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Amy C.

24 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • BA from SUNY at Purchase
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amy C.

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As a recording artist myself, I understand what it takes to be in the studio and develop a product that is representative of the artists vision.

About Amy

I have been a voice, acting, and teacher of creative arts for over 25 years. My background includes ten years of classical voice training with Maestro Julio Berrocal, as well as vocal training through the Feldenkrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting, I have studied with renowned Stanislavs

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Sarah K.
Wow! Amy is incredible! I felt super comfortable around her and feel I can learn so much from her. We started off finding a monologue for me to read. I read it and now plan on reading the entire script so we can continue to working on it together... I can’t wait for my next lesson!
Grace N.
Coach Amy REALLY gets it. She will put you at ease, and if you put in the work you will advance quickly. Totally worth her rates, I can't say enough about the quality training she has provided me.
Timothy B.
Very kind and knowledgeable:)

Andrew A.

Astoria, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Andrew A.

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Be sure to ask me about my 'Mindful Music Lessons' and how to maximize your practice time! With 20 years of experience teaching and performing, I am excited to help you meet your musical goals! I want to help you learn your favorite songs. Weather you are interested in learning to take a solo, improvise, become a song-writer, or just get the basics down, I am looking forward to share my experience and passion for creating with you!

About Andrew

Hey, I'm Andrew. I've been teaching guitar lessons for almost twenty years! I am currently 37 years old. Over the years I have developed a very effective way of creating a fun and encouraging learning environment for my students. I have a great sensibility of popular music, and can help students wi

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Gregory H.

26 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Jazz Performance from CUNY, Queens College
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from CUNY, Queens College
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Gregory H.

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Learn to make music with your pencil! This focuses on the brains behind the sound.

About Gregory

As a younger brother at the age of five, I began studying the piano because my older sister did. After my foundation in music strengthened I fell in love with the trumpet. At first, each note took time to develop and I enjoyed the challenge. The trumpet allowed me to travel all over the Southeas

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Katya Bankowsky
Gregory is a great teacher. He makes it fun and breaks it all down really well. Greg is a real pleasure to learn with!
Gil R.
I've had just 3 lessons with Gregory and I'm making great strides thanks to his intimate knowledge of the horn. His manner of teaching is so relaxing that it helps no feel so stressed to play. I look forward to my next lesson. He drives you in a direction that works best to the student. Hes a great teacher.
Gil
I'm 58yrs old and a comeback player. I haven't played in over 40yrs. Yesterday was my 2nd class with him. And I was amazed at how my playing is already showing progress thanks to Gregory. He puts you at ease almost immediately. He is very patient and through his instruction I've gained more confidence in my playing. Gregory gets 5 stars for his demeanor, trumpet and overall music knowledge. He is the go to instructor in my opinion.

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Rina M.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and the language of music, French
  • M.M. Master of Music from Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rina M.

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Accomplished guitar teacher for students of all ages, 6 to 96. Learn to hold the guitar properly and how to tune it. Read notes and tabs. Strum, pluck, and pick the guitar strings with your dominant hand. Learn to play melodies and chords with your non-dominant hand. Begin with the basics and progress to playing your favorite music from popular to jazz, folk, country and more. Enjoy the process and the progress!

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice s

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Linda Moore
A great first lesson even though my oboe didn’t work. I learned a lot of fingerings and about reed making. Great fun.
Eleni
We feel very fortunate to have Rina M. as our daughter’s music instructor, for oboe and guitar. Our daughter’s musical ability and knowledge has grown exponentially, and her music teacher at school has praised her understanding of music / music theory, most of which she learned since working with Mrs. Rina. We are so happy to have found TakeLessons, as this is how we were introduced to Mrs. Rina. She is very special to us, and we highly recommend her!
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Justice E.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, German, Twi and Ga
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Awarded Best Session Musician from Ebony Award
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Justice E.

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Accompanying music is the art of speaking one united language like a team and I will teach you how to effectively accompany.

About Justice

Hi, I am Justice I'm a director and music producer with approximately 20 years in the music industry. As the son of a preacher, I began music by toying with the musical instruments in my home, which transpired me to play for my father's church at the age of 14. After 8 years of music, I became a

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James G.
great introduction to knowledge, in right place... thanks.
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Samuel
Excellent instructor, bery patient and understanding.
Rahsun
So far the lessons are going very well. Justice is doing a fantastic job! My son was playing a simple song on the piano by the end of his first lesson. Great Job Justice! I'm looking forward to our remaining lessons.
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Anastasia M.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $54
  • Teaches students Male: 11 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from UNC School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anastasia M.

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I have been teaching music for nearly a decade. I have taught in the schools as well as privately. I use a combination of somatic movement and experiencing, voice training, and musicianship to help singers achieve their singing goals. I help singers learn how to use their bodies well and embody music in order to achieve the results they want and have the results stick. Lesson plans vary depending on the student's goals. Some learning goals from previous students include freeing the voice, eliminating vocal strain and tension, improving intonation and rhythmic feel, improvising jazz and other African American folk styles, and building vocal endurance. However, the student can always expect to leave a lesson with a greater understanding of themselves and their voices. Does this speak to you? I look forward to working with you!

