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About Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

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"I've been teaching Chinese for 15 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese culture, study abroad in Asia, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro!
Chinese language learning materials as part of an integrated curriculum designed to motivate students in non-native Chinese environments to start speaking Chinese.

About Kelvin
I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis.
I am very comfortable with all aspects of the current music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone color, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition. I am fully qualified, with a Bachelor of Education in Music, Double Masters in music performance and education from University of Nottingham.
I am proficient in classical, jazz and Celtic fiddle violin and possess solid skills in piano (grade 8-13) Royal conservatory system.
Throughout my teaching career, I have been driven to help students achieve their very best. I str
ongly believe that music has the power to change lives – to enhance the social, cultural and spiritual lives of people, and serve as a profound medium of personal expression. Professional perform experience: The Chicago, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, Three tours with Moody Blues, YoYo Ma etc....
The most important thing I look for in a student is communication skills, as well as talent. I like to nurture students and help identify their individual strengths, which is a key factor in shaping a musical persona that will make its mark both on and offstage. I do not advocate a uniform technique for all students. Physical differences and learning styles are always taken into consideration. Potential is as important to me as early achievements and experience. My goal is to help students become self-sufficient, discriminating artists. I discuss practice techniques often and develop individualized scale routines. I encourage initiative and expressive musicality as well as precision. Above all, music needs to bring obvious joy to the student, regardless of the difficulties.”

*** Lesson Details ***
I use Suzuki and traditional method for my students... for Suzuki beginner they will play a song in four days....

*** Studio Equipment ***
In-Studio- Lessons in separate music lesson room, piano and violin are available. Students and parents will enjoy comfortable and clean studio environment with recent remodeled new hard wood floor and studio patio window over looking at beautiful garden. Free WiFi available for parents while waiting during the lesson appointment.
University of St Francis Joliet- can teach in rehearsal rooms at the university.
Online class at world class teaching studio

*** Travel Equipment ***
violin, viola, cello, piano and guitar

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in Suzuki teaching method for beginners, traditional conservatory method for intermediate and Royal conservatory recital program for advanced level students..I also teach orchestration program to help students prepare their auditions for major symphonies through out the country including Chicago symphony orchestra etc...
Anh H. July 9, 2019
· Violin · Online
Angela A. June 25, 2019
· Guitar · In home
Kelvin is a phenomenal teacher of classical guitar. Our teenage son wanted to take classical lessons for a while, after having happily done a couple years with School of Rock. He and Kelvin meshed well, and I feel our son learned a lot over the course of a couple more years.

When one of us had a schedule conflict, we had the ability to do a lesson via Skype. Let me tell you, that came in mighty handy in the winter of 2019.

Schedule with Kelvin; I am certain you'll be glad that you did.
Nailya May 14, 2019
· Drawing · Online
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Kelvin L.

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$35 / 30-min

About Tammy Y.

New York, NY

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Mandarin is a musical language that's quickly taking over the world, you'll have lots of fun learning this language.

I was born and raised in Singapore, and am fluent in both English and Mandarin. I can read, write and speak at a bilingual, native proficiency in English and professional proficiency in Mandarin.

I'll teach you depending on your level and age. For kids, I use fun, interactive storytelling. For the adults, I'll dive into concepts like the origins of the language, nuances of the intonations, all the while teaching you vocabulary and sentence structure. I'll also adjust my lessons based on your feedback, your learning style and your goals!

About Tammy
I conduct group lessons for young children, which I am unable to state on my profile/list of services here. You can send me a message if you are interested in them!

I believe EVERYONE should have the opportunity to learn music, especially children, in a fun and enjoyable way! As someone who grew up around music (my mother is a music teacher!) I wish to give that chance to others.

I started playing the piano at around the age of four, and helped out as a substitute teacher at my mother's music school back in Singapore while in High School. I left shortly after to pursue music at Berklee College of Music, where I graduated summa cum laude in August 2013 with a Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance and Contemporary Writing and Production!

My students range from as 3.5 years old, to the grandmother of a couple of my students. I wo
rk mostly with children, but have a handful of adult beginner students I work with as well.

Everyone is different - and I personally take the time and effort to develop and customize my lessons and materials for each student. I'll push you (a little!), to make you realize just how much you can do!

Music is an all-rounded experience. Not only can I offer you a chance to learn how to play different styles of piano, from jazz to pop to classical, but I can also teach you how to write your own songs, arrange them, and perhaps (if you like) record them!
Elizabeth N. January 23, 2019
· Ukulele · Online
Samuel J. October 23, 2018
· Classical Piano · In home
A very energetic and enthusiastic instructor. Tammy came very well prepared for her lesson and brought readily custom-made materials that make the lesson very smooth. Our son is really excited about his piano lessons again!!

Thanks a lot!

Estrella H. November 28, 2015
· Piano · In studio
Excellent teacher. Was very impressed on how well the piano classes were explained in detail. My 6 years old learned a lot in her first piano class! My daughter came out super excited and motivated!
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Tammy Y.

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$50 / 30-min

About Lily S.

Provo, UT
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I've been studying Mandarin for ten years and have lived in China several times for different periods. I'd love to help you get started with your Chinese.

About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.


In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags

- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
Kenny July 3, 2019
· SQL · Online
Ben June 28, 2019
· Computer Programming · Online
Lily was very good and my son looks forward to learning from her again soon.
Shaana June 20, 2019
· Sewing · Online
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Lily S.

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$27 / 60-min

About Junling C.

