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Rodrigo D.

4 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rodrigo D.

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I teach acoustic guitar to students of all levels and ages. My lessons are customized to the student's needs and goals as well with the support of methods that I consider specially important to the learning of the guitar technique, such as: "Fundamentals of Guitar" by Miles Okazaki, "A Modern Method for Guitar Vol. 1, II, III" by William Leavitt, followed by uncountable songs that will be suggested either by the student or me.

About Rodrigo

Rodrigo Moreira is a guitarist/bassist and music educator born in Brazil, Florianopolis/SC, and has resided in NYC area since 2019 where he works with students of all ages and teaches courses focused on Harmony, Improvisation, Guitar/Bass Proficiency, and Musical Beginning to kids and adults. He gr

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Joao
Great teacher! I've learned a lot of cool songs and it was nice how Rodrigo pays attention to details that I wasn't aware of.
Hugo
Rodrigo is a very inspiring guitar teacher! He made me love music even more by helping me overcome every obstacle that came up along the way. Truly recommend having him as a teacher!
Lucas
Rodrigo is an amazing guitar player and teacher. Classes are always fun and informative, I feel like I learn something new every week. I went from not being able to play a single chord to playing my favorites songs on guitar! Highly recommend him!
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David S.

9 Reviews
Rutherford, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
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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 have been playing music almost my entire life. I first started on trombone in 4th grade then switched to guitar in 6th. I picked up the electric bass in my later teenage years and learned the upright bass (both jazz and classical) in college. My students get the benefit of my education, as wel

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Kim
David has been immensely helpful in getting me on my way to understanding timing and getting me through some of my mental blocks. In 2 months with David, I feel like I understand more about music than I ever have. His explanations are clear and that makes all the difference in the world for me. He has an abundance of patience, knowledge, and a passion for music. I'm nowhere near where I want to be, but I'm closer than I've ever been...All thanks to David.
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.
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Gary J.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Gold Winner and Double Finalist in the R&B Category from Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
  • Teaching since 1996
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Gary J.

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Songwriting and production for all levels. Lyric writing, melody writing, song arrangement, and producing in a DAW.

About Gary

I am a songwriter, composer, producer, keyboardist, saxophonist and educator based in New York. I earned BM and MM degrees from New England Conservatory, both with distinction. My lessons are tailored to the appropriate goals, interests, and level of the student. If you are a complete beginner, o

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Jack
Gary has taught my son for about 7 years. He is a wonderful teacher, as skilled with small children as he is with more advanced musicians. Professionally trained and credentialed, there are few aspects of music he is not ready to teach. Piano, saxophone, production, theory--he can do it all.

He taught my son piano when he was small and then when the kid switched to upright bass, he comped him for years and taught him the tricks of the jazz trade (the kid is ready for an arts high school because of Gary's teaching)

Gary is incredibly punctual and responsible about times and dates. In person, he is warm and supportive but very focussed on the student's development. Gary loves what he does and loves watching his students develop. i would recommend him for all levels, and as an added bonus he is a very cerebral and thoughtful individual. Let this musician teach you or your child and you won't be disappointed!
Katherine
Gary taught both our kids for several years. He was enthusiastic, entertaining, and cared very much about teaching. We really enjoyed him and recommended him to many friends who ended up also working with him for many years.
Sara
It was a great experience having Gary Joynes teach piano to our middle school son for several years. With his upbeat and collaborative approach, Gary really connected with our son and worked efficiently and constructively to help him improve. Gary has a wealth of advanced music and performance knowledge - but he also has the ability to make the basics fun. We miss you, Gary!

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Lauren S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Capital University
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Lauren S.

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Experienced voice teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation in vocal technique. I specialize in classical music and musical theater, typically use a variety of books and anthologies, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: sheet music, vocal exercises, piano accompaniment, acting exercises, foreign language work and more!

About Lauren

Hi, there! My name is Lauren and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2015 and have loved helping my students accomplish their musical goals! I went to Capital University and earned and bachelors degree in vocal performance in 2011. I also attended Westminster Choir Co

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Laura
Lauren is an excellent teacher! She is very knowledgeable as well as, positive and encouraging. I am a music educator with a master's degree in music education and I highly recommend Lauren.
Hugh
Lauren was very nice and informative.
Concepta
Lauren has helped me progress steadily. She's patient and encouraging. She always has a suggestion to help me improve my playing.
I always look forward to and enjoy my lessons.
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Chun-Ting C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, German, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Chun-Ting C.

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Experienced teacher of 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate piano student! All ages welcome! Music is fun! I believe that everyone is unique. I encourage my students, but insist that they need to learn something new every lesson so they can get closer to their goals. I help my students at their own pace to achieve their goals and enjoy music.

About Chun-Ting

As an accomplished vocalist, my passion is to invite listeners into a journey through song. I have obtained a Doctor of Musical Arts from The Catholic University of America, a Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Institute, a Master of Fine Arts from Thunghai University and a Bachelors of the

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Ali M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ali M.

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Taking violin lessons with me will be informative, effective, and most of all, fun!
I am focused 100% on the success and well-being of each student, ensuring their musical progress. I also keep the line of communication open and honest between the student and teacher, in order to discuss issues or concerns as they arise.
I pledge to always help you cultivate your love of music, and to give you the tools you need to succeed as a musician!

About Ali

My name is Ali Mills, and I have been a instructor for about 7 years. I have taught children ages 5-13, but would love to help anyone gain the skills they need on their instrument! I am currently a Junior at Biola University, studying towards a Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance. I have pla

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"I am starting over from scratch with trumpet. Tom is helping me to rebuild and strengthen that foundation, develop good habits and skills with meaningful exercises and great learning materials. In just a few lesson I feel I have made great progress while enjoying myself immensely. Tom's lessons are a delightful experience; I alway leave them feeling very energized and refreshed. My favorite part of our lesson is when we play duets together. Tom plays his Euphonium, I love the sound of that instrument, while I play trumpet; these duets sound just heavenly. I do not have enough good things to say about this instructor, other than I am simply delighted with the experience. Thank you Tom. -s."
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"Carla is easy to talk to, learn with and makes learning comfortable. She goes out of her way to find new music to try and I appreciate all that I've learned in just a few lessons."
Susan De Angelis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Phillip is extremely knowledgeable in music. He is able to keep me on track of what my goal is and keeps me from wandering into areas that I am not ready for and wasting time. He stretches me in the written music, rhythm and timing. He is pulling me out of my slump."
Jeri
Took Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Was so enthusiastic and encouraging during our lesson even though she did not feel well. Thank you"
Amanda
Took Singing lessons from Michele M.
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"Expert experience and equally as wonderful personality. Patient and flexible with my learning level and schedule. Very educated with music history too."
Kevin
Took Guitar lessons from Art S.
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"Wonderful teacher. I have referred two friends."
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Took Piano lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"I never picked up a guitar until after age 50, and then for some unknown reason decided I wanted to learn flamenco guitar.

I've been taking lessons with Ed for about 8 months.

Ed is teaching the flamenco basics and techniques, and also makes sure he adds in some easier items so that I can see progress. The lessons are comfortable - Ed has an easy going personality that makes the lessons comfortable and enjoyable.

Very pleased with Ed as my instructor"
Jeffrey
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Edward F.
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"Amanda taught me a music theory lesson, and she was very patient and understanding as I worked through the theory. I have not found the same level of understanding in other instructors as I have in Amanda. Thank you Amanda!"
Blair
Took Music Theory lessons from Amanda D.
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"David is really patient and a great instructor, can't believe how much I've learned already from one lesson!"
Margaret
Took Classical Guitar lessons from David R.
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