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Bridget H.

New York, NY

French language and diction for singing. Skills are developed for conversational and written communication.

About Bridget

I have been a professional voice, music theory and piano teacher for the last ten years, and have loved every minute of it. I am originally from Canada, and went to the University of Windsor to study vocal performance. I was given an opportunity to the study principals of classical singing and musical theater. From there, I began to work as a featured classical soloist and choral singer throughout Canada. I came to New York to continue my studies, and earned a Master of Music degree in Classical Voice from the Manhattan School of Music.

I believe that singing lessons should be a lot of fun
. With good technique, my students and I can team up to accomplish anything from singing classical songs and even some opera arias to popular songs and musical theater. It is my goal to help you discover your own personal voice, and build confidence in your individual gifts. My students have gone on to study voice in college and university, perform in musical theater, sing in rock bands, children and adult choirs and even win a competition or two. I love hearing my students perform, and feel that an opportunity to sing in front of others builds confidence and ability. I take pride in arranging recitals for my students who would like this opportunity.

*** Lesson Details ***
My lessons with always begin with warm ups and technique. We'll also focus on an important principal topic, such as breath and support, vowel placement or expression. We'll use some exercises that I have already, or perhaps a new one just for your needs (once I get to know your voice) to help you achieve our goals. We'll then work on 1-2 songs. You'll probably have picked one, and I may have picked one. The concept that we worked on in our technique session will be applied directly to the songs you are working on. You can learn so many different things in each song, we may practice your songs, using a different goal in several different lessons.
All of my students get a chance to perform in occasional "vocal class" settings, where you can sing your favorite songs for one another, in a fun, laid back environment. All students are welcome to participate in an annual recital for their family and friends too! Piano lessons are designed to suit your needs. We can work on the basics for classical playing, read chords, jazz improv and more.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have my own music studio set up in my apartment. On teaching days, my living room can be a comfortable waiting room for parents/guardians. You are all most welcome to relax, have a cup of tea or coffee and listen to our lessons. I do ask that you do not sit inside the studio (at least not after the first lesson) as this can be distracting for your child. My studio is equipped with a music stand, upright piano, work sheets for theory, pencils and crayons. I also have a full Broadway and classical music library that students can borrow from, CD/DVD's that can be borrowed, and a New Grove Reference set.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I bring some music, until we assess the student's needs, then they may buy some books, while I provide the rest. I bring theory worksheets, stickers, pencils etc. If a student would like to sing/play a particular song (Broadway/pop etc) I may have it in my music library.If I do not, the student will need to purchase the music they would like to sing. The student would need a keyboard/piano in their home should I travel. I have a piano in my home.

*** Specialties ***
Classical singing, Musical Theater, Jazz, music for young children, pop singing, audition preparation, beginning music for adults.


SabrinaC April 18, 2011
Feedback on Bridget H.

I have take several lessons with Bridget and find her to be beyond superb! Her teaching style is clear, comprehensive and has already begun to make its impact on my singing. She is encouraging and provides good constructive feedback that benefits her students. I am so happy that we connected and I hope this is the beginning of a long learning relationship.
andyS October 23, 2010
Bridget is excellent! I'm learning a tremendous amount from her. Bridget has a very pleasant and patient manner as a teacher. She gets right to issue needing attention. I leave each lesson with very practical exercises to work on before seeing her again.
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Bridget H.

Bridget H.

Brooklyn, NY 11205
starting at
$45 / 30-min

David G.

Jersey City, NJ

I have been teaching/tutoring French since 1977. I lived in a French speaking country for almost 2 years as a member of the Peace Corps (Niger). I have spent extensive periods of time in France. I have a BA in French (cum laude) from The Ohio State University. I have testimonials upon request. Merci

About David

I taught English as a Second Language in Niamey, Niger as a member of the Peace Corps in 1977-78. While there I also tutored some fellow volunteers in French, which was the official language of the country. Since then I have developed lesson plans based on the individual student's needs in both English and French. I have spent extensive time in France. I have a BA (cum laude) from The Ohio State University (1977). I belong to these Honor Societies: Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Eta Sigma.


