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Mary C.

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Perry, OH
Starting at $37
  • Awarded Horvath Award for Realism from Horvath Juried Exhibition
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from University of Dayton
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Mary C.

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Painting is about so much more than applying pigment and oil or water. I can teach how to see, how to understand color theory/relationships in the context of paint, and eventually, how to develop, understand, indulge, and challenge your own tendencies as a visual maker.

Since I have actually set up a separate subject for painting with oils, these prices will be applicable to painting with acrylics/watercolor. Not that I would be excluding pertinent information in one of these classes versus an oil painting class (priced slightly higher), but because teaching painting generally starts with a water-based medium. It tends to be less messy, both literally and figuratively. :) Basically, in these classes, I would teach about basic tenets of learning to paint. In terms of technical specifics we won't actually work with oils, but I am glad to talk about them and how they contrast water-based paints. I suppose that is my hesitation for labeling this as acrylic-specific. I am happy to talk ...

About Mary

I am a college graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. I am a painter primarily, but I am trained in drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, etc. Being an artist means being a lot of things! You are not someone with just a hobby; you are an engineer, mathematician, planner, risk taker, designer

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Lauren
Really great with my daughter and going to be signing up for more!
Christine
My daughter and I took drawing lessons with Mary, and it was a great experience. She adapted her plan to what we wanted to learn and guided us through the creative process. Mary was patient and gave great constructive feedback. I would recommend her to everyone!
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Nancy H.

11 Reviews
Aurora, OH
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Awarded Honorary Scholarship from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nancy H.

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Above all I want students to enjoy learning the piano. Most people start because they love a certain type of music or wish they could just sit down and enjoy playing. My goal is to make that happen. I teach all ages, beginners and intermediate levels. I think that lessons for children need a lot of variety so that they can learn from games, singing, clapping, movement and playing the piano. Of course, we all need singing, clapping, movement and playing the piano to learn but without the stickers at the end of your lessons!

About Nancy

Playing the piano and loving music has been at the center of my life. Aside from the happiness and fun it can bring, learning an instrument also teaches discipline and confidence which carry over into everything. I enjoy teaching both children and adults. As I teacher I am patient and encoura

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Cynthia
Fantastic first lesson. Was put at ease immediately!
Kate M.
Miss Nancy was great!
Beth R.
What a wonderful piano teacher Nancy is! I am in my 50's and learning for the first time. Nancy made me comfortable, explains everything very well and I quickly learned how I needed to place my fingers and where my body should be sitting to play my best. By the time I was finished, I had an understanding of what and where the piano keys were and was capable of playing a simple song. I left with a great feeling of accomplishment. I am eager to continue and learn more!
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Abigail T.

7 Reviews
Cleveland, OH
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance from Eastman School oF Music
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Abigail T.

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There is a potential in every person to be truly great at any one thing. All it takes is hard work and honest determination, with determination being the most important. Because where determination comes, hard work follows naturally.
I hope to inspire my students to really love making music and being creative with their instruments. I can give my students all the information in the world and tips on how to improve at violin playing, but in the end it will not matter if the student has no desire to improve. And that is why I love to teach- inspiring students to love what they do!

About Abigail

Abigail Tsai  received a Bachelors of Music from the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded a Performer's Certificate. At Eastman she studied with Professor Oleh Krysa. She is currently pursuing her M.M. in violin performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Ilya Ka

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Navya
Abigail is a very helpful and patient teacher! She explains new concepts in a way that I can understand and she gives many helpful tips for practicing the pieces. She makes me want to practice and does a great job at helping me sound the best I can.
Jingyi
I love Abi’s class!! She is a great teacher and easy to work with. She is also very flexible to teach anything that you want to play. One of the best thing of her class is she always send you a class note after each class, which is very helpful for you to review and remind you what you’ve learned or tips from the class! I highly recommend her!
Layla
Abigail is a amazing teacher! Even though we were learning through online she made it fun and educational. She explained and gave examples that helped me understand and look at things in a different ways. She is very easy to talk to, kind, and funny person. Like I said I was learning with her online and l would absolutely want to work with in person.
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Matthew H.

40 Reviews
Rocky River, OH
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 3 to 90
  • Awarded Dean's List from Case Western Reserve University
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Matthew H.

