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Elizabeth D.

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Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elizabeth D.

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Preparing for an audition? Enjoy singing for fun and interested in learning how to improve your vocal technique? No matter what style you enjoy singing - classical/opera to musical theater to pop and beyond - all lessons are focused on helping you reach your singing goals with a healthy vocal technique. Students can expect to work on vocal technique and repertoire during each lesson.

About Elizabeth

I'm an opera singer with several years of teaching experience and I want to help you reach your musical goals! I have a Master of Music degree in Classical Vocal Performance and a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education.

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Adam C.

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New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Adam C.

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I will break down the nuances of learning the acoustic guitar in a friendly, clear, and articulate manner. We will discuss various concepts of the acoustic guitar in the styles and songs you enjoy most.

About Adam

A graduate of the University of Rochester with a B.A. in Music and Psychology and trained at renowned National Guitar Workshop, Adam is an experienced teacher and performer on the guitar, piano, ukulele, and bass in a variety of styles, including rock, pop, jazz, classical, and folk. Adam loves to

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David
David, 8yo, just started his guitar lessons with Adam and he is extremely happy with what he already knows after only one lesson! We cannot wait for the next one!
Vincent
Adam is awesome! Thank you so much!
Herbert
Adam is a teacher par excellence. I am self taught from a well known book. I was doing well I thought until I got stuck. Adam gently showed me where I erred and made great suggestions for me to move on correctly. I never felt rushed or “ put down.” Adam was patient, open for questions, encouraging, comforting. I know I need much help to correct and advance in guitar from matters such as tuning, restringing, reading, and other things too many to write about. I look forward to my next lesson with enthusiasm.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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Yakov D.

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Finger Picking Style and regular picking
Note reading and Tablature
Various styles: classical, rock, country

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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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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Liza Q.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Liza Q.

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I'm a classically trained vocalist with 10 years of experience in Musical Theatre, who transitioned into working with pop singers 20 years ago. My experiences consist of vocal producing, in-studio coaching, accent training, vocal arranging, and background singing for artists like Mandy Moore, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Diego Torres, CNCO, and the likes, as well as for TV shows like La Voz, La Voz Kids, La Banda, Mira Quien Baila and France's Les Anges TV series. Most recently, I've been working to help develop and coach young artists and influencers who need overall development and guidance, not just in terms of technique, but recording vocals, vocal producing, social media content creation and strategy, on-stage training, and more.

About Liza

Hi guys, my name is Liza Q, PKA Liza. I've been performing since the age of 5, songwriting and recording since the age of 8, and trained/worked in musical theatre and classical voice for over 10 years after that. I became a professional songwriter by 18, and since, transitioned to working with pop

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Kiarrah
Liza is an amazing person inside and out. She has so much experience and versatility. She studies her students and makes sure that she's giving them all the techniques they need to improve. I've had many vocal coaches in my life and she is by far the most inspiring! She is funny, nice, and she always makes me feel comfortable, even when doing things that I might think are out of my range. She pulls the potential out of me.
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Rahul S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Yamaha Grand Prizer Winner from Yamaha Music
  • Teaching since 1996
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Rahul S.

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Music & Drums is my Life since 1995, Teaching is my passion.. did over 200 gigs,

(The Suzuki method is an internationally known music curriculum and teaching philosophy. The method aims to create an environment for learning music which parallels the linguistic environment.)

I believe in creating an environment for my students that makes them passionate , comfortable & inspires them to learn. Creating an interesting schedule that leads them to ask for more. Understanding my students behavior & adjusting my teaching style accordingly helps me deliver a successful student. Learn with fun..

About Rahul

Music & Drums is my Life since 1995, Teaching is my passion.. did over 200 gigs. I'm a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. Performing almost half the world has been one of the greater experiences of my life as a musician, and I've had th

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Marjorie K.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marjorie K.

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sight reading, theory, technique, composition.

