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  • Music Is Life-Russian School Of Music, NYC

    Music Is Life-Russian School Of Music, NYC

    New York, NY 10011

    5.0 (7)

    I really love the process of working with every individual. I truly believe that everyone has their own unique talent, and that the main goal of a teacher is to inspire  each student to believe in his/her special abilities and to work towards making his/her talent stand out. Coming from the background of very intense musical trainining and from extremely competitive classical music environment, I can say with certainty that the most important feature each student needs to develop is the desire to work and create their own perspective on music. Of course, certain things are necessary to le
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  • Musical Ability Is Not An Inborn Talent.

    Musical Ability Is Not An Inborn Talent.

    Midland Park, NJ 07432

    5.0 (5)

    About me Since becoming a piano teacher in 1992, Moe has taught over 253 students with varying ages and ability levels. Member of various music associations including: the Suzuki Association of the Americas and Music Teacher National Association (MTNA). Experience Moe's Piano Studio offers fun and interactive piano lessons to children of all ages and abilities. With over 24 years of teaching experience, Moe shares his enthusiasm and passion of the instrument to each of his students. Methods Moe specializes in Suzuki and traditional methods. The Suzuki method emphasizes the parent involvement,
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  • Anahid Syourapian Piano Studio

    Anahid Syourapian Piano Studio

    New York, NY 10019

    5.0 (4)

    We are a small team of teachers led by Mrs. Anahid Syourapian. We customize our lessons based on each individual students' needs and goals.We offer mainly Classical Piano lessons, ear training & theory. We do teach Jazz, Pop and other styles in music, but our concentration is in Classical music.

  • Deborah Fortier, Pianist & Piano Teacher (& Composer)

    Deborah Fortier, Pianist & Piano Teacher (& Composer)

    New York, NY 10025

    5.0 (4)

    I love working with students of all ages and levels. I work with my students to attain a beautiful tone and a healthy technique, meaning that I make playing as comfortable as I can for them so they can achieve the musicality they wish for. I help them understand how their pieces are put together, incorporating music theory and harmony in our lessons. I have high standards, but make sure that we have a lot of fun during the learning process. 
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  • Cynthia Shaw Music

    Cynthia Shaw Music

    Brooklyn, NY 11215

    5.0 (4)

    I am a classically trained pianist and singer. I have a masters degree in piano performance from Manhattan School of Music. I am a cheerful and knowledgeable teacher who makes my students comfortable in the learning of piano and voice. I help the students move forward in their study through noting and working through the problems that are getting in the way. We work at the students speed and from where the student is right now. My students study with me for many years. I teach only adults, beginners through advanced. 
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    Best of 2018
  • Marina's Piano Studio

    Marina's Piano Studio

    New York, NY 10019

    5.0 (3)

    Special programs catered to all skill levels, designed to make your learning process fun. Located in Midtown Manhattan, the studio is only a few blocks from Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. It is an independent, private studio. Marina's Piano Studio has been recognized by New York City Award Program as one of the best private small businesses for three consecutive years. My goal is to teach music, not simply the instrument, but to awake passion, and open new horizons in one's imagination - all without the pressure of competitive anxiety. I share th
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  • Nicholas Jozwiak

    Nicholas Jozwiak

    Brooklyn, NY 11222

    5.0 (3)

    Hi! My name is Nicholas. I am a highly-trained, multi-instrumental musician. I graduated the New School of Jazz in 2012. I play classical, jazz and pretty much every genre. I make the lessons fun and engaging for all students. My yoga teaching style is very slow and personal, not a sweaty vinyasa style that most beginners are familiar with (think Yoga to the People). I aim to teach you skills that you can utilize daily at home, with our weekly lesson checking in and building on that. We will work with healing any specific concerns and building an internal physical and mental strength that will
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  • Ms. Margarita

    Ms. Margarita

    Fort Lee, NJ 07024

    5.0 (3)

    I am a Worldwide Acclaimed Composer and a passionate, dedicated professional with over 20 years of teaching experience, located in Fort Lee, NJ. I am currently considering adding one to two more students to my schedule. My knowledge of music has led my students to such achievements as: Awards in composition Creation of musicals Musical releases Successful passing of the “Royal Conservatory” Piano, Theory, Aural and the AP Music Theory Exams My background is diverse, ranging from classical music to rock, pop and jazz. I have worked with children as
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  • Mary Feinsinger Music

