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Jennifer K.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $55
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded William W. Kleinhandler Prize for Excellence in Music from Williams College
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Jennifer K.

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I teach beginning piano to advanced levels. I also do audition preparation as well as performance prep.

I present my students of all levels and all ages in two recitals per year. A holiday recital, and a spring formal recital. Join us for our next performance!

Practice, Practice, Practice!

About Jennifer

I have a Master's degree in music. My purpose as a teacher is to utilize all of my skills and education to realize my students' goals. I strive to inspire students towards musical excellence! I do this with much positive reinforcement, dialogue and critical analysis. With adults and advanced stu

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Doug
Jennifer is great with my high-energy seven-year-old. She's very patient and she is able to make him engage. She also takes the skills he's learned in his music class in school, and builds his skills lessons around his abilities. Finally, she gives homework in a notebook that is clear and measurable, so he knows exactly what to do on his own throughout the week.
TomekaR
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Jennifer is knowledgeable of her craft, patience, encouraging and both Elijah and I are thrill that she sharing one of her many loves with us. Even when Elijah is trying her patience she remains cool, calm and collective...very professional
EmmanuelE
A Good Instructor

she's a good instructor that listens, understands and carries her students along just for u to learn and understand too the basic concept of being a great player.
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Nikole W.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nikole W.

5 Reviews
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Hi! Welcome to my TakeLessons page, where I provide information about my background and teaching services.

I am an experienced performing artist and teacher that works in New York and regionally. My piano and voice students include children, working professionals, performing artists, and seniors. I attended Barnard College, Columbia University, and Maggie Flanigan's acting conservatory program. My training at Columbia University and with private instructors focused on classical repertoire and theory, but I also work with students on popular music (i.e.Pop, R&B, Electronica, and Folk). Music theory (i.e. sight reading, chord progressions) and practices from Linklater, Alexander, Williamson movement, and Art of Practicing techniques are incorporated into my music instruction.

30 minute-lessons are available for children aged 5-6 only while 60-minute lessons are available for students above the age of 6. Prospective students may sign up to take a trial lesson with me at first to ...

About Nikole

Hi! I appreciate you taking the time to learn more about how I can help you as a teacher. What is my background? I am an experienced performing artist and teacher that works in New York and regionally. I have developed a keen ability to assess and shape talent from years of training, teaching,

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Shakira
Very enthusiastic and versatile
Ebony
Nikole is phenomenal. Great spirit, incredibly welcoming. I feel a lot more confident in public speaking.
Ashley A.
Nikole, is very warm and professional. I have never continued with voice lessons, I enjoyed the experience so much that I'm going to kick the bad habit of smoking and sit down and seriously figure my finances out to continue being taught by her. I cannot express enough how much fun I had...no pressure Nikole if you read this...lol
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Kevin T.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors of Music from Juilliard
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Kevin T.

3 Reviews
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I am a current Juilliard undergraduate with experience formally teaching beginner- intermediate level students. I welcome students of all levels who are interested in advancing their knowledge and ability to become pianistically proficient. For all my students, I emphasize the importance of practicing efficiently while developing critical listening skills. Although practicing might usually seem laborious, I strive to help students seek the enjoyment out of the music that they want to play.

About Kevin

Kevin, 21, studies piano with Professor Matti Raekallio at the Juilliard School. He began his studies at the age of 11, and shortly after attended Interlochen Arts Academy where he studied with Dr. Thomas Lymenstull. He has been a prizewinner in many competitions such as the the MTNA, the EMF Conc

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Jan
Kevin Quickly helped me meet my pianistic goals in an organized and enjoyable way. Highly recommend!
Stanley S.
I had doubts about taking piano lessons online but this experience has changed my mind! 3 lessons in and I have already improved my piano skills so much!!
Barbara
Wonderful teacher! My son loves playing the piano and he is learning a lot! Thank you Mr. Takeda

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Kan W.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kan W.

25 Reviews
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Piano is one of the most popular instrument that people is willing to learn now. Some people would like to play popular music and some prefer classical. Some parents would like to ask their children to learn piano for different reason too. Whatever, the good foundation built is really important, also, boost the interests is another important thing. I would like to help you and your children keep the passion of piano and have the wonderful experience with it!

About Kan

The concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease. -Mark Swed Music Critic October 23, 2008 LA Tim

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Scott
It's been 3/4 year since we've been with her, and she is absolutely awesome! She totally earned my daughter's respect. Meeting a right teacher is so important because it took some time to correct the bad habit she aquired and continued that her previous teacher let go. Ms. Kan is absolutely one of the best teacher we had so far!
Larry S.
Kan is wonderful!
Elizabeth
Kan seemed very qualified and the first lesson or so went well with the exception of hearing her child cry on and off throughout the lesson and make an appearance on camera as well. We tried to be understanding. Unfortunately we learned she has quite a temper. Our Internet went down and caused problems in our Skype connection. We tried to contact her and Skype said she was unavailable. It took some time to unravel it. When we finally got back in touch with Kan 16 minutes after the lesson started, instead of listening and understanding that we had technical problems, she yelled at us and kept brandishing her phone at the camera to "prove" that she was ready for the lesson. She barely let us get a word in. She very firmly told us we would be paying for the lesson and continued to hold her phone up to the camera. We wanted to just continue the lesson in it's shortened form, but she refused to put her phone down and kept talking over us. Our goal was to remedy the situation; after this, we wanted nothing further to do with Kan. She upset our daughter and that's the end of that. Be warned.
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Denise B.