Laudiane S. July 26, 2015
French · In home
Verified Student
I've been having a great experience since beginning. David is a great teacher!
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David G.

David G.

Jersey City, NJ 07306
starting at
$22 / 30-min

Zach M.

New York, NY

-"HELP , I'm going to France soon , I need some basic things to say"

-"I would like to be able to read books in french and have a conversation."

-"Can I be fluent in less than a year?"

Don't worry, you've found the right person

Most people I've taught come to me saying "French people are rude , when we try to speak french they answer in english" or "French is so hard , I can't learn it"

Well let me tell you : THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME

About Zach

Zach was born and raised in France and moved to Philadelphia in 2012 from the city of love : Paris.
He recently relocated to New York.

He graduated from "Jean-Monnet European High-school" where he specialized in English and Literature.

He has been teaching FRENCH and DRUMS for more than 8 years now.

He attended the American School of Modern Music of Paris for 3 years and moved to Philadelphia to study with Joe Morello's former student Sam Ruttenberg at the University of the Arts in 2012.

more infos and videos here : http://www.zachmama.com

He plays as a professional drummer a
t the AME UNION CHURCH of Philadelphia every Sunday in North Philadelphia (1614 Jefferson st)

Ever since he moved to the US,
Zach has been touring and was able to study with the best international drummers such as :

•Ari Hoenig
•Ralph Peterson Jr
•Ziv Ravitz
•Henry Cole
•Ulysses Owens Jr
•Byron Landham

~~Teaching Philosophy~~

1. Drums - ( details about French lessons below )


•I teach beginners to advanced students , all ages and styles are welcome

I can teach you ( how to ) :

• read
• improvise
• play with other musicians
• the history of the drums
• your role as a drummer
• make music with an instrument that at first doesn't seem very musical
• swing
• latin / afro cuban grooves
• rock
• correct your grip of the sticks
and everything else you may ask... the possibilities and endless

2. French

Most people I've taught come to me saying "French people are rude , when we try to speak french they answer in english" or "French is so hard , I can't learn it"

Well let me tell you : THIS WILL NOT HAPPEN WITH ME

French is easy , you just need a good teacher who cares about you.
And I do.

I can help you with :

• Pronunciation ( so that nobody will answer you in English )
• What to know if you go to France soon ( so that you can know a little bit before you go )
• Basic to advanced conversation ( so you can answer people when they ask you a question )
• Train your ear
• Grammar / Vocabulary / Verbs ( don't worry it will be fun )

After the first lesson , my students realize that french isn't scary anymore.

With me as your teacher :

YOU can speak french


Deborah W. September 24, 2015
French · Online
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher! He has a positive attitude and excellent language skills. Bravo!
Lujain A. March 22, 2015
French · In home
Verified Student
Ashley Z. March 12, 2015
French · In home
Verified Student
Great start to learning French. It was fun and I'm excited to continue.
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Zach M.

Zach M.

New York, NY 10011
starting at
$25 / 30-min

Patrick R.

New York, NY

Born and educated in France, I've been teaching French for years.
Through a progressive approach and conversation, you wilI learn grammar, vocabulary, prounciation. I welcome students of all levels. with a program determined to suit any of your
particular goal, whether learning French for pleasure, travel or busines.
Textbooks, audio and Video are available.
Can't wait to meet you!

About Patrick

Levels Taught: Beginner, intermediate, advanced and corporate level executives, managers and directors.

About Patrick
Patrick teaches: Ages 8 and up to the executive level in corporations

Teaching since: September 2002


My name is Patrick, and I was born and educated in Paris, France. My native language is French, and English is my second language. I am proficient in Italian and Spanish as well and I have been teaching French since 2002.

My primary goal is to provide the highest quality language to my learners in a fun, nurturing, and culturally-rich environment.

students' ages vary. I have taught beginners(as young as age 8), as well as adults who work with corporations sending managers, directors, and senior executives to France. I have successfully taught adults in the business field to comfortably speak conversational French.

I design my lesson to varying students' goals . I can help with accent correction, pronunciation and fluidity. I also teach grammar, assist with readings, writings, translations and interpretations. I find this approach works for varying situations. Everyone learns at different paces. My goal is to challenge you, and make you comfortable as I present the material in a way that you will find it interesting as you grasp the language. I hope you will understand French, feel comfortable in using it in the classroom, casual business interaction, or in general conversation if you are planning a pleasure or business trip to France.

