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Ethan R.

Philadelphia, PA 19145

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About Ethan

MUSIC LESSONS: Whether I am playing salsa, solo classical piano, in a jazz ensemble, or a concert band, I am ALWAYS having fun doing what I love, and I want you to have the same experience. After moving to Philadelphia ten years ago to study at Temple University, where I received my Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance, I have had many great opportunities to play all types of music with all types of people. While my passions are in jazz music, composing, and arranging, my varied experience helps me pass on the fundamentals necessary to becoming a great musician while also adapting to your goals, needs, and musical preferences.

*** Lesson Details ***
I aim for students to leave each lesson eager to practice and explore, and to come back with questions and stories of their progress. To that end, I work hard to tailor lessons to every

individuals interests and goals. Sometimes this means arranging, transcribing a recording, or even composing something new for my students. Additionally, in each lesson, I balance technical skills, ear training, and music theory to assure that each student walks away a complete musician, all structured around your musical goals.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The student must provide their own instrument and assigned method books. I will provide a music stand if necessary, and other useful instructional tools (metronome, tuner, etc.)

*** Home Studio ***
I offer lessons in my home located within walking distance of Broad Street in South Philadelphia, near the Tasker-Morris subway stop. I am equipped with a well-playing upright piano and plenty of space for musical activities. There is ample street parking in the area during the afternoon and early evening, and our living room is available to parents while students take their lesson. Students who travel to me for lessons gain all the benefits of performing on a piano, rather than an electric keyboard, and have access to many more resources that I am able to offer from my home, such as recordings and method books.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize teaching "late starters" (teens and adults new to piano) fundamentals in music in a fun and exciting way that will have you playing the music you love quickly.

For brass instruments, I am able to help brand new beginners build up their sound and facility through simple exercises that will have them astounded by their progress.

MATH: I use my years of classroom teaching and Master's degree in math education as experience to help guide you to the success you are seeking. I am able to tailor sessions to your specific needs with a few key points in mind:

- helping you catch-up, while also preparing you for what is ahead
- balancing practice with conceptual knowledge and application
- using research-based techniques to maximize your learning

I am a patient teacher, and well-equipped to explain tough topics in multiple ways. I like to use visuals and objects with simple examples to help my students really understand a concept before we try harder material. Total understanding and confidence is my goal for you.

My personal interests in mathematics are problem solving, puzzles, and combinatorics (think "How many different outfits can I make with all the clothes in my closet?"). If you're looking for an addicting puzzle to try, I suggest KenKen to all my students.
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October 8, 2019
Nora
He is the best instuctor ever
September 17, 2019
Gauge
Great communication. He has been great at getting my ADHD kid to focus for his sessions.
September 17, 2019
Nora

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Ethan R.

Philadelphia, PA

(17)
About Steve

I have over 13 years of teaching experience at both the secondary and post-secondary level, and I have lived and taught for nearly 10 years in Japan. I have a graduate degree in education with a specialization in TESL/TEFL.

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August 2, 2019
Annet A.
Steve is wonderful. I like it when pronounces back to me how i pronounced the word, and then teaches me how i should pronounce. This helps me to see the difference easily
May 28, 2019
David
Excelent!
May 4, 2019
Tajinder S.

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Larry P.

Haddonfield, NJ 08033

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About Larry

First off, I want to mention something that potential Philadelphian students should be aware of. I can only go to certain sections of the city, and I can only give you lessons on weekday afternoons between 12-2pm. Sorry, no evening classes. I'll need time to travel between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Actually, I prefer students in South Jersey. Those students can have lessons in my available time frame.

Now, a little about myself.
Are you looking for a great tutor? I'm the one you've been looking for.

I've had more than 3 years of tutoring experience in the following subjects:

* Computers (Java, general topics, C++, C, HTML, application programming, and others)
* Math (from elementary math to algebra)
* Piano (from basic to more advanced)
* Guitar (from theory to more advanced)

I've had favorable reviews from my former

clients, and I'll have competitive low rates as well. What are you waiting for?
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June 22, 2019
Linda
Larry was great
February 12, 2019
Zeppelin
So far everything is going great. Our son is satisfied with Larry and loves learning to play piano.
December 1, 2018
Vinel C.
Stop, don't look any further. Larry is the best!

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Larry P.

Haddonfield, NJ

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Kara S.

Doylestown, PA 18902

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About Kara

I am a vocal and piano instructor based in Doylestown, PA! I also teach essay writing. I went to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where I obtained a masters and bachelor's in voice. I have been teaching voice and piano for 8 years. I am upbeat and excited about sharing my passion for music with my students!

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August 25, 2017
Ben Goldstein
My teenager son loves his singing lessons with Kara. He has been going for a couple months and I have noticed a rapid improvement in his singing. I highly recommend Kara she is a great teacher and very friendly. My son is always looking forward to his next lesson, it is the highlight of his week. Thank you so much Kara for the great work you do!
May 31, 2017
Jade
I am a college level jazz musician.
My primary instruments are jazz guitar and upright bass.
Growing up I have always wanted to sing but never could find a qualified teacher.

Luckily, after extensive research online for vocal teachers I discovered Kara.
I have been taking lessons with her for a while now and she's wonderful.
I always have many questions for her in my lessons and she always has a knowledgable response.

I feel like I'm progressing and finally learning how to sing properly with someone who knows their stuff.

