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About Rene T.

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I have been teaching voice for over 25 yrs.
I try to get the student to understand the strengths and limitations of their voice and how to expose them to help create the strongest performance.
I work on exercises and techniques that help draw out the best to offer in a unique Individual.

About Rene
Knowing at the age of 5 that music was my life, by being brought up surrounded by praise music and gospel, my early exposure to music helped me to find every Instrument and style just my thing! I wanted to play everything and learn all aspects of music. I started with singing in the children's choir and then developed into piano and music theory. At the age of 12 I began to learn classical guitar, and at 15 took on various styles like Flamenco, Jazz and Rock. I graduated from High School having played in the school band achieving recognition In national Institutions Like IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education) and state band finals. I was also composing from a very early age, and at 18 released my first album (self-titled) which can still be heard and purchased today through various music outlets, since i have released over 15
albums with various ensembles and bands. In college I already knew from my previous experience that I wanted to teach and pass on the joy that music brought to my life. I studied Music Theory and Jazz and finished my degree in Music Education. I have been teaching all in all for about 14 yrs. And I have enjoyed every minute I have spent with my students learning as much from them, as them from me. I am looking forward to meeting new and eager students who really want to bring their inner music out to share with the rest of us music aficionados! and develop their skills to the peak of their abilities.

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My teaching method ranges depending on the student. I believe in my experience that everyone learns differently, therefore everyone develops at their own pace. I try to find key strengths in each student and expose this to their advantage, using their abilities to further develop their skills, this method has shown the most promising results and students usually find themselves playing and performing just a couple of months after their first lessons. Part of my method involves a lot of performance and recital opportunities to help break any fears and inhibitions a student may bring with them. Music is about sharing, so an early exposure to this method helps to strengthen and stabilize a core acceptance of a students style and path, giving them and those close to them a very clear picture of their development and achievements.

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Has all instruments at both his home and college studio

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I provide lesson material, song charts and a progression scale. I require student to have an Instrument and recommended technique literature.

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My classical training began in High School with Influences in Segovia, and Romero I studied classical for 4 yrs. and trained in Jazz and Improvisation with performances In Big Band and group ensemble. Also sang and played in the school gospel choir.

****Personal Statement*****

If you needed a reason

There is no question that music touches us instantly and activates images, emotions and memories that linger with us throughout our lives. As a casual listener or an obsessive music elitist, there are times in our lives when we get blown away by a sound so unique our entire body vibrates and resonates with the touch of something out of this world. I can honestly say when this happens to me I feel as close to a spiritual connection than anything I have experienced otherwise. I believe it is these exact events that have triggered my need to be completely involved in the making, performing and consuming of music. The creative process, to me, is the single obvious reason we exist in this world. We create and share, learn and interpret, build on previous ideas and inspire others to perfect upon this process. It is no doubt a very humbling experience to realize you are part of it all. During this process you come to realize how important you are as an Individual, how there is no other vessel like you in this world, nor has there ever been or ever will. You are here now and your voice, your talent, your gift is an instrument to the great choir of the human spirit. No one but you can relate this, a reason to be, to create, to give.
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Brandon &. June 25, 2019
· Spanish · In home
As far as I know, Brandon and the kids enjoyed their first class this morning. Thank you!
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Amanda June 22, 2018
· Singing · Online
great instructor. he is patient and works well with special needs teens by finding different ways to get a point across. my daughter really liked it and she is actually doing the vocal exercises.
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Roxy T. April 30, 2017
· Drum · Online
Rene is a fantastic teacher! Always patient and great with my 9 year old. He understands my child and always goes the extra mile. Rene is an excellent teacher.
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Rene T.

Miami, FL 33166
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About Lorna L.

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Hialeah, FL
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Lorna is not only a trained educated voice teacher, she's also a vocalist who sings the genres she teaches. When taking lessons with her you will learn the art and science of singing. In the initial stages of lessons students are assessed to see what level they are on vocally. After doing an assessment a lesson plan specific to the student's needs is created, and Lorna strives to help her students reach each goal. During your lessons you will learn techniques like breathing, singing with resonance (projection), diction, expanding your range and other techniques that are needed to enhance your voice and performance skills. Also you will have lots of fun learning with Lorna.

