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David R.

17 Reviews
Brewster, NY
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor's Degree / Bachelor of Music - Conservatory of Music - Concentration: Studio Composition from State University of New York College at Purchase
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Awarded Most Improved Studio Composition Student, Purchase College April 1997, from Purchase College
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David R.

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Students learn the craft of songwriting and learn about basic music theory, sight reading, guitar, technique, song form, and performance. Learn about chords, rhythm, melodies and basic songwriting skills. Students explore a variety of different styles of music

About David

Hi my name is David and I love and enjoy teaching guitar lessons to students of all ages and I come to your home for lessons. My goal in life is to enrich people's lives with music. The first thing I do is interview the student and find out why they want to play the guitar and what are some of thei

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Karen C.
I only have high accolades for David. I've learned more from David in the mere 5 lessons then I learned in a years worth of lessons in the past. His method of teaching is perfect with the right amount of homework. He customizes the lesson for the type of music I ultimately want to play with a good balance of theory and practical lessons to get me there. Bravo!!!
Ela
Lessons with David were very inspiring and so much fun. They were well planned, organized and productive. David also was very flexible and accommodating with scheduling the lessons.
James
My son had a great first lesson and knows what to do for practice this week and is excited to continue learning with his next lesson
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John D.

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Wingdale, NY
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Jazz Studies from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John D.

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I have been playing and studying Drum Set for ten years and am a self taught Conga player for more than a year now.

I am well versed in many different styles of music including but not limited to Jazz, Funk, Rock, Afro-Cuban, and Brazilian music.

I love teaching students new to the Drums and am very confident in my ability to articulate and convey the necessary technical and learning skills which will make students self-sufficient in their own musical ability and studies.

For students who have already become comfortable behind a Drum Set, I offer my own experience in Jazz and Latin Music studies. I can set students who wish to explore or begin their journey into Jazz music on the right path.

About John

Hello! My name is J.J. and I'm very excited to be your Drum teacher! I am 27 years old and have been playing and studying the Drum Set since my junior year of high school in 2011. I have worked in and around Dutchess County, NY since 2016 as a Jazz sideman and as a member of a couple local Fu

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Brooke L.
I love my drum lessons with J.J.! He not only ensures that I'm practicing the concepts correctly but also that I'm playing in a way that's healthy and sustainable for the long term. You can tell that he's truly passionate about playing drums and it left me wanting to immediately go practice what we had learned after the lesson. An all-around amazing instructor and genuinely friendly and personable guy. Would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to learn drums!
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Kessa M.

6 Reviews
Peekskill, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Kessa M.

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I have been teaching piano almost as long as I have been performing, coming up on 10 years. To date, I have taught lessons to over 100 different students ranging in age from 5 to 70, and ranging in skill from complete beginner to college piano performance major. I can teach students of any level and help them overcome any problem, whether that is a technical problem, interpretative problem, or having pain during playing.

Not every student is going to think I’m the best fit for them. I expect consistent practice, completion of assignments, and attention to detail in music. I have had many trial lessons that don’t pan out because the student or parent thinks my expectations are too high for them. Make no mistake; I expect a lot, but I also care deeply about music and have great understanding and sympathy for those who genuinely try. Whether your goal is to learn to read music, improve rhythm, learn to play the great classical repertoire, or simply have a good time learning the ...

About Kessa

I received my BM in piano performance from Brigham Young University, studying under Dr. Richard Anderson and Dr. Irene Peery-Fox. While there, I studied pedagogy from master teachers Dr. Irene Peery-Fox and Dr. Jared Pierce, who taught me both how to run a studio and how to manage individual lesson

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Robert P.
Excellent. Nothing gets by her; very helpful.
Caleb
I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level.
Marissa
Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home.

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Rose M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rose M.

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About Rose

Hello, I'm Miss Rose. I've been teaching since I was 14 years old. I started off as a junior piano teacher, working with school aged children, and have been teaching ever since. I love music! Life just wouldn't be as sweet without it. Teaching is a passion of mine which will show in my lessons. I a

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Georgia
Rose is my 2021 blessing! My granddaughter decided she wanted to play the violin. I bought her one and we looked for someone to teach her. After the first lesson I decided I too wanted to learn a musical instrument and decided that the piano would fit me. I asked about lessons and they introduced me to Rose. What a difference one person can make in your life. After only three lessons I am playing songs, with cords. I am amazed at myself and it’s all because Rose, she is a wonder teacher. I enjoy her teaching me and I learn so much in each lesson. She is wonderful. Thank you Rose for your patience with an older student. I look forward to each lesson and can not wait to see what I can play next.
Scott M.
Rose is a fun and experienced vocal and piano teacher.
She can teach from classical to rock, in English or Spanish.
Definitely worth it.
Jennifer
Rose is a great instructor. She teaches several different types of music from classical to Southern Baptist Hymns. I have enjoyed my lessons with her and learned a lot to make me a better musician.

