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About Nicolas R.

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Sherman Oaks, CA

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An immersive, cultural experience that will allow the student to experience Spanish as native speakers do.

About Nicolas
Hello there, future string players and welcome to my profile!!

I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and raised in Miami, FL. I started my musical career at the age of 8, singing in chorus, playi
ng the recorder, and shortly afterwards moving to the guitar, and the violin.

When I was 15, I was nominated for a James L. Knight Award in Music, and I performed as a violin soloist with the Miami Beach Symphony Orchestra, and the Greater Miami Youth Symphony playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major. One of my most memorable experiences when I was a kid! In high school, I formed my own string quartet and we would perform all over the South Florida community especially at hospitals and for the elderly. At 16 years old, I was also given an internship with the New World Symphony, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, for about 2 years. During this time, I was able to take lessons from master violinists such as Marc Thayer and Glen Cherry. During this time, I was given the opportunity to perform with the New World Symphony at 17 years old for pops concert conducted and performed by Chuck Mangione in El Doral, FL.

I later on accepted a scholarship for violin performance at the University of Miami for my Bachelor of Music, and earned my Master of Music from Florida State University. I also taught string orchestras for 10 years at Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Center, South Florida Youth Symphony as conductor (and now composer!), and conductor of the Greater Miami Youth Symphony. I was appointed Assistant Conductor of the Alhambra Orchestra for two seasons under the guidance of my high school orchestra teacher, Mr. Reginald Nicholson (1947-2011). It was here where I was able to work on my compositions, orchestrations, and conduct a fine group of musicians.

I now live in sunny Los Angeles, in the Sherman Oaks area, and I'm loving the new change. I am eager to share my knowledge with new students on various subjects such as learning a string instrument to learning a different language. Please feel free to ask me any questions.

I am looking forward to getting to know you and your goals for learning!
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I have been teaching music as an adult, certified teacher since I was in college, but have done teaching as early as 15 years old.

I will help you create a fantastic technical base so you will be able to play with ease as your skill level develops, all while keeping the lessons fun and engaging.

MUSIC STUDIO
Piano, Violin, Guitar, Music Stand, General Teaching Aids, Recording Equipment.

TRAVEL EQUIPMENT
I can provide a music stand and basic materials but the student is expected to have their own instruments and to buy the music I recommend. I can recommend various vendors/shops where you can buy the ideal instrument for your lessons.

EXPERTISE
I am classically-trained musician that also specializes in Tango performance, Latin/Jazz, Rock, and a variety of other styles. I believe that training in the classical aesthetic will create a firm, solid foundation to crossover into other areas listed above. With a good dose of technical exercises, scales, and a variety of repertoire, my students always turn out well-rounded, ready to tackle almost any kind of music they wish to learn.

Thank you for stopping by and let me know what you would like to learn!
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Liliana August 7, 2018
· Composition · Online
One the best intructors I’ve had in years! Nick really knows his music theory, orchestration, and compositional techniques. He’s helped me appreciate the intricacies of creating music for myself and others. He challenges me to do my very best. Thank you, Nick!
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Hank July 24, 2018
· Violin · In studio
Nick is the perfect balance of dedicated teacher and incredible human being. Our 9 year old son loves his violin lessons with him. We are delighted we found him! Thank you, Nick!
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Juliana July 22, 2018
· Viola · In studio
As a 30-something adult beginner, I chose Nick as my teacher for his experience and talent. When we had our first few lessons, I knew he was the real deal. He knows his orchestral string instruments, especially my instrument of choice: the viola. I was even more impressed since he has performed with musicians like Chuck Mangione, Barbara Cook, and Andrea Bocelli. He has made my lessons fun, exciting, and very engaging. I highly recommend Nick to anyone wanting to learn a string instrument!
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Nicolas R.

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About Jane (Zhenya) M.

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Oxnard, CA

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Dear guys,

I create and teach uniquely tailored classes in Spanish to those just starting to dive into the language.

My dedication, love and experience in Romance languages, music and as a flamenco dancer, led me to study Spanish independently.

As with each of my languages, I'm experienced in and love the beauty and awesomeness of Spanish, and its structure and nuances.

I have many years of experience as a private teacher of Spanish, sharing cultures of the world through the language.

About Jane (Zhenya)
I was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia and have always had an immense love for languages and cultures of the world. I found that diving into a new language and culture is one of the most incredible, j
oyful, compassionate and meaningful paths to discovering the world. All the while, rediscovering one’s own unique interests and curiosities. It’s always surprising and rewarding in ways we can’t foresee.

As a longtime, professional independent instructor, I never imagined where my languages and creative work would lead me and the wonderful folks I encountered along the way.

It’s been a journey of incredible variety.

