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Scott S.

10 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
  • Teaches Beginner
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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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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.
Curtis
Scott has been a great help to me, filling in the gaps and teaching exactly what I request: techniques, specific songs, and lesson times at work for me. He communicates well and follows up after each lesson with emails.
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Brett L.

4 Reviews
Lima, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Robin and Timothy Wentworth Scholarship Award from Monroe Community College
  • Music Performance, Guitar from Monroe Community College
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Brett L.

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Music theory took my guitar-playing and songwriting to the next level. Learn the secrets of the masters by studying what made their music legendary, from Beethoven to the Beatles.

About Brett

My name is Brett, I have been playing in bands since 1992. I received a degree from Monroe Community College in performance: guitar in 2012. I've written recorded and performed my own music the last 5 years. I opened a recording/instructional studio in 2015 and I look forward to passing on my kn

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Vic V.
A great start. I think he knows what I want, and how I want to learn guitar
Hunter A.
First lesson went very well. Looking forward to the next.
Deborah Dickson Jones
I just had my first lesson with Brett and he customized it according to my individual needs and circumstance. I am passionate about guitar and folk music but have no musical experience. Bretts plan is to start with the very basics and move forward from there. He was very patient with me and his directions were easy to follow. Though I am a senior I feel like I am 20 years old again and learning a new skill. Thanks Brett
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
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BA in music composition. Theory, writing, arranging, electronic and digital techniques

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
Jon
Great learning experience!

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Conrad D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
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Conrad D.

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Really good music teachers who work well with students of various temperaments and abilities are difficult to come by. My goal is to instill a sense of music appreciation, while at the same time teaching students about the technical aspects of music. I feel qualified to teach music and to do so in a way that each student feels special, valued and encouraged. With my real world experience and unique style of teaching I believe I am an ideal musician to study with.

About Conrad

I was introduced to music early on by my parents, particularly my father who is a respectful painter. Being classically trained on the piano I started playing and writing songs at the tender age of seven. My early piano influences are Mozart, Beethoven and Gershwin amongst others. Growing up, I bec

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Hi Conrad,We are back from Fl. but Ally has camp next week so can we schedule her next lesson for the week of the 18th?
KenK1
Conrad is easy to work with and a pleasure to deal with. I am learning a lot.

Paul N.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul N.

29 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Learn music theory from note reading to chord structures to major/minor keys.

Ear training is also taught with music theory.

About Paul

***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for them. I have a passion for al

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Soni
This was my first experience with on line teaching and it was great. I had tried reading the books and watching some videos on You Tube and was not making progress. Just a few minutes with Paul and what I couldn't figure out suddenly made sense.

Looking forward to next week.
Jacob
My son loves his lessons, he gets really nervous prior because he always wants to get it right however, he likes the fact he’s at home and no one is watching him as he’s learning! As his parents we like that as a military family that will be moving again this is something that we can keep normal for him since it’s done online as well! Paul Neatherly is wonderful with him as well and very patient! I recommend this service and Paul to anyone looking for this type of learning!
Monica M.
Extremely knowledgeable. Pays attention to detail and he makes it easy for me to understand. I’m looking forward to my future lessons!
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 17 to 90
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I will help you to understand music theory as it applies to your specific instrument. Additionally, we will look at information regarding instruments you may work with. We're not looking at orchestrating a symphony and will not learn erroneous information. This is focused on developing the knowledge necessary for mastery of your instrument or instruments and bringing more to you creatively. It also serves to give you the real world ability to communicate with other musicians who work with a different instrument.

About Phil

I've taught both privately and in the classroom (in schools from Pre-K to college, and through workshops), and have been a working musician and teacher for more than 25 years. I have a degree in music from Columbia College Chicago (Summa Cum Laude). My students have included everyone from absolute

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Geneseo, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Geneseo is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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$53 average
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"I now love music theory!"
- Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
- Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
- Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Catherine’s amazing spirit and passion for learning has been keystone in her connections and successes with experts in the brilliantly niche discipline of music and the theory behind it. Her training is evident in her thorough and methodical approach to a variety of anxiety-boding topics such as augmented sixth-chords and proper voice leading between chords. Catherine’s positive outlook and confidence in her students’ success and progress is transparent and provided me with concrete knowledge and skills that allowed me to perform at the highest level of preparation for assessments and assignments. Without Catherine’s attitude, expertise, and personalized attention, I would not have ever been able to get through my prerequisite courses in my undergraduate training. Music Theory is stressful enough— Catherine’s approach makes it all make genuine sense."
- Elias
Took Music Theory lessons from Catherine P.
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"Andrew is a very knowledgeable musician with an almost encyclopedic array of songs and examples. He is always willing to listen to something you've wrote and explain to you what mechanics you may or may not be employing. He is also patient and fun in his teaching."
- Tariq Jalil
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrew R.
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"Very friendly, great with kids"
- Shatzi
Took Music Theory lessons from Denise D.
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"I am currently learning music fundamentals. I'm most definitely enjoying the course as it is very engaging and so enriched with the appropriate information needed to better my knowledge of the fundamentals of music. Each session has a perfect balance of both education through lecture and through the constructive criticism provided after singing and playing the piano during the lesson."
- Himashi
Took Music Theory lessons from Randy L.
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"Music theory has always fascinated me but I could never quite get the hang of it. Zack explains things clearly and works thoroughly to make sure you understand each topic and how it works before moving on. I recommend him to all of my music friends, and if you're reading this I recommend him to you,
too! You won't regret it, he's worth every penny."
- Ginnie
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"It has been a few years since our daughter, Michaela, took piano and music theory classes from Howard Richman. However, hardly a day goes by when she is not using something that she has learned from him. Whether she is writing a song, composing music, producing a track, playing the piano, singing, rehearsing, performing, etc…it always involves some aspect of her lessons with Howard. She is always referencing material from her classes with him. The enjoyment and confidence that Howard instills in his students, through his methods of teaching, truly must last a lifetime. Going to Howard was one of the best decisions that we have made regarding Michaela's career. In fact, as it turns out, it was a life changing experience for her. Needless to say, we have the very highest recommendation for Howard Richman."
- Anchalina
Took Music Theory lessons from Howard R.
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- Kasum
Took Music Theory lessons from Gleb V.
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