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Daniel K.

40 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • BA in Music Composition from Columbia College
  • Awarded Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award from Lincoln Acadamy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel K.

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About Daniel

Daniel, a former faculty member of Columbia College in Chicago, is a studio and live performance singer and musician based in Chicago. His teaching and performing experience spans three decades, and includes expertise in the studies of voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, and trumpet, along with musi

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Michael
Really great stuff !!
Ashleigh S.
It was only a first lesson but I can already tell I'm going to be taking more lessons with Daniel. He's very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated. He detailed a specific plan for me to work on that isn't too rigid or boring, I'm looking forward to relearning the flute with him.
Mark
Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to continuing and learning more
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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelvin L.

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Learn how to make a movie—how to shoot and direct a film and edit your footage with software like Sony Pro and After Effects
Filmmaking lesson introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera. Targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting better video, this course covers cinematography basics, DSLR pitfalls, important gear, and postproduction workflow. Along the way, discover how to choose lenses, record audio, and make shots more professional.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Michele K.
Kelvin is a wonderful instructor! He is very patient, personable, and seems very passionate about what he does. I highly recommend Kelvin!
Chris H.
Great guy!! Very intelligent
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Elizabeth B.

49 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth B.

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Screenwriting and Creative Writing lessons/coaching/consulting-all genres and levels. Learn from a published writer/screenwriter who has a literary agent, an MFA in Creative Writing, and who is a college writing professor. Learn all about crafting your book or screenplay with focused coaching and lessons on all the elements of the craft: character, plot, structure, dialogue, point-of-view, setting, theme, and more. We will work on developing your writing through exercises, readings, and writing and revising. You will write and learn at the same time, in a supportive online classroom. Classes are tailored for your needs. I do manuscript and screenplay critiques as well.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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XINYA
She is very patience all though time to time you can hear some piano
Clare O.
Great first lesson!
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Jennie B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Jennie B.

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I am a lifelong actor and passionate teacher-- and I would love to take your work to the next level!

As a teaching artist, I have worked with students age 5-88 on audition preparation, role development, and physical and vocal technique. I am a certified Yoga teacher, and I love to draw on principles of mindfulness in performance preparation.

As your coach, we will patiently and persistently discover the methods that enable your absolute best work. From Linklater voice work, to Mask exercises, to silly vocal exercises, we will develop a system that works for you. Best of all: we'll have a blast doing it.

About Jennie

I am a lifelong actor who is passionate about helping clients uncover their natural ability to captivate an audience. I work with both professional performers; and with executives, academics, and anyone seeking to communicate with power, ease, and authenticity. I hold an MFA from the Academy for

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John G
I came to Jennie with basically 0 acting experience and wow am I glad I went to Jennie. She is the most kind, compassionate and supportive instructor out there. Her knowledge was vast and whether you want to get into film, Tv, theater or just wanna get out of your shell, Jennie is the instructor for you.

She helped me every step of the way to hone my craft, work on monologues, mock audition and so much more. Jennie’s way of teaching makes you think differently and she truly brings out the best side of you. Plus Jennie is so supportive going at my speed giving constructive feed back and making me feel great about my progress.

Lastly, Jennie was understanding of my time and worked around my schedule as well as the “homework” or “things to work on” she gave. Jennie was flexible and the Zoom calls worked incredibly well during this pandemic. Every day I would get off of our call with a smile on my face feeling accomplished!

Overall I would say Jennie was helpful, knowledgeable and a great instructor. I would highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to start acting and have no idea where to begin.
James Sclafani S.
My daughter loved the session. Thank you!
Chad S.
A truly gifted instructor. I came to Jennie with zero acting experience. She was able to patiently and carefully guide me to focus on my scene and most importantly how to RELAX and let the scene flow. Her knowledge of acting techniques and tips is unparalleled. She teaches you how to look at the scene as a whole and truly understand what your character is feeling. I highly recommend Jennie to anyone who is interested in learning more about acting.

Catherine B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • BFA Dance Performance from The Hartt School
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 7 to 50
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Catherine B.

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My classes are athletic and challenging filled with positive reinforcement. I focus on free flowing movement using breath, while incorporating various modern techniques. This class is for everyone and is accompanied by energetic and inspiring music.

About Catherine

Catherine is a New York City based Ballet Educator and Choreographer, on faculty with several private studios in the area. She has been an educator since 2008 and specializes in Classical Ballet, Pointe/Variations, and Contemporary Ballet. Catherine travels as a guest teaching artist and has brough

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Andrea O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Andrea O.

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I am available to tutor students who are struggling or need help with study skills involving an Art Theory course that they are enrolled in. I assist you in any level of Art Theory.

About Andrea

I have been teaching art to all ages and levels for 10 years. I have a lesson plan to suit your needs and desires! Although I do not have a background check through take lessons.com, I do have an IVP fingerprint card. My background has been cleared for teaching.

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Mike W.
Excellent. Patient, knowledgeable and very helpful
Karen G.
Great lesson
Sandy
I'm just a moderately able artist. Andrea knew how to break down the process and make all of my projects better than I have ever done myself. She's the best!

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"It went very well!
As I write this I've just finished my first lesson.
David is a nice guy and easy to commune with, giving me starting advice and setting forth a goal for my next lesson that is simple and practical for my goal.

He gave me simple advice about getting into character to chew on for my 2nd session."
Jacob
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"Margo has helped me increase my confidence while performing on stage. In the past I would get very nervous but Margo has taught me that its just me being anxious to do well on stage. If you have stage fright, please hire Margo and she will teach you the tools to own the stage! You won't be disappointed!"
Christopher
Took Stage Performance lessons from Margo L.
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"It was super fun to work with Heather. She is delightful and a great teacher that can get your creative juices flowing!"
Ludwika
Took Improv Acting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Donnabella is such a positive individual, she really takes the time to throughly break down every scene, helps you as the actor understand the scene and the emotions behind each line, as well as encourages you to feel confident and "do less." This is my 6th class with Donnabella and I truly feel more confident after each class. I cannot wait until next week to see what new techniques and enhancements I can add to my portfolio."
Kiki
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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"Adam is a great teacher. What I like most about him is he does not beat around the bush and he will tell you the truth. He's easy to work with and he has helped me to understand the art of acting better. He's easy to get along with and he is very knowledgable about various topics. I am even considering signing my younger sibling up to take lessons with him as well. Choosing Adam as my teacher was my first step towards succes!"
Rebekah
Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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"Love the way Sarah breaks every line and sentence apart for you to fully develop your character ."
Christopher
Took Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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"Very knowledgeable!
Cares about the learning of her students!
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Robert Melendez
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Karmyn is great. She really tries to focus on my issues and guides me through my voice exercises. She is patient and kind too, which is perfect for an instructor."
Karen
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Karmyn T.
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"David is very knowledgeable and gave my daughter such great advice and direction to work with. He broke down each line of her scene and the motivation behind it and took the extra time with her to make sure she understood everything and was delivering it naturally and effectively. He even spent extra time with her and didn’t finish the lesson until she fully got everything down. Very professional, fun, friendly and genuine. We’re so grateful we found him and she and I both look forward to her next lesson with him! We very highly recommend him!!"
Raina
Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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"Amazing Flamenco instructor! Sol is a uniquely wonderful teacher. Not only does she clearly teach the mechanics of a given movement, but she helps students truly connect to the soul, quality, and feeling of the movement."
Rachel
Took Flamenco lessons from Sol K.
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