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Tawanna S.

38 Reviews
Jamaica, NY
Starting at $74
  • Speaks
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tawanna S.

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Tired of creating dull, boring Powerpoint slides? Let me help you quickly take your presentations to the next level! I build a personalized lesson plan for each student, with goals and level of expertise in mind. An assessment is done at the beginning of each lesson to verify previous lesson is retained. You prove your knowledge with small projects that are constantly used in the workplace. Let me help you reach your goals and have fun doing it.

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* Student Favorite Badge * Check my reviews to see why. Microsoft Office Specialist - Located in New York. I teach in person and online. Individual or group lessons. I know computers seem scary. I can make them seem like a breeze! I have worked in the technology industry for over 25 years.

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Greatly appreciate your time and help. Very knowledgeable in excel and flexible in time. I will use Tawanna again.
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Avril
Tawanna is an awesome instructor. Very happy with my first session and look forward to working with her.
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Nick P.

32 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from St. John's University
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Nick P.

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With a degree in English Literature I have studied English and British Literature my entire academic career. I know how to help you confidently navigate and come to a more complete and nuanced understanding of what you are reading, the main morals/motifs of the piece, and inspire you to develop your own bold and unique opinions on what you are studying or reading.

Since 2017 I have been assisting students with both American and British Literature in standard college prep high school classes, AP courses, core college courses, as well as advanced Bachelors and Masters level courses.

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Bringing a wide range of experience in Writing, English, Communication, Language, and Business, I help to make lasting adjustments that improve writing, communication, and overall efficiency over the long term. My practice started out and continues to function as an academic tutoring practice for

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Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor.
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Lauren C.

11 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Violin Performance from Eastman School of Music
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Lauren C.

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Hello there! My name is Lauren, and I'm an NYC-based violinist with over 15 years of experience teaching violin. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Eastman School of Music in Violin Performance and perform regularly at venues such as Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the Kennedy Center.

As a teacher, I adapt my teaching methods on the spot to introduce and reinforce concepts in a patient, enthusiastic, and creative manner tailored to each student. In addition to equipping my students with proper violin technique, students are empowered and develop their communication skills and confidence while fostering a lasting curiosity for learning and a genuine love for the imaginative and expressive capabilities of music.

Lessons generally focus on four major areas: scales, etudes, ensemble parts (orchestra and chamber music), and solo repertoire. Music theory and ear-training activities supplement work in these areas. A portion of lesson time is also devoted to preparing students for ...

About Lauren

In addition to my teaching, I maintain an international career as a performer. I've performed at festivals such as Venice Biennale, Acht Brücken, Newport Jazz, Beijing Modern Music Festival, and Lincoln Center. I've worked with artists and composers such as Ambrose Akinmusire, Richard Carrick, C

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Maya
FANTASTIC TEACHER! Lauren taught me for 2 years as an adult beginner and I could not have asked for a better experience She is so patient, kind and encouraging. During our time I believe I made tremendous progress with her instruction even though halfway though we had to switch to remote lessons because of Covid. Phenomenal person and gifted teacher!!
Sia
Thank you Ms. Lauren for helping me grow as a violinist. You made the lesson so enjoyable and I found the notes that you made for me so helpful for my weekly practice. I wasn't sure how online lessons would be during the pandemic, but you made it so easy to follow along the lesson over Zoom and shared notes over the screen which made it so much easier to learn. Thank you for helping me practice for my audition pieces for which I got accepted for 2 different orchestras. You were always very positive and so patient throughout and taught me fun tricks and ways to make my weekly practice better. Thank you!
Laura Partynski
Lauren has been an amazing teacher and mentor. Her teaching technique and talent has made a huge difference in my teenage daughter's musical journey.
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Lenna P.

35 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Suzuki Teacher Training Book 1 from Ithaca College
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Lenna P.

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Piano is such a wonderful instrument! It can be a key to a deep understanding of harmony and music theory. It is also really fun! Students who study with me can expect a warm, student-centered learning environment in which we learn how to comfortably navigate the keyboard in order to create beautiful, subtle expressions of human emotion. I have recently passed my Suzuki book 1-4 audition and prefer to teach using that methodology.

