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Machan T. Rhinebeck, NY

About Machan

Singer, songwriter, musician and teacher, Machan is an accomplished veteran of the music business for over 30yrs. She has toured and performed with Sting, Pink Floyd, Pat Benetar, George Benson, The Glenn Miller Orch, Aretha Franklin, Gov't Mule and other internationally notable artists, as well as recorded on numerous national TV & radio spots. As an artist, her 2004 solo CD debuted at #35 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts and her follow up work in 2007 released to critical acclaim. She also has written over 100 published compositions used for music library and world wide broadcast. A vocal teacher for 15yrs, Machan is a certified Somatic Voice™ instructor and Functional Singing coach, who has helped amateur and professional singers to understand the mechanics of their vocal ...

Ben B. Wappingers Falls, NY

About Ben

Hello, Music has always been a part of my life. I've studied music at Dutchess Community College and SUNY New Paltz (Where I completed my Bachelor's Degree) I've been teaching music since 2010. For the past few years I've been very fortunate to travel the world performing music. I have performed in 45 of the U.S. States and 25 different countries across 5 continents. My goal is for the student to have and understanding of the music and perform it effortlessly. Most of all, help share with them the joy and happiness that music has given me over the years.

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Steve S. March 11, 2015
Bass Guitar · In studio
Ben's bass playing is experienced and versatile, much like the way he teaches. Since he's fluent in multiple genres - from rock to jazz to ska and more - he's able to incorporate a student's specific musical interests into their lesson and tailor the learning especially to them, which always makes his lessons interesting and exciting.
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Joe H. February 6, 2015
Bass Guitar · In studio
Lessons with Ben have helped me, a guitarist first and foremost, to be able to hang on Bass in a professional capacity. His music philosophy has helped me to approach my own playing with a more focused mind. I highly recommend him as an instructor!
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Vince T. January 26, 2015
Bass Guitar · In studio
Ben is a very intuitive teacher. He quickly figures out how his students learn, then tailors his teaching approach. I've learned from Ben through observation and his tips are spot on. Above all, he is a fun and inspirational gentleman to be around!
Dori L. New York, NY

About Dori

As a teacher for over 20 years, and a performer for several decades I am able to quickly attune to your needs. This includes... Recognizing what is unique about you and your voice, developing it, expanding upon it & addressing those areas that need work. What are your goals? Professional performance/career? Just for fun? Personal growth? Diversion from work? Making contact with your feeling? Uplift your spirit (it really does, you know:) I work with all levels and individual goals. I have a large tool box from which to draw vocal exercises & techniques to address your personal issues. I offer tools that help build CONFIDENCE, so important for singers. Some areas of focus include: VOCAL EXERCISES: Range, projection, breath support, flexibility, fluidity, dynamics ...

Danny S. New Paltz, NY

About Danny

Over the past few years, I've studied with Modern Guitar Greats such as Jonathon Kreisberg and Mark Dziuba. Currently, I'm gigging around the Hudson Valley with several Jazz and Rock Groups. You can catch me playing every Sunday from 2-6 at the Cafeteria Coffee House in New Paltz. Skype Lessons are OK *** Lesson Details *** Lessons will involve building song repertoire, and exploring how to connect ideas aurally, visually, and mentally. Teaching, like jamming, should be a conversation. I look forward to learning as much from you as you do from me!

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Alivia M. September 21, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Danny is an excellent teacher. He is patient, encouraging, and a lot of fun. He takes the time to plan lessons around the songs and styles that I'm interested in. He is knowledgeable and passionate about music, and the way he explains basic music theory has helped me understand it so much more than I thought I would. Learning a new instrument with Danny has been stress-free and inspiring. I highly recommend him!
Chris D. Poughkeepsie, NY

About Chris

Chris D. is a professional drum instructor located in the Dutchess County area. He has been playing drums and percussion for 26 years, and has taught in the Dutchess county area for 12 years. In 2008 Chris founded and built a lesson and recording studio in Poughkeepsie designed specifically for drummers. Private Lessons: I teach many styles of music such as Rock, Metal, Blues, Jazz, Latin, Funk, R&B and more. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced drummer, I have a lot of valuable knowledge to share. I will teach you vital exercises, rudiments and coordination to build up your technique, whether it's on a marching snare or on the drum set. You will learn how to read and write drum notation as well as how to transcribe your favorite songs. In my studio I'll show you how to use all the

James H. Highland, NY

About James

New music teacher in the Hudson Valley! Take lessons to learn guitar, music theory, reading music, and many other musical skills. I specialize in solo guitar, improvisation, finger-style guitar, arranging, music theory and knowledge of various styles of music. Beginners are more than welcome, as are intermediate and advanced players, of all ages. Skype lessons are available! Learn to play rock, jazz, blues, Latin, Brazilian, Classical, pop, reggae, folk, metal, really anything! Music should be fun to play and learn, which is the focus of my teaching method. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Music from SUNY New Paltz, and have performed at venues around the Hudson Valley and NYC, including The Falcon in Marlboro and Santo's Party House in NYC. I look forward to meeting and helping you to

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