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Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Anthropology from University of North Texas
  • Awarded Best of Weddings 2019 from The Knot
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $60
Currently offering online lessons only

Learn to dance for your wedding, social dancing, or just for a fun way to stay active! I teach several styles of Latin and Ballroom dance.

My lessons focus on connecting with your partner and being in tune with his or her movements. A proper connection makes it easy to quickly learn new steps, and to move together as naturally as possible.

For online/video lessons: You might think a partner dance would be hard to learn online; to learn to lead or follow well, it's important to have tactile feedback in order to feel the relationship between your movement and the results from your partner, and vice versa.

However, with attention to body mechanics and a focus on alignment and movement technique, you can still learn a lot online. Especially if the thought of group classes is intimidating for you, starting with online lessons can help you learn some basics at your own ...

About Melissa Rose

Melissa Rose is an independent dance instructor in San Francisco, CA and the surrounding Bay Areas. She teaches wedding choreography and social dancing. Styles include: Argentine Tango Ballroom: Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing Latin/Club: Salsa, Bachata West Coast Swing Country Western

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Becky
So far she is amazing and we look forward to our future lessons. She’s helpful, informative, and makes us very comfortable!
Jack
Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with.
Lyle W.
I enjoyed it. Very nice. Very patient.
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Paige P.

7 Reviews
Richmond, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paige P.

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I teach the voice as a functional tool to be used for self expression and communication with others. If you've ever struggled with projection or vocal fatigue, developing the voice is for you. I believe the voice is best developed through singing, as it works the voice in a way no other medium can.

Whether you are preparing for a presentation, learning lines for a play, or trying to maintain vocal health for everyday speaking tasks, you have a place in my studio.

About Paige

I'm so happy to meet you! My name is Paige, a California transplant from Texas by way of Tennessee. I've taught since 2007 and enjoy teaching singers of all ages and experience levels. I have a Bachelors in Music Education with a K-12 certification in Vocal Education, as well as a Masters in Pe

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Dana
I leave every lesson with some new tidbit as well as confidence that I've learned more about my voice and the song I'm learning.
Olesia
Good knowledge and good exercises! Paige has great experience and ability to connect!
Srinika
Paige is awesome! She helped me find my range and use my voice without straining. I highly recommend Paige Patrick whether you are a professional singer, trying out for a school audition, or just want to feel much more confident in kareoke
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Winslow Y.

16 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Music composition and arranging from Vancouver Community College
  • Awarded Pete Pedersen Lifetime Achievement Award from SPAH, the Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica
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Winslow Y.

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Preparing music for performance - making your rendition the best it can be and rehearsing it effectively; relating to your fellow musicians; relating to support staff such as sound techs; dealing with nerves and stage fright; relating to audiences; delivering your best performace

About Winslow

My focus is on you - helping you achieve your goals with the harmonica, whatever they may be. Whatever inspires you to pick up the harmonica, whoever you want to emulate, whatever style grabs you, I bring the background, deep knowledge, and teaching experience to enrich your understanding and grow

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James H.
So awesome, very knowledgeable and patient teacher. Can't wait to practice and do more of these!
William Y.
Great instructor. Very patient with the basics and advanced technique.
Gabriel P.
Great foundation in harmonica

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Stan M.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1982
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Stan M.

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With my extensive background in both musical performance as well as public speaking (I have worked with corporations, large and small in this area) as well as my published books/audiobooks on the subject, I am confident that I can teach you to sharpen your performance skills, enhance your charisma, and rein in any feelings of performance anxiety you may have! In short, I will show you how to speak and/or perform with poise, power, and pizazz in any performance situation!

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation
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Chris K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Chris K.

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Learn how to master an audience with grace, charisma, and individuality. Become your most extraverted self!

About Chris

Fresh out Berklee College of Music with a degree in composition, business, performance, and songwriting, 4 years private teaching experience, 20 years live performance experience, 25 years poetry writing experience, 12 years songwriting, composition, and high level music theory experience, This mul

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John M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
  • Teaching since 1986
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John M.

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I teach some techniques you don't necessarily learn in acting school which are practical and immediately usable.
ACTING
What do you do when you get the script?
Using subtext to bring realism to your performance.
Line delivery: tricks of the trade.
AUDITION
Do you have the right monologue to fit the parts you can play?
Suggestions for a monologue(s) to fit your persona. You need more than one to fit the different genres of the play or film you are auditioning for.
How to break it down, the importance of changes.
Tactics for attacking the cold read: what to do while you're waiting in the lobby after they just handed you your "sides."
Also, refer to ACTING (above).
DIALECT
Double your chances to be cast by having a variety in your bag-o-tricks.
British Receive Pronunciation: consider the number of plays written by Brits, and then listen all the Americans doing RP in films. Other: Irish, Scots, Cockney, and Romance languages.
PRACTICAL SHAKESPEARE
How to scan so that it helps your ...

About John

My Credentials: MFA Carnegie Mellon. MA San Francisco State, BS Penn State HB Studio NYC Instructor at City College of San Francisco, Carnegie Mellon University; private group classes San Francisco and New Orleans. Theatre Critic for 5 years in San Francisco (For my reviews, go to BerkeleyDailyPl

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"I felt comfortable and optimistic almost immediately. Kim's warmth and encouragement and her professional background have me already believing that anything is possible with my voice! Thank you Kim!"
Lynne
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kim C.
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"Alex is so personable and welcoming! She gave me such an excitement for acting even with just the first lesson! I would definitely recommend her to any one looking for an acting teacher. I am so excited to see how far I'll grow with the coming lessons!"
Jennie
Took Theater Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Michael is very friendly and makes learning easy. He is very practical in his materials and subject. He is not a sales man that is trying to make you buy subscriptions or materials. I would recommend Michal if you are interested in improving your speaking voice."
John
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Michael L.
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"Andrew is an awesome teacher! He wants you to grow, his lessons and activities are always fun, and interesting . He's easy to get a hold of if you ever have any questions. I'm grateful to have the opportunity to work with him."
Tierra
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Luciana is an AMAZING teacher!!! She is so patient, kind, and passionate about teaching. I loved learning castanets from her. I cannot wait for my next lesson! :)"
Kiki Cooper
Took Flamenco lessons from Luciana F.
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"David is fun and informative with great rapport."
Zoe
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Very nice, made my daughter feel very comfortable. She can't wait for her next lesson. She is very excited for future lessons and opportunities with Andrew."
Hannah
Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"She has great choreography and knows how to run a fun class. I improved a lot working with her."
Devin
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"David is amazing! I came to him as a beginner in January, and within a few months he introduced me to methods of acting, taught me the business side, developed monologue & scene work, AND he helped me find, pick, and breakdown two monologues for my school auditions. (I got into all three schools and was given an audition based scholarship for one - so yeah, he’s pretty good)

He’s fun, flexible, and genuinely cares about his students’ success. Super happy with my decision :)"
Simran
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from David T.
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"It is obvious Sara knows her craft! She gives excellent feedback."
Michele
Took Dance lessons from Sara P.
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