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Melissa H.

Jamesville, NY

About Melissa

Melissa has spent the past 15 years teaching singing to students of all ages. She teaches many genres of voice including Broadway, Classical/Opera, Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Folk. With a solid foundation i
n singing, most any genre can be sung healthily! A strong believer in 'thinking outside of the box', Melissa makes sure each student feels comfortable enough to 'get out of their head' and 'sing from the heart'. With a gentle and fun personality but high expectations, Melissa is able to get the best out of all her singers and makes every lesson, even your first, feel like a success!

Suggestions:
30 minutes for beginning voice students age 8-12

45 minutes for intermediate voice students age 13 and up through Adults. (This is the best place to start for Adults)

60 minute lessons are available for college bound high school students, professional singers or adults that want a combo piano/voice lesson.

If you have questions about what is best, please ask!

Melissa is also a piano accompanist for soloists, vocal ensembles and musical theatre. Contact for more information if you are in need of an accompanist for Solo Festivals like NYSSMA or Competitions.
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Rebecca Rundell October 8, 2015
Vocal Training · In home
Verified Student
Melissa is amazing! Very friendly, knowledgable and professional. I highly recommend her!
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Lauren B. August 30, 2015
Broadway Singing · In studio
If anything, Melissa Howe definitely knows what she's talking about. She uses her magical vocal powers for good. Ive learned so much from her in only a few lessons. Mel is a miracle worker. If theres anyone out there you should get vocal lessons from, its Melissa Howe.
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Melissa H.

Melissa H.

Jamesville, NY 13078
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Christian D.

Spencerport, NY

About Christian

Christian D. has been playing saxophone for seventeen years. Growing up in Rochester, N.Y, he attended Churchville-Chili High School and attempted to take every music class his school had to offer. He
was always very involved in his school’s music program. He took private lessons with Mr. Terry Bacon (a graduate from Eastman School of Music) for eight years before going to college. He completed his BM in Music Education and Saxophone Performance at SUNY Fredonia. There he studied classical with Dr. Wildy Zumwalt and jazz with Bruce Johnstone.

 At Fredonia, Christian was involved in everything the music program had to offer. He participated in major ensembles, a saxophone quartet, saxophone ensemble, a big band, and a jazz sax combo in addition to his regular course load. He was a founding member of the Bogus on Temple Blues Band that actively played in the Fredonia area for a year and a half. He is also a member of the musical fraternity of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Christian recently completed his MM in Jazz performance at New Jersey City University. There he studied with Bob Malach, Joel Weiskopf, Walt Weiskopf, Allen Farnham, and Nathan Eklund. He is actively playing gigs in the New York City and suburban area while at school.
During his time at school he has played with numerous artists, including Conrad Herwig, Dave Douglas, Kurt Elling, Steve Wilson, and Steve Davis. He plays with Nik Entertainment Co. and other various groups in the Western New York area, including Night Trane, a jazz combo he helped found.

Christian has been in many elite bands since the start of his career as a musician. He has participated in the Roberts Wesleyan Honors Band, Hochstein School of Music Junior Wind Symphony, All-County Band, and New York Area All State band, as well as performing as a soloist for the All-County orchestra his junior year in high school.
Christian has received many awards to merit his efforts in music. Some of these include the Eastman Award given to high school juniors who plan to major in music and who excel above others in school. He also received a $200 scholarship for his jazz-playing ability from the Independence Jazz reunion.
At Fredonia, Christian was involved in everything the music program had to offer. He participated in major ensembles, a saxophone quartet, saxophone ensemble, a big band, and a jazz sax combo, in addition to his regular course load. He was a founding member of the Bogus on Temple Blues Band that actively played in the Fredonia area for a year and a half. He is also a member of the musical fraternity of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Now that his BM is completed, Christian is pursuing his Masters in Jazz performance at New Jersey City University. There he studies with Bob Malach and Joel Weiskopf. He is actively playing gigs in the New York City and suburban area while at school. When he is home he plays with Nik Entertainment Co. and other various groups in the Western New York area, including Night Trane, a jazz combo he helped found.

