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Cory J.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's in Music, Guitar Performance from Hunter College
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Cory J.

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I am available to coach performance in a personally tailored way, regardless of a student's instrument or stylistic preference. The actual act of performing is a skill that should be honed alongside any skills on an instrument, and I am happy to share my experience and knowledge regarding the relationship between the performer and the stage.

About Cory

Hello and welcome all! My name is Cory Jacobs, I'm a Brooklyn born guitarist, educator, and composer, and I'm thrilled that you are reading this, because that means you're interested in pursuing music. I have been teaching and performing for around ten years, and plan on teaching for the rest of my

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Peter
Cory was an excellent, energetic, and helpful instructor! I was picking up guitar from scratch, and his approach was easy going and approachable. Able to provide insight and information on the greater complexities and intricacies of advanced guitar play while imparting the fundamentals and building blocks to establish a foundation of skills & knowledge.
Mary B.
Cory is an excellent teacher. He is thoughtful and has plenty of patience in his teaching methods. My daughter has progressed an awful lot in such a short time. She really enjoys learning to play the guitar with his guidance. I would highly recommend Cory to anyone who would like to learn to play guitar.
Tanmay
Cory is very clearly extremely knowledgeable about a breadth of music, and is also a very enthusiastic teacher.

Meg S.

8 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Applied Music: Voice from University of Delaware
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 13 and up
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Meg S.

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During my time with students, I strive to assist them in taking risks, discovering the joy of music, and making progress with their singing. No matter what their goals are- All-State Choir, opera, musical theatre, or just having fun, I love helping them reach them. By looking at different genres of vocal music, we will focus on many different aspects of singing, from music theory, to expressive performance, to the foundation of healthy singing.

I believe that every student is unique and learns in his or her own way. Therefore, I tailor the pace and focus of lessons on each student’s interests and abilities. I believe it is integral for all students to have an understanding of music theory and therefore, work on theory and sight-reading. In addition, I think a well-rounded musical education is key, and work on an array of genres with my students including folk songs, art songs, and musical theatre. Students will work on 2-5 songs at once, and will consider a song "learned" once ...

About Meg

At the age of 4 I began producing musicals in my basement with my sister. This progressed to acting classes, piano lessons, and eventually the school musical in sixth grade. I began taking voice lessons when I was in eighth grade and have never looked back. Through high school, I focused on both cl

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Carrie
Meg is a great teacher who is extremely attentive to each person's unique voice. She doesn't try to force any particular technique or style, but it responsive to what works for each individual and where they are at in terms of experience and comfort with singing. She brings an overflowing tool kit of techniques and knowledge about the voice and body and uses them creatively and effectively to help her students produce their best sounds. I've been working with her for almost a year now and highly recommend her as a teacher!
Laura
Meg was so sweet and helpful. I went in feeling super embarrassed about my voice and she was so good af making me feel comfortable. I definitely recommend her!
Carrie
Megan seems very knowledgable and friendly. She very quickly identified a few things to help my singing and I came away with some helpful warm-ups, exercises, and tips.
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Thomas V.

41 Reviews
Wantagh, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates Degree, Music Performance from Nassau Community College
  • Teaching since 2008
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Thomas V.

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the skills it takes to be a competent performer! ranging from studies in music theory, ear training, to exercises related directly to performing. some level of proficiency on your primary instrument is recommended.

About Thomas

Currently Thomas is an Orchestra Director in Merrick Public Schools, and has previous experience as a Music Teacher in New York City. Thomas has vast experience as a professional performer and has played with countless acts across many different Genres of music. Thomas is an experienced pri

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Marc D.
Tom was great! Personable and knowledgeable would definitely recommend
Carole K.
I took my first piano lesson with Thomas. He's a fabulous teacher. He explains everything clearly and I felt very happy with what I had learned. He made me feel proud of my accomplishment!!
Grace L.
My son has seen much improvement the last few months after being taught by Thomas. Very highly recommended!!

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Rebeka D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, Latin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rebeka D.

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Senior Music Education Major with 2+ years of teaching experience and a member of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra. The Music Director of an a cappella ensemble (less than a year), a member of the MSJ University Singers (3+ years), and a worship leader and band member (6+ years). A violinist and vocalist with 11+ years of experience, and 2+ years of viola and piano experience. As a current college student, I am presented with a wide variety of different performance experiences including recitals, charity events, ensemble concerts, festivals, and many others.

I believe that music is an experience that is felt and understood differently among each person and because of this, all lessons are customized according to the interests, needs, and goals of each student. My students will develop a solid foundation of music theory, aural skills, and sight-reading that will prove to be extremely beneficial in their musical studies. My greatest desire is to help all of my students to ...

