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Nicola M S.

3 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master in Education from University of Suor Orsola Benincasa, Naples, Italy
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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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Michael R.

45 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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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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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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DeAnna H.

14 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Artist Diploma from Mozarteum Academy of Music
  • Awarded Fulbright/ITT Award to Austria 1984 from Institute of International Education
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DeAnna H.

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I have a strong background in music theory. My doctoral dissertation was analytical in content. I love music theory - it is like solving puzzles! If you want to learn about theory in an exciting and fun way, I would love to help you!

About DeAnna

Hello! I have been teaching piano since 1982 when I finished my degree in piano performance. I also have a Doctorate in Piano Performance, and have an artist diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria. However, I think what makes me special is that I combine a friendly approach to te

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Daniel
Most single productive day I’ve had at the piano.
Martin
DeAnna has excellent credentials as a pianist and music theorist, but more importantly for me she is a patient teacher and good communicator who works hard to ensure that I learn and understand even the most basic skills and techniques. She is also fun to talk to and be with, and her love of music is infectious. She is an excellent teacher for an older student, and I imagine for younger ones too.
Ian
Deanna was great! Nice, patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I learned basic technique which already has me feeling more comfortable. I'm looking forward to progressing and confident I've made the right choice.
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Jered J.

8 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $54
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jered J.

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Whether you want to learn a few songs, improve your chops or all-out shred, your lessons are designed to get your playing where you want it to be.

Your lesson plan will be custom-tailored to your ability and geared toward your goals as a guitarist.

Hey guys! My name is Jered and I'd love to be a guide on your guitar journey. I've been playing for 20 years, have a BA in Music and Recording Technology, and currently play in a rock band in Portland, OR. I have taught students of all ages and all skill levels. My first love is rock, but I have studied classical, blues, country, metal, pop, funk and dabbled in a little jazz.

If you'd like to chat or have any questions just shoot me a message and I'll get back asap :)

Thanks for checking out my profile and I hope to hear from you soon.

About Jered

🤔Picture this....you get home after a long day of work or school, you feel a little stressed out by the world, wishing you had more time to get the endless list of things done and more energy to do them..... Instead of turning on Netflix and zoning out, you pick up your guitar and play your f

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Tammy
Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start.
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Kurt R.
Jered was very patient and very clear. Also very methodical. The perfect teacher.
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Erin W.

35 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Erin W.

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Beginning piano lessons taught to kids ages 5 and up, and adults studying music for the first time. 90 min option added for multiple students going back-to-back.

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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Julia
Erin is a knowledgeable, skilled and patient teacher. I wasn’t sure how well an online voice lesson would work, but I have been very pleased with the progress I have made in only a few online lessons. I am returning to classical singing after a 20 year break, and I am definitely rusty. But Erin is so calm and understanding that I’m learning how to relax, instead of getting frustrated and tense when I don’t sing perfectly with the first try. I would recommend Erin without hesitation to anyone who wants to learn to sing more beautifully and with confidence.
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.
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Joel H.

20 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel H.

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We will analyze and learn to play licks and songs from the blues masters.
Techniques will include pentatonic and blues scales, bending, classic licks, and much more!

About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out wher

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Ken
He’s an amazing teacher. He focuses on things that are relevant to my musical goals. He easily breaks down topics I have trouble with. I never run out of things to practice. I am very happy with my experience.
hugo
Joel has been very patient and kind in his teaching style. He remains calm and encouraging when beginner mistakes happen which is crucial with teaching our boy.
Sunshine
Great class, intuitive instruction.

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"I am 48 years old who like the Spanish language and have been trying for a few years to learn it on my own. I have tried Duolingo, bought books, and watched Youtube Videos but I was still struggling to put a sentence together. I am taking lessons with Irene and I can see big progress. Irene tailors the sessions to my needs and toward my goal. She prepares the session, is on time and takes her time to make sure I am understanding the concepts. I really enjoy the class and look forward to it. Whatever is your goal, I recommend Irene."
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