New York Music Lessons for Teens

In person or online. We've got everything you need to get started and stay motivated!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Popular Music Teachers in New York, NY

Or other areas around you:

Amy C.

24 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Amy C.

24 Reviews
Book Now

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

Recent Reviews
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
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Andrew A.

Book Now

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

Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Gregory H.

26 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from CUNY, Queens College
  • Master of Jazz Performance from CUNY, Queens College
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Gregory H.

26 Reviews
Book Now

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Gil R

Meet Online Music Teachers Serving New York, NY

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Rina M.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and the language of music, French
  • Awarded Top Teacher from TakeLessons
  • Teaching since 2001
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Rina M.

68 Reviews
Book Now

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

Recent Reviews
Bethany
Thorough and generous with instruction.
Matt
Very patient, thank you.
Michael E.

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
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Justice E.

25 Reviews
Book Now

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

Recent Reviews
James G.
great introduction to knowledge, in right place... thanks.
James.
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.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anastasia M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $54
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from UNC School of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Anastasia M.

2 Reviews
Book Now

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

Recent Reviews
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.

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing music teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream music teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_234118_pi_IMG_3868
"I have known Adam as a professional musician and as the father of a young boy for several years. He is a wonderful musician, a well organized, systematic thinker and a gentle, understanding person who gives guidance and encouragement in the most constructive and positive way. I highly recommend him as a guitar teacher."
Idee Kwak, piano/composition teacher
Took Guitar lessons from Adam B.
Profile_354682_m6g6n8fd3vpjg8tckq6l
"Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. He’s great with kids"
Chaerin
Took Piano lessons from Cody W.
Profile_233157_pi_IMG_0272%281%29
"Awesome as ever. She ‘debugged’ all the problems I faced during my own singing practice with me. Love, love, love her class! I hope you try her out if you are serious about what your voice can do~"
Xinye
Took Vocal Training lessons from Fanjin M.
Profile_238819_pi_623e9992939d96a0194a4de9c6f671accdf77027
"Thnak You Eric

Learning new things in life can be difficult and is never an easy journey. Eric has given me the motivation and confidence to not only learn how to play the guitar but to love and appreciate music more than I've ever had. Thank you Eric for giving me the opportunity to play music for my kids. Thank You!"
Paul
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
Profile_188871_pi_diva
"Jamie is a fantastic voice teacher. She is extremely patient and encouraging with me as a beginner. I started with hardly any experience at all, and my singing has already improved significantly after only 8 weeks of lessons. She helped me with song choice and voice repertoire, but is also open to my suggestions. I can highly recommend her for anyone who has been thinking about voice lessons, but has not had the courage to start, even at an older age. Just give it a try!"
Lena
Took Singing lessons from Jamie B.
Profile_250207_pi_3c8e10083e0909b7e900270aae6eb280da4fb66b
"Amazing and straight forward instructor. Passionate about her own work and equally her students."
Maggie
Took Opera Voice lessons from LK F.
Profile_245997_pi_1aeeeadf17dfe99b99b19586733b92179019c80a
"I learned so much about hiphop watching my son learn to rap!"
Eric
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
Profile_175328_pi_IMG_0135
"Relaxed, patient. Right to the point. Definitely beats rockband or guitar hero."
Seth
Took Drum lessons from Will F.
Profile_250300_pi_dc166620571a1d6f6aaefd00a57a7bf094ddf48e
"Very knowledgeable and patient with any levelof student. Excellent teacher!"
Melannie
Took Drum lessons from Colby B.
Profile_192605_pi_dyauk
"Dave is very knowledgeable, patient and friendly. He is a talented musician. Dave was upfront and honest regarding my singing ability and whether or not I will be able to benefit from lessons. I am going forward. Time will tell."
Maureen Rolnick
Took Vocal Training lessons from Dr. Dave Y.
View More
View Less

Popular Music Articles from our Blog

Acacia vs. Koa Ukulele: What's the Difference?

Are you considering a new ukulele, and wondering the difference is between an acacia vs. koa ukulele? It’s no secret that there are many factors to consider when shopping for a ukulele, and the choices can be overwhelming for beginner musicians. For starters, not only are there different size ukuleles, (soprano, concert, tenor, and baritone), but there are a wide variety of brands and styles to choose from as well. Should you get a solid wood? A solid top only? A laminate? And of course, yo …

By Stephanie Avienu

How Are French Violins Made?

Violins as we know them today really started to evolve from the 16th century. In fact, Andrea Amati, the patriarch of that violin making family, was born in 1505, although it wasn’t until 1555 that he created his first violin at the request of an Italian statesman by the name of Lorenzo De’ Medici. By the end of the century, his grandson, Nicolo, had been born and it was he who would eventually become the most eminent member of the family. They hailed from Cremona, a city in the north of …

By Steve Merson

7 Cool Ways to Make Your Own Amazingly Creative Ukulele

So you want to know how to make a ukulele? Whether you're feeling crafty on a rainy day, or you're ready to set aside some serious build time, you can find a DIY ukulele project that's right for you! 1. Cigar Box Ukulele This tutorial shows how to make an electric tenor ukulele using a cigar box and a few ukulele parts purchased online. Even with these simple components, you can fashion an instrument with a unique look and a great sound. Some of music's greats, including legends like B.B. …

By Megan L.

Student Groups