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Amelia H.

4 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 to 60
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Amelia H.

4 Reviews
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I can assist with articulation, diction and vowel placement.

About Amelia

Discover and refine your unique talent, nail that audition and learn techniques that will help you become the best performer you can be! Gain all of these skills in a relaxed and judgement-free zone. I studied Vocal Performance and Choral Music at Northern Illinois University. I am active in the

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Amazing!
Sara D.
I had wonderful time with Amelia. She is amazing and she helped me a lot!
I am very happy that I chose her.
James E.
Throughout each lesson, I learned something new about myself. She was very patient, informative, and always had good things to say about you and your acting/voice skills. She helped awaken my creative theatre mind again and I’m thankful for that. I highly recommend taking her if you want a good experience in learning or enhancing your acting/voice skills!
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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 1981
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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
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An emphasis on diction and vocal production to help create the desired effect.

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor
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Kelly G.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 2 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kelly G.

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Depending on the students current classical ballet education, the student will be taught the basic elementary calssical techniques and positions and progress on through more complex material. Lessons are slower in nature to make sure the student is thorough and to ensure they understand proper alignment and understanding. Space is limited unless student has a location in which to dance at, in which case more intermediate to advanced students are welcome.

About Kelly

First Opera instructor to Laura Bretan, America's Got Talent 2016 GOLDEN Buzzer winner and youngest Opera Star. I feel there is a great deal of talent in the youth of today, and that it is my job to provide a knowledge and understanding of how to best use that talent. I try my best to provide

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Alexis W.
Great. Very personable and easy to relax with. Great exercises and homework I feel is doable as my first ever vocal lesson. Can't wait for my next session :)
Junie
My 5 year old daughter has become a stronger dancer with Ms. Kelly as she builds up for her recital. We are truly lucky to find such a dedicated and talented teacher.
Tracey
I was very lucky to have found Kelly. I had always dreamed of having artistic talent but I am not a naturally good singer. Within two years, I have gone from singing in the shower to having developed to stage performance. Kelly has taught me so much from the artistic expression of singing to the mechanics of turning my voice into an instrument. She has an incredible ability to listen to my voice and pinpoint the exact adjustment I need to make it sound great. She's such a fun person to be around that I always look forward to my next lesson. Her positive attitude and approach is also a testament to her high level of professionalism. She provides feedback that is positive. but also helps me improve She is the perfect combination of teacher and coach and I would highly recommend her for anyone interested in singing.

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Jeremy R.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Akademia Music Award Nomination from Akademia Music
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Jeremy R.

39 Reviews
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I have studied guitar with Joe Settlemires who taught players like Brad Paisley, and Vince Gill. I've worked with several people in local musical productions as well as several national movies and tv shows talent. If you're preparing for an audition or just want to be the best on stage while developing your career, I can help you accomplish your musical goals while feeding your addiction to music!

About Jeremy

I have been a professional performing musician and producer for over 10 years and have had hundreds of students during that time. I grew up playing classic rock and classical. By the time I graduated high school I had visited 26 states playing music. I have studied music at the University of Scienc

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Excellent, excellent 😊
Dave C.
Very easy to talk with. Determined my level of experience and then tailored his teaching to that. Demonstrated everything with the goal for me understand and then reproduce what he taught.

Looking forward to our next lesson.
Charles F.
Great first lesson, I've got another scheduled today and am very much looking forward to it. And yes, Jeremy, I did my muscle memory homework.

Gerri G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • B.S. Vocal Music/Communications from James Madison University
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gerri G.

1 Review
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Lessons begin with fun warm-up games learning the basic rules of improv. After studying with The Groundlings and The Second City as well as performing professionally with "The-Grown-ups Playground" in NYC, I've learned a plethora of games! After the warm-up I start students off with a few games centered on physicality and from there will move to fun games revolving around quick, funny emotional changes and end with games creating characters. Lessons are always a blast and students leave encouraged and up for anything as they learn how improv actually can help their daily lives as well!

About Gerri

My musical theater career has taken me around the globe from Japan, to the Caribbean as well as numerous cities in the U.S. and Europe! A New York City native, I graduated James Madison University's renowned vocal music program, and began work in theatre, playing such roles as Z.’s Favorite in The

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Vivienne V.
Great instructor

Gerri is a great teacher as she brings out the best efforts in our daughter (who often approaches new ideas/people/activities with trepidation). She helps our daughter understand her lessons in a very clear and absorbable fashion. We highly recommend her.
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Isabel S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isabel S.

