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Cathryn K.

23 Reviews
Peoria, IL
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal Performance from Northeastern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cathryn K.

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I use vocalizes to teach change in the voice and also different types of music to attain a better sound. I try to make it as physical as possible since so much of the effort depends on the brain. I want to help each student achieve their goal. Together we can get to that sound which is uniquely you.

About Cathryn

Hello! My name is Cathy and I have been teaching voice (singing) for over 30 years. But don't let that fool you into thinking I'm a stogy old girl who doesn't have a pulse on contemporary music. I teach pop, country, broadway, folk, whatever it is your interested in. I do teach with vocal exerc

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Diana M.

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

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I have years of experience not only performing clarinet, but also teaching it at all levels (beginner to advanced). My students will not only learn concepts related to the clarinet, but also music theory and history.

About Diana

I am a music educator based in Central Pa. I have been a band director, chorus teacher, and currently teach elementary general music in PA public schools. I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Education, and a Master's of Music degree in Wind Conducting. I am an active performer in my area, pla

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Nicholas H.

70 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Gerschefski/Reader Cello Scholarship from Martha Gerschefski
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated musician, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for over a decade for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphoni

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I like the fact that Nicholas took the time to explain what the lesson will look like in great detail.

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Coren Z.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and limited Spanish
  • Vocal Performance, Songwriting and General Music from Dick Grove School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Coren Z.

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I have taught many Jazz singers and have sung with many Jazz bands over the years.

About Coren

Coren Z Coren is an award winning TV talk show host co-starring with her husband Ren on the Las Vegas TV show Dreamweavers StarTrax interviewing performers from all different genres about their journey towards career success. A seasoned live performer Coren has played many different venues acr

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Alyssa R.
Coren has been exceptional for my daughter. Highly recommended.
Remy T.
Coren was warm, positive, and patient with a great sense of humor. She connected well with my 11 year old granddaughter, making her quickly feel at ease during the first lesson, and making her look forward to her next lessons. I highly recommend Coren for her professionalism and for her caring and cheerful personality.
Carolyn
I have so much fun with Coren. She is very informative, charismatic and funny! I look forward to each and every one of her lessons!
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Mercedes M.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mercedes M.

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In the past 4 years, I have tutored dozens of students and worked with different trumpet players in my area. As a music major at the University of Illinois, I seek a way to continue my passion for teaching and seeing students develop into wonderful players. Trained in general music, theory, and skills in teaching, I can truly connect with your student and ensure that they gain knowledge and learn to love playing their horn!

The most valuable way a student can learn is if he or she has a positive connection with the teacher. In my case, I ensure that I understand not only the student's strengths and places for improvement, but also the uniqueness of his or her character and what teaching methods the student responds to. Every child is unique in how they learn, and all deserve a positive experience without intimidation and impatience from teachers. Teaching music also goes hand in hand with teaching your student dedication, work ethic, and strong character!

About Mercedes

I am a current Music Education major at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, pursuing a minor in Psychology. I earned the John Phillip Sousa Band Award and the Semper Fidelis Marine Corps Musical Excellence Award for leadership, musical talent, and dedication in music. I was privately taugh

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Great first lesson. My son feels like Mercedes is going to be a great fit.

Glenda J.

32 Reviews
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Starting at $23
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 55; Female: 5 to 75
  • Teaching since 1990
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Glenda J.

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How to sing in front of small or large audiences, a Cappella and with accompaniment

About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to

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Margaret J.
Glenda is very patient and understanding. I am learning quite a bit from her. I enjoy working with her.
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She is incredible, just a wonderful person to talk to and an amazing teacher, I can’t wait for my next lesson with her

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"Johnathan I'd an excellent teacher! He is very patient and knowledgeable. I highly suggest him to anyone looking for a bass teacher!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Kristina is the very best - so gentle, patient, knowledgeable & supportive - I really love the environment she creates & fosters...BRAVO!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Kristina B.
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"My son, who is 10 and has been playing guitar for two years, has been taking Nick’s band class for the last 9 months and we are very happy with it. Nick is not only a great musician, but as a father himself knows well how to teach kids and make them engage in whatever they are playing.

He has taught my son not only how to play with well with other musicians, but also how to find his “voice” within a band both in the rhythmic and solo sections of the songs.

He was accommodating when we had to reschedule a class due to personal reasons, and is always willing to make the class a little bit longer if necessary to finish what they were practicing.

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to have the lessons remotely, he started to use ZOOM and, while things remotely cannot be the same, he did a great job at making sure that they stayed as close to true form as possible."
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Took Music Performance lessons from Nick R.
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"First class is excellent!"
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"My son enjoys working with Jonathan. He feels he is being appropriately challenged, looks forward to his lessons."
Paul
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"There are a number of beginners and comeback kids attempting to learn the violin without teacher. Honestly, at one point, I really thought I would be one of them. I’m in my mid 50’s and I had violin lessons when I was a kid. I thought I can practice again through internet teachers like YouTube.

I bought a violin made in China in EBay. At the end of 3 months, I still couldn't play anything with any satisfaction, thinking the violin was not good. I was very disappointed with the violin and myself.

But I couldn't let the idea go. Several months later I started searching prospective teachers. Finally, I contacted Tigran and we decided to give an interview, and Tigran has been my teacher ever since.

At my first real lesson, while he was tuning my violin, I noticed the violin made totally different sound. I was so shocked. It was not the violin; it was me who could not pull the sound from the violin. He gave me something incredibly valuable. He taught me how to draw the bow across the strings without making that horrible scratchy sound that I could not get rid of. It was magical. Maybe that's not a big deal to anyone else, but it was huge for me.

Over the past month, he has given me so many valuable lessons - how to hold the bow, how to practice each challenging skill, tone, timing, what is the best order to learn a piece, how the arm, the wrist, and the elbow should move, and so much more.

I couldn't get those things from a book. Certainly there are books out there that cover it, but I needed timely and simple correction in terms that made sense to me. The speed at which things are absorbed increased exponentially with his guidance.

The best part is, when something isn't right, he knows exactly why. It's almost as if he sits in my practice room with me all week because he nails it every time. Moreover, he knows more than one approach to helping me understand how to fix it.

Everyone can learn, but not everyone can teach. Not only is Tigran a good violinist, he is a great instructor. I know I am often frustrated, but it is never because he doesn't give me what I need to succeed. It's because I don't have enough time to devote to applying the principals he taught.

So here's to all the fantastic violin teachers out there. Even if you don't hear us say thank you often enough, know that you are making a difference in someone's life. And to Tigran, if you ever read this - Thanks!"
Dunne
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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