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Tim H.

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Highland, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tim H.

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Music is a journey of creative exploration with as many different paths and destinations as there are styles of music and musicians. Students will benefit from a personally customized approach to learning, exploring musical styles that range from rock to pop, blues to country, punk to folk, and at every level of musical experience. Tim is a teacher with 20 years of teaching and performing experience.

About Tim

Tim has been playing music at local venues and with local bands and musicians for 20 years, and has been teaching privately and for music studios and schools for 10 years. He fell in love with music at an early age and quickly picked up a variety of instruments including guitar and drums. As a priva

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Caileigh M.
Tim is wonderful! Very musically intelligent which is so important. Fantastic demeanor and cadence with my daughter, which is important for her learning style. So pleased to have found him!
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Pecos S.

32 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $62
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BM Cello Performance from University of Oregon
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests in those whom I teach.

About Pecos

New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchestr

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Cheryle
Pecos is a wonderful teacher. Very patient. Has excellent tips to accelerate the learning process. Customizes the classes to achieve my personal goals. I previously took cello years ago and got frustrated. Now I am 67 years old and his teaching recommendations have enabled me to accel far beyond where I quit last time. I am encouraged now to continue on. C.Hart
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Shauna K.

54 Reviews
Bearsville, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
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Shauna K.

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ACTORS will learn how to connect and open up to their emotional life, trust their instincts and gain confidence in performance. in front of a camera. Having coached actors for many years, audition preparation and performance are two of my specialities. You'll learn detailed exercises that you can use to bring life to any script. You will learn how to let go of non-productive habits that impede your creative process and how to increase use your vocal and physical expressiveness. You will learn exercises and insights that will increase your ACTOR TOOLBOX so you are equipped to face rehearsals and performances.

I teach many styles of acting and have been teaching acting for over 25 years. I am the artistic director of Voice Theatre and have directed over 40 productions on 4 continents. Check out some of the videos!

In America I have taught acting at; New York University, Stella Adler Studio, Williams College, Bowdoin College the T. Schreiber Studio and in the UK at; The Bristol ...

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Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. She is currently teaching at BARD LLI. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San

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Jack
I've never acted before, and Shauna was warm, welcoming, and instantly made me feel comfortable. She creates a space that is open and relaxing. I am really looking forward to our work together.
Carol D.
I love her manner and kind spirit. I look forward to each week. She is showing me how to slow down and FEEL myself. I am one that feels others more often. She is fantastic in reading people and knowing what they need in particular to reach their goal.
Shvia
Shauna has been great! Patient with beginners, and even in the short time I have been working with her, I've noticed the improvements.
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Merecco T.

Wappingers Falls, NY
Starting at $76
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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Merecco T.

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Hello future student! I am excited to work with you. I have been a professional voice trainer for 27 years. I, myself have trained for 34 years. I am classically trained, I attended performing arts as a voice major. I am also industry trained via the music business. I have been in the music industry professionally for 30 years as a singer, songwriter and music producer/composer. I have worked with a variety students, voice textures, vocal styles from Classical, to Pop, R&B, Rock, Hip Hop and more. I've worked with first time beginning singers, as well as Industry professionals from ages 7 to 75. In our lessons together you will learn proper breathing techniques, how to stretch and expand your vocal range, speaking techniques, studio recording and a host of other practices to ensure a more positive, rewarding and stronger vocal performance catered to your voice. I will teach you how to properly preserve, protect and respect your vocal instrument so it will last you for many years just ...

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I'm a professional singer, songwriter, vocal trainer music producer in music, film/tv. My voice and music have appeared in films and tv networks for sync licensing such as (MTV, VH-1, Fuse TV, Bravo, ABC, NBC, Fox Search Light Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Lifetime and more. I have worked with a varie

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Dr. Jason T.

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Campbell Hall, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Masters of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dr. Jason T.

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Winner of several awards and competitions, pianist Jason Thomas has been recognized locally and internationally for his warm playing and personality.

Jason is based in New York, receiving his Bachelors and Masters from Manhattan School of Music (MSM), and is currently finishing the last semester of his Doctoral Studies from MSM.

Jason's extensive teaching career includes giving Piano Lectures at notable schools, including Rutgers University, giving master classes for advanced students at MSM, as well as helping students prepare for auditions to various schools. Jason welcomes all levels from absolute beginner to professional.

About Dr. Jason

Dr. Jason Thomas is a wonderful person who loves teaching and has been doing so since he was a teenager. Jason is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music (MSM) where he received both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Classical Piano Performance. He is currently finishing his Doctoral studies

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Excellent instructor and very patient with students.
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Beatrice U.

9 Reviews
Highland Mills, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • AAS Fashion Design from Parsons School For Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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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 w

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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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"Rebecca has been monumental in helping me to develop my voice acting skills. She has helped me realize how important understanding/effectively executing traditional acting is to be able to deliver quality voice reels. I’m excited to be able to start constructing my reel at their studio."
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"He is a great choreographer with a unique dance style that appeals to any individual! I love how he incorporates different styles into his pieces and invites everyone to learn his choreography. He is a great, fun instructor to be around with!"
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