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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
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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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Brandon N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelors in Jazz Piano Performance from Washington State University
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Brandon N.

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I've been teaching Piano for 5+ years in both public schools and my private studio. I train my students to have fundamental music skills that break the barrier of being just a piano player; I train musicians!

To play solo or work in a band, to prep for an audition or develop skills as an improvisor, I am confident in my ability to help people foster a healthy relationship with Music.

I started as a classical pianist and switched my focus to jazz when I went to study at university.

Areas I am proficient and tend to teach:

Finger Power
-Scales
-Arpeggios
-Chords
-Inversions

Technique
-Hand shape
-Posture
-Weight vs Speed
-Rotation

Sight Reading
-Rhythm exercises
-Note reading
-Chord symbols
-Lead sheet interpretation

Ear Training
-Interval practice
-Chord quality
-Melodic dictations
-Rhythmic dictations

Repertoire
-Jazz
-Classical
-R&B
-Rock & Roll
-Video Game music
-Movie Scores

Qualifications:

Bachelor in Jazz Piano Performance
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About Brandon

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Kendall K.
Brandon is a great teacher! He connected immediately with my daughter and he has her excited about learning piano again. So happy I bought a lot of lessons in my package!
Tammy Wagner
Mr Brandon is a rare find as a music teacher. His passion for music and love of teaching are visible with every teaching session. His focus is first and foremost on the student, recognizing unique abilities and areas of challenge.

He is a skilled "growth mindset" instructor, his focus remains on continued progression and tackling difficulties as opportunities. He invests heavily in the relationship with the student allowing them to grow and explore in a supportive environment.

Our son has ADHD and has struggled with in some learning environments. I have been absolutely impressed with Mr Brandon's ability to adapt and create a positive music lesson even if he was having a "not very focused " day !

Music is a wonderful gift, especially for children with ADD/ADHD or other learning challenges, especially with a skilled teacher !
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Allan W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 to 17
  • Teaching since 1995
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Allan W.

13 Reviews
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Students will learn the fundamentals of playing the piano--everything from correct posture, reading by note, music theory, and performance preparation! As students progress, they can choose to focus more on Jazz, Broadway and movie themes, or Praise and Worship music. For more serious musicians, check out my Classical Piano page.

Studio Policy - Missed Lessons
If you must miss a lesson, please make every effort to notify the instructor at least 24 hours in advance. A make-up lesson may or may not be scheduled at the teacher’s discretion.
~ Any lesson which is cancelled less than 24 hours in advance may be forfeited.
~ Lessons missed due to teacher cancellation will be rescheduled or credit given.
~ Make-up lessons cannot be rescheduled a second time, and if missed, you will be charged automatically for that lesson.
~ If a pattern of missed lessons develops, the student will be removed from the teacher’s weekly schedule.

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About Allan

Students will learn the fundamentals of music, how to read music, and be able to play with musical expression. Established students will advance to more difficult compositions, memorize selected pieces, and participate in semi-annual recitals to showcase their musical skills.

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Evan P.
Great first lesson!
Anna L.
I like playing the trumpet
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Shae K.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, I speak English. I also can sing, , pronounce French, German, Latin, Spanish
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Sacred Music from North Central University; MN
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shae K.

24 Reviews
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I teach piano both as a starting to other instruments and as a goal in and of itself. My method is to teach as much as I can in the learning style of the student. I have taught from every available piano method book out there. The goal is not to get through each book as quick as we can. The goal is to become a student who enjoys making music. The student and I work as much as we can during the lesson time on the understanding of the songs, method, style, and theory of music. Therefore, if a someone does not have much time for practice during a week, as happens for time to time, they will still learn and progress.

About Shae

I am an music instructor with 30 years of experience. I have a Bachelor's degree in Sacred Music with a major in Voice. I have been playing piano for 38 years with having been an accompanist for choirs and soloists and a pianist at weddings and churches. I am a believer that anyone can learn pia

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Gayle
Enjoyable and a good start
LD
My 2 girls started with Shae when they were 5 years old and both enjoyed their lessons. Shae is patience and good with kids. Even though we don't have the best schedule, the girls liked her so much I couldn't switch to a different teacher even though it could have saved me a few dollars too.
Melissa K.
Shae is a great teacher, she is very patient, and my son enjoys his lessons. We have been with Shae for several years, and it has been fun watching my son's ability grow during that time.
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Amy W.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Amy W.

16 Reviews
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I have many years of experience teaching students of all ages and ability levels. More of my background is explained in my biography section of this website.

About Amy

As I child I had an early interest in music, dancing and creative things. I took piano lessons and excelled at my chosen instrument, the flute, in band at school. I continued with my music training at Northwestern College in Roseville, Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Mus

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Josie
Very nice instructor!
My 10 year old daughter enjoyed her first lesson!
Candy
Amy is very helpful & instructive -- and, thankfully, very patient with this student.
Payton
Very nice instructor. Professional and knowledgeable of subject material. My daughter can be easily intimidated and my daughter said she felt very comfortable with Amy.
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Miguel R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Miguel R.

8 Reviews
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To be great you have to have a solid foundation. I will learn how you learn and custom tailor a plan to get your foundation as strong as possible, which will set you up to accomplish any of your musical goals!

About Miguel

I am a professional musician and educator with 17 years of experience. I studied Jazz Saxophone at the Manhattan School of Music and then William Paterson University, where I graduated with a Bachelors degree. I received a Master of Science Degree in Music Education from Towson University. I have pe

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Jay B.
Miguel was always patient, encouraging, and helpful with lessons and learning.
Scott
Miguel is such a great music/piano teacher! He is super nice, personable, and patient. He really know his stuff. I would recommend him to anyone.
Scott

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Oakland, RI

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Oakland is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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$58 average
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"Ronald is very talented and is an amazing teacher! He is hilarious! He tells many true stories. He helped me a lot."
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Took Piano lessons from Jee W.
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"Stephanie is s fantastic teacher! My daughter has thrived and grown like never before. When she wants to push her she expresses complete confidence. This builds my daughters confidence and she flourishes! She is in love again with piano! We drive an hour every week and it is worth it. If you are looking for an experienced teacher who loves to teach Stephanie is the one to go to."
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Took Piano lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Amy is very helpful & instructive -- and, thankfully, very patient with this student."
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Took Piano lessons from Amy W.
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"Very nice and Flexible! it was good."
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Took Piano lessons from Kimberley E.
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"David is a very enthusiastic, talented, and experienced instructor. We're definitely on the same page musically and I have the utmost confidence that he can help me achieve my goals. Can't wait for my next lesson!"
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Took Piano lessons from David D.
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Took Piano lessons from Ilona M.
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"Learning a lot

I had Gfire as a teacher for 8+ lessons, went from knowing absolutely nothing about Piano and playing but now have a understanding of the basics on piano and how its played and can play a song or 2 well. Gfire, has a simple yet affective style of teaching and immediately after the lesson as have it already printed on my brain so it isn't difficult to remember. Thank you Gfire"
Matt
Took Piano lessons from Gfire
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"Esther has taught both piano and guitar to my two sons during the past five years. She is wonderful! Esther individualizes her teaching to each child in a way that reaches the child's playing ability to amazing level. I can highly recommend Esther to anyone seeking a highly skilled music tutor."
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Took Piano lessons from Esther B.
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"Very happy with the first class."
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