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Sean H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Certified Webop Accompanist from Jazz at Lincoln Center
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Sean H.

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Many people think that you first learn a ton of music theory, than start to play and write music following the rules you learned. But instead, great composers wrote music that sounded good and students formulated rules as to what the greats came up with. It is the chicken and the egg! Let's take the genre of music you want to learn and break it down, analyze it and you will be able to understand it, talk about it, and write to your own music, as well.

About Sean

I am a professional pianist who primarily performs but also loves to share the gift of music through teaching. My specialty is jazz but I play most other genres and am a firm believer of learning the fundamentals. Iteach all ages and levels, and want my students to be having fun! And if your pia

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Sean did a great job, we are happy we found him.
Ron S.
Sean is a great teacher. It has been my experience with 2 previous “teachers” that were very accomplished trumpet players, but failed to articulate their message to help me improve.

Darrell C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Awarded Distinguished Service Medal from Los Angeles Police Department
  • B.A. Performing Music from University of La Verne
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Darrell C.

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Learning or improving skills and knowledge of basic music theory including music and rhythmic notation and dictation, its history and development, keys, scales, intervals and the spelling of chord types, harmonic progression, basic ear training and sight-singing.

About Darrell

For twenty years Darrell has been a professional music educator is one of the top piping instructors in Southern California. Currently, Darrell is a full-time performer, instructor, open class solo competitor, Western United States Pipe Band Association competition adjudicator, and holds a BA in Mu

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Kait K.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Marion Ross Scholar from San Diego State University
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Kait K.

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I teach students a basic understanding of music theory using voice and/or piano as the learning tool (*cannot teach on guitar). Focus for singers is a strong understanding of music theory as it relates to sight singing and reading music. I work mostly from the Musician's Institute book Sightsinging - The Complete Method For Singers.

For those wanting to learn music theory for beginning piano they will need to have access to a piano or keyboard for practice between lessons, nothing fancy required, an inexpensive keyboard will suffice.

Students will learn about the basic elements of written music: time signatures, note and rest values, meter, rhythm, tempo, keys, intervals, how the circle of fifths works, relative minor scales, all major scales, etc. For those wishing to learn theory on beginning piano, they will also learn how to play chords (major, minor, diminished, basic 7th chords, sus4, etc), inverted chords and how to transpose songs into different keys. Work will be done ...

About Kait

Kait K. has been coaching singers of all ages and abilities since 1997. "Every singer has stumbling blocks. It is my passion to help them identify those, understand them and then...shatter them. Singers are complex people with complex instruments, and no matter what our expertise level, the DESIRE

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April H.
Kait is a fantastic voice teacher! My husband and I have both been taking from Kait and she does a great job, very professional, extremely knowledgeable, very talented, and knows how to help you at your level, regardless of how much experience you come with. I have been very impressed with her, thanks Kait!
Hanna
Kait has helped me improve MASSIVELY! She is super supportive and she makes all of the students smile. The focus on singing being an art powers the creativity and helps me work my hardest to improve every day. I love working with her!!

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Anna P.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian, Bulgarian, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Anna P.

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Experienced Piano and Music Theory teacher of 45 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of Music Theory and adjacent disciplines like Harmony, Polyphony and Music Forms. I specialize in music pedagogy in all its facets so my students get a complete knowledge of the music basics, elements and forms and how they interact including the knowledge of music perception and cognition. My working experience in different countries and different cultures helps significantly in teaching a student to getting a broader perspective of music, its perception and how to express yourself in music language adequately.

About Anna

I hold a Master's degree in Piano Pedagogy and Music Theory and History. I established my own teaching method that is based on European classical teaching tradition. I am familiar with most of the American piano teaching methods and use their achievements in my teaching widely. Personally, I am

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William
Anna is adept at teaching adults. My wife and I are in our late twenties with no music background at all, and she has done a great job at both introducing the theory behind the music and keeping the lessons simple enough to progress and enjoy. It is an even greater testament to her skill that she is able to teach in this way in a completely online format. Anna knows how to get the most out of her students and is extremely passionate about helping them improve, even contacting them outside of lesson time to check on their progress. We would recommend Anna to anyone!
Allyson King
We arrived to Anna after my son took piano lessons elsewhere with little progress. My son is interested in music, but lacked the confidence to push through skills he found challenging. This has changed under Anna’s direction, and our son is making excellent progress. We find Anna to be extremely knowledgeable and competent, and her passion for piano shows. Anna is patient and gentle, but she will undoubtedly push your child to do their best. She will get to know your child to determine their interests and work with them to achieve their goals. Highly recommended!
Julia
I have taken lessons with Anna since I was seven years old (currently age 18). I began knowing nothing about the piano or music theory. Neither of my parents can play the piano. I was a beginner in every sense of the word. Now, I have not only a deep love and appreciation for music, but also an advanced musical capacity and repertoire. I have played pieces from a variety of styles and time periods, from Claude Debussy to Mozart to Hadyn to jazz and contemporary. I was able to have a personal high school senior recital and share this love and talent with others. In high school, I completed a music theory and composition course with ease.

