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Matt B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace University
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Matt B.

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I can help you play by ear, as well as read music. Really, they both help each other out.

Typically lessons start with a warm-up or exercise, which usually relates to a concept in the songs or pieces we study in the lesson. Lessons can vary based on student goals and approach. For example, an advanced classical lesson might target specific spots in larger pieces, while a jazz/pop lesson might deal with hand positioning for chords and ear training. In a beginning lesson, we focus on either finding patterns on the piano that are used in most chord progressions or melodies, or music literacy, depending on the student's preference.

About Matt

I am a professional singer who has proficiencies in piano, organ, choral directing, musical analysis, and ear training/playing by ear. I currently teach college non-majors, and specialize in teaching adult beginning students.

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Linda H.
Was very nice, thank you
Serge C.
Very friendly and knowledgeable of his subjects. He is a total professional.
Megan K.
Just starting lessons with Matt, but he seems very to have great knowledge about how to teach students to grow in their vocal skills. He is very enthusiastic and positive, but honest in his assessment of skills which is important to vocalists who truly WANT to improve their skills. The initial lesson experiences have been really beneficial. Looking forward to continuing lessons with Matt!
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Stephen B.

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

5 Reviews
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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.)
30 minute classes are online only.

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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Natalie G.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
  • Teaches Beginner
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Natalie G.

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I have been playing for more than 10 years, and I am now ready to help others master the piano as well. I welcome all beginners - children, teens, and adults - and I always customize lessons to meet each student's needs. All students need for my piano lessons are: piano lesson books (per my recommendation), their pianos or keyboards, and a smartphone, tablet or computer. I like to keep my setup simple so we can focus on the music!

When I entered the 4th grade, I started taking piano lessons. Music theory was a helpful guide in my journey to grow my technique and my understanding of the marvelous instrument that is the piano. Because I had a digital keyboard for at-home practice, I not only learned how to play a non-digital piano but also a modern instrument that uses chords to control the harmony. I can read notes, recognize rhythm, tempo, and key on sight, and I am knowledgeable about transposition and music notation for the piano.

About Natalie

For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Lee
Natalie is very professional. She knows how to edit a personal statement and she has some great writing skills/suggestions to offer.
alejandra
Natalie totally exceed my expectations. She is very knowledge and her class was on point, easy to follow, enjoyable and productive. She gave me amazing writing tips and come up with wonderful suggestions. I adore that she was very friendly and responsive too!
I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking to improve her writing skills, copywriting or looking for a great teacher.
David
Natalie is knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic. She identified my son´s opportunity areas and developed a plan to tackle those areas using tools like BitPaper, Prodigy Game, Quizlet, and Khan Academy. She went from refreshing support all the way to guidance teaching complex concepts building up in the process my son´s confidence and sense of goal achievement. In the beginning, we had another tutor, but rapidly, we noticed Natalie's difference in her thorough approach not only in Math but also in vocabulary, analogies, and QC´s; based on that, we decided to give Natalie the other sessions we had planned with the said tutor. All in all, she's the best tutor you can find!
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Stephen M.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, vocal performance from Georgia State University
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Stephen M.

25 Reviews
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I like to teach each lesson, for both voice and piano, by spending equal time on ear-training/sight-reading (sight-singing), music theory, technique, and repertoire.

When I teach ear-training to pianists, we do a lot of count-clapping and tonal memory drills. Count-clapping is a way to develop rhythmic accuracy. The act of speaking (counting) while clapping a rhythm activates more of the senses and therefore leaves a stronger impression on the brain, very similar to teaching reading comprehension by getting students to read aloud. Tonal memory is nothing more than developing a pianist’s listening abilities so they can quickly memorize what they’ve heard and recreate it on their instrument. I don’t teach pianists to play by ear, however, but I’ve always had great respect for musicians who have this ability.

Now, piano technique means different things to different pianists. I’m sure as I grow as a musician my thoughts will change, but after 10 years of teaching piano, here’s my ...

