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Jill H. Winter Springs, FL

About Jill

Jill holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and has master's work in choral music. For many years she has taught private and group music lessons to all ages and many varying styles of singing and instrumental music. Her lessons are unlike the ones she remembers from childhood; Jill's lessons are full of creativity, fun and excitement. It is amazing how students improve with each lesson. Jill brings more than just technique to the studio, she strives to find the best in each student and then concentrates on improving each individual's strengths and then delves into ways to correct the weaknesses. Since Jill is a vocal soloist, instrumentalist, accompanist and director, she knows what it takes to prepare and rehearse and therefore she makes it clear which concept the student ...

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larry B. March 24, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
encouraging, kind
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Lee S. February 12, 2015
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
Jill is a wonderful teacher. She is patient and creative in teaching, good at communicating her musical ideas with children. My son progressed a lot under her instruction. We really hate to say goodbye to her because we have to leave America. Her classes are part of our best memories here.
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Dee P. May 21, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Jill is very interested in your progress. She is also very encouraging. I have been very satisfied with her.
Nate C. Oviedo, FL

About Nate

I've been teaching private lessons for over a decade now. First I taught lessons as a self-employed college student, and then my during graduate studies I worked through a music academy in Dallas. I've been playing piano for over 20 years and guitar and drums for 15. I've been in various bands, personally recorded several albums of my own compositions, and have taught students from ages 7-17 consistently. I teach part time as a high school teacher in the area and I enjoy helping young people learn, whether it's guitar, piano, drums, or even psychology *** Lesson Details *** I'm very laid back when it comes to lessons, but I do expect students to spend at least 90 minutes weekly practicing so our lessons will be productive. I generally use either Alfred or Suzuki for piano lessons, and

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Dalton K. March 23, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Nate is very patient and accommodating. Always provides feedback with each lesson.
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April W. May 19, 2014
Piano · In home
Nate has been working with my boys (6 & 7) for the past six months. We are very happy with the progress they've made and their enthusiasm for music. Would highly recommend Nate.
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Mai May 14, 2014
Nate was very patient and understanding using age appropriate materials.
Eric L. Oviedo, FL

About Eric

Eric comes from a family of musicians. He began guitar lessons at age five as the Beatles were invading the American music scene. Growing up in New Jersey, Eric performed in rock bands until becoming interested in classical guitar. With New York City only a short bus ride away, he spent as much time as possible in the city, studying guitar with Russian born Classical Guitarist, Dr. Alexander Bellow, and Jazz Legend "Bucky" Pizzarelli. During this time he attended recitals of such notables as Andre Segovia, Julian Bream and John Williams. Being immersed in this musical scene inspired him to make music his life. Eric earned a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, where he studied under the direction of guitar pedagogue, ...

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Kristi O. April 10, 2015
Classical Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I've had a great experience as Eric's student. He is highly knowledgeable as a guitar teacher and I have loved learning classical technique from him. And I'm kind of picky, since I already have a degree in music and am also a music teacher! He has really helped me broaden my skills as a guitarist and I can highly recommend him as a teacher for all kinds of guitar styles.
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Kevin C. December 18, 2014
Ukulele · In studio
Verified Student
Eric is a very good teacher. I have no experience in music at all and his instruction offered a nice mix of basic music knowledge and uke specific teaching. In a short time he showed me a variety of playing techniques for the uke that gives me a lot to strive for while offering exercises and instruction for me to work on that will help me steadily improve.
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Coen G. September 2, 2014
Banjo · In studio
Verified Student
Eric has been really helpful in my learning experience. My schedule requires flexibility in scheduling and Eric has been great!
Eric B. Port Orange, FL

About Eric

Music isn't just a career choice: it is a way of life. I have been playing music since I was a toddler; everything I have learned about life has been through music. I believe that self-expression is important to being confident with yourself. I look forward to sharing my passion for music and teaching with any students who are ready to learn! I have over a decade of performance experience and have played along the East Coast with several bands. Some venues I have performed at recently include The Plaza Theatre in Orlando; Backbooth in Downtown Orlando; The Crowbar in Tampa; The Bandshell and The Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach. Some groups I play with are Run Rhino, The Mighty St. John's, The Children of Stone, and MPG (Mobile Performance Group). I am a versatile musician who

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Jennifer A. March 7, 2015
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
We think Eric is great teacher too! I have been bringing my 6 year old son for drum lessons for several weeks and he has been great with him. I was amazed after the first lesson that he already had my son reading music. The progress they make in 30 minutes is amazing! Thanks Eric :)
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Jessica L. November 20, 2014
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
We love Eric! He is so good with my 6 year old son. Very patient! And my son loves him! Would recommend highly! :)
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Benjamin G. November 27, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Excellent teacher--highly recommended

We are so glad we found Eric! After trying (and failing) with two other drum coaches who lacked a crucial requirement--in one case, depth of knowledge, and in another case, patience--my son has been taught by Eric for three years and has become an excellent drummer. Eric is highly knowledgeable, very patient, and a great communicator. He is the best music teacher we've found (and that includes three music teachers we used for another child, who took lessons for several instruments). Eric is also very knowledgeable about several other instruments. You cannot find a better music teacher than Eric!
Terell D. Port Orange, FL

About Terell

*** Travel Equipment *** When providing in home lessons, I can travel with my keyboard if my student does not own one. I generally encourage the purchase of a keyboard within the first 2-3 months. *** Specialties *** Pop voice- expression, healthy singing, and efficient practical use of the voice while developing personal style and ability. Classical Voice- Building a strong foundation on fundamentals of singing. Good technique transcends all vocal styles- I teach my students to understand that they must always sing in the most efficient and healthy way to ensure longevity of the voice and preserve its beauty.

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Tyler K. April 17, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Punctual, professional and exactly what I was looking for!!! Couldn't be happier with his expertise and how he conducted his lesson! I have never been so excited about singing before and can't wait for my next lesson!
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Michael J. December 29, 2014
Singing · In home
Weak, tense, and strained..that's where I was before I worked with Terell. From our first lesson, he started teaching me about how singing and talking are connected. I followed his directions, and now a year later I have more power, freedom, and a wider range. Hands down the best coach I've ever had! :)
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Jena S. December 29, 2014
Singing · In home
I had studied for some years with another teacher but I wasn't getting any better. Every time I'd sing high my throat would close up and it was starting to hurt. A friend told me about Terell and I knew after our first lesson he was awesome. He worked with me to get rid of the tension and learn to sing free. He taught me tons a exercises and really pushed me to be in control of my body. Now I am singing like I never thought I could and singing is fun again!
Laurie K. Casselberry, FL

About Laurie

Hi =) New Blog by Me on buying your first ukulele: http://takelessons.com/blog/buying-a-ukulele I'm Laurie, a very passionate ukulele singer, guide, and artist since 2008. I honor each person's unique style and interest. I'm not teaching lessons just so people can perform, but so they can create a special bond with their instruments and canvases and their own style. We are all unique in how we create...so I want to watch that unfold. I'll go over all the basics and then we'll have fun! Each lesson will be a new experience and I will be allowing the student to guide and teach me ~ it's a team effort! I LOVE children and have a background teaching Music Together classes as well as nannying my niece who was born with special needs. Depending on the needs, I would love to make ...

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Karen O. November 16, 2014
Ukulele · In home
Verified Student
My 10 year old daughter is making great progress due to Laurie's enthusiastic and nurturing attitude. She is patient, kind, encouraging and very professional, always wanting my daughter to get the very most out of each visit. We are very happy to have found Laurie!

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