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Melissa Rose S.

6 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Anthropology from University of North Texas
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Melissa Rose S.

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*REDUCED RATE until April 7*
Regular rate $95/hr, reduced to $75
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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Texas State University
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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
  • Awarded Pete Pedersen Lifetime Achievement Award from SPAH, the Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • Awarded Honorary member of The Modern Music Masters Association ("Tri-M") from West Warwick High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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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
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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"Elena was able to teach someone 500 miles away the basics to a slew of different Latin ballroom dances (salsa, marengue, bachata, cumbia step, etc.) In just a few lessons I was able to feel comfortable enough with the steps and timing to be able to dance in public with others! She was very amazing and was willing to accommodate to my needs as a student. She gave plenty of reference material as well as songs so that I'd be able to practice when not taking lessons. I would highly recommend her as a teacher to anyone who is wanting to learn Latin Ballroom dance, but doesn't know where to start!"
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Elena T.
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"Learning so much working with Jason, would highly highly recommend!"
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Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"It was super fun to work with Heather. She is delightful and a great teacher that can get your creative juices flowing!"
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