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Denise B.

New Orleans, LA

About Denise

I hold a Master's in Voice Performance degree from University of New Orleans and Bachelor of Science degree in Voice Performance from State Music Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria.
In 2001, I toured with International European Opera Company which performed numerous times in Denmark, France, Italy and USA.
I currently perform and teach in the New Orleans area and love to share my knowledge and experience with my students. There is so much more to performance then just beautiful vocalizing.....

*** Lesson Details ***
My teaching is based on my own personal, classical training from Europe and North
America. Whether it's opera, oratorio, musical theater or pop-style singing that is desired, I believe that classical technique is an essential source of proper singing that can be used to train singers of all genres.
Lessons are tailored to the student's individual goals and abilities. Music history and theory, as well as vocalization, posture, breathing, diction, tone production, and general technique are incorporated into each lesson.
In addition, the students also participate in performance master classes and recitals, learning stage presence and concert etiquette.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music studio room, 2 full size keyboards, music stands, book shelf, desk, parking lots (free).

*** Specialties ***
Classical, Music Theater, Jazz
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Kristyn September 1, 2015
Singing · Online
works very well with my 7yr old. She has gotten her to finally access her low scales.
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Danny S. August 24, 2015
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Mrs. Denise is an amazing teacher. What I loved the most about her, was that she is very honest. She would tell you if you have a voice to work with or not and I personally found her honesty to be very helpful. She made me feel comfortable with myself especially since this was my first ever singing lesson experience. I definitley recommend Mrs. Denise! She knows how to have fun and she also pushes you to your limit which is a good thing.
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Connie August 21, 2015
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Denise is a great teacher. Very professional and really knows what she is doing. My 8 year old daughter really enjoyed her time with Denise.
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Denise B.

Denise B.

New Orleans, LA 70118
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$25 / 30-min
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Jorge C.

Metairie, LA

About Jorge

Bass/Guitar instructor w/ 15 years of teaching experience and previous member of a national touring band. Students who study with me will learn the basics behind playing music and how to set and accomplish personal goals in addition to learning how to play in a band while putting their musical knowledge to use.

*** Lesson Details ***
I'm a fairly laid back instructor, however I am meticulous about the student getting the exercise correct and assimilating the info. I use a progressive curriculum starting from the basics and going to the advanced. After 3-6 months of study with me, guitarists
will be able to compose their own songs and will have learned basic soloing methods. Bass students will be able to compose simple walking lines over basic chord changes and have a good understanding of the bass guitar's function in a band setting.

*** Studio Equipment ***
bass and guitar amp, music stand, sheet music books/magazines, home recording system w/ seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide a guitar amp..I expect the student to have a guitar

*** Specialties ***
Sight Reading, All Modern techniques Pertaining To Guitar and Bass... Specialize in the Rock/Funk Genre
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Michael L. August 16, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Very good
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Michael Z. April 11, 2015
Bass Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Very good lesson. Good mix of theory and practical application!!!! Would recommend Jorge to any bass player!!!
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Sharmon R. March 6, 2014
Verified Student
Pleased

Frankie is a very shy kid and doesn't warm up to many. He loves his lessons with Jorge and can't wait to go back to the next one. Frankie doesn't want to just learn how to play the guitar he also wanted to learn how to compose music. He is very pleased with what Jorge is teaching him and will continue to teach him.
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Jorge C.

Jorge C.

Metairie, LA 70005
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$20 / 30-min
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Melanie G.

New Orleans, LA

About Melanie

I am a classically-trained singer performing and teaching in New Orleans, Louisiana. I hold a master's degree in vocal performance and love sharing my knowledge and experience with my students. I frequently sing professionally in several genres including opera, musical theatre, jazz and pop music, and have several years of experience teaching all of these styles. I enjoy teaching singers at all levels, from beginner to professional, from age 13 up.

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons are tailored to the individual student, based on where you are and where you would like to go. I am equally comf
ortable teaching all styles of music. I am very enthusiastic about singing, and encourage my students to love it as much as I do!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Small in-home teaching studio in Uptown New Orleans, equipped with full keyboard, sound equipment (stereo and iPod), laptop computer, full-length mirror for demonstration, metronome, and music stands, as well as a library of vocal literature and foreign language dictionaries.

*** Specialties ***
Opera, Musical Theatre (Legit and Belt), Pop, Jazz, Classical
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Luanne Francis July 13, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
I was nervous since I am not trying to be on stage or anything like that, I just want to sing. Melanie made me feel comfortable. I am excited to learn more.
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Maggie S. June 24, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I've never had an instructor before but Melanie was very kind and very knowledgeable about the technical aspects of singing. I am looking forward to greatly improving with her!
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Catherine S. June 23, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I have been working with Melanie for about 7 months now. She is honestly the best voice instructor I've ever worked with. Before working with her, I had no idea the things I was capable of. I had mostly just been singing classical music and I hadn't really branched out into other things. With Melanie I have started getting into more musical theater music and it has been so exciting. I've learned so much about my voice and how to have better stage presence. Melanie has been so encouraging and has helped me gain more confidence as a singer. I highly recommend her as a teacher!!
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Melanie G.

Melanie G.

New Orleans, LA 70125
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Peter G.

New Orleans, LA

About Peter

Hi! My name is Peter and I love to play, compose and teach music. I have over 7 years of experience teaching students of all ages, and over 10 years of experience playing in symphonic orchestras, wind ensembles, chamber orchestras, marching bands, big bands, and jazz combos. Let's meet and make music together! I'm also available for high school level subject tutoring, Regents/SAT/ACT test preparation, writing/editing services, and college admissions counseling.
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Jacqueline A. October 11, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Kamary enjoys lessons with peter and never wants to go home. Peter is patient and makes learning fun for Kamary. Anyone who takes lessons with Peter will learn well while totally enjoying the process.
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Jacqueline A. August 21, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Peter is very patient, understanding and pleasant.
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Peter G.

New Orleans, LA 70117
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$30 / 30-min
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Grant H.

New Orleans, LA

About Grant

Hello!

My Name is Grant Hudson. I've been playing music since the age of 9 and have been in love with it ever since. I have 10 years of teaching experience and am active in the music scene today.
In addition to freelance work, i.e. Weddings, Jazz Brunch Gigs, etc., I am the lead guitarist and current manager for the Funk band Captain Green. I attended Indiana University for Jazz Guitar and have studied under Jazz Greats Dan Miller, Corey Christiansen, and Oteil Burbridge. I teach all kinds of things from Guitar, Mandolin, Banjo, and Clarinet, to Creative Writing and even Astrology.

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pride myself in taking the students learning needs and working with that on a personal, case-to-case basis. Everyone is at a different waypoint on their path, so why would I use preconceived formulae to try and help them? I am excited to meet and grow with every single one of you, let's learn to love the life we have and let our studies become radiant!

Musically yours,
Grant Hudson
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Kathy August 18, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Very knowledgeable and patient teacher. He tailored the lessons to my needs and has really helped me improve. An excellent teacher and guitar player.
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Colleen August 18, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Great instructor, very laid back & lets the student lead the lesson. Knows a lot about many different kinds of music & is great at teaching songwriting & music theory too. High recommend this teacher!
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Grant H.

Grant H.

New Orleans, LA 70115
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starting at
$20 / 30-min

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