162 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Bulgarian, Turkish, Italian, German, Russian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • B.M.A Voice Performance from State Music Academy - Sofia, Bulgaria
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Denise B.

162 Reviews
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Online Piano Teacher

The beginner piano lessons are designed to develop your mechanical abilities on the piano and increase your understanding of the piano keyboard. I will teach you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique, and music theory, as well as how to practice effectively,

I've given successfully online lessons via TakeLessons Classroom and if you are interested here is a list with some of the advantages:
1. Quality of the teacher: I believe it is better to have online lessons with an excellent teacher than it is to have in-person lessons with a mediocre teacher. TakeLessons Classroom gives students even more options to choose from when looking for a teacher since they are not restricted to their small local region.
2. Weekly Convenience: Students don’t have to travel 10 or 20 minutes to their teacher’s studio.
3. Convenience of Recording Lessons: While students always have the option to record their face-to-face lessons, that never happens (at least, in the history of my teaching).

About Denise

I hold a Master's in Voice Performance degree from University of New Orleans and Bachelor of Science degree in Voice Performance from State Music Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2001, I toured with International European Opera Company which performed numerous times in Denmark, France, Italy and USA.

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Preeti C.
Rhea R.
Denise is so full of energy, lively and has a way with kids. My daughter who is usually a bit shy is so comfortable with Denise and enjoys learning. Denise keeps in mind key focus areas for our child and is working on improving her confidence. We hope by the end of these sessions, Our daughter can learn to sing from heart and not hold back despite making mistakes.... understanding that’s how we all learn.
Cindy S.
She is an awesome teacher...
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Charis B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. Music Education from David Lipscomb College
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Charis B.

6 Reviews
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Online Piano Teacher

learning to play and having fun along the way. I want you to explore all that playing as to offer

About Charis

I have a B.S. in Music Education. I have worked with several disabled students patiently guiding them, finding creative ways to make music accessible to them. I believe it is not about me or the parent, but the student. I work with children of all ages believing that we can find a way that works

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Alexa B.
Great teacher! She was able to teach my daughter in 3 lessons what her band teacher couldn’t do in 6 months. My daughter walked away after her first lesson excited and couldn’t wait for her next lesson. You can tell Charis loves what she does.
Darla Mills
excellent lesson
Olivia H.
The lesson would have been better if I were not so nervous and played better.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in New York is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"My 9 year old son began taking piano lessons with Randy last fall. It's amazing to see the progress he has made in such a short amount of time! Randy's method of training is beyond exceptional! And the best part is he is flexible! If we are unable to make it to the studio we can do a FaceTime lesson instead! Originally I thought a lesson using face time would be pointless, but its surprising how much my son is able to learn in this fashion. Randy is passionate about teaching, music, and life in general! He has helped my son gain self confidence in his musical ability but also in life. And that is more than money can pay for! We feel blessed to have found Randy! My son said he is the best teacher he has ever had! We would recommend him to everyone!"
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"Shae has been working with my daughter for about a year now. Shae is patient, diligent and has a way of creating a love of piano in her student(s). My daughter has grown leaps in her knowledge and ability to play the piano. We are extremely grateful for Shae and highly recommend her!"
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My daughter wants to learn to play an electric guitar. Then, we met Steven through Take Lessons. We initially planned on getting the guitar lesson first but Steven introduced her playing the piano as well. He is very knowledgeable in teaching how to play an instrument and does so in a way so that the child can understand. Thanks a lot Steven!"
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"Steven is a fantastic, patient teacher and demonstrates clearly what I should focus on to keep me challenged and to continue making progress."
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"Mrs. Arnold was very positive and encouraging. Punctual for lesson times. Challenged my students & provided opportunity to excel and become proficient. Encouraged students to not only practice and play well in self-discipline, but also in service to others."
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"We have only had one lesson so far but my kids really like Natalie. I had a lot of questions before booking and she was very patient and prompt with her answers. Glad we found her!"
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A New Approach to Piano Lessons in New York City

By Glen F. - NYC Piano Teacher

I have always loved music and playing the piano, and I have achieved lots of success performing music in all styles, culminating with a degree in piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music. I was capable of playing practically anything I wanted, but there was something deeper and more meaningful I wanted to go after. I wanted to achieve more physical freedom, more brilliance in my sound, and a conscious approach to music that focused on solving technical and expressive problems directly. I found that with an approach called The Art of Practicing, which is based on the teachings of Madeline Bruser, author of the book with the same title.

While studying with Ms. Bruser, she introduced me to very basic, but far-reaching concepts such as sitting still yet allowing the arms to just be free to move as they please. Instead of being hunched over and tense, I instantly freed my body to create the brilliant sound I wanted. Further on, she introduced me to other techniques such as moving the wrist forward in certain places to evenly and freely distribute energy, and singing techniques to hear my ideas and arrive at whatever phrasing I wanted to get at the piano. The best thing was that it worked! And I can pass these teachings on to all of you when you take piano lessons in New York City, as even beginners are capable of playing the piano in this simple, yet very effective and beautiful way. If you are ready to begin your musical journey, sign up with a local piano instructor today!

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