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Lisa C.

84 Reviews
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  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
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Lisa C.

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I am a seamstress, costume designer, historical clothing expert and have worked in the film industry. I routinely perform costume repair work for theatrical companies, alterations for formal gowns and create/modify garments to use in film and living history events.
If you are a beginner or advanced I can teach you to get better, more consistent results from your sewing.

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to t

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Lily
Our daughter was able to get lots of questions answered. She said that Lisa's guidance was excellent. We will be signing up for more lessons!
Yvonne
Thank you for helping me figure out patterns. You are one talented lady.
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Renee H.

20 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Renee H.

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Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a

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Curry W.
A very patient, humble and
bright instructor, adapts to the needs of her students. I am enjoying my time learning with her and fully recommend❣

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Jordan S.
Ms. Renee was intentional about meeting my son’s needs. She is very professional and I can tell she will nurture his talent. He is already looking forward to his next practice!
Sharon
Renee is excellent with my elderly brother she helps him so much.
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Mike C.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Mike C.

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I have been playing games my entire life. I have spent years playing competitive shooters from Halo to CS:GO to Call of Duty and more. I have even gone as far as to attend the Savannah College of Art and Design where I would receive my BFA in Interactive Development and Game Design. After graduating I started work at Epic Games where I worked on Fortnite seasons 12,13,14,15, and 16. Not only do I play games, but I have a fundamental understanding of how they work. I love sharing my passion for video games with the next generation of gamers and I hope that while you learn you have a fun time.

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Hey! My name is Mike. I am a game designer and avid player of many many games. I have taught classes on how to 3D model in Maya and in Unreal Engine. On top of all that I also have worked at Epic Games where I was able to work on Seasons 12-16 of Fortnite. I have a passion for making and playing ga

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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

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"If you love the look of Origami but were worried that it seems complicated to make, then this course is for you
Origami should be enjoyable! With the help of these lessons, you’ll see that it’s easy to create complex and elegant Origami models! Each lesson is between 30 and 45 minutes and gets you from the flat piece of paper to the completed model!
You get a great sense of satisfaction from being able to pick up a simple piece of paper and making it into a piece of art!

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Melisa M.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Melisa M.

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Clear, easy instruction and lots of patience. I love to teach others something new and bring them to a place of refreshing rest as they learn to create new and wonderful things. Adult Beginners and Intermediate levels are welcome. I will teach the basics for beginners - Cast on/off, knit/purl stitches, increasing/decreasing and we will finish with a project. Intermediates usually need help getting started again, finishing a project or help with a pattern, I will also teach you new stitch patterns to have fun with.

About Melisa

I love to teach. I first learned to knit as a 21 yr old that decided to move to Norway. My mother-in-law taught me how over 35 years ago. Knitting is a great way to relax, it is repetitious so it is great for those with anxiety and other problems related to stress or focusing. I have been teach

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Christine
I've going from knowing nothing to really having fun with knitting in 3 lessons. Melisa is obviously a very experienced knitter and instructor, and lovely to work with!
Lynda D.
Very patient and helpful.
Donna Warren
Melisa was super patient with me, as I am a beginner! She praised me when I finally understood and performed the stitches well! I am excited to continue with my lessons with her!
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Eric R.

8 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eric R.

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Whether you have never touched a chess piece in your life or you have already beaten everyone who will play with you I would be thrilled to help you plan your next move. A typical first lesson would likely involve playing a game and analyzing it for mistakes, but if that isn’t your speed I will happily provide you with tactical puzzles or lessons on notation or work with you on a particular phase of the game you want to focus on. Let me help you take things to the next level while having fun along the way.

About Eric

My students have described me as patient and engaging. It is important to me that you have fun on your journey towards mastery. That doesn't mean it will be easy. Improvement requires consistent effort over time. Let me show you some of the tools that have helped me in my efforts, and help you avoi

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Elwin P.
I had fun working with Eric and I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Tim B.
Relaxed, no stress lesson. Eric is very encouraging with a complete novice.
Ramon L.
right on target and clear.

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"Kelly is amazing! One of the kindest and sweetest teachers you could ask for! I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew or grow their skills!!!!!"
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