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Stacey S.

Covington, KY

A well rounded fun teaching style that keeps all students motivated and interested. Stacey works had to insure that students develop strong technical and theory skills while growing as creative musicians.

About Stacey

Stacey is a professional soprano known as an active performer in the Cincinnati area. Stacey has sung for 9 seasons with the Cincinnati Opera as a member of the core chorus and sings with Cincinnati's professional chamber choir the Vocal Arts Ensemble. She also sings with the North American New Opera Workshop.

Stacey has studied piano from the age of 5 and is great for beginning or intermediate piano students.

Stacey has taught students of all ages and with various musical styles. Her students have included professional ballet dancers with Broadway aspirations, an 8-year-old girl
simply wanting to break out of her shyness, and high school students preparing for College auditions. Her students have performed in nationally known rock bands, been accepted into College music programs, they have been members of the May festival Youth Chorus, the Kentucky Governor'€™s School for the Arts, and have traveled to Europe with competitive touring choirs.

Stacey's operatic performing credits include Autumn in Charles Halka's Layover with NANOworks Opera, the Mother in Amahl and Night Visitors with the Clermont Philharmonic Orchestra, Testo in Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda with the College-Conservatory of Music , Mimi from Puccini'€™s La Boheme in the CCM's Opera scenes program, Donna Donna in P.D.Q Bach'€™s The Abduction of Figaro , 1st Lady in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and Juno in Offenbach'€™s Orpheus in the Underworld all at the DePauw University Opera Theatre. Other partial roles/scenes performed include Suzel in Mascangi'€™s Lamico Fritz, Countess in Mozart'€™s Le Nozze di Figaro, and Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte.

More than just singing opera Stacey is known for her versatility as a classical singer regularly doing cross over work. She regularly gigs as a jazz/popular singer accompanying herself on the piano. Her musical theater performing credits include Mama in Everybody'€™s Buddy: The Buddy LaRosa Story, Shelia in Hair with DePauw University, Ensemble/Soprano Soloist in Sweeny Todd, Sonia in Godspell with the Lakeside Players and Yonah in Children of Eden with the Lakeside Players.

Stacey received her Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music where she studied with Barbara Paver. She graduated magna cum laude from DePaul University with a B.M. in Vocal Performance. She studied with Caroline Smith and Stanley Irwin.

Stacey is originally from Florence, Kentucky and takes pride in impacting her home community through music.

*** Lesson Details ***
Stacey is known for adapting lessons for the individual. Each body is unique and thus each vocal instrument is unique. Stacey takes time to get to know each student and caters to their specific needs and goals. She believes in well rounded performers working often on dramatic intentions, overall professionalism, and stage presence. She also prepares her students with their audition packages and stresses the importance of regular performance. Stacey is a very open and caring individual but expects hard work from her students.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Yamaha upright piano, Yamaha portable keyboard

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a portable keyboard. I expect a semi private space to teach.

*** Specialties ***
Opera, Broadway, Choral Vocals
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Madison B. April 12, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
The lessons were for my daughter and we were thrilled with Stacey. She went above and beyond.
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Bob R. March 7, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Stacey created an environment that was extremely conducive to learning. She is not only very knowledgeable but she presents information in an easy and relaxing manner. Being a novice I did not feel overwhelmed or intimidated by what she asked of me. Very quickly she was able to discern where to take the lesson that instilled the greatest confidence and yet focused on the most immediate opportunities for moving forward. She’s fun, enthusiastic, and informative and made an hour lesson seem like fifteen minutes. I look forward to working with her in the future. I would strongly recommend her.
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Victoria G. March 7, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My first lesson with Stacy was amazing.
She's such a great teacher I can't wait to continue working with her!
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Stacey S.

Stacey S.

Covington, KY 41011
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Victor K.

Cincinnati, OH

Perhaps my most popular lesson, I teach piano to all ages and all levels. I am particularly skilled in the area of accelerating the beginner/early intermediate pianist into a high level of musicianship. I customize my piano instruction to each individual student, so that each can develop a plan to achieve personal growth and success through musicianship.

About Victor

I received my Bachelor of Music Degree in Organ Performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in June of 2010, studying under Dr. Roberta Gary. I have completed all the coursework for the Master of Music Degree in Organ Performance. I will receive the degree in late 2014 or early 2015 after performing one more solo recital.

