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Christina C.

Hackensack, NJ

About Christina

Christina has played piano since the age of 3! She was given a piano for Christmas and never looked back. She has taken private lessons starting at age 6 and went on to the prestigious Ithaca College to major in Piano Performance. She also holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Montclair State University. Although her plan was originally to travel the world performing, she decided that her passion was teaching the joy of music to others, and has made that her life. Christina has 15 years of teaching experience in professional music studios in NJ. She began at Elisabeth's School of Piano, which has now grown into the Ringwood School of Music. She now teaches at Garden Street Music in Hoboken, Espressivo Piano in Livingston, and Finger Power Music in Edgewater. She teaches lessons to ...

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Ehsan E. April 16, 2015
Piano
Christina is one of the most talented piano teachers in New York Metro area and NJ. Her understanding of music theory as well as piano are just outstanding.

If you are looking for someone with high patience in teaching, she is the one.
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John P. November 13, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
While I have only had 3 lessons thus far with Christina, I can say with confidence that she is an outstanding instructor. She inquires as to how you learn, what style of teaching best works for the student, and what it is we want to learn, rather than a rigid lesson plan. That is not to say that she does not expect effort, practice & a desire to learn from her students, or that she doesn't have a lesson plan. She builds what I believe is a sound foundation for her beginner students by teaching us to read music and going note by note, chord by chord until it's done correctly. She is also very encouraging. Her ability to play all genre's of piano music is a huge asset as well. I would highly recommend her to students of all ages and abilities .
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Helen A. August 16, 2014
Piano · In home
Christina is amazing! My son is autistic so it was a challenge to handle him, but Christina was able to do it and he loves his music lessons. Great teacher, very professional and creative.
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Marni G.

Ridgefield, NJ

About Marni

Hi! My name is Marni and I am an accomplished vocalist and Voice teacher who has traveled the world to perfect my craft. I have a Bachelors Degree in Vocal Performance along with a Master's Degree in Education and have performed on stages around the world including Carnegie Hall in NYC, Canterbury Cathedral an Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. For more than ten years, I have taught both in private voice studios and have instructed students in public schools as well and am a certified Educator in the state of New Jersey. I teach students of ALL AGES to sing with correct vocal technique including breath support, tone, pitch, posture and more! The "Bel Canto" style of singing is taught in all cases no matter what style of music. This means that the voice should be free from tension, stress

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Colleen M. February 9, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
A great experience!

I highly recommend Marni for voice lessons. She is an extremely talented teacher in both the mechanics and creative aspects of singing. Often, she explains concepts to me in a visual manner because it is familiar to me (I have experience in visual art). I'm amazed at how much I've improved my vocal range/quality in a short time, and how much more comfortable I feel when I sing (both physical comfort and improved confidence). Marni is a gifted artist who will help you find your unique singing voice.
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Sally G. February 6, 2014
Singing
Verified Student
Great teacher!!!

Marni is a great teacher and helps you feel more comfortable with singing in front of people. She helps with cite reading and makes you feel at ease with new music. She always gives you various options of music to choose from and gives good advice and tips. Overall, Marni is a great teacher and makes you a better musician.
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Marni G. January 30, 2014
Singing
Great teacher

Loved working with Marni. She has been my voice teacher for years and i've learned so much, gained confidence and gotten roles in school plays and competitions.
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Barbee M.

North Bergen, NJ

About Barbee

Hi! My name is Barbee and I have over eight years of experience teaching singing, piano, speaking voice, and music theory. I have taught both children and adults, male and female, with all levels of experience and many different musical goals, from beginners to working professionals. I have performed in Austria, Italy, the Czech Republic, and the US, in operas, musicals, oratorios, concerts, and recitals. I hold a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Miami's Frost School of Music and a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of North Florida. I strive to create a lesson environment that is open and honest, where my students are never afraid to ask questions or try something new. I am always happy to explain concepts in a different way and ...

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Kevin M. February 2, 2015
Broadway Singing · Online
Verified Student
So far with Barbee has been a fantastic experience, she is a really talented and patient teacher and performer, she is humorous which is good, you don't want a teacher that is serious all the time, although she can get serious when needed.
A really good person to work with, in general great! I truly love her teaching and her dedication to students.
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Maribe G. November 5, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Excellent!

Two months of lessons have proven very productive. I have seen great improvement in my daugher's abilities and confidence. Barbee is mild in her ways yet tenacious; always pushing to the next level. I like that I am able to sit through the lesson. The classes run on schedule. Barbee is responsive to calls/texts and is flexible with schedule changes.
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Mary M. November 2, 2013
Singing
The best!

