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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Ben R.

5 Reviews
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I have studied music theory at the college level and have been writing and composing for over a decade, both alone and in a number of successful bands. I believe in theory as a creative tool rather than simply as an intellectual exercise, and I put strong emphasis on putting knowledge to use.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.

Nicole G.

19 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $45
  • Awarded 2nd Place from NATS - SUNY Potsdam Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 63
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Nicole G.

19 Reviews
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Are you looking for a solid foundation in music theoretical skills? Need a brush up on some important or challenging concepts, or are you preparing for college auditions? Look no further, I am here to help. We will work together to structure a program for you that suits your needs and desires.

I graduated from one of the nation's top music schools, Ithaca College School of Music, where I received an outstanding music education in music theory and music history, which has given me the tools to help you achieve a deep understanding of musical concepts.

About Nicole

Welcome! Thank you for visiting my page. I am a professional opera singer and native New Yorker. I am so excited to reach out to new and continuing students in NYC - for both voice and piano study at all levels from age 5/6 and up. I am an active performer and I love to share my passions an

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Yasmin
Nicole is a smart welcoming teacher with lots of patience when practicing with your voice. She gives great critique when needed but is still able to offer solutions to problems you might be experiencing with your voice. She has a positive attitude all around with no room for negativity. It's all about being comfortable in exploring your voice with no judgement. Great teacher all around !
Jazmine
Nicole is a wonderful teacher, and always made me feel comfortable to work through my weaknesses and helped to mold them into strengths.
Anna
Nicole is an excellent teacher who brings great knowledge and enthusiasm to every lesson. I always look forward to working with her!

Ashley W.

East Orange, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashley W.

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Learn the rules of music - then learn how to break them.

About Ashley

Ashley is a multi-instrumentalist with a deep love for both music and teaching. She strongly believes that the arts help further one's skills in nearly every discipline. Primarily, Ashley is a saxophonist. She also plays the bass, cello, and pitched percussion' as well as sings. All of her music le

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Laura Leighe S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Laura Leighe S.

13 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I teach a simple, and broken down system of music theory, that is ideal for the vocalist, songwriter, and beginner or intermediate pianist to quickly grasp and apply to their practice! Taught along with piano lessons, it is the perfect way for the vocalist/ songwriter to be able to accompany themselves with basic piano chords within the first few lessons!
I use my own system, plus the Alfred's Piano books for children and adults if desired by client.

About Laura Leighe

International Billboard hit singer/ songwriter - Laura L.'s hit single "Boys Just Wanna Have Fun" hit #5 on the UK Music Week Pop/ Dance Charts, and #27 on the US Billboard Dance charts in the same week! Laura Leighe is also a finalist in the 2017 Unsigned Only International Music & Songwritin

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Keegan C.
Laura is amazing. We're so fortunate to have come across her here. She's talented, patient, and encouraging of my daughter's singing. She has a gift for bringing out the best in her and challenging her to sing beyond what she knew she was capable of.
Sheryl
The most amazing vocal teacher I've ever had and she gives you great tips and she encourages to be the best you!!!!!! I am so lucky to have found Laura as a teacher
Lee Roy K.
She's great
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Tyler J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler J.

8 Reviews
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Are you hoping to get a jump start on your college courses? Are you trying to write songs, but they never come out the way you hope they will? Have you played an instrument for years, but are interested in understanding the nuts and bolts of how music is constructed?

I'll take you through an in-depth and personalized curriculum of understanding the music that you love through a focused survey and analysis of what it is; how to ready it, its formalized structure, the notes and the chords and how they interact with one another, and onwards.

If you are a more advanced student looking to hone your compositional abilities, I can also offer a more advanced tutorial into music theory and practice, including things such as romantic harmony, twelve-tone theory and beyond.

