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Jared J.

(72)
Accordion
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Private Accordion Teacher

Just to clear up any confusions, I do not own and do not teach: Diatonic Accordion, a Bandoneon, or a Bayan. All of which are accordion instruments that feature buttons for both hands and not just the left.

I do however own and teach the 120 Button Chromatic Piano Style Accordion with Stradella Bass (Left Hand Buttons/Right Hand Piano).

I can teach you how to play the accordion as a lead instrument in a group, as an instrument for accompaniment, or as a solo instrument where you use both band to create songs by yourself. I can help introduce easy songs in a variety of styles including jazz, musette (french), classical, zydeco, polka, Irish, etc...

You do not need a 120 button bass accordion; 24, 32, 60, 72 will will also work just fine - you will just have less range available.

Diatonic Accordions and Bayans often use the same left handed Stradella system as Chromatic Piano Accordions (the instrument I own and teach) but I am unfamiliar with the system in their right ...

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been playing music for more than half of my life. It has never stopped being the light in my day and now it is my hope to shed some of that light onto you or your child. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience,

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October 11, 2019
Hilda U.
he was calm and nice when I got things wrong
February 5, 2019
Marvin C.
I've had three banjo teachers over the past two and a half years. Judging by Jared's performance today, he's the best of the lot. The first banjo teacher expected too much too soon, and the second one started me out with the basics, as if I had never picked up a banjo before. Jared is starting our lessons at the right stage for where I am. He's patient and explains things well. If I had started with him two and a half years ago, I'd be a decent banjo player by now. Thanks, Jared!!!!!
August 2, 2018
Hilda U.
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Jil C.

(1)
Accordion
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Private Accordion Teacher

Who doesn't love the accordion? I will teach you how to annoy your whole family and send dogs running.

About Jil

HI! I love teaching and I have many different areas of expertise. I am happy to teach combined lessons- Ableton mixed with synthesis, piano and accordion? Whatever your needs are, I am happy to find a way to teach you what you need to learn! I take time as a teacher to get to know my students an

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June 6, 2019
Billy
Jil Christensen is a superhuman who comes down to Earth on occasion to help us mere mortals become better musicians. Having pushed Ableton to its limits, she is able to troubleshoot almost any issue a budding producer/composer will come up with and has a seemingly endless bag of tricks to help the student explore different possibilities for a composition. At the same time, she is able to break down the most basic concepts to get the beginner started (I didn't know what an oscillator was at my first lesson, nor had I ever used Ableton or any other DAW). In addition to being an expert in Ableton, Jil has extensive knowledge of synthesizers and other equipment both for the studio and live music production. Jil also has an encyclopedic knowledge of modern compositional techniques and years of experience implementing them. She is sure to take your music production and composition skills to the next several levels. Highly recommended!
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Shelia L.

(54)
Accordion
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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Studio Studio
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA from University of Texas
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Private Accordion Teacher

Beginner to Advanced. Piano Keyboard, Chromatic (B & C System), Diatonic (Hohner Style)

About Shelia

If you will notice - I am the only accordion teacher that only teaches accordion. AND MY REVIEWS - are ALL for the Accordion!! That is what I play, that is all I play, I have studied with the best - Willard Palmer & Bill Hughes. I have owned and operated an accordion music school for over 20 years

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November 7, 2019
Reed
My first lesson with Shelia was excellent! She's a good teacher and gave me good material to work on. Wouldnl definitely recommend taking lessons from her.
October 31, 2019
Tammy C.
Shelia was awesome. Very easy to understand and patient. You can tell she loves the accordian!
October 15, 2019
Annemarie O.
Thank you! We are off to a great start!

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Shelia L.

(54)
Accordion
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

  • BA from University of Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Online Accordion Teacher

Beginner to Advanced. Piano Keyboard, Chromatic (B & C System), Diatonic (Hohner Style)

About Shelia

If you will notice - I am the only accordion teacher that only teaches accordion. AND MY REVIEWS - are ALL for the Accordion!! That is what I play, that is all I play, I have studied with the best - Willard Palmer & Bill Hughes. I have owned and operated an accordion music school for over 20 years

Reviews
November 7, 2019
Reed
My first lesson with Shelia was excellent! She's a good teacher and gave me good material to work on. Wouldnl definitely recommend taking lessons from her.
October 31, 2019
Tammy C.
Shelia was awesome. Very easy to understand and patient. You can tell she loves the accordian!
October 15, 2019
Annemarie O.
Thank you! We are off to a great start!
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Marcel M.

