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Gary J.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Gold Winner and Double Finalist in the R&B Category from Mid-Atlantic Song Contest
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Gary J.

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My lessons are tailored to the appropriate goals, interests, and level of the student. If you are a complete beginner, or are resuming lessons after a long hiatus, I strive to make the lesson fun and stress-free, while providing you the fundamentals that allow you to quickly play the music you are passionate about. If you are seeking to develop your improvising or songwriting skills, I help you study artists and influences you feel a kinship with, and work to integrate the qualities that draw you to these artists into your own unique musical personality. This is the process of finding a voice as an improviser or songwriter, and one of my favorite approaches to teaching.

About Gary

I am a songwriter, composer, producer, keyboardist, saxophonist and educator based in New York. I earned BM and MM degrees from New England Conservatory, both with distinction. My lessons are tailored to the appropriate goals, interests, and level of the student. If you are a complete beginner, o

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Jack
Gary has taught my son for about 7 years. He is a wonderful teacher, as skilled with small children as he is with more advanced musicians. Professionally trained and credentialed, there are few aspects of music he is not ready to teach. Piano, saxophone, production, theory--he can do it all.

He taught my son piano when he was small and then when the kid switched to upright bass, he comped him for years and taught him the tricks of the jazz trade (the kid is ready for an arts high school because of Gary's teaching)

Gary is incredibly punctual and responsible about times and dates. In person, he is warm and supportive but very focussed on the student's development. Gary loves what he does and loves watching his students develop. i would recommend him for all levels, and as an added bonus he is a very cerebral and thoughtful individual. Let this musician teach you or your child and you won't be disappointed!
Katherine
Gary taught both our kids for several years. He was enthusiastic, entertaining, and cared very much about teaching. We really enjoyed him and recommended him to many friends who ended up also working with him for many years.
Sara
It was a great experience having Gary Joynes teach piano to our middle school son for several years. With his upbeat and collaborative approach, Gary really connected with our son and worked efficiently and constructively to help him improve. Gary has a wealth of advanced music and performance knowledge - but he also has the ability to make the basics fun. We miss you, Gary!
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Ian S.

38 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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Ian S.

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I would be happy to help you become more confident performing in front of people, and bringing out the best in yourself every performance!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

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Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.
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Sarah A.

7 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $42
  • Music Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah A.

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Help with music performance

About Sarah

Hello! I am a recent graduate of NYU where I received my Masters of Music degree. I studied flute performance under Keith Underwood and Soo-Kyung Park. I additionally taught as an Adjunct Instructor while completing my graduate studies at NYU, where I taught undergraduate and certificate NYU studen

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Mairead
Very helpful ! Printed materials for my lessons . Extremely knowledgeable . Loved playing with miss Sarah . Delightful . Awesome teacher !
Sophia F.
My daughter’s first lesson with Sarah was great. She’s looking forward to next week.
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Justin W.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German (Deutsch)
  • Associate of Arts (Music) from Brevard Community College
  • Awarded First Place - Fifth Year/Advanced College Men from National Association of Teachers of Singing - North Florida Chapter
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Justin W.

33 Reviews
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Pick repertoire, learn proper technique, build productive practicing skills and habits, and be confident in your next performance!

About Justin

Justin W. is a professional performer, composer, and educator based in Rockledge, Florida. Justin received his Bachelor of Music Performance in Voice from the University of North Florida and his Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Louisville. He has performed alongside the Lou

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Jay M.
As a 63-year old I was concerned it would tough for me to learn. I'm sure I don't retain and absorb like a 12-year old but I AM LEARNING TO PLAY. Justin is very patient and accommodating and I am inspired to practice weekly. Most of all I'm having fun.
Beverly
Lucas loved Justin. Too bad he moved. We wish him and his family the best.
Jay M.
On time. Listened to my needs.
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David N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Awarded First Place Winner of 2010 ITG Jazz Solo Competition from International Trumpet Guild
  • Teaching since 2007
  • M.M. of Jazz Studies from New England Conservatory
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David N.

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Throughout my time at Berklee, NEC, and now Juilliard, I have studied with many great teachers and musicians from Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Henderson, Kenny Barron, Tiger Okoshi, John McNeil, and Laurie Frink to Jerry Bergonzi, and Miguel Zenon. The diverse subjects we went over in lessons and classes gives me a unique knowledge of certain styles and musical ideas. I try to be as personal and individual as I can when it comes to teaching students. That was the thing that stood out amongst my favorite teachers.

About David

A graduate of the Juilliard School, I have performed with some of the worlds most accomplished and well-known musicians, including Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Arturo O’Farrill, Ellis Marsalis, Randy Weston, among many others. Along with performances at the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca Cola, Small

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Darrell G.
David is a great teacher at teaching the complex
and making it very understandable regarding the trumpet.
Dave
David was great. The class was a lot of fun and I learned exercises and pointers that I could put to use right away. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Gabby
David's a really cool teacher. He knows a lot and has given me a ton of stuff to improve my playing and get ready for college. He's such a good and helpful teacher I even recommended him to my friend to take lessons.
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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse M.

