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Gary K.

3 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gary K.

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Whether you are a parent looking for piano lessons for your child/children, or an adult looking to learn piano, know that I am fully committed to helping you achieve your goals at the piano, no matter what they are. I have been teaching since 2008 and have extensively experience in teaching students of all ages and levels. Many of my students have studied with me for years and have consistently participated in various talent shows, festivals, and competitions.

About Gary

Hello! My name is Gary. I have been teaching piano since 2008 and am looking to expand my studio outside of my current locale, where I teach around 40 students. I received my Master of Music degree in Performance and Literation at the Eastman School of Music, and my Bachelor of Music degree in Appl

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Eliyahu
Gary has been fantastic to work with. He is patient and very knowledgeable, and my skills have improved quickly by learning with him. Highly recommended.
Margaret B.
G.ary makes me feel very comfortable playing and makes me feel I will be able to accomplish my goals.
Christian D.
I have known Gary for a while now, but only recently started taking lessons with him. He is very helpful and professional for every lesson. He answers all my questions and has suggested materials for me to practice in order to improve my playing. I have already learned a lot from the few lessons we have had. I enjoy our lessons and look forward to our next one!
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Susan B.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from Theodore Presser
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Susan B.

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I am a very experienced violin teacher of 20+ years. I am specialized in the beginner, intermediate, and advanced violinist. I can give you a strong technical foundation as well as a solid understanding for how to produce a beautiful tone on the violin. I am able to customize the lesson to meet your needs and goals. I also include note-reading and music theory as a part of our learning together. l look forward to hearing you play and teaching you!! Let's get started!

About Susan

It is my joy to share my teaching talents, based on my 20+ years of teaching experience. I specialize in the beginner, intermediate, and advanced violin student. I can customize lessons to specifically meets your needs. You will learn a strong technical foundation and have a solid understanding

Abigail C.

1 Review
Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 to 14
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Abigail C.

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I have been teaching private piano lessons for five years, and I love working with children of all ages and skill levels. I have been playing the piano for 17 years, and began at a very young age. Because of this, I strongly believe that if there is a desire to learn, the age you start does not matter. I work well with both beginner level students and intermediate level students. I was taught using the Suzuki method, and I use parts of that method in my own teaching. I also incorporate basic music theory lessons into my teaching.

About Abigail

I'm currently a student at Eastman School of Music, majoring in Piano Performance. I began taking piano lessons when I was two years old and loved every minute of it. I enjoy working with children of all ages, and strongly believe that if there is a desire to learn, the age at which you begin does

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Lily E.
Abigail is amazing!! Extremely knowledgeable. My daughter left saying she "loved" her lesson and teacher. Hours later and she is still talking about it!! Can't wait for her next lesson!!

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Suzanne W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Suzanne W.

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We will dive into this beautiful world of music utilizing the Suzuki method, Essential elements books, and etude books.

Along this journey we will study aural training, finger placement, bowing, articulation, and sound quality.

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About Suzanne

Welcome! We will utilize the Essential Elements Series (the same ones used by public school orchestras) and the internationally acclaimed Suzuki method to help you discover your inner violinist. This method is the most efficient way for a student to acquire skills necessary to play in an orchest

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Sergej R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Russian, German
  • Bachelor's of Music from ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sergej R.

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Hey there!

I am a double-platinum award winning music-producer, songwriter, artist and musician from Germany.

I started playing the guitar when I was 12 years old and since then I was able to gain a lot of experiences on stage, in the studio and as a teacher!
I played in a band for many years, I write my own songs and I produce bands and solo artists.

In 2015 I’ve graduated from the well known ArtEZ University of Music in the Netherlands with a Bachelors of Music degree.
During my studies I’ve covered a lot of subjects e.g.: music theory, music history, music production, music management and also „how to teach music“!

After my studies I’ve worked for several years as a music-producer and achieved a double-platinum award for my work.

As you can see, I’ve got a lot of different qualities and I would love to share my knowledge with you!
Moreover I’m experienced in online-teaching and I have worked with several age groups already!

The most important thing is that I ...

About Sergej

Hey there! I am a double-platinum award winning music-producer, songwriter, artist and musician from Germany. I started playing the guitar when I was 12 years old and since then I was able to gain a lot of experiences on stage, in the studio and as a teacher! I played in a band for many years, I

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Joe
Sergej is a versatile guitar teacher and he helped me to reach the next level within a couple of months! Thanks Sergej! I'm looking forward to see you next week! :)
Evgenij
Sergej is a great and experienced guitar teacher! I like his holistic approach and would definitely recommend him! I am enjoying his lessons since a couple of months and I'm glad that he's teaching me.
Jasmin
Sergej is an awesome guitar teacher! I chose Sergej as my teacher as he is very experienced on different levels. From the first lesson on I knew that he had a clear picture in mind with a lesson plan tailored to my needs and profile. His lessons are highly structured, with a fun finger warm up, listening activities (through him, I learnt how important those are for my personal development and goals) and plenty of time to work on songs that I always wanted to play! His approach is holistic and the feedback I get is always super constructive; plus he has lots of tips on hand that help reaching my goals faster! I have taken lessons at schools before but none of them was as good as the experience with Sergej! Not to forget: Sergej's has such a friendly and calm personality - I would highly recommend him as a teacher!
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Loren A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Awarded Outstanding Musicianship from University of Reno
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associates Of The Arts : Music-Jazz Studies from Cuesta College
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Loren A.

