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Keith D.

17 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Keith D.

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Theory is standard with all lessons. It is a requirement for good musicianship.

About Keith

I teach students from beginners to advanced & aspiring professional "musicians,singers,songwriters. Each program is tailored to the individual involving all styles of music as per your preference. Theory & reading notated music is taught & required. I am a master guitar teacher/music producer for r

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Julia C.
Keith is very knowledgeable, patient and methodical. By letting me play a few notes and asking a few questions, he already knew where I should start and had the whole study plan figured out. His lessons are very productive but not in an overwhelming way. After two classes, I actually already feel I've improved significantly. I'm getting more and more comfortable playing to musical notes, which I tried to teach myself several times but all failed. I finally feel I'm on the right track!
Jessica L.
He’s awesome! He’s prepared for lessons, patient, clear about his instruction, personable and makes sure you master the concept before you leave. I absolutely recommend Keith!!
Helen
We just had our first lesson with Keith. Keith is a wonderful instructor. He is very patient to 6 years old daughter and he tailors the lesson to fit her. He challenges her without making her feel uncomfortable.

My daughter especially likes when Keith makes up accompaniment parts to play along with her songs. She enjoyed her first lesson so much that she kept playing the new tunes she learned and looking them
up on her iPad!
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Emil V.

11 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. in Music from Hofstra University
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Emil V.

11 Reviews
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Theory is essential if you want to understand what you're doing!

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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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.
LIYANG S.
Great teacher! Patient and nice to the kid beginner.

Trina G.

29 Reviews
New Hyde Park, NY
Starting at $45
  • Master of Arts, Music Theory from L.I.U., C.W. Post Campus
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
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Trina G.

29 Reviews
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Students who show an interest in music but only prefer to play piano for part of the lesson study music theory. We use a Workbook for theory homework in lieu of practicing piano from a Lesson Book at home. Students enjoy playing music theory instructional games during the lesson and at home.
With a Master of Arts in Music Theory, I enjoy teaching theory students of all levels.

About Trina

I'm a patient, friendly, enthusiastic, highly experienced teacher. A classically-trained pianist, I started playing keyboard "by ear" from around age 2, and started piano lessons at age 6. In college, I studied piano, music theory/history, and psychology in addition to fieldwork in music therapy (w

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Rhiannon M.
Had a great lesson with Trina! I’m looking forward to working with her more!
Dhrub D.
Great start and my son enjoyed learning from Trina.
Patricia
I am a senior and have enjoyed my lessons for almost two years. i regret that arthritis in my fingers is preventing me from continuing. Trina is an absolute AWESOME teacher; patient, compassionate and highly competent. I have fully enjoyed being her student.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Yonkers, NY

Ben G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Ben G.

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About Ben

I have performed with several companies such as San Francisco Opera, Opéra de Nice, Monte Carlo Opera, the Beijing Music Festival, etc. I have also performed on radio and television including as the featured singer on a live worldwide satellite broadcast. For the last 10 years I am now sharing

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Rina M.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and the language of music, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rina M.

54 Reviews
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Want to understand what makes up a chord? or What a I - IV - V progression means? How do dynamics create interest? Key signatures and time signatures -- Why are they important?... If you are looking for a teacher to answer your music questions, contact me immediately. Questions are encouraged!

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice s

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Claude B.
Very pleasant experience
Don H.
Excellent teacher. Very accomplished. I enjoyed working with her. Rina knows so much about music. She was helpful guiding me through my first music lesson. A great first start. I can't wait until I have another singing lesson with Rina next Friday at 1:00 PM.
Teresa M.
Experience was phenomenal I had my first lesson today and so excited for the future!
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Tingyuan L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese
  • Master of MUSIC in Piano Performance from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tingyuan L.

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Music Theory for music study, composition skills and exam requirement.

About Tingyuan

I am an established professional pianist. I graduated from University of Southern California with a Master of Music, specifically piano performance. I teach piano students of all different ages and experience levels. I studied classical piano for 20 years. I can teach students to enjoy playing the

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Yonkers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Yonkers is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
- Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
- Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Ben was really pleased with the first lesson and looking forward to the weeks to come!"
- Ben
Took Music Theory lessons from Jared N.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
- Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"I had started taking some gigs with new bands but was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was clear and friendly and I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I continue to take lessons because I keep learning more great tips about performing and music theory! Kellen's awesome!"
- Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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"Indigo is simply the best at simplifying music theory into bite size pieces that are easy to grasp. She is a very gifted teacher."
- Geoffrey
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
- Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Kenneth knows where I want to go with music and I believe his lessons are definitely putting me on the right track for my specific goals"
- Emmanuel
Took Music Theory lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Tomoko is a fantastic tutor. I had a lot of trouble understanding music theory because it had been a topic I hadn't seen before. She was able to explain things to me in a very clear and easy way. She was also able to help me with ear training lessons which was also surprisingly easy, considering it was a topic I felt I had a lot of trouble with at the time. She's one of the best, no doubt.

Also, if you happen to get piano lessons from her, I'm sure you'll get more than your money's worth. She's an amazing jazz, classical, and overall pianist."
- Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Tomoko O.
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"Carolyn's class is awesome. Nothing but good things to say, really. I feel, already, as if I’m more qualified to work with music. Carolyn broke everything down very simply and straight forward, with patience and ease and made it so easy to follow along. I really do love working with her. Carolyn is great!"
- Jake
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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