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Saad H.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music, Composition from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2016
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Saad H.

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I pride myself in helping students prepare for undergraduate and graduate admissions applications. I have personally been accepted into the following institutions and am looking forward to helping you achieve your goals: Columbia University, University of Southern California, Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, UC San Diego, and the CUNY Graduate Center.

About Saad

Saad is a composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and electroacoustic music who achieves a “remarkable fusion of idioms” (New York Times), most notably in his work exploring the disparate qualities inherent in Western art music and Middle Eastern musical tradition. His music delves into that relati

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Ethan
I started with Saad at a music camp upstate I was attending and of which he was composition faculty. Having taken plenty of music theory in the past but no formal composition, I didn’t know what to expect. First off, Saad’s manner couldn’t have been more calming or inviting from the very beginning, and that really built a great rapport between us and allowed me to do my best work. Secondly, based on my accounts of my past training, it took little time for Saad to identify what were my strengths and what we needed to study in order to ensure my best compositional outputs. We studied invertible counterpoint, a complex subject fundamental to nearly all forms of advanced classical counterpoint. Saad made the subject really approachable through intricate but understandable explanations of different concepts and provided really illustrative examples of each concept. Even a year after those several weeks of study, in which I have hardly written nearly the number of contrapuntal exercises as I did in the weeks during and after Saad’s tutelage, I still find canon and fugue writing to be doable and even fun, testament to how I was able to hold on to Saad’s teachings even long after working with him. I couldn’t recommend Saad’s abilities and qualities higher to anyone wishing to take composition lessons, and it certainly doesn’t hurt that he is an accomplished, experienced, fascinating, and highly-sought-after composer in his own right. Even after working with dozens of different teachers in different musical disciplines, I have found my studies with Saad to be among the absolute most rewarding.
Sam B.
Saad was able to guide me into directions in my compositions I wouldn’t have thought would be possible otherwise. I recommend him highly as he pushed me to work as hard as I could on my pieces, while at the same time highlighting pertinent contemporary repertoire in our lessons.
Luke
Such a patient knowledgeable tutor who really cares about his students’ progress and goes above and beyond to nurture their musical growth
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Nikole W.

5 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $55
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nikole W.

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Do you...
- Get nervous when you speak in front of a group?
- Lack persuasiveness when reporting to executives and funders?
- Question if you lost a job opportunity because you weren't clear about your goals and expertise?
- Believe that you can deliver better presentations in school, at work, or at conferences?

If so, Nikole Williams can help you become a clearer, more persuasive communicator. Her unique background facilitates her ability to help students develop effective communication and public speaking skills:

-Performer & Teacher-Theatre & Music, which requires adeptness at vocal projection, diction, accent work, breathing, utilizing body language and posture, and dealing with nervousness. Trained in Alexander, International Phonetic Alphabet, Shakespeare, Linklater, and Williamson techniques.

-Experience leading divisions and supervising programs (i.e. IT management, Arts); reporting directly to and meeting with executives (i.e. VP, directors); and managing ...

About Nikole

Hi! I appreciate you taking the time to learn more about how I can help you as a teacher. What is my background? I am an experienced performing artist and teacher that works in New York and regionally. I have developed a keen ability to assess and shape talent from years of training, teaching,

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Shakira
Very enthusiastic and versatile
Ebony
Nikole is phenomenal. Great spirit, incredibly welcoming. I feel a lot more confident in public speaking.
Ashley A.
Nikole, is very warm and professional. I have never continued with voice lessons, I enjoyed the experience so much that I'm going to kick the bad habit of smoking and sit down and seriously figure my finances out to continue being taught by her. I cannot express enough how much fun I had...no pressure Nikole if you read this...lol

Karl K.

28 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
  • Awarded Prize-winner from American Horn Competition
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Karl K.

28 Reviews
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Learn how to really understand the numbers.

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; M

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John B.
My brother said "Great!"
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Me A.
Karl did a great job of determining where we needed help and clearly improving us!

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Aaron S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wabash College
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Aaron S.

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I have published a number of novels, short stories, and poetry, and have been teaching and collaborating with other writers for over fifteen years. My goal is to help you develop your communication skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the essential elements of writing (voice, structure, plot, characterization, setting, style, etc). You will write continually, and we will also learn how to critically analyze and learn from the work of other writers. Whatever genre or form you choose to approach, I can help you get the most of your work.

About Aaron

Hi, I'm Aaron, and I'm here to help you achieve your personal musical goals. In 1999 I received a degree in music composition, and I've been composing, performing, directing, producing, and of course teaching ever since. I believe every student is unique, with individual strengths and challenges, a

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I've been learning from Aaron for about 4-5 years now. Hands down the best teacher I've had. He managed to explain the theory behind every piece according to level the student is at and explains it amazingly. In a world where most people just want to learn to play, he ensures that they understand the intrinsic theory behind the pieces. He's helped me with arranging pieces, composing, and learning. Not to mention that he is quite possibly the most versatile person I've met who can do literally anything from writing to music production. Besides piano, he's helped me with being organized and maximizing my productivity. He brings a unique approach to piano and practice that I think has helped me tremendously.
Solomon W.
I had a great experience learning from Aaron. I was a brand new piano player with no knowledge of the instrument or music in general. Aaron was very patient and diligent in teaching me how to set a musical foundation. If you have the pleasure of working with him you will see why he is so highly rated.

