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Linda L.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Associates Degree in Jazz Theory and Composition from Mannes Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Linda L.

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I have been teaching a variety of fretted stringed instruments, for over 25 years. Ukulele is a fun and easy instrument for beginners of any age to learn! I teach chords, strumming, finger-picking, and melody lines, and know lots of songs that are particularly good for the ukulele. Students may choose to learn to read music, or to read tablature, or just play by rote and from lesson videos. All of my lessons are customized to match each individual student's interests and preferred learning styles. (With very young children, I will have the child learn to play and sing popular children's songs.)

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tuto

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Carolyn M.
so happy I chose to have Linda as my teacher ! she's patient with me (a beginner who does not always have time to practice regularly) and is super helpful with giving me tips and advice on how to be better. Linda can also play ANY song and has helped me learn tons of my favorites. We're working on Annie's Song right now and Linda has helped me not only understand how to play the notes but why we play them a certain way (heck yeah music theory !)
Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
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Joshua F.

66 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, Mandarin
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Joshua F.

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I received a 32 on my ACT, excelling predominantly on English.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on mu

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Cristiana
I purchased the lessons for my 9 yr old son. He has never played the piano or any instrument before these lessons. Joshua is very talented in his field but I feel he needs to work on his patience. He was always professional but his tone and expressions made my son nervous. I had to stop the classes and loose my payments. I wanted to push my son to finish the classes, however, I didn’t want him to loose his love of music. I hope this comment helps to improve the next person’s experience.
Rosalin
I was surprised that my lesson could be cancelled without any communication. This is our first experience with piano lessons and was excited to try it for the first time. ;(
Melissa
My son has had 2 lessons so far. Joshua has worked with him at the level he is at and helped him when he gets stuck on certain chords and notes. He assigned homework for him to practice during the week and helped him figure out the parts he was stuck on.
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Judy G.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • BS Radio & TV Broadcasting from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Judy G.

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Greetings!
I've been writing songs for over 20 years. I’ve studied with Jai Josefs and taking many songwriting courses. One of my songs one best new song from The West Coast Songwriters Association.

I’ve also been playing guitar for 40 years, teaching for over 15 years. I understand music theory and how to incorporate it into songwriting.

My lessons tailored to the student. We’ll create a Lesson plan with goals and a have live performance opportunity quarterly.

I love working with students of all ages and experience levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Judy

Greetings! Thanks for checking out my lessons. My name is Judy aka Groovy Judy. I'm a guitarist, singer, songwriter and performer. I've been playing music for 45 years and teaching private and group lessons for 17 years. I teach guitar, ukulele, beginning electric bass, beginning piano and songwrit

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Lindsey Smith
Best Guitar teacher by far! Judy possesses a wealth of practical experience combining playing professionally with her ability to teach at all levels. And it shows. Judy brings her teaching techniques and presents them in such a way, at a level and speed, you, the student, can feel comfortable. Judy is quite knowledgeable. To ensure your on the right track Judy provides additional learning material, techniques and special custom training videos which are extremely helpful. This last comment is above and beyond that normal lesson. That's a great teacher! A teacher that is committed to achieving your goals. Its a good indication Judy is there to provide the student a strong positive platform and learning experience to advance your ability to play Guitar.
Nicholas
Judy has been an amazing teacher for our eight year old daughter Elizabeth! Rock on!
Megan
Judy is fantastic and super nice!!!!
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Jayden C.

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  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jayden C.

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Everyone has a story to tell. When it comes to writing, there are so many obstacles that can block our creativity and leave those stories untold. I will help you stimulate your creative mind and walk with you through the rough patches.

About Jayden

I am a writer, actor, filmmaker, and musician. Some might say my head is in the clouds... But what a view. My entire life has been spent in the creative and artistic realm. While creativity may come more naturally to some, every one of us has a story--a message to the world. Too often, artistic

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Sara Ann B.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • B.M. cum laude, music education and voice from Marywood University, Scranton, PA.
  • Awarded Voice Gym DVD from Bison Electronic of Orlando, FL.
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Sara Ann B.