102 Reviews
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Learn the elements of a good solo or group performance.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with classic

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Valhalla, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Valhalla 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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"I hired Danny to help me in the studio. I was recording about 3 songs I needed help with. On these original songs, I had been working on with another coach unnamed that had me do scales and but after hours of recording, the coach didn't know what else to say except breathe deep. With Danny in about 15-20 min, we were able to knock out my songs easily. Danny isn't your average instructor. He actually goes beyond scales. Some of my issues in were singing close to my break and certain phrases were hard to work with. Others were as basic as the way I was standing. I am impressed."
Sergio
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"Love Antonio's Spanish guitar, he is the only flamenco guitarist I have seen perform in the area! He makes his guitar sing:)"
Cierra Herring
Took Music Performance lessons from Antonio G.
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"I played in the Advent Band with Vandi as our worship leader for several years. Her energy and enthusiasm was contagious and she always provided positive, constructive criticism. Vandi's knowledge of music theory was demonstrated in her ability to arrange our songs to suit the various skill levels of the band members and the congregation! This is not an easy task and she handled it with ease and grace. I would highly recommend her as an instructor."
Dan
Took Music Performance lessons from Vandi E.
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"Greg is a true craftsman and consummate performer. I can’t think of a better Bass Player I’ve had the pleasure to work with."
Bill
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"Quite Simply The Best.

With all of the music teachers in LA and the world, it is difficult to choose the best. With Fawn, I believe 100% that I have found the best. She is well educated, well rounded and versed in all the musical styles, up on the latest musical trends, yet knows the composers, songwriters and vocalists of yesteryears. She is passionate, fun, compassionate, patient, loving, kind and has a college degree from the 2 top music schools in the world. She has a thorough understanding of music theory, performance, voice, piano and the many ins and outs of the music industry. She is able to teach her students the theory behind the songs they are learning to play, sing, write and record. She is great at sharing the musical journey with her students, guiding them with honesty, tender care and knowledge. My daughter has grown leaps and bounds with Fawn and absolutely loves her. She’s helped change her voice into her authentic voice, taught her how to get over stage fright, how to turn her poems into song lyrics and how to produce her own vocals in the recording studio. She is quite simply, the best."
alexis
Took Music Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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"Great violin teacher!

Jill is a colleague and friend that I've known for many years. She is a wonderful violinist and one of the most experienced violin teachers of students of all ages that one can find. Especially gifted in working with young children, Jill is extraordinary in her ability to connect with kids. She sets her students up with beautiful violin technique and inspires in each one a love for music. Jill is a wonderfully kind person with so much talent for playing and teaching violin. She comes highly recommended by anyone who has known and worked with her!"
julia
Took Music Performance lessons from Jill G.
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"Nicole is my daughter’s first piano teacher, and we love her!! She is kind, patient, fun and nurturing. My daughter looks forward to piano lessons every week!"
Ryoko
Took Music Performance lessons from Nicole G.
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"Daughter Loves Class

My six-year-old loves to perform. Randy has been helping her with her intonation, piano playing, performing, and general ear for music in a manner that is fun and successful. My daughter is excited all week to go to her class."
Erika
Took Music Performance lessons from Randy L.
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"Karen’s recitals, showcasing 6 to 12 students each time, always thrill
me. Men, women, boys, & girls of all ages and various degrees of
achievement stand before their audience with confidence. They have
practiced, not only the pieces which they play, but showmanship, not
pushy or cocky, but polite and welcoming. They make eye contact and
smile; some invite the crowd to sing along on the choruses. Even the
1st year students exude confidence.

The crowd returns those smiles, along with cheers and clapping. One
can tell that Karen has kindly and persistently shown and encouraged
each student. If any show fear, she does not chide; she accompanies
them in the performance and nods approval as they continue. I watch
that fear subside. They are then met with handshakes and pats on the
back. Next time, they will be even more eager to share the pieces that
they worked on and not expect criticism.

Karen picks a theme and arranges guitar, piano, and voice selections,
intermingled into a program that leaves a person well entertained and
planning to come back next time. I am not related to any of the
participants and have no obligation to be at the recitals. I love the
music, the talent, and the progress that I see and hear. You, too,
will be glad you came."
Alice
Took Music Performance lessons from Karen R.
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"Jessica is an amazing teacher! She not only understands all the technicalities behind singing but she works to your strengths and helps you cultivate both your inner and outer voice! I felt very comfortable with her and even got emotional a few times as it was such a powerful experience to be able to be vulnerable and engage in something I love so much. Jessica is the perfect mix between professional and experiential where you'll learn skills but you will also have fun doing it. I highly recommend Jessica for your musical needs. I look forward to my future sessions!! It also helps she is incredibly talented! An all around win and positive experience :)!"
Sally
Took Music Performance lessons from Jessica C.
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