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Jordan M.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Place in Art Song Division from Performing Arts Festival Eastside
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Jordan M.

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Speaking well all starts with proper breath coordination. As a voice major I understand the inner workings of how the voice works, and the proper way in which to speak without strain. Often people speak on a "vocal fry" this is the gargly sound that is very low in the speaking register, not only is this bad for your voice it also doesn't make a good impression to employers or during an interview process or public speaking event. I encourage even my voice students to recognize that habit and break it in order for their singing voices to grow.

If you are interested in improving your public speaking skills, or feel strain when you speak for extended periods of time, it is worth considering taking vocal lessons because without this proper technique severe damage can occur to your voice.

About Jordan

Lesson Details/Services: Singing/Audition and Resume Coach: Lessons begin with stretching, vocal warm ups, scales, and extensive breath work, as well as resolving any tensions that may be hindering your vocal production. I then through collaboration with the student, work on beginning repert

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Gale Greyson
Jordan is very skilled in Opera, Voice, and Teaching. She at once puts you at ease and quickly empowers you with knowledge and new skills. Although it may feel like baby-steps, you can hear and feel changes in your voice almost immediately . Studying Opera Voice is a long road of very hard work, so much to remember. There is a reason 4 year degrees are offered in it. But it is well worth it for those who have the stamina.
Melanie
Jordan is very experienced and knowledgeable, I watched as she worked with me. She has an amazing ear. she hears nuances of differences in the slightest tone difference and can tell just what to do to help you sound wonderful. Looking forward to going back.
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Doon
My daughter had a fantastic first lesson and is looking forward to the next!
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Renee H.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor degree in Music Therapy , Minor in Pschology from University of Dayton
  • Teaching since 1986
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Renee H.

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Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a week you practice, I am committed to inspire people of all ages and skill levels to learn more about music. I believe that music for every individual should be a pleasurable learning experience. Whether you are a beginner or advanced musiciane or vocalist. I welcome all students of all ages encouraging them. I like to motivate all students to succeed. After 3 to 6 months with you, you will have learned how to play simple songs, 12 scales and read the lines and spaces of Treble and Bass Clef and play 3 rhythm patterns

About Renee

Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a

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Curry W.
A very patient, humble and
bright instructor, adapts to the needs of her students. I am enjoying my time learning with her and fully recommend‚Ě£

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
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Shelley M.

43 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French (Diction-International Phonetic Alphabet), German (Diction-International Phonetic Alphabet), Italian (Diction-International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded First Year- TEACHER OF THE YEAR from Washington Township School Corp.
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Shelley M.

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Each Lesson will consist of a check-in on your goals in relation to acting. Feel free to bring in scenes, or monologues you are wanting to work, or we can look for other material as well. Work highly focuses on character circumstances, and developing a journey.

CANCELATION POLICY: Students must communicate any cancellations or adjustments 24 hours in advance to avoid charges. Any cancellations made to lessons within the 24 hour window will be charged if unable to reschedule within the same week.

About Shelley

I'm a professional singer/teacher residing in New York City with degrees from Indiana State University School of Music, and New York University with a specialization in Classical Art Song, Musical Theatre Repertoire, and Vocal Pedagogy. Every lesson is about YOU. So each week we will take a loo

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Marya
Over the years, I've attempted voice lessons a few times and always walked away after a lesson or two. Not this time! Shelley has done the near impossible task of making me feel safe and at ease during our lessons. She is incredibly patient, supportive, warm, and hilarious, too! In addition to helping me with breathing and vocal techniques (which I desperately need, as I'm a beginner!) she also takes the time to nurture my emotional needs as well, as singing has always felt very vulnerable for me. She offers me mantras and writing exercises and is such a great listener. I highly recommend Shelley for any and all students!!
Micah P.
Shelley is a positive, professional, and effective teacher. My lessons with her were outstanding!

Every single lesson was tailored to my voice and my skill level. As I progressed, so did the lessons. Shelley prepared every lesson and conducted them all professionally. Over the course of a couple months, I went from not being able to carry a tune at all to singing comfortably and confidently in different genres.

She was excellent at teaching all aspects of voice including the anatomical structures involved and techniques to use the voice effectively.

She made difficult concepts easy to understand and used simple training tools very effectively. When I struggled in certain areas, she understood what my problem was even if I couldn't explain it well and helped me correct it.

In addition to her effectiveness as a coach, she is just a wonderful person and joy to work with. I plan on taking more lessons from her and I strongly recommend her to anyone!
Micah
My experience with Shelley was amazing!

I took weekly lessons with her for a few months and it was a great investment of time and money. I progressed from not being able to carry a tune at all to comfortably and confidently singing a variety of music.

She tailored every lesson to me so the lessons progressed as I did, which meant that my vocal skills and capabilities were continually growing.

Shelley's lessons were well structured and professional. They carried me through effective warmup exercises into singing that helped me continue to expand my range, delivery, and tone. I learned effective breathing techniques and proper shaping to get the clarity and tone that I wanted. I still implement her training on a daily basis and am now comfortable performing and recording a variety of musical styles and genres.

