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Melissa M.

8 Reviews
Pittsford, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2009
  • 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 $62
  • Speaks Ukranian, English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Joseph B.

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I got my start at the Stand Up NY comedy club in New York City. Throughout my life as a serious concert pianist, musician, writer and educator, comedy has been a shelter and a lifesaver. I met Woody Allen for conversation and some comparative opinions on his work, our favorite book stores, etc and it sparked a further desire to do some acting in film, writing and improvisation. As an improvisor in my own field of music, improvisation always came naturally to me. As a published writer and composer, structure is a familiar friend.

I learned how to deal with stage fright from my professional family of musicians and some of the greatest teachers/performers of the world with whom I studied at Juilliard. Yes, the same place that saw Robin Williams and Kline and others do their thing. I hung out with actors on the third floor when I was not rehearsing music on the 5th. Made friends. Lived in LA. Wrote music and acted for films. Got published. Started a comedy concert tour aboard the ...

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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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Miriam S.

Rochester, NY
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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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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Randy S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Randy S.

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I am well versed in the Alexander technique and possess materials that will take a student beyond what is only in my memory. There are many physical exercises that will open up your stage voice and show you how to penetrate that back wall of the theatre. This applies to any subject matter I teach that requires breathing, understand?

This technique is especially helpful for stutterers. I suffered once from stuttering and can attest that the exercises contained in the technique cured me to the point that I became a stage actor.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Charles
Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
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!
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Laurie D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Vocal Performance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaching since 2000
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Laurie D.

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Hello! I am a skilled teacher with a passion for helping others learn and excel! I hold my bachelor's degrees in music education and vocal performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I completed my master's degree in vocal performance from the University of North Texas. I have b

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Meghan W.
She is a great teacher ,my daughter enjoyable lesson .
Gary M.
She has learned (through listening and patience) what I need to work on during the previous lessons and we're focusing on these issues during class. She's very knowledgeable and easily transfers that to me.
Very pleasant to work with !
Glenn K.
1st lesson went great! Ms. Depauw is knowledgeable with music theory, and techniques that I am using to help me re-learn sharps, this includes practicing scales (groan). I look forward to working with Ms. Depauw to help me improve my playing, and since I play for my Church, I know they will appreciate the lessons. LOL

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"Jordan was great for me. She helped me find my problem areas and where I can improve. Very knowledgeable!"
Delainey
Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"Nicholas knows Shakespeare and classical work. He really works with the text and helps an actor really understand the emotions in the scene, through the text. I've gotten so much out of his teaching and so have many of my friends. If you have an audition or play coming up, he's the one to get you ready for it! My friend nailed his audition, got the gig, all through his work with Nicholas. I've learned so much as an actor from Nicholas."
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Took Acting lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Very helpful talking through my mindset when speaking and how to focus on more useful things."
Laurel
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Very professional and friendly!"
Kareem
Took Voice Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I really enjoyed working with Laurelanne during our first session. She tailored the lesson to what I needed very well. And I feel we are definitely on our way to accomplishing our objectives and getting what I want out of the lessons."
Richard
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Laurelanne D.
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"Great first lesson, look forward to more."
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Tanya is really creative with her dance moves and makes my lessons lots of fun. She is awesome. I am always excited when it's time for my dance lesson. She is AMAZING with what she does! She is funny, creative and smart. I thoroughly enjoy myself in class and more importantly, I love the progress and growth I see in my dance skill/ability."
Babe
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"I rate Simona very highly, both as a magician and a great teacher. She went out of her way to work with my seven year old son. It was heartening to see her teach and he be totally engrossed into learning the tricks. My son gained a lot of confidence and now goes about showing the tricks to his friends with proficiency. Simona is a quality teacher, disciplined, professional, timely and easy to work with. I would recommend her to anyone looking to learn magic be it a child or an adult."
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Took Magic lessons from Simona B.
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"Vanessa has an ability to recognize weaknesses in my voice and speech that affect my speaking voice. I am excited about working with her to improve speech. It's only been five classes, and I've recognized major improvement already!"
Shalonda
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Personable and affirming!"
Jill
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Toya N.
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