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Roberta D.

18 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Roberta D.

18 Reviews
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Skills and technique for voice and piano are the important foundation, but all students are taught to entertain in addition as part of the lessons. We work on staging and presentation. Getting in front of an audience and feeling comfortable on stage are an integral part of learning to sing or play. We work to build confidence as we practice how to introduce ourselves, talk about our music to an audience, move on stage and more.

About Roberta

DURING COVID 19 ALL LESSONS ARE OFFERED ONLINE ONLY UNTIL FURTHUR NOTICE. STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY. Do you want to improve your voice? Do you want to sing for fun? Do you want coaching to sing in a band or record? Do you want to audition for plays and musicals, Regionals, or music school? Have y

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Cecilia Fichtner
I’ve been taking online singing lessons with Roberta since the beginning of COVID. She’s an excellent teacher and is very patient and kind. I highly recommend her!
Colleen B.
I love Roberta. She is so knowledgeable, professional and friendly...a wonderful combination to have in a teacher. She is patient and thorough. I would highly recommend her.
Beverly
Roberta is everything you would want in a teacher. She is exceptionally talented herself and knows how to share her knowledge with others. She is especially very kind and nurturing in an environment which could be quite intimidating for a beginner like me. You can tell she truly enjoys teaching and gets excited to see her pupil learn. I have learned so much in a short time.

Dongbin S.

2 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from The Hartt School
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Dongbin S.

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I have been teaching children of all age groups to acquire a solid foundation in violin playing. Whether it be pre-K beginners, or high school students getting ready for college auditions, I will communicate with the students and parents to set a number of goals to achieve.
I also welcome adult students, beginners and amateur enthusiasts alike.

In addition to gaining expertise in the techniques in violin playing, students in my studio will be given opportunities to gain comprehensive music knowledge including theory, sight singing, ear training, and any relevant music history, as the above-mentioned knowledge are indispensable elements in violin playing. Singing and clapping are essential parts of the lesson. When students are equipped with the basics, they can play anything and make the music they want.

About Dongbin

I am a concert soloist, and have given concerts home and abroad. I have previously served as the concertmaster at the Hartt Symphony Orchestra and the Waterbury Chorale. I am also an avid chamber musician with chamber music experience from age of 15 as a member of the Shin Trio. I was appointed as

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Giana
My son has been taking violin lessons with Dongbin for almost 3 years since he started playing at age 5. Dongbin has been a great teacher, and my son enjoys learning from him. His lessons include not only violin playing, but also clapping rhythms, singing notes, and other exercises that have been effective ways of learning for my son, while keeping him engaged throughout the lesson. Dongbin recognizes my son’s strengths in playing violin, but also identifies the skills and techniques that he should focus on to become a better player and to build a strong foundation as he progresses. He also gives suggestions to help sharpen those skills while practicing at home. We have been very pleased with our experience with Dongbin as our son’s violin teacher.
Emiko
Wonderful teacher! I'm an adult student and his instructions are clear and easy to understand.
Highly recommended!

Tim M.

11 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim M.

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If you wanna rock, let’s do it. I’ve been doing since I was a teenager and encourage students to perform together in bands in my studio.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends,

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.

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Haley F.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BM in Voice Performance from Eastern Illinois University
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Haley F.

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As a classically trained vocalist with undergraduate and masters degrees in vocal performance, I have well grounded classical training, but my experience in traditional and contemporary musical theatre makes me a well-rounded vocalist who is comfortable in all styles! I hope to create well rounded musicians who are not only confident singers but also have knowledge of music theory and general musicianship!

About Haley

I'm a voice and piano teacher based in Charleston, Illinois but I'm surprised all the time by how quickly my students have taken to online lessons! During my time at EIU I studied a lot of opera, classical music, and musical theater, but I also find great joy in contemporary musical theater and

Jeff I.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff I.

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I'm an advanced teacher that has the ability to break anything down into simple pieces that are easy to learn. It is also my intention to teach my students how to teach themselves.

About Jeff

I've been playing music all of my life with a 20 year focus on Bass Guitar. I love teaching and helping students find the missing pieces that take their playing, performance and passion to the next level.

