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Diane M.

7 Reviews
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Awarded Metropolitan Opera Regional Finalist from Metropolitan Opera
  • Teaches students 7 to 79
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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.
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George C.

1 Review
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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George C.

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Fingers or a pick? Why did you you choose electric bass over the guitar? I’ll help you understand the role of a bass guitar and show you basic techniques to those catchy fills that have been remembered for decades.

Beginner level: technique and positioning is paramount. I prefer to use fingers over a pick to begin with but it is purely your choice. I will start from one position (left hand) and work with the right amount of finger strength (both hands), timing of notes, and coordination. A plethora of popular songs can be played in just one spot on the fret!

Next, I will incorporate some simple theory and show you how to move around the fretboard comfortably by shifting or sliding and really emphasize cooperation with the right hand. You want to make those notes shine and “mean it”. You are the band’s “anchor” and you Must listen to your bandmates (even if you are just jamming to your favorite songs).

My goal is to make you feel comfortable in your role and get the ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

Lauren B.

1 Review
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $17
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Middle
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Lauren B.

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I have been a songwriter for 15 years and have tour experience. I currently teach a Songwriting course in a Fine Arts Academy and would love to guide you through the Songwriting process.

About Lauren

I am a certified music teacher of 12 years. I currently teach guitar, piano, drum set, and songwriting at a Fine Arts Academy. I have experience teaching guitar both in a class setting and a one-on-one setting. I have also led children's music at Vacation Bible School. Prior to teaching, I trave

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My daughter was very impressed with her teacher.

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Jacqueline F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music - Flute Performance from University of Wisconsiin - Madison
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacqueline F.

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Playing flute should be fun while learning fundamentals. Whether you're preparing for an audition or just want to be a better flutist, I can help you improve every aspect of your playing. I will teach you how to practice efficiently and gain the listening skills to improve every day.

About Jacqueline

Music has been a major part of my life since I was 8 years old when I attended a live performance of the Nutcracker. I knew at that point that I had to play the flute. I started flute when I was 10, began private lessons at 12 and went on to get a Bachelor's and Master's degree in music. I playe

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Adam R.

81 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam R.

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I am a performance coach for singers and actors. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Deta

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Courtney L.
I learned a lot in 30 minutes!
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Adam has helped my son find his voice after only working with him for a short time. He gave him valuable tips, exercises, and even recorded the lesson so that my son can go back and refer to what he was taught. Can’t wait for him to continue working with him.
Donald
This was my first lesson with Adam and everything went well. Adam made feel at ease and his singing advice was very informative and productive. An excellent teacher.
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Claire C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Creative Arts Therapy from Hahmann University(now Drexel U)
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Claire C.

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I have a MA in music therapy from Hahnemann University(now Drexel). I have experience working with all ages from toddlers to geriatric with a variety of special needs. Each student/client will receive individualized sessions based on their interests and needs.

About Claire

Claire C., MA. She received her B.A. in Music History from Temple University and her Master’s in Creative Arts Therapy from Hahnemann University. Her professional experience as a Music Therapist includes early childhood, adolescent, adult in-patient and out-patient psychiatric and geriatric po

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Claire C.
"Claire is a very competent teacher and musician. She is a qualified piano teacher and music therapist. She is a knowledgeable piano teacher working in the great Philadelphia area for many years. Ms. Claire C. is always looking for ways to improve her teaching and playing. I highly recommend Claire. Maria B. Hubler Taubman Seminar Faculty"

