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Emily B.

8 Reviews
Tivoli, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Horn Performance and Music Education from The Eastman School of Music
  • Awarded Low Horn Mock Audition Winner from The Southeastern Horn Workshop
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Emily B.

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I teach hornists of all ages, and have been teaching privately for 6 years! I have a music education and horn performance background and teach based off the learning styles that best meet a student’s needs. I have experience with teaching young and mature beginners, elementary-high school, and college. I love helping students prepare for college auditions and exploring different options as to how music can be a part of their life. A unique process I love for teaching : using my students’ favorite song or artist to build fundamentals on the horn!

About Emily

I have been playing the horn for 11 years! I have an undergraduate degree in Horn performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music where I was also nominated for and won a Performance Certificate. I continued on to become the teaching assistant for the Pennsylvania State University

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Emily has been really great for a young beginner horn player!
Reetu
I loved taking a french horn lesson with Miss Emily!
Chris O.
Emily is among the most driven, caring, and enthusiastic educators and performers I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. When you participate in lessons with her, you will find someone who will creatively and persistently address your needs. You owe it to yourself to grab a lesson while you can - because she'll be in high demand as a teacher and performer!
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Lucas B.

8 Reviews
Tivoli, NY
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Samuel Hayes Memorial Cello Award from Tanglewood Music Center
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lucas B.

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Everyone comes to the cello for something different. It is my biggest goal as a teacher to shape a course of study that fits each student's interests and aspirations with the instrument. I have experience in a broad variety of teaching: beginner students of all ages, students exploring a hobby, and young advanced students aspiring to careers in music.

About Lucas

Lucas teaches and performs in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. He teaches advanced high school students as assistant faculty at Stringwood Chamber Music Festival in Minnesota and has previously taught students of all ages at Eastman Community Music School in Rochester, NY. Lucas is current

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Carla B.
I'm am so happy with Lucas as my teacher. I'm learning 2nd position .He gives home work. He cares about my learning. I feel like I'm growing. Carla
Autumn C
Lucas is a highly trained and highly gifted cellist and teacher. As someone who has taught alongside him, I can say first hand that he has an incredible ability to connect with students and inspire them to do their best. His love of music is infectious, and he is constantly coming up with new ideas to help his students understand difficult concepts. I cannot recommend Lucas enough as a teacher, cellist and person!
Patricia Ryan, cellist (Artaria String Quartet)
Lucas is a very patient, kind-hearted mentor to all his students. As part of the Stringwood Chamber Music Festival Assistant Faculty, Lucas has experience teaching a wide age and experience range of cellists and chamber groups, from early middle school to collegiate level. Lucas is able to thoroughly address complex musical and technical issues in a nurturing, understanding environment. It has been a privilege to witness Lucas' passion for music engage and excite the students to dive deeper into the repertoire and ignite their motivation to challenge themselves to the next level of musicianship. I highly recommend Lucas as your next cello and chamber music teacher.
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Pecos S.

23 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $56
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BM Cello Performance from University of Oregon
  • Teaching since 2010
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests of those whom I teach.

About Pecos

DC-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchestral In

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Chris J.
amazing cello instructor and player
Chris J.
Pecos is an excellent and enjoyable instructor. I look forward to our future lessons.

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Feifei Y.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Master's degrees in Performing Arts, Education, and Arts Management from Shenyang Conservatory of Music, Pratt Institute, Adelphi University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Feifei Y.

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“Testing the possibilities of fusion by bringing jazz and other Western forms to performances on traditional instruments.” - Agence France-Presse
"Feifei is an extremely talented pop star in the making. Her potential is truly endless."
- Indie Nation
“Endless musical talents. Feifei is one who you will never know what to expect next.” - Skope Magazine

Feifei is a virtuoso on the Erhu and Banhu, and a vocalist. She is a dual 2017 Global Music Award Winner. As a performer, Feifei has released several singles and albums, including Tug of War (award-winning pop music), Dance of the Strings (composer and performer on Banhu, acoustic and electric Erhu); Vermillion Bird (Erhu); Gu•Ran (Erhu), and China Caribe (Jazz Erhu). She has also performed in such legendary settings as the United Nations, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Barclays Center, Time Square Ball Drop stage, Citi Field, CBS, WNBC, and many others.

She also performed for the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations

About Feifei

A good music instructor will not only tell you what is the right way to do but also she/he should be able to identify the problems and provide case-by-case solutions. I have been teaching Erhu and music for more than 17 years and luckily, my works have been reviewed by numerous medias such as Agenc

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Benjamin
Great teacher. I got an excellent introduction to Chinese classical music

Nina M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music Performance from Arizona State University
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Nina M.

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When I moved to NY, I wanted to turn myself into a singer/songwriter. I found teachers in the city, and took courses, practiced everyday, and now I play shows where I play piano, sing, and play flute both as a solo performance and in bands. I sing every genre including classical, jazz, pop, soul, and even rap.

