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MaryAnn B.

7 Reviews
Troy, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Music Education from Berklee College of Music
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MaryAnn B.

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I began playing piano at the age of 3 1/2 by ear, listening to music of the 1960s such as The Beatles and Broadway musicals. When I was 15, I started 2 years of classical lessons, and, because my ear was so well developed, was given the opportunity to learn Fur Elise by Beethoven at my second lesson. I had begun teaching the piece to myself after hearing it played on a movie soundtrack. I began my studies at Berklee College of Music in 1979, taking jazz piano and vocal lessons, as well as classes in ear training, theory, and arranging, along with various ensembles and labs. Following my years at Berklee, I played in a number of different bands and had a record produced on which I wrote and sang 4 songs, arranged background vocals, and played piano. This recording received Northeast regional airplay and was one of the highlights of my musical career. I have been teaching piano in the Capital District of New York since 1997, with students ranging in age from 4 to 71, and of various ...

About MaryAnn

I have over 50 years of playing experience and have been teaching piano to beginners and intermediate players in the Capital District since 1997. I look forward to hearing from you to start or enhance your musical experience.

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Ben
I took lessons with Mary Ann Barker for many years. I have learned many pieces with her, including Beethoven’s Für Elise and Piano Man by Billy Joel. She is a great teacher and I highly recommend taking lessons with her for anyone interested in learning piano.
Jing
My 2 10 years old boys have been studying piano for over 3 years. MaryAnn is a great teacher and fabulous with kids
Christine
I am 61 years old, work full-time and have limited time for practicing. I have had 2 previous piano teachers who do not compare to Mary Ann’s level of thoroughness and patience, and ability to diagnose an issue I am having, offering an easy fix, making learning to read music much easier. Most times, it’s a matter of slowing down, setting the metronome to a slower speed. She does not rush me. I “show up” and she encourages and teaches me to have fun.
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Jennifer R.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Tagalog
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Marching Band Talent Awards from Brigham Young University
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Jennifer R.

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Music lessons should be fun, encouraging and full of music that you love. They are an opportunity to learn something new, show your improvement, and receive correction, encouragement and praise. Students and instructors should play together frequently throughout and the time should be balanced with theory, technique and exercises, sight-reading, and performance and seasoned with introductions to a variety of music and styles. I like to encourage students to play because they love to play and to find the music that is an integral part of their soul, then to share that with others through performance. What do you want to do with or gain from your music? We will work toward your goals.

About Jennifer

Music is a huge part of my life and I love sharing that with others. Helping and seeing others discover and develop their talents and find joy in music is something I love. I come from a musical family and have been singing and playing the piano since before I can remember. Flute (and piccolo) l

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Coco
Jennifer is so kind and makes my daughter feel so comfortable. It’s a great learning environment for her and she is excited to practice what she’s learning at home!
Robert H.
Great lesson
Ujan
It was very easy to get the lessons, this is the first class and my son was happy. She gave him homework, he works with routine much better. Thank you.
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MrTony R

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, Korean
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Flamenco Guitar from American Institute of Guitar; New York, NY
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MrTony R

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From pop music to rock to jazz and classical piano I approach teaching from the standpoint of each student's individual interests. I teach students of all ages and find ways to make lessons entertaining while also being educational, incorporating both technique and theory into each lesson. I'll work directly with you to develop a curriculum that will achieve your musical goals.

About MrTony

Passionate about sharing my love of the guitar with students of all ages, I've been teaching for more than 30 years. A trained Flamenco guitarist, I found, at the tender age of 7, my passion when I heard the world-renowned Flamenco guitarist Sabicas. Studying Flamenco since then, I began, during

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Anita and Samantha Green
My daughter finds Mr Tony to be very patient, calm and enthusiastic about her piano playing. "He never gives up on me," she says.
He mixes classical with fun music from her favorite, Taylor Swift. Whenever there has been a scheduling conflict he is very flexible and open to makeup sessions. We enjoy his style of piano reaching and have been very pleased so far.
Patricia C.
Delilah my daughter loves Tony. He is an amazing teacher. Extremely professional. We love you Tony😘

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Yukiko N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yukiko N.

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I am a music composer and pianist. I have a strong knowledge of music theory. If anyone is interested in the structure of music or analyzes the piece that you are learning I can also teach you along with the piano lessons.

About Yukiko

I am a Composer and Pianist based in LA, was born in Japan. I graduated from Tokyo National University of Arts in 1990. In 1991, I began private study with Dr. Alfred Reed at the University of Miami and in 1993, continued her studies with Dr. Richard Danielpour at Manhattan School of Music. Among m

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Ryan F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan F.

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Even before my time at Berklee, I spent years striving to put myself into every musical situation possible. This gave me a multi-perspective understanding that allows me to comfortably advise students of all ages and backgrounds regarding several different instruments, styles, and theoretical concepts.

My favorite part about teaching, regardless of discipline, is the fact that it allows me to keep growing and learning while sharing my experiences to help others do the same. So whether you want to work on jazz, pop, or classical, feel free to reach out, and I will happily customize and create the learning environment that you desire!

About Ryan

I am new to TakeLessons! I am a professional pianist, vibraphonist, and percussionist. I recently graduated from Berklee, where I spent much of my time composing, arranging, and performing. I specialize in Jazz, but also frequently help people learn the arts of classical and pop music. Whether

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Justin
Highly recommend Ryan!

