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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
Newton Highlands, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
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Stephen B.

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At Berklee, Film Scoring was my major along with piano. We will learn the basics of Film Scoring with require readings from a variety of books that you purchase. Analyze film scores, watch movies, discuss and dissect the score, placement, Psychology, mapping out the music to film, famous scores, score readings
terminology, timings, types computer software for scoring, composition techniques for film, instrumentation for particular films, types of instruments, etc.

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home or to me wearing a mask for now. I teach Piano, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography. I

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Jake
Stephen's a great instructor both from a technical and personable perspective.

He's got a cornucopia of musical knowledge that's evident from how speaks to how he teaches. If you like any film score, chances are he knows how to play it.

Speaking as a beginner, I can say he's been very patient and knows a bunch of exercises and books to learn everything thing from theory to practical pieces to finger exercises.

He provides constructive guidance on what you're doing wrong, and I'm happy to see myself improve under his tutorage. (oh and if you're a sci-fi fan, you'll have a lot in common with him)
Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.

Goldie W.

Brookline, MA
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Goldie W.

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Seeking students of all ages to experience the art of Ballet.I have been teaching ballet for 6 years now. I have taught itty bitty babies to seniors in high school. I bring a fun and exciting approach to my ballet classes that will challenge you and make you feel like you are dancing like no one is watching by the end of the first lesson!

About Goldie

Hey everyone! My name is Goldie W. and I am a ballet teacher here in Boston. I have danced my whole life and have been a professional since I was 18. I am looking for students who are excited about Ballet and want to grow and fall in love with the art form. I accept all levels from first timers to

Ana E.

7 Reviews
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Professional Dancer and Teacher from Cuban National Ballet
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ana E.

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Experienced former professional ballet dancer, and specializing in the beginner/intermediate ballet classes. Everyone is welcome from kids to adults.
Lessons are customized to the needs/goals of the students.

I can teach beginners, starting from the basics to help you build a strong foundation of theory and technique.
For advanced levels we would work on your technique, posture, and artistic expression. We can work on some dances/variations if you are preparing for a competition or a performance.

Send me a message to see if we are a good match!

About Ana

Hello, My name is Ana. Let me tell you briefly about myself. I began studying ballet full time at the age of 10 at the Cuban National Ballet School. After numerous years of classes and exams I became a professional ballet dancer with the Cuban Ballet. I toured around the world dancing different

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Rachel C.
Fascinated with Ana's Mentoring and Coaching. She really picked up a lot on Technical Flaws that I possessed and effectively work to improve upon them. So happy to have her as my Coach!
Alex
We just had our first lesson with Ana. She got on great with our kids, and seems really to know what she's doing.
Tucker
Ana is just a really great teacher. First, she’s a really nice person. She’s also highly competent, patient, flexible, and obviously a wonderful dancer herself. She makes things fun, and yet still teaches in a classical way, which is great. Yay Ana!

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Alexandra W.

66 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Alexandra W.

66 Reviews
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I've been teaching acting for 5 years and my students have gone on to gain acceptance into Harvard University, Yale University and NYU. I specialize in audition technique, cold reading technique, Shakespeare performance, scene study, voice, speech, physical acting, and character creation. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels! I can't wait to meet you!

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Par

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Dan
Amazing to work with, made sure I was understanding every point as they were presented, super fun to talk to, overall a wonderful experience.
Lily
She was very nice and very well informed clearly knew what she was doing.
Medeena
she was really helpful!

Marye L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Marye L.

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I am a professional singer and have gone through over a year of vocal therapy for my own speaking voice. I understand the regime and technique esential for vocal stamina and am passionate about sharing my experience with others.

About Marye

My name is Marye. I am a Singer/Songwriter and Teaching Artist. I sing and play guitar, ukulele and piano. I have been teaching music privately since 2009 and I LOVE IT! I love sharing what I have learned in my own music career with my students. I love helping my students sing and play their fa

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Rachel
Marye combines discipline and skill with kindness and patience. She is a gifted teacher who cares deeply about her students, helping us increase our skills and grow and heal and express ourselves as human beings. I recommend her highly.
Wendy
There are piano teachers and then there is Marye. Marye is a graduate of one of the best music schools in the country. She combines yoga, psychology, singing, and digestible music theory to every lesson. You will stretch, sing, and clap your way to greater piano proficiency. Taking piano lessons from Marye is good for your soul.
Sue
“After decades of thinking I'd lost my ability to sing, I learned how to finally sing utilizing my diaphragm while studying with Marye! She helped me locate my vocal range, which was huge, while making it feel so inclusive and safe! The joy of singing has returned to my life through Marye's skilled, sensitive and sweetly cultivated music space.”
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Debbon A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Debbon A.

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I am a working actor and love the craft of acting. Everything about it. My respect and enthusiasm will be the hallmarks of my lessons. I find acting a deeply gratifying look at authentic behavior of ourselves and the world around us. I teach thru a basic Meisner approach with actual on-set and on-stage experience, all the tips of the trade, for working and booking. Coaching is also available.

About Debbon

I am a working actor, writer, producer in both Los Angeles and New York. In a lesson we will work with both scene study and monologues, of your choice or ones we find together. We will begin by breaking down the scene or monologue and personalizing it so the lines resonate from you experience and a

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"Daniel was great! I wasn't sure how an online lesson would be but it was totally effective. He's a really nice guy and had a lot patience with me as I had no experience at all."
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"I am a beginner and was pretty nervous. Kim is such an incredibly warm & positive person, she put me at ease immediately. We hit it off from the start. She gave me not only instruction on acting, but also information about the industry and how-to's on everything from calming my nerves to staying positive in everyday life. Kim definitely knows what she is doing and I am excited for her to take me on the journey of learning to act. I don't think I could have picked a better instructor!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Arlys A.
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Took Jazz Dancing lessons from Jordan W.
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Took Voice Acting lessons from J W.
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