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Erica S.

6 Reviews
Boonton, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

Baichao L.

New York, NY
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Baichao L.

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About Baichao

My name is Baichao Bryan Lan, I am a Master’s pianist at The Juilliard School in New York. I am graduating in May 2020. I began playing the piano at age four. As a pianist, I have won over 20 national and international piano competitions and have been invited to give performances throughout the U.S

Cory J.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor's in Music, Guitar Performance from Hunter College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cory J.

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Music theory is a very important tool in a musicians arsenal, it will help translate the abstract into understandable terminology and build a bond with whatever music one is trying to internalize. I am adept in classical and jazz theory and teach using a straightforward and simple approach, always using musical examples and relating everything back to the sounds we want to create.

About Cory

Hello and welcome all! My name is Cory Jacobs, I'm a Brooklyn born guitarist, educator, and composer, and I'm thrilled that you are reading this, because that means you're interested in pursuing music. I have been teaching and performing for around ten years, and plan on teaching for the rest of my

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Peter
Cory was an excellent, energetic, and helpful instructor! I was picking up guitar from scratch, and his approach was easy going and approachable. Able to provide insight and information on the greater complexities and intricacies of advanced guitar play while imparting the fundamentals and building blocks to establish a foundation of skills & knowledge.
Mary B.
Cory is an excellent teacher. He is thoughtful and has plenty of patience in his teaching methods. My daughter has progressed an awful lot in such a short time. She really enjoys learning to play the guitar with his guidance. I would highly recommend Cory to anyone who would like to learn to play guitar.
Tanmay
Cory is very clearly extremely knowledgeable about a breadth of music, and is also a very enthusiastic teacher.

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Christian R.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2008
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christian R.

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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Ozzy S.
My son really enjoyed his time with Christian. He was really blown away by his knowledge. Thanks christian
Lori L.
Christian is super cool, relaxed and patient. He cares about you learning to be able to understand music as well as your instrument. He wants you to have fun and learn to play the music you want to play!!!
Tim R.
Christian is an excellent teacher. He listens to what I'm interested in and makes the lessons enjoyable. I would highly recommend.

Holly T.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American Sign Language, Spanish
  • B.A. Music Education from Seattle Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2003
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Holly T.

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I have been teaching music theory for almost ten years. I typically integrate basic principals of music theory along with voice and piano students. I also can help with structural form and analysis and composition.

About Holly

I am an enthusiastic musician with a talent for teaching. I have worked as a voice and piano teacher in Seattle for over ten years. Previously employed at The West Side Music Academy in 2003-2006, I realized my passion for individual instruction early in my career. I studied Music Education under

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Osvaldo O.
Really good teacher!
She explains everything really good and even teaching me how to read music :)
Pauline
Holly is a wonderful vocal teacher. I already noticed improvements after 2 lessons.
Tatiana D.
Holly is very technical and an amazing teacher! She makes me very comfortable to sing and is helping me a lot witt my voice!

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

26 Reviews
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I love to teach music theory at all levels. Music Theory helps you understand many aspects of music, including why certain notes and chords sound good together, finding the right key to sing a song that is in your voice range, improvisation and soloing on your instrument, timing, rhythm, creating original melodies, thinking outside the box for composition, and many others.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Astoria, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Astoria is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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David is a great tutor and teacher! He helped me to understand the basic fundamentals of music theory and how to develop the skills to be able to practice it at home. He gave me really good tips that were easy to understand and fun to learn. If you really want to learn how to compose, write and read music go to David!!"
maya
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"I am encouraged and looking forward to more lessons"
Joanne
Took Music Theory lessons from Bethany R.
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"Dave is awesome!

Dave pretty much saved me in Music Theory. I was really struggling to grasp chord progressions and melodies, Dave walked me through everything step by step until I got it. I highly recommend dave as an instructor, he'll get you through it!"
David
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Jim explains music theory in such an easy to understand way. He goes step by step from the beginning. At every lesson we would review what I learned in previous lesson. I have taken music theory at mercer county college and I have to say that I learned more from Jim than I did in a whole semester. I highly recommend him."
Edna
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Loretta is an amazing teacher! She makes it a joy to study music theory and piano."
Amber
Took Music Theory lessons from Loretta M.
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"By far the best teacher I have ever had. Paul makes lessons engaging, and his wealth of knowledge never comes off as elitist. He explains complicated theory in a practical way for anyone to understand. If I wasn't leaving Chicago I would have signed up for ten more lessons. Ask him about the own music he makes with his band. He's a super talented guy!!!"
Reid
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"Amazing she’s perfect. Learned all I need to know. Can’t wait for future lessons to get so much better. Truly greatful"
Megan
Took Music Theory lessons from Summer L.
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"Great first lesson! My son enjoyed it. Thank you."
Obi
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"Jon is a superb music teacher for adult beginners. He's very encouraging, patient, and knowledgeable. His big smile paired with his easy going personality is very inviting, and his ability to meet his student where they are and keep the lesson on track is where he shined in our session(s). By the end of our first session I had specific goals and recommendations on how to make progress for where I'm at it my practice. I'd highly recommend John to anyone looking to pick up music."
Steve
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon S.
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"Great first day back to the basics and then off to tread the deep waters of theory. Allen was able to to explain the theory in a simple to understand format followed up with application."
Vintyre
Took Music Theory lessons from Allen P.
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