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Matthew B.

4 Reviews
Exton, PA
Starting at $34
  • B.S. Music Education from Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Matthew B.

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With 20+ years of teaching, I have worked with students with all levels of piano playing experience and helped them improve their performance and musicianship. I hold both Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Music Education and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. I have specialized in online instruction for the last five years, working with students from all over the world including China, Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.
My instructional focus is centered on providing a firm musical foundation upon which students can explore various performance styles. Additionally, students develop sight-reading and improvisational skill sets through study of music theory and ear training.

About Matthew

I am a professional music teacher and pianist. I graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelors of Science in Music Education with a primary concentration in Piano. While teaching high school (AP Music Theory, Music Technology I, II, III, and Chorus), I earned my Masters of Science in Music

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Adam
I never knew you could take piano lessons online! Dr. B made it so easy to learn. He is a great teacher.
Joshua
My teenage son wanted to take music lessons to have another activity to add to his college applications. We knew Dr. B. previously and know he is a good teacher. My son has greatly enjoyed studying with him and said he wants to continue playing piano for fun when he goes to college.
Marcie
I had never studied online before and thought it would be weird for piano. It was not weird, it was amazing. Dr. B. uses several cameras so I can see his face and his hands on the keyboard. It is just like being there in person.

Sandy E.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Jazz Award from University Of The Arts
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandy E.

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Learn from a full time professional bassist!
Bass guitar technique
Learning songs!
Groove concepts
Improvisation
Soloing
Unique exercises
Sight reading
Stylistic playing (various genres)

About Sandy

Sandy Eldred is an internationally acclaimed bassist, improviser, recording artist, composer, and music educator currently living in Philadelphia, PA. Eldred is known for his inventiveness and command across music genres. He is proud to be represented by Ukrainian record label, LabelWhoAble. Eld

Benjamin K.

11 Reviews
Glenside, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelors of the Arts in Jazz Studies from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benjamin K.

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Learn how to write songs of all shapes and sizes, from the 2 minute pop song, to the 13 minute symphony

About Benjamin

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 17 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I have been compos

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Brian
Great. Knowledgable teacher
William
Seemed a little disorganized. It might have been part of the "getting to know me" process and what I wanted to accomplish. The hour went by very fast!
Frederick
I have taken lessons from Benjamin, and found him to be an excellent teacher. If you are looking for someone to teach you bass, or guitar you can't find a more patient teacher. I would recommend him to anyone seeking lessons.

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Sloane L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Sloane L.

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Sloane has been teaching students to love and learn the violin, viola, piano, and saxophone for over thirty years. She holds a Master's degree in music education and has experience teaching children and adults of all ages. She believes that each student is unique and adapts her teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles to help each student achieve their full potential. Sloane's students not only learn to excel on their instrument but they also learn music theory.

About Sloane

I currently teach private lessons to children and adults of all ages. I have taught in public and private schools from elementary to high school orchestra and band. I hold a BS in Music Therapy and an MS in Music Education. In my first teaching experience the school I was in did not have an i

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Sergej R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks English, Dutch, Russian, German
  • Bachelor's of Music from ArtEZ Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sergej R.

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Hey there!

I am a double-platinum award winning music-producer, songwriter, artist and musician from Germany.

I started playing the guitar when I was 12 years old and since then I was able to gain a lot of experiences on stage, in the studio and as a teacher!
I played in a band for many years, I write my own songs and I produce bands and solo artists.

In 2015 I’ve graduated from the well known ArtEZ University of Music in the Netherlands with a Bachelors of Music degree.
During my studies I’ve covered a lot of subjects e.g.: music theory, music history, music production, music management and also „how to teach music“!

After my studies I’ve worked for several years as a music-producer and achieved a double-platinum award for my work.

As you can see, I’ve got a lot of different qualities and I would love to share my knowledge with you!
Moreover I’m experienced in online-teaching and I have worked with several age groups already!

The most important thing is that I ...

About Sergej

Hey there! I am a double-platinum award winning music-producer, songwriter, artist and musician from Germany. I started playing the guitar when I was 12 years old and since then I was able to gain a lot of experiences on stage, in the studio and as a teacher! I played in a band for many years, I

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Joe
Sergej is a versatile guitar teacher and he helped me to reach the next level within a couple of months! Thanks Sergej! I'm looking forward to see you next week! :)
Evgenij
Sergej is a great and experienced guitar teacher! I like his holistic approach and would definitely recommend him! I am enjoying his lessons since a couple of months and I'm glad that he's teaching me.
Jasmin
Sergej is an awesome guitar teacher! I chose Sergej as my teacher as he is very experienced on different levels. From the first lesson on I knew that he had a clear picture in mind with a lesson plan tailored to my needs and profile. His lessons are highly structured, with a fun finger warm up, listening activities (through him, I learnt how important those are for my personal development and goals) and plenty of time to work on songs that I always wanted to play! His approach is holistic and the feedback I get is always super constructive; plus he has lots of tips on hand that help reaching my goals faster! I have taken lessons at schools before but none of them was as good as the experience with Sergej! Not to forget: Sergej's has such a friendly and calm personality - I would highly recommend him as a teacher!
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Nazar D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nazar D.

