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Erica S.

6 Reviews
Boonton, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • MM in Jazz Arranging from William Paterson University
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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
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David N.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $85
  • M.M. of Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David N.

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Throughout my time at Berklee, NEC, and now Juilliard, I have studied with many great teachers and musicians from Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Henderson, Kenny Barron, Tiger Okoshi, John McNeil, and Laurie Frink to Jerry Bergonzi, and Miguel Zenon. The diverse subjects we went over in lessons and classes gives me a unique knowledge of certain styles and musical ideas. I try to be as personal and individual as I can when it comes to teaching students. That was the thing that stood out amongst my favorite teachers.

About David

A graduate of the Juilliard School, I have performed with some of the worlds most accomplished and well-known musicians, including Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Arturo O’Farrill, Ellis Marsalis, Randy Weston, among many others. Along with performances at the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Small

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Darrell G.
David is a great teacher at teaching the complex
and making it very understandable regarding the trumpet.
Dave
David was great. The class was a lot of fun and I learned exercises and pointers that I could put to use right away. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Gabby
David's a really cool teacher. He knows a lot and has given me a ton of stuff to improve my playing and get ready for college. He's such a good and helpful teacher I even recommended him to my friend to take lessons.
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Sam M.

8 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Sam M.

8 Reviews
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I specialize in contemporary music theory and also have an intermediate knowledge of classical theory. Students will learn the basics such as roman numerals for chords, all the way to advanced concepts such as chord scales, modulation and chord substitution. Unless otherwise requested, all lessons will be taught using music notation.

About Sam

Hi! I'm a recent graduate of Berklee College of music where I majored in professional music. This included music theory and guitar instruction, as well as reading and writing music notation and charts in different styles. I also play frequently, including shows at The 9:30 Club, The Howard Theater

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Jaye
Terrible experience. I bought a package of 20 lessons for my 9yo nephew. He looked forward to it ever day from Xmas to the first week of January. Sam canceled the first lesson only 2hours prior its beginning. Then canceled the second lesson 10 minutes before he was supposed to be there because he “forgot” he had a “recording session today”. During the only lesson my nephew had, Sam didn’t show any ability to tailor a lesson to a child. Instead he gave him a pick, which dismayed me, and taught him a rock song we never heard of.
When I contacted the company they were very nice about it but I had to challenge their vetting process of teachers.
Dara
It was an excellent lesson! I really learned a lot from it. I was able to learn one song and start on a second on my first lesson only! Definitely recommend Sam to anyone thinking about picking up the guitar!
Karen ..
Sam is awesome! He listened to my learning objectives and background, he instructs clearly (and kindly), and I’m super stoked for my next lesson.

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Bethany R.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Scholarship from University of Toledo
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Bethany R.

39 Reviews
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I can help tutor you in music theory using the books you have or give you suggestions for other sources. This would help in a wide range of other musical abilities as well.

About Bethany

I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Education as well as eleven years of private teaching experience. My students are all different, so each lesson is different! I tailor each lesson to meet the needs of the students and to reach their long and short-term goals. My experience working with children

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Sheenu K.
Dia G.
Enjoying the lessons!
Gia G.
Hi Ms Bethany, this is Sheenu(Gia & Dia's mom). I was just confused after the class coz I had signed them both for singing lessons not theory lessons. But as far as I know you gave a great class on the basics of theory, which was wonderful. Thank you so much for your excellent class. Please let me know if I need to do anything more to change it to singing lessons.
Thank you!!

Kind regards,
Sheenu.

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Annual Conceto Competition from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Victor Q.

13 Reviews
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To have a grasp of knowledge of how music works and the tools needed to understand music.

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
Laura
Victor has been an amazing teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable not only about violin, but about practically every other stringed instrument there is. He also has an amazing grasp of musical theory, and has really helped me learn about my instrument. He has also helped me grow as a student. He keeps me interested in the music, and still challenges me to keep improving. I have had other music teachers, but he is definitely the best I've had.
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
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Music Theory includes learning to read music, interval studies, ear training, sight reading, methods that composers use to achieve their sound, and more-

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Wayne, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Wayne is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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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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"Albino is an amazing teacher and musician. He has the ability to inspire you musically and make you feel very comfortable while doing it. He has taught me many new approaches, tips, and tricks to music theory. He has helped me to be able to really understand why things are the way they are, and not just figure things out on paper like an equation. Definitely the best tutor I've ever had! I'd highly recommend him."
Franny
Took Music Theory lessons from Albino M.
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"Super nice, informative, and easy to understand. Really excited to continue lessons!"
Conor
Took Music Theory lessons from Shelley M.
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"Music theory has always fascinated me but I could never quite get the hang of it. Zack explains things clearly and works thoroughly to make sure you understand each topic and how it works before moving on. I recommend him to all of my music friends, and if you're reading this I recommend him to you,
too! You won't regret it, he's worth every penny."
Ginnie
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
Sarah
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Kris has exceptional knowledge of Music Theory. I had a very great session with him and look forward to many more in the future."
Nickolas
Took Music Theory lessons from Kris S.
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"Very patient and enthusiastic. Teaches with a lot of heart, would highly recommend her."
Sean
Took Music Theory lessons from Trina G.
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"I am a college student and have been struggling with my music theory class. Andree-Ann has helped me immensely to better understand my assignments and thanks to her, I was able to pass the class with a much better grade than I thought I would!

I highly recommend her as a teacher. She is very knowledgeable, responds quickly and knows her stuff."
Joshua
Took Music Theory lessons from Andree-Ann D.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Chris is very helpful and open to listening to my needs and plans and he is very knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him to achieve my goals."
Mahfuz
Took Music Theory lessons from Christopher M.
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