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David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David S.

8 Reviews
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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......

Sarah A.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Premier Young Artist Award from Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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Sarah A.

7 Reviews
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About Sarah

Hello! I am a recent graduate of NYU where I received my Masters of Music degree. I studied flute performance under Keith Underwood and Soo-Kyung Park. I additionally taught as an Adjunct Instructor while completing my graduate studies at NYU, where I taught undergraduate and certificate NYU studen

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Mairead
Very helpful ! Printed materials for my lessons . Extremely knowledgeable . Loved playing with miss Sarah . Delightful . Awesome teacher !
Sophia F.
My daughter’s first lesson with Sarah was great. She’s looking forward to next week.
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Meg S.

8 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Meg S.

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During my time with students, I strive to assist them in taking risks, discovering the joy of music, and making progress with their singing. No matter what their goals are- All-State Choir, opera, musical theatre, or just having fun, I love helping them reach them. By looking at different genres of vocal music, we will focus on many different aspects of singing, from music theory, to expressive performance, to the foundation of healthy singing.

I believe that every student is unique and learns in his or her own way. Therefore, I tailor the pace and focus of lessons on each student’s interests and abilities. I believe it is integral for all students to have an understanding of music theory and therefore, work on theory and sight-reading. In addition, I think a well-rounded musical education is key, and work on an array of genres with my students including folk songs, art songs, and musical theatre. Students will work on 2-5 songs at once, and will consider a song "learned" once ...

About Meg

At the age of 4 I began producing musicals in my basement with my sister. This progressed to acting classes, piano lessons, and eventually the school musical in sixth grade. I began taking voice lessons when I was in eighth grade and have never looked back. Through high school, I focused on both cl

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Carrie
Meg is a great teacher who is extremely attentive to each person's unique voice. She doesn't try to force any particular technique or style, but it responsive to what works for each individual and where they are at in terms of experience and comfort with singing. She brings an overflowing tool kit of techniques and knowledge about the voice and body and uses them creatively and effectively to help her students produce their best sounds. I've been working with her for almost a year now and highly recommend her as a teacher!
Laura
Meg was so sweet and helpful. I went in feeling super embarrassed about my voice and she was so good af making me feel comfortable. I definitely recommend her!
Carrie
Megan seems very knowledgable and friendly. She very quickly identified a few things to help my singing and I came away with some helpful warm-ups, exercises, and tips.

Meet Online Music Performance Teachers Serving Westfield, NJ

Glenn W.

74 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Glenn W.

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I instruct aspiring vocalists, actors and musicians the foundation of their craft; but without the art of PERFORMING, I believe that all the technical knowledge in the world will never catapult them into a successful realm. My Academy is predicated on performance, in whatever genre the student aspires to master. I tell each student, however lofty their career expectations, that all we study will be predicated not only on performance, but on FUN. For all the above arts are under the guise of entertainment. To give a masterful performance IS to be entertaining. An audience looks to entertainment to provide happiness and fun. We tie all of these characteristics together in our journey to excel at Musical Performance.

About Glenn

I have been active in the entertainment industry since the age of 12, when I gave my first professional performance. Prior to that I was already being introduced to music with years of guitar, and then vocal instruction. I do not remember a time of my life when I was not singing somewhere; in the h

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Charlie M.
Glenn is fantastic!
Aaron
Such a confidence boost. Glenn helps you know what you’re already doing well, as well as what to improve on.
Blaine
Glenn is amazing! He listened to me sing a few songs and gave me two tips that completely improved my vocal performance! Highly, highly recommended if you want to sing and perform better, and if you truly want to profoundly impact the listener to a higher degree !

Daria B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Performance (flute) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daria B.

1 Review
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About Daria

Hello there! My name is Daria and I am a music teacher with over 15 years of experience giving high-quality, individualized instruction in Flute, Piano, Clarinet, and Voice to all ages and all levels. Want to learn a Beethoven Sonata? The theme from The Force Awakens? The latest radio hit? Sign up

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Sarah
Daria is a great instructor! As an adult student, I was nervous but I learned a lot. Highly recommend!
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Francesca C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM in Music from Berklee College of Music
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Francesca C.

11 Reviews
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Over the years, I have done 100+ performances and taken performance techniques classes and would love to pass my knowledge on to a new person!

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am going back to school in September at Cal State Northridge to get a degree in Music Therapy! My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the

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Bryant Y.
Lucy P.
Francesca is super talented, kind and patient as a teacher!
James H.
Francesca is very patient and provides a stress free learning environment. I'm having a lot of fun with these lessons and not stressing out.

I have zero music background and even less musical talent. If she can help me learn guitar, she can teach anyone!

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Westfield, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Westfield is $68. 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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$41 average
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$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Anastasia is helping me prepare for a role in a German Operetta with spoken dialogue. She is assisting with the translation of the German libretto, pronunciation, and playing the score. She has been great to work with!"
Jennie
Took Music Performance lessons from Anastasia S.
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"I have known Greg for over 25+ years. He can play any style and at the highest levels. He has never disppapointed us by either in his performance or teaching. He is the best and highly recommend."
Eric
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"She is the best she gives u great pointer you would love her and she is very nice."
Princess
Took Music Performance lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Excellent musician, vocalist and performer. Worth your time and money to utilize T King as your instructor."
Lynn
Took Music Performance lessons from Timothy K.
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"Greg is an excellent musician. I have performed with him many times. I've known Greg for over 12 years. He worked on my guitars, and his work was exemplary!
He is a person of great character."
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"Lexi has really helped me find
out more about singing if you need a voice instructor go to her!:):):)"
Robin
Took Music Performance lessons from Lexi C.
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"THE. BEST. PERIOD.

Ms. Chau is a parent's dream! She is soft spoken, incredibly kind, patient, and talented. My daughter is shy and sensitive, but Ms. Chau had her laughing and playing with confidence from the from the first lesson! I HIGHLY recommend this instructor for first timers like us as she is truly a gem. She makes learning notes, rhythm, and rests so easy."
Yvonne
Took Music Performance lessons from Chau K.
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"Bill is a thoughtful teacher, an amazing musician, and a really caring guy

I would highly recommend Bill! He is such a great player and teacher! He has helped enormously with my saxophone playing, clarinet playing, and improvising.

Since my saxophone playing is already fairly advanced. In our lessons on saxophone focus heavily on advanced jazz improvisation topics, like standard tunes, and transcription. He is so knowledgeable on these advanced topics but is really great at showing me the basics so that I can learn at my own level and pace.

On clarinet Bill and I work on more classical studies and instrument technique to get my clarinet playing more on track.

Bill is such a patient and motivating teacher. It is clear that he cares deeply about MY SUCCESS in music. He has helped me feel good about my musical progress and inspired me to work harder!

He has even given me lots of great music business advice, and helped me think about what I want out of music in my life.

Bill is so easy to get along with and is really careful to explain things in a way that I can understand them.

Its been really awesome getting to know and work with him!"
Jason
Took Music Performance lessons from Bill T.
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"Performing has being my main issue
Have more confidance since Rodolfo has made improve my technique
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Max
Took Music Performance lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Eric is and outstanding hard working musician with many talents to share and looking forward to working with him & his band and learning more about Bass."
Rene'
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric J.
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