I had the amazing opportunity to create and teach the first Russian, French and Italian classes to children in public elementary schools all around Oxnard. I was invited to teach French and Italian classes in the Ventura College Community Education, Russian immersion program for the U.S. Government and English to a team of international entrepreneurs and their families.

This work and my students inspired a joyful dedication to creating live video classes. I discovered that it’s a special, interactive and awesome platform into the world and I love seeing it grow.

I look forward to working with you and supporting you on your language journey.

Till then,

Zhenya
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Julia November 5, 2018
· ESL · Online
Incredible first English classes with Zhenya! Creative, so fun, natural!
Zhenya is treasure teacher. She's gifted, kind, really cares to learn about you even before first lesson. Just... AWESOME. She has so dedication to us who dream learning language or really need support in it. She goes beyond... And make you feel you learn and open the world together with tool of language and learning unique ways. This my first advance language class and I love this video platform. Thanks guys!
Already in our first class, we start with creative dialogue and learn a lot in pronunciation and great idioms. She meet each student just where they are! No matter I was so busy in my profession, I couldn’t wait for each class!!!!
In studio or live video classes, with Zhenya always unique and so rewarding.
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Susan November 4, 2018
· Italian · In studio
I have been a student in Jane’s Italian community college class, in her small group instruction, and in her private tutoring classes.
She has an excellent command of various languages, and her love of teaching shines through each lesson.
In a very warm and caring manner, she guides and nurtures us through the wonderful world of language acquisition!
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Jane (Zhenya) M.

Jane (Zhenya) M.

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About Graciela W.

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Seaside, CA
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As a Native Spanish speaker I can help you learn or improve your skills in this language. I have experience teaching students of all levels.

About Graciela
I am a Spanish native speaker with a Bachelors degree in Bilingual Executive Communication. I have been tutoring kids and adults for 8 years. I can help you improve your skills in Spanish and Englis
h, as well as help you with homework from other subjects, test preparation and study skills to maintain or improve your score.
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Vivian B. October 12, 2018
· Spanish · In home
The lesson was very good, and gave us some tools to practice at home before next week.
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Amanda May 29, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
I've been working with Graciela over the past 8 months to improve my Spanish grammar and conversational skills. Graciela is excellent at tailoring her teaching style to my evolving skills, and she's great at making sure I have the resources to practice on my own. For someone like me, who has low-intermediate speaking and comprehension skills, it's extremely valuable to have an instructor who conducts sessions almost entirely in Spanish (with only very occasional transitions to English to aid in my understanding of subtle points). Graciela's fluency in both languages makes her an ideal tutor for both beginning and advanced students. I'd absolutely recommend her.
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Richard M. May 3, 2018
· Spanish · In studio
Well prepared, easy style to adjust to students abilities
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Seaside, CA 93955
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About Carmen G.

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Monterey, CA
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Hola!! I am a Spanish Native Adjunct Professor teaching All levels with Master’s in Spanish, Bachelor’s in English, PhD Courses and California Single Subject Credential in Spanish Language and Culture.
More than 20 yrs of experience working for Public Education Districts, Private system and College.

My teaching philosophy is to provide students with the communication skills to understand, speak, read, and write in Spanish preparing them for their future where Spanish is becoming a valuable asset. Inspire them with enthusiasm and passion for the Spanish Language and its fascinating cultures.

The use of technology also allows me to assess my students and determine learning objectives in a personalized setting encouraging self-directed learning.
Working with Middlebury College-Monterey Institute of International Studies in its customized hybrid programs and Intensive Custom Language Courses, gave me a global view of future education.

About Carmen
Spanish Native Professor with Master’s in Spanish, Bachelor’s in English, PhD Course , California Single Subject Credential in Spanish, CLAD. Teaching All levels including DELE/SIELE Prep exams. More
than 20 yrs of experience in USA and Internationally.

I am a Native Spanish Teacher from Spain with a very strong academic background in Spanish language and Culture combined with over twenty years of experience working in public and private institutions in California and Europe. During all these years, I had the opportunity to work in King City District in Elementary Bilingual School, Monterey and Marina High School with students from diverse backgrounds, migrant students, and students with special needs.
Also, I have been working as adjunct instructor in Cabrillo College teaching different Spanish levels, and currently I am working as adjunct professor for Monterey International Institute /MIIS beside my part time position for Monterey Adult School.
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Carmen G.

Carmen G.

Monterey, CA 93940
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$37 / 60-min

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Average Cost of Spanish Lessons in Seaside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Spanish lessons in Seaside is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $50 and $60 per hour.

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For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute Spanish lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute Spanish lessons are 10% less expensive at $50, and 30-minute lessons cost 19% less at $45.

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