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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

About Kan

“The concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease.” -Mark Swed
Music Critic
October 23, 2008 LA Times

Acclaimed by the LA Times as a soloist Kan has been a concertmaster in various orchestras, as Shanghai Youth Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and MJD International Symphony Orchestra, she has collaborated with numerous renowned musicians, including Seiji Ozawa, Mstislav
L. Rostropovich, Lang Lang, Yundi Li, and Josep Carreras among others. Kan earned Bachelor’s Degree from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, China, where she studied with Professor Ding Zhi Nuo. Currently, she is the concertmaster of Azusa Pacific University Orchestra, and a student of Artist Certificate Programme under Professor Charles Stegeman on full scholarship.

She received her bachelor's degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where she studied under Professor Ding Zhi Nuo. To further pursue her music career, Kan came to study in the United States on full scholarship at Azusa Pacific University, where she received the Artist Certificate Program Diploma in 2010. Meanwhile, she served as concertmaster for the Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra. Kan studied under professor Charles Stegeman, and recently obtained her Music Performance masters.

*** Lesson Details ***
First, I need to talk to my students about their goals. Not only for the adult, teacher also need to know what kids want to know about music. They are interested in it sometimes, they just don't know. Second, I will let them know, interests is just the first step. If you want to learn, you have to pay! Pay your patient, and your endeavor. I will teach in some specific ways to motive students to approach the goals. for example: listen, singing, playing, reading is the process to make the students catch the goal faster without lost their interests! So involve more activities in the lessons is very important! Also, serious technique practice is necessary. As I mentioned before, not only interests, if you want to learn , you have to pay. Once you catch your goal, you will feel happy that the teacher has been pushed you for some boring finger exercise.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I do have a grand piano at home.For violin students, they should have their own instrument.

*** Specialties ***
Suzuki style, classical, contemporary, modern music
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Georgia A. August 2, 2016
Violin · Online
Verified Student
I love class with Kan in violin. I can tell she is very passionate about it and that's exactly what I need. She's only made my love for the violin never ending; she has all the patience in the world and more. Wonderful Instructor!
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Elaine G. September 25, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My daughter loves Kan as her teacher. She gets her really excited and motivates her to get through her books which makes learning super easy. She is fabulous and I would recommend her to anybody.
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Paul L. April 29, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Kan is very helpful and friendly. Whenever my daughter needed some extra help, she was always willing to stay longer to help.
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Kan W.

Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701
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starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Shaheed S.

Riverside, CA

About Shaheed

Shaheed is a graduate of the University of Southern California, with a Master of Arts in Teaching- TESOL, a B.A. in Dramatic Arts (Jack Nicholson Award winner), and a minor in Entrepreneurship. He has taught EFL & ESL learners and teachers in Malaysia, South Korea, Los Angeles, Brunei, Thailand, China, Cambodia, Myanmar, and the Philippines. He just concluded his second term as an English Language Fellow with the U.S. Department of State. Through projects set up by the U.S. Embassy, he worked directly with local teachers, students, and education professionals to enact meaningful and sustainabl
e changes in the way English is taught. Hosted by the University of Malaysia Kelantan, he taught English for Business. He also facilitated teacher training and English enrichment workshops for the Ministry of Education and the Southeast Asia region. He currently teaches ESL at Santa Monica College and Irvine Valley College.
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Qian W. October 30, 2016
ESL · Online
Verified Student
Shaheed is a very very very nice teacher,he is so professional in ESL,I like the style of his teaching
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Qian W. October 30, 2016
ESL · Online
Verified Student
Shaheed is a very very very nice teacher,he is so professional in ESL,I like the style of his teaching
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Ximena September 29, 2016
ESL · Online
Verified Student
Excelent!
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Shaheed S.

Shaheed S.

Riverside, CA 92508
(6)
starting at
$35 / 60-min
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Javier D.