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Training includes singing scales related to jazz and how to listen so that you can scat.

About Sara Ann

I pace our lessons and over explain a technic to make certain the client gets the concept in a HUMORFUL, JOYFUL way. Patiently we apply it to a song that is your target song or to how and what you want product or YOU to sell to clients/your job/your promotion/ your new career. With two masters de

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Marina K.
I enjoyed our lessons with Sara Ann. I learned a lot from our five sessions. Sara Ann helped me to see the difference between American English pronunciation and my Russian accent. I recommend Sara Ann as a teacher to anyone who would like to work on their accent.
Thank you, Sara Ann!
Marina K.
I enjoyed our lessons with Sara Ann. I learned a lot from our five sessions. Sara Ann helped me to see the difference between American English pronunciation and my Russian accent. I recommend Sara Ann as a teacher to anyone who would like to work on their accent.
Thank you, Sara Ann!
Marina K.
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Rachel W.

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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Kansas State University
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Rachel W.

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Hello! I graduated in 2020 with my music education degree, taught a year in a public school, and decided that private lessons are my favorite! Learning with me will be an individualized experience focused on training your voice to do what you want it to, as well as getting the most out of your natural abilities. We'll learn good practicing techniques, how to keep your voice safe and avoid strain, and how to find YOUR sound.

About Rachel

I am a singer and choir teacher currently focused on honing my skills and creating my sound. I have a Bachelor's of Music Education from Kansas State University with an emphasis in choral singing, and have taught a year of choral and private lessons for students grades 7-12. Vocal students will wor

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"Marty is helping me figure out what I want to get out of voice lessons. I have loved signing my whole life, I am 50 now, still love it but never had any formal training, she is helping me find my real voice and express it the way that I want to. I LOVE HER!"
Rebecca
Took Vocal Training lessons from Marty W.
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"Excellent teacher!

I studied with Laura in high school and most of what I have retained and strongly benefited from in my musical education was learned in her class."
Amanda
Took Music Theory lessons from Laura S.
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"Linda gave me a lot to work on for my first lesson. I am enthusiastic for the week ahead, practicing what she showed me. Great lesson!"
Raye
Took Ukulele lessons from Linda L.
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"I love Nancy. I have never sung in front of anyone solo and was/am nervous. Nancy makes me feels at ease. She's amazing!"
Trish
Took Singing lessons from Nancy R.
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"I have been taking lessons from Rob for several years. He is a terrific instructor and very personable. I know have an excellent knowledge of my instrument, some music theory, and can play music with other musicians. I highly recommend him"
Allan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Rob D.
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"Absolutely amazing!! Love working with Vanessa. She guides me in the proper direction and let's me play with my voice so I can express myself freely. She accurately assesses my faults and corrects them in a way that makes most sense to me. She's just great!"
Vanessa
Took Singing lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Spiros is great! I've been taking bass lessons from him for a couple of years now and thanks to him, I can actually play now! He's a good teacher, teaching both elements of theory and also how to get the "feel" of music, and he's also fun to be around. I can say that without his lessons and the music he's sent me, I would not be nearly as good as I am today, nor as motivated to learn more."
Hal
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Spiros S.
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"I had a great experience studying with Corey. I had already been playing drums for about 10 years, and I had been stuck at the same level for a long time. But then Corey got me switched on to a couple of method books and practice routines that kicked me up to a whole new level! Everyone in my band could tell the difference, and drumming is fun and exciting for me again. 5/5 would recommend Corey to any level of drummer looking to grow!"
Matt
Took Drum lessons from Corey D.
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"Lee Quick has been an exceptional online bassoon instructor for our 15 year old from middle school into high school. We have had experience with face to face lessons with two other highly regarded private instructors and, in comparison, the online lessons with Lee have been consistently enjoyable and a highlight of the week for our daughter. Lee provided very helpful hints and tips for perfecting performances with the school orchestra the regional youth orchestra. Lee also helped our daughter sustain her interest and skill on the instrument by providing music and suggestions for exercises and continued development when she was not formally involved in any performance programs. Highly recommended."
John
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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Amber
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Zelda S.
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