I began playing the piano at the age of 5, later moving to the organ at 9. I have held a church job since then, working in multiple different denominations and settings. I have a strong background of piano, accompanying, theory, sacred liturgy, and m
usical performance. I enjoy studying and listening to many genres of music as well as performing them. I am very interested in historically informed performance and understanding different techniques as they are related to the composition style of different time periods.

I enjoy working with students of all ages. Regardless of your ability, age, or experience, I will work with you. We can work out a plan for lesson times, intensity of practice and work, and tailor the lesson to the right pace for you.

*** Lesson Details ***
My lessons tend to be tailored to the needs of individual students. I am not as much a fan of a strict curriculum that I use on each student. For beginners, one can expect to be given method books to get them moving in the right direction. As one advances, we eventually move on to repertoire. I take an approach to lessons that emphasizes total body awareness and high level mental awareness. The most important thing anyone can learn in music is that it isn't just about the right notes; it isn't about the right rhythm. It is about the complete musicianship and the complete awareness needed to truly understand and perform a work of music. In order to make this approach work, my strictness as a teacher varies depending on the level of devotion the student is willing to put forth. After six months with me as a teacher, expect to notice changes in the way you see music and comprehend your technique at the keyboard.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect students to purchase their own music. For beginners with method books, I have these available to the students to purchase from me.

*** Specialties ***
I am very highly trained in performance practices of the Baroque era, especially on the organ. I am also very specialized in body movement and efficient keyboard technique. I also have a lot of experience in the Romantic repertoire of the piano. Lastly, I am also well trained as an accompanist on both the organ and the piano.
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Lisa O. April 24, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Victor is an amazing teacher and we have loved working with him for many years now. He taught all 3 of my boys at all different levels and they all progressed very well in piano. He has also served as accompanist for my son who plays the trumpet. I highly recommend Victor as an amazing teacher for all levels who truly wants to help the kids learn.
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Dennis W. March 7, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Victor is gifted in teaching. I feel that playing the piano and teaching the piano are two separate gifts. Victor is gifted with both abilities. If you are hesitating because your not sure whom you would like to choose, choose Victor you will not be sorry.
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Caroline January 7, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Victor was great with my five year old daughter. He is very personable and patient. My daughter enjoyed the lesson and is practicing every day!
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Victor K.

Cincinnati, OH 45249
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Kate U.

Mason, OH

I started teaching piano lessons as a senior at the University of Texas in 2011. My students range in age from 5 to 13 years old, introductory to intermediate playing levels.

I have an extensive background in music theory including classical piano training, contemporary guitar, years of choir, and personal voice coaching.

I have a special ability to work with young and inexperienced students. I am the perfect teacher for a student that is just being introduced to the world of piano. I am also a great teacher for those students who have a light background but are just starting to be re-introduced to the piano.

About Kate

I started teaching piano lessons privately while I was a student at the University of Texas. My students range from 5 to 14 years old, introductory to intermediate playing levels.

I have an extensive background in music theory including classical piano training, contemporary guitar, years of choir, and personal voice coaching.

I have a special ability to work with young and inexperienced students. I am the perfect teacher for a student that is just being introduced to the world of piano. I am also a great teacher for those students who have a light background but are just starting to be
re-introduced to the piano.
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Sean April 18, 2016
Piano · In studio
Our seven year old is easily frustrated and distracted. Kate has been able to keep her on task. Our seven year old has learned much.
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Marty April 17, 2016
Piano · In studio
Kate has been teaching both of my boys (8 and 9) for about 18 months and really does a great job with them. She's very patient, and yet gets on them (in a nice way!) if they don't practice like they should. They have really learned a lot from her and respond well to her instruction. I'd highly recommend her for any young beginners.
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Alicia F. September 25, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
We just love kate! She is teaching my 6 year old son, and after 5 lessons he can already play some simple songs and has learned so much. I'm so amazed at how much she has been able to teach him in such a short amount of time! She is fun and professional and my son is crazy about her! She is flexible and dependable and we are very happy with our decision to go with her. We have a younger son who just turned 4 so we opted for the in home teacher so we wouldn't have to figure out how to occupy him or keep him quiet at a conservatory while his big brother had his lesson. It is working out great! Thanks Kate! Looking forward to many more lessons with you :)
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Kate U.

