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Jonny G.

2 Reviews
Wayne, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Art Farmer Jazz Master Scholarship Award from William Paterson University
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Jonny G.

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As a trumpeter, my skills vary from technique, jazz improvisation, lead trumpet playing, to classical playing. I was a member of the Next Generation Jazz Orchestra in 2018, a jazz band consisting of musicians selected from across the United States. With this band I traveled to Japan and performed in the Monterey Jazz Festival in California. I have also toured Europe on several other occasions playing festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival and the Umbria Jazz Festival with the Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra. Here in the States I have played at venues such as Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Birdland, Chris’s Jazz Café in Philly, The Kennedy Center, and more.

About Jonny

I am a current student at William Paterson University studying jazz trumpet and music education. I have been fortunate to study with nationally and internationally acclaimed trumpeters Jeremy Pelt, Joe Mosello, and Nathan Eklund. Additionally, I have studied under the great guitarist Joseph Federic

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My daughter started with Jonny when she was in the fifth grade. Jonny makes the experience of learning trumpet very enjoyable and my daughter finds him very patient and kind. There's never any pressure to master technique in a certain time frame. Jonny is a very accomplished musician and blends his knowledge from his different teachers to give his students a holistic and fun experience!
Lori
Jonny Gittings is not only a remarkable and exceptionally talented musician, he is equally skilled in his instruction. My son and daughter have taken trumpet lessons from Jonny for years and he is professional, knowledgeable, and always has a plan and a solution. No matter what may be troubling my kids with their music, their form or their instrument, Jonny always makes them feel at ease and helps them overcome any obstacle. We feel so fortunate to have learned from the best!
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Jocelyn Z.

New York, NY
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
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Jocelyn Z.

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“Learning is becoming more aware." My favorite Dorothy Delay quote and one that I implement in my studio. By observing, hypothesizing, deducting, and problem-solving, my students will gain the skills needed not only to succeed in music, but also in every stage of life. I offer both lessons and coachings, in which we will cover violin technique (intonation, sound, phrasing, musicality, performance technique, audition preparation, etc.), and basic music theory (musical forms, rhythm, compositional techniques, etc.)
Lessons are tailored to the students individual levels and needs.

Looking forward to hearing from you!!

About Jocelyn

My musical journey has taken me to venues in Asia, Europe, and North America, such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, and National Sawdust. As a chamber musician and recitalist, I've had the pleasure of working with many classical musicians such as David Finckel, Alan Gilbert,

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Zach S.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Zach S.

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I believe that each person is drawn to the drums for different reasons; some have dreams of performing in stadiums for thousands of people, others simply want to be able to play along to their favorite records in the garage on a Sunday afternoon. Whatever your goals are, my goal as a teacher is to always keep sight of your initial motivations for drumming, craft an individual plan to help you get there, and to have some fun along the way! (All styles & levels welcome)
*Please check out my Drum Lessons Introduction video below to hear more and see my lesson studio!

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I have been playing the drums for 20+years and teaching for 8+years. I studied jazz at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio, but am no stranger to playing Rock, RnB, Punk, etc..at dirty dive bars, music festivals, and other less stuffy environments :)
*Feel free to watch my performance Reel below to hear a sample of my playing!

About Zach

I have been playing the drums for 20+years and teaching for 8+years. I studied jazz at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio, but am no stranger to playing Rock, RnB, Punk, etc..in dirty dive bars, music festivals, and other less stuffy environments :) *Feel free to watch my perfor

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Tim
It has been a pleasure to begin to learn to play the drums with Zach. He has made the lessons immensely enjoyable and given me the time and space to master one element of drumming before on to another.
Karen
Zach is not only a kick-ass drummer, he’s a great teacher too. I never thought of myself as musically inclined but after six months of lessons with Zach I have changed my tune. Thanks to Zach’s patience, kindness and skill, I’m actually learning how to play the drums at age 45! I look forward to my lessons every week and highly recommend Zach to aspiring drummers of any age.
Luis
Zach has been my drum instructor for a little over a year now, and after stopping playing for several years beforehand I foun Zach, I thank him helping he rebuild my passion for rocking out! He never fails to take his time with me and break down certain beats, songs, etc, whenever I’m having trouble getting the grasp of things. He makes his classes very personal and it’s clear how much he cares for how I perform and how much I understand what I’m doing

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Brandi B.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brandi B.

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I have been playing the guitar for 13 years, then started learning classical guitar approximately 7 years ago. As a recent graduate from Southeastern Louisiana University, I have been teaching guitar and ukulele lessons as well as classes since the spring of this year (2017). I hold a bachelor's degree in music performance with my primary instrument being the guitar.
I can help you to acquire a solid foundation of music theory knowledge. You can help to better understand music theory concepts if they are paired with guitar techniques to supplement them.
If you are a complete beginner, do not be afraid! I will help you to learn at a pace which is comfortable but still effective for you. These lessons will be focused and designed to fit YOUR needs. Let's learn together :)

About Brandi

My name is Brandi and I am ready to become your music teacher! Playing the guitar has been my passion for 14 years and counting. As a part of the talented music program throughout my high school years, I decided that I wanted to pursue music as a profession. I attended Southeastern Louisiana Univer

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Brandi is awesome and I am enjoying learning and taking lessons from her.
Have a great weekend, see you next week!
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Ariella E.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $79
  • Speaks English and Hebrew
  • Speech Therapy, Music and Linguistics from Brooklyn College and City College
  • Awarded 7th Place In The israeli Version Of American Idol from "Cochav Nolad"
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Ariella E.

