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Kessa M.

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Peekskill, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Piano Performance from Brigham Young University
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Kessa M.

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I have been teaching piano almost as long as I have been performing, coming up on 10 years. To date, I have taught lessons to over 100 different students ranging in age from 5 to 70, and ranging in skill from complete beginner to college piano performance major. I can teach students of any level and help them overcome any problem, whether that is a technical problem, interpretative problem, or having pain during playing.

Not every student is going to think I’m the best fit for them. I expect consistent practice, completion of assignments, and attention to detail in music. I have had many trial lessons that don’t pan out because the student or parent thinks my expectations are too high for them. Make no mistake; I expect a lot, but I also care deeply about music and have great understanding and sympathy for those who genuinely try. Whether your goal is to learn to read music, improve rhythm, learn to play the great classical repertoire, or simply have a good time learning the ...

About Kessa

I received my BM in piano performance from Brigham Young University, studying under Dr. Richard Anderson and Dr. Irene Peery-Fox. While there, I studied pedagogy from master teachers Dr. Irene Peery-Fox and Dr. Jared Pierce, who taught me both how to run a studio and how to manage individual lessons

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Robert P.
Excellent. Nothing gets by her; very helpful.
Caleb
I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level.
Marissa
Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home.
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Eric S.

Cold Spring, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eric S.

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I offer music lessons in the lower Hudson Valley region as well as remotely via Skype or FaceTime.

I have decades of experience working with students of all ages and levels and I often prepare students for recitals and NYSMMA competitions. I do not use a cookie-cutter method for instruction. Lessons are tailored to meet the specific needs of each student and taught in a comfortable and friendly teaching environment.

I specialize in teaching:

* beginners students (ages 6 and up)
* basic classical repertoire
* music theory
* jazz & blues improvisation

Not sure? Try one lesson and see if you like it.
PS. I also give drum lessons!

About Eric

Eric is a third generation musician from Western New York. A multitalented artist, Eric has worked as a composer, percussionist, pianist, author and educator for most of his life. As a composer, Eric has received four prestigious Meet the Composer grants, a Utah Arts Council grant, NEA Foundati

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Gary G.

Briarcliff Manor, NY
Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1972
  • Music from Juilliard School of Music
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Gary G.

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My student-centered approach means students feel important. Students have my full attention without distraction. My studio is well equipped with Steinway grand piano and full set of teaching aids. The studio is large enough to social distance and all precautions are taken including the following of CDC protocols.
My experience is wide and deep. As a piano teacher of all levels for decades, I am able to easily assess your current skills and create a plan for us that will keep you motivated.
As a teacher of children for decades, I am sensitive to the psychology of children. I am empathetic and understand how important it is to build trust and how easily that trust can slip away if not respected.
I am a virtuoso. I can be viewed on youtube and continue to create videos of major works. I am not all talk. I walk the walk.
I have a multi-dimensional approach. Ear training, repertoire, analysis, technique, theory and problem solving are all part of it.
I have a multi-domain ...

About Gary

Hi! I am a cool piano teacher who will put you at ease! I'm fed up with the fact that everyone is bragging in their bios so I'll be brief. Let's just say I have a masters degree from Juilliard, am an international prizewinner, have my own youtube channel where I'm constantly producing new vide

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Dr. Jason T.

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Campbell Hall, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music from Manhattan School of Music
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Dr. Jason T.

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Winner of several awards and competitions, pianist Jason Thomas has been recognized locally and internationally for his warm playing and personality.

Jason is based in New York, receiving his Bachelors and Masters from Manhattan School of Music (MSM), and is currently finishing the last semester of his Doctoral Studies from MSM.

Jason's extensive teaching career includes giving Piano Lectures at notable schools, including Rutgers University, giving master classes for advanced students at MSM, as well as helping students prepare for auditions to various schools. Jason welcomes all levels from absolute beginner to professional.

About Dr. Jason

Dr. Jason Thomas is a wonderful person who loves teaching and has been doing so since he was a teenager. Jason is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music (MSM) where he received both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Classical Piano Performance. He is currently finishing his Doctoral studies

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Excellent instructor and very patient with students.
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Lydia H.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lydia H.