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Cello is famous for its deep and warm sound, probably the widest range from low to high register. It is used for solo, chamber music, ensembles, chamber and symphony orchestras.
But the most important cello can change your mind and fulfill your soul like no other instruments !

About Nazar

My name is Nazar, Concert Soloist and Orchestra Performer, Experience Long Time Teacher. Master Graduate from Moscow State Conservatory and postgraduate assistant ship program 1990-97 plus over 20 years of teaching experience with different age students. My teaching philosophy is to teach good tech

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Kelvin
I've been working with Nazar since 1998. Not only does he know his stuff and makes his teaching personal to your needs, but he also has a way to make you feel successful even when you are struggling. you always feel better about your playing when you leave than when you got to his studio. He recognizes your learning style and what you want to accomplish, then builds his teaching around that.

If you are looking for a cello teacher (and yes, he also teaches piano and other instruments) I'd say put your time and money into Nazar and you, you will feel it is one of your best investments

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"Michelle is a fantastic teacher. I have been taking voice lesson with her for only four months and she teaches me how to reach the very high F and G notes as a Soprano 2 effortlessly, a task which I had trouble with in the past, even my choral director notices the improvement. Thanks Michelle!!"
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Took Singing lessons from Michelle Kei I.
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"If you're thinking about taking lessons from Ahmad , do it. For years I thought I just couldn't play the guitar. I tried learning online, but nothing stuck. I even took a group class, which was better than trying to learn online, but I still wasn't satisfied. So, I decided to look into private lessons, even though I was nervous about the one-on-one dynamic. For years I have struggled with performance anxiety and was afraid that would prevent me from ever really learning the guitar and playing with other people. I discussed this with Ahmad before and at my first lesson. I can't tell you how amazing it felt a few months later when we played a song together and I had no fear or anxiety.

I credit this to the fun and relaxing atmosphere Ahmad has created in his studio space which makes it easy to learn, ask questions and enjoy my lessons. He has a deep passion for music which is infectious. I leave every lesson feeling energized and excited to work on my new material.

If you're interested in learning how to play the guitar or improve your skills, give Ahmad a shot. You'll be so glad you did. Before, I thought I just couldn't learn how to play the guitar, now I'm looking forward to years of honing my skills, playing with friends and experiencing the joy of creating music."
Ana
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Very good, very clear, very patient. I can actually make a sound out of the clarinet."
Charles
Took Clarinet lessons from Tyreese P.
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"She kept me engaged! I enjoyed her welcoming personality and how clear her instructions were."
Kimberly Mendoza
Took Singing lessons from Judy F.
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"Jimmy was one of the best teachers I had. He really taught me so much and made me a more comfortable singer and come out of my shell. I learned so much in the short time with him and I would recommend anyone to take lessons with him. He knows everything there is about music and is one hell of a good teacher!"
Meghan
Took Vocal Training lessons from James R.
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"Loretta is an incredible instructor! She’s engaging, intuitive and patient, all of which make for a perfect session for students to experience music!"
Karen
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Loretta M.
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"Very knowledgeable, helpful, hands on and patient. Good for ALL ages! As an adult, I have seen and experienced it myself, adults, and kids alike, love working with him!! Jerry is very interactive and keeps everything interesting and fun!! Jerry makes it easy to understand and easy to follow. Good things always take time, but Jerry seems to make the time go fast with his instruction. I would absolutely, 100% recommend Jerry Moody!!! Probably one of the BEST Instructors I’ve ever known."
Dennis
Took Guitar lessons from Jerry M.
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"Got me on track for bass guitar, great instructor. Always knowledgeable, positive, and patience."
Adam
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Cole P.
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Michael
Took Piano lessons from Suzan G.
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"I have wanted to take guitar lessons for a long time an am grateful to have Albert as my teacher. As I not the coordinated person in the world, he had lots of patience with my fundamentals. He also did a great job in teaching me how read music. I look forward in continuing my lessons with him."
Tom
Took Guitar lessons from Albert M.
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