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About Reut R.

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Rahway, NJ
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Hello there!

I am a trombonist and teacher, with many years of experience teaching Hebrew as well as music.

As a music teacher I have worked with children starting from private lessons to young children beginning to learn, up to master classes in universities worldwide. I love teaching, and I feel confident teaching trombone and trumpet up to advanced level. For piano, I would prefer to stay with beginners and young ones only :) - but I promise you they will have a wonderful experience (and yes, I do have 8 years of piano studies under my belt).

As a Hebrew teacher, I teach both Hebrew reading and pronunciation and modern conversational Hebrew. My professional experience includes teaching at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, B'nai Abraham in Livingston, Central Synagogue in Manhattan and more, as well as many private lessons. In
the schools I provided classroom instruction, private and group tutoring and adult education as well as private instruction for the faculty.
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Polina G. September 22, 2019
· Hebrew · Online
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Polina G. September 15, 2019
· Hebrew · Online
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Polina G. September 3, 2019
· Hebrew · Online
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About Donnabella M.

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North Hollywood, CA

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About Donnabella
Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further!

I'm Donnabella, and I can't wait to help you take your acting BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with dozens of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have fun every step of the way!

Need help with homework? I started peer tutoring in middle school and have continued to teach ever since! I can help you excel in your academic endeavors. I have worked with dozens of students one on one, as well as group settings!

***Formal Education***
Summa Cum Laude 3.90 GPA
B.S. Criminal Justice -Forensic Psychology
B.A. Humanities- English, Philosophy, & History

***Acting Background***
I'm a working actor. In 2015, I booked 5 commercials (2 nationals), 2 films, 7 TV shows, and 2 audiobooks. I've c
ontinued to book ever since! I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

***The Lesson***
Comedy - Sitcom and Single-Cam, Drama, Scene Study, Character Development, Improv, Commercials, Emotional Accessibility, Cold Reading Skills, Audition Technique, On-Camera Work, Physicality

***Specialties***
Developing well-rounded confident actors! :)
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Ariel August 23, 2019
· Film and TV Acting · Online
Amazing Teacher She gaves me a good feeling to play in English and amazing person.
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Mandy August 19, 2019
· Acting · Online
Donnabelle is knowledgeable, flexible, and accommodating. She targets the lessons to the needs of the student to achieve acting goals.
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Mandy July 17, 2019
· Acting · Online
very helpful, well educated, and nice.
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About Michael C.

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About Michael
Michael studied Classical guitar at the Santa Monica College with Arnold Lessing, and eventually was asked to become his assistant instructor teaching in the guitar program. He also played lead guitar with bands in the Los Angeles, California music scene for many years. He will teach you by focusing on technique, how to practice, song learning, creative conditioning, rhythm & lead techniques, music theory, ear training and music reading.

Michael has instructed Grammy award winning artist, played with several groups nationwide, and has recorded as a studio musician. He has worked on collaborative efforts with several national artists, and brings 30 years of guitar instruction experience.

Michael is a songwriter, and is extremely knowledgeable in composition. If you want to learn your favorite songs, and sound like your favorite guita
rist, Michael is your man for guitar lessons! He is a wonderful teacher, who can take you to levels of guitar playing that you thought you’d never get to.

Electric or Acoustic Guitar; instructing in many different styles, he will focus on your short and long-term goals, and basically create your own personal course of guitar instruction through published books, high quality transcriptions for song learning, as well as his own masterclass workshops. A comfortable, relaxed, yet encouraging experience can be expected from him.
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Monty May 25, 2016
· Acoustic Guitar · Online
Michael hs been a great teacher and resource. He is great with beginner guitar students like myself and has alway been a patient and enthusiastic instructor.
I would highly recommend him to anyone wanting to start playing guitar,whether it be a beginner or someone who is picking it up again
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Mitchell May 22, 2016
· Guitar · In studio
I have been taking guitar lessons from Michael for a few months to a half a year now. He is an exceptional teacher who is dedicated to helping you learn the things you want to, but also willing to go through and tell you what you need to hear in order to progress as a musician.

I have been playing guitar for six years, and Michael has the expertise that is required of a good teacher to be able to help students who have just begun, and students who are much more experienced. A pleasant experience is always to be expected when you take lessons with Michael, and every week I eagerly await my lessons.
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Allegra May 22, 2016
· Guitar · In studio
I had taken lessons with Michael and he has helped me tremendously! I am working to be a versatile guitarist and original writer. Michael has helped me learn so many different aspects and has helped me keep an open taste in different styles on guitar. I have learned theory, lead guitar techniques, finger picking, how to create and find unique chords in the corresponding key, how to organize my practicing schedules properly, and so much more. I was able to be helped with my song writing and jazz guitar because I was in jazz band and am now preparing for an audition at a music college which focuses heavily on jazz theory and guitar. I would suggest Michael to any guitarist of any level. I have never been disappointed in my lessons and I am constantly progressing.

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Michael C.

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About Trevor P.

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Austin, TX
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About Trevor
Learn to play music that you love. I offer customized lessons based on your interests and the things you most want to learn. Using proven techniques from years of performing, research and teaching, I help my students make consistent progress while having fun!

