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Sylvia P.

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Mascoutah, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • BA from Thomas Edison State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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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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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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Tracy S.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Tracy S.

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Skilled with giving organizational knowledge and study skills

About Tracy

I am have been teaching high school English literature, writing, creative writing, and test prep for over two decades. While I plan to remain an educator in various ways, such as through this tutoring opportunity, I am venturing out of the classroom at the end of the school year to pursue my dream

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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Sign Language (Very basic), English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • The Art Of Belcanto from The Hages Music Studio
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Rachel M.

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Learn TV and film acting technique that allows you to be truthful every take. Go through different on camera genres (sit-com, commercials, action film, etc.). You'll find your nitche and work on your weaknesses so you can eventually feel comfortable doing many on camera genres.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.
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Kenneth T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kenneth T.

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I have taught piano for 50 years, tutoring approximately 2,000 adults and children, many which are professional musicians today. I have been a fulltime teacher for 25 years, residing in the Phoenix Arizona area. My teaching style is casual yet structured. My youngest student is 3 years old..my oldest is 82 years old. Children are taught systematic...adults are taught according to their goals. I evaluate each student, setting goals and helping them accomplish them. I offer two recitals with students each year. I have also written an adult beginner piano course, "How To Play Piano in 12 Weeks", with a guarantee that 6 favorite songs will be played in that time. All these lessons are taught on-line. Teaching is not only my passion, it is my purpose!

About Kenneth

I have been teaching professionally since 1965 I am also a professional) jazz and gospel pianist. I perform primarily in the Phoenix area but have performances throughout the year throughout the United States. I have written and produced a musical, "Kleo the Kat", which includes 10 original songs.

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Steve
Kenny helped me make real progress on the Hammond organ, I would not be playing at my church without his knowledge and guidance. Take a Lesson was a great find I would recommend It to anyone wanting to learn or improve their skills.
Tyler B.
Love Kenny, he is excellent with children.
Erin Corridon
He is perfect and already has me enthusiastic and playing...i couldn't be happier.
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Gary J.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Gary J.

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I work with my students to help them develop their own expressive musical voices. We will use technical exercises, etudes, solo pieces, and other repertoire to give students the knowledge and tools to approach any challenge!

I have 15 years of experience teaching all levels of clarinet students, including everyone from absolute beginners to advanced collegiate players. My junior high and high school students regularly place highly in state Solo & Ensemble and All-State festivals, and have been accepted into top university music programs. My college students have won national competitions, been accepted into summer music festivals, and have been placed in major graduate programs with full scholarship.

I look forward to getting to know each student individually so that we can work together to make them into the best clarinetists, musicians, and artists they can be!

About Gary

I am a clarinetist and educator based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where I teach clarinet and general music courses at Grand Valley State University. As an orchestral musician, I am the 2nd/Eb clarinetist with the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, a position I previously held with the Sioux City Symphon

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Dan A.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Good Conduct Medal from U.S. Army
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dan A.

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Finger exercises and scales are vital to gaining strength and finger independence in your hands. From there, studying a piano method and other repertoire books will help you to learn and enjoy playing the piano!

About Dan

I am a retired band director with thirty-two years of experience. Many of my former students have gone on to great careers, including a band director in Texas, district manager of a Guitar and Drum Center store and even a trumpet player with the Army in Korea! Prior to that, I spent three years as a

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Sally
I highly recommend Dan Arnold as a music 🎶 instructor with 35 years of experience . Teaches in-depth skills ,theory and techniques. Very supportive of his students and encouraging. Understands all band instruments and how they work. Also teaches Piano.
Case W.
Dan was wonderful with my son. Very nice experience. Thank you.
Elly
Mr. A. has a talent for teaching that makes it a privilege to be one of his students. Our son has been thoroughly enjoying the time under his tutelage, and continues to do so via video while in-house is not an option. The trumpet lessons have included trumpet technique, musical notation and reading, ear training, trumpet hygiene, and instrument care.
Mr. A. is a respectful, punctual, and precise teacher who inspires students to reach their potential.

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"I've been learning from Kenneth for a little over a month now and he's been great! He's teaching me some of Michael Jackson's dance choreographies and the way he teaches makes them super simple to learn. He really takes the time to break down every move, making the steps really easy to follow. He is also very patient, gives good feedback to reflect upon, and is just always in a great mood! Already in my short time working with Kenneth, I've learned a lot and I definitely recommend working with him! :)"
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"Elizabeth was well prepared and very organized!"
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Took Screenwriting lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Fun and engaging teacher! She was clear and did a great job explaining everything. She was helpful and made my (beginner) dance experience enjoyable. Would recommend her for sure!"
Jenny
Took Burlesque lessons from Jordan W.
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"Great with our 6 year old. A lot of energy and compassion for teaching."
Elias
Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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"I have been in several productions with Rebecca and each time she has stretched me as an actor and performer. Rebecca really pulls you into part of the production by being open to your ideas about the character and challenges you to really owen your craft on the stage and your professionalism behind and off the stage. She truly is a developer and loves to see individuals grow. I cannot recommend her enough."
Dennis
Took Theater Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Very encouraging and someone who makes you feel comfortable!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Adam is a really great listener and excellent source of thought provoking, well timed input that has really helped me develop and improve my story organically without changing its intention with strong suggestions as most people's feedback often attempts to do. If you're looking for a hand in finding your own voice and to strengthen your writing skills or excellent constructive feedback for your story then look no further."
jolie
Took Screenwriting lessons from Adam G.
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"Candid has a quick eye and offers a positive critique of my skills and technique. Looking forward to working more with Candid!"
Nancy
Took Voice Acting lessons from Candid L. B.
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"AMAZING! Kathryn is a star and an excellent mentor!"
Anne
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Great with students, choreography is always on point and fun to learn. A little challenging sometimes but who doesn't love growing as a dancer?"
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Took Dance Choreography lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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