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Barbara C.

East Lansing, MI

About Barbara

An experienced piano & voice teacher who has taught hundreds of students in the Lansing/East Lansing area . Ages range from five to adult. I've coached voice students for auditions in school/community musicals. I've coached piano students for music performances in recitals and solo & ensemble festivals. I am also a Registered Music Therapist who has taught simplified piano lessons to students with special cognitive and physical needs. I have taught in students' homes, in my own home and at music stores. I received both a bachelor's and master's degree in music from Michigan State Universi
ty. I am caring, loving and motivating toward my students. I communicate well with people at all levels. I modify music teaching methods to meet each student's level of learning.

*** Lesson Details ***
I expect my students to practice daily, bring completed homework assignments in music theory to each lesson, listen carefully and attentively to my instructions, try new techniques, ask questions, and be consistent in attending their lessons each week. I use the Alfred piano methods for children, older learners and adults, along with the Schaum Keynote Speller (Primer and Level One) for beginning piano students. If students are interested in branching off into classical music repertoire, I concentrate on musical selections that they choose from various classical composers. If they are interested in more easy-going, popular music/broadway musical selections, then we concentrate on selections that they choose.
For voice students, I use the Estelle Liebling Vocal Course for vocal technique skills; and I allow them to choose songs that they are interested in learning, whether it be popular music, broadway songs, church music, or more formal styles of music. After 3-6 months, the piano students will have learned all the basic skills in reading music, developed finger coordination and sight-reading skills, and advance to a higher level of piano performance. Voice students will have learned all the vocal techniques, breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, music theory related to reading music, expressive music techniques, and performance techniques.

*** Studio Equipment ***
stand up piano in living room seating for parents

*** Specialties ***
Alfred Piano Courses (Children & Adult), Estelle Liebling Vocal Course,
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Tayvon March 17, 2016
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She was very personable, and understanding. Definitely made me feel more confident in myself.
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Brett R. February 16, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Barbara is a wonderful teacher. She's kind, patient and knowledgeable about her craft. She has a genuine passion for teaching the joys of making music and song, and is always quick with words of encouragement.
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Riko U. May 7, 2015
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She was kind. She was a good player, I like listening to her piano.
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Barbara C.

Barbara C.

East Lansing, MI 48823
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Ya-Ju C.

Lansing, MI

About Ya-Ju

I am a professional pianist. I have been teaching piano since 2007. I teach private piano lessons from beginner to advanced level. Style and length of lessons can always be customized depending on students' interest and goal.

I started playing piano at the age of 4. I earned a Bachelor's degree from Taipei Municipal University of Education in Taiwan, and a Master's degree in piano performance from Kent State University. I am currently working on my doctoral degree in piano performance and master degree in piano pedagogy at Michigan State University.
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Ya-Ju C.

Ya-Ju C.

Lansing, MI 48910
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Jonathan B.

East Lansing, MI

About Jonathan

Hello!

It is exciting that you are thinking about piano lessons! Music is one of the most amazing ways that each human being can nurture their relationship with themselves and their world. Whatever your goals are, it is my primary purpose as your teacher to help you achieve your personal best via musical discoveries and experiences.

I look forward to helping you advance toward your goals!

Jonathan
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Jonathan B.

East Lansing, MI 48824
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$25 / 30-min
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Katherine R.

Haslett, MI

About Katherine

I am going to be a senior at Calvin College and I am studying Psychology and Music. From first hand experience I know that a good teacher can make all the difference. That's why I desire to cater every lesson or tutoring session to the student, as I desire to make every session an enjoyable, fun, and informative experience! I am a performer and songwriter, and my main instruments are piano, voice, and alto saxophone. I have experience in styles such as: classical, opera, jazz, pop, musical theater, blues, and more! Along with music I have also studied many other subjects at Calvin, such a
s writing, philosophy, and french; all of which I am very capable of tutoring in. There is also no commitment needed prior to the first tutoring session or lesson. Thanks for reading, and I look forward to hearing from you!
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Katherine R.

Katherine R.

Haslett, MI 48840
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$20 / 30-min
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Andrea S.

East Lansing, MI

About Andrea

Hi. I teach guitar and do personal training for track and field, fitness,and athletic development. I have been playing guitar for 7 years and teach all types of music styles. You can view some of my guitar playing on my instagram at https://www.instagram.com/andrea_sietsema/. I also run track and field at MSU. I am majoring in Kinesiology and have a lot of knowledge to share about training and fitness. My instagram for this is https://www.instagram.com/invictusstrengthandfitness/.
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Andrea S.

Andrea S.

East Lansing, MI 48823
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$20 / 30-min

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