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About Amber J.

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Englewood, CO

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About Amber
Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role.
Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Reno Sweeney), How to Succeed in Business (Smitty), Carousel, Oklahoma, Les Miserables, and Oliver (Nancy.)
I received a 4-year scholarship to the Conservatory of Music in Stockton, CA. at the University of the Pacific. Upon graduation, I entered graduate school at the University of North Texas to continue my singing and piano studies, along with music theory, history, and musical video production.
Upon graduating UNT, I was chosen among 200 performing arts majors to be the featured soloist at the UNT commencement ceremonies. This led to an off
er to tour Italy with the Rome Festival Orchestra. For the next two summers I performed in Copenhagen, Istanbul, Rome and Berlin with the Berlin Philharmonic.

*** Lesson Details ***
My students progress VERY quickly! As a teacher, I can easily identify my students’ strengths and weaknesses, and plan an individualized study course. I will instill a solid set of production skills that will easily serve ANY style of music you choose (from rock to opera.)
I will make for you a personalized recording for you to practice with daily. We will also work on songs you LOVE!
My students will have performance opportunities every 3 months. I will prepare you for college entrance auditions, TV contests, and television appearances. My students make extraordinary progress-I want you to become one of them!

TWO thrilling developments with 2 of Amber's students:

1. One of Amber's young students, aged 7 years old, was chosen Miss Young Colorado...this student used piano as her talent!!! Amber began teaching her young student the piano almost 1 year ago and she won the Talent division of Miss Young Colorado...
2. Another one of my college aged students who has taken 2 lessons per week for 2 years, auditioned for America's Got Talent. He was chosen as one of the Regional Finalists for Colorado."

*** Studio Equipment ***
10x15 dedicated music room, piano, lovely mountain view, mirrors, microphone and sound equipment available for students. The parents of students are welcome to stay in the room with the students, if they choose.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a piano and I will purchase the method book I want the student to use but I do require reimbursement for books and shipping if required. Student provides notebooks and pens.

*** Specialties ***
Seth Riggs, Popular vocal technique "Singing For The Stars"
John W. Schaum for piano
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Kristen November 4, 2018
· Piano · In studio
My daughter is 8 years old and takes piano and violin from Amber. Amber is an amazing teacher! She is kind, listens to my daughter, teaches her the foundational building blocks to play each instrument, teaches her technique, ear training, and is firm enough to progress the lessons quickly. She is a great encourager! My daughter is learning quickly, and already sounds good on both instruments. We love Amber and feel very lucky that we found her!
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Miguel V. October 4, 2018
· Speaking Voice · In studio
Very skilled and cares about her students success. Very impressed and excited to work with her.
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Jordan September 28, 2018
· Piano · In studio
Amber is amazing! She is teaching our 8 year old violin and piano and our daughter is progressing quickly and enjoying playing both instruments. Amber makes it fun to learn.
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Englewood, CO 80110
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About Kevin J.

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Denver, CO
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I truly enjoy teaching. I've taught in the public school classroom for 11 years. Teaching music is so so much FUN! And it should be fun for the students to learn. When I'm teaching I tell all my students that if they don't enjoy and smile about something, then we need to change something.

I would love to start lessons with you soon.
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Aidan May 7, 2017
· Guitar · In home
I was out of town when my 15-year old son had his lesson with Kevin, so I sent a text to my son to find out how it went. "He is the best guitar teacher ever!!" my son replied. I think that says it all.
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Ava Z. March 29, 2017
· Guitar · In studio
First lesson was great! On the drive home Ava said, " I'm so excited I feel like I could run a marathon!"
Haha Thank you Kevin!
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Igor March 7, 2017
· Acoustic Guitar · Online
Exceptional pro - highly recommend!
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Kevin J.

Denver, CO 80227
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About Alex H.

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Littleton, CO

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About Alex
Teaching is what I do! I have TAed multiple classes and taught dozens of students. I teach piano and other music concepts, as well as STEM fields in school. I only teach concepts that I'm completely fluent in, however, so you always get the absolute best instruction possible!

I have been playing piano for over 12 years. I retrained from scratch in the Taubman Technique a few years ago and play with ease and effortless musicality! I have taught tons of students how to play the instrument, incorporating these concepts into their playing as well.

I also tutor in STEM topics, including all math, physics, chemistry, and others. I have tutored over 2 dozen students and helped many achieve great results. I have a Master's degree in applied physics, graduated Magna cum Laude, and am fully prepared to help you master your math/science class
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Schedule a lesson with me! See yourself improve from someone who knows how people think and understands the topics enough to impart the same onto you!
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Katherine May 30, 2018
· Piano · In home
Excellent first lesson. I am excited to work with Alex. He seems very knowledgeable and was able to show me some very good techniques that will immediately help me improve my playing.
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Larissa April 26, 2018
· AP Physics · Online
Alex is fantastic. As a student, it's obvious he's had years of experience dealing with the material taught, and he explains problems in a thorough, well-contrived manner. Since beginning these sessions, my grades have risen greatly. I can't recommend them enough!
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Darine April 23, 2018
· Piano · In home
Alex is a great teacher and very patient with kids. I would definitely recommend him.
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Alex H.

