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About Marc Z.

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Oakland, CA
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About Marc
My strengths are in Music Composition/Theory as well as in languages (English, Portuguese, and Spanish). I am honest and encouraging to students, providing guidance and support as well as all the necessary information relevant to their needs. Critical feedback is essential in order to grow. I have experience tutoring English to native and non-native speakers. I have experience teaching guitar and theory.
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Marc Z.

Oakland, CA 94609
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$35 / 30-min

About Drew P.

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Dublin, CA

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I lived in Manaus, Brazil for 2 years as a volunteer proselytizing missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As a result of talking to people all day, every day, I attained full fluency and command of the Portuguese language. I further polished my abilities in the language by taking an advanced Portuguese grammar class and Brazilian history class (both taught exclusively in Portuguese) during my Bachelor's degree at Brigham Young University. I know the language intimately, and can provide the highest quality of instruction to students of the language.

About Drew
As a recent recipient of a Master's Degree in Flute Performance from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, Drew Powell is a promising young flutist and highly sought after flute teacher. For 15 years, he has participated in numerous music competitions, festivals, and performance opportunities, both as a soloist and part of ensembles, and actively continues to do so. He is an advocate of the arts and passionate about spreading the gift of music, which has lead him to teach over 30 students (and counting!) in just the past 3 years.

Drew won the 2017 Myrna Brown Artist Competition
(an international competition with no age limit) hosted by the Texas Flute Society. He was recently invited to be a guest artist at the 2018 Texas Flute Society Annual Convention, where he taught several masterclasses and gave solo performances.

***My Vision***
I seek students who share a love of learning. I am not looking for the finest musicians or highest IQ's, because those gifts are not required to learn and grow. My greatest experiences as a teacher have come from when I work with students who just want to learn more.

***My Requirements***
I hold my students to high expectations when it comes to practicing. Each week, I give students individual assignments that I know will improve their learning and playing abilities, and I expect those assignments to be fulfilled by the next lesson. A failure to do so will result in frustration for both myself and my student.

However, I know that nobody is perfect, and I myself have had my share of weeks where life happens, and I simply don't progress as much as I would like. As a teacher, I understand this perfectly, and I will always strive to listen to my students, and work with them through their difficulties or struggles.

***What To Expect From Lessons***
I bring a lot of energy to lessons! I am very passionate about teaching and helping students grow, and I make sure to bring that to every lesson. I give concise, direct feedback to students, making sure to give them the information they need to understand how they can achieve their goals and grow.

I am very perceptive of students' feelings, and I take care to be sensitive to their needs each week. My worst fear as a teacher is to cause hurt feelings, so I will do everything in my power to avoid that!

I am an expert in the field of music and the flute, so you can be rest assured that the quality of instruction will be the highest.
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Gary April 3, 2019
· Piano · In home
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Nami L. March 19, 2019
· Flute · In home
In the few months that I've had flute lessons with Drew, I've grown so much. As a beginner in flute, I was completely scared and overwhelmed with taking band for the first time. Knowing I needed lessons, I'm so glad that I was paired with Drew. On my first lesson, Drew asked me what my goals were and I told him that it was to just simply read the notes on the page. That's all I expected to learn from him, but he taught me so much more! Drew taught me about musical expression, tone and all the little details behind flute playing. His teachings challenged and motivated me. My peers and band teacher have noticed my improvement and progress. Thanks to Drew, I can now play with confidence and poise. -Emma
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Alka S. December 7, 2018
· Piano · In home
My two kids have now had five piano lessons with Drew and we have booked further.
My impression on day one had been that he is highly motivated, energetic and professional. His relative youth combined with authority makes him a great teacher for teens. First impressions were correct.
My kids like him a lot and they are already playing recognizable tunes. :)
I heartily recommend Drew for Flute and Piano.
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Drew P.

Dublin, CA 94568
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About Jaqueline M.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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Hello. I'm Jaqueline Cruz, Brazilian voice over actress, translator interpreter of Spanish / Portuguese, undergraduate in Physical Education, dancer and model .
I have been teaching for 4 years and I love what I do!
You are unique!!! Your goal is my goal! I'm Looking to hear about you soon!
Thank you.

About Jaqueline
Hello. I'm Jaqueline, Brazilian, voice over actress, translator interpreter Spanish / Portuguese. Physical Education Teacher. In love with scenic and visual arts, painting, performance in dance and modeling. I love to teach, either in person or online teaching by video conference with kids or adults.

Are you seeking to be fluent? I want you to have fun studying! Learn in a fun, easy, and relaxed way!

Each Student is Unique!!!

The classes will be personalized! You learn in your rhythm, to your specific goals! I will find out the easier, faster, funnest and better way to teach you usin
g psychology and memorization techniques.

Learn more about Latin culture, etiquette, customs, manners and values!

Thanks for your visit!
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Kathy B. March 29, 2019
· Portuguese · Online
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bobby March 14, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Jacqueline puts together a great lesson plan to cater to your speaking level. She also challenges you to become a complete student so you eventually can be the best you can be. I love her!
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John February 8, 2019
· Portuguese · In home
I've been working with Jaqueline for a couple of months and she is a very good teacher who pays attention to your learning style and any issues you are developing bad habits with. She is very much like a language coach and you are getting 1 on 1 attention to help you grow and communicate.
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Jaqueline M.

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About Luisa I.

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Cliffside Park, NJ
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I am a native Brazilian who moved to NJ when I was 9. I will use a very practical approach - let's learn the things that matter! The real ways to speak versus slang, the useful phrases and not just the by-the-book lessons, but conversational as well as through music and lyrics!

About Luisa
I was born into a musical family in Brazil in the 80s and moved to NJ in 1994. I attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where I graduated with a BA in Music Business and focus on vocal performance and Audio Engineering.

Nowadays I am a freelancer! Aside from teaching I am a Vocal Producer, a Background Vocalist and Arranger, a Tour Manager, Voice-Over Artist and also a studio manager at The Hit Mill in Cliffside Park, NJ.

I'm happy to answer any additional questions!
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Luisa I.

Online
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$50 / 30-min

About Blake G.

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Santa Clara, UT
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2 years of experience in training new language learners, I will help make learning portugese SAFE, FUN, and ACHIEVABLE, by creating a safe and enjoyable environment where we can learn together, you will achieve visible improvement by the second lesson, guaranteed!

About Blake
Me llamo, me chamo Blake! I am 20 years old, and spent two years giving religous service in the city of Chicago! In that diverse culture I learned, spoke and taught the languages of Spanish and Portuguese! And my wife to be, is from Brazil, and speaks Portugese and Spanish!

I love to express myself in different languages and love helping people of all different levels achieve a higher understanding of the languages I love so much!
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Victoria Dourado March 28, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Very good teacher!!!!!!!!!
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Blake G.

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$20 / 30-min

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