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Rachel S.

12 Reviews
Glenside, PA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Awarded Richard and Deborah Felder Voice Scholarship from Aspen Music Festival
  • MM Voice Performance from Rice University
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Rachel S.

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Talks on specificity, help with chord progressions and an honest objective opinion

About Rachel

Rachel S. is a Lyric Soprano that hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In July, she portrayed the role of Mother in Humperdink’s Hansel and Gretel with the Miami Opera Institute. This fall, she recently worked as a Resident Artist with Utah Opera. Last spring, she completed her Master’s of Mus

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Sophia M.
Super impressed with Rachel! She taught my daughter to warm up her voice & some neat tricks to help her relax and enjoy her singing : ) We learned a new song too <3
Kathryn E.
She was great - very helpful and encouraging
Chloe C.
Rachel is awesome. My daughter really enjoy singing classes with her. After only 5 lessons i see and hear the confidence in her voice. Rachel is also very flexible with her schedule. Thank you,

Lia M.

4 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Lia M.

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As a professional singer/songwriter who has toured around the country, and licensed music to TV networks such as E!, MTV, Netflix, and more, you can expect to learn tips, techniques, and helpful exercises that you can use to write smart, unique songs that come from the heart. Some of the tricks I teach are ones I use personally to help me write. Expect to have fun, be challenged/out of your comfort zone, but to also feel more confident and accomplished in your songwriting abilities!

About Lia

*Background check documents available upon request* I'm a vocalist, pianist, and songwriter with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre, and am currently teaching voice and piano to nearly 20 students, of all ages and backgrounds. My versatility, experience and formal training helps

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Toks
My daughter enjoyed working with Lia. She was patient, fun and helped build my daughter's confidence when she made mistakes and needed to try again. She was an absolute pleasure to work with!
Sue
LIa is the right fit for my high school student. My daughter has been taking classic piano lessons since 4 years old. She has been looking for an instructor who will allow her to develop her creative side.

Lia customizes her lessons and has reignited my daughters love of piano.

Thanks, Lia.
Tony
Both of my daughters love to sing. We signed up for lessons so they could learn their favorite pop songs; one of my daughters also took piano. They've learned how to hit notes easier and how to properly warm up; Lia is great at finding fun ways to keep them engaged while also still learning. The combination of piano and voice for my youngest has been really valuable. I highly recommend Lia for your lessons!
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Zack D.

19 Reviews
Jamison, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from University of Kentucky
  • Teaching since 2009
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Zack D.

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I can teach you everything from writing cool chord progressions to implementing advanced composition tactics, such as voice leading and modulation. I've written professionally for video games, film, musical theater, commercials, and even promotional trailers! I can elevate your music to sound unique, well still remaining true to you! Check out my site for a better understanding of what you'll learn how to do:

Contact me to today to start your own composition journey!

About Zack

I am a professional composer for video games and film! I created the company, Moving Dimensions, in 2014 and have been producing and writing music for my own video games ever since. I've been writing music ever since I was old enough to hold a pencil. After 19 years of perfecting my craft, I wan

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Edwin B.
Zack has identified where I need to work on in identifying chords.
Aren N.
Great first lesson
Jeremy L.
Zack is great! Our 8 yr old daughter loves her lessons and is learning quickly. Highly recommended.

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Keira M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Business, Songwriting, Contemporary Voice from Frost School of Music, University of Miami
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Keira M.

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10+ years of songwriting experience. Certified ASCAP songwriter. Winner of 2011 International Smashtune Songwriting Contest. Finalist in Kauai Music Festival Songwriting Contest. Winner of "18 in America" Songwriting Contest. Finalist in 2013 GrammyU Amplifier Center Stage Contest.
I am a singer/songwriter and touring artist that has performed all over the country. My songs have garnered international radio play and I want to share my simple songwriting strategy with you!

