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Imraan K.

5 Reviews
Mount Vernon, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Imraan K.

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I have been performing music professionally for many years, and have learned a lot about putting on the best show that I can!

From jam session etiquette to best practices for being on a gig, the topic of music performance covers a lot more than just playing music.

About Imraan

I'm a pro saxophonist in NYC, currently performing both in the NYC area and internationally. In the last 5 years, I have been performing with various bands in the area, spanning rock, funk, soul, Latin, and especially jazz. Performing has taken me to France, Switzerland, Italy, China, and most

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Shai H.
When I asked my son how his lesson went he said “I struck gold”. Imraan is amazing!
Sal
An excellent teacher. He keeps my son Sal interested and engaged with every lesson. Sal gets to choose some of the music he works on, and Imraan makes it into a lesson. Sal has been doing much better in band class, I recommend him!
Livia C.
Excellent

My son Nicholas, 10 yrs old, has been taking saxophone lessons with Imraan for about a month. Searching for a young motivated teacher who is up to date with todays music is very difficult. My fear was for Nicholas to get discouraged in his saxophone playing and music with a non motivated instructor.
Imraan has been the perfect match for Nick. He is not only an excellent saxophone player but a great instructor. He motivates my son with his saxophone playing, has patients with his teachings and with kids, is up to date with todays music and most important, my son cant wait for his next lesson.

Imraan, Im glad we met you and look forward to hearing my son play in concert with you someday.
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Nick R.

27 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick R.

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-cover various music performance techniques

About Nick

Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Jim
I have been taking guitar lessons with Nick Russo since February 2018. In my opinion, Nick Russo is a terrific musician and an outstanding teacher. He is an active gigging musician with an encyclopedic knowledge of music theory and music history and is well-versed in various types of music including,but not limited to classical, jazz, metal, folk, world music, etc., etc. Nick comes from a musical family and is very passionate about music, and this comes accross loud and clear in his lessons.He lives and breathes music.

I came to Nick after taking lessons for several years with another teacher. I liked this teacher very much, and the lessons only ended because the teacher moved to another geographic location. Although I did like this teacher, the lessons were starting to get stale and repetitious. When I started working with Nick that feeling was turned around. Lessons with Nick are very stimulating and interesting. Although Nick knows sight reading and theory well, he places a great emphasis on aural (ear) training. I have worked with him learning intervals, scales and songs, using my ears instead of my head. It’s a little hard to explain, but it’s a very organic kind of way to learn music. You learn the instrument more intuitively and I have had a number of’ “aha” moments when some pattern or connection or aspect of theory makes sense in a deep way. In the time that I’ve worked with Nick, my knowledge of the fretboard, and my ability to figure things out by ear has improved tremendously although I still have a long way to go.

Nick is also an incredibly kind and compassionate person, and he has shown a great deal of patience when working with me. If I don’t understand something he will try to break it down or present it in such a way that it finally makes sense to me. He has also worked a lot with me on my technique, and has tried to help me play more efficiently and ergonomically. Earlier in my guitar playing career, I developed

tendonitis in my left hand from playing. In addition, I have chronic lower back problems. Nick has made numerous helpful suggestions so that I don’t exacerbate these problems or injure myself again. One suggestion that was particularly helpful was to use a bass guitar strap for my electric guitar. Because the bass strap is much wider than a regular guitar strap, the weight is more evenly distributed across my back, resulting in less back strain.

I began my lessons with Nick face-to-face, but this changed to video due to the coronavirus pandemic. We utilize Skype and it seems to work pretty well, although there’s no substitute for meeting in person. Nick seems very adept at working in this modality. For example, he will have me position the camera so he can see how I am playing something. He will also provide close-ups of his own fingering to show me how he is playing something. In addition, Nick sends his students notes regarding the most salient points of each session. This is something he did even prior to the pandemic. Nick allows me to audio tape the sessions, and when I am able to go through the tape I gain an even deeper understanding of whatever was covered.