About Lenna

Hello musicians! My name is Lenna and I am pleased to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2011 and have loved helping my students improve their tone, learn better sight reading skills, and become more relaxed in performance. I have toured the world as a singer songwriter and before th

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Aydin T.
My son just had his first piano lesson w/ Lenna. She seemed very patient and conscientious. We’re looking forward to our 2nd lesson next week!
Dora
Awesome coaching on what I was doing wrong. Lenna showing me how to hold my hand correctly makes it so much easier to find my notes.
Dora
Lenna was very clear and her improvisation at the end of the lesson was fun!
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Billy N.

14 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1982
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
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Billy N.

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I don't consider myself a Flamenco Guitarist but I'm schooled for over 5 years in the techniques and styles. I love the music and as an excellent teacher I have an excellent method from my own guitar master that will get you going on your way. If you stay with Flamenco to a certain level, I'll try to help you find a teacher that would really specialize in advanced playing

About Billy

Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
So far great - just started
Kay D.
Billy is a patient instructor who is perfect for a beginner with some musical knowledge. I feel like we accomplished quite a bit in one lesson and I am looking forward to advancing under his guidance! #totallyworthit
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Gleb V.

36 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Lithuanian, Russian, English, German, LIthuanian, Russian, German, English
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gleb V.

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Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I have experience in both public and private after-school programs, as well as in-home lessons settings. My formal music training began at the age of five in Vilnius Lithuania with the famous Vladimir Tchekassin. Since then, I have excelled in my saxophone studies at the Vilnius Conservatory and at the Music Academy in Cologne Germany while pursuing an active performing career. Most recently, in 2005, I followed my passion for teaching music by completing an advanced Instructor program in Instrumental Pedagogy at the Music Academy in Cologne.

About Gleb

My name is Gleb V. I am a professional music instructor and performing musician. I have sixteen years of teaching experience for children and adults of all ages, and have been recording and performing internationally for over thirty years. Specializing in saxophone, clarinet, flute and piano, I h

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Naf
Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument.
Oladele Ojo
Great instructor, extremely patient and flexible with location. Even spent extra time showing me new materials, interesting songs to practice, and where to get my sax looked at for cheap.
Barak P.
This was my first time using takelessons and I am impressed. Gleb is very knowledgeable, punctual, dedicated and a pleasure to work with. My 14yr is making improvements every week and it is very noticeable. Looking forward to continue working with him.

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"I truly enjoyed my lesson with Mona! She is very patient and excellent at communicating. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her."
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"Based on Suyeon's supportive personality and question-based approach, I feel gently challenged to try using new vocabulary, verbs, and constructions in every class. There is a lot to learn, but it doesn't seem beyond reach. I will keep up my effort and aim for ever-higher levels of the language."
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"I had a great first lesson with Jean-Luc. He was very patient with me. I am looking forward to my next lesson, and I am confident with Jean-Luc's guidance I will learn to speak French."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Very helpful for someone who's learned Japanese informally over the years!"
Ian
Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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"I have been taking Spanish lessons from Ana for a few months. I’ve gone from knowing a few words to being able to construct full sentences. Ana Professional, punctual and always prepared for our lessons and homework. Ana clearly intelligent and well educated and is very good at identify any difficulty you may have and always has a way to help you understand better. I feel fortunate to have selected Ana as my Spanish tutor."
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Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"You are an amacing teacher! I've learnt a lot during the past weeks. Thank you so much Marcela"
Mariela
Took English lessons from Marcela S.
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"Steve is wonderful. I like it when pronounces back to me how i pronounced the word, and then teaches me how i should pronounce. This helps me to see the difference easily"
Annet
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"Carolina is an outstanding Spanish instructor. She comes to every lessons very prepared with material including topics, exercises, discussions, and also uses multi-media platforms as well. She is able to tailor your lesson to your specific needs (for example, I focus on business Spanish), and most of all - she makes class fun! I highly recommend Using Carolina as an instructor."
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Took Spanish lessons from Carolina V.
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"She helped my with my English Exam and helped me write better in English. What I like most about her is that I felt comfortable. I'm still new to the United States from Japan and I feel out of place here and still I don't know many people. But with her she always made me feel welcome and she speaks Japanese but never let me speak it so I can practice! She is a really good teacher and always their if you have question!"
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Took English lessons from Rosita R.
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