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Emil V.

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Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. in Music from Hofstra University
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pia

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Chuck
I took up the piano as an adult, without having had any experience in it as a child (though I played guitar through college). I tried a few instructors prior to discovering Emil, with whom I have been studying now for over 2 years.

Emil is a wonderful teacher. He is far and away the most accomplished piano player I have studied with, and his knowledge of, and facility for, playing really comes through in his instruction. He is always bringing formal instruction back to the act of performance, and how to make whatever piece you are working on, even the simplest, sound the best that it can be.

Emil isn't afraid to share his own struggles with whatever piece he is currently working on, and pointing out that he faces the same challenges that every practicing player faces.

Emil is personable, knowledgeable, and kind. I can't recommend him highly enough as an instructor.
Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.
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David L.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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David L.

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A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and music will slowly and surely open up to the pupil.

In my opinion, tone production and rhythm are the major factors that distinguish a great pianist (and make playing the most satisfying), so this is the major focus of our work. I have a very thorough understanding of proper technique and can prescribe exercises that will strengthen one's weaknesses.

I also have a unique background in that I studied jazz improvisation and classical composition, so I understand the inner workings of the music and can improvise in the styles (jazz, classical, baroque, romantic).

About David

A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and m

jane l.

Pleasantville, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 16; Female: Not accepting at this time
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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jane l.

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I custom tailor the lessons to meet students needs.I will build a solid foundation of music theory, sight reading,and technique while learning your favorite songs.19 years teaching. Let's get started!

About jane

I am a perform er in bands for 27 years. I hold a B.A. degree in music and Music therapy from Molloy College.Getting Master in music education from Kent state. Playing piano since age 5.

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Ashley J.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ashley J.

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Experienced teacher with over 15 years experience teaching the performing arts. I
specialize in the beginner/intermediate piano student, creating foundations to take them wherever they choose to go. All ages welcome. I tailor each lesson to my student, while using tried and true materials and techniques to teach high quality, fun lessons. Students have input in our repertoire, meaning that they will be playing songs they love. Lets begin!

About Ashley

Hello! I'm happy to introduce myself to you. My name is Ashley Lynd and I live in Illinois just North and West of Chicago. I live in the woods with my husband and three cats, and I adore teaching lessons both in person and virtually. I have over 20 years of teaching experience in the performing a

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R. Robin G.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish/Italian/German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal Performance, Composition, Commercial Art from KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
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R. Robin G.

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To advance in the classics.

About R. ROBIN

*** Specialties *** Hi! Yes! During COVID-19, I am doing online/remote lessons! That's the good thing. We can keep up some normalcy and love for music during this tough time. Just send me a message and we can go over how it is done. I'm Robin and have been teaching voice, piano and music theor

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Mary
Robin is a wonderful instructor. She is patient and knowledgeable. She really cares about her students and helps them to achieve their goals. I highly recommend her!
George
Robin is a very compassionate, patient teacher who truly cares about your success as a student. She's a highly skilled musician with a wonderful ear and she knew how to give specific, understandable guidance to help me learn the very complex art of singing. I came to her as a 61 year-old beginner with no singing experience. Robin always made me feel comfortable and was always supportive and understanding through all of my struggling and stumbling. With her kind support and expert training, I was able to take my singing way beyond my expectations. I highly recommend Robin, no matter what your age or skill level. She's a teacher with heart.
William
Was my first ever vocal coach and I was not let down. Amazing teacher. Very personable and also has an amazing taste in music!!! Highly recommend

Gary K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Master of Music from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gary K.

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Whether you are a parent looking for piano lessons for your child/children, or an adult looking to learn piano, know that I am fully committed to helping you achieve your goals at the piano, no matter what they are. I have been teaching since 2008 and have extensively experience in teaching students of all ages and levels. Many of my students have studied with me for years and have consistently participated in various talent shows, festivals, and competitions.

