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About Barbara C.

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East Lansing, MI
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About Barbara
An experienced piano & voice teacher who has taught hundreds of students in the Lansing/East Lansing area . Ages range from five to adult. I've coached voice students for auditions in school/community musicals. I've coached piano students for music performances in recitals and solo & ensemble festivals. I am also a Registered Music Therapist who has taught simplified piano lessons to students with special cognitive and physical needs. I have taught in students' homes, in my own home and at music stores. I received both a bachelor's and master's degree in music from Michigan State Universi
ty. I am caring, loving and motivating toward my students. I communicate well with people at all levels. I modify music teaching methods to meet each student's level of learning.

*** Lesson Details ***
I expect my students to practice daily, bring completed homework assignments in music theory to each lesson, listen carefully and attentively to my instructions, try new techniques, ask questions, and be consistent in attending their lessons each week. I use the Alfred piano methods for children, older learners and adults, along with the Schaum Keynote Speller (Primer and Level One) for beginning piano students. If students are interested in branching off into classical music repertoire, I concentrate on musical selections that they choose from various classical composers. If they are interested in more easy-going, popular music/broadway musical selections, then we concentrate on selections that they choose.
For voice students, I use the Estelle Liebling Vocal Course for vocal technique skills; and I allow them to choose songs that they are interested in learning, whether it be popular music, broadway songs, church music, or more formal styles of music. After 3-6 months, the piano students will have learned all the basic skills in reading music, developed finger coordination and sight-reading skills, and advance to a higher level of piano performance. Voice students will have learned all the vocal techniques, breathing techniques, relaxation techniques, music theory related to reading music, expressive music techniques, and performance techniques.

*** Studio Equipment ***
stand up piano in living room seating for parents

*** Specialties ***
Alfred Piano Courses (Children & Adult), Estelle Liebling Vocal Course,
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Joanne May 10, 2017
· Singing · In home
Barbara is excellent for someone like me who simply wants to learn to sing in tune. She is very non-judgmental and patient.
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Antonia D. February 4, 2017
· Piano · In home
Barbara was really great, friendly and understanding of the needs and interests of my daughter. A very good match.
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Nikki D. November 18, 2016
· Piano · In studio
Excellent teacher!!
we really appreciate her :-)
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Barbara C.

Barbara C.

East Lansing, MI 48823
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About Yuliya K.

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Lansing, MI
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About Yuliya
In our lessons I focus primarily on improvements in technique, both left and right hand, and musical imagination, as these are the two cornerstones of musical excellency. Our lessons will always have a friendly atmosphere, but I will expect hard work from the student in order to maintain this atmosphere.
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Dakarai Y. March 6, 2017
· Cello · In home
I wasn't home to meet the teacher in person but my son said he enjoyed his lesson with Yuliya.
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Edward K. March 21, 2016
· Cello · In home
being that I am starting with no experience my tutor was patient and gave me a good insight to the basics
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Theora M. March 31, 2015
· Cello · In studio
Best instructor ever.
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Yuliya K.

Yuliya K.

Lansing, MI 48910
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$30 / 30-min

About Joshua L.

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Lansing, MI

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My name is Joshua. I'm a graduate student at University of Michigan getting my Masters in Bassoon Performance. I studied bassoon and music composition at my previous school, Lynn Conservatory of Music. I enjoy working with students, isolating their goals, and pursuing these goals in a driven way. These goals can be simple or complex, long term or short term.
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Justin L. June 10, 2016
· Bassoon · In home
my first lesson went really well and I was impressed by his knowledge of the bassoon
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Sarah F. October 22, 2015
· Bassoon · In studio
Joshua did a great job! Very informative and my son enjoyed it.
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Joshua L.

Joshua L.

Lansing, MI 48910
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$25 / 30-min

About Beverly T.

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Lansing, MI
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About Beverly
I believe in inspiring long term results in students through constructive feedback and a healthy and strong technique to serve as a solid foundation for any musical style. I enjoy sharing my love of music and watching students progress in both their musical development as well as their appreciation for music.

I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Indiana University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Brigham Young University. I have experience teaching voice as well as advanced sight singing to students with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences pr
ivately and in group settings. In addition, I have played the piano for over ten years.

I am an extremely enthusiastic and dedicated teacher, and I go out of my way to ensure that my students receive the tools they need to take their abilities to the next level and achieve their goals. For me, the focus is entirely on the student and what I need to do to help their development.
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Alia February 21, 2017
· Piano · In home
Great with my children. They really enjoyed their first lesson!
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Todd B. February 16, 2016
· Piano · In home
Went above and beyond to help me with my low vision.
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Toby S. December 7, 2015
· Piano · In home
My kids thoroughly enjoyed their first lesson with Beverly and are very much looking forward to their next.
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Beverly T.

Beverly T.

Lansing, MI 48917
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$20 / 30-min

About Katherine R.

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Haslett, MI
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Hello! I am currently a senior at Calvin College in Grand Rapids Majoring in Psychology and Music. Through experience with teachers and coaches throughout the years. I know that a good teacher can make all the difference! That's why I desire to cater every lesson or tutoring session to the student. I desire to make every session an enjoyable, fun, and informative experience! I am a performer and songwriter, and my main instruments are piano, voice, and alto saxophone. I have experience in styles such as: classical, opera, jazz, pop, musical theater, folk, and blues. Along with music and
psychology, I have also studied writing at Calvin. There is no commitment needed prior to the first tutoring session or lesson. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.
Thank you for reading, and I look forward to hearing from you!
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Katherine R.

Katherine R.

Haslett, MI 48840
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$20 / 30-min

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