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Patrick K.

New York, NY
Starting at $125
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded C. V. Starr Doctoral Fellowship from The Juilliard School
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Patrick K.

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With over fifteen years of teaching experience, Patrick is a sought after teacher hired by numerous students and festivals, including Curtis Institute of Music's Young Artist Summer Program and The Juilliard School. He has taught all ages and all levels, and specializes in preparing students for college auditions and competitions. He has also taught the A.P. Music Theory course to several students, all earning excellent (4-5) exam scores. Students can expect a kind and fair teacher who wants students to take away something new from each lesson.

About Patrick

Giving his Carnegie Hall debut at age 17, Patrick Kreeger has established himself as one of the leading musicians of his generation. Praised by The Philadelphia Inquirer for his “elegantly detailed phrasing,” as well as having “a lot to offer beyond the organ console,” he maintains a versatile care

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Asuka U.

47 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese, French(Intermidiate)
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded Prize, Finalist and Opera Scholarship from 1st Prize YAMAHA Kitakantou Electric Piano Competittion,The Opera Idol Competition,Lincoln Center, New York ,The Hariclea Darclee Voice Competition, Romania,The Mario Lanza and Elaine Malbin Vocal Competition, New York, Queens College, The Savannah Voice Festival, Georgia
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Asuka U.

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Trained at perfect pitch course at YAMAHA institute in Japan. Many competition experiences. A winner of Electric Piano Competition at YAMAHA Electric Piano Festival.

About Asuka

“Her exceptional talent will continue to open many doors of opportunity for her in NYC where she continues to thrive as an excellent artist. Subsequently, she is a valuable contribution the opera industry.” The Metropolitan Opera Guild ​“Combination of the Ms. Uchida’s stunning presence and voice

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Shirrey
very kind and motivating ! thank you so much
Nilson
It was super fun and an awesome experience for just my first day. Ms.Uchida is super nice and a really nice person to talk to. I was nervous at first when I started but she quickly helped me get rid of my nervousness and have a fun time learning Japanese. If you are looking for a teacher to learn Japanese or piano then I highly recommend Ms.Uchida
Julia
Asuka is a wonderful teacher. She has been teaching me how to play without any force and read effectively.
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Emil V.

13 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emil V.

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I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pia

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Chuck
I took up the piano as an adult, without having had any experience in it as a child (though I played guitar through college). I tried a few instructors prior to discovering Emil, with whom I have been studying now for over 2 years.

Emil is a wonderful teacher. He is far and away the most accomplished piano player I have studied with, and his knowledge of, and facility for, playing really comes through in his instruction. He is always bringing formal instruction back to the act of performance, and how to make whatever piece you are working on, even the simplest, sound the best that it can be.

Emil isn't afraid to share his own struggles with whatever piece he is currently working on, and pointing out that he faces the same challenges that every practicing player faces.

Emil is personable, knowledgeable, and kind. I can't recommend him highly enough as an instructor.
Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.

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Brittany L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brittany L.

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I come from a very musical family and have years of professional gigging experience with cover bands, mostly rock and pop, but also country, folk, indie, jazz, blues. I teach and love classical piano as well! All levels are welcome. First I will help you find the method book and level that is appropriate for you, then I help you plan out your goals. My studio has recitals every 3 months. I like to focus heavily on rhythm reading skills as a foundation for all instruments I teach, and once you have that down, reading music is easy!! :)

About Brittany

Hello pianists/singers!! I am a passionate music mentor now enrolling students via zoom online or in-person in Fullerton. I’ve worked with students ages 3-75 years old for over 15 years. A 2011 CSULB graduate, I earned my Bachelors in Music Education with piano proficiency and choral/vocal emphas

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Kerry
I've watched Brittany create a choir with a hundred kids, and I've seen the difference she made one on one with my own kiddo's musical education over a couple of years, both for piano and vocals. She is patient, knowledgeable, and fun, and she loves what she does! Terrific communication with parents, too.
Cali
Best vocal teacher ever, she has sweet soul and true talent. Has a great ear and knows exactly what’s going on in your body, vocal chords, and lungs. She can hear what needs to change and does it all with a smile!
Daniella
Brittany is a wonderful teacher! She is passionate about music, genuinely cares, and wants to see you grow and succeed. I would recommend Brittany's skills and experience to anyone who is looking to advance their musical ability!
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Leanna L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, German
  • Teaches students 4 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leanna L.