About Keira

I am a singer/songwriter and recording artist who has toured Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, and more. Over the years I have studied classical/jazz/pop piano, musical theater/jazz/pop/rock singing, and contemporary songwriting. I am proud to be winner of the 2011 International Smasht

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Maarten D.
Very professional, excellent with our 5 yr old. He is focussed the full hour at the end of a schoolday.
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Keira is a great piano teacher, patient and always on time.
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Randy L.

96 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1971
  • Music Performance from Royal Conservatory of Toronto
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Randy L.

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Are you just driven to express yourself with song?
Well, for years I have helped to get people's songs out of their heads and into the world. We help you with form, syntax, lyrics, melody, hooks, and on and on.

For years I have helped folks to protect their intellectual property. We will help you copyright your songs using ECO the Electronic Copyright Office of the Library of Congress. I will never make any attempt to ensnare your copyrights.

So let's do a song and see if we're a good fit! We can record a working recording of it the first day you bring it in!

An integrated approach:
Music almost always involves several skills. Below are some of the complementary skills that I can help you with.

In my Semper Method, we always address several of them at every session. For example, we record, sing and play all the time. To sing you should be able to pick out intervals at the piano, or better yet, accompany yourself and everyone needs some music theory. So it really is all ...

About Randy

RANDY L. Teacher / Musician / Producer Are you an adult who always wished you could play or sing? Or a homeschooler who wishes you had music for your child? Do you wish you or your child could just sit down and play the music you feel? Is fear or uncertainty stopping you from playing i

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Lipa L.
Randy is an expert. Randy is kind, calm, patient and a good explainer. Randy will send you clear instructions and practice material and will stay responsive between lessons. Randy is a gentleman and he is very nice to be taught by.
Mark
Randy is an outstanding teacher. I started out with zero singing experience and was scared to sing anything in public. Thanks to Randy's instruction and guidance, I recently song a song (while I played guitar) for family for the first time in my life. In addition to being a fantastic teacher, Randy is an all around great guy. Highly recommended!
Lavonn P.
This review is waaaay over do. When I was begginer singer Randy was the first teacher to break down to me why my goals were more than realistic and set a new standard for what I felt a instrument coach should be. So here we go.

Randy is every creative, spontaneous, disorganized person's dream come true. Someone who helps you build the connection to your imagination to create whatever music you want in reality. He understands the common misconceptions people have that cripple their creativity and he will get you out that box really fast. Randy works to educate you and give you tools to where you don't need him. That's how much love this teacher has for his students. There is a lot of potential people have that they miss out on because they don't have the right teacher. So going to list some specifics.

1) If your a begginer artist rather if sing or have a different instrument your trying to improve with, know if you start with Randy you will be in GREAT hands. Music theory in general can be confusing but its the foundation any serious artist needs to understand to create their own music. Randy is great with explaining and helping you understand whatever area your struggling with.

2) Randy is all about organization and helping you set the right goals. Alot of your visions and ideas as a artist can be all over the place and knowing where to start can be overwhelming. First session you will be leaving with a game plan that will not fail so long as you do your homework.

3) For the singers who don't think they can sing certain songs know that Randy is very talented in making music. He can put any song you want to sing in your own range and is all about you sounding like you. He will help you discover what chords and melodies sound good with your voice. This is very important because again you get out of that limited box holding back your creativity.

4) This is the most important thing. Accountability.
Randy will make it very clear to you with everything he gives you that its on you to practice these things. He doesn't do a half job and he is thorough. He is the kind of professional you need to work with and I promise if you do book with him you will not look at alot of other teachers the same. He is worth every penny!

So in conclusion if you want to sing well or make your own tunes in no time, Randy is the man you need to talk to. All you gotta be is disciplined and do your homework. This teacher makes it fun and exciting.

Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, English, Spanish, American Sign Language, French
  • Bachelor of Arts | Theatre Arts and Dance - Dance emphasis from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ferlyn F.

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PLEASE NOTE: For a more accurate look into my experience and resume, please refer to my profile.

