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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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Learn Pop and Rock Piano in cutting edge approach learning chords, melody, reading. Lots of Jamming to live music is encouraged.

About Jimi

*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
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Lauren V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Lauren V.

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Piano lesson repertoire is chosen by you! If you want to play a classic, a holiday song, or what's on the radio, I'll guide you how to play it while giving you the techniques and basics in a way that is easy and fun.

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren

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Daniel G.
Lauren has all of the qualities you could ever want in a singing teacher. I highly recommend going with her if you’re looking for a patient, kind, talented, adaptable teacher, who takes pride in making a significant impact on maximizing your development and confidence as a singer.
Mary M.
Lauren is the perfect teacher for me - patient and knowledgeable. She knows how to break it down for me. I feel so lucky to have found her.
Janelle
Lauren is great at explaining concepts!! She was super sweet and made lessons fun. I feel much more confident in my singing abilities after my lessons with her! No more strain in my voice!
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Paul M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Paul M.

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I am an experienced piano teacher with over 20 years experience who teaches students of all levels and ages. I structure your lesson around what the student wants to learn while also building a solid foundation in music theory. I find one really does help the other in the students growth and development.

About Paul

I have been teaching music for about 30 years mostly on the guitar but I also give lessons on the bass, piano, and ukulele. I give lessons to beginner and intermediate students of all ages. If you want to learn and have fun I am ready for your lesson. In addition to teaching I have played in vari

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Ishita G.
He is very kind and patient teacher
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Dion
instructor is great,student needs to study more
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Leanna L.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Mandarin, German, English, Cantonese
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leanna L.

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Students of all ages and levels welcome! Teaching experience of 12 years from all corners of the world!

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perry

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Ethan
Leanna is incredible. She's kind and patient and extremely easy to work with, which is rare for someone with such deep experience in a field. One thing that continued to stand out and amaze me is her unbelievable ear. Even in remote sessions via zoom, she could tell immediately if one note in a chord or progression was off, and helped me fix it. I've heard the same from other students of hers.

If you're a serious student, considering music as a career, or in any competitive sense, Leanna is an irreplaceable ally with the skill to push you further than you may have thought possible. Absolutely recommend.
Zachary
As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp.
Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.
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Kevin T.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Songwriting and Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Kevin T.

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Well structured lesson plan covering all aspects of music, and specifically designed to help you reach your individual goals.

Styles taught: Rock, funk, jazz, country, blues, fusion, folk, R&B, and classical.

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busine

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Keith
I’ve been taking lessons from Kevin for about 2 months. Before that I’d been kind of aimlessly playing around with guitar. I was playing by myself for about 20 years and basically had no timing and rhythm. I’m not a funk master yet but Kevin has given me tools that have greatly improved my timing and for the first time actually believing that I’m going to do this. Thanks
Asam
I started taking lessons with Kevin about a month ago I took lessons when I was a kid, and remember some things, but my hands do not yet so what my head is telling them. Kevin has been great, adjusting to what I already know and adding a lot of music theory, which I never had learned before. Highly recommend Kevin.
Jo
I started learning Ukulele with Kevin and then picked up Guitar lately, Kevin has a systematic way of teaching, instead of covering each and every chords, he summarizes them by different shapes, and also their variations, so you can memorize the basics and find their "relative" chords easier. He also taught music theories, how each chord is formed, and if you want to play a specific song, he's also glad to help on finding the exact chord and transfer them into different notes that suits you. Definitely have your notebook ready since there's a lot to learn. The harder thing for myself is with the online class, it's not as efficient as a face-to-face one, I also tend to be less motivated to practise but you ought to just find your own motivation!
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Matt B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Matt B.

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I can help you play by ear, as well as read music. Really, they both help each other out.

Typically lessons start with a warm-up or exercise, which usually relates to a concept in the songs or pieces we study in the lesson. Lessons can vary based on student goals and approach. For example, an advanced classical lesson might target specific spots in larger pieces, while a jazz/pop lesson might deal with hand positioning for chords and ear training. In a beginning lesson, we focus on either finding patterns on the piano that are used in most chord progressions or melodies, or music literacy, depending on the student's preference.