About Rebeka

I am a Senior at Mount Saint Joseph University pursuing a degree in Music Education. My primary instruments are violin and voice, with my secondary instruments being viola and piano. I have been playing violin and singing for 11+ years and playing viola and piano for 2+ years. I am a classicall

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Hannah
Rebeka was encouraging and had a positive attitude my whole lesson! She helped me with my technique and kept me motivated to practice more.
Samantha
She was very kind and patient
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Lance R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lance R.

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General lessons for musical performance. In these lessons we can work on whatever you like, whether it be for a specific performance or just for fun.

About Lance

Ever been told that you’re "a little pitchy," or that you “just need to give it more support?” Tips like these often leave people frustrated because they don’t actually give anyone a plan for improvement. In my lessons we will focus on real, specific issues, and make sure you have a great plan for

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Abraham -.
Lance really opens your eyes to different techniques that you would’ve never thought of that make a HUGE difference. Lesson was amazing and I can’t wait to continue working with him. Very comfortable atmosphere also. Loved it!
Gigi
Lance has been teaching my 8 year old piano for the last few months, and we love having him in our home. He has a wonderful personality, is punctual, communicative, & great with kids. My daughter told me recently that she wanted to be a music teacher- it’s obvious what a positive impact he’s made with her in such a short amount of time. We are all a big fan and I highly recommend his lessons!
Mihir P.
Lance is a remarkably effective teacher. I am a beginner at singing and found lessons with him to be very valuable. He does a great job of intently listening to your current abilities and knowing exactly what drills and exercises will be most helpful to you in order to improve quickly. He is very invested in you meeting your goals. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Lance!

Orla C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Orla C.

25 Reviews
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Orla Conway is a stunningly experienced Vocal Coach in the Washington D.C. area. She trains students of all experience levels in a vast amount of genres, performance, and artistic styles. Orla uses contemporary and progressive training methods to give new life to traditional, tried-and-true vocal techniques.

"I am absolutely certain that any singer of any age or ability can come to me with their audition, performance, and vocal technique goals, and together we will achieve those goals and more!
I love bringing the joy and beauty of singing to others and I can guarantee you'll leave our lessons with results beyond what you had thought possible."

-Genres:
Musical Theater, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Pop, Rock, Gospel, Country, Alternative, Electronic, Classical

-Student Accomplishments under Orla's training:
*Admission into: Berklee College of Music in Boston, Southern Virginia University and their Belle Vocce Women's Choir
*Performing live in front of audiences at: open mics,

About Orla

Hi there! My name is Orla Conway and I can’t wait to sing with you!! -The biggest difference between my teaching style and any other local voice coach is: my Relaxation First method. This wholistic, centering, and therapeutic technique uses guided relaxation to insure that students not on

