Do you not own your own instrument yet, or are you still deciding as to whether you would even like to take up an instrument?

Do you need information on an affordable, good quality instrument to purchase?

Click on any of the underlined sentences in this box to learn about my special introductory lessons.


I am available to teach lessons for multiple hours and for however many days a week that the student requests. You may choose any of several locations for your lessons, including at my home in Harlem/Hamilton Heights (145th st stop on the 1 train, at Brooklyn Woodwind and Brass in Greenpoint Brooklyn (Nassau stop on the L train), your home in the New York area, or I can rent a studio location by the hour in Manhattan for your lessons.

My rate is $50 per hour for lessons from my locations.

From your home in the New York City area (including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Jersey City, Hoboken and parts of Long Island, my rate is $60 per hour. I am available to teach outside of the Greater New York City area, including New Jersey and farther points out on Long Island and West Chester, but the rates for these areas my vary according to travel costs and will be determined on a case by case basis.

To conduct your lesson from a studio location in Manhattan which I will rent by the hour, my rate is $70 per hour.

To book your first lesson and to speak with me further, feel free to call 347-224-4611 or    
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References and testimonials          

I am proud to announce that I am a certified instructor with Takelessons is the preemenent nation-wide internet based service providing private instruction for a myriad of interests including music. All of their instructors are required to go through extensive background checks and screenings. You may view my profile by clicking on the logo at the bottom of this page. There you will be able to read testimonials from current students that I have through Takelessons.

Note: the rates that you will find through Takelessons will vary from the rates that I have listed above. The rates above are concurrent should you decide to contact me personally and book your lessons and are not the same rates that you will get by booking me through Takelessons.

The little bit extra that you will pay with goes a long way. In addition to getting an outstanding teacher, you will also have the added benefit of getting the full range of services provided by Takelessons. This includes your own representative who will insure that you are getting exactly what you are paying for, online forums, the ability to connect with other students, opportunities to take part in Takelessons sponsored performances, and best of all, a representative who will quickly assign you another teacher should you not be happy with my lessons. I can afford to say this, because I have a host of very satisfied students.

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