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Jamila S. Boca Raton, FL

About Jamila

Masters Degree in Piano Performance Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz Piano Performance Golden Key International Honor Society Member MTNA *** Lesson Details *** My philosophy is to push you to exceed your expectations and reach your goals while still having fun. I will push you, but gently and show you a lot of effective ways of practicing so that you achieve more in less time. I am big on technique and really believe in the importance of developing a solid technique, which I will help you to acquire. A strong technique will give you the tools you need to play whatever you want skillfully. With a commanding technique you will be able to focus on making beautiful music. Are you a singer? Develop your piano/keyboard skills and you can learn to accompany yourself. I ...

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Margaret L. January 14, 2015
Piano · In studio
I met Jamila through Take Lessons, and I have to admit, I was so taken back by her level of expertise and knowledge, not to mention her personalized instructions, I am simply delighted to have found her. I find Jamila to be kind, patient and very thorough. I really enjoy spending time with her, talking about music theories, and understanding the art of playing the piano. She has so much knowledge and talent, that I can only hope to be able to play like her, even if its a fraction of the talent. Jamila is such a wonderful teacher, I see her with the younger students, and she has so much patience, its a very nice thing to see.
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Cynthia P. October 28, 2014
Classical Piano · Online
Verified Student
Firstly, I would like to say Bravo! Bravo to the lady in Boca Raton!

Our daughter has been taking piano lessons since she was 6, and she is now 16. So we are not new to piano teachers and piano lessons. However, from the first day our daughter began this wonderful new training in music, being taught/instructed by Ms. Jamila, we've observed a tremendous leap in her interest, enthusiasm and sheer joy of studying piano. Ms. Jamila exhibits all the qualities that one could ever find in a skilled and devoted teacher of music.

She has assisted our daughter in every way from music language, theory, technique to her insightful instruction. Our daughter is finally receiving the knowledge she needs to zoom her forward as a pianist. As a result, our daughter cannot wait for her next communication or lesson from Ms. Jamila. One session with Ms. Jamila is equivalent to one year with someone else.

Ms. Jamila is Absolutely Amazing! We highly recommend her to everyone.

Thank you Ms. Jamila. Bravo!
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Judith H. July 6, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Jamila is the real deal! What a breath of fresh air after my previous bad experience. She's hands down the most experienced, sweetest and patient teacher around in this area. I've been taking lessons for 4 weeks with Jamila and already playing Bach and Chopin pieces. Every week I'm looking forward to my lessons and I know that I will go far with her. She makes me feel good about myself and always compliments me. She also sends me articles or anything that can help me to get better. Whether you're an adult like me or a child, she won't disappoint you. Thank you Jamila, so happy you moved down from NYC to Florida!
Matthew B. Lake Worth, FL

About Matthew

*** Travel Equipment *** I bring my Acoustic guitar. The student must have an instrument of their own. *** Specialties ** I can take you to any level of guitar you wish. I've dedicated the last 20 years of my life to becoming the best musician I can be. I will share with you how to incorporate the guitar in to your everyday lives and make small amounts of practice, yield fast and rewarding results. I regularly use the Jazz Real Book, Mickey Baker books, and the Berkley Method books, as a starting place for adult students. I will often use the Suzuki method books, with children under the age of 10 . But ultimately whatever path you wish to take, I will be there to support you all along and offer constructive thoughts and opinions for growth and development. I love teaching ...

Yegues S. Lake Worth, FL

About Yegues

I have taken flute lessons from the flute professor at FSU as well as guitar lessons from Dr. Leo Welch here at FSU. I have given multiple lessons and master classes on both flute and guitar. I have also been a music theory tutor for many students. I have a lot of experience with both giving and receiving lessons, so I have learned many ways to adapt to any situation. I love laughing and making jokes, which is one of the most important aspects of any teacher. Lessons should be something to look forward to rather than dreading to spend time practicing. I do prefer being more laid back as a teacher, but still know when it's time to get more serious about the work. *** Lesson Details *** I am laid back most of the time time, but I still expect whatever we assigned to be practiced for ...

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Abdullah B. March 21, 2015
Flute · Online
Verified Student
Accommodating , friendly and well versed in the theory of music.
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Tom H. October 4, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
As always Yegues is a very patient teacher. When I feel overwhelmed he is able to assure me I am making progress and let me know what I am doing is is difficult only because I don't know it and that after awhile it will all come together. Thanks Yeagues
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Graham M. February 21, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
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Yegues is a phenomenal multi-instrumental teacher, specializing in adaptive teaching styles. Yegues had the ability to adapt our lesson to any method that would further my individual learning goals. He and I met for several months during which time I received real results and nothing but high praise for my teacher.
Helene K. Lake Worth, FL

About Helene

Helene grew up in Bara, a small village outside of Malmo, at the southern tip of Sweden. At a very early age Helene showed signs of being a performer and enjoyed being the center of attention. With 2 older brothers, Michael, 8 years older and Patrik, 5 years older, there was no lack of attention. Helene’s grandfather was a very well respected violinist, holding 1st violin chair at Malmo Stadsteater for over 30 years. In addition, her grandmother was known to have a beautiful voice. Helene considers them a major influence. Helene pursued every performance opportunity she got growing up, both in school and outside of school. At the age of 10 she joined a church choir that traveled the country to do performances. This is where she learned the basic techniques of singing. When she was ...

