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Nina T.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Billboard World Songwriting Award - R&B Category from Billboard
  • BFA Voice, Music, Jazz and Contemporary Music from New School University
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Nina T.

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Writing a song requires creativity and inspiration. But with a solid grasp of the basic elements of songwriting, you can compose a lasting and catchy song.you will learn how to Compose a catchy melody, Use all types of chords,Create a memorable rhythm,Build your song around a riff..

About Nina

An Associate Coach & protégé of legendary multi-Grammy & Tony winners’ vocal coach, Katie Agresta, Nina holds a BFA in Jazz & Contemporary Music & Voice from The New School University. Nina studied Opera with Prof. Kathleen Blix and Jazz with Dr. Dave LaLama at Hofstra University as well as

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Anna &.
Great. My kids just started. They like it.
Marc
Nina is great instructor. She is teaching my teenage daughter some very helpful techniques for pop songs.
Laura L.
Great first lesson. A lot of useful tips for pop singing and on pop songs.
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Kevin F.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kevin F.

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From beginner to advanced players, I can help make sure you are doing the things to get you to the next level!

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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Andrew H.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • BFA, Piano Performance from The New School
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Andrew H.

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Demistify the music theory you’ve always wanted to access! Whether you are learning and growing with your instrument, or simply want to understand what you hear and why and how things sound the way they do, music theory gives order to this fundamental part of our human lives.
I pride myself on making difficult or confusing concepts clear, understandable, and applicable to your playing or listening. Whether looking for a foundation or want to expand your current knowledge, I bring decades of experience and years of academic study to you and your journey. Having studied music performance, composition, and audio engineering at one of the world’s best conservatories in New York City, I’m well trained, covering the entire spectrum of sound and its expression over time.
Whether it’s jazz, rock, techno, blues, or classical, music theory applies to all genres - it does not discriminate! So no matter your interest, you’ll learn and solidify you understanding of the fundamentals of sound ...

About Andrew

**New updated COVID-19 learning environment, featuring socially distanced piano and keyboard setup for in-person learning, where masks are required and all keyboard, bench, and sheet music surfaces sanitized. See attached pictures of studio near Dupont Circle, arranged for your comfort, maximized l

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Usama
Andrew is well within my radius, accepted the classes, and then canceled them. This is unreliable and unprofessional behavior.
Roh R.
Andrew is a delight. He has a gentle and kind demeanor and teaches with clarity and enthusiasm. I highly recommend him.
Chris
Andrew is a terrific teacher who is adept at crafting lessons to the needs of his students, while keeping things fun and engaging. Would highly recommend!
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Lisa C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science / IVCC from IVCC
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Lisa C.

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I have more than 10 years teaching experience with several different platforms. I am a published writer and poet. I have succeeded in helping hundreds of students prepare and pass their IELTS exams. I am TESOL certified and hold numerous awards in academics and writing. I love teaching and make each and every lesson a personal and caring experience! My lessons are fun and engaging and will keep your child/teen excited about learning, and happy to come to class!

About Lisa

I am a PATIENT,caring,and MOTIVATED teacher.. I am certified in ESL, exam preparation, life coaching,special needs education and public speaking. I have been teaching for more than ten years,including online to kids and adults in China and Japan. I have assisted hundreds of students in passing their

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Mona
I would highly recommend Lisa if you are looking for a teacher for your child! She is patient and extremely engaging! She kept my daughter’s attention until the very end of each lesson! She is awesome!
Hannah
Lisa is an awesome tutor!! She helped my daughter with self-esteem and social anxiety issues. I highly recommend her if you have a teenager or young adult with self-esteem issues, she’s amazing at helping them learn to see things in a positive light.
Eliza
thank you for teaching me english lessons and being kind to me. you helped me so much with my english. i love your class and look forward to going to your class again. you are such a great teacher.
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Megan W.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Music Education from MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Megan W.

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I specialize in getting beginners started with good habits. Proper embouchure and hand position make all the difference in the world in how well a clarinet player will do as they advance. It's MUCH easier to build good technique from the start than to try to go back and break bad habits, so let's get started on the right foot!