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I am a Senior at HSU's music program focusing on beginner and intermediate studies. and would love to share my knowledge of electric/upright bass studies, music theory, ear training, sight reading, and any music study inquiry. I like to incorporate many elements to create a diverse and exciting environment for students. I Look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your musical endeavors.

About Loren

Want to learn how to play bass ? Maybe your looking to up your production chops on Ableton? Maybe your curious to learn more about music theory or musicianship? Hello My name is Loren, I have a Bachelors of Arts in Music Studies with an emphasis in Contrabass. I play and am able to perform on Con

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Kyle I.
Very helpful can’t wait for our next lesson!
Kyle I.
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Top of the line for musicianship! Hands down the best bass instructor i've ever had.

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"I had been wanting to learn guitar for years and I finally came around to trying it out! Loving it so far with Wes!"
Cheryl
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"BEST INSTRUCTOR EVER! Seriously, I learned more than I thought I could in just a couple lessons. His skill level is very high- very beautiful to watch him play and he is patient and creative as a teacher. I highly recommend him!"
madeline
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher G.
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"I am brand new to singing and Joseph taught me the fundamentals of breathing. I felt that he was supportive and informative. Great teacher!"
Kurt thomas
Took Singing lessons from Joseph E.
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"I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more"
Laura
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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"An outstanding mentor

Being in my 30's, I didn't know what to expect. I assumed that most teachers would only teach children. Betsy has taught a range of students, from very young to quite a bit older and I've been so blessed to have her sent my way.

She's been patient and understanding of my random schedule (and of my terrible playing), professional, on time, encouraging, always shows up with a smile on her face and a thirst to teach. It's one thing to be excited to learn, but it's another to find such a wonderful person that enjoys teaching the way she does. I also appreciate the fact that she puts her own love for the instrument(s) into practice by constantly having performances in the field as well. It's hard to find this type of individual in any area of life and I'm so glad she's become my teacher."
Blake
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"She taught me through junior and senior year of high school and helped me get into college! She's a really engaging teacher and is good at adjusting to different students and their needs."
Liz
Took French Horn lessons from Emily B.
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"Astrid was wonderful"
Stuart Cutt
Took Piano lessons from Astrid C.
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"Excellent

Ms. Heins is an amazing teacher. I have been learning Violin from her for over two years now and I love it. She explains things clearly and if I am stuck on a piece she helps me out. She encourages me to do my best and participate in different competitions and activities. I love playing violin with her."
Vara
Took Violin lessons from Chris H.
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"Love Linda! She is great with our daughter, very patient and makes it fun to learn. Our daughter picked up on her 1st lesson well and is looking forward to seeing teacher Linda again."
London
Took Guitar lessons from Mage, NCTM L.
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"This was my 1st lesson ever and my Instructor, Keith, was very patient and thorough. I need that. So far so good."
Cornelius R.
Took Piano lessons from Keith J.
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Music Lessons in Rochester, NY

Rochester New York is home to the Eastman School of Music, one of the greatest music schools in America. Every year thousands of aspiring musicians attend Eastman School of Music in hopes of pursuing a career as one of the country’s premier conductors and musicians. Of course as you would find with many top academic institutions only those who pass a rigorous audition process are accepted.

Due to the their selective enrollment process we suggest that you first gain a solid background in music by enrolling in our Rochester music lessons with our certified music instructors prior to perusing an education at Eastman School of Music. Unlike other music lesson providers, we constantly strive to provide our students with a multidimensional learning experience by equipping every student with a solid foundation in music. We do this by ensuring each student learns proper technique as well as provide a means for students to develop a foundation in music theory if they are interested. Whether you want to learn to sing or play the guitar, piano, or drums our music lesson programs are guaranteed to provide you with an excellent music education for your preferred instrument. In addition, to our wide array of musical instrument lesson programs our Rochester music lessons also include lessons for those looking to pursue music performance and music recording, providing you with a distinct advantage over those who choose to enroll in typical music lessons. Lastly, all of our music instructors are passionate and friendly, so they’ll be sure to help you achieve your musical goals, whether they are instrumental or vocal, in a fun and entertaining way.

If you wish to pursue a career in music or supplement your existing knowledge, let the TakeLessons team help you out. We guarantee that your first session with us will be an exceptional experience and meet your expectations or we will help you find another teacher or provide you with a full refund. So if you’re passionate about music and want to sharpen your skills don’t wait! Sign up for one of our Rochester music lessons today!

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