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Popular Music Theory Teachers in Ballston Lake, NY

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Sam C.

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Music Theory
Starting at $50
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Sam C.

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Hello! Through my deep personal study and four long years at the Juilliard School, I have become a master of Music Theory.

Most people struggle with music theory due to overloading their brain with memorization and other processes of elimination. However, the one thing that's never taught on this subject (even inside Juilliard), is common sense. Above all, music theory is rooted in common sense. Once my students learn WHY things work, rather than simply WHAT works, they make TREMENDOUSLY fast progress. Once you get the snowball rolling, it picks up speed and snow exponentially.

Learning the mechanics of the beauty of music was one of the most important processes in my life. It opened up my eyes and ears and gave me a better understanding not just of music, but of life. I can't wait to share this beauty with you, it's one of my biggest passions.

PS- I also have cohesive lesson plan for AP Music history study

Happy practicin' !

About Sam

Hello! I'm Sam and I'm a graduate of the Juilliard School. I'm a huge music nerd and teaching is one of my biggest passions. For eight years, I have been teaching students of various ages and backgrounds, compiling lesson plans designed to work with students at ALL LEVELS. As a prominent NYC base

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June 22, 2019
Tina
ok Sam is fantastic!
the connection was a little weird at first but it was on my end I think because the second I moved to my living room it was steady. Rather than find a local teacher I just figured to see if I could find someone affordable online, and wow, he also went to Juiliard!
6 out of 5!
June 22, 2019
Maggie
I'm so lucky I found Sam! I used to play piano and was hoping to brush up on technique, learn jazz chords/harmony, and play along improvising with a jazz soloist. Getting a Juilliard trained musician for this price is a STEAL, I highly recommend.
June 21, 2019
Lawrence
I bounced around with a few other teachers who had flashy profiles, but none of them had as thorough, personalized, or challenging of an approach as Sam. He was so quick to diagnose my mistakes and had a way of making the trombone fun rather than frustrating (imagine that!!)

TEN STARS!!!!
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Kaia N.

(19)
Music Theory
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal Performance from University of Colorado
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Want to learn more about music theory? Let me know what your goals are and I am happy to run you through the basics of pop/songwriting theory, up to more advanced jazz or classical theory & analysis.

About Kaia

Hi! My name is Kaia, I'm passionate about teaching students in the way that makes the most sense to them, & inspiring others to reach their potential. I am a singer-songwriter from Denver with a diverse background and years of teaching experience. I studied classical voice at CU Boulder 2008-2010,

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November 9, 2019
Chris W.
Excellent experience and looking forward already to my next lesson.
October 28, 2019
Jacque
thank you for everything
October 21, 2019
David
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Pearl G.

(7)
Music Theory
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks English, Tagalog, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Music theory is key to enriching one's understanding and appreciation for music. I tailor each lessons uniquely for my student. So whether you are a beginner or need a refresher, I make sure you get the most out of each lesson. I have a classical background basis of music theory, which ultimately forms the basis for music you hear everyday.

About Pearl

Have you always wanted to learn the piano or violin? It’s never too late! I have been playing the piano and violin for 14 years and have been teaching for 2 years. I have a variety of experiences over the years, ranging from instructors who graduated from the Juilliard School of Music, Colburn Cons

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March 14, 2015
Paul C.
I am really enjoying Pearl's lessons. Pearl offers encouragement and guidance, and tells me of the necessary corrections to work on each week. I am always looking forward to the next lesson and feel more confident after we discussed the past week.
October 30, 2014
Lidya W.
Pearl is a super awesome teacher! I'm so glad I got to be taught by her.
You're the best :)
October 28, 2014
Paula B.
Pearl is an extremely talented, sweet young woman. She was very flexible with our schedule and was really good working my daughter's unique personality. Thank you, Pearl.
Paula Bergon

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Ballston Lake, NY

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Clarissa R.

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Music Theory
Starting at $35
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Music Theory is the basis for learning any instrument and learning how to sing properly. Included in my music theory lessons is sight-reading with musical letters or solfege if the student would like to learn solfege. Keep in mind that solfege will only be introduced at the instructor's discretion.

