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Laura M.

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Warrendale, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Laura M.

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Do you want to play classical piano music: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven? You are in the right place!

I choose and adapt songs according to the age, interests, goals, and skills of the students. I also use the songs to teach different musical concepts: intervals, progressions, scales, chords. Every student is different, so I don't use any specific method.

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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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Holly B.
Laura is an excellent instructor and she has made my lessons productive and fun!
Aisha
Laura had such a welcoming presence and didn’t make me feel bad about my voice at all, she made me feel way more confident. I am a beginner and I noticed an instant change in my voice, a good change. Laura also introduced me to a new part of my voice I didn’t know existed so I would definitely recommend her to anyone I meet.
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John S.

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Carnegie, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor’s in Piano Performance from Duquesne University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John S.

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I am an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and have over 10 years of teaching experience with students of all levels and age groups. I hold both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance from Duquesne University and also have completed substantial coursework in piano pedagogy. I tailor my lessons to the needs and goals of my students while providing a solid foundation in technique and musicianship.

About John

I am an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and have over 10 years of teaching experience. I hold both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance from Duquesne University and also I have completed substantial course work in piano pedagogy. My lessons are tailored to the n

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Timothy
John was welcoming, attentive to my needs as a student, knowledgeable, insightful, and encouraging.
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Joyce O.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joyce O.

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I am dedicated to knowing my students well, in order to give them the best experience. The curriculum that I teach my students (age 3 to adults) is a culmination of my lifelong experience and insights as a student of multiple piano programs growing up, and also my training in Berklee College of Music as a piano principle. As a highly flexible, intuitive and quick-thinking person, I am able to adjust my teachings based on what my students need AND want. After all, I'd like to make piano as a skill for everyone to enjoy, express and heal themselves - that means giving my students technical skills, a certain amount of freedom and creativity in our lessons. My goal is that my students can play famous classical pieces, and train to play the songs they love, also potentially composing their own piano pieces if they like - this will be a collaborative process between the student and the teacher.

About Joyce

Hi! I teach beginner-intermediate-advanced piano. I have experience teaching young kids, and I believe that starting music education young is beneficial. I've played the piano for 20 years now. I started training in classical piano at the tender age of three years old. Between the years 2014-2018,

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Rina M.

73 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, the language of music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rina M.

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Begin with piano basics and advance to more complex material from simple melodies with block chords, broken chords and arpeggios to Pachelbel's Canon in D and Beethoven's Fur Elise. Learn finger agility by practicing the Major and minor scales in parallel and contrary motion. Begin with one octave and advance to a range of four octaves. Add dynamics and phrasing to perfect your performance.

About Rina

I am a music educator, classically trained with an advanced performance degree. As a soloist and collaborative musician, I have performed professionally in ensembles, bands and orchestras both here and abroad. With a high degree of knowledge and proficiency, I teach proper technique and practice st

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Lucinda
Rina is an organized instructor who perceives my son’s strengths/weaknesses and demonstrates real concern for him as a blossoming musician. She goes out of her way in unexpected ways such as helping him acquire a better instrument at a bargain price. Wow!
Linda Moore
A great first lesson even though my oboe didn’t work. I learned a lot of fingerings and about reed making. Great fun.
Eleni
We feel very fortunate to have Rina M. as our daughter’s music instructor, for oboe and guitar. Our daughter’s musical ability and knowledge has grown exponentially, and her music teacher at school has praised her understanding of music / music theory, most of which she learned since working with Mrs. Rina. We are so happy to have found TakeLessons, as this is how we were introduced to Mrs. Rina. She is very special to us, and we highly recommend her!
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Kathryn O.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Masters in Piano Accompaniment from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathryn O.

