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Brenda B.

Jacksonville, FL

I teach piano to all students and levels, beginner to advanced.

About Brenda

A good musical foundation is important in having a sound piano technique and skill . One should be able to learn theory and methods easily with me. However, it is interesting to note that as my student you can develop your own artistry and technique as well. These are what I hope to deliver as your teacher ---help you learn the theory, skills, technique and method in a fun and casual environment! Remember ... our goal is to learn as much as we can in every lesson and try to throw any questions you might have during the class. It will be greatly appreciated. To let you know more about myse
lf, at age 5, I started playing the piano and went on to finishing Piano Pedagogy from Saint Louis Music Center and B.S. Mass Communications from Saint Louis University . My career as a music educator started when I taught piano at the Yamaha School of Music. Ten years of classical training me has helped me attain this rewarding career. As a child, I have had the opportunity to be a “finale” performer and an accompanist to many choral groups in school. My musical experiences also include performing in “Café Vasilici”, San Leandro , California , where I can play all styles especially classical music. The ability to sight read is just one of the many endowments I can teach. Others include, an impeccable love for music and a good ear for music.

*** Lesson Details ***
Have you ever started playing piano but got stumped and frustrated with the theory? Then you've come to the right class. I will teach you the keyboard skills and fundamentals you will need to become a successful pianist. I will provide you a step-by-step explanation on how to play the piano. If you need help with the written theory and you want to learn more about how to read and write notes, all you need to do is to enroll in my class. My instruction includes activities that will help you use the musical alphabet to read and write notes on the staff, identify intervals, and write sharps and flats. Not only will I emphasize note reading but I will help you develop a keen intelligent understanding of the musical notes and alphabet. In no time you will be playing the piano or keyboard and most especially read and play any music as you appreciate it!

It takes time and effort to learn how to play the piano and not all are expected to become wizards at it. For the most part, students should practice the piano/keyboard more often than not and just keep up with the course requirements when enrolled in my class. It takes enthusiasm, interest and most of all perseverance to play the piano however, with me you will succeed and be driven to become a good and skilled pianist!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music room, seating room, piano, and keyboard

*** Travel Equipment ***
my keyboard

*** Specialties ***
All styles especially Classical.
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Lord I. April 14, 2014
Piano
Unprofessional and Unreliable

We scheduled Brenda for our daughter to come to our house. She never showed up, did not pick up her phone or responded to my text. She called back a couple of hours later and said she forgot. Ok, things happen, I get it. We rescheduled her to come again, this time she assured us she will be there. On that day, NO SHOW again. No call, did not pick up phone, did not respond to text. NOTHING! I received a text back a day later saying she cannot teach my daughter. Don't waste your time with Brenda B.
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Brenda B.

Brenda B.

Jacksonville, FL 32222
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Raymond (Remi) L.

Jacksonville, FL

Method used for Piano/Keyboard:

Easiest Piano Course Complete (by: John Thompsons)
Repertoire
Chords for the Right and Left hand:
The Art of Accompanying Songs

About Raymond (Remi)

I completed musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE, with Majors in Musical Education and as a Performing Artist.
I am a qualified bilingual Music Instructor.
I have performed as a guitarist with several orchestras, musical groups, bands and as classical guitar soloist I have given numerous recitals and concerts.
I have worked as a Music Educator at the Social & Pedagogic Academic Institutes teaching pedagogic & didactic principles to teachers and at the same time I have been teaching classical and popular guitar at all levels and
ages at several other music schools.
I wrote a guitar method "MELODIC GUITAR" for beginners from 7 years of age and up, and this method has been translated from Papiamentu into the English and Spanish languages.
Although my music background is classical, I play and teach popular music, which I love.
Just to mention a few guitarists who appeal to me: Carlos Santana, George Benson, Paco de Lucia, Julian Bream.
I also teach electrical and acoustic guitar, bass-guitar, piano/keyboard, ukulele, Venezuelan & PR cuatro, songwriting and music theory.
Music is an International language; a way to express inner feelings!
And Teaching it, is my passion!

