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Aaron S.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wabash College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aaron S.

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I have published a number of novels, short stories, and poetry, and have been teaching and collaborating with other writers for over fifteen years. My goal is to help you develop your communication skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the essential elements of writing (voice, structure, plot, characterization, setting, style, etc). You will write continually, and we will also learn how to critically analyze and learn from the work of other writers. Whatever genre or form you choose to approach, I can help you get the most of your work.

About Aaron

Hi, I'm Aaron, and I'm here to help you achieve your personal musical goals. In 1999 I received a degree in music composition, and I've been composing, performing, directing, producing, and of course teaching ever since. I believe every student is unique, with individual strengths and challenges, an

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Chris
Has a great approach and structure. Allows for lots of creative room, supplying the materials and knowledge and encouragement to help me become my own musician.
Bryant
I'm an adult beginner taking online piano classes with Aaron for about 5 months and I've learned an incredible amount from scales, transpositions, variations, chords, and so much more. I originally planned to just learn to play piano sheet music, but Aaron's instructions developed my musical abilities I never knew I had.
Dawn B.
Very pleased with Aaron's teaching style. Excited for my next lesson!
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Jenny H.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenny H.

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Creative writing teacher and editor. Linguistics PhD student

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Keira M.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Awarded Winner of 18 in America Songwriting Contest from Gannett/ WUSA9
  • Music Business, Songwriting, Contemporary Voice from Frost School of Music, University of Miami
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keira M.

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I am a singer/songwriter that has performed all over the country and I would love to share my expertise with you. 18 years experience performing and 5 years experience teaching. Before moving to Los Angeles I taught at the award-winning Area Stage Company in Miami, FL. I have studied classical piano since the age of four and more recently studied jazz and pop/rock playing under award-winning performer/educator Daniel Strange at the Frost School of Music. I have also studied vocal and composition under Dr. Ana Flavia Zuim (music director for Hamilton). I want to cater to whatever you are passionate about because I believe the best way to learn is to be excited about music!

10+ years of songwriting experience. International radio play. Certified ASCAP songwriter. Winner of 2011 International Smashtune Songwriting Contest. Finalist in Kauai Music Festival Songwriting Contest. Winner of "18 in America" Songwriting Contest. Finalist in 2013 GrammyU Amplifier Center Stage Contest.

About Keira

I am a singer/songwriter and recording artist who has toured Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, and more. Over the years I have studied classical/jazz/pop piano, musical theater/jazz/pop/rock singing, and contemporary songwriting. I am proud to be winner of the 2011 International Smashtu

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Miles, Eliana G.
Keira is fantastic with our kids! They look forward to lessons every week
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Keira is a wonderful and patient teacher who is always on time, always responsive to emails and questions, and is a joy to have in our home. We have a 6 year old daughter and she absolutely loves her piano teacher 🤗
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Etana H.

160 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • MS in Technology from University of Advancing Technology
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Etana H.

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We will start by getting to know one another a bit so I can gain a clear idea of what you are hoping to gain from our sessions. Whether it be an intro to a software or taking developing a full start to finish project. After our first meeting I will use my 13+ years of professional experience to develop a unique lesson plan for you and your goals.

About Etana

Hi! My name is Etana, M.S. I am a detail-oriented, self-starting designer with 15 years of professional experience under my belt. From print to web, design is not simply what I do for a living, it is my passion. I run a Tempe, Arizona based business called SocietyJazz = ‘Society’ as in the to

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Kathleen
Great teacher. Knows all kinds of short cuts, will go at the pace you want/need. Couldn't be happier.
Georgina Torres
Etana was great to work with. She was able to help us immediately and we look forward to working with her again!
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Rie T.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Rie T.

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Maximize your Japanese learning with a native speaker with years of teaching experience!

I tailor my lessons to each student's learning style, her/his needs and goals. I use Genki 1 and 2 textbooks and workbooks with most of my beginner to intermediate level students, unless other textbooks and/or learning resources are requested.
During the lesson, my focus is generally on the grammar explanations and practice, as well as reading, and speaking practice. Homework is assigned after each lesson, and students are expected to work independently on vocabulary building, unless otherwise requested.
I encourage all of my students to contact me between lessons if they have any questions, and I will try to answer them within 24 hours.

I am currently accepting students ages 16 and up. I am looking forward to meeting you!

