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Luther B.

40 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read and write music.

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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Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.
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Grant
Luther is an excellent and patient teacher. I’ve been playing guitar for nearly a decade, but have been self-taught and always neglected working on the fundamentals. With extra time on my hands during the COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to try online guitar lessons. Luther took me back to square one and has made sure I get everything perfect before moving on. It’s making me a much more consistent and disciplined guitarist, and I’m learning to read music for the first time. I wasn’t sure how useful remote guitar lessons would be before I started, but was pleased to discover that Luther makes it an excellent way to learn.

Nicole P.

1 Review
East Meadow, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Nicole P.

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About Nicole

Hi my name is Nicole; I have over 25 years of teaching experience. (I began teaching beginner students while I was in high school) and I myself began classical piano training at the age of 8 and continued through college. I also studied music theory, ear training and sight reading. As a student,

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Jeff D.
Nicole is an awesome teacher!

As someone who was just starting out at piano, I have come a long way in a short time. She's VERY patient and I've never had so much fun learning!
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Jonathan F.

16 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Guitar Student from Bobby Griffin Guitar
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Jonathan F.

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As with all of my classes I make Music Theory easy to understand and you will learn at your own pace! These lessons are especially great for students who are seeking to understand how Music Theory can be applied to their guitar playing!

Note: You should sign up for Music Theory lessons with me if you are seeking to learn your ENTIRE FRETBOARD, all the notes on the Fretboard, the theory behind “playing with numbers” and how to apply all of this to your guitar playing, sign up with me today and take your playing to the next level!

About Jonathan

My name is Jonathan, I’ve been playing guitar and studying the guitar for over 15 years and I’ve been teaching with TakeLessons for 5 years. The minute I started learning the guitar I couldn’t stop. After purchasing many books and DVDs I came across a Gospel Guitar DVD by the amazing and incomparab

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Lessons with Jonathan are really great! He has incredible talent and makes learning really accessible. I really appreciate the perfect balance of learning and having fun along with the theory when it applies to what we are doing. I highly recommend him as a teacher!

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Rafael C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Norwegian
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from The New School University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rafael C.

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Understanding music theory makes you a better musician. The term "music theory" covers many different topics: reading, harmony, arranging, composition, rhythm, ear training, orchestration, improvisation, just to name a few. Understanding any of these on a deeper level enriches your experience as a musician and can create more opportunities in your musical life. Maybe you play by ear but want to make music that requires reading skills. Perhaps you wish to write music but don't know where to begin. Maybe you want to solo in your jazz band but don't know harmony. Whatever your goals are, we can work together to help you achieve them. All you need are open ears, open eyes, and an open mind!

About Rafael

I have been playing trumpet professionally in New York City since 2013 when I moved to the city from Boulder, Colorado to study jazz at the New School University, where I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with academic honors. I have had the honor to play with some truly world-class musicia

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Dmitri
Rafael is a very dedicated teacher, who is an excellent musician with outstanding ears and a passion for the subject. I particularly appreciate how he skirts the worlds of jazz and classical music, and relates to both. He has ideas of what he wants to get across in each lesson, yet also listens and responds to students feedback. I certainly recommend Rafael as a teacher!
Nolan
When I began trumpet lessons with Rafael I had zero experience on a brass instrument. He started out teaching me the basic fingerings on the horn, but before I knew it he had me learning traditional New Orleans second line music as well as some more contemporary brass band tunes. After just a few lessons with Rafael I succeeded in securing myself a spot in an audition-only, collegiate-level ensemble dedicated to playing this style of music. Rafael is fantastic teacher and pleasure to learn from. If you are looking to improve you playing and have loads of fun at the same time, Rafael is definitely the teacher for you!
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Isaac L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Isaac L.

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My goal is to help my students develop a deeper love for and understanding of music. I like to work on the music they already know and love and also help to introduce them to new musical directions.

About Isaac

As I’ve developed my teaching style over the last ten years, I’ve found myself zeroing in on a few key qualities I want to cultivate in my students and in my self. These include great ears, a high proficiency on the instrument, and a strong and interactive sense of musicality. At the center of my p

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Jeffrey
Isaac knows his stuff. He has been great in teaching music theory and piano. Easy to get in contact with and flexible in scheduling.
Greg A.
Isaac is an excellent teacher and is highly recommended. His method is not centered on drills, music reading or repetition, but rather on getting an understanding of how the notes, chords work together. In so doing, the student gets a great understanding of theory and it opens the door to improvisation. In addition he's very patient with folks such as myself who don't come to class with a deep understanding of music theory.
Victoria Danberg
I have just begun lessons with Isaac. He is an excellent teacher; attuned to my needs, very good at explaining things, patient, very good at getting me to understand what I need to know. I look forward to learning upright bass with him!
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Susannah S.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French, Latin
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Susannah S.

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Theory can be the toughest part of music. With a Bachelor is music I will try to come up with fun and creative ways to make theory fun. From helping you write your own music to reading it I can help you learn the basics.

About Susannah

***Daytime availability for summer students June-July**** I graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Music Education (vocal emphasis) and a trumpet performance minor. I then completed my Masters in Vocal Pedagogy in December of 2015. Right now I am teaching K-8 General music a

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Avery
Great first lesson!
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Kate maloney
Was great help, and improved many things with my son's trumpet playing. Would definitely recommend to anyone trying to learn or improve certain instruments!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Stony Brook, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Stony Brook is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"I am encouraged and looking forward to more lessons"
Joanne
Took Music Theory lessons from Bethany R.
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"She is my best music theory teacher.I have been studied with her for 1 year.She is very good teacher.She teachs me from basic until I can understand everything.And I can join College of music Mahidol University because of her."
Bhakasak
Took Music Theory lessons from Jazz S.
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David is a great tutor and teacher! He helped me to understand the basic fundamentals of music theory and how to develop the skills to be able to practice it at home. He gave me really good tips that were easy to understand and fun to learn. If you really want to learn how to compose, write and read music go to David!!"
maya
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Lisa has been great at explaining some aspects of Jazz theory and improvisation that I have missed or only glossed over in the past. She has given me worksheets and examples that are nicely presented for further study. I recommend her for woodwinds and theory studies! A great teacher and a teachers teacher actually!"
Don
Took Music Theory lessons from Lisa N.
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"Devin is so personable and easy-going! He was prepared for our lessons and helped me better understand the material. He's the best!"
Vanessa
Took Music Theory lessons from Devin A.
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"I thought Julie a great teacher for my daughter Sparrow.She was patient, honest and able to keep my young daughter focused and happy with learning and wanting to come back. My daughter says "I thought she was nice and great. I love you""
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Took Music Theory lessons from Julie P.
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"Brendon is very knowledgeable in Music Theory. We have been working on Schenkerian analysis. He assigns helpful assignments and readings each week to guide my learning."
Maria
Took Music Theory lessons from Brendon R.
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Mike bares all the marks of a GREAT teacher. He knew what I wanted before I even realized that's where I truly was heading. Not only have I gained what I am seeking, but he has brought me further than I even dreamed for myself. There's no better feeling than playing the way you've dreamed. On top of being a great teacher, he not only is a kind soul, funny, and a good listener but he truly cares about your growth and what you want to learn. He is hands down an amazing teacher."
Travis
Took Music Theory lessons from Michael M.
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"Jim explains music theory in such an easy to understand way. He goes step by step from the beginning. At every lesson we would review what I learned in previous lesson. I have taken music theory at mercer county college and I have to say that I learned more from Jim than I did in a whole semester. I highly recommend him."
Edna
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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