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Karen S.

West Milford, NJ
Starting at $42
  • BS Music Education from West Chester University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Karen S.

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My focus for my lessons is quality, integrity and personalization. I’ve taught hundreds of children and adults to continue their appreciation and love for music. I will take the time to be sure you’re 100% happy with my teaching. I perform and teach all orchestral instruments and experience teacher of 30+ years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate piano student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Karen

Experienced teacher of 30+ years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced piano student as well as all brass and woodwind and string instruments. Professional musician to perform and teach all orchestral instruments. Currently a member of the world famous New York Staff Band. Check our

Thea H.

Central Valley, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Thea H.

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My name is Thea Horowitz and I’m a passionate music educator and Violinist! I earned a Bachelors in Music Performance at New Jersey City University where I had the privilege to study with professional musicians from the Metropolitan Opera, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, The Seoul National Symphony, and countless other ensembles at the forefront of the industry. In addition, I completed numerous college credits in early childhood education, music education methods, and child psychology. I was raised in a musical family and have loved music for my whole life.

I love connecting with my students and finding what motivates them to learn a love of music. With 6 years of private teaching experience and 15 years of playing experience, I strive to provide the best instruction for students of all ages and levels.

I am an active volunteer in music education and when I'm not teaching or playing, I love finding new ways to help out the awesome students and parents in the music ...

About Thea

My name is Thea Horowitz and I’m a passionate music educator and Violinist! I earned a Bachelors in Music Performance at New Jersey City University where I had the privilege to study with professional musicians from the Metropolitan Opera, The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, The Seoul

Kathleen L.

6 Reviews
Sparta, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from The College of New Jersey
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kathleen L.

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Clarinet beginners will start with the Rubank series of method books. As they progress, scales and exercises will be added, especially exercises that help with playing over the break, getting a clear consistent tone, and finger mobility.

About Kathleen

Kathleen Little, after playing the flute and piano on her own for seven years, began her classical education at the age of sixteen with international soloist Jun Kubo. Only a year and a half after Ms. Little began her studies with Jun Kubo, she was accepted into The College of New Jersey for a Bach

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Cathy Hayes
Fantastic! Katie is a wonderful instructor.
Jonathan
Katie was really great and engaging with my son.
Kaitlyn H.
Katie is an excellent teacher for both of my children 6 and 8

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Rachel T.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Concerto Competition Winner from Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
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Rachel T.

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My students can expect to have a balanced practice life starting with daily routines/trombone maintenance, continuing to etudes and technical studies, and ultimately finishing with musical repertoire. I give my students the skills on how to become efficient practicers, which is essential if he/she wishes to make regular improvements on the trombone. My goal is to create a comfortable atmosphere in which students can feel free to express themselves through the music they play. I keep students mentally engaged by asking them questions that are intended to direct them toward creating a clear, personal interpretation of their music. This gives the student a sense of artistic authority and ownership over their playing and creates more enjoyment in daily practicing.

About Rachel

I have been providing private instruction for beginner to advanced trombone, bass trombone, and music theory students for 8 years. My goal is to create a comfortable atmosphere in which my students can freely express themselves through the music they play. I keep my students mentally engaged by ask

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Lizzi T.
Rachel is such a fun and knowledgeable teacher! Not only is she great at teaching trombone technique, but she is also extremely musical and well versed in the theory and history of many styles and eras of music. She's a very chill and laid-back teacher, but still makes sure that you as a student set goals for yourself and reach them. Definitely sign up for lessons with Rachel!
Joss D.
My daughter really likes Rachel. She feels that Rachel is a good teacher and even in the first lesson, she learned something new that she feels will make her a better trombone player.
Kyler S.
Actually, It is my son who is the beginning trombone student. But he is very happy with Rachel's instruction. She is obviously a very skilled musician, she sets a definite program and expectations for her students, and exhibits great patience as well.

Poh Hock K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Malay
  • Awarded Winner for .Strandberg* Guitar Competition 2015 from .Strandberg* Guitarworks and Uppsala International Guitar Festival
  • Teaching since 2006
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Poh Hock K.

