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Elisa B.

26 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Finnish, English
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
  • Teaching since 1984
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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.
I am excited to achieve my twinkle level. Miss Elisa is a great teacher! :-)
Jeffery M.
We always have a lot of fun with Elisa each lesson and its fun because each time theres more new activities
-Lia
Nickolaus D.
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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
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Michael R.

44 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
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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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Suzan G.

18 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Associate of Arts - Special Studies: Music from Mt. Hood Community College
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Suzan G.

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Beginning students, intermediate, some advanced, including theory and composition, performance, improvisation, notation, acoustic and electronic keyboards.

About Suzan

I started learning piano as a child, but it was in high school that I realized I really wanted to pursue playing keyboards, because it allowed me a way to express myself. I was hooked. Later on I attended Mt. Hood Community College, played keyboards and sang in choirs and vocal jazz. After graduatin

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Graham P.
She is amazing great with my son and always enthusiastic! I love suzan
Yuuki
Great teacher!
Michael K.
First lesson went well. -Michael J. Kelly
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Nicola M S.

2 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Teresita D.

2 Reviews
Tualatin, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded Best Of from Lessons.com
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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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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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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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Took Ballet lessons from Tahirah C.
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"Chrystie is an amazing instructor! She is very enthusiastic, encouraging, and worked with my daughter's energy level. She used music appropriate to my daughter, and built up a routine over several weeks so my daughter could learn the parts. She made effective and efficient use of every minute of every lesson and appropriately pushed my daughter to learn, even though it was her first time taking tap lessons. I highly and ecstatically recommend Chrystie really to anyone because I am sure that fun, bubbly, energetic personality, combined with a high skill level, and excellent instructional strategies, can really help any student. Thank you again Christie!"
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Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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"Christian is absolutely phenomenal. I am making great progress and leaning so much with his guidance."
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Took Acting lessons from Christian C.
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"Andrew is a fine actor whose work is both subtle and bold. He is an excellent collaborator and has a great talent for communicating with other actors to help them make their strongest choice."
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Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Tanya was terrific
She arrived on time with no glitches and was able to get music playing and class started promptly.
She worked with my 16 year old daughter Olivia who had a great time, and they made plans for what they will be focusing on in the future. Tanya is a gifted dancer, but even better, she is a great teacher too. !"
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Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Great first session! Melissa made us feel at ease and was very nice to work with."
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Took Swing Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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