I enjoy French literature and I incorporate it into my lessons. I find that students can relate to different things, such as artwork, history lessons, or even ordering in a restaurant. Incorporating literature makes the experience enjoyable, and the rate of success in learning the language has a higher retention rate among my students.

In a tutoring session, I will find out what you really need, and I will help you to achieve your goals. We will work together to discover what areas on which you wish to concentrate; (literature, essay and writing help, pronunciation,reading fluency, grammar, etc). I will create lesson plans to guide you through your learning process. I believe everyone has the potential to achieve success. I can give you my word that I will help you make that happen.

The international exposure to the corporate environment gave me an insight into the importance of cultural awareness and communication skill in various languages. This inside view of the corporate world also enables me to understand exactly what is needed by a corporate client.

I only teach what I know best: the French language and French culture. I have lived and worked in the United States for several years. I can help you compare both countries and establish linguistic and cultural bridges between them.

I emphasize providing professionals with the essential communication skills needed to handle a French corporate environment. The course specifically deals with areas such as telephone conversation in French, a letter, an e-mail, and presenting to a French audience. In addition, I teach communication for corporate meetings in French, French business etiquette, French diplomacy, legal French, travel logistics, and essentials of the French culture.

The course will provide you with the ability to interact more confidently when visiting a French-speaking country or dealing with French-speaking nationals.

Taking my course will help build rapport, and strengthen relationships with French-speaking colleagues and clients. Also, it will help you demonstrate goodwill and facilitate international communication at both the personal and organizational level.

I am a member of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in New York.


I also offer guidance and assistance in preparation for examinations, including the TCF, DELF and DALF.


Kelsey November 25, 2015
French · In studio
It was always my dream to speak French fluently and after just three lessons, I am already speaking with my friends and coworkers like a natural.

Patrick is a fantastic teacher but more so than this he is a patient and kind person; one who works with my-and all of his students'-busy work schedules. You will not regret choosing Patrick as a your professor.
Lisa A. November 10, 2015
French · In studio
Verified Student
Patrick is a very good and patient teacher. I will recommend him for anyone considering private tuition.
Nick October 15, 2015
French · In home
During a five-week visit to New York, I had a weekly French lesson with Mr Ricciuti. This improved my more or less intermediate French significantly, and it was a real pleasure. A happy customer.
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Patrick R.

Patrick R.

New York, NY 10065
starting at
$35 / 30-min

Shorab S.

Highland Park, NJ

Teach intermediate level French

About Shorab

A mathematician/Statistician, Scientist, Biologist, Chemist, Data Scientist, Project/Program manger with experiences higher education teacher (university level), in diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals, technology, consumer product goods, Technology. I have also worked for the government.

A personal/fitness trainer , chess adviser, teaching languages such as English, Arabic and Bengali


Renee October 9, 2015
AP Calculus · In home
I was taking Calculus 1 at Rutgers University (Calc 135). I got a 32/100 on my first exam. I thought I was going to fail the course.
My parents hired Shorab to help me. Only after one month of being tutored by Shorab, I got a 92/100 in the midterm. Second highest grade in the class!

Shorab taught me in a way that I really understood. The text book and the professor gave me too much useless information that didn't help me perform in the exams. I obtained a B+ in calculus. Thank God! and Thank you Shorab!
Stephanie September 12, 2015
SAT · In home
I wanted to go to Columbia University but my high school GPA was low.

I was very frustrated and my SAT scores would be a key determining factor. Shorab tutored me, showed me strategies different from Kaplan and Princeton review books. He tutored me for 6 months in writing, verbal and math. I scored 2300/2400!!
He helped me with my admission essay approach to Columbia U.
Now I am in my dream school in NYC.
Amanda September 6, 2015
Statistics · In home
I was so long in my summer statistics course at Rutgers University.

I came out with an "A" due to being tutored by Shorab.

Thank you Shorab!!
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Shorab S.

Shorab S.

Highland Park, NJ 08904
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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