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Penny S.

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Beverly, MA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Penny S.

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Penny’s sound background in Stanislavski’s teachings, coupled with years of experience on stage as an actor and behind the table as a director has helped to mold her into a passionate, dedicated, and energetic educator and performer. Her instruction focuses not just on the student’s technique, but developing the student as a whole - working with posture, confidence, interpretation and artistry. She also incorporates the use of yoga and movement as tools to free the actor in mind and body. In addition to private acting, she teaches voice and voice/piano combo lessons. Penny has been a private instructor for over 18 years and works with students of all ages and levels. Formerly the Coordinator of Theater at Endicott College, she has ten years of experience teaching and directing at the collegiate level. A native of the Chicagoland area, Penny is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University (BM, Vocal Performance) and the Boston Conservatory (MM Opera Performance).

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Come sing, play and act by the sea in beautiful Beverly! Penny’s sound background in classical study coupled with a lifelong love of musical theatre has helped to mold her into the passionate, dedicated, and energetic educator and performer that she is today. Her instruction focuses not just on the

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I started working with Penny when I was 11 years old and she has done wonders to my voice. When I first started singing, I had no training and had a very little range. Thanks to Penny, I have grown not only as a singer, but I am a stronger performer as well. She helped me with everything: from building my repertoire, to audition prep, and through the college application process. I am now studying at Dean College and getting my BA in Musical Theatre, and I still see Penny for lessons when I am home. I owe all of my success to Penny’s training!!
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Mia R.

22 Reviews
Norfolk, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Mia R.

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I can help youngsters overcome stage fright and gain confidence and poise for auditions and performance.

About Mia

I am a professional singer and actress with opera and musical theater credits. Singing is my passion! I love to sing, and I LOVE to teach others to sing! The human voice is the most natural instrument of all, and helping others to bring out the beauty of the natural instrument that lies within t

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Shawnee
Mia is amazing!! love her
Matthew
Mia’s experience came through right away and I was glad I found her through this site. We started working on a few things to improve technique and Mia pointed out several major foundational concepts to begin thinking about. The lesson was a lot of fun!
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Mia is amazing!!

She is a pleasure to learn from and to spend time with!!

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Alyssa C.

3 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaches students 10 to 95
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University
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Alyssa C.

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Alyssa has been performing since 2003. She has a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from Northern Arizona University (2016) and is pursuing her Master of Music degree in Opera Performance at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee (2018).

Skills taught include: vocal technique, audition preparation, role preparation, movement, preparation, and presentation.

Alyssa's most recent operatic roles include: Parpignol (La Femme Boheme), Anna Reich (Die listigen Weiber von Windsor), Lucinda (Dark Sisters), and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Alyssa also performs regularly in private concert events.

Alyssa's most recent musical theatre roles include: Lois Lane/Bianca (Kiss Me, Kate!), Mrs. Segstrom (A Little Night Music), and in scenes as Roxie Hart (Chicago), Audrey (Little Shop of Horrors), and Mayzie (Seussical the Musical).

About Alyssa

Alyssa, soprano, performs regularly in the Boston area, most recently with MassOpera and Boston Conservatory Opera. She will be returning to Miami Music Festival as an Apprentice Artist this July, reprising her role of Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro. This past spring, she was the music dire

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Tobin G.
Alyssa is a wonderful teacher This was my first voice lesson ever. She was understanding, enthusiastic and very helpful in getting me started
Susan.
Alyssa is an upbeat, encouraging, and patient teacher. Her own singing voice is beautiful, and she sings very professionally in a wide range of genres. She is reliable, pleasant, sincere, and capable. She gives each student her full attention and tailors her lessons to each one's particular talent (as well as where they're in need of improvement). I recommend Alyssa very highly... She's delightful!
Craig J.
I have known Alyssa now for about a year and she is a true master of her art form. She is knowledgeable and genuine in her teaching and performing, and always seeks the best for her students. I highly recommend her as your teacher.

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Milton J.

38 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching Theatre Acting for over two years. I specialize in Cold-Reading Techniques, Stage Vocal Exercises and Preparation, and Stage Presence Cultivation. My methods will help you tap into your inner stage actor and realize your potential!

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton J. and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in orde

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shanti G.
Made me feet so comfortable. He is patient and breaks down lesson into steps with clarity.
Mystie
We got SUPER fortunate to come across Milton as a piano teacher for our son who is diagnosed with Moderate/Severe Autism. If you are considering a special needs piano teacher, you too, lucked out finding Mr. Milton.
He is incredibly patient and calm, but firm. He has a cool vibe about him that creates a “jam session” atmosphere instead of the traditional stiff ol’ lady kind of approach. He has been great with incorporating our home and school behavior program to ensure our son is successful. He is also adaptable in how he teaches to ensure he is reaching our son that is most effective to his learning style. But most importantly he was honest with us as we began this road into special needs piano lessons. We were not sure if our son was even teachable. He was open to trying a few lessons to see if there were some foundational strengths he could work with . Mr. Milton was very articulate about what strengths he saw in our son despite his impairments that allowed us to decide to continue with investing in lessons. He wasn’t just trying get another client and take our money. We love Mr. Milton, and even on our son’s worst days , he always love to see him too.
Aubrey H.
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Kay B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA of Music concentration in Voice from CSULB
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Kay B.

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I have been teaching Piano for 20 years now. I have taught students from age 2 1/2 - Adult. I was self-taught when I was a kid and begun taking formal lessons as a very young adult in my early twenties. I graduated from CSULB with my BA in Music with a concentration on Voice. As a Music major, you

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Athan G.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Jazz Performance/Composition from California State University Northridge
  • Teaching since 2012
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Athan G.

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Having worked on multiple movies, as well as collaborations with Emmy nominated film composers and orchestrators, I can guarantee that I will take your film music scoring to the next level! Using modern music writing techniques, as well as looking back to the film scoring greats that came before, we will develop a personal curriculum to help you reach your film scoring goals.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Athan is the best! So patient and so helpful!
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Keomi gives a great cardio workout where you really sweat yet the class is so fun that you don’t notice how hard you are working!
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"Carissa was clear and careful in explaining to our 7 year old how to do the steps she needs to learn for her next level of Ballet."
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"Sara is super patient and very prepared! I'm really happy to have taken my first step into ballet under her guidance, looking forward to our next lesson!"
- Helena
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Anthony Michael is very skilled and adept at working with Shakespeare. He is patient and focused, and allowed me to find the sense of the piece together. I would highly recommend him!"
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Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Anthony Michael M.
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"Jason was passionate, engaged, and very support of our 11 year old daughter who was trying out for an audition at her school. I would strongly recommend him"
- Deeya
Took Child Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"Excellent communication skills and extremely patient. Sasha keeps the pace at the right level so that the dance steps are challenging but achievable."
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Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"A very good first lesson. We went over breathing exercises and scales. Also had time for Amy to critique my speaking style through a portion of a speech I will be giving in a month. Time well-spent.

She briefly went over the next lesson plan and gave me a little homework to do as well.

I got a lot out of this lesson and I can see how this will help me accomplish my goal of being a better public speaker and having a more controlled and stronger voice.

Looking forward to future lessons."
- Alan
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Amy C.
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"I had just met Chad briefly before we started working together. I will never forget working with him. He listens to your thoughts and needs and maintains an open line of communication all throughout his teaching process.

As an instructor, he won't stop until anywhere short of what he believes you are capable of as an actor, so when you work with him be prepared to be pushed to your potential."
- Brent
Took Theater Acting lessons from Chad B.
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