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About Mike S.

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Johns Island, SC

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Mike S. Trombone, Trumpet, Euphonium, Guitar, and Singing

Mike began playing in the seventh grade, and was all-state by the tenth grade. His Bachelor's of Music Ed, and his Master's of
Music in Performance are from LSU-Monroe where he was principle in both band and orchestra, and lead in the jazz ensemble. He has taught band in both public and private schools, and has served as Music Director in two churches.

Playing trumpet and trombone professionally since the 60's, his career has included: The Phares Corder Dance Orchestra, The Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Miss Louisiana and Miss Mississippi Pageants, Little Theater, Barnum and Bailey's Circus, Holiday on Ice, The Bob Hope Show, USO Tour of Europe, The Tom Jones Show, Sonny and Cher Tour, New Life Band, The Atlanta Swing Orchestra, The Sentimental Journey Orchestra, The Atlanta Trombone Ensemble, and too many other solo and ensemble performances to list. I currently sing and play trumpet and guitar professionally in the Charleston area.

"I love to play and teach all types of music."
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Jan C. September 23, 2014
Verified Student · Trumpet · In home
My 9 yr old son is a beginner trumpet player and has had 2 one hour lessons with Mike. Mike's passion for the trumpet and music is contagious and my son is loving playing the trumpet! I'm pleasantly surprised at how much my son has learned in just 2 lessons and how much he looks forward to his lessons!
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Mike S.

Mike S.

Johns Island, SC 29455
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About Judith A.

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Charleston, SC
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About Judith
Hello! My name is Judith, and with a background of more than 25 years of performance, teaching, and directing experience I'm sure that I can help you meet your goals - Whether it's to become an accomp
lished soloist, to sing more accurately in your church choir, or just to knock their socks off at karaoke, we'll have a great time getting you where you want to be!

Following is a bit more about me - it's a little "formal" ... but it will give you a few additional details about my background that you might find helpful in deciding whether or not I'm the teacher or coach for you! Happy reading!
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With more than twenty-five years of performance experience, Judith is at home with a repertoire ranging from medieval song to Baroque opera and oratorio to American musical theater. Her performances have taken her across North America and the UK, appearing as featured soloist with a number of leading period and modern ensembles and orchestras and as presenter, guest artist and faculty at a variety of international workshops and festivals.

Not only a performer, Judith is also an educator, with extensive experience in private teaching as well as in directing and coaching of both large and small vocal ensembles in a variety of styles and genres - from Early Music to barbershop to Broadway - and has served as Director of Music for a number of churches and various performing organizations.

Judith holds both Masters and Doctoral degrees in Early Music Performance Practices from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, as well as a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from The College of Charleston, SC, with additional post-graduate work at the University of Texas at Austin and the Indiana University Institute of Early Music where she studied performance practices, music history, opera and theater. She currently serves as Adjunct Faculty in Voice at The College of Charleston, SC, and has held positions as lecturer and adjunct faculty in music history, vocal pedagogy, graduate research methodology and applied voice at both Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland and Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. Judith is ever-active as guest faculty and lecturer for workshops, special events, and continuing and community education forums.

Noted for being "even stronger when she is allowed to act as well as sing" (Cleveland Plain Dealer), Judith is equally active in the theater, taking leading roles not only in Musical Theater but also a variety of dramatic and comedic productions, and has received both repeated critical acclaim and regional acting awards for her performances.

Judith is also an accomplished instrumentalist, making appearances at a number of events and with a variety of early music ensembles across North America. She has been performing on Shawm, recorders and hand drums for more than twenty years.

Judith can be heard on recordings and broadcasts with Counterpoint (UK) Istanpitta, Contrapunctus, Quire Cleveland, The King's Counterpoint, Apollo's Fire, The Serlo Consort (UK), the Texas Early Music Project, the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, the Columbus Bach Ensemble, the Dayton Bach Society, the Warren Philharmonic, Amherst Early Music, Inc., and the Charleston Pro Musica.

*Please note that lessons cancelled without 24-hours notice or otherwise under exceptional circumstances will be charged. Thank you!*
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Judith A.