About Marjorie

Marjorie has taught beginners to advanced students of all ages in every vocal style including Opera, Classical, Musical Theatre, Pop, Jazz, Folk, Rock, R&B and Gospel at Hunter College, New York University, La Guardia Community College, The Learning Annex as well as her private vocal studio in NYC

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Cadence W.
Marjorie is a great teacher, my daughter is learning and enjoying going to her lessons.
Ann-Marie G.
Beautiful setting, wonderful teacher. My granddaughters truly enjoyed their lesson and are eagerly awaiting their next.
Madelyn G.
Beautiful setting, wonderful teacher. My granddaughters truly enjoyed their first lesson and are eagerly awaiting their next one

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"Dora is great. Patient given I have never played the piano in my 63 years. Was so accommodating when I had to delay my first lesson by a month given a family situation. Fun and dedicated to the piano with the enthusiasm anyone would want in a teach. Must be great with children given I am like a first grader when it comes to piano and I feel affirmed and supported."
Joan
Took Piano lessons from Dora H.
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"Josh helped me mix and master my first track and showed me step by step how to do so. He also showed me many different techniques in ableton to make my tracks unique."
Sean
Took Ableton lessons from Josh W.
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"I gave these lessons to my husband as a gift and he really enjoyed meeting Evan and is looking forward to learning more from him."
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Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Franklin was so patient with my 14-year-old son. We look forward to our next lesson."
Matthew
Took Trumpet lessons from Franklin D.
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"Great first lesson, looking forward to working together. Relaxed and accepting atmosphere. Personable instructor with positive attitude."
Ryan
Took Guitar lessons from Bill G.
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"I have lately felt that I have been learning so much more than I would have if Ms. King was not teaching me. She is bubbly, enthusiastic and loves to see others learn."
Daniel
Took Flute lessons from Katrina K.
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"Very knowledgeable,easy to follow and understand"
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Took Guitar lessons from Natalie H.
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"I look forward to the lessons every week. Russ takes the time an ensures that the information provided is understood as well as performed correctly. Homework is always a blast. How many times can anybody say that? I would recommend Russ to any level of performer, if just to sharpen exisiting skills or start from the very beginning, Russ has the ability to get you to the level "you" want to be at with your drum playing. Russ will also introduce books that can be practiced out of when that homework is assigned. Great instructor and as become a good friend. If you want to learn the drums....call Russ!"
James
Took Drum lessons from Russell S.
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"Matthew is a fantastic instructor and he has a lot of patients. I am a new drummer and he thought me and my two boys on how to drum and now after about a year we can actually enjoy drumming and we are having a blast. My older has special needs and I am so impressed that he will actually come and play the drums on his own now which would have never happened without Matthews teaching. My younger boy is doing so well too. We will continue to take lesson even with our busy schedules since we really enjoy our lessons with Matthew. Thank you Matthew."
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Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"My 5 years old son takes lessons from Karen M. I have no idea how anyone can be so patient with a child who clearly somedays does not want to learn but she has this ability to kind of go along with whatever nuisance my child has started and then steers him towards the lesson. She breaks up the time into so many small pieces doing/learning different activities that a child will not get bored with what they are learning that day.
I also should mention that she comes up with different ways to undo bad habits that have been picked up and also find and suggests new ways to learn the right way.
I wish we had found Karen earlier."
Hira S
Took Classical Piano lessons from Karen A M.
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Music Lessons in New York City

New York is often referred to as the city that never sleeps and it is the focal point of the American music industry. It is the birthplace of a variety of music genres including hip hop, punk rock, house music and rap and it is also home to jazz and the blues music too. If you’re a musician and you make a name for yourself in New York, then there’s a pretty serious chance that you’ll eventually be known all over the world. As a result, if you’re aspiring to become a musical artist then New York City is arguably your best launch-pad to fame.

However, before you try to go out and get your musical talent noticed in New York you should first ensure you have a solid music foundation, which may help you in becoming the next international star. With that said, we recommend you take our New York music lessons with one of our certified TakeLessons music teachers. We can help you learn proper technique for instruments like the guitar, bass, violin, saxophone or even singing. In addition, our New York music lesson programs cover music theory for those who are interested gaining a more in-depth understanding of music. Our New York music lessons also cover music performance as well as recording. This way you’ll have the music resources necessary to develop a solid foundation that can be helpful in pursuing a career in music. Together with the help of our certified professional instructors, we guarantee that you’ll have a fantastic experience with your music lessons. If for any reason you are not satisfied after your first lessons we’ll help you find a new teacher or we’ll even refund your entire purchase.

So if you have a passion to become famous, then do it here in the city where dreams of stardom can come true. Simply enroll yourself in one of our New York music lessons and our team will do their very best to bring out the recording artist in you. So don’t wait! Get ready to achieve your goals and realize your dreams. Sign up with us today!

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