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I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.
Kyle, Country Guitar (In-Person)
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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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Andrea T.

11 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Golden Apple from Albermarle County Schools
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Andrea T.

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I was a science teacher at the high school and college level before I got sick and had to leave the classroom. Suffering from autoimmune issues for the past fifteen years, I set out to find healing on the yoga mat and through other lifestyle changes. My approach to teaching is a combination of clear, concise, easy-to-understand instruction from years of experience as a science teacher in a classroom, concern with safety and compassion and caring from dealing with a chronic illness most of my adult life. By the way, I love to smile. My joyful approach to teaching is quite infectious in a good way. I now use Gentle Somatic Yoga which is appropriate for anyone with chronic pain to help release muscle tension and create greater ease of movement. I can work with anyone -- whether you are chair-bound or a young person who needs to learn to relax and release stress.

About Andrea

Hi Friends, I am Andrea, a mother, a grandmother, a yoga teacher, a HearthMath Certified Trainers, and Trauma-Certified Clinical Coach, a certified integrative medicine health coach, and a jewelry designer. My background is as eclectic as my jewelry designs. I was a TV news reporter in the 80s. A

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Angela T.
Great cooking instructor! Very passionate about healthy cooking and really good with step by step directions. Answered all of my questions while also giving quick on the fly options if something didn't come together just right. All the food was easy to make and very very good. I would recommend her to any who is looking for healthy options that are super versatile.
Maria H.
Andrea is wonderful! She made cooking easy and fun. I'm not great with using healthy ingredients, but Andrea made it a piece of cake (actually a piece of delicious banana bread!). The meals are so tasty and my confidence in eating better makes me excited to make the next meal. I highly recommend working with Andrea!
Michael S.
Andrea did a great job teaching our class. We learned how to make excellent, healthy versions of banana bread, pesto, chicken salad, and then some! Would highly recommend taking a class with her.
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Daniel S.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks
  • Awarded Dean's List from Anderson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daniel S.

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Vocal training is a passion of mine. in lessons you will embark on discovering different styles of singing and different genres. We will slowly discover YOUR taste for music and how to grow it more through singing.

In voice lessons, we will select music that gives you a foundation to grow upon. At any time you will have three pieces that you will be working on that will be both challenging and fun. I always love incorporating a foreign language piece with students so more than likely you will be assigned a foreign language piece.

Lessons are open to all types of thoughts on music. Feel free to be YOU always.

About Daniel

Hello, Musical prospective friends, My name is Daniel S. I have been doing music all my life and really developed a desire to become a teacher when I was just 8 years old. Throughout my musical career thus far I have been in numerous vocal groups and instrumental groups. I started with music ther

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Sharon
Daniel was a very hard working student at Melrose-Mindoro Schools. He was my student in choir and performed solos and ensembles for solo/ensemble festivals. He also was in state honors choirs and one national choir in 2011 under Rollo Dilworth.
Theresa
I am a retired voice and piano teacher with 45 years of experience including teaching on the High School and university levels as well as performing in concerts and Opera and (still) serving as a Church Musician. Daniel Schlegel was one of my most advanced high school students in applied Voice. He was a talented, hard-working all-round musician and always a gentleman. I helped to prepare him for several auditions and concerts in which he excelled. Some of my most memorable occasions of performing with Mr. Schlegel were accompanying him in vocal competitions and especially at venues in Ireland, where he was warmly received by the Irish listeners. I believe that with his additional training, work ethic and experience teaching young people he would be a fine choice as a voice teacher.
Robert D Edwards
I have had the opportunity to observe Daniel teach Middle School students. He his an outstanding teacher. He pays attention to detail and gets the most out of them. There is never any wasted time and he has a heart fro young people and their music. I highly recommend him as a teacher for your child!
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Ginni A.

88 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, French, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1994
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Ginni A.

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Moms and Dads, I'm here to help! This is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'll do it. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for 25 years, focusing on how each student needs to learn and helping them to succeed. You can do this! Your child can too!

