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Danielle J.

36 Reviews
Central Islip, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Business and Vocal Performance from Five Towns College
  • Teaching since 2005
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Danielle J.

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I studied Music Theory for many years and have developed a solid technique that I teach all my students so that they can read music fluently

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my li

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Samantha
My daughter had a lot of fun with her lessons and has her homework to do. Thank you for your help and patience!
Jerel F.
Danielle is personable, listens well, and has great ideas - I can't wait for our next lesson!
KIMESHA C.
Having an amazing time and learning to love my voice
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Joseph M.

20 Reviews
Huntington Station, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph M.

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35 + yrs playing/teaching experience
Classical to Jazz
Fun mixed with work

About Joseph

Local tutor; Will travel to you, or we can use my studios located in Nassau, Suffolk and all 5 boroughs. My name is Dr. Joseph M., Ba/Ma/Dma, in Education and Performance. I have reference lists a mile long, (with phone #'s, so you contact my previous and current clients), full of success

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Ella, Olivia L.
Both my daughters enjoyed their first piano lessons. They can’t wait for next week!
Charles G.
This was my 10 year old son’s first lesson with Joe. For me, I really loved his energy. He is patient and worked well with my son , keeping in my of his age. For my son he said Joe is fun. He enjoyed his lesson.
Javon A.
AMAZING KNOWLEDGE, GREAT TECHNIQUE, AND OVER ALL GREAT INSTRUCTOR. WILL HAVE YOU SINGING BETTER IN A MATTER OF WEEKS!!
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Veronica B.

22 Reviews
Copiague, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Awarded Best Teacher of 2015 from Private company
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Veronica B.

22 Reviews
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Hello! I can teach you chords, modal counterpoint, intervals, harmonies, song structure and how to transpose music for the vocal ranges.

About Veronica

Hello, potential piano proteges'! .. Being a piano protege as a child myself, I have been teaching piano, organ, and flute for over 25 years since, and I currently have students that range from children to adults. While you are learning to play the piano, you will be playing popular, classical, hymn

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Laura H.
Very encouraging, friendly, and helpful instructor. Highly recommend!
Dianne
My granddaughter likes her very much. She is kind and patient. Thank you Veronica
Michael *.
Veronica was fantastic. Very straightforward approach easy to comprehend. First lesson and I’m hooked. Thanks Veronica
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Brandi B.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brandi B.

47 Reviews
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I can help you to better understand music theory through explanations that make sense to you. Everything you want to know will be introduced to you at your own pace even if you don't have a clear idea of what theory concepts you'd like to know. I have taken quite a few theory classes including the more advanced subjects like form and analysis and counterpoint, even some composition and arrangement independent studies. Let's learn in a way that works for you!

About Brandi

My name is Brandi and I am ready to become your music teacher! Playing the guitar has been my passion for 15 years and counting. As a part of the talented music program throughout my high school years, I decided that I wanted to pursue music as a profession. I attended Southeastern Louisiana Uni

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My daughter had a very positive first lesson with Brandi! She is looking forward to next weeks lesson!
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Araya B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2020
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Araya B.

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When teaching music theory, I like to start with the basics and build on that. Starting with the treble clef, I will teach you how to read music and how to count and clap the notes. I will also teach what different dynamic symbols means and how to apply them.

Next I will teach you what intervals and triads are, and how they build chords. I use Alfred’s Essentials of Music Theory books for teaching music theory because it breaks it down into very simple terms.

About Araya

My name is Araya and I am 23 years old. I am a classically trained violinist as well as a singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. Previously I taught in Oregon but now I am located in Mesa Arizona. Starting January of 2020 I started teaching beginner violin privately locally, and now teach b

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Jolene
Araya has been a wonderful teacher for our daughter and has done a fantastic job so far! She’s very reliable, patient, and knowledgeable. She has also been very flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend her!
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Chresten H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Chresten H.

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As a music teacher (Guitar, Piano and Drums) for over 10 years, I understand the fear many students have of music theory - it's a vast and imposing subject! But it doesn't have to be.

I teach all levels of theory in harmony, melodic construction, composition (jazz and contemporary pop/rock/r&b) as well as rhythm. I always ground the concepts we study in real life applications, I don't waste too much time on unnecessarily tedious or vague concepts. I believe music theory should serve a function not just make you sound smart! I love helping students demystify advanced concepts like modes, extended harmony, creating melodies, advanced rhythms, polyrhythms and subdivisions - and I love watching students gain the confidence and appreciation that comes with study of music theory.

If you study with me, you can expect to be challenged to grow every lesson but always supported and never rushed or intimidated by new ideas.

About Chresten

I have been a performing musician for almost 20 years and teaching for over 10 years. I consider myself a multi-instrumentalist, my first instruments were the drumset and piano and I began studying guitar in my teens. My love of music has led me to study a wide range of subjects, but my primar

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Qwincy
Chresten has been an excellent teacher to our daughter! He's very patient and helpful and he always pushes her to try her hardest!
Angela Viscido
Chresten is a fun and informative teacher. The pace is a little faster but challenged me to move forward. Patient and takes the time to go over any questions asked. Very thorough. Thank you.
STEPHAN
Really nice class on topics I was aware of but not particularly experienced at... Chresten was fast but not too fast....he explained things over and over, aive us time to sample it, and then gave us pieces to practice on!

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Centereach is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
Ralph A Famiglietti."
Ralph
Took Music Theory lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"Kenneth knows where I want to go with music and I believe his lessons are definitely putting me on the right track for my specific goals"
Emmanuel
Took Music Theory lessons from Kenneth R.
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"It has been a few years since our daughter, Michaela, took piano and music theory classes from Howard Richman. However, hardly a day goes by when she is not using something that she has learned from him. Whether she is writing a song, composing music, producing a track, playing the piano, singing, rehearsing, performing, etc…it always involves some aspect of her lessons with Howard. She is always referencing material from her classes with him. The enjoyment and confidence that Howard instills in his students, through his methods of teaching, truly must last a lifetime. Going to Howard was one of the best decisions that we have made regarding Michaela's career. In fact, as it turns out, it was a life changing experience for her. Needless to say, we have the very highest recommendation for Howard Richman."
Anchalina
Took Music Theory lessons from Howard R.
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"Edwin is seriously the best! You will not regret learning music from this professional musician!"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Edwin I.
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"Marcelo is a very patient and knowledgeable instructor. I `ve been taking theory classes with him and it is great. He has a very good methodology and will make everything very clear."
Jason MIller
Took Music Theory lessons from Marcelo M.
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"Chris is very helpful and open to listening to my needs and plans and he is very knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him to achieve my goals."
Mahfuz
Took Music Theory lessons from Christopher M.
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"Gleb is a very knowledgeable and passionate instructor, able to explain complicated aspects of music theory in very simple terms. Highly recommended to anyone, regardless your level of proficiency or age."
Mike
Took Music Theory lessons from Gleb V.
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"I felt very comfortable practicing with Michael and he focused on exactly what I needed to learn."
Jackson
Took Music Theory lessons from Michael L.
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"I've been taking lessons with David for more than 2 years, he's amazing... he's very knowledgeable, patient, knows how to explain difficult concepts and can adapt to a broad range of topics, covering different areas that I'm interested on, including music theory, songwriting, guitar and bass, and music production.

David is both a professional musician and an experienced instructor, and you can tell the difference that makes in every class.

We started with at-home classes, but switched to online during the pandemic and that's working pretty good for me to.

I'd recommend David to anyone looking to learn a new instrument, get better at it or expand their music knowledge in general."
Mariano
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"This guy's great!!

Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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