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Diane M.

7 Reviews
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 to 79
  • Teaching since 1980
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Diane M.

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With thirty-five years experience as a pro singer/stage director and vocal coach, I bring extensive international experience to my lessons. Having worked with singers at all levels of development, I will introduce you to vocal technique structured for where you are right now. I coach in multiple genres: Jazz -- determining keys, understanding charts and leadsheets, Broadway -- belt, mix and legit, Blues, and for classical singers, multiple languages. I work extensively with actors on both speaking and singing voice and with voice-over and media voices.

As a stage director, I offer stage and performance etiquette, interpretation and how to prepare for auditions and recording sessions. If you are a community singer and just getting started, I love teaching the basics and will help you build the confidence you need!

Lessons are in a double studio with high ceilings, great acoustics and both a grand piano and electronic.

About Diane

You will never regret having voice lessons with a true professional. I've performed and taught across the US, Europe, and Australia. As a singer/stage director I've produced over fifty cabaret shows, musicals and operas. As a recording artist, I've released the CDs: "Music in Flight," endorsed by

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Emmy L.
Diane is a very professional and classy person.
Emie loves her
Toriona W.
My daughter said she felt very comfortable with Mrs. Diane and she can't wait for her next lesson.
Sonja
It is a pleasure to provide a recommendation for Diane McNaron and her studio. My daughter has been taking private lessons for more than three years and we have been exceptionally pleased with the results. Ms. McNaron’s extensive background and experience in a wide variety of musical genres allows her to customize lessons around the student’s vocal strengths and interests rather than force a cookie cutter approach. Ms. McNaron has nurtured her talent in a positive, professional manner and I highly recommend her for those looking to improve, learn, or simply polish their current vocal skill set. You will not be disappointed.

Davin D.

Montevallo, AL
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Davin D.

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Principled Learning

An initial establishing of your skill level and a personalized program of growth tailored to your specific goals

A Roadmap to your learning with intermittent goals to help you see your progressreach your ultimate

A few ”tricks of the the trade” to more professional playing

Principles that can stretch into any instrument, genre or style of music

If so desired, analysis of songs to understand deeper mechanisms of music

About Davin

Hi, there! My name is Davin and I look forward to meeting you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students learn to play guitar. I am mostly self taught but have learned theory and composition/songwriting under Berklee study programs. I'm a laid back yet passion

Ashlyn R.

Pelham, AL
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from University of North Alabama
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashlyn R.

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Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. Ever since a young age, Ashlyn Riley has found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with people. Ashlyn Riley is an accomplished harpist who has performed solo and with various orchestras and ensembles in North Alabama since 2007. She was the principal harpist for the Shoals Symphony Orchestra at UNA for four years and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music. Ashlyn continues to perform with her 1900s Wurlitzer harp for various events while she is pursuing a certification in Music Therapy at UA.
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Ashlyn is also a accomplished pianist who as played over twelve years and performed in various recitals and concerts.

About Ashlyn

I have been teaching lessons for 6 years and love to help people fall in love with music. I have a bachelors degree in music performance for harp from the University of North Alabama and have also played piano for twelve years.

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Julie B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Julie B.

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I am an experienced teacher of over 10 years. My experiences teaching beginner, intermediate and conservatory level students has informed my teaching at all levels. I offer students proven practice strategies that help them overcome obstacles in their playing. By focusing on specific fundamental exercises and avoiding common mistakes my students have the tools they need to overcome any challenges set before them so they can accomplish their goals.

About Julie

Hi there! My name is Dr. Julie Baker. I am a teacher, performer and music educator dedicated to helping my students become better musicians. I offer my students effective methods so that they see better results in a shorter amount of time. We do not have to practice ALL the TIME- we jut need to

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Chaz Ronald B.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks ENGLISH, SPANISH, GERMAN, Visayan, Tagalog, ITALIAN, FRENCH
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Education in Music (M.Mus.Ed.) from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
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Chaz Ronald B.

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As a music education specialist, Ronald Chaz develops and restructures educational programs and teaching guidelines in piano and vocal performance as well as music theory to include rudiments and composition, for leisure, college matriculation, or as degree course components administered by Trinity College London (external dept). He teaches these subjects in either English, Spanish, Italian, German, or French.

He has a B.A. and M.Ed. (majors in Vocal/Piano Performance, Music Education, Spanish, German; minors in French, Italian, and Interpreting/Translations ). He is fluent-native speaker fluency to teach Voice in these languages in addition to Tagalog and Cebuano (Visaya).

He has taught up to Fellowship levels, entrance matriculation to colleges and universities, undergraduate-postgraduate requirements, curriculum-based graded examinations requirements, or for leisure and self-enhancement.

