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Joshua F.

62 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, Mandarin
  • BS, BA from Rutgers University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua F.

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I've served as an artist's model for a long time. Hold your pose and excel.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on mu

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Joshua G.
Joshua was very patient and nice. He worked at my son's pace and helped him feel more confident. We had a great experience!
Adam F.
Great as always!
AJ
Had to stop the class within 19 minutes because:
a) he showed a plain chess board with no numbers and letters and was forcing my kid to tell him coordinates/spaces as letters/numbers which my son has never learned before,
b) more importantly, he was extremely impatient with my son- when my son made a move but then immediately changed his mind (he's 6), Josh would be grunting in the background

Not the kind of impatience I would expect with a teacher that claims to be able to teach kids. When I jumped in and said I don't think this is working, he angrily said, "FINE!" NEVER AGAIN.
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Jerrica A.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Awarded 2nd Runner Up in the World Karaoke Championships from World Karaoke Championship- Dublin Ireland
  • ARCT in Teaching from Royal Conservatory of Music Canada
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Jerrica A.

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I bring a passionate approach to help vocalists develop confidence in their singing!

I’m a conservatory trained musician, with years of professional experience. I enjoy the balance of my work as a singer/songwriter, performer, producer and vocal coach.

As your instructor, I will help you build a solid foundation in vocal technique through breathing and vocal exercises suited to your style and skill while tailoring to your personal goals. We will then apply the technique to songs.

For those interested in performance, I can help coach your performance skills to help you feel confident, about singing on stage!

For those interested in songwriting, my lesson plan can include learning foundations in songwriting to help you create your own original songs and melodies.

About Jerrica

I am a professional singer, songwriter, pianist, recording artist and touring dancer. I was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada and now reside in Nashville, Tennessee. I received my formal musical training with an ARCT in Teaching with the Royal Conservatory of Music. My performing experienc

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Yo Hwan
She is super cheerful and helpful. I've been having fun taking lessons from her. I 200% recommend you to have her as your teacher. I don't think 5 stars are enough to rate her. She deserves more! Lol.
Yo Hwan
I was impressed by her passion for music and teaching. She had all the ideas in detail about how she would direct the lessons. I'm pretty sure she could handle the advanced level. I can't wait for the next lesson.
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Daniel B.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel B.

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I can help you make the sounds that you need to fill out any performance or arrangement, all with the instrument we're all born with. I blend my knowledge of singing (most importantly breath support) and drums and to stitch together a personalized curriculum full of tinkering and guess & check.

About Daniel

I'm a gigging musician and teacher with a degree in Musical Studies from Oberlin College & Conservatory. I pride myself on patience and empathy no matter what I teach, whether it be feeling the pulse of a complicated drum groove or polishing up a piano piece for the first time. For music lessons, I

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Iskander B.
It was a great first online lesson for my kid.
Elizabeth
Dan connected well with my daughter and now she can't wait for more lessons.
Sarana J.
Sarina had a great time learning piano with Daniel.
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Victor D.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Vocal Performance & Opera Studies from SUNY Purchase
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Victor D.

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My goal is to provide music education to students of all ages in home and in studio. I'm constantly thinking about my students in and out of lessons, wanting to find ways to make their musical experience more rewarding. Each student has a different path, which keeps it interesting and exciting!

About Victor

Victor has been teaching private lessons since 2016 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Victor has helped students develop a healthy singing technique, enjoy singing, perform in recitals and competitions, and get cast in shows. Victor received his Master's degree

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Miguel S.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A in Music from Berklee College of Music
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Miguel S.

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As a Native Spanish speaker that lived in the U.S for five years, I learned of the importance of being able to speak a second language. With My lessons I can develop your abilities in Spanish and take you from basic understanding to advanced conversations.

About Miguel

Hello! I'm Miguel, I have been playing the guitar since I was eleven years old and have not stopped since. I specialize in rock, blues, funk and acoustic guitar but I enjoy all sorts of music and playing as many styles as I can find. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and I also play Bass Gui

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Elizabeth Johnson
Miguel is a great instructor. Graduated from Berklee, he has guided me to improve my composition skills with professionalism.I look forward to keep taking lessons and learning from him!
Juan Carlos
Excellent guitar player. Trained at Berklee, he has a profound knowledge of music theory and knows how to play any style of music. He truly improved my musicianship and my confidence on the guitar. I even had the pleasure of playing with him at some concerts. As always, he was very professional and his skills were unbelievable. I would recommend him to any guitar player who wants to improve. Thank you Mike!
Sophia Flores
Miguel is a wonderful instructor who has helped me to practice the basic chords. I look forward to keep taking classes from him in the future :)
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Merecco T.

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Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Merecco T.

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Hello future student! I am excited to work with you. I have been a professional voice trainer for 27 years. I, myself have trained for 34 years. I am classically trained, I attended performing arts as a voice major. I am also industry trained via the music business. I have been in the music industry professionally for 30 years as a singer, songwriter and music producer/composer. I have worked with a variety students, voice textures, vocal styles from Classical, to Pop, R&B, Rock, Hip Hop and more. I've worked with first time beginning singers, as well as Industry professionals from ages 7 to 75. In our lessons together you will learn proper breathing techniques, how to stretch and expand your vocal range, speaking techniques, studio recording and a host of other practices to ensure a more positive, rewarding and stronger vocal performance catered to your voice. I will teach you how to properly preserve, protect and respect your vocal instrument so it will last you for many years just ...

About Merecco

I'm a professional singer, songwriter, vocal trainer music producer in music, film/tv. My voice and music have appeared in films and tv networks for sync licensing such as (MTV, VH-1, Fuse TV, Bravo, ABC, NBC, Fox Search Light Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Lifetime and more. I have worked with a varie

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"Great creative writing intro class if you're curious to character development and comedy! Great explanation/examples, encouraging, and includes practical exercises you can use immediately. Thanks Jeremy."
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"Dr. D was very nice and empathetic she liked my dog (as everyone should) and she was awesome i can see us having more lessons in the future .Thalia"
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"Lt. Colonel Rivera is the best instructor/tutor I have encountered in my four years of college grade academia. His mastery of finance and military history/philosophy has had a direct positive impact on my career path and education level that cannot be overstated. Lt. Colonel Rivera will be the wisest instructor you'll have the honor of learning under. He will turn your failing grades in mid semester to 90%+ final grades with the work ethic and educational adaptability found only in higher level military education. You -will- become a better human being just by conversing with him. His leadership has that impact upon everyone he encounters. With his educational tenacity and understanding of the material, your grades will improve and exceed your wildest expectations. I speak from experience as my failing grade in finance became a 91% and my other classes rose from 83s and 86s to 95s and 97s. You hire this tutor and you get not only that but a mentor and role model. Consider Lt. Colonel Rivera as a instructor if you're serious about your immediate and continued success in academics, life, and career choice."
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"Mr T is excellent! He puts time and effort into teaching. So glad to find him. I highly recommend him."
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"I highly recommend, the best teacher I’ve had. Responsible! Caring!

I took TOEFL perpetration classes with Henry. He is very knowledgeable and a great teacher. Because of his experience in journalism he has amazing knowledge in writing, reading, speaking, He worked on my general English skills first because I thought I had enough proficiency in English while I didn't, and after some classes he started TOEFL, he definitely knows what area of English I was weak in so, step by step, he lead me in the right direction. He's very responsible and carrying. I got a higher score than I was expecting."
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Took TOEFL lessons from Henry M.
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