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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Pittsford, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa M.

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I have been teaching string instruments professionally for over 11 years, and I specialize in the violin. Students of all ages are welcome! Lessons are tailored to each student's interests and learning styles. You will be playing music that you love in no time!

About Melissa

I am a professional string teacher and violin performer. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Bob Jones University and a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University, I have taught for 10 years as an orchestra director in the New York public school system.

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Juliet
My daughter came home unable to contain her excitement. She wanted to show me everything she learned. I love seeing that passion for music in my children.
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Melissa is a wonderful music teacher! She teaches our three kids ages 5, 8 and 13 on three different instruments in our home. She is very patient and flexible. SO happy to have her!

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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $82
  • Speaks Russian, Ukranian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Joseph B.

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Would you like to study with a Concert Pianist / Composer with graduate degrees from the renowned Juilliard School?

If you do, than why not with a winner and laureate of multiple international competitions such as the International Canada Recording Competition, Beethoven International Competition (Austria, Vienna), The New York Philharmonic Competition and others? If you find a teacher who successfully competed in the field, why not one who also had been respected enough to be invited to judge it? I served as judge on competition juries for the National Teachers Association and many other competitions.

Should you get a teacher who is In high demand as a master teacher, lecturer and educator at many music festivals such as Utah Music Festival, Milwaukee Music Festival and others around the world? Requested for knowledge and expression as an editor of professional music publications at Oxford University in the two volume compendium of music knowledge and history with ...

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~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my degrees from the Julli

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Kenton D.

9 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from SUNY Brockport
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Kenton D.

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I believe music can change the world.

Lessons with me start with a no-nonsense plan to growing as an artist on the guitar. With my program you will get a customized path with a healthy mix of foundational theory, skills, and (most importantly) playing fun songs!

Message today to see if we'll be a good match, I can't wait to share music with you!

About Kenton

Hi, there! My name is Kenton and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2019 and have loved helping my students learn the basics of guitar, music theory, and musicianship. I went to SUNY Brockport and earned a degree in Psychology in 2016. Following my undergrad I took a

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Jameson B.
My son has had a total of 3 virtual guitar instructors all of whom he has really liked but Kenton is his absolute favorite. “I like all of my instructors but Kenton is really the best, he really listens to me and takes into account what I know and what I want to learn when making my lesson. He’s really fun and great at his job”
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Hillary
Kenton is an amazing instructor. I wasn't sure anyone would have enough patience to teach my 7 yr old daughter, but he has such a gift for working with kids that she is actually learning to play and looks forward to every lesson! She is starting to understand how to read music, and Kenton's enthusiasm and encouragement are making it such a fun process. I would recommend him to anyone of any age, at any point of their musical journey!
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Miriam S.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Miriam S.

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Looking for trombone lessons that cover topics from technique to musicality to ear training to professionalism? Look no further! As a trombonist of 12 years, a recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, and future master's student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco, California, I know that I have the experience and knowledge needed to assist you regardless of your level or goals on trombone! I have been passionate about teaching for about as long as I have been playing, and I hope that we are able to connect to help you improve and find passion for trombone for yourself.

About Miriam

My name is Miriam Snyder, and I am a trombonist of 12 years. I am a recent graduate of the Eastman School of Music, located in Rochester, NY, where I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Trombone Performance, as well as a Performer's Certificate. Beginning in the fall of 2021, I will begin my master's degr

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Victor D.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Harriet Block Opera Scholarship from Indiana University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Victor D.

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My goal is to provide music education to students of all ages in home and in studio. I'm constantly thinking about my students in and out of lessons, wanting to find ways to make their musical experience more rewarding. Each student has a different path, which keeps it interesting and exciting!

About Victor

Victor has been teaching private lessons since 2016 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Victor has helped students develop a healthy singing technique, enjoy singing, perform in recitals and competitions, and get cast in shows. Victor received his Master's degree

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Vivian L.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from East Carolina University
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Vivian L.

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I am an experienced Clarinet teacher of 5 years available for eager students! Whether you are picking up Clarinet for the very first time or you are at a more advanced level of playing, I structure my lessons so that you learn what you want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technical ability and excellent musicianship. I specialize in teaching concert band style music, however I can teach jazz styles as well. For beginning students I typically use Measures of Success Book #1. For more advanced students I recommend Standard of Excellence book #2 and book #3.

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Hello and welcome to my TakeLessons profile! My name is Vivian and I have been teaching private lessons on various instruments since 2013. I have also been teaching professionally in public schools since 2015. I play and teach several instruments including Ukulele, French Horn, Trumpet, Clarinet, Tr

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Annurag D.
Vivian is a very sweet person who is interested in her student and works at every level to understand the requirements of the student and meet those requirements in the best way. She is encouraging, understanding, and also a good listener -- conscientiously responding to details. Today was just our first intro lesson and I'm sure that I will learn a lot from her! Thank you so much Vivian for your kindness!
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Tegan
Vivian makes learning the clarinet fun and I look forward to every lesson. She has already taught me new notes and songs after just five lessons. She was also open to incorporating music from my favorite movies (Harry Potter) into my lesson plans. The music is more advanced for me and so I really appreciate Vivian’s patience and her demonstrations so I know exactly what to play for each song. I’m glad to have Vivian as my teacher.

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"He really worked around our schedule and helped my son a lot in preparation of his audition. We are very thankful and would recommend him to others!"
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"Our first lesson with Simona went absolutely great, especially given that it was Rami's first lesson. She made the start so effortless and before we knew it Rami was already performing tricks with her. She is very talented, and also a great teacher."
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"Jen is great! Knowledgable and kind."
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"Keith takes each of his students to the next level, whether through dramatic or comedic material. His expertise and energy are boundless, and he inspires his students to be the best they can be. He has a degree in theater from American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Los Angeles, and is excited to pass on his wealth of knowledge to his students. He specializes in audition preparation, whether for the stage or the big screen, and has invaluable information about acting as a business. Every student will leave their lessons with Keith invigorated and excited about acting as an art form and a business."
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Took Child Acting lessons from Keith K.
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"We were a bundle of nerves as we approached the entrance. Sasha met us at the door, and immediately we felt welcomed and ready to learn some new steps.
She was friendly, encouraging, patient, and professional. She is a good fit for us.
We went home happy, with 2, 3, 4, and 1 on my minds."
Tom
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Very well spoken, projected competence and was great with the 64 yer old first time acting student."
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Took Acting lessons from Robert E.
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"First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!"
Kariem
Took Improv Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Kathryn has applied her knowledge to my storytelling efforts, and I've found her coaching and encouragement to be invaluable. After only a few lessons my stage presence and delivery have improved, and we've just begun!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kathryn K.
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Took Improv Comedy lessons from Keith K.
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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