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Kevin L.

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Richboro, PA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Master of Science in Engineering from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin L.

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My music background:
- began training as a classical pianist in Asia at the age of 7
- certified as L.R.S.M. of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in 1989
- received superior-plus rating in National Piano Playing Auditions (collegiate classification)
- 16-year teaching experience in U.S.
- Performance videos on new YouTube channel are available.

Provide progressive training on finger techniques, fingering, pedaling, expression, music theory, sight reading, ear training;
Prepare for special assignments (accompaniment, play and sing, using music notation software, performance or enter National Piano Guild Auditions / ABRSM Exams etc.)
Fluent in English and Chinese;
All ages and levels accepted.

About Kevin

Hello! I'm not sure why I picked this profile picture of me, but I can promise I won't conduct your piano lesson in suit and tie - we will strike a balance between an audition atmosphere and just having fun based on our goal. I love playing the piano. I hope you will be convinced of this stateme

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Mary Jane (MJ) K.
Kevin is a great teacher. Very knowledgeable and very patient. Highly recommend!
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Paul J.

7 Reviews
Easton, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French for musical purposes
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University
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Paul J.

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Students can expect to be introduced to studying classical piano methods and learn technique, note reading, how to sight-read, how to practice for effective performance of a piece.

About Paul

I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.
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Denise C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Communication with Minor in Mass Media from Northeastern Illinois University
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Denise C.

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I have been teaching professional piano lessons for 13 years. I am educated in Classical and Jazz Piano. Classical has taught me the structure and fundamentals of piano while Jazz has shown me how to improvise and play with other musicians.

I customize lesson plans to fit individual learning styles of students while incorporating songs the student picks. I have taught songs from Disney, Movie Soundtracks, Video Game Soundtracks, Pop and Rock artists and more. I also assist in Student Showcases which allows me to show my students how to play along with other musicians. Music is a big part of my life and I hope that I can pass on that joy to each of my students.

About Denise

I have been teaching professional piano lessons for 13 years. I am educated in Classical and Jazz Piano. Classical has taught me the structure and fundamentals of piano while Jazz has shown me how to improvise and play with other musicians. As a child, I was always interested in movie scores, lik

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Ryan F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan F.

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Even before my time at Berklee, I spent years striving to put myself into every musical situation possible. This gave me a multi-perspective understanding that allows me to comfortably advise students of all ages and backgrounds regarding several different instruments, styles, and theoretical concepts.

My favorite part about teaching, regardless of discipline, is the fact that it allows me to keep growing and learning while sharing my experiences to help others do the same. So whether you want to work on jazz, pop, or classical, feel free to reach out, and I will happily customize and create the learning environment that you desire!

About Ryan

I am new to TakeLessons! I am a professional pianist, vibraphonist, and percussionist. I recently graduated from Berklee, where I spent much of my time composing, arranging, and performing. I specialize in Jazz, but also frequently help people learn the arts of classical and pop music. Whether

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Justin
Highly recommend Ryan!

He will take it whatever speed you like and will teach whatever you need. I have learned new things about music theory as well and he makes learning the piano interesting and engaging.
Charlotte
Ryan is awesome! I am a beginner, and Ryan has been so helpful teaching me the basics of notes, key signatures, rhythm, and many other components of piano and music, and we’ve even delved into some music theory. He makes learning fun and easy, and is also flexible with meeting times and can even do lessons over facetime if you can’t make it to his place. He is so talented and welcoming and will make you love piano even more than you already do.
Justin
I took jazz piano lessons with Ryan and he was a great teacher! He drilled a number of fundamentals such as jazz theory, ear training, and improvising which really helped demystify jazz piano for me. Not only does he have a wealth of musical ability, he is also a very kind and patient teacher. I highly recommend taking lessons with Ryan!
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Dee F.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR from Marquis Edition, Who's Who of American Women, 2006
  • Teaching since 1983
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Dee F.

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I am classically trained, as piano was my major instrument in college. I perform professionally currently and teach classical piano, with 30 years experience teaching and performing. Have fun and progress quickly in lessons with me!

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin for 30 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from University of Phoenix

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Katie
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Alicia C.
Dee is patiently teaching both my son and daughter, and fostering their love for playing music. My hat is off to her, for accomplishing an already challenging task with young kids, while doing so virtually!
Emma
I am loving working with Dee! She is so understanding and gentle with me, while still keeping things moving, and ensuring that we are making progress. After just a few lessons, I feel confident working my way around my instrument, have developed a solid practice strategy, and am already building my repertoire, thanks to her guidance. I am so excited to continue studying the mandolin with her!
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Sophia T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Awarded Igor Paltsev Scholarship from Cal State Northridge on behalf of the Paltsev Scholarship Foundation
  • Commercial Media Writing from Cal State Northridge
  • Teaches students 8 to 88
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Sophia T.