Mason, OH 45040
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$25 / 30-min
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Ching H.

Cincinnati, OH

I am a certificated teacher qualified by National Music Teacher Association. have 10 years of experience in teaching piano. In the piano lesson, I combine music theory and playing skills together. Most important, I love to evoke students' music sense, learning how to refine the interpretation. My goal is to inspire students' potential in playing. I always design the lesson depends on students' demand to make sure everyone is comfortable and enjoy learning.
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About Ching

Ching is a very experienced piano instructor. She has 10 years of teaching experience. She designs the lesson depends on each student’s demand to make sure everyone can feel comfortable and enjoy learning. Her students have achieved top places in national competitions and high levels for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).

Ching received her Master Degree of Piano from College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, with full scholarship and a position of teaching and accompany assistant. She also earned her undergraduate degree of Piano Performance and Musi
c Education. Besides, she has won first place in the National Arts Music Competition. Ching immerses herself not only in classical music, but also in opera and theater music. Her performance in Taiwan, Japan, China, and the United States are highly praised.

*** Introduction of Program ***
Ching's Piano Studio provide In-Studio and In-Home Piano Lessons for students of any age. Ching combines Piano instructions with basics of Music Theory. You will learn to read, write and properly interpret music along with studying piano. A variety of different styles such as classical/traditional, rock, jazz, christian, and blues are all available. Piano instruction is offered as a weekly 30, 45, or 60 minute private lesson. Ching is able to teach in both English and Chinese.

Music is part of life.
Never too early to begin, never too late to start!

***Beginner Program ***
Is your child too young to start learning music, sing and play piano? Am I too old to start learning the piano? Not necessarily! Piano lessons for beginners of all ages will typically focus on a variety of exemplary method books. Ching will use these books to introduce note-reading, music theory, and technique. Don't hesitate to have the first piano lesson.

*** Intermediate and Advanced Program ***
Piano lessons for intermediate advanced students will focus on polishing technique, expanding repertoire, studying theory, and musical refinement. Ching is a talented and qualified conert pianist and piano instructor. She can help you achieve your goals, whether it be preparing for competitions, or for auditions to pursue music at the college level.

***Adult Program***
No matter what is your goal is, Ching will help you achieve them in a encouraging and friendly environment. A variety of different styles such as classical/traditional, rock, jazz, christian, and blues are all available in Ching 's Piano Studio. It is never too late to have your first piano lesson with Ching!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Wurlitzer upright piano
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Ziqiang February 27, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
She is a great piano teacher. Can't wait to get back to class!
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Ethan M. January 21, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Just had the first piano lessons for our 3 young children with Ching. She was wonderful! The children were eager to show off what they learned after their first lessons. We are looking forward to future lessons with her.
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Tera Fitzer January 20, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Ching is awesome! She encouraged me and challenged me right off the bat. I can see that this will be a dynamic learning experience. I am so excited to learn to play!!
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Ching H.

Cincinnati, OH 45209
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Nan-Yu W.

Cincinnati, OH

I am a current DMA student at College-Conservatory of Music in bassoon performance. I have been playing the bassoon and the piano for over ten years. Music has always been one of my main interests and passions in my life. I have taught the college and high school students. I always enjoy teaching people about music through performance and conversation. If you want to learn how to play the bassoon or piano, I am always willing to help you!

About Nan-Yu

I am a current doctoral student at College-Conservatory of Music in bassoon performance. I have been playing the bassoon and the piano for over ten years. Music has always been one of my main interests and passions in my life. I had a lot of performance and teaching experience. I participated in all kinds of competitions, music summer camps, and music festivals that include the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra summer camp, the Osaka Bassoon Festival, and the Asian Double Reed Association. I have taught the college and high school students. I always enjoy teaching people about music through p
erformance and conversation. As a native Chinese speaker from Taiwan, I can also teach Chinese. If you want to learn how to play the bassoon and piano or Chinese, I am always willing to help you!
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David K. April 8, 2016
Bassoon · In studio
Verified Student
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Nan-Yu W.

Cincinnati, OH 45220
(1)
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$22 / 30-min

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