***Areas of study***

Performance
Singing & playing
Music Theory
Improvisation
Technique
Fretboard Understanding
Recording
Songwriting & composition
Reading (notation, charts, TAB)
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Albert R. September 3, 2019
· Music Recording · In home
Hands on made simple
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Michael B. April 5, 2019
· Guitar · In studio
I've been working with Trevor for just over a year. His teaching goes beyond just dry technique and theory to answer the question "why am I doing this?" When you work with Trevor, there is purpose behind everything you do. He starts with your big picture goals and breaks them down into actionable steps that you can take feeling like it's going somewhere. This makes for way more efficient and exciting practice sessions. If you don't know exactly where you want to go with your playing, Trevor will help you find that as well.
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Nathan S. March 30, 2019
· Guitar · In studio
Trevor is an amazing teacher! He works with you to make a plan to learn whatever interests you. I can bring in any kind of music or style of playing and he will help me learn all of the elements. He is happy to go as far into theory as you want or stay more high level. Also has been very helpful in transitioning from learning tunes to writing and recording my own songs. Highly recommend.
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About Hunter S.

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Pasadena, CA
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From the hit TV comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to drama at The Tony Award winning Steppenwolf Theater, my 20 year acting career has taught me many lessons to share. As a working writer/director this has only grown.

I love teaching. There are few things as rewarding as being a part of a students development and their personal victories.
Many of my students have achieved notable representation and consistently work. Other students are simply pursuing acting as a passion or a tool to gain confidence. Whether it's audition prep or personal development, if you bring the drive, I promise to get you to your goals ... oh, and we'll have a lot of fun on the way. After all, it's called a "play" for a reason.
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Kenya August 28, 2018
· Child Acting · Online
he's nice fun and very good at teaching acting and doing acting.
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Timothy Robinson July 14, 2018
· Improv Acting · In home
Patient, kind and talented . Highly recommended !
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Kenya October 10, 2017
· Child Acting · Online
nice and fun
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Hunter S.

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About Josh M.

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Menlo Park, CA
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Music is a transcendental experience that has existed since the beginning of time itself. Classical music is the study of timeless masterworks written over the past 400 years. Through our study, we gain direct insight into the great thoughts, ideas, and histories of cultures, peoples, and movements. As a teacher, I am honored to introduce each of my wonderful students to the life-long pursuit of music creation.

I'm a prize winning pianist and a music enthusiast. I started piano at age 5 and started winning competitions at age 10. I've won prizes at the local and national level. Ultimately though, I'm just passionate about all-things piano and would love to share my passion with you.

My background is in the Taubman technique, having spent 12 years working with one of Dorothy Taubman's personal students. However, whatever your technic
al background, I'm excited to help you find more freedom, power, and passion in your playing!
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Jennifer July 13, 2019
· Classical Piano · In home
He is amazing. He really goes In depth and makes sure you are progressing at an appropriate pace, with technique, theory, and repertoire. He also really puts you at ease. He has gone above and beyond, even discussing my upcoming class piano lessons at school. I really can't praise him enough.
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Lavanya K. September 27, 2018
· Piano · In home
Josh is patient and extremely knowledgeable teacher! Had a great first class. Looking forward for my next lesson.
Overall he is supercool !

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Emiliano September 13, 2018
· Piano · In home
My son is so happy with Josh!
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Josh M.

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About Rob B.

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Nashville, TN

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Have you always wanted to play the drums? Do you want to jam along your favorite tracks or play live with a band?
I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. I take pride in helping every student achieve their goals on their instrument. My methods are relaxed and patient, and is an environment that promotes a love of music!
Well pick up some sticks and lets get rolling! (Pun intended)

My lessons are not the same for everyone. I like to get to know my students; music goals and learning style, and I build my curriculum around that information.

I am a full time touring, recording musician who lives in Nashville TN. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Roberts Wesleyan College.
During my studies at Roberts I taught percussion and
music theory at U-Prep High school.

In 2016 I moved to Nashville, after 4 months of working with anyone and everyone, I decided to find a band I that I could call my own. Leading me to this moment, where I am currently on tour with my band, The Foxies, and perform with and MD for two other artist based out of Nashville.

I have Performed at Warped Tour, Sundance, SXSW, Bonaroo, Nashvilles-Live on the Green.
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Alex August 13, 2019
· Ableton · Online
Rob is one of the most innovative and experienced experts on Ableton Live. He knows everything from how to set up the perfect arrangement for your backing tracks to how to automate lights synced to your show.
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Alex S. July 22, 2019
· Drum · In studio
First lesson with Rob was very good. He was patient, got a feel for the student level and encouraged learning and creativity. Awesome experience.
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Ryan March 18, 2019
· Drum · In studio
Of all my year's of formal education, I can confidently say my time as a student under Rob was perhaps the most significant. He demonstrated a tremendous amount of patience, and genuine care into my development, and took me from a guy who was VERY rough on the drums to a proficiency level.

