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Priscilla L.

57 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • B.F.A. in Fine Art Photography from Corcoran College of Art + Design
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Priscilla L.

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First thing I do before first day of class is send out an enthusiastic email to introduce myself. We then Briefly discuss the learning goals for the course based on the visual literacy,technical,and intellectual competencies the students would like to achieve by the end of a period. This is ideal for me to design the course or update an existing course for the student's desired outcomes. The customized syllabus and the schedule are completed along with a comprehensive strategy for what will take place during our lesson together. Your art knowledge will not only be enhanced by understanding contemporary artistic developments but your understanding of what is art in society will most absolutely be enriched.

About Priscilla

Hi! I’m Priscilla also known as Ms. P. to my students. I'm a mentor who values a unique and creative approach to learning music and photography. In my career, I’ve realized the importance of using a variety of teaching techniques catered to a student's learning style. As a mom, I’m witness to

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Jamar
You can not directly get someone to see that they can be better or do better without a bit of influence.
Ms. P has been a positive influencer to my daughter. She taught techniques and gave her a written action plan for practice. I looked for someone my daughter could look up to and see herself in. She’s played drums and piano in school when she was younger and now wants to focus on being a vocalist. Ms. P offers lessons in singing and playing instruments. I figure she would be a perfect example of what you can do with your talents. My daughter words are below:

“Working with Mrs.P was a great experience. i didn’t realize how much breathing comes into play while singing. She showed me how to elongate my voice and sing from my chest instead of my throat. She’s very funny and kind and makes learning a comfortable experience.”

I'm thankful for Takelessons online options and finding Ms. P for my daughter's vocalist growth.
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Alexia H.
Priscilla has such a calming and warm presence! I love how she opened the lesson with meditation and stretching exercises.

And she jumped right into teaching me the song I wanted to learn how to play. I’m really going to enjoy taking more lessons with her. 😊
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Maureen W.

35 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo an

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Karen A.

4 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch
  • Therapeutic Music/ Certified Music Practitioner from Music for Healing and Transitions Program (MHTP)
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Karen A.

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Hammered Dulcimer lessons, rentals available. From basic playing through advanced arranging, including theory in many styles.

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Hammered dulcimer lessons - all styles, all levels, music theory included!

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Elizabeth S.
Fun and informative!
Mary W.
Karen is a wonderful teacher. Very experienced and patient with a beginner.
Erika H.
Karen is so friendly, sweet, and methodical in teaching style. It is wonderful to be introduced to dulcimer with her and - literally - learn how to fine tune my instrument with her tips and encouragement. She makes me even more excited to tune and play my instrument. I can easily get happily lost simply in the tuning process with my dulcimer as it brings me a lot of joy just to hear the notes come into tune and playing very small, minor amounts of things on my dulcimer as is... it is so nice to have a guide like Karen to help me better to understand and dance with my dulcimer, learn about music and how the dulcimer strings are arranged, and how to hold the hammers! I thought I was excited to learn before... I'm even more happy and excited now and have some clear, down to earth steps to begin to actually really play with my instrument!
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Christine H.

7 Reviews
Columbia, MD
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
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Christine H.

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I provide private piano lessons customized to each student's skill, pace, and learning style. An age appropriate curriculum is chosen to maximize both learning and enjoyment. Students of all ages and abilities are welcome. During lessons, students will learn proper playing techniques, artistic expression, and music theory while mastering songs from classical, folk, jazz, and pop genres. If you're interested, please send me a message!

About Christine

I have been teaching the piano since 2010 after graduating from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. My goal as a teacher is to provide students with the tools they need to succeed in their own musical journey, whether they pursue the piano for the rest of th

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Linda L.
Christine was very patient & easy to work with.
She's willing to adapt the lessons to your interest & level.
Zen S.
My son who is 11 says he really enjoys Christine. He is motivated and she works well with his interest and his level of abilities. He needs to be pushed to do better and she is figuring it out. Much appreciated.
Ron H.
Christine is a fantastic piano teacher! She made me feel comfortable and at ease with what was my first ever exposure to the piano. I didn't feel nervous or anxious. She gave me a good explanation of the basics and clearly communicated what I needed to know so I could perform the required actions. She gave me excellent feedback, correction, and encouragement. I'm very pleased to have her as my piano instructor!
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Lilly A.

27 Reviews
Columbia, MD
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students Male: 3 to 60; Female: 4 to 70
  • Teaching since 2006
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Lilly A.

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We can work on your vocal technique (breathing, extending range of your voice, posture, and more) as well as your favorite songs!

About Lilly

Ms. Lilly received a B.M in Vocal Performance from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C where she studied with Regina McConnell. Upon graduating, Lilly continued her studies at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins and received her M.M from the University of Maryland. As an undergr

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Young
I was a bit nervous about my singing lesson but Lilly made me feel more comfortable about singing. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot from the first lesson. I'm excited for my next lessons!
Doreen
Lilly is a fantastic teacher! My daughter has been studying voice with Lilly for 5 years now. Because of Lilly's teaching she was accepted into the Maryland All State Chorus, Montgomery County Youth Chorus, and semi-finalist in CS Classic Singers competition. She has learned singing, breathing and presentation skills through Lilly as well as poise and confidence through Lilly's two yearly recitals.
Zachary
Really friendly even though i was super jittery.
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Elias S.

5 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elias S.

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The violin sings, but the fiddle dances. Or so the old saying goes! In teaching fiddle, I love to bring essential violin technique together with the various styles of diverse music. In the first few lessons we'll explore the style of fiddle you'd like to play and create a path towards that sound. As time goes on, you'll be ready to jump into a bluegrass jam circle, start a ceili or shred like Lindsey Stirling! The direction you take is up to you, and I'm excited to help you meet your goals!

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Ryan
I've been taking lessons with Elias for over 6 months now and it has been a great experience. I started taking lessons as an adult who previously studied a little violin and wanted to learn Fiddle. He is knowledgeable, patient and has come up with lessons that were perfect for my background. I'm thrilled about the progress I've made so far and taking lessons from someone who loves music as much as Elias has added a real highlight to my week.
Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!

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"I would highly recommend Pascale to anyone searching for a French teacher. Pascale is a very good instructor. I had different instructors and classes in the past but I was struggling and thought I will never learn French. I then decided to give myself another chance and I found Pascale. I had 4 classes already and I am very happy. Pascale is a professional teacher. She has tons of material and demos to help you understand better. She is very patient with me. Pascale is always prepared for a class. She motivates and encourages me to learn. Besides her native French she speaks very good and clear English so it really helps if you are a beginner."
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"Prajakta is a very gifted teacher that is driven to teach Hindi the correct way. I am lucky to have come across her and would happily recommend her to my colleagues. Anyone interested in learning Hindi, regardless of skill level should consider Prajakta as a teacher."
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"I am pleasantly surprised with Rosita. I am a 3rd grade school teacher in Seattle and my school has been receiving a lot Spanish kids. What I remembered from High School wasn't enough. I found Rosita and her course Beginning Spanish for educators and I actually enjoyed the course and her as a teacher. I just finished the conversational course that she has and it made my job so much easier. I will be recommending your program to everyone!"
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Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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"i have been taking lessons with Ana for approximately six months so far and plan to be taking lessons with her for at least the next year if not years. Ana is great.
i like her approach to teaching and her personality is making a very frustrating task easier, not easy, but easier. it is obvious she is well educated and experienced in her craft. I always wanted to learn a second language and I was searching the web for lessons, found Takelessons and feel very lucky to have choosen Ana. For anyone who wants to take lessons online i would highly recommend Ana. She is a professional."
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