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Grant R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Steve Witser Memorial Prize from Eastman School of Music
  • BM Trombone Performance and Performer's Certificate from Eastman School of Music
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Grant R.

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I have studied with some of the finest trombonists in the world, performed in the nation's top orchestras, and am firmly committed to excellence in the trombone field. Music is one of the most indescribably powerful and moving things in the entire world, and I want students to, above all, simply enjoy playing and experiencing this gift. The trombone is, of course, merely a means to an end in this regard; yet its rich, powerful, as well as versatile sound is what particularly draws me to it. My approach to playing the trombone is simple: producing the greatest sound on every note, as easily as possible. I think it is necessary to have the best sound that you can possibly make on the trombone in your head from day one, and to this end, I strive to play as much as possible for and along with the student so that they may develop their own ideal sound concept. I couple this with instruction on all the other fundamentals of trombone playing and music making, such as technique, scales, ...

About Grant

I have studied with some of the finest trombonists in the world, performed in the nation's top orchestras, and am committed to excellence on the trombone. Music is one of the most indescribably powerful things in the entire world, and I want students to, above all, simply enjoy playing and experien

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Axel P.
Grant was terrific, and easy, friendly for our first lesson. My son was comfortable and attuned to Grant's ideas and instruction. I think Grant's teaching method and perspective on music and the trombone is effective. W look forward to more sessions. ~Pete
Christine
Grant has been an excellent instructor for my son who is just finishing his first year learning trombone. Grant is patient and really cares about his student’s progress. I feel my son is more engaged and enthusiastic about playing trombone under Grant’s tutorage. Highly recommend.
Kieran R.
Our son has been enjoying lessons with Grant. He has learned a lot in a short time and looks forward to lessons. We are glad to have met Grant!

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"My daughter has been taking piano lessons with Fawn for about a year now. She loves her lessons, loves Fawn and the experience in general. Fynn is very positive and encouraging but also very honest. The leverage she has over my daughter is that she does not want to disappoint fun. She loves her lessons, loves Fawn and the experience in general. Fawn is very positive and encouraging but also very honest. The leverage she has over my daughter is that she does not want to disappoint Fawn. I truly admire Fawn and her teaching skills, honing in on my daughters personality to help her achieve higher standards and address problem areas."
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"After completing my first lesson with Jason, I'm super stoked to practice what I have learned thus far! Looking forward to advancing my skills with the help of his expertise and patience! Thank you!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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Stephen is a great teacher, actor, and singer, in addition to being a wonderful guy. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in any of his varied services."
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Took Music Performance lessons from Stephen H.
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"Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!"
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Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Sure enjoy all the help Dawn gives us. Dawn is very patient ."
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Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Jennifer did a wonderful job!"
Chelsea
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer W.
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"My teenage daughter is a bit shy. When she started with Cosima she had a nice, but untrained voice. Cosima has done a lovely job helping her to refine her voice and gain confidence. I know Cosima's teaching helped my daughter get into her very competitive High School choir. Cosima is a gem."
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Took Singing lessons from Cosima Y.
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Took Banjo lessons from Jason M.
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"Very kind and positive energy. She meets you were you are and I feel like I can improve as much as I put into it."
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Took Singing lessons from LK F.
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"Great vocal coach for singers of all ability levels

I have enjoyed singing so much more since starting lessons less than a year ago. Jameson has taught me to get more out of my voice with less effort. His lessons are professional, packed with information, and fun. He meets his students where they are in terms of their musical abilities. I have sang in quite a few choirs, musicals, and small acapella groups, but hadn't sang for quite a few years. He has successfully drawn my voice back out and helped me break several bad habits. I intended to only take a few lessons from Jameson, but now don't have any intention of stopping lessons anytime soon. Now even my husband has taken a few singing lessons from him to tune up his voice before singing at a few weddings this summer.

I would recommend Jameson as a teacher for anyone looking to achieve any goal with their singing! He's a wonderful teacher."
Morgan
Took Singing lessons from Jameson J.
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