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Rachel E.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Musical Theatre BFA from University of Michigan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Rachel E.

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Take lessons with a Broadway veteran!

I've been teaching private voice and acting coaching for over 5 years and LOVE seeing my students improve! I am a working singer/actor, and writer/musician in NYC, but I love teaching so much that I do it even while I'm working on projects!

A little bit about me:
I graduated from University of Michigan's musical theatre program (one of the top musical theatre programs in the world!) and went straight into playing Ariel in THE LITTLE MERMAID at Chicago Shakespeare theatre, and then directly on to playing the lead in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway for several years! I also recently returned from China, where I played Scarlett O'Hara in the musical version of GONE WITH THE WIND!

I've trained in all kinds of different techniques and currently have all different types of students and voices in my studio! I teach all levels and ages, from beginners to professionals, and a wide variety of different of styles (Broadway, opera, pop, ...

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Take lessons with a Broadway veteran! I've been teaching private voice and acting coaching for over 7 years and LOVE seeing my students improve! I am a working singer/actor, and writer/musician in NYC, but I love teaching so much that I do it even while I'm working on projects! A little bit a

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My Daughter is very happy with her lessons, great learning experience, but also a lot of fun.
Raquel R.
Rachel was very kind and made me feel welcomed, even when my voice wasn't the best and I was nervous.
Riley
Rachel was awesome! I was nervous to start voice lessons and she was so patient. She took the time to teach me how the voice worked and how to fix problems she was hearing right off the bat. I am excited to continue learning with her and see how my voice improves.
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Jasmine L.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Tagalog, Spanish, Italian
  • Masters of Public Policy from UCLA
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Jasmine L.

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Session are 1-2 hours in length and will cover all subject areas as needed, including test-taking strategies.

About Jasmine

I love to teach and tutor kids and adults of all ages in many different subjects. I pride myself in customizing my lessons to suit each individual's learning style and goals. I try to keep my lessons fun and relaxed while ensuring that we still work hard and learn.

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‘So good.
Tony Lombardo
Jasmine is great teacher who knows her stuff. It was a blast!
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Lisa D.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Lisa D.

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I have experience working as an English teacher in Germany, teaching to kids and adults of varying levels and language goals. I structure courses to meet the specific needs of the students in order for students to get the most out of the learning experience. My expertise lies in the areas of business English, grammar, reading and writing, speaking and listening, vocabulary building, conversation, and building confidence in language skills. I would be happy to discuss your personal goals and create a lesson plan that best suits your needs.

About Lisa

I have experience working as an English and German teacher in Germany, teaching to kids and adults of varying levels and language goals. I hold a bachelor's degree in Language as well as a Masters degree which I obtained in Germany. I also have experience working with diverse populations including t

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Maite
Excellent!
Maddi H.
Lisa was an amazing instructor. She was not only helpful and knowledge in German, but she was patient as I was learning this new language. Lisa is skilled in all levels of German and is always so encouraging while learning new material. I would recommend Lisa to anyone looking for anyone in need of help!
Andrew
Fun, fast, and easy to learn.
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Jeremy P.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jeremy P.

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Beginning piano lessons will focus on basic musicianship, including note reading, rhythm reading, basic chords and scales, technique, and classical repertoire. More advanced lessons will cover techniques for improvisation.

About Jeremy

I began playing guitar by ear around age ten. I learned rock songs from records for a few years, and then I began a more serious study of theory in high school. Over the next several years I alternated between pursuing my music degree and playing in bands around the midwest. In 2004, I transferred f

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Ivy
Aloha! I am a student from Hawaii! Wow, my words are not enough to express how awesome Jeremy is as a teacher. What a wonderful person he is, he is so friendly and patient. It is extremely difficult for me to learn anything but he make it super easy. It’s also really cool that he has an online option so I can learn anywhere. I must say, I am very proud of myself and how much I’ve accomplished through his teachings. I highly recommend Jeremy and you will not regret it! Amazing teacher and I am grateful. Thank you Jeremy and please don’t ever stop teaching! Mahalo!
Michelle C.
Great teacher. Takes time to answer questions Very thorough
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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught the Humanities at the college level since 1987. In
all of my teaching in other areas (music, writing, etc.) I emphasize the Humanities' relationship to those other areas.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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Lizzie O.

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  • Bachelor of Music Education from Illinois State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lizzie O.

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Looking for students of all ages! Wanting your young student to learn how to play an instrument? I offer classical beginning training including scales, chords, and other beginning piano skills. Students will be able to learn folk songs and even classical melodies. Older students wanting to learn how to play and sing along their favorite songs are also welcome! These students will receive more practice with chords and music theory. Looking to learn piano for another reason? All are welcome in my studio!

About Lizzie

I am a licensed teacher and experienced singer. I graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors of Music Education, specifically in voice. Throughout my years of experience as a musician, I have experience in both playing and teaching the following instruments: voice, piano, trumpet, and

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Took Piano lessons from Andrew Y.
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"Juan is an amazing instructor who is very knowledgeable on a technique that has been very helpful in finding my singing voice. I definitely have seen progress in my singing!"
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Took Singing lessons from Juan F.
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"Michael is an excellent teacher with an easygoing personality - highly recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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Took Singing lessons from Nicole B.
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"Mr. Allen is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about music and explains things clearly. He is good at seeing my mistakes and helping me fix them. I started taking lessons with Mr. Allen in November of 2013 and thanks to him I have been improving ever since."
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Took Piano lessons from Bradley A.
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"Phil is very friendly and pleasant. He has a quaint in-home studio that is filled with music books, instruments and art. He really seems to know a lot about music and was very comfortable teaching me. I was very apprehensive before I went to my first lesson but, I quickly began having fun and am looking forward to future lessons with him."
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Took Opera Voice lessons from Phil H.
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