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Tamari (Tamara) W.

38 Reviews
Torrington, CT
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 68; Female: 5 to 85
  • Awarded Merit Prize from Guild of Temple Musicians
  • Teaching since 1990
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

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Piano class is an exciting and informative introduction to piano and music skills for beginning to intermediate level music students in grades Kindergarten through Adult. The goal of the course is not only to develop a solid musical foundation in piano which will greatly assist in the future pursuit of any musical instrument in any style, but most importantly to instill in the student an understanding of how music is put together and thereby yield a sense of appreciation and mastery, even of little accomplishments, which build upon one another to greater accomplishments.

Students are taught a stimulating, thorough, and graduated course of recital solos, theory, technical studies, and classic piano repertoire. Class size varies from 2 to 3 students (with the possibility of expansion) with group activities as well as one-on-one instruction. I have found that a group atmosphere is often more beneficial and enjoyable for beginning to intermediate level students because they are ...

About Tamari (Tamara)

Hi, there! I'm TamarI and I can't wait to meet you! We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feedback-teaching--once you learn a concept or skill, teach it, as soon as you

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Janet Booth
I've done Silver Sneakers full-body workout sessions with Tamari. She brings her cheery, delightful and upbeat personality to her classes. She inspires and leads, without being pushy. Her technical training combines with her creativity to keep class interesting and engaging. I always enjoy her choice of music, too. (No wonder, because she's an accomplished musician, too.) I highly recommend her as a fitness teacher!!
Lise
I have had a wonderful experience studying piano with Tamari. She is an enthusiastic teacher making the lesson not only rewarding but also joyful. We had to go virtual because of Covid-19 and Tamari spent a lot of time getting all of us familiarized with virtual lessons. She is very dedicated, patient, caring, has a warm personality and she really enjoys teaching.
Ralph
Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
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Shawn C.

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Starting at $125
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches students 18 to 70
  • Teaching since 1984
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Shawn C.

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SHAWN K. CLEMENT – COMPOSER - BIO

Shawn has had a multi-faceted career as a composer in a variety of genres and styles. As a songwriter, producer, performer and engineer, Shawn has written over 36,000 pieces of music, which has earned him more than 300 credits on TV series, Films, Video Games and Records. Clement has been nominated for, as well as won, over the years, many awards. A notable piece of work, QUANTUM QUEST (performed by the San Francisco Philharmonic and recorded at Skywalker Ranch), was nominated for Hollywood Music in Media Awards’ Best Score, and won a Global Music Award. Shawn has literally worked for every major studio, every major television network as well as for every major cable network.

In 2011, Clement was commissioned by The Wounded Warriors’ Project to write the orchestral piece, The Warrior’s Hymn, for The Tribute for Wounded Warriors. It was premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC by a 106-member orchestra, 247-member choir, and was sung by

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This is a great opportunity for me to give back a portion of what I have earned working as a film composer over the last 23 years in Los Angeles, California. What I’ve learned through this process is nothing that a textbook can offer. The countless hours of meticulously maneuvering and executing

Meghan L.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian
  • B.F.A. Musical Theater from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Meghan L.

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Hi I'm Meghan! I'm a professional singer and vocal coach who has performed and taught professionally all over the country. I will provide detailed and constructive feedback on your vocal technique. I will break down the mechanics of singing in way that is both fun and easy to understand. I am experienced in multiple vocal styles, including Pop, Broadway, Jazz, Country, Classical and more! I will help you sound amazing on all of your favorite songs.

In our lesson, we will focus on the three pillars of singing: Alignment, breathing, and relaxation. We will work on vocal technique through simple exercises. I have exercises for people of all vocal ranges, types and levels. I adapt my lessons to fit your specific needs.

We will select songs for you that are both fun and a perfect fit for your voice! I will accompany you on piano as you sing. If needed, I will record piano tracks for you to practice in between lessons.

Feel free to reach out with any questions. I can't wait to ...

About Meghan

Hi I'm Meghan! I'm a professional singer and vocal coach who has performed and taught professionally all over the country. I received a B.F.A. in Musical Theater from The Boston Conservatory with an emphasis in Vocal Repertory. I will provide detailed and constructive feedback on your vocal techniq

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Lily
Meghan dove right into the lesson, customizing it at the perfect level for our daughter's experience. We liked that she was prepared and maximized the time. She has a youthful personality and knowledge of pop songs which is a great personality fit with our 13 year old daughter. She also customized the lesson and song choice in a way that would appeal to my daughter. My daughter is actually excited to take lessons and is already planning her list of songs she wants to learn.
Rivky C.
i am very new to singing and she totally made it a no pressure environment. she also made me feel empowered to try and explore exercises and techniques.
Rivky C.

