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Emily B.

14 Reviews
Tivoli, NY
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Low Horn Mock Audition Winner from The Southeastern Horn Workshop
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Horn Performance and Music Education from The Eastman School of Music
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Emily B.

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I teach hornists of all ages, and have been teaching privately for 6 years! I have a music education and horn performance background and teach based off the learning styles that best meet a student’s needs. I have experience with teaching young and mature beginners, elementary-high school, and college. I love helping students prepare for college auditions and exploring different options as to how music can be a part of their life. A unique process I love for teaching : using my students’ favorite song or artist to build fundamentals on the horn!

About Emily

I have been playing the horn for 11 years! I have an undergraduate degree in Horn performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music where I was also nominated for and won a Performance Certificate. I continued on to become the teaching assistant for the Pennsylvania State University

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Elissa
We love Emily! My daughter is in 4th grade and started with absolutely zero horn experience. She has made so much progress in a few short months! Emily is an amazing teacher and is so kind and patient. We definitely recommend her.
Reetu
great lessons! - P.S best insturter ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reetu
I loved the new song my teacher taught me!!
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Pecos S.

31 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $62
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Baroque Concerto Competition Winner from San Francisco Conservatory Of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests in those whom I teach.

About Pecos

New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchest

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Cheryle
Pecos is a wonderful teacher. Very patient. Has excellent tips to accelerate the learning process. Customizes the classes to achieve my personal goals. I previously took cello years ago and got frustrated. Now I am 67 years old and his teaching recommendations have enabled me to accel far beyond where I quit last time. I am encouraged now to continue on. C.Hart
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Don D.

11 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Don D.

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BEGINNERS WILL LEARN: 1. Proper left and right hand, arm, and body positioning . 2. Proper (not common!) pick grip. 3. How to play notes (reading of music suggested but can be worked around) and first position chords. 4. Rhythm focus to play to some of your favorite songs.
INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED STUDENTS WILL LEARN: 1.To continue proper positioning (I will remind you... bet on it !) 2. Ear training (very important) 3. Bar chords (you'll hate them initially but they speak the world of you.... you'll get 'em !) 4. Learning and utilization of scales including Minor and Major Pentatonic Scales. 5. Multi-position playing 6. Improvisation utilizing all afore-listed. 7. Incorporating my methods that utilizes a bit of other styles (just a bit) as I have taught such wonderful players I've been sought to create a "next level" Blues Guitarist such as Chris Raabe and Bill Tuthill.... look 'em up (the Chris Raabe Band) for example.

About Don

Hi, My name is Don and have been teaching guitar for many years. Currently I teach at my home studio in Lake Katrine, N.Y. From 2015 - 2017 I taught at the New York School of Music in Walden, N.Y. From 2003 -early 2015 I was a staff instructor at Imperial Guitar and Soundworks of Newburgh,

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Brett B.
Don was wonderful with our son Brett, who enjoyed his first lesson immensely. We are definitely in this for the long haul with Don! He was very patient and very attentive to Brett.
David
Had a great first lesson with Don. I believe I will progress nicely under his tutelage. Already have a lot to work on.
Aneiah
Years ago I took Guitar Lessons at a local music store ( a very prominent one) as a raw beginner and quickly became frustrated with my lack of progress. Although my teacher was a great player and "very hot" to look at I soon began to feel like I was merely his "practice dummy."... I'd play the chords he showed me, endlessly,... while he seemed to be just practicing his solo playing. ... I then tried On-Line Lessons from various sites which were actually even less helpful and soon just lost interest completely.
A friend of mine said she had taken lessons from a Don DeBold for about 5 years before going off to college and highly recommended him.
I've now been taking lessons from Don for almost 2 years and having a blast ! I've learned how to play along with most of my favorite songs (mainly Blues and Rock) and now I'm learning to play Solo Guitar that needs no accompaniment !
Unlike my first teacher, during many lessons Don barely plays or even has his Strat on his lap because he's busy concentrating on what I'm doing !
He's a stickler yet lots of fun at the same time> I super recommend him as a Guitar and Music Teacher !!! Aneiah J.