Alex H.

Littleton, CO 80129
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About Ulyana H.

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Broomfield, CO

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About Ulyana
My name is Ulyana and I'm passionate about teaching and tutoring! I graduated with a B.S. from Rice University (Houston, TX), specializing in earth sciences (geology and chemistry). I did my Masters in planetary geology at Brown University (Providence, RI), and for my PhD, I trekked over 1500 miles in Nepal, studying glacial lake flooding hazards to Sherpa villages, as well as impacts of pollution on pristine high mountains, including Mt. Everest.

For seven years now, I have either tutored or taught, in classrooms and in the field, all age groups, sharing the joy of science, math - and learning in general! When I was in my teens, I participated in many science fairs and symposia at the national and international level. Then I went to college and grad school in science. Pretty much, science has been my life! For any of your science need
s, with a special focus on astronomy and geology (earth sciences), I'm here to help. I can assist with physics, biology, chemistry and math (algebra, pre-calc, calculus). Given my experience in public speaking, the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) and writing, I can assist with that as well!

If you're interested in creative lessons - with a true focus on your learning experience, I'm your tutor! Often times when working out in the field in extreme locations (e.g., Antarctica and Mt. Everest), I have to MacGyver solutions on the fly. I want to teach you how to think. This skill will serve you well, long into the future.
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Tom C. November 6, 2018
· Study Skills · Online
Ulyana is a most competent ,dedicated teacher who has helped my special needs daughter progress with navigating technology. The situation has been most challenging, but Ulyana has continued with understanding and poise. She has reached out to me immediately to clarify the progress and circumstance which has allowed me to realize why I chose her initially. Her positive demeanor, understanding and willingness to accept a most challenging situation stands out uniquely. I support her in her endeavors completely. Sincerely,Tom
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Jenelle P. June 21, 2018
· Science · Online
shes really nice. i hope i get to see her again, shes a great teacher.
-jenelles daughter
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Gabriel April 16, 2018
· Writing · Online
She was very knowledgeable and presented the information clearly. My writing greatly improved.
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Ulyana H.

Ulyana H.

Broomfield, CO 80020
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About Kandyce M.

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I’m Kandyce and I love making learning fun. Take a subject that so many struggle with and learn it to a point where you build a foundation that lasts a lifetime.
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About Dino E.

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Denver, CO
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Hey, do you follow my comedy page? So my friend, that is why I am a real estate agent. All kidding aside, its not easy to look people in the eyes and try to get a point across when you accustomed to looking at the words google to get answers or a response, give yourself the opportunity to see things in a different perspective as your actually looking at others express themselves.....And you can reciprocate by doing just the same comfortably and relaxed with confidence :)
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Dino E.

Dino E.

Denver, CO 80211
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About Dr. Roger A.

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Broomfield, CO
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I’m a doctorate-holding, university-level writing instructor who can help you grow as a writer. I’ve taught and tutored critical reading, analytical writing, and academic research skills for nine years, and I sincerely believe that your writing past does not dictate your writing future. No matter how “good” we are at writing, we all improve with consistent instruction and practice.

My qualifications:

• Current instructor of record at Colorado State University in Fort Collins
• 7 years as a university writing center tutor
• 6.5 years as instructor of record at two nationally-recognized public research universities, covering: first-year writing; intermediate argument and research writing; advanced genre writing; tutoring theory and practice
• an overwhelmingly positive student evaluation record
• 4 years as an administrator of a large p
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• PhD in English Composition and Rhetoric, M.A. in English Language and Literature; B.A. in Journalism
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Dr. Roger A.

Broomfield, CO 80020
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About Michael K.

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Denver, CO
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I LOVE Biology! I am currently a medical student, hold a Master's degree in biomedical science, and two bachelor's degrees in Biology and Political Science - so I have pretty much dedicated my life to biology/biomedical science! I especially enjoy sharing this knowledge, breaking down complex, difficult to grasp concepts into easy to understand and simple parts. This is what I will be doing as a future physician - helping patients to understand complex health issues in easy to understand terms.
I approach cell biology from a medical standpoint, and so the way I like to teach is in terms of real-world application. It is easier to appreciate difficult and often abstract cellular biology concepts by understanding the larger context for why we care about what cells do - which is a lot!
With that said, I attempt to apply this to my teach
ing, and help students to understand the life of cells from the standpoint of how this affects human health! For instance, the function of lysosomes seems so much more important when we consider how health is impacted when they don't work correctly!
Finally, I have worked in several cell/molecular laboratories doing published research, and so I have actually performed many of the techniques that we use to study cells. Cellular biology for me is much more than just a course or a boring lecture, its a way of life!
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Michael K.

Denver, CO 80239
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About Hector C.

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Denver, CO

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I have token the decision to teach Spanish as it is my native and first language. Spanish is the second most spoken language in the USA therefore is extremely important we all learn it. I am a really reliable teacher with great understanding on teaching and learning and have extreme patience. You will not regret choosing me over other teachers as I will bring a safe fun and overall all a educational easy to learn class.

Be nice. Work hard.
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Hector C.

Hector C.

Denver, CO 80219
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