I would highly recommend studying with her.
May 31, 2017
Les
I enjoyed our first voice lesson last week. Kara is a gifted music professional with great teaching ability. She has the ability to pick up on things that help facilitate the learning process. Great job!

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Kara S.

Doylestown, PA

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Paul G.

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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About Paul

Hello I am passionate about teaching software development and coding skills to those who are eager to learn it. Come with me on a journey that you have never experienced before and learn the vast world that is computer programming.

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February 1, 2019
Jared
Paul was great. Wonderful demonstrations and great teaching method. Very relateable.

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Paul G.

Bryn Mawr, PA

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About Jonathan

I have obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master of Architecture. I am a Professional Engineer and soon to be Architect. Working in the construction industry requires me to work with different maths and physics principles on a daily basis. If the Student is serious about learning math and physics, I am dedicated to helping along the way. Some of the math subjects that I have experience tutoring include: Basic Math, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and some Calculus. Some of the physics subjects that I have experience tutoring include: Fundamental Concepts, Mechanics, Kinematics, Thermodynamics, and Electricity. The goal is to make the concepts as easy as possible to understand. I do not quit until my Student has fully understood the concepts and feel confident in their own abilities to solve problems. All that I ask i

s that my Student comes ready to learn and not to give up.
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Kendra C.

Philadelphia, PA 19121


About Kendra

I am a graduate of Temple University with a B.S. in Early Childhood Education. I love to have fun and teach (mostly at the same time!), and always want to make sure my students are comfortable.

Math students can expect a fun, engaging environment, with multiple opportunities for growth and many questions. Each student is unique in their own way and I love meeting students where they are, building from there. I like to build off of prior knowledge in order to help them understand more complex ideas. Moreover, relating questions to situations/ideas they are familiar with will help with understanding!

I have experience tutoring and teaching students from ages 2, all the way up to 18! I currently tutor 6th-9th graders on Saturday mornings in History, and I was previously a Math teacher for 5th grade. During the week, I teach Pre-K in a

ll subject areas.

As an educator, I pride myself on making sure my students are confident in their work and reach their fullest potential. Having fun, making sure the students are relaxed, and a comfortable environment are my 3 main goals for each session! My personal passions include Math, special education, and music!
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Kendra C.

Philadelphia, PA

Patrice D.

Trenton, NJ 08610

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About Patrice

Hello all!

My name is Patrice and I look forward to teaching whatever skill it is that you’re interested in learning! I have been working with and teaching children since 2006 and with special needs children (predominantly autistic) for the past 3 years. I pride myself on being very patient, flexible, and find pleasure in creating a fun environment which enables individuals to learn without pressure of any kind.
I am sure this will be both a learning and exciting experience for both of us as we discuss and create an environment that best suites your learning style. I'm excited to help you get comfortable and gain confidence in the fields you would like to improve on. By the end of each lesson we will strive to give you self-assurance like a pro!
Thank you for considering me and you won’t regret your decision when you decide to cho

ose me as your teacher! Peace, love and light to you all, happy learning!!!
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July 5, 2019
Melvera W.
So knowledgeable kind well prepared
July 3, 2019
Melvera W.
My teacher is amazing
She knows how to build upon your learning in such a way as to help you maintain what you have learned.

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Patrice D.

Trenton, NJ

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Tamar
"Simply a Gem

Tamar is quite simply a gem. She has been working with me for the past year and has helped me completely transform my academic situation. I
am a freshman in high school who struggles with ADHD. Tamar's patience and diligence in working with me is completely unsurpassed. She goes above and beyond to ensure that I not only do my work, but she breaks down the material in such a way that it caters to my unique learning needs. Tamar puts in hours of her own time, beyond active lesson time, to create tests and study guides which help give me the extra advantage I need. Tamar has been an absolute joy to work with and I would strongly recommend her to anyone. She is by far one of the most impressive tutors and individuals I have ever had the pleasure of working with."
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Jillien
"Tamar is a professional. She works well with my son and understands where he should be with the subject."
Grace
"Good class!"
Faruq
"Caring, Precise, Knowledgeable, Wise. Time extremely well spent with the Professor."
Mael
"Thank you Rosita.
You helped my son to understand his math lesson.
Bravo
Warmly"
Jack
"Colin took the time to thoroughly explain the lesson before ending the session. My son felt more confident about algebra after meeting with him. Colin al
so took the time to email me, the parent, detailing how the lesson went. I would recommend Colin."
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Marissa
"SO MUCH FUN! I'm an English major, but I've always wanted to try playwriting. We don't have any courses at my school, so I asked Ian to guide me through t
he process. It turned out great, and I used it as a final project in my fiction class."
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Cindy
"Matt has been awesome working with my sixteen year-old daughter and her algebra. She was hesitant about Skype and tutoring online but it has been so great
working with Matt. He is very professional and organized and took the time to review her tests and homework prior to the scheduled session. He knew exactly what she needed to work on and after just a few sessions, she is feeling confident and has a better idea what and how to study! We highly recommend online tutoring and especially working with Matt!"
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Daniela R
"I tried my school's tutoring center over the break and saw no improvement in my class so I went through two tutors before finding Marthe. My problem was w
ith their speed and lack of clarity in the teaching but I'm glad to say that I've had none of these issues with her. She is extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and clear in her teaching. I'm definitely no math wiz but with Marthe's help I scored a 94% in Calculus I. I have recommended her to my close friends and will use her until graduation and likely for my GMAT as well. She is amazingly good at Math!"
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