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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Master of Arts in Music from San Francisco State University
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Lars R.

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Robert Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, how the blues may be played in a jazz context and in different modes (dominant vs. minor). 12-, 16-, 8-, and 10-bar forms will be covered.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gra

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson
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Marc D.

9 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marc D.

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Scales, technique, tunes, improvisation techniques,finger picking,flat picking

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I al

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Jana Harrington
I appreciate Marc’s knowledge, professionalism, and teaching methods. I also appreciate his practice of social distancing and mask wearing. He was thorough, good-humored, and patient during my lesson.
Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
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Luther B.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Aroun

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Stefanie B.
At 48 years old, I decided to embark on the life-long desire for vocal lessons. Mr. Blackwell works with me at my pace, as an amateur with a busy professional and home life, and supports me wherever I am in a given lesson. After 8 months of singing together, I have so much more confidence and enjoyment out of singing and like another reviewer said, he makes me feel like I could perform one day (beyond the kitchen, car and shower!).
Hadassah
Mr. Blackwell is very kind and is an amazing teacher. He takes time to help me understand music especially the theory sections. He is not just a music teacher but he is an excellent mentor.
Paul
Luther has been very helpful at teaching me the basics while also making sure we move at a pace in which I am comfortable before jumping into any new exercises. I look forward to having him as a teacher for a long time.
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Jeff S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Russian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jeff S.

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teaching for 3 years at a community college

About Jeff

I got my first masters in Applied Math when I was 23. To stay current and refresh my knowledge I earned my second graduate master's degree in May of 2016 and finally the PhD in Mathematics in 2020. I spent 30+ years 'near Wall street' in the IT departments of the Financial Guaranty companies. Wh

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Alejandro S
I took my first math course with Professor Slepoi at Union County College back in Fall 2015. Professor Slepoi was very interested in math and often expressed his interest in the material. Up to now, I still remember how passionate he is about math and as an Engineering Student, I began to realize why math is so important. His passion for math translated to me the urge to dig deeper into math material and has made me pursue a minor in applied mathematics.
Eugene
I met Jeff Slepoi at Montclair University where both of us were graduate students at the Mathematics Department. We often took the same classes at the same time with Jeff helping me on my way. He was always willing to help being
both a capable mathematician and a great pedagogue. His grasp of the material was consistently nothing short of remarkable. In the classroom his questions made our professors and classmates penetrate the covered topics even deeper, shedding light on their hidden aspects. Often I was under the impression that he could do a better job teaching these classes than our professors. Both a strong mathematician and a pleasant person to work with Jeff seems to me a perfect teacher who can give a lot to his students. I can highly recommend him to anyone interested in learning mathematics.

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Mr. Slepoi is an outstanding teacher and a kind person. His level of understanding of complicated concepts and willingness help me understand has been very helpful to me. I highly recommend working with him.
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Aya I.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Aya I.

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I'm a professional singer, composer, and arranger with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Vocal Performance. I've toured throughout the United States and several countries in Asia.

I teach all ages and welcome beginners. My lessons are customized and catered to the needs and goals of each student. My students can work on vocal techniques and improvisation (e.g., scat singing, melody changing, etc.) over their favorite songs. If they would like, I can help my students build a solid foundation in music theory, composition, and arranging.

I've taught older students who have a passion for jazz and also younger students who are exploring the many wonderful aspects of this music.

Above anything else, I'd like to make sure my students are having fun and expressing their love for singing!

About Aya

Aya is a New York-based vocalist and composer specializing in Jazz. Originally from Japan, Aya moved to NYC in 2013 to pursue a B.F.A in Jazz Vocal Performance. She developed her sound and style by studying with Steve Wilson and Carolyn Leonhart. In 2017, Aya graduated from The City College of New

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Hiroko
I really enjoyed my lesson with Aya! She is very knowledgeable and patience. I appreciate that she explains why the exercises are helpful and how I can improve.
Natsu
Aya is an awesome teacher! She is very encouraging and I feel comfortable taking on new vocal challenges in front of her.
Gustavo
Been taking lessons for a couple of months now. They are super great! I love practicing all the stuff I learn during the lessons. They're one of the funnest parts of my week!
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Eli T.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Eli T.

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From Contemporary Christian Music all the way to Heavy Metal and everything in between, I equip my students with not only the necessary skills to proficiently play most genres, but with the confidence to excel both on the stage and in the studio. With years of professional touring and recording as the guitarist of a Christian Worship band and employment as the worship leader at several different churches, I'm your guy when it comes to all things church-related. But hey, if that's not your thing, don't look away just yet as I also have 15 years of heavy metal/rock and roll experience as well as a deep love for the pop-punk and folk genres (with much experimental dabbling in the areas of blues, jazz and bluegrass). Whether you're a beginner who's still trying to get those tough barre chords down, an intermediate player who's looking to shred the neck even faster, or someone who's never even touched a guitar, I encourage you to take a step of boldness and let me help you become the best ...

About Eli

When I was a child I begged my parents to buy me a guitar, and as I grew up, year after year, I eagerly watched as each of my siblings (I have 7) received their very own "axe" on Christmases and birthdays. I waited and waited...but mine never came. Even my younger siblings got theirs before I did. S

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"Phillipe is an open minded professor with an extensive experience of current affairs which is great to enhance my speaking, reading and comprehension in French. Working with Phillipe I have seen improvement in my language skill. Thanks to his learner centered approach and interactive exercises."
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"I'm glad that I found Meriem for French lessons. She's a native French speaker, a great teacher, well-prepared for each lesson, is fun to work with, and she's an all-around nice person. Highly recommended!"
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"Roman is a wonderful teacher. Can't say enough about what a great teacher Roman is—not only when it comes to French learning but also learning in general. He embodies a perfect balance of being observant, always noticing where your weaknesses are and being encouraging, always making you feel like you can do it. He's patient yet always pushes you to do better. Not everyone who knows French is a good French teacher. You need to know how to teach. And Roman knows how to teach. This sets him apart from all the French tutors I've had in the past. I feel much more confident and, for the first time, I come to believe if I put in the work, I can really speak French."
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"I highly recommend Isabelle as an expert in teaching French. She has great fluency in both French and English. Isabelle is from France and she regularly visits family there. Here in the United States, she and her husband have raised a family while she worked as an executive for an international company. These skills come forth beautifully in her style of teaching. For me, after one month of French lessons with Isabelle, I am much more comfortable with daily conversation, pronunciation, and verb conjugation. I enjoy our rapport and look forward to deepening my conversation skills with her."
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