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About Nicole R.

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Omaha, NE

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About Nicole
I have been studying violin for 17 years and have performed all kinds of music from classical to rock. As of Spring 2016 I completed two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music and Psychology and two Gradua
te Certificate in the Suzuki Technique and the Alexander Technique. During my education I was fortunate enough to study violin with Jerilyn Jorgensen and Brad Watson. As well as, perform in the Lamont Symphony Orchestra. I was also able to study violin, music performance, and composition with Carlo Feige, Roberto Andreoni, and Simone Fontenelli in Milan, Italy for 4 months during my junior year. During my undergraduate degree i chose to accompany my music with a psychology degree, focusing on cognition as well as social and child psychology.

Given the extensive nature of my musical training and my great passion for music, specifically the violin, I can offer a student an engaging and instructive experience, that will allow them to reach any goal.

*** Lesson Details ***
I take an all inclusive approach to teaching violin, that encourages students to proactively participate in the learning process. My lessons are geared around encouraging a student's creativity and musicality while at the same time providing them with the tools to work through each piece and each technical aspect of playing the violin.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons take place in the living room. There is seating for parents and plenty of parking.

*** Specialties ***
Classical Violin
Suzuki Pedagogy
Alexander Technique
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Jamie K. June 14, 2017
· Violin · In studio
Nicole is a very educated and skilled musician that offers a lot of insight to new and intermediate violin players. Her lessons focus on technique in various areas such as bowing strategies, shifting, and scales in various keys, and Nicole is always prepared to teach her students these skills and help them along the way.
We highly recommend her!
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Christine May 17, 2017
· Violin · In studio
My daughter has been taking violin lessons from Nicole for almost 2 years. I appreciate Nicole's patience, the variety of techniques she uses to ensure proper posture, bow grip, etc; and the fact that the lessons are tailored to each individual student and their musical interests and habits. We will miss her when she moves out of the Denver area!
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Bev May 17, 2017
· Violin · In studio
Nicole has been flexible with us and has engaged and encouraged my son to want to continue violin.
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Nicole R.

Nicole R.

Omaha, NE 68137
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$25 / 30-min

About Rebecca F.

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Bellevue, NE

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I have 48 years of teaching experience, from beginners to advanced students. I also teach the people no one else thinks are teachable because I work with people from where they are and find their bes
t learning styles. Several of my students are now professional musicians, but that's not everyone's course. I teach every age range from 3-83 and everything from classical to country-western. And I teach every orchestral and band instrument, and guitar, bass, and drum kit and some instruments you've never heard of. I also teach voice, pop, rock, opera, doesn't matter to me.

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Important Note: I will no longer take new students that want lessons every other week, beginning Nov 1. Inconsistent lessons, especially with younger students, allows them to forget too much between sessions.

What I teach is transferable to EVERY endeavor whether it's music or math or soccer. I require practice on the student's part. You will be able to play recognizable songs within your first month. You tell me what you or your child wants out of music lessons, and I will tell you exactly how to get it.

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Lesson will happen in a space next to the family room which is upstairs. Teacher has a collection of instruments, music stands, couches for seating. Park on the street or driveway.

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*** Specialties ***
I'm flexible. I have taught everything from country western guitar to classical guitar, from Jazz trumpet to orchestral audition music, from barbershop singing to Broadway musical singing. I have even taught ballet. I cater my methods to the student's best learning style.
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Ed S. May 11, 2017
· Banjo · In home
First time using a banjo was a bit awkward trying to keep my fingers on
the right strings.
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Betty S. May 9, 2017
· Guitar · In home
Rebecca is a great teacher. She zeros in on your individual talents and needs. I must say, I'm doing better than I ever thought I would and I know it is because of Rebecca's insights to her students and her knowledge of music!
Happy teachers day Rebecca!!!
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Mike B. March 10, 2017
· Saxophone · In home
Rebecca is a friendly yet professional instructor. I felt at ease. She has a natural easy way of correcting errors. And has unique ideas about practicing to correct mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone seeking lessons.
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Rebecca F.

Rebecca F.

Bellevue, NE 68005
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$20 / 30-min

About Timothy H.

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Omaha, NE

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About Timothy
Hi, my name is Tim Houston and I am Trumpet player and music instructor in the Omaha, NE metro area. I graduated with a Bachelor's in Music Performance from the University of Nebraska Omaha in 2012 an
d have been teaching private lessons since 2014.

My style of teaching is easy-going and conversational, using various explanations to find what each student understands best. I specialize in teaching beginners and focus on building a core understanding of music theory through scales and chords while emphasizing great tone on the Trumpet. After my students become comfortable with notes, major & minor scales, and major & minor chords, I move on to simple composition and student-driven transcription.

When I'm not teaching I am playing in community bands and gigging in the metro area. I play and record with Latin bands, rock groups, wind bands, brass ensembles, musicals (from high school to professional), and church groups.

I look forward to meeting you!
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Timothy H.

Timothy H.

Omaha, NE 68114
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$25 / 30-min

About Aaron J.

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Plattsmouth, NE

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I'm a one-stop shop for whatever musical goals you are hungering to achieve. I'm an active, licensed educator who was recently named a Quarterfinalist for the 2017 Music Educator of the Year Award giv
en by The Recording Academy and The GRAMMY Foundation. I'm an award-winning composer who's original scores have been in films screened at the world-renowned Cannes and SXSW film festivals. I'm a songwriter who has licensed works for film and television. I'm an artist who has recorded for the illustrious Daytrotter music studio. I'm a vocalist who has traveled the world performing everything from Mozart to Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat to Jimmy Eat World.

I graduated summa cum laude with a Master of Music in Education, a Bachelor of Music in Education (both from the University of Nebraska at Omaha) and another undergraduate degree in performance, and am fully certified in the Kodaly methodology of teaching music.

All of this experience has made me uniquely suited to offer a broad range of lessons targeting virtually any musical goal you may have; ear training, sight-singing, songwriting, composition, theory, vocal technique, whatever it is you want to accomplish, let me help you do it!
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Aaron J.

Aaron J.

Plattsmouth, NE 68048
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$50 / 30-min

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