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Popular Music Teachers in Smithtown, NY

Cookie T.

9 Reviews
Stamford, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, 50+ years of experience.
  • Vocal Coaching from Private Studio
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Cookie T.

9 Reviews
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I have been coaching professionally for 20 years. I have a specific teaching curriculum with an emphasis on proper breathing, stage performance and vocal placement to ensure vocal improvement. I believe singing can be a wonderful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life. I teach mostly Pop and Jazz and audition preparation and vocal strengthening for beginners and intermediate singers.

About Cookie

Hello guys, wherever you are! Welcome! I am a professional Vocalist and Vocal Coach. My experience spans over 50 years as a singer, and over 20 as a vocal coach. I have opened for many known singers and coached clients from ages 10 to 70. I mostly coach pop and Jazz beginners in addition to int

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Julian R.
Cookie was a great instructor. He was patient and supportive.
Steve
Cookie Thomas will help you toward your goal as a singer and performer. He listens, he encourages, he pulls out your best and helps you own it. I've worked with him for over 25 years.
David
Cookie’s a wonderful vocalist with a real understanding of music and what makes it work. He’s got a rich velvety tone and really knows how to communicate musically. In addition, he understands people and psychology, making him an ideal choice as an instructor to motivate and inspire.
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Veronica B.

21 Reviews
Copiague, NY
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Best Teacher of 2015 from Private company
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Veronica B.

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As a teacher, my goal is to instruct as well as inspire each student to reach for his or her highest potential. I hope to give each student the tools to progress so that one day they can be their own best teacher, and play with a sound and style that is uniquely their own. Most importantly, I hope to instill a desire to learn and a mindset that the art of flute playing is fun and that it is just as we call it--playing.
​Parental support and involvement is key to any child’s progress. All levels of NYSSMA are taught and prepared for perfect scores .

About Veronica

Hello, potential piano proteges'! .. Being a piano protege as a child myself, I have been teaching piano, organ, and flute for over 25 years since, and I currently have students that range from children to adults. While you are learning to play the piano, you will be playing popular, classical, hym

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Laura H.
Very encouraging, friendly, and helpful instructor. Highly recommend!
Dianne
My granddaughter likes her very much. She is kind and patient. Thank you Veronica
Michael *.
Veronica was fantastic. Very straightforward approach easy to comprehend. First lesson and I’m hooked. Thanks Veronica

John O.

3 Reviews
Huntington, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portugese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BA IN Composition from Berklee College Of Music
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John O.

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About John

*** Studio Equipment *** Lessons in living room with stereo; teacher has own instruments, student needs their own *** Travel Equipment *** I expect the student to have an instrument to play on. *** Specialties *** From Jazz to Brazilian, Cuban, Puerto Rican, world music from just about eve

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george
first lesson and I've gotten instructions that will last for years. John is very knowledgeable.
Jeffery S.
John is very nice and patient teacher.
tu Y.
Mr o. Is the best saxophone teacher I have never meet . He care about me so much . When I just start at jazz , he let me borrow a lot of CD to listen and learn . And that helped me so much . He had only be my teacher for one year , but he teach me so much that I have never thought .

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Tara L.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
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Tara L.

20 Reviews
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I learned from some great musicians out west that the ukulele can be really fun and have more range of notes too when tuned GDAE as a violin would be tuned. Ever since I learned that I have loved playing the ukulele and also have fun helping others to become well versed in playing many styles of music on there. One can play rhythm, melodies, improvise, write songs, play almost any style of music on a ukulele.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music a

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Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Luther B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Father of the Year from New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.
Brian Gee
When I was 53, I decided that I would like to learn how to play the bass guitar. I contacted Mr. Blackwell to see if he would be interested in teaching an older person how to play music. Mr. Blackwell told me that he could teach me how to play and my age is not an issue. I still remember my first lesson. I showed up with a music book and Mr. Blackwell said we are not going to use a book at this time because he wanted to teach me what I needed to know for my skill level, which by the way was novice! Three years later, not only can I play the bass, read music and improvise as needed, I play in a band and we are on the radio! If you are thinking of learning music or want to advance your music skills, Mr. Blackwell is the teacher that you are looking for! Bravo Mr. Blackwell!
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Sean L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.M. Music Technology from Radford University
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Sean L.

17 Reviews
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I teach children, teens, and adults using a variety of music and and methods. I teach keyboard harmony and music theory, as well as by _ear_. I'll happily answer your questions.

I am patient and accomodating to my students. I draw on a diverse body of repretoire and experience.

Exactly what I teach, and how quickly we progress varies from student-to-student.

I have a B.M. degree in Music Technology.

About Sean

Anyone can sound great on a piano! Let me show you how. I am a gentle and patient teacher. My students like me. I have experience with _all_ ages, including little children, older children, pre-teens, teens, young adults, and older. When I started teaching, I assumed that many beginners -- e

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Erika S.
Awesome instructor!
Julia F.
Sean has been FANTASTIC with my 9 y.o. son. I was skeptical about how well online lessons would work for a complete beginner. This clearly isn’t Sean’s first rodeo. He has an excellent system for teaching online by sending annotated music beforehand. I must admit I had to push my son a little to get him to agree to piano lessons. Now he loves playing. He practices everyday on his own without being told and loves to ask me to record videos of him playing to send to his grandparents. I’m so proud of him and so grateful to Sean.
Christian
Our first session with Sean went very well. My kids are looking forward to the next session!

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"Tim continues to challenge me each week, giving me new material each week to add to my practice schedule and reviewing the material I'm working on. His positive technique of teaching and reinforcement is helping me to become a guitar player. I would highly recommend Tim!"
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"Vanessa is a great instructor! She has helped me improve so much. My tone of voice has improved a lot since I started my vocal lessons. Not only that, there are many songs I couldn't sing before and now I could sing them. Vanessa will provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to improve, however you have to put it hard work too if you want to improve."
Natalie
Took Singing lessons from Vanessa G.
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"I started going to Gabriel almost a year ago, and I have to say it was the best decision of my life. He helped me to become more confident in myself and my singing. I now have a greater passion for singing than ever before, and have improved drastically since my first lesson. Gabriel brings out the best in people, inspires you to do your absolute best, and helps you to reach your full potential. He is effective, personable, and by far the best vocal teacher I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Just amazing. I highly recommend him, you won't find a better teacher, individual or friend anywhere else."
Megan
Took Singing lessons from Gabriel W.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher J.
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"Brent has been a great and patient teacher for our son. Our son started learning drums with Brent when he was 5, and we have been working with Brent for a year. Today our son has started reading music and also can hold a pretty complex beat (for a 6 year old) for at least some time! Thanks Brent!"
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Took Drum lessons from Brent E.
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