*** Lesson Details ***
Studying with me will be more than moments of instruction and learning.
In addition to acquiring musical knowledge and technical skills, each class is really a musical experience.
The dynamic during class is focused on making music and in having fun, developing new technical skills and reaching your goals!
The Students will be constantly experimenting with various aspects of music: the Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm. I will be at all moments musically accompanying the student, developing his or her musical hearing pitch, musical aesthetic values, creativity, and artistic expression.
I offer quality Music Lessons!

*** Studio Equipment ***
A Studio equipped with comfortable chairs, desk, keyboards, guitars, white board, music stands, amplifier,
Parents can sit in on lessons

*** Specialties ***
Pop, Blues, Modern, Latin, Classical and Popular Music
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Valerie K. August 7, 2015
Piano · Online
Verified Student
Remi is such a blessing to me as my first piano teacher. He is extremely patient, encouraging and at the same time he challenges me to become a better player. His knowledge of music, experience in playing and teaching is very helpful to anyone from a newbie to the more experienced artist. Don't hesitate to search any further, Remi is the only teacher you or your child would need.
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Catherine D. August 6, 2015
Piano · Online
Verified Student
Without realizing it, I am reading notes and playing on my piano again after 43 years.
Remi is very patient and encourages with a joyful attitude.
I'm blessed.
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Helene S. August 3, 2015
Classical Piano · In studio
Learning the classical guitar from Raymond has been a lesson in patience and dedication for myself. I appreciate his attention to detail, his encouragement and his methodical method. This is my first experience with a music teacher that truly understands how to teach - imparting great insight and understanding. Raymond is a master teacher!
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Raymond (Remi) L.

Raymond (Remi) L.

Jacksonville, FL 32244
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$20 / 30-min
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Fran G.

Jacksonville, FL

The development of the piano lessons will depend on the level, goals, needs and available time of study of each student. Starting with board exercises that will provide independence and strengthen the fingers of both hands, studying at the same time the rhythmic figures, elements and symbols of a score.
I propose a flexible program to keep students excited and motivated, the idea is to make a diverse and entertaining class, although it is important to consider that the piano is a very rich instrument (rhythmic, harmonic and melodic instrument), which gives us many possibilities, but that requires constant practice to achieve a beautiful sound.

About Fran

Fran G. - Percussionist I Pianist

Born in 1981, Havana, Cuba.
At 7 years old he was accepted at the conservatory "Alejandro Garcia Caturla", where he started his study with a major in percussion and piano.
He continued studying at Conservatory "Amadeo Roldan".
In 2005, he finished his higher studies at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), University of the Arts at Havana, Cuba, receiving a degree of Bachelor of Music with a major in percussion, as a pupil of the professors Yaroldi Abreu and Roberto Concepcion.
Awarded a full scholarship, Mr. Garcia moved to Spain in 2006, to postgraduat
e at Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, under the tutelage of professor Robert Armengol.

As a percussionist he has been active musically participating in several editions of Havana's International Contemporary Music Festival, as well as Havana's International Percussion Festival ''PERCUBA'', playing in many of the most important theatres and concert halls in Cuba as a soloist and percussion ensemble. Also participated in the recording of the album ''New Conceptions'' of the Maestro Chucho Valdes.
While living in Barcelona he collaborated with the group “Percussions de Barcelona”, participating in Catolonia’s International Percussion Festival, and performed at L’Auditori, Palace of Catalan Music, Grand Theater of Liceu among others.

Parallel to all this he has been contributing in educational projects for 14 years.
Mr. Garcia was a percussion professor at Conservatory Amadeo Roldan, Conservatory Guillermo Tomas and National School of Art (ENA).

Currently he is working on his own musical project.
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Lena L. November 26, 2014
Drum · In studio
Wonderful teacher!
I only have good things to tell about Fran.
He is a great teacher and musician, patient, fun, reliable and knowledgeable. He makes percussion instruments sound fun and interesting for everybody in his class!
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Fran G.

Fran G.

Jacksonville, FL 32217
(1)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Lena L.

Jacksonville, FL

For all ages start at 3

The development of the piano lessons will depend on the level, goals, needs and available time of study of each student. Starting with board exercises that will provide independence and strengthen the fingers of both hands, studying at the same time the rhythmic figures, elements and symbols of a score.
I propose a flexible program to keep students excited and motivated, the idea is to make a diverse and entertaining class, although it is important to consider that the piano is a very rich instrument (rhythmic, harmonic and melodic instrument), which gives us many possibilities, but that requires constant practice to achieve a beautiful sound.​​

About Lena

Born in 1982, Havana, Cuba.
Singer, Actress and Music teacher.
Member of Jacksonville Symphony Chorus​.