    Mary Feinsinger Music

    New York, NY 10024

    5.0 (3)

    Mary Feinsinger has  a Master’s Degree in Voice from The Juilliard School. She has taught professionally for over 25 years, and specializes in the pedagogy of popular vocal technique and styles.  Her eclectic, individualized approach to vocal instruction reflects her wide-ranging experience as performer and music director. She has extensive experience in teaching opera, and  applies classical breathing techniques to other singing styles:  rock, pop, musical theatre belt and legit and offers intensive work on smoothing vocal registers. She is an accomplished vocal coac
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  • Grace Music Studio NY

    Grace Music Studio NY

    Brooklyn, NY 11217

    5.0 (2)

    Always wanted to learn to sing or play Piano? 2017 is your year! I have developed a holistic approach that makes singing or playing powerfully easy for Adults and kids even if you've never had a lesson or you think you're not musical. My methods have worked for everyone from tone-deaf students to kids to professional musicians who are already working in the industry. Making music should be about joy and it's for everyone!!  Check out my main site  gracemusicstudiony dot com I have two masters degrees in Vocal Performance (which included Piano) and Acting from The London Academy of M
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    Best of 2018
  • Mina B Piano Lessons

    Mina B Piano Lessons

    New York, NY 10027

    5.0 (2)

    Music has always been a part of my life, and I have been a practicing pianist for the past 14 years. My specialty is working with kids ages 5 and up, and I have had over 5 years of experience teaching music to students. I also have experience playing the violin and viola, and would be happy to spend time with students interested in learning both the piano and those instruments. My teaching focuses on using games, ear training, and basic music theory to my students. I served as a music director at my alma mater, McGill University, for a small theater on campus and music directed the play "Tick
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  • Take Note Lessons

    Take Note Lessons

    Queens, NY 11106

    5.0 (2)

    I have been teaching for over 10 years. I teach privately full-time and run my own company. I personally hire other enthusiastic and experienced music teachers to work with me. I believe learning music should be fun. While it also takes hard work and dedication, a student must first enjoy music in order to continue and progress. My teachers and I incorporate well-known songs into lessons so that students can relate to what they are learning. We also use many of our own games and worksheets to keep students engaged at all times. We offer many different types of lessons including voice, piano, g
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  • DJ


    New York, NY 10023

    5.0 (2)

    Education: · Piano course at Institute for musicians “Tom Jobim” –Sao Paulo – Brazil · Intensive Drums practice at Conservatory “Souza Lima” – Sao Paulo – Brazil · Clarinet and Saxophone lessons at Sao Paulo state music conservatory · Guitar (acoustic and electric) at institute of guitar and technology · Intensive piano class in VA with Maestro James Westerhouse · Guitar Classes at NOVA (North Virginia University College) Manassas VA · Piano Certified at Juilliard school – NY · Jazz cl
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  • Julie Holtzman Holistic Joyful Lessons.

    Julie Holtzman Holistic Joyful Lessons.

    New York, NY 10019

    5.0 (1)

    Juilliard grad.  w/ famed teacher, ROSINA LHEVINNE. Concert Pianist  . Played from Carnegie Hall to CHINA!   also a JAZZWOMAN ..Pianist/ Teacher/Arranger/ Songwriter/ Lyricist/ Singer in 9 Langs. Jazz, Cabaret, Brazilian , Blues , Originals.  GERSHWIN Specialist. also BACH, MOZART, DEBUSSY, et al.... Prep for Auditions.  I teach Holistically.... (mind/body connection). incorporate Alexander Technique .
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  • Piano Lessons By Sarah Gathright

    Piano Lessons By Sarah Gathright

    Newark, NJ 07102

    5.0 (1)

    I was lucky enough to begin teaching piano while I was still in high school. I continued to teach while studying piano at the college level and completing my bachelor's degree in music therapy. My degree field and subsequent work experience with pre-school children through young adults, both with and without special needs, has allowed me to build the skills needed to address each individual's unique learning style. I've worked as a music educator and music therapist for over 15 years, and continue to enjoy maintaining my skills as a pianist and piano instructor part-time. Feel free to contact
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  • Simona Donova Piano, Flute And Music Theory  Lessons

