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About Ian S.

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Jersey City, NJ

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About Ian
A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has studied and performed with several award-winning music artists, and has written, recorded, and produced over one hundred songs. He plays and teaches a variety of styles on both the guitar and the piano, from classical to jazz to rock. Ian is patient, friendly, and loves sharing the gift of music.

Ian was the guitarist in the Princeton University Jazz Ensemble for 3 seasons, was selected from a nationwide pool of musicians to perform at a special music event at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and was the recipient of the New Jersey Gove
rnor's Award in Arts Education for the category of Instrumental Music.

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I am very laid back and friendly, and I want you or your child to be as comfortable as possible during our lessons. You or your child will develop confidence and musical intelligence. I will make your lessons fun, enjoyable, and effective. Boredom is not an option! Music is fun... let's keep it that way.

The teaching methods I use will be custom-tailored to your individual needs, personality and specific musical goals. If it's guitar or piano you want to learn, I want to get you playing exactly what you want to be playing as soon as possible. That's what you're here for, and that's what I'm here for. I will make it happen. If it's songwriting that you want to learn, I will help you access that place inside of you that is dying to express itself creatively, and will teach you techniques to harness that energy and translate it successfully into musical expression.

You can expect to learn all the basics of music theory, proper playing techniques, improvisation and spontaneous musical expression, and I will help you develop your "ear" so you can figure out songs you like just by listening to them. This is all about you and your goals, and I want you to achieve them in a fun and engaging way.

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Living room: Upright piano, guitars, amps, keyboard, percussion

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I specialize in pop, rock, classical, jazz, blues, folk, fingerstyle (guitar), etc. I also teach improvisation and songwriting, and try to develop the student's ear for figuring out songs they like on their own.
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Miguel July 2, 2019
· Guitar · In studio
Ian is a fantastic instructor. In our second lesson, he completely changed the way I look at scales and soloing AND helped easily make sense of a music theory concept that always confused me (and how to apply it practically).

On top of it all, he is very approachable and easy to work with. Highly recommend!
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Kevin July 2, 2019
· Piano · In home
Ian is a wonderful teacher! I have been taking lessons with Ian for two months, and am very happy with his instruction and my progress. He has been particularly helpful in clarifying music theory concepts (to someone with no real musical training) and then translating those concepts to playing and practicing. I highly recommend him!
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Richard April 26, 2018
· Meditation · In studio
Ian possesses a great understanding of meditation and a calming presence.
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Jersey City, NJ 07302
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About Arianna G.

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New York, NY
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About Arianna
Hello! I'm a graduate of Brown University with honors in Italian Studies and Performance Studies. I am a tutor with over five years of experience and have completed over 800 hours of tutoring. I have over 25 hours of test prep training for the SAT and ACT and over 10 hours of training for Executive Functioning coaching.

I teach students test prep, math, Italian, kickboxing, and theatre. From helping students in summer school math classes, to teaching individual and group kickboxing classes, to tutoring students of Italian language and literature, to working with high school test prep students, I have a deep passion for learning and for sharing knowledge.

As an actor, I have performed at Williamstown, La MaMa, and the Washington National Opera. I studied with faculty from Brown University, the Moscow Art Theatre, and the Barrow Grou
p. During college, I had opportunities to live in Florence, Rome, and Sicily, and in my senior year I became a tutor of Italian for the dean of the college. I also have taught kickboxing for the last two years and have experience with Muay Thai and San Da.

I am eager to help you develop new skill sets and reach your goals.
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Chris March 18, 2019
· Italian · In home
She’s terrific. Kind, patient and interested in the work. She’s very encouraging and obviously smart.
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Arianna G.

New York, NY 10027
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About Alberto M.

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East Elmhurst, NY
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About Alberto
My mission is to teach you the way you can understand this new knowledge and apply it
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Alberto M.

East Elmhurst, NY 11369
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$30 / 30-min

About Jordan P.

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New York, NY

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About Jordan
Hello! Welcome to my page. I am an Opera Singer (Lyric Tenor) working in opera houses all over the world. I am currently a principal artist with New York City Opera, and featured concert soloist in both the United States and Europe, and a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists Union.
My students range from youngsters to singer-songwriters, to young opera singers, and even the occasional heavy metal singer! I aim to teach voice through a practical pedagogical point of view, and am primarily focused on vocal health and longevity, and allowing my students to feel freedom in all parts of the voice.
Years of performing have taught me tips and tricks that are invaluable for any type of singer. I teach from the ground up, ensuring you have a baseline of knowledge about how your body coordinates creating sound and moving breath at
once.
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Jordan P.

New York, NY 10001
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$45 / 30-min

About Erin R.

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Jersey City, NJ

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I have been working with knitting and crochet since 2004. I am a craft yarn certified knitting and crochet instructor and have been teaching professionally since 2010. This includes locations such as Michaels Arts and Crafts as well as Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School.

As my student, you can expect to learn basic through advanced skills crochet skills, including making a slip knot, single crochet, double crochet, triple crochet, how to make a granny square, crocheting in the round, and how to read patterns. In knitting, you will learn the skills of casting on stitches onto the needle, the garter and stockinette stitch, how to knit in the round using circular or double pointed needles, and how to read patterns.

