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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
  • Teaches Beginner
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Yakov D.

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Study of basic techniques: finger picking style, playing with the pick,
Basic music notation and tablature reading. Various styles: country, rock, classical.

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Cory J.

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

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I offer lessons for students of any experience level in any area of interest. I come from a rock and metal background, but have explored many other genres in varying degrees of depth. We can work on learning songs, learning styles, honing technique, reading, composing, improvising, and just learning the guitar inside and out as the unique and versatile musical tool that it is.

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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Matt K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Folk Band Nomination from Boston Music Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Matt K.

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Learn all aspects, styles, and techniques pertaining to acoustic guitar.

About Matt

Hi there! My name is Matt and I am very excited to work with you. I have been teaching guitar for over 10 years, and have been helping my students blossom into not only amazing guitar players, but competent musicians as well. I studied guitar at Berklee College of Music under the tutelage of so

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Jacob
When I started to play guitar, I did not know very much about the guitar or how to read music. Matt taught me pretty much everything since the beginning and I enjoyed it a lot. He went over the basics with the acoustic, then we went onto the electric. He understands this instrument very well with different techniques. He is also very patient, kind, and willing to help anybody. He's really the best out there.
Jake
I've taken guitar lessons from three different teachers and what I learned in the two years Matt has taught me definitely has improved my playing, songwriting, and musical interest like nothing else. This guy understands good songwriting and performance as well as just shredding. He's a nice guy and loves to talk music too, and he'll really work with you at any skill level and at any pace you are comfortable with.
Ben
When I moved to Boston one of the first shows I went to was a band called Grey Season. I was blown away by Matt's Guitar playing. When I found out he gave lessons I immediately got in contact with him. Now, 3 years later, I can say that I've learned so much from lessons with Matt. He is not only an accomplished guitar player but an inspiring teacher who has been dedicated in helping me become a better blues guitarist and all around musician.

Aieshwarya D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aieshwarya D.

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Weekly piano and music theory lessons are being offered by a qualified professional with years of experience in teaching children and adults alike. The students enrolled in the classes will be methodically taught through the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music, London (ABRSM) syllabus ranging from initial grade to Grade 8. Having completed 8 grades in Piano Performance and Theory from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music an an Associate Diploma in Voice from the Trinity College of London, music has always been an integral part of my life. I have had the joy of teaching and conducting for the past 5 years with varied age groups and genres, and seek to do the same in DC. I have performed in various esteemed venues from the Vienna opera house, Carnegie hall to the Kennedy center.

About Aieshwarya

Having completed 8 grades in Piano Performance and Theory from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music an an Associate Diploma in Voice from the Trinity College of London, music has always been an integral part of my life. I have had the joy of teaching and conducting for the past 5 years

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Kani W.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kani W.

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My lessons are meant to teach healthy musical skills, music elements, proper foundations, while in a fun and exciting environment. I want to educate those who are interested in music and assist with the development of a proper tone in all ways. You will learn the best techniques and helpful practices in order to get the best sound quality possible while playing fun and helpful music. I'm ready to teach, are you ready to learn? Let's begin!

About Kani

Greetings! I'm a college student majoring is music education, and I have plenty of experience with teaching and assisting kids and high school students. My lessons would be composed of healthy exercises, developing a pure and high quality tone, technique practices, and fun/challenging music for pe

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"Lucas is helping me learn saxophone as an adult beginner. He is very knowledgable and helps me improve any issues I have in my playing. Highly recommended!"
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"Totally awesome instructor. Kayla has been very helpful in finding out how to turn my weaknesses into my strengths with my voice. Very good advice, works with the material I want help on. I highly recommend working with Kayla if you are serious about improving your vocal skills!"
Justin
Took Singing lessons from Kayla D.
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"Merav is truly gifted at explaining difficult concepts. She helped me so much in our last lesson that I had to continue. She’s the best!"
Alexis
Took Singing lessons from Merav E.
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"by teaching a young girl like Jasmine and being a young lady herself;;Astrid is very patient and seems very skilled on what she does"
Augustino
Took Piano lessons from Astrid C.
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"Dan has been a wonderful teacher for my three young children (age 8,5 year-old twins) who are just beginning to explore piano. He has the patience of a saint and a great sense of humor, which makes him so approachable. My kids look forward to him coming every week, and they are genuinely interested in learning with him. I'm so pleased with the progress they are making, and most importantly, that Dan is inspiring them to learn and have fun. We're even tacking on a group guitar lesson, which includes mom, to the end of our piano lessons! Should be lots of fun- as long as we have Dan!"
Carrie
Took Piano lessons from Dan K.
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"Ahmad is awesome. Super knowledgeable, flexible and professional with scheduling, and a bad ass guitar player. If you're looking to take your playing to the next level give him a call!"
Joey
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Best teacher ever. I would highly recommended to everyone."
Ainsley
Took Classical Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"Chan is very knowledgeable and kind. He has patience and keen to observe what I need to learn. He gave my homework to improve my weaknesses which are embouchure and breathing. I am glad to learn from him."
Niparpon
Took Flute lessons from Chan C.
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"Very patient. Very professional. I recommend."
Riley
Took Piano lessons from Jean B.
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"It is amazing how much I can learn in just 30 minutes. Jessie is an awesome instructor! I love learning from her!"
Daniel
Took Singing lessons from Jessie M.
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