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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Pittsford, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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I have been teaching string instruments professionally for over 11 years, and I specialize in the violin. Students of all ages are welcome! Lessons are tailored to each student's interests and learning styles. You will be playing music that you love in no time!

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system.

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Juliet
My daughter came home unable to contain her excitement. She wanted to show me everything she learned. I love seeing that passion for music in my children.
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Melissa is a wonderful music teacher! She teaches our three kids ages 5, 8 and 13 on three different instruments in our home. She is very patient and flexible. SO happy to have her!

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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $62
  • Speaks Ukranian, English, Russian
  • Bachelor and Master Of Music Degrees from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph B.

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I got my start at the Stand Up NY comedy club in New York City. Throughout my life as a serious concert pianist, musician, writer and educator, comedy has been a shelter and a lifesaver. I met Woody Allen for conversation and some comparative opinions on his work, our favorite book stores, etc and it sparked a further desire to do some acting in film, writing and improvisation. As an improvisor in my own field of music, improvisation always came naturally to me. As a published writer and composer, structure is a familiar friend.

I learned how to deal with stage fright from my professional family of musicians and some of the greatest teachers/performers of the world with whom I studied at Juilliard. Yes, the same place that saw Robin Williams and Kline and others do their thing. I hung out with actors on the third floor when I was not rehearsing music on the 5th. Made friends. Lived in LA. Wrote music and acted for films. Got published. Started a comedy concert tour aboard the ...

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~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Miriam S.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Miriam S.

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Looking for trombone lessons that cover topics from technique to musicality to ear training to professionalism? Look no further! As a trombonist of 12 years, a recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, and future master's student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco, California, I know that I have the experience and knowledge needed to assist you regardless of your level or goals on trombone! I have been passionate about teaching for about as long as I have been playing, and I hope that we are able to connect to help you improve and find passion for trombone for yourself.

About Miriam

My name is Miriam Snyder, and I am a trombonist of 12 years. I am a recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music, located in Rochester, NY, where I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Trombone Performance, as well as a Performer's Certificate. Beginning in the fall of 2021, I will begin my master's degr

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Victor D.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • BM Vocal Performance & Opera Studies from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor D.

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My goal is to provide music education to students of all ages in home and in studio. I'm constantly thinking about my students in and out of lessons, wanting to find ways to make their musical experience more rewarding. Each student has a different path, which keeps it interesting and exciting!

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Victor has been teaching private lessons since 2016 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Victor has helped students develop a healthy singing technique, enjoy singing, perform in recitals and competitions, and get cast in shows. Victor received his Master's degree

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Larianne T.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $150
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 13 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Larianne T.

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With almost 10 years of experience as a professional wedding & portrait photographer, I can help new photographers learn how to operate their camera, and I can help seasoned photographers improve their portfolio and online presence.

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Hi! I'm Larianne! I'm a wedding & portraits photographer and crochet addict :) Both my love for crochet and photographer started when I was a child. Now I am a wife and mother of two, and I have a photography business and a crochet business. I would love to help you get started, or help you get even

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Maria
Larianne is a Great teacher and has a lot of patience.
I’ve been trying to learn how to crochet on my own and I wasn’t getting no where, so I got in contact with Larianne and she meet me at Barnes and Nobles for a crochet class. She showed me different crochet patterns and different crochet hooks. She showed me how to crochet. Thanks to her I can make different crochet items.
Larianne was very helpful and I can’t wait to see her again to see what else she can teach me.
Agnes
Larianne is a fantastic teacher. She started teaching me back in 2017, and because of her, I have my Etsy job. I make baby blankets, infinity scarfs and kids Hood Hats. My client loves the result. I had the chance to participate in many of her craft shows, and the experience was terrific. Her passion for crochet became an inspiration to me. Now I love to crochet and do many things for my daughter and me. Right now, I am working on a full-size blanket, and Larianne is helping me getting the pattern right. I wish I can show pictures. Thank you very much, Larianne.
Elise
I have purchased several crocheted items from Larianne for my family and fell in love with her vlog snippets on Instagram so when she mentioned that she’d be offering lessons, I didn’t hesitate to sign up! As a teacher, she has been incredibly patient and very supportive. In just a few lessons I was able to start a scarf for my sister’s baby girl. Thank you so much Larianne for sharing your gift with us. I’ve told all my friends that they need to sign up! :)
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Erin W.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University
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Erin W.

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Learn to develop a healthy technique for singing with proper vowels, breathing, space, and placement. Gain confidence in your voice and sing the songs you love!

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I have a Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University, and a Bachelor's from Northern Arizona University. I teach voice lessons to kids, teenagers, and adults, ranging in ability from beginner to experienced. I help beginning students learn to match pitch and read notes on the sta

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Miriam
I wrote a review before, when I had just started having singing lessons with Erin but it’s been more than three years, so it’s time for an update. ;)
I really enjoy my lessons with Erin and I notice a great difference in my vocal range and technique from when I first started having lessons with her. She’s patient and supportive, and she always has great suggestions for new songs to learn. I’m really building up a repertoire. :)
Erin offers for her students to participate in studio recitals twice a year and I feel like I‘ve also improved my performance skills (stage fright is real for me but I’m slowly becoming more confident singing in front of others).
We had to move the lessons and recitals online during the pandemic and that worked out really well too.

I really recommend lessons with Erin, you will learn a lot and you‘ll have fun doing so!
Robin
A great first lesson. Erin is patient and understanding. I look forward to our next session.
Lynn

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"Keith is very tentative, responsive and flexible. He has deep knowledge in many areas of the performing arts and his approach works for children and adults. He has been very helpful and motivational!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"Great classes! Sarah is a fantastic teacher - patient and gives good timely feedback. She gives very helpful tips."
Frances Chen
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"When my 12 year old son says he would like to continue I am happy with that!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"This was my son's first lesson and he was enthralled. David worked with my son on material for an audition (improv and character analysis) he had immediately after the lesson. My son made it for the callbacks which I think was largely due to the work he did with David Tom."
Makoa
Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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"Gabriel is an excellent instructor. He is knowledgable, experienced, thoughtful, patient and engaging. I highly recommend Gabriel to anyone considering a class of his on Taking Lessons. Thanks Gabriel!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Gabriel W.
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"I had so much fun preparing a mother-son dance with Stephanie for a wedding reception that my husband and I signed up for a series just for fun. Stephanie is an excellent instructor."
Jean
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Stephanie S.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson with Mushir, extremely talented, friendly and a great teacher. Looking forward to learning more from him in my next lesson!!!"
Aaron
Took Magic lessons from Mushir A.
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"Kristen is an amazing teacher! She has such a wonderful way of inspiring a hard work ethic. She corrects with kindness when needed, and maintains a delightfully positive attitude throughout the lesson. Coming back to ballet in adulthood, as a former professional dancer— I had a lot of anxiety and trepidation about returning. Kristen has been incredibly supportive, understanding, enthusiastic, and compassionate; she guides with joy, intelligence and empathy, in a highly articulate and informative manner. I recommend her to anyone and everyone; take her class, you’ll be thrilled, I promise."
Hayley
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"Awesome overall. Very enthusiastic and extremely helpful to our son. Highly recommended."
Armando
Took Acting lessons from Keith K.
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