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Anne M.

13 Reviews
Allentown, PA
Starting at $50
  • Awarded ASCAPlus from ASCAP
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Manhattan School of Music
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Anne M.

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Take singing or speaking lessons for the first time or build your knowledge and skills as a pro. Learn to sing or speak with more ease and power at home, work, school, church or in your band (all styles).

Rehab or prevent voice disorders and difficulties such as nodules, vocal fry, running out of breath or poor power and volume. Improve communication in any public speaking situation with ease and power.

About Anne

Hello, and thank you for your interest in singing, voice rehab and speech training in the greater Lehigh Valley, PA. I look forward to sharing my expertise with you or your child. * Are you unhappy about the sound of your voice or speech? * Do you have a healthy voice and want to learn

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Julianne M.
My daughter really enjoyed her time with Anne!!
Deb
I can't say enough good things about Anne. Our daughter (now 11) started voice lessons with her about a year ago. Smart and talented and energetic, Anne is awesome with children. She gets our daughter to focus (this can be challenging) and work hard, but always keeps the lesson fun and exciting. Perhaps most importantly, Anne really knows her stuff. Our daughter has learned so much--about listening, getting the best sound, increasing her range, protecting her voice. They work together on finding material that my daughter likes, and Anne even arranges open mic nights at a local club so her students can try performing if they want to. Anne is a voice pathologist as well as vocalist, so you can't go wrong. I recommend her so highly for kids, and I am sure she's great with adults too.
Nancy Lee
After one lesson I know that Annie is going to help me get past my 30+ year phobia of singing in front of people and help get me to a place where I'll want to sing for the fun of it! She is a very compassionate and empathic teacher and is thoughtful with lesson plan and approach.
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Pamela S.

4 Reviews
Newtown, PA
Starting at $35
  • Master of Music, Voice from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded The Phyllis Bryn Julson Award for Commitment to and Performance of 20th and 21st Century Music from Peabody Conservatory
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Pamela S.

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I have been teaching voice for more than 15 years. I am on the faculty of two universities, and work with many college and graduate students to prepare them for competitions, auditions, and conservatory admissions. Please see my website for my full teaching credential.

About Pamela

Praised for her "rich dramatics" (The Boston Globe), soprano Pamela S. has earned a reputation for bringing passion, intelligence and style to every performance. Through an international singing career that has included everything from Baroque opera to working with some of some of today's most prom

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Sophia K.
Pamela is great, very professional and welcoming. This was my daughter's first voice lesson ever and she was super excited when it was over. Looking forward to the next lesson. Highly recommended.
Kristian
I have had a vocal coach before meeting Pam, but she absolutely took it to another level. Pamela does a good job with teaching the mechanics of singing, as she pin points which muscles the body is using and how to use them properly when singing. She has a variety of warm ups and stretches to get your voice and body prepared to perform and is very good and pushing you to become your best. If you are a serious singer and would like to take the knowledge of your craft a step further, I would definitely recommend.
karen B.
We are so happy with Pamela, she has helped my daughter maximize her talents. Alayna finally was accepted into the singing group at her high school which is very competitive. We are thrilled!! Thanks Pamela :)
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Paul J.

6 Reviews
Easton, PA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French for musical purposes
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul J.

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I can be a great help to musicians who are looking to get feedback for their performance and to be able to get a better idea of how their performance is being received by an audience.

About Paul

I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Patrick B.
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Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.

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Jacob P.

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Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacob P.

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I provide comprehension of theory and reading, alongside a goal-focused repertoire and improvisator selections. We're going to have fun making music the way you dream about doing it.

About Jacob

I am a freelance musician - you can think of me as a general contractor for music! I've been teaching since I was in Highschool many moons ago, starting with showing my friends how to play their instruments in our rock band. We didn't know any bass players or drummers, so I trained them! Since the

David D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ph.D. Music Composition and Theory from The Union Institute and University
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David D.

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College faculty member with over 25 years experience Music Theory. I have taught high school through graduate levels of Music Theory, and have a Ph.D. in that subject matter. I am highly qualified in teaching the fundamentals, harmony, form and analysis, part writing as well as advanced theory topics such as serial techniques. In addition, I do teach the "aural" skills, or ear training and keyboard skill development.

About David

Greetings, My name is Dr. David D., a professional composer, engineer and educator. I have earned both a Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees from Indiana University, as well as a Ph.D. from The Union Institute and University. I have over 25 years experience teaching music at the elementary and

Julie C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors in Education from Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Julie C.

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What's the difference between a violin and a fiddle? Some say it just depends on who is picking up the instrument . . . others might say a violin has strings while a fiddle has "strangs." But if you're looking to play a hoedown, a breakdown, a sweet and heartfelt waltz, or an old-timey reel, then you're looking for some FIDDLE lessons . . . and I am just the person to deliver! I've been a performing bluegrass fiddler since 2003 and have helped many students discover the joys and satisfaction of fiddling. See my profile under "fiddle" for more information.

About Julie

I've been performing as a fiddler in bluegrass bands since 2003, and have absolutely loved my own journey as a musician! A lifelong musician, I started on viola at age 9 and played in school orchestra through high school and on into college, even as I earned my degree in secondary English Education

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Duncan
Julie is absolutely wonderful! She’s extremely patient and very talented. I was only able to take fiddling lessons for a relatively short amount of time (less than a year) but I feel that I walked away with an excellent start. Can not recommend enough!
Jennifer
Julie is an amazing fiddle teacher! It is intimidating to take lessons as an adult and she made me feel very comfortable from day one. She is fun and has a laid-back, warm personality. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn fiddle!
Ally
Julie is an amazing teacher! She tells you what you need to improve in a gentle way and is always enthusiastic about any progress you make, no matter how small.

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"James, besides the lessons, gives me helpful information on improving my singing, and also information on my other interests including guitar, harmonica, songwriting and comedy. As an added bonus, he gives me useful information on nutrition, writing, and other topics of information. Also many ideas on how to practice and words of encouragement. A great teacher. Definitely several points above average."
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"Great first session

Gabriel was great! The introduction session was the best we have ever had, not our 1st time at this. I was impressed w/ how he coved the basics experience, warm ups, ability to carry a note & what her/our goal was. Also, I was very impressed by his concern for my daughter to discover her own abilities / capabilities. He was genuine & told us what is necessary to improve to a higher level, not always easy, but he is very experienced & she is excited to be his student!
In a word - Gabriel is SUPER!"
Eddie
Took Singing lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Best instructor I've had. Kind, attentive and knows what she is talking about. Definitely get her!"
Terry
Took Singing lessons from Eunice B.
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"Easy to talk with, seems knowledgeable, patience. Pleased with my first lesson."
Robert
Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson very much! She was excited to get home and practice what she just learned."
Emma
Took Piano lessons from Christian R.
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"I’ve been taking lessons with Rachel for about a year and I’m very happy. She’s helped me make a lot of progress with my singing. She is friendly and fun to work with. I definitely recommend working with her."
Eric
Took Singing lessons from Rachel S.
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"Maria is patient and great with my 8 year old daughter. She is an awesome person to know."
Ashley
Took Violin lessons from Maria V.
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"Knows what he's doing. Very good!"
Elisha
Took Vocal Training lessons from Steven R.
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"Great Groove. So many styles.

I've had the chance to work with Stephen a number of times and I am always impressed with how comfortable he is in such a range of musical settings. This is particularly evident if you get to see him perform with his band Todo Mundo (that every one should check out). I can't list all the styles they borrow from but I can tell you the feel is always spot on - thanks to Stephen."
Jordan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Stephen G.
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