No matter what your level, my goal is to make you feel confident and experienced enough for you to complete and cre
ate your own projects. Knitting and crochet are my passions and I am excited to help you reach your crafting goals. I look forward to working with you!
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MIRIAM October 11, 2018
· Crocheting · In studio
Erin was very helpful. It was a great experience.
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Michelle June 16, 2018
· Crocheting · Online
Erin was great, helped me build a pattern from something with no information. From beginner to advanced or an intermediate crocheter like me, Erin’s your girl !
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Michelle June 16, 2018
· Crocheting · Online
Erin was extremely helpful trying to reproduce a project with no information to go on...Creative and thoughtful we worked through it with much success. Whether your a beginner or a self taught intermediate like myself, Erin is your go to instructor!
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Erin R.

Jersey City, NJ 07306
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About Alfonso F.

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New York, NY
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About Alfonso
I have been teaching professionally for 10 years in different countries such as Ireland, Turkey and Spain, always at the Instituto Cervantes and several universities as well. I do love what I do and I always adapt to the students needs, I am very patient and love to teach one to one lessons as well as groups. I'm very flexible about the time and where to give them, always ready to new challenges and goals from my students. I'm online most of the time so you're more than welcome to ask me any questions or doubts, as well as corrections when you're at home.
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Alfonso F.

New York, NY 10028
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$40 / 30-min

About Nanette M.

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New York, NY
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About Nanette
I enjoy people! I come from South Africa where I taught English and Speech & Drama - high school level and produced plays and shows for schools and dramatic societies for several years. I started and ran a photographic club at school. My passion and ability for photography landed me a job at a large Performing Arts Council where I covered dance of all kinds, drama, opera and music and beyond! Since working in the US. as a photographer and videographer, I have among my clients The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center, The New York Times, Carnegie Hall and many more... I have traveled all over the world and have a deep appreciation of and interest in the culture of all peoples.
I love spontaneity and open to different ways of learning.
My work has been widely published in books and other - and online.
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Nanette M.

New York, NY 10025
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$67 / 60-min

About Guadalupe P.

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New York, NY

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About Guadalupe
Looking forward to a great, fun language journey with you. Online language lessons work perfectly regardless of your location in the world. You can commit to the process and become fluent from the comfort of your home or your workplace, which is also a good reason for me to use this platform and share it with new students internationally. I am from Mexico City. Language enthusiast, in the process of learning a 5th language (German) and beginning a 6th one (Russian) at the same time. I'm based in NYC. I currently teach online in different countries. As long as we have good connection, we get very good results. If you are serious about learning Spanish and would like to acquire fluency and independence applied to your own goals, we can complete full programs, fill in grammar gaps providing language certainty and accuracy, prepare for exam
s, clarify doubts, among other skills through applied linguistics: an interdisciplinary field which identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems. A few references on my current work and experience below:

Mexican mezzo-soprano, Master of Music, producer and arts promoter Guadalupe P. is also an experienced Language Coach/Instructor. She is also an Interpreter and Cultural Consultant to educational, artistic and diplomatic institutions in NYC and Mexico. References available upon request. Institutional language work:

- Currently Faculty at the Modern Language Department (Spanish) at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), City University of New York (CUNY).

- Currently Spanish instructor the Irish Ambassador to Mexico, as an employee of the Irish government. Completed Diploma of Spanish as a Foreign Language/Diploma de Español de Lengua Extranjera (DELE) A1 to B1, B2 and currently preparing C1 DELE exam.

- Formerly employed by the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland as Spanish Instructor at the Irish Consulate in NYC (2017).

- Certified Italian tutor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York

- Spanish/ Italian/ English interpreter at the New York Department of Education

- Spanish coach, dramaturg and English/Spanish supertitles operator at New York City Opera.
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Micheal O'Siadhail February 25, 2019
· Spanish · In home
Guadalupe is a wonderful instructor. She has a natural flair for language and her personal experience of the mental processes involved in learning a language makes her a gifted and understanding teacher. She combines a knowledge of linguistic structures with a sympathetic approach and has a unique ability to correct while at the same time encouraging and giving confidence. I recommend her highly.
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Guadalupe P.

New York, NY 10037
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$50 / 30-min

About Alyssa B.

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Port Jefferson Station, NY
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As soon as I graduated from Keuka College I moved to Aspen, Colorado to work for the only all year-round Deaf camp in the country. There, I worked with an all Deaf Staff who helped me build who I am today as an interpreter and encouraged me to start tutoring. Since coming back, I have worked with a Deaf school loving my day to day schedule.
Last year I was with a special needs class who had students with different levels of Deafness and educational needs. I especially loved that class due to getting to know each student individually and in a group setting. They all have their different ways of learning, processing and attending to work. However, once you figure out each of their special ways, you can really give them the help they need to succeed.
Every child and adult has different ways of processing and learning infor
mation given to them. It's my job as a teacher and tutor to figure that out and do whatever I can to help them succeed.
I don't have one way of tutoring. I adjust my lessons based off of each student and how they take retain information. American Sign Language is a very visual language and can be easier to learn for some. For others, maybe not as easy. However, no matter how difficult or easy it may be for you, I will always make it fun, educational, and a worth while learning experience for you!
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Alyssa B.

Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
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$34 / 30-min

About Sara M.

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New York, NY
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About Sara
I am here to help you meet and set goals with your Japanese and English while encouraging and challenging you to reach new heights as a student and as the wonderful, beautiful individual you are. I will teach with as much enthusiasm as you study. 10 hours of classes a week? No problem! 3-hour sessions? Time to pack some cookies! Haha, you probably think I'm kidding. I'm not. :)
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Sara M.

New York, NY 10003
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$50 / 30-min

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