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About Glenda J.

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West Bloomfield, MI
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About Glenda
After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to tailor each lesson to a student's individual needs and ability to ensure that their experience is as rewarding as possible!

*** Lesson Details ***
You will learn to play with ease and proficiency while learning the Music Theory that supports your playing. You will also receive ear training, which
will make learning more rapid, and more thorough.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio with piano, organ, and sound system; parents can sit in on lessons.

*** Travel Equipment ***
When needed, I provide printed learning supplements or in e-mail. The student should have his/her own instrument, so they can practice regularly.

*** Specialties ***
Gospel, Classical, Pop, Inspirational, Sacred, Wedding, etcetera
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Donald L. January 30, 2017
Verified Student · Organ · Online
Glenda is a GREAT instructor and I'm ready to continue with my next set of lessons!
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Don W. November 25, 2016
Verified Student · Organ · Online
First lesson went well - all appears to be just what I want to learn and looking forward to the journey.
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Ali J. August 12, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · Online
She's good
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Glenda J.

Glenda J.

West Bloomfield, MI 48322
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About Michelle L.

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Rochester, MI
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About Michelle
Music:
I'm studying music education at Wayne State University and I've been teaching students for a few years, but started as a paid teacher in June 2013. I teach basic piano and music reading to young children.
I am both a woodwind and brass player; I started as a clarinet/bass clarinet player, then I switched to horn in high school and have played flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. I started as a clarinet player back in September of 2006 and as a horn player in January of 2011. Horn is my primary instrument now, but I also play clarinet and saxophone
in pit orchestras and other ensembles.
I am an active player in the Wayne State University Bands and Orchestra, while staying an active member of the Rochester Community Concert Band (formerly called the Rochester College Concert Band).

German:
I graduated high school in 2013 with five years of German studies. My senior year, I took Advanced Placement German, and took the test for college credit. I made a friend/ pen pal in 2006 from Germany who has helped me through my years of study. I would love to be able to help those who either need to fill a graduation requirement or are just trying to learn a language and are struggling. I am now pursuing a minor in German.

Other:
Along with studying full time at Wayne State University, I am a certified caregiver. I currently use this certification to work with children with Autism. Children with special needs give me a challenge to teach, but I love the challenge and love the kids.
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William W. August 14, 2016
Verified Student · Trumpet · In studio
Michelle has done a fantastic job getting our son up to speed to begin middle school band this year.
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Kathleen H. August 18, 2015
Verified Student · Trumpet · In home
Michelle is great. Always on time and even when running only a couple minutes late she will let us know right away. Very nice with my 12 year old son. We have been taking lesson with Michelle for almost a year now and we think she is the best! I would highly recommend her for younger kids no matter what playing level.
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Carnell P. July 20, 2015
Verified Student · Trumpet · In home
My son enjoyed his first trumpet lesson with Michelle and is excited to continue learning more.
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Michelle L.

Michelle L.

Rochester, MI 48309
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$20 / 30-min

About Chenyu Z.

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Madison Heights, MI

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Hi there! Thanks for visiting my profile :)

Every 7-8 months, I host recitals for my students to perform in front of family and friends. Parents loved the previous recitals from May 2016 and January 2017. This gives students the opportunity to display their talents and hard work in a formal setting. Recitals are optional, for all instruments, and will be held at the Piano Place in Troy.

I have a Master's degree in Social Work and love building relationships with clients and empowering people. I currently still take piano & drum lessons from accomplished music teachers to continue learni
ng techniques to pass on to my students...I believe a great teacher never stops being a student.

**I no longer travel to students' homes for lessons, so please choose the option to take lessons at my apartment/studio. Thanks!**

I look forward to hearing from you,
Chenyu
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Jacob M. March 24, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · In studio
Chenyu was very polite and professional . I felt very relaxed with her teaching method . She goes with the pace of the students learning . She's very knowledgeable and thorough . Great teacher .
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Kierra C. March 11, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · In home
She was very knowledgeable and very courteous. A great instructor.
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Anish G. October 8, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Chenyu was an amazing instructor
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Chenyu Z.

Chenyu Z.

Madison Heights, MI 48071
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$25 / 30-min

About Valentina S.

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Birmingham, MI
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About Valentina
Hello everyone!I am Italian mother tongue and I have been teaching Italian for the past 3 years. While in college I acquired my Master's degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic of Turin. Currently I live in the Detroit and I would love to continue my passion for my Italian heritage by showing it off to others that lives here as well. I am available to teach: Italian history, Language, Architecture, Document translation from Italian to English and from English to Italian as well as anything else you need to know about the Italian culture!! As far as my teaching experience goes, I have prev
iously tutored English and Italian for young students ranging in age from elementary school to young adults. I teach in person and online as well. I like to teach using books, photographs and videos and prepare sheets with lesson of grammar and exercises. I’m very open minded and according to your preference I can organize the best lessons for you.
Have a nice day!
Buona giornata!
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Dania M. January 24, 2017
Verified Student · AutoCAD · Online
Valentina is very good teacher.
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Jeremy January 24, 2017
· AutoCAD · Online
As a beginner, I was very satisfied with my lesson. Valentina was very patient with me as well as being very helpful.
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Terry January 24, 2017
Verified Student · AutoCAD · Online
I didn't receive the help for which I had signed up. The 1st class she didn't have her computer and she said she wanted to just meet with me and discuss what we would learn. The second class was fairly productive, but she wasn't familiar with my newer version of AutoCad so we spend more time figuring out where to locate design items than learning how to modify them. The last lesson was a joke. The internet connection she used was simply to slow and I couldn't screen share or follow what she was doing.

I think this was the wrong way for me to get the help I needed.
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Valentina S.

Valentina S.

Birmingham, MI 48009
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$35 / 30-min

About Milene H.

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Keego Harbor, MI
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About Milene
I am a French native and qualified teacher with Qualified Teacher status. I have taught to companies, privates and language school centers at all levels and ages.
I can help to understand the subtle technicalities of the language, expand the vocabulary, and assist with pronunciation and fluency.
This is what students can expect to learn in my classes: Conversation, Pronunciation rules and practice, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing, Conjugation, Exercises and a lot of FUN! This is so important to learn in a positive and nice atmosphere.
My lessons are tailor-made to meet my students'
needs and I endeavour to cover all four skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. I love my work and I always make sure that the classes are adjusted to my students needs and concerns.
We can meet in your place (40 dollars + mileage), at my place (35 dollars) or in a public place like a library or a Coffee shop (the price will depend on how far it would be).
A bientot!
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Milene H.

Milene H.

Keego Harbor, MI 48320
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$25 / 30-min

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