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Bil M.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Masters in Jazz Piano from New England Conservatory
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Bil M.

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About Bil

I am one of those individuals for whom teaching is just something that I have to do. I started giving music lessons sometime in the 80's and have loved working with all levels of skill and experience. My students say that I am patient, adaptive and encouraging, committed to making music fun. I h

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Christine F.
I have been learning/ working with Bil for several and have LOVED every minute of it. He encourages you to become the musician YOU want to be and pushes you to find YOUR own unique style. He has taught to believe in myself as a musician and to be the best I can be.
Guy F.
Bil is knowledgeable and encouraging. I’m a beginner piano student, with aspirations of playing jazz. And while I’m not yet playing any jazz standards, Bil has taught me the beauty of extended chords, how to quickly build certain voicing of 7th and 9th chords, and encouraging me not only to play with them, but also to start modifying other songs I’ve already learned with said chords. His love for music theory and composition are evident, and he is eager to share his knowledge with his students at their own pace and level of understanding. For anyone considering Bil, I would encourage you to take a lesson with him and experience his easygoing yet focused teaching style.
Britta Hiester
He's great i love my lessons
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Mark M.

28 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Bachelor of Music, Organ Performance from Temple University, Esther Boyer College of Music
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Mark M.

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My youth and adult piano students study using a thorough method that utilizes technical exercises, music theory study, and appropriate repertoire.

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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James M.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 69
  • Music Recording Technology from Finger Lakes Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James M.

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Piano lessons will be unique with me because I am privy to all genres of music. From a students perspective, I want a teacher who is knowledgeable but who also makes learning fun and interesting. My approach will be to practice the technical things such as: notes, sight reading, key signatures, and chord progressions while saving time in our lesson to have fun and thinking beyond the "dry" technical lessons. Not only will I work to improve your music knowledge, I will work with you to develop creative skill and musical ideas. For those looking to go in another direction then classical training, my lessons will be geared toward chord recognition, music creation, and music theory. Do you know of songs you always wished you knew how to play? We will break them down and learn how to play them once we get down the basics. Music is something that is coded and once you learn the rules you will have the ability to create your own music!

About James

Hello, my name is James Murray and I was first introduced to piano when I was 4 years old. My Mom brought me to lessons once a week for 15 years! To remember every note, my instructor came up with creative and imaginative names that make it easier to remember. In our lessons we will spend the first

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Gordon L.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gordon L.

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Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up gu

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Nylah C.
It was a good first experience. But had a few technical issues with the internet.
Joshua K.
I'm afraid I don't really know what to say, except that he has a pleasant manner and seemed to give me the good information to start with. It's only my first lesson
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John B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Koldofsky Graduate Scholarship in Accompanying from University of Sourpthern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

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30 years experience teaching at all levels
Classical Training with a BM, MM and DMA degree
Continuing Lecturer in Collaborative Arts
University of California Santa Barabara since 2005

About John

I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985. I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992) I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005) I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara,

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Jose G.
Meeting John was great, very friendly and professional and to the point, which is my cap of tea and he suggested to get a weighted keys piano to strengthen my fingers, I’m looking into one
Thanks John I will recommend you as a teacher
Jose G Garcia
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John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!
Kenny
John is really great. He takes the time to understand what your goals are and teaches according to your needs. He is patient and provides constructive comments.
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Rene S.

33 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Associate´s Degree Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2005
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Rene S.

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Graduated from Musicians Institute California.
Graduated from Fermatta-a Berklee College of Music affiliated School.

Former lead guitar player at #1 Tribute to Metallica - Masters of Puppets, you probably heard of it.

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About Rene

15 Years teaching professionally makes me charismatic, nice, patient and cheerful, I can teach any age. Singing, Guitar and Piano. Also, years as a working musician in the music industry allows me to teach you what you need to succeed in the music industry, or maybe you just want to learn a few song

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robin
Rene is incredibly knowledgeable but that doesn’t prevent him from breaking down the basics to help me as a beginning singer.

He’s very informative, explaining the why and the how, and doing so in a way that’s easy to understand. It’s helping me establish the foundations of musicality while working on the physicality of developing my muscles, mind and body, to be successful with this new skill.

Aside from the art/skill of singing, Rene has been patient and flexible with my nomadic lifestyle, which can be susceptible to weather, connectivity, and a myriad of other disruptions. I don’t wish him another student in my circumstances, but he’s been willing to work with mine!
Tyler
Rene is a great guitar player and a great teacher! He has an incredible ability of assessing where you are currently at in your guitar journey and using that’s information to determine what lessons/knowledge you need in order to achieve your music goals.
Anthony R.
Rene is a talented patient teacher which will give all the tools you need to be a great guitarist. Save yourself months of messing around and book him now! He will teach you anything you want to learn from theory or your favorite guitar riffs.

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"Kristin is very punctual, flexible, and is a professional. She has a great rapport with my 11 year old son, who she is instructing."
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Took Piano lessons from Kristin M.
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"You can’t go wrong with Taylor as your teacher. She’s an exceptionally creative and talented composer (a bonafide pro) with all the wisdom, humor, patience, and empathy to meet her students right where they are and guide them on their path forward. No need to keep searching :)"
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Took Piano lessons from Taylor A.
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"Dave is excellent with my 5 year old daughter. Great approach combining music theory and technical training all while keeping the attention of my child. Could not be any happier with our experience:)"
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"My daughter has declared that Taylor is the best teacher ever. She loved her keyboarding lesson and can’t wait to learn more with Taylor!"
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Took Piano lessons from Taylor A.
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"Aldrin was very punctual and easy going and competent. It was a good experience. He is for sure a good teacher - now it is up to me to be a good pupil..."
Adeline
Took Piano lessons from Aldrin E.
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Noam over the past year and can wholeheartedly recommend his teaching! As an adult beginner, I was pretty apprehensive about starting to learn an instrument but Noam really worked with me to learn at a level i was comfortable with, and also pushed me to explore things I hadn’t expected, like improvisation. Take lessons with him!"
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"He's great i love my lessons"
Britta Hiester
Took Piano lessons from Bil M.
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"I'm so proud of how far I've come thanks to Wes' help!"
Kim
Took Piano lessons from Wes C.
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"very patient. my 6yr old had a good time"
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"Our sons go to Ms. Stewart’s group ukulele and piano classes and we’re so happy we found her. The boys love her and are learning so much. If you are looking for a patient and warm teacher who actually knows what they are talking about, contact Ms. Stewart. We went through 3 teachers to get to her. I wish we were referred to her first. Our kids will be moving to private lessons in August."
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