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Benjamin L.

Astoria, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Bachelor of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Awarded Pablo Casals Award from Manhattan School of Music
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Benjamin L.

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I provide a base knowledge of theory, beginning with the circle of fifths, going into chord structures, and filling in any gaps the student might have in his or her foundation on the subject.

About Benjamin

In my years of teaching, I have developed an individual approach with each student, young or old, according to different needs and learning styles. I believe it is never too early or too late to begin learning, and it is my hope that music making through this instrument will be as enjoyable and pas

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Bill T.

38 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2003
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Bill T.

38 Reviews
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I've been studying music my entire life and have composed, arranged, practiced and played many styles and genres of music gaining a solid understand of what makes each style, chord and melody unique. Knowing how music and harmony functions is essential to becoming a complete musician and is something that every person studying an instrument should have a grasp on. I use a blend of ear training, active listening and classroom style exercises to help the student attain a well rounded and practical understanding of the function of musical theory.

About Bill

Bill is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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Athan M.
I very highly recommend Bill! A few months ago I could struggle through a few scales but with Bill's teaching I'm now playing funk songs live in front of 50 people with a friend's band. Bill's lessons are not only useful, but also fun and energetic. I've had a number of saxophone teachers in the past and Bill is by far the best.
Suzette Graham-Hill, M.D. FACP
Bill is Absolutely Excellent. Wonderful patient teacher. Every student should have a teacher as patient as Bill.
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Karl K.

27 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Bachelor of Music from Norwegian State Academy
  • Awarded Prize-winner from American Horn Competition
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Karl K.

27 Reviews
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Prepare for college auditions or expand your knowledge for your own enjoyment. "What makes it great?"

About Karl

Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; M

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Katherine D.
Karl did a great intro lesson.
Ethan S.
Karl is a nice teacher. He is very professional, teaching me different techniques and theories. He also teaches things that other teachers haven't taught me, such as hand positions in the bell and how to get clearer/better sounding notes. I have learned a lot from him.
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Amanda M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Amanda M.

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I believe music theory is super important for any musician, but it shouldn't be dry and boring. Geared towards beginner and intermediate students, we'll learn theory by learning its practical applications and how you can apply it to your instrument.

About Amanda

I've been playing guitar for about twelve years, and teaching for the last five. I started out by teaching a family in my neighborhood for free, and after discovering my love of teaching, I expanded this into a job while I pursue my bachelor's degree in music business. I've performed with bands,

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Matt M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matt M.

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Learning Music Theory is a great way for students of all instruments to improve their musicianship. My lessons focus on the basics of melody, harmony and rhythm and how they can be applied to whatever style you want to play.

About Matt

I am a professional jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter and teacher. I've been teaching music to students of all ages privately and in groups since 1998. After graduating from William Paterson University with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance I spent 10 years in New York City working as a free

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Stacy K.
Laid back but still professional, clearly knows his stuff, visibly very patient. really looking forward to more classes with you Matt!
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Mesrop S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Armenian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mesrop S.

6 Reviews
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I love teaching theory! People tend to have problems with theory, and my favorite part is simplifying the most complex ideas and making them understand it. There is no feeling more satisfying than that.

I teach all sorts of theory. Whether it's basic theory, song writing, harmony, or counterpoint, it's one of my favorite subjects to teach

About Mesrop

I am a music lover. I love anything and everything that is music. It has been one of the most consistent things in my life since I was a child, and there's nothing that makes me happier than making that a reality for someone else. I've spent a lot of time studying with different musicians, such

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Jocelyn
I am a classically trained violinist and singer songwriter who is looking to improve my piano skills. In our lesson I felt like I was able to get the type of thorough instruction I was looking for. We covered position, technical exercises, and classical pieces that I should be proficient in. It was apparent that Mesrop has a very deep understanding of this instrument and can approach it from the technical perspective I was looking for. I’m also happy that I can bring in songs from my songwriter project and get a composition perspective on those when I need it. It’s a very good balance for me as a performer and a songwriter. It’s important to find a teacher who you genuinely like, and Mesrop’s kind personality and professionalism are a great fit for me.
Daniel
I have been wanting to learn piano for some time, and was recommended to Mesrop by a friend. He has been very patient with my pace of learning, which isn't always the fastest, and introduced concepts in a really logical and digestible way. Great guy and teacher, highly recommend!
Arsen
I've always enjoyed playing guitar and bass, but the added element of piano was something that seemed so daunting I convinced myself to let it go. Mesrop was able to break it down so simply for me from the start, and I'm extremely thankful for his patience and focus throughout lessons. Along the way, I picked up more on theory and am now more comfortably able to transcribe as well. I think he's a tremendous musician but an equally excellent teacher.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Brooklyn, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Brooklyn 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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"Collin helped me with piano theory very much. He was very involved and awnsered my questions well. He knew what he was teaching and it was apparent he has a large background of knowledge in his subject field. Very good teacher. Would recommend to a friend or anyone looking for quality music lessons."
Henry
Took Music Theory lessons from Collin D.
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"Music has never come easy me. Up until Zack, I had never found a teacher that helped me get it. When he teaches he takes his time and makes sure you’re getting it. Not only that but he makes sure you have fun! Whenever he’s teaching I can’t help but have fun. He’s always cracking jokes and making you feel comfortable. I love music lessons with him. I’m so glad he’s a teacher and I hope he helps many more kids like me to become better musicians."
Dori
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"Very inspiring. Antonella helped me realize just how much I needed to learn. She did this in a very encouraging way. I'm looking forward to my next lesson"
Jim
Took Music Theory lessons from Antonella D.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"Adam is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to help people with what they don't understand. He explains things as clearly and simply as possible and is good at finding other ways of explaining things if you don't understand the first time. His kindness and patience is always a good bonus. 10/10 would recommend."
Madison
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills."
Hadassah
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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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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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"AMAZING!

I met Dave in my music theory class at Ex'pression college. He's the reason why I'm making music today. I went from not knowing a thing about music theory or a piano to creating chord progressions, understanding modes, intervals, modal interchange, and how to read sheet music. He's extremely patient, professional, and easy to get along with. His passion for music and teaching is infectious, I highly recommend!!!"
Jerry
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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