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Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
Self-taught software engineer with experiences in high-frequency trading and autonomous vehicles/machine learning.
I know firsthand how difficult it is to learn programming whether you are a total newbie, or trying to change careers, but I have overcame these challenges myself and will guide you to overcome them too. I also have 10 years of tutoring experience to both children and adults alike. As a result, most of my students get comfortable with programming after 4-6 sessions, and become more independent in programming, being able to troubleshoot issues with their own code.
For intermediate developers, I can tailor my lessons to your specific goals, and focus on more engineering topics, such as software architecture, design patterns, performance/efficiency/scalability considerations, and interacting with external components, such as hardware/networking/operating systems/databases. In addition, I can help with technical whiteboard interviews, having extensive experience on both ...
I have always been a self-studier 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. Or maybe the teacher/professor is not the best
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Awarded National Semifinalist from National Association of Teachers of Singing
Music and Drama from University of Virginia
Emerging Opera and Musical Theatre Performer
Experienced Voice and Music Educator
Versatile Theatre Director
Passionate and Supportive Mentor
The voice can be fickle, mysterious, and deeply frustrating. I know this because I struggled to connect to my own voice for a long time. However, with the right direction and commitment, our voices can be fulfilling, powerful, and free. When I feel connected to my voice, I feel exhilarated.
Speaks Russian, French, Italian, German
Teaching since 1999
Awarded Crescendo Award from Bel Canto Competition, Chicago
I've helped a lot of musical theater singers to get in the best shape. All of them are doing great in terms of getting roles. I've been teaching this subject for over 15 years and know how to make most dramatic results out of connection between the character and singing!
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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Speaks English, Spanish
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
MFA glass from Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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Glass is an amazing material that will inspire and challenge you. As an experienced teacher holding both a Bachelors of Fine Art and Masters of Fine Art specializing in glass I have the training and experience to teach you whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student. Working with me I will cater my lessons and project content to fit your interests, experience, and style. I love to work on contemporary non-traditional designs but I also have a special places in my heart for the traditional patterns. Additionally I specialize in 3D stained glass constructions. I specialize in Tiffany copper foil technique so that will be the emphasis of my standard course. Lead cane technique is also available. If you choose to come to my studio to take lessons I have a vast variety of materials and tools for your use. This will allow us to explore further techniques that require kiln firing. Rather have me come to your home? No problem, I can bring with me materials and necessary ...
Hi! I’m Maia and I love using my hands to create beautiful things! I started to work with glass when I was only 12 years old. Glass is my number one passion it lead me to work in studios throughout high school and college teaching people of all ages and backgrounds to manipulate glass and bring th
Music Composition and Performance from Columbia College Chicago
Awarded Presidential Scholarship from Columbia College Chicago
I work with any bass player to give them the tools necessary to excel with any group. I bring all my experience as the front of multiple band line-ups, and a full understanding of the importance of a strong rhythm, section to each session.
UPDATE: I'M FULLY VACCINATED, BUT STILL FOLLOW COVID-SAFE GUIDELINES. IN-PERSON LESSONS ARE IN FULL SWING. I ALSO DO ONLINE WITH STATE-OF-THE-ART GEAR. MY NEW SPACE IS OPEN IN THE FLAT IRON ARTS BUILDING IN CHICAGO'S POPULAR WICKER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD. I STILL DO ONE DAY IN MY HOME STUDIO
Speaks Portuguese, English, German, Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish
Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
Teaches students 18 and up
I prepped for TOEFL exam myself 5 years ago and scored 109/120.
Hi! I am a graduate student at the University of Chicago studying Digital Humanities. I studied Comparative Literature and Music as an undergraduate student at Colorado College. I am from Shenzhen, China, and moved to the U.S. when I was 18. I play the banjo, do all forms of arts, and have an un
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Kristen is not only a great person, but also a great teacher! I have learned so much about my voice and I have only been taking lessons from her for about a year. She is also very open and puts you out of your comfort zone (In a good way). Her teaching style is very reliable and consistent which is great (especially) for those who have busy schedules."
She teaches very good techniques and also tells me excellent ways to practice and improve myself."
He establishes a high quality standard so you could achieve your best. Either by playing a passage or the whole music piece (to your heart’s delight), he demonstrates the complexity and beauty of the music you are working to learn.
He’s very professional. He genuinely regards every person without condescension and wants you to work toward being your best. I’ve taken lessons with him since 2009 and I’ve played pieces that I will never have been able to play without his patience with me. He is generous with his time, helping me to select a new piano on his day off and always finishing a lesson at its natural conclusion (not because the clock says so.)
Above all he’s a real person that you and I could relate with. And, because of that, I not only regard him as my instructor and mentor, but truly a friend."
It’s been great to reconnect with you Greg. Thanks for all that you do and for the passion you bring to each lesson and each of my boys!"
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