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Mark M.

28 Reviews
Worcester, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, Organ Performance from Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music
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Mark M.

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I teach both baroque and modern technique on a tracker action instrument, which is then applicable to modern instruments. My teaching style is rooted in developing a technique that is centered, focused, and free. Beginning organ students should have reached an intermediate level of piano performance and be tall enough to sit comfortably on a lowered organ bench with feet touching the pedals without flexing.

About Mark

I am an active performer eager to teach organ, piano, voice, and provide collaborative keyboard accompaniment to vocalists. I teach youth and adults. Private lessons are given at my church in Worcester or online through the TakeLessons platform. I also teach in-home piano lessons. My students have g

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Michele
I have been taking organ lessons with Mark Mummert since May, 2020. He is an excellent teacher. I am an accompanist at a small church. I started as a pianist but there is a greater need in our community for organists. Mark has been so valuable in improving my organ playing. He has emphasized organ fundamentals as well as technique. I am impressed as to how much we have accomplished with virtual lessons.
Jo Anna Savage
It is obvious that Mark M. is a well seasoned teacher who doesn't waste time so that a great deal of material can be explained and demonstrated. I am happy to have found someone who can guide me for many years and understands the demands on a church organist.
Lily
Lily enjoys her lessons and I can already see an improvement in both skill and confidence after only 3 lessons. Thank you!
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Steve K.

14 Reviews
Vernon Rockville, CT
Starting at $35
  • Two Bachelors of Music (Vocal performance) and (Music Theory) from Southern Methodist University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Dove Seal of Approval from Dove Foundation
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Steve K.

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Guitar is a wonderful and expressive instrument. I will teach you the basic chords and progressions as well as reading music and being able to play melodies on your instrument.

About Steve

I am a Musical Director who has scored original music for many motion pictures and television and was musical arranger for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. I've scored and arranged original music for several television shows including, Desperate Housewives, MTV's Making the Band, It's Showtime at the

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Kathleen
Steve is an excellent voice instructor. Very knowledgeable. Extremely talented and has a great ability to teach and demonstrate exercises to expand voice range, hold notes, and sing on key! I would definitely recommend Steve for voice instruction!
Samuel C.
Very good at visualizing the skills for singing. Helped me immensely, I could not recommend Steve enough
Suzanne
Steve is an excellent musician and gifted teacher. He is intuitive and nurtures individual talent.
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Aaron M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Acting from Columbia University
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Aaron M.

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I am a professional actor that has worked with award winning directors and actors. I have classical theatre training from Columbia University and I can help you become a better actor. Our imagination is like a muscle. Oftentimes as we get older, we forget how to use it. My approach to acting will engage your imagination and help you access the truth of whatever circumstance the scene calls for. If you are a beginner I can give you a great foundation and if you're an experienced actor I can give you additional pointers to make your work more specific. I can help you with text analysis, monologues, scenes, and auditions.

About Aaron

I am a professional actor who has had the opportunity to work with award winning directors and actors. I graduated from Columbia University with a Masters of Fine Arts in Acting and I am in both acting Unions. I've performed in shows on almost every network so I know what it takes to book work. Whet

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Randall C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music from Gulf Coast College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1968
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Randall C.

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Fretboard knowledge and principles

About Randall

My love of music and musical talent was discovered when I was just five years old. An uncle gave me a plastic recorder and, without lessons or help from anyone, I was playing melodies within days. Soon after I started taking private lessons on Saxophone and Clarinet. I played my first paying job

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Trevor
I have been Randall's student for a few years. Randall is very knowledgeable about music and an excellent teacher. Additionally, Randall is courteous, professional, and punctual. I highly recommend Randall as your new music instructor.
Tammy
Randall has been teaching my son clarinet for the past 2 years in his home and we couldn't be more pleased with my son's outcome. He knows how to work With students and get them to advance to their highest potential.
Philip
Randall has been teaching guitar to my 12 year-old son for about 3 years. He is very knowledgeable and patient. He knows and can teach many different styles of music on several different instruments. I highly recommend Randall for students of any age.
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Paul J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French for musical purposes
  • Awarded Winner NJ State M.E.C. Piano Competitions from Music Education Council, NJ
  • Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University
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Paul J.

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Piano instruction for all ages and levels of playing. Teach all styles with an emphasis on either classical or jazz piano as well as piano accompaniment techniques and performance.

About Paul

I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Abtein
Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.
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Alex L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Student of the Year from Ohlone College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Alex L.

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Piano is the optimal instrument to learn as a first instrument. Everything is laid out in front of you, with only time and practice between you and greatness. Let me help you get there!

About Alex

I was passionate about music when I was younger, but I never had the tools to get where I wanted. Music was always a mystery to me and I got stuck learning from tabs and not stepping out of my circle of knowledge. It wasn't until I pursued music seriously that my love for the art really took off. I

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Alex C.
My first lesson with Alex couldn't have gone better! He was patient and thoughtful in explaining Music Theory / Guitar 101, I'm really excited to see what comes of my next lessons.
Nicholas C.
Alex is very personable. Has good energy and it seems obvious he is passionate about his work. Good communication skills and tries to offer as much direction as possible in the time allotted. Am excited to continue working with Alex, advancing my education and skills.
Hailey Anne O.
Great with kids and thorough with his lesson.

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Thank you so much for your passion in teaching. My daughter is a big fan of Math now! Have a nice day, Catherine"
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"Dr. Dawn has really helped my girls out with their math, the way that they can pick it up so quickly is amazing. I would definitely recommend Dr. Dawn as your tutor."
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Took Math lessons from Dr. Dawn L.
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"He's an Algebra superstar! Patient and great tutor."
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Took Algebra lessons from Colin S.
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"Dr. M Tenacity, Compassion and undying Love for her career show up in her teaching. I was so afraid to take microbiology because I had heard how challenging it was. I eventually took the class and could not have found a better instructor she was determined to make sure I learned the after hours at school she committed to just to make sure I was successful said it all. Thanks Dr. M for going above and beyond ❤️"
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Took Microbiology lessons from Chris G.
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"She's a gem. One of the best math tutors I have ever had and she is always willing to help."
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Took Algebra 2 lessons from Marwa A.
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"Daniel was an incredible tutor for Calculus Part 1, for a college course. I received his help a little late in the game but he did not shy away from the challenge. He gave me advice, showed me how to do problems the proper way and even gave me tips on some shortcuts. I would highly recommend him as a math tutor because he is easy to understand, easy to talk to and makes you feel more knowledgeable."
Viktoria
Took Calculus lessons from Daniel F.
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"Colin was flexible with my schedule and was readily available if I had additional questions. He broke subject matter down for me and made sure that I had a good understanding of the topic before moving forward.

Most importantly, colin never made me feel incapable when it came to doing the work."
Lynn
Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"Took Chemistry class. Colin is very thorough and listen to the students need."
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Took Chemistry lessons from Colin S.
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"Ms. Julissa really cares about my daughter learning, she is engaging and comes prepared to get the most of their time together. Great teacher!"
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Took Elementary Math lessons from Julissa F.
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