About Nina

Hi I'm Nina, I'm so glad you are thinking about taking music lessons with me. Music has greatly enriched my life, it has taught me about life, and has given me some really amazing experiences so far that I would love to share with you. My number one rule is that YOU are having fun. I will m

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Katlin
She’s been with me for a while teaching everything one can possibly learn about piano. She’s always enthusistic about teaching and is a great instructor for any age whether you are in kindergarten or high school.
Lenée
Nina is amazing!!!!!!!! Best piano instructor..... kind and patient!!!! We simply adore her!!!!
Julie
Nina has been teaching my three boys piano for almost 10 years. Words cannot express how lucky I feel to have found her. She is very patient and has been excellent about keeping them interested and excited about music and performances at NYSSMA festivals and recitals. The three boys are very different and Nina varies her approach and temperament to inspire, motivate and to develop concentration. She encourages them to not only improve technically, but to understand the meanings and emotions of each piece. I give her my highest recommendation!

Roy C.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music from University of Colorado Denver
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Roy C.

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I specialize in teaching songwriting for all levels by focusing melody, lyrics, and song structure.

About Roy

My name is Roy C., I'm a music teacher from Grand Junction Co, specializing in beginner guitar and piano. I'm currently attending The University of Colorado Denver, majoring in Music Performance. I have over four years of private music teaching experience and over 13 years of performance experience

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Kristy R.
Roy has been an amazing teacher to our daughter. She likes him alot, and so do we. It's been fun to watch her grow and learn a new instrument with a teacher that makes it so fun for her. We would highly recommend Roy, he's awesome!
Jennifer
First experience with private lessons for my 13 year old son. He had a blast with Roy! Roy was knowledgeable, fun, courteous......good communication and flexibility for scheduling as well.
Heather
Roy does a great job encouraging and working with my 11 year old daughter who has partial epilepsy. She's excited to learn and enjoys how Roy instructs her.

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"I was very comfortable with Amber right from the beginning. She was very thorough without loosing me in her instruction.
Looking forward to my next lesson"
Lisa
Took Piano lessons from Amber J.
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"Kevin is very considerate and committed to his students. It's been a fantastic experience."
Hanna
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin M.
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"Eric is the best when it comes to learning how to sing, He tries different techniques with you until you show improvement, and makes sure you yourself know why your doing those techniques and how they help you improve and he doesn't let you leave without learning something new in every lesson, taking classes with him, you can guarantee your voice will improve better with every new lesson and he's an awesome guy to talk too"
Mario
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Mark is an outstanding teacher - Highly Recommended

I contacted take lessons in hopes to better my soloing abilities and improve upon my theory. Mark Banning is the real deal. The man can play like no other and is undeniably knowledgeable in the realm of guitar. I have been playing since elementary and was once taught by Mark. It's great to have stumbled upon his profile on the take lessons site to be reunited with such an awesome teacher.

Teaching Skill:
-Extremely knowledgeable in countless styles of guitar
-A varied and highly organized curriculum that keeps things interesting
-I have applied everything that Mark has shown me thus far.

Professionalism:
-Apart from his goofy delivery of information it is clear that Mark has a professional side to him as well. Don't get me wrong. The guy is hilarious.
-Mark tracks every player's status in a binder so he knows exactly where they left off. I can feel and see my progression after every lesson.
-Mark will motivate you. He is not there to simply collect funds. The man genuinely cares about your playing ability.

Communication
-The information is always clear
-Allows time for questions each lesson
-Responds accurately

Reliability:
-I have only needed to reschedule once with Mark because he had a gig down south.

Teaching environment:
-In-house studio with a number of amps/guitars to choose from

Get lessons from Mark Banning. You WONT regret it."
Christian
Took Guitar lessons from Mark B.
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"First lesson and her personality touched my heart! Love this already"
Ginger
Took Opera Voice lessons from Molly M.
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"Yes it has features

I think she is awesome. I am glad to be one of students. I have learned so much. I 've heard a difference in my voice change. Since you said is becoming strong. I am proud of my results. See you on the 23rd day."
Adrian
Took Singing lessons from Michelle A.
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"Very good, very personable, very knowledgeable, very helpful."
Jim
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Kristin H.
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"Great lesson today. I particularly like the focus on fundamentals. David is helping me to refine my guitar playing and thereby open new windows for me. Great sense of humor too."
John
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Melody is a great instructor for my 5 year old son, she is very patient and handles him very well. He has learned a ton and loves going to his piano lessons. I highly recommend Melody for children!"
Samantha
Took Piano lessons from Melody C.
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"Great singing teacher

Jameson was a great music teacher who I would recommend to anyone who is just starting singing or is experienced but would like to further hone their skills. I learned more about technique after a few lessons with him than I did in two years of chorus at school. He has a flexible schedule for students and teaches at a convenient location right near the train station. He helped me to prepare for a college audition which I would not have passed without his help. Again, I fully recommend him to anyone looking to improve their singing skills."
Connor
Took Singing lessons from Jameson J.
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