Music Lessons Washington Heights , NY

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Featured Music Teachers Near Washington Heights , NY

Here are just a few of the many teachers offering music lessons in Washington Heights . Whether you are looking for beginner music lessons for your kids, or are an adult wanting to improve your skills, the instructors in our network are ready to help you now!
Michael S

Michael S

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Michael is a musical director, lyricist/composer, and music producer with an extremely varied background. He formed a medieval ensemble to perform at the premier of ROBIN AND MARIAN, and a Country-Western band for the South African equivalent of the Kentucky Derby. He’s a former musical director for National Lampoon's live shows and television specials, including CLASS OF '86, for which he also wrote several songs. Other television work includes the soundtrack for PBS BIOGRAPHY, LIFESTYLES OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS, CNN TRAVEL SERIES, and the Jane Leeves sitcom THROB. During its original New York run, he conducted LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. He has appeared in several Broadway and off-Broadway shows as an actor/musician. These include PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES and SONG OF SINGAPORE. During the Toyota Comedy Festival, he was musical director and a contributing writer for FIRESIGN THEATRE. He has performed, produced, or written music and lyrics for numerous corporate clients, such as Bayer, Nike, Verizon, Kraft, CNN, Chase Manhattan, Scholastic, Hallmark, and many others. He continues playing both recording and club dates, and has performed with artists ranging from Jimmy Dean to Richard Gere to Shawn Colvin to MA$E, for whom he arranged and played keyboards on the platinum-selling I’M NO KILLAH. He is a contributing writer to CHILDREN’S MUSIC JOURNAL, NATIONAL LAMPOON, and THE SECOND SPRING (St Augistine’s Press). He was profiled in YOUR OWN WAY IN MUSIC (St. Martin’s Press).

Sean S

Sean S

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Sean began formal training under Jorge Morel. Shortly after, he was accepted into the Manhattan School of Music where he earned a B.M. in Classical Guitar Performance. While there, he studied with Oren Fader and Mark Delpriora. He also played in master classes for Eliot Fisk, Eduardo Fernandez, David Starobin, and James Smith. He later went on to earn an M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University, where he pursued post-graduate studies. He has performed extensively throughout New York including a performance at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. He performs extensively in a wide variety of musical styles from classical to rock. Sean also brings with him over a decade of teaching experience. He has taught applied guitar at Columbia University. He is currently on faculty for several music schools, in addition to teaching privately- maintaining an extensive and extremely talented studio. He believes that the guitar is unique because it can function in such a wide variety of musical styles. Any style can be explored with the intent of reinforcing competent and sound musicianship.

Stan K

Stan K

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Originally from Texas, Stan began his music education at an early age, studying piano with his father who was a professional jazz pianist.  As a child his musical interests were greatly diverse, but he fell in love with jazz saxophone in high school.  At age sixteen he began to play professionally and these early musical experiences led him to a career in music.  He enrolled in Texas State University in San Marcos Texas and earned a B.A in Music Performance in 2001 studying saxophone with Dr. John Mills, a highly successful studio woodwind player, and piano with James Polk, former musical director for The Ray Charles Orchestra.  It was during this time that Stan started giving private lessons at his former high school in New Braunfels, Texas.  He moved to Austin and began private teaching at two high schools, Westlake and Round Rock and had many successful students.  He also began to teach adults at this time whom he often met at his performances. In 2006, he moved to Baltimore and taught flute at Cockeysville Middle school as well as clarinet and saxophone for a company called Music and Arts.  Also at this time, he was appointed as the full time music instructor at The Art and Drama Therapy Institute in Washington D.C., a private school for adults with developmental disabilities.  This experience greatly expanded his understanding of how to better connect with students and to convey more than just the musical notation on the page to his students. In 2008, as his performance career accelerated, he moved to New York.  While recording two albums for Sunnyside Records and touring the globe, he joined Musika and has taught extensively for them adults and children, saxophone, piano, clarinet and flute.