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I have over 20 years of playing experience, on and off and about 2 years of teaching experience.
For younger students, I use the Piano Adventure series books as it has yielded great results from my experience.
For adult students, I will start off with the Alfred piano book series for beginners, or books with famous pop hits, depending on what you are interested in.

About Poh Hock

Hi! My name is Poh Hock. I have been playing music for at least 20 years and I have been teaching the guitar for about 9 years now. I provide lessons at your home, my studio and online! I have a very hands-on approach to teaching and I believe that students should have fun while learning. I als

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Michael
Poh Hock is a well-rounded and versatile teacher. He is capable in many styles of playing and has a powerful understanding of music theory to reinforce his teaching. He is very patient and relaxed; I never feel stressed preparing for or during lessons. He is able to tailor his lessons more around exercises or learning songs depending on the wants and needs of the students. I've been taking music lessons in different instruments for 10+ years; learning with Poh Hock has singularly been the most positive and productive experience in that time.
Phillip Wrenbeck W.
Poh is awesome. He's super talented and educated in music. He has a great personality and challenges me in a positive way. I'm always looking forward to the next lesson!
Julian
Poh Hock is a great teacher that really has a passion for playing and teaching guitar. His style of teaching is very precise and methodical. I learned a lot of songs taking lessons with him but more importantly Poh Hock taught me how to practice material that I was working on. The lessons were really more like guided practice sessions. While some teachers that I've had might just use the lesson to teach material and have me practice over the week, Poh Hock used lesson time to really drill sections and get them to sound good. I absolutely recommend Poh Hock as a teacher for anyone who seriously wants to improve their playing and their approach to music in general.
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Brittany K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Brittany K.

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Hello! I am a Berklee College of Music graduate, active performer across USA and Europe, and dedicated and experienced teacher of both kids and adults. Genres include: Jazz, American folk music (bluegrass & old time), orchestral, pop, rock, children's music, and more.
I design specific lesson plans unique for each person in line with their concrete goals and learning style, supplementing lessons with visual charts (music, maps, etc) and aural playalong tracks. An AmSAT certified Alexander Technique teacher, I am able to give specific directions on physical habits which may be in the way of creating the most full sound possible. For the kids (and adults too!) I include sound games, always striving to connect with a sense of exploration and possibility in the learning process. Ask me any questions you may have!

About Brittany

Hello! I am a Berklee College of Music graduate, active performer across USA and Europe, and dedicated and experienced teacher of both kids and adults. Genres include: Jazz, American folk music (bluegrass & old time), orchestral, pop, children's music, and more. I design specific lesson plans uni

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"We became friends, Then as a student I learned a lot and I have a lot to look forward to as I progress with my practicing I cant wait to practice on my own, The teacher was filled with knowledge on the sax I am glad I found Christina and look forward to my next lesson because Christina was easy to work with and no pressure."
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"Sara has been great. She is committed to my 11 yr old daughter's lessons and has been articulate in lesson presentation as well as effective in dialing in the right program for her. She is always on time for online lessons, and stays engaged until the end. Sara has even given lessons as late as 11PM her time to accommodate our west coast schedule. We just signed up for more lessons! Yay!"
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"My daughter was so nervous for her first lesson and Phillip was amazing. She is 14 and said, "He didn't make me feel bad that I am not as good as I should be and so that makes me feel like maybe i can play better."
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Took Piano lessons from Jennifer G.
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Took Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"Carl does a great job teaching techniques that have definitely improved my piano playing. I'm learning faster than I expected. He has vast knowledge of the piano which helps in any genre."
Heather
Took Piano lessons from Carl W.
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"I was feeling a bit apprehensive, but David made me feel at ease. Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Brian
Took Piano lessons from David B.
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"William is very well prepared and very encouraging."
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Took Mandolin lessons from William B.
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"Rachel is a great teacher. She makes everything easy to understand. I've learned so much already."
Deseria
Took Cello lessons from Rachel C.
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"Erin has been a wonderful teacher. She's extremely knowledgeable and is able to pass that knowledge on in clear language and examples. Erin has a positive caring personality that makes learning enjoyable. She's also very understanding when changes in the my schedule are needed. I'm so glad I found her!"
Trisha
Took Cello lessons from Erin C.
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