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Valerie B.

49 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Teacher of the Month from Takelessons.com
  • BS in Music Education, K-12 from West Chester Universtity, West Chester, PA
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Valerie B.

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My approach is fun, simple, and easy to understand. I focus on getting a strong foundation and excellent first experience with music. The child will be given a lesson and theory book to work from, but will also be encouraged to sing music they personally like. This keeps the child motivated to practice and adds an element of fun! These songs can then be used in our recitals, for auditions, or put in their personal repertoire book.

I have also successfully prepared many students for their Cab Calloway School for the Arts auditions and have made it in.

About Valerie

Hi there! My name is Valerie. I'm a certified music teacher that loves to see a person grow in their love and ability for music. With 20+ years of teaching privately, experience teaching publicly in elementary school music classrooms, enjoying several years as a certified Kindermusik (preschool m

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Alexander M.
Valerie is an excellent piano teacher. As an adult, I worked an obvious challenging schedule. She was extremely flexible and I always appreciated it! Valerie is very passionate about teaching piano and she is an incredibly talented and fun teacher! 10/10 would recommend!
Lisa A.
Valerie has been helping our daughter for several months with singing, music theory and piano. A very well-rounded, supportive and upbeat instructor. My daughter looks forward to seeing her every week.
Barb
Valorie is a wonderful teacher!!! She’s very up beat and keeps the lesson moving. Very committed to teaching, and to your child learning. Highly recommended!
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Lori A.

8 Reviews
Avondale, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music from University of Notre Dame
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Lori A.

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A graduate of the famous Curtis Institute of Music, Lori A has played all over the world. She has played with greats such as Frank Sinatra, Diana Ross, Pavarotti, and Leonard Bernstein. After being invited to the White House, she performed for President Reagan.
Lessons incorporate both fun songs plus technique.

About Lori

Hello! Thank you for your interest in my profile. I teach piano, trumpet, French horn, music theory, ESL and early childhood music classes. My certifications are in ESL and Music Together, a class for children with a guardian. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the University of N

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Rick *.
Lori is a very capable and patient teacher, and is very good at adapting her instruction to my pace and needs.
Oscar
Lori is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable, patient and good looking.
Maezee
Lori did not seem Interested in getting to know my daughter and did not seem very professional (she seemed to be in a closet at the beginning of the lesson?). We will look for another on-line piano teacher.
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Jean-Luc B.

122 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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Jean-Luc B.

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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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I have really enjoyed my lessons. Jean Luc is a kind and patient teacher. He answers all my questions and is very responsive. I am very busy so I need an instructor who is non judgmental and let's me work at my own pace. The style may not be for everyone but this is what I needed.
Susan H.
Jean-Luc is an excellent teacher as he tailors the lesson to the student's needs. During my lessons, I have greatly improved in speaking, reading and writing. There are many fun activities and just having a conversation with Jean-Luc is fun. He is a native-born French speaker, which I think makes a big difference. I wish I could give Jean-Luc more than 5 stars! He's the best!
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Stephen Y.

10 Reviews
Media, PA
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English
  • B.M. Jazz Studies & Honors College Scholar from Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • Awarded Penncrest High School Excellence in Band Music from Penncrest High School
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Stephen Y.

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I teach a blend of classical based theory, jazz harmony, and ear-based sensibilities for a unique, intuitive approach to music composition.

Fundamental Classical Theory
Jazz Harmony
Jazz Composition and Arranging

About Stephen

My name is Stephen and I’m a passionate saxophonist, composer, and arranger. Having just graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts where I studied with the legendary saxophone virtuoso/composer Ralph Bowen, I’ve already amassed significant experience in performance and music education.

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Rocio B.
My son really enjoys learning to play the saxophone with Stephen. Stephen is a patient, knowledgeable, and understanding individual.
Santi
He is slways ready and on time. He is very patient with my son, who is learning to play the saxophone.
Pascal G.
Thanks for being so patient to our beginner 10y/o
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Adam M.

1 Review
Media, PA
Starting at $84
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Adam M.

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My style is best described as a mindful creative vinyasa flow. I have been fortunate enough over the years to study with some amazing teachers in various forms of yoga, martial arts, fusion arts and mindfulness meditation. I love to introduce students to a way of integrating mindfulness meditation and a vigorous vinyasa flow into their daily lives to help them live more fully and joyfully. I have over 15 years of teaching and have studied and trained in vinyasa, Budokon, yogic arts, Prana vinyasa, martial arts, and mindfulness meditation with Tara Brach and Jack Cornfield. Would love to work with you!

About Adam

I have always loved working with students. I have been teaching in person for over 15 years and online for past 2 years. I enjoy understanding a students needs so that I can best design a class to suit them. I am certified as a vinyasa yoga teacher, Budokon teacher, martial arts instructor and mi

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Haley
Adam is an amazing yoga instructor! He has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and he tailors everything class to fit your needs. Great music, great vibes! I highly recommend Adam.
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Shanita J.

18 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Shanita J.

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Listening is an art skill of its very own. The brain will train the ear to hear total pitch distinction, tone distinctions and rhythmic distinctions. The goal is to aim towards “perfect pitch”

About Shanita

I began singing at very young age and have never stopped : ) I began teaching music and voice while in college and have been doing so ever since! I'm classically-trained in voice and have a versatile sound and style. I help my students to find their voice and bring it out to the people who are wait

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Monica
Shanita was very intuitive about my needs as a singer and even more so as a performer. I came with years of experience as a background singer, but with no confidence as a soloist/solo artist. She recognized my areas for improvement and honed in to work on those areas. Her teaching is truly tailored to the student and her experience as an artist/performer gives me the confidence that I am trusting my talents, and money, with the right person. This is my first lesson, but I feel at home and well taken care of.
Elisa
From the fundamentals of scales to articulating words to performing, she’s very helpful in different aspects of singing. In each lesson, she keeps a supportive and cheerful mood. At the end of the day, it’s clear that she wants you to improve to the best of your ability.
Thomas K.
The exprience was fantastic and Miss Jackson is a great teacher.

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Took Latin Ballroom Dance lessons from Lorenzo D.
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"Lindsay put together mommy and me ballet lessons for my 2 year old and I. We looked forward to our lessons and she kept my daughter engaged and having fun the entire time. Over the course of a year, not only did we have a lot of fun doing ballet together, she actually learned a few basic steps and is comfortable with the rhythm of warming up, dancing, then cooling down. Having Lindsay live online was much better than a video because she interacted with Skye and could adjust the lesson to keep her involved. I enjoyed dancing with my daughter and getting a little stretch and workout in each time as well."
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Took Ballet lessons from Lindsay B.
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Took Acting lessons from Desiree S.
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Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"Working with Adam has been great so far. He is a great teacher who understands the craft very well. He has taught me certain techniques of the craft that have helped me to begin to get a feel for what acting is all about. I would recommend Adam to anyone interested in acting."
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Took Acting lessons from Adam R.
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Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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