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Juliet J.

Saint Louis, MO

About Juliet

I have been a teacher in private practice for 20 years. I have a wide range of experience with singers of all styles and age groups with a variety of goals and skills. I sang with a professional jazz octet for a number of years while maintaining my practice, have taught various master classes, musically directed various musicals, have sung background vocals and played piano on various recordings. I studied vocal and piano performance at Murray State University and studied privately through my adult singing and teaching career.

*** Lesson Details ***
I am a big believer of direct appl
ication of core technique to repertoire/style. Generally, lessons are fun, comfortable and laughter is encouraged. I like singers to be working on a wide variety of music from the beginning. It's a great way to understand and explore your voice and how great technique is fundamental to successful development. I find this approach beneficial if you're a beginning student or if you sing professionally. Not to mention, singing songs is fun!!!! I encourage all students to give input on repertoire. Songs are chosen with goals in mind, including working specific parts of the range, preparing for an audition or performance, stamina, strength, and overall vocal development. In 3-6 months you will have a very good understanding of how your voice works and how to apply good technique to a variety of styles of music. My goals for piano students of all ages include a broad understanding of music theory and the ability to sit down and play music! I believe good sight reading skills are paramount for piano enjoyment and functional playing skills. We will sight read at each lesson.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio with piano, mic, recoding equipment, and seating for parents.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a full size keyboard for travel.

*** Specialties ***
*Teachers classified as a Student Favorite have taught a minimum of 25
lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students.I'm comfortable with all styles of singing and have coached extensively in most styles, from classical to hip hop to rock. I work with singers with various goals. Some are professional singers, some study for a future career, and some study for personal enrichment. I am very good at teaching solid healthy technique/voice use, with direct application to repertoire, maintaining the singer's authenticity, style, and vocal health.
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Thomas P. June 19, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Enjoyable! I was a bit nervous and Juliet made me feel comfortable and relaxed immediately. Her instruction exceeded my expectations.
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Abigail Y. May 30, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Juliet is an excellent instructor! She is very easy to work with and we would highly recommend her to others. 100% satisfaction from this customer!
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Phil L. May 12, 2015
Broadway Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Juliet is a great teacher and she's very professional!
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Juliet J.

Juliet J.

Saint Louis, MO 63110
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Lauren H.

Saint Louis, MO

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren received master classes from Bobby McFerrin and the New York Voices. Passionate about giving back to the community, Lauren instructed voice and piano students at the Urban Hub, a community center for inner city youth in Minneapolis MN. She spent the last 6 months of 2011 as an instructor at Jazz Jau
s in Lima, Peru. She recently relocated to St. Louis, MO to perform and teach.

*** Lesson Details ***
Every student has an experience unique to themselves. I am strict about meeting the goals developed by each student. However, the learning process is highly individual. You will learn at a pace and with a curriculum we develop to best suit your learning style, musical preference, and goals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect students will have a keyboard or piano.

*** Specialties ***
Trained 10 years in classical voice and piano.
Undergrad in contemporary voice.
12 years of theatre experience
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Lauren H.

Lauren H.

Saint Louis, MO 63101
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Keith W.

Fairview Heights, IL

About Keith

With a Master's degree from SIUE and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy, I have not only studied to become a performer but also a voice teacher. I am a professional musician who has sung with Opera Theatre of St. Louis as well as the St. Louis Symphony. I have experience in Jazz and Musical Theater as well.

As a teacher, I am comfortable teaching all styles. I believe in teaching a classical technique that is adaptable to other styles. Lessons start with vocal exercises and the technique learned from those is applied to the repertoire that the students want to sing.

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Lesson Details ***
30-60 Minute Lessons

Beginners typically start with 30 minute lessons

The beginning of lessons start with exercises and then we work on repertoire.
Sight singing and ear training are also covered for a short period of time.
Repertoire is assigned based on ability of the student and is intended to challenge the student.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano
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Mark F. April 2, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
perfect for me as a beginner, and interested in helping me
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Keith W.

