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Douglas O.

10 Reviews
Delaware, OH
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded Winner Of Sponsor The Bands Contest from Blues Review Magazine
  • BS Communications/Radio Television Production from Ohio University
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Douglas O.

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Congas, Hand Percussion and Frottoir (Zydeco Washboard).

About Douglas

Originally from New York City, I started playing drums when I was 10 years old and studied with studio/Broadway drummer Roger Mancuso. After graduating from Ohio University, I studied and was managed by the famous studio drummer/author Gary Chester. As a full-time working musician I have played on m

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Malcolm
Doug has been great with our 9 year old son!
Gayle
Great lessons. Works well with my daughter. She is having a great time learning from Douglas.
Sebastian
My son is three lessons in with Doug. He has enjoyed them. Doug explains things to him, jokes around with him, and keeps the lessons fun. He understands that my son is a beginner and focuses the lessons accordingly. We are pleased with the instruction.
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Hanna M.

Raymond, OH
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hanna M.

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Russian and Ukrainian are my native languages. And of course to explain, to help with the understanding of the specifics of this language it is easier for the native speaker. I was learning English and other languages in University of International Relations Kharkov, Ukraine and have the private lesson experiences. With great pleasure I will bring my knowledge to our lessons and put a lot of effort and positive energy. You will be able to get to the level you need for your communication.

About Hanna

My name is Hanna L Mays. After I received my Master’s degree from The Institute of International Relations in Ukraine, I briefly worked in the corporate field. I found my calling as a tutor of English, Russian and Turkish Languages. I was giving private lessons of Russian to foreigners, and En

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Aashray H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music & Technology from Stevens Institute of Technology
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Aashray H.

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I come from a jazz background in piano, so the focus for my class is more on understanding the instrument as an extension of your hands. While many classical pianists focus on the written music and technique, I will focus more on using the piano as a tool for creation and for expression. Technique will still be involved as it is important to develop good habits and will make playing easier, but my ultimate goal is to allow each student to better express their artistry. For beginners I start with scales and simple progressions, then lead to larger topics on theory that will help understand the instrument and improvise.

About Aashray

I am a professional pianist/keyboardist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Arts in Music & Technology and am pursuing my MFA as a Performer-Composer at CalArts in Valencia, CA. With my diverse background in both the technical a

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Kirti S.
Cesaer B.
Great first class! Very patient with my son.
Manas
I've been a self-taught keyboard player for about 1-1.5 years and was able to play few of my favorite songs decently well. So naturally after I signed up for his class I was curious about how this will be able to take my abilities to the next level, especially in COVID times as I originally signed up for in-person class!

4-5 months in, I can confidently say that I'm loving him as my keyboard instructor! He personally encouraged me to practice using the music that I love, while blending it with his teaching to exactly point out on how one needs to approach these things. He's been really flexible in terms of scheduling during this time and that has also allowed me to come to class when I'm at 100%.

I don't know if my keyboard abilities are next level compared to when I started (it has improved), but I'm certainly enjoying this process!
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Stephen M.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Awarded Piano, Singing, and Theory Awards from The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Stephen M.

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I like to teach each lesson, for both voice and piano, by spending equal time on ear-training/sight-reading (sight-singing), technique, and repertoire.

For singers used to singing along with their favorite recordings, matching sounds coming from the piano can be quite a challenge. Luckily, we live in an age of smartphones and tablets. I say this because if you go to iTunes or the Google Play store and search “intonation,” there are many apps that will help you learn to sing in tune (on the correct pitch). I’m new to using these apps, but I plan to use these in lessons regularly. Aside from counting steady rhythms, the ability to sing in tune is one of the most important skills for any aspiring singer. And while I’m thinking about it, download a metronome too. (I’ll explain how to use this after you book a lesson..he he :)

Also, training singers can be difficult because they can't see their instrument, and often singers don’t practice because they can’t see their ...

