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Jeff B.

9 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
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Jeff B.

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Utilizo la aplicación Zoom para lecciones de inglés interactivas en vivo desde la comodidad de su hogar.

Durante cinco años en Suiza, enseñé inglés como segundo idioma a todos los niveles y todas las edades en la Escuela Internacional de Idiomas Inlingua en la ciudad bilingüe de Biel / Bienne.

Esto incluyó lecciones tanto grupales como individuales, desde principiantes hasta estudiantes avanzados que estudian para los exámenes TEFL, TOEFL y Proficiency.

Después de eso, pasé tres años en España como director de la misma franquicia de idiomas en Santa Cruz de Tenerife, donde mis deberes incluían preparar a los estudiantes para los exámenes, programas para jóvenes de la escuela de verano, lecciones privadas y grupales, coordinar la programación y trabajar con principiantes a través de los intermedios hasta los más avanzados.

El método Inlingua se basa en la inmersión total donde todos los diálogos y ejercicios se llevan a cabo únicamente en el idioma de destino. Como tal, he enseñado

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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Scott
I've played guitar off and on since my teens, but was self-taught. I had the basic skills to play along with most songs, but no understanding of how to build a song or a melody. In the year I've spent with Jeff, he opened my eyes to music theory in a way that is instantly applicable. I am much more comfortable improvising around a chord progression. I can see the patterns in songs and how and when to utilize different scales and modes.

Jeff's book with Schell Barkley, Fingering Mastery - scales and modes for the guitar fretboard, demystifies these topics with images and patterns that are different from any other theory book I've seen. His backing tracks provide the foundation to apply these patterns, and his demonstrations during lessons bring them together using examples from standards and popular songs.

Last thing - Jeff has an incredibly strong understanding of world music and music history, much of which is earned through decades of playing live music around the world. I find this adds a lot to the experience of a lesson with him.

I recommend Jeff without reservation.
Randa
The music theory that he taught me makes it easy to play along with any song!
Jeff B.
A patient and caring teacher, sensitive to the student's needs. He taught what I wanted to know by teaching me what I needed.
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Ginni A.

98 Reviews
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  • Speaks Italian, French, English, German
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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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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Yvonne
I am mature and was super nervous to take lessons again. Ginny put me at ease and easily met me at my level. Thank you!!!
Sonia
Ms. Ginni has beautiful energy and inspires a love for reading with my daughter. She's been great!
Vishnu
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Julie L.

107 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julie L.

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unit studies, history through Literature

Combine subjects for a price break. Simply choose ONE subject for the amount of tutoring TIME desired, and notify me which subjects you'd like to cover.

About Julie

I am passionate about Music and Music Education. It's rewarding for me to watch my students develop in their musical skill and enjoy making music more and more. My students range from the very young (5 years old) to school age children, to teens, and adults. My students benefit from my expertise i

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Julie H.
Julie is an exceptional human being in every way.
Shazya M.
Julie is an amazing teacher.
I recommend her for anyone who wants to be perfect in their achievements. Julie teaches very competently and guid students into important part of the subject She cares about her students. She is friendly and very social which is crucial in the field of learning.
Julie H.
Julie is an excellent teacher and a wonderful person.
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Randy L.

106 Reviews
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  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1971
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Randy L.

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Audio for picture is a special gift. And one of the few places you can get paid to create orchestral music any more.

If you have the passion to do this, I can show you how to set up a system to realize your dream.

Make no mistake, you need the theory and many other skills as well. But you will learn the flow and energy that is critical to making a scene come to life. And you might be the next Hans Zimmer.

An integrated approach:
Music almost always involves several skills. Below are some of the complementary skills that I can help you with.

In my Semper Method, we always address several of them at every session. For example, we record, sing and play all the time. To sing you should be able to pick out intervals at the piano, or better yet, accompany yourself and everyone needs some music theory. So it really is all one thing.

Accompaniment, Arrangement and Composition, Audio Engineering, Audition Prep, Composition, Ear Training, Film Scoring, Jazz Voice, Logic Pro ...

About Randy

RANDY L. Teacher / Musician / Producer Are you an adult who always wished you could play or sing? Or a homeschooler who wishes you had music for your child? Do you wish you or your child could just sit down and play the music you feel? Old boring piano methods? No way. You shouldn't hav

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David L.
Randy does a great job helping you know what you can change to improve your speaking / teaching voice AND helping you know how to make those changes!

I highly recommend Randy! He is very down to earth and very patient. He isn't condescending and he helps you know what you can change without making you feel like an idiot.
Dave
I needed to work on my public speaking and presentation skills, and received that and so much more from working with Randy. Randy is an excellent teacher who's just plain fun to talk to. I looked forward to our sessions each week, learning how to speak more efficiently and how to breathe properly. I was hoping for a way to improve my presentation skills, but Randy also taught me lessons that apply to everyday breathing and speech. I can't recommend Randy highly enough, and I can't wait to work with him in the future.
Stacey W.
I was a shy singer, imitating others, and knew I wasn't always hitting the right notes. Randy helped me find my "true voice" and understand intervals so I can sing with confidence - and have lots of fun!!!
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Benjamin K.

149 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Bachelors from Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Benjamin K.

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I have worked as a tutor for several years and taught a variety of subjects. My main goal is to equip every student with tools they need to be successful. I care more about comprehension and learning, than grades. I work with each student individual to develop a personalized plan of organization, motivation, and accountability.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am the

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James
Ben has been so committed and skilled in helping me work towards my singing goals. He's been helping me build a strong foundation of vocal technique with a detailed pedagogy that can feel like hard work at times, but that undoubtedly has delivered big results! He's also been a great coach on how to perform and convey the message of a song. Highly recommend!
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Overall, my daughter did learn something. However, his workspace environment was not child welcoming. Also he was not very organized and didn't communicate well at all. I did not purchase anymore lessons from him.
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Rachel M.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaching since 2001
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Rachel M.

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Learn new method technique to achieve a full understanding of your character so you van feel confident that when you start performing, you will be your character from start to finish.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-su

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Beth
Rachel is a truly caring person and a dedicated knowledgeable teacher. I am 77 and chronically ill, and she's trying to work with me to see if we can't help me sing despite my disabilities. I appreciate her.
Christopher B.
Wonderful. I was rather nervous about my first lesson and she worked with me through it. Good guidance, good feedback. I'm looking forward to more lessons.
Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.

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The average cost of 60-minute online visual arts lessons is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $188 per hour.
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