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Nancy R.

35 Reviews
Irvington, NY
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded First Place, Serge Koussevitsky Prize from The Koussevitsky Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nancy R.

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I believe in the extraordinary power of music to communicate, to inspire and, often, to heal. That belief underlies all my work. I’ve been a classical singer for 30 years and have sung leading soprano roles with the Caramoor Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, the Britten/Aldeburgh Festival, Glimmerglass Opera, and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, among many others. The fundamentals of classical vocal technique underlie all my teaching, but the individual approach is tailored to each student, whatever his or her age or experience.

My goal is to help you find the power to express through singing your unique self. It doesn't matter whether your voice is professional quality or whether it's even "good" in the conventional sense. It's YOUR voice. It has its own sound and characteristics, its own particular beauty, and the world needs to hear you!

I have advanced training and expertise in musical study and vocal pedagogy, but the most important qualities I offer as a teacher are the ...

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I believe in the extraordinary power of music to communicate, to inspire and, often, to heal. That belief underlies all my work. I teach a classical technique that allows for natural, easy and flowing vocal production founded on relaxed, energized breath that allows your voice to soar naturally and

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Hope L.
Nancy is kind and caring. She really takes the time to get to know you and your voice in order to craft a method that works best for you. I started out with no real experience and a bunch of bad habits, and she has been able to effortlessly work with that. I look forward to my lesson with her every week. I knew the moment I saw her profile that she stood out from the rest. Don't hesitate to give her a try!
Neena
She is honest and super helpful
Kimberly
Nancy is the best instructor i could have hoped for! I was very shy and insecure about my voice. She knew exactly how to work with me to sing confidently.
After a month of working with Nancy, i realized that with practice, i too can become a good singer. My goal is to have a mini concert for friends this summer. I’m confident that my lessons with Nancy will get me there
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John L.

16 Reviews
Hastings on Hudson, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks french, spanish, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John L.

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I tried to teach guitar in the same manner in which I teach every instrument. First I teach students the rudiments of the instrument. Also I teach them how to read and a bit of music theory. From that point I like to follow the students lead. They bring in songs that they would like to learn, or possibly how to play lead guitar, or how to finger pick. At every point I try to point out general aspects of music that need to be learned from the material that they choose.

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me,

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Veroslav T.

24 Reviews
Tuckahoe, NY
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Bulgarian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Veroslav T.

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My lessons are a great way to learn to play the oboe, be ready to perform and work towards your musical goals. Each student has different instructional needs to grow into the best musician they can be. I enjoy working with beginners as well as advanced students preparing for auditions and competitions. Lessons are a balance between fundamentals, pieces, etudes and having fun. Students get to learn standard repertoire as well as fun pieces like Frozen and Harry Potter!  Lessons allow me to touch up reeds from week to week to ensure they play well and last as long as possible. Learning any instrument can be difficult but with lessons it can be fun!

I am working primarily in Westchester area.
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About Veroslav

I am working primarily in Westchester area. Please message me for schedule and availability prior to booking. Extended travel radius for WESTCHESTER My goal is to establish long lasting knowledge, help students with practice strategies and keeping them engaged in the process. Each class inc

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Boryana
Veroslav is the consummate piano teacher--dedicated, patient, caring and encouraging. He has been teaching my nine and six year old children for the past year and a half and they have made significant progress under his tutelage. He is firm and exacting, but also kind and praising, when praise is due. Veroslav has an individualized approach to teaching—he is able to connect with children and tailor his teaching style to the temperament and aptitude of each child. Veroslav chooses pieces of classical and contemporary music that would not only be enjoyed by his students but would teach them particular skills. His lessons include a wide diversity of skill development through level appropriate performance and practice books. We are extremely happy that Veroslav has been our children's piano teacher and are looking forward to working with him in the years to come.
Tatiana
We’re very happy we found Veroslav! He’s friendly, and patient, and very knowledgeable and proficient. Kids love his lessons, and I can see the progress already (we started in October). Would definitely recommend him!
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Emil V.

17 Reviews
Bronx, NY
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music from Hofstra University
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pian

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Darryl
Excellent 1st lesson. Great musical theory and history along with instruction. Would highly recommend.
Jeffrey
Emil is not only a wonderful piano teacher, but a real mentor who passes on the ability to train one's mind for many of life's challenging endeavors.
Shoshana
I started taking piano lessons with Emil a few weeks ago, and I am really enjoying my lessons. Emil is an excellent instructor, and I have learned a lot from him already. Emil is also very kind and interesting and enjoyable to work with - I highly recommend Emil to anyone who is looking to take piano lessons (he is a talented musician who is capable of teaching all levels)!
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Kathryn O.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters in Piano Accompaniment from Manhattan School of Music
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Kathryn O.

