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Scott S.

10 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2008
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others alon

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Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
James
I started with Scott as a newbie and he has definitely helped me grow as a guitarist. He takes time and makes things easier to learn. As complicated learning can be, he simplifies it and breaks it down. When I feel like I’m not progressing he always shows me how I am. His modules are easy to follow. His teaching style is compatible with all types of learners whether you are visual, hands on or a listener. It’s not just business with him. He’s always available for questions after or between lessons. He’s knowledgeable in equipment so don’t hesitate to ask for some advice on what to buy. He’s affordable and lesson times are flexible. I highly recommend him for all ages and learning needs.

Abigail C.

1 Review
Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 to 14
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Abigail C.

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I have been teaching private piano lessons for five years, and I love working with children of all ages and skill levels. I have been playing the piano for 17 years, and began at a very young age. Because of this, I strongly believe that if there is a desire to learn, the age you start does not matter. I work well with both beginner level students and intermediate level students. I was taught using the Suzuki method, and I use parts of that method in my own teaching. I also incorporate basic music theory lessons into my teaching.

About Abigail

I'm currently a student at Eastman School of Music, majoring in Piano Performance. I began taking piano lessons when I was two years old and loved every minute of it. I enjoy working with children of all ages, and strongly believe that if there is a desire to learn, the age at which you begin does

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Neal W.
Miss Abi is awesome! She is very professional and patient. My son likes her class.
Lily E.
Abigail is amazing!! Extremely knowledgeable. My daughter left saying she "loved" her lesson and teacher. Hours later and she is still talking about it!! Can't wait for her next lesson!!

Blake P.

3 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Blake P.

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Students can expect lessons with me to be personalized, professional and most importantly, rooted in inspiration and joy. Whether you’re just beginning or looking to get into a top music conservatory, we will work together to create a program with clear goals while working at a pace that suits your musical needs. My mantra is “music is easy,” and my goal is to break-down difficult musical concepts in a way that gives you the confidence of a master. We will unlock your potential and have a ton of fun along the way.

My “Complete Musicianship Course™” will not only make you a better guitarist, but a holistic musician. With lessons grounded in fundamentals we’ll start small and develop your musical identity within a larger musical tradition. You’ll gain a deeper appreciation for your instrument and the music you love.

I hold a BFA with honors from the Eastman School of Music, studying under Bob Sneider. I’ve studied at Concordia University with Gary Schwarts and Greg Amirault as ...

About Blake

Hello there! I'm 25 and a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with a degree in Jazz Guitar performance. I currently work full-time as a freelance musician, I play in wedding/corporate bands, jazz groups, hip-hop bands, funk bands, pop bands, original music projects, and I also run a hip-hop/j

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Larissa C.
Blake is great! Super helpful and very funny as well. He made me feel very comfortable and gave me a lot of great tips as well as exercises to work on!
Matthew
Blake is a great instructor. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed right away. He went at the pace I needed (glacial) and encouraged me every step of the way. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Max
Blake is a seasoned musician with experience in just about every genre imaginable. Whether it's technique, harmony, theory or aural skills, he can explain any seemingly difficult idea in a concise, logical way. With all the knowledge of a conservatory trained guitarist and gigging musician, he's a down to earth teacher who simply loves music and is passionate about sharing it with his students.

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Elena D.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Vocal Studies and Vocal Performance Certificate from Musician's Institute
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Elena D.

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I teach children and adults using a singing technique drawn from the Bel Canto Tradition and tailored to fit more modern styles of music with emphasis on posture, muscle relaxation and breathing technique among fun and interesting vocal exercises!

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already

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Michael W.
She had such a great personality and seems very knowledgeable. lol look forward to continuing working with her!
Allen M.
Pretty good lesson. Looking forward to the next.

Jason L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jason L.

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I graduated from Musicians Institute in Hollywood (originally called GIT), a renowned music school especially for the guitar. I have had taken guitar lessons and also taught students of different ages for nearly 5 years before I attended MI.

I received an honors degree of Guitar Performance and Audio Engineering and have been on the Dean's List every quarter.

I will combine my teaching experience and what I have learned and summarized from my learning, in order to give you comprehensive, in-depth, straightforward, and easily applicable lessons from beginner to advanced.

