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Val K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, French, Italian, German
  • Teaches students Male: 16 to 60; Female: 14 to 60
  • Teaching since 1999
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Val K.

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My experience in teaching music performance is vast and solid. I've been working with a variety of collectives and genres for over 15 years and most of my students are very successful performers.

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My name is Val and I am an expert in teaching voice. I have been enjoying helping singers and musicians for over 15 years and so very proud to have clients who have already climbed to #1 on Billboard charts and are successfully developing their careers with major labels such as Columbia Records and

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Maurice
Has adapted well to my unorthodox & rebellious learning style.... Definitely feeling the support
Mike N.
I'm a beginner and Val was very patient. He started me out with some great basics for me to practice and enforced that I should make it fun!
Bruce
Awesome experience, very much impressed by Val's knowledge and his kind personality.
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Brittany N.

14 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from James Madison University
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Brittany N.

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I strive to create an environment in which students are inspired to discover, create, learn, express themselves and have fun. I focus on strengthening students' foundational techniques, through scales, etudes and other materials and then applying those skills in pieces and songs that are designed to build a good basis of musical knowledge, helping students to become confident in their musical abilities.

About Brittany

I strive to create an environment in which students feel comfortable to learn, experiment, and express themselves and in which they look forward to coming every week. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide music and other items needed for the instrument (shoulder rests, strings, rosin, etc) but

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Molly L.
Brittany is very patient and kind with my two daughters. They really look forward to seeing her. She is also quite pleasant.
Michael
Extremely patient and encouraging, every lesson is a pleasure.
Marcin
Brittany is an awesome teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She is always very friendly and enthusiastic during the lessons, which makes the whole experience enjoyable. I have learned a lot since taking lessons with Brittany and would recommend her to any aspiring musician!

Bill L.

27 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

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First time playing piano? Resuming after years (decades?) of not playing the piano? No matter your age or experience, you can always learn and improve!

Pop songs, jazz ballads, classical pieces, or movie/game themes, there must be something you are interested in playing and get better!

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Caroline I.
Bill is very knowledgeable about Java and really goes the extra mile to help a student learn.
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Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Awarded Phoenix Artist Award from Phoenix Office of Cultural Arts
  • Teaching since 1991
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Carolyn B.

8 Reviews
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I have been teaching violin for over twenty five years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in Music. I am very experienced teaching all ages and levels. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over twenty years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Commun

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Mennen P.
Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!
Clark W.
Carolyn brings years of experience and insight to every lesson. She offers positive encouragement. She regularly challenges me with goals to stretch my skills, and always looks to move me on to a higher level of playing.
Charlene R.
Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough.
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Tammy Y.

9 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2009
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Tammy Y.

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With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :)

I structure most lessons according to the following:
- Basics of ukulele
- Understanding chords and chord charts
- Strum patterns
- Finger picking
- Songwriting (optional)

About Tammy

With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :) *I conduct group lessons for young children, which I am unable to state on my profi

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Asher T.
Tammy has a magnetic personality that draws you in and makes you want to learn. She was patient and thorough in her explanations. I had a great experience!
Phinneas S.
My son is always engaged during his lessons and happy to practice during the week! So happy. And it is very easy to communicate with Tammy. She is very engaging.
Niko
BEST TEACHER EVER !!!!!! I already did one class with her and she is soooo funny and friendly she is so supportive!!!!!

zhanna B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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zhanna B.

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I am a piano teacher with five years of teaching experience. I have thought students of different ages. Even adults! I can easily vibe with anyone and get along. My teaching is super easy to follow and I can put a smile on your face with my jokes. You will learn new things about the piano and also you will have a good time.

About Zhanna

HI! I’m Zhanna and I have been playing piano for ten years of my life and I would love to share my knowledge with you. I started teaching when I was 15 with the supervision of my private teacher. She was giving me lessons on how to teach different ages. She thought me different approaches and techn

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"Rachel is an excellent teacher. She has vast musical knowledge and the ability to communicate on a level that the student can easily understand. Rachel is extremely personable and puts the student at ease from the very beginning. She takes the time to understand the student’s goals and musical interests and tailors the lessons to keep the student motivated. In addition to being a great teacher, Rachel is a genuinely nice person."
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"Omar is an amazing teacher! He has taught me a lot about the the history and how to properly play the sitar. Highly recommend learning from him if you are interested in the sitar : )"
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"Ahdda Shur has great breadth of singing and teaching experience; in Opera, Broadway, and classical styles, as well as liturgical chant. Ahdda will guide you in sensitive instruction in the breath, tone production, vowel placement, pronunciation, posture, and stage presence. You will be delighted and transformed working with Ahdda. Her calm sense of wellbeing, and attention to details you had not even considered, will enable you to sing with greater ease and confidence. Singing for Ahdda is fun, and relaxing. She can tell very quickly what needs to happen to improve your voice. I recommend Ahdda to you with confidence that she will transform your voice through proper technique, stage presence, and correct repertoire choices for your voice. Enjoy freedom of production, and increase your confidence on stage, with Ahdda Shur."
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"Dawn lived up to every word of other's glowing reviews. "Dad, I learned more in a half hour than I did in class all last year.""
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Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Matty is laid-back but also very knowledgeable and efficient with making progress. Highly recommended!"
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Took Bass Clarinet lessons from Matty H.
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"Wonderful guitar teacher! Very knowledgeable and informative about everything guitar and music theory galore! Patient, skilled and awesome teacher with a wealth of knowledge! Fun and laid back lessons make learning with Tom a breeze! Highly recommend for all ages!"
Lydia
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tom L.
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Took Violin lessons from Dayna N.
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"Coming from a person who never writes reviews and probably being the most nervous student ever to sing in front of people - I have to say he really knows how to put you at ease and instructs you in a way you know he has your best interest in mind and truly want to see you grow. I enjoyed my time and I am very happy with my choice. I look forward to working with him!"
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Took Singing lessons from Gabriel W.
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Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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