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Spencer W.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Spencer W.

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I love teaching and providing the student with different types of styles and genres to learn from. If you wanted to learn classical then we would focus on that and learn in the most efficient pedagogical approaches there are, but if you wanted to learn jazz or rock then we would instead focus on the creative and improvisational side of learning. What a student needs is also based on who they are and what music they love, and with a good combination of fundamental principles and musical exploration the student is nurtured to be the musician they want to be.

About Spencer

A multi-faceted pianist, Spencer Woods has performed in the Southern Kentucky and Nashville region since the age of 14. He has collaborated and preformed with touring rock bands such as Dan Luke and The Raid and Brad the Dad. Spencer has also toured with the Western Kentucky University (WKU) Wind E

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Julia C.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Doctorate from Yale University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julia C.

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I love working with people of any age and any level-- when a student is excited about music, it makes me unbelievably happy. I've researched many different teaching materials and methods and after many years of teaching, I've figured out some of the best ways to help students have fun while learning.

About Julia

Hello! My name is Julia Clancy and I've been teaching music for over half of my life. I've instructed people at Universities such as Yale and the Cleveland Institute of Music, as well as beginners at home! After years of performing all over the world in orchestras and chamber ensembles, I'm ready n

Kathleen L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from The College of New Jersey
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kathleen L.

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Clarinet beginners will start with the Rubank series of method books. As they progress, scales and exercises will be added, especially exercises that help with playing over the break, getting a clear consistent tone, and finger mobility.

About Kathleen

After playing the flute and piano on my own for seven years, I began my classical music education at the age of sixteen with international soloist Jun Kubo. Only a year and a half after I began my studies with Jun Kubo, I was accepted into The College of New Jersey for a Bachelor's program in Music

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Cathy Hayes
Fantastic! Katie is a wonderful instructor.
Jonathan
Katie was really great and engaging with my son.
Kaitlyn H.
Katie is an excellent teacher for both of my children 6 and 8

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"Great mentor and teacher for all levels

Chuch is a great teacher and I recommend him wholeheartedly. I have been mentoring under him for over 6-months and I feel I made the right choice. He has customized my lessons to my needs, level and skills and has been very flexible with the learning lessons themselves. He is very knowledgeable and able to help me through all my issues. I am difficult to work with, generally speaking and as I am stubborn-bad habits at play here, but he was able to find the right approach for me and I have made great progress since I've started given I have had limited-to-no-time to practice at home at times.

I am over 30, so it goes to show that even older dogs can be led to learn new things, given they have the right teacher and approach.

Absolutely recommended!"
Pete
Took Piano lessons from Chuck M.
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"Matt's a great teacher, musician and person all around. I've played guitar for years now but I always leave feeling like I've learned something useful and its never a dull time! I feel much more confident in my ability to pluck a bass and would recommend him to anyone at any level of playing ability."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew F.
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"Heather is great! Friendly, patient, knowledgeable- I'd highly recommend!"
Sheryl
Took Clarinet lessons from Heather W.
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"Excellent teacher. Knowledgeable and helpful."
Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"This was good because she taught me many things i never knew before."
Eric
Took Violin lessons from Rui M.
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"It was wonderful meeting Erica - our daughter Zaza enjoyed her lesson and is already asking "how many days until Tuesday"? We look forward to seeing Erica again next week for more music and fun!"
Zaira
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Erica G.
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"My son enjoyed the lesson. He remarked that Stephen was very patient."
Maxwell
Took Piano lessons from Stephen M.
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"He is very patient! He has been able to teach my daughter different genres of music. Expanded her knowledge on different types of genres. Very sweet, very approachable. Very reliable!"
Patty
Took Guitar lessons from David E.
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"Daniel is very nice and patient! I'm an adult student learning Trumpet. I've had five lessons so far and it's been a wonderful experience!"
Eric
Took Trumpet lessons from Daniel K.
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"She is a great teacher and my kids love to work with her."
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Took Broadway Singing lessons from Alexandra D.
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