technique, musicality, and most importantly a self awareness of pitch in my body.
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Michael N.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $69
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Grand Prize from Carmel Music Society Piano Competition
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from Yale School of Music
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Michael N.

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I am a concert pianist with a passion for teaching. From a boarding arts secondary school to prestigious conservatories in both the US and Europe, I have honed my craft, and developed a love for sharing my passion with others.

I have taught students at the Yale School of Music and the Eastman School of Music, and have been a Piano Instructor at Rutgers University, Avenues: The World School (New York City), and Wetherby-Pembridge School NY.

Additionally, I have taught a private studio for a year in Brussels, Belgium and given masterclasses at universities and schools across the Americas. My goal as a teacher is to instill my own love for music in my students.

About Michael

I am a concert pianist with a passion for teaching who recently received my Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the Yale School of Music. From a boarding arts secondary school to prestigious conservatories in both the US and Europe, I have honed my craft, and developed a love for sharin

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Alexander B.
Excellent teacher. Patient, encouraging and knowledgeable
Nelson P.
Highly knowledgeable with a great facility to transmit his solid technique.
Marius P.
Patient and nice with children

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Union City is $82. 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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"He's very experienced and patient, after only a few lessons I felt as though I had already learned so much."
Hunter Durand
Took Classical Piano lessons from Alexander K.
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"Mr Brandon is a rare find as a music teacher. His passion for music and love of teaching are visible with every teaching session. His focus is first and foremost on the student, recognizing unique abilities and areas of challenge.

He is a skilled "growth mindset" instructor, his focus remains on continued progression and tackling difficulties as opportunities. He invests heavily in the relationship with the student allowing them to grow and explore in a supportive environment.

Our son has ADHD and has struggled with in some learning environments. I have been absolutely impressed with Mr Brandon's ability to adapt and create a positive music lesson even if he was having a "not very focused " day !

Music is a wonderful gift, especially for children with ADD/ADHD or other learning challenges, especially with a skilled teacher !"
Tammy Wagner
Took Classical Piano lessons from Brandon N.
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"Terri is very nice with my boys, especially patient with my younger son Jon who has just learnt Piano for about half-one year. Terri taught the intro music theory, how to train ears and finger skills, which Jon really enjoys. And Terri kindly email us music sheet and practice recordings after every lession, which are very helpful for kids to practice. Although we have to change schedule, we miss her!"
yigong
Took Classical Piano lessons from Teri H.
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"Matthew is enthusiastic, kind, and knowledgeable. I played piano as a kid and wanted to start back up. Super impressed and will be staying on as long as he’s teaching!"
Joanne
Took Classical Piano lessons from Matthew M.
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"Nancy is very pAtient an adaptive to y daughter’s pace of learning; love her style!"
Julia
Took Classical Piano lessons from Nancy H.
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"Jee is a solid teacher. He has good energy and enthusiasm. You can tell he enjoys teaching. I will continue to see him. He is certainly overqualified to be teaching me, a complete beginner but it’s great he’s willing to teach all stages."
Blake
Took Classical Piano lessons from Jee W.
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"Great teacher.Knows very well how to teach to our rather shy daughter."
Saha Reddy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Natasha B.
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"Wonderful teacher! My son loves playing the piano and he is learning a lot! Thank you Mr. Takeda"
Barbara
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kevin T.
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"Highly accomplished excellent teacher. Patient, kind and very good with beginner students. Highly recommended."
Pani
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"Melody has been an outstanding teacher to my daughter. She really know how to make things fun and exciting. She will be missed."
Jesse
Took Classical Piano lessons from Melody S.
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