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Ellysa R.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $110
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Theater with Emphasis on Voice from Interlochen Arts Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellysa R.

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As a classically-trained pop pianist of 19 years, I love teaching my students the language of music. Whether you want to learn basics, expand your classical technique, or learn how to play your favorite pop songs, I'm ready to take your self-expression to the next level! I can't wait to start this journey with you. In your first few lessons, you'll learn basic music theory as well as piano etiquette, and even a few songs! As we go on, we will also incorporate ear training and more complex pieces, selected based on your personal goals. I can't wait to start this journey with you!

About Ellysa

Hello! My name is Ellysa and I am so excited to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students realize their potential, gain confidence, and find their own voice. I have been trained in the LAMDA system, as well as attending Interlochen Arts Academy conse

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Ellysa is great! She works with your skill level and particular interests and is knowledgable on many instruments, tools, and techniques. She's also very friendly and helpful!
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Ceste S.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Music Scholarships from Bryan College/M.A. Cooley
  • Teaching since 2004
  • B.S. Music Education-Vocal from Bryan College
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Ceste S.

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For beginning piano students, I use Marilyn Lowe's Music Moves for Piano series. If a student already has purchased piano books or has piano books from an older sibling, I would not ask the student to purchase more books until we had used what they already had to its full capacity. For adults and older beginners, I try to find out what the student is interested in, and guide my instruction accordingly to keep the lessons engaging and fun, no matter their ability level.

About Ceste

I'm a passionate, motivated instructor who loves working with students of all ages. In 2003, I graduated from Bryan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education with a vocal emphasis and in 2011, I graduated from James Madison University with a Masters of Arts degree in Music Educat

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Ceste has a great ear and is willing to meet you wherever you are in your skill level. She cares about what kind of sound you dream of, identifies your natural strengths, and works those into realistic goals to work towards.

She practices using the Alexander Method. Her expertise in how the body affects the voice actually gave me a ton of useful information to successfully identify the cause of some chronic health/pain issues (although she never offers medical advice, I was able to integrate her feedback about what was affecting the quality of my voice into medical care with my Drs).

Thanks Ceste!
Taylor
She is a really good teacher and teaches you step by step and helps you on things that you have trouble with and shows you ways to improve on something
Kathy
Ceste is a fine piano teacher! Even though I was 64 when I started taking lessons, she reassured me that I'd do fine! She is very patient and easy to get along with. Always pleasant and very knowledgeable about her trade! She has a vast array of talents for her years!!
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Judy F.

83 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Judy F.

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I teach students to play all genres of music from beginning to advanced levels.

I can teach to play by reading sheet music and/or by ear (which means to play music without needing the sheet music in front of you)

All Levels are welcome

About Judy

I started taking music lessons at the age of 9. I began playing in the church and then I taught lessons in my home at the age of 16. I went on to attend and graduate from Christian Heritage College (now called San Diego Christian College) with a Bachelors Degree in Music and Business. I am now the

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Lyndsee M.
Judy is the best teacher! She is so kind and patient and I have definitely learned a lot with her. I'm excited to continue my lessons. She's worth it!
Julie
First session with her this morning, and so far so amazing! Cant wait to continue to work her.
Alexandra G.
Judy is great! My 15 Y/O granddaughter loves her, and we’re Very comfortable With her.

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Adam T.

56 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.M. Commercial Music – Composing/Arranging from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Adam T.

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I've taught many Piano students at a private music academy, ranging from small children to adults. For a beginner, we will focus on fundamentals, as good technique is an investment in future success. I use a well-respected Piano method book for all my students, and many of them have had great success under my instruction.

About Adam

Adam has been teaching private lessons since 2011, and is currently available to teach lessons at home or at your location of choice. Adam has taught over 100+ students, and many have gone on to read sheet music while playing guitar, make complex musical arrangements, and sing with healthy techniqu

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Mark T.
Great job of covering a lot of material in 30 minutes in a manner that really clicked for me.
Bruce
Singing lessons with Adam have really helped me develop basic skills and confidence with singing in front of others.
Connor
My son is learning so much!

Sammie V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Peacock Music Scholarship from Hollins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Sammie V.

