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Mark M.

28 Reviews
Worcester, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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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.

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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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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Rakeen
Some people might fare better with this instructor. More chatting than instructing. Usually telling stories trying to sell himself and talk about how great he is. Delusional ideas about your relationship. Accusatory. Takes things personally. Burns bridges. Claims to be a vocal therapist but doesn't do any vocal therapy. Can provide bad advice and medical information.
Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
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Mia R.

22 Reviews
Norfolk, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Mia R.

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Private acting lessons will be primarily focused on coaching audition materials and techniques. Materials include monologues, sides, scenes from plays, etc. Techniques include voice clarity and projection, enunciation, facial expression, emotion, character development, and more.

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I am a professional singer and actress with opera and musical theater credits. Singing is my passion! I love to sing, and I LOVE to teach others to sing! The human voice is the most natural instrument of all, and helping others to bring out the beauty of the natural instrument that lies within th

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Shawnee
Mia is amazing!! love her
Matthew
Mia’s experience came through right away and I was glad I found her through this site. We started working on a few things to improve technique and Mia pointed out several major foundational concepts to begin thinking about. The lesson was a lot of fun!
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Mia is amazing!!

She is a pleasure to learn from and to spend time with!!

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Jonathan W.

Millis, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2018
  • BA - Piano Performance; BA - Composition from University of Hartford - Hartt School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan W.

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Music is all about you. My piano lessons are dedicated to you, refining your abilities, sharpening your ears, and incorporating enhanced levels of creativity. With a background also in composition I have a wide experience in not only performing but writing music, which gets me in close and personal to the inner workings. I have a wide range of knowledge in history and repertoire to engage students outside the realm of normal and often overplayed repertoire.

Especially during major world events, the need for art and mediums where humans can express their emotion are of vital importance. "Practice makes proficiency” - this is true for music as well as life. Mistakes are inevitable but it is mistakes that allow us to grow and achieve greater things. I will patiently and effectively work with you to refine the mistakes and achieve proficiency in your journey through music.

I am extremely personable and am an excellent listener. I graduated from the Hartt School and went to the New

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Jonathan Weir graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Hartt School of Music with a degree in Piano Performance and Composition. Jonathan has been playing Classical Piano since a young age and has studied under Maggie Francis, piano faculty at the Hartt School. The discovery of Classical Piano also led hi

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Ray T.

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Franklin, MA
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ray T.

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I've been playing guitar and piano since I was little. I've been playing music professionally since I was 16 and can cover many styles of music. Berklee College of Music graduate.
I really love teaching and try to incorporate new techniques and technologies into my lesson. It comes down to getting to know you and making the lessons relevant to you.

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I've been a professional keyboard player for over 30 years. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, I'm able to teach music from many different perspectives. I like to get to know my students and tailor their lesson to their interests and goals. I can competently teach Pop, Jazz, Classical, Ear T

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Alisa
Mr. Tarantola has taught my three kids to play piano and to read music. Their confidence in their music abilities has grown over the years as they continue to learn. The skills they learned with Mr. Tarantola has helped them in school music, band and in learning new instruments such as drum set and clarinet. Mr. Tarantola has the ability and personality to teach all ages including new beginners such as I - who began lessons in my 40's. Highly recommend!
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Thelge P.

North Grafton, MA
Starting at $125
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaching since 2008
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Thelge P.

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Experienced college professor of 7 years, specializing in Probability and Statistics. All high school and college students are welcome. Especially students who are preparing for SAT/ GRE. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Let's get started!

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At the college I have taught a variety of courses ranging from Calculus, Statistics, and Probability at the undergraduate and graduate level. My objectives as a statistics educator are: (1) to teach students about statistical tools and how to use them correctly, (2) to expose students to the struct

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