*** Lesson Details ***
I like to cater my lessons to the students' wants and needs. I suggest various exercises to study in effort to make each student reach their fullest potential. I push each and every one of my students, regardless of their goals as a musician.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Selmer Series III Soprano
Selmer C** Mouthpiece with Vandoren Java 4s
Selmer Mark VI Alto
Vintage Berg Larsen with Rico Jazz Select 2H
Selmer Reference Tenor
Vintage Otto Link with Rico Jazz Select 3S
Buffett E11 Clarinet
Brad Behn Mouthpiece with Vandoren 3.5
Armstrong Flute
Casio Privia Piano
MacBook Pro
Zoom Recorder
Various method books and music

*** Specialties ***
Woodwind Doubling
Jazz
Classical
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Jing Wei P. February 4, 2016
Trumpet · Online
Verified Student
Really enjoyed my first lesson! Christian was efficient and patient, a great teacher.
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Martin January 23, 2016
Trumpet · Online
Verified Student
Really efficient, good lessons, we are halfway through 1/3 of the books, and i've already learnt a (good) embouchure while playing the trumpet, several notes, high notes, low notes, how to read sheet music, how to transcribe notes from guitar>trumpet and vice versa, blues scale, a little here and there regarding music theory! High recommended.
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karin October 15, 2015
Trombone · Online
Verified Student
My son is been taking trombone lessons with him for a few months now, once you can figure out an schedule Christian is reliable and on time.
We really like him.
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Christian D.

Romulus, NY 14541
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starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Joe H.

Marcellus, NY

About Joe

Joe H. has been teaching private and group lessons at many schools and studios since 2009 and is currently available to teach lessons in the convenience of your home almost anywhere in Westchester Cou
nty! Joe H. has helped students improve their music reading skills, truly learn the fretboard of the guitar, and apply all kinds of music theory to all different styles of music! Joe believes that all students learn music in different ways, and his teaching philosophy is to be as adaptable to the students interests and learning style as possible, while pushing the them to be the best musicians they can be!

Joe H. Studied Jazz Guitar at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music where he received a degree in Jazz Studies in 2013. His Jazz groups have played numerous events and Jazz series as well as world renowned resorts such as the Mohonk Mountain House. Joe H. plays and teaches all styles of music and is looking forward to helping new students to grow and find news ways to express themselves on the guitar!
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Amber H. July 12, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Great first lesson. Thanks for being so patient!
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Steve S. March 11, 2015
Guitar · In home
Joe is a great guitarist and teacher who can connect with students of all ages. Whether in a private or group lesson, Joe's knowledge and ability to play through multiple genres are a great help.
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Jillian V. January 31, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Joe is an amazing guitar player and a seriously nice guy. Creative, smart, and tremendously skilled. You will not be disappointed!
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Joe H.

Marcellus, NY 13108
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starting at
$45 / 30-min
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Daniel M.

Manlius, NY

About Daniel

My primary goal is to make music a fun, stress-free, expressive outlet for my students. I hold a B.A. in Music Performance from Canisius College and have extensive performance and teaching experience
in concert band, orchestral, musical theatre, and chamber ensembles. I have served as principal oboist of the Canisius College Concert Band and Canisius College Chamber Orchestra, as well as served on the faculty of the Community Music School of Buffalo, and the Canisius College tutoring center (as a music theory tutor). Currently, I am pursuing a Master's in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Oswego, specializing in emotional struggles faced by musicians, including performance anxiety, stage fright, muscle tension, and fear of emotional vulnerability. My students will gain confidence in their performance ability, learning not only the techniques of their instrument, but strategies to reduce performance anxiety to perform music as it should be: fun, expressive, and moving.
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Daniel M.

Daniel M.

Manlius, NY 13104
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$15 / 30-min

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