Riverside, CA

About Javier

Hola, cómo estás? I am a certified native teacher. I love teaching, and have all my life. I was born in Madrid, Spain, and I now live in California. My native born language skills, immersed here in America, make me an excellent option for a tutor. In my opinion, it is highly recommended to get a native tutor for learning a foreign language.I am certified to teach through Sonorele Learning Awareness, in Spain.

I know how to teach you Spanish in the best way, with fun and effective classes, with patience, and with speaking slowly and clearly. You will learn proper pronunciation, our express
ions, our culture and our customs, by enjoying and practicing with me, through one on one conversation, exercises, repetition, and homework.

In regards to how I teach, I incorporate the essential modalities of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. By practicing with all these forms, you will feel success in a few classes.
I am flexible with my hours, and I am available to travel to meet personally or to do a class online, either individually or in a small group. I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve excellence in your studies!

Muchas gracias por tu atención.
Saludos,
Javier
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Traci F. January 13, 2017
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
NO-SHOW!
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Traci F. January 13, 2017
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
First impression.....LATE!!!!! 45 min LATE!!!!!!!!!
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Nam December 21, 2016
Spanish · Online
Verified Student
My son had fun every time he took class with Javier!
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Javier D.

Javier D.

Riverside, CA 92507
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$15 / 45-min
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Frank N.

Moreno Valley, CA

About Frank

I am from Peru, which is where I started my career in teaching. For nearly four years I taught Spanish as a Second Language to American young adults who were preparing to serve Spanish-speaking missions in South America.

Additionally, I was a Spanish editor. I developed great attention to detail and excelled in the correct and elegant use of the Spanish language.

Lately, I have worked as a Spanish Instructor for Language Bird in Los Angeles. During that time, I taught students and career professionals from the basic, intermediate and advanced levels of Spanish.

I am very capable in a
dapting and customizing lessons to fit your learning style. I would be able to help you develop your Spanish language skills in the areas of reading comprehension, writing, grammar, listening and speaking.

It would be a pleasure to meet with you at your convenience to discuss my qualifications, as well as any Spanish language needs you may have.

Thank you for your time and consideration.
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Dennis October 3, 2016
Spanish · In home
So far I have taken 8 lessons with Frank. For the first lesson, he arrived on time and with a lesson plan that seemed built just for me, based on the initial questionnaire I filled out. Since that first lesson he has been very punctual and fully prepared for the lesson of the day. I have enjoyed my lessons with Frank who is a patient and very knowledgeable tutor. Tutoring is a slow and painful process, but Frank seems to enjoy it and cares that he does the best he can for his student. If you are looking for a tutor to teach you Spanish, I don't think you will be disappointed by hiring Frank for the job.
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Doug September 18, 2016
Spanish · In home
Verified Student
Good start.
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Ruby B. September 13, 2016
Spanish · In home
Verified Student
Very professional and patient.good teaching style, easy to understand.
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Frank N.

Frank N.

Moreno Valley, CA 92557
(3)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Sini L.

Riverside, CA

About Sini

I'm a French native who moved to the US one year ago. While living in France, I graduated with my bachelor's degree in French literature and then my master's degree in Information and communication sciences. For three years I worked as a certified teacher-librarian in middle schools as well as in high schools. I also have experience tutoring students and I wish I could keep helping out new students here.
I love literature and arts and crafts like DIY projects but my main passion is cooking. I've been told I'm especially good at making crepes so don't hesitate if you want to learn some new Fr
ench cuisine tricks !
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Quynbi H. November 19, 2016
French · Online
Verified Student
Our first lesson was lovely! Looking forward to many more.
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Eric September 17, 2016
French · Online
I have a girlfriend in France and I wanted to surprise her by learning the language. I bought a book but I was struggling with pronunciation and grammar rules. Sini helped me get my accent on and speak conversational and correct French. We had a lot of fun and got some good results!
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Sini L.

Sini L.

Riverside, CA 92505
(2)
starting at
$15 / 30-min

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