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Elisa B.

25 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Finnish, English
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elisa B.

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Correct play position, reading viola clef, scales, etudes, solo pieces, shifting, vibrato. Possibility to play in a student string orchestra!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Jeffery M.
We always have a lot of fun with Elisa each lesson and its fun because each time theres more new activities
-Lia
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I wanted to inform you that we will be out of town for the weekend, (I couldn't find any other way to inform you), but just to let you know, I will not be able to attend lessons this Friday.
-Rosalie
Jeffery M.
This weeks practice was very helpful and encouraging I cannot wait to do the spring recital !
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Michael R.

44 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael R.

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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Saxophone with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan ...

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes mu

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Alex
My son started to play saxophone a few years ago and he really liked it up until this year. Not a lot was happening with band lessons online this year hence no progress and no motivation. I reached out to Michael with the only goal in mind: to spark the passion to play saxophone for my 12y.o. son again. We've already had a bit over 10 lessons and my son loves his lessons. I can see really good progress but most importantly he wants to play. It's not a chore for him any more. It's actually fun and he enjoys it. Now we can build on that. Michael has great attitude and communicates with kids very well. He definitely has a passion for music and it translates to kids.
Liam
Michael has great energy and excitement for the music. He picked a great fitting piece to work on with our teenager. He helped our son to remember why he loves music and recapture some lost skills with all the COVID down time. Thank you!
Heather
My son looks forward to lessons every week. He loves the music recommended by Michael to practice and has improved in tonality and technical skills. It has been a great experience.
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Nicola M S.

2 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Nicola M S.

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Want to work on your FUNdamentals and be ready for your next volleyball season? Interested in improving your hitting and jump? Or wondering if volleyball is for you? Look no further, I will help you to improve, grow and fall in love with the BEAUTIFUL game of volleyball. Having coached for over 25 years in Italy, China and the USA to athletes of all ages, from 5 to 40. If you are interested in learning and getting better at volleyball and having FUN then I am here to help you.

My lessons are engaging, interactive, fun, thought provoking and geared to improving not only volleyball skills but also volleyball IQ and control of one's body.

About Nicola M

I am an energetic, motivated, passionate and professional volleyball coach you strives in helping athletes to improve their volleyball skills and have fun while doing it. I am a very creative and resourceful coach who coaches according to the needs, skills and capability of the "athlete", whether it

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Tyler B.

7 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • BA Music Performance Jazz Studies from Columbia College Chicago
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Tyler B.

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Drumming is one of my greatest passion in life. I have experience playing and teaching in all settings and styles. I tailor my approach for each student and have tons of supplemental material to level up your playing in no time!

About Tyler

Hi! My name is Tyler, and I'm a great resource for drum set, guitar, piano, bass, and music theory lessons in Portland, OR. Conveniently located in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood, my studio is equipped with all the instruments and lesson material needed to provide engaging, challenging, and fun lessons

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Sterling
Patient, focused, encouraging and time efficient. He was good at keeping our youngster on task and making the experience fun. Wish he was able to take our child further with piano. I don't know how much was Tyler and how much was our child, but our kiddo learned quickly from Tyler. Thank you Tyler!
Jayne
Great lesson!
Kevin
Tyler taught me how to play the drums! He was so engaging and informative, and his teaching style allowed me to learn quickly. I had so much fun and have developed a passion for the drums. I recommend highly taking lessons from him.
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Teresita D.

2 Reviews
Tualatin, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design/Visual Communication from Loyola University, Chicago
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Teresita D.

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I have a chef certification from Chicago Hospitality Institute and a Raw Chef certification from the Wellspring Wellness Institute. I also have 20 years of providing one on one cooking classes. Classes will be tailored to your skill level, ability and palate preferences.
I also can accommodate...
... special diets: (Keto, Atkins, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Raw)
...special skills: knife skills, soups, sauces
...ethnic cuisine preferences: Mexican, Japanese, Indian, Spanish, Italian, Mediterranean, South America etc.

About Teresita

ART: I love making art accessible to everyone. I am passionate about helping people get in touch with the artist that lives within them. Many people think they're "not good at art" but my philosophy is that you can be good at art as long as it makes you feel something. If you enjoy it, that's good

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Karthika
Terri has been a great teacher with my children. She elicits cooperation without being authoritarian. My kids are always asking when class is and are super excited when she rings our doorbell. I can't imagine a better endorsement
Amber
Having a great time learning watercolor from Teresita! She's very clear with her instructions and super patient with me. She incorporates art theory into every class combined with an enjoyable exercise/piece.
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Peter Q B.

15 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Peter Q B.

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Want to learn to circular breathe? Make primal sounds? Lets do it.

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down to

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John B.
Peter is very easygoing and fun to work with. I was very pleasantly surprised and impressed how much we accomplished in our first 45 minute lesson. Look forward to continuing lessons with him!
Brenda N.
My first lesson was a lot of fun! Peter is great at helping you feel at ease and comfortable. I was extremely nervous and he was great with making me feel like I was right at home with a friend! I also appreciate that he is not rigid in his teaching techniques or format. He caters your lesson to what your learning desires are and is very good at recognizing your skill level (or lack of 😁). I also appreciate how encouraging he is. I’m super excited to continue on my Saxophone journey!
Owen
My child really enjoyed his first lesson with peter. Peter is a very talented musician and he made the lesson fun! My child seemed to learn a lot from just one lesson with peter and he enjoys practicing what he learned at home.

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"Aksana is an amazing teacher. She is very patient with me when I do not understand something but she will work with me until I am able to grasp the concept. I am currently taking Russian classes at a University but Aksana has been the most valuable asset when it comes to being able to learn the language properly. She is able to clearly explain the rules of the language and it is obvious she is very knowledgeable pertaining to all subjects in Russian. Without Aksana I would not feel as comfortable with my ability to learn the language. Our weekly meetings have helped me to not only speak but understand the language and culture more. I have been with her for about 4 months but look forward to continuing my lessons throughout my college career! She not only helps me during our lessons but also provides me with many other resources to continue my studies. I am very thankful for all Aksana has done and continues to do for me! By far the best Russian teacher I have had."
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Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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Took Korean lessons from Jihye L.
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"Has so far taught me so much about Mandarin and is a really great teacher and if you want to learn Mandarin then this is the teacher you should choose to learn it."
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Took Cantonese lessons from Joy S.
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"Great first lesson! We're building a house from the foundation up!"
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Took Italian lessons from Stefania P.
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"Juliana is the kindest soul! Her compassionate teaching style really makes her stand out from the rest. Being able to learn from a native speaker who has experience as a translator as well is such a unique opportunity. Thank you, Juliana!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Juliana P.
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"I love the way she interacted with Zachariah!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Hilda R.
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"Marjan is doing a superb job with my kids. I want to thank her for her patient and he teaching style. I would definitely recommend her."
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Took Farsi lessons from Marjan Z.
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Took French lessons from Diane C.
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"Matt is an incredible teacher and person in general. He understands so much about chinese and is able to easily communicate the lessons in a way that I can understand and practice between classes. I bought the 10 lesson pack from him and I'm an incredibly happy purchaser at lesson 9. My wife is chinese, and Matt gives me great sayings to take back to her. She is always excited to see the results of our lessons. When I ask her to teach me something she says go ask Matt."
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Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Matt G.
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"Sheilah is an incredible teacher. She is very patient and detailed oriented. She does an exceptional job of making the curriculum fun. She also works hard to find creative ways to ensure that her students are retaining the knowledge being shared!"
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