About Matt

I am a professional singer who has proficiencies in piano, organ, choral directing, musical analysis, and ear training/playing by ear. I currently teach college non-majors, and specialize in teaching adult beginning students.

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Linda H.
Was very nice, thank you
Serge C.
Very friendly and knowledgeable of his subjects. He is a total professional.
Megan K.
Just starting lessons with Matt, but he seems very to have great knowledge about how to teach students to grow in their vocal skills. He is very enthusiastic and positive, but honest in his assessment of skills which is important to vocalists who truly WANT to improve their skills. The initial lesson experiences have been really beneficial. Looking forward to continuing lessons with Matt!

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"Ellie is so understanding and an excellent teacher! She is patient, direct, and helps me learn both formal technique and fun music that keeps me motivated to keep playing."
Marisa
Took Piano lessons from Ellie A.
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"Awesome Teacher and Great Person!

We have been taking lessons with Lydia for about 8 years total now. My daughter took piano lessons for 5 years and my son for 4 years. Both kids started at about kindergarten age. Lydia also gave piano and harp lessons to my wife for about 2 years.

Lydia is very patient and flexible. For example, she is willing to let my son explore songs on the piano that he is interested in, even though these aren’t necessarily part of her original lesson plan. Also, Lydia uses the piano dollar approach, which really helps to motivate the kids to work hard.

We highly recommend Lydia for piano and harp lessons for kids of all ages and adults!"
Tom
Took Piano lessons from Lydia H.
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"Great Teacher

My daughter is 11, and Suzan has been great with her. She is always looking forward to going to her lessons, and she has come a long way in just a short amount of time. My daughter loves the atmosphere, and Suzan has always been very flexible and accomidating. I highly recommend Suzan as a piano teacher."
Michael
Took Piano lessons from Suzan G.
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"Fawn is a great gal and a great music teacher! She can teach you to play whatever it is you want to learn. You are only limited to how much you practice, and put into it like anything else, and you won't be disappointed either! Just tell her what your goals are and expect to move fast like a rocket!"
Randall M.
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Vero worked with my 10 year old daughter who is a complete beginner. He is fantastic at breaking things down and making things easy to understand for her. I was very pleased with his method of instructions and my daughter really enjoys working with him."
Natalia
Took Piano lessons from Veroslav T.
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"I've been taking online lessons with Wei for the past couple of months, and I quite enjoy them. As an adult piano player, I don’t have specific goals. I just play for fun most of the time. Wei, nevertheless, made specific teaching plans for me. He learns my strength and weaknesses, and chooses pieces that are both enjoyable to play and technically challenging for me, so that I’m able to tackle my weaknesses. His expertise helps me improve in many ways, like piano techniques and overall understanding of music. After a few lessons with him, I gained confidence in playing. I’m able to improve my performance of the pieces I love. Besides, Wei is an easy-going person. It’s fun to work with him. I strongly recommend his lessons if you are looking for a teacher with patience, expertise and passion for music."
Xueying
Took Piano lessons from Wei G.
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"Ms. Ruth is a great teacher. She has been teaching my son for about a year and he thinks she is a very good teacher. She is easy going and nice."
Wynne
Took Piano lessons from Ruth F.
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"One of the best instructors I had, Melody is an understanding, knowledgeable and fantastic teacher. I learned my lessons over online, and I learned so much and I had an amazing time with her and I would recommend Melody to anyone who wants to learn piano."
Mark
Took Piano lessons from Melody C.
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"Great first lesson. My daughter is very excited to work with Priscilla."
Kelly
Took Piano lessons from Priscilla L.
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"Awesome Instructor

Rhonda is an AWESOME instructor! She is extremely flexible, patient, reliable and she makes learning piano fun. I would recommend her to students of all ages."
Adrianne
Took Piano lessons from Ronda H.
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