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Joseph B.

3 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joseph B.

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Projection and tone of your voice is your calling card, sometimes before the meaning of the words are understood. Sometimes, your voice precedes your appearance or is heard over the phone, on speaker monitor or over the airwaves.

How do you wish it to sound? As we know, it does not sound the way we hear it with our ears. Record your voice and listen to the recording. As you may be aware, you may not recognize it as you know it. The art of projection and intonation - nasal tone or the covered voice or being brash in its tonality. Too high, too low, monotonous, lethargic or over-modulated....

I will help you to get to your ideal voice. The voice that stops the listener in their tracks and makes them hear what you have to say. More importantly, the impression of you as an individual personality is formed by the impression your voice leaves and at first, makes.

If you want to do voice over work, acting, public speaking, change the way you are perceived, build ...

About Joseph

~ 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 Jull

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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.
Ron
Joseph shared his composition at the bedside of a dying man. Everyone listened and stopped crying for a moment. We were transported from the terrible tragedy into his world of beautiful music. His compassion and sensitivity of spirit touched us. When he teaches this gift to others, the world becomes a better place.
Egmont
A great teacher and an amazing pianist! This was an experience of a lifetime for me. I have studied for many years but have never met anyone who can explain and demonstrate with such depth and clarity. In one lesson I learned more than I have in the past year! I am so grateful and would recommend this masterful teacher to everyone.
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Michael A.

6 Reviews
Rochester, NY
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Vocal Performance and Literature - Doctorate from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Michael A.

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I am currently pursuing my doctoral degree at the Eastman School of Music in vocal performance and literature. I believe in empowering my students so that they can sing in all styles of music that interest them with ease and freedom. Good singing is good singing and I am comfortable teaching classical, musical theater, pop, jazz, country etc. I like to set up my students with a strong foundation for singing so that they can practice efficiently and overcome vocal obstacles without my instruction.

About Michael

Hello everyone, I am Michael - I am currently in school at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY pursuing my doctoral degree in vocal performance and literature. I have sung all over the world in operas, musicals and with professional choirs. I enjoy teaching all levels of singing and love

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Madeleine
Great teacher - funny, patient and understanding. I look forward to more lessons with Michael in the future!
Elizabeth
I started lessons with Michael having done both contemporary voice and years of choir. But prior to training with Michael, I'd never really been coached as to how to properly sing in a classical style. He's allowed me to find an entire element of my voice I didn't know I had and made it incredibly straightforward to progress. I now absolutely love singing in a way I didn't previously think I would.
Abby
Michael is knowledgeable, funny, and thoughtful. I am a wind instrumentalist, and Michael tailored voice lessons to discuss topics specifically related to my areas of experience. I would highly recommend Michael for voice lessons!
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Jamone L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jamone L.

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I have entered a few Film competitions, helped Direct short films, taken Film classes and studied Film for years in high school and on the college level. I now officially own my own LLC Video Production company. I love Video Editing/Production and also just being able to over see projects from start to finish. I have experience doing many things in the Digital Media Arts world. Not only am I a graduate from Specs Howard School of Media Arts, but I have also been an intern there as well. I have done some work as a Freelancer, I am a YT Content Creator with over 1k subscribers and I even have some experience in a Television Broadcast setting. "Give the world different perspectives of the world. See the world through different eyes!"

About Jamone

I am very organized and have a passion for creating and doing things that give people a new perspective on life. I set plans and goals, and do what it takes to get things done in the most efficient ways possible and I am able to adapt even when things don’t quite work out. As a 2nd Degree Black Bel

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Lia
Had to write a separate review for this subject. Jamone taught me step-by-step how to use my Cannon Rebel EOS T5. I am a youtube vlogger, and I was looking to create higher quality videos for my viewers. Jamone gave me tons of camera knowledge to better my videos. Thanks!
Lia
Jamone has been studying Spanish for over 10 years now! He is very dedicated to educating himself on the language and culture, so he teaches those same skills and principles to his students. Plus, he can teach you to count to 1000 in 30 minutes!

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Larry P.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Dean's List from Ashford University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Larry P.

28 Reviews
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I have a Master's Degree in Education, and teach all levels of acting and directing for the stage and/or screen. Whether you need a video presentation for your boss or you want to try your hand at live theatre, from the community stage all the way to that professional audition, I can help.

Please Note: This course is designed to be for teens and adults, 16 and up.

About Larry

***My Takelessons Blog Posts:*** http://takelessons.com/blog/acting-in-famous-Shakespeare-plays http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-have-stage-presence My name is Larry, and I was born and raised in Chicago and now call the Phoenix, AZ metro area home. I have a Master's Degree in Education (H

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Stepanka D.
My son loved his class with Larry. He explained patiently. My son is looking forward to his next lesson.
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Mojy (Mozhgan) H.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks More than 35 Persian Dialects, Farsi, Persian, Dari Afghan, Tajik,Eastern Farsi, English, Modern Standard Arabic, Iraqi Arabic, Persian Gulf Nations Arabic, Kurdish
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mojy (Mozhgan) H.

