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Laura F.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Viola Performance from Curtis Institute of Music
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Laura F.

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I am a professional orchestral musician who was classically trained at the world's best music conservatories, and I love teaching music to students of all ability levels! I am currently a member in the Pittsburgh Symphony, but I have played regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and I used to be a member of Chicago's Grant Park Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony.

I graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and I also attended the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Music has always been a huge part of my life, ever since I started playing violin when I was 2 years old, and I would love to share the joy of playing music with you!

About Laura

Hi! I'm Laura, and I am a professional orchestral musician in the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony. I was classically trained at the best music conservatories and have enjoyed traveling around the world to perform at the most prestigious concert halls. Music has always been my biggest passion

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Laura M.

31 Reviews
Warrendale, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner
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Laura M.

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Do you want to compose your own music? Join me!

I composed my first music when I was 7, without stopping since then. I have one album and several singles recorded. During my piano degree, I studied composition, harmony, and accompaniment.

About Laura

I am a pianist, songwriter, and keyboard player and backup singer for a prog-rock band and also a music teacher. I've been teaching music for a long time. Why? Because I love music and I love to teach. My mission statement: get you to enjoy music while learning. The best moments on my work ar

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Jen
My 13 year old son really enjoyed his tennis lessons with Laura, she has the great balance of being supportive and challenging him to grow. She was very encouraging to him and the music selections were fun for him to play and we loved hearing the songs. Highly recommend her!
Alfonso
Laura has been an amazing instructor and coach for my daughter. She made her comfortable to express her potential. My daughter’s still benefiting of the work done with Laura. Great job, can’t go wrong with her.
Jahnavi
Laura is a great instructor for any student, especially for beginners who can learn and adapt quickly. She is extremely patient with students and thoroughly explains everything. She tailors music choices to the student’s preference while also making sure classical pieces and theory are covered at the same time. She encourages students to be creative and individualistic instead of enforcing strict boundaries when playing modern pieces. Laura consistently gives constructive critiques and positive reinforcement to help students understand their mistakes and fix them properly. Overall, she is an excellent piano teacher and I could not recommend her more. In only 1.5 years of lessons with Laura, I have improved tremendously thanks to her brilliant style of teaching.

Bennie D.

2 Reviews
McKeesport, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bennie D.

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About Bennie

Hello. If you want to learn to play and understand piano and music,... I can help you! I teach, play and compose a variety of styles, such as pop, rock, blues, classical, jazz, and new-age music. I can show you how to listen to a recording and to play it without written music. Also, I can teach

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Greg M.
I studied with Bennie for several years with the goal of improving my improvisational skills and hand independence. I improved in both areas significantly and am much stronger player. Bennie can push you to a very high level and he stays very engaged between lessons for questions, feedback and additional support. He even attended my performance shows and offered feedback. My only regret is that my day job obligations, available practice time and personal learning speed did not allow a greater lesson frequency.
Bob S.
I couldn't ask for a better teacher. Bennie has the talent and experience to help anyone trying to either learn from scratch or improve their current skill level. Due to the fact that I travel quite a bit with my business I used the holiday season to get a refresher course and Bennie was the right teacher for this. He gave me more in 5 lessons then I could have gotten from anyone else if I had 20 lessons. Unfortunately, I travel a lot for my business and I can't commit to a regular lesson schedule.

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Xuelai W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Enligsh, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Cantonese
  • Teaches students 10 to 65
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano from Arizona State University
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Xuelai W.

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over 10 years teaching experience for music theory.

About Xuelai

Dr. Xuelai Chinese pianist, Xuelai, recently relocated to Pittsburgh from Phoenix. She is a sought-after collaborative pianist, chamber musician, vocal coach, and church musician. Her passion and experience for both instrumental and vocal collaboration have led her to share the stage with renown a

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Robert C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Computer Science from DeVry University
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Robert C.

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I have been playing drums for over 30 years. I have toured with bands, recorded albums and played with many different musicians. I have also learned to play other instruments such as guitar and piano. And I have found great amazement and wonder while continuously learning on this musical journey. I can give a wide perspective, not just from the drum throne. Drumming can be a very special part of your life. It does not have to be a career, but can be an amazing way to express yourself and learn about the world through many different rhythms and patterns. Music can be very formal, but there's also a lot of room for everyone to learn about improvisation and self expression.

About Robert

I have been playing drums in some form or another for over 30 years. I currently play with a cover band that plays mostly rock from spanning from the 50's to today's music. I have recorded a few albums with bands that I've played with over the years and even toured a little along the way. I have

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Larry Kaufman
Really great instructor with music knowledege and gig experience.

Really easy to work with and presented info so I could understand

James G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Best Musical Direction from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
  • Teaching since 2011
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James G.

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With over ten years of professional experience playing bass in all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as a bassist and multi instrumental. Whether it's learning your favorite bass line, or building upon new concepts, I will give you the tools you need to build a healthy relationship with your instrument in a safe and fun environment. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having a wonderful time!

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for musi

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Chris C.
I took around 15 lessons for bass guitar with James and really enjoyed it. James was able to tailor the experience for what I wanted, which was heavy on music theory, but still made sure we applied the theory to the instrument. I had prior experience with some music theory and playing, but hadn't touched my bass in almost 10 years. James was able to figure out exactly where to pick up, provided great materials, and kept me engaged. James is very knowledgeable, a great player, and a cool cat.
Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.

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"David is a wonderful music teacher. He is especially good with children because of his patience and intuitive approach. He puts a great deal of care and energy into each one of his students and gets great results! His ability to meet students where they are at, and to engage them with music that they care about helps his students to enter more deeply into the learning process. David is a thoughtful, passionate, and skilled music teacher."
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"Best instructor I ever had. He has some ear. He listens to a song I want to learn and he plays it. I'm jealous. When he shows me how to play it he makes it fun and so easy. If you want to learn how to play, Adam is the one."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"Fawn is an amazing vocal coach. I took a few lessons prior to recording a song, and wanted to deal with an issue with my voice. Fawn gave me some advice and exercises that helped in 3 lessons more that a whole year elsewhere. She is anal, militant and gets results!! And has a wonderful sense of humor, lol.
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Took Piano lessons from Melissa F.
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"Before our appointment he kept great email contact to ensure everything will go well. He was patient. He was on time! Very professional edict. Sent a follow up email with breathing exercises, sheet music, and books to buy for the next lesson that was very affordable. We are looking forward to the next session."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Justin B.
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