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About Spiros S.

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New York, NY

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About Spiros
Hello and Welcome.
I would love to meet you and start working with you!
I am a Conservatory trained Guitar player singer songwriter with a
Music Theory-Harmony degree from the Athens Conservatory
(Athens -Greece) and A Degree in Musicology from Stockholm`s (Sweden) University.

I have studied Jazz Guitar in Stockholm and in Athens.

I have been teaching guitar for many years and I have had many happy and satisfied students, some of them are now professional musicians.

All of my students love my lessons and benefit greatly from them because I love to watch them making progress and becoming better with each lesson.

After the first lesson I realize what the student wants to achieve and I am making a plan to help him/her get there enjoying every step on the way .

Every lesson includes Music Theory ,which the student
learns while playing the songs they like while introducing them to scales ,rhythm and lead playing, ear training and how to play and jam with others.

I have been playing regularly at BBKING`s in NYC from Jan. 2006 till 2018
performed at the Lincoln Center playing festivals in U.S.A and in Europe.

I consider myself a Blues-Rock specialist with a vast knowledge of the Blues, the British Blues and classic Rock.

My playing is influenced by the British masters such as
Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, David Gilmour, Robin Trower,
and American guitarists Johnny Winter, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B.King, Lee Ritenour, Larry Carlton and many others.

I am looking forward to meeting you and having you as my student!

*** Lesson Details ***
I customize the lessons to fit the level of proficiency of my students,and to fit to their schedule of practicing.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Guitars,Bass,Amps,recording equipment

*** Specialties ***
Guitar,Bass,& Music Theory teacher.
Blues/Rock/Jazz
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Nicholas April 12, 2019
· Greek · In home
Spiros was really great. Very friendly. I look forward to taking more lessons from him.
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Adi March 15, 2018
· Guitar · In studio
Spiros is my guitar instructor for over a year now, I’m so happy to be learning with such an amazing Guitar master 😊.
Not only did I learn how to play, he actually thought me how to read music and work on my vocals.
I couldn’t be happier 😃.
I absolutely recommend to take him as your teacher, you will not regret it!
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Lawrence September 28, 2017
· Greek · In studio
Spiros is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgable and employs very effective pedagogical techniques.
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About Anne-Marie B.

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East Stroudsburg, PA
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About Anne-Marie
Hi, I'm Anne-Marie and I love to teach! I have been teaching for over 25 years and whether the subject is English, Music, College Prep or Italian, I love helping students reach their goals. I work hard to leave my students enlightened, encouraged and empowered. I have high standards and I really like to challenge students to achieve their full potential, but I also try to make the process interesting, engaging and fun. I'm patient, easygoing and I enjoy working with students of all ages and backgrounds. I always strive to get to know my students (and their needs) very well. Then I customize lessons according to need, aptitude and goals. One of the best parts of teaching for me is meeting and connecting with new people, and making a difference in their lives, so I really look forward to meeting and working with you!
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Virgil Scudder August 16, 2019
· Violin · In studio
Outstanding teacher and lovely person.
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Noel R. April 20, 2016
· Viola · In home
Excellent instructor very professional highly recommended
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Anne-Marie B.

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About Benedetta O.

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Saint Louis, MO
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About Benedetta
Hi, my name is Benedetta and I am an Italian Opera Singer now based in USA. I always loved music from an early age and I began performing at the age of 14 and continued my education at the Conservatory of Music and Philharmonic Academy in my country. I have a bachelor degree and a master in voice. From the age of 14 till 18 I performed in Broadway shows and then I approached the operatic world. Now I'm a professional opera singer, working all over the world and teaching at the same. In my lessons, you can expect to learn breathing technique, to develop your voice range, to focus on expression and interpretation. I can teach pop music, broadway as opera. I look forward to getting to know you as a student and learning about your specific goals, interests, and learning style. Book a lesson now and get connected right away!

About Italian L
essons: I was Chair of the Department of Italian Language and Literature at Alexander&Buono International Academy from Sept. 2014 till Sept. 2016, teaching young singers Italian Diction and Literature connected to Opera.
I teach private students since 2016, beginners and advanced levels. I worked with different kind of students: beginners that only wanted to learn basic conversations so to be able to speak while in Italy for the summer, moms that want to learn Italian diction so to be able to read Italian books and to sing Italian songs to their kids, beginners with deep interest in Italian grammar and comprehension.
Feel free to contact me with your requests and we'll organize a plan of studies adequate to your requests.
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Heather S. June 25, 2019
· Opera Voice · In studio
I've had 5 lessons with Benedetta and she is fantastic. She focuses on technique which is so important for singers to master. I made progress after my first lesson and each week she teaches me something new. I highly recommend her and if you want results, she'll help you get to the level you want to achieve!
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Benedetta O.

Saint Louis, MO 63130
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About Sue J.

