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Nicole O. Winter Park, FL

About Nicole

Nicole O. holds Bachelor of Arts degrees (with honors) in Music and Anthropology, graduating Summa Cum Laude from Rollins College. A member of the Honors Program (top 2%) and one of nine Cornell Scholars in her graduating class, Nicole pursued concentrations in Violin and Vocal Performance, as well as Ethnomusicology. Nicole served as co-concertmaster of the Rollins College Orchestra and String Ensemble for three, consecutive years, under the direction of Dr. John V. Sinclair. She was selected to perform Winter from The Four Seasons by Vivaldi, with the Rollins College String Ensemble at Christmas Vesper services, to capacity audiences of community members, students and faculty at the Knowles Memorial Chapel. Nicole has studied violin with Joni Roos and Alvaro Gomez, protege of David ...

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Jack G. January 28, 2015
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Nicole is talented, patient and fun to be around. I have only had 3 lessons and am loving every minute. She delights in sharing and notices any progress that I have made. I look forward to my lessons every week.
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john C. August 22, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I think the reviews speak for themselves. Nicole is a nurturing, patient, and loving teacher. Always with a welcoming smile. A great teacher. I'd recommend her any day of the week.
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Juliana F. August 18, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Nicole has a great energy and makes you feel at home. Her technique is very effective and she makes singing seems effortless. Highly recommended! :)
Erin C. Orlando, FL

For piano, I have worked with beginning and intermediate students. I have a lot of experience working with young students because of my Kindergarten through fifth grade music job as well as older students because of private teaching. I like to make music as fun as possible through theory, listening activities, and a fun lesson series. I like to use the Alfred Lesson series, Faber Piano Adventures, and A Dozen a Day as well as other books that would meet the student's interests and needs.

For both oboe and piano, students will learn about proper playing technique, theory, analyze music to find patterns and form, and build their confidence with their instrument. They will also learn how to critique themselves in order to find the positive aspects of their playing as well as things they would like to change or improve upon. It is important to celebrate all successes as well as look for areas of improvement. I am also able to record students and then play back for them during ...

About Erin

Music has been a part of my life since I was very young. Growing up in a musical family, I started piano lessons at age 5 and oboe at 11. I went on to get my Bachelors in Oboe Performance and Music Education from the University of Central Florida. I enjoyed studying music so much that I continued on to get my Masters in Oboe Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College- Conservatory of Music. I then studied oboe performance for one year in the Doctorate program at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts. After Rutgers, I moved back to Orlando where I began teaching as an Elementary music teacher and taught private lessons for students in Orlando. I have been an elementary music teacher for four years now and have taught private lessons for the past 11 years. ...

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Mercedes V. July 31, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter really likes Erin as a teacher. I think it's because she makes it fun for her with the teacher student duets, encouragement and patience. We especially like the students recitals. Annabel, 10 yrs, has learned a lot. I hope she'll continue to.
Sharon O. Maitland, FL

I have my own piano teaching method and I provide my own materials along with supplemental well known methods such as Faber, Bastien and Alfred.

About Sharon

Sharon O. has a deep passion for music. She is a music educator and composer who believes music can empower you. After receiving her Bachelors of Music and Certificate of Music Therapy, she devoted more than 35 years training young musicians and using music as a source of healing with those in need. She has been a spiritual performer of both voice and piano and continues to be very committed to sharing the benefits of music with others. Here are a few key points that describe her music ideology and piano teaching method and why it has proven to be successful: People like to play music that they know and can relate to and to share music with others. They enjoy playing familiar melodies. Over the past few years, she has written and arranged hundreds of songs that are playable and ...

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Amy C. January 3, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
My eight year old daughter has been taking piano lessons with Mrs. Sharon for several months and loves her so much. Sharon truly is very patient, creative and has each students best interest in mind when she is teaching. My daughter looks forward to each and every lesson and is given practice material for the home and she actually enjoys practicing. I give a lot of credit to Sharon for Her enthusiasm for continuing to uplift and build her confidence and love for music. She's learned a lot in such a short period of time. My daughters in love with learning music, playing the piano and discovering her talents and Sharon is definitely making a huge positive impact in ensuring her success in this area.
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DanC2 November 30, 2009
Great teacher

Patient, flexible and able to provide a very comfortable environment. I only wish the lessons were longer.
Monica W. Orlando, FL

In piano lessons, you will learn all the basics of music reading and music theory. I like to give people knowledge that they can use and expand on in their own time. You will play a variety of pieces and have the opportunity to choose music that you enjoy!

