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Emily B.

12 Reviews
Tivoli, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Low Horn Mock Audition Winner from The Southeastern Horn Workshop
  • Bachelor of Horn Performance and Music Education from The Eastman School of Music
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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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Leanna G.

32 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Bachelor's Degree in Flute Performance from Purchase College
  • Awarded Senior Solo Competition Winner from Schoharie Valley Concert Band
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Leanna G.

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I believe that the most important aspect of learning is a positive and comfortable environment that encourages and facilitates growth! My studio ranges from ages 9 to adult and from beginner to advanced.

Through my own studies I have experienced many different teaching styles and philosophies, and have developed my own method to help my students progress quickly and efficiently.

Every lesson will begin with a discussion about the students practicing so that we can celebrate growth and work together through challenges.

Students will be asked to study technical and tone exercises as well as repertoire that will help them progress in the necessary areas. I will help my students choose pieces that are appropriate and enjoyable.

If a student would like to study a popular song then I will gladly write my own arrangement for them. We can also learn to play by ear and improvise.

For my online students I will record solos, duets, and piano parts to pieces that we cannot play ...

About Leanna

Leanna is a co-principal flutist and piccolo in The Orchestra Now (TON) based at the Fisher Center in upstate New York. She has performed with TON in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since joining in September, Leanna has participated in two

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Charles B.
Knowledgeable, experienced and patient. I have improved dramatically. Excellent in accessing individual needs. Highly recommended.
Maria L.
Leanna is a great instructor. She is patient and provides clear guidance. She listens and allows her students to grown. She knows how to motivate her students. I always enjoy my class with Leanna.
Solea
Leanna is very knowledgable about her craft. She is professional and organized in her approach to instruction.
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Helen S.

Hopewell Junction, NY
Starting at $17
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Helen S.

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I began studying music theory in high school, and have taken several semesters of college-level music theory. To complement and support my music theory and ear training knowledge, I have studied piano at the intermediate level. Music theory will help you appreciate, interpret, and enjoy music - I can't imagine not knowing what I know about music theory, and I want you to feel the same way. Here are materials I can use in music theory lessons:

- The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis (Clendinning and Marvin)

- The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis workbook (Clendinning and Marvin)

- The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills Sight-Singing book (Murphy, Phillips, Marvin, Clendinning)

- Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music (Kostka and Santa)

- Grand piano (in my College Studio and can be used online)

- Yamaha electric piano (in my Home Studio and can be used online)

About Helen

Hello! I've loved music since I was young, and am very passionate about helping others learn and enjoy music. I started playing violin in elementary school, loved it, and now am a junior music education major at SUNY Fredonia with an instrumental (strings) concentration. I am a graduate of the Mann

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Kathryn Z.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathryn Z.

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All levels of voice are taught, geared to whatever is your musical specialty but using a technique stemming from classical voice.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the bes

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Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!
Rupesh G.
I have two daughters who took piano and voice lessons with Kathy for more than 6 years. Kathy is a very positive person who is passionate about music, and this resulted in lessons that were uplifting and enjoyable. Looking back on their time with Kathy, it is amazing that not once in 6 years did I feel that she was snappy or short or just going through the motions. Kathy had a positive impact on my children and their love of music, and I highly recommend her as an instructor.

Kathryn Z.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kathryn Z.

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My lesson plans cater to the interests and needs of each individual student. I have a curriculum that emphasizes proper breathing and vocal techniques, as well as mindful body awareness. I teach in multiple genres of voice, and aim to instill good vocal technique for healthy singing in any genre! My curriculum also includes ear training and sight-reading skills, as I believe that reading sheet music is beneficial. For interested students, I also teach performance and audition skills.

About Kathryn

I have a Bachelor's degree in music, specifically voice. I've studied both voice and piano for over 12 years, and have been performing for over a decade in a variety of settings. As a voice teacher, I believe that every voice is unique. My students establish a foundation of healthy singing techniq

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Sean
I have been seeing Kathryn for vocal training for the past 9 months and could not be more happy with my lessons. It is easy to tell that Kathryn cares deeply about the growth of her students. Not only is she a talented teacher/musician, her warm personality creates a safe, playful atmosphere. Highly recommend!

Nick D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick D.

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About Nick

Nick is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Music Education from Florida State University. Previously, he attended The University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor's degree in Music Education, taught high school and middle school band and guitar for 3 years in Austin, TX, most recently earning

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Maggie S.
Nick was patient with a brand new learner and explained things in a very easy to understand way. He didnt just talk, he asked questions to explore whether the student was grasping the information. Very happy to be working with him as is my daughter!
Ryan
Very helpful and patient Ryan has also taken piano for 3 yrs and Nick was helpful in showing Ryan how reading music on both instruments worked and fingering.Ryan is 10

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"I met Jordan while he worked at a local cafe and he was always very kind to me and my 2 sons as they were growing up from a very young age. During one of our many conversations, Jordan mentioned he was a music instructor. He is not the only person in the cafe who played instruments but Jordan's guidance related to music was always VERY genuine. You could easily tell he knew what he was talking about while others just gave answers on a whim.
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"I am a total beginner. No musical knowledge at all. Kirk is very patient, and is willing to explain things in detail."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Kirk R.
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My son had started with Jonathan in August and he has learned so many songs he loves and wants to learn! My son connects with Jonathan really well and I find my son practicing and doing what Jonathan has told him to do. Jonathan is great!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Jonathan B.
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"It has been a joy and a blessing to have Nancy as a piano teacher for my two children over the past 6 years! She has given them not only a sound, well-rounded piano education, but she has also gone above and beyond by truly caring about each of them and giving of her very self for their benefit. She has taken the time to listen, to investigate, and to find ways to encourage each of them to overcome challenges and to grow in their unique styles and talents. She has used a multi-faceted approach with my children, simultaneously building their knowledge of music theory, ability to sight-read, and understanding of varying kinds of music (including but not limited to: classical, jazz, show tunes, popular music, hymns, praise/worship)... all the while fanning the flames of each child's God-given passions and talents. (For example, she has helped them develop their compositional and improvisational skills as well.) I am very thankful for the role Nancy has played in my children's lives! I know absolutely that having her as a piano teacher has had a profound positive impact on their musical journeys."
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Took Piano lessons from Nancy C.
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"My first lesson was quite productive. I hadn't played in many years and Yoon focused in on techniques to help me with my (many) weaknesses. He was patient, encouraging and an excellent teacher."
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"Eric is great and is a huge part of my growth as a singer. I've been taking lessons from him for years - initially we worked on exercises and the basics of placement and pitch, and have now moved on to applying it to different song styles. He's always up for whatever kind of music I want to do, and in even one lesson has helped make a huge difference in recreating the singing style of my favorite songs. Would highly recommend!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Eric J.
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"Robert makes learning fun!!"
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