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Justin W.

Louisville, KY

About Justin

Justin received his Bachelor of Music Performance degree from University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, as well as an Associate of Arts degree from Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College) in Cocoa, Florida. Justin currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky, where he is pursuing his Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting at University of Louisville.
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Danny June 27, 2016
Singing · In studio
Justin is the best vocal teacher one could ask for. I always have a great time with him. He really cares about your progress and will try just about anything to get you to improve. He moved away from my location, and no other vocal teacher I've been with since has matched his quality.
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Alison F. May 22, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Was first lesson and he made it fun and i progressed a lot! Can't wait till next one
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Barbara Crawford March 14, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I was nervous. He made me feel comfortable. And he taught me and reminded me about a lot.
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Justin W.

Justin W.

Louisville, KY 40242
(16)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Alison S.

Louisville, KY

About Alison

***About Me***

I'm passionate about music and love sharing that through performance and teaching. As an active musician, I teach a full private lesson studio during the week and play gigs on the weekends. That's right, music is not just a "side-job" or a way to make a few "extra" bucks, it is actually my profession and I take teaching my students seriously. It is my goal to provide a solid foundation in music fundamentals while keeping students inspired as much as I can, especially because music can be tough sometimes!

I received my degree in viola performance from the University of Lou
isville School of Music in May 2010. I play violin, viola and piano regularly and have played them most of my life. On the weekends, I play viola in a string trio called Electria for weddings or events. We often play popular music on electric instruments accompanied by backtracks. Playing popular music has expanded my knowledge and experience. Of course classical will always have a place! It is beautiful and timeless! But playing current music is also a lot of fun, and appeals to the modern student. There's room for all kinds of music and I embrace it all!

*** Lesson Details ***
I'm not a really strict teacher but I do encourage my students to push themselves and really make the most of their practice time, especially if they have busy schedules. I believe in customizing my teaching style to my student's needs and desires. I'm very positive and encouraging while never sacrificing constructive feedback.

***What to Expect***
After 3 months with a beginning Viola, Violin, or Piano student, I expect you to be able to read the notes (without having to write them all in), understand basic rhythms, have learned how to play a scale (or more), and have completed a few of songs.

After 6 months, I expect that my students will have relative ease with reading their music, playing with hands together on piano, and starting to master basic bowing techniques and coordination on Violin and Viola.

Learning an instrument is difficult, but so rewarding. With the right teacher it can be a wonderful experience, and that's my goal. I want music to be enjoyable, interesting, fun and enriching for my students. My style is encouraging, positive, and thoughtful... I try to teach in a way that is comprehensive and wholistic!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living Room, grand piano and an electric piano, room for parents to wait on a couch or chair, music stand, metronome

***What you should bring***
Sheet Music/Books
Rosin (for violin/viola students)

*** Specialties ***
I mainly focus on classical training, however I customize the teaching repertoire to incorporate my student's music tastes and interest. As I teach, I incorporate music theory so that my students may have a better understanding of how the music is structured because my goal is that they understand music from a wholistic perspective so that it can be enjoyed for a lifetime!

***Studio Policies***
I am flexible and easy to work with, however I am running a full private lesson studio and time is limited! I do require a 24-hour cancellation notice if you are unable to attend a lesson - as it does allow me to use that time to reschedule another student or optimize my time. If notice is given the day of your lesson, the lesson will be marked as "missed." With a day's notice, I will "cancel" the lesson and your lesson credit will not be used. You are welcome to reschedule your lesson to another available time during the week, however, the 24-hour notice still applies. I don't want to be unfair to you and I just ask the same of my students :)

Keep in mind, regular lessons really do make a difference in students' progress and enthusiasm, so I encourage you to keep a regular lesson schedule if possible!
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Arianna L. October 22, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Best instructor ever!!
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Jasmine S. October 8, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Kind, motivating, and positive attitude! Looking forward to more lessons!
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Will August 26, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Great lessons
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Alison S.

Alison S.

Louisville, KY 40223
(10)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Hiromi S.

Louisville, KY

About Hiromi

I am a student at Ball State University, pursuing a Doctor of Arts degree in piano performance under the guidance of Dr. Robert Palmer. As a teaching assistant throughout my graduate studies, I have worked as an accompanist and taught ear training, group piano, and private piano lessons. Prior to Ball State University, I studied at the University of Kentucky and Ohio State University where I earned Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in piano performance, respectively. To expand my expertise in music, I have attended summer music festivals and conferences including Adamant Music Scho
ol and “Musical Summer at the Mill” International Masterclasses & Festival in Moulin d’Ande, France. Recently, I presented my lecture recital on the music of Jean-Philippe Rameau at College Music Society regional conferences in North Dakota, Montana, and New York. I was an recipient of the outstanding student presentation award at the CMS Great Lakes Regional Conference, 2014.
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Hao December 4, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Just the first leson but i love the way she explained and teached
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Noah October 18, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Hiromi is wonderful. This was my 13 year old son's first lesson on piano, and Hiromi tailor made the lesson to fit his level of experience. He was able to improv and experiment with the keyboard, and Hiromi guided him through perfectly, while then following up with structure. Thanks to Hiromi and a wonderful first lesson. :)
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Noah October 18, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Hiromi is wonderful. This was my 13 year old son's first lesson on piano, and Hiromi tailor made the lesson to fit his level of experience. He was able to improv and experiment with the keyboard, and Hiromi guided h
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Hiromi S.

Hiromi S.

Louisville, KY 40214
(10)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Sarah F.

Louisville, KY

About Sarah

I am a singer, performer and a voice teacher dedicated to teaching both classical, pop, and Broadway music to her students in any age level. I have been teaching for four years in the Philippines where I'm originally from and where I took my Bachelors degree in Music as well. In 2013, I came to America and pursue my Masters in vocal performance at Lee University. My goal is to teach my students healthy vocal techniques that can be applied to different music genres but at the same time have fun singing while learning. I have performed in concerts, musicals, operas and oratorios both here and ba
ck in the Philippines. Currently, I am an active performer/singer of the Louisville Chorus and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Louisville.
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Liberty O. October 26, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter was very nervous and Sarah made her feel very comfortable. She was very kind and welcoming!!
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Liberty O. October 25, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter was very nervous and Sarah made her feel very comfortable. She was very kind and welcoming!!
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Sarah F.

Sarah F.

Louisville, KY 40207
(2)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Michael H.

Louisville, KY

About Michael

Michael's mother had him singing in church starting at age 3! He continued to perform on a regular basis for many years. He became so comfortable on stage that he is more at home ON stage than OFF stage.
He started playing Trumpet at age 10 as well as taking the mandatory piano lessons. They all paid off and he became the 1st chair Tumpet player in the High School Concert Band, a featured soloist in the Accapella Choir along with being Student conductor and President of both groups his Senior year. He was awared a Trumpet schoarship to State Band Camp at Michigan State University his fre
sman year and a Vocal scholorship to Interlochen Music Camp his Junior year.
He remained a popular singer and trumpet player throughout his College and Graduate years.
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Michael H.

Michael H.

Louisville, KY 40205
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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