About Gary

Hello! My name is Gary. I have been teaching piano since 2008 and am looking to expand my studio outside of my current locale, where I teach around 40 students. I received my Master of Music degree in Performance and Literation at the Eastman School of Music, and my Bachelor of Music degree in Appl

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Eliyahu
Gary has been fantastic to work with. He is patient and very knowledgeable, and my skills have improved quickly by learning with him. Highly recommended.
Margaret B.
G.ary makes me feel very comfortable playing and makes me feel I will be able to accomplish my goals.
Christian D.
I have known Gary for a while now, but only recently started taking lessons with him. He is very helpful and professional for every lesson. He answers all my questions and has suggested materials for me to practice in order to improve my playing. I have already learned a lot from the few lessons we have had. I enjoy our lessons and look forward to our next one!

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in East Elmhurst, NY

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in East Elmhurst is $80. 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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"My son has been taking piano lessons for the past 10 months. Alex, can at times, be distracted and frigidity, Mr. Munslow has always been excellent at redirecting and working with him.

I highly recommend Stan Munslow."
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"Stan is a remarkable instructor. Our daughter is 14, and totally engaged. She's playing Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. How cool is that? Stan's music instruction is not limited to reading and playing; he has an amazing wealth of knowledge and experience that makes it so interesting for the students (and for the parent that sits in on the lesson!). I can't recommend Stan highly enough."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Stan M.
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"My son began taking piano lessons about 3 months prior to our finding Fawn. Before switching instructors, he hated his lessons and practicing. Piano held no interest for him. Once he began taking lessons with Fawn, everything changed. He practices on his own for longer periods than he is required to, and we are thrilled about it! Fawn has instilled a love of the craft in him. He loves it and he loves learning from her. He is so impressed by her career, songs and ability and tries his best to be his best for her. Thank you, Fawn!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Rachel is truly a professional. I've seen her perform many times and each time I see what a passion she has for her art. She , so very much, loves sharing her beautiful talent with others. I've witnessed her teaching children and adults and am always amazed to see the connection between student and teacher. She is very focused and so enjoys her work. Anyone would be very lucky to have Rachel as their instructor in music."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Rachel S.
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"I have been studying with Maria for two months and she is the best piano teacher I have ever had. I played piano very seriously as a child, with excellent instruction using the technique of Josef and Rosina Lhevinne. As an adult, I did not play for several decades, so I am returning to piano as an older adult student. In the two months we have worked together, I have made tremendous progress.

The technique Maria teaches emphasizes using the weight of the body to produce sound while keeping the hands and arms relaxed and fluid, which not only produces a most beautiful and expressive tone, but protects the body from injury. Although similar to the Lhevinne technique, Maria’s technique takes it to higher level. Many piano teachers do not teach a technique but, in my opinion, solid technique is critical for an advanced student and best learned from the beginning.

Maria is patient and detail oriented and teaches all aspects piano with mastery. I highly recommend her."
Gini
Took Classical Piano lessons from Maria P.
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"Andrew is great! My son Luke has excelled at the piano and working through Skype has been great. Andrew is a wonderful mentor and teacher for my son."
Stacey Roginski
Took Classical Piano lessons from Andrew P.
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"She is extremely knowledgeable and very patient. Really an amazing teacher who does a great job at explaining techniques and the theory behind the music you are learning."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Natasha B.
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"Adrienn is a wonderful and extremely qualified teacher! She is a brilliant concert pianist!
My kids really enjoy working with her. She inspires them to play and practice. She is very friendly and patient. We have a lot of fun with her. We love her!
She is the best teacher!"
Rose
Took Classical Piano lessons from Adrienn L.
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"Mrs. Sally is a very patient, kind, talented and generous teacher. My daughter looked forward to her lessons with Mrs. Sally. Classes never felt rushed and if my daughter didn't understand the lesson, she would repeat it so she would feel at ease."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Sally S.
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