About Clarissa

Hi! My name is Ms. Clarissa Romero and I have been teaching music for 11 years! I have taught privately, for churches, and for a music school. I also obtained a Bachelors Degree in Music Education (Instrumental Emphasis) in 2016. I have a love and passion for music and aspire to pass down that love

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Sam M.

(7)
Music Theory
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Sam M.

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Online Music Theory Teacher

I specialize in contemporary music theory and also have an intermediate knowledge of classical theory. Students will learn the basics such as roman numerals for chords, all the way to advanced concepts such as chord scales, modulation and chord substitution. Unless otherwise requested, all lessons will be taught using music notation.

About Sam

Hi! I'm a recent graduate of Berklee College of music where I majored in professional music. This included music theory and guitar instruction, as well as reading and writing music notation and charts in different styles. I also play frequently, including shows at The 9:30 Club, The Howard Theater

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July 10, 2018
Dara
It was an excellent lesson! I really learned a lot from it. I was able to learn one song and start on a second on my first lesson only! Definitely recommend Sam to anyone thinking about picking up the guitar!
June 21, 2018
Karen ..
Sam is awesome! He listened to my learning objectives and background, he instructs clearly (and kindly), and I’m super stoked for my next lesson.
June 2, 2018
Anabel H.
Sam is very patient.
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Hugo B.

(5)
Music Theory
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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I graduated from Berklee College of Music in it's International Network in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I'm also a producer and mixing engineer. I've played in multiple rock/funk/fusion bands. 

Whether you are just starting out, or are looking to further the knowledge you already have we can work together to help you to achieve your personal goals.
All the lessons will be focused on your interests and level of skill.
I can teach you different levels of music theory.
The idea is to have fun while learning!!

About Hugo

I began playing guitar at the age of 13 as a hobby. When I was 23 I graduated from the Berklee International Network in Buenos Aires. From there, I was able to translate my musical skills to piano and other instruments to became a producer. Later on I started teaching music and guitar. Now, my

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September 23, 2019
María
Tuve una gran experiencia tomando clases de guitarra con Hugo!! Destaco su paciencia, cordialidad y simpatía!! Tiene mucha apertura a nivel musical. Siempre se adaptó a mi gusto personal. Asimismo, me hizo conocer muchas canciones y amplié mi repertorio!!
September 10, 2019
Jordi Sastre
I have enjoyed my first guitar lesson. Thanks to Hugo I am looking forward for the second one. Good mix between theory and practice.
November 19, 2018
Paola
He is an excellent instructor, I learned to play guitar very well.
If you want to learn Guitar I recommend him!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Ballston Lake, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Ballston Lake is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $240 per hour.
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"Tomoko is a fantastic tutor. I had a lot of trouble understanding music theory because it had been a topic I hadn't seen before. She was able to explain things to me in a very clear and easy way. She was also able to help me with ear training lessons which was also surprisingly easy, considering it was a topic I felt I had a lot of trouble with at the time. She's one of the best, no doubt.

Also, if you happen to get piano lessons from her, I'm sure you'll get more than your money's worth. She's an amazing jazz, classical, and overall pianist."
- Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Tomoko O.
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"I wanted to play piano and Kelly is a great teacher to work with. She's definetly helps understand the basics in piano music theory. I have a better learning in scales, triads & chords, notes, and key signatures. Great Job! Keep up the good work!"
- Joshua
Took Music Theory lessons from Kelly J.
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"Kelly really knows her theory, inside and out. And she can explain how it all works. It's much easier to memorize a piece once you understand the theory behind it: the progression of the chords, and their functions. I wish my former teachers had known theory instead of making me memorize all those notes with no explanation."
- Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Kelly A.
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"I now love music theory!"
- Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!"
- Mike Hays
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregg R.
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"Best teacher ever."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Catherine P.
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"She is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her work. I appreciate her style of teaching as she seems to love what she does and I look forward to learning from her."
- Brandon
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Excellent first lesson -Ronald is very knowledgeable and very easy to work with. Looking forward to progressing in theory with him!! Would highly recommend!!"
- Linda
Took Music Theory lessons from Ronald A.
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"Gabbi is a great teacher! I appreciate her thorough approach to ensure you've mastered the basics in order to be truly successful and self-sufficient musically."
- Aaliyah
Took Music Theory lessons from Gabbi C.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
- Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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