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David L.

New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David L.

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A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and music will slowly and surely open up to the pupil.

In my opinion, tone production and rhythm are the major factors that distinguish a great pianist (and make playing the most satisfying), so this is the major focus of our work. I have a very thorough understanding of proper technique and can prescribe exercises that will strengthen one's weaknesses.

I also have a unique background in that I studied jazz improvisation and classical composition, so I understand the inner workings of the music and can improvise in the styles (jazz, classical, baroque, romantic).

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A teacher of mine once said if you aim for perfection, you get to be pretty darn good. I like to start with a small amount of material that the student can play very well, and use that to refine the basics. By taking a thorough approach (and playing beautiful music), the entire world of piano and m

Catherine W.

2 Reviews
Englewood, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from Boston University
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Catherine W.

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Over many years, Catherine has developed a unique, wholistic approach to teaching piano to beginners - especially young children, but also adults.

About Catherine

Catherine has been teaching private lessons since 1995 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her studio, and online. Catherine has helped students to develop their voices, audition successfully, and perform with confidence on stage and screen. Catherine received her educ

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Bonnie
I was looking for a vibrant, fun piano teacher for my kids as they were not motivated by strict teachers who also taught them boring songs they could not relate to. What a gift of a teacher we found in Catherine. Not only is she warm, kind, caring with an easy rapport for kids and adults alike but she is also an excellent piano and voice instructor. This talented lady is a professional singer too who is well versed in Broadway show tunes and opera too. She also instill her students with a sense of musical rhythm and is holistic in her approach to kids who might need a little physical warm up before class in order to attend better. Catherine’s voice is magnificent and we were fortunate enough to attend a show where she played the lead for The Taming of the Shrew.
She is a professional voice and classical opera teacher too and this complements her piano instruction .. A perk is she can travel to your home or does lesions in her own home . In addition
is a passionate, excellent voice teacher for anyone who is looking to hone their vocal skills and talents. I wholeheartedly recommend Catherine - her lessons are more than just teaching - she is a true mentor and educator in every sense of the word.
Aphrodite
Extremely caring and knowledgeable. My grandchildren loved her while we were taking lessons. We only stopped because they live too far away. I highly recommend Catherine!!
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Wei G.

2 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Wei G.

2 Reviews
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Hello! As a music teacher for over 10 years, I have taught music at various levels ranging from complete beginner to college level, in music theory, piano performance, and composition. My lessons are catered specifically to the needs of individual students, and my philosophy is to always have fun with the music!

About Wei

Hello! As a music teacher for over 10 years, I have taught music at various levels ranging from complete beginner to college level, in music theory, piano performance, and composition. My lessons are catered specifically to the needs of individual students, and my philosophy is to always have fun w

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Xueying
I've been taking online lessons with Wei for the past couple of months, and I quite enjoy them. As an adult piano player, I don’t have specific goals. I just play for fun most of the time. Wei, nevertheless, made specific teaching plans for me. He learns my strength and weaknesses, and chooses pieces that are both enjoyable to play and technically challenging for me, so that I’m able to tackle my weaknesses. His expertise helps me improve in many ways, like piano techniques and overall understanding of music. After a few lessons with him, I gained confidence in playing. I’m able to improve my performance of the pieces I love. Besides, Wei is an easy-going person. It’s fun to work with him. I strongly recommend his lessons if you are looking for a teacher with patience, expertise and passion for music.
Xueying
I've been taking online lessons with Wei for the past couple of months, and I quite enjoy them. As an adult piano player, I don’t have specific goals. I just play for fun most of the time. Wei, nevertheless, made specific teaching plans for me. He learns my strength and weaknesses, and chooses pieces that are both enjoyable to play and technically challenging for me, so that I’m able to tackle my weaknesses. His expertise helps me improve in many ways, like piano techniques and overall understanding of music. After a few lessons with him, I gained more confidence in playing. I’m able to improve my performance on the pieces I love. Wei is also an easy-going person. It’s fun to work with him. I strongly recommend his lessons if you are looking for a teacher with patience, expertise and passion for music.

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Queenie W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner
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Queenie W.

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I've been teaching piano for 13 years. Specialized on helping beginners to build up their fundamentals. All ages are welcome! For the young kids, I create music/piano games to help them to learn. I want them to learn with joy. For the adult, I will help you to learn the music/ songs you like. All the lessons are customized! Do not hesitate to ask me questions, I am happy to answer!