Mc Lean, VA
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I am a native Chinese, and I lived in Shanghai and Beijing. I was a TV reporter for CCTV, China's biggest national TV station for 5 years. After that I worked for Fortune Magazine and Time Magazine as a translator and a reporter. My mandarin is perfect, without any accent, and I'm great with young kids as well as adults.

About Junling
My name is Junling and I'm a native Chinese. For the last two decades I have moved seamlessly between East and West, and understand both China and the U.S. very well.

I worked for Chinese biggest national TV station as a reporter and producer for 5 years. After that, I was researcher and translator for Fortune magazine and Time magazine. My previous job was media relation manager at American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

I have very good interpersonal and communications skills in both English and Chinese.
Susannah October 5, 2018
· Mandarin Chinese · In studio
Mrs. Junling is a very passionate, enthusiastic and kind teacher. She helped me gain confidence in both my pronunciation and vocabulary skills. I would highly recommend her to anyone who wanted to gain some knowledge of the Chinese language.
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Junling C.

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$35 / 30-min

About An Z.

Allston, MA
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I am fluent and professional in Mandarin and fluent in English. I can teach you the skills necessary to speak natural and correct Mandarin Chinese

About An
I’m a professional and fluent Mandarin Chinese speaker, with English as my second language. I can teach and tutor Chinese learners at any level, and help you perfect your pronunciation. I also accept other work, such as translations.
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An Z.

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$30 / 60-min
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About Sara W.

Saratoga, CA
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My undergraduate was media communication at the University of California, Berkeley, and master of public policy management at the University of Southern California. My past experience has included working in the media industry and educational institutions.
I believe open-mindedness always offers people new gates. I tell myself the world is full of endless possibilities and infinite possibilities. Therefore, I like to present and teach students with innovative way.
In my class, I will combine current Chinese pop culture, media and video clips to teach. Wish to start from something fun! Let's explore the Chinese language and culture together.

About Sara
Please search for sarawh.github.io/index.
and get to know more about me!
Thank you
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Sara W.

starting at
$42 / 30-min

About Chaowei H.

New York, NY

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Grew up in China and graduated from one of the best universities in China. Learning Mandarin is more about learning Chinese culture than the words. Chinese is a very logical language and you will have a lot of fun learning with me.

About Chaowei
Before I came to New York, I taught English at a local training center in Shanghai,China.

I started teaching Mandarin to a few Canadians and Americans when I was in university more than 10 years ago. And we still keep in touch now. Learning language is more about learning the culture. I am fascinated by the differences and similarities between Chinese culture and American Culture. And discovering those differences or similarities will create a big curiosity which will be very beneficial and effective when you learn the language.

In fact, many people don't know or never notice that Chinese is a very logical language and full of Chinese traditional wisdom. Even you don't agree China is becoming more and and more influential in the world, learning some Chinese culture and oriental philosophy will be an interesting journey.

You will hav
e a lot of fun learning Chinese with me!
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Chaowei H.

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$50 / 30-min

About Hangzhao L.


Hi, I can speak standard Mandarin Chinese fluently(Native level). I can help you with expanding your vocabulary, pronunciation, writing. I 'm passionate about teaching and learning.

Besides, I give you homework to do. I'm patience language teacher. We can learn speaking it through your own step. feel free to book a course with me

About Hangzhao
I am a native Chinese speaker and writer that is fluent in English . I have written over 335 articles in both Chinese and English within the last year. My expertise is extensive with a focus in teaching Chinese writing , improve Mandarin spoken, better understanding Chinese movies better conversion

if you are looking to improving your Chinese fluency I'm your man.

I'm available in both physical locations and online.
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Hangzhao L.

starting at
$42 / 30-min

About senyuan W.

Auburn, AL
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Teaching you how to communicate with Chinese in daily life and have a good experience in my lesson just connect with me!!

About senyuan
Tianjin Conservatory of Music
Major: Vocal&opera performance
Course: Musical Theory, sight singing, Ear-rraining,Harmony,music form, Bel canto
Longy school of music of Bard college
Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Major: Vocal
09/2010-06/2014 Maohui
09/2015-12/2016 Robert honeysucker
2017 Kerry deal
Performance Activities:
1.Play the role of the landlord in the public performance of opera, La Boheme actress on the Key points in performance.
2. Organized rehearsals for the play, and cultivated better cooperation ability in the process
3. Improve performing skills and cultivated confident stage manners.
Took part in the Art Festival of Tianjin Real Estate Development Co. Ltd
1. Major Singer in the chorus, and performed songs including the Mighy River Flows E
astward, Toasting song.
2. Enriched my stage performance experience
1. play the role of Alidoro in La Cenerentola.
I played the role of the cornet man in the Postcard from Morocco.
From May 27 to June 19, 2016 I took part in Italian summer program, opera concert in Italy, and sang as the character of Dandini in La Cenerentola . I hold the concert Rossini in Urbino and Pesaro.
I joined in the Cost fan tutte in Longy school of Bard college, the role of Don Alfonso.
next, I will participate in Winterreise concert and the singing four songs.
I received the offer from Boston conservatory at Berklee, at the same time, I also got scholarship of $10000 and study with Kerry deal.
Holding a successful graduation recital in Boston.
1.Merit student of Tianjin Conservatory of Music
2. Second Prize in the Vocal competition of 18th school art education month
3. Level 8 certificate for playing clarinet(2009)
Recently program(Opera&Song cycle):
Cosi fan tutte
Chansons Gaillardes
Lamico Fritz
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senyuan W.

starting at
$67 / 30-min

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