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Elise V.
Orla was ahhhhhmazing! Her positive attitude and feedback made my daughter feel so comfortable! She is absolutely giddy about her next lesson!
Katie B.
I have learned so much just in the first lesson!
Riley
She’s awesome with kids. Makes the lesson fun for them and ties classic teaching to modern songs.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in East Elmhurst, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in East Elmhurst is $71. 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.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
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"I have been playing piano for 8 plus years and recently started singing and playing. Danny has shown me great techniques to positioning and utilizing a mic while playing and holding my notes while playing. As an added bonus, I even extended my upper range a whole octave higher, that was totally unexpected. After my first solo gig, I got amazing feedback. I am excited and ready to do more."
- Ariel
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"Tom is an amazing music instructor! My review won’t even scratch the surface of explaining what a fantastic teacher he is! Tom has taught our 4 children since 2008 when they started at School of Rock (SOR). When Tom left SOR and started giving private lessons, we left SOR because we saw the value Tom gave our children. He does a great job of challenging his students, yet keeping it interesting for them. (He's still teaching our kids after 6 years; they never get bored with his lessons and look forward to them every week!) Tom also does a fantastic job of blending music theory into everything he teaches. Our oldest child has a passion for music, and is now studying music at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tom played a huge part in our son getting into Berklee and giving him the skills he needs to succeed while there. I recommend Tom to any level of student. He is simply the best!"
- Kevin
Took Music Performance lessons from Thomas M.
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"Danny has an approach that is professional and realistic to real life situations. Most coaches I've worked with before were only able to help me with basic piano scales. Danny actually went further and worked on my song which is R&B and taught me how to interact with a small crowd. Yikes, it works."
- Jerry M
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"I played in the Advent Band with Vandi as our worship leader for several years. Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious and she always provided positive, constructive criticism. Vandi's knowledge of music theory was demonstrated in her ability to arrange our songs to suit the various skill levels of the band members and the congregation! This is not an easy task and she handled it with ease and grace. I would highly recommend her as an instructor."
- Dan
Took Music Performance lessons from Vandi E.
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"Brienne is joyful, caring, positive, and nurturing with kids. Her well-thought out lesson plans always focus on essential elements of music. She teaches rhythm, melody, and so many other things with creativity and with games. Children are safe and happy under her leadership, and they leave every lesson with contentment, knowledge, better musical skill, and a thirst to come back next time for more."
- Tina
Took Music Performance lessons from Brienne M.
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"Peter was a wonderful surprise. In addition to being a beautiful pianist himself, he showed me how to really enjoy the music I was learning. He was very patient and I could tell that he knew how to approach me as a student. Thanks Peter!"
- Daniel
Took Music Performance lessons from Peter D.
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"I have wanted to work with Jan since I saw her as a judge at the LAMN JAM Music Contests, her feedback to the artists was always spot on and I wanted to hear what she might have to say about my work and her suggestions. I have been lucky enough to have taken lessons and workshops with Jan for a couple months now and it has definitely had a big impact on my confidence as well as making me aware of what I need to work on. It is great to put yourself in a situation where a professional will be honest with you and help give you the tools to better your performance, this is exactly what I get out of working with Jan. You can sing out as much as you want, but listeners, friends and family usually just tell you how great you are and its hard to grow that way. Jan is kind but straightforward on what you need to do to better yourself as a performer. I highly recommend studying with Jan!"
- Mary
Took Music Performance lessons from Jan L.
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"Karen’s recitals, showcasing 6 to 12 students each time, always thrill
me. Men, women, boys, & girls of all ages and various degrees of
achievement stand before their audience with confidence. They have
practiced, not only the pieces which they play, but showmanship, not
pushy or cocky, but polite and welcoming. They make eye contact and
smile; some invite the crowd to sing along on the choruses. Even the
1st year students exude confidence.

The crowd returns those smiles, along with cheers and clapping. One
can tell that Karen has kindly and persistently shown and encouraged
each student. If any show fear, she does not chide; she accompanies
them in the performance and nods approval as they continue. I watch
that fear subside. They are then met with handshakes and pats on the
back. Next time, they will be even more eager to share the pieces that
they worked on and not expect criticism.

Karen picks a theme and arranges guitar, piano, and voice selections,
intermingled into a program that leaves a person well entertained and
planning to come back next time. I am not related to any of the
participants and have no obligation to be at the recitals. I love the
music, the talent, and the progress that I see and hear. You, too,
will be glad you came."
- Alice
Took Music Performance lessons from Karen R.
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"Lexi has really helped me find
out more about singing if you need a voice instructor go to her!:):):)"
- Robin
Took Music Performance lessons from Lexi C.
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"The thing is, everyone wants to hone their skills when it comes to performance, but getting the skills isn't the only thing that you need to do. That is where Jan comes in, she can teach you how to sing, she can tell you when your act is not up to par. More importantly, she can teach you how to relate to your music (most likely you can't), and how to build a relationship with the audience in the short amount of time you're on stage (you probably don't know how to do that either). Jan has worked with people at every level and so she has really honed her craft when it comes to teaching. If you are a student of music performance, she can take you to that next level no matter where you are at. I've taken voice lessons in a private setting by a former vocal-music pro who has worked with former Mrs. Kentucky winners, and with teachers on the University/Collegiate level. Jan is the best I've had so far.

Notes:
1. Come eager to learn, not eager to talk about your life story. A lot of students go to lessons and talk a lot. You don't want to do that, you will miss out on the instructions and performance philosophies that you need from her. Listen more than you talk.

2. Come with clear objectives. If you don't have them, spend time with her developing those objectives. She is an objective oriented person when it comes to teaching, be an objective oriented student.

3. She has really competitive prices for her teaching quality. The hour is worth it.

4. Come with a lot of respect, she will give you a lot of respect if not more. She treated me almost like I was an old friend, and she is a really charming lady. Be nice to her : )

5. She is a really nice person and won't hurt your feelings. She has really good social awareness so you don't have to be afraid of that. If you can drop your ego at the door and take criticism, go ahead and ask her for that extra bit that you need to get you even further. Have some skin in the game.

6. Don't waste your time trying to figure out how good of a teacher she is during your lesson, you can read that stuff online. Come to her studio to get work done.

7. Ask questions that she can give quick answers to (it helps her know that you're hungry to learn). Bring something to write with."
- jin
Took Music Performance lessons from Jan L.
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