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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karen D.

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Classical Piano:
With my piano teaching method you will be able to play any style you want as the basic techniques and reading skills are acquired.
We start with very simple pieces and as the student advances there are endless, beautiful songs to learn, enjoy and perform for others.

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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Bryan P.

8 Reviews
Waltham, MA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Senior in Voice from East Carolina University
  • MFA Voice Performance from University of California, Irvine
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Bryan P.

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About Bryan

Dr. Bryan Pollock, countertenor, completed his Doctorate of Musical Arts (Voice Performance) at Boston University where he taught private voice and class voice for three years in addition to holding his own voice studio. In 2013 he graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Irvine

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Emma
Had a wonderful, highly informative lesson and looking forward to continuing to work with Dr. Pollock.
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Tom
Bryan is a great instructor and seriously knows what he's teaching. I would recommend him to anyone looking for voice lessons!
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Lara Maria M.

Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Emerging Young Artist Award from Indiana University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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Lara Maria M.

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With over eight years of piano studies, Lara will be able to help set a solid foundation for beautiful piano playing.

About Lara Maria

Lara Madden has been teaching private lessons since 2014 and is currently available to teach lessons at her home studio in Boston, MA. Lara received her training at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music where she received a bachelor's degree in violin performance. She graduated Cum Laude f

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Emil V.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • B.A. in Music from Hofstra University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pian

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Darryl
Excellent 1st lesson. Great musical theory and history along with instruction. Would highly recommend.
Jeffrey
Emil is not only a wonderful piano teacher, but a real mentor who passes on the ability to train one's mind for many of life's challenging endeavors.
Shoshana
I started taking piano lessons with Emil a few weeks ago, and I am really enjoying my lessons. Emil is an excellent instructor, and I have learned a lot from him already. Emil is also very kind and interesting and enjoyable to work with - I highly recommend Emil to anyone who is looking to take piano lessons (he is a talented musician who is capable of teaching all levels)!
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Justin H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA - Classical and Jazz Piano Studies, Music Education from Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Teaching since 2010
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Justin H.

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Lessons will have a custom, structured curriculum based on your musical goals and what you want to achieve, with a tangible detailed list of techniques and areas of focus showing exactly what you will be learning to get to your goals. The rate includes detailed hand-written notes and practice routines after every lesson.

There will be an emphasis on learning songs and repertoire, music theory, sight-reading, ear training, technique, practice routines and how to get the most effective practice given your time and schedule.

About Justin

There's nothing I love more than seeing my students succeed and enjoy learning music! I'm a laid back, fun personality with a structured curriculum teaching Piano, Guitar, Music Theory and Ear training. I specialize in Jazz and Classical piano, arranging, improvisation and ear training. I'm here to

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Matt
It is hard to describe the level of joy and enthusiasm my lesson with Justin brought me. Justin was respectful, patient, and incredibly helpful with my playing. My experience with Justin has inspired me to pursue music with a much more serious attitude. He helped me identify my strengths and weaknesses, and now I feel like I'm truly making progress. No other lesson I've ever taken has inspired and benefited me as much as this one.
Nate
Very good teacher he didn't have any problems answering my questions. Good experience and I learned a lot.
Mark
Justin is a very structured and reliable teacher. He teaches scales, chords, and arpeggios to students of all ages as well as many different styles; jazz, classical, and rock. He can transcribe music from ear having perfect pitch and teaches music theory. I’ve been teaching music for 25 years and I know the difference between bad teachers and good teachers. Justin is a great teacher who goes above and beyond expectations.
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Anna P.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • B.S. Music Education; M.A. Music from Pensacola Christian College
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 17; Female: 5 and up
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Anna P.

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I teach beginner to intermediate piano. I love to teach the incredible repertoire of classical music and also incorporate sight reading, scales, and hymn playing.