    Simona Donova Piano, Flute And Music Theory Lessons

    East Elmhurst, NY 11370

    5.0 (1)

    My name is Simona and I am a dedicated music instructor in New York City. After graduating with Master Degree in Music in 2016, I have devoted my life to inspire and enrich peoples' lives through music. I have had the opportunity to travel throughout United States and Europe studying under some of the most destinguished artists in the world and teaching gives me the chance to give back to my students what I have  learned. I have over five years of experience teaching students of all ages and levels and everyone who has passion for music and desire to learn is welcomed in my studio. Curren
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  • David Lantz

    David Lantz

    Manhattan, NY 10106

    5.0 (1)

    Too often piano lessons are spoiled by overemphasis on repetitive exercise and etudes. This approach is antiquated and usually ineffective. In my studio learning and refining music is always the priority. Different tools, such a vocalization and outlining often help my students make vast technical leaps without ever having to spend hours strengthening their fingers. Sometimes an exercise is appropriate, to isolate one difficulty can save time. But music is of the ears, not the hands, so that is always where we begin.  I am Juilliard trained and an experienced performer. I've had extensive
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  • Susan The Piano Teacher

    Susan The Piano Teacher

    New York, NY 10003

    5.0 (1)

    I've been teaching piano, theory and composition in New York for over 25 years and love to see my students enjoy the miracle of making music! We have formal Recitals every year giving students the opportunity to perform as well as offering graded evaluations and certificates of achievement. Music by the classic composers as well as American popular genres are taught. My studio is conveniently located near Union Square in Manhattan. Children and adults at any level from beginner to advanced are welcome! I have a Masters from NYU Steinhardt School of Music and Performing Arts Professions as well
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  • Swisschris777 LLC Drum Lab

    Swisschris777 LLC Drum Lab

    Brooklyn, NY 11210

    5.0 (1)

    - personalized curriculum - over 20 years experience teaching all levels from beginners to advanced professionals - multi-cultural environment from European-Classical to West African to American Contemporary

  • Krowne Vocal School NYC

    Krowne Vocal School NYC

    New York, NY 10001

    5.0 (1)

    For almost a decade, the spot-on tools of Krowne Vocal Technique™ have helped professional recording & performing artists to reach and maintain the highest vocal and musical standards - while providing an empowering, structured, and healthy approach to learn singing for complete beginners. 

  • Rebel Rose Music Studio

    Rebel Rose Music Studio

    Maspeth, NY 11378

    5.0 (1)

    Elaine (Mary) Akins is a Graduate of CUNY with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Music, Elaine is a professional Pianist, Vocalist, Guitarist Music Teacher as well as a Songwriter and Performer. Elaine has taught at New York City Public Schools and La Guardia College, studied Music Performance at CW Post College, Greenvale Long Island as well as at Touro College for a Master’s degree for Special Education. Elaine has been teaching privately for twenty five years of piano, guitar and vocal lessons children and adults from age 4 and up. Elaine believes in inspiring and motivation of
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  • Elaine Piano

    Elaine Piano

    Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

    5.0 (1)

    I don't limit the repertoires to only classical music. I have a range from classical to jazz, improvisation, pop, movie, musical, etc.  I had held two seasonal student recitals. 

  • Als Home Piano Lessons

    Als Home Piano Lessons

    Little Falls, NJ 07424

    5.0 (1)

    I am a full time musician who plays in bands and teaches piano. I write music and am the leader of my own New Orleans style rock and funk band. I have studied classical piano since age 5, have been trained in classical theory since I was 15, and studied classical and jazz piano and theory in Montclair and San Francisco State Universities. I teach standard classical technique, but I mix this with classical jazz chord identification, music theory, and ear training. I accompany students as they play because I this improves students' timing. If you or your child is frustrated with learning music
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  • Yoon Jae Lee - Piano, Violin, Music Theory Instructor

    Yoon Jae Lee - Piano, Violin, Music Theory Instructor

    New York, NY 10036

    5.0 (1)

    I am a highly-skilled professional musician certified as a certified Steinway education partner with over 14 years of teaching experience. I offer lessons in classical piano, violin, viola, conducting, arranging/orchestration as well as private tutoring in ear training and theory. My main instrument is piano and I specialize in teaching students who already play the instrument and wish to get a more in-depth experience with piano literature by learning new repertoire and developing their technique. I also teach adult beginners and young beginners whose parents have a dedicated commitment to
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  • Donna Doyle Musician

    Donna Doyle Musician

    New York, NY 10025

    5.0 (1)

    My instruction is based on my lifelong love of music, outstanding professional training and experience and dedication to assisting others develop the music in themselves. See my bio on the Queens College CUNY website (School of Music). See also 'Rate my Professor.'

