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Rachel I.

2 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • BFA Music Performance - Cello from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel I.

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At the recommendation of my professors during my undergraduate program, I worked at the university as a music theory tutor. I currently give music theory lessons to my students at the Settlement School, as well as to my private cello students.

About Rachel

I have a BFA in Cello Performance from UW-Milwaukee. As a student, I worked for the university as a tutor in Music Theory, at the recommendation of my professors. Since relocating to Philadelphia, I have established myself as an educator all over the city. I am the cello instructor at the Baldwin

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Adrianna
It's no surprise that it's hard to learn an instrument as an adult. Apart from a semester of guitar lessons in college, I had no musical training and no understanding of music theory. All I knew was that I loved the sound of a cello, and I was graciously gifted one on my 28th birthday.

I am proud to say that I have been Rachel's cello student for over three years now. Since the beginning, Rachel has made sure that I felt comfortable during our lessons, and she remains reassuring even when I get discouraged with my bow hold or tight fingers.

Rachel has taught me a lot about music theory, but she's mostly taught me how to love my instrument. It has been amazing to see and hear the progress I've made, and she continues to give me more exciting challenges to practice each week. She's been attentive to my learning style and my ever-evolving cello goals, and I've been consistently impressed with how she's been able to keep our lessons interesting and fun over the years.

Rachel and I meet for an hour once a week and I look forward to every lesson! She has been the best instructor, and I look forward to many more lessons to come.
Jennifer
I’m an adult student and Rachael has been my instructor for almost two years now. She’s very knowledgeable and PATIENT! Ive grown so much in the past two years and I’m looking forward to more.
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Rachel S.

12 Reviews
Glenside, PA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Awarded Richard and Deborah Felder Voice Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rachel S.

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Rachel is adept at teaching sight reading and basic music theory

About Rachel

Rachel S. is a Lyric Soprano that hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In July, she portrayed the role of Mother in Humperdink’s Hansel and Gretel with the Miami Opera Institute. This fall, she recently worked as a Resident Artist with Utah Opera. Last spring, she completed her Master’s of Mus

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Sophia M.
Super impressed with Rachel! She taught my daughter to warm up her voice & some neat tricks to help her relax and enjoy her singing : ) We learned a new song too <3
Kathryn E.
She was great - very helpful and encouraging
Chloe C.
Rachel is awesome. My daughter really enjoy singing classes with her. After only 5 lessons i see and hear the confidence in her voice. Rachel is also very flexible with her schedule. Thank you,

Benjamin K.

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

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I love theory and spend most of my time thinking and obsessing about it. learn why chords work together, and learn how to craft your own great songs and ideas.

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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Peter B.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Bachelor's degree in Piano, Music Theory and Pedagogy (Music Education) from University Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
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Peter B.

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Music theory distills and analyzes the fundamental parameters or elements of music, €”rhythm, harmony (harmonic function), melody, structure, form, and texture. It helps better understand what is played and how certain functions affect the certain musical compositions.

About Peter

*Please note: Due to Covid 19 outbreak, I have suspended all in studio or in home lessons. I accept online students of all ages and for all instruments I teach. Timings are very flexible.* I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability t

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
Joe ..
Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive

Alayne A.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Latin, German, French, Italian
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Performance from Indiana University School Of Music Bloomington, IN
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Alayne A.

10 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Reading the music and sight-singing for all levels

About Alayne

I have been teaching and performing for over 35 years in my home studio in the Orlando area. I teach technique, all styles/genres, stage presence, mic technique, audition, & demo CD prep,and sight-singing, to ages 7 on up. I gear the lessons to the individual students' goals and needs. I have and h

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Autumn J.
I had a wonderful time! She’s a great voice teacher! I highly recommend her.
Jaylene
Alayne was an absolutely amazing vocal instructor! I needed her to help me prepare for an audition and she helped me immensely! She is able to explain things in a way that is very easy to grasp, she truly improves the way you sing. I couldn't have asked for a better instructor!
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Brock C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded 2013 Downbeat Magazine - Student Music Award for Original Jazz Composition from Downbeat Magazine
  • Master of Music in Music Composition from University of Kansas
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Brock C.

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Every student is different and no two students should be taught the same. During our first meeting we'll discuss your goals, interests and past experiences with music. Based on that conversation we'll create a custom curriculum built around your interests and what you want to learn.

In my five years as a private and group piano instructor, I have taught all ages and skill levels. From a five-year-old to a retired microbiology professor, from beginners who have never touched a piano to students competing at the State and National levels. I feel confident teaching any age and skill level.

Most of my professional experience is in jazz piano and pop/rock music, but am confident in teaching classical music and more contemporary pieces as well as lecturing about music theory and composition.

About Brock

Hey there, I'm Brock! Here's a little more about me: I'm an active composer and professional jazz pianist in the Lawrence/Kansas City area and have been a private piano instructor for over six years. Recently I finished my graduate program at the University of Kansas and have a Master's Degree in

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Sara
My 10 year old son has taken piano lessons with Brock for three years. When my son started lessons, he could not read notes. Brock has been an excellent teacher and my son has learned so much. He now knows how to play numerous intermediate level songs. Brock does a great job with helping my son maintain his interest in playing and practicing the piano. He makes sure to find songs that my son loves to play including some of the popular music on the radio today. I would recommend Brock as a piano teacher for any child or adult.
Laura
Brock has always been professional, punctual, and respectful during his home visits to give our 12 and 10 year old piano lessons over the last couple of years. During that time he has taught our kids and they have performed classical repertoire, jazz tunes, improvised on stage and pop songs. We recommend him highly to anyone interested in the piano.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in West Chester, PA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in West Chester is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $22 and $276 per hour.
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"She made music theory fun and easy. She is always professional and caring, but most of all she brings the BEST out of me. Thank you for keeping the arts alive."
Nicholas
Took Music Theory lessons from CHRISTINE G.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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"Mark is awesome. He has a uniquely designed and patented method to reach reading music quickly. My daughter learned to read all the violin notes with rapidity in two months. Today he had her play a new piece she never saw before by reading the music. The smile on her face when she realized what she had accomplished was priceless."
Aaron
Took Music Theory lessons from Mark L.
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"Jim explains music theory in such an easy to understand way. He goes step by step from the beginning. At every lesson we would review what I learned in previous lesson. I have taken music theory at mercer county college and I have to say that I learned more from Jim than I did in a whole semester. I highly recommend him."
Edna
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Shon is an expert at all aspects of teaching music on multiple instruments but is especially gifted at teaching music theory that helped me learn to play by numbers which helped me change keys on the fly. No more writing out the chords for praise and worship music. So knowledgeable. You need to stop think about it and call him up and schedule your first lesson. Shon rocks!!"
Ken
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!"
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Chris is very helpful and open to listening to my needs and plans and he is very knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him to achieve my goals."
Mahfuz
Took Music Theory lessons from Christopher M.
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"Brandon is able - and willing - to listen to the issues and concerns I have and address them with insight and clarity. He has been able to help me become not only a better Guitar Player, but a better Musician."
Frank
Took Music Theory lessons from Brandon P.
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"I was a music student at Azusa Pacific University and Adam Tune helped me with Music Theory for two semesters. He is very knowledgeable of the subject, and has a clear, friendly, and logical teaching approach that makes the experience fun. He can explain topics and concepts in a way that is easy to understand.
He is also very knowledgeable in music composition, arranging, and in the use of Logic Pro software that he could use while teaching theory."
Gilbert
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"This guy's great!!

Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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