About Anna

A violinist with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education and a Masters in Music, Anna F. uses a classical approach to teaching violin since that gives a foundation of excellence. Anna has taught both privately at home as well as in a private school setting. Anna began teaching around 2007 for a few ye

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Jael H.
A lovely instructor with a cheerful, merry heart. Miss Anna is a wonderful patient violin teacher to my 2 daughters. She even included my son who plays banjo to be part of their Christmas Recital. She is a joy to have as their teacher. Thanks Anna!
Blair H.
Miss Anna is a lovely violin teacher for my daughter! She is very patient and knows violin so well. She is an excellent teacher, and although we just met her through take lessons for violin lessons, she seemed like she is already our long time family friend! Thanks Miss Anna for sharing your talent with Hanja!
Elizabeth ..
Great first lesson...after 25 years! Anna got me pointed in the right directions and back into the groove.

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Took Classical Piano lessons from Aldrin E.
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"My daughter had her first online lesson today with Phillip. She was nervous meeting someone new. His friendly patient personality helped her feel at ease as he shared his knowledge with her. Thank you Phillip!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"Mr. Deng has prepped me well for performances. I have learned a lot from him. He is very passionate about music and he really taught me how to express myself through piano playing. I highly recommend him. A great friend, mentor and an amazing pianist!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"I have been studying with Maria for two months and she is the best piano teacher I have ever had. I played piano very seriously as a child, with excellent instruction using the technique of Josef and Rosina Lhevinne. As an adult, I did not play for several decades, so I am returning to piano as an older adult student. In the two months we have worked together, I have made tremendous progress.

The technique Maria teaches emphasizes using the weight of the body to produce sound while keeping the hands and arms relaxed and fluid, which not only produces a most beautiful and expressive tone, but protects the body from injury. Although similar to the Lhevinne technique, Maria’s technique takes it to higher level. Many piano teachers do not teach a technique but, in my opinion, solid technique is critical for an advanced student and best learned from the beginning.

Maria is patient and detail oriented and teaches all aspects piano with mastery. I highly recommend her."
Gini
Took Classical Piano lessons from Maria P.
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"I have been taking piano lessons from Celine and not only is she gifted, but she is encouraging and makes me at ease. Because of her teaching style I see myself achieving my dreams and she will help you get there! I totally recommend her to people who not only want to learn classical piano but also voice too!"
Kathlyn
Took Classical Piano lessons from Celine K.
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"I had never taken music lessons before and was a bit skeptical about starting out with online classes. After working with Fawn, my concerns were soon dispelled. I receive the same detail of teaching one would expect in any lesson. Fawn tailors the lessons to my learning style and level. A huge advantage is, I am learning from the comfort of my own home with one of the best music coaches in the world!"
George
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Phillip is an exceptionally patient, supportive and focused piano teacher. My 10-year old daughter has really enjoyed working with him and she has grown in her appreciation of the instrument overall. Phillip's easy going yet direct feedback style make the learning a lot less intimidating for beginners and particularly for a young child with fledging confidence. We have really enjoyed having our daughter learn with Phillip!"
Aminata
Took Classical Piano lessons from Phillip L.
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"I’ve been delighted with my lessons with Semyon from day one. I had studied classical piano as a child but took a hiatus of several decades, and was somewhat nervous about starting up again. Semyon has put me at ease, and is so enthusiastic and encouraging, it’s contagious. He also has a focus on technique that I was looking for (scales and Hanon so far, which I know I need!). He knows his stuff but doesn’t overwhelm me with too much too soon. As an adult student, I couldn’t be more pleased with my choice and highly recommend him."
Terri
Took Classical Piano lessons from Semyon R.
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"My son and daughter have been taking piano, songwriting and voice lessons with Fawn for several years. Fawn is an accomplished musician who gives lessons out of her warm, welcoming and fun lit recording studio. Fawn has a kind and casual approach to teaching, however it is also strict. Fawn expects immediate results, which is great because it pushes students to be their best. Fawn is patient and enthusiastic and has allowed my son to develop a beautiful talent on the piano that I believe wouldn't have happened in a more traditional, strict setting. It has really worked for him. When Fawn does a Talent Share (her version of a recital), it is always inspiring and beautiful to see. Fawn has a special talent of meeting each student where they are and lovingly encouraging them to embrace whatever music inspires them. It is awesome."
Morgan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"I feel so lucky to find Howard as my piano teacher. His teaching approach is very creative. I enjoy every class and he is very knowledgeable and inspirational."
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