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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Raycurt J.

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Basic of centering the body for performance of various music cultues.
There's a dance for every motif of music or a gesture of emotion.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Alexis T.

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Starting at $34
  • Mathematics with a certification in teaching from University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Alexis T.

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Having spent 14 years of my life baton twirling, I have gained a great understanding of not only the basics of baton twirling, but how to teach twirling as well. I am an advanced baton twirler who is also a feature twirler for the University of Texas at San Antonio marching band. I have experience teaching the basics of baton twirling to the youngest twirlers, as well as refining the routines of more experienced twirlers. I provide lessons that are tailored around your students needs and goals to ensure they are given the best chance possible to succeed. If your child is interested in baton twirling, contact me and I'd be more than happy to work with them!

About Alexis

As of now, I have been a competitive baton twirler for 14 years. I held a feature twirler position for my high school and am now a current feature twirler for the University of Texas at San Antonio. I compete at the advanced level and hold a feature twirler captain position for the UTSA marching ba

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Lance R.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lance R.

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My strong background in Vocal Pedagogy includes a working knowledge of the anatomy of the vocal mechanism and the acoustical physics of sound production. These fundamentals can be applied for significant and often immediate improvement in sound quality both in sing and in spoken word. Targeted diagnosis of the issues and clear remedies are the name of the game. These lessons are for those that are looking to gain confidence and stamina for presentations at work, or for those looking to overcome speech difficulties.

About Lance

Dr. Lance R. is a Professor of Music offering private lessons online and in the Dallas area. He received his B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the University of South Florida, and a Ph. D in Music Theory, with a related field in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of North Texas. His great

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Rajesh Puthukunnathu
Dr. Lance is an excellent piano teacher. My kid was a beginner when joined his class and started learning from him. He likes his teaching and he shows much interest in playing piano after school hours and also he has good progress now.
Michael L
I've been taking vocal lessons with Dr. Lance Russell for about 6 months. He's super knowledgeable, as others have said, and is great at making you feel at ease. I've seen a lot of progress in the time I've worked with him and would definitely recommend others to reach out.
Emmet
Lance has a deep understanding of how sound is produced. This covers physical factors, like what each throat muscle is doing, as well as mental factors that can cause a singer to tense up or slip into a bad habit. He's able to take these insights and share them in a way that students can understand, along with tips that can be acted on to start improving right away. While highly professional, he's also easygoing and makes even beginner students feel comfortable.

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Stephen B.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephen B.

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At Berklee, Film Scoring was my major along with piano. We will learn the basics of Film Scoring with require readings from a variety of books that you purchase. Analyze film scores, watch movies, discuss and dissect the score, placement, Psychology, mapping out the music to film, famous scores, score readings
terminology, timings, types computer software for scoring, composition techniques for film, instrumentation for particular films, types of instruments, etc.

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I have been shifting some of my students to online classes but will come to your home or to me wearing a mask for now. I teach Piano, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography. I

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Jake
Stephen's a great instructor both from a technical and personable perspective.

He's got a cornucopia of musical knowledge that's evident from how speaks to how he teaches. If you like any film score, chances are he knows how to play it.

Speaking as a beginner, I can say he's been very patient and knows a bunch of exercises and books to learn everything thing from theory to practical pieces to finger exercises.

He provides constructive guidance on what you're doing wrong, and I'm happy to see myself improve under his tutorage. (oh and if you're a sci-fi fan, you'll have a lot in common with him)
Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.

Stan M.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1982
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Stan M.

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With my extensive background in both musical performance as well as public speaking (I have worked with corporations, large and small in this area) as well as my published books/audiobooks on the subject, I am confident that I can teach you to sharpen your performance skills, enhance your charisma, and rein in any feelings of performance anxiety you may have! In short, I will show you how to speak and/or perform with poise, power, and pizazz in any performance situation!