(19)
Accordion
Starting at $65
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks German, English, High German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marcel M.

(19)

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Online Accordion Teacher

20+ years experience, CD recording, orchestra etc.!
EVERY MUSIC STYLE!

Teaching is more a hobby and pleasure for me than a side job. My students mostly have to remind me that the time is over and I have to let them go. ;)

As I said, it is passion and love for the music and this fantastic instrument. Send me a message if you have any questions.

If you don't own an instrument. No problem. I can provide a rental until we find the right instrument for you within you budget.

I am looking forward to hear from you.

About Marcel

I work as a tutor and mentor in many of those fields for years. It was and is a side business, but I always enjoyed teaching. I am looking forward to move on with you and / or your kids. Have a great day, Marcel Update 02/10/15: Takelessons is a great way to teach and a fantastic and easy w

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June 11, 2019
Bill S.
I learned a lot from Marcel and liked his vision of how to redo the garden. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we discussed how to improve it. He pulled out his iPad and made several garden sketches that were helpful. The original garden was cluttered with overlapping plants and we decided to remove several of them and re-"orchestrate" the remaining ones. (We only bought new plants if they were needed to realize the new garden vision.) He is also a very hard worker, helping me (physically) transplant and add plants as required. For example, we transplanted a 100+ (?) pound Sago palm across the front yard. I would never have done that on my own (too heavy for me) but together we did it! Highly recommended. Bill
November 17, 2018
Bill S.
Excellent teacher. We took a 20'x2' section of "dirt" in the back, redid the soil, transplanted a rose in that section, added two other new roses and a bunch of ground cover. Looks great! Recommended.
July 2, 2017
Ems H.
I did not actually take any lessons with him, but his schedule did not reflect what showed as available in Takelessons. He had a very bad attitude and would not actually schedule the lesson after several exchanges.
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Connor C.

(15)
Accordion
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

  • Speaks English, Irish Gaelic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Online Accordion Teacher

Accordion is one of my truest loves. I've been a musician as long as I can remember. I've been playing traditional Irish accordion for 6 years and have had 5 very talented teachers myself. I can apply my performance and teaching techniques to piano or button accordion. I've also played concert piano accordion for 6 years, and can teach the fundamentals of accordion playing, advanced technique and style for accordion, basic to advanced music theory, and general performance and practice techniques. I have several accordions that can be rented as well.

About Connor

I'm a film composer by trade, but I love teaching as well. I love sharing my passion for music with others. I have a BM from Appalachian State University in piano performance and music theory/composition. I also have an MFA in music composition for the screen from Columbia College Chicago. I st

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December 2, 2019
Mary L.
Connor is knowledgeable about music, let’s me work at my own pace and has a kind personality.
November 13, 2019
Richard T.
teacher was good, but i am not in favor of internet lessons vs direct personal lessons.
October 13, 2019
Norman S.
excellent lesson

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Average Cost of Accordion Lessons in Pleasantville, NY

The average cost of 60-minute accordion lessons in Pleasantville is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $50 and $100 per hour.
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$43 average
45 min
$58 average
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"I am an advanced musician but a novice at accordion. Shelia has done an excellent job of providing materials that are interesting and fun for me, and the material moves forward at a logical pace. She makes her own arrangements and instructional materials. Shelia also has a sense of humor and a lot of enthusiasm. Lessons are fun. I highly recommend her."
- Jordan
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"She makes learning easy"
- Joseph Michalowitz
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"Sheila was great. She has patience and very informative. Gives positive recognition. Looking forward to next week."
- Cindy
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"My teen really likes Rob. He’s very experienced & educated. Great teacher!"
- Heidi
Took Accordion lessons from Rob S.
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"Does anyone know if she still has the location on Richey?"
- Diana
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"awesome. just awesome."
- Meredith
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"Need an accordion player for a party. Any suggestions or contacts.
Doing Oktoberfest theme. Great gig, pay is good."
- jim
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"Alex is a very interesting person and very competent. I really like it"
- Paulo
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"Professional, prepared, punctual and encouraging. The lesson was well-paced and enjoyable. Looking forward to the next one."
- laura
Took Accordion lessons from Marcel M.
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"First lesson was very fun and engaging."
- Ezequiel
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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