Timothy Chernikoff

Timothy C.

New York, NY

Lesson Details



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

Teaching since:
May 2009

Tim has been teaching private lessons since 2009 and is currently available to teach lessons in Manhattan and the surrounding area, at his studio, and online. He has helped students cross over from Classical to Jazz, improve their existent jazz playing, and learn how to play from scratch.

Tim received his training at Manhattan School of Music in 2013 where he received a Masters in Jazz Performance. As an expert in his field, Tim looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Tim's teaching style is adaptive, nurturing, and patient.

Feel free to ask questions to get to know him. He is committed to your success.


Administrative Assistant
Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
Stanford Jazz Workshop

Assisted in Camp operations; performed as accompanist with the children's vocal program. Stanford Jazz Workshop is located at Stanford University and operates every summer. They employ local as well as world-traveling musicians, many of whom are based in New York City. Some of the greatest performers and educators teach at this workshop!

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MM Jazz Performance-- Piano
Aug 2011 - May 2013
Manhattan School of Music
BM Jazz Performance-- Piano
Aug 2007 - Dec 2010
University of North Texas

Photos & Videos

Performing solo piano in a New York City venue

Performance in New York City's Caffe Vivaldi-- an original composition by Chernikoff, titled "Down With the Ship".
Solo Piano Performance of "Moonlight in Vermont"
Photo by Timothy C.

Recent Performance in the Bay Area, CA

Original composition:  "Reconciled"
Photo by Timothy C.


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Frank Jun 16, 2016
Piano ·

excellent player-teacher one of the best musicians I've ever worked with

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