In short I feel that Nick is great person and a terrific teacher and that I was very lucky to have found him. I would recommend him to anyone with no reservation.
Brian
He is fanstastic! A very patient teacher who was always willing to go the extra step to help me learn and improve. I miss our lessons. However I still follow much of the advice and tricks he taught me!
J.E.P.
My son, who is 10 and has been playing guitar for two years, has been taking Nick’s band class for the last 9 months and we are very happy with it. Nick is not only a great musician, but as a father himself knows well how to teach kids and make them engage in whatever they are playing.

He has taught my son not only how to play with well with other musicians, but also how to find his “voice” within a band both in the rhythmic and solo sections of the songs.

He was accommodating when we had to reschedule a class due to personal reasons, and is always willing to make the class a little bit longer if necessary to finish what they were practicing.

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to have the lessons remotely, he started to use ZOOM and, while things remotely cannot be the same, he did a great job at making sure that they stayed as close to true form as possible.
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Emilie W.

4 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emilie W.

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Trust building techniques for stage performance. How to relax before a show, how to connect with the audience and deliver your song. How to develop your personality on a stage.

About Emilie

Love to sing? I am available to teach private lessons or group lessons. My goal as a voice teacher is to help you find your own voice and sound in a healthy way. For the past 12 years, I have been dedicated to singing. I am fascinated by the multiple facets of the human voice and its extraordinary

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Emily
Emilie is a great, kind and patient teacher! Very soon after taking lessons with her, I saw lots of improvement. I would highly recommend her for anyone who wants to improve their singing.
Frida
Emilie is the best. I have been taking classes with her for a few months, and I was a total beginner when I started, and Emilie was super kind and patient and excited to work with me. Now I feel like my singing has really improved and I'm finding my voice. It's been so great. Highly recommend working w her!
Kent Nickerson
Emilie’s knowledge, insight and encouragement have been key to my growth as a singer and songwriter. Her lessons always bring my “best voice” out and teach me how keep it healthy and accessible every day. My voice is stronger, clearer and richer than it’s ever been.

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Alexandra L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Speaks American Sign Language
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 to 21
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Alexandra L.

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Hi there! I'm Alex and I have had a passion for teaching others for as long as I can remember! My main goal is to make learning a fun and individualized journey!

Some info about me:

I started working with children/youth at a very young age which taught me patience, kindness and understanding. I have worked with families with children ages 1 month to 20 years old, children with special and extraordinary needs, and many different demographic and socio-economic backgrounds. I am currently a High School Special Education Teacher with my Masters Degree in Mild/Moderate Disabilities.

Music has always held a special spot in my heart! From a young age, I explored the musical world until I fell in love with the French Horn. I spent time learning not only in school bands, but in youth orchestras and in the SDSU Wind Symphony as section leader. During my time at SDSU, I also taught private French Horn lessons for 4 years.

I am also a High School volleyball coach (women and mens ...

About Alexandra

Hi there! I'm Alex and I have had a passion for teaching others for as long as I can remember! My main goal is to make learning a fun and individualized journey! I am here to teach within the areas of all ages academic subject areas, Music fundamentals, French Horn performance and volleyball. S

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Makayla M.
She a great fit for us and my daughter!!

Heather R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • M.F.A.-Musical Performance (Collaborative Piano) from Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Heather R.

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Students will learn performance techniques and how to present their best self in a performance setting.

About Heather

As a piano and voice instructor, I have taught individual lessons for the past 13 years to students from 5 to 85, beginners to advanced students. I hold Master of Fine Arts degrees in both Collaborative Piano Performance and Vocal Performance from Notre Dame de Namur University. In addition to my p

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MIchael
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Heather was flexible and understanding. She even played something for me. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Phil C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
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Phil C.

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Your performance is just that. YOUR performance. Without question, the best way to ramp up your performance level is to make it your own. But how? That's something we'll work on at length. Are there gimmicks and showy things one can do to add to it? Certainly. But you can overdo it and ruin your show. We'll discuss that, too. We'll look at why introverts can be more natural performers and how to use your innate personality traits to your advantage.

