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Tanya A.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tanya A.

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5 years experience

About Tanya

I am a professional performing artist with major credits in acting, voice over, directing, spoken word, dance, and choreography. I have taught all ages in all the above genres (K-12 and adults).

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Premlata
Tanya is a wonderful teacher! She customized her lessons to fit your needs and we’ve made great progress after only three lessons! Looking forward to continuing!
Maria Corrigan
Tanya was so incredible and made me really feel comfortable!
Maria
I've never had a dance lesson before and was pretty nervous about this but Tanya made me feel comfortable and I eventually relaxed and enjoyed myself!

Thanks again!!
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Michelle A.

101 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $29
  • Awarded Magna cum laude from University of Redlands
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Redlands
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Michelle A.

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These lessons are focused on re-awakening the student to their creative potential through authentic self-expression. Although centered around the voice, Michelle will use various techniques to help unlock any resistance or hesitation to expressing ones whole self more fully in the world. By first understanding and recognizing the voice as a vessel for creativity and authenticity, we can then cultivate habits and techniques, which allow the student to gain confidence, joy and inspiration through the expression of their authentic self. These lessons are ideal for those wishing to gain more confidence in their speaking voice, the individual looking to overcome any type of performance anxiety and/or for the student wishing to cultivate a speaking voice that more fully reflects and resonates the individual they desire to express themselves as. This can also be a wonderful opportunity for the seasoned performer to take their artistry and connection to their craft to the next level.
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About Michelle

I believe that everyone can sing, it is just a matter of learning how to use your own unique instrument. From a very young age, as a performer, I was sharing my love of the arts with others. I grew up with an immense appreciation for the self-expression and creativity that result from all forms of

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Ryan P.
I’m a beginner singer with no prior experience. I’m very nervous about singing and always put off lessons because I was worried I would never be able to become a “singer”. I’ve only had my first lesson so far but it was a lot of fun and very educational. I learned a lot in just one hour and had a blast along the way. I definitely chose the right instructor and if you’re thinking about Michelle for your lessons just do it! She is great!
Tiffany
i love this class
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Frank T.

4 Reviews
Canyon Country, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA Music/Vocal Performance from Cal. State Univ. Los Angeles
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Frank T.

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I have been involved in vocal music including Classical / Opera / Broadway and Jazz for over 50 years. This includes training vocalist for over 45 years as a choir director (children to adults). During my time as a choir director I have also spent many hours privately coaching and training students privately. I hold a BA degree in Vocal Performance.

About Frank

My personal philosophy is that good basic technique is the same no matter what style you perform. I hold a BA in Vocal Music/Performance. My teaching career has includes teaching and coaching singers for over 45 years. During these years I have successfully trained adults, youths and childre

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Amy Solano
I am classically trained but I had 3 lessons with Frank for a musical audition. He taught me how to sing in a brand new style. Thanks to him, I am now cast as Nina in a production of In the Heights.
Phoebe
A very well rounded teacher. Works well with every type of voice. Cares about his clients.
Bryan Curiel
If your are looking to be the Best. Be trained by the BEST TEACHER! Frank Thomas has been my best vocal trainer for years. I couldn’t be the singer I am with out frank. I wouldn’t be in operas, solos and many musicals journeys with out his ways of training me. DON’T look anywhere else. This is the best and also he is fun!!! I remember when I first started with him. In 3 days. Yes 3 days with me working on my voice with him I heard a big dramatic operatic voice come out of me!!!! I’m telling you look no further. Trust me.

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Karen R.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor's in Elementary Education, Bachelor's in Music Education, and Master's in Reading and Curriculum from Grand Canyon University
  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude Honor from Grand Canyon University
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Karen R.

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I teach musical performance for the instruments that I teach which are piano, voice, and guitar. I teach stage presence techniques such as stance or physical positioning, emotional expressiveness, eye contact, concert and recital etiquette, introductions of pieces, bowing, etc.

