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Catherine P.

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Music Theory
Starting at $70
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  • Speaks German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Catherine P.

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Private Music Theory Teacher

I am an experienced theory and keyboard tutor. I have taught and tutored Theory 1-3 at New England Conservatory, which included part writing, ear training, analysis, figured bass, progressions, and solfege.

I am passionate about the subject and how it relates to all the music we like to listen to and play. Whether you are trying to pass your theory class in school or university, or are interested in augmenting your theory understanding in any context, you have come to the right place!!

I am excited to explore the realm of theory with you, and we can even learn how to improvise and how to play by ear if that interests you.

Let me know what YOU want out of our work together, and lets make it happen!!

While we are at it, we could work in other subjects or musical instruments! Check out my page for more subjects.

About Catherine

Hi! I'm Catherine. I'm passionate for anything music, math, or science, and I would love to work with you to help you accomplish your academic, musical, or personal goals! A BIT ABOUT ME: I have a BA in Chemistry and Music (voice and violin concentrations) with academic honors, and a Masters

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May 17, 2019
Xiaofan
Catherine is very responsible and extremely helpful for my music theory study. She set up additional office hours to help me understand the knowledge and pass the advanced tonal practice course. Her introduction was very clear and she delivered it with great patience. She was also very thoughtful to be flexible to fit my schedule. I really appreciate her help, and would highly recommend her.
May 16, 2019
Sami
I wish I could give catherine 5000000+ stars! she worked with me through two tough years of undergrad music theory and keyboard and I was able to pass my classes on time and really improve my skills. her positivity, enthusiasm, understanding, and work ethic are unmatched. I couldn’t of made it through my first two years of college without her.
May 15, 2019
J
Best teacher ever.
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Doniell C.

(8)
Music Theory
Starting at $22
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Doniell C.

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Private Music Theory Teacher

Music theory is a joy to teach! Let me guide you. Within the first few lessons, you'll know terminology and basics such as rhythm and note reading, and as time goes on you'll be able to understand chords, structure and more. I typically use method books combined with traditional repertoire.

***My Equipment***

Extended upright Knabe
Yamaha Digital Piano YPG-625
Skype
FaceTime
Printer/Scanner/Copier and high speed internet connectivity Digital and traditional ticking metronomes
Flashcards and numerous other learning materials and aids
Extensive Music library

***At the lesson***

During the lesson, students will begin with the material they have completed throughout the week. Corrections may be made. Students may have to repeat assignments until they are done satisfactorily - this is common. Then, writing assignments will be graded. Online students will submit writing assignments online through e-mail prior to the lesson, and will be given their grades at the lesson. ...

About Doniell

My name is Doniell and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2002 and have loved helping my students appreciate, understand, and be inspired by music. I went to Washington State University, and the University of Maryland, and earned a degree in Humanities in 2011. I am

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March 11, 2019
Leia
I am about retired and decided to take piano lesson as a hobby last year. I knew nothing about playing piano and music theory. I was lucky to find Doniell as my piano teacher. She is very patient with me for not knowing anything and explains everything I need to know for that day’s lesson. She is also very flexible to work with me with my work and trip schedules. I have been with her for one year and take half hour lesson each week except when I was out of town, now I am able to play many songs and very happy with my good progress. I definitely recommended her to anyone who is interested in learning piano lessons. You will get satisfactions.
November 14, 2017
Aurora
It was Auroras first lesson,she absolutely loved it
May 10, 2017
Tylonda
Our daughter is taking lessons with Doniell and after every lesson is thrilled to share her experiences. Doniell has been exceedingly accomodating of our schedule, making it absolutely pleasant to work with her. We are a homeschool family and she offered time outside of evening hours. We had several illnesses and issues with travel during the snow this past winter and she has always been understanding and patient with rescheduling. Our daughter is very enthusiastic about piano and many things in life, we are thankful we have Doniell to guide her as she continues to develop a passion for music.
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Natalia H.

(1)
Music Theory
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Piano Performance from College of Charleston
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Private Music Theory Teacher

Fundamentals of Music Theory for all ages and levels.

About Natalia

I strive to build a loving, supportive, and enthusiastic learning environment while maintaining high expectations and setting attainable goals in which students will succeed. I believe in teaching mastery of skills, reinforcing proper technique and musicianship from the very first piano lesson. Ver

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March 20, 2016
Douglas A Dickinson
Natalia knows her stuff! She emphasizes the importance of scales and also understands my desire to tailor our lessons to my piano class at school.

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Jean-Pierre C.

(4)
Music Theory
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Doctor of Music in Piano Performance from Université de Montréal
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I have many years experience teaching all levels of Music Theory.