Her feedback and guidance was clear and easy to understand. Whenever there was concept I didn't understand, she knew how to explain it in a way that made it clear or use visual aids and basic tools to clarify.

Shelley helped me achieve a level of vocal control and confidence I didn't think would be possible for me.

Shelley is an outstanding teacher and I will take more lessons from her in the future!

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Sandra H.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $31
  • Speaks German, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Opera Singing from Philadelphia College of Performing Arts
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Sandra H.

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Acting lessons consist of working with a monologue or soliloquy. Students learn valuable skills such as characterization, relationships, motivation, and much more. Source materials include Uta Hagens's "Respect For Acting," and Michael Shurtleff's "Audition."

About Sandra

Sandra began her training at the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. She is a two time recipient of the Mario Lanza Award, and holds a B.M. degree in opera from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts. She studied acting at both the Wilma and Walnut Theaters in Philadelphia. In New York,

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Devan
Absolutely wonderful! I have been taking lessons from Sandra for over a year now and always look forward to it. She is very knowledgeable and sets up a comfortable atmosphere. I have learned so much and couldn't thank her enough.
Rivkah
I've been seeing Sandra for 7 years and I consistently look forward to my lesson every week. I have seen myself improve tremendously in my singing, acting, and sight-reading. Sandra provides an atmosphere of serious learning in which I have been taught how to control by voice, but she is also very personable and always up for a fun chat. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!
Linda
Fantastic teacher. I learned so much more in a short time with Sandra than I learned with all the other voice trainers I have had through the years. Her method is rewarding.
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Liana S.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Liana S.

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Help with audition prep, character exploration, breakdown of texts, confidence for the stage, and basic acting techniques. I tailor my lessons to each student's goals. As a theatre educator, playwright, director, and performer, I believe in the power of theatre to bring joy into a person's life as well as build confidence, inspire creativity, and enhance language skills. Everyone has the potential to act, and I will find and use the approach that best fits each individual student in order to ensure they are able to succeed.

About Liana

I have taught several theatre and writing summer camps/classes and directed youth productions in addition to my work as a private acting and writing coach. In 2015, I co-founded and currently serve as Managing Director for Scripps Onstage, a theatre education organization based in San Diego, CA. I

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Jordan W.

75 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Dance from Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jordan W.

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Learn to analyze your audience, use your body, find your voice, project, build character, work with lines, understand beats and rhythm, build confidence, project, and more....

About Jordan

***ALL LESSONS AVAILABLE ONLINE!*** Learn to move and improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing process and skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (= I am an educ

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Nicole M.
Awesome teacher and so much fun
Arjun Sood
Our company Alignment Healthcare has been taking advantage of Take Lesson's dance classes for several months now, instructed virtually by Jordan Wentz. We have tried various types (burlesque, wedding dance, hip hop and more) and Jordan has done a terrific job with all of them! Our employees including myself have provided positive feedback all around and look forward to her lessons after the long work days, it has served as a perfect way to have active fun while learning new skills. Definitely recommend as the pace can be suitable and adjusted for different experience levels! We plan to continue with Jordan as our instructor with different courses each time.
Natalie
I thoroughly enjoyed working with Jordan Wentz, not only did she help resurrect my acting dreams from the grave, but she as well, with the proper tools given, helped me get all that much closer to the stage, and for that I am forever thankful.

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"I have been in several productions with Rebecca and each time she has stretched me as an actor and performer. Rebecca really pulls you into part of the production by being open to your ideas about the character and challenges you to really owen your craft on the stage and your professionalism behind and off the stage. She truly is a developer and loves to see individuals grow. I cannot recommend her enough."
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"very helpful. We definitely made a lot of progress today for the wedding. Most importantly, My confidence went up a lot. Looking forward to tomorrow’s session"
Will
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"I am ultimately new and have a ways to go with this, but for someone who has just entered and is exploring acting, her advice is just plain excellent!"
Adam
Took Acting lessons from LK F.
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"He is exactly what I was looking for. We are very close in personality so it was extremely easy to open up and understand what I was learning. I am more than excited to continue"
Emily
Took Film Acting lessons from David T.
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"Alex has been great - connecting up with my interests and helping me develop the basics."
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Alex M.
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"Jordan is an excellent teacher who’s very patient and takes the time make sure you’re really understanding. In one half hour lesson with Jordan you can learn as much as three lessons with other tutors. I highly recommend her."
Lindsey
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"First lesson was great. I can’t wait until the next one."
Tracy
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"David is a phenomenal instructor. I learned quite a bit from him and recommend him highly. Not only did he provide me with a lot of insight into this field but he also gave me acting techniques and exercises that were designed to enhance my skills. I learned a lot from him and look forward to working with him again in the near future if he has availability."
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Off to a great start, very patient, I can't wait for my next lesson! Thank you!"
Tommy
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Michael W.
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"She was very informative and very sweet with her honesty. Due to the background she has, her words are extremely dependable."
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Took Acting lessons from Nicole C.
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