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Sylvia P.

2 Reviews
Mascoutah, IL
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA from Thomas Edison State University
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Sylvia P.

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Piano shouldn't be boring, it shouldn't just be Bach, and it shouldn't be endless, pointless exercises.

Piano should be fun, interesting, and practical. Theory, scales, and exercises should be helpful, practical, and directly tied into pieces a student is learning, and each student should get the opportunity to work on pieces they're interested in, not just keep to standard repertoire only.

I tailor piano lessons to each student, their goals, and their musical tastes. While I use the Faber Piano Adventures curriculum, students are always welcome to bring in extra pieces to work on or ask for help finding something specific. Every student will learn the basics of sight reading, playing by ear, improvising, and harmonizing--then work more on whatever they are interested in.

As a professional pianist, I will teach practical skills that can actually earn my students money when they get advanced enough, such as reading lead sheets, playing with the timing of a piece, and accompanying

About Sylvia

Hi! I'm Sylvia--I play piano, violin, and viola professionally, and guitar, flute, and clarinet amateurly. I'm in school to become a music therapist, since I've seen how powerful music can be in treating a huge variety of illnesses, both physical and mental. My teaching core values are: -praise

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Justin
Sylvia gave me resources to start building a new talent from day 1. She is always professional, on time, encouraging and patient. Great experience, well worth the money!
Gloria
She really focuses on encouraging students when they perform well, motivating you to work harder. She’s very patient when explaining things and makes sure you understand it before moving on. Overall a great teacher!
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Jennifer P.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer P.

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Learn to play blues style guitar in the way that fits you! Soloing, rhythm guitar, fingerpicking, song riffs and so much more. You will learn the basics of guitar theory of blues as well as the fun little tricks that you love. There is a lesson plan to fit everyone from absolute beginner to rock star player that just wants to up their skills. Lets grow together.

About Jennifer

My name is Jen P. and I have an extensive amount of education and experience within the music industry. I attended Minnesota State University for guitar performance and music industry. My experience includes touring, recording, teaching, writing, singing and playing various musical instruments.

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Filipina L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog
  • Awarded Literary Award in Filipino from Divine Word Academy of Dagupan
  • Teaching since 2007
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Filipina L.

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My name is Filipina and as my name indicates, I am passionate about the Filipino (Tagalog) language. I was conferred a Literary Award in Filipino when I graduated. I am a Language Interpreter by profession, bridging communication between Filipino and English speakers. I have a Masters Degree with an emphasis on Teaching, therefore, I can confidently teach both adults and kids of all levels. I also see to it that each class is fun and encouraging. I look forward to having you in my class. :-)

About Filipina

As my name indicates, I am passionate about the Filipino (Tagalog) language. I was conferred a Literary Award in Filipino when I graduated. I am a Language Interpreter by profession, bridging communication between Filipino and English speakers. I have a Masters Degree with an emphasis on Teaching, t

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Amanda
Pi is great! I had a very good time and learned a bunch.
Chrizsean
Very passionate teacher, highly recommended!
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Christina S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology & Special Needs Education from Heilpädagogisches Seminar Zürich
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Christina S.

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With my background in education and many years working with students of all levels with different strength as well as challenges I can help you with your individual potential. Adapting to your learning style (e.g. visual) I help you develop study techniques customized for you and your assignments.
I have been teaching students of all age ranges for years.
I am an enthusiastic and fun teacher who customizes my lessons based on your goals, learning style and preferences.
My talent is to create connections now for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process.

About Christina

Raised in Switzerland I am a native German, French and English speaker. My talent is to create connections for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process. If you want a very experiences as well as creative tutor who is a native speaker as well as has taught stud

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Vania
Excellent teacher!
Trin
Christina is patient, encouraging, and a great tutor . I have improved a lot since starting my classes with her as far as understanding the German language (esp. with the hearing and speaking parts). She gave me helpful tools to speed up my learning and she helped me find the right study techniques for better comprehension of the language.
Lina H.
I loved working with Christina! I already had an ear for German growing up with a native speaker and she helped me understand a lot of the grammar I was missing in such a short period of time! As I practice on my own it becomes easier to follow patterns that she pointed out to me.
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Rick P.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Awarded High Achievement Award from HANDS ON MUSIC SCHOOL
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Rick P.

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I design my guitar lessons around each individual student and strive to keep the lesson light and enjoyable while also aiming for a high standard of education. Whether you are looking to play for pleasure at home,around the campfire,or want to learn practical music theory for composition and/or improvisation. I have instruction programs for all levels and styles from beginner to advanced and from ages 7 years on up.

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer from

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Jeremy N.
He seem to be kind and patient and that's what my grandson needs right now. Thank you.
Navreet K.
It was awesome experience my dye enjoyed it.
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Chris S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Piano Performance and Studio Recording from Greenville College
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris S.

20 Reviews
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Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams!

I can teach you how to improve your technique, build your confidence, and ultimately build a career in music!

These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on!

This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!

About Chris

Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once an

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Angela L.
Chris is a stellar piano teacher. He figures out student's level very quickly and starts from there.
Jason
Chirs is an awesome teacher. definitely looking forward to the next class.
bruce
Chris found out quickly what my experience was and what my goals were. Were working toward that. Thanks Chris.

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Instruction is always individualized and positive. She always looks for what you do best and helps you develop your strengths. She works with you to overcome your weaknesses. Taking classes with her is a great pleasure."
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Took Piano lessons from Christabel W.
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"Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable."
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Took Piano lessons from Stephen B.
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"We love Ms. Bonnie! My 12 year old daughter Laura has been going to Ms. Bonnie for over a year now and is doing great. She is very kind, patient and attentive and takes her with my daughter. We highly recommend her!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Once again, the parents aren't allowed to go in with teacher while class is in session. So as the parent I'm not really sure what goes on in the actual class. My daughter likes it, she said's she wants to continue so her father and I will allow her to do another round of lessons. No she hasn't sung anything for us lol but from what I have seen Ms. Wilma seems very nice. The only thing I don't like is the very minimum feedback that is given when my child does come out of the class. L"
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Took Singing lessons from Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.
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"I am learning to play the piano for the first time ever, at the young age of 43! Anna makes learning a wonderful experience. I've only been going one time a week for about 3.5 months and I'm loving it. Anna is a very pleasant instructor. I would recommend her to anyone, have I said I'm loving learning!"
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