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There are so many colors to the human voice. Unlike most instruments, the human body does not show us what note we are playing or how the air is inhaled in to our stomach. So we end up feeling our way through, using our imagination. This is where the magic happens. In class and outside of it, muscle memory takes its natural course and we begin creating a unique and practical "navigation map" of your voice.
Whether you feel like letting out some steam, working on those high notes or designing your own sound; I am excited to meet you! I have studied (and still studying - learning is endless...) many different techniques and am very committed to sharing what I know with patience and passion.
Lessons are flexible, fun and fit for the students needs.
I take great pride in my students success and can't wait to welcome new ones!

About Ariella

I am a bilingual English and Hebrew singer with a great love for teaching. Whether you feel like letting out some steam, learning a new language, working on those high notes or designing your own sound; I am excited to meet you! I have studied (and still studying - learning is endless...) many diff

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Jadine
I’m so happy I found Ariella! Truly one of the best teachers I ever worked with. She knows what she is doing and she is a lot of fun!
Alizee L.
I just had my first lesson with Ariella, and I can already tell she loves what she does, and it's truly a blessing to be working with her.
Cathy Sussman
I am thrilled to be working with Ariella Edvy in my quest to learn Hebrew. Her approach of using music and video clips to teach make her lessons fun and relevant. But there are two things that really set her apart -- her art of teaching elocution (she makes you feel it!) and her way of modeling her lessons to each individual's learning style.
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Adam T.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.M. Commercial Music – Composing/Arranging from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adam T.

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I've taught many Piano students at a private music academy, ranging from small children to adults. For a beginner, we will focus on fundamentals, as good technique is an investment in future success. I use a well-respected Piano method book for all my students, and many of them have had great success under my instruction.

About Adam

Adam has been teaching private lessons since 2011, and is currently available to teach lessons at home or at your location of choice. Adam has taught over 50+ students, and many have gone on to read sheet music while playing guitar, make complex musical arrangements, and sing with healthy technique

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Lola
Adam is very good at explaining difficult music theory concepts, he is patient, and he makes sure you understand before moving on.
Aaron
This man is a Logic Wizard
Dan D.
Adam is very knowledgeable in music theory. He has helped me on multiple accounts by being able to explain things in simple ways.

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"David is awesome! He immediately put us both at ease and was so patient and encouraging with my son-- who has no experience with playing music. When we left my son felt proud of what he had learned. It was a great experience!"
Nathan
Took Trombone lessons from David L.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Brandon at the School of Rock in Madison for 4 years . Brandon was the musical director of several performance camps , where the kids participating would learn songs and perform them live in front of an audience after 4 months of intense practices .
Brandon is a great teacher , very good with kids . He was instrumental in helping my daughter become a professional musician , overcome her shyness on stage and taught her the value of hard work, perseverance , and working as a team . I cannot say enough about Brandon’s abilities . He is fantastic !"
Pam
Took Drum lessons from Brandon T.
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Ruben has been an excellent instructor. Very patient and very knowledgeable. He is also flexible in that he allows me to "dabble" in various areas of instruction. He provides excellent suggestions that can be used outside of the class room environment. So far all suggestions have been very helpful in advancing my progress. I highly recommend!"
Luis
Took Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"Michelle was so awesome. My daughter loved her & felt so comfortable with her for her very first lesson. She was beyond patient and taught a relevant lesson that my daughter will be able to work on until next time!"
Eden
Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Clark is the best teacher I have ever had! He’s so patient with me and has made the transition from in person to online lessons so easy. I would highly recommend him for any of your music needs. He is very knowledgeable about all of the subjects he teaches and he is able to explain everything in many ways so that I can understand. You can’t find a better teacher."
Abby
Took Cello lessons from Clark E.
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"I've had weekly acoustic guitar lessons as an adult beginner for a little over a month now. I consider Brandon to be an outstanding instructor for several reasons: He makes it a point to understand my interests & goals, and always keeps the lesson plans moving in this direction. Brandon is patient with the learning process, and he also keeps things dynamic and challenging with a good balance of music theory, technical skills development, and application. Each lesson pulls me out of my comfort zone but he is careful not to overwhelm me. It's a pleasure to be instructed by someone who is so highly proficient with such a deep understanding of music, and who also wants to share their knowledge and experience with others to help them grow. I highly recommend Brandon."
Rob
Took Guitar lessons from Brandon P.
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"Ms. Hanaa has been my teacher over the last 5 month and she is an awesome teacher! She always makes hilarious jokes and gives me time to understand the lesson. Not only is Ms. Hanaa kind, but she always gives me rewards when I try. Thank you Ms. Hanaa!"
John
Took Piano lessons from Hanaa H.
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"I love my teacher. She is the best."
Somara
Took Singing lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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"Lauren is an amazing violin instructor to our 11 year old son. She is always on time, has a great way with kids, and really brought out his confidence. I over heard him in the lesson saying “ohhh, that’s how you do it.” Lauren is a highly accomplished musician and outstanding teacher. We highly recommend her to anyone."
Akiko
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"Shanita is amazing she instruct you to the right path, makes the lessons very interesting by teaching you the sounds and she is absolutely helpfull."
Emma
Took Vocal Training lessons from Shanita J.
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