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Jamie R.

(5)
Southport, CT
Starting at $84
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  • Speaks Italian, French
  • Bachelor of Music - Voice Performance from Syracuse University
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Jamie R.

Southport, CT

(5)

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A foundation of register coordination is the basis of Ms. Ratcliffe’s technical instruction. With correct and disciplined practice, a student will build strength, balance the voice, and cultivate more physical and sonic freedom throughout the entirety of the vocal range. While learning this technique, a student can take anywhere from a minimum of two to five years to sound polished, but can establish a healthy voice and beautiful tone for a lifetime. Ms. Ratcliffe also offers coaching for many different kinds of auditions including All-Regional and All-State competitions, college, and professional auditions. Additionally, she teaches diction in Italian, French, and German; sight singing and music theory; and musical style.

About Jamie

In 2019, Ms. Ratcliffe sang Norma in Bellini’s Norma at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center, and made her professional recital debut “Love and Music” at the National Opera Center featuring art song, opera and musical theater. Her recent roles include Wellgunde in Das Rheingold (Wagner), Gi

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November 13, 2019
JIM
Hello, my daughter has been taking piano lessons from Jamie since she was 7. She is now 10. Under Jamie’s tutelage, my daughter has gone from a shy little girl playing plunk plunk plunk to a beaming with enthusiasm pianist playing Queen’s Bahamian Rhapsody at the yearly piano recital. For four weeks, Jamie and my daughter tore through 4 sections of the Rhapsody that Jamie had modified for her. It was amazing to see the dedication of Jamie and the interest and fun in my daughter. At the recital she was fantastic and what a smile. Jamie is a very accomplished artist and piano teacher, she focuses my daughter on good piano techniques while having fun. For example, while Jamie taught my daughter to play songs she also focused my daughter to read music rather than memorize the music, My daughter was able to transform this training into playing other musical instruments. At eight she took up the flute and quickly moved into advanced band. While I focused on the accomplishments of my daughter as any proud parent would do, the foundation of her success began with the training she received from Jamie. Jamie has taught my daughter for three years and we are going to keep coming – until my daughter grows up and leaves for college.
November 11, 2019
Mieke
Jamie is compassionate, erudite, & challenges you. She knows how to push you, but, simultaneously, always has your back. I look forward to my lesson every week.
October 29, 2019
Shawna
My daughter really enjoys having Jamie as her teacher! Since she was 6 she has gained confidence and appreciation for the guitar. Jamie is patient and has been terrific with guidance and keeping her interested through the lessons. We wouldn’t want anyone else!
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Maria D.

(5)
Sound Beach, NY
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Music Education - voice & special needs from Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
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I take time to teach the foundations and to make sure the student becomes strong and confident before moving on. I also know how to break up a lesson so a student doesn't get bored. Fun is so important to keep on playing!

About Maria

Hello! Let's have some fun, work hard, and help you feel more confident about your instrument. I have been teaching music for ten years. I have a degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music. I sing classical, jazz, pop, broadway, folk, you name it, and I can help you do it with ease. M

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November 11, 2019
Richard -.
Maria is an excellent teacher especially for a new student trying to improve their vocal technique.
November 6, 2019
Bridget Menzer
First timer and I really enjoyed it!
August 27, 2019
Ashleigh S.
My daughter is taking lessons with Maria. This was her first lesson and enjoyed it
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Joseph G.

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North Babylon, NY
Starting at $42
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1974
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Able to incorporate solid technical training from the first lesson with emphasis on note reading, but I make it enjoyable.

About Joseph

Dear Parents, Teaching has been my passion since 1974. I am equally adept at beginners and artist level students. I make it fun and enjoyable esp for the little children.

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Steph D.

(53)
Flute
Starting at $20
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  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Awarded 2017 Outstanding Musician from Bloomsburg University of Pennsyvania
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Steph D.

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Winner of the 2017 Outstanding Musician Award at Bloomsburg University, Steph is excited to teach students of all ages who want to improve their playing! She wants to help students learn and develop their fundamentals: tone, articulation, sight-reading, posture, etc. She would also be delighted to teach a student who is an absolute beginner! We will work out of flute methods books, etude books, and/or specific repertoire picked by the student.

About Steph

Hello! My name is Steph and I can't wait to hear you play! I will absolutely enjoy teaching you regardless of your age or playing ability. :) Beginner students: We will mostly work on pieces out of Kathy Blocki's flute method books as well as exercises composed by myself to make sure your fundam

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October 9, 2019
Sunny Y.
Great teacher.
September 25, 2019
Amanda R.
the best person ever
September 25, 2019
Sunny Y.
It was great.The fire drill was funny.
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Karina P.

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Jazz Voice
Starting at $67
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Vocal Performance from Carnegie Mellon University
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I am a private voice and piano teacher in Manhattan who is passionate about giving all my students a holistic musical education. I have a BFA in Vocal Performance and certification in Music Education from Carnegie Mellon University. I have a broad range of professional performing and teaching experience, working with students of all ages, and all genres of music such as classical, jazz, musical theater, pop, and rock.
My passion is bringing high quality musical education into peoples lives. Thus, I work for what's best for you! I travel within the NYC area to accommodate your busy schedule. Your goals are my goals, and therefore we create a curriculum together that meets your interests and best helps you grow as a musician.

About Karina

I am a private voice and piano teacher in Manhattan who is passionate about giving all my students a holistic musical education. I have a BFA in Vocal Performance and certification in Music Education from Carnegie Mellon University. I have a broad range of professional performing and teaching exper

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Dave S.

(4)
Saxophone
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Dave S.

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Sound is the key. Developing and nurturing a solid sound opens up all other aspects of music. Once we have a solid sound we can depend on everything we play is more effective.
I teach basic musicianship along with advanced sound production techniques.
Spontaneous creation and composition. I can help you freely improvise in any situation and become a functionary player as well as a soloist.

About Dave

I have been playing the saxophone fro 45 years. I think its all about the sound, the tone. I played with the Microscopic Septet and William Parker's Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra.

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November 7, 2019
Can
Very good teacher, makes classes and learning really fun.
August 27, 2019
Tali
Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants.
May 4, 2019
Tom
Dave was my first saxophone teacher and I am still seeing his insights and working on his lessons almost 40 years later! He has a deep knowledge of Jazz and Blues and years of experience in a wide range of musical settings. Most importantly he personifies the joy of music making. A great teacher for students on all levels.

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Melanie loves to work hard and have fun at the same time. She teaches students how to work in their range and develop their capabilities. I recommend working with her to improve on your singing skills."
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