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Ellen R.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Ithaca College
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ellen R.

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I've been teaching vocal performance for 30 years and my students have gone on to concerts, recordings and choruses. We'll focus on your stage presence and how you deliver your song emotionally and visually. I specialize in jazz, pop and musical theater and have the a microphone set up available for your lessons. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I look forward to meeting you.

About Ellen

My musical journey has led me through many genres: Folk, Rock, Blue grass, Musical Theater, Cabaret, a Cappella and Jazz. I have helped take many a vocalist from the level of simply wanting to sing to the stage. I am notable for arranging and guiding vocalists toward mastery of nearly any genre of

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Liz J.

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With 15 years of acting and directing experience, Liz brings her vast knowledge of acting and performance to the forefront with a positive and energetic attitude!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Winslow Y.

16 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1972
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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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Sandra H.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Speaks German, German
  • Bachelor of Music in Opera Singing from Philadelphia College of Performing Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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.

Monica V.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded 1st place at showcase from Young Champions
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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Monica V.

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Hello! I taught cheerleading and dance for 9 years. I came up with all routines and made it to number 1, many times. Also went to Nationals. I love making up dances. I can take you to the next level!

About Monica

Hello! I’m Monica. I have been in dance and cheer most of my life. I was a cheer coach and district trainer for 9 years. I won many competitions and went to Nationals. I love to teach and I know what it takes to stand out in a crowd. I come from a law enforcement family and have been background che

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Rowena
Monica has taught both of my daughters and they hold her in high regard. She is positive role model and makes learning cheers fun. She is very approachable and I could not have ever asked for a better Cheer Coach for my kids. They are now adults and still keep in contact with her. i would recommend her to anyone who wants to put their child into Cheer.
Autumn
Mrs. Monica taught me for about 5 or 6 years and she was my absolute favorite instructor I have had! The routines were cute and fun to learn, as well as perform. Monica cared about each of her students, got to know each of them very well, and wanted to see them do the best they could while still having fun. I love Monica and know whoever she teaches will love her, too!
Mandy
Monica does amazing work! She is awesome with the choreography of dances, cheer, etc. Monica's training is always well planned and she is super encouraging. I have seen her not only be able to train kids familiar with some of the techniques all the way to kids with special needs that have never had any training at all. Monica is AWESOME!
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Michaela P.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Nutrition & Dietetics from University of North Florida
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michaela P.

12 Reviews
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Jazz hands anyone

About Michaela

Hello there! My name is Michaela. I’m a Registered Dietitian, dancer, fitness instructor, and I want to say a huge welcome to my profile! As long as I can remember, I have always been intrigued by how food can affect the human body. I grew up in the dance world where body image was everythin

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Madeleine A.
Michaela is very good with young, first time dancers. She made ballet fun for my two girls.
Violeta C.
She is simply the best...
Michael J.
Michaela is a natural teacher. She quickly assessed my abilities, and tailored the lesson to match my body type and sense of rhythm. I highly recommend her!

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Took Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"My daughter is 9 years old and had her first class with Gisselle today! She had a blast and learned a lot! She can’t wait for her next lesson:)"
olivija
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Maria has coached me for every audition and part I have gotten for the past 5 years. She was referred to me by another one of her students. She is worth every penny. I'm moving to LA as I've just been cast as a series regular on a new ABC comedy but will be coaching with Maria online. I will be forever her student. She's a complete genius."
Tara
Took Film Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"My daughter had absolutely no experience in acting. Mr. Tinker designed a specialized lesson plan catered to her development."
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Took Child Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Christine has the unique ability to combine great teaching with a lot of laughter and fun. She allows her students to feel completely comfortable to say and do anything that comes to mind, for that is what improve is all about: staying in the moment. Her exercises to mold that "improv state of mind" are fantastic and opens you up find humor in just about anything. Her classes not only shaped me into being able to feel comfortable in front of an audience, her teaching has shaped me into not taking things happening in my own life sooooo seriously. Thank you, Christine, for helping me in so many areas of my life, all lthrough your sense of humor and excellent teaching skills."
Janis Frawley
Took Improv Acting lessons from Christine A.
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"I would never have had the guts and skills to do my first dramatic role without Frank’s coaching. He is patient, understands the level and advice one needs, and has a breadth of knowledge that I still find staggering to believe. I have him on speed dial. I can’t thank him enough for helping me feel prepared and full as an actor."
Lisa Lampanelli
Took Theater Acting lessons from Frank L.
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"It was an excellent start for my daughter"
Paris
Took Acting lessons from Michael L.
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"Just took first lesson, super excited to work with Jan! She’s very encouraging and gave me some great critiques. I felt like we got off to a great start. I am looking forward to future lessons and seeing what’s in store!"
Georgette
Took Acting lessons from Jan N.
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"Jordan is an amazing instructor and really takes the time to teach and explain using her experiences and expertise. Jordan will turn you into the dancer you dream of becoming."
Christopher
Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Kelsey is a great teacher and is wonderful at adapting the class to my needs. I highly recommend her."
Steve
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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