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Hernan B.

Medford, MA
Starting at $167
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2001
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Hernan B.

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Learning Argentine Tango can change your life in numerous ways. I know, because I teach it for like - forever. Special people start learning the Tango and this is not without reason. We have a saying - you do not choose Tango. Tango chooses you. And when the time is right - you will encounter it.

I am not gonna lie to you. It will not be easy. But it is the best thing you will ever do for Your Partner and Yourself! Argentine Tango is not just a dance.
My partner and I think of an Argentine Tango as a Philosophy of Life. People who join us on the journey to discovery usually stay for years. I would say forever, but that's. a tricky word since I had not experienced foreverness quite yet... It would indicate immortality, right?

Tango is a dance based on communication between two bodies - the dance is improvised. That means the Leader proposes the movement to the Follower in response to what she confirms the understanding of it and interprets it in the way she and her body understood ...

About Hernan

Hernan has taught and performed at various festivals, milongas, and studios in New York and Massachusetts as well as in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, and Argentina. He was a principal dancer in the off-Broadway dance play Let's Speak Tango and choreographed and starred in the short film

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Jimi Z.

14 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Awarded Max Winkler Music Scholarship from Belwin Mills Music Publishing
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Jimi Z.

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All levels taught. Acting lessons focus on Diction, Projection, Inflection and flow of speech. McClosky Technique utilized in Speech.

About Jimi

BIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL OVERVIEW With a nationally known reputation as a Pop Music Producer, Voice and Piano Teacher, Voice Therapist and Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist and Woodwind expert with over 30 years of Teaching Experience, Jimi Z. will connect with you or your child's needs at their very

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Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
Zalmen
So much in so little time!
Zalmen
I'm happy to have learned so much from Jimi in my first session.
He takes you very siriuly and is ready to accommodate according to your level.
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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
Newton Highlands, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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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.

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Marye L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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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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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

Recent Reviews
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.
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William P.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Performance in Vocal Music Contemporary Studies from Valley Forge Christian College
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William P.

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Choral blending and harmonies build the strength to a great choir. Light music theory with group vocal coaching will be the core of my teaching style. I can arrange music for any group size. Being eclectic allows me to teach you how to make music in any genre. Please contact me with what you are looking for from a teacher and we can get a great choir program running.

About William

Hello everyone. My journey into teaching has opened up so many doors for me and has made me a better instructor. I have been participating in music programs from the age of 3. Music is my passion. I have learned many instruments along the way, and I have pressed through to achieve not only my acade

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Peter S.
Will is knowledgeable, thorough and kind! He is a great instructor.
Sid
He’s been amazing with my middle schooler for euphonium!
Amanda G.
Very Patient during the lesson and also can adapt to your learning style. He is also very clear with his directions.

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My husband and I are both novice dancers and Andrew has made each lesson fun yet very informative. He is very easy to work with, has lots of patience and has a firm understanding of all types of dance that he teaches. I never thought my husband or I would be able to dance and use real dance moves but with Andrews help we are learning a lot and having a blast doing it. We are learning specific moves and techniques all thanks to our great instructor. I would recommend Andrew in a heartbeat."
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"Cynthia was absolutely amazing! My niece loves working with her. Her acting skills and presence have tremendously improved because of Cynthia."
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Took Acting lessons from Cynthia V.
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"When my 12 year old son says he would like to continue I am happy with that!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"Ms Tahirah is a Great Teacher. She takes the time out to spell each word and also gave definitions. You can truly feel how much she loves to dance."
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Took Ballet lessons from Tahirah C.
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Jennifer J.
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"What a great teacher and a fun time. Looking forward to our next lesson"
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Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Andrew H.
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"Excellent lessons with instruction from an experienced instructor. Easy to talk to and ask advice from, she provides energy and enthusiasm to each class (even when exhausted)!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Sarah M.
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"My son loves her, after we left I asked him how he thought it was and he said mommy this is the best I know I’m going to have fun... she’s funny."
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Took Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"David was great during his lesson with my son Kage. He helped Kage to open up and have fun. He gave great advice to both of us for moving forward, and Kage is still talking about his fun lesson. We look forward to many more!"
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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