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Beatrice U.

9 Reviews
Highland Mills, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • AAS Fashion Design from Parsons School For Design
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Beatrice U.

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I have over 20 years’ experience. I have been working for major fashion brands companies in NYC. I am experienced with working with beginners, intermediate and all levels. I am offering industry level sewing classes and pattern correcting and altering techniques that will cater to your needs. I will be able to teach foundation skills of how to operate a sewing machine, how to use a serger or how to use an industrial sewing machine. I will also teach how to hand sew, follow and understand a pattern and how to finish your work beautifully. I am also going to work with you on your own personal projects.
I teach hands on beginner’s patternmaking and sewing skills that you will need for garment production, arts and crafts and any project that involves sewing. For instance: I can help you make pillows, bags, aprons, stuffed toys and other household items. If you want to make clothing, I will guide you through using a published pattern.
I will work closely with you to make sure you ...

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Hi There, my passion is teaching all ages how to sew 🪡 I have been in the fashion industry for over 15 years and i have been sewing since the age of 7. Exclusive training is what you are getting at Beatrice Riley that’s what sets us apart - each class is tutored to your goal and a course o

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Caitlin
Beatrice is a super fun and knowledgeable teacher.
I’m excited to continue learning.
Kathleen
Beatrice is a great teacher! She taught me how to thread a sewing machine and how to do a bobin. Next week I have a double lesson. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn how to sew.
Esther Nam N.
I loved the class, she was patient and professional.
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Nancy R.

35 Reviews
Irvington, NY
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded First Place, Serge Koussevitsky Prize from The Koussevitsky Foundation
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Nancy R.

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I believe in the extraordinary power of music to communicate, to inspire and, often, to heal. That belief underlies all my work. I’ve been a classical singer for 30 years and have sung leading roles with the Caramoor Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, the Britten/Aldeburgh Festival, Glimmerglass Opera and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, among many others. I’ve also been a church professional for all my entire career, singing sacred music of almost every genre, including gospel.

My strongest attribute as a teacher is my sensitive and expert touch with students of all ages and personality types. The fundamentals of vocal technique underlie all my teaching, but the individual approach is tailored to each student, whatever his or her age or experience.

My goal is to help you find the power to express through singing your unique self. It doesn't matter whether your voice is professional quality or whether it's even "good" in the conventional sense. It's YOUR voice. It has its own ...

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I'm a classically trained soprano who has had the great good fortune to sing leading roles in masterpieces with such companies as the Caramoor Music Festival, Glimmerglass Opera and the Aspen Music Festival. I also have undergraduate and master's degrees from Brown University and the Manhattan Scho

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Hope L.
Nancy is kind and caring. She really takes the time to get to know you and your voice in order to craft a method that works best for you. I started out with no real experience and a bunch of bad habits, and she has been able to effortlessly work with that. I look forward to my lesson with her every week. I knew the moment I saw her profile that she stood out from the rest. Don't hesitate to give her a try!
Neena
She is honest and super helpful
Kimberly
Nancy is the best instructor i could have hoped for! I was very shy and insecure about my voice. She knew exactly how to work with me to sing confidently.
After a month of working with Nancy, i realized that with practice, i too can become a good singer. My goal is to have a mini concert for friends this summer. I’m confident that my lessons with Nancy will get me there
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John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french, spanish, French
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John L.

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I tried to teach guitar in the same manner in which I teach every instrument. First I teach students the rudiments of the instrument. Also I teach them how to read and a bit of music theory. From that point I like to follow the students lead. They bring in songs that they would like to learn, or possibly how to play lead guitar, or how to finger pick. At every point I try to point out general aspects of music that need to be learned from the material that they choose.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me,

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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April M.

Wappingers Falls, NY
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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April M.

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I am a unique teacher because I have an emphasis on rock music! I have played in bands of various musical styles before so I have a well-rounded experience in various rock genres. I am open to providing lessons in a variety of ways as well. I can teach online, at my house, or at your house. I’m very inclusive and I will teach people of all ages and experience levels and as a transgender woman myself, I am very accepting of people of all genders.

My focus on my lessons is to meet you where you’re at in terms of skill and what you want to learn whether that be covers of other songs or music theory or how to write your own music.

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I’m a punk rock girl with a strong desire to teach others my fantastic drumming skills!! I am a transgender female so I am very inclusive to teaching LGBTQ folks! My philosophy with my drum lessons is to meet my students where they are at and to let my students guide the direction that we go in wi

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Michael P.

