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Usman S.

New York, NY
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Urdu, English, Spanish, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music (Jazz Studies) from Davidson College
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Usman S.

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As a composer and pianist I can explain music theory to you in a logical and intuitive way. I have a strong music theory understanding and can make it an approachable and easy to understand subject. I've tutored this subject for conservatory level students, I'd love to help you build a strong music theory background!

About Usman

I am a NYC-based professional musician. I attended music school for two years then pursued a professional music career while studying privately. I play all styles of music and am very experienced with jazz. I can teach beginner piano to advanced, and same with drums. I’m new here and very excited t

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Keith D.

22 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keith D.

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Theory is standard with all lessons. It is a requirement for good musicianship.

About Keith

I teach students from beginners to advanced & aspiring professional "musicians,singers,songwriters. Each program is tailored to the individual involving all styles of music as per your preference. Theory & reading notated music is taught & required. I am a master guitar teacher/music producer for r

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Maggie B.
Very quickly assessed my skill level and began putting together a curriculum tailored to my skill level. I can't wait until our next lesson!
Tiffany
Wow! I adore Keith. He’s so patient & knowledgeable. The lessons are constructed according to the students pace. I’ve learned more in just 2 lessons with him than I did with weeks of online courses. Would definitely recommend!
Svetlana
I didn’t have any musical background but always wanted to try. And I got so lucky to met Keith. He is very encouraging and scrupulous teacher. We have piano and singing lessons, he offers me to practice songs and melodies that I like but makes sure that I get all the basics right. And the best part is that he loves playing and teaching music, which creates a great atmosphere in the class

Emily P.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Awarded Woodwind Department Assistant from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily P.

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Music theory is the backbone of music itself, and as a subject is one of the most important areas of study within music. In tandem with correlated principles of ear training, I aim to arm my students with the skills needed to deliver a well-informed and musically-interesting performance.

About Emily

Woodwind instrumentalist Emily performs regularly in a range of styles including classical, jazz, rock, funk, Afrobeat, Third Stream, and musical theater. Emily holds her M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance from The Boston Conservatory with concentrations in saxophone, clarinet, and flute perform

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Peter F.
A great first lesson. Hoping it continues.
Lucia F.
Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!
Cassel
My daughter had the most wonderful first lesson I could have hoped for! Thank you for making her education enjoyable.. it already left her wanting to come back !

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Heather W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2015
  • B. A. in Music from Adrian College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Heather W.

3 Reviews
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Students will learn all key signatures and notes if not already solidified.
Students will become familiar with chords, chord progressions, and inversions.
Students will learn how to apply these to different styles of music and their historical significance.

About Heather

If you are interested in learning the clarinet, you've come to the right place! I've loved the clarinet since I first laid eyes on it and love teaching and performing. Whether you're just learning your first notes or getting ready for a solo performance, we can work together to make practicing fun

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Angela H.
Great experience! Heather was thoughtful, kind, and patient. She explained everything thoroughly and was very easygoing in the first lesson. We are excited for future lessons!
Sheryl G.
Heather is great! Friendly, patient, knowledgeable- I'd highly recommend!
Kate G.
Super fun experience- Heather is so friendly and patient. It’s great- can’t wait for the next lesson!

Joanna K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Music from Temple University
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Joanna K.

3 Reviews
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I will begin where you are and teach you what you need to learn to meet the goals you desire. I have taught music theory for 8 years and have experience with 4 years of college level theory.

About Joanna

I create individualized plans for each of my students based on their experience, willingness to put work in, age, and goals for themselves. I make lessons fun and also educational. My background as both a music therapist and music teacher enables me to provide help for students of all ability level

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Marisa M.
Joanna is very patient and knowledgeable!
Janet
Joanna is a caring and patient teacher. She was able to meet my needs as an adult learner in a supportive and non patronizing way. She is extremely skilled, knowledgeable and empathetic.
Jonathan
Jodie has been my violin teacher for years now, and she is truly a technical reference point for me. She is a teacher of teachers and a caring mentor!
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Daniel H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Dr. A Grace Lee Mims Memorial Vocal Scholarship from The Cleveland Foundation
  • Teaches students Male: 16 and up; Female: 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel H.

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About Daniel

Dr. Daniel J Hunter Jr., Tenor, has been singing since the age of ten. He holds the degree Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) from The University of Nevada-Las Vegas. His most recent performances include the role of Martin in Rogers and Hammerstein’s A Grand Night for Singing and Bacchus in Strauss’ Aria

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Oakland Gardens, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Oakland Gardens is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Emily has a strong commitment to making sure her students are learning about music while continuing to enjoy what music can bring to their lives. She not only taught me how to read, listen to, and study music, but she taught me why music is important and how I can live it. Emily teaches with grace and poise. She finds a way to relate to students of any ambition or experience. As a high school student looking to still be involved in music in college, Emily was able to find connections in several cities for me because of her numerous experiences of networking in the music world. She has a broad range of musical talents and has the ability to immediately connect with her students. Emily has not only been a great teacher for me, but a great friend."
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Jillian's really smart and nice

I started taking lessons with Jillian around when i started high school a couple years ago. I play french horn in school, and I'm considering studying music in college, so I definitely needed to know more music theory. I play guitar too, so we started studying songwriting, too, so that I can write some songs with my band. Jillian's so nice, and really smart, so she makes it really easy to learn! I really like classes with her."
Eugene
Took Music Theory lessons from Jillian V.
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"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
May
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)"
Melissa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Ezra is patient and exceptionally gifted at explaining complex topics to students of all levels. His own excellence as a performer and composer make him capable of addressing both performance technique and academic musical concerns with great specificity and clarity. And he's just a nice guy!"
Claire
Took Music Theory lessons from Ezra D.
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"I had the pleasure and honor of being one of his students in Mexico City while I was in music college. He's a very disciplined teacher (never missed a class) and he has complete dominion over the subjects he teaches. Roberto's not only an amazing guitarist but he has a unique way of teaching music theory and history that makes you quite familiar with the different approaches to music over the different ages. He also shows a legitimate interest over his students, he challenges then and even owns when he's pointed out mistakes by them. During my time as his student I also realized that he was quite respected by the other professors. Fair warning: he can be a little sarcastic but he means no offense whatsoever to his students and fellow musicians."
Manuel Vargas Mena
Took Music Theory lessons from Roberto S.
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"We are very happy with out piano teacher. My 7-year old, my husband and myself have been taking lessons with her for several weeks now. Thank you Terri!"
Emilia
Took Music Theory lessons from Teresa L.
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"I just completed my first lesson and it was immediately helpful. I'm really looking forward to on-going sessions and I'm going to bump up the time as well."
Paul
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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