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Teaching since 2010
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
As with any instrument or art, you have to start somewhere and put work into. There are no shortcuts. However, a good instructor can quickly recognize what you wish to learn, zone in on those areas, and most importantly allow you the desire to keep play more. This type of guidance is the “shortcut”. For myself, I have 18+ years playing electric/acoustic guitar I have also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA playing with other musicians and learning from the best instructors.
Beginner level: we have to start with positioning of you fret and pick hand. You can change a bit of this up later. To start, I might hear you play something: one note, a melody, or a riff just to see where you’re at. Starting from scratch? That’s perfectly fine.
We will work on two aspects: working towards playing single note melodies and strumming/learning basic chords. I would encourage learning the latter as pretty much all contemporary songs can be accompanied by rhythm guitar. Changing ...
Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended Mu
Speaks English, Spanish
Teaching since 2005
I teach violin at the New School for Leadership and the Arts, mostly to novice players, and I have experience teaching violin to children of all ages.
My primary instrument is guitar, which I've played for about 25 years in many different bands, styles, and genres. I studied music and classical guitar at University of Central Florida, and during that time I also helped teach violin to a class of third graders. I'm not a pro violinist, but I have plenty of experience working with novice players, helping them develop proper technique, sight reading, ear training, and other skills needed to advance to the next level.
I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha
Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
Teaches students 3 and up
I teach a World Famous Voice Method passed down to me by mentor the late, great Dante Pavone. Dante was born in Italy in 1910 to a famous Opera singing mother. He toured the whole world with her and they even sang with Caruso, the most famous Opera singer that ever lived. He was the first and a pioneer of popular singing. He taught everyone who was anybody including Aretha Franklin. One day there was a knock on his door and there were the Beatles! Dante would cure all wrecked voices and he cured mine, too. If you really want to learn the most solid breathing technique you will ever learn in your life you have come to the right place. I was told by one of Dante's students that singers from NY City Opera used to sneak up to Boston to study with Dante, because their teachers were ruining their voices and Dante would have to cure them. I am a rock singer, but this method works for any style or level. I can teach anyone to sing even the most tone deaf. Anyone ...
Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.
She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.
I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
Speaks English - spoken, Spanish - sung, Italian, German, French
Teaches students 9 to 80
Awarded Outstanding Singer of the Year from California State University, Los Angeles
I have been teaching singing for over 10 years and have sung professionally for over 25 years. I have studied both classical and jazz styles of singing.
Philosophy and Style
Singing jazz beautifully is one of the most enjoyable experiences a person can have, and the level of enjoyment increases substantially as people learn to sing with more ease. However, beautiful singing requires the mastery of many skills.
The most important of these skills are:
Singing rhythmically and on pitch
Singing with ease - to reduce the wear and tear on your body
Producing a variety of acceptable tone colors and applying them to your songs
Swinging with the band or piano
Connecting to your breath and using your inherent resonance to project your voice
Singing so that your words are meaningful and your song has a sense of rhythm and dance
Rather than teach you a specific voice production, I teach you precisely how to manage your voice so that you can sing a variety of musical styles.
Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of multi
Speaks French, English
Teaching since 2007
Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Theatre) from Northwestern University
I have a wealth of experience working with students on reading and writing, and working with English language learners (children and adults). I enjoy helping others improve their English skills whether for academic, testing, or personal goals.
I am a Charlotte-based teacher. If you would like me to travel further than my travel range, please get in touch and we can probably figure out an arrangement. I recently moved from Chicago, where I was a faculty member at a large Montessori school, working with children ages 3-12. I hold an MA f
Teaches students 5 and up
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Having taught English as a second language in Tokyo and at a Korean English School here in the Dallas area, I understand how difficult it can be to learn this language. My passion is to encourage and empower others to live their best life, and effective communication skills are essential. My teaching style is caring and compassionate, as I strive to help my students gain the confidence necessary to achieve their dreams.
While attending college here in my home state of Texas, I was blessed with the opportunity to take some time off for an adventure teaching conversational English in Tokyo, Japan. Prior to arriving in Tokyo, the school sent us for a week of training in Seoul, Korea. It was an amazing experience! I am
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