About Lorna
Lorna is a music teacher who has been teaching voice and piano for years. She is a graduate of Florida International University where she earned a Bachelor degree in Music Education. She is lots of fun. Lorna is also a professional singer who sings several genres, which includes opera, jazz, R&B, gospel, pop and musical theater, etc. A student can expect to grow and advance as a performer/musician while taking lessons with Lorna.

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Lorna teaches all ages and genders, and likes to make music fun and interesting. Yet it is very important to her that her students learn, grow, and understand their instrument so they can use it effectively. In the initial stage of lessons students are assessed to find their strengths and weaknesses. From that assessment Lorna creates an individualized plan for her students to hel
p them reach specific goals. Music is one of Lorna's greatest passions and she enjoys passing on everything she knows to her students.

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Piano

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Classical (opera), Jazz, R&B, Musical Theater, Gospel and Pop for voice. classical for piano, sightreading and music theory
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Laura August 5, 2019
· Singing · In studio
Excellent teacher😀
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Josselyn M. April 28, 2019
· Singing · In studio
It was just my first lesson, but already I'm feeling more confident about the decision to start taking singing lessons and choosing Lorna as an instructor. Excited for this new journey!
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Ashia C. January 31, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Lorna is a wonderful mentor for my daughters. Give support and guidance with extreme patience. Adapt to each child and their pace.
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Lorna L.

Hialeah, FL 33014
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About Eric F.

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Miami, FL
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I Trained as a Vocalist for about 3 years, I have enough to show you how to understand what the voice is as a instrument and exactly how to use the instrument.

About Eric
Exciting motivator to understand the language we know as music. Very cooperative easy going humble individual who seeks best interest in providing clients with an exciting experience about learning how to understand music as a language.
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Hersh January 18, 2016
· Guitar · In home
After the 1st lesson my 5 year old granddaughter learned to pluck one string and sing a song. She excited about learning music, striving to be a rock star. Thank u for creating the excitement
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Nicole January 18, 2016
· Saxophone · In home
Great teacher! So happy with my lessons. Eric is patient, kind, professional and easy to get along with.
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Nicole January 18, 2016
· Saxophone · In home
Great teacher! So happy with my lessons. Eric is patient, kind, professional and easy to get along with.
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Eric F.

Miami, FL 33135
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$30 / 30-min

About Ariel R.

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Miami Beach, FL
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Technique will be taught in order to sing correctly & safely. Songs in all styles will be done in order to apply breathing & positional technique.
Let's take your music up a quantum leap to a level never experienced before!

About Ariel
1981-1982 – Graduate Program in Music, Florida International University. 1977-1980 – Bachelor's Degree in Music, University of Miami. 1976-1987 – Classical voice studies with José Lematt (Bass, Barcelona Liceo Opera).
- Vocal studies with Orlando Hernandez (Baritone, New York City Opera). - Jazz & improvisational studies with Fred Steele (Broadway & film voice coach). - Vocal studies with Gina Maretta (Soprano, La Scala, Milan & master of the Aureliano Pertile technique). - Piano studies with Sanford Gold (acclaimed recording and performing jazz pianist).
Drummer (drum set & percussion) with Miami-Dade College Jazz Band.

1995 – present – Teaches & coaches voice students in south Florida; Lead vocalist, keyboardist and arranger for the band “Ariel”; Produces jingles & commercials at state-of-the-art recording studio in Miami Beach 1992 –
2010 - Performances at major venues & festivals throughout Europe, the US, South America and the Caribbean
1992 – 2004 - Appearances on local, national & international television including Telemundo, Univisión, CBS, ABC & NBC 1984 – 1992 - Singing of the National Anthem for US presidents Ronald Reagan & George HW Bush for their major south Florida appearances.

