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David Z.

8 Reviews
DeKalb, IL
Starting at $45
  • BFA Fine Art Painting from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2010
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David Z.

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I provide instructional direction using templates and thin paper. I recommend dual brush markers made by Tomboy.

It is expected that the following tools are used:

Tomboy Dual Brush pens

Flat surface ie. Masonite board, wooden board or plastic sheet.

Stratford tracing paper.

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About David

Dedicated art professional with 18 years of experience in creating artwork utilizing various medias. In my early years I worked as an outsider artist giving watercolor lessons for Susan Edwards of the artist place called "The Art Attack in Sycamore Illinois. After some years of painting and display

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Daniel
Had a great lesson with David, Decided to purchase a few hour one time lesson to paint a picture with my wife. David did a great job. I was very happy how he accommodated us and the time he put in before the lesson.
Michelle C.
David explains well to what needs improvement and is very constructive to what needs to be done. I’m learning so much. It’s exciting
Karin
David is very experienced and knowledgeable for many art forms. And is very personable also.
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Elia F.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Clarinet Performance from New York University
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Elia F.

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I am a professional clarinetist passionate about sharing the joy of music with others. I specialize in beginner to intermediate students of all ages. I teach students how to practice and why to practice in order to help them fall in love with the clarinet! Typical lessons involve scales, sight reading, and a piece that the student chooses. If you like having fun and learning about different kinds of music send me a message!

About Elia

Elia F. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Elia has been playing clarinet for over 15 years and teaching music since 2015. She enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Artists and genres that Elia has e

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Samantha Harris
I have had such a great experience taking clarinet lessons from Elia. She is very good at motivating me to practice in a non-degrading way, and she is always so supportive of my progress and struggles. I find that her explanations are very helpful and easy to understand, which I think is important for any teacher. I feel like I've improved a lot in the short time that I have been working with her, and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great teacher!
Patrick
Elle has been very helpful. I am an older student just beginning on the clarinet. Elle took the time to ask what by goal is and my music background. She is very patient and has given me a number of great suggestions to get started. She is always pleasant and positive and I look forward to our sessions.
Abby
I got a perfect score on NYSSMA thanks to the wonderful lessons from Elia! Elia was extremely organized and helped me stay on top of all of the audition requirements. She also gave me tips and exercises for my performance anxiety.
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Melody M.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Bachelor of Music from Michigan State University
  • Teaching since 1999
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Melody M.

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There are many routes and discoveries toward becoming a singer and here are a few of the steps.

1) Memorize musical selections and routines, or sing following printed text, musical notation, or instructions.

2) Interpret or modify music, applying knowledge of harmony, melody, rhythm, and voice production to individualize presentations and maintain audience interest.

3) Observe choral leaders or prompters for cues or directions in vocal presentation.

4) Perform before live audiences, or in television, radio, or movie productions.

5) Practice singing exercises and study with vocal coaches, in order to develop their voices and skills and to rehearse for upcoming roles.

6) Seek out and learn new music that is suitable for live performance and/or recording.

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the rig

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Tim C.
The best vocal coach hands down!! And one of the singer and performer ever!! And great personality
Tim C.
She is such a "great" vocal coach. She is the best! One of the top singers and performer ever.
Amanda G.
It was a great lesson and I already learned so much. She was a great teacher
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Larry B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Morehead State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Larry B.

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I believe that a beautiful sound is the most important thing. Rather than telling you how to get a great sound, I will demonstrate by playing everything back and forth with you. I also believe that mastery occurs in simplicity. I begin all students with simple exercises and etudes, before progressing to more challenging material. Once we are able to play the harder music, I still like to dedicate a certain percentage of daily practice to simple things to maintain that ease of playing with a beautiful sound.
Learning a musical skill is accomplished through trial and error, thus we need to make mistakes in order to improve. I encourage my students not to be afraid of making mistakes. Perfection is not the target - a beautiful sound is the ultimate goal.