About Stan

Hi! I am a private music instructor offering lessons both in-studio and online. I hold a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa cum Laude, and I have over 36 years' full-time experience as an instructor. I also have over four decades of experience as a p

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Rhinda C.
I have just started guitar lessons with Stan and the lessons are going very well. It's exciting to be learning note reading which is something I have always wanted to do. Stan is thorough and clear in his instructions and I look forward to each lesson. I feel lucky to have Stan as my teacher.
Samuel K.
Stan is very knowledgeable about singing, and he teaches more than just voice lessons. It seems like he looks for the best in you as an artist, and try to take it to another level. I'm a new student of his, and it's been great so far. Looking forward to the weekly lessons.
Cullen
Stan is obviously both knowledgeable and talented but he is also a very good teacher and will tailor your lessons not only to your ability but also to your own personal goals

Stan has my highest recommendation
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Donnabella M.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $46
  • Speaks Tagalog, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Donnabella M.

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Career guidance, acting technique, audition prep... After a decade in Hollywood, I know a thing or two about the CRAFT and BUSINESS of acting! I've booked over a DOZEN speaking roles on TV and Film including How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, and Jane the Virgin, I appear on national commercials yearly, and I've played voices in award-winning audiobooks. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

A decade ago, I wish I had had someone to help me fill in the missing pieces. What more can I do? What should I do differently?

We will work on material you have, or I'll send you a scene(s) from TV/FILM weekly!

We can cover Comedy, Drama, Improv, Commercials, and even the business side of things like resumes, headshots, website profiles, and representation.

Whether you're an EXPERIENCED actor looking for a refresh, or BRAND NEW; and whether you're interested in just FUN or real CAREER moves, I've got knowledge from real experience to share.

About Donnabella

Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, a working actor in TV, FILM, COMMERCIALS, and VOICEOVER, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with 100's of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivatio

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Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"For the past 4 years, my husband and I have had the pleasure of dancing with Mr. Eugene and Ms. Ania. They have been an asset in our new experience of ballroom dance. As we have grown in dance, we have found Mr. Eugene and Ms. Ania to be extraordinary. My husband has some health issues (Stage 2 Alzheimer’s) and they designed a plan to help him achieve success. I had confidence issues and once again, they gave me the courage to perform. We have found the love of dance! Through their guidance, wisdom and knowledge of dance, we can honestly say...”We can dance”!"
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Eugene P.
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"My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful."
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Took Acting lessons from Lauren V.
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"Great first lesson with Gina!

I love how she works with me and I feel like I can relax into learning because of her personality. I don’t feel pressured or anxious which is really helpful. She’s very attentive and considerate, which I seriously appreciate. I feel like I’m already learning a lot and I look forward to our next lesson!"
Jeanine
Took Ballet lessons from Gina B.
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"She is great with kids. Inspires to be at their best and makes sure they are having fun."
Brandon
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Alex was my Movement and Voice/Speech instructor in my graduate programme. I had done my undergrad in acting overseas and then moved to LA to complete my MFA in Acting. In my undergrad programme, I absolutely detested every Tuesday and Friday when we had Movement and Voice...but all that changed when Alex became my teacher for these subjects. Suddenly these were my favourite subjects. She made me actually look forward to going to class at 9am. I looked forward to what I was going to learn next from her.

She was so attentive to ALL her students, no matter your level. She always found time to work with you in whatever you were struggling with. She really truly cared about us. It was unlike anything I'd experienced with any other teacher I'd have ever. At one point, I was victim to some intimidation from another student in my class. Alex was the first person I confided in and she guided me through what I should do and how I should handle it, she was completely there for me, even allowing me to call her past 10pm to calm me down after one particularly bad encounter with said student.

Her lessons are prepared, structured and completely engaging. Somehow she is able to detect exactly what you personally need to work on and makes sure you are offered the most appropriate advice that best suits your personal needs. I can't even quite express how much I have learnt from her in the short four months that she was my teacher. She has exposed me to so many different techniques and exercises which, through her guidance, afforded me the opportunity to choose what worked for me.

If there is one thing that you cannot deny about Alex, she genuinely cares about her students, sometime to the detriment of her own life. She is an extraordinary teacher and an even more exceptional woman.

As cliche as this is, she inspires me to not only be a better actor, but to just be a better person."
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"James is a wonderful film acting teacher. He taught me the importance of self-confidence and postivity. I have a new-found positive outlook on acting, thanks to James. Now I can act in anything and I know I can do it. I recommend going to James for learning about any type of acting. His stories will charm and inspire you."
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Took Film Acting lessons from James W.
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"Great instructor, motivating, with passion , having a good influence. I would recommend Jason for everyone who would like to increase their acting passion . Kasia"
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Took Acting lessons from Jason M.
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