When I was teaching back then, I sometimes focused on one thing at a time and didn't realized how important to combine all things together it is until I went to MI. I will cover all the following sections throughout my lessons, so that you will become more of a musician, instead of a, for lack of a better word, guitarist:

Technique
Music Theory
Performance
Improvisation

About Jason

I have been playing the guitar for 15 years. I graduated from Musicians Institute in Hollywood (originally called GIT), a renowned music school especially for the guitar. I have had taken guitar lessons and also taught students of different ages for nearly 5 years before I attended MI. I receive

Wei D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Artist Diploma from Paris Conservatory of Music
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Wei D.

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Good habits and an excellent attitude make great cellists. It doesn't hurt to love music too. I love music and I love to share my passion with my students.

Having a teacher who is an experienced performer is an important quality in a teacher. I am a professional classical musician currently working as a freelance cellist in the Chicago area. I play with Chicago Philharmonic, the Northbrook Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and the Northwest Indiana Symphony, among others. Before coming to Chicago I played for 13 seasons with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.

I have taught privately for over 10 years including 2 years in Paris. My teaching is a reflection of my teacher, Phillippe Muller. I studied with Msr. Muller while studying at the Paris Conservatory. Msr. Muller is currently a Professor of Cello at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

About Wei

Even though I have been teaching and performing on the cello for most of my life, it's not all there is to who I am. I am a chef (almost--12 weeks to go), a mom, a wife. I have a cute little Tibetan Terrier that loves visitors. My husband and I love hiking in beautiful places. Studying with m

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Jordane M.
Lovely introductory session! Looking forward to our next lesson. Excited about my homework! lol
Michael
Wei , is an excellent teacher,
She gave me really helpful practical suggestions and tips how to practice my bowing technique and it greatly improved my tone and made it easier to play and more fun too !
Thank you Wei ,you are a fantastic teacher!!

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"I am (was?) a total newbie to singing, but I've taken extensive lessons with multiple teachers in other arts before, so I've at least got an idea of what good teaching should feel like.

Timothy is a very, very good teacher. Extremely knowledgeable. Keeps the lesson moving while still providing excellent feedback. Very patient as well. Highly recommend."
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Took Singing lessons from Timothy B.
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"Rachel, is the best, patience and very knowledgeable Musician. She is fantastic with my daughter, she loves going to her lessons. She has learn so much in a short time. Highly recommend!"
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"Moa’s definitely the best. She’s taught me so much and has transformed my voice in just 5 lessons. Everyday I have a lesson with her, I am so excited because she makes it a lot of fun! Can’t wait to continue getting lessons from her and I definitely recommend her to anyone trying pursue a singing career."
Jaden
Took Singing lessons from Moa M.
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"Fantastic teacher

I have been taking classes with Brett for over a month and have been learning a ton. Brett knows alot not only about playing instruments but also music theory which is super useful.
Highly recommended!"
Alejandro
Took Guitar lessons from Brett R.
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"Hannah is a phenomenal teacher who gives clear instruction and has a knack for breaking down concepts so any one can learn them. She is encouraging and never makes you feel like you're not good enough, or that you're not improving fast enough. Hannah will give you the tools and the exercises that will help you grow and turn you into the singer that YOU want to be."
Kristen
Took Vocal Training lessons from Hannah R.
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"Oliver is a fantastic teacher! My daughter has been taking lessons with him for a few years now and loves it - she plays both the Electric and Upright Bass and Oliver teaches her both.
She loves his teaching style - he is very encouraging, and positive.
Can't recommend highly enough."
Lucy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Very patient and explains very clearly. I tried learning guitar from a teacher before and this experience is much better! Strongly recommend!"
Jeneva
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Matt is a great teacher with an extensive knowledge of guitar and music as whole. He is willing to help teach any song you want and has a great sense of humor."
Joe
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Absolutely outstanding teacher and musician!!!!"
Vernon
Took Vocal Training lessons from Shon M.
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"I've never taken singing lessons before, I had two 30min singing lessons with Ariel and it was very impressive to me how much knowledge he can share with you in only thirty min, specially with someone who has no understanding on the subject. He's very motivating and e makes you feel that it's possible to become a singer it's just a matter of practice! Looking forward to see him soon! This is a five star instructor! "
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Ariel R.
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