About Ferlyn

My Teaching Philosophy: "Everyone is capable of dancing, playing an instrument, and understanding music & art performance; it is the desire, drive, determination, dedication and discipline instilled within a person and the guidance of my company's methodology that will bring these abilities to lig

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Cece
Ferlyn has excellent skills in teaching dance. My daughter has improved her dance techniques in 3 classes. We highly recommend her to everyone that needs dance instructor.
Dominique N.
Given all of the positive reviews, I am refraining from giving Ferlyn only one star. I am sure she is relatively competent as a teacher. The unfortunate aspect for which she is receiving such a poor review is a significant lack of professionalism.
I arranged piano lessons with Ferlyn for my mother.
Her first lesson (for which I was present) was fine.
I then found out that at their second lesson, Ferlyn showed up very sick. This was quite concerning, especially given my mother’s age. Ferlyn definitely should have canceled that second lesson and not showed up so sick.
Then, only two hours (!) before my mother’s scheduled third lesson, I receive a text message from Ferlyn stating the following:
“Hi Dominique, wanted to let you and your mom that piano lessons will be cancelled today because it is my Birthday! I will see her next week. :)”
This was incredible. This was a cancellation only two hours prior, not due to some emergency or even due to her illness which should have caused a cancelation the week before! This was because it was her birthday. Something that would have been understandable, were she to have let us know well in advance. I am sure she knew in advance when her birthday is.
This does not reflect on TakeLessons, as I have had great experiences with other teachers.
But this degree of inconsiderateness, first with regard to the illness and then with regard to the manner of cancellation, is appalling.
Mark
Meets you at your dance level and you move forward from there. Excellent attitude and knowledgeable instructor. Professional and thorough.

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"Jeremie met with our daughter and took the time to learn her perspective and talent level and to develop a more individualized approach to working with her. He is incorporating music theory into songwriting. We are super pleased with his beginning work with her!"
Mackenzie
Took Songwriting lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Lorin helped me hone my songwriting skills immensely, by not only teaching but collaborating with me when necessary. It was refreshing to find someone who put his teachings into practical learning, where I could see the outcomes become apparent. He’s a nice dude, and is experienced equally across his fields. He guided me to making intelligent choices for equipment purchases, both instruments and pro audio gear. We first met while he was living in New York, and boy has he traveled since. I think living in so many different states, and being that well journeyed has given him good cultural depth to his work. Check out some of his own collabs with singers and musicians from all over the world...that really says it all."
Rob
Took Songwriting lessons from Lorin D.
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"Chrissy helps me build self- confidence in songwriting. She gives very good instructions and facilitates creative thinking . Beyond the technical aspects, she is experienced, , knowledgeable, compassionate, funny, and a joy to work with."
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Kyle is very informative, knowledgeable about the subject, patient, and supportive, and he has a wonderful sense of humor! I am learning a lot in my songwriting lessons and gaining much more self-confidence. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Songwriting lessons from Kyle K.
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"Terry was on time - professional - and inspiring. We're excited to keep working with him!"
Sam
Took Songwriting lessons from Terry P.
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"I love to write but then writing music seemed out of the ordinary. Well.... not any more! Thanks!"
Georgia
Took Songwriting lessons from James W.
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"AMAZING!! Outstanding work and makes songwriting so enjoyable! She’s so kind and highly recommend!💕"
Jadyn
Took Songwriting lessons from Keira M.
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"My son seems interested with Eric class. He said he will continue to take lessen with Eric next week. Thanks to Eric. Please keep Alex to continue. Alex is a fun and smart boy. He likes fun and knowledgeable teacher too."
Alex
Took Songwriting lessons from Eric C.
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"EDwin has been a great help over the last couple of years. Don't know how I wrote and recorded songs without his help"
Dan
Took Songwriting lessons from Edwin I.
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"The songwriting classes with Kenneth have been very beneficial. In just a short period of time, I have learned so much about songwriting techniques. Kenneth has demonstrated to me the step by step lyric writing process. I have been able to make lyrics I wrote come alive once music was added to my song. I highly recommend Kenneth to anyone needing guidance with learning more about songwriting techniques."
Sheryl
Took Songwriting lessons from Kenneth R.
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