Barbee is both fun and professional! She creates a comfortable learning environment, and continuously pushes for the best results. She's always positive and wants to help me achieve my goals (and more)!
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Amy C.

Weehawken, NJ

About Amy

I have been a voice teacher for over twenty- five years. My background includes ten years of classical training with Maestro Julio Berrocal as well as vocal training through the Feldekrais approach with Marcy Lindhiemer. In acting I have studied with renowned Stanislavsky scholar Sonia Moore and Master acting teacher of the Strasberg Method, Marcia Haufrecht. I believe we all have something distinctive that can be developed and expressed through the voice. I work to help the student discover their individual and unique sound. I give them tools to gain the ability and confidence to achieve their goals. I empathize deeply with the challenges that students face both in studying voice and performance since I have been a professional singer for many years. Through my personal experience in ...

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Richard G. October 7, 2014
Singing · In studio
I just want to say that you are one of the most distinguished teachers with TAKELESSONS! - I read your bio and I was very impressed. I would recommend you to any musically inclined student! Keep up the good work!
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PaulG1 May 13, 2012
i could not have BUILT a better teacher/coach. Intuitive, intelligent, knows her subject & knows how to share what she knows.
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DeniseM5 May 6, 2012
Terrific teacher, learning a lot quickly and in an open, creative environment...and Amy makes it all fun!
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Ben G.

New York, NY

About Ben

I am a native New Yorker who has been a professional, internationally performing, DJ for over 20 years. And I have been teaching other professional DJs almost as long. I am not a turntablist. I do not teach fancy scratching. I am a mix/blend DJ. I am very strong at teaching beginners and helping more advanced students to take their deejaying to the next level. I have a huge vinyl collection and I am primarily a vinyl DJ as a performer, but I am well-versed in all the DJ technology, from computer-based platforms, to CD-Js, to controllers. I do not offer lessons shorter than an hour because I think anything shorter is not long enough and does a disservice to the student. I charge more because you get your money's worth. I am happy to provide testimonials from past students.

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J N. March 16, 2015
DJing · In studio
I can count my DJ lessons with Benjamin as some of the most rewarding, exciting, and inspiring experiences that I have had in my short, young life.
His skill, generosity and unfailing patience knows no bounds.
His knowledge of MUSIC - sonically and historically - is quite astounding.
Nothing is impossible or unachievable under his guidance; with a little time and effort put in.
I am one of the most impatient and easily frustrated students that any teacher could have the displeasure of coming across, but Ben always managed to encourage and help keep me going, stay motivated, and practice regularly - to great effect.
Perhaps the most important thing I have learned from my lessons with Ben is that a DJ who makes no mistakes is a DJ who is not taking enough risks. "There is no safe road to Paradise".
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Vukan M. December 9, 2014
DJing · In studio
I have been DJ-ing for about five years on CD-Js (disco, funk, boogie, Afro-Latin) and felt the need to step up my game and make a fresh start with vinyl. Thus, I bought the equipment and a sufficient amount of records and started practicing. However after a few months I realized that my progress was too slow and that I was missing the basics (vinyl is no joke). After hearing DJ Scribe perform on several occasions I was amazed at his musical selection and knocked out by his skill to blend complex tracks smoothly and yet in a novel, interesting way. Needless to say, I was delighted to learn that he takes students and subsequently had more than a handful of lessons with him.

I can only verify what Ben said about himself above. In addition i can say that he is extremely patient, flexible, didactically minded, thorough and attentive. It is not only his mastery over the instrument of choice (turntables) but also his record collection, detailed knowledge of music history and above all--a genuine love for music (especially the good ones)--which made these lessons a remarkable experience for me. At the end of each session, we would analyze my improvements and what needed improvement while Ben would give a list of things that I should be practicing for our next session. Already after the first lesson I felt a significant advancement in my skills and so was true for every subsequent one.
I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Hwi K. December 8, 2014
DJing · In studio
Ben is the most skillful, knowledgeable, and genuine DJ/Instructor I have ever had.
I was once his student myself and learned so much from his lessons.
He not only taught me both fundamental and essential Djing techniques but also helped me build my own musical repertoire.
Up until now, I continue to ask him for his advice and feedback. He is a great mentor who's always happy to help his students.

Worth every $. Take his lessons!

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