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Mel P.

39 Reviews
Troy, MO
Starting at $29
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel P.

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.I can show you how to read notes, tabs and charts, play by ear and play like a pro.

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I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Hannah
I just started working with Mel and he is awesome! He really listened to my goals and the type of music I am interested in playing and he is planning our lessons based on that. He is very good at explaining things and giving examples. I look forward to our lessons. Highly recommend!
Micaela C.
I had a great first lesson with Mel! He was very enthusiastic and encouraging. I appreciate how willing he is to work with me towards my goals, which are pretty specific. I look forward to continuing to work with him on fiddle and ear training!
Kaitlyn
Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!
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Deborah B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Deborah B.

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As the award winning pianist with doctorate in piano performance, I have performed at several different nations in the world and taught at Piano Academy and a few universities over 25 years teaching from the beginners to doctorate/professional pianists. With many years of experience as a performer and piano educator, my piano lessons are customized and catered to each student's learning style and goals for the most optimal learning experience. While they will LOVE to play the piano music, they will also be building a great foundation of piano technique, music theory and performances. I teach classical music, traditional/contemporary worship songs with improvisation and accompanying. Through my years of teaching, my students have won many competitions and earned highest scores at the state piano exams and pursued music as their profession. I look forward to working with you to create the MOST BEAUTIFUL MUSIC!

About Deborah

I am the award winning concert pianist, piano educator and composer. I have studied and performed in the U.S., Korea, and Europe. I earned my Doctorate in Piano Performance from Arizona State University, Masters in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory and Bachelors from University of Mich

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Jeff
Dr. Deborah Backus is an amazingly exceptional teacher! I have taken piano lessons from her for 3 years. I am so happy that I found her and that she was available. Of course, she has an incredible background, technical skills and knowledge, but she also has an ability to connect with a student. She is able to truly teach to make it fun and enjoyable, educate, help the student understand the “story” behind the music, and inspire. I spent over a month researching and interviewing piano teachers. I am so pleased to have Dr. Backus as my teacher. She has really allowed me to “connect” with the music and significantly enhanced my enjoyment of playing the piano. Her communication and understanding skills are extraordinary. In addition, she is a very high quality person in many ways with a huge heart for her students and music.
Debra
I am so happy that I found Deborah! She is an amazing teacher and I have learned so much from her. She focuses on what my interests are, which is worship music, and teaches me so much technique and theory through music that I love. She has an amazing heart for worship and I come away every week feeling so blessed! I am amazed at how far I've come in the time we've been working together.
Ellen
Deborah is a diamond in the rough. She is a talented pianist and an excellent teacher. I spent countless hours during COVID searching for a piano instructor for my daughter, a beginner. Many veteran teachers prefer to teach intermediate-to-advanced students, and even fewer are willing to teach virtually. I'm so grateful to have found Deborah. She provides high-quality instruction to my daughter, and communicates with ease using technology. Deborah is engaging, professional, and her love of music is infectious.
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Rosemarie R.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded National Honor Roll from National Guild of Piano
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rosemarie R.

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I've been teaching the piano for more than 7 years and currently hold a position as Chairperson for the Miami Division of the National Guild of Piano. I teach classical, pop, and gospel music. I also have experience running a music school. I teach children 2 1/2 and up.I also teach violin to beginner students.

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I teach beginning to advanced piano. I do lessons in-studio, and online.

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Angel Q.
The teacher is beautiful and very professional. I was happy with my first class.

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Rose K.
My 7 year old son really enjoyed his piano lessons!
Adeal
She is great. My wife likes her and so do I. She has good teaching skills and is helping me learn something, at age 70, that I thought I could never learn. Thanks!
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Kristin H.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • BAC Theater Arts from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kristin H.

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I have a Masters Degree in theater arts. I have been a director and acting coach for over 10 years in two countries and in four different states. I have studied all methods and can teach multiple styles of acting to all levels.

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I have a Master's in Acting and Directing and support fields in Music. I coach singing, acting, speech, and piano for a wide range of ages. I teach many styles of acting from stage to film and in between including Shakespeare I have studied a variety of methods on acting and will cater to the inter

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Jason S.
Very helpful, and beyond detail focused to get the most success out of someone.
John
Just wanted to update my review after taking a few lessons with Kristin. In addition to providing great yoga instruction, she's also been sharing these incredible explanations of how my body works (or isn't working right) that clearly come from a deep understanding of science and the structure of the human body. It is amazing to be able to both connect with the body and to understand how it works physiologically at the same time!
John
Kristin is incredibly skilled at Yoga - helping my form and deepening my understanding fo Yoga. I'm recommending her to everyone!
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Mary V.

71 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks German, Italian, Russian
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaching since 2011
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Mary V.

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I'm interested in experienced/dedicated students ages 14 and up (this includes adults). Advanced/serious singers welcome, experienced teenagers & adults welcome to write me and see if we are a good fit. My studio mainly consists of advanced, professional singers as well as college students pursuing Music Degrees and high school students preparing for school whom are very active in their music/choral/band/orchestra/theater programs.

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I’m a dramatic soprano living in Germany, currently pursuing my Master’s Degree at the Hochschule Franz Lizst in Weimar. I have done a lot of work on my technique through the years - having a voice type that is by definition high maintenance, I have a lot of insight into technique as the training for this type of voice is extensive by necessity. It was a long road - I was first considered a mezzo, then a soprano, then I worked internationally as a dramatic ...

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Miss Vaillancourt is the rare combination of professional singer and certified Music Educator. She has worked in International Schools all over the world and is now a freelance soloist singing on concert and operatic stages in Europe. Recent engagements include Sofia National Opera (Small Stage) & S

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Magda
I have put my daughter in singing classes with many different teachers but none were as spectacular as Mary. She is in love with these classes and all the technique being taught in them, and I've noticed a lot of progress in her singing plus confidence in her ability. I sadly cannot afford any more classes but recommend Mary whole-heartedly to anyone that really wants to advance as a singer and have serious improvement.
Michelle W.
Mary is an excellent violin teacher. She has a firm yet kind approach with an effective method in teaching a challenging instrument. She is punctual, reliable and passionate about teaching. In short, we had a wonderful experience and highly recommend Mary!
Mae
I am a soon to be Music Education College major and Mary has helped me tremendously through that process. I have gotten into al the schools I’ve applied to and u don’t think I could have done that without her!💕
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Ashley C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Masters of Fine Arts - Acting from New York University
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

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Safety and respectful collaboration are the foundation of my teaching philosophy. I encourage a passion for play, self-discovery, and a willingness to see yourself as an artist who has the power to affect change in our world. I hold a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University and have worke

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Ayana B.
She was very engaging and it’s like we clicked automatically. She made sure I was comfortable and allowed me to be open and honest. I love that she’s very hands on and understanding!
Hannah T.
Because she genuinely cares about YOU as a fellow actor and doesn't have the mindset: "I have to be here, this is my job", Ash is definitely my favorite acting coach I've had. She really wants you to succeed and truly cares about the people she coaches. She's a really kind and supportive person who went above and beyond for me. I am so glad I got to work with her. She gave me confidence in my acting and I am by far a better actor than before. Ash will devote time and energy to help you achieve your goals, and I promise you she will exceed your expectations!!
Shashank G.
Ashley is an absolute sweetheart and a delight to work with. She is very knowledgeable and helped me and my sister understand the basis of our problems and come up with solutions for them. I would highly recommend her!

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