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Vasiliy M.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Ukrainian, Russian, Russian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • DMA in Composition from Boston University
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Vasiliy M.

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I earned MM in Jazz Performance, Bass Guitar Major, in 1993, and play/teach lessons for Bass Guitar since that time. My prospective students will receive rigorous training in both Bass Guitar performance and musicianship focused on the specifics of the subject of study. The level that we would begin lessons with will depend on the student's abilities and potentials. We will strive to create professional and friendly working atmosphere, and will begin lessons with careful assessment of the student's performing abilities; we will also set our goals, based on both individual expectations of students and on professional experience of the instructor. My teaching philosophy lies on three aspects; on patience with people; on love for the subject of teaching/study; and on rigorous training, offered to people, for their benefit and general musical development.

About Vasiliy

Hello, I am Vasiliy M, Boston University School of Music Alumnus (DMA in Composition). We dwell in Boston since Fall 2002; before that time , we lived in New York, where I studied Composition at Mannes College, The New School For Music. I received both BM, and MM degrees from Mannes in 199

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Peter T.
Vasiliy is an excellent teacher and a very pleasant and knowledgeable person .
I had a fine session..
Brianna
Mr. Vasiliy Medved is the kindest, warmest and most understanding piano teacher! All of my children adore him as do my husband and myself. I am so happy we found him!
Nika
Vasiliy is very good with our 5yo daughter. He is patient and kind with her, while giving her a strong foundation of technique.
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Bass Guitar:
Also called Electric Bass puts down the foundation in the band or orchestra. Besides learning notes, chords, finger exercise and theory the student will also learn how to play with a pick or their fingers and incorporate plucking, slapping, popping, and strumming techniques.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Maya M.

Cambridge, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Maya M.

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I meet you where you are at as a student and go from there. I like to teach methodically, building on new skills each lesson as building blocks towards bigger goals. I assign brief, targeted technical exercises as a venue to work on foundational technical skills, and incorporate these skills as much as possible into musical application. The ultimate goal is to play music and have fun, so technical practice will always be in service of playing the music you want to play. We will look at theory concepts when relevant. I will also incorporate my perspectives on tone, style, ensemble skills, practice skills, and real-world gigging.

I tailor lesson plans based on your musical background, if any, and your goals. I think of lessons as collaborative, working together to figure out what works best for you. I studied academically, and I also grew up playing in punk bands in basements, so I can offer advice and exercises from multiple perspectives. I use both approaches to music fluidly in ...

About Maya

Maya studied upright bass performance at Berklee College of Music, where she earned a Berklee Merit Scholarship and the Bass Department Outstanding Performer Award and Scholarship. She played with the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, with a highlight performance of Lord of the Rings Symphony

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George C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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George C.

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Fingers or a pick? Why did you you choose electric bass over the guitar? I’ll help you understand the role of a bass guitar and show you basic techniques to those catchy fills that have been remembered for decades.

Beginner level: technique and positioning is paramount. I prefer to use fingers over a pick to begin with but it is purely your choice. I will start from one position (left hand) and work with the right amount of finger strength (both hands), timing of notes, and coordination. A plethora of popular songs can be played in just one spot on the fret!

Next, I will incorporate some simple theory and show you how to move around the fretboard comfortably by shifting or sliding and really emphasize cooperation with the right hand. You want to make those notes shine and “mean it”. You are the band’s “anchor” and you Must listen to your bandmates (even if you are just jamming to your favorite songs).

My goal is to make you feel comfortable in your role and get the ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended Mu

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.
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Joseph B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Joseph B.

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I have been playing and teaching music for over 20 years now. I was lucky enough to study with a grammy award winning musician.
Lessons specialize in Beginner/Intermediate Electric Bass Guitar. Based upon the goals and proficiency of the student, lessons are customized to reach each student's needs. I believe music and/or playing in a band can be one of the most fun and rewarding things someone can do in their life. I can help teach you the skills needed to become fluent on your instrument. The sooner you get a lesson plan and plan your goals, you will get better much faster. Some of the subjects I cover are: Beginning music theory, chord progressions, intervals, ear training, tips and things I've learned along my 20 years that i'm going to break down and show shortcuts to save a lot of time, learning to jam with a band, What happens if you learn a song, and when you show up to play the singer says its in a different key? We will cover that. Imagine a plane flying to Florida, and the

About Joseph

I have been teaching music and playing for over 20 years. For me, music has been one of the most fun things I've done in life, and I would like to help others to have that rewarding experience also. I've specialized in Electric Bass Guitar, with some electric guitar also. Music is something I have n

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Chris T.

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Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris T.

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From fundamentals to playing along with your favorite songs or local band, let's work on helping you reach your goals in your style of music.

About Chris

Specialties: Composing, Arranging, and Music Theory Instruments: Trumpet, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano, Banjo I am a full time music educator at Tilghman's Academy of Music, an online music school. I previously worked as an instructor at Leading Note Studios in Southern California. I started

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Kaitlyn T.
Chris is so patient and encouraging. He never gets angry or judgmental, but is always kind and can connect at my level even though this is a difficult subject for me. He is a great teacher and amazing musician. He seems to master every instrument he picks up. Highly recommended!

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"I’ve been taking bass lessons from Kevin for about two months now. I’ve got to say I’ve never enjoyed learning a new instrument before till now. Kevin keeps it fun, fresh and efficient. I’ve even started producing lessons with him as well! All in all just a great teacher!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Kevin C.
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"Relaxed atmosphere with a lot of good information."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Benjamin was very perfessional, and patient. I would recommend him as a great teacher for anyone wanting to learn to play the bass."
Frederick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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"I would think the first lesson is always the hardest to start since as an instructor you don’t know what skill level you will be teaching. Trevor started the class asking what I wanted to accomplish and ended with lots of practice lessons for me to complete. Looking forward to more classes with him."
Randy
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Trevor H.
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"First lesson on bass (never played before) and have not played a musical instrument in decades. Prophet was patient and methodical in walking me through basics and exercises with explanations. Look forward to the next ..."
Victor
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Prophet C.
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"Jason is an amazing teacher very informative knows his stuff 100% would recomend him to anyone looking to learn to play AWESOME TEACHER"
Chad
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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"Eric is very nice an patient, i am making solid progress under his instruction."
Ziliang Che
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric L.
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"Great lesson. Look forward to next week."
Brian
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nathan D.
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"Greg is an absolute master of his craft! Greg makes learning fun & will make you a better musician. I highly recommend him for bass as well as his other instruments! Plus, he’s just a good dude 😁"
Dave
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Really nice and helpful."
Amber
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Zelda S.
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