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Valerie B.

49 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • BS in Music Education, K-12 from West Chester Universtity, West Chester, PA
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Valerie B.

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My approach is fun, simple, and easy to understand. I focus on getting a strong foundation and excellent first experience with music. The child will be given a lesson and theory book to work from, but will also be encouraged to sing music they personally like. This keeps the child motivated to practice and adds an element of fun! These songs can then be used in our recitals, for auditions, or put in their personal repertoire book.

I have also successfully prepared many students for their Cab Calloway School for the Arts auditions and have made it in.

About Valerie

Hi there! My name is Valerie. I'm a certified music teacher that loves to see a person grow in their love and ability for music. With 20+ years of teaching privately, experience teaching publicly in elementary school music classrooms, enjoying several years as a certified Kindermusik (preschool m

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Alexander M.
Valerie is an excellent piano teacher. As an adult, I worked an obvious challenging schedule. She was extremely flexible and I always appreciated it! Valerie is very passionate about teaching piano and she is an incredibly talented and fun teacher! 10/10 would recommend!
Lisa A.
Valerie has been helping our daughter for several months with singing, music theory and piano. A very well-rounded, supportive and upbeat instructor. My daughter looks forward to seeing her every week.
Barb
Valorie is a wonderful teacher!!! She’s very up beat and keeps the lesson moving. Very committed to teaching, and to your child learning. Highly recommended!
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Jamil G.

2 Reviews
Aberdeen, MD
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jamil G.

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Music iPortal started in 2013 as a small home studio teaching local students in the neighborhood. Since then, has grown to not only teaching music from Beginner to Advance but also teaching students how to sing, produce music, perform and record music professionally. Currently Jamil Gaston has two studios. A Piano Studio in Aberdeen and a Recording Studio in Baltimore.

About Jamil

I have three children myself and my joy for teaching started 10 years ago when I started teaching my oldest at 3 years old and now in middle school watching her not only play piano but also in band, all from listening to her dad. I have played for my church, directed multiple choirs from youth to s

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Candice
Jamil's love of music and dedication to his students is exceptional. My daughter's skills and technic have quadrupled under his direction. I highly recommend his services.
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Lori A.

8 Reviews
Avondale, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Lori A.

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A graduate of the famous Curtis Institute of Music, Lori A has played all over the world. She has played with greats such as Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Pavarotti, and Leonard Bernstein. After being invited to the White House, she performed for President Reagan.
Lessons incorporate both fun songs plus technique.

About Lori

Hello! Thank you for your interest in my profile. I teach piano, trumpet, French horn, music theory, ESL and early childhood music classes. My certifications are in ESL and Music Together, a class for children with a guardian. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the University of N

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Rick *.
Lori is a very capable and patient teacher, and is very good at adapting her instruction to my pace and needs.
Oscar
Lori is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable, patient and good looking.
Maezee
Lori did not seem Interested in getting to know my daughter and did not seem very professional (she seemed to be in a closet at the beginning of the lesson?). We will look for another on-line piano teacher.
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Katie P.

27 Reviews
Bel Air, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French, German, Italian
  • Awarded Winner of National Association for Teaching Singing Regionals from NATS
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Katie P.

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Get a strong technical foundation. Build your repertoire. Prepare for auditions.

About Katie

Hello! I am Katie P. and I have been teaching for three years. In 2016, I received my Bachelor's of Music in Vocal Performance from James Madison University and my Masters of Music in Vocal Performance from Peabody in 2018. While I attended Peabody, I lived with my parents in Bel Air, so I taught th

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Linda
Had an excellent 1st lesson. Thank you.
Helen
I came to the lesson not knowing what is going to happen and a bit apprehensive. Katie made me feel very comfortable. I was able to learn how to use my breathing better in the short 30 minutes we met. I am looking forward to more lessons.
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Heather W.

22 Reviews
Abingdon, MD
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  • Speaks Korean
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Heather W.

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I've been teaching piano for over 13 years. I use Alfred's Premier Piano Courses levels 1 - 6 for children. For adults I use Alfred's Lesson Book 1 - 3. My teaching goals for all my students are to enable them to read and make music so that they could experience the joy of journeying in the realm of musical sounds.
My philosophy in teaching piano is very much like learning to drive a car. Once a person learns the mechanism of driving so many possibilities open for the person to enjoy trips to many places that bring pleasures that destiny could offer. In some ways, playing the piano is very much like learning to drive a car. Once the mechanism of making music is mastered, the possibilities of making journeys of musical sound is endless.

About Heather

Hi, I'm Heather. I live in a small town called Abingdon in Harford County, MD, It's about 15 minutes north of Baltimore, I live with my husband and two bunnies. My career began as a RN with Bachelor’s degree in Nursing until in 2001. I had a diversion of career from nursing and I absolutely f

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Nikki Johnson
As an older student returning to piano, I feel that I am filling in the gaps in theory and technique that I did not have the patience for as a kid. Highly recommend!
Harper H.
My daughter's first lesson was great. She was excited to do her homework and can't wait for her second lesson.
Frank S.
Heather is patient and kind. She brings both technical and people skills to our practice sessions. If one of my family members or close friends asked me recommend a piano teacher, with no hesitation, I would enthusiastically reccomend Heather.
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Kay G.

Landenberg, PA
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  • Speaks
  • Bachelor's of Music from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kay G.

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I am a freelance professional trumpet player. I have Bachelor’s degree in Music with a trumpet focus and a concentration in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have performed in Italy and locally as a soloist, chamber musician, jazz musician and orchestra member. I teach beginner through college level and students. My lessons are tailored to the needs of the individual student, including preparation for auditions and juries.

I also welcome adults who want to try something new or pick the trumpet back up and play for fun.

About Kay

I am a freelance professional trumpet player. I have Bachelor’s degree in Music with a trumpet focus and a concentration in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. I have performed in Italy and locally as a soloist, chamber musician, jazz musician and orchestra member. I play the

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"I held a virtual team painting event and invited Sharon to be our tutor. My team has a tight budget, but Sharon managed to fit the painting kit under the budget & the paint was high quality! She also made a video helping us prepare for the painting event: how to stain the palette, how to wash the brushes and how to coat the canvas.

In the painting event, we had a large group (~15 people), so it’s very difficult to coordinate. People had different questions every 5 mins, or people asked the same questions, or you had to wait for other people. Sharon was very patient to answer everyone’s questions. We even went overtime but Sharon was very nice that she continued finishing the painting with us.

All my teammates produced very nice paintings! Majority of them have never painted before, but they created beautiful paintings under Sharon’s guidance. Thank you Sharon!"
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