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Piano Lessons NYC New york

Piano Lessons in
NYC New york

Musika has been offering NYC New york Piano Lessons since 2001. Our piano teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured New york Piano Teachers

Lena B

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Born in Moscow into a musical family, started learning piano at the age 6. Later on took up guitar and voice, songwriting, classical and jazz singing, acting. Started to study woodwinds at the Rubin Academy of Music in Israel, was awarded a professional instrument as a most talented student. Playing woodwinds professionally since 1990, teaching privately and in state schools. Worked in Europe and traveled worldwide 1991-2003. Graduate composition studies at the University of Massachusetts 2003-2006. Private studies with Lee Konitz since 2001. Festivals: Red Sea Jazz Festival (Israel), Jazz Lent Maribor (Slovenia), Leverkusener Jazz Tage (Germany), Voronezh Jazz Festival (Russia), Lady Got Chops Festival (NY, USA), Women In Jazz Festival (MA, USA), Vermont Jazz Festival (VT, USA), Staten Iseland Jazz Festival (NY USA) and others

Matthew V

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A native to the Poconos, Matt began private saxophone lessons and played in the public school system at age 10. Quickly becoming interested in school jazz ensembles and the plentiful jazz scene that the Poconos had to offer, he began listening to and developing a relationship with many local musicians – David Liebman, Nelson Hill and Phil Woods to name a few. Upon graduation from high school, Matt completed his Bachelors of Music in Jazz Performance and Contemporary Media from the Eastman School of Music. During his time at the Eastman School he had the pleasure of playing in the Eastman Jazz Ensemble, Dave Rivello Ensemble, Saxology and toured with the Temptations and the Four Tops. Upon graduation Matt began working as a musician aboard Cunard and Princess Cruises traveling the Caribbean, Europe, the Mediterranean, Norway, United Kingdom and Iceland. In 2008 he was awarded a Masters Degree in Jazz Saxophone Performance from William Paterson University and in 2011 was awarded a DMA (Doctor of Musical Arts) in Jazz Saxophone from the University of Miami in Coral Gables Florida. During his time in Miami, Matt worked for the University’s Frost School of Music as the teaching assistant under Professor Gary Keller, where he taught private lessons and the Avant-Garde Ensemble. He was also the saxophone instructor at the New World School of the Arts in downtown Miami, Florida.

Tennie S

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I've been passionate about music since I was four. I've been involved in music, participating in chorus from elementary school to college. I dedicate my time to teaching the children's choir at my church and play the organ during worship service. I've been teaching privately piano and voice for almost ten years and loved every minute of it. I always like to teach songs that interests the students because that is what music learning is all about. I embrace all kinds of music from classical to pop. What's important to me is making my students happy.  

Dan B

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I have been teaching music since age 15. Over the year I discovered that I enjoy the excitment of watching students grow and develop. I believe that a great teacher need to have three assets: 1. Know the material. 2. Know how to talk about the material 3. Be a good person.   I believe I have all 3. All ages , levels and styles are welcome, beauty in music can be found in a Mozart sonata and in a delta Bloes and in an Adel song and in a Fun track.

Robert K

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Nothing makes me happier than having the opportunity to share my love of music and guitar. Upon graduating from Skidmore College in 2000, I was accepted to Florida State University to the classical guitar program under the study of Bruce Holzman. I feel my decision to simultaneously work towards two masters degrees speaks clearly for my motivation and passion towards music. While I focused on music theory/composition for my PhD studies at Louisiana State University, I continued performing newly composed works by graduate composers for the instrument.
 
 

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Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

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Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

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No Hidden Fees

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More Information About Piano Lessons

For students just starting out, a keyboard or digital piano is a great entry level alternative to a real acoustic piano. We suggest trying to buy a keyboard with 88 keys. Keyboards with a weighted hammer action are recommended as their touch response and general feel will be most similar to that of an acoustic piano. If it is at all possible, consider buying an acoustic piano - upright pianos are less space consuming - as this will provide students with a greater level of satisfaction during their practice time. Popular keyboard brands include Yamaha, Casio and Roland.
In home lessons are what 90% of our students request. Not only does this provide a convenient means to study music, but we also notice no difference in the quality of lessons done in home or in studio. They are typically structured the same. The main benefit of in-home lessons is the reduction in travel time to another location, and additionaly the student may be able to focus better in your own home since they are familiar with it. Piano lessons in the home offer a practical choice for your family for learning the skill of playing a musical instrument.
Piano lessons are usually structured around a series of method books which are recommended by the teacher, and can be purchased at a local music store or online. Lessons for a beginner usually start with familiarizing the student with the piano as well as beginner level technique. This will include learning the notes on the piano, and learning basic scales, like major and minor scales. Beginners will start by learning how to play scales using the correct finger techniques with both bands until they develop their speed and co-ordination. Eventually students will start off by playing simple melodies - often nursery rhymes - that utilize and put the fingering techniques into practice. Students will also learn the various types of chord, from simple major and minor chords, through to 7th chords, slash chords and diminished chords. Students will also develop their sight reading and music theory knowledge throughout their lessons.
Taking piano lessons as an adult is a great way to learn a new skill and have fun at the same time. Our instructors can help you learn from the very basic level if you are a beginner, or if you are an advanced player they can help you refine your skills. Adult lessons will focus on learning the technique of the instrument, including how to read music, chords, and learning repertoire
Our recommended starting age for piano is 4 or 5, with students capable of playing the keys properly and with sufficient strength in the fingers and hands. Young students also should have begun learning to count and to read. No matter what the age may be, the piano is an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of music, including music theory and basic composition techniques.

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