Keith W.

Fairview Heights, IL 62208
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Kelsey J.

Saint Charles, MO

About Kelsey

Kelsey’s love for acting and the performing arts is awe-inspiring. Kelsey graduated from Missouri Southern State University in Joplin and received her B.A. in Theater and received her Masters in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Acting at Lindenwood University in December 2012.

Kelsey has always been a performer who acts from natural instincts and with passion. She is completely devoted to her craft and could not imagine doing anything else with her life. Her objective is to inspire creativity among the youth and to expand their imagination. She instructs understanding in the craft of acting a
nd learning how to develop an expressive voice and body. In her lessons she will focus on character development, experiment with a variety of scenes and monologues, study the essential elements of acting, and explore the world of performing arts.

Kelsey is available for private acting lessons as well as private audition prep. The audition prep is perfect for those students who have an interest in continuing their education in theater, in the community, or for a school show. Kelsey will assist those students by preparing them for their next audition by studying audition etiquette while expanding their material selection.

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons can be 30-120 min long minutes which include proper stance, vocal warm-up, breathing exercises, evaluating your voice, developing character analysis and objectives. I have each student keep a "Sense Journal" to enhance their senses and help them stay true to their character. Fun and encourage atmosphere, great with all ages and teach both men and women. Youngest student in 5 years old.

*** Studio Equipment ***
•Performance space with full lights
•A large script and screenplay library
•Voiceover room
•Prop room

*** Travel Equipment ***
A variety of Dramatic and Comedic Scripts and several binders full of audition material and monologues from different genres and subjects.

*** Specialties ***
I specializes in the Meisner Technique, Uta Hagan "Respect for Acting" Technique, and Jerzy Grotowski technique. I train performers to use their natural instinct and true emotions on stage. I teach them how to analyze their character, discover beat changes, and develop their senses.
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Heather S. May 5, 2015
Acting · In studio
Verified Student
Kelsey is an amazing teacher. I am a beginner at acting, but she has really made me grow and learn lots of new things. I have improved so much and my confidence has grown. Kelsey knows how to push me while being fun.
Kelsey knows what she is talking about. I would recommend her to anyone.
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Ry A. April 25, 2015
Shakespearean Acting · In studio
Verified Student
Not only is Kelsey proficient and very knowledgeable, she also has so much enthusiasm and an obvious love for teaching. She put me at ease right away and from the very beginning showed such excitement to be working with me. She comes prepared, takes the session very seriously, but also has fun with it so time flies by. I'm honored to be her student and pupil, and look forward to many more acting lessons, as she imparts her wealth of knowledge of Shakespeare and acting technique.
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Danielle S. June 16, 2014
Acting · In studio
Verified Student
Kelsey is amazing! Very knowledgeable and very very passionate about her craft.
She is so patient with me and I look forward to my lesson each and every week :)
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Kelsey J.

Kelsey J.

Saint Charles, MO 63301
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$25 / 30-min
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Sarah J.

Saint Louis, MO

About Sarah

Sarah is a resume and career development coach and consultant. She draws from years of experience in a range of perspectives including as a corporate recruiter serving the headquarters of one of the country's fastest growing retail companies, recruiter and sales coach for one of the nation's top
financial companies and higher education development officer for the undergraduate campus at one of the most elite private universities.

Sarah has interviewed hundreds of students, young professionals and career changers. She's served on recruitment, talent management, and rebranding focus grou
ps to offer guidance on successful collaborations between employees and employers. She's taught social media and networking workshops at local Chamber meetings and national corporate meetings. Having served on "both sides of the table", Sarah brings a unique perspective to her clients on strategies for success in today's world of work.

Sarah has a passion for people finding and creating the opportunities and lifestyle they desire, and she is thrilled to facilitate such a journey for her clients. She is available for interview training, public speaking tutoring or practice, confidence building, college search help or tutoring. She ALWAYS does a phone consultation to help you determine if working together is the right fit!
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Sarah J.

Sarah J.

Saint Louis, MO 63109
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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