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Rebecca W. March 17, 2015
Broadway Singing · In home
Verified Student
Helene is very knowledgeable and a great teacher. She forms her lessons based on the student's needs and helps students sing with correct technique. She is also a very nice person and fun to learn from! I would recommend her to anyone!
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Jennie E. August 4, 2014
Music Performance · In studio
Helene is amazing and my daughter loved her lesson today. Helene has picked songs my daughter loves to sing - one of which she will now perform for a musical theatre examination she has in the future. Helene is the best music teacher my daughter has ever had and I would highly recommend her to anyone. She is a very talented lady!
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Andrea M. June 27, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter is 6 and doing her first singing lessons with Helene. She is so sweet and wonderful with her. I think she has been very encouraging with her and has been receptive to using music that my daughter enjoys and is excited to sing. My daughter looks forward to every lesson!
Olga K. Boca Raton, FL

About Olga

Uzbekistani collaborative pianist, Olga K., Florida State winner of MTNA Chamber Music Competition, in September 2013 made her New York debut at Lyric Chamber Music Society with The Tashkent Piano Trio. Ms. K. arrived in the United States in Fall 2012 to begin work on Professional Performance Certificate with Lisa Leonard at Lynn University Conservatory of Music. At home with baroque, classical and romantic repertoire she is newly interested in contemporary and modern music. While completing her Bachelor Diploma at the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, she presented many solo and chamber recitals at the Uspensky school for gifted children in addition to appearances at the most important cultural cities in her homeland. Sought after as a collaborative ...

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Andy S. March 15, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Ms. Olga far exceeds even my very high expectations. She was a great choice and will follow her career with great enthusiasm and joy. She teaches my young daughter with strict joy. You can tell she loves to teach it. I want to become her student also.

Learning began the first minute of lesson 1 and has never stopped. She teaches classic piano discipline, form, theory, musicality, and performance. She teaches and demonstrates the art and science of piano.

I simply can not say enough good about her. I wish she is my wife.
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Hyunsook H. December 14, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
I highly recommend Miss. Olga!

My 10 year old daughter has been playing piano on and off for two and half years, and we started to have lessons with Miss. Olga a month ago. Miss. Olga, who is classically trained, not only keeps a nice balance between theory and performance, but also accommodates my daughter's interests in contemporary music. My daughter just finished learning "Let it go" from Frozen, and has moved on to "Rock around the clock."

Every teacher has a point of view, personal preferences, and methodological bias that may fit one child but may not fit another child as well. Some of the teachers we have previously experienced, demonstrated how a piece of music would sound, then taught how to play it; one teacher taught with finger numbers only, another taught using musical notes. My last teacher taught with finger numbers and notes but unfortunately never ever played any songs for or with my daughter. I have books written with only finger numbers, as a result, my daughter still has hard time reading music. I have other books with names of music notes, but with insufficient fingering instruction which resulted in my daughter developing poor fingering technique. I used to have to go over the songs with my kids after each lesson.

Miss. Olga, on the other hand, demonstrates how the song should sound, then goes over the music line by line helping my daughter to figure out what the notes are, how to finger the notes and then plays the melody along with my daughter 8 octaves higher.

It seems that to Miss. Olga, learning how to play piano is a serious business, a business that the teacher and the student have to run together in order to be successful. Collaborative decision making with a child requires a willingness to listen, negotiate and compromise. As Jessica Turner (music educator) argues music instructors know about teaching music, but when it comes to your child and how s/he learns, we parents are the expert. As an educator myself, I appreciate that Miss. Olga lets me work together with her to ensure the fit and quality of my daughter's musical instruction. I feel fortunate that we have found such a great instructor for my daughter!
Aldrin E. Boca Raton, FL

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level. I am a musician from the Conservatory of Bellas Artes in Colombia and a Music Producer from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. My Career began when I was 12 years old playing Piano and today I work among world known musicians. Most of our students are from the South Florida area. Our pricing is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget.

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Rachel O. March 30, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Aldrin is an amazing teacher , and likes to get things done . I recommend him !
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Hal L. December 27, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Aldrin is an excellent teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable and shows that knowledge in many ways. He is very patient and does not make me feel pressured. I am thrilled that he will be the person to give me my future lessons. His explanations of what we are doing are clear and concise. Cannot wait for the next lesson. As a matter of fact, my wife who listened in, will most likely take keyboard lessons from Aldrin as well.
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David S. November 18, 2014
Classical Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Very good teacher, wise and patient, I am learning and happy to do it.

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