2003 & 2004 - 2 CD's with the band "Ariel" in English & Spanish titled "One" & "Uno".
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Rudolph September 13, 2018
· Vocal Training · In home
excellent teacher with an exceptional knowledge.
Recommended.
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Andrea August 31, 2018
· Broadway Singing · In studio
Ariel is a great teacher. He is patient and he encouraged in a great way. I am very happy and your school should be very proud to count with such a great teacher. I am a true beginner and he gave me vocal and breathing exercises that will hopefully lead me to tune and sing. I am a teacher of English and my goal is not to perform . However I realized that singing is a very relaxing and therapeutic hobby. thanks a lot!!
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Kelly January 22, 2018
· Singing · In studio
My 13 year old daughter has been taking singing lessons from Ariel. He is an excellent teacher, very meticulous and knowledgeable. We highly recommend him!
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Ariel R.

Miami Beach, FL 33140
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$45 / 30-min

About Ani K.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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I'll work with you to open up your voice and reach new heights.

About Ani
Lessons are tailored to the students' level and goal. Caring and compassionate instructor. Your dream is my dream and I will diligently work with you to help you on your path. If you have the will to learn and practice, you will see improvements and achievements. ​
I've been teaching music to children and adults for about 20 years both privately and at teaching studios.
I have played as a substitute church pianist, ballet accompanist, and have spent the last four years playing for a variety of private and corporate events and weddings.
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A Z. September 5, 2019
· Ukulele · In home
Ani K is the BEST. She taught me so many things and had so much patience and I left very happy and a lot music smarter
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Jimmyse M. August 16, 2019
· Singing · Online
Ani is an amazing singing teacher I'm looking forward and working with her again next thrusday
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David August 14, 2019
· Ukulele · In studio
Ani is patient, kind and knowledgeable. I learned a lot and am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Ani K.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313
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$20 / 30-min
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About Waldo D.

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Miami, FL

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I address classes according to student's needs and interests. Fun, instructive, creative and with a strong sense of good taste while performing. My interest is to guide students to find their personalities while doing what they like the most. With about 12 years of experience in the field, it is vital to me to create a connection with my students, so they can understand the depth of the knowledge I teach by passion. I would like to offer exposure for those ones interested, and I like to record and produce my students, so they can appreciate progress and to take proud of their achievements. Music creates and shapes personalities. It develops the inner world and can become a powerful tool in these times that run. We all need music, is not a lie. We all were born with its MAGIC!

About Waldo
I am a professional Pianist, Composer, Choir Conductor, and Vocalist who also write songs, orchestrate, and make arrangements. Cuban who studied primarily in Cuba (ENA and ISA), and finished studying in the USA. I have played in several important Concert Halls, among them, it is included Carnegie Hall in NY. I have worked on several projects including music for TV and Musical Theater.

I am the owner and funder of MusiKon Edge Productions. The idea started some time ago and now is becoming true. As part of my offer to students, it is my interest to produce them, so they can be more creative and the process becomes interesting and fun.

Even though I studied Classical Piano, I love Pop Music, Jazz, and I am always open to new genres, as long it is done with good taste and makes a positive impact on others. Creative, fun, professional
and knowledgeable is the way I define my ART.

I have won several awards since I was younger after starting studying music at the age of 15, and since then I have had an intense career performing and creating music for endless different projects, such as playing music alive for a play, composing music for Symphonic Orchestra, Contemporary music for different formats (like piano, violin, and clarinet), or even Musical Theater.

Teaching is one of my passions, and I have seen some of my students to be successful in National Musical Contests, such in Jazz in WorldStrides on Stage in New York City.
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Robinson L. April 27, 2018
· Singing · In studio
All i can say is, Wow! All i know is that I've mad a great decision choosing Waldo. I've only met Waldo one time and it felt like I met him all my life. Waldo has a great personality I see why he's so successful in what he does, I'm so excited on what's to come. I know Waldo is going to push me and I'm ready to put in the work.
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Fabricio February 12, 2018
· Piano · In studio
Waldo is an excellent instructor, very attentive, patient and is helping me a lot with the theoretical part, which is my main goal with the classes. Strongly recommend him, also because he's teaching me how to sing (which I'm terrible btw LOL) as a bonus.
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Gael November 12, 2017
· Piano · In studio
My 8 year old son had his second lesson and it is looking promising! Waldo is able to capture his attention and motivate him to learn! My kid is quick to tell you when he doesn’t want to do something anymore and when it comes to his piano lesson he’s ready to go! Looking forward to seeing his progression and love for music grow! I think we have the right teacher!
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Waldo D.

