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Benjamin K.

11 Reviews
Glenside, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelors of the Arts in Jazz Studies from Carnegie Mellon University
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Benjamin K.

11 Reviews
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how to perform your best. how to stay focused and free your mind in order to really play the music.

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.

Hadi S.

6 Reviews
Bryn Mawr, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Indonesia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Hadi S.

6 Reviews
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What do you offer for a beginner?

Assuming a student has never played a piano and is 10 years old or older, lessons will focus on fundamentals of technique and sight reading classically oriented material. I follow piano curriculum developed by John Thompson and Alfred.

For students under 10 years of age without any prior piano training, a preparatory book may be used.

After a minimum 6-12 months of continuous piano lessons (assuming a weekly schedule), music theory will be introduced, along with chord playing.

What do you offer for a non-beginner?

Assuming a student has had a minimum of one year of continuous piano training, depending on the lesson customization, lessons will be based around the Alfred and/or John Thompson curriculum, and music theory and chord playing will be introduced.

Should a student already know chord playing, I will fast forward the lesson to sight reading lead sheet/fake books and learning pop, rock or jazz piano playing styles (left and ...

About Hadi

Since 2009, I have completed over 600 public music performances as a part of a band and/or as a solo keyboardist. I have performed at over 50 different venues in Philadelphia, Wilmington, New York City, Baltimore and New Jersey area. I mainly play piano, electric piano and Hammond organ. As member

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N B.
I have responsibility review of lessons with him.

First,when I contacted with him about lessons,he suggested me interview that there’s no charge but he would want to discuss with me what I would do expect piano lessons for my son for future.
After discussion,I sent my son another day,it was the first lesson.
Surprisingly,he had prepared its already pre-printed lesson flows!
I appreciated it that it means,we guardians don’t need worry about what we could expect lessons,but of course required practice for next time.
Patent could check what happened the lesson was,what would be for next.

Bastin,Alfred,as you know,those textbooks that kids could learn all the notes.
He uses some of them,it would be combined for your child.

If you looking for the best fundamentally for your child,to play piano,not only enjoyable one,I think he’s the best.

I know there are many Japanese families in Bryn Mawr,I would recommend he’s class!

We are moving family,I expect the piano lessons with him would be make my son’s knowledge to play piano more stronger,also beyond countries,even time passed by.
Bob K.
Excellent instructor
Sophia T.

Tom S.

17 Reviews
Bryn Mawr, PA
Starting at $40
  • BM in Piano/Choral Education from Northern Arizona Universiuty
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Tom S.

17 Reviews
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It's one thing to master an instrument, it's a whole other thing to perform it in front of people! I will help you feel confident and give you a set of tools to use for every performance you make!

About Tom

I have had a varied background growing up, from being an Eagle Scout, to holding a black belt in Judo.  Growing up in Arizona and being the youngest of three boys from a very musical family, I found classical music and it became my passion. I began with piano at age 9, while also sang in many chur

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Denise
Tom is a very patient teacher who is supportive yet instructive in his feedback. As a novice I have very much appreciated his ability to see what I need as we move through the lessons. As an educator with over 35 years of experience, I appreciate his ability to connect with me, the student. My lessons have improved my ability and my confidence. Thanks, Tom! See you for another set of lessons
jia L.
Tom was my 7-year-old son's piano teacher, he also taught him music theory, he is very professional, also very nice and accommodating, would definitely recommend!
Brandon
This man is friendly, nice and patient and he's smart, even talented at his job and works good & hard with students to make sure that they sound the way that they want to.He will never let anyone down and will not make fun of you but only wants to help students accomplish their goals.I recommend taking classes with this man, he's really great.

Meet Online Music Performance Teachers Serving Swarthmore, PA

Leah L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Business from Anderson University
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Leah L.

8 Reviews
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Feel confident in your ability to perform in front of an audience!

About Leah

Hi! My name is Leah and I provide Beginner to Intermediate lessons in voice and piano. I am a professional singer/songwriter/recording artist with 10 years of training in voice and 12 years of training in piano. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Business from Anderson University (Anderson,

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Ken
Sadly, I had to stop taking lessons because I got very busy, but I really enjoyed taking voice lessons from Leah for almost 2 years. She was very dedicated to helping me achieve the best sound possible and was excellent at explaining how to get a better sound. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to improve their singing!
Vincent C.
Leah has been great! She has helped so much with helping with finding greater vocal power & control.
Sam H.
Leah was so helpful. She is supportive but she is also honest and helps you improve. Excited for the upcoming lessons.
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David E.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David E.

29 Reviews
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This was my major in College for Classical/Jazz Guitar, Voice, and Piano. I've been performing in my Rock Band Vision for more than 10 years too. I will help you to take the stage or feel confident enough to play for your friends at a party.