Lucas G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Awarded Luminarts Jazz Fellowship from Luminarts Cultural Foundation
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies - Percussion from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucas G.

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I'm Lucas, a professional drummer and educator in Chicago. I'm passionate about playing music and am so grateful that I get to make a living doing what I love. I played drum set with Blue Man Group, I regularly perform at the top jazz clubs in Chicago, and I've toured the country with indie bands. I'm also a high school percussion ensemble director and college drum set teacher, so I have a broad range of experiences to pull from as I craft a customized plan to help you meet your drumming goals.

I started playing the drums in my hometown of Tucson, AZ at 9 years old, following in my mom’s footsteps, who played drums at my church. It wasn’t long before I started playing in punk bands, jazz groups, and youth orchestras. I moved to the Midwest to study music at Northern Illinois University, and eventually went on to earn a master's degree at DePaul University. The Chicago music scene has provided me countless opportunities to play with inspiring musicians over the years, and I'm always

About Lucas

Looking for an experienced teacher to help you stay focused, motivated and improving in your drumming? I hope to be that teacher! I have multiple music degrees, a long performance resume, and 13 years of teaching experience. I’ve taught everyone from 4-year-olds to college music majors and adults,

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Melissa
My 6 year old son loves learning from Lucas! Lessons are fun and personable.
Candice
My high school son has taken lessons from Lucas Gillan for the past three years and has grown musically under his instruction. Lucas brings much expertise and motivation to each lesson, I highly recommend Lucas for percussion lessons!
Megan
Lucas rocks! He was my daughters teacher for an amazing 5 years. She learned so much from him. From rock, jazz, tenor drum in high school marching band, to snare drum in a famous Chicago bagpipe band. He’s very patient and very gifted. We miss having him in our home, felt like a family member.
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Dwayne J.

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Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Teacher 2018 from BestofLessons.com
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Dwayne J.

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Hi, I'm Dwayne and I teach students of all ages and skill levels. What makes my lessons unique is that I create customized lesson plans that cater to your interests and desire to want to learn.

I have been teaching private guitar lessons throughout Colorado for over a decade and have brought my special training skills and methodology to many, many students within that time. I am an accomplished musician who teaches in the studio on Saturdays and provides in-student home lessons during the week. I am also a published author of many guitar instruction books that I am currently selling on Amazon & eBay.

I have a very unique and exciting approach that quickly gets students of all ages having fun playing guitar. I am left-handed (which makes learning from me easier) and my enthusiasm and love for teaching shine through with every lesson I prepare.

So whether you prefer to play for fun or professionally, acoustic or electric, are a beginner, intermediate or advanced ...

About Dwayne

Hi, I'm Dwayne and I have been teaching private one-on-one guitar lessons throughout Colorado for well over a decade. I have brought my training skills and methodology to many, many students throughout this time. What makes my lessons unique is that I cater to your interests and desire to want

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Tim
Awesome....looking forward to next week. Which is TODAY cheers...

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Ben Miller's thorough knowledge of the instrument combined with his ability to explain & define concepts related to the lesson provided critical elements necessary to help free myself from the keyboard mentality and think in terms of the fretboard. A FIVE STAR TEACHER with TEN STAR TALENTS !!"
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"Daughter had a great first lesson with Shelley. Shelley was knowledgeable and patient with a young music student and kept her engaged and learning the whole time. We look forward to more."
Maya
Took Singing lessons from Shelley M.
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"Ray is patient and encouraging. He challenges students to get better every week."
Michelle
Took Mandolin lessons from Ray M.
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"Natasha's amazing! Great personality and makes it very easy to feel comfortable with trying new things on the guitar. She's great at explaining techniques that I have trouble with and very understanding with what I am trying to achieve. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends/ family."
Deanna
Took Guitar lessons from Natasha C.
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Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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