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Chelsea B.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish, German, Italian
  • Awarded First Place from National Association for the Teachers of Singing
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chelsea B.

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Basic theory stills:
-Note identification
-Rhythm
-Sight Reading
-Sight Singing
-Harmonic Analysis

Intermediate to Advanced Theory Skills
-Part Writing/Harmonic Analysis
-Structure/Form Analysis

About Chelsea

Let's make some music together!!! Here's the why and how: As an educator, I've had experience teaching both young children and adults in many settings, whether it be in a classroom, small group lesson, or one-on-one. I pride myself on providing lessons that are uniquely individual and foster a s

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Cameron
She's amazing! Incredibly versatile and knowledgeable! Truly an honor to work with!
Yi
Wonderful teacher! I've been taking lessons to improve my voice in speech and daily conversations with Chelsea for 9 months, and I've definitely achieved my goal. She made customized plans, design the class based on my goals, and adjust the class material based on my feedbacks. Now my voice is much more supported and I’m more confident in giving presentations. Overall, she is very professional, supportive and encouraging!
Shintaro
I truly can only say good things about working with Chelsea. I was quite nervous about taking piano lessons for the first time since my early childhood, but Chelsea was very encouraging and made me feel at ease. Even with pieces that I thought I couldn’t succeed in playing, her method of breaking down the piece and then putting it back together worked amazingly for me and I was able to learn to play those pieces. We had to unfortunately switch to virtual lessons midway due to COVID-19, but she was used to conducting virtual lessons and I didn’t feel any hiccups with the switch in lesson format. What’s also great about Chelsea is that she cares about you more than just as her student but you as a person - she actually helped me with a career change (granted it was related to music) and was very helpful in that aspect as well for me. She was everything I could have hoped for in a piano instructor and more!
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Nate S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Department Achievement Award (Professional Music Department) from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Nate S.

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Deepen your understanding of music theory! Through these lessons, you will gain a better understanding of the way music works, in any style(s) of your choosing. Nate has experience studying and tutoring in both jazz and classical theory.

About Nate

Nate Sabat is a JUNO-nominated bassist, singer-songwriter, arranger and instructor based in Brooklyn, NY. He is a founding member of the award-winning string band Mile Twelve. A native-New Yorker, he attended LaGuardia High School as a vocal principal and went on to study upright bass at the Berklee

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David
I've been working with Nate for almost a year now in the band Mile Twelve, and my experience with him has been incredible. Not only is he a amazingly well-learned, proficient, and creative musician, but he's one of the most understanding and helpful guys that I know. I've learned so much from playing with Nate, and I know his students are in good hands.
Joe
Working with Nate is great! By working step by step through a couple songs I brought with me, and I noticed an across-the-board improvement in my playing after the first lesson. Plus, we have a good time of it!
Reid
Nate has a very good ear, and is quickly able to identify problems, and thoroughly explain how to fix them. Whether a technique thing, or subtle nuances in timing, or tone, Nate always finds the clear path to expressing the goal, and how to get there.
I'd recommend Nate to anyone seeking to improve their playing. The rest is practice, practice, practice.
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Jeffery M.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Superior Musicianship from Loyola Jazz Fest
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Jeffery M.

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I'm a very flexible teacher. Whatever you feel that you need to work on, we will work on. I've been blessed to beginning my musical journey in my hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. From there, I've attended The Juilliard School and earned 3 GRAMMY nominations from my work with various artists. If you're interested, I wouldn't mind teaching you some of the things I've learned at Juilliard and as a professional musician.

(Travelling will incur an extra fee.)

About Jeffery

Hi there! I am a 3x GRAMMY-nominated, 25-year-old trombonist and singer from New Orleans, LA. I earned both my bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School, in 2018 and 2020 respectively. You can catch me working a LOT in the NY area as both a sideman and a leader of my own band. I

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Nadia
My son enjoyed his lessons with Jeffrey and he learned a lot.
Boyce G.
Jeffery is able to provide an excellent perspective on what it takes to perform in an organic and musical way in front of large crowds, as he has a ton of experience doing so. I highly recommend taking lessons from Jeffery, it is a wonderful experience.
Beau
Great guy very smart very helpful excited to learn more!
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Shawn G.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado - Boulder
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Shawn G.

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Understanding Music Theory has many benefits. When performing music, understanding the theory behind a piece can help you to effectively improvise, make it easier to memorize and allow you to understand what is happening or about to happen.

It allows you to analyze compositions that you like and understand why they sound so cool. It could be that it is using a tried and true technique that has been around or "breaking the rules." In memorable composition, there is usually a surprise.

My area of specialty is commercial music which incorporates popular music and jazz.

The content of study would depend on what your current level of knowledge and what you want to accomplish.

About Shawn

Shawn has been teaching private lessons since 2014 and is currently available to teach lessons at his home studio and online. Shawn has helped students go from no musical knowledge to giving public performances. Shawn received his training at the UC, Irvine where he received his Bachelor of Mus

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Paul M.
Great first lesson! Got me going and feeling comfortable. He has vast experience, and comfortable teaching style, but keeps me moving forward. Very Happy!
Todd
Shawn is very well informed on music theory. I have had discussions with him on numerous occasions, quite enlightening.
Adolfo
He is a very patient teacher and really goes the extra mile when it comes to explaining things I'm having trouble with.
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
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Gio A.

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I studied classical and jazz guitar at the University of Central Florida and can help the student of classical or jazz to understand the theory behind harmony, melody, and rhythm in the Western music traditions.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Dave T.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Professional Guitar Player from Atlanta Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 1990
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Dave T.

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Music theory can be a challenge to learn when it is not taught properly. My approach is always to break things down to make it as easy to learn as possible. I teach theory related topics such as scales and modes, intervals, chord construction, modern harmony, chord to scale relationships, and more. Whether you are just trying to learn the basics or wanting to learn more advanced applications I am confident that I can help you understand and apply theory in a way that will make you a better and more well rounded musician.

About Dave

I am obsessed with helping YOU become a better guitar player. I started teaching after graduating from The Atlanta Institute Of Music in 1990. I've been a full time musician and guitar instructor since 1995. I have literally helped thousands of musicians become better guitarists. My approach works

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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Brilliant as always :)"
Paul
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Man o' man. This brother right here is the truth. I was one of his very first students. I'm talkin' Rockman and Headphones playing over Satriani or Malmstein you name it he was playin' it and teaching not only technique but theory as well. I love you my brother. Big Young'n (Justin Parker)"
Justice William Bey
Took Music Theory lessons from Mandel L.
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"Adam Tune is very prepared all the time. He is patient, passionate, and very qualified to teach us all we need to know about the subject. He teaches in a way that makes his students want to know more because his lessons are fun and interesting. Needless to say, he is very respectful and and encouraging.
He has helped me with Music Theory, Music Technology... and Hearthstone! :)

I would definitely recommend him."
Michelle
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I now love music theory!"
Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Eric is an awesome teacher! Hes helping me get ready for my NYU audition for a masters program and so far he was able to teach me things I struggled learning dor the longest time. Definitely would recommend him!"
Aaron
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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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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"AMAZING!

I met Dave in my music theory class at Ex'pression college. He's the reason why I'm making music today. I went from not knowing a thing about music theory or a piano to creating chord progressions, understanding modes, intervals, modal interchange, and how to read sheet music. He's extremely patient, professional, and easy to get along with. His passion for music and teaching is infectious, I highly recommend!!!"
Jerry
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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