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David S.

8 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......
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Hien N.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Vietnamese, Hungarian, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Electronic Production & Design from Berklee College of Music
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Hien N.

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I have 10 years of live performance experience.

About Hien

Hien is a sound designer, composer, and singer living in New York. The Budapest-born musician’s deep attachment to music and sound began at a very young age. Currently, she is working as a freelance UX/UI sound designer, composing for commercials. She studied Electronic Production and Design, and M

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Moonsun
Hien is a knowledgeable and caring instructor who taught me so much! She is well versed on a variety of disciplines within the realm of music and production.
Ramo
Great vibes and very articulate. She goes so in depth with her explanations but also manages to do it in a very chilled and fun way. Perfect for Ableton newbies. I'd also recommend her as a teacher if you want to take your Ableton chops to a whole new level!! :D

Cory J.

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

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Ronald A.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1967
  • Music Education from Chicago State University
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Ronald A.

20 Reviews
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This course is offered to the following:

Bands,
Soloists (Including individuals in bands)

The issues of music performance can be summarized as the preparations required to perform with the intended dramatic impact.

This course involves coaching and skills development geared specifically to music performance.

About Ronald

I am an experienced professional with a background in music performance, education, composition, theory and arranging. *** Lesson Details *** Few musicians or music students have identical goals, musical interests or physical size. So, It is NECESSARY to customize the course of study to meet s

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Gregory
This guy is great. He is making things simple and understandable.
Gerald
I enjoyed lesson he very polite friendly looking forward to remaining lesson I want to read music take from paper to instrument be able to play any all types music
Stephen
Ronald was excellent!

Harry G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Harry G.

5 Reviews
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I individualize each students instruction. I keep in mind the students and parents goals and schedule when I make this plan.

About Harry

I started playing clarinet in the school band at age six. My father was a musician, and he thought that playing in the school band would help me overcome my extreme shyness. I remember my first music lesson. I really liked my teacher. He came to my house, and he helped me to care for my clarine

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Javier B.
Very good first lesson
Rylee
Harry helped my daughter polish up some pieces for an audition. She was nervous and didn't feel fully prepared. Three visits from Harry gave her some great instruction and the confidence to go in and nail her audition!
Tracy L.
My son has had three lessons so far, and we have been very impressed. Mr. Grainger does a great job of encouraging my son through positive feedback, making lessons fun, and giving him very specific, targeted feedback to improve his playing. He has been very flexible and responsive to our changing needs. I highly recommend him.
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Fawn A.

419 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Speaks Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish, French, Chineese, Italian, Yiddish, German, Spanish
  • Awarded Billboard Top 10 Hit Song from Billboard Magazine
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Fawn A.

419 Reviews
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'Make one stop at the vocal shop!" We work on whatever is needed to meet your goals, whether it be Stage Presence, Studio Singing,
Jingle Singing, Performance onstage, Mic Technique & a lot more!

About Fawn

"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn is not your typical music coach. As a Billboard hit recording artist & songwriter, TV & film composer & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whe

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Rosaria
Working with Fawn is one of the best experiences of my life. Not only is she an excellent music teacher, she is an excellent person. Fawn helps me work through my blocks so I can achieve a higher success. It's like going to a great therapist! After years of frustration and non-movement, Fawn has helped me break through my walls and I am finally where I want to be! Thank you Fawn!
Jeremy
Fawn is superb. I'm a complete beginner and have been training with Fawn for a few months now. I both love the lessons - she's incredibly fun - and I've also made great progress, starting from no training or skill at all. Highly recommended.
Lou
Fawn is engaging and knowledgeable not only about the methodology of singing but also the emotional blocks that one may have in the way of being a confident singer. I'm enjoying my lessons and amazed at my growth. Fawn works fast and thoroughly, no time is wasted!

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Forest Hills, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Forest Hills is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Beckie is a very talented teacher who knows how to explain things so your ability to play music increases dramatically. She laughs easily and makes lessons so much fun. I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Donna
Took Music Performance lessons from Beckie E.
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"Lisa is lovely person and a consummate musician. Her vocal skills and guitar technique are flawless, and her gift and craftsmanship for songwriting is world-class. Having since gone on to a very promising and exciting career in the music industry, I look back on my days learning from and sharing the stage with Lisa with both fondness and an appreciation for how much they improved my own musicianship."
Gordon
Took Music Performance lessons from Lisa A.
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"Anthony is a skilled musician that has wonderful talent in teaching people (of all ages). He is always kind about how he professes but also takes teaching seriously. he has an amazing capacity of patience and is willing to work with a student until they are comfortable and confident in their skill. He has taught me things from bass clef to crochet. His sense of humor makes his lessons light and easy to let the information sink in. This instructor works well with anyone and has passion, pride, and genuinely loves what he does. A++++++++++++++"
Carla
Took Music Performance lessons from Anthony T.
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"Paul is a wonderful person and very competent. He does a great job and gives his best effort. I recommend him."
Alan
Took Music Performance lessons from Paul M.
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"Kait is awesome! She really knows music and she has the real experience to back it up. Whether you are aspiring to achieve pro level skills or you just enjoy music for personal enjoyment, you will find something here. You can work privately or in a group. The people in the class are fantastic! There is something about making music together that everyone should experience. Kait and the other students foster a great supporting environment to help you release the music inside you."
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from Kait K.
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"Preparing for a performance at my friend's wedding. His experience has been vital in prepping me to anticipate variables and how to play through mistakes etc."
Ingrid
Took Music Performance lessons from Phil C.
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"Once I trusth on my voice, performing was not a problem anymore
I recovered confidance after surgery of my vocal cords"
July Hash
Took Music Performance lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Very professional. Helped me to improve my singing a lot ;)"
Katherine Triana
Took Music Performance lessons from Aldrin E.
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"We just wanted to thank you so much for all your help over the last few months in preparing Sara for her recitals. Her talent show at school was last night and she did fabulously and projected for all to hear and she couldn’t have done it without your teaching!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa M.
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"THE. BEST. PERIOD.

Ms. Chau is a parent's dream! She is soft spoken, incredibly kind, patient, and talented. My daughter is shy and sensitive, but Ms. Chau had her laughing and playing with confidence from the from the first lesson! I HIGHLY recommend this instructor for first timers like us as she is truly a gem. She makes learning notes, rhythm, and rests so easy."
Yvonne
Took Music Performance lessons from Chau K.
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