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Vasiliy M.

34 Reviews
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 teach general piano lessons since 2010.With every new student our mutual journey into the world of music begins from the very basic stage; we begin with discussing student's proper sitting position at the instrument,basic introduction sessions on the general buildup of the instrument, its keyboard layout, and proceed, gradually, to the notation symbols on the music staff introduction to the student. Through the diligent preliminary talk we will discuss various aspects of interest that my students have developed in relation to playing piano, so we could plan and design our future lessons according to an initial discussion. My job and responsibility will be to make an intelligent assessment of my students' natural abilities for the given subject of study, to create vigorous learning atmosphere during our meetings, and to give my students professional instructions to the best of my humble abilities, for the benefits of their musical , aesthetic, and personal development. I will ...

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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Piano:
A great instrument to learn if a basic and well laid out instrument suits you best. The notes are easy to find and with my method it will be easy to learn so you will playing songs in no time. I always start from the very beginning and only move on when the student feels confident about the lesson. Learning to play piano is a lot of fun and very rewarding. I will teach you the basics of finger technique, notes, music notation, reading music, rhythms, songs, theory, etc. Piano and all instruments will bring much joy to your life.

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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Jeremy H.

Chelsea, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Jeremy H.

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I am a husband, father, biocellular chemist, musician/recording artist, teacher, and performer in various genre. Piano was my first learned instrument (~30 years playing experience). Teaching music supplements all that is natural, perfect and me. I look forward to helping students learn technique and build confidence for when they may decide to perform or produce new music.

My standard teaching session aims directly at the common essentials of music and provides a combination of 1) chord and scale training, 2) an emphasis on contrasting rhythms and dynamics that give rise to genre and most common-day song structure, and 3) teaching students to play new songs (the student can request songs they would like to learn; I have demo materials and recommendations to assist). Using this trifecta approach, I have successfully taught learners with a broad variance of prior knowledge and aspiration to accomplish their goals. Together, my methods ensure that each student receives translatable

About Jeremy

I am a passionate musician since I have been learning and performing in varying capacities since early childhood. I first learned to sing and be involved with music from church. Naturally, I struggled with seeing meaning or purpose of formal training from my earliest and limited opportunities. Ho

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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
Newton Highlands, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
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Stephen B.

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Hello,
I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring.
I teach Piano, Analysis of scores, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography.

I provide a fun and enjoyable class for students of all ages.

Styles I teach include: Film scores, Pop, New age, Rock, improv, Classical and some Jazz. (Scales, finger exercises, chords, arpeggios, theory, simple songs, basic composition, posture, emotion, etc.)
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About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I teach Piano, Analysis of scores, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography. I provide a fun and enjoyable class for students of all ages. Styles I teach include: Film scores,

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Jake
Stephen's a great instructor both from a technical and personable perspective.

He's got a cornucopia of musical knowledge that's evident from how speaks to how he teaches. If you like any film score, chances are he knows how to play it.

Speaking as a beginner, I can say he's been very patient and knows a bunch of exercises and books to learn everything thing from theory to practical pieces to finger exercises.

He provides constructive guidance on what you're doing wrong, and I'm happy to see myself improve under his tutorage. (oh and if you're a sci-fi fan, you'll have a lot in common with him)
Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.
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Tyler P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler P.

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Hello! My lessons include a thorough exploration of everything from correct hand positioning and optimizing the economy of movement, how to play any chord and scale as well as techniques to help make them easier to remember, basic literacy in reading music and rhythm, ear training, and further expansion into specific genres based on the student's interest. For keyboard/synth players specifically I go over techniques involving sound creation, use of pitch/mod bends, and more depending on what their instrument is capable of.

Please let me know if you have any questions!

About Tyler

"End every day stronger and smarter than it started, inspire others to do the same." Hello! My name is Tyler and I'm a multi-disciplinary musician and athlete. As a teacher I believe the best education comes from well-rounded and varied sources, weaving together to form insights you won't easily le

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Alexander A.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Sign Language
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alexander A.

26 Reviews
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I'm not a piano player, but my students love their lessons. I'm a musician and a teacher, and I've been trained on piano. I can help you with fingering, reading, and theory. I love to teach and play and will bring energy and excitement to each of our lessons. Where I really shine is in my understanding of theory and my ability to explain it. Do you want to know why a chord sounds a certain way in a song? I can tell you. Do you want to know what scale to play over an A 7 that resolves to a D minor in the key of C? I can lead you there. To learn more, just book a lesson and we'll be able to get right into it!

About Alexander

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working

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Sheila T.
Great with beginners. Makes learning bass fun
Goudjor
Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.
Andrew
Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.

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"First lesson down and plenty more to come!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Fawn is a wonderful teacher who is patient and a true perfectionist. I never thought I could improve and learn so much in such little time. With Fawn as my teacher, she has boosted my confidence as a performer and with her brilliant detailed methods and kind heart she has helped me overcome many obstacles I once deemed 'impossible.' With Fawn, EVERYTHING is POSSIBLE!. Furthermore, she continues to devote her time and energy to improve my technique which is something I know will help me for the rest of my life as a pianist."
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Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"My 6 year old son has been taking piano with Dora for just 6 months, but has done amazingly well under her teaching. Dora is fantastic with kids, and she has such a warm, friendly nature that my son always looks forward to his lessons. A number of my neighbors send their kids to Dora for voice and piano, and have nothing but wonderful things to say. I plan to send my younger child to Dora when she's older."
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Took Piano lessons from Dora H.
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"My daughter loves her lessons with Melissa"
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Took Piano lessons from Melissa F.
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"Timothy is an excellent instructure. Very good discussion on theory mixed with the lesson."
Jeff
Took Piano lessons from Timothy H.
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"It is with pleasure I must let you know that Lucian is the very best instructor I ever had. He is patient and stick to his method. I learned so many techniques with him that family and friends can't believe that I could progress at such a pace. I would recommend Lucian for any age groups."

I would love to resume taking piano lesson although I have health issues not completely resolved. I have to be around a humidifier and I must avoid humidity. I hope in the future I will be able to built on the foundation I received from Mr. Williams. I thank you.

Sincerely, Liliane Louis"
Liliane
Took Piano lessons from Lucian W.
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"Tammy is patient and pleasant. She builds a good relationship with her students. Tammy is an excellent motivator."
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Took Piano lessons from Tammy S.
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"Mr. Kelvin is a very skillful musician and a passionate teacher. Just a couple of months into learning piano, the 30 minute weekly lesson at Mr. Kelvin's studio became a fun activity my 5 year old daughter is enjoying every week. I can tell that she is having fun every time at Mr. Kelvin's studio, and she just loves learning piano there."
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Took Piano lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Judy makes learning fun and challenging."
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Took Piano lessons from Judy F.
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"We have worked with Fawn for more than three years now and have had such a great experience. Our daughter, Ruby, is now 10 and loves her time with Fawn and actually looks forward to her lessons. Fawn tailors the lessons in a way that keeps the experience interesting and enjoyable - at the same time she keeps on top of music theory and historical content that really fills out the experience and deepens Ruby's understanding and appreciation. Thank you, Fawn!"
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