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Jill Z.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Concerto Winner 2004 from South Orange County Chamber Orchestra
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Jill Z.

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Students can start with me as a beginner or as an advanced student looking to learn new practice skills, new technique, skills, and bow strokes. Students work on reading music, music theory, solo music, scales, exercises for tone and coordination, vibrato, sight reading, rhythm, audition music, and orchestral music. I have zoom performances several times a year. I teach a variety of music styles such as jazz, classical, romantic period music, 20th Century music, contemporary music, bluegrass, Celtic, Irish Fiddle, Scottish Fiddle, movie music, and popular music. I recommend many youth orchestras in the area that I encourage my students to join. I help students work on audition music for All Southern Youth Orchestra and All State Youth Orchestras and other Youth Orchestras and university auditions. I go at the student's pace and have started out many beginners that have reached Suzuki Book 10 level.

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Open only for weekly online lessons using Zoom.or Google Meet. Weekly lessons are recurring on the same day and time for each week. Jill has been teaching music privately since 2002. Some of her students have won concerto competitions and music awards, music scholarships and participate in local

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Chloe
I'm the gramma of Chloe (the student)who is 12 yrs old and taking Viola lessons from Jill over Zoom for home school. And I have to say as I was listening in the background I was thinking, Wow! It's as if they're old friends already! She has a very reassuring and friendly personality. And Chloe already learned something in that first lesson when Jill was trying to assess Chloe's abilities. I'm sure you'll immediately like her teaching abilities as much as we do.
Renee M.
Jill is just amazing! She breaks things down for me in session to help me develop my skills in a manner that helps the information just sick. She is always so patient and has such a great sense of humor.
Jason R.
My daughter has been learning from Jill to play violin for more than five years and she has improved dramatically over that time. She also takes piano lessons with Jill which has fed her musical curiosity. Jill is patient, positive, and an expert in her craft. Great teacher!!!
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Tawnya K.

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Starting at $20
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Organizational Psychology from American Intercontinental University (online)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Tawnya K.

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Hi! I am new to teaching English as a Second Language. In September of 2021, I received my Teaching English as a Foreign Language certification. I would love to help people learn English, and hope I will be able to succeed in doing so. I have spoken English since I could start talking, and have always lived in the United States.
Years ago, I student taught first graders. I used visual aids to help them learn and keep them interested. If you choose me to help you, please let me know how you learn best. I will try to understand, and help you.

About Tawnya

Last month, I received my Teaching English as a Foreign Language certification. I am new to teaching English as a Second Language. When I student taught first graders in 1996, I used visual aids to help them learn and keep them interested. I was a teacher's assistant at a daycare center from A

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Lisa M.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lisa M.

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Let’s find the beauty and joy of playing the violin. We’ll learn how to pluck and use the bow, read music, play duets and even play along with music tracks. Intermediate students may bring their own music.

About Lisa

I earned my BA in Music at the University of Virginia and Masters at UMET in Puerto Rico. I began playing music in the 5th grade. With support and encouragement from my teachers and parents, I joined the school orchestra, enjoyed violin, piano and guitar lessons, and competed on Regional and State

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Kaitlin W.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $17
  • Speaks American Sign Language, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Miss Deaf Georgia from Georgia Association of the Deaf
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Kaitlin W.

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Fluent in American Sign Language and have been for 18 years. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be fingerspelling words in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of every day vocabulary, expressive skills and more. Let's get started!

About Kaitlin

I currently work in a field where I educate and guide young individuals with disabilities through their transition from high school to post-secondary training and beyond to the world of work. During my free time, I teach American Sign Language. My background in Sign Language is more of a personal ex

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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Terrell ISD
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Lisa C.

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beginner to intermediate
chord/note approach

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I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to te

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Amber
Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one.
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very friendly and knowledgable!
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Matthew H.

147 Reviews
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Starting at $26
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community from TakeLessons
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - I'm Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Electric Guitar Is My Absolute #1 Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!
By Far My Best and Fave Instrument.. You can do so much with guitar that you cant always do with other instruments.
I play the hits of course!! along with some B sides that probably should have been hits.. Lets Play Music Together!

I Guarantee I can shortcut your learning curve and have you playing better guitar (acoustic or electric) than 99% of everyone else that you currently know. I have mapped out all the shortcuts and the extras that will make you turn heads and ears both.
Get Excited Learning Your Favorite Songs and Artists!

About Matthew

Master How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Learn How Associates Of Mine Made it On American Idol 2021 & “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! Congrats Ava August 2021 - I'm So Prou

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Drew
Matt is an amazing teacher
Saikat
He helps understand the notes and converts them. He also gives great pop quizzes.
Eric B.
Matt helped me with exactly what I need.

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