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Tamari (Tamara) W.

38 Reviews
Torrington, CT
Starting at $33
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Merit Prize from Guild of Temple Musicians
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 68; Female: 5 to 85
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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 p

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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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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
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Robin O.

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Robin is a touring musician who was a 2013 Boston Blues Challenge Finalist. She has toured regionally in the US and in Europe, headlining Blues Festivals in Italy and the Czech Republic.

Learn alternate bass and melody lines, finger-picking techniques, slide basics, and repertoire of Delta and country blues. Learn how to build muscle-memory and integrate the music into your body, so you can play what you feel.

About Robin

*** Travel Equipment *** I tell students what they need to buy and they do, although I will pick up books that they then pay me for. *** Specialties *** Piedmont blues, delta bottleneck blues, folk, beginning guitar introduction to Adobe Suite, color correction in Photoshop, Photoshop for pr

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Tanya
As a beginner & my first lesson was today , Robin was very helpful and had so much to share. I feel confident in her ability & knowledge to help me in learning to play the guitar .
William
I loved my teacher. Very professional and fun! I will not be continuing my lessons due to time restraints.
Greg
Really worked to help me learn what I wanted to learn
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Mike B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mike B.

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I teach beginner to advanced all styles of music

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I teach all styles of music and all levels of ability. As I look back at my life, I see that music was my constant companion. My passion for music, and more specifically for the guitar, goes back to the time when, as a ten year old I received a guitar for my birthday. The sound of the instrument t

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Jane
Strong teacher very patient and plays wonderful he can teach all styles which was perfect for me!!!
Jenifer C
Mike is a great teacher!!! thank you so much for all your help.
John
Mike is a great guitar teacher!!!! He is really patient and organized.
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Emma M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • BA in PIano Pedagogy and Performance Summa Cum Laude from Odessa State University of Music, Ukraine/Odessa State Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Emma M.

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I offer preparation to the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) examinations.

About Emma

I am a piano teacher, classically trained. I started my music education at the age of 7, at the Odessa College of Music in Ukraine. At age 16 I was accepted to the highly prestigious Odessa University of Music, where later I received my BA degree in Piano Pedagogy and Performance, Summa Cum Laude.

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Angela L.
I love Ms.Emma. She is such a wonderful piano teacher.
Ritam M.
My son got a great teacher. My son now feels motivated, loves playing piano, enjoys the lessons very much! We had other piano instructors before , but she is the best!
Mikayla
Mrs. Emma is an amazing piano teacher. She is passionate and caring. She knows her craft inside and out. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn piano.
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Mary V.

71 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, Italian, German
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mary V.

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Hello!

Please note:

I'm interested in experienced/dedicated students ages 14 and up (this includes adults). Advanced/serious singers welcome, experienced teenagers & adults welcome to write me and see if we are a good fit. My studio mainly consists of advanced, professional singers as well as college students pursuing Music Degrees and high school students preparing for school whom are very active in their music/choral/band/orchestra/theater programs.

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About Me as a Teacher:

I’m a dramatic soprano living in Germany, currently pursuing my Master’s Degree at the Hochschule Franz Lizst in Weimar. I have done a lot of work on my technique through the years - having a voice type that is by definition high maintenance, I have a lot of insight into technique as the training for this type of voice is extensive by necessity. It was a long road - I was first considered a mezzo, then a soprano, then I worked internationally as a dramatic ...

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Miss Vaillancourt is the rare combination of professional singer and certified Music Educator. She has worked in International Schools all over the world and is now a freelance soloist singing on concert and operatic stages in Europe. Recent engagements include Sofia National Opera (Small Stage) & S

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Magda
I have put my daughter in singing classes with many different teachers but none were as spectacular as Mary. She is in love with these classes and all the technique being taught in them, and I've noticed a lot of progress in her singing plus confidence in her ability. I sadly cannot afford any more classes but recommend Mary whole-heartedly to anyone that really wants to advance as a singer and have serious improvement.
Michelle W.
Mary is an excellent violin teacher. She has a firm yet kind approach with an effective method in teaching a challenging instrument. She is punctual, reliable and passionate about teaching. In short, we had a wonderful experience and highly recommend Mary!
Mae
I am a soon to be Music Education College major and Mary has helped me tremendously through that process. I have gotten into al the schools I’ve applied to and u don’t think I could have done that without her!💕
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Paul E.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • CDL A from Napier Trucking
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Paul E.

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Songs can be built about as many different ways as a house can be built. I'll definitely show you the ropes and options!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together

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Took Oil Painting lessons from Lauren W.
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"Sharon McNeil is a talented instructor. She is able to assist students in retaining crucial information regarding source of light, shadow placement and overall composition. She is skilled at color mixing. In our classes she set up large still life arrangements at the center of the room that were our focus. She provided painting demonstrations that helped put theory into action. A good teacher."
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"We just loved taking lessons with Margot. We have taken multiple classes (myself with my 10 year old daughter). She has wonderful people skills. She was very prepared. She is a super teacher. She has great interpersonal skills. Kids love her too."
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Took Calligraphy lessons from Margot G.
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"Jessica was an excellent teacher with my 9 year old son. It is quite clear she has experience working with children - she is patient, calming and supportive. He can't wait for his next lesson!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"I have known MAggie the last 7 years. She has been a big part of my daughters life as an art teacher & friend. Her patience in dealing with children is something which I have witnessed myself. Her dedication & professionalism in handling a class is beyond par. She has inspired my daughter to pursue art. I would recommend Maggie to every parent who is looking for an art instructor"
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Took Drawing lessons from Margarita D.
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