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About Rie

こんにちは!りえと申します。 Hello! My name is Rie. I have been teaching Japanese since 2010. My past and present students are from many different countries, including the U.S., China, Taiwan, India, Israel, Italy, and Croatia and range from 9 to 75 years old. I have taught student

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Ruth Ann
Rie is truly a wonderful teacher of the Japanese language. My daughter thoroughly enjoys her lessons with her
Robert F.
I’ve been studying Japanese off and on for almost 20 years. I had reached an upper intermediate level but I wanted to take my ability to a higher level so I started looking for a Japanese tutor. I feel really lucky to have found Rie. She’s a cool person who’s fun to work with. She’s patient and flexible and she always explains things in a way that is easy to understand. She’s as invested in my Japanese learning as I am and it’s hard to place a value on that kind of support and partnership. She also has good textbooks for people at more advanced levels. Without a doubt, my Japanese has improved more in the time I’ve been working with Rie than it has at any other time in all the years I’ve been studying it. If you’re an intermediate or advanced learner of Japanese and you’re looking to improve, Rie can absolutely help you. I couldn’t recommend her more highly.
Teddy
Rie's lessons are super comfortable, her explanations are always crystal clear, and she's great at balancing compliments & critiques. 11/10 Highly, highly recommend !
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Daniel G.

24 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA Liberal Arts with secondary emphasis on Theater and Musical Performance Teaching Credential from University of San Diego BA Chapman University Teaching Credential
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Daniel G.

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Learn to sing solos, duets and group numbers. Get into the character who sings the song. Enjoy to fun of Fiddler, the romance of Man of La Mancha, the beautiful songs of The Sound of Music and the excitement of Westside Story. Character parts and group numbers as well. I directed every part of stage production as Department Chair of Performing Arts at Mercy High School in Red Bluff CA. In addition I can teach you how to write musical scores, original scripts and songs for student productions. Our production of West Side Story sold out every performance and received 5 star reviews. I have the sung Musical Theater numbers in San Francisco Bay area, San Diego, Maui, and Florida venues for nearly years.

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/S

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Monica
It can be pretty intimidating singing in front of a stranger in their home but Daniel makes you feel at ease and comfortable. He also has very extensive vocal training with makes me confident that his critiques and recommendations will help me grow and develop my voice. I also love that he gives me actionable steps to take at home between lessons to improve even further. Highly recommend him for opera voice lessons!
Nathan
Dan is the man. Simple as that. He explains things several different ways to make sure you understand the concepts.
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"Jason was passionate, engaged, and very support of our 11 year old daughter who was trying out for an audition at her school. I would strongly recommend him"
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"Adam was wonderful with my 8 yr old son. He had such patience with him and really knew how to get down to his level. My son really enjoyed his first lesson and we cant wait to see the progress every week!"
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Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Jenny to the Rescue!

My daughter's wedding was weeks away, and I had never been able to dance a step. For that important occasion, however, I wanted to be able to at least survive a little waltz. My daughter and I selected a short piece, connected with Jenny, and she took it from there. In three lessons, she taught us the basics, provided some great pointers, a little choreography, and even taught us a few impressive moves to throw into the mix. The results exceeded everyone's expectations, and brought not only resounding applause at the reception, but also sentimental tears to many eyes. With Jenny's help, I came further in dancing than ever before in such short time in any subject.

An extremely patient, caring, and capable instructor, Jenny always listens carefully to your questions and ideas. Then, it's fascinating to watch her pause a moment, process the issue, and come back with a solution that's exactly right. Without her, a great moment and memory for my daughter and me might never have happened."
John
Took Dance lessons from Jenny J.
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"Alicia has been instructing me with Film and Acting technique. Her insight, knowledge, and experiences have given me the tools to be confident in being prepared to begin my journey with the audition process."
Vickie
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Alicia A.
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"Great lesson! Maria is really insightful and gives very pratical advice. I felt like I learned more in just one session with Maria than I learned in an entire class. I am looking forward to my next lesson."
Stan
Took Acting lessons from Maria S.
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"Kind, Funny, easy to work with and having lots of fun!"
Collin
Took Improv Acting lessons from David T.
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"Chrystie is so amazing! She's honest, fun, and dedicated to the kids!"
Erin
Took Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Amanda is an inspiring teacher who infuses confidence into her students helping them to believe that they can do it. She approaches all performances with creativity and originality. All the productions I have seen her direct have her distinct stamp. Not only is she a talented actress and singer in her own right but she is able to bring out the best in her students. I recommend her whole heartedly."
Gail
Took Acting lessons from Amanda K.
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