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"As a teacher, I am whole heartedly committed to nurturing the development of students as they continue with the journey of playing music, and evolve into beautiful musicians. Achieving this requires a present awareness of my students and the music they are drawn to, while also presenting them with music and knowledge from various genres, styles, and times, to broaden their perception of the world we come from and thrive in.  My intention is to provide each individual with the necessary tools to play music passionately, beautifully, and with understanding. My goals as a music educator are to help students experience the joy of learning and playing music while becoming a well-rounded and well-versed musician.

I aim to build a personal relationship with each of my students, and to provide a comfortable, challenging, fun, and vibrant learning experience as well so that all of my students can excel to their fullest potential."  - Sophia ♫

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About Sophia

"As a teacher, I am whole heartedly committed to nurturing the development of students as they continue with the journey of playing music, and evolve into beautiful musicians. Achieving this requires a present awareness of my students and the music they are drawn to, while also presenting them with

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Cesar H.
Ms. Sophia is a teacher who is fully engaged during musical instruction and performance. She is a kind and compassionate woman. Any student of hers is expected to give their highest effort in their lessons as well to commit to their out of lesson responsibilities. She is always there to provide students with resources to expand their knowledge. I would highly recommend her private instruction and have been inspired by their past and present achievements for the last 5 years.
Cesar H.
Ms. Sophia is a teacher who is fully engaged during musical instruction and performance. She is a kind and compassionate woman. Any student of hers is expected to give their highest effort in their lessons as well to commit to their out of lesson responsibilities. She is always there to provide students with resources to expand their knowledge. I would highly recommend her private instruction and have been inspired by their past and present achievements for the last 5 years.
Rain B.
Sophia has done so much to help me in my academic career. I don't think I would have made it through my piano classes without her. There were a lot of things I knew factually, but I didn't understand conceptually. Learning piano and composition with her has really helped me to understand music theory practically and to actually play it.

I get anxiety when I perform, even privately. She really helps me feel comfortable and helps me not worry about making mistakes. I like a lot of different kinds of music, and she's great about being willing to work on anything I bring up to her, while also helping me stay focused. She helps me create goals, so I can actually see progression.

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"Very patient with the little kids. Would definitely recommmend him for lessons"
Colin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Salvador B.
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"Celine taught our daughters both piano and voice lessons. She is an excellent teacher with a wide knowledge of piano and singing. She is very kind, friendly and patient. They were not only able to learn from her, but they really enjoyed her as a teacher, as well... I would highly recommend her as a teacher."
Camila
Took Classical Piano lessons from Celine K.
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"We love Ron! My son is blossoming under his instruction. He has totally fallen in love with the piano."
Ryan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ronald G.
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"My boy loves her. Bethany is very friendly and positive, made my son feel comfortable and confident."
Daxton
Took Classical Piano lessons from Bethany R.
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"My son warmed up to him very quickly - it said true they say kids know it cause me being the mother I felt the compassion and warmth Gabe had and so did my little one. We have been taking classes With someone else prior where I had to drive and go and this has been so much easier for us busy moms who can stay at home and continue the work while our child is learning- Gabe is so patient and has this calm demeanor and that is so natural that kids pick up and feel comfortable- to teach kids you have to have a certain personality and Gabe sure does. I trust him so much and feel comfortable while he is teaching my son and I’m in the office downstairs- I immediately felt comfortable with him teaching my son and being in my home which is not easy to feel with just anyone- he truly cares and I have never seen him look at his watch just to get out but rather leaving the child with enough to learn and practice and that alone comes from his quality of care and compassion that he takes pride in to make sure these kids learn. I think my son learned much quicker then the previous teacher I took him too. He is made for this and I would
Recommend him in a heart beat!!"
Naila
Took Classical Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Kathryn comes with two important strengths. First, she is a working professional, with excellent technique and musicality from real world experience. Secondly, she is patient with students like me who are still figuring it out. Those two things make for a great teacher."
Colm
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kathryn O.
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"Great experience with talented and passionate professional. I am older student and Maria patiently works with my schedule and level of ability. Recommended highly."
Chris
Took Classical Piano lessons from Maria P.
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"I have my online piano lessons with Brady and honestly he is the best teacher!! He's very patient and super knowledgable. He makes it really easy to learn new piano techniques. He's great. I would've given him 6 stars if there was any option for that on this website :)"
Banafsheh
Took Classical Piano lessons from Brady D.
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"I took lessons with Nikita for about 9 months in 2013-14 while living in Los Angeles. With his guidance I could hear my performing ability reach new levels. I never thought I'd be able perform Bach, Beethoven or DeBussy. Yet with his teaching, oh yes!

Above all, his patience and encouragement made me feel well supported. For anyone who is looking to learn and perform classical piano, I definitely vouch for Nikita."
Michael
Took Classical Piano lessons from Nikita S.
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"I enjoyed Professor Yoon Jae's lessons fully. As an amateur pianist, I was able to study under Yoon Jae privately for a semester and learn things I wished to learn about. Yoon Jae understands how to teach and tutor to his students needs which varies among musicians at all levels. I believe his knowledge and experience can greatly benefit those who wish to continue learning a musical instrument as a hobby as well as for those studying musical performance."
Robin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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