He will take it whatever speed you like and will teach whatever you need. I have learned new things about music theory as well and he makes learning the piano interesting and engaging.
Charlotte
Ryan is awesome! I am a beginner, and Ryan has been so helpful teaching me the basics of notes, key signatures, rhythm, and many other components of piano and music, and we’ve even delved into some music theory. He makes learning fun and easy, and is also flexible with meeting times and can even do lessons over facetime if you can’t make it to his place. He is so talented and welcoming and will make you love piano even more than you already do.
Justin
I took jazz piano lessons with Ryan and he was a great teacher! He drilled a number of fundamentals such as jazz theory, ear training, and improvising which really helped demystify jazz piano for me. Not only does he have a wealth of musical ability, he is also a very kind and patient teacher. I highly recommend taking lessons with Ryan!
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Antonia B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Antonia B.

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A basic understanding of piano is essential for every musician. As a multi-instrumentalist, my piano approach emphasizes how piano can improve your understanding of music theory and heighten your skills on all other instruments.

About Antonia

Antonia is a professional trumpet player, vocalist, and songwriter in the Los Angeles area. Starting violin at age 5, Antonia quickly developed a passion for music. Captivated by the raw power and tone of brass instruments, she traded in her violin for a trumpet at age 10. 
 When Antonia was

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Edward
Very helpful and we got along great. Super excited to keep lessons going and continue with this teacher. Finally found a good teacher!
Nkosi
Antonia is a great instructor. Patient and easy to work with. Her passion for music is contagious.
Cora (8) & Emma (7)
I am amazed how easy my daughter's online piano lessons are. She has learned so quickly and effortlessly because of Antonio's teaching.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Stephentown, NY

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Stephentown is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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45 min
$57 average
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$71 average

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"Excellent teacher. Patient, encouraging and knowledgeable"
Alexander
Took Piano lessons from Michael N.
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"Love Veronica. She’s very encouraging!! Absolutely loved my first lesson."
Natalie
Took Piano lessons from Veronica B.
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"My daughter is stubborn and cannot concentrate on one thing for long time, but somehow Emily finds a way to keep her busy and concentrated for half an hour. I'm learning from Emily how to teach my daughter at home and keep her motivated. I'm sure we will continue the lessons in the fall."
Bolor
Took Piano lessons from Emily G.
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"Mr. Rossi was the organist and pianist for Our Lady of Lourdes church. He has many years of experience of playing the organ and piano. Mr. Rossi is a great instructor. He understands your skills with piano and sets the lesson to your abilities. Mr. Rossi teaches music theory and not just memorization of songs. Mr. Rossi is very patient too. Mr. Rossi also knows a lot of great books for piano and he uses these in his lessons. He is also very flexible with schedule. I learned a lot of piano skills from Mr. Rossi. He is a great piano teacher."
Max
Took Piano lessons from James R.
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"Julie is great. She's been teaching piano to our 5-year old daughter and she loves Julie's encouraging and caring style. Highly recommended."
Fabio
Took Piano lessons from Julie L.
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"Glynis is the best teacher! As an adult student, I have unhappy memories of childhood instructors with punishing demeanors, who would give you a hard time with every mistake. Glynis is the most supportive, encouraging teacher I've ever had. I especially appreciate her rigorous background (Master's Degrees in music, a lifetime of piano and music theory) and her familiarity with the pieces I'm interested in learning (Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Bach, Chopin). She has introduced pieces to me that I hadn't heard before, that I now love to play. It's so nice to be able to sit at the piano and play something that actually sounds like an adult playing!

Glynis is very adept at tailoring her teaching methods to what I need on that particular day. Sometimes I haven't had a chance to practice as much as I'd like, and she is very patient, helping me based on where I am in that moment. When I do have the time to work more diligently on a piece, she listens thoughtfully, praising the good parts and offering gentle suggestions on how I could improve. She sometimes will paint visual pictures for me of how the music should sound ("make it sound like children running through a meadow"), which is silly but also useful! Glynis knows how to bring out the best in my playing, and shows genuine enthusiasm when I master something hard. My playing has dramatically improved over the past few months, and I've really enjoyed spending time with Glynis at the piano.

I'd recommend Glynis to any adult looking to improve their piano skills. She is absolutely fantastic."
Gretchen
Took Piano lessons from Glynis D.
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"Great experience

I took just a couple of lessons so far with GFire, but I learned more than by myself in years. She had a lot of patience and explained everything very thoroughly, helped with tips, and was generally very helpful. I am taking a break now from my lessons for a few months, but can't wait to get back to my lessons with her once time allows. We did online lessons through Facetime and, even though I was a bit skeptical before i started about having online lessons, it turned out to be a very good experience and it worked very well. All in all, a great experience."
Sonia
Took Piano lessons from Gfire
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"Great teacher, by the end of the first lesson I felt much better about all of the basics I had been struggling with alone."
Drew
Took Piano lessons from Laura M.
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"Rachael’s a very friendly person w/ a genuine personality. She made my granddaughter feel very comfortable and at ease. Charley wasn’t shy at all around Rachael , which made me very happy. Awesome 1st lesson."
Tony
Took Piano lessons from Rachel S.
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"She's super patient with me, and slows down to my pace while still pushing me weekly. It's really nice that she's knowledgeable on music theory too, beyond just good at piano."
Chris
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer T.
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