I cannot recommend Anna enough. Her dedication and patience is unparalleled and she cares so deeply for her students. She is methodical, attentive, thoughtful, and is an absolute hidden gem of a teacher. Anna opened a world of music to me and I don’t think I can ever truly express how much that means to me. Not only am I a better musician because of her, but I’m also a better person. Her attention to detail and passion have challenged the way that I approach work and hobbies beyond just music.

Anna is particularly skilled as an educator. Beyond simply giving information for students to practice or memorize, she helps them apply the concepts to real musical pieces, guiding them along the way. Her calm but advanced method of teaching helps students advance quickly through musical concepts.

Over the past eleven years, I have spent literally hundreds of hours with Anna honing my craft. If anyone has seen the extent of her talent as a teacher, I’d like to think it’s me.

Five stars out of five stars. Always.
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Melody M.

37 Reviews
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  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melody M.

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You will study of rudiments of written theory, including notation, scales, key signatures, music terminology, intervals, rhythm and meter, chord construction, and music reading.

I incorporate a very balanced curriculum including both traditional theory (classical based) and chord theory (pop, jazz and blues.)

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the ri

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Merri B.
Melody is so fun to work with. She makes the lessons fun and I always feel comfortable. She has already taught me some new strategies and I cannot wait to continue improving!!
Madalyn
Yulissa S.
Melody is amazing. Not only does she focus on progressing my vocals, but she cares about your life as well.

Kara S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Promising Artist Scholarship from University of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2009
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Kara S.

9 Reviews
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I will help my students with the musical alphabet and basic notation to jazz chords and harmony, to analyzing classical pieces. Learning music theory can seem daunting and very difficult at times. But I will help each of my students find a way that makes sense to them!

About Kara

Hello potential students! My name is Kara. I teach voice and piano to students of all ages online and in Doylestown, PA. Thank you so much for viewing my profile. I went to University of the Arts for my Bachelor's and Master's degree. I am a life-long learner and just started another Master'

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Libby B.
Kara is fantastic!!
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Hadley
Really great first class, Kara is very patient and we had a very productive first lesson! My daughter is 5 and really looking forward to continue!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Sumerduck, VA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Sumerduck is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Roberto is a an excellent music teacher with invaluable knowledge and years of teaching experience. I have had the opportunity to study with him at 2 separate different periods in my music career/life—years ago, at a music college first, and more recently I've had the opportunity to reconnect with him and continue furthering my music knowledge with his great help over online classes. He has been very helpful, very patient, and I can highly recommend him as a great music teacher to anyone, at any level."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Roberto S.
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"Excellent lovely sense of humor very patient with me. Thank you Ryan!"
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"By far the best teacher I have ever had. Paul makes lessons engaging, and his wealth of knowledge never comes off as elitist. He explains complicated theory in a practical way for anyone to understand. If I wasn't leaving Chicago I would have signed up for ten more lessons. Ask him about the own music he makes with his band. He's a super talented guy!!!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"Jon knew right away what I needed... Jon drew out cords and progression for me to study. He also advised me how to prolong my sequences and progressions. Fun learning environment..."
Willabe
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon A.
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"Working with Emily at the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy this past summer showed me her excellent teaching, leadership, and musicianship. I was able to attend multiple concerts in which Emily performed incredible music on a variety of wind instruments, as well as learn about the music theory class she was teaching on pop music. In the class she analyzed the music of artists such as Rihanna, Sia, and Lady Gaga, giving value to all types of music and relating to the high school students with music they enjoy. Emily is an inspiring musician, teacher, and friend who I would trust in any situation."
Adam
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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"Steph is very knowledgeable about singing and music. She has a wonderful personality that is very encouraging to her students. I strongly suggest that you take lessons with her!!!!"
Carson
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"I've been taking lessons from Ahmad for a few months now. It's great. He adapts himself well to my pace. There's a good balance between music theory, real world examples, and practice exercises in his lessons. I really feel I'm learning from someone who has an incredible amount of knowledge and experience."
Marty
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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