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Pecos S.

31 Reviews
Lake Katrine, NY
Starting at $62
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BM Cello Performance from University of Oregon
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests in those whom I teach.

About Pecos

New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchest

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Cheryle
Pecos is a wonderful teacher. Very patient. Has excellent tips to accelerate the learning process. Customizes the classes to achieve my personal goals. I previously took cello years ago and got frustrated. Now I am 67 years old and his teaching recommendations have enabled me to accel far beyond where I quit last time. I am encouraged now to continue on. C.Hart
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Shauna K.

48 Reviews
Bearsville, NY
Starting at $45
  • Awarded People's Choice Award - Best Director - Women's Minyan from Jet Theater - West Bloomfield, MI
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1988
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Shauna K.

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VOICE FOR SINGERS, SPEAKERS & ACTORS: You'll learn sequential detailed exercises that free and strengthen your voice. You'll understand how your instrument works, what parts of your voice are blocked and what to do about that. You'll be able to combine your emotional life on your voice without tension and blockages. You'll learn how to approach and perform scripts, text and songs in preparation for audition and performance. And, you'll experience the JOY of using your voice.

You will learn how to utilize your breath, proper placement and build vocal power. You'll master specific exercises that unlock tension blocks in each part of your musculature as you developing expressiveness, resonance and enjoy the individuality of your free voice. If you practice you'll feel result after two weeks!

I teach all styles and specialize in auditions. After working with me I want my students to "own" their individual vocal methods and styles, expressing the essence of every song and script.

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About Shauna

Shauna is a professional director, acting and voice teacher and artistic director of Voice Theatre. Shauna has taught voice and acting in many universities in the UK and US. She has directed over forty plays in eight countries from Aberbeen, Scotland to San Antonio, Texas to London, England to

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My daughters have been taking lessons with Shauna for several months now. I'm continually impressed with how well she connects with them and inspires them. Not only is she an amazing voice teacher, she is also a good, positive influence on my daughters. She's amazing!
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I've been gearing toward getting back out to professional auditions, and working with Shauna in her online class for several months has helped walk me closer to that end. I'd very highly recommend Shauna -particularly if you want to experience how a professional Director/Teacher really works and creates/collaborates with actors. It's clear she has worked with actors at the top of their fields, so I feel I can really trust her eye for what works and what doesn't. On top of all that, I feel her collaborative feedback and direction is full of insights, highly relevant, relatable, respectful, professional, actor-friendly, truthful, gentle, and inspiringly and humanly artistic!
PaulA
Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!
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Emily B.

14 Reviews
Tivoli, NY
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Emily B.

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I teach hornists of all ages, and have been teaching privately for 6 years! I have a music education and horn performance background and teach based off the learning styles that best meet a student’s needs. I have experience with teaching young and mature beginners, elementary-high school, and college. I love helping students prepare for college auditions and exploring different options as to how music can be a part of their life. A unique process I love for teaching : using my students’ favorite song or artist to build fundamentals on the horn!

About Emily

I have been playing the horn for 11 years! I have an undergraduate degree in Horn performance and music education from the Eastman School of Music where I was also nominated for and won a Performance Certificate. I continued on to become the teaching assistant for the Pennsylvania State University

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Elissa
We love Emily! My daughter is in 4th grade and started with absolutely zero horn experience. She has made so much progress in a few short months! Emily is an amazing teacher and is so kind and patient. We definitely recommend her.
Reetu
great lessons! - P.S best insturter ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reetu
I loved the new song my teacher taught me!!

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Matthew V.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Best Instrumental from The Orange County Music Awards
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Matthew V.

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I teach because I love it: I love seeing a student reach their goals.

I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense of ascertaining a student’s skill level, so that I can quickly get them into working on the musicianship skills that will transform their playing. My sessions are efficient: they are very effective, very quickly.

I love working with players of any level... just started out or a seasoned professional.