2 Reviews
Yonkers, NY
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael P.

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I have worked in the field of Finance, Computer Systems, and Analytics for over 20 years. I currently teach Information Systems for Mgt at a NY college on two campuses, which covers both basic, advanced, and Microsoft Certification. Excel is fun for me and I love to teach. I have a knack for making difficult concepts easier to understand. Let's get started.

About Michael

Hi, My name is Michael or on-campus Prof. Powell =) where I am an instructor in the Business Dept. One of the primary courses I teach is Information Systems for Management. In this course, we use a ton of Excel. Almost exclusively Excel because it is such a powerful tool. I have a Master's in Bus

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Maria Lopez
Great teaching who takes the time out to make sure and explain any and all questions asked, even if it means doing it after class. Lessons are clear and easy to comprehend due to how he teaches. Learning a lot. Thx Prof. Powell
Ashley Smith
Very helpful and knowledgable in excel. Would use again.
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Christina M.

6 Reviews
Haskell, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christina M.

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Greetings! My name is Christina and I am a recent Rutgers University graduate with a double major in both music and economics. I have had over 12 years of private training in piano, with additional experience in violin, orchestra, choir and various performance-related events. Over the years I hav

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Lisa V.
I had a great experience for my first lesson with Christina. She is very patient and makes the learning experience very easy. I highly recommend her.
Laura S.
My 5 year old daughter left her first piano lesson with Christina excited and motivated to learn how to play!! I couldn't be happier!!
Isabella
Christina does a great job and my daughter really looks forward to her lessons!

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"I've been working with Adam for about a year now. He has patiently worked with a total beginner, and now I`m at the point where I can enjoy playing, practicing, and enjoying exploring music on my own. When I get stuck Adam helps me work through it. Great fun!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"Priscilla is a GREAT teacher for kids! I loved how Priscilla was very organized and had lesson plans set up for my daughter. Priscilla was nothing but friendly whenever she was around and it has been great having my child learn from her!"
Malini
Took Piano lessons from Priscilla L.
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"First session was amazing.. We had a full day after and she walked in the house and announced, "I will be back, I need to practice for 20-30 minutes". She is currently reviewing her lesson and I couldn't be more pleased."
Logan
Took Piano lessons from Lonze R.
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"Gregory took me from not knowing how to play a thing to playing guitar and singing in a band in just under a year.

I didn't know what to expect from Gregory because the teachers teaching my friends all taught the same and they didn't want to practice all that much. Greg has worked with some of my idols/ rock stars and he doesn't fool around-he gets you into what you really need to know to get to where you want to go, fast. Thank God for Gregory ValensLuv being my teacher. My friends are thinking about switching to him. I highly recommend him. He's professional, well dressed, punctual, polite and knows what he's doing. Hemay be a little more expensive than the average teacher, but you get what you pay for."
Vincent
Took Guitar lessons from Gregory V.
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"Christine is so patient and understanding. She really made me feel comfortable and gave me a lot of vocal techniques as I pursue my singing career. I really wish I had met her sooner in my career. She is truly blessed with a talent!"
SandyJ
Took Vocal Training lessons from Christine G.
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"I only have had one lesson with Eric but plenty of interactions. He has been incredibly flexible trying to coordinate lessons with my busy schedule and is really relaxed while teaching. It was easy to be comfortable singing, which I think is an important quality for a singing teacher to have. Thanks a lot Eric! :)"
Ricki
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Carrie is excellent!

Carrie is an excellent instructor. She really cares about her students and is very understanding. She will not make you do anything you are not willing to do or try. When I started lessons, I was very nervous, but she made me feel very comfortable. Working with her has been a pleasure, and I would recommend her to anyone looking for an instructor."
Ashley
Took Singing lessons from Carrie A.
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"Elena is an amazing teacher! She has taught my 9 year old both singing and ukelele, and inspired her to practice without me prompting her! She's flexible with scheduling changes, offers a wonderful experience for children learning to use a microphone, uses humor to make her students comfortable and offers participation in a biannual performance at a venue. This opportunity to perform in front of an audience with a professional multi-camera recording is such a plus! I can't say enough good things about her teaching style, and how quickly my daughter has gained confidence in singing and playing an instrument as a result. My daughter is inspired to play and sing as she sees quick results and enjoys her sessions. I highly recommend Elena as a music instructor for any age!"
Carrie
Took Singing lessons from Elena D.
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"The best teacher I've ever had...

My learning experience with Ron has been great! I'm truly getting to know my instrument and what it takes to be a good musician. The lessons are designed to my specific needs and cover the full spectrum of musicianship. I'm confident that with Ron's guidance and routine practice, I'll finally be the guitarist/bassist I always wished to be.

Thanks!"
Dennis
Took Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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