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Emily B.

15 Reviews
Tivoli, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Awarded Low Horn Mock Audition Winner from The Southeastern Horn Workshop
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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!!

Don D.

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

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As everyone is different with different goals, ages, and levels of proficiency so to is my method of instruction for each individual... Beginners will expect to quickly begin enjoying the instrument without intimidation by it ... they will learn... 1. Proper left and right hand, arm, and body positioning. 2. Proper (not common !) pick grip and angles. 3. Strongly "suggested" reading of music. 4. How to play notes and first position chords. 5. Rhythm focus to play along with all previously listed to some of their favorite songs... An intermediate to advanced Classical student may expect a doses of technique, sight reading, and theory within a particular lesson for say, ABRSM exam prep.. An Intermediate to Advanced Blues, Rock, or Shred student may expect more focus on scale and arpeggio applications for improvisation.

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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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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Hilo W.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hilo W.

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As a musician, I am also a freelance artist an I have my own painting studio and gallery as well. I love to travel and teach so this is why I would love to teach online.

I believe that no matter music or art, they are all medium to nuture your own creativity and make you feel more alive.

I always encourage my students to be imaginative when it comes to interpret music. I believe one can play well have to learn how to appreciate music first.
Only with the students' own internalization of the music, the music can be alive.

To play music well means one has to understand the song from all different perspectives, not only the techniques but also the learn the musical themes that the composer intended to express.

And the most interesting part comes to the performer add his/her own touch and imagination, preference to the original piece.

I would love to share the joy of playing music with my students.
I will teach my students the lessons of techniques and expressions separately ...

About Hilo

I am passionate and enthusiatic piano teacher that loves to share my knowledge and techniques to my students from all ages and different background. I try to make my lesson to be easy to be understand, fun and engaging. But I always like to challenge my students from time to time, in terms of tec

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Lauren K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BM - Music Education from Brooklyn College
  • Awarded Sherman Van Solekma writing prize from Brooklyn College
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Lauren K.

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Teach the beginner techniques of clarinet.

About Lauren

I have taught students from the age of 10 to 60 in all levels of flute, piccolo, alto and tenor saxophone as well as beginner clarinet. For the younger students I have also used to recorder to teach notes and to build confidence. My goal is to make the learning fun as that turns practicing into f

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Rachel I.
First lesson went very well, daughter understood everything she explained .. looking forward to continue with her..
Sonny R.
The lesson went great. My son was very happy. Lauren is a sweet young lady who I could see right away works well with kids.

Emilie C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
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Music theory is an extremely important tool in the journey of becoming a better musician. Learn the basics of key signatures, scales and scale qualities, intervals, chords, harmonic qualities (major versus minor), rhythm, etc. etc. Knowing these elements and how to use them will help you express emotion and create tension in a song.

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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"Cara is a very patient teacher and is great at making you feel comfortable singing. She has lots of experience as a both teacher and a performer and it shows. I'm a busy person and I don't always have time to practice as much as I should, many music teachers are agressively critical in such situations but Cara is very understanding and teaches at the pace you can manage.

She has the experience to recommend songs which really showcase your voice to the greatest degree but is also is willing to take input on what kind of music you prefer to sing, so you're never bored or out of your depth while practicing.

I'm very glad I found Cara and I can't recommend her services enough."
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Took Broadway Singing lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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"I've always LOVED guitar... but I NEVER thought that I'd be playing it myself someday! That is until I found my music instructor Russell. I took up keys at first, but I felt this urge to want to learn the guitar. Russell is an awesome instructor, in fact he also taught my 7-8 yr. old (at the time) drums, which she picked up quick. He was always very patient, in fact he always walked in with a smile and a positive attitude, which is really important for parents of kids taking any kind of lessons. Anyway, back to the music, Russell is a multi-instumentalist and a fantastic producer and engineer as well, but I have to say that he is truly one with the guitar... so I was very lucky to learn from a pro but more importantly someone who is truly passionate about teaching. I have applied all the knowledge I've gained and applied it to my own music productions. Thanks to Russell, my musical compositions have grown tremendously. I love that I can learn new guitar songs and put techniques I've learned to good use, as well as with the keys! Thanks so much Russell!"
Sarah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"My girls really enjoy learning from her. She keeps the interactive the whole lesson."
Charrisse
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"The lesson was very helpful! I look forward to more!"
Yachen
Took Singing lessons from Olga C.
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"More then just bass lessons!

I went in to lessons with Peter looking for some review on theory and notation reading but I received much more. When I asked for a lesson on a specific subject he addressed exactly what I was looking for, as well as a quick history of the topics that we discussed. The combination of playing the bass, learning music theory, and music history, made these lessons very unique and a lot of fun for me. I would recommend Peter to any musician who likes a well rounded approach to music."
Michael
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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"April is amazing! Made me feel welcomed and comfortable right away and proceeded to share a wealth of knowledge in just the first lesson. I feel empowered and honored to be working with her and am looking forward to my next 9+ lessons."
Sam
Took Singing lessons from April S.
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"I've been working with Francesca for a few months now, and I feel I've grown so much. Prior to this I've sparsely attempted to play instruments, but she has taken her knowledge and passion and been able to pass that on to me while constantly reminding me that one day I will be good. And I believe it! I've come a long way to establish a regular practice routine, still working on it with her, and I have high expectations for the future. I recommend her to my own people and I recommend her to you."
Andrea
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Arlys was very supportive and understanding. She had some great tips."
Patricia
Took Gospel Singing lessons from Arlys A.
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"First lesson today and my son loved Connie, it was a great experience. 😊"
Gabriel
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Dennis is the fourth guitar teacher I have had over the past 8 or so years. As a casual guitar player signing up for Dennis' lessons, I simply wanted to enjoy playing the instrument while also improving my technique. Having taken lessons with him for about a year now, I can confidently say that both of these goals have been fulfilled. My technique has definitely improved with Dennis more so than it had with any of my past teachers. Not only is he a good teacher, but he is also just an all around chill, good guy. I always look forward to my weekly lesson."
Sam
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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