  • Hands Up Entertanment Inc.

    Hands Up Entertanment Inc.

    New York, NY 10014

    5.0 (1)

    Hi! My name is Nikiya and I am a professional singer/pianist/songwriter/composer. I am a dynamic, passionate and cutting edge instructor who loves to share all that I know with my students! Coming from a musical background, I was trained in classical music at age 5. While attending the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in New York, I trained in a variety of genres. By 12 years old, I started a small business and began teaching friends, family and neighbors. At an early age, I discovered I possessed a talent in teaching and have been teaching ever since via in home/school/studio/groups/online. Wit
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  • Midtown Music

    Midtown Music

    New York, NY 10022

    5.0 (1)

    I teach students the joy of music making and music appreciation using diverse influences from classical, rock, pop, folk, and other genres.  I enjoy teaching all ages from young children to retirees.  I emphasize creativity and ownership of your musical journey!

  • Forever Music Lessons And Recording Studios

    Forever Music Lessons And Recording Studios

    Freeport, NY 11520

    5.0 (1)

    We provide our students with the opportunity to join one of the most effective and comprehensive music instruction and audio engineering programs available on Long Island. We also offer NYSSMA coaching, band coaching, studio time and more!

    Best of 2018

    New York, NY 10025

    5.0 (1)

    Emmy and Grammy Award winning composer pianist. Please visit my website for qualifiers. michael Patterson 

  • Jayjay Lozano Music Lessons

    Jayjay Lozano Music Lessons

    Queens, NY 11373

    4.0 (1)

    My service aims to make the student versatile and musically fluent in communication. I've been teaching privately for 10 years now.

    Best of 2018

New York Piano Lessons

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Anyone looking for a piano teacher in New York is not going to have to look for long, as the city is bursting with tutors. Finding the right teacher to suit your needs however requires a little more time and should not be rushed, as personality can be as important as teaching skills.

Piano sales and rentals in the city are at a very healthy level, and manufacturers and dealers are a good source of information on piano teachers, most of the outlets maintaining a list and knowing the teaching styles.

Manufacturers such as Steinway and Baldwin sometimes let teachers use their showrooms for student recitals, and of course there are numerous promotional events, so there will always be something of a community feel to the showrooms, rather than being simply a sales outlet. Finding an independent tutor in this way allows you to hear feedback from people within the business, and also to contact others who have gone the same route, and will be able to offer recommendations and, possibly, warnings.

There are a number of piano and music schools and between them they can offer you any style of tuition, with a reputable teacher and at rates that do not need to be expensive. Some will also conduct group sessions and recitals, and you will be meeting a whole lot of new friends if you attend any of these. For example, the Eastman Community Music School at University of Rochester offers both group and private piano lessons. The 92nd Street Y, the cultural institution and community center located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan will arrange private lessons.

The Juilliard Dance, Drama and Music School has a placement bureau that lists piano teachers in New York City, and is located at Lincoln Center Plaza in New York 10023.

Mannes School of Music makes referrals in Manhattan and is located on the Upper West Side.

Manhattan School of Music arranges private instruction and seminars, and has a distance-learning program that connects with community centers.

New York Conservatory of Music (NYCM) is on the higher East Side of Manhattan and has been in business since nineteen niety eight, founded and run by performance pianist Dr Jerzy Stryjniak and his companion Joanna. The school takes on students of all ages and abilities, and understands that many adults wish to learn the piano as a way to relieve stress and relax.

The Kaufman Music Center arranges lessons and has a young people’s division that is noted for taking care of musically gifted children.

Joria Productions on West 47th Street, the home of the West Side Dance Project and City Music Schools, offers piano lessons and has practice rooms available.

The City College of New York is particularly strong on popular music studies, while if it’s jazz piano you are after, the New York Jazz Academy is one of the fastest growing music schools in the city and offers a list of tutors that will help you develop piano technique along with an enjoyment of jazz.

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