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Gitana M.

3 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Music Education from Midwestern State University
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Gitana M.

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I take a holistic approach to teaching voice. When you sing, your entire body is your instrument, which means that you have to be attuned to your whole body to produce the healthiest, most organic sound. I've been teaching for 13 years, and in that time I've leaned lots of different methodologies. I use a combination of knowledge from my classical training in conjunction with yoga, mindfulness and real world experience to give my students the best path forward in their musical journey. Whether you're just starting out or already a working professional, with my guidance and teaching you'll be making healthier and freer sounds.

About Gitana

Hi, my name is Gitana! I earned my degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Voice from Midwestern State University in 2011. I was first trained in classical music and prepared for a career in opera. But as life tends to do, things changed and I've been working in musical theatre for the last

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Gitana was awesome! She was very knowledgeable. I like the way she explained things and also gave great feedback.
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Maya M.
My daughter was very nervous about starting her lesson, but Gitana put her at ease right away. She was a very happy and enthusiastic beginning singer at the end of her lesson. Thanks Gitana!
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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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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
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Richard D.

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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!
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David M.

48 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

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Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Chris
Dave is one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's extremely kind and easy to work with, and always pushed me further. He built a balanced curriculum around technique, theory, and playing songs that had me seeing great improvements in a short amount of time. You will not be disappointed! This man knows a great deal about a large variety of topics, and will tune your curriculum to what specific things you want to learn.
Danielle
Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Tai O.

2 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 15 to 50
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Tai O.

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Study with an experienced teacher and an award winning performer. Sing for fun or prepare for performances, exams, and auditions. I specialize in students ages 15+ and teach in a variety of styles ranging from Opera, Classical repertoire, Music Theatre, Gospel, and Popular song. My vocal technique stems from a foundation of good breath support, resonance, and body alignment. I create a supportive and encouraging environment but will challenge each student according to their level.

As a singer, I've performed with the Royal Opera House; Finnish National Opera; Opera Theatre of Saint Louis; The Dallas Opera; Birmingham Opera Company; San Diego Opera; Deutsche Oper Berlin; and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence to name a few.

I hold degrees in Music Education, Vocal Performance, and Opera Performance from Stetson University (BME), Boston University (MMus), the New England Conservatory of Music (GDip), the Royal College of Music International Opera School (ArtDip), and currently ...

About Tai

I am a professional singer specializing in operatic repertoire; however, I am equally comfortable in other genres having grown up singing gospel, pop, and everything in between. I have sung with companies such as the London Handel Festival; Innsbruck Festival of Early Music; Finnish National Opera;

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Matt
Tai is incredibly patient and gifted at knowing several ways to achieve the success and goals that you want. He is very helpful and knowledgeable about singing, repertoire, and performance practice. His lessons are positive and has made singing fun for me again.
Reina
Tai Oney's musicality paired with his intelligence allows him to not only be a wonderful instructor but a phenomenal performeras well. His education and performance experience will tailor to any level of singer.

He has a great personality and will work hard to achieve the results you are looking for in a singer.
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Ann B.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $75
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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ann B.

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Every body is different. Your yoga should be as unique as you are. Using alignment that works specifically for your body, we'll craft a practice that helps you get the most out of our time together. It's perfect for anyone starting out, for those recovering from an illness or an injury, or for those wanting to take their practice a little further.

I provide mats and a wide variety of props as necessary to keep your practice safe, and fun. But more than anything, to help you see how strong your body is. In person sessions include a detailed guide to help you continue your practice in between. Online sessions include link to session.

About Ann

I've spent the last 20 years learning how to use yoga to get the most out of my body and mind. Now I want to show you. As a registered 500 level yoga instructor, I'm excited to help each person develop personal goals and create an individual practice that is possible to continue regularly. My Master

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