On top of building the physical mechanics and techniques to become a drummer, Rob put even more emphasis on how I internalized, felt, and heard the music. Each lesson focus was equally weighted with theory, practical use, real-time listening, and execution - developing all my senses and slowly building my foundation so I could take the material and know how to grow upon it outside of the lesson room.

Lessons with Rob is more than learning a cool fill, or a fun groove - even though those do happen - but it is learning how to become a musician, and I'll carry the lessons learned from him with me forever.
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About Lauren S.

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Boulder, CO
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Whether you sing musical theater, classical, pop. jazz, country or rock, you will learn how to use your voice well. It won't hurt, you won't get hoarse, and you'll create sounds you've only dreamed about.

Hi! I'm Lauren Sawyer. I am an internationally known singer and business owner who is passionate about vocal technique. Singing well is a SCIENCE. I have developed proven exercises that will make your voice resonant and strong. Singing is also a BELIEF. Our work together will give you the courage to release your voice from self doubt and help you experience the immense joy that comes from being creatively expressive with it! For over 25 years, this has been the essence of my teaching philosophy.

My students range from beginning singers who are curious about their vocal potential, to professionals who need a polished edge to their
audition repertoire. As Founder of Boulder Music Institute, a summer training program for artists, my work is all about empowering, guiding and creating jobs for the singer. My relationships with talent agencies in the United States and Europe have helped many performers launch their professional careers.
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Kyrie May 24, 2018
· Opera Voice · In studio
The BEST! Lauren is an impeccable musician, teacher, and vocal technician. I studied voice in college at Oklahoma City University and started taking lessons with Lauren after a 4-year break from singing. Since my first lesson, I have seen consistent improvement in my technique and confidence. My voice is the healthiest it has ever been! I am creating sounds that just BLOW ME AWAY!

Lauren has a wide range of students, from beginners to advanced. Opera to musical theater. One thing you can be certain about her is that she has a passion for teaching. The commitment to help you improve is there. In my opinion, that is what you want in a teacher. I have the utmost confidence in recommending Lauren to someone who is looking for a teacher.
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Isabel May 6, 2018
· Singing · In studio
Lauren is a great professional! When I started my singing lessons with her, I was not confident about my voice and I was not sure if I would be brave enough to audition for musical theater. She has been helping me to get over my fear and believe in myself more as well as she has taught me techniques that really improved my voice. Now I know that all of this is possible.
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Linda April 23, 2018
· Vocal Training · In studio
Lauren is just amazing; knowledgable, positive and encouraging. I have a vocal tremor meaning my voice shakes when speaking and I lost the ability to sing. With Lauren's help, I am strengthening my voice. I had voice therapy sessions with a medically trained therapist where I made no progress and was encouraged to accept my 'limitation'. With Lauren, I didn't have to settle for accepting my limitation. Rather, I am making huge progress, thanks to her technical expertise, knowledge and encouragement, My speaking tremor is nearly gone and I can sing again!
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About Cindy R.

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Gallatin, TN

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When I came home from my second piano lesson, at age 7, my mother tells me that I said, "Mama, when I grow up I want to be a music teacher." And it's true that, in spite of liking a lot of subjects in school, music and playing the piano were always at the forefront of my thoughts. I began playing for church at age 12, having added playing from hymnals to my first love -- classical music. In college I accompanied constantly -- singers and instrumentalists -- and then was tapped to accompany one of the university's choral groups. In the years since graduation, teaching piano has been my prime source of income, but I have accompanied the local high school choral program since the 2000 -- 2001 school year. Along the way I've also tutored high school and college students in Music Theory, as well as an occasional church musician who just w
anted to add some theory knowledge to enhance playing skills. I love the challenge of coming up with ways to explain new concepts to students of all ages.
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Cindy R.

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About Mira W.

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Chicago, IL

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My goal is to enable students to feel confident in expressing themselves though music, while polishing their technical skills and expressing their emotions through the powerful musical language. I have taught in individual/private and group settings over the past four years I have been at New England Conservatory. I have a Bachelors degree in Viola Performance, and have had 18 years of education on both violin and viola, in solo, orchestral, and chamber music settings (my favorite!). My hope for all musicians is that we cultivate the drive and ability to share our gift with others!

I began studying the violin and viola using the Suzuki method when I was just three years old. Since then, I have played with several professional, semi-professional, and youth orchestras and chamber ensembles. With my quartets Lumière, Vox, and Highland Stre
et, I have won first prizes in several competitions including the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and competitions hosted by: Merit School of Music, Society of American Musicians, Midwest Young Artists, Rembrandt Chamber Players, and more. I was also featured in string quartets that performed for at the White House and the Kennedy Center. As a soloist, I have performed with the Oistrach Symphony Orchestra (DePaul University) , been featured on NPR's "From the Top", and performed with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra as a laureate of their 17th and 18th competitions.

Recently, I have expanded on my teaching experience with short tours and residencies in Banff, AB, Canada, Napa Valley, CA, several cities in Brazil, and Boston, MA. I got to learn from the great and I aim to parley my experience to others looking to learn!
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Mira W.

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