Judith A.

North Charleston, SC 29405
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$40 / 30-min

About Wojciech M.

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Summerville, SC

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About Wojciech
Originally from Poland, Wojciech is a recent graduate of the University of New Mexico, studying Orchestral Conducting with Dr. Jorge Perez-Gomez, Piano & Opera Coaching with Dr. Kristin Ditlow, and cl
arinet with Keith Lemmons.

At UNM, he was the Assistant Conductor of the UNMSO, and until September 2014, the first Music Director of the Health Sciences Center Orchestra (HSCO) at UNM. Other conducting engagements apart from UNM have included work as a guest conductor with the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director at Landmark Musical Theater.

In addition to conducting, he still maintains an active performing career – he has performed professionally on both piano and clarinet with organizations such as the National Broadway Tour of “Wicked”, New Mexico Symphonic Chorus, San Juan Symphony, and the Roswell Symphony. In Albuquerque, Wojciech also serves as the accompanist/pianist at the First Unitarian Church, and works with Opera Southwest in various capacities.
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Ava P. August 5, 2015
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Today was our daughters 1st lesson with Wojciech and she connected with him immediately! He made learning fun, and really helped her understand technique. He really has great energy and is so patient. We'rw excited to see our daughter's piano skills grow with his instruction!
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Karl H. June 13, 2015
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Wojciech is a professional in every aspect. He is superb teacher, well read, inquisitive, an excellent musician, and a tireless worker with a gracious and winning personality. In four decades of university teaching he was one of the most outstanding students I have encountered.
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Kiakomo C. June 10, 2015
Verified Student · Clarinet · In studio
No other clarinet teacher has taught me the basics of the clarinet in this fundamental way so quickly. That is , to develop a strategy for proper breathing, finger centering , and air consistency on the instrument. He gets an A+ from me on the first lesson. He's just what I need to accomplish my goal at UNM music department. I certainly want to continue taking more lessons from his excellent teaching method.
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Wojciech M.

Wojciech M.

Summerville, SC 29483
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About Rylee C.

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Charleston, SC

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About Rylee
In short, I am a performer and educator wrapped up in one! Originally from Pennsylvania, I moved to the New York City area in 2007 to perform and formally launch my company, Dance.Laugh.Learn – A musi
c, movement, and drama program for kids. As Co-Founder and Artistic Director, I do everything from teaching to curriculum development. I am brand new to the Charleston area having moved with my husband a few short months ago. I previously served as the Director of Education & Development at Class Act Performing Arts Studio in South Orange, NJ. My areas of responsibility were Musical Theatre, Kids on Broadway, Dance Combo, Private Voice Coaching, and Company Team. I holds a B.A. in Music Performance from Ramapo College of NJ and is a certified Kindermusik (Music Education program for children) and Leap ‘N Learn (Dance Education program for children) instructor.

Each vocal lesson will focus on the technical aspects of proper vocal technique including: pitch development, ear training, music theory, rhythm, musicality, and proper breath support. Acting lessons will work on improv skills, projection, objective, and choice. We will be silly, we will have fun, and we will learn and grow!

“A child who sings is a happy child” – Elder Enrique Falabella
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Pat Stribling February 13, 2017
Verified Student · Vocal Training · In studio
She starts with the basics and that is what I need.
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Julia January 20, 2017
· Vocal Training · In home
Rylee is an amazing teacher! She went far above and beyond to help my daughter prepare for her audition. She is a great technical teacher and has a very creative way of teaching technique. But she is equally as gifted at helping the student with intangibles such as gaining confidence and finding their individual style within the discipline. I can't recommend her highly enough.
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Amber W. October 31, 2016
Verified Student · Vocal Training · In home
My first lesson with Rylee was terrific. We covered several different techniques and exercises to help develop my voice and she provided me with a practice schedule to help track my progress. She was very knowledgeable and relatable with her instruction. I am very much looking forward to my next lesson with Rylee!
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Rylee C.

Rylee C.

Charleston, SC 29412
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