About Stephen

Studio Overview Stephen M’s lessons are ideal for the amateur musician looking for a solid foundation in classical vocal techniques (classical music, choral, and musical theater) and piano students looking to hone their skills reading a printed piano score (piano sheet music). These voice less

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Eleanor G.
Unique approach which works well for the littlest ones ... the idea is to keep them interested in the Music and in the instrument so they WANT to “play” but they’re really practicing all week on their own. Great dude ...
Apharnashri Srikanth
My son Rohan has been learning Piano lessons from Mr. Stephen Mccool for about 4 years. Stephen has vast musical experience and is an excellent teacher. He's been really helping my son shape his music and his musicality with technique work and working on pieces that he really enjoy. He goes above and beyond on his musicality. He helps and support my son when he makes a bad move and he helps my son figure out what the pieces mean to him and what they could mean to my son in a way that focuses on the music. Even through the pandemic and completing lessons virtually, he delivered excellently without any delays. My son always looks forward to this piano classes. Stephen is fair but firm with students and I highly recommend him for any student who wants to learn piano. Thank you Stephen for your continuing efforts to present music as a logical, creative, fun, understandable art!
Keaton
I really enjoyed my lessons with Stephen. I'm an adult with some musical experience from college and high school, but not much. He brought a level of energy to our lessons that made them engaging and motivating. He came prepared with lesson goals, but also was flexible enough to work on specific things and songs that I wanted to study. Working with Stephen has given me tools to effectively use my voice and to feel more confident in reading music. After our 10 lessons I have significant improvement in both range and ability. I started without being able to sight-read very well, and now I feel much more confident.
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James P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James P.

9 Reviews
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I play and teach all styles and all ages. I'm patient and supportive with younger students. A typical comment from older students about my lessons would be: "I've had so many years of piano lessons and this is the stuff I've always wanted to learn.
I have most students improvising at their very first lesson.

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “S

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Steve K.
James is very easy to follow..Very relaxed. He is clearly comfortable with his instrument so I feel in good hands..I look forward to working with him to hone my piano playing!
Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
MIchele
Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.
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Andrew P.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Andrew P.

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Very experienced beginner piano teacher! I have over 10 years of experience working with kids and adults on piano and keyboard. My goal is to make sure we do what YOU, the student, want to do. I provide the musical guidelines and push to get you started, but I love being able to collaborate on the music you or your child wants to learn! I have a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in downtown Chicago. I've toured extensively as a singer/songwriter and have written dozens of albums. I now live in Los Angeles and am looking for talented and ambitious new students!

About Andrew

Hello! I've been teaching music full-time for the past 10 years. I graduated music school in 2008, holding a Bachelors in music from Columbia College Chicago, a thriving arts school in the heart of downtown Chicago. There, I primarily concentrated on music composition and guitar, while also studying

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Natalie
Andrew is THE BEST! He connects super well with our 8 year old son and is a GREAT teacher. My son enjoys his lessons, is making lots of progress, and even wrote his first song! I highly recommend Andrew if you're looking for a music teacher!!!!
Kate
Andrew's been working with my 13yo online for the past few months teaching guitar online. Andrew is fantastic. When we had a scheduling conflict, he went out of his way to work with us to not miss a week. He is very easy to talk with, ask questions, and motivates my son every lesson. He is clearly passionate about guitar and is a natural teacher. Strongly recommend him for both kids and adults.
Mark
As a music producer, I've always wanted to learn the guitar, my favourite instrument. I wanted to add guitar playing to my music making arsenal.
I started taking guitar lessons online with Andrew 6 months ago as a complete beginner. I was skeptical at first of how much I would learn online and if it would be worth it. However, I can honestly say Andrew is an excellent teacher who I not only recommend for his outstanding musical knowledge and talent, but also his great teaching skills that allow him to adapt to any of his student's special requests for a class.
Anyone motivated who is willing to put in the work into practicing will love the process of learning with Andrew.

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