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Beatrice U.

9 Reviews
Highland Mills, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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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 ...

About Beatrice

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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Eric S.

Cold Spring, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eric S.

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I offer music lessons in the lower Hudson Valley region as well as remotely via Skype or FaceTime.

I have decades of experience working with students of all ages and levels and I often prepare students for recitals and NYSMMA competitions. I do not use a cookie-cutter method for instruction. Lessons are tailored to meet the specific needs of each student and taught in a comfortable and friendly teaching environment.

I specialize in teaching:

* beginners students (ages 6 and up)
* basic classical repertoire
* music theory
* jazz & blues improvisation

Not sure? Try one lesson and see if you like it.
PS. I also give drum lessons!

About Eric

Eric is a third generation musician from Western New York. A multitalented artist, Eric has worked as a composer, percussionist, pianist, author and educator for most of his life. As a composer, Eric has received four prestigious Meet the Composer grants, a Utah Arts Council grant, NEA Foundati

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Kessa M.

6 Reviews
Peekskill, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kessa M.

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I have been teaching piano almost as long as I have been performing, coming up on 10 years. To date, I have taught lessons to over 100 different students ranging in age from 5 to 70, and ranging in skill from complete beginner to college piano performance major. I can teach students of any level and help them overcome any problem, whether that is a technical problem, interpretative problem, or having pain during playing.

Not every student is going to think I’m the best fit for them. I expect consistent practice, completion of assignments, and attention to detail in music. I have had many trial lessons that don’t pan out because the student or parent thinks my expectations are too high for them. Make no mistake; I expect a lot, but I also care deeply about music and have great understanding and sympathy for those who genuinely try. Whether your goal is to learn to read music, improve rhythm, learn to play the great classical repertoire, or simply have a good time learning the ...

About Kessa

I received my BM in piano performance from Brigham Young University, studying under Dr. Richard Anderson and Dr. Irene Peery-Fox. While there, I studied pedagogy from master teachers Dr. Irene Peery-Fox and Dr. Jared Pierce, who taught me both how to run a studio and how to manage individual lessons

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Robert P.
Excellent. Nothing gets by her; very helpful.
Caleb
I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level.
Marissa
Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home.
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John A.

3 Reviews
Suffern, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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John A.

3 Reviews
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Improve musicianship, phrasing and overall technique

About John

I consider myself to be friendly, outgoing and serious but with a sense of humor. I genuinely love music and I am an artist who enjoys teaching and wish to impart my love for the great masters to my students. I pay attention to details like phrasing, expression and overall musicianship. I am a re

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Isabella
Mr. Aragon has continually shown me his love for music through his teaching. As an instructor, he paid close attention to my technique when playing the piano, guitar, or flute, and helped me improve it. Through the years, he has strongly influenced my love for music, and I continue to use what he has taught me when playing instruments and music outside the classroom. Overall, Mr. Aragon is a great, professional instructor who is passionate about teaching students music through music theory and his love of rock n roll and classical music.
Patricia T.
I went for my first lesson this morning & John was excellent! Very professional & informative. I look forward to more upcoming lessons in the following weeks!!!
Pauline
Mr.Aragon was my son’s grade school music teacher for 8 yrs. He is very patient and encouraging, and my son really enjoyed it when Mr.Aragon would teach the class music from the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Now my son appreciates Motown, Michael Jackson, the Beatles, and Billy Joel as much as he does current alternative music, and he is 13!
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Merecco T.

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

About Merecco

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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Tim H.

1 Review
Highland, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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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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"Encouraging, supportive, first class instructor. I signed up for lessons after I realized the kit I bought was above my knowledge level. It's been an awesome experience. I am more confident in reading instructions and making the (pattern specified) numerous different stitches. F2F lessons is the best; its been an awesome experience. I will take more lessons from Karen - she's just that good; a real gem for "take lessons"."
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"I enjoyed the session very much. The teacher was thorough and organize. The lesson was presented clearly and was easy to understand. I learned a lot in just 2 hours; looking forward to the next class"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"My daughter and I had a fabulous time with Melisa. My daughter took classes over the summer. Melisa is so kind, patient and accommodating. My daughter learned a skill she will have with her forever. I highly recommend Melisa's knitting classes. They are fun and affordable!"
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Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"I had a great lesson. Perfect to get along with and very easy going. Mya Mya has ALOT of patience as well. She makes everything about sewing make sense ! I'd recommend her for anyone who wants to gain more experience sewing no matter what level you are at."
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Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Claudette is amazing teacher! She’s super patient and knowledgeable. I’m definitely taking more classes from her :)"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Claudette B.
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"I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!"
Andy
Took Chess lessons from Atousa P.
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"My grand-daughters (10-14) visited Crafty Table during the Thanksgiving Holiday of 2014 when they traveled to Chicago from Phoenix, Az. They were introduced to hand-stitching & how to thread a sewing machine. They made wallets& pillows from a wide variety of fabrics & stuffing material. They arrived hesitant of their skills but left capable of describing their projects in-depth. Using millinery terms. They even helped me to construct a beautiful pillow that I treasure from that day. The Crafty Table Sewing Day with their Chicago Grandma ranked higher than Navy Pier in their memory banks!"
Carolyn
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Our 11-yr. old grandson was very happy with the things Kyle was able to show him. He felt he learned multiple strategies and he is very excited to use them!"
Sharon
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"Melisa was great! Solved all of my issues quickly and was pleasant to work with."
Kim
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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