Martin D

Martin D

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Martin D is a freelance musician and educator in New York City.  

Kelsey R

Kelsey R

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I recently graduated with honors from Westminster Choir College where I completed degrees in both Music Education and Music Theory and Composition. I am currently working as a music teacher for the West Windsor Plainsboro Regional School District and building my career as a performer. So far I have sung multiple times at top performance venues like Carnegie Hall, the Kimmel Center, and Lincoln Center. 

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  • 5.0

    Review by Ruslan

    She is the most amazing teacher ever. She is not only w great teacher but she's so fun to work with. She has taught me so many things in such little amount of time things I didn't even know I could do. I recommend Andrea to everyone. She is an amazing singer and cares a lot about her students. She's the best!!

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    Andrea R
    5.0

    Review by Brianne Hancock

    Martina has been teaching our daughter violin since early 2015. Every time our daughter has a lesson she comes away in such a great mood - she really enjoys her lessons! Martina is positive and encouraging and adjusts her teaching to help our daughter learn the best way for her learning needs. We were curious about how online lessons would work, and it turns out that they work really well. The 1:1 time and ability to teach from a distance make it work just as well as in person. We've had moves and schedule changes and Martina has been very flexible for us - which made such a big difference in making violin lessons accessible. Absolutely recommend her!

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    Martina S
    5.0

    Review by Wilma

    Gina is very supportive and encouraging. Even though I get frustrated with my progress, she can tell that I've been practicing and reminds me of how far I've come. She challenges me to learn new skills without giving me a piece that I cannot master (with practice). I'm happy that she is my music teacher and look forward to many more lessons in the future.

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    Gina O
  • 5.0

    Review by Angie Ignazzitto

    Stephanie is an excellent voice teacher! Our 10-year-old daughter enjoys her lessons with Stephanie each week. She has an amazing way of connecting with our daughter through music. Stephanie knows how to offer constructive feedback in a positive way that keeps our daughter interested and wanting to learn more. I would recommend Stephanie without hesitation.

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    Stephanie B
    5.0

    Review by Brooklyn

    Laura is a fabulous teacher. She explains concepts to me using concrete examples so that I can understand changes that I need to make to my posture, breathing, phrasing, etc. She makes warm-up exercises fun, and she's got a great sense of humor over all. Her teaching style is collaborative, more egalitarian (she respects what I already know and meets me at my level), tailored to my particular interests and strengths, and I always look forward to our lessons!

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    Laura M
    5.0

    Review by Kaleen Todoroff

    Noel is amazing. She is helping me to work toward my vocal goals for auditions to several musical theaters. She has helped me choose strong audition pieces and is teaching excellent ways to get the sound I need in a safe and healthy way. She works outside our lessons on new warm ups and new music pieces. She is the best.

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    Noel C
  • 5.0

    Review by Dylan Jacinto

    Jessie is the finest musician I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I find her overall concept of approaching an instrument to be both comprehensive and effective. Each technique she has acquired has made it possible for her to tailor her method to a variety of ages and individuals. I cannot speak more highly of Miss Jessie's abilities. Her lengthy and impressive cradecials speak for themselves. I recommend no hesitation in seeking her services!

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    Jessie E
    5.0

    Review by Shelonda

    Henry is teaching my daughter how to play piano. Henry is an excellent teacher, we really like and appreciate him. His teaching style works very well for my daughter, she is comfortable which makes learning enjoyable. Henry is very patient and I can see that he is passionate about teaching music. Great teacher for sure.

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    Henry O
    4.0

    Review by Elsahatzipavlou

    Erin has been a wonderful voice/piano teacher for our 7 year old daughter. She is talented, patient, and has a wonderful demeanor. She has been consistent with her teaching in piano and voice. She keeps record of where the students leave off so that they know what to expect the following week. I would definitely recommend Erin to anyone looking for a skilled piano/voice teacher.

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    Erin W
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