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Kay S.

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Avalon, WI
Starting at $20
  • MME from VanderCook College of Music - Chicago, IL
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1971
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Kay S.

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I have taught all levels of percussion including auxiliary percussion instruments.

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 i

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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!
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Chrystie S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks SIGN LANGUAGE, FRENCH, SPANISH, ENGLISH
  • BACHELORS DEGREE from CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Chrystie S.

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This is a beginner Acro Dance/ Tumbling class. We will work on drills and exercises to build core strength and work towards handstands, cartwheels, and other acrobatic and acro dance techniques. Body Positive. Anyone can dance.

About Chrystie

WELCOME DANCERS! Meet your dance instructor. I have my bachelors degree from Chapman University in Theatre & Dance. My training includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Folk Dance, Dance History, Hip-Hop, Musical Theatre, Improv, and Kinesiology, among other dance-related subjects. I teach my les

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Charlotte, 6.
My girls loved the lessons. Very positive experience and they are already improving their skills. We are very grateful to have found her! Signing up for more lessons in the future with Ms. Chrystie. Happy kids and happy mom.
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George K.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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George K.

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Basic Tai Chi stretching and stances are taught in the first lesson followed by step by step instruction tailored to fit an individual's ability. Classes are designed to improve balance, core strength, and flexibility.
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Story forms enhance the learner's understanding of this ancient Chinese gentle stretching exercise. Learn the mystical story of Yu Shan, the herb gatherer, as he climbs the cliffs of Still Mountain.
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Learn the animal forms of Tai Chi, including the tiger, crane, monkey, snake, eagle, horse and dragon.
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Learn the arts of "Rice Paper Walking" and "White Snake Flicks Tongue".
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Begin your Tai Chi training by learning the basic stances of Still Mountain.

About George

I am a student of revered Chinese Master T. Y. Pang, and have studied under Master R. Fong and the Tai Chi School of Healing Arts. I have practiced Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation for over 25 years. I have been teaching White Crane Tai Chi and Still Mountain Meditation on line and in the local commu

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MaryAnna S.
I have taken Tai Chi and meditation lessons from George for several years, and he is very knowledgeable and well-studied. His understanding of Qi energy enables him to help others work towards their inner peace. My balance has improved with Tai Chi practice, and I plan on continuing to work on Tai Chi and meditation with George.
Sandra C.
I began taking Tai Chi lessons from George last year. He is an excellent teacher. He is attentive to your needs and watches your moves carefully. His instruction is clear, gentle and helpful. I recommend his lessons to students of any age who want to build strength and flexibility.
Jay G.
I took Tai Chi lessons with Sifu in person, at the Kroc Center location in Salem, and he was a great instructor! Patient, easy to follow, and a clear master of his craft. He not only teaches the moves of Tai chi, but explains their significance as both a martial art and a meditative practice. I am looking forward to our next round of lessons!
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Edward M.

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Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Music Production and Engineering from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Edward M.

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I have two degrees from Berklee College Of Music. One in Electronic Music Production / Sound Design, the other in Music Production & Engineering. I have worked with many styles of music wether it be recording, mixing or mastering. Being a electronic music producer also gives me the unique perspective of song form and song writing to help people bring their ideas to life. I am highly proficient when using Ableton Live and Pro Tools. Having worked in audio post-production for a few years now has also given me a lot of experience in working with visual mediums and recording / editing so that the audio and picture sync up appropriately. I can get your working really fast during sessions and give you the confidence to trust your ears!

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Hello, My name is Edward Dewey McManus! I am a Berklee College Of Music Graduate with a degree in Music Production & Engineering, and another degree in Electronic Music Production / Sound Design. I have been playing music my entire life, starting with guitar when I was 8 years old and then becoming

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Paul W.

82 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

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I tailor all my lessons to the individual students interests and wants.
Whatever your goals are, I'll help you get there.

