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About Atalia M.

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In my piano lessons, we focus on reading music and theory, while playing songs tailored to the student's interest and working on correct posture and technique.

About Atalia
Everyone has a beautiful voice. Let me teach you how to make it heard.

My passion for music is the most pervasive quality of my personality. Consequently, passing that passion on to others is what brings me the most joy in life. My goal is to spread the love and appreciation for this unique and transcending art form through guidance, performance, and instruction. As my student, you will receive exactly what you (or your child) want out of the lessons-you are the one controlling what you want from them (be it any style of music, professional track or just for fun, music theory, and performance) and I am there to provide it. Music is nothing short of extremely fun and completely liberating.

I have always loved to sing and play guitar and piano starting from a young age, and I never gave up my determination and passion for perfor
ming. In middle and high school I did many musicals (Jekyll and Hyde, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Oliver, Miss Saigon, Little Shop of Horrors, Footloose, Kiss Me Kate, and Cats) and sang in the choir (including the California All State Honor Choir and Jazz Choir). I played guitar in the school Jazz Band and participated in many jam sessions out of school. I also participated in many piano competitions, including ones for my own composition (I received an honorable mention for one of my own piano works). In college, I received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Redlands. I have recently completed my Master of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Redlands. I have performed many opera roles including Suor Angelica in Puccini's Suor Angelica, Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata, the Queen of the Night in Mozart's The Magic Flute, and Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte, and Najade in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. I was also in the University Chapel Singers Choir, Madrigals Choir, and Treblemakers a Capella Jazz choir. I currently reside in Germany where I am teaching online lessons to students all over the world, teaching English, and pursuing an opera career. So far I have sung the role of the Queen of the Night in Weimar, Germany and have done a few concerts singing Christine from the Phantom of the Opera.

"Hard work beats talent if talent does not work hard." This is my favorite quote. I truly believe that hard work will take you anywhere, no matter where your starting point is. With hard work and determination, you can be anything you want to be. With motivation, anyone can be a beautiful singer, guitarist, and pianist. If I did not believe this with all my heart, I would not be where I am today. To me, every student has great potential. It is my job and joy to bring out that potential and cultivate it into talent, love, and passion.

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My lessons are fun and rewarding. I do not believe that a critical environment is one that is healthy or pleasant to learn in. Therefore, I am a very encouraging, patient, and supportive teacher, and I will praise you for your improvements, as well as help you correct your difficulties. I like to think of my lessons as a team effort, with more emphasis on working together and having fun. With that being said, I believe that you get what you put in out of our lessons. The more you practice and the more you show me determination and motivation, the more we can have fun, improve technique, and really make music in our lessons.

I customize each lesson to my student, so you tell me what you want to sing or play and what your goals as a musician are, and I will instruct you (or your child) in the exact way that fits your goals and interests. After a couple months with me, you will have a new found passion for music, knowledge of proper technique, reading and diction, and the skills to perform and communicate pieces of music. Most importantly, you will have the time of your life!

My voice lessons consist of vocal warm-ups where you learn proper technique and posture, breathing exercises to expand your diaphragm and support when you sing, and Repertoire work where you apply the technique you learned, practice performance skills, and learn diction of English, Italian, German, Hebrew, or French.

My guitar and piano lessons start with learning how to read music (if you do not know already) and being familiar with the keys or frets and the notes on the staff. Then we work on pieces of music, paying attention to the key factors of musicianship including rhythm, interpretation, dynamics, composition, musicality, and performance practice. My music theory lessons are based on whatever the student wants to learn or needs instruction on. I teach anywhere from basic music notation to advanced harmonic and formal analysis.

My speaking and lessons are similar to my voice lessons, minus the singing aspect-the same technique we use for singing is the technique we must use for speaking if we want to be heard, be healthy, and not get tired or worse - lose our voice. We work on breathing and projection techniques and then practice on a reading sample or presentation.

My acting lessons consist of different improv-acting games, projection techniques, and monologue and role studies. You will learn how to communicate a message to the audience clearly and effectively while having a wonderful time!

My language and tutoring classes are focused on fluency-getting comfortable speaking in the target language. We go through chapters of a lesson plan I created myself-learning vocabulary and grammar by learning the functions of them and completing speaking goals. After just a few lessons, you will find that you will be able to converse in your target language. Your individual pace is the most important to me, so we learn at the speed that you are the most comfortable with.