Bill L.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
  • Teaching since 2012
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Bill L.

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I stress understanding rather than memorizing formulas. This ensures my students can derive formulas/solutions even without memorization.

I know firsthand how difficult it is to learn programming whether you are a total newbie, or a budding intermediate, but I have overcame these challenges myself and will guide you to overcome them too. I also have close to 8 years of tutoring experience, which will surely come in handy!

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Caroline I.
Bill is very knowledgeable about Java and really goes the extra mile to help a student learn.
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Benjamin M.

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While attending Columbia College Chicago, they hired me as a Writing Consultant for 3 years. I enjoyed tutoring at their Writing Center providing help to individual Students with Free-writing, Brainstorming, various Essay styles, Thesis development, Word Usage, Grammar, Internet Research, Resume assistance and some ESL. Since then, I have written a self-published novel and a full-length screen play.

I believe that understanding and developing one's Writing Process is crucial for anyone at any age. It is remarkable how difficult it is for many people to write something as essential as a basic job resume. Reading Comprehension and Verbal Expression take time, but a well-developed Writing Process is often far more challenging. To acquire the knowledge and experience in order to "get your thoughts on paper" acquires specific techniques and an understanding of one's unique thought process. Thankfully, this is a very rewarding experience!

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. I teach at my own home, at the Student's home or through the use of Skype. I am originally from Ann Arbor. I spent

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.

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"Colin is a fabulous teacher. He worked with my children as they prepared for their AP Calculus exam a few years back, and we enlisted his tutorage as my son prepared for his Calculus 3 exam this year.
Colin knows his material. He is patient and ensures the student is keeping pace with him as he explains the methodology. He takes the time necessary to ensure the student knows the material and is able to follow the explanations. As anyone who has studied math knows, you can't rush the process. Each step is a crucial foundation for the next.
Thank you Colin!"
Larissa
Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"Great tutor, very knowledgeable in chemistry. Though we were in different time zones he was always there to answer my questions and gets back to me very rapidly via email or even a text with a sophisticated and detailed explanation of things I struggled with. I personally recommend his assistance."
Ghassan
Took Chemistry lessons from William M.
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"Coln was really wonderful to work with. He explained everything so well and in a relatable way to me I look forward to the next lesson"
Leigh
Took Basic Math lessons from Colin S.
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"Ally is a deep, introspective writer. She touches upon the human condition in her writing, which can be related upon by anyone."
Nick
Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"Very happy with Cody he has patience and is a very nice person also is really helping my grandson with his writing. He is 9 years old and needs help with writing and reading.Cody knows how to get him interested."
Luis
Took Reading lessons from Cody W.
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"Chris tutored my son in a very short amount of time. He gave him an orientation to the test and notes and prescribed pointers for each section. My son had to cram based on a late decision to take the test and Chris’ help made a world of difference. My son actually looked forward to each tutoring session."
Melissa
Took SSAT lessons from Christopher A.
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"He is very good at explaining and making math simple. He's helping me take algebra and geometry at the same time. My grades have defiantly improved! I really enjoy these lessons and help. I highly recommend him for a tutor."
Grace
Took Algebra 1 lessons from Colin S.
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"I️ was connected to Rod through a tutoring agency. I️ contacted the agency because I️ recently graduated college and wanted to get into grad school but had not taken a math class since the 10th grade. The school I️ was applying to needed a minimum math score for the GRE, which I️ knew would be a enormous stretch for me. Additionally, I️ always had trouble with math and knew I️ would need a tutor to re-teach me everything I️ needed to know to get the score I️ wanted. Initially, the agency connected me to 3 different tutors who were all absolutely terrible! Sometimes they didn’t even know how to answer sample questions in the workbooks! Finally, I was connected to Rod. After our first meeting I️ knew he would be the one who would help me improve. After a month of intense work with him my GRE math scores actually improved a full 12 points! Beyond that, he literally taught me math in a way in which I️ actually understood it. Before I️ just thought I couldn’t learn, but now I’m confident that I️ actually retained everything and it even made sense! I’m so grateful to have met Rod because before him I️ truly felt hopeless. I️ would definitely recommend Rod to anyone who is looking to drastically improve their math skills. If you’re like me and hate math, can’t grasp it, and even feel like you just can’t learn it, then definitely contact Rod now! You won’t be sorry!"
Natalia
Took GRE lessons from Rod K.
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"He helped me a lot and patiently made sure I understood everything. The best math teacher you will ever have."
Lucas
Took SAT lessons from Mena H.
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"We absolutely loved Erin. What a sweetheart! She was recommended to us by friends and we were so happy to have her work with our son, Joey. Erin helped him with his Calculus work and preparing for the ACT his senior year of high school. Joey's scores improved (ACT score went up 5 points) and there was a definite positive change in his self-confidence and attitude. Erin was dependable and went out of her way to be thorough in keeping my husband and I informed during the process. We've had quite a few tutors over the years, and sometimes it's hard to find a good one, so we were really glad we found Erin!"
Rochelle
Took Math lessons from Erin W.
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