About Jean-Pierre

Dedicated to music as an art form that elevates the lives of all who experience it; that embraces and transcends the entire range of human emotion, expression and community that is vital to the cultural enrichment of society Jean-Pierre is a South African born award-winning pianist and teacher. An

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September 23, 2019
A Q
Jean-Pierre is a phenomenal piano teacher who really has a true passion for music. He is endlessly patient and persistent - If you want to learn something, he’ll find a way to teach it to you. It's rare to find such a skilled music teacher who can adapt from teaching the smallest fundamental details to the highest philosophical aspects of music. With Jean-Pierre, you are no longer just learning and playing the pieces, you are fully experiencing the music. My lessons with him, and his great sense of humour, were always a highlight. I cannot recommend him enough.
September 23, 2019
Ben
the Impact that Dr C. has had on me as both a musician and a person has been immeasurable. His patience and kindness coupled with his incredible skill have made him an incredible teacher and wonderful person to play alongside whenever he has accompanied me. His drive and desire to always better my playing have made him incredible to learn from and his calming presence has meant that performances with him have always been a pleasure. His personal and caring nature has also made him a wonderful mentor as well as a teacher and he has instilled both confidence within me whenever I play and above all, a deep love for the music that I am playing. I can honestly say that I wouldn’t be half the musician I am today if not for Dr C. incredible input!
September 23, 2019
Alex
Jean-Pierre is truly a unique teacher. His highly personal, practical approach to the teaching of music makes the process of learning both enjoyable and fascinating. His passion for music is evident in his teaching, prioritizing the talents and interests of his students rather than imposing a conventional, one-dimensional syllabus. His skills as a pianist are unparalleled, and my experience playing the cello together with Jean-Pierre (as my accompanist) have been beneficial to my own sound and personality as a musician. Furthermore, as I myself have learnt to play an instrument largely through the use of Skype lessons, I can say with utmost confidence that working with Jean-Pierre through an online medium will both be a worthwhile and enriching experience. Jean-Pierre is by no means a traditional music teacher; rather he is a dedicated and passionate embodiment of what modern music teaching should be!
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Armen M.

(8)
Music Theory
Starting at $40
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English,Russian,Armenian, Russian
  • High school from Tchaikovsky school of music
  • Teaching since 1988
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About Armen

Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions

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June 8, 2018
Max
Armen has been great with my beginner child! Able to do basic introduction at child level, amazing!
October 5, 2017
Muller
I had a great first lesson with Armen.
He immediately identified some areas of improvement and I really liked his style which is rigorous, demanding and rewarding at the same time.
Can't wait to our next lesson,

Muller
April 22, 2016
Badri S.
I was Impressed beyond my expectations.
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Stephanie Q.

(24)
Music Theory
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio

  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship winner from Eastman School of Music
  • BA from Eastman School of Music
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Being a composer, and arranger, I have taught theory to students of a wide range of age and ability level. If you're interested in writing songs, I have a wonderful method and approach to help you!

About Stephanie

I am a career musician, and conservatory trained violin, piano and vocal instructor with over 40 years teaching experience, and a resume spanning many pages. I also am a well endorsed composer and public speaker. Furthermore, I LOVE teaching! I am a competition judge, member of National Music T

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November 25, 2019
Shannon
I am an adult beginner violinist. When I first met Stephanie, I had barely touched a violin, but I was determined to learn how to play it. With her help and patience, I am progressing through the Suzuki method as well as doing ear training and music theory. Stephanie is an excellent musician as well as instructor! Her method of teaching keeps the students engaged, encouraged and excited about learning music from all sides of it.
November 13, 2019
Naomi G.
I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin.
November 6, 2019
Hui F.
Stephanie helped my younger one prepare for competition. She was highly skillful, supportive yet strict. Initially, my girl was a bit nervous to work with Stephanie because of her high reputation. Stephanie was very kind and fun, using metaphors to help my 10-year old understand the music. She not only helped my child overcome barriers to master the music piece but also shared much practical advice for competition. We did not expect this but my 10-year old won the first prize and was invited to perform in Carnegie Hall New York. Highly recommend Stephanie!!!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Hamden, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Hamden is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $240 per hour.
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$52 average
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
- Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Shon is an expert at all aspects of teaching music on multiple instruments but is especially gifted at teaching music theory that helped me learn to play by numbers which helped me change keys on the fly. No more writing out the chords for praise and worship music. So knowledgeable. You need to stop think about it and call him up and schedule your first lesson. Shon rocks!!"
- Ken
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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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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"I appreciate Paul's approach to teaching music theory. Paul's talents , patience and encouraging teaching-personality enhances my interest in learning. Thank you."
- Cornelius
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul N.
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"Capable, courteous, and very well versed in his field. Patrick's flexible schedule made it possible for us to cram for an upcoming test, on short notice.
Conveniently, he's preparing to teach a university cpurse on the same subject matter."
- Abdulaziz
Took Music Theory lessons from Patrick A.
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"He is one of my co-workers at a high school and he runs a performing arts club. He teaches a high school music band that are seniors, he will make sure that everyone is on key as far as singing, playing drums, and guitar. The music band appreciates him and they enjoy the music lessons as well."
- Charlie
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith G.
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"I learned so much from this guy! Very articulate and funny."
- Elsie
Took Music Theory lessons from Jared N.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
- Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
- Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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"Great teacher. He was my music theory tutor, and I was able to skip past two college theory courses within about a week of hour-long tutoring sessions.

From my experience, he works with what you have: he finds your strengths and helps you to learn based on how he believes you'll best receive new information or inspiration. He is able to communicate concepts in many different ways, and always makes sure you understand. He is not long-winded, but communicates the necessary information in a way that is straight-to-the-point, and does not waste time giving his students "busy work," but instead gives them exercises that are directly or indirectly helpful every time. He is a patient teacher, and does not make you feel like you will be left behind. He passionate about teaching and his students, and he does a great job at teaching."
- Melody
Took Music Theory lessons from Ryan C.
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