About Queenie

I am currently pursuing her Doctor of Musical Art (DMA) degree at Rutgers University, studying under Jonathan Sptiz, who is the principal cellist of the New Jersey Symphony. I also received both Master of Cello Performance degree and Professional Studies Post-Master’s Certificate in cello from Tem

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Allison C.
Ms. W was the most dedicated and patient teacher. Each lesson, I could sense her love for music from the way she described the image of a sunrise from the 2nd movt. of the Saint-Saens cello concerto. Her attention to detail and professionalism greatly improved my cello performance.

Before taking lessons with Ms. W, I was with another teacher for 8 years, but I felt that I wasn't improving. Once I started learning of Ms. W, I improved dramatically. She emphasized the importance of a strong foundation, like sound quality and intonation.

With Ms. W, I was accepted into the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, then named Associate Principal Cellist. Ms. Wang was also the driving force behind my qualification for the PMEA District 12 and Region 6 orchestra. Soon after, she prepared me for my college audition recordings to several colleges and Yale University, which is where I am today.

Ms. W is an incredibly lovely and talented teacher. I was so lucky to have her and am excited for all her future students!
Jerilyn
Queenie taught piano and cello in our home. She was very kind, patient, and made it fun for my children.
Janine Fanchiang
Having to be Ms. Queenie's student for almost three years, I have the confidence to say that she is one of the best music teachers I have ever had in my music career. Being a Music Major at Temple University myself, I have had many music teachers, and Ms. Queenie is the only teacher that I am still taking lessons with!

During classes, Ms. Queenie will always make sure that you feel comfortable and safe before teaching. She really cares about her students! Even with COVID close down, Ms. Queenie was able to transition into online teaching professionally and innovatively.

Another thing is that Queenie is actually my second cello teacher. When I first started, she was really patient and taught me almost from the beginning. LASTLY, She is going to be Dr. Queenie soon, so hurry before the price doubles up!

Matt L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks American
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Matt L.

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We will work on whatever style the student will like to learn! If they are a beginner, we will go through all of the basics slowly and very thoroughly. I like to start by having my students get familiar with the piano and exploring all of the sounds it can make. Students will learn how to identify notes on the piano and also through reading music. Lessons will always be fun and engaging!

About Matt

I attended West Chester University from 2011-2015 and graduated with my bachleor's in music education. I performed in the marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, jazz ensembles, various trumpet ensembles, and a brass quintet. One of my trumpet ensembles made it to the semifinals in the Nation

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Shreya S.
He explains everything to you. If you need help or if you don't get it he makes sure you know it before you move on.
Pedro L.
Matt is a fantastic instructor. Polite, knowledgeable and very encouraging. He was very patient with me and that fact that I am challenged breathing as a result of an accident. I hope I am able to continue. No reservation in recommending.
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Christina R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 to 12
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Christina R.

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I enjoy teaching my students music and want them to have a fun time with learning and playing music.

About Christina

I have been teaching piano at all levels, with students age 5 to 12 for 11 years. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors of Music in Professional Music. I teach students how to read music and to improve their techniques. I would like to make sure that my students enjoy learning

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Lilly S.
My daughter enjoys Christina. She seems to be doing well with her

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Merrick is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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"Ryan is my daughter’s piano teacher, and she looks forward to her lessons every week with him. She is 10 years old. He focuses on ear training, and site reading with note recognition, as well as rhythms and time signature, but he really delves deeply into the theory of music with her, something not all piano teachers would do with the 10-year-old. When she joined a band at school, we found out that she truly understands the structure of the key signature, and how to count out 16th notes!! Very impressive :-). Feel free to contact me anytime for further questions, I would give him my highest recommendation."
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Took Piano lessons from Ryan F.
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"Amazing teacher! If you will not get something at first, he'll explain it in so many different ways so you'll get it immediately.
I wish I started with him earlier."
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"Ryan has been my children's piano teacher for more than 6 years. He is enthusiastic, talented, and loves teaching. My older son started playing piano because his Grandma was a very good concert pianist in Germany, and my husband wanted him to learn how to play. According to my son, the only reason he kept learning was Ryan: his way of teaching, his talent and his inspiration."
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