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Students of all ages and levels welcome! Teaching experience of 12 years from all corners of the world!

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perr

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Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.
Dylan W.
Super accommodating & makes sure you go through each section/piece as many times as needed to be able to get it right.
Allison
Experienced teacher with good pacing. Very welcoming and good for beginners or those with more experience - she adjusts as needed.
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Keith D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded National Scholarship from Corporación Amigos del Teatro Municipal
  • Teaches Beginner
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Keith D.

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Hello! This piano course is meant as an introduction to this beautiful and practical instrument. We will look at the basics of technique, combined with easy songs and music theory if needed.

About Keith

I am a professional saxophone player and arranger who has worked for the evening music program of the University of Chile as a saxophone instructor and ensemble coach. During my studies at UNT I also served as a teaching assistant for the Jazz Arranging class and as a grader for Music Theory. A

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Austin
Keith Daniels is an exceptional educator, arranger, and composer. During our shared time at the University of North Texas (UNT), I had the pleasure of not only being a student of his but also playing some of his awesome originals and arrangements.

Keith uses a structured approach that gave me a very solid foundation as a composer/arranger. He starts from the basics of harmony/instrumentation and progresses all the way to advanced orchestration and intricate harmony writing. His music notation software of choice is Sibelius, but I used Musescore when studying from him and I was able to learn everything he taught just fine.

One thing I like about him is that he can work at your pace. When I was studying with him, I was in a class with three other students. We were all at different skill levels, but he was able to help all of us progress at our own rate, giving us specific individual feedback depending on our skill. On top of that, he is bilingual in both Spanish and English.

I highly recommend Keith to anyone trying to improve their Jazz composition and arranging! He will seriously help you out big time just like he did for me.
Yeeun Kim
He is a great teacher! I enjoy the lessons with him a lot because he is always passionate and answers every question I ask with easy explanations and examples. He is super knowledgeable and friendly. His musical knowledge and suggestions always surprise me.
Edgardo B.
I had Keith Daniels as an Arranging teacher for a year. He is passionate about teaching, treats his students in a pretty respectful way, and always aware of the student's progress. Keith besides being an impressive musician is such a great human being, honest, patient, pretty open to new ideas, always on the vanguard of his topics, and a great listener who is always there to give you a hand in case you need it. I definitely recommend him, I've been growing with each session and changing my perspective of music in a positive way since I know him.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Valley Cottage, NY

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Valley Cottage is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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"Daniela is great. As an adult learner, I need flexibility of scheduling sometimes and of course, a lot of patience. Daniela always makes our sessions fun even when I am struggling through a piece. She is a great teacher and musician. I really enjoy our lessons and she has really helped me see progress."
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"I enjoyed having Mrs. Wolf as a piano teacher. She was so patient and encouraging. She is a really good teacher and helped me progress to the next level. I am thankful for the time she took to teach me."
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"The first lesson was great. Chris worked with all three of my children and was patient, fun and still able to promote good foundations."
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"Edna is a great teacher! I played piano off and on for many years, and wanted to refresh my memory. Edna has been very helpful and supportive with helping me achieve my goals. She's also very patient and flexible with scheduling."
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"Well rounded teacher

Fawn is very engaging as a teacher. She has a wide range of abilities, that range from piano, to singing, to songwriting.

As a music producer i was looking to brush up on my songwriting and piano. Her unique ability to interchange all of the above skills has been invaluable.

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