About Phil

COVID-19 UPDATE: WHILE CHICAGO REMAINS IN PHASE 4 OF REOPENING, I'M ONLY DOING SOCIALLY DISTANCED IN-PERSON LESSONS, WITH MASKS. I WILL BE HAPPY TO DISCUSS THIS WITH YOU BEFORE SETTING UP OUR SESSIONS. IT'S IMPORTANT TO ME THAT WE ALL FEEL SAFE AND COMFORTABLE IN OUR WORK TOGETHER. I've taugh

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Ed B.
Very knowledgeable and put me at ease right from the beginning.
Ben B.
Phil is very personable in his approach. He is also very knowledgeable and throughout in his explanations regarding the topics we are working on and I'm very happy to be working with him.
Glenn F.
1st meeting/lesson went well....Looking forward to future lessons.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Richmond Hill, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Richmond Hill 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 $300 per hour.
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"Mrs. C is a dedicated and accomplished musical performer and teacher who shares her enthusiasm while providing the foundations of musical education to young learners. As a wife and mother with two children of her own, Mrs. C is certainly a woman you can trust to provide professionalism and care when dealing with students. Highly recommended to children of all ages - even teens and young adults - who hope to cultivate and develop their musical passion into a skilled hobby."
Matt M.
Took Music Performance lessons from Hallie C.
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"I had the pleasure of working with Jill Good while I was responsible for planning and conducting numerous worship services for occasions which required special music. She is a consummate musician; not only does she play superbly, she has extensive knowledge of music theory, as well as possessing a repertoire of works which are appropriate in multiple settings. She is a delight to work with - bringing not only her expertise, but her bright spirit to every endeavor. I commend her without reservation."
Emily
Took Music Performance lessons from Jill G.
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"My 7 year old son has been taking recorder lessons from Dimitry for almost 1 year now. Dimitry is very patient, encouraging, and enganging - considering that my son is on the younger side. Dimitry provides music instruction that is appropriate age and level wise, so my son feels accomplished and challenged at the same time.
We plan to continue with Dimitry and hopefully advance to the clarinet once his fingers can cover the clarinet holes and he has learned more music theory. My son looks forward to his music lessons. We are very pleased with his musical instruction."
Julia
Took Music Performance lessons from Dimitry C.
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"My online experience has been awesome. I have learned so much about the parts of the voice and how to work my singing voice. I feel so much better and confident with my singing.!"
Cheryl
Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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"Joe is a fun, professional and talented teacher! He gave me advice and etudes that really helped me play interesting breaks at gigs. Have your questions and goals ready to tell him, and he will give you exactly what you need to sound better. He is very intuitive and understanding, and he will use every minute of your time efficiently with practical exercises that work. He was also very responsible, dependable, easy to reach and punctual. I'm scheduling more lessons with him!"
Elizabeth
Took Music Performance lessons from Joe S.
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"My 4 year old daughter has been taking piano lessons from Annie for around 2-3 months and she LOVES it! Mrs Annie is so kind and patient with her, she is progressively getting better and more interested with each lesson. I would recommend Annie to anyone who is looking for music or voice lessons! We love her"
Jaclyn
Took Music Performance lessons from Annie A.
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"My first time taking any type of vocal training before. I did this in hopes to be a better singer in my car. One day I was humming and a friend herd me and said I sounded amazing. I could feel my face turning red because I thought at the time I was alone. Anyways, months later... Guess who's doing karaoke on Tuesday nights?!!"
Amy
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"Preparing for a performance at my friend's wedding. His experience has been vital in prepping me to anticipate variables and how to play through mistakes etc."
Ingrid
Took Music Performance lessons from Phil C.
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"Nice class! I like it and learnt a lot !"
Jessica
Took Music Performance lessons from Robert H.
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"Amazing teacher with a gift for connecting with children and fostering a love of music."
Haruna
Took Music Performance lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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