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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 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.

También disponible la clase en español.

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.
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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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Ross H.

Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
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Ross H.

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Music has a profound affect on our quality of life and perception. No matter the skill level, the joy of listening and performing music is something nearly every person finds valuable to their life. I feel it is a privilege to have the opportunity to share my understanding of music with others.

I have been teaching publicly and privately for over 10 years. I teach music using songs the student(s) listen to. Fundamentals are introduced using the music that you love. I studied Music Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) as well as classical guitar (IUP) and jazz guitar (IUP, Duquesne Faculty).

I look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

About Ross

Hello! My name is Ross. I've been teaching privately and performing in the Pittsburgh area for about 10 years. I studied Music Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I also studied classical, jazz and contemporary guitar. My lessons are designed to introduce the language of music thro

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Kyle S.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Kyle S.

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Hi! My name is Kyle and I'm currently a graduate student studying euphonium performance at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. My goal is to make music and practicing fun and rewarding. I will help you build musical skills and confidence through learning about and playing the music you love. If you love pop, rock, country, indie, classical, folk, jazz, etc. then my goal is to help you learn the music that inspires you the most!

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I am currently a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA studying euphonium performance. I originally began taking music lessons on guitar, but eventually decided to switch to euphonium. I still love rock and pop music and I focus on and enjoy teaching people the music they

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He is a great instructor. Knows how to bring the best out of you and is a great person to learn and just be around. Lessons are very enjoyable and educational. He is very flexible with any schedule, and knows how to bring the best out of you. I would recommend to anyone.
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Gregory V.

33 Reviews
South Park, PA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1987
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
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Gregory V.

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Every guitarist must know the blues, It's the simplest yet often hardest genres to play

About Gregory

Los Angeles native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step and beyond! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams! Empathic & motivating instructor bringing out the best in you and quite possibly the unexpected! I teach Voice, Gui

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Greg is a great teacher. Made me feel comfortable in my first lesson.
Harmony
Gregory is a great instructor! He makes lessons fun and engaging for my 7 year old son. I’m impressed with how much he’s taught him! My son looks forward to his weekly lessons.
Holly P.
Great teacher. I feel very comfortable during lessons. And I also feel confident that I'll grow and reach my goals with my acoustic guitar.
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John S.

Carnegie, PA
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • 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.

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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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Bochi Z.

Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Double bass Performance from Cleveland Institute of music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dear Students and Parents:

Hello! I am Bochi Zhang. I have a master of Double bass performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music, an Artist Diploma at Duquesne University, and just got a full scholarship offer to study Ph.D. I play concerts with Johnstown Symphony and Firelands Symphony orchestras. I'm a patient and understanding person and knowledgeable in different types of bass playing techniques. I helped students with ear training as well and more than happy to be friends with every student!

I was born and grew up in Beijing, China. so I am fluent in Mandarin as well. I can help with beginners, college students for Mandarin classes too. Looking forward to meeting you :)

About Bochi

Hello. I am Bochi Zhang. I teach classical bass from beginner to advanced level and mandarin for beginners.

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