About Stephen

Accomplished voice and piano professional with nine years’ experience cultivating high-achieving, talented music students and preparing them for ABRSM exams, National Piano Guild Auditions, NFMC Jr. festivals, twice-a-year recitals, and numerous local competitions. Experienced in creating fun, en

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Eleanor G.
Unique approach which works well for the littlest ones ... the idea is to keep them interested in the Music and in the instrument so they WANT to “play” but they’re really practicing all week on their own. Great dude ...
Apharnashri Srikanth
My son Rohan has been learning Piano lessons from Mr. Stephen Mccool for about 4 years. Stephen has vast musical experience and is an excellent teacher. He's been really helping my son shape his music and his musicality with technique work and working on pieces that he really enjoy. He goes above and beyond on his musicality. He helps and support my son when he makes a bad move and he helps my son figure out what the pieces mean to him and what they could mean to my son in a way that focuses on the music. Even through the pandemic and completing lessons virtually, he delivered excellently without any delays. My son always looks forward to this piano classes. Stephen is fair but firm with students and I highly recommend him for any student who wants to learn piano. Thank you Stephen for your continuing efforts to present music as a logical, creative, fun, understandable art!
Keaton
I really enjoyed my lessons with Stephen. I'm an adult with some musical experience from college and high school, but not much. He brought a level of energy to our lessons that made them engaging and motivating. He came prepared with lesson goals, but also was flexible enough to work on specific things and songs that I wanted to study. Working with Stephen has given me tools to effectively use my voice and to feel more confident in reading music. After our 10 lessons I have significant improvement in both range and ability. I started without being able to sight-read very well, and now I feel much more confident.
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Michelle P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance from University of Toledo
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
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Michelle P.

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Instilling and nurturing a love of music and developing musicianship are why I’m a voice teacher. I earned my Master of Music Education degree in 2012 from Boston University, which has furthered my love of teaching and given me even more resources to draw from. With all my students, I emphasize

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Will
She is energetic, funny, and enthusiastic to work with her students. Our son had his first lesson tonight and enjoyed it very much,
Elise
I worked with Michelle for a little over 2 years. As an adult student, I was super nervous about singing in front of anyone - it took me this long to just sign up for lessons! She was patient with me and gave me lots of tools for dealing with my nerves and stage fright. Michelle helped me to choose songs that I not only wanted to sing but that matched my voice and range. I was hesitant about performing in a recital but Michelle pointed out that it was like training for a marathon - doing all the work but not performing just seemed silly. It wasn't perfect but it was definitely something I'm proud to have crossed off my bucket list.
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Hannah P.

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  • Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hannah P.

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I have been singing classically for 10+ years, I know the ins and outs of the technique and can accurately diagnose and start to solve any issues you might be experiencing in the first lesson. We will work together to make your singing free and easy, just as it should be.

About Hannah

Los Angeles-based soprano Hannah P. studied at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. During her time there she performed in operas such as The Magic Flute, Elixir of Love, The Bartered Bride (Esmeralda) and Cherubin (La Comtesse), and won the Choir of the Wor

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"Alessio is an amazing teacher!! He has helped me immensely over the past year to improve my understanding of Latin."
David
Took Latin lessons from Alessio S.
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"I have been taking private Japanese classes with Emi S. for one year and a half. Before I started she asked me whether I wanted to focus on just the conversational side of Japanese or the complete knowledge of the language including kanji. For me it was all.

She is proud of her heritage and enjoys talking about Japan and her culture, which makes the class even more enjoyable. She is dedicated, enthusiastic and organized.

I am sure that with her help I will be able to meet my goal of one day passing the JLTP N1.

I recommend her for classes of any level."
Graciela
Took Japanese lessons from Emi S.
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"Steve has helped our son improve his speech in record time. It took us about a year to find a person who could help us with the very specific task of guiding a teenager toward using a more formal speech in general, in terms of both vocabulary and pronunciation. English is our second language, and Steve has been incredibly creative in finding ways to show our child how to improve his management of the English language. My child's self-confidence is growing, as is his academic commitment in general."
Rebecca
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Steve S.
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"Highly recommend. The files share before class helped me get a preview of what we would do and also helped having something to write on and see during class. Very well prepared and taught."
Elizabeth
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"Alan is a fantastic teacher! I look forward to my lesson every week."
Amber
Took American Sign Language lessons from Alan B.
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"We had the wonderful first session today. My daughter said she really enjoyed the lesson. Thank you!"
Heloise
Took French lessons from Marie A K.
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"Ana has been fantastic! I have very much appreciated our time together. I would highly recommend her to anybody."
Tyler
Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"Suyeon is very professional and covers a lot of ground!"
Emily
Took Korean lessons from Suyeon L.
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"Tom is a great teacher. He has really helped me reduce my accent. I think people pay more attention to what i say now. Thanks Tom"
Jose
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Tom S.
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"I had Ms. Marie for French and she was one of my favourite teachers. The amount of patience that she had with some of my very troublesome classmates was very inspiring because I always wondered how was she able to keep her composure so well. Her teaching methods worked and she always taught in a manner in which you would have no choice but to learn"
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Took French lessons from Marie A.
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