About Tyler

Hi, I'm Tyler! Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, I am the son of a band director. That being said, I have literally been involved in music since I was an infant! I played trombone, bass trombone, and bass guitar all the way through high school, and went to New Mexico State University where I

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WHITNY S.
Tyler arrived early, spent lots of time with my unruly daughter, and kept her on track! He's a good combination of fun/playful but also has a natural authority so that my daughter actually listens to his instruction. Well done and thank you Tyler!
Kerry
Great first lesson - looking forward to the next one.
Nicolas O.
I feel like I learned a lot in an hour and he really helped me find an anchor point that I can go back to if I am stuck on a note. I realized that he went over every proven method that I learned throughout my experiences from elementary school to highschool and then added on to them by explaining how these methods help. He even showed me methods usually taught to college musicians.

The reason I always believed in private lessons is because no matter how few or how many you take, the learning process gets expedited immensely.

I definitely would recommend this teacher for learning a brass instrument.
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Brenda B.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brenda B.

33 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Learn how music works! The construction and analysis of music will be taught in this course so you can learn to read, write, and analyze any piece of music or prepare for your Music Theory exams in school!

About Brenda

Hello, my name is Brenda! It is nice to meet you. I have been teaching private lessons for over a decade, and hold two music degrees and two teaching certifications in music (NJ) and ESL (international). I obtained my B.M. in Music Education from William Paterson University where I was a voice m

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Jim
Very helpful for me as a novice!
Camilla
Brenda is fabulous, she is skilled and a great teacher!!
Xu Y.
Brenda was very patient with my 5 year old even and tried many ways to motivate my daughter. At the end, my daughter wanted to have Brenda coming over to teach her every night!!!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Pelham, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Pelham is $66. 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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"Bill is an excellent teacher! He caters the lessons to what you want to learn and sure knows how to teach. I like that Bill was able to highlight my strengths while still challenging and bettering my weaknesses. Highly recommend lessons with him!"
- Jonathan Miller
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill G.
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"Six words describe Cindy. I WISH I DISCOVERED HER SOONER! She is exactly what I was looking for in a music theory teacher for my son. The chemistry between them is fantastic. She customizes the lesson to my son's needs. I have seen a major difference in a short period of time, with his sight reading, playing by ear, playing scales and chords. I would definitely recommend her and will be taking lessons as long as she is teaching."
- Charlene
Took Music Theory lessons from Cindy H.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
- Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"Great teacher. Very kind, easy to understand, and covered quite a bit."
- Andrew
Took Music Theory lessons from William D.
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"I had never written music before IN MY LIFE! And I was so nervous! But Taylor was so AMAZING!! She explained the basics of music theory and harmony in a way that was easy for me to understand! And with her help, I was able to write some beautiful piano solos!! She also helped me figure out how to record them so I could record them with my friends and post my solos online. They are so good!!! :D And I am so proud of myself!!!! I highly recommend Taylor!! She was so helpful and nice and sooooo funny!! I'm so glad I got to work with her and I will definitely come back again! Thanks TayTay!!!!!"
- Wes
Took Music Theory lessons from Taylor A.
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"He made me feel very comfortable and it was my first lesson, ever."
- Fred
Took Music Theory lessons from Axel O.
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"Music has never come easy me. Up until Zack, I had never found a teacher that helped me get it. When he teaches he takes his time and makes sure you’re getting it. Not only that but he makes sure you have fun! Whenever he’s teaching I can’t help but have fun. He’s always cracking jokes and making you feel comfortable. I love music lessons with him. I’m so glad he’s a teacher and I hope he helps many more kids like me to become better musicians."
- Dori
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills."
- Hadassah
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"The lessons (piano & music theory) I learned from Buzz Amato was the sole reason I got signed to a label & was able to produce 2 Billboard charted singles (which he co-produced with me). I now tour the world djing and produce with talented artists that come to me based off my musical knowledge, that I received from Buzz. I can honestly say NONE of this would happen without the musical instruction of Buzz. Thank you Buzz!"
- Aaron 'DJ Kidd Star' Payes
Took Music Theory lessons from Buzz A.
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"I was a music student at Azusa Pacific University and Adam Tune helped me with Music Theory for two semesters. He is very knowledgeable of the subject, and has a clear, friendly, and logical teaching approach that makes the experience fun. He can explain topics and concepts in a way that is easy to understand.
He is also very knowledgeable in music composition, arranging, and in the use of Logic Pro software that he could use while teaching theory."
- Gilbert
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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