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Troy W.

65 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Ancient Egyptian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B. Mus. in Composition from The New England Conservatory of Music
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Troy W.

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I have been teaching this subject for over 13 years. There is no specific curriculum as each student will come to lessons with their own unique skills, needs, and goals. Lessons are tailored to those specifics. It is not necessary to know how to read music at the first lesson for beginners. However, learning to read is required for subsequent lessons and will be a large focus for all non-readers. Music is not learned "by ear." A certain amount of theory will be a part of every lesson just as technique and repertoire. Concerning repertoire, it will be selected primarily from the Broadway and West End rep based on the student's learning needs and with their input. The main emphasis on performance lessons, however, will be technique (enunciation, breathing, pitch/intonation, etc.) and reading. Students should come to the first lesson prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study.

About Troy

Composer Troy W. graduated from the New England Conservatory, earning his Bachelors, Masters (cum laude) and Graduate Diploma while studying with mentor Malcolm Peyton. After spending a year studying with Lukas Foss in Boston, Mr. W. moved to Houston in 2001 where he continued graduate studies at R

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Mo B.
A great person and respectul man. I would highly recommend him for anyone that needs coaching with speech techniques etc.
Danny N.
Great first lesson; I didn't know what to expect as an adult beginner student, but he's very welcoming and the lesson was comfortable. Definitely looking forward to the rest of my lessons and practicing.
Rod H.
Great lesson!!

Brittnee P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brittnee P.

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I have been playing clarinet for twelve years and have taught students of all ages and levels. In my lessons we will work on basic fundamental techniques (breathing, technique, etc) while also learning pieces that you can bring home and play for your family. I believe playing the clarinet is something that gives people the ability to increase their creativity level, confidence, and individual expression which is important to our daily lives. I want my students to be able to grow as individuals and learn to have fun with music through playing the clarinet!

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Brittnee Pool is a South Carolina-based clarinetist and a recent graduate of the New England Conservatory. Ms. Pool is an avid performer of a wide variety of repertoire. She has enjoyed playing as an orchestral musician with the New England Conservatory Orchestra as well as with other orchestras th

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Amelia
Brittnee is incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. I'm looking forward to my next lesson. I wasn't sure whether online lessons would be harder, but the format wasn't a problem.
Nicholas
Excellent teacher! Brittnee is very patient and has really helped me improve my play considerably in a short period of time. I look forward to continuing lessons with her and would recommend her to friends or family looking for a teacher!
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Aaron D.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Aaron D.

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I specialize in teaching Clawhammer style and 3 finger "Scruggs" style.

About Aaron

Hello fellow and future musicians, and thanks for checking out my profile! To tell you a little about myself, I was exposed to music at a very young age since my dad was a musician. I first picked up the drums at the age of 5, and took piano lessons for a year when I was 6. I later played the sa

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Worked really well with my 10 yr old, super happy about our decision.

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"I really like Ryan approach. He is friendly and makes you comfortable. I'm 63 years old and I'm just trying to learn to play some Jazz & Blues and after several years of jumping all over the place with web lessons and really learning nothing; I think I've finally found a teacher who can help me learn to play guitar. I look forward to my lessons with Ryan. I hope to continue this music relationship until I can really play. Its my dream and my hobby now that I'm retired and Ryan has already given me the confidence I need to succeed."
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"If you're someone who is new to music and looking for the right teacher, give Clare a call.

I've recently had the pleasure of taking violin lessons with Clare for eight months. I am an adult violin student and before I took lessons from Clare I had virtually zero previous musical training. Clare was the perfect teacher for me. She kept me interested and motivated to learn. Her lessons were well thought-out, well taught and, just as importantly, they were just plain fun. Because of Clare I feel like I have an excellent foundation from which to continue my learning. If I wasn't moving away because of a new job I would definitely still be taking lessons from her.

As an adult, I was kind of nervous to start learning a musical instrument, especially one as tricky as the violin. Clare helped me immensely. She's a wonderful teacher."
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"Molly was a fantastic vocal teacher! I have been singing for 15+ years and she taught me so many things I never knew that really helped propel me farther in my abilities than ever before. She made singing fun with all of her goofy vocal warm ups, and she really helped me polish songs I was performing. My range has been expanded and my breath control and tone is much stronger. She is a fantastic vocal teacher and I highly recommend her for vocal lessons! You will not be disappointed!"
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