About Monica

My first priority is instilling a love for the arts into any student I teach. No matter what the skill level is, I want my students to love music and learning. I believe in setting the students up for success while also challenging them to be their best. My experience as a classroom teacher is useful in helping me understand different types of students and cater to their individual needs and learning styles. I have experience teaching both private piano and voice, as well as experience in putting together recitals and stage shows. I have a degree in music from the University of Central Florida, which has allowed me to receive a great deal of musical education as well as hands-on experience in teaching methods. A student of mine will not only learn techniques specific to ...

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Tad B. March 18, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Great!
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Rob G. January 17, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Monica is an absolutely excellent teacher. She is patient and not afraid to tackle vocal challenges. She is a very hard worker and strives to assist the student in achieving their goals.
I highly recommend her.
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Cabbar D. November 24, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
Best. Teacher. Ever.

I'm a college sophomore with absolutely no background in music. I decided I needed a hobby so I looked into TakeLessons, and I am extremely glad I did! Monica is an amazing teacher. She knows exactly what she is doing and can basically work with every situation. She is also so approachable and easy to talk to that the lessons are actually fun! I learned so much in just two months, it's unbelievable! I recommend it to anyone at any age to give lessons with Monica a try, I guarantee you that you won't be disappointed.
Bonnie P. Orlando, FL

I like music to be fun!! I have created my own curriculum using colorful animals to learn the notes on the staffs. My students of all ages love the animals.

About Bonnie

Bonnie started piano at age 4, clarinet by third grade, and oboe in the 8th grade. In High School, she played oboe, bagpipes, and saxophone in the jazz band winning the Best Jazz Soloist Award. She also won the Young Artist Competition and played with the Tampa Symphony. While attending USF, she continued to perform with the Tampa Symphony and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She then attended the University of Michigan and received her Master of Music degree and performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and many chamber groups in the area. In 2003, she created the Pop Oboe series with 4 CDs, a member of the Recording Academy and had her cds on the Grammy Nomination list. Now in the Orlando area, she is a freelance musician and has performed at Universal, The ...

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Becki T. January 9, 2015
Piano · Online
Verified Student
My 10 y/o daughter is taking online piano lessons with Bonnie and we couldn't be more pleased! Prior to Bonnie, she has taken lessons off and on since she was 5 and never really got into them. She dreaded practicing, and didn't really like her teacher. Bonnie is so sweet and patient with her. Every little step forward gets praise from Bonnie. My daughter is learning all kids of new stuff. She practices almost everyday, and without me telling her to. I was worried about online lessons for piano, but it doesn't seem to interfere with the teaching/learning process. Glad to have found TakeLessons and more importantly, Bonnie!
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Beth B. September 9, 2014
Oboe · Online
Verified Student
She was very patient with my 8 year old son. Very kind and punctual.
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Tim J. July 31, 2014
Oboe · In studio
Verified Student
Bonnie has had a major impact on my daughters’ music studies since we were introduced July 2012. With the guidance of a dedicated music professional and patient teachings, my daughter has not only learned to play the oboe and piano, my daughter has made personal accomplishments beyond our expectation, and has brought out a sense of self-confidence within her.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for playing an important roll in teaching our daughter a skill that will truly last a lifetime.
Gabriel D. Winter Park, FL

I have been teaching for more than 25 years. I hold a Masters Degree in Music Education and taught 20 years in public and private schools. I have been running my own studio for the past 8 years.
I teach my students to believe in themselves and at the same time motivate them to practice and develop their skills. I focus on reading music and at the same time develop their musical ear. Teaching classical music technique will help students become better musicians as their technique becomes stronger. I teach a variety of styles of music such as Jazz, Classical, Latin, Rock and more.
My Philosophy is to have fun and be an inspiration to others. Music is a discipline and will help you become a better human being as a whole, no matter what career you decide to follow.

About Gabriel

With a Masters in Music Education from Florida State University and over 25 years of teaching experience I am confident that I will help you discover the wonderful talents that you possess. I challenge may students to become the best that they can be in a warm and friendly environment. *** Lesson Details *** I will teach you the fundamentals of playing a musical instrument and I will teach you the songs that you want to learn. *** Studio Equipment *** Digital and acoustic pianos, guitars and amps, small recording studio.

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shelba M. March 10, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
David was very patient and an outstanding teacher. He's passionate about what he does and knows his craft!

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