About Ginni

Moms and Dads, this is a challenging time and whatever I can do to relieve your burden, I'm here to help. Whether it be math, reading, spelling, social studies, history, music or any other subject that you've been designated as the teacher, I'd love to help you and your child. I've been teaching for

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Gracie W.
I love it ❤️
Ben
At my granddaughter's request, I listened and enjoyed her lesson very much! Miss Ginni was very enthusiastic and demonstrated competence in working with adolescents and knowing her music well. She could tell the notes from just listening to my granddaughter play and she continually praised her efforts.Yet she kindly corrected mistakes when needed.
I learned from listening and I think I might like Miss Ginni as a teacher too!
Elias M.
Ginni is amazingly knowledgeable in all things singing and can not only help you achieve your goals but aid in the best choices to make for the advancement of your singing career. She is very kind, flexible, and motivating. You cannot ask for a better voice teacher.
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Nick R.

53 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick R.

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resonator/slide, baritone resonator

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Shannon
Nick has done a great job with our 14 year old son! He has a great laid back style that is appreciated and keeps the lessons fun and engaging. Not only is he learning to play some of his favorite songs, but he is also getting ear training, music reading, picking, chord building, etc. We would highly recommend Nick!
Rachel
I would very highly recommend Nick as a guitar teacher. I've been taking lessons for five weeks and he has already helped me a lot with my technique. He has a great combination of the knowledge of a professional musician and also the patience and guidance of a very experienced teacher.

I also like that he is helping me with ear training. I've had previous experience with reading music, but he is really expanding my horizons with listening to music and trying to figure it out by using basic principles. This is a way to learn that I hadn't experience before in guitar lessons in the past, and I think it's a great way to learn.

I'm looking forward to many more lessons to come. This has really helped me to enjoy playing the guitar again!
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My teen daughter has been wanting to take guitar lessons for the last 3 years. Looking over Mr. Russo’s extensive qualifications, gave me pose in hiring him, after all she was so new she did not even know how to old a guitar, I figured he would be over kill. That plus the fact that he seems to tour a lot made me concerned that, once the pandemic receded he would be back to touring extensively, leaving us to find another teacher. I am glad I decided not to let my fear guide my decision because, he really is an excellent teacher. He put my teen who is people shy at rest, now you cannot tell her she is not the next Joni Mitchelle in the making. One of her favorite things to do after each of her lessons, is to FaceTime me(she is in boarding school) and enthusiastically show me what she is learning.
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Diane G.

17 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Recognition Award, 1999 and 2000 from The White House
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Diane G.

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I have been typing for more then 50 years and currently help some of my piano students with their ability to learn to type and have been very successful. I teach typing online and even though my availibility shows I only teach Sunday onlines, I do teach typing online on other days so I can accommodate you at other times as well so please feel free to contact me about other times.

About Diane

I have a degree and certification in violin and piano from the Boston Conservatory as well as a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland. I have had additional training and certification as a Suzuki teacher from The Suzuki Teacher Training Institute. I am a member of SAGWA-Suzuki Associatio

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Medea
Diane has a profound love for children, at least my 7 yr old son. She is so sweet makes learning very easy. She even teaches me along with my son at his lesson. We love Ms. Diane!
Akino
Ms Diane is a wonderful violin teacher for my 9 years old
daughter. It has been three years since we started and my daughter always enjoys her lesson. Ms Diane is very patient, positive and a great listener as well.
Vicki
Diane works with my teenage daughter and she is absolutely wonderful. My daughter loves the way she teaches and enjoys each lesson.
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Chrissy S.

54 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, Dutch, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chrissy S.

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Have you ever wanted to learn this wonderful and very humoristic language and culture? Be it you're just travelling because someone told you that they're making the best cheese in the world (which is true!) or you're moving there because someone got you a job (lucky you!) or you just want to learn another language because you're curious. Let me warn you: It is not a modification of the German language, even though there's a few words that might look similar at first glance, but they're pronounced completely different! So, a small country with a huge culture! Ik hoop, tot ziens!

About Chrissy

Originally born in Germany, Chrissy developed a passion for music, language and teaching early on. Right out of High School she helped her mother, who was an educator at that time, write and stage-manage a children's Musical which found great response from the audience. During her Music studies in t

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Daniel R.
Excellent teacher.
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Carl
Chrissy was incredibly helpful in determining how I learn and then devising a series of lesson plans that help me learn in the easiest and fastest manner. It's been great so far and I expect to make quick progress because of her skills and personality.

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The average cost of 60-minute music lessons is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $27 and $300 per hour.
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Once you’ve found a tutor who seems to be a good match, getting started is easy. You can send them an introductory message, or go ahead and book a lesson right from their profile page. With just your instrument and your laptop (or even your tablet or smartphone), you can stay connected with your teacher from anywhere, and never stop learning!

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