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Elisa B.

27 Reviews
Oregon City, OR
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Violin teacher's certificate from Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland
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Elisa B.

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Beginning and intermediate guitar lessons. Correct play position, picking, strumming, chords, musicianship, performing.

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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Glenn H.
Elisa is wonderful!!!! My son is very happy and is looking forward keep learning how to play the violin. Elisa is patient and professional.
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
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Michael R.

45 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 Clarinet 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 just

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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Jasmine
Excellent teacher and a great fit for my beginner! Highly recommended!
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!
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Suzan G.

18 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • 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.

3 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Aria D.
Nick was an excellent instructor. My daughter had a great time and she felt he was very nice. The lesson included a mix of activities which I felt very beneficial for my daughter. We highly recommend Nick!
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Teresita D.

2 Reviews
Tualatin, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Of from Lessons.com
  • Teaching since 1995
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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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Erin W.

34 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Erin W.

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Learn to develop a healthy technique for singing in the classical style with proper vowels, breathing, space, and placement. Learn songs and arias in English, French, German, and Italian.

About Erin

I have a Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University, and a Bachelor's from Northern Arizona University. I teach voice lessons to kids, teenagers, and adults, ranging in ability from beginner to experienced. I help beginning students learn to match pitch and read notes on the sta

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Miriam
I wrote a review before, when I had just started having singing lessons with Erin but it’s been more than three years, so it’s time for an update. ;)
I really enjoy my lessons with Erin and I notice a great difference in my vocal range and technique from when I first started having lessons with her. She’s patient and supportive, and she always has great suggestions for new songs to learn. I’m really building up a repertoire. :)
Erin offers for her students to participate in studio recitals twice a year and I feel like I‘ve also improved my performance skills (stage fright is real for me but I’m slowly becoming more confident singing in front of others).
We had to move the lessons and recitals online during the pandemic and that worked out really well too.

I really recommend lessons with Erin, you will learn a lot and you‘ll have fun doing so!
Robin
A great first lesson. Erin is patient and understanding. I look forward to our next session.
Lynn

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"My son is very difficult to work with. He had never seen any reason to memorize a monologue word for word. Jason had a very difficult job ahead of him, getting my son ready for his auditions for college. Through working with Jason,my son realized the value of memorization, and practicing his monologue enough times to get it down. He is attending AMDA now, and he could have picked from three colleges that he auditioned for.

Jason kept his cool and worked well through all the little shows of emotion and pique that my son put on. Jason really came through for us and we will be using his services again for our daughter. Not only does Jason know his stuff, but he knows how to work with and handle teens."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Jason M.
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"I consider myself very fortunate that I met Stephanie some years ago. As we started working together my skills started to improve. I have long realized it takes me more time to develop than other students. After working with Stephanie, eventually I was able to start social dancing. Eventually, we also worked together on performance classes with other students. These were all wonderful experiences for me. Stephanie is very dedicated and passionate about dance. She is very attentive to detail. I highly recommend Stephanie!"
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Took Ballroom Dance lessons from Stephanie S.
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"Nicholas has been FABULOUS! In a very short time, he's worked on my voice inflection and tones and presentation style. Most importantly, he's given me a framework to think about WHY I'm speaking and has encouraged me every step of the way!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Nicholas M.
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"Absolutely loved it and feel he is the best teacher to get my goals accomplished!"
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"Melissa is an awesome teacher, very patient, skilled and insightful. I would highly recommend selecting her if you have the chance!"
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Took Dance lessons from Melissa Rose S.
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"My friends and I hired Kenneth to choreograph a surprise 90's hip hop routine for a friend's wedding. When we first met him, he was very welcoming and energetic. Which made us beginners feel at ease. He incorporated the type of music and moves we wanted. He mixed the music and also made sure the choreography was in sync with the music. He's very patient and made sure we got the routine before moving onto the next steps. The fact there were 3 of us he had to teach, he was willing to work with each of our schedules. I *highly* recommend Kenneth as a choreographer. He has lots of passion for what he does and you can tell by the way he dances. We love our routine and we hope to make Kenneth proud when we finally dance at the wedding. Thank you for your patience in teaching us."
Pilar
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Crystal is a great instructor. She is very knowledgeable and knows how to convey that knowledge. She is very patient with me and is passionate about what she does. Looks like i’ve chosen the right instructor!"
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Took Dance lessons from Crystal J.
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Took Screenwriting lessons from Elizabeth B.
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Took Acting lessons from Emily B.
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