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She wanted to share her gift of music with others and started teaching piano lessons when she was 17. Lydia was hired on as a teacher with a local professional music company and worked there for 4 years. During that time she continued her education and received the necessary training on how to effectively teach students of any age.

About Lydia

Lydia started her musical journey at age 8 with piano and later adding harp when she was 12. She wanted to share her gift of music with others and started teaching piano and harp lessons when she was 17. Lydia was hired on as a teacher with a local professional music company and worked there for 4

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Rachel P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rachel P.

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I have 7 years of experiencing, and specialize in beginning and intermediate students. All ages are welcome. Lessons are customized and designed around the needs and goals of each student. Not only will you be playing beautiful music, but you will also be building a foundation of ear training, technique, note reading, music theory, and more. I love to inspire students and help them develop into strong, well rounded musicians. Laughter and fun are encouraged! Let's begin!

About Rachel

I am a professional pianist and teacher. In 2014 I graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Piano. The piano is my favorite instrument, and I love being able to help others learn to play it. Piano students can expect to grow and develop as a musician each week. I have taught beginners

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Carmel is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Gabe is one of the most patient people I’ve ever met. He has worked with our three sons for years. I would highly recommend him. He does a great job and is extremely patient."
Lisa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Fawn is a very warm and sensitive teacher. She exhibits gentle toughness and she knows her stuff!! I'm so glad to have her as my teacher."
Yolanda
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Learning piano has been an amazing experience because Bill tries his best to pass his musical passion down to me. He doesn't take the boring route of learning piece by piece as many other teachers often do, but he focused strongly on musicality, style, and interpretation.

This makes practice and learning more engaging instead of becoming a mindless chore."
Erin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Bill L.
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"Phillip is a really good instructor! My son likes him very much!"
Morning
Took Classical Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"Niki has been teaching our son for a year since he was 6. He has learned so much in the last year- she does a great job of starting with the basics- sight reading, music theory, fingering. Her quiet way keeps him calm but also pushes him to learn. Most of all, he really enjoys the piano and looks forward to lessons!"
Kate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"Great teacher, professional, very nice , I would definitely recommend piano lessons with Nelli."
Lucy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Nelli M.
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"I have been working with Fawn for 4 years and have passed 11 levels of music theory and note spelling and 8 levels of lesson books with her. I can play anything I want, including high-level classical pieces, pop songs, movie soundtrack pieces, ragtime and jazz (I don't like jazz very much). Even though Fawn is very fun and can be silly, she has just the right amount of strict to her. She is quite fun to be with and I have gotten very far on piano (and other instruments now) and will continue to excel with her as my teacher. If I could give her more stars, I would."
Ruby
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Great instructor, my 4.5 year old daughter loves his classes."
Jinshuo
Took Classical Piano lessons from Joshua F.
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"We have come to know Niki as a very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated teacher. My daughter was only 5 when she had her first piano lessons, and I was interested, most of all, in understanding whether her interest in music and the piano in a common room in our building was mature enough to begin music lessons - or not. Niki gave me a very knowledgeable assessment of my daughter's readiness to begin studying music, and then went on to give her piano lessons that were right for her level and age. She definitely developed my daughter's eagerness to learn more, and left her looking forward very much to her weekly piano class. We can wholeheartedly recommend Niki."
Brian
Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"Steven B. is an exceptional piano teacher. He knows how to motivate and encourage a student, and is very accommodating with regard to a student's particular interests.
One of his most outstanding teaching features is that he has an entirely unique approach to ear training (playing by ear). He creates customized playing-by-ear, step-by-step, walk-through recordings--which he professionally produces in his home studio.
These recordings break down a piece in such a way which allows a student to learn how to recognize intervals, chords, chord inversions, melodic lines, and more.
I cannot emphasize enough the (often under-appreciated) value of such ear training for students at all levels."
Dominique
Took Classical Piano lessons from Steven B.
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