About David

A fun, friendly, and professional Music Instructor at your service for Voice, Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, & Ukulele! I have a BA degree from Florida Atlantic University in Music Performance for Classical/Flamenco/Jazz/Blues guitar and I've also performed on the Piano/Keyboards for a couple differe

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Paula H.
Great teacher. My son has disabilities and David works around this seamlessly. I couldn't ask for a better piano teacher!
Kash & Scarlett S.
So happy with David! Our kids loved him and looking forward to their next session!
Eric
I enjoy taking piano lessons with David. He motivates me to practice and improve. He is very knowledgeable and great at teaching.
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Susannah S.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French, Latin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
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Susannah S.

45 Reviews
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With over 10 years of experience I will help you improve your technique, your knowledge, and your talent to help you become the best performer you can be.

About Susannah

***Daytime availability for summer students June-July**** I graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Music Education (vocal emphasis) and a trumpet performance minor. I then completed my Masters in Vocal Pedagogy in December of 2015. Right now I am teaching K-8 General music a

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Avery
Great first lesson!
Amy L.
Kate maloney
Was great help, and improved many things with my son's trumpet playing. Would definitely recommend to anyone trying to learn or improve certain instruments!

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Swarthmore, PA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Swarthmore is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$69 average

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"I have known Mr. Lopez for number of years. I have found him to be a professional source of impeccable character, and irreproachable competences."
Theos
Took Music Performance lessons from Patrick L.
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"Patrick is a phenomenal musical talent with something so many of the great ones have - humility - which translates to incredible patience with students and an intuitive sense of how to meet and teach someone wherever they are. Highly recommend!"
Alex
Took Music Performance lessons from Patrick L.
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"Beckie is a very talented teacher who knows how to explain things so your ability to play music increases dramatically. She laughs easily and makes lessons so much fun. I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Donna
Took Music Performance lessons from Beckie E.
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"I cannot express enough how much Mr Steven has been a blessing in our school! The children love him!! He has so much talent!!!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Steve G.
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"I studied under Jordan when he was a TA at SDSU. He was laid back, easy to get along with, and always helpful when I had questions for him.
Since then, I've had the pleasure of performing in SDSU ensembles with Jordan. I mean it when I say it: Jordan is not only one of the best music teachers in San Diego, but he is also one of the best trombone players I've ever had the pleasure of knowing."
Ian
Took Music Performance lessons from Jordan M.
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"Eric B. was the music instructor for both my children at the middle and high school they attended. Additionally, I taught with Eric for seven years.

My children received excellent music instruction in both trombone and flute. I was pleased with the rigor of the practice that was expected from Eric, which enabled dramatic growth in their musical ability. I was also pleased that they were both able to read music due to the instruction they were given under Eric's tutelage.

As I said earlier, I have worked with Eric as a colleague. I found him to be highly organized, student centered with regard to growth and performance, and a man of high character.

Eric created a Jazz band curriculum at the school corporation we taught at, where he developed several Jazz sections that would perform regularly in the community. Eric would invite notable guest musicians to work with the students and participate with them in these performances.

I would recommend Eric, without reservations, to anyone who desires a quality music instructor."
Brian
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric B.
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"Barbara is very musical, very talented and very attuned to my needs. She is not only a singing teacher or a pianist, she is all and more. Most importantly, she is a mentor.
I highly recommend Barbara."
Michal
Took Music Performance lessons from Barbara M.
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"Anastasia is helping me prepare for a role in a German Operetta with spoken dialogue. She is assisting with the translation of the German libretto, pronunciation, and playing the score. She has been great to work with!"
Jennie
Took Music Performance lessons from Anastasia S.
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"For the past couple months, I've been holding down the drum chair for a local San Diego band Aaron and I play with regularly called Quel Bordel! Aaron is super passionate about creating music and provides a fun atmosphere when playing live. He's encouraging, quick witted, enthusiastic and REALLY GOOD! Watching a crowd go crazy during his solos is definitely a testament to his skill as a guitar player and performer. Playing with someone with such a high skill set pushes me to play better myself and hopefully so will you!"
Chad
Took Music Performance lessons from Aaron D.
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"I have worked with Ms. Christine for over six years, and she has been an invaluable member of our school. Christine is an excellent music teacher. She is aware of a variety of approaches to teaching music, and is constantly broadening her musical talents. She has worked to create interdisciplinary experiences as well, by integrating song, instrumentals, and dance with literature, through performances for the school.

She enjoys children and brings wonderful excitement to their music experience. She creates relevant lesson plans and incorporates movement and other modalities into her music lessons. If you walk into a music lesson, students are moving and making music! They are engaged!

I highly recommend Ms. Christine."
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Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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