Andrei Pilipetskii

Andrei P.

Matawan, NJ
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About

Andrei delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
June 2008

Teaching music is my passion, it is more than just a career. I value each student and the time I have with them; helping them to explore the world of music. Hopefully after each lesson, my students walk away with a deeper understanding of music theory and have enjoyed their time. I am available to teach Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Bass, Upright Bass, Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin, Piano, and beginner Drums.

I am a husband and father. I teach all age ranges.

*** Lesson Details ***
I approach each lesson differently because every student is unique. During the initial lesson I will begin to assess the student's ability, determine the best teaching technique for them, and setup a practicing at home guideline. My job is to help the student reach their individual goals and support them along the way. I feel every student deserves to learn to read music and I will concentrate on this with them.

Lessons are taught in my personal music studio; it is a laid-back, family friendly environment. There may be specific books and supplies I recommend purchasing (these will enhance the success of a budding musician). I will most likely also hand out sheet music of songs to practice and may recommend certain artists within specific genres for the students to listen to and familiarize themselves with.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Classical/Flamenco guitar. I can teach many different styles such as Rock, Blues, Jazz, etc. I am always learning, and am willing to learn so that my students get the best experience possible.

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Experience

Guitar and MusicTeacher
Oct 2008 - Present
Multiple Employers

I have taught many private lessons through contracts with various lesson studios and companies.

Education

BA in Music
Jan 2012 - Present
Valley City State University
Associates in Music
Sep 2009 - May 2011
Brookdale Community College

Languages

Russian
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Russian
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

A.A. in Music
May 2011
Brookedale Community College

Photos & Videos

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14 Reviews

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Larry May 6, 2017
Bass Guitar · In studio

I have the pleasure of being a student of Andre he is a true master of the art of music. Now that my Cancer is in remission I can't wait to get back in the swing of things.

Aleksander F. Apr 7, 2017
Guitar · In home

Great and thorough teacher!

John Jul 12, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Andrei was very patient, knowledgeable and competent in the way he gave lesson. Great teacher

xenia lynn teresa W. Jun 24, 2016
Classical Guitar · Online

I've already improved very much, and I love it that Andrei is giving me music theory as well! Deatil oriented but very patient.

Melissa S. Jan 20, 2016
Drum · In studio

He was great! Learned what I was looking for. Recommend!

Illina K. Dec 25, 2015
Ukulele · Online

I am very happy with lessons. The teacher young, but very competently gives material. I am 60 years old. With me it isn't easy. I had only THREE!!!! lesson. And I already play on the ukuleel. Many thanks.

Illina K. Dec 25, 2015
Ukulele · Online

I am very happy with lessons. The teacher young, but very competently gives material. I am 60 years old. With me it isn't easy. I had only THREE!!!! lesson. And I already play on the ukulele. Many thanks.

Larry S. Dec 3, 2015
Bass Guitar · In home

I wish i done this sooner, Andrei was very easy to work with.Looking forward to my next lesson, Great guy Super instructor.*****

William C. Nov 7, 2015
Guitar · In studio

He was patient with me and encouraging. He gave me lessons that I can use to increase my dexterity, and I also gained some knowledge.

Sarah Cohen C. Sep 10, 2015
Banjo · In home

Very nice first less. Generous with his time.

Marge Voigt May 17, 2015
Piano · In studio

Enjoyed meeting with him. He was very interested in finding out what my goals were and how he could help me achieve them. The first lesson was fun! Looking forward to the next one!

Anupam H. Mar 4, 2015
Guitar · In home

I have a great experience in my lessons with Andrei. He is a great teacher and gives me constant encouragement.

Kimberly D. Oct 30, 2014
Classical Guitar · In home

Andrei has been our weekly music teacher for more than three years. He teaches my son (now 9 years old) to read music and play the drums and the piano, and he teaches me to play the guitar.

Andrei has been nothing but reliable and generous with his time. He is proficient in music history and theory, in a wide range of musical styles, on multiple instruments. His patience, diverse knowledge and skills along with what appears to be an intuitive approach toward each of his varied students, has been very effective for us. Also, he knows A LOT of music, has a great ear and doesn't seem to mind working with us to play whatever tunes we come up with each week.

If you or your child wants to learn to play an instrument, this is the guy!

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Barbara C. Jul 27, 2014
Guitar · In studio

My 10 year old son has been taking guitar with Andrei for a few months now.
Adam loves sports first so we knew anything else would be more of a struggle
To keep him interested.
From the 1st lesson I knew Andrei was right for him. He is very patient with a
Wonderful disposition for teaching...my son leaves every class excited because
He learned something new!
We have a structured class time which works well For us but most of all I appreciate this teachers reliability & flexibility as needed. I recommend Andrei whole heartily for anyone looking to learn the guitar!!

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