All I expect from you is to bring a pencil, a good attitude, and the willingness to practice and work hard in our lessons, and I will supply the rest! Looking forward to hearing your beautiful music or voice!
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Irene S. August 1, 2019
· Hebrew · Online
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Giovanni June 7, 2019
· Speaking Voice · Online
Very attentive and informative. What I appreciated most is she was very practical and provided easy to follow, yet effective, exercises for improvement.
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Jay February 20, 2019
· Hebrew · Online
Atalia is super nice and makes it easy to learn Hebrew.
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Atalia M.

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About Lauren V.

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Minneapolis, MN
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You will learn classical technique while playing from a large selection of classical music.

About Lauren
Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren received master classes from Bobby McFerrin and the New York Voices. Passionate about giving back to the community, Lauren instructed voice and piano students at the Urban Hub, a community center for inner city youth in Minneapolis MN. She spent the last 6 months of 2011 as an instructor at Jazz Jaus in Lima, Peru. She taught music theory, history, songwriting, and applied voice at ex'treme Institute by Nelly in St. Louis, MO for 3 years. She recently moved back to the Twin Cities to perform and teach.

*** Lesson Details ***
Every student
has an experience unique to themselves. I am strict about meeting the goals developed by each student. However, the learning process is highly individual. You will learn at a pace and with a curriculum we develop to best suit your learning style, musical preference, and goals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect students will have a keyboard or piano.

*** Specialties ***
Trained 10 years in classical voice and piano.
Undergrad in contemporary voice.
12 years of theatre experience
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Adrian L. June 29, 2018
· Piano · In studio
Very interesting first lesson. I feel she is going to be a great teacher for Adrian.
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Ki December 12, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
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Lisa September 15, 2017
· Acting · In studio
My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful.
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About Dr. Jordan C.

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Chicago, IL

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I believe in the importance of music in a persons life - both young and those more experienced in years. :-D

Music should enhance ones life and bring joy to others. It should be fun!

I work with students of varying ages. I will collaborate with you to begin an enjoyable hobby or prepare for college repertory. From music theory, to reading leadsheets, and composing basic tunes.

Please feel free to contact me and ask any questions regarding my pedagogy and we can discuss realistic expectations and short/long term goals. We can tailor the lessons to fit YOUR specific desired outcomes.

I want you to succeed and have fun in the process.

If we can schedule to meet in Wicker Park, we will have access to an 8 1/2 foot concert grand.

I normally suggest children 14 and under (depending on how comfortable they are) do 30 minute lessons.

Adults and those 16+, I strongly suggest, do an hour lesson (to get the most out of the pedagogy)

I am also flexible doing lessons ...

About Dr. Jordan
Hello!

I am the Head of Music Publishing for a company based in the West Loop founded in 1854.

I am also an organist and pianist for a parish in Wicker Park.

I believe in the importance of music in a persons life - both young and those more experienced in years. :-D

Music should enhance ones life and bring joy to others. It should be fun!

I work with students of varying ages. I will collaborate with you to begin an enjoyable hobby or prepare for college repertory. From music theory, to reading leadsheets, and composing basic tunes.

Please feel free to contact me and ask any questions regarding my pedagogy and we can discuss realistic expectations and short/long term goals. We can tailor the lessons to fit YOUR specific desired outcomes.

I want you to succeed and have fun in the process.

If we can schedule to me
et in Wicker Park, we will have access to an 8 1/2 foot concert grand.

I am also flexible doing lessons every other week, allowing busy adult students to get some practice in.

Brief Educational Snapshot:

Doctorate in Education, EdD
-Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
-Awarded Full Academic Scholarship
-Alpha Sigma Nu [ΑΣΝ] High Academic Honors

Masters in Music Education, MMEd
-VanderCook College of Music, Chicago, Illinois
-Academic Dean’s List
-Awarded Talent Scholarship

Bachelor of Arts in Music, BAMus
-Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, BAPh
-Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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Hallie I. January 6, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Jordan is super enthusiastic, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I can’t wait for next week’s lesson!
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Gigi Hudson December 6, 2018
· Piano ·
He is a patient teacher with a sense of humor and listens to his students. He is professional yet fun and gives everyone a chance to shine!
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Morgan December 6, 2018
· Piano · In studio
I was looking for a teacher for my 7 year old daughter and found Jordan to be such a knowledgeable and caring teacher. My daughter loves piano lessons and is learning to love music!
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About Karen S.

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New York, NY

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I teach all styles to all levels and ages I have been doing this for 40 years. I have an excellent track record of students as far as the number of years they study with me. Many of my young students have pursued music in their adult lives.

About Karen
I am a highly experienced teacher of all abilities and ages. In fact, I have been an individual and group class teacher since 1980. Longevity is a big part of my practice, as people choose to study with me for decades. Many youngsters have gone on to be musicians in their adult lives. My lessons are tailored for each and every student. I am quick and creative, yet patient and loving.
Ask one of my current clients for a recommendation!
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Karen S.

