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Kevin F.

Memphis, TN 38133

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About Kevin

I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance.

I have taught private lessons for several years now and I love every moment with my students! I have a real passion for sharing my knowledge and experience with others, both failures and successes. I believe everyone has creative potential, and I believe music is a real universal art form that anyone can tap into if they want. Above all, making and creating music should also be fun!

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I try to keep my lessons professional but comfortable too. I don't yell at students for messing up or anything like that. I usually have an agenda b

ut am willing to adjust and compromise if the situation dictates. If you don't have a curriculum in mind, I like Alfred's piano courses, but will do my best to find one that fits you as a student best. My initial goals are to make sure the basics of reading music and performing are set so that no matter what musical avenue you want to pursue, you will be successful. I do specialize in classical music but enjoy creating and playing in other genres as well.

I now also offer lessons online, as well as tutoring in most math areas!

***CANCELLATION POLICY***
I kindly ask for 24 hour notice whenever possible if a lesson is going to be missed. Generally speaking, if I don't hear from a student and their lesson time passes I will mark the lesson as missed, but I am also usually more than willing to make up the lesson at a later time.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a piano keyboard at my home.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I would expect students to have their own instruments as needed, as well as music paper, pencils, etc. I may be able to provide some of those materials on occasion as well as some books/recordings, but will by and large expect students to purchase those for themselves.

*** Specialties ***
I am much more familiar with classical styles and Broadway. My music writing style tends to be somewhere between neo-classical and avant-garde.

***Blog Posts***
http://takelessons.com/blog/playing-the-piano-common-struggles
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October 5, 2019
Jake P.
May 4, 2019
Thomas
I waited after a few lessons to give feedback. Very pleased. Kevin is full of knowledge -both relevant to music and other random fun facts! He is patient and will move at whatever pace you prefer. I look forward to continuing to improve my skills under his direction.
May 19, 2017
Emily B.
He is a good instructor. Easy to talk to.

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Kevin F.

Memphis, TN

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Vania C.

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About Vania

I've always been attracted to the rewarding profession of teaching. I've been teaching for the last 20 years and it's been such a privilege to be a positive part of all my students' stories. As a result, I have built life-long, lasting connections with my students. My professional bio and education qualifications include:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

• Private and public Spanish Instructor
I teach beginning to advanced-level Spanish to persons of all ages. Books, media, dictionaries, age-appropriate games, and flash cards are the materials used for instruction. Students are assessed with oral and written quizzes.

• A variety of certificates of training and teaching, in the realm of Overseas Language Instruction in English and Spanish, Teaching Orientation

s, and Evaluating.

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They will walk into a highly positive, friendly, warm environment with an instructor who is able to recognize immediately their instructional level and needs, and will be able to connect with them. They will experience immediate results and feed off of their success and be encouraged for future sessions.
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August 13, 2016
Chris S.
! Vania is an excellent teacher !
April 1, 2013
Phil L.
Vania is an excellent Spanish instructor

I've taken many Spanish lessons that have ranged from various software programs to personal tutors. Vania is great. She knows how to relate with each person in order to convey concepts. She's the best I have worked with.

She's also very accommodating, since I tend to change my schedule around a lot. She is always flexible to accommodate. Vania is simply great.

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Vania C.

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Karl K.

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About Karl

Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Music; Norwegian State Academy, Master's of Music; Mannes College of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts; Stony Brook University (expected completion Spring 2015). Faculty positions held at Rowan University, NJ, University of Tennessee, TN, University of Akron, OH, International Festival Institute, TX, Siena Summer Music, Siena, Italy

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August 15, 2019
Susan
Excellent experience. Persistent getting through technology challenges. Enjoyable lessons. Great teacher.
July 14, 2019
Denise G.
As others have stated Karl is very patient with a new learner. His explanations are thorough and understandable. I make progress from lesson to lesson (for the most part) and look forward to the next lesson.
July 14, 2019
LYNN
Karl explained everything. It was great.

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Karl K.

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Shelley M.

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About Shelley

I'm a professional singer/teacher residing in New York City with degrees from Indiana State University, and New York University with a specialization in Classical Art Song, Musical Theatre Repertoire, and Vocal Pedagogy.

Every lesson is about YOU. So each week we will take a look at your goals for the lesson, whether you are preparing for college auditions, school talents shows, a desire to work with music theory, or piano skills, this is your opportunity to explore. Everything is possible.

As a professional singer myself, I am constantly auditioning on broadway, off-broadway, and for smaller local and regional theater opportunities. I believe that as a teacher I have to continue to be in the field and learning as the industry continues to change. I have to be aware of the opportunities in this business. I have been hired by pr

ofessional opera and musical theatre companies, in additional to large choral works as a soloist, and have a private studio in Washington Heights.

Prior to NYC I taught middle school choir for 200+ students, of which I received teacher of the year in 2012. I also still hold a valid teaching license in the state of Indiana and currently applying toward my NYS teaching certification.

