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Justin M.

66 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. Music from California Polytechnic State University
  • Teaching since 2005
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Justin M.

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Experienced classical guitarist, mandolin and ukelele player and teacher of 20 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical and jazz theory. I specialize in classical, jazz, world, and rock music theory and improvising. Theory is a great tool for adding variety and spice to your playing, improvising and compositions.

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and th

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Lauren
Justin is teaching me music just not how to play the ukulele. Really appreciate his individual approach which incorporates my learning style. When needed, Justin picks up when I need a change of strategy. I am a very very beginner and have learned so much so far.
Isaiah H.
I "shopped around" for a great teacher on this site.

For many new lesson takers, not only do you have no clue about your instrument, you aren't even sure what makes a great teacher!

So here are some things to look out for in a first lesson:

Your teacher should be personable and interested in your musical experience and taste. Ask them what they like! You might hear something you want to learn.

If you mention some level of experience, they will ask you to play something you either know or have been working on. This is important!

Then, preferably, they will ask why you have chosen your instrument and what you want to be able to do with it (i.e. do you want to play in a band, or just play your favorite songs for your family gatherings).

All of this allows you to relax and not worry too much about performing too much during your first lesson.

More importantly, it gives the instructor a clear path on how to work with YOU. The more they know about your current level, the better your experience and learning progress will be.

For absolute beginners, I would hope that they have a simple melody for you to learn right then and there by watching and playing with them.

Well, Justin knocked it out of the park! And then some.

He showed that he is willing to customize teaching to your style, as well.

I learn by ear, so he knew how to use that as an advantage for learning the fretboard and notes. Instead of giving me a paper with chords on it, he challenged me to use my knowledge and play around more thoughtfully to figure out what the names are for notes and chords I'm already playing.

Please, don't hesitate to work with Justin. The price is beyond fair! Especially since other teachers in the same price ranges are between 2-4 stars.

Thanks, Justin!
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Ari S.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ari S.

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Theory creates a foundation upon which all musical expression can be built. Whether you realize it or not, you might already know some! Dive deeper as we analyze and figure out why things "work" (or don't!).

About Ari

I am a guitarist, bassist, writer and composer based in New Haven county. With international touring experience, songs licensed to film and television, and a degree from The New School, I have an approach that is both holistic and comprehensive. I am easygoing, adaptable and excited to approach musi

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Jonathan
Fantastic and versatile teacher, able to cover all styles comfortably. Definitely recommended for in-home lessons for adults or kids. Relaxed & easygoing, Ari can also push when you need to get over that next practice hurdle. Super nice guy and great teacher.
Carolyn
Wonderful teacher. Creative patient and kind
George
Ari is very knowledgable but presents information in a relaxed, approachable way. It's obvious that he really enjoys teaching and his low key manner makes students feel at ease. Highly recommended!
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Polina D.

59 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, Italian, English, Russian
  • Awarded Best of Lessons from Best of Lessons
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Polina D.

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Weather you dream to create your own music one day or applying for college to make music to be your life career - you need the knowledge of music theory. I provide individually developed courses of music theory which include subjects such as solfeggio, harmony and music analisys. More than scales, chords and arpeggios, my assignments require from you the usage of a piano to be able to apply the received theory information for further progress.

About Polina

I am an experienced classical pianist with honorable degrees obtained from the most prestigious musical institutions in the world - State Academy of Music (Russian conservatory of music) located in Minsk, Belarus, as well as The College of Saint-Rose, Albany, New York, Unites States. Piano has been

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William
Polina is by far and away the best piano teacher I ever had. Her lessons are of much higher value than what she charges. Her musical knowledge and ability is extraordinary. I would give her 6 stars if I could!
Samantha
I have been with Polina for two years and I cannot recommend her enough. She will introduce you to music in such a way that you cannot help but feel her love and passion for the subject. This is what makes every weekly lesson something I look forward to. Flexible and fun, she has guided me from my first time at the keys to Liszt. As an adult learner, I came in thinking my goals were impossible, but she made it all possible!

Polina radiates kindness, and always knows how to push me to succeed at any given piece I bring to her (even ones that I thought I’d never be able to play). Her teaching style is repertoire over technique which has meant in all my time with her I have never gotten bored with the piano or stuck in the seven levels of Hanon.

I highly recommend her to anyone and everyone, I often brag about her to my friends. Schedule her if you find an opening. It’s not often you can find someone so gifted in teaching music.
Veronica
Polina is an amazing teacher. I learned so much in my first lesson. She's encouraging but honest, which is perfect for those who want real feedback to improve. Can't wait for my next lesson!
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Barbee M.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $79
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician Award from University of North Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music-Vocal Performance from Frost School of Music, University of Miami
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Barbee M.