Miami, FL 33184
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$35 / 30-min

About Bebé S.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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My teaching curriculum emphasizes on proper breathing and vocal placement to ensure vocal improvement within a few weeks of lessons. All of these terms may sound scary, but I believe that singing should be a joyful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life and those around you. I teach all genres of music and specialize in audition preparation. I want my students to reach their musical potential and aspirations while having a blast.

About Bebé
I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet.

All of my students can expect to improve weekly in their technique and skill level. I teach students to release built up tension and apply fundamental techniques by relaxing and enjoying their time practicing or performing. I can help any student to sing or play with freedom, confidence, and expression.

I teach students of all different ages and experience levels. I studied classical piano and voice for 4 years. I can teach students to excel in reading music, sight-reading, ear training, music theory, and performance and technique in not just classical music, but all
genres of music.

As a professional recording artist I frequently take trips to Atlanta and New York for recording and meeting with record labels. I have performed along side bands such as We The Kings, Plaid Brixx, and I have many musical connections such as Jadyn Maria, Katy Perry, Tiyon Christian, D. Smith, and more. I don't only teach my students, I mentor them, create a lasting friendship and help them reach their full potential and level of excellence.

My personal passion is contemporary music but I firmly believe that great technique is essential to any and every style. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better musician!
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Hani August 2, 2019
· Singing · In studio
I am a 60 year old man and so, one can imagine my initial reluctance to take up singing lessons at this age. But after the first 2 sessions with Bebé, I knew I was in the right hands. She is every bit the professional that you can trust to do a great job. I was extremely impressed, not only with her amazing vocal talents, but also with her technical skills, knowledge and experience. Bebé assessed my abilities, and set to work quickly and efficiently, and that's where I feel she truly excels. Bebé was patient, took her time to understand my objectives and capabilities, and pushed me just enough to keep gaining my confidence. I only had 5 lessons at this point, and I can already hear and feel the progress. The classes were fun, but Bebé takes her work very seriously, as any true professional would. I'm looking forward to my next sessions.
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Catherine April 21, 2019
· Vocal Training · In home
Very patient and very knowledgeable
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Deontae H. April 16, 2019
· Singing · In home
She was a great instructor! I will work with her again!!
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Bebé S.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
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$30 / 30-min

About Luisa M.

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My singing lessons are unique because I combine technique with performance, as they are both extremely important and inclusive of the other. I am aware of all genres of music and especially what is current at the moment. I am currently graduating from Berklee College of Music and I attended the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami for three years as a Music Business major with a minor in Contemporary Songwriting. I am a songwriter as well so I am very open and encouraging of students bringing in their own songs, as well as willing to help them with writing. I currently perform, record, and songwrite myself so my students can have a live example of what it means to be a young independent artist in the music business today. Aside from music, I also have been training in film acting and video editing -- all further creative forms of expression that I am here to answer questions for.

About Luisa
Hi! I am a singer/songwriter and actress.

I am graduating from Berklee College of Music, after studying at the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami for 3 years (I majored in Music Business with a minor in song writing).

I just moved back to Miami from living in Los Angeles for 2 years to write and record my EP. During my time in LA, I also furthered my training in acting for film and songwriting. I also shadowed videographers in LA and learned how to film and edit videos, which is why I opened a vlog channel to support my music.

I have been performing ever since I was a child. Some of my most important performances include: performing duets with Phil Collins both in Miami and in Switzerland, singing the National Anthem at the Heat Quarterfinals in 2013, being on THE VOICE in Italy, performing my original songs at a Phil C
ollins foundation in Paris, being the opening act for the United Nation's International Year of Youth in New York City, and performing the National Anthem at the Miami Open.

I speak and sing in 3 languages - English, Spanish, and Italian. I am originally from Rome, Italy.