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Conservatory trained and vast experience teaching children and beginners. Fun and relaxed setting while nurturing a natural technique

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I am fully vaccinated and teaching in person. Depending on circumstances I am sometimes able to teach in my students' homes anywhere close to a subway line. A and 1 are most accessible. I've enjoyed teaching all levels snd ages for the past 30 years including people with special needs such as aut

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Colm
Kathryn comes with two important strengths. First, she is a working professional, with excellent technique and musicality from real world experience. Secondly, she is patient with students like me who are still figuring it out. Those two things make for a great teacher.
Amanda Testa-Oerth
Kathryn has helped me in my musical journey for a very long time! Over the 15 years I have worked with Kathryn she has been a teacher, life coach, and now musical colleague. Kathryn's teaching style is always warm and very informative. She builds confidence on something I did well, then gives me recommendations on how to improve either a technical skill or with musicality of the piece we are working on. After every lesson, I come out feeling improved and more confident than when I went in. Kathryn has guided me in both classical and musical theater pieces as well as introduced me some very interesting contemporary songs that I have greatly enjoyed. With her guidance and instruction, I have grown into a musician that is confident in my own abilities for preforming and a caring instructor to my own students. I highly recommend studying with Kathryn if you have the chance. It is a fantastic learning experience every class!
CJ
Kathryn is brilliant and exceptional. If I could give her more stars I would. She is an amazing teacher no matter what age or evel you are from beginner to pro.

Cookie T.

9 Reviews
Stamford, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, 50+ years of experience.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Cookie T.

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I have been coaching professionally for 20 years. I have a specific teaching curriculum with an emphasis on proper breathing and vocal placement to ensure vocal improvement. I believe singing can be a joyful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life. I teach mostly Pop and Jazz and audition preparation and vocal strengthening for beginners and intermediate singers.

About Cookie

Hello guys, wherever you are! Welcome! I am a professional Vocalist and Vocal Coach. My experience spans over 50 years as a singer, and over 20 as a vocal coach. I have opened for many known singers and coached clients from ages 10 to 70. I mostly coach pop and Jazz beginners in addition to inte

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Julian R.
Cookie was a great instructor. He was patient and supportive.
Steve
Cookie Thomas will help you toward your goal as a singer and performer. He listens, he encourages, he pulls out your best and helps you own it. I've worked with him for over 25 years.
David
Cookie’s a wonderful vocalist with a real understanding of music and what makes it work. He’s got a rich velvety tone and really knows how to communicate musically. In addition, he understands people and psychology, making him an ideal choice as an instructor to motivate and inspire.

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"As an experienced actress with a marketing degree, Dax is a great communicator and coach. She helped me with my monologue and her coaching helped bring my ability to the next level. She has also helped me with self-taping auditions. Highly recommend."
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I attended an Alexander Technique workshop Jameson co-hosted at the New England Conservatory and recently began personal lessons on AT and voice lessons with him. Jameson is passionate about teaching and is able to teach students at different levels of ability.

I would highly recommend Jameson for singing and Alexander Technique lessons. I couldn't ask for a better teacher."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Jameson J.
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Took Dance Choreography lessons from MissG M.
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Sara was amazing, absolutely love her for my daughter aged 10. She is kind, nurturing, focus and great with children. I'm considering using her for myself too."
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Definitely chose David, he is a very nice guy and he is very good at acting. This was my first acting lesson and I felt really comfortable, he made me laugh."
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Took Child Acting lessons from David T.
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Took Dance lessons from Sara P.
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Ferlyn F.
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"Dennis Johnson is extremely passionate and knowledgable about every topic relating to acting and voiceovers. His classes are friendly, warm, funny, inviting and are always very positive. Although his classes may be challenging, he focusses on preparing his students for the real world and is passionate about putting his student's best foot forward. A few things he covers in classes are improvisation, analyzing monologues and analyzing film. He is reliable and flexible with busy schedules and makes an effort to teach life lessons as well. I feel extremely lucky to have found him and to have access to his classes and film and voice over editing skills. He is a gem."
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Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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