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Jeffrey Zane H.

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Horseheads, NY
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition from Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College
  • Teaching since 2018
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Jeffrey Zane H.

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Majestic, Beautiful, Noble, Heroic. The horn is a unique instrument, and an instrument many people say is very difficult to play. However, even in the early stages of learning the instrument, it is important to think about expressing the wonderful qualities of the horn, while still learning the technical aspects of the instrument. In my experience, playing as the President and Principal Horn of the Houghton Symphony Orchestra amongst other positions, learning to become a good musician is just as important as becoming a good horn player, so in my lessons I aim for my students to become both. Let us go forth and be better musicians.

About Jeffrey Zane

As an ethnomusicologist/world arts researcher and an award-winning composer whose music has been described as "what Renaissance composers would have written if they had heard gospel music," I enjoy being known for music that draws from many sources, is intellectually rigorous, and is pleasant to the

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Larry B.

4 Reviews
Elmira, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from Morehead State University
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Larry B.

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I believe that a beautiful sound is the most important thing. Rather than telling you how to get a great sound, I will demonstrate by playing everything back and forth with you. Learning a musical skill is accomplished through trial and error, thus we need to make mistakes in order to improve. I encourage my students not to be afraid of making mistakes. Perfection is not the target - a beautiful sound is the ultimate goal.

About Larry

Hi! My name is Larry, and I really enjoy playing and teaching trumpet. The trumpet has literally taken me around the world playing for over ten years on various cruise lines, visiting beautiful places in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and North/South America. Since leaving the cruise industry,

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Hope
I have been taking lessons with Larry for about two years and I have improved immensely. Larry is very supportive and gives great feedback, he makes the lessons fun and educational. He will let you figure things out on your own but also give helpful instructions to lead you on your way to success. Larry is the reason I went from not being able to play the trumpet to two years later playing a level 4 trumpet NYSSMA solo and getting a 25 out of 28. Taking lessons from Larry was the best thing I could have done to get better at playing the trumpet.
Ginny
Our daughter loves taking lessons from Larry. He has helped her improve her trumpet skills. She is a beginner, and he is very patient and knowledgeable about what she needs to develop into a great musician. Larry is always available and prompt with his lesson times but is also flexible with his schedule for us when needed.
Sarah
I like lessons with Larry. He is patient, and always finds something positive. Trumpet is easier now, and a lot more fun!
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Erik M.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Erik M.

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Review of basic concepts, the many uses of music theory, an in-depth look at the ins and outs of classical and jazz theory concepts as they relate to the needs and abilities of the student.

About Erik

I'm a multi-instrumentalist in Nashville. I'm very passionate about music and have experience and love for just about every kind of music one could think of. There is music in and around all of us and I look forward to helping you reach your musical goals whatever they may be.

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Patti C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patti C.

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Students will learn and develop necessary skills and technique using the Bastien Piano method. Music theory is also incorporated into lessons.

About Patti

I am a classically trained pianist originally from Syracuse, NY. I graduated from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where I studied piano under Professor Alec Chien. I also enjoyed playing the French horn and percussion with the Allegheny Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble. I have performed nume

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Nancy S.
Patti is an excellent teacher for my daughter. She is very knowledgeable and provides her age appropriate instruction and encouragement to practice! We couldn't ask for a better piano instructor!
Melinda Hoffman
Ms. Patti is a highly skilled and qualified piano teacher! She has an excellent way of relating her knowledge and skill to younger children and parents with no prior musical training! She doesn't waste a minute of the lesson and makes the most of the time you are paying for!
Sarah H.
Patti has a great connection with children and provides clear and easy instruction to my daughter!
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Alyssa H.

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Starting at $67
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Alyssa H.

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My students and I always have a fun enjoyable time. I make sure that my students can always learn at their own pace, in an environment that is inviting and low-pressure. I want everyone who sings with me to feel comfortable and at ease--after all, singing is all about fun! I have over 12 years of real-world experience as a professional vocalist and performer and so I can pass on first-hand knowledge to my students of all backgrounds and skill levels who are striving to become better singers and performers.

About Alyssa

Hello! I am an international vocalist, songwriter, recording artist and theatre performer. I've performed my own shows on cruise ships and in 5-star resorts, performed the role of a principal singing princess at Disneyland, headlined on Las Vegas Strip, was a lead vocalist for the world-famous BB Ki

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Shannon F.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Shannon F.

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The difference between me & other coaches is I won't give you some cookie-cutter approach. Within minutes of hearing you sing, I will know exactly what we need to do to free your voice with custom-designed exercises, extend your range, build consistency & guide you into being a GREAT SINGER!

A FEW TECHNIQUES WE WILL IMPLEMENT:

- Removing tension
- Singing on rhythm & pitch
- Singing with full blended tone through head, mix, & chest voice.
- Removing negative blocks/ building confidence
- Posture, breathing & vocal health
- How to connect your vocal bridges: singing higher effortlessly.
- Phrasing & singing from story & emotion
- Singing without negative self-judgement

For ALL Vocal Professions, beginners and advanced Students.

FIELD: Pop, Sing-Songwriter, Musical Theatre, Soul, R’n’B, A-cappella, Rock, Punk, Country, Contemporary Virtuoso Vocalism

About Shannon

Hello! My name is Shannon Ferguson and I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Converse College, with a Bachelors of Music, specifically in Contemporary Music and Voice. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Eve

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"We (my grand daughter and I ) did not know what to expect. I did try to prepare by having the room and computer ready and by making notes about what G needed to review. Sara is an excellent teacher and started with a warm up that included feet. G is a full time gymnast and her Achilles had been tight and sore and this was very beneficial. Sara had G doing basic barre work, then she worked on her musicality, progressions and turns. It provided G with the correction and attention that she cannot receive in her regular ballet class and best of all we were able to stay home. It is great for my grand daughter's situation because she does not have to commute one more time in the week. Visually Sara made corrections as G was doing her movement, that is a testament to Sara's professionalism, expertise and training. It also shows that even a technology deficient grandmother can make this work."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from Brenda B.
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"J Weeks is a very gifted individual. You can immediately tell that he was born to do this. From his ability to get you out of your comfort zone all while elevating your skillset, you can see the passion and determination that he puts into every session. He takes the time to educate you and his approach is new and refreshing."
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"Kenneth is an awesome choreographer! He really breaks down each step until you get it. He makes class fun by using music you can definitely groove to and and pushes you to dance your best! Always a fun time!"
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"I was always afraid I couldn't learn Shakespeare, but Nicholas explained the intent on the word, the intent on the line. Soon, I was so caught up in the meaning of the lines and the story I was telling in that moment that I was able to engage in the role, smoothly, without worrying that I was performing Shakespeare. He broke it down so I could understand it, and then feel confident doing it. Highly recommend!"
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Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Amazing! Knows how to push you, but not brake you. Loved working with her for years, I even followed her to a different studio."
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Took Jazz Dancing lessons from Jordan W.
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"I took my first lesson with David today. He is very nice and funny, and makes you think about the main things in the acting and dialogue. I suggest young actors to hire David as their acting teacher!"
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