I am completely aware of all musical genres, and especially what is current at the moment. I encourage students to bring in whatever music they feel is best for them and also challenging. Being a songwriter, I persuade students to bring in their own songs (if they write) so that we can work on the songs and most importantly, performing them. My main goal is that students become great performers, while primarily having mastered their technique for their vocal health and longevity.
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Johnny September 13, 2019
· Singing · In studio
5 stars
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Gwenyth April 26, 2019
· Acting · Online
Luisa is an amazing teacher! She made the class fun and comfortable.
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Talia D. March 19, 2019
· Singing · In home
Luisa is delightful!
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Luisa M.

Miami Beach, FL 33139
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$42 / 30-min

About Cierra H.

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I have been studying privately for 3 years in vocal technique. My specialties include classical and contemporary voice. I am easy going and teach beginners to give a good foundation for a healthy voice. No prior knowledge is needed to train with me; I will always accommodate the needs of the student and meet you at whatever level you are beginning from.

About Cierra
Nice to meet you!

I have been singing since I was a little girl. In fact, there are many silly pictures of me performing to my imaginary audience in my living room as a little girl.

At thirteen years old I was given the privilege to gain recording studio experience with the brand So Sound Recordings. I wrote a series of six songs and recorded them, as well as performed live at different venues- before moving on to my next endeavor.

From there, I auditioned for the music school, Miami Arts Charter. After being admitted to the program, I studied there for 4 years. I received training in music theory, sight singing, ear training, solo performance, choral performance, and ensemble performance.

After I graduated, I moved on to The Honors College of Miami Dade Wolfson Campus. There I receive training in music theory, sight singing,
ear training, gospel ensemble, private vocal technique, and was in 2 musical theater performances.

I was cast as Rapunzel and Cinderella's Mother in the play Into the Woods. And sang the solo "A Wonderful Guy" from the revue A Grand Night For Singing.

I recieved my Associates in Arts, and graduated with Honors.

I'm continuing my studies at Barry University to complete my bachelors by '21.

The lessons I provide are catered towards the student I am teaching. I have learned to be very patient, because unfortunately Young Voices are pressured to sound very mature and big very fast , which is harmful to the health of the voice. Teaching beginners at a young age how to control the voice and keep it healthy is my ultimate goal. I deeply believe that if you "water the plant every day, it will grow."
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Natalie May 8, 2019
· Singing · In studio
Very thorough. She helps me understand exactly how to pinpoint the areas I need to improve in. I am singing better than ever before!
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Jovans May 7, 2019
· Singing · In studio
Amazing teacher, amazing singer. She knows her stuff and is extremely kind. I will definitely recommend her to everyone I know. You will 100% improve thanks to her.
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Guer May 6, 2019
· Singing · In home
Amazing singer, Great helper. Have learned so much about what I’m capable of doing with my voice through her ❤️
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Cierra H.

Miami, FL 33138
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About Nicole S.

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I was classically trained at St. Norbert College under Dr. Michael Rosewall and Dr. Yi-lan Niu and at Florida State University by Dr. Chuck Chandler. I love teaching in general and strive to make lessons fun and engaging for students. To do so, I customize my lessons for each student individually. My main goal in teaching is to help develop healthy vocal technique that will enable students to sing in a variety of styles without hurting their voices.

About Nicole
I am a professional musician who has been performing and studying for over 10 years. I received my BM in Vocal Performance and Spanish from St. Norbert College in 2014 and my MM in Musicology from Florida State University in 2016. I am currently working on my PhD in Musicology where I am focusing my research on Cuban music.

Though my graduate education was centered primarily on research, I continued studying voice and began focusing on world music styles. I learned Portuguese, in addition to Spanish, and picked up several other world music instruments as well. During this time, I also began to focus more on teaching and pedagogy. I discovered that I had a passion for teaching and mentoring aside from my own performing and music making.

Since I have a degree in voice performance, I primarily teach voice to all levels of students. Howev
er, I also studied classical piano and can teach beginner-intermediate piano as well. I teach these in my home studio and online. I also have a passion for education and music education in general and can teach/tutor/mentor in music theory, musicology, general education, and languages including English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

My teaching philosophy is based on a student-centered approach. I tailor each lesson to the individual student, taking into account their needs, experience, skill levels, and personal goals. My aim is to help you improve and have a good and fun experience doing so!
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Nicole S.

Miami, FL 33155
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