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My goal is to make your musical dreams come true. Whether your little one wants to play nursery rhymes with two hands or you want to play a virtuosic work by Rachmaninoff, my quality lessons will help you reach your goals.

About Sammie

I graduated with a music degree in May of 2017 with a concentration in Piano Performance along with a teaching certificate. My lessons emphasize a well-rounded approach of including music theory, rhythmic development, repertoire building, sight-reading, performance opportunities, and ensemble prepa

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Cory P.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Performance from Michigan State University
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Cory P.

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I have been the principal bassist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra since 2017. Upright bass is the only instrument that I perform on professionally but I've been playing piano since I was seven years old. My teaching is influenced by a lot of my experience as a professional upright bass player. I start off my young piano students in the Piano Adventures books and I start adults in the Bastian Piano for Adults. Both of these series give a solid foundation and present new concepts at a good pace. I also use materials by Bartok, Hanon, Czerny, and other composers to fit individual students' needs.

About Cory

I have been the principal bassist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra since 2017 and professor of double bass at Nazareth College since 2019. I grew up around Atlanta, GA and started playing piano when I was around 7 years old and bass and guitar when I was 11. Most of my education has been

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Kaden F.
Cory was an awesome & patient piano teacher for my 4 year old son. He did hands on training and gave him work to do on his own which helped tremendously! Thanks Cory!!!!
Skip F.
My experience with Cory has been excellent. He is a good teacher who knows how to keep me going and understands my goals. I have temporarily with- drawn from the program as the erratic nature of my life and travel requirements makes it difficult for me to schedule reliably. Also, some problems with the communication software have, at times, made the learning difficult. Please understand that my decision to stop is in no way a reflection on Cory or his teaching ability. I will be glad to re-connect with him when conditions permit.

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"Best instructor! Thank you Mr Sean"
Eric
Took Piano lessons from Sean L.
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"Kristin is a great piano teacher! In the first few lessons, she took the time to get to know my daughter and has built upon her base of knowledge. Also, she is always punctual, very reliable, and responsive to communications. I would recommend her to any of my friends!"
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Took Piano lessons from Kristin M.
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"Very professional and helpful, excellent teacher"
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Took Piano lessons from Peter V.
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"Great patience with seniors and time and attention to the details. And she makes it fun, too."
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Took Piano lessons from Mary W.
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"My experince has been awesome. I have enjoyed each lesson. Gabriel is very informative and encouraging."
Connie
Took Piano lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Steven has been working with my daughter in piano and singing. The first lesson he discussed with her what she'd like to achieve, and they set goals for them to work towards, which I love. My daughter really enjoy's working with Steven and practicing piano is no longer a chore for her. He's teaching style is a great fit for her, and in 4 weeks she's learned more from Steven than she has from other instructors we've had. I have no trouble recommending Steven."
Stacey
Took Piano lessons from Steven E.
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"She doing a wonderful job!!!!!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Teresa L.
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"Really good time. Looking forward to the next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Veronica G.
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"My son at aged 8 begged for piano lessons. I looked online and somehow I had enough good karma to find Fawn. I was tempted to go to like a “kids club” type of class because I thought he could do a trial first and then I could judge his commitment. But once he met Fawn, he was all in. I am sure people who know more about music than I would agree that he has technically progressed over the past several months. I mean he started from nothing and is playing and learning from Fawn and eager to pick things up on his own. But, I find you can get technical anywhere. What you can’t get anywhere is Fawn. (My son actually gets mad when I refer to Fawn as “his teacher” because he says she is so cool so I should call her Fawn! :) ) If I were to give an official review I would say my son has played lesson book songs, solo pieces, memorizing music, music theory, note spelling, reading about the great composers, taken several written tests to find out what he has retained and has advanced considerably in a short amount of time, etc. Fawn is classically trained and trained in jazz and tends to be fun around my son, yet tough about the rules. She approaches every lesson from the perspective of the student. My son always reminds me to write from the heart like I make him do. So I asked him, when I wanted to write a review, what should I say? He said, “Say Fawn loves music and she loves me.” So, long story long, very highly recommend."
Pat M.
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Based on my initial experience, he was easygoing and forward with his method of instruction. Generally a good first impression."
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