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Laura M.

38 Reviews
Warrendale, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BFA in Music/ Teaching (piano), from Conservatory Superior of Music, Madrid (Spain)
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Laura M.

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All about the music: reading notes, rhythm, scales, intervals, alterations, dynamic.

About Laura

I am a pianist, a songwriter, and a 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 wo

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Laura is very knowledgable, encouraging and patient with me.
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!
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Leanna L.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, German, Cantonese
  • Bachelor of Music from Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles CA
  • Teaching since 2005
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Leanna L.

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Experienced music theory teacher of over eight years, available for eager students of all experience levels and ages. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of theory skills, which are a vital foundation to learning any instrument. I specialize in working at the student's pace and needs, typically use personal material that is skewed towards the student's level.

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perry

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Ethan
Leanna is incredible. She's kind and patient and extremely easy to work with, which is rare for someone with such deep experience in a field. One thing that continued to stand out and amaze me is her unbelievable ear. Even in remote sessions via zoom, she could tell immediately if one note in a chord or progression was off, and helped me fix it. I've heard the same from other students of hers.

If you're a serious student, considering music as a career, or in any competitive sense, Leanna is an irreplaceable ally with the skill to push you further than you may have thought possible. Absolutely recommend.
Zachary
As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp.
Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.
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Juan C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Juan C.

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About Juan

Originally from Colombia, Juan has been a resident of New York City since 2008. His music blends classical, modern, and avant-garde elements. He draws from his experience as a recording and touring rock guitarist in Colombia and Miami, his studies of East Asian music, inspired by interaction with mu

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Mike
Juan went through many fundamentals of classical guitar, how to place your hands over the strings for articulation and economy of movement. Very useful.
Dawn G.
Juan is wonderful and very knowledgeable in music. He is very patient and makes you feel comfortable. I leave a lesson feeling like I am accomplished and relaxed. It nice to see progress in such a little time. I go home with enthusiasm to learn more and want practice to do so.
Chrystine R.
With a patient and intuitive approach, Juan tailors each lesson to fit not only the student’s skill level, but also desire for depth of understanding. When I first began taking lessons, I was only able to plunk a few chords and play along with a few basic songs. However, over the course of a year and a half with Juan, I gained a foundational knowledge of the classical guitar, as well as the confidence to site read and play a range of other styles of guitar music. He seamlessly integrated music theory concepts into song studies, helping me learn major/minor scales and chord shapes, and then apply this knowledge to better understand song structures and composition. It has been such a great experience learning from Juan, especially because he is both an exemplary teacher and guitar player!
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Randy M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English, French, Latin
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Performer's Associate of The Royal Conservatory Diploma in Piano Performance from The Royal Conservatory, Toronto
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Randy M.

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A vital subject for a performer, the study of music theory allows us to explore the reasoning behind the music we create and possibly create. In sessions, we discuss a variety of objectives, including rudiments, notation, compositional techniques, and ear training.

About Randy

I'm a pianist-singer specialized in Western Art, jazz, and musical theatre idioms and I teach lessons in all classical and contemporary styles. I was conservatory-trained at Shenandoah University where I earned dual BM's in Performance and Jazz Studies, one of only a handful in its history to do so.

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Sirina
Randy did an excellent job. Very patient and knowledgeable regarding the subject matter.
Daniel
Randy is a great singing tutor. He’s patient, flexible and encouraging. My son is a little reserved boy and not comfortable at expressing his feelings, and Randy helped him reading through every phrases before the singing. That was very helpful. Thank you Randy!
Amy E.
Very knowledgeable and patient. Broke down challenging concepts and problems in very understandable terms. Saved me hours a week of having to read my child’s textbook and watch YouTube to teach my child what he wasn’t understanding from his middle school teacher.
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Winslow Y.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1972
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Winslow Y.

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Music theory is just the names and numbers we use to identify and organize musical sounds so that they sound good and happen at the right time, with great beats. It's way better than grunting and pointing when musicians communicate. I can teach theory the classical way, the Nashville way, or the juke joint way - whatever you need to understand musical materials so that you can use them to best advantage and communicate with your fellow musicians

About Winslow

My focus is on you - helping you achieve your goals with the harmonica, whatever they may be. Whatever inspires you to pick up the harmonica, whoever you want to emulate, whatever style grabs you, I bring the background, deep knowledge, and teaching experience to enrich your understanding and grow y

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Charles W.
Excellent teacher who is perfectly content with teaching me the very basics and can obviously teach at a much higher level as well.
Tim
Awesome, so much to learn
James H.
So awesome, very knowledgeable and patient teacher. Can't wait to practice and do more of these!
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Ethan H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Ethan H.

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Music theory can be overly complicated, boring, and irrelevant to the music you love, or it can be fun, help you understand the music you love, and build a foundation for you to make music you want to hear.

If you're a beginner, we'll master the basics- you'll learn to sing and recognize by ear the building blocks of piano harmony, understand scales, modes and triads, learn the basic rhythms and harmonic cadences you hear in Western music, and learn to recognize and interpret everything you need to read most sheet music (time signatures, notation,. Within a few lessons, you'll already be composing your own music, you'll be a better reader, and you'll have a new understanding of the songs you're learning and listening to.

For the more advanced, we dig deeper into singing (the only way to truly understand a sound is to sing it), study seventh chords and more complex cadences, examine specific examples from a variety of styles and composers to expand your harmonic and rhythmic ...

About Ethan

My musical life started at the piano when I was four. I've spent the last five years helping students understand the sounds that speak to them and bring them into their own music-making. I spent my early years playing piano, then picked up the saxophone, which took me to Berklee College of Music,

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Isabelle Ng
I have studied saxophone, jazz piano/theory, and songwriting with Ethan for over 2 years, and he is the best music instructor I've ever had. He cares so much about his students and helps us thrive. Not only is Ethan my teacher, he is a friend and a mentor.

I first met Ethan through my school's jazz combo program, and my interest in music immediately grew in the presence of his friendly persona. Ethan organized life changing jam sessions and master classes that I will remember forever. His teaching approach is project based which gives his students something to walk away with. With his guidance, I have become a stronger musician and a wiser person. Thanks Ethan!

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"Collin helped me with piano theory very much. He was very involved and awnsered my questions well. He knew what he was teaching and it was apparent he has a large background of knowledge in his subject field. Very good teacher. Would recommend to a friend or anyone looking for quality music lessons."
Henry
Took Music Theory lessons from Collin D.
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"Working with Emily at the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy this past summer showed me her excellent teaching, leadership, and musicianship. I was able to attend multiple concerts in which Emily performed incredible music on a variety of wind instruments, as well as learn about the music theory class she was teaching on pop music. In the class she analyzed the music of artists such as Rihanna, Sia, and Lady Gaga, giving value to all types of music and relating to the high school students with music they enjoy. Emily is an inspiring musician, teacher, and friend who I would trust in any situation."
Adam
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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"Eric is an awesome teacher! Hes helping me get ready for my NYU audition for a masters program and so far he was able to teach me things I struggled learning dor the longest time. Definitely would recommend him!"
Aaron
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Nice course and excellent teacher!"
Jinlei
Took Music Theory lessons from Jill W.
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"Took jazz lessons from Lisa and learned a lot!!! It was a great experience and she is a great teacher! Lisa has a great way of pushing your comfort zone and bringing out your best. Highly recommended!!!"
Rick
Took Music Theory lessons from Lisa N.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!"
Lauren
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"it was super awesome! couldnt figure out my sound so she couldnt hear me. but i heard her so it worked out okay."
britney
Took Music Theory lessons from Marlene M.
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I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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