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About Ryan M.

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New Hyde Park, NY

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Learning piano is fun! We can learn your favorite songs and work on the basics of music. The piano is where all music comes together!

About Ryan
Hi! My name is Ryan McNulty and I am a professional musician for the past 10 years! I have my Bachelor's degree in Music Education and my Master's in Trombone Performance. I am also certified in New York State to teach music!

My teaching style is informative and fun. We will learn music basics along with your favorite songs.
To find out more about me and my music please visit: blacktiebrass.com or ryanmcnultymusic.com

For a little bit about me: I am a brass recording specialist having played trumpet, trombone, bass trombone, and tuba on numerous recordings, I am also a producer for many different styles from Sinatra swing to lofi hip-hop.

My last album I produced for Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti hit #1 on the Billboard Jazz, iTunes Jazz, and Amazon Jazz charts.
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Ryan M.

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About Darren L.

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I'm COOL, I'm FUN, and I can get you playing what YOU want to play! I've taught more than 25,000 lessons to people ages 2 through 80, including special-needs people. I've been performing for 30 years, logging over 3,000 performances of various types of music, so I know what you need to learn and I won't waste your time on what you will never use. My students stay with me for more than twice the national average amount of time, and you will love the convenience of online lessons with a real teacher! I've been teaching lessons online since the technology was available and I know how to make it work for you.

About Darren
Is it time for Bach? Is it time to Rock? Then it's time to contact me and get started! I'm Darren and I've been a musician my whole life. I've been a full time music teacher and performer for 15 years, and I've taught over 25,000 lessons and done over 3,000 performances (solo, duo, rock band, ensemble) - I know what it takes to get you where you want to be!

Whether you want to learn a few songs or play professionally, I can get you there. I teach, and have performed professionally on, piano, guitar, bass, drums, and voice. I won't keep you stuck on lesson book songs forever - you'll be playing "real music" as soon as possible even if that means I arrange it for you!

I'm easy to talk to and I won't make you feel stupid for not knowing an answer or taking a long time to "get" something. I do take a complete approach to anything I teach, w
hich means that you will be required to learn things like theory, scales, technique, and ear training at a level that is appropriate for your current musical ability. I'm not easy but I am good, and you'll thank me for that later as many of my students have!

The convenience of online lessons is AWESOME. No need to waste time and gas driving to lessons, or paying extra for the teacher to drive to you. If you're sick or I'm sick, we can still do the lesson! Something came up and you or I have to do your lesson at a different time or on a different day? No problem - rescheduling is easy! You'll be at your most comfortable in your own home on your own instrument.

Why use a real music teacher instead of Internet video sites? Simple - I have found that most "learn to play music" videos contain errors, and even the best video can't give you feedback so that you are sure you're doing it right. When you learn something the wrong way, it's a lot harder to unlearn bad habits than it would have been to learn it the right way the first time. So, contact me and let's get you playing music the right way!

I am comfortable and experienced teaching people with special needs such as autism, cerebral palsy, and physical handicaps.
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Darren L.

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About Patricia M.

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I am an experienced teacher of over 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate piano students preferable ages 7 years upwards.
Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will also be taught a strong foundation of sight reading, music theory, technique, and more, and I guarantee that at the end of your class, you will be looking forward to the next class.

I am a tickler for ensuring that the material taught is learnt, and so I may use basic everyday knowledge to apply the principles. I am patient especially when dealing with young children, whose attention span may be short. I balance off the piano experience with the fundamentals of theory, which goes hand in hand with the piano playing experience. My students and their parents know that part of mastering the art of piano playing, is practising on their own at home, hence having a keyboard/piano or access to a keyboard/piano is essential. My classes are very structured.

About Patricia
I have taught piano for about fifteen (15) years at both the beginner and intermediate stages. I completed up to Grade 8 of The Royal School of Music Exams. It gives me great joy when my students are able to apply the theory foundation to the practical. I consider myself a patient teacher and look for fun ways to teach the younger ones. I also play by ear and am able to teach how to play contemporary music using chord sheets. I believe that even in contemporary music, great technique is essential to any and every genre, hence lessons are pitched to the goals of the student.

I am a firm believer that my students should own or have access to a piano or keyboard, as practicing on their own reinforces the material taught.

In addition to teaching piano, I have used my piano skills in my home church, playing for services, rehearsin
g with the praise and worship team and training the choirs, and have been professionally employed to play at weddings, graduations and church events.
Whatever your goal in learning to play the piano, I am here to give you that jump start and to help you to become a great musician.
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Eileen Francis May 13, 2019
· Classical Piano · Online
I Eileen Francis, a graduate of Jamaica School of Music, and as a professional piano teacher, all my exams and passes were done in Jamaica and all this was from The Associated Board of The Royal School of Music London.