About Karen

Karen R. was born and raised in a musical family in Lindstrom, Minnesota. Karen has loved to sing and play instruments almost all of her life, and became passionate about music early in her childhood. She has played 7 instruments proficiently including piano, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, ukulele,

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Thomas L.
Karen Is an amazing teacher! Karen gives great guidance to those willing to learn. She is very patient and takes all the time needed for everyone to develop their skills. She is very good and changing times to meet and is understanding that things change and is flexible. I can't say enough about how great she is at teaching.
Ms Lee
Karen made me feel very comfortable & gave me what I needed so I have a very natural look using makeup. Would highly recommend her to anyone looking for help with cosmetics!
Megan
Wonderful teacher for our 12 year old. Very kind, encouraging, organized and knowledable. I would highly recommend!
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Ben W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • DMA Music Composition from Yale School of Music
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ben W.

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I am a passionate composer who's been working professionally with orchestras for over 5 years. I'm here to help with any and all aspects of music theory whether it's chord structures, formal analysis, Sonata Theory, or species counterpoint. But my absolute favorite subject is teaching composition! Should you decide you want to write music, I will work with you to develop your own voice and bring out your creativity. My teaching philosophy is about enabling my students to find joy in what they do. It’s not about appeasing someone else, but about making musical decisions that make you happy while simultaneously challenging yourself to be better than you are right now. I want my students to feel like every note they wrote and every sound they created feels right and perfect!

About Ben

Hello! I am a composer, pianist, and percussionist. I hold a bachelor's of music in percussion and composition from the University of Cincinnati and a master's of music in composition from the Yale School of Music. I am currently finishing up a Doctorate of Musical Arts in composition from the Yale

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Bill D.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Bill D.

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While studying for my Doctorate of Musical Arts I was a graduate Assistant teaching Music Theory and Ear-training.

About Bill

Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mas

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Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
Pat
Exactly what I was looking for.!
Sakura I.
It was very detailed instruction. He provided accurate advice and easy-to-understand examples. His breathing technique, musicality and technique for expression were very helpful. And, needless to say, he had a wonderful personality.

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"Easy going, very patient, and conducts a very collaborative and productive training session."
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Took Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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"Ahmad is very professional in his approach, he helps you evaluate the course and also tell him more about your goals. I had no knowledge of music at all and He did a god job in giving me some basic music theory crash course along with my daily practice sessions. He tailors the course as per your routine. its never one lesson fit all for him, he will gauge your level of expertise, your short and long term guitar goals(beginner, advanced etc) and then create a custom lesson for you. I really enjoyed and made good progress in a month's time. Thanks Ahmad!"
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"Jordan is an outstanding teacher! I don't think I could ask for anything more in a ukulele teacher. I am an adult learner who requested structured learning. Jordan provides that structure during lessons and homework assignments but allows for individual initiative and efforts. He listens to my goals and helps me accomplish them by moving me ahead at a good pace and continually helping me fine tune what I have already learned. He is not intimidating and wants to see me have fun playing music. He also provides an environment for learning good musical habits and techniques."
Joan Nutting
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan D.
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"I've been trying to teach myself piano for 3-4 years with no success. Since working with Dan, I've made major strides in only a few months. I've been able to play some blues and jazz already. We go over theory to help me understand what I am playing and how it works. He's very patient, kind, and makes sure you enjoy lessons each week."
Khalfani
Took Piano lessons from Dan K.
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"Ms. Bonnie works with both my daughters, Madison (8) and Parys (11). I find her self-developed curriculum to be engaging and simple enough for a novice learner. She is patient and kind also, which works nicely with our parenting approach. Although she is remote, you can feel her presence right within your home."
Toye
Took Piano lessons from Bonnie P.
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"I left a review as many have done at the beginning of my lessons on the site's request. I studied with Edwin for about two years through Skype, and wanted to evaluate the experience after it was completed. Edwin was a very polite and skilled teacher. He taught me many new techniques and different styles of jazz guitar that stick with me still, and which I use every day in my playing. I recommend him to anyone wanting to learn more about playing jazz guitar."
Jonathan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Keith is a great teacher! He gives excellent technical instruction and makes it a lot of fun. Our son loves his lessons with Keith!"
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Took Drum lessons from Keith J.
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"With Mr. Hackl, you get not only world-class training and experience, but also access to the best equipment and technological skill!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Franz H.
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"I love my weekly lessons with Phillip! He is a warm and engaging teacher who works well with older students. He is patient and kind and he always has a smile (even when the notes are clanky). I highly recommend Phillip for the older student."
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Took Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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