As a beginner, you can approach the learning process in a way that keeps it fun & exciting while building the techniques & vocabulary that you use every day.
The cool thing about the guitar is that all of the chords & strumming patterns that you learn from day one are the same chords & strumming patterns you’ll use as an intermediate or advanced player. You don’t have to start with super basic ...

About Matthew

I teach because I love it... I love seeing a student reach their goals. I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense o

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James B.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Music Business and Industry from Northern Vermont University
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James B.

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The student will always come first, wether it is working on a song they want to learn and work on, creating out of lesson tasks for their free time as well as working on their strengths. I want to see the student succeed as much as they want to learn the material, and together we can make that happen.

About James

Hey everyone! I am a rock guitarist looking to teach you some music theory, techniques, and the songs you’re so eager to learn in your early stages as well as songwriting both instrumentals as well as lyrics! I will aim to make the beginning stage of your playing a fun and informative experience! I

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I been teaching on takelessons for 8 years, and taught thousands of lessons through the website. James is a great guitarist and an extraordinary instructor. I highly recommend you to take lessons with him.
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Orlando H.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Grammy award from The Grammys
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Orlando H.

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Weather you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced, I am the teacher for you.
I’ll be your guide to the world of drums and percussion.

About Orlando

My name is Orlando Hernandez. I’ve been a professional drummer for 40 years. I’m a 3 time Grammy award winning drummer with countless more Grammy nominations. For many years now, Ive been touring with major jazz, rock and pop artist For over 20 years, I have been teaching students of all ages

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Amanda
Orlando truly has a passion and drive for music and it is evident throughout all of his lessons! I have learned many techniques and skills through his lessons. His dedication and love for music made it easy to learn! I definitely recommend taking lessons from him.
Mayra
Orlando is very professional and I can say that his knowledge and the love for music is very special. I learned a lot from him and all his techniques.

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"Glenn has so much experience as a performer that he offers very practical suggestions!"
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"Theresa is a wonderful teacher! I have had many private lessons teachers, and she is by far the best. She is incredibly patient with me (especially when I get frustrated and struggle with a particular technique) and always challenges me each and every lesson. I feel that her pricing is very fair (my previous teachers charged much higher rates) and she is flexible whenever I cannot meet for lesson (given advance notice). I highly recommend her for anyone looking for teacher --- young child or adult. I have only had her for acoustic guitar lessons, but I imagine she is probably just as competent at teaching other instruments."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Theresa S.
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"We have only had one lesson so far but my kids really like Natalie. I had a lot of questions before booking and she was very patient and prompt with her answers. Glad we found her!"
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Took Piano lessons from Natalie L.
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"I've been with Mikaela for the past 2 to 3 years, and she's been a wonderful instructor since. I started learning with her after playing the clarinet for about 3 years already- my skills on the clarinet have definitely improved tremendously, and the lessons have given me an edge in all my musical experiences. In addition to being a skillful clarinetist and teacher, she's also very supportive, caring, flexible schedule-wise, and has helped me grow my love for playing and music in general. She has encouraged me to step out of my comfort zone and try new, scary things (auditions, competitions, etc) that have definitely helped me grow as a musician and a person. I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a boost in skill, a great teacher, and a wonderful experience. :)"
Charvi
Took Clarinet lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"My daughter has been taking lessons with Jerry for over 5 years now and my son has been taking lessons for over 3 years. Every year around Christmas time we host a piano recital at our home where all the students get together and play for family and friends. Every student gets to shine and it is such a great time! If you are looking for more than just a piano teacher then you have just found the perfect guy :)
I think he has students that range from age 7 to 70!
We love Jerry, he is part of our family and my kids absolutely love having him as a teacher!"
Michelle
Took Piano lessons from Jerry S.
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"Wonderful piano teacher, Adam definitely know how to make learning fun for little ones. My 5 yrs old enjoy playing very much. Thank you, 😀😀😀"
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Took Piano lessons from Adam S.
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"Brian is cheerful, patient and very encouraging. I improved my singing by a considerable amount in just a month, I would definitely recommend him."
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Took Singing lessons from Brian C.
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