Began studying piano at the tender age of 5 and four years later she was accepted at the
​Conservatory of Music "Manuel Saumell", where also studied singing and choral conducting.
She continued her superior studies until the age of 18 at Conservatory "Amadeo Roldan" specializing in choral conducting and music theory.

In the year 2000 was accepted at the University of Arts of Havana, Cuba (ISA) where she began studying opera singing and performing arts. During her time at IS
A participated in recitals as a soprano soloist and acting with the theater group "Century 21".

After earning her Bachelor’s Degree, won a scholarship awarded by the Fundacin Carolina to study at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, ​​Spain. There she had the privilege to be the apprentice of the prestigious singers Eduard Jimenez and Maria Soler.

After her postgraduate studies, Lena received Master lessons from the internationally recognized soprano Montserrat Caball at the city of Zaragoza, Spain.

Lena has being teaching music now for over ten years. Her profound love for music and children, inspired and motivated her to become a teacher.
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Saul W. August 30, 2015
Singing · In studio
Lena León is a professionally active Singer and a dedicated Music Teacher. She graduated from the Superior Institute of Arts (ISA) in La Havana, Cuba. She has a lovely presence that everyone can enjoy. I am extremely confident that you and/or your children will be exited and inspired by her knowledge and authority on the subject. I've known her as a close friend, and fellow teacher and musician. It brings me great joy to see how she has founded a new school 'CARPEDIEM', a place which I definitely recommend as a perfect environment to learn and expand your art sensitivity.
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Ester August 17, 2015
Singing · In studio
I know Lena for years and I can only say that she is a great teacher fully dedicated to her work. She's the best teacher I could found for my daugther singing lessons. She loves Lena, and she is expecting for a new lesson everyday.
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Jordan L. May 5, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
If I could give more than 5 stars, I would! I love love love having Lena as a singing instructor. She is very encouraging and truly does care about her students. She creates a safe space for her students to express and explore themselves. She also manages to make the more abstract concepts make sense to me, which isn't always an easy task! I can already see such a difference in my singing. Couldn't ask for a better voice instructor. Highly recommend.
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Lena L.

Jacksonville, FL 32217
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Frederick V.

Jacksonville, FL

I've been teaching piano for 9 years and my students have gone on to gain acceptance to various arts schools, magnet schools, and college music programs. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to read and understand basic sheet music and as time goes on you'll be able to perform songs matched to your ability. I specialize in classical music, early childhood music education, typically use 3-4 method books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: professional quality digital piano, music stand, and various teaching aids. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!.

About Frederick

Mr. Frederick V has a very extensive and diverse musical background as a woodwind instrumentalist. He has performed professionally in 25 countries touring with several bands and ensembles in his military music career as well as his civilian music career. He as played for numerous dignitaries including, 3 United States presidents, ambassadors, foreign presidents, and congressmen. During his time with Navy Band Southeast he was featured as a soloist numerous times on clarinet, saxophone, and flute in a variety of groups. He served as principal clarinetist in the navy band wind ensemble. He has
taught woodwind instruments at various music studios, privately, and in public schools. He has served as a guest artist clinician with music programs and universities in multiple countries throughout the Americas. His students have placed in the district and state level bands, and been excepted in various arts/magnet schools. Some have gone on to be music majors in college.
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Heather July 21, 2015
Saxophone · In home
My first lesson with Frederick was great. I'm an intermediate player and he started me off with good discipline exercises. He is a doubler on clarinet and flute and that is what I want to do. I think he'll be a good coach.
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Harold K. April 21, 2015
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
Very understanding teacher...listened to what I wanted to accomplish...refreshed my memory on many important aspects that I'd forgotten over my long layoff from playing...emphasized new techniques that would enhance / correct my playing habits and practicing. Looking forward to advancing and playing again !!
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Frederick V.

Jacksonville, FL 32221
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starting at
$28 / 30-min

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