About Paul

I have played the guitar for twenty years and have studied a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, folk, blues and rock. I’m skilled in acoustic, electric and classical styles of the guitar. I have an open mind about music and can appreciate any style or type. I have a firm background

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Carly
I had a great lesson with Paul! I felt like he took the time to listen to my music goals and provided me with the tools and techniques to get there. Looking forward to future lessons!
James J.
I cannot say enough good things about paul. First, despite having so many years of playing, he doesn't judge or look down on you for not having the same level of knowledge he has. Instead - he is able to communicate concepts, both basic and advanced, to you in a way that you can understand. Second, he caters to you in order to achieve the goals you want to achieve, not the ones he thinks you should have. Lastly, he's clearly passionate about playing, and music in general. he's a great guy to chat about, seems really down to earth, and goes above and beyond in order to make the most of the lesson.

I cannot say enough good things about paul. Highly recommend you take his lessons!
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Harry G.

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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music Performance, Double Bass from Shenandoah Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Harry G.

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Hi! My name is Harry, and I've been playing the double bass since 2007! Being fresh out of school, I have a clear memory of the different stages of development as a musician. That's why I'm confident in my ability to teach students of any level or age group; I've been in your shoes, and I'm ready to help you reach your full potential!

As the product of a public school string education, I know how hard it can be to stay motivated outside the school year. I would be thrilled to work with you (and your child) to make realistic, attainable goals to work towards!

Working towards regional, all-state, or even college or professional orchestra auditions? As a multi-year all-state bassist, successful college student, and experienced orchestral player, I know exactly the steps to take towards a successful audition to any program!

Are you an adult who's brand-new to the double bass? I pride myself on having an accessible approach to the bass for beginners, and I'm happy to guide you along the

About Harry

Hi! My name is Harry, and I've been playing the double bass since 2007! Being fresh out of school, I have a clear memory of the different stages of development as a musician. That's why I'm confident in my ability to teach students of any level or age group; I've been in your shoes, and I'm ready to

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"My daughter absolutely loves having piano lessons with Fawn. I am delighted that she is keeping her engaged. I would definitely recommend Fawn, she is a very talented teacher and gifted musician."
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"Our grandson really looks forward to his lessons. We hear an improvement in his playing already."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Jerry V.
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"Stephanie is an amazing teacher! She has helped me so much through the lessons I take with her. She has worked with me on note accuracy, pitch, vocal strength and so much more. I feel that I have really improved since I've been taking lessons with her! She is a fantastic teacher and keeps things really upbeat and fun. I would definitely her to anyone who is interested in singing, songwriting or piano!"
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Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"We found Mr. Arnold to be one of the best tutors around. He was easy to work with our changing schedule. He covered all the areas we needed, and was able to provide instruction through all levels of talent. We felt blessed for all the help he gave us, but also for the positive roll model he was."
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Took Percussion lessons from Dan A.
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"Kevin is a great instructor that not only brings his vast knowledge of music to each lesson, but also a contagious passion for music. Every student has the unique opportunity to learn in a fun environment that is both engaging and inspiring! You won't regret learning from Kevin!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Ms. Handman is a wonderful instructor. She is very patient and encouraging, and gives the student appropriate-level pieces to practice."
Mike
Took Harp lessons from Lisa H.
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"Great Teacher, kids fall in love with music

Mr Cooper is an excellent teacher who is very nice and humble to my kids. My kids enjoy learning piano with him. Never seen them this excited to learn music.

If it had not been for time constraint and school taking the precedence I might have loved continuing with Mr Cooper. If need piano lessons for kids again I am going to request for Mr Cooper"
Sameena
Took Piano lessons from Farobag C.
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"He answered all my questions before I had to even ask them without talking down to me at the same time even though I’m a beginner. Loved it and can’t wait for more!"
Miranda
Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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"Trevor has been a great teacher! He is extremely knowledgeable and patient. He makes learning fun and is very flexible based on each individual students needs. I would highly recommend him to anyone whether they are a beginner or advanced player. He has the skill set to apply to all students."
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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