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Conservatory trained and vast experience teaching children and beginners. Fun and relaxed setting while nurturing a natural technique

About Kathryn

I am fully vaccinated and teaching in person. Depending on circumstances I am sometimes able to teach in my students' homes anywhere close to a subway line. A and 1 are most accessible. I've enjoyed teaching all levels snd ages for the past 30 years including people with special needs such as aut

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Colm
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.
Amanda Testa-Oerth
Kathryn has helped me in my musical journey for a very long time! Over the 15 years I have worked with Kathryn she has been a teacher, life coach, and now musical colleague. Kathryn's teaching style is always warm and very informative. She builds confidence on something I did well, then gives me recommendations on how to improve either a technical skill or with musicality of the piece we are working on. After every lesson, I come out feeling improved and more confident than when I went in. Kathryn has guided me in both classical and musical theater pieces as well as introduced me some very interesting contemporary songs that I have greatly enjoyed. With her guidance and instruction, I have grown into a musician that is confident in my own abilities for preforming and a caring instructor to my own students. I highly recommend studying with Kathryn if you have the chance. It is a fantastic learning experience every class!
CJ
Kathryn is brilliant and exceptional. If I could give her more stars I would. She is an amazing teacher no matter what age or evel you are from beginner to pro.
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Lizzie O.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lizzie O.

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Looking for students of all ages! Wanting your young student to learn how to play an instrument? I offer classical beginning training including scales, chords, and other beginning piano skills. Students will be able to learn folk songs and even classical melodies. Older students wanting to learn how to play and sing along their favorite songs are also welcome! These students will receive more practice with chords and music theory. Looking to learn piano for another reason? All are welcome in my studio!

About Lizzie

I am a licensed teacher and experienced singer. I graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors of Music Education, specifically in voice. Throughout my years of experience as a musician, I have experience in both playing and teaching the following instruments: voice, piano, trumpet, and

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Pittsburgh is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $50 per hour.
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"My weekly lesson with Steve Bruce was one of the highlights of my week! Steve is so patient and really takes the time during each lesson to develop your skills and help you perfect your technique. The passion he has for music is inspiring and it makes learning from him a joy."
Marianna
Took Classical Piano lessons from Steven B.
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"Brian is definitely one of the greatest teachers I've ever had. He is very knowledgeable and has helped me a lot with technique and musicianship. I never thought I could play the the 3rd movement of Beethoven's moonlight sonata; he changed my notion. Highly recommend! He does not disappoint!"
Nate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Brian L.
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"Niki has been teaching our son for a year since he was 6. He has learned so much in the last year- she does a great job of starting with the basics- sight reading, music theory, fingering. Her quiet way keeps him calm but also pushes him to learn. Most of all, he really enjoys the piano and looks forward to lessons!"
Kate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki 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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"Mr. MC is an excellent instructor. He always takes into account students' background and interests in order to develop meaningful lessons. He explains and presents new music material clearly, and always models in order to facilitate learning. He also monitors progress continuously and provides feedback on students' performance. One of the best instructors I have had the pleasure to work with."
Gus
Took Classical Piano lessons from Randy M.
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"Ellen is a generous teacher, who listens to her students wholeheartedly. She supplements her class with a good amount of music theory topics, which complete the learning experience. It was a great pleasure to working with her!"
AF
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ellen S.
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"Mr. Cooper is an experienced teacher. He teaches piano, violin & vocal from basic to advance level. My son has been taking piano classes from him for the past 3+ years. He loves to go to Mr. Cooper's classes. The foremost quality in Mr. Cooper is that he seeks perfection and tries to imbibe the same in his students. He encourages all his students to perform their best and is extremely patient in dealing with his students. Mr. Cooper lets me sit in my son's lessons and I got my 101 on classical music with these sessons. I can appreciate what my son plays and also now able to appreciate classical music in general.
Mr. Cooper encourages all his students to participate in IMA annual contests and puts a lot of effort in preparing his students for the same."
Ganesh
Took Classical Piano lessons from Farobag C.
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"Fawn has a great way of explaining things that keep the process simple, yet effective. I had two other piano instructors before I started taking lessons from Fawn, and neither were nearly as good. Fawn is the only piano teacher I've had that kept the whole learning process fun. I was able to learn a lot from her in such a short period of time. She makes the process enjoyable and addresses blocks and helps you break through them. Because of her, I'm playing at a super high level now. Every once in awhile I will call her to come in for help on an issue right before a performance. I would definitely recommend contacting her and setting up an appointment!"
Ilonka Adams
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Veronica is a very responsible teacher, she does lots of extra works preparing the lessons. Kids love her."
Austin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Veronica B.
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"Lulu was extremely knowledgeable about the subject she is teaching. She has solid foundation of music and is very creative when it comes teaching students with different background. Lulu was very patient and energetic and she really made the learning experience super fun."
Thomas
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lulu S.
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