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Jorge R.

2 Reviews
Elmhurst, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education, BA from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jorge R.

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Want to learn how music works behind the scenes? Music theory is the study of what makes up music from a note by note basis. Many topics of music branch under music theory, from reading music and rhythms, understanding basic chords and chord progression, to arranging and composing piano solos, orchestral works, or jazz reharmonization. I have studied music theory intensively and can teach it from a pure beginner's standpoint to an advanced collegiate level.

About Jorge

I have over 10 years of experience on the Clarinet and other reed instruments. I have a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and have studied classical clarinet as well as saxophone under various professors at the college. I also

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Kevin
Jorge was a great teacher, he started me off learning clarinet. Very kind, postitve and knew all of his stuff. Would definitely recommend as a teacher.
Holly
Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on.

Chialing P.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chialing P.

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Got a theory question? I am here to help!

About Chialing

I offer piano and cello lessons for all levels and ages in both English or Chinese. My teaching philosophy is to help students set up a good foundation and practice routine. My lessons are engaging and tailored to individual's needs. After each lesson, you will also get practice notes. I am a

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Elia
Chialing is a truly amazing teacher! I am studying cello with her after taking nearly 10 years off from touching my cello. Chialing is extremely patient and always has advice on how to practice and better understand the cello. I feel very comfortable learning from Chialing and feel even more excited about learning music after each lesson.
Lili Z.
Chialing came to our home for piano lessons for our two girls. They took to her immediately. She is skilled at dealing with young children and extremely warm. Her lessons are tailored to each child's ability. They get excited to practice what they have learned after she leaves.
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Seiji Y.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Jazz Piano Performance from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Seiji Y.

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Music theory is incredibly important in jazz music as well as contemporary music and composition more generally. I will give you practical lessons that will improve your ability.

About Seiji

Hi, I am a working jazz pianist and recent graduate from the prestigious Eastman School of Music. If you want a cumulative piano lesson experience, reach out! I have a strong background in classical music although I specialize in jazz music, pop music, and gospel music. One of the big problems i

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Andrea V.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrea V.

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Being an active and experienced musician gives me the necessary knowledge to know what is needed on order to become a better musician. Also having over 20 years of teaching experience allows me to tailor my knowledge to the need of every particular student. I really enjoy to transfer my knowledge and solve the unique musical problem that every student encounter during their musical path.

About Andrea

Bassist and composer Andrea performs extensively within the improvised music scene, across a broad spectrum of genres. His instrumental tone, sensitivity and imagination, and melodic approach to a supposedly clumsy instrument brought him to perform and record with many established musicians. Based

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Glen F.
The first lesson was great
Gabriela
I am truly happy to have chosen Andrea as my teacher. Not only he has an intelligent approach on how to introduce and teach the Italian language, he is also very polite, friendly and accommodating. It’s a real pleasure to learn from him!
Marta
I had my first English lesson with Andrea and it was very useful for me. I think that he pointed on my problem. He's a keen observer.
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Betsy F.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Betsy F.

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Music theory is important for every musician to understand. I love teaching theory to help a student better understand their instrument and become a better musician.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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My daughter was very nervous and Betsy made her feel at ease. Great first lesson !
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Jihye L.

129 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean
  • Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jihye L.

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Students who want to go next level of music. Will work on read notes and more.

About Jihye

Hello, future students! My name is Jihye and I teach Piano and Korean language. I grew up in Seoul, Korea and currently living in LA, California. I graduated from Kyung Hee University and earned a Master's degree at the California Institute of the Arts. I have been teaching piano for 20 years

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Wonderful first lesson. Thank you Jihye!

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Forest Hills is $67. 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.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on."
Holly
Took Music Theory lessons from Jorge R.
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JoNew
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam E.
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"Ahmad is an amazing teacher to say the least!! I've playing guitar for years with never a full grasp of harmony, and within a few short hours he caught me up on some of the most vital information I was missing. A true expert teacher.. Give him a chance... You won't be disappointed!!!"
Bill
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Mr. Pleasanton explains concepts thoroughly and great insight on musical theory's."
Tyrone
Took Music Theory lessons from Tyreese P.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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"Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her."
Paulina Muñoz
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolina M.
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"Super Great Professor"
Rodrigo
Took Music Theory lessons from Naomi R.
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"Adam Tune is very prepared all the time. He is patient, passionate, and very qualified to teach us all we need to know about the subject. He teaches in a way that makes his students want to know more because his lessons are fun and interesting. Needless to say, he is very respectful and and encouraging.
He has helped me with Music Theory, Music Technology... and Hearthstone! :)

I would definitely recommend him."
Michelle
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"She's great at explaining things. It was a great lesson."
Erica N Bajek
Took Music Theory lessons from Jasmine L.
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