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Yakov D.

23 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Yakov D.

23 Reviews
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Beginners: posture, technique, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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He is just excellent.
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Gregory H.

26 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from CUNY, Queens College
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Jazz Performance from CUNY, Queens College
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Gregory H.

26 Reviews
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The ultimate instrument: Learn the notes, how to read, and how to play the songs you want to play. For young students, a strong foundation comes first for unlimited capabilities in the future.

About Gregory

As a younger brother at the age of five, I began studying the piano because my older sister did. After my foundation in music strengthened I fell in love with the trumpet. At first, each note took time to develop and I enjoyed the challenge. The trumpet allowed me to travel all over the Southeas

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Katya Bankowsky
Gregory is a great teacher. He makes it fun and breaks it all down really well. Greg is a real pleasure to learn with!
Gil R.
I've had just 3 lessons with Gregory and I'm making great strides thanks to his intimate knowledge of the horn. His manner of teaching is so relaxing that it helps no feel so stressed to play. I look forward to my next lesson. He drives you in a direction that works best to the student. Hes a great teacher.
Gil
I'm 58yrs old and a comeback player. I haven't played in over 40yrs. Yesterday was my 2nd class with him. And I was amazed at how my playing is already showing progress thanks to Gregory. He puts you at ease almost immediately. He is very patient and through his instruction I've gained more confidence in my playing. Gregory gets 5 stars for his demeanor, trumpet and overall music knowledge. He is the go to instructor in my opinion.

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David L.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David L.

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A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and music will slowly and surely open up to the pupil.

In my opinion, tone production and rhythm are the major factors that distinguish a great pianist (and make playing the most satisfying), so this is the major focus of our work. I have a very thorough understanding of proper technique and can prescribe exercises that will strengthen one's weaknesses.

I also have a unique background in that I studied jazz improvisation and classical composition, so I understand the inner workings of the music and can improvise in the styles (jazz, classical, baroque, romantic).

About David

A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and m

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Melody C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Piano Performance, Associate of Arts, president's list from Valencia College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Melody C.

26 Reviews
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I am currently teaching most piano lessons online. I am also available for a few in-person lessons in my home studio, if certain safety precautions are followed... more about that at the end of this section.

Whether your lessons are online or in person, a typical lesson with me will include things like this:

-The student plays what they have practiced, and we work on any difficult areas and techniques for playing better.

-I introduce new lesson material, asking questions to make sure my student understands.

-We work on music theory, sight reading, good posture, and helpful practice techniques.

-I expect my students to practice every day, just as I do. It is the only way to become proficient.

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For online lessons, you may use the online platform provided by TakeLessons, or we can use Zoom. Most of my students are using Zoom.

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About Melody

My name is Melody Cook. I began learning to play the piano when I was five. My mother had a piano and some books. I loved the piano and I mostly taught myself. As an adult, I finally received professional musical instruction when I studied music at Valencia college and the University of Central

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Rachel L.
My daughter is turning to 6 and this is her first time to learn Piano. I feel my daughter has learn so much in just 30 minutes. I'd highly recommend Melody to anyone who is looking for an online piano teacher.
Rudy
Melody is awesome! She was able to answer my myriad of questions at my first lesson and still had time to teach me new things that have really helped me. She was very personable, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. I have no doubt she is going to help me become the best piano player I can be.
Kali
Very kind and patient with my daughter as she provided the instruction.

Elena Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2001
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Elena Z.

2 Reviews
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Have an easy way of learning how to play piano!

About Elena

I am a professional singer/vocal teacher, with 20+ years of working experience. I have a Bachelor Degree in Music and Arts from Mussorgsky School of Music, St. Petersburg, Russia. I had 3 years of private lessons with "Coach to the Stars", Don Lawrence (Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Bono, Bill

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Isabella C.
Very knowledgeable and my daughter saw improvement with just 5 lessons. We plan to continue with her on a biweekly basis
Kristina
Elena is an amazing teacher - knowledgeable, knows how to bring the best out in her students, her lessons have been very effective and to the point. The progress my daughter made in singing is unbelievable - from "we don't think she can" to " wow!! She can sing!" - her teaching technique is very effective. Professional and a pleasure to deal with. Thank you, Elena! You are the best!
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Lisa A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
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Lisa A.

