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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
  • Teaching since 2001
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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
  • 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 students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 French, English, American Sign language
  • Teaches students 26 to 60
  • Teaching since 2017
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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

About Nicole

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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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional cellist with degrees in music and music education strives to bring a solid foundation combined with the joy of music.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested o

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
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Mark S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark S.

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Want to eliminate writers block? Or make amazing musical compositions? Are you interested in music production? My take on theory is like no other! I make it easy to follow, covering an array of topics I find important to help you gain not only a deeper understanding but ultimate control over music itself and your vision for it. Starting from the ground up from pitch tuning and scales to advanced topics like counterpoint workflow and creativity and everything in between. I've been composing for 21 years since the age of 12 and I'm an amazing teacher with a lesson plan designed to get you to a level where you are constantly inspired and creative with all the skills you need to take the music from mind to sound.

About Mark

I'm a prolific composer music producer pianist and vocalist with hundreds of pieces of unreleased music not including hours and hours of unreleased recorded piano jams. I've written hundreds of thousands of notes and melodies. Started piano lessons at the age of 7 and started composing and perform

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Min
Marq is a mad creative genius, and any knowledge that he happens to pass onto you will be highly worthwhile. Marq is also fun to work with and very open to your ideas and feedback.
StevenJewel "CULTURE"
Definitely enjoyed my first session with Mark!! He is very thorough with a fun energy that makes learning feel stress free and natural. I definitely recommend his services to all levels of producers that are looking to get some solid knowledge!
Mike
Mark knows all about music from a-z. I have been teaching myself music for years, and Mark knows right where im at and knew how to help me EQ better, arrange songs better, and helped me focus on my live set up as a performer and an engineer. THANKS MARK!!

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"I went to Jordan last year and Basma helped me speak with my friends there. I knew no Arabic at all before I met her. I was able to communicate with them and understand most of their conversations. She teaches you how to make the conversation as well as giving you tools to understand every topic that is flying around you. I loved studying with her. She's very detailed and thorough. Thank you so much Basma. Your lessons are amazing and I love spending time studying with you. It's fun and informative. I highly recommend you for anyone who wants to speak Arabic. Basma is also an interpreter and translator so you also learn to translate and interpret if you want to learn that as well on the side. Keep the hard work Basma. Thank you so much again for the brilliant methods."
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Took Spanish lessons from Rosita R.
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"Raghad was very engaged. I really liked her teaching style and enjoyed each and every lesson."
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"I have really enjoyed my time with Joelle. She is very patient and caters to my individual needs. It is a personalized learning experience."
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"She, from the beginning, has made this comfortable and fun to the point that her and I are in this for the long run. Very outgoing and helpful with ASL since it is one of her passions too."
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"Basma has very a flexible way of teaching. She goes to the most advanced grammar and explains everything very clearly and at the same time she teaches you practical ways of speaking the language and communicating on daily basis. You've got to start learning with her Arabic if you want to learn the language."
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