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Shalah M.

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Modern Dance
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Associate of Arts from University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Experienced instructor of 8 years, specializing in training the beginning/ internediate ballerina! I offer private one-on-one instruction or group lessons - all ages welcome. My program is tailored to your goals and needs to allow you to embody your fullest potential and reach developmental milestones on your dance journey. Interested in learning Ballet, Hip-hop, Creative Movement, Modern, Contemporary, African, Jazz, or Dance for Musical Theatre? I create a fun, structured, and safe learning environment that allows you to feel confident while expanding your horizons as a dancer. I can’t wait to meet you!

About Shalah

Raised in upstate New York, Shalah began her dance studies at the age of 3. She started teaching at the age of 15 as an Angelina Ballerina teachers assistant at the Anchorage Music and Dance Center. She is now a Ballet Instructor at Studio Pulse and the Anchorage Classical Ballet Academy, as well a

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David C.

(28)
Podcasting
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Production, preparation, recording, and internet distribution of your very own podcast!!!

Either come in for lessons on how-to-do-it, or use your lesson time to have ME produce the program for you. I am an experienced radio producer and engineer and have published many different podcasts.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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September 26, 2019
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
April 26, 2019
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
February 4, 2019
Daniel
I have been taking guitar lessons with David for a year and a half. It has been a blast to learn guitar from him. Whenever possible, he likes to structure his lessons so that you're playing music and it doesn't feel like you're doing drills, but when I have to work on something specific he gives me great drills to work on.

I've learned everything from Bach to AC/DC, from The Beatles to Rush. David encourages me that I'm improving, but also pushes me to continue to improve.

I am learning a lot under his tutelage, and I am going to keep learning as much as I can.
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Jonathan G.

(26)
Speaking Voice
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks French
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance plus a minor in Jazz Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Breath Support, Projection, Stage Presence & Emotional Content

About Jonathan

Professional musician since age 11 in NYC. Worked with the Coasters, Drifters, O'Jays, Platters & Temptations plus the Ringling Bros/Barnum & Bailey Circus before the age of 30. Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a minor in Jazz Studies from VCU in 1985. Recorded with the Ray Char

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March 2, 2019
Daniel
He has a good ear and can help quickly with transcriptions. More importantly, he also gave some practical advice.
March 7, 2018
Ami K.
My son enjoys his music lessons with Jonathan, who is infinitely patient teaching what can be a challenging instrument. My son responds well to Jonathan's instruction, and he appreciates having access to a professional performer as a teacher. Jonathan encourages my son to learn a variety of music, including both challenging classical pieces and more recognizable popular and jazz pieces, which helps to sustain his interest in the lessons.
November 20, 2016
Shiloh
This instructor is very helpful when learning new concepts and adjusts his lessons to match your skill level.

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Karmyn T.

(30)
Speaking Voice
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1998
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Karmyn T.

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In addition to the exercises mentioned in the singing section, we will work specifically on diction and dialect neutralization for teachers, professional public speakers, voice over artists, actors, and politicians. I aim toward Standard American Speech, but I encourage you to keep your natural dialect and focus on clear articulation, supported vocal production and effective breath and speech patterns.

About Karmyn

Hi! My name is Karmyn! Being a professional singer and actress I understand the need for an effective vocal technique that enables you to sing or speak consistently and confidently utilizing all of your emotional range without compromising the health of your voice. I can help you do just that! M

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June 27, 2018
Karen
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.
January 29, 2018
Takara B.
I love her personality and expertise. She makes learning easy and comfortable. I am happy to have found the perfect vocal professional.
July 3, 2017
Michael
Excellent 1st lesson. She was very nice, very knowledgeable, and very understanding. Explain things throughly and actually works with you. She's very organized and has a system that seems fail proof. I feel like I will definitely be making great progress and will achieve all the goals that I set out for myself plus more. I don't usually write reviews but this one was well deserved. Definitely looking forward to my next lesson and many more to come
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Elena D.

(24)
Speaking Voice
Starting at $55
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Developing techniques for voice over and accents. Regional and foreign.

About Elena

BIO: Elena started her musical studies at age 4, singing with the "New York City Opera Children Chorus". She studied at Manhattan School of Music. She studied in Hunter College and Queens College of the City University of New York and the Bejar Conservatory in Salamanca, Spain. She has performed in

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November 5, 2019
Nino F.
I was scared my son would not like to meditate or find it boring but he can not wait to go back next week! She really was so wonderful with him. Thank you so much
October 23, 2018
James
It was a great experience
May 2, 2018
Talitha
I have been literally to 4 youtube teachers and though I have nothing bad to say about any of them, i know that I need a long term teacher that I can see myself growing with as a singer. Our personalities just meshed. She knows how to make one feel comfortable. She is very encouraging to students with zero self confidence like me. I think I have found the teacher I’ve been looking for in Elena! i’m excited to see what she can do to transform my voice. Her resume as well as her reviews( students spoke highly of her character) are what stood out for me out of thousands of teachers online! It is also important that I love to listen to my teacher’s voice and i love her voice😊
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Jeremy M.

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Magic
Starting at $167
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  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded World Champion of Magic from The Society Of American Magicians
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From the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood to high school stadiums in China, Jeremy has entertained and mesmerized audiences all over the world. He is a regular performer at New York's Longest running magic show: Monday Night Magic. He is also 2018 World Champion of Magic.

Jeremy teaches magic in a system that anybody can easily understand magic and be able to perform magic right away. Magic is meant to be shared!

About Jeremy

Whether your aim is to become a professional magician or simply a competent hobbyist ready to entertain your friends at your next party, you will discover magic tricks that will keep you and your friends amazed! From the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood to high school stadiums in China,

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October 22, 2019
Lisa R.
Jeremy was fantastic! He was very accommodating as we were scheduling lessons, and he showed a great depth of knowledge about magic. He is a fun and engaging teacher. Can't wait for the next lessons!

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"David Tom is a terrific instructor. He helps you understand what your doing and how you do it. He's patient and down-to-earth. He makes acting fun and enjoyable."
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"David has been my coach for the past 5 yrs. I booked a 5 year recurring on days of our lives through David's coaching along with many other jobs. I feel David's approach to coaching is unique where he really got to know me as an actor and brings the best out in me. He will always be my coach!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"He's just so fantastic. I'm earning an MFA from NYU and have been dying to start working on voiceovers for years. I found a few nice studios around where I am living, but none as focused and dedicated to my learning experience as Tyler. I will be training with him for a while ((((:"
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"I've had a great experience working with David to prep for meetings. Highly recommend him."
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from David T.
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"With a background as an actor, writer, and director, Zach brings so much to the table. He truly understands the actor's process, offering invaluable guidance and insight, and knows how to bring out an actor's most genuine, connected, and truthful work. His approach is broadened and strengthened by the fact that he deeply understands the anatomy of a script, and can break down the beats of a scene like no one else. I cannot recommend Zach highly enough."
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"Donnabella is so fun to work with. She has shaved off a lot of my acting bad habits, and I always leave feeling ready to conquer my auditions!"
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