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Nick R.

25 Reviews
Forest Hills, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
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Nick R.

25 Reviews
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basic mandolin technique; Bluegrass, Country, world music repertoire, rhythm training

About Nick

Professor Nick R. (guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dobro/resonator/slide, lap steel, tenor guitar, baritone resonator, bass, drums, composition) is currently the adjunct professor at Essex College, Jazz clinician for over 19 years via Kupferberg Center (Queens College) and has been on the staff a

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Robin
Fun classical guitar lessons. Very knowledgeable and thorough teacher. My son really enjoyed his lessons.
Jim K.
I've been self-taught for roughly 3 years and sought lessons to help me get out of the rut that I felt I was in.

Nick has exceeded my expectations. More than just a great banjoist, Nick is a fantastic all around musician. He's intimately familiar with genres of music I've never even heard of and is able to disseminate his vast knowledge of technique and theory into easy to understand lessons. One of my favorite things about Nick is he completely caters himself to you and your goals. On day 1, we laid down goals that I wanted to pursue, and every single lesson since has been centered around getting me there. Never once has Nick tried to trump what I thought was important to work on, he just works with me and helps me lay the ground work that I need to get moving closer to where I want to be. The other thing I really enjoy about Nick’s lessons is that he’s always respectful of me as an individual, and the environment that Nick sets up for his students often times make me feel like I'm just learning from an old friend rather than the expert, tenured, musician that he truly is. He has my highest recommendation to anyone looking to better their own musicianship.
Jabari K. Noel
Nick is an incredible instructor! He was able to prepare me for a professional guitar audition with in 2 hour long lessons. His attention to detail and deep understanding of advanced musical techniques makes him a gem of a teacher, and a pleasure to work with. Will definitely continue lessons!

Tara L.

19 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old (off and on). I then started traveling more and found the mandolin to be so much easier to carry around and so much fun, it was hard to stop playing it. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA, The Traditions week at Common Ground on the Hill Festival in MD, etc
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, arranging tunes, music theory, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music and their less

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Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
Jillian A.
Anaiyah
Pure Awesomeness!
Thank you Ms. Tara.
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Gio A.

23 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gio A.

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I began learning mandolin several years ago and am proficient with chords and tunes. Classical or bluegrass style. I can teach sight reading music notation as well.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Grant H.

148 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Waka Winter Classic Winner 2015 from Wakarusa Music Festival/Pipeline Productions
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Grant H.

148 Reviews
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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or f

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Michelle L Jacques
Hello Grant. This was my first lesson. I am a former guitar player and I teach music in a School for the arts in Oakland, Ca. And...I just happen to be from NOLA. Looking forward to many more lessons.
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Chase W.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chase W.

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Starting on violin 15 years ago, my journey through musicianship has been thorough and enriching. I have made a point from day one to understand all forms of music from several angles, from the intuitive "natural" approach, to the more theoretical, all the way to understanding the physics of sound and sound cognition. While this many angled approach came purely from my passion for music, 6 years ago when I started teaching it became my most valuable tool.
As a teacher, I use my wide and multifaceted understanding to best craft lessons to serve your learning style to learn whatever it is you want to learn!
Teaching from my personal studio also provides me with the advantage of being able to make professional quality play along tools in real time, which you will then have access to after your lesson, boosting your personal practice time in a way that suits you!

About Chase

Hello! I am an experienced guitar and bass player, with extensive recording and performance history. In the 15 years I've played guitar, I have been teaching for the last 6 and it is one of my favorite outlets of music. I absolutely love sharing my craft and finding what it takes to get a student

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Shaun
Chase's compassion for the arts is contagious. My son learned so much from Chase over the last year both in person and digitally when the virus shut everything down. His ability to transition in difficult times is amazing. If you are looking for passion, patience, and raw talent, he is a perfect match!
Kate
My son loves his weekly lessons with Chase! Chase has been fantastic and is always willing to listen to what my son wants to learn and incorporate it into his lessons. I can not recommend him enough!
Sheila
Chase is an amazing music teacher. He tailors lessons to each individual student to enhance their learning based on their skills. Over the course of 2 years he taught my son who had no experience in bass guitar, how to play and helped him perform in multiple rock band groups. Above all, he is patient, kind and truly enjoys teaching.

Nolan M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts, English & Archaeology from Binghamton University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nolan M.

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Online Mandolin Teacher

Mandolin is a magical instrument, that livens and spices up any occasion or form of music! The sweet high tones can be found in bluegrass and country music, Irish music, Italian traditionals, and many varied other musics around the world.... Come and explore the joys of mandolin! :-)

About Nolan

Nolan is an international music educator from NYC who has taught and performed in the US, India, Thailand, and Europe. He encourages creativity and improvisation in all of his students, combined with a well-rounded understanding of musical basics.

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Gregg P.
The knowledge gained was emence. 4 months into learning the guitar and 5 singing lessons have been a great experience. Yes you can sing and it does take a teacher and practice

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in White Plains, NY

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in White Plains is $61. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $106 per hour.
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$49 average
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"First lesson helped to get a solid footing and decide what course to take with the lessons."
John
Took Mandolin lessons from John B.
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"Chris accommodated where I am as a musician and tailored our lessons to best help me do what I want to do - learn base lines and rhythm. He prepared for each lesson and presented me with new material that was exactly what I needed. He was laid back, knowledgeable, and accommodating of my jumping all over the place as I experiment. Excellent teacher."
Corey
Took Mandolin lessons from Chris C.
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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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"I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!"
Richard
Took Mandolin lessons from Jeff S.
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"I've been taking lessons from Tara now for the better part of 4 years. She is talented, professional, engaging, knowledgeable, and most importantly, patient. She taught this old dog a lot of new tricks on the Mandolin. I still have a long way to go, but if you are looking for a Mando teacher, this lady is tops in my book. Sorry she left VA, but NY got themselves one good musician and teacher."
Al
Took Mandolin lessons from Tara L.
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"Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play."
Danya
Took Mandolin lessons from Ben E.
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"Great instructor, very professional, patient, and prepared for every lesson. He incorporates technical exercises to improve strength/accuracy/precision, improvisational exercises, music theory, and repertoire building into his lessons. My playing has improved drastically in the few months I've been working with him; I would recommend him to any player at any level."
Alina
Took Mandolin lessons from Steve G.
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"Grant encouraged me as he taught me how to tune the instrument, strum, play 3 chords and start on a song. Great experience, Grant is. a patient and friendly instructor, who I think will have me playing well in no time. Really glad I signed up!"
Jen
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!"
Nan
Took Mandolin lessons from Linda L.
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"John has been teaching me chords, which are very difficult on the mandolin. He's an excellent teacher."
Bob
Took Mandolin lessons from John B.
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