Within my voice studio I teach in person and online lessons. While online lessons can be beneficial for students wishing to study with me that are not in the immediate vicinity, I recommend in person lessons

I look forward to hearing your beautiful voice and helping you to embrace music!
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October 11, 2019
Alison
Shelley is fantastic. She made me feel at ease right away, even though I have no prior singing experience and I was incredibly nervous. As early as my second lesson, I could already hear a difference in my voice when I listened back to the recording of our session! She really knows what she's doing and it shows. I highly recommend Shelley. In addition to being a great music teacher - which she is - she's also so pleasant to work with! She's fast to respond, very accommodating with her schedule, friendly and easygoing, and professional. I started out thinking I'd just take a few weeks' worth of lessons to get out of my comfort zone. Over a year later, I'm still here, and looking forward to every week.
April 17, 2019
Riana
Ms. Shelley is very dedicated to every one of her students. It is a pleasure working with her!
March 4, 2019
Samantha
Shelley is by far the best voice teacher I have ever had. Within the short duration of time that I have worked with her, I have noticed that my voice has significantly changed (it feels and sounds better) after using her techniques. She knows what she’s talking about and offers substantial and specific criticism. She individualizes every student, in that she chooses repertoire that benefits a particular voice instead of assuming that every student has the same voice and strengths/weaknesses. This is a very important skill for a voice teacher to have. Shelley is also very good at time management within a lesson. Most importantly, she makes the experience fun! I would highly recommend Shelley to anyone who is looking for a voice teacher! Thank you Shelley!

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Shelley M.

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Ben C.

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About Ben

I use humor, images, and understanding in order to help students of all backgrounds reclaim their voices. I listen without judgment, and respect a student’s experience. I’ll help you meet your goals with a clear plan we can both agree will be attainable. I look forward to working with you!

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About Liam

Hey future students,

This is Liam, I'm a pretty chill and lay back kind of guy looking to help you out with any math questions you may have. Being someone who has always loved math since a young age I wanted to help others in the subject. I have experience in the classes your most likely taking and will be able to help. My main goal is to make math ACTUALLY enjoyable and fun for YOU. And at the very least I can promise it won’t be as boring as your class. I hope you enjoy your classes and feeback is always appreciated.

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About Tom

Hello all,

My names Tom and I am a P.E teacher in the United Arab Emirates. I am from Manchester, United Kingdom.

I have a business management degree and can teach Business Studies, English (Qualified TEFL course qualification) and of course P.E.

I love football and support Manchester City. I also have experience managing sports teams and happy to offer assistance on anyone who wants advice or help with this.

Please connect and tell me about you!

Have a great day.

Tom

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Tom M.

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About Prateek

6.5 years of teaching experience.
Completed Irodov ( book with world's toughest physics numericals ).
Expert in training for Senior Physics Olympiad.
Can explain you even the toughest concepts in very easy and entertaining manner.
Physics topics that i teach are following:
1) whole mechanics
2) SHM and Waves
3) Fluids.
4) Heat and Thermodynamics.
5) Electrodynamics.
6) Geometrical and wave optics
7) Modern Physics.

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August 26, 2019
Tyler
Dude he be teaching good. U need to give time and practise regularly and you will see a huge increase in your grades. I joined for 4 months and it was totaly worth it. No more failing my tests but actually doing good. It was my elder sister's idea and i am happy i listened to her and joined his course. Thank u prateek. U are better than my school teachers.
August 26, 2019
Ayesha
Had to prepare for my SAT and he helped me so much. A very average student like me could score as high as 1400 in my sat with 700 in physics. He made me understand. I never thought i would go to a good university but here i am.
August 26, 2019
john
His way of teaching physics is unique. he made me visualize concepts in physics. he makes physics like a piece of cake.

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Dennis
"Mr Guy is a super talented and passionate teacher, he will never give up on the student until success, by success I mean 95s and above. History can be a h
ard class as there is a lot of timelines and events that have happened, especially world history. After having him as a teacher I have never stopped thinking about the timelines and the events, and the best part of Guy as a teacher, he will make sure that you understand both sides of the story, such as from an American side, and German side. This opens my mind up to an international viewpoint, and I have been able to have conversations with historians about for example WW2 and I have managed to surprise them with my knowledge, only because of Mr Guy.
Never have I ever met such a passionate teacher in my entire life, and I would even want him to private tutor me if I was still taking History."
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Jenelle
"i think she is very good at teaching elementary students!"
LaVerne
"Kawin is a great teacher who cares for his students . He will do all he can to make sure you understand your lesson. Extra help he is right there to help.
I would have never made it throughout my course without him. Great training, and he is worth ever dime he makes. If you want to make it through school, with someone who cares Kawin is the person to hire."
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Naz
"Really nice and is specific"
Alexander
"My son enjoyed his first lesson with Matthew. Matthew related spelling to music (drums) which made spelling more interesting to my son. He's looking forwa
rd to his next session. Thank you, Matthew!"
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Johnny
"Great at explaining concepts, took the time to thoroughly go through fundamentals and made sure I understood questions I asked. Will definitely book anoth
er session if I need more help later in my stats course!"
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Daniel
"I highly recommend, the best teacher I’ve had. Responsible! Caring!

I took TOEFL perpetration classes with Henry. He is very knowledgeable and a gr
eat teacher. Because of his experience in journalism he has amazing knowledge in writing, reading, speaking, He worked on my general English skills first because I thought I had enough proficiency in English while I didn't, and after some classes he started TOEFL, he definitely knows what area of English I was weak in so, step by step, he lead me in the right direction. He's very responsible and carrying. I got a higher score than I was expecting."
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Ellen
"Colin has done a great job helping my daughter understand chemistry. Her teacher this semester doesn't provide much instruction, so Colin has been great
about explaining and making sure the concept is understood. He's also been easy to work with and flexible when we've needed to change the schedule."
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Natalia
"My daughter has knows Julia for about four years and she never fails to have my daughtet feel uncomfortable for asking questions when she doesn't understa
nd something. She explains information in a way my daughter understands. I defenitly recomened Julia for anyone that is looking for a tutor."
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