12 Reviews
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From my experience auditioning and performing classical singing, piano, theatre, musical theatre, and dance as well as sitting on the other side of the audition panel and in the audience, I am well equipped to help with stage performance. Through these experiences I have learned that stage performance in any performing art form requires a similar mindset and preparation tactic. This involves polishing the repertoire to maximize confidence as well as using tools to overcome nerves to enjoy the process of performing music. Any stage performer is welcome!

About Isabel

Music is my great passion, and I have recently received my Master’s degree in classical vocal performance at the Mannes School of Music. Well-versed in many musical genres, I have performed in opera, recital, musical theatre, choir and piano performances and competitions in the US as well as intern

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Nadia G.
My daughter Nadia really enjoyed her first lesson!! Thanks so much for making her smile Isabel!!
Steven B.
Perhaps the greatest vocal instructor that has ever lived! She is incredibly intuitive and provides a practical approach to vocal instruction and vocal problem solving that is unparalelled in any academic venue. In short, If she charged what her lessons are actually worth, no one would be able to afford her...
Dee P.
We live in California and my daughter (14) recently started online singling lessons. She is shy but she is breaking out of her shell with Ms. Isabel's help. Isabel is friendly, enthusiastic, and professional. Shortly after I signed up for lessons, she contacted me and we spoke directly on the phone. She is genuine about getting to know her students and their goals. After just a few lessons, I am seeing a difference in confidence level in our daughter so I'm looking forward to having more lessons with Isabel.

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"Sasha has been absolutely amazing. She makes online dance classes surprisingly fluid and forms a real connection with her students remotely. As someone with a serious lack of rhythm and coordination, I can say I am enjoying myself and learning a great deal! Sasha has been choreographing my wedding dance and has gone above and beyond to cut the song just right as well as rehearsing all the moves until they are perfect. Beyond that she is teaching us the fundamentals and giving us a lot to think about and practice on our own, which is highly appreciated! Would strongly recommend Sasha as your next dance instructor."
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Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"My 12 year old son thoroughly enjoys dancing with Ms. Ashley! He has taken her Musical Theater, Jumps and Turns, and Tap classes online. She has taken special effort to get to know my son and help him hone in on strengths, diagnose specific issues and improve those weaknesses. I have seen improvements in the quality of his movement and haven’t seen him dance this well before. As an added bonus, he comes away from each lesson knowing more about the history of each different type of dance along with a deeper understanding of the purpose behind each movement. Ms. Ashley has a special ability to make the dance “click” by providing a brain/body pathway connection that has helped my son learn many new things easily and quickly. Her choreography is so much fun and fresh and tailored to perfectly fit my son’s specific goals. Ms. Ashley brings so much energy and knowledge to each lesson! My son couldn’t be happier!"
Erin
Took Dance lessons from Ashley M.
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"I absolutely love Toya!. She pushed me out of my comfort zone which has greatly helped me as an actor. I’m more confident and relaxed."
Osungu
Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"I had a great experience with Randy. I really enjoy his lessons. I appreciate that he gives homework and tips after each lesson. I noticed an improvement in my speaking voice after only 2 weeks."
Mojca
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"Great start to our sessions together. Looking forward to continuing to grow and learn from David's tutelage."
Richard
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"Lamarcus did an awesome job. Chikako was very happy with the lesson."
Chikako
Took Acting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"I love these lessons! I look forward to them every week. Jeremy is a cool down to earth guy and is easy to talk to which really helps if you're new to this kind of thing. He gives good feedback that really makes you see things from the outside in."
Timothy
Took Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Amazing to work with, made sure I was understanding every point as they were presented, super fun to talk to, overall a wonderful experience."
Dan
Took Voice Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"I needed some guidance for a play, the role was challenging and complex and I grappled with the characters underlying philosophies. Plus she was a lot older than I actually am!!! Andrew was incredibly patient and insightful. He gave me some exercises to try and get ‘in tune’ with the role and clarified all my anxieties.....wonderful experience. I’d recommend him highly and will certainly be back."
Heather
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Instructor is personable and a competent communicator knowledgeable in her craft. Lessons have been so enjoyable I regret when their completion arrives, and eagerly look forward to each next meeting!"
William
Took Voice Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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