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Thomas V.

43 Reviews
Wantagh, NY
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Thomas V.

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all levels, all styles, all ages- improvising, learning popular songs/transcribing solos, blues, jazz, rock, and more!

About Thomas

Currently Thomas is an Orchestra Director in Merrick Public Schools, and has previous experience as a Music Teacher in New York City. Thomas has vast experience as a professional performer and has played with countless acts across many different Genres of music. Thomas is an experienced priv

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Dominick V.
Tom has been a great guitar teacher for my 7 year old. I was nervous my son was too young to start but Tom has been great easing him into it and my son is genuinely excited for each lesson. 5 stars!
Marc D.
Tom was great! Personable and knowledgeable would definitely recommend
Carole K.
I took my first piano lesson with Thomas. He's a fabulous teacher. He explains everything clearly and I felt very happy with what I had learned. He made me feel proud of my accomplishment!!
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Tom D.

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Massapequa, NY
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Music Performace from Nassau Community College
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Tom D.

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I teach Kids/Adults how to play and compose their own music. We work on music theory, chords, scales, and learn your favorite songs. I also encourage students how to play to a click so they can learn how to keep a consistent tempo. I have been teaching for many years and I have watched my students grown to be very successful when it comes to development.

About Tom

My name is Tom and I am a working musician. I have been playing drums/guitar since i was 10 years old. I have played many gigs and have done many recordings. I was accepted to berklee college of music when i was 21 and I have worked with many professional musicians that have played on broadway and m

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Julian S.
Very nice and knowledgeable and patient. Kid loves to learn from Tom!
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Billy N.

15 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Awarded Composers Residency from Yadoo
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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Billy N.

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Play the music you want to play. I often use a combination of styles to get you to advance in your guitar skills whether you are a stone beginner or advanced. I've been teaching for over 20 years and can tailor lessons to the individual using the music you want and my large repertoire ranging from simple American Folk through Advanced modern music. I can get you to accompany,solo and also read music too( if you wish). I have concise approaches to all matters of technique, scale work and arpeggios. You can be confident that you are coming to an experienced teacher/player who cares deeply about music and loves helping the student progress.

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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Matt H.
Great! Loved it! A high-level teacher, extremely knowledgeable and accomplished. This will certainly challenge me as a beginner.
John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
So far great - just started
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Kathryn Z.

47 Reviews
New York, NY
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  • Speaks Italian, French, German, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kathryn Z.

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Rhythm guitar, picking patterns and reading notes on the guitar are all taught.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

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Claire Mork
Kathryn is so kind, encouraging and knowledgeable. She is great at working at whatever level you’re at. I’m excited to continue working with her!
Akira I.
I have been having such a great time working with Kathy! She is very knowledgeable and is receptive to my specific goals with singing. Thanks Kathy!
Heather ..
Kathryn has been teaching my 13 year old both voice and guitar. My daughter is just starting out in both and is learning a lot. Kathryn is friendly and has been so great at working with us when my daughter was sick or when we're needing to reschedule. She's been having lessons for a little over a month and her experience has been great. We're looking forward to continuing lessons.
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Juan C.

12 Reviews
New York, NY
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  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, Spanish
  • Awarded Composition Contest Award from Miami Dade College
  • Associate's degree in art from Miami Dade College
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Juan C.

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Years of experience as a live musician and teacher. I focus on bringing out your personal voice and to acquire the necessary technique to achieve your musical goals.

About Juan

Originally from Colombia, Juan has been a resident of New York City since 2008. His music blends classical, modern, and avant-garde elements. He draws from his experience as a recording and touring rock guitarist in Colombia and Miami, his studies of East Asian music, inspired by interaction with mu

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Kate B.
Juan is a wonderful instructor: he is knowledgeable, structured, instinctive, kind, patient and I am learning so many technical, practical skills. He's excellent and what he does, and a lovely person!
Adrian
Juan is an exceptional teacher. His method of teaching keeps a student engage and pretty easy to pick up... Not yo M e nation, fun. I've seen continuous interest and effort out of my child after each class, would highly recommend.
Mike
Juan went through many fundamentals of classical guitar, how to place your hands over the strings for articulation and economy of movement. Very useful.
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Matthew K.

26 Reviews
New York, NY
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  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matthew K.

