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Alex M.

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Starting at $54
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex M.

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I am a Grammy nominated recording and touring artist who has been teaching beginning- advanced piano accordion and diatonic button accordion lessons for over 20 years. I combine my formal music education and real world performing experiences cross numerous genres with compassion and drive to help you achieve your musical goals. Whether your aim is to enter the professional gigging world, restart after a hiatus for other life goals/ responsibilities or completely start from scratch- I work with my students to provide the right balance of work push, relating to your life and having fun in the process.

I have extensive experience in a myriad of ethnic folk styles and polkas, in addition to pop, rock, country, jazz and classical genres with artists as diverse as Jack Black, Guy Klucevsek, Post Modern Jukebox, Dany Brillant, Brave Combo and Canada's Polka King- Walter Ostanek.

About Alex

I started playing piano accordion at age 4- growing up as a 4th generation musician in my family. Although my college degrees are in trumpet, playing accordion (both Piano Accordion and Diatonic Button Accordions) is how I've made my living for my whole life. I've toured the world as a soloist and w

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Amy B.
Great first lesson! Alex seems to have a bunch of experience teaching all kinds of levels and brains!
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Andrew M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Andrew M.

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Music college graduate, with plenty of experience in real-world musical settings and five years of teaching experience. When it comes to teaching I have plenty of patience and no judgment!
My goal is to help you define realistic goals and then, how to obtain them. If you are unsure of what your goals are, that's okay too. We can cover the basics and in time, find out what your musical interests are. However, I expect my students to work towards improving their skills by practicing a little each day, or as I like to say students need to be hitting the woodshed.
My lessons are tailored toward each student's goals but I always include certain topics. The core of my teaching involves a clear understanding of rhythm, scales, chords, and music notation. In addition, I enjoy music theory and always work it into my lesson. Personally, knowing the form and function, or the why of song structure is important for musicians to understand.
In addition to theory, we will work on ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew M., and I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Music at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. During my undergraduate, I became a proficient composer, arranger, and performer. I perform solo piano at wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and private events. I also per

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Katie
Just judging off our first lesson, it was great! I was really nervous because I haven’t tried to learn to play an instrument in over a decade, but I really enjoyed the lesson with Andrew and I’m looking forward to continuing.
Zach
I've been taking lessons from Andrew for almost 2 years now. He's a great teacher; he's patient, encouraging and accommodating. He builds a strong foundation for playing and understanding music by focusing on the fundamentals first and foremost. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Gare
I came to Andrew as an intermediate-to-advanced level pianist looking to learn jazz piano. Andrew does a great job pacing his lessons to push new ideas and techniques without being overwhelming. He will also relate the techniques he teaches to how he plays in real life, which is extremely helpful. Andrew is very easy to get along with and is also very responsive between lessons. I'd recommend him for any skill level
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Alex L.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Master of Music Conducting from California Baptist University
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Alex L.

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All levels and styles from classical to contemporary music.

About Alex

Trained and educated (MM) in Russia and USA, over 20 years experience in teaching. Individual approach to the course development based on student personality, goals, skills. Major instruments are piano, classical guitar, accordion. Student must have own instrument and desire to learn! *** Le

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Nikki P.
Alex was very kind and enthusiastic. Unfortunately we do not have the same kind of accordion so I did not end up continuing lessons with him. The introductory lesson we did have was a lot of fun and I can tell he is very passionate and knowledgeable about technique and music theory.
Ilona
Soooo Smart! So much fun! Really, I couldn’t have felt more at ease and excited for the next one!
Ken K.
please cancel and refund my remaning lessons
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Mary R.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mary R.

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I play the piano accordion. I can not teach the various other types of accordion. We can learn anything from Classical to Honky Tonk! I mix sight-reading with theory to teach a variety of styles. I use a metronome and fun recordings to play along with!

About Mary

I started playing saxophone in 1994. It was an immediate passion! As the years went on my thirst for music grew and I picked up more instruments. I earned my Bachelor’s of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee in 2006. I continued to study privately on Saxophone with Curt Hanrahan and on Accordion with

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John J Conlon
Knowledgeable and good teacher of subject matter.
Chris P.
Excellent start, very patient.
Heather L.
Fun and informative
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Connor C.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Irish Gaelic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Connor C.

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Accordion is one of my truest loves. I've been a musician as long as I can remember. I've been playing traditional Irish accordion for10 years and have had 5 very talented teachers myself. I can apply my performance and teaching techniques to piano or button accordion. I've also played concert piano accordion for 12 years, and can teach the fundamentals of accordion playing, advanced technique and style for accordion, basic to advanced music theory, and general performance and practice techniques. We will do a mixture of ear training and sheet music reading (don't be scared!). I always cater to the individual as well to make the lessons more personalized.

About Connor

I'm a film composer by trade, but I love teaching as well. I love sharing my passion for music with others. I have a BM from Appalachian State University in piano performance and music theory/composition. I also have an MFA in music composition for the screen from Columbia College Chicago. I stu

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Marine
Connor was really nice. She quickly understood what was my level and adapt to what I need. Really nice first meeting!
Ramon L.
Charming personality.
Tom G.
Thoughtful and patient help towards goal of playing by ear. Thanks!
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Rodrigo R.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rodrigo R.

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Piano and button accordions.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrument

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Adrian
Rodrigo was flexible with my crazy schedule and was always willing to go the extra mile. I have really developed a true love now for the accordion thanks to him.
Connor Bulakites
Rodrigo is very knowledgeable and helpful—he helped make many concepts clear to me in only a few lessons. I am excited to practice and continue to improve my playing!
Mariano S.
Great first lessons

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Average Cost of Accordion Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute accordion lessons in Pittsburgh is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $122 per hour.
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"I've only had three lessons with Rodrigo but so far all of them have exceeded my expectations of a music instructor. Rodrigo is a great guy and accordionist. I like how I'm learning music theory along with my instrument because it will help me if I decide to learn more instruments. Thanks Rodrigo!"
isaac
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Rodrigo is an excellent instructor! He explains everything thoroughly and makes the accordion less intimidating to play."
Cassidy
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"My first lesson with Mark was amazing. Very knowledgeable and intuitive. He was very relaxed and made me feel right at home. He was encouraging and you definitely get the feeling he is doing something that he loves. I feel like I learned a lot and have some practicing to do. Thank you for the lessons."
Steve
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Just had my first lesson and I can already tell I made the right decision going with Mark. Can’t wait to keep learning from him."
Raymond
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement."
Katharina
Took Accordion lessons from Sam K.
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"Alex is a very interesting person and very competent. I really like it"
Paulo
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"Alex was wonderful! He was very friendly and personable, knowledgeable about the accordion, and was very supportive and encouraging for my son. Alex was also very patient, for this was my son's first accordion lesson. He welcomed any questions and took the time to explain things. My son is excited to go home and practice and can't wait for the next lesson. Would highly recommend Alex for accordion lessons!!!"
Dean
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"I have been taking accordion lessons from Rodrigo for about 6 months. I had never been successful playing a couple of instruments from long ago. I have now made great progress from Rodrigo's instructions. He helps me understand music theory, reading music, simplifying music, and how to charge my musical working memory. I have long been a collector of music. This is the first time I've felt progress and success."
Barbara Judd
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"Mark took the time to introduce me to the accordion and gave me some basic exercise to practice until our next lesson. I am excited to practice and build up my confidence with this instrument."
Marie
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Mark has been an excellent teacher. Although I haven't played the accordion very long, my steady improvement, following his lessons, has been very enjoyable. I can feel my confidence building as well. I'm looking forward to continued progress with Mark."
Tim
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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