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Edgar T.

Manlius, NY

About Edgar

I taught my first private lesson when I was 17 while completing my undergraduate courses at the Yerevan conservatory in Armenia. I became convinced from the start that any person, of any age, can lear
n the violin if the teacher is flexible in their approach. After teaching for many years, and performing with the Armenian National Opera House Orchestra, I was lucky enough to come to the United States where I earned my artistic diploma and my Master’s Degree in violin performance (from Syracuse University). Currently, I am a member of the Syracuse Symphoria, Allentown Symphony Orchestra and the Tri City Opera. I also perform frequently with Binghamton Philharmonic. Although my background was centered on the Russian school of violin, I prefer to use a blend of many styles and approaches with my students. After coming to the United States, I studied the English school of violin and took many string pedagogy classes. I became familiar with the Suzuki method and approach and look forward to becoming a certified Suzuki teacher in the near future.

*** Lesson Details ***
My student’s lessons are tailored to their individual needs. Most often I use Essential Elements and Suzuki for beginners. I also like to incorporate pieces from the Russian book “The Beginner Violinist”. Wohlfahrt and Kaiser etudes follow while students enter the Suzuki book 2 and 3 levels. I also help students to learn orchestra music and help them to prepare for auditions and competitions. My advanced students have worked on concertos such as Bruch, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, and Khachaturian. The most important things for me when teaching a student is that they develop a natural and comfortable posture with their violin and that playing their violin becomes fun and enjoyable for them. Whether you are looking to audition for a music conservatory, or would like to learn the basics of violin for fun, I would love to share my knowledge and experience with you to help you reach your goals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect students provide music stands, instruments and literature

*** Specialties ***
Russian School, Galamian School, Suzuki method
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Edgar T.

Edgar T.

Manlius, NY 13104
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Melissa H.

Jamesville, NY

About Melissa

Melissa has spent the past 15 years teaching singing to students of all ages. She teaches many genres of voice including Broadway, Classical/Opera, Jazz, Pop, Rock, and Folk. With a solid foundation i
n singing, most any genre can be sung healthily! A strong believer in 'thinking outside of the box', Melissa makes sure each student feels comfortable enough to 'get out of their head' and 'sing from the heart'. With a gentle and fun personality but high expectations, Melissa is able to get the best out of all her singers and makes every lesson, even your first, feel like a success!

***IMPORTANT*** The voice is a delicate instrument and because of this , I do not offer FULL voice lessons until the age of 13. If you are under 13 and want to start voice lessons, I do a combo piano/voice/theory lesson, but please do not expect or request a FULL voice only lesson if you are under 13. Exceptions may be made if the young student has piano background or choral/choir experience already. Please ask. Thank you. ***

As well as being an accomplished voice instructor and coach, Melissa also teaches beginner piano lessons. She teaches piano to students age 8 - 98! Curriculum and materials are carefully chosen based on age and ability.

Melissa is also a piano accompanist for soloists, vocal ensembles and musical theatre. Contact for more information if you are in need of an accompanist for Solo Festivals or Competitions.
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Lauren B. August 30, 2015
Broadway Singing · In studio
If anything, Melissa Howe definitely knows what she's talking about. She uses her magical vocal powers for good. Ive learned so much from her in only a few lessons. Mel is a miracle worker. If theres anyone out there you should get vocal lessons from, its Melissa Howe.
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Melissa H.

Melissa H.

Jamesville, NY 13078
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$30 / 30-min
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Christian D.

Spencerport, NY

About Christian

Christian D. has been playing saxophone for seventeen years. Growing up in Rochester, N.Y, he attended Churchville-Chili High School and attempted to take every music class his school had to offer. He
was always very involved in his school’s music program. He took private lessons with Mr. Terry Bacon (a graduate from Eastman School of Music) for eight years before going to college. He completed his BM in Music Education and Saxophone Performance at SUNY Fredonia. There he studied classical with Dr. Wildy Zumwalt and jazz with Bruce Johnstone.

