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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Pittsford, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University
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Melissa M.

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I have been teaching string instruments professionally for over 11 years, and I specialize in the violin. Students of all ages are welcome! Lessons are tailored to each student's interests and learning styles. You will be playing music that you love in no time!

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system.

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Juliet
My daughter came home unable to contain her excitement. She wanted to show me everything she learned. I love seeing that passion for music in my children.
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Melissa is a wonderful music teacher! She teaches our three kids ages 5, 8 and 13 on three different instruments in our home. She is very patient and flexible. SO happy to have her!

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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $62
  • Speaks Ukranian, English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph B.

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I got my start at the Stand Up NY comedy club in New York City. Throughout my life as a serious concert pianist, musician, writer and educator, comedy has been a shelter and a lifesaver. I met Woody Allen for conversation and some comparative opinions on his work, our favorite book stores, etc and it sparked a further desire to do some acting in film, writing and improvisation. As an improvisor in my own field of music, improvisation always came naturally to me. As a published writer and composer, structure is a familiar friend.

I learned how to deal with stage fright from my professional family of musicians and some of the greatest teachers/performers of the world with whom I studied at Juilliard. Yes, the same place that saw Robin Williams and Kline and others do their thing. I hung out with actors on the third floor when I was not rehearsing music on the 5th. Made friends. Lived in LA. Wrote music and acted for films. Got published. Started a comedy concert tour aboard the ...

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~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Kenton D.

9 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from SUNY Brockport
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Kenton D.

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I believe music can change the world.

Lessons with me start with a no-nonsense plan to growing as an artist on the guitar. With my program you will get a customized path with a healthy mix of foundational theory, skills, and (most importantly) playing fun songs!

Message today to see if we'll be a good match, I can't wait to share music with you!

About Kenton

Hi, there! My name is Kenton and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2019 and have loved helping my students learn the basics of guitar, music theory, and musicianship. I went to SUNY Brockport and earned a degree in Psychology in 2016. Following my undergrad I took a

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Jameson B.
My son has had a total of 3 virtual guitar instructors all of whom he has really liked but Kenton is his absolute favorite. “I like all of my instructors but Kenton is really the best, he really listens to me and takes into account what I know and what I want to learn when making my lesson. He’s really fun and great at his job”
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Hillary
Kenton is an amazing instructor. I wasn't sure anyone would have enough patience to teach my 7 yr old daughter, but he has such a gift for working with kids that she is actually learning to play and looks forward to every lesson! She is starting to understand how to read music, and Kenton's enthusiasm and encouragement are making it such a fun process. I would recommend him to anyone of any age, at any point of their musical journey!
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Miriam S.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Miriam S.

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Looking for trombone lessons that cover topics from technique to musicality to ear training to professionalism? Look no further! As a trombonist of 12 years, a recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, and future master's student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco, California, I know that I have the experience and knowledge needed to assist you regardless of your level or goals on trombone! I have been passionate about teaching for about as long as I have been playing, and I hope that we are able to connect to help you improve and find passion for trombone for yourself.

About Miriam

My name is Miriam Snyder, and I am a trombonist of 12 years. I am a recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music, located in Rochester, NY, where I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Trombone Performance, as well as a Performer's Certificate. Beginning in the fall of 2021, I will begin my master's degr

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Victor D.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • BM Vocal Performance & Opera Studies from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor D.

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My goal is to provide music education to students of all ages in home and in studio. I'm constantly thinking about my students in and out of lessons, wanting to find ways to make their musical experience more rewarding. Each student has a different path, which keeps it interesting and exciting!

About Victor

Victor has been teaching private lessons since 2016 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Victor has helped students develop a healthy singing technique, enjoy singing, perform in recitals and competitions, and get cast in shows. Victor received his Master's degree

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Catherine W.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Catherine W.

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About Catherine

Catherine is a performer, teacher, and arranger. She has performed in world class venues such as Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation, as well as the Museum of Natural History, and she has performed with over thirty different chamber ensembles, including the Americ

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Charlie B.
Catherine has been a terrific violin instructor for both my 14 year old daughter and 13 year old son. She is very passionate and methodical in keeping them motivated and engaged in learning the violin. She has been great and the kids love her as a teacher. I highly recommend Catherine for anyone considering an online violin teacher for their teenage kids.

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Amy O.
My daughter has resumed her violin playing now that she has lessons with Catherine. She had stopped for a year, and after a few lessons her tone started to sound just like it was when she left off. She improves with each virtual lesson, but most importantly she really enjoys them. I also appreciate that we can schedule lessons
at intervals other than weekly. Thank you, Catherine!
Sophia D.
Great with children very understanding knows a lot of information willing to help you succeed in success! Would recommend to anyone.

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He gave me simple advice about getting into character to chew on for my 2nd session."
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"Amazing, gifted, talented, and patient teacher!! I'm very happy I had the opportunity to learn and grow from Kristina! =)"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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