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"Mrs. M. has done an excellent job in helping my children excel in their music skills. I love her focus on the technicalities - rather then just being able to play a song."
- Julie
Took Piano lessons from Jill M.
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"I'm a complete novice. Laurel was very supportive and positive. I've come away from my first lesson feel confident I can do this."
- Sheila
Took Singing lessons from Laurel S.
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"Maureen is fabulous! She was quick to pick up where my skill level was and I'm looking forward to my next lesson!"
- Annalee Noel
Took Piano lessons from Maureen K.
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"he has helped me to memorize portion of my favorite song while learning a certain strum with accent on 2nd beat and working on it. he has helped me to organize time to learn. shown me strum pattern and how many in between per note while following and artists song. he is helping me to be disciplined not to think about it and do it subconsciously which is wonderful to learn. i am learning a finger pattern. all will take time. when i stumble he picks the same note up with me as i start again and helps me grow thru my difficulties with explanation and repeating over and over with me until i get it. very patient and nice person with good teaching skills."
- Nancy
Took Ukulele lessons from Derek V.
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"I took Violin lessons with Nader for about eight years, and I can confidently say that those eight years made me the musician that I am today. When I first met with Nader, I could barely scratch out an elementary level piece. However, I do believe that I can now play any piece with the ability and technique I learned from Nader.
Each lesson consists of scales and arpeggios, scale studies, etudes, bow studies, and one or two pieces of music. Nader teaches with an emphasis on the fundamentals (scales, arpeggios, scale studies, etc.) so as to build the best foundation possible. As far as music goes, the pieces vary with respect to time period and style. Over the years I played and performed several Baroque pieces (Bach Sonatas and Partitas, Leclair Sonata) some Classical pieces (Mozart Violin Concerto) and many Romantic pieces (to name a few: Wienawski Violin Concerto, Debussy’s Claire De Lune, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance, Saint-Saens’ Introduction et. Rondo Capriccioso, Bruch Violin Concerto, Manuel de Falla’s Asturiana) and a few modern pieces (e.g. Barber’s Violin Concerto). For the beginning student, Nader usually chooses a few selections from the Suzuki books, although he doesn’t necessarily teach the Suzuki method. He will also incorporate sight singing (Melodia) and ear training into the lesson to ensure that the student develops and sharpens a proper musical ear.
Over the years I was introduced to and learned many of the important techniques associated with stringed instruments (e.g. vibrato, octaves, fingered octaves, double and triple stops, chords, artificial harmonics, Spicatto, Staccato (and other common bow manipulations), proper shifting between all positions, pizzicato, phrasing, etc.) He has an extensive knowledge of technique and composition which he uses to give the student the best education possible on the matter. Nader also makes sure the student understands that there is more to music than simply playing the notes. He teaches how to phrase and incorporate one’s own musicality into the piece. He also teaches the student about the culture and history surrounding the composer/piece that they are working on. This is not only informative, but also keeps one interested even if they find the piece difficult or frustrating.
There is an annual concert where all the students perform the pieces they had been working on with Nader. This is a fun event with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere where students can showcase their talent and technical improvement. I always enjoyed these concerts as they were a tangible reminder of my own improvement and achievements.
In retrospect, I found my lessons with Nader to be a very well-rounded experience. Not only did I learn how to play an instrument, but I learned how to be a musician. He is an awesome teacher and I cherish the time I spent learning from him; I wouldn't trade my experiences with Nader for anything. He always pushed me beyond what I thought I was capable of and I learned so much from that. He is a very amiable, patient, passionate, generous, and patient teacher, so don’t be afraid to call! Whether you are young or old, beginner or advanced, there is always more to learn. Let Nader be your next teacher!"
- Jared
Took Violin lessons from Nader T.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
- Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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"Laurence is the best! Lessons with her are one of the best parts of my week. She is a master of piano pedagogy, ready with a solution to any trouble I'm having with the exercises, sight reading or music I'm working on. She loves to joke around and have fun but is very serious and passionate about music at the same time. It's a perfect balance! Can't recommend more."
- Sam
Took Piano lessons from Laurence B.
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"Patient and helpful teacher. Always friendly and explains things well so that it is very easy to understand. I've improved immensely in the past ~2 years, thanks to him. Great for anyone looking to begin in jazz piano and theory!"
- Max D.
Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Rebecca is a wonderful vocal teacher with an incredibly warm personality that puts me at ease at encourages me to enjoy the practice of singing. During lessons, she explains each exercise very clearly and always knows the right advice to give when I am having trouble grasping a concept. She always inspires me to work hard to reach my own goals and her dedication to our lessons together has already led to amazing leaps in progress in my voice. I would absolutely recommend her for students of any level of training; you will very quickly notice the progress in your own voice while enjoying the art of singing."
- Abby
Took Singing lessons from Rebecca B.
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"It is an absolute joy to taking lessons from Ms. Belon! Her knowledge of the breath and support is extensive and she teaches how to incorporate technique into musical expression. All the while being so nice and caring! All she wants is for you to be your best. Love her and highly recommend taking lessons with her!"
- Alexa
Took Classical Voice lessons from Sarabeth B.
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