About Larry

Hi! My name is Larry, and I really enjoy playing and teaching trumpet. The trumpet has literally taken me around the world playing for over ten years on various cruise lines, visiting beautiful places in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and North/South America. Since leaving the cruise industry,

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Brent H.
Great lesson. Felt at ease and learned so much from the first lesson. Really helped me in learning a great way to practice!!! Looking forward to the next lesson!!!
Hope
I have been taking lessons with Larry for about two years and I have improved immensely. Larry is very supportive and gives great feedback, he makes the lessons fun and educational. He will let you figure things out on your own but also give helpful instructions to lead you on your way to success. Larry is the reason I went from not being able to play the trumpet to two years later playing a level 4 trumpet NYSSMA solo and getting a 25 out of 28. Taking lessons from Larry was the best thing I could have done to get better at playing the trumpet.
Ginny
Our daughter loves taking lessons from Larry. He has helped her improve her trumpet skills. She is a beginner, and he is very patient and knowledgeable about what she needs to develop into a great musician. Larry is always available and prompt with his lesson times but is also flexible with his schedule for us when needed.
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Allan W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Bachelor's Degree, Choral/General Music Education from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Allan W.

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With Walker Piano Studio, students will quickly learn the fundamental skills of playing the piano including how to read music notation, theory, and music history. As students progress, they will have opportunities to perform for audiences large and small. Intermediate and advanced students may choose to focus on Jazz, Classical, or Praise and Worship music. For the serious classical pianist, you can opt to have longer sessions by choosing Classical Piano.

Lesson Location - Choose between In-person or online virtual lessons. Lesson in person can be either at the teacher's home studio or in the comfort of your own home. There is an additional travel charge for in-home lessons. Students must have a digital or acoustic piano (not a portable keyboard) for in-home lessons. If a piano is not available, lessons will be at the teacher's studio or virtually online.

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About Allan

Students will learn the fundamentals of music, how to read music, and be able to play with musical expression. Established students will advance to more difficult compositions, memorize selected pieces, and participate in semi-annual recitals to showcase their musical skills.

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Evan P.
Great first lesson!
Anna L.
I like playing the trumpet
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Niusha S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Farsi (Persian), Italian, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • English Language and Literature from Allameh Tabatabei Univeristy
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Niusha S.

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I have been teaching ESL for over ten years now. My goal is to try to make the process of learning English as a foreign language as close to the natural process of language acquisition as possible, creating a friendly and relaxed learning atmosphere, using a variety of tools and texts, and steering clear of dry, conventional grammar based lessons.

About Niusha

As a teacher, I try to cater each class to my student's individual needs and interests. Being bilingual myself, I am a strong believer that language and culture (and food!) are intertwined, and to learn any language, it is best to immerse oneself as deeply as possible. I started teaching ESL in 2

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Evie L.
Niusha is a gem. She is a wonderful teacher and I have learned so much in a short amount of time. She is a great listener and incorporates my learning style and life into the lessons. I can say little phrases to my dog now and he gets to learn as well. Double lessons! Afarin!
Alex H.
Niusha is a great instructor for Farsi and is deeply knowledgeable as well as patient. I really looking forward to continue learning Farsi with her and unreservedly recommend her to anyone seeking to learn the language.

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"I've been Jessica's art student for more than a year and I'm still fascinated how much I have learned so far. I already make beautiful, colorful drawings on my own, some of which I could even sell! I love her energy and mastery of teaching and doing art, but most of all her passion. I love the experience and I'm planning to keep on growing as artist myself with Jessica's guidance."
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Joe couldn't have been better. He was super knowledgeable about drawing and was able to focus on the areas I wanted to improve on and explain things in a really helpful way!! Would highly recommend."
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Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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"I didn’t expect to learn that much from an online lesson. She is amazing and puts immense amount in preparation for sessions by providing videos , demos to give me ideas and incentives for learning . I never thought some one can portray concepts so well on line ."
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"My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week."
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Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"One of the best experiences I’ve had in a long time. Made it super easy for someone who doesn’t paint very often and made me want to continue taking classes and getting better. What a great time!"
Henry Collins
Took Painting lessons from Carrie B.
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Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Deron is an absolute joy to work with. My dude ran off immediately after the lesson to draw some more. Now that's a positive review. :)"
Zaki
Took Illustration lessons from Deron C.
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"I've known Hector for a few years now, and I haven't met anyone as passionate when it comes to his work.
Hector puts forth 110% towards his work and students to ensure quality material. He is patient, and is more than happy to clarify any questions.
Not only does his passion lies within teaching, but he is continulusly striving to learn new things. He loves to analyze complex sciences and the world around him, and as an outcome he formulates fascinating theories. Not only is a great teacher, but a friend who truly inspires those around him."
Kelsey
Took Drawing lessons from Hector P.
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