About Anastasia

I am a singer, violist, voice coach, music educator, somatic movement educator, and interdisciplinary artist. I hold two degrees: a Bachelor of Science from the University of Vermont and a Bachelor of Music from the UNC School of the Arts. Born and raised in Memphis, TN, I grew up singing gospel a

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Deanna
An Ya is an amazing musician. She doesn't only teach people like me how to sing. She's out there in the real world... playing her viola and singing in front of crowds throughout the region. In my experience with An Ya, she adapted my vocal lessons to work specifically on areas where I was struggling. She always seem to drill down to the real root of the vocal problem I was having and helped me improve. I wasn't able to stick with lessons as long as I had hoped, due to conflicts with my work schedule. However, I came away from my time with An Ya with better control over my diaphragm and a stronger "head" voice. Thanks to An Ya, I'm a better singer than I was before.

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"I started taking lessons with Ahmad over 5 years ago as a wee beginner. Looking back at where I started, I'm surprised at how much progress I have made and have learned more than I ever expected to.

It is obvious from the start that Ahmad is not only an phenomenal guitar player, but also, and more importantly, displays a strong passion and dedication for teaching. Each lesson is carefully designed and structured to build off of techniques previously learned and Ahmad has a knack for making even difficult concepts easy to digest. He imparts simple tips and tricks, mined from years of experience, that have helped me master techniques and avoid tedious memorization exercises which would have made the learning process agonizingly painful. Having one-on-one lessons also allows Ahmad to give me the personal attention needed to provide feedback, positive and negative, and nip bad habits in the bud before they become ingrained. Additionally, each lesson comes with handouts which are handy to practice with and use as a reference (I have 400+ pages of material so it's important to keep it all organized).

Ahmad has a diverse set of musical tastes and a secondary benefit of taking lessons with him is that he's exposed me to a plethora of great music that I would not otherwise have discovered on my own. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, advanced, or think you can rival Joe Satriani, there's something for you to learn from Ahmad. Also, I've found that lessons are very motivating in terms of encouraging me to keep practice because, yes, I do get lazy sometimes. With Ahmad, if you put in the time and effort, you will be rewarded greatly with the freedom to be as creative as your heart desires and you will have more fun playing the guitar than a mouse running loose in a cheese factory.

Oh, and Ahmad's a super cool guy too."
Lydia
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"First of all Carolyn is the sweetest person ever. On top of that, she will work on proper technique at every lesson. She has noticed and worked on singing techniques that my past teachers have never addressed to me before. She will also take the time for you to understand the reasoning behind the technique. She also is great at picking out songs that fit your vocal range! One of the best teachers for sure!"
Maureen
Took Singing lessons from Carolyn R.
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"Undoubtedly the Fur Elise of piano teachers! This is the second teacher for my little one and just after the first lesson, the difference in Lana’s style of teaching when compared to the previous teacher was quite apparent. The professionalism and the ability Lana consistently exhibits to conjure the personal motivation out of my little one to excel in piano is simply amazing. We have been taking lessons from her for over a year now and my daughter has made strides in reading sheet music, playing steadily, and being more comfortable playing in front of others. When friends and relatives come over they have noticed a difference in her play and have asked what we have done differently. The first time someone asked, my daughter replied “Lana” and I couldn’t help but laugh a little as I was not expecting her to even respond. Lana is an exceptional piano teacher whose love for music is infectious and I would highly recommend!"
Roberta
Took Piano lessons from Lana G.
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"Our first class was amazing!! We are very excited to continue next week."
Sofia
Took Singing lessons from Teresa Y.
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"My son was very happy with his first lesson with Victoria. He had been away from the flute for several months, and was eager to return. So far she accessed his level, and they picked up where he left off with his previous lessons. He's pleased and says that she is teaching him at his learning edge."
Adrain
Took Flute lessons from Victoria W.
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"I have taken guitar lessons in the past and wanted to revisit one of my passions again. I decided to take lessons with Ian since he is in my neighborhood and I’m really glad I did. Ian has been very patient and attentive to my learning style. As our lessons have progressed so has the direction of each class. It’s really cool to see how all the concepts we have gone over build on each other. I feel like Ian really goes above and beyond to learn about his students and what they are hoping to achieve. Ian has also been very flexible with my work schedule. After several months of lessons with Ian I can say I’ve learned several things from finger picking, timing, and reading notes. I can’t wait to continue my journey!"
Savoy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ian M.
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"I really liked Jordan I liked the demonstrations and how hed told me to practice and thanks to Jordan I sound better From Jp"
Atiya
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"Marissa is great! Professional, punctual, positive. She is a pleasure to work with.
My daughter took lessons with her and loved them. Thanks!"
Lori
Took Singing lessons from Marissa V.
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"Jameson Tabor spent the first fifteen minutes dissecting the vocal instrument in a way that was understandable and insightful. He has totally improved my understanding and commanding my voice. Love this guy!"
James
Took Vocal Training lessons from Jameson T.
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"Stan is a very positive person who really does a fantastic job teaching my son the piano. He is patient and gives confidence to my son because he is a natural with his talent to teach. I would recommend him to anyone who has an interest in learning music."
Kris
Took Piano lessons from Stan M.
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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

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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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