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Kathryn K.

34 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $110
  • Speaks English
  • Acting, Voice, Songwriting, Musical Theatre, Music from College - Conservatory of Music University of Cincinnati (CCM)HB Studio NYC
  • Teaches High School, College
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Kathryn K.

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Well, times have definitely changed and we are going to meet the demands of the times.
If you’re tired of the same old strategy to deal with battling your fear of speaking and you've become successful in spite of it, I can help.
If you need information about your camera set up, sound, set, wardrobe... zoom... everything that goes into making this new world efficient and effective, I’ll show you how.
It’s going to be ok.
As a method acting coach, I’m going to give you the tools actors use to manage performance anxiety. You will finally be able to have some peace while you do your work. You’ll be able to speak to groups large or small, on camera and off.
I’ll collaborate with you to practice these skills and you'll feel safe and have fun in the process. For real... fun!
I have been working with executives for years and have coached countless people to communicate effectively.
I look forward to meeting you!
*Sessions often run over by 10 minutes at no extra charge. I am available

About Kathryn

Kathryn K I am happy to offer committed actors, music performers and executives private sessions to strengthen your performance and ignite your work. For actors I specialize in acting for film, television and theatre as a Method Acting Coach. I am a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. We will address

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Deborah D.
Kathryn has helped me build my skills and confidence in presenting and recording myself on video for corporate and sales facing content. No detail too small or not discussed... in a good way... from lighting, to microphone placement, to clothing, to make-up, to how to mentally prepare before hand, to the content and the delivery. This is the beginning of what I hope to be a long term journey to continuously hone my skills. She is down to earth, real, genuine, kind and funny. Money very well invested.
Jamie M.
Loved working with Kathryn this first lesson. She gave me some tools that I can use right away. She is delightful and fun to work with!
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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Tunes, improvisation techniques

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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Nicole D.

2 Reviews
Napa, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks American Sign language, English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 26 to 60
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Nicole D.

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Many students find learning a language hard or boring. Sign language is a very expressive and beautiful language. Some teachers are boring but I get creative and make learning fun for people that want to lean ASL

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To my future students welcome!! I can't wait to get to know you! My name is Nicole, ASL is my favorite language because it's very expressive. I am hard of hearing and have a speech impediment which makes sign language easier for me to use. Fun fact #1 I was inspired to learn ASL from my deaf cous

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rosanna mairena
Just did the free intro class with you and really enjoyed it! You were patient and repeated things slowly when we needed it. My son's review: "I loved it and I learned a lot!"
My almost 10yr old son took it with me as he's been wanting to learn sign language to help him communicate. He's ADHD and gets frustrated super fast and likes to communicate non verbally when he's mad so we've been looking to learning "officially". We learned today the colors of the rainbow along with his favorite color gold, numbers and letters. We hope to take a paid class soon when we have discretionary funds :)
adrienne Joan Burton
Well done, Nicole. You truly care about us students.
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Allan W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 to 17
  • Teaching since 1995
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Allan W.

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For students who have recently joined a school band and want to get the most benefit by starting with a solid foundation. Students will learn the basics of sound production, forming the embouchure, breath control, and proper posture for playing the trumpet.

About Allan

Students will learn the fundamentals of music, how to read music, and be able to play with musical expression. Established students will advance to more difficult compositions, memorize selected pieces, and participate in semi-annual recitals to showcase their musical skills.

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Anna L.
Evan P.
Great first lesson!
Anna L.
I like playing the trumpet
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Kurtis H.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Kurtis H.

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Enthusiasm! Charisma! A point of view! My responsive, outside-of-the-box teaching style involves using physicality, storytelling, singing, and listening skills to train my students to be musicians who play horn beautifully and powerfully.

My students learn to make a clear difference between practice and performing, and will learn to practice getting performing nerves at home and in lessons so that actual performances on stage are bold expressions of your point of view, free from fear or uncertainty. My students learn to acknowledge their feelings about how they performed, and release their fears about what might happen next so they can also release the musical possibilities.

My teaching style is a little grand, exaggerated, playful, whimsical. We practice acknowledging our successes as a first principle. Problems are discussed in terms of solutions. My students will be help to a high standard, and are best served when they discuss their work honestly (for example, if you didn't ...

About Kurtis

In our lessons, I share my enthusiasm for music making, for developing a unique voice, for learning the value of time, and for the ridiculously precarious, gregarious art of French horn playing. Whether you want to spend a couple lessons on a single topic like lip trills or devote months planning st

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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson. It was interactive and Hiro made sure she understood the lessons by asking her questions, and challenging her to think of good strategic moves."
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