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Michael R.

Albany, NY

About Michael

As a recent graduate of the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase, I have been a performing classical pianist for nearly 20 years. I hold a Masters Degree in Piano Performance, and have had the great
advantage of studying with many of today's top classical musicians, including Steven Lubin, Stephanie Brown, Paul Ostrovsky, Julia Lichten, and Stuart Isacoff. I've won many top prizes in competitions and have performed extensively throughout New York State. I'm very lucky to have had the opportunity to perform for the Governor, and both NYS Senators.

Having taught music since the age of 15, I am also an experienced and motivated teacher. Nothing excites me more than sharing my love and knowledge of music with others. Whether you are looking to boost your NYSSMA score, and compete in competitions, or are just starting out, I can tailor lessons to your specific level and musical interests. Being in my 20's, I have a great rapport with children, and adults alike.
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Jacob J. February 23, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
He is very good my son loved it
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Grace February 23, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Wonderful first lesson! He was very warm and kind and my daughter felt very happy with his instruction. He took the time to discover her musical interests which set the right tone with her from the start.
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Lisa S. February 12, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Michael is a very good teacher, he breaks down and simplifies the lessons each time.
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Michael R.

Albany, NY 12203
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Polina D.

Schenectady, NY

About Polina

I am an experienced classical pianist with honorable degrees obtained from the most prestigious musical institutions in the world - State Academy of Music (Russian conservatory of music) located in Mi
nsk, Belarus, as well as The College of Saint-Rose, Albany, New York, Unites States. Piano has been my main area of concentration since I was five years old, so I consider myself to be a top professional in the music field.

I really enjoy working with highly motivated students and welcome various ages and levels. I have worked both with professional musicians and beginner level music enthusiasts. As a teacher and piano soloist, I have worked in various countries including Russia, Italy, France and the United States. My international teaching experience has been showing wonderful results, and I am proud of my students winning the highest places in the international auditions, competitions and festivals worldwide.

My thoroughly developed teaching method is built on the best combination of Russian and European traditions in music education, and it is intended to build and advance skills in reading, technique, theory, to enrich music appreciation by exploring compositions of variety of styles and genres, to discover the internal abilities and approach to an instrument, and master performing techniques.
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Sonya July 30, 2016
Classical Voice · Online
Verified Student
It was an excellent experience! Highly professional, courteous, and passionate teacher. We'll continue to take Polina's classes because it seems we found a devoted teacher we were looking for.
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Andrew April 26, 2016
Piano · Online
Verified Student
Polina is knowledgeable and very good at explaining everything.
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Natalie April 6, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Encoraging and helpful
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Polina D.

Schenectady, NY 12309
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Kelly M.

East Greenbush, NY

About Kelly

Offering beginner plectrum guitar lessons for children - tailored to the age, experience, and musical interests of each student. I have played guitar for nine years and mandolin for nineteen years, st
udying with master musician Lou Martin. My teaching approach includes a combination of guitar playing basics: explanation of the structure of the instrument, note reading, emphasis on correct technique for both hands, and exercises and songs adapted to the individual young player. I am excited to help students learn this wonderful instrument.
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Kelly M.

East Greenbush, NY 12061
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$18 / 30-min
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Amber W.

Schenectady, NY

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am
working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction.
I love working with my students. Watching them succeed at what they do is what makes my day great. I always love to have a fun atmosphere around me and enjoy every minute it. Music is great for self expression a great Escape or an easy pass-time. It's nothing that should be stressful, but the opposite and that is what my lessons aim to do. Provide an educational, but fun and expressive learning experience to carry with you or your child throughout your lives.
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Tina September 12, 2016
Piano · In studio
My son takes piano from Amber and I cannot say enough on how talented she is. She has so much patience and cares about her students. He responds well to her and is learning so quickly! She challenges him to continue to grow but does it in a way that is fun for a child his age. We think she is great!
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Kelley August 19, 2016
Clarinet · In studio
Amber is extremely knowledgeable about multiple instruments (my boys are learning the clarinet and violin) and excels at introducing young children to the basic foundation skills needed to succeed in playing well. She keeps lessons fun so that the children enjoy coming back each week and finds ways to keep them motivated when they feel challenged. :D
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Sarah August 18, 2016
Singing · In studio
Gives great feed back, positive personality, takes the time to walk you through the song and give pointers, helps you to understand the actual song and gets you to relate on a personal level, very easy to talk to and relaxing to work with, an over all wonderful experience :)
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Amber W.

Amber W.

Albany, NY 12203
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$25 / 30-min

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