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Lisa teaches all areas of music: Technic, Theory, Reading, Counting, Ear Training, Composition, etc. When you take lessons from Lisa, her goal is more than teaching you how to play or sing a song. She gives you the tools needed to play ANY song. She teaches what few others teach. She teaches you how to BE a musician. She gives you the tools & techniques necessary to pursue any musical desire you wish to achieve, professionally & personally.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Denis D.
Got more than was expected. A+
Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be

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"I think Bin is enjoying his lessons very, even though he is very shy and rarely talks. Thanks again for everything."
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Took Piano lessons from Susan G.
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"My daughter is just beginning her third year of taking piano lessons with Brad, which has been great. She has provided nothing but positive feedback regarding her experience with him. You can tell that he is very patient and comfortable working with children. I was terrified of my piano teacher as a child, which really prevented me from ever loving it. Thankfully, my daughter's experience with Brad is not like that. She enjoys her lessons and always is in a good mood when finished. Brad does a good job of understanding her capabilities and progresses accordingly. As a result, my daughter never gets frustrated or discouraged, which is important for a 10 year old.
Another fantastic aspect of working with Brad is his flexibility. My daughter is involved in other activities which changes her availability times for piano lessons. Brad is very understanding, and goes above and beyond to try and accommodate our changing schedules throughout the year. We've always been able to find a day and time that works for both of us. This is really important for a busy family such as ours. I'm looking forward to my other daughter beginning piano lessons with Brad in the next couple of years once she is old enough."
Bill
Took Piano lessons from Bradley A.
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"Maggie has been great. My 5-yr old daughter is very high energy, and I was skeptical that anyone would be able to administer 30 mins of piano lessons to her, but Maggie has easily done so since day one. She's very encouraging and teaches through positive reinforcement. She's very efficient with the time. She packs a lot into a 30 minute lesson. She's punctual, and she was very flexible when I saw how much my daughter was enjoying the lessons and I wanted to increase their frequency. I highly recommend Maggie."
Thomas
Took Piano lessons from Maggie Z.
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"I find my lessons to go by very quickly, she is a great instructor and makes learning very enjoyable. I find her enthusiasm for piano to make me want to learn more and more each lesson!"
Emese
Took Piano lessons from Sarah P.
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"Great first lesson! He was prompt, experienced and patient. Also flexible with scheduling and how to proceed with the lesson plans. Looking forward to learning more!"
Jessica
Took Piano lessons from Farrokh S.
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"Very good teacher! I’m happy with him teaching my daughter. She is learning quick thanks to Aldrin’s teaching method."
Amanda K
Took Piano lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Keith is an amazing teacher. My 7 year old son likes him very much. Before the lessons I worried our boy couldn’t build his interest in playing piano, just lose his enthusiasm after a while as the 7 years old always did. But Keith make me totally worry free, my son likes him very much, and he really knows how to build the kid’s interests and confidence while learning. Now my son enjoyed himself very much with Keith in their piano time. We are so lucky to find Keith."
Ying
Took Piano lessons from Keith J.
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"Excellent instructor"
Abigail
Took Piano lessons from Veroslav T.
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"Daniela is wonderful and our lessons are always fun. She lets me play pieces that I enjoy plus introduces me to new music that she believes I will also enjoy. She allows me to play freely but will correct my mistakes (wrong fingering :). But this only make me a better player and learning a new piece easier. As an adult learner I cannot say enough good things about her and her style. I really enjoy my lessons with her and I highly recommend her."
Tammy
Took Piano lessons from Daniela K.
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"Sally has taught piano for over 15 years with her husband Tim. Tim teaches voice and has professional singing experience with San Diego Opera. There teaching style has provided a structured environment with very patient, encouraging tone so the most timid of students will want to learn. Students with learning challenges have done well with their program. Periodic recitals and music competitions are scheduled during the year to showcase each students learning accomplishments. Both Tim and Sally are loving people and would welcome anyone who desires to learn piano, guitar, violin, and voice from their experienced teachers."
Lee
Took Piano lessons from Sally S.
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