About Chaz Ronald

As a music and foreign language education specialist Ronald structures and restructures educational programs for leisure, college matriculation, and as degree course components administered by the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Testing-USA), ACT (American College Testing), HSC (Higher School Certificate-

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Indira
Dr. Chaz is a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. He is an incredibly adept musician. He can identify what exactly you need improvement on and provides the most helpful advice on how to attain that improvement. I have studied music (flute) for 10 years with numerous teachers and band/orchestra directors, all very skilled and incredible themselves, but I never received clearer instruction than with Dr. Chaz. He explained concepts that many young musicians (like myself) struggle with and he beautifully portrays the relationship between theory, practice, and performance. Additionally, I appreciate his emphasis on ensuring vocal health and meditation- meditating pitches so that one can internalize the pitches to sing them more accurately. I was planning to remain his student for as long as I could but due to personal health and scheduling reasons, I had to discontinue and hope to return soon. I 150% recommend taking his lessons. Get ready to learn so much and expand as a musician!
Mark
Really great vocal teacher. He's very patient to his students. He goes on all the topics about singing. He's really good at helping his students prepare for a song. He doesn't waste time on any unnecessary practice. He teaches his students how to practice at home. I learned a lot of singing terms from him as well. Overall, I think he's a great vocal coach.
Maria J.
Excellent! knowledgeable, friendly, easy to follow. Great introduction for a total beginner.

Jake O.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jake O.

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Whether you're tackling singer-songwriting, accompaniment, pop/rock, jazz/funk/r&b, or even classical exercises, I can help you. I've studied piano/voice/guitar long enough to know what each kind of instrumentalist/vocalist needs. I'm well versed in a overview of all genres and styles, as well as specialized areas of study. As a writer, I'm also very familiar with coaching instrumentalists geared towards composition and arranging. If you're looking to improve your skills, I can help!

About Jake

I want to teach the material that excites students. After a handful of really crummy experiences with teachers who wanted me to learn a specific way, I stumbled across a music school in Philadelphia and a college in Boston that really got the principle of teaching what students are drawn to. Bruc

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Jason F.
Jake was GREAT! Got some awesome tips and can’t wait to see him next week! He’s a fun guy to chat with too...
Simon
An amazing first lesson!
Aaron R.
Jake is knowledgeable and a great singing teacher.

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"Tammy is such a kind and patient teacher. She observes how a student learns best and tailors her teaching to that student. My student enjoys lessons with Tammy and appreciates her compassion and positive attitude. I appreciate Tammy always being very organized and sincere."
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Took Piano lessons from Tammy S.
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"James is an amazing teacher, he not only understand the guitar but also the theory to go along with it! He has helped me become a better musician all around! My minimal knowledge of music theory and guitar has grown tremendously since we began! Has is also helping me to cultivate my unique voice for the guitar! I would recommend hi to anyone interested in guitar lessons!"
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Took Guitar lessons from James W.
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"Michelle is very patient and she has the perfect temperament to teach children. We have known Michelle for many years. She is currently teaching my 5 year old daughter. When we decided to have our five year old lessons, we were very pleased Michelle was available to instruct her. Michelle has taught our other two daughters. I would highly recommend Michelle to anyone!"
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Took Piano lessons from Michelle V.
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sindhu
Took Violin lessons from Laurel K.
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"Joe is a great teacher. He manages to provide a rare balance of providing structure and technique infusing a delightful element of fun and social interaction. My lessons are about music, art, and life and science. Highly recommend!"
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Took Bodhran lessons from Joe S.
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"Very professional, easy to work with."
Cory
Took Classical Voice lessons from Bethany R.
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"I couldn't be happier with Keith. He explains complicated concepts in techniques in a way that's easy to follow and implement with that day's lesson plan. He clearly lays out the origin of how certain notes and chords were developed in order to give you the full picture of what it is you're practicing.
He's very laid back and patient and a joy to work with."
Jeff
Took Guitar lessons from Keith P.
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"I have followed Clint's career for many decades. He is a fabulous performer and a sensitive player. I know many of his students, and they all rave about his teaching skills. He is able to clearly communicate about the music and the instrument, and is knowledgeable about the history of the instrument. He inspires his students to reach beyond what they thought they could do. He is a dedicated and accomplished musician and teacher. He is the best teacher out there!"
Gretchen
Took Harmonica lessons from Clint H.
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"Marjorie was such a great teacher. Always encouraging and very positive, she helped me strengthen my voice in preparation for an audition I was nervous about. Within the first lesson I could already hear an improvement in the strength and tonality of my voice. She was also very precise about rhythm and other techniques in the songs I was singing. Pity I can't continue my lessons with her as I am leaving New York!

Thanks for your help Marjorie!"
Lyndsey
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Marjorie K.
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"Lauren's expertise and creativity really shines through during the lessons!! It's the perfect mix of a thorough, methodical lesson but also fun and extremely engaging, with room for our individual visions and artistry to shine through on Ableton. I can't recommend her enough, She's the best out there!!!"
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Took Ableton lessons from Lauren K.
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