53 Reviews
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All different levels and all different skills of Persian Dance, Middle Eastern Dance, and Belly Dance, Easy way and Fun :)

About Mojy (Mozhgan)

Teaching, Translation, and SME Curriculum Developing are my passion and expertise. My students are everything to me. I have been a Farsi and ESL Language instructor and SME(Subject Matter Export) for many years. I know several languages as mentioned above ( Persian Farsi, Dari, MSA Arabic, Iraqi a

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Gloria
I cannot find words to explain Mojy's incredible job and knowledge. All I know is " She is the Best. The Best of the Best". She makes Farsi learning Just Fun ... She is incredible. she is very encouraging and keeps asking the student to believe in their strengh and keep confident and NOT TO GIVE UP. ... If it wasn't for her, I wouldnt have passed my DLPT with score 3+/ 4. unbelievable!!! I owe my linguist current job to Mojy. She is a beautiful, knowledgeable, patient, reliable, and lovable instructor with a great level of humbleness. Whoever has her now, I am jealous of... LOL. I miss my lovely teacher a lot. I love you, Mojy.....
Ramirez
Mojy is BEST INSTRUCTOR EVER, very knowledgeable and passionate about the Persian Languages and teaching. She is very positive and wouldn't let you go to the next step before she makes sure you have learned what you need with fun and enthusiasm. She is very educated and learned about both Persian language and culture. She has a great understanding of the students' needs. Well, She is very pushy, but that is what we need to pass DLPT . I would not have GOTTEN 3/3+ if I would not have had Mojy for my teacher. Go Mojy! ;)
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Mojy is by far the most qualified and talented language instructor I have ever had. After a week of class it was clear that she was an instructor that was on a completely different level than my instructors in the past. While under her instruction i vastly improved in every facet of my language, both in skill and in confidence. Her class room provides a relaxed but highly focused environment, and she genuinely cares about her student's success. If you give her your attention and effort then you will not be disappointment with the results.
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Katelyn J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Katelyn J.

7 Reviews
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About Katelyn

How I Can Help You: I have worked one on one with music students for 10 years. I have extensive experience in teaching classical, musical theater, and pop styles of singing, as well as acting for the stage and beginning piano. Whether you are a beginner, or a veteran musician, I can help you

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Soha
Our first lesson today went extremely well. My 7 year old daughter thoroughly enjoyed herself and seemed to get along very well with Ms. Kate!
Elise K.
She is a great teacher and is very positive. She has a great style of teaching and makes everything you do a lot of fun!
Courtney C.
My 7 year old daughter had a great experience with Katelyn! I would recommend her to anyone!!!

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"Jordan was the best!!"
- Lucy
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jordan W.
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"I feel like I am a baby bird being encouraged to fly. Its so challenging yet so rewarding at the same time! I'm learning so much while having fun. Love it!"
- Keona
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Dr. Ollie J.
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"I am compelled to write a raving review about Haley Shea. I am 55 years old and started working with her one-year ago to nail down punctuation and grammar in order to write a blog about nutrition and resistance exercise. Haley is patient and has a pleasant demeanor that strongly motivated me to want to learn the material. Currently, I look forward to each and every lesson.

Around December of last year, I discovered that my heart was not into blog writing. I sent Haley an email and explained my feelings and that I was actually passionate about screenwriting. She wrote back and I discovered this was right (or write) up her alley. Truth be told, as a nine year-old I used to write and direct 8 mm movies with my neighborhood friends as actors and dreamed one day of becoming a writer, producer and director. But like all other dreams this one was derailed.

Haley had me write a couple scene samples. She sent them back to me and was quite pleased with my neophyte attempt. I told her about a sci-fi television project that I wast interested in and after many months of her encouragement and my persistence I finished the first draft.

After some revisions, I watched her perform a table read by Skype utilizing the skills of her improvisation students. I loved watching their reaction as they each read their part. It is very gratifying watching some one become the character you created. It was intended to be funny and campy. There were times the actors seemed to have trouble containing their laughter. Overall their reaction was positive.

At this juncture, Haley is helping me with query letters and obtaining input from other professionals in her inner circle. She is also seeking input from other writers.

The most important thing is I enjoy screenwriting no matter what happens. Haley has helped me love what I'm doing and it is not chore but sweet ride.

I'm greatful for her guidance,
Paul Skinner"
- Paul
Took Screenwriting lessons from Haley Shea B.
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"Awesome so far! Really helpful"
- Vengan
Took Acting lessons from Julia O.
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"The skills I gained as an actor studying with Shauna Kanter have never left my acting toolbox and feel as fresh in my mind today as when she first taught me. Shauna brought a whole world of new possibility to my acting, as I reached new heights with character physicality and also found new ways of accessing emotional depth within my character. Shauna always created an inspiring environment that felt safe to for me to push myself and not be afraid to fall. My experience with Shauna was inspiring and so valuable. Consider yourself lucky to have found her."
- Chris
Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Sasha is a great teacher, friendly. she has been trying to explain to me the logic behind every movement, which was very helpful. looking forward to next lesson."
- Vivian
Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Andrew was a great instructor. He was excellent at communication as far as coordinating and scheduling the lessons. He was flexible and customized his teaching to fit our needs. He made Salsa fun and interesting and was very patient. I highly recommend working with him. It's an awesome experience!"
- Sarah
Took Salsa Dancing lessons from Andrew H.
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"My 7 year old daughter is having a great time with improv classes with Jessie. We've attended 5 classes so far and Jessie is always professional, always prepared with a fun plan of games and exercises. We highly recommend her!"
- SC
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jessie M.
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"Kelsey is amazing. She delivers honest, very helpful feedback and helps you evolve through your lessons. She has a great energy. If you can work with her, I highly recommend it!"
- Janice
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Anne is great. She is a great teacher who is extremely nice and easy to relate to. I'm learning a lot. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for speaking lessons."
- Jareds
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Anne M.
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