 At Fredonia, Christian was involved in everything the music program had to offer. He participated in major ensembles, a saxophone quartet, saxophone ensemble, a big band, and a jazz sax combo in addition to his regular course load. He was a founding member of the Bogus on Temple Blues Band that actively played in the Fredonia area for a year and a half. He is also a member of the musical fraternity of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Christian recently completed his MM in Jazz performance at New Jersey City University. There he studied with Bob Malach, Joel Weiskopf, Walt Weiskopf, Allen Farnham, and Nathan Eklund. He is actively playing gigs in the New York City and suburban area while at school.
During his time at school he has played with numerous artists, including Conrad Herwig, Dave Douglas, Kurt Elling, Steve Wilson, and Steve Davis. He plays with Nik Entertainment Co. and other various groups in the Western New York area, including Night Trane, a jazz combo he helped found.

Christian has been in many elite bands since the start of his career as a musician. He has participated in the Roberts Wesleyan Honors Band, Hochstein School of Music Junior Wind Symphony, All-County Band, and New York Area All State band, as well as performing as a soloist for the All-County orchestra his junior year in high school.
Christian has received many awards to merit his efforts in music. Some of these include the Eastman Award given to high school juniors who plan to major in music and who excel above others in school. He also received a $200 scholarship for his jazz-playing ability from the Independence Jazz reunion.
At Fredonia, Christian was involved in everything the music program had to offer. He participated in major ensembles, a saxophone quartet, saxophone ensemble, a big band, and a jazz sax combo, in addition to his regular course load. He was a founding member of the Bogus on Temple Blues Band that actively played in the Fredonia area for a year and a half. He is also a member of the musical fraternity of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Now that his BM is completed, Christian is pursuing his Masters in Jazz performance at New Jersey City University. There he studies with Bob Malach and Joel Weiskopf. He is actively playing gigs in the New York City and suburban area while at school. When he is home he plays with Nik Entertainment Co. and other various groups in the Western New York area, including Night Trane, a jazz combo he helped found.

*** Lesson Details ***
I like to cater my lessons to the students' wants and needs. I suggest various exercises to study in effort to make each student reach their fullest potential. I push each and every one of my students, regardless of their goals as a musician.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Selmer Series III Soprano
Selmer C** Mouthpiece with Vandoren Java 4s
Selmer Mark VI Alto
Vintage Berg Larsen with Rico Jazz Select 2H
Selmer Reference Tenor
Vintage Otto Link with Rico Jazz Select 3S
Buffett E11 Clarinet
Brad Behn Mouthpiece with Vandoren 3.5
Armstrong Flute
Casio Privia Piano
MacBook Pro
Zoom Recorder
Various method books and music

*** Specialties ***
Woodwind Doubling
Jazz
Classical
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Jennifer July 15, 2015
Tuba · Online
Verified Student
We only had our first lesson, but it was great! He was talented, knowledgeable and patient with my 12 year old. Looking forward to learning more!
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Jacey M. July 14, 2015
Trumpet · In studio
Verified Student
Christian is an amazing teacher!
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Alexander M. July 10, 2015
Trumpet · Online
Verified Student
This is my son's first time taking online lessons and he loves them! Christian is always on time, motivating and great at his craft. I find my son practicing more than ever to be sure he's ready for the next lesson. I can already hear improvement in his playing after 3 lessons. Christian please keep up the great work...you ARE making a difference!
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Christian D.

Christian D.

Romulus, NY 14541
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Daniel M.

Manlius, NY

About Daniel

My primary goal is to make music a fun, stress-free, expressive outlet for my students. I hold a B.A. in Music Performance from Canisius College and have extensive performance and teaching experience
in concert band, orchestral, musical theatre, and chamber ensembles. I have served as principal oboist of the Canisius College Concert Band and Canisius College Chamber Orchestra, as well as served on the faculty of the Community Music School of Buffalo, and the Canisius College tutoring center (as a music theory tutor). Currently, I am pursuing a Master's in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Oswego, specializing in emotional struggles faced by musicians, including performance anxiety, stage fright, muscle tension, and fear of emotional vulnerability. My students will gain confidence in their performance ability, learning not only the techniques of their instrument, but strategies to reduce performance anxiety to perform music as it should be: fun, expressive, and moving.
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Daniel M.

Daniel M.

Manlius, NY 13104
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$15 / 30-min

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