Patricia started music as a child, and took all her exams right up to Grade 8. She is an excellent musician and also a wonderful teacher. She taught with me for a long time. She now plays for churches, and professionally for functions. She knows how to get small children and adults to understand and read notes and also to write music. I recommend her very highly in this profession.
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Nancy Hunter May 13, 2019
· Piano · Online
I have known Mrs. Patricia Masters as a lover of Music whether it be Musical instruments, theatrical presentations, songs of different genres, she loves them all and is involved in creating the atmosphere where music has its input. She is very diligent and creative and excellent at what she does where music is concerned. Music is her life. As a teacher, a choir director and a musician, she makes sure that it is perfect for presentation and that at the end of the day, her student excels. Mrs. Masters is dependable and reliable.
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Jejjrey May 12, 2019
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My experience with my music teacher Patrice Masters has been great ,she take great care in her teaching. I've been with her since February this year and I've gain so much knowledge in (3)three months.I can safely recommend her to any who's looking for a teacher
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About Victoria P.

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Irvine, CA

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I am a patient teacher with over 20 years of experience. I have pedagogy degree from USC and BA in Music from UCI. I have taught children of all ages and adults.

About Victoria
Hello! I have been a teacher for more than half of my life and student of music for most of my years. I love music and I love to share my love of music. I am very patient and have taught people of all ages and levels. I love both pop and classical music. You can bring me music you’ve always wanted to learn or I can set a curriculum designed to meet your needs.
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Michelle C. July 1, 2019
· Classical Piano · In studio
Victoria was a great instructor for adult classes! I decided to explore taking up piano as a hobby again after not playing for over a decade. She was patient, encouraging, and did an awesome job finding out what my level of understanding was. I'd recommend her as a teacher to anyone.
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Alan June 13, 2019
· Piano · In studio
My 12 yr old son has been learning piano from Victoria for over 4 years. She is a great teacher and works with the child's skill set and goals. My son plays many sports and piano. She does a great job of encouraging and teaching him to get better while he balances many responsibilities. Victoria is great!
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Trang June 4, 2019
· Classical Piano · In home
We have had Victoria as our daughters’ piano teacher for 13 years now! We have gone through CM exams and many many recitals! We appreciate her patience and encouragement and inspiration! Could not have gone this far without her!
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About Rosmary W.

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Rosmary Woods is a classically trained pianist with over 30 years of experience.

Rosmary started playing at the age of 12, and went on to be admitted into the University of Arizona where she majored in Music Theory and Composition. She is also a songwriter, composer, and a producer of Grammy nominated works.

She has taught piano and voice for both professional and religious organizations, and she has served as musician and choir director.

About Rosmary
Rosmary is a classically trained pianist with over 30 years of experience.

Rosmary started playing at the age of 12, and went on to be admitted into the University of Arizona where she majored in Music Theory and Composition. She is also a songwriter, composer, and a producer of Grammy nominated works.

She has taught piano and voice for both professional and religious organizations, and she has served as musician and choir director
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Rosmary W.

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About Karen L.

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San Antonio, TX
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5 years of piano teaching and 2 years of elementary school teaching experience => I love teaching and it is my goal to see you grow as a person and a musician. I have played the piano for more than 15 years, and I graduated college with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. My piano lessons will include not only playing songs, but also rhythmic and ear training. Composing and improvising are strongly recommended - perfect for those who want to flex your creativity muscle! Message me today to set up a lesson!

About Karen
I am a classically trained pianist and certified elementary school teacher. I graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance and Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics..

I believe that every learning experience provides students an opportunity to not only learn a hard skill, like piano and math, but also to learn the soft skills such as time management, discipline and motivation.

My students can expect to improve week to week in their piano or math classes. My goal is not just to teach you how to play piano or to do math. I would like to guide you through the journey of learning and help you explore all the interesting things in music and math.

I teach piano students of all different ages and experience levels. I studied classical piano for 16 years. I can teach students to read music, improve aural sk
ills and pursue classical excellence. I can also help students to prepare for exams and competition.

I am also an elementary school math tutor specialized in the Texas curriculum. I have taught 5th grade for 2 years, and near 90% of my students passed Math STAAR test despite the fact that the school average was in the 50% range. 90% of my students made growth when I was their Math teacher at school. I can tailor our lessons to meet your needs and prepare you for middle school.

Your growth is my source of happiness. Hire me today to embark this wonderful journey!
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Karen L.

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