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My subjects include:
Standardized Tests: ACT, SAT, PSAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, ASVAB, GED, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC
Mathematics: algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-algebra, elementary
English: grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing, listening, speaking, pronunciation, ESL, ESOL
Research Papers: editing, proofreading, outlining, analyzing, citations
Computer: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
Special Needs: ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Asperger's, study skills
Music: theory, ear training, sight singing, improvisation, saxophone

About Matthew

Dear Parents and Students, May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, Zoom, Skype, FaceTime, Googl

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Mathew has an important skill. He is talented and interactive throughout the lesson. And, he is kind.
Page G.
Excellent first lesson. Incredibly patient and encouraging.
Beverly W.
Matthew is a superb teacher. My computer was not completely set up and he navigated this smoothly with me. I highly recommend Matthew to anyone working on improving their computer skills.
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Ilana L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 to 27
  • Teaching since 2019
  • BFA Photography from Parsons School of Design
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Ilana L.

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Not only is Ilana an international actress, singer, and voice actor/narrator, but she is also certified in Integrative Health & Nutrition with emphasis on psychology.

Using her background in health and psychology, Ilana teaches students to understand themselves, learn how to let go, and truly understand and embody a character truthfully. As a coach, Ilana helps you to utilize your whole body and voice for acting, singing, and voice-over students in order to be an engaging and believable character.

She also focuses on coaching mental health, creating a healthy self esteem. In order to persevere and show boldness in life and on stage, one has to learn to break through personal barriers.

About Ilana

I teach beginners to intermediate performers, working with children, teens, and young adults. With my background in acting, singing, VO, nutrition, public speaking and psychology, my students learn: *tools to create vocal, physical, and psychological aspects of character *discover their range in

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George C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2010
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George C.

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As with any instrument or art, you have to start somewhere and put work into. There are no shortcuts. However, a good instructor can quickly recognize what you wish to learn, zone in on those areas, and most importantly allow you the desire to keep play more. This type of guidance is the “shortcut”. For myself, I have 18+ years playing electric/acoustic guitar I have also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA playing with other musicians and learning from the best instructors.

Beginner level: we have to start with positioning of you fret and pick hand. You can change a bit of this up later. To start, I might hear you play something: one note, a melody, or a riff just to see where you’re at. Starting from scratch? That’s perfectly fine.

We will work on two aspects: working towards playing single note melodies and strumming/learning basic chords. I would encourage learning the latter as pretty much all contemporary songs can be accompanied by rhythm guitar. Changing ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended Mu

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

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"Really great with my daughter and going to be signing up for more!"
Lauren
Took Drawing lessons from Mary C.
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"I had a great time and learned a lot painting with Sharon. This was my first painting lesson. She is patient, helpful and very passionate about watercolors. She is also very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.
Sharon will tailor your lesson to your goals. You do not need to be an artist to enjoy these lessons."
Julie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharon M.
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"He was an all-right teacher and a decent guy.
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Xiaoliang
Took Photography lessons from Joe B.
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"She was great with our two girls! Great way to take a lesson with friends--"
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Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"Great teacher and lots of information to use again"
Ann
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"Really patient and knows her craft!"
Sarah
Took Drawing lessons from Seonjung P.
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"I had a great lesson with Megan, she is o kind and patient ."
Alexandra
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"Sandy is encouraging, flexible, conscientious, knowledgeable, and highly-talented. She had the unique ability to meet me where I was at in my painting journey early on."
Elizabeth Jane
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sandy K.
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"Joe is an awesome instructor. He let me take my time and had a tremendous amount of patience. He was very easy to work with and very detailed. I can't wait for my next class!"
Rachel
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Joe B.
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"Roya is Amazing!!!! The first time I went to Roya, she asked me what exactly I wanted to learn, and really tailored my lessons to encompass all my interests and things that were important to me. She is patient, sweet, and THE BEST teacher I have ever had (that's a lot coming from an art major).

I have changed many private teachers in the last few years, and ever since I found Roya, I couldn't imagine having anyone else teach me. She is truly a golden treasure.

I have seen her teach to people of all levels, and she has been incredible with every single one of them. No matter your level, she will teach you what you want to learn."
Darya
Took Painting lessons from Roya M.
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