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About Sue
Hi! My name is Sue and I have been a sign language interpreter for more than 25 years. I am able to teach English to Deaf people, ASL to interpreting students, or family members of deaf individuals. I’m patient as you grasp onto learning ASL and very helpful when needed. I have many years of experience with the deaf community, so I’m very fluent in the language.
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Sue J.

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About Janet D.

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Chesterfield, MO
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About Janet
I’m a native Mandarin speaker and have been living in US for more than 20 years. I love traditional Chinese Culture and have a passion for teaching Mandarin and Introducing you to a Culture over 5,000 years. You’ll get to know the Oriental wisdoms through learning Mandarin.
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Janet D.

Chesterfield, MO 63017
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About Diana L.

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Greer, SC
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Hola!!! I am a Spanish native speaker from Colombia. I love teaching and sharing information from my Hispanic culture. I have been a teacher for 11 years and I have experience teaching all levels from children to adults.
I offer you a unique experience with a communicative approach that will focus on producing the language wile understanding in the context of real life situations. Grammar and vocabulary will come along with it bit not with the tedious memorizing and repeating process. You will acquire the language and be able to communicate just like you did with your first language.
I use different strategies and personalized your lessons according to your needs and goals. I look forward to having an awesome experience with great students.
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Diana L.

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About Brittney J.

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About Brittney
Hi! My name is Brittney and I have been teaching for the past 7 years. I just recently finished developing an ESL curriculum for a school of 400+ students and fully understand the learning process. I know that everyone learns differently and that what works for one person might not work for the next.

During my lessons, I make sure to get to know my students so that I can tailor lessons to meet their individual needs and goals. I have experience with one-on-one, small group, and whole group instruction. I enjoy working with both children and adults. To me, learning should be fun and new each day. I love to make my students smile and laugh. It is my goal to make my classes fun, happy, and educational.

Areas of focus: Language Arts, reading interventions (phonics, phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, grammar, spelling, writing,
and reading comprehension), and TOEFL/IELTS test prep
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Brittney J.

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About Abby Y.

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Brighton, MA
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I'm a marketing communication student from Beijing, China.
I've been learning English for 15 years, and I came to the US during high school for a cultural exchange program. I think the immersive environment of a foreign language is crucial to the speed and effect of the learning progress. Even though it's not that easy to accomplish in another country, I still try to provide appropriate context to create an environment close to the native scenes. Personally I also study Korean and Spanish, which gives me a perspective on how to learn languages that from different language families, and to study at different ages.
I've been volunteering for the same cultural exchange organization for 8 years, during which time I came to contact with students from different continents and native languages.
I fully understand the obstacles of easing into M
andarin Chinese language system as beginners, getting comfortable with the grammar frame as intermediate learners, as well as the advanced written and spoken skills desired by advanced learners (as a Beijinger, I speak Standard Chinese aka Putonghua).
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Abby Y.

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About Cierra E.

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Saint Louis, MO
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About Cierra
Greetings Earthlings, class is in session. Ok time for our first POP QUIZ! See your questions below. (There is a right or wrong answer, but only you will know if it’s correct or not.)

Question 1.: Who are you?

Question 2.: Who or what did you want to be prior to any doubt of becoming that was brought to your awareness?

Question 3.: Does it bother you to have fun while learning? (This is not a trick question.)

Well, there you go. So, how did you do? Remember, only you can really answer these specific questions. When it comes to exploring self, which most of my lessons extends from, understanding and being honest with whom, what and where you are is the first step in opening yourself up to learning and evolving.

Learning should be fun an exciting. There’s also a sense of freedom that should come along with the power of obtaining new me
ntal tools for life. Your life.
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Cierra E.

Saint Louis, MO 63121
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$17 / 30-min

About Leigh N.

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About Leigh
Background:
I have a bachelor's degree in English Language Arts Education, and a Master's degree in English. I am certified through 300 hours of training to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

I was a high school English teacher for ten years, and for the last five years, I have been an adjunct college professor, teaching both Composition and English as a Second Language (ESL). I have also taught English online to students in China, and worked in my college's tutoring center to help students one-to-one.

Teaching Style:
I meet students at their level and help them advance through lessons and guided practice. Once I know the student's level, my goal of the first lesson is to determine what activities are most effective as they learn.

Depending on the student and their specific learning needs, I use activiti
es like pronunciation practice, conversation with new vocabulary, learning games, written practice, visual aids, music, physical learning, and independent practice or homework (optional but encouraged).

On top of my education and experience, I have been in your position as a student learning a new language. Whatever mistakes you make, I have probably done the same thing when I was learning to speak Spanish, so I will never think poorly of you and I will help you master your weaknesses.

Most of all, I try to have fun and make my sessions something that my students enjoy as they work. In my 15 years as a high school and college English teacher, I have never had a student that I didn't like. I enjoy meeting new people and learning about them, and you will see from our first session how genuine that is. When you practice and learn from your mistakes in a friendly setting, you will gain confidence to use English in real-world situations.
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Leigh N.

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