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Jessica E.

Buffalo, NY
Starting at $19
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Jessica E.

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Hand drumming is so much more than just beating a drum. There is an essence about it that speaks through your soul. Lessons with me will be a unique experience because along with learning the basic fundamentals of hand drumming, but we will learn how to listen to those around us in order to have an all encompassing experience. It will be light, fun, informative, and we will go at whatever pace feels good for you, the student! I've been around drumming and drum circles for over ten years now and have come to have a very individual, impactful style for those around me. I look forward to sharing what I know!

About Jessica

Drumming is one of my life’s deepest passions. I was introduced to the art at The Great Blue Heron Music Festival drum circle. I was captivated by the scene: dozens of people creating impromptu rhythms together, on the spot, giving others sounds to dance to around the massive bonfire, all feeling t

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Helen S.

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Fredonia, NY
Starting at $17
  • Speaks French, English
  • Awarded Dean's List from SUNY Fredonia
  • Teaching since 2018
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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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Lillian
Helen is very patient and knowledgeable. She pays attention to details (which I love) because then I won't develop bad habits that I will have a hard time correcting later.
Tori
Helen is a very responsible young lady. She is patient, and encouraging, and customizes the lessons to fit the student needs and goals. My daughter is really enjoying her lessons.
Lene
Helen is a great teacher. She's patient, encouraging and very professional. What I like the most is that she customizes the lessons to fit my daughter's needs.

Laura S.

3 Reviews
Buffalo, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master of Music in Opera from Longy School of Music
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Laura S.

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Whether it is improving your speaking voice, working on stamina, pitch matching, or just a better singing quality, I am here to help you sing (or speak) confidently and healthily. I work with all levels and goals

About Laura

Welcome to my studio! I love getting to know all of my students and helping them achieve their goals. One of my favorite things about teaching is that I can meet musicians (that's you!) at all different levels and with varying interests. Whether you want to learn to sing pop, broadway, classic

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EmilyW
Laura has a wonderful approach with kids. Her instruction is warm and kind while training them on how to best use their voice. My 12 year old looks forward to her lessons each week.
GerardB
My daughter loves her teacher.She gives great singing lessons but also useful advices that build my child's self-esteem.Two thumps up :-)
PatrickM
Laura is very professional and friendly. She analyses quickly how I can improve with clear explanations. She is keen in accomodating with whaat I would like to sing and comes with interesting proposals. Her own skillset provides her the means to be an excellent teacher

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Benjamin P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Serbo-Croatian, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin P.

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I emphasize fundamentals like proper technique and form to help you have fun and learn how to play the guitar in the best way possible!

About Benjamin

I am a musician who has played mostly in the Christian music scene in Nashville as a bass player. I also have a lot of experience singing and playing guitar as a lead man. I enjoy playing genres like funk, Rock, Gospel, R & B, Blues, etc. I am a friendly and laid-back person and that is my teac

Kimberly I.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 80; Female: 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kimberly I.

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In my lessons I really listen to my students especially when it comes to the type of music that they want to learn. Many times they will bring ideas to me that they have heard or seen. I do insist on reading and using the music as a tool to improve on sight reading, rhythm and other basic studies of music. I try to make it enjoyable and fun and not a stressful experience.

About Kimberly

I began my love for the piano and music at age 9. It has been a huge part of my life ever since. I have a BA in Music Performance and have been teaching and performing for many years and love it! I teach students of all ages and levels which I thoroughly enjoy. I am open to all genres of mu

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Ms. Kimberly has been amazing! We are 6 months in on virtual piano sessions and are very impressed!
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Stephen B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Stephen B.

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I am a graduate from Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I also teach composition. Styles of music included: Film Score, Classical, Pop, Rock. I also teach scales, finger exercises, chords, theory and basic songs, and theory. I am fun, easy to get along with, very patient with kids and adults, and have a fun sense of humor. If you are inclined, I am willing to come to your home with a 3 layered mask and stay at least 6ft or more from the student.

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. With the current COVID-19 crisis, I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home wearing a mask (you as well) I provide a fun and enjoyable piano class f

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Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
Nancy G.
Great lessons...Stephen is a wonderful teacher. Very kind and musical.

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