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Emily W.

Marengo, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily W.

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Emily has been working in the Chicago art world for over 20 years. Beginning her career as the Manager of the Kohl Museum she went on to become the teaching artist at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Manager of the Marshall Fields Fine Art Gallery, and Director & Curator of Atlas Galleries. Simultaneously she built her own successful company, Gossamer Arts; an art consulting company that trains artists in the business of art and an e-commerce store selling art pedestals and picture lights. Emily is also an accomplished dancer and artist. She creates unique lace dyed silk veils for fellow belly dancers all over the world. And as a member of the International Mezzotint Society she has exhibited her mezzotint prints at several museum & gallery exhibitions worldwide.

About Emily

Some of you know me by my stage name- Freya, others of you know me as Emily. For the past 20+ years I've lived a double life...by day I was the Curator & Director of Atlas Galleries, a major fine art gallery in Chicago, by night I was a bellydancer & artist. I worked very hard to keep those two liv

Kay S.

2 Reviews
Clinton, WI
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MME from VanderCook College of Music - Chicago, IL
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Kay S.

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I have taught all levels of flute.

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs. As students become more proficient

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VICTORIA
Kay is awesome. My daughter loved her. She is very patience and kept Victoria engaged.
Angelique B.
Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!

Noah Franche-Nolan F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Noah Franche-Nolan F.

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Noah Franche-Nolan offers piano lessons in all styles of music for ages 3 and above, from beginner to advanced. This piano teacher has a Bachelor of Music degree, and a wealth of experience both teaching and performing on piano. Noah has been teaching piano lessons since 2014. As a piano soloist, he plays a mix of original compositions, popular songs, and jazz standards. His focus as a pianist is to maintain a connection with the audience during the entire performance. This piano teacher is also a composer, and an improviser. He has toured across Canada and Europe with Harry Vetro’s Northern Ranger Project, appeared on five records as a sideman, released his debut record, opened for the Dave Young Trio and the Penderecki String Quartet at the Festival of Sound in Perry Sound, and has played in notable Canadian jazz festivals and prominent jazz venues. This piano teacher also works as a piano accompanist for the Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement in Toronto, as a piano ...

About Noah Franche-Nolan

Noah offers piano lessons in all styles of music for ages 3 and above, from beginner to advanced. This piano teacher has a Bachelor of Music degree, and a wealth of experience both teaching and performing on piano. Noah has been teaching piano lessons since 2014. As a piano soloist, he plays a mix

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Ferenc C.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and Hungarian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ferenc C.

20 Reviews
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Whether you're a beginner looking to explore a new instrument, or a young professional preparing for an orchestral or college audition, I'm eager to share my passion of music and teaching experience with you. Throughout my teaching and performing career, I have been highly successful at helping students bring out the very best they can offer. Many of my students got accepted to study at major universities and music conservatories, and/or earned positions at orchestras or teaching institutions.

I'm strict and have very high expectations, but I was also praised for being encouraging and supportive. I strongly believe in the power of music, and the many benefits of learning a musical instrument.

About Ferenc

An active professional musician and educator in greater Las Vegas, Dr. Ferenc Cseszko is a faculty member at Nevada School of the Arts, teaches online and in-person classes at Valley Strings (Las Vegas), and performs with the Las Vegas Philharmonic. Dr. Cseszko has been teaching violin, viola,

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Chabrian
Ferenc is an excellent instructor! He is patient and explains things well, and is very nice to boot!
Victoria L.
My daughter loves Mr Ferenc, he is so kind, patient and thorough, and works with our limited schedule. As a former violin player myself, (albeit 22 years ago) I really appreciate how exacting his standards are for form and posture and I wish my early instructors had been of his caliber.
Ted
Ferenc is an incredibly talented violinist and mentor, who used to be a violin professor before coming to Vegas. Besides being knowledgeable, he is also very patient with kids (being a parent himself). He might travel to the student's location, but I don't know for sure.
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Jane E.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • BA in Vocal Performance from Pepperdine University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jane E.

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“If I cannot fly, let me sing.” –Steven Sondheim

Having studied classical voice and musical theater, Jane utilizes a variety of musical genres along with imagery, pedagogical facts, and kinesthetic movements to affirm and achieve each student's vocal ambitions. Most importantly, Jane's studio provides a fun and safe environment where students receive access to the musical skills and knowledge necessary to function in any vocal situation of their choosing.

About Jane

WEBSITE: janeericksen.com/teacher ABOUT JANE: Singing is an expression of one’s creativity and spirit. Jane Ericksen Voice Studio strives to nurture this by providing positive and inspiring voice lessons that foster each student’s vocal health and techniques. A balance of imagery, pedagogica

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Frank
Jane, has been an awesome teacher my first time singing and she has made it fun, interesting and a happy experience. I would refer her to anyone who wants to learn how to sing. The BEST!!!
Gayatri
my Daughter is super excited about going to the class and is practicing on her own with tracks Jane sends.
Mark
Very friendly and knowledgeable! Really makes lessons fun!
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Lisa A.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Vocal Music Education from Capital University
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Lisa A.

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I teach all areas of Guitar. I teach you how to read the music, understand the theory, and to play many different styles as well as genres of music. I also work on playing by ear and transposition as well as how to follow a lead sheet or chord sheet.

About Lisa

Lisa Abrams has a Vocal Music Education Degree from Capital University, Columbus, Ohio. She graduated in 1997 and has been teaching professionally, both in schools and privately, since that time. She has taught General Music grades K-8 in the Parochial School System. She has been the Music Dir

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Tyler
My lessons are great! She is incredibly knowledgeable in both experience, and the literature aspect of the piano instrument and I plan on keeping my lessons with her as long as I can.
Lorraine D.
going to be a lot of fun starting me out right where I want to be
Sean P.
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"Mark is a really good musician and very patient as a piano teacher, giving a lot of encouragement while at the same time honing in on the technical bits that need to be worked on."
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Took Piano lessons from Kristin W.
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"I had a great first experience working with a voice coach and Fernando. I am learning new ways to engage my voice for public speaking."
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"Detrece was amazing. She is extremely talented and very good at instructing. Her pleasant personality make your nervousness disappear in minutes. I recommend her to anyone, especially beginners who lack confidence."
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"will is a great teacher, he has a clear voice, has patient, knows encouraging kid, leaves home work and follow up with it."
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Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Ashleigh is such a wonderful person to work with! She is incredibly thorough and helped me find material that really resonates with me. Her warmth and sense of humor create a fun and welcoming lesson environment! She focuses on telling the story which is so important to me as an “actor who sings”. I couldn’t recommend her enough!"
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"Paul is great. Super easy to talk to and teaches in a very laid back and casual way. He removes the pressure of performance and focuses on what you need to do to improve your skills. He makes it fun."
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Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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