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Irina D.

3 Reviews
Harpers Ferry, WV
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Irina D.

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I am a patient and sociable person who loves to teach. I am enthusiastic about my work, and am always thrilled to see the success of my students and share in their success. I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 24 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I was born in Uzbekistan in a Russian famil

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Celine K.

41 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano & Voice from George Mason University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

About Celine

I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Michael
Celine is very helpful and has been very supportive in finding songs that fit my current range but also challenge me!
Tod
Awesome experience!
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Philippe F.

82 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 13 to 65
  • Awarded Member from Association française pour l’enseignement du français
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Philippe F.

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My work experience includes the following:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPERIENCE – [Consumer Goods – Cosmetic Industry]
International Area Sales & Financial and Administrator
In Paris, France & Miami, Florida, either in local markets or in duty free markets, I established marketing plans and increased sales in assigned territories. I managed multimillion Dollar budgets. To that end, I used marketing mix knowledge to increase market penetration and brand awareness. Managed distributors; outlets and sales force during my tenure in the below organizations. I travelled to some 66 countries. I leveraged my past experiences in banking to assess distributors’ activities.

INTERNATIONAL BANKING EXPERIENCE - Commercial Banking Officer
Held positions in various areas – in Paris, France & London, U.K. - of commercial banking to include: Correspondent Banking Manager (Italy); International Loans Officer (Latin America), Letters of Credit Advisor; Head of Letters of Credit and bank guarantees and ...

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Nicholas
Philippe has been very flexible in working with my beginner skill level, but also challenges me to do more each week. He brings a lifetime of experience to each lesson. Merci!
Sarah
This is my second time taking French classes from Philippe.

He is a fantastic teacher, very patient snd creative in finding ways to ensure I understand and internalize concepts. Philippe is talented, accommodating, and most importantly, patient. The process of learning a new language can be frustrating at times but he is a wonderful teacher, adept at navigating roadblocks and ensuring that I don’t become overwhelmed and that the experience is positive.

I’ve had many instructors but none as effective and fun as Philippe!
Dave
This is an updated/revised review, now that I have been working with Philippe for a year and a half.

Philippe is truly a rare and outstanding instructor. He takes the time to tailor our lessons to my specific needs and interests. He also makes himself available outside our lessons for any questions that may arise.

Philippe periodically sends articles and other resources that are of interest. This is an impressive reminder of his dedication to the advancement of each and every student.

Through practicing the language, we have gotten to know each other well, and I truly consider Philippe to be not only my French instructor, but a good friend.

I strongly recommend Philippe without any reservation!
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Aldrin E.

70 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music from Conservatory of Bellas Artes
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aldrin E.

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Learn how to speak, read and write proper Spanish. I'm a native speaker that enjoys to teach and share my knowledge with anyone that is interested. I've tutored people from all ages and think that learning should be a fun process.

I am also a musician from the Conservatory of Bellas Artes in Colombia and a Music Producer from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. My Career began when I was 12 years old playing Piano and today I work among world known musicians.

Most of our students are from the South Florida area. Our pricing is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget.

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level. I am

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Valentina B.
Es fantástico u muy profesional mil gracias
Ernie O.
Great teacher
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Tony N.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks
  • Awarded AIM Songwriting 2019 Winner from VAFF
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tony N.

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Bass teacher experienced with teaching people aged 5-45! Whether you want to learn your favorite basslines and groove or rock out punk style, I pride myself in providing an accessible, comfortable learning environment whether you're just starting out or are looking to improve your musicality.

About Tony

Hi! My name is Tony, and I'm a music educator passionate about giving my students the skills to play music and the tools to take charge of their learning. I have been teaching guitar, piano, voice, music production, and songwriting for 10 years and have worked with pre-school aged kids, teens, and a

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Adam
Super nice guy, patient. I would've given it a 5 but we spent most of our time trying to figure out my hardware. Totally not his fault, I'm hoping he does some research about the hardware before or next lesson. I would recommend Tony for sure.
Liam C.
Great start for our 7 yo grandson. Tony immediately appealed to his musical interests, and prepared him to learn his first song next lesson.
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Took Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Exceptional! Toya is a working artist herself, so she is beyond knowledgeable about acting and voice. A lot of my daughter’s lessons ran longer than the time I paid, which is a rare, and very generous thing. Toya makes sure you get what you pay for and more. She’s so passionate about helping talent find their way in the arts. She is equally great at helping parents who know nothing about the arts, like me, learn the best way to support our kids in the arts, which is just incredible. She is beyond talented, very professional, and an absolute inspiration to all those she teaches. My daughter started out with no experience, and learned it all from Toya. She is now working as a professional actor thanks to Toya! My family and I will get to see my daughter in a major film in theatres! By far the best acting/vocal instructor on TakeLessons or anywhere else, hands down."
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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"Very talented, skilled and effective instructor. Taught through demonstration and coaching. Very effective."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Tamika T.
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"David is masterful, an Acting Coach! He uses coaching skills to customize his training to his students. My daughter is always looking forward to end her week with David. It is always a treat for her! What a wonderful sight to see coach/coachee relationship in learning acting skills!"
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Took Theater Acting lessons from David T.
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"My first lesson was great! She made me feel very comfortable!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Patient. Gifted Teacher!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Amy C.
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"Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"I am very please with the results. As I read and we spoke Randy detected habits or
mispronunciations in my speech. Just having him draw my attention to them I began hearing them in everyday conversation. He is an excellent and fun coach and I highly recommend him for anyone wanting to improve and polish their speaking whether business or giving presentations. I plan to use him for some on camera and public speaking pointers. Thanks Randy!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"She was amazing!! really attentive and helpful , made noticable improvements with my pirouettes after my first session!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Stephanie M.
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