About Megan

I grew up in a music store, and learned a love for music at an early age. I started piano at age 3, and just kept adding instruments from there. I majored in music at MidAmerica Nazarene University, where I was on scholarship for Piano, Trumpet and French Horn. I have taught General Music, Beginni

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Colin
Megan is an excellent music teacher that helped show me different ways to overcome challenges that I was having. She is very patient and kind and she worked hard to make connections with me and personalize my lessons.
Willa
I honestly think one of the best decisions of my life was deciding to take a lesson with a music teacher I found through a friend. I was nine and desperate to find a teacher who would take me seriously and help me grow as a musician. I remember first liking her Harry Potter necklace, and then being so surprised that she taught me in an hour the chords I had been trying to learn on my own for six months. Six years later, Megan has become not only my mentor, best friend, and biggest supporter, but has also modeled for me how to be a strong, confident woman in today's society. She constantly pushes me to be better, and she is always there for me whether it be for music theory questions or movie suggestions. I would not be where I am today musically, lyrically, or emotionally without Megan and her amazing lessons. I owe so so much to her and continue to learn so much from every class. She is everything I hope to be and the best teacher anyone could hope for.
Amanda
Megan has been instructing my sons for over 8 years. She began with piano but as their interests grew and changed, she helped them move to learning the electric bass, drums and ukulele. My kiddos have very strong personalities. I do not put them in classes with just anyone. Megan has consistently showed up with strength and excellence, inviting my sons to not just grow in their love for music but in their character. They have learned to persevere when things are challenging and Megan is there to guide them in that with a mastery that is hard to find anywhere else. As an educator myself, I have been deeply impressed with Megan’s musical ability and her absolute to connect with and instruct my kids. She has been a huge part of their development, not just in the arts but in their lives.
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Robert M.

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  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Robert M.

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With over 50 years of playing, teaching and performming experience, I have learned more than a few things about playing music on the guitar.

Lessons for Beginners to more advanced players.

Lessons for Adults age 18 to 99.

FOR BEGINNERS:

I use the G4 Guitar Method.

It makes learning easier and ore effective than other methods.

The 80/20 rule suggests 80% of our results come from just 20% of our efforts. The G4 GUITAR METHOD using the 80/20 by designing the right guitar exercises in the right order focusing on the most essential skills. This helps the beginner student to reach proficiency in less time compared to standard traditional methods of learning guitar.

FOR THOSE WITH SOME EXPERIENCE:

JAZZ GUITAR: Learn tons of great chords, scales, songs and improved your technique. Exciting classes!

CLASSICAL GUITAR: The ultimate artform for guitarists. Learn to play the great classical guitar compositions for your friends and family.

About Robert

Whether you're a hobbyist playing for fun, or want to take guitar to the next level, I can help you achieve your goals. I teach adults of all ages and abilities. I am a professional guitarist in the Chicago area. I play both Jazz and Classical guitar, having started in Rock. I studied for m

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"Athena ROCKS!

Athena has my daughter so excited for her next lesson. My daughter looks forward to her lessons and Athena makes them interesting and fun. She explains each step completely and on a level that keeps her interest. "Athena ROCKS", per my daughter!"
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Took Singing lessons from Athena M.
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"My granddaughter is very shy and she opened up with Sarah and is so Excited for her next lesson excited for her next lesson. Thx you Sarah"
Angelina
Took Classical Piano lessons from Sarah D.
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"My daughter had her first signing lesson with Deborah Fri night and I think it went very well. I love her patience in dealing with children and the fact that she encourages her the entire time. We look forward to her next four lessons!"
Jordyn
Took Singing lessons from Deborah C.
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"She was inviting ,professional and wonderful with our 5 year old. He is shy and yet he is excited to get to his second lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"We love Ahmad! We have been taking lessons with Ahmad for about 2 years now and have seen great progress.

I have in the past and would recommend again Ahmad for well structured and fun music classes!!"
Samantha
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"As a group Clarinet and Flute teacher with Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's, Thomas Giles created an engaging and inspiring music learning curriculum for his students. At each recital all of his students were able to introduce themselves, the piece they have learned, and a bit of history or commentary to go along. Throughout online learning Dr. Giles continued a supportive and creative environment, even through zoom, where each of his students composed and performed their own piece. If you are looking for your student to come away from lessons with a high level of ability and confidence on their instrument look no further than Dr. Giles, they will have the added bonus of learning important skills such as public speaking and presenting. They may even take away some composition and arranging skills!"
Elizabeth Fryer
Took Clarinet lessons from Thomas G.
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"She was on time and our girls were engaged throughout the lesson."
Vienna
Took Violin lessons from Sylvia W.
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"Fun times- I've only had my first lesson so it's hard to review Ellysa accurately but I'm looking forward to learning from her."
Ash Harper
Took Singing lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Shon is an expert at all aspects of teaching music on multiple instruments but is especially gifted at teaching music theory that helped me learn to play by numbers which helped me change keys on the fly. No more writing out the chords for praise and worship music. So knowledgeable. You need to stop think about it and call him up and schedule your first lesson. Shon rocks!!"
Ken
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"My ten year old granddaughter has zip experience with any musical instrument, but she elected to try the saxophone. Rhonda is an excellent instructor. Her praise is genuine and her corrections are gentle. My granddaughter’s comment after her first thirty minute lesson was, “ That was a short lesson..only about five minutes!” That says it all! Highly recommend Rhonda!"
Anna
Took Saxophone lessons from Rhonda C.
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