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Tawanna S.

38 Reviews
Jamaica, NY
Starting at $120
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tawanna S.

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I have worked with SQL over 20 years. I will have you writing scripts in no time!

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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
  • Awarded Empower Leadership from Leadership Education and Development (St. John's University)
  • 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 ...

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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 $30
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Quartet in Residence from Park Church Coop
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Lenna P.

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I am an emotive cellist with two decades experience. I have toured internationally performing my original works including London, Paris, and Berlin. As a member of the Pierce Quartet I regularly arrange and perform music for weddings and other special occasions. I love sharing classical music with all levels of students. Lessons with me are calm, meditative experiences where we use peaceful techniques to enter into the heart of music.

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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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

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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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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 have worked with Randy directly for over 10 years professionally and there aren't enough good things I can say about him. First I must address our ease of communication. To speak to Randy for 5 minutes is to feel like you've known him your entire life. He instantly puts you at ease by giving off the vibe of your favorite relative. He truly has interest and concern for his students and wants only the best for them.
Speaking to his abilities, he has been a knowledgable member of the creative and musical communities for his entire life. His talents are wide reaching and numerous. He also teaches with worldly experience. Randy gives room for the student to figure things out for themselves while still providing the desired support needed for progress and growth.
Randy is a mentor of mine. After spending only a short amount of time learning from him, I knew that I was not only gaining superior knowledge and training but a lifelong friend.
I was lucky enough to grow up right down the street from his home, but we've also worked in studio and online.
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Steve
Took Spoken Word lessons from Randy L.
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"David has really helped my auditions. I have booked two jobs since coaching with him. He takes me back to the basics, forces me to let go of my ego, and doesn't allow me to use any of my actor "tricks." Consequently my auditions are resonating in a new and effective way. As of right now, he is absolutely essential when I have an appointment. I emphatically recommend him for coaching."
Heather
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Rebecca is kind, instructive, and helpful. She Has helped me improve my acting as well as set up a demo reel that I'm thrilled with."
Tyler
Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"You can't help but grow in your abilities after working with lamarcus."
Elizabeth
Took Film Production lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"AMAZING! Kathryn is a star and an excellent mentor!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kathryn K.
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"Jordan is wonderful! Encouraging, talented, and infectiously enthusiastic. I’m amazed how much I learned in only the 1st lesson. I would highly recommend!"
Patrick
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"Alex was my Movement and Voice/Speech instructor in my graduate programme. I had done my undergrad in acting overseas and then moved to LA to complete my MFA in Acting. In my undergrad programme, I absolutely detested every Tuesday and Friday when we had Movement and Voice...but all that changed when Alex became my teacher for these subjects. Suddenly these were my favourite subjects. She made me actually look forward to going to class at 9am. I looked forward to what I was going to learn next from her.

She was so attentive to ALL her students, no matter your level. She always found time to work with you in whatever you were struggling with. She really truly cared about us. It was unlike anything I'd experienced with any other teacher I'd have ever. At one point, I was victim to some intimidation from another student in my class. Alex was the first person I confided in and she guided me through what I should do and how I should handle it, she was completely there for me, even allowing me to call her past 10pm to calm me down after one particularly bad encounter with said student.

Her lessons are prepared, structured and completely engaging. Somehow she is able to detect exactly what you personally need to work on and makes sure you are offered the most appropriate advice that best suits your personal needs. I can't even quite express how much I have learnt from her in the short four months that she was my teacher. She has exposed me to so many different techniques and exercises which, through her guidance, afforded me the opportunity to choose what worked for me.

If there is one thing that you cannot deny about Alex, she genuinely cares about her students, sometime to the detriment of her own life. She is an extraordinary teacher and an even more exceptional woman.

As cliche as this is, she inspires me to not only be a better actor, but to just be a better person."
Page
Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"We absolutely loved Aurora's patience and encouraging words throughout the lesson. She is a wonderful teacher!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Aurora D.
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"Jordan is such a great teacher! In only 5 lessons I’ve learned so much more than I ever did previous classes. Can’t wait to learn and grow more with her!"
Madison
Took Tap Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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