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Enhance your singing, playing, or songwriting skills with an understanding of how music works! Music theory lessons can help you learn and memorize music faster, perform with more confidence, and add variety to the music you write.

About Barbee

Activities cancelled by COVID-19? Give online lessons a try! I have years of experience using technology for musical learning and I would love to work with you! *PLEASE NOTE* For afternoon/evening lesson times (after 2:00pm EST), I am only accepting weekly students. If you would like to take less

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Nicole N.
Barbee is fantastic! She is so kind and supportive. She is very good at giving suggestions and helping you improve without ever making you feel like you did something incorrectly or badly. In every class with her, I learn a lot and have a ton of fun!
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Ryan B.

95 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ryan B.

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I'm a college educated musician who has been employing music theory in a band setting for several years now. A strong base of music theory is a great place to start for new musicians. Knowing the basics of our shared language will especially help when you begin collaborating with other musicians and make communication much easier.

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Shannon B.

20 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Awarded Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University
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Shannon B.

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Basic music theory as well as learning to read lead sheets and chord charts. Getting ready for a theory placement test for college? I can help!

About Shannon

Music is my passion, my hobby, my career and my gift. I have been performing since age 7 and teaching for the last 25 years. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in music and love to share my knowledge and experience with all ages and aptitudes - even special needs. My approach to teaching is

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Marius
So far 1 lesson and Shannon made my tween feel very easy (he is a bit shy to play in front of people) and motivated. We are looking forward to more lessons!
Evie S.
My daughter’s first lesson with Shannon was fantastic! Shannon has such a warm personality that immediately put us all at ease. She is so patient, kind and knowledgable. She had many tips and tricks to help my daughter learn. My daughter left the lesson eager to practice what she learned, and eager to go to her next lesson. I couldn’t ask for a better outcome!
Danni D.
very patient. my 6yr old had a good time

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"10 stars! Randall is a very knowledgeable and patient teacher. Recommend!"
Michael
Took Music Theory lessons from Randall K.
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"Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences."
Dion
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Very patient and enthusiastic. Teaches with a lot of heart, would highly recommend her."
Sean
Took Music Theory lessons from Trina G.
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"Ezra is patient and exceptionally gifted at explaining complex topics to students of all levels. His own excellence as a performer and composer make him capable of addressing both performance technique and academic musical concerns with great specificity and clarity. And he's just a nice guy!"
Claire
Took Music Theory lessons from Ezra D.
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"As Jim states on his bio, he teaches from age 8 and up. I'm one of his "up" students who's been playing guitar for a few years, but never took time to learn theory because I thought it was too confusing or difficult to learn. After being stuck in a rut for the past 30 years, I finally realized that I could be a guitar player, instead of just playing guitar, by understanding WHY I'm playing what I playing. I planned to take a few lessons to see how it would go. That was 4 months ago. Now when I pick up my guitar, I have a plan and am excited to learn more each week. Jim's approach to teaching theory makes it clear for anyone of any age or expertise. If you're young and want to learn the right way, Jim will teach you the right way. For us older folks, I found out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks... I highly recommend Jimmy!"
Anthony
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Shawn is very well informed on music theory. I have had discussions with him on numerous occasions, quite enlightening."
Todd
Took Music Theory lessons from Shawn G.
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"A really interactive and caring teacher he knows his material and really wants his students to learn.very paticent and makes his material very easily understood"
Sinead
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith G.
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"Really good teacher. Taken a good amount of lessons from her and I am a happy customer. I am continually impressed with her ability to see exactly where/what I need to work on. Feel very comfortable at her studio.
Definitely recommend!!"
Zachary
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"I had the good fortune of having Roberto as my Traditional Harmony and Counterpoint teacher when going for my Music Degree in Mexico City. I can tell you his class was one of a kind and he turned a couple of the most complicated subjects of music into something very enjoyable. He's a strict teacher, but he values hard work dearly and he was always available for a student seeking help."
Juan Carlos Moreno
Took Music Theory lessons from Roberto S.
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"So easy even this old timer can get it

Tim is an excellent, patient and caring instructor. I am a brand new guitar owner from a rural area in North Dakota. I was looking for a guitar teacher but all required a 30-60 minute drive. I found Tim through the Betterfly website and have taken several lessons through Skype. It has been a great experience that I would recommend to anyone from beginner on up"
Christine
Took Music Theory lessons from Tim B.
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