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Students can expect to discover or re-discover their love for music and and their own natural musical inclinations. Many students report an increased sense of joy and possibility in their own lives. Curriculum depends on level of student, but is focused on being able to play favorite songs, develop comfort and ease in playing style, and accessing creativity and originality in approach. After 3 to 6 months working with me, most students can feel comfortable calling themselves a musician!

About Matthew

I have been playing professionally for over 30 years and have taught for over 10. I am proficient on keyboards, guitar, bass, ukelele, as well as lead and harmony vocals and songwriting. My focus is on developing your musical intuition through ear training, and accessing the music within. I have a

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Paul
I had a one off single lesson with Matthew, I was only in New York for a couple days and was lucky enough to get a sing writing session with him. He gave some great insight and valid techniques towards song writing. He was easy going and very friendly. Would certainly recommend.
Sami
Matt is an awesome instructor. Unlike a traditional guitar teacher, Matt understands what his students want to play, making lessons much more interesting and making practicing much easier. I've had a few lessons with Matt and have learned more in those lessons that I could have ever learned by myself. Highly recommend.
Diana
Just had my first piano lesson with Matthew today. He is a truly great artist and instructor who will teach you not just about the playing technique but about the music theory/history behind it. Would definitely recommend!

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"I started working with LeRoy over a year ago, after 10 years not picking up my guitar at all. He has been extremely helpful across a variety of topics that range from very basic to advanced. His teaching style is very approachable , and he is able to customize content of lessons to match your needs at the time."
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"He's great with my teenage son and has made him enjoy guitar and look forward to his lessons. Highly recommend Brian. Also very reliable and talented. - Joy"
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Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Three lesson in an William has exceeded my expectations.

William is a kind talented person and has not only been extremely patience but his teaching method is making sure I understand what I have to do in order to be successful at learning the guitar.

He has been extremely helpful in providing me with great options in selecting a guitar. Not only did he make great suggestions on what I should purchase but made sure the instrument was in top form by giving it the once over after I made the purchase. William's ability to provide helpful information and the his willingness to share his expertise has gone above an beyond my expectations.

I am looking forward to my future lessons and learning the correct way to learn how to play the guitar.

Thanks William!"
Rich
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"I can now shred like satriany thanks to Greg's lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Great first lesson tailored to my goals."
Gregory
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"I have studied with Ahmad for almost two years now. I started as someone who had taught himself guitar, with three years of irregular practice. I knew the basic chords, bit of finger-picking, strumming, a handful of half-learned songs. Basically my learning wasn't going anywhere and had hit a plateau.

On the first class, Ahmad did an assessment of what I knew and said that we could soon have some fun. He asked me what I wanted to learn and like any young wide-eyed guitarist, I said "lead." And that's what we did.

Now, I had seen the minor pentatonic many times and had tried to learn to improvise by just playing the scale up and down. It never helped. But Ahmad showed me a path on how to improvise. I learned to apply the basic improvisation concepts of slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends and rakes. Soon enough I was trying to figure out licks and creating my own.

Once I had enough of the minor pentatonic, I went on to learning some new songs. Ahmad has a huge song repository and will work with you on trying to learn a song of your choice. I also felt that if asked to pick, he would teach a song which was challenging enough. Such that you may not figure it out right away, but you would after a few days of practice.

I had always played on acoustic. Ahmad help me learn the electric as well. He guided me through the various knobs on the amplifier. Teaching me about effects pedals, whammy bars and a whole lot more.

Ahmad's teaching style is friendly and approachable. I found him flexible when it came to rescheduling classes. His studio is really nice.

I have learned a lot from Ahmad and my guitar playing has improved quite a bit. I would highly recommend him."
Sanjeev
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My daughter loved her lesson and is finally enjoying guitar again!"
Kaylee
Took Guitar lessons from Rachel H.
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"Tony is a great teacher and seems to really care about his students and helping them excel. He is a very talented guitarist and he teaches in a way that is easy to learn from. My daughter took guitar lessons with Tony for few years and she was very happy. Tony is very friendly, and encourages a very low pressure learning experience.
I highly recommend Tony as your guitar teacher if you are looking for some-one who has years of experience but at the same time is your bud and has patience with meticulous organization skills.Very knowledgeable and passionate.
On top of all this, he has a positive attitude, a love for music and a great heart!"
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