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Adam R.

88 Reviews
Watchung, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Adam R.

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I coach monologues, scenes, and commercials. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Detai

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Kellyanne B.
Great first meeting, looking forward to my next class ..
Dane R.
Very informative, looking forward to the next class
Andrew W.
Wonderful experience. I think that I’ll be able to improve with him by my side :-)
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Cedrick A.

5 Reviews
South Plainfield, NJ
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Creole, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Science in Arts / Music Performance from Felician College
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Cedrick A.

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My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students achieve their true potential and goals. I've played the violin for 23 years and I graduated from Felician University in 2013. I'm a enthusiastic, fun-loving person and my teaching style is tailored to the needs of my students.

About Cedrick

Take lessons from an enthusiastic, charismatic violin teacher! My name is Cedrick and I can't wait to meet you! Violin lessons are a wonderful way to encourage and develop a passion for music from an early age. I've had the opportunity to hold private lessons since 2015 and loved helping my stude

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Kim W.
Cedric is extremely patient and very professional, but friendly as well. He is willing to go the extra mile for someone who has no musical experience at all. He is very knowledgeable and willing to do whatever is necessary so you can be comfortable while trying to learn how to play the violin. I've appreciated all of his efforts to date.
Catalina Dalangin
Cedrick is patient and supportive. His manner of teaching is wonderful and really knows how to motivate me. He’s an excellent teacher and I highly recommend him.
Catalina D.
Very accommodating with my goals.
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James R.

124 Reviews
North Brunswick, NJ
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Private Lessons from Private lessons from teachers whom they them self were trained Musicians. You won't necessarily know their Names because in this Business it has a Lot to do with word of mouth, when it comes to teachers. Here are some of the people I studied with, Fortune Petri, Tony Scarpa (Guitar Lessons) Bill Riley, Kathy Schwartman (Vocal Lessons) Bob Ross (Music Theory) Lou Stallman (Songwriting Lessons) Big Noize Sound, RC Audio (Engineering, Live Sound, Mixing) Pulse Stage Lighting (Lighting Tech)
  • Teaching since 1980
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James R.

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It's all about Music Theory and Technique.

About James

PLEASE READ : Thank you. I'm a trained Musician (Private Lessons) and have been Studying & Teaching for over 37 years. I've taught, Recorded & Played everywhere from small to Large venues from NJ, NY to CA and back. So you don"t just get the Lesson, You also get all that culture and experience al

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James
Solid knowledge and good guidance on theory and exercises to develop fretboard strength.
Kevin
As someone who came in with little to no experience playing an instrument, Jimmy was the perfect start for my musical journey. He taught me not only the fundamentals of the bass guitar, but also the fundamentals of music in general, which I can carry with me as I develop as a musician. Highly reccomended.
Rob
Jimmy is a phenomenal teacher. He truly understands what its like to learn guitar, and he builds a foundation to make things come together. He knows what concepts are necessary to master early on, and he has a great way of explaining and simplifying. I learn much better when I understand the "why" of something, and Jimmy can give me the "why's" of all the drills that he has me do. He seems to know why I ask the questions that I ask, which tells me that he has worked through the same questions himself at some point. I highly recommend lessons with him!
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Noah D.

37 Reviews
Carteret, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English (North American), Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelors in Performance and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Noah D.

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Whether you're a beginner, an intermediate or advanced, my blues guitar lessons cater to all!

All ages are welcome! We will definitely learn songs, but in order to truly become an amazing musician you must also focus on building strong technique. Taking lessons with me will ensure that you’ll be able to learn songs and parts by ear. No more tabs! Here’s what we’ll focus on:
- building technique
- transcribing songs and solos
- learning theory
- ear training
- learning to read

Feel free to message me at any time if you have any questions!

About Noah

*IMPORTANT: I am now offering in-person lessons again! However, you must provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination before our first lesson together. If you do not send me a picture via text or email of your vaccination card, I will cancel the lessons and will not teach you. Thank you for your un

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Noah is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. He makes sure you have rock solid base to work off of if you are complete beginner.
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Jeff S.

3 Reviews
Mountainside, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Russian
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding student award from Montclair State University
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Jeff S.

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Started helping others while in college 30+ years ago. Formally started teaching at a community college 3 years ago. I want to continue teaching both in college and privately.
I believe in understanding of math and not memorization being the key to success in math. Having a lot of exposure to various parts of math and multitude of different students I always try to find the right approach which depends on the student's level and needs.

About Jeff

I got my first masters in Applied Math when I was 23. To stay current and refresh my knowledge I earned my second graduate master's degree in May of 2016 and finally the PhD in Mathematics in 2020. I spent 30+ years 'near Wall street' in the IT departments of the Financial Guaranty companies. Wh

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Alejandro S
I took my first math course with Professor Slepoi at Union County College back in Fall 2015. Professor Slepoi was very interested in math and often expressed his interest in the material. Up to now, I still remember how passionate he is about math and as an Engineering Student, I began to realize why math is so important. His passion for math translated to me the urge to dig deeper into math material and has made me pursue a minor in applied mathematics.
Eugene
I met Jeff Slepoi at Montclair University where both of us were graduate students at the Mathematics Department. We often took the same classes at the same time with Jeff helping me on my way. He was always willing to help being
both a capable mathematician and a great pedagogue. His grasp of the material was consistently nothing short of remarkable. In the classroom his questions made our professors and classmates penetrate the covered topics even deeper, shedding light on their hidden aspects. Often I was under the impression that he could do a better job teaching these classes than our professors. Both a strong mathematician and a pleasant person to work with Jeff seems to me a perfect teacher who can give a lot to his students. I can highly recommend him to anyone interested in learning mathematics.

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Mr. Slepoi is an outstanding teacher and a kind person. His level of understanding of complicated concepts and willingness help me understand has been very helpful to me. I highly recommend working with him.
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Elsa M.

68 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French
  • Master's Degree in Teaching French as a Foreign or Second Language from Université d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse
  • Teaching since 2014
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Elsa M.

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I've been teaching French since 2014 and my students have gone from total beginner to intermediate level. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to introduce yourself and speak about basic conversational subjects and as time goes on you'll be able to speak about many more specific topics. I can work with you on your written and oral understanding skills as well as written and oral production. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Elsa

Hi there! My name is Elsa Mucyo and I can't wait to meet you! I was born and raised in France and I went to Université of Avignon in France and earned a Master's degree in Teaching French as a Foreign or Second Language in 2016 complemented by over 6 years of teaching experience.. I began m

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Inna
Elsa has been great with teaching both of my daughters. She is very energetic and has a lot of positive approaches with both a 5 and a 8 year old. She caters the lessons to each level and skill set. My kids always look forward to her classes.
Erika
I can say without hesitation that Elsa is the most professional and pleasant teacher that I have ever worked with. She is very customer service oriented, efficient, and flexible if you have a specific goal in mind.

My teenage daughter looks forward to the class and always ends the session with a smile on her face. She has fun with Elsa while she is learning. Win win!

I highly recommend French Encore!
Frances
I'm delighted to have found Elsa! She is energetic and charming. She is a gifted teacher. Both my granddaughter and I take lessons with her - although not at the same time. She easily adjusts to the level of her student, young or mature, beginner or advanced, making her lessons engaging and informative.

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"My daughter loves Molly. She really connects on her level and has already improved. We most certainly will continue"
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Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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Nancy Cook
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"Claire has been an incredible mentor to me over the past year. She has helped me brush up on my essential cello skills and I feel much more confident a player now. Would recommend for her digital lessons!"
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