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Brittany D.

17 Reviews
Lancaster, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks english
  • Psychology from Liberty University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brittany D.

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I have been playing piano since I was 6 years old! I love to work with beginner students and give them the tools to be a great piano musician. It's also very energizing for me to work with intermediate students to hone your skills. I focus on proper technique, basic music theory, and a wide variety of repetoire, all while having fun together! I cant wait to help you learn to play.

I typically begin students on traditional method books, and then move to more classical repetoire, supplementing with pieces or genres that the student has interest in!

Typical lessons will include warm ups (scales, arpeggios, other techniques to warm up the fingers), working on repetoire (may include folk songs, broadway/disney, pop, classical, sacred), music theory (note and rest values, key and time signatures, interval recognition, ear training, note recognition, etc.)

Materials that students will need are a piano/keyboard of their own, two lesson/recital books recommended by me, and a theory ...

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Brittany is an accomplished pianist with much experience in performing. Brittany is available for beginner and intermediate student piano lessons. She has been playing piano since the age of 6, and has received 2 years of formal training at the collegiate level. Brittany focuses on having fun, all

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Stephanie
Brittany is great!! My son loves having her as his piano teacher. She’s very friendly, patient and encouraging.
Malathi R.
wow.... nice teaching
Rosie
Brittany works patiently, yet challenges my daughter to perfect her skills. She gives encouragement during the lessons. I usually clean my kitchen during lessons, but I'm able to hear the lesson being taught. I can hear the smile in Brittany's voice when my daughter learns to do something new.
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Christine C.

14 Reviews
Camp Hill, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Honors Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Western Ontario
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Christine C.

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I've been teaching lessons since 2005. In the guitar lesson, we will learn basic chords and note reading and playing. You will learn to play the individual notes in the song as well as play chords.

About Christine

Christine has been teaching private voice and piano lessons since 2005 and is currently available to teach lessons at Camp Hill Church of God. Christine has helped students of all ages pursue their love of music and develop their skills and education for many years. She loves teaching students in a

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Andrew G.
She was wonderful with my sons first lesson.
kaitlyn
Christine is a wonderful teacher for my 6 year old.
Glory
Great first lesson! Thanks!
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Jeremy K.

21 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
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Jeremy K.

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I am a published playwright and award-winning screenwriter. With over 30 years of experience writing plays, screenplays, and comedy sketches, I am focused on helping you find your voice and learn the fundamentals of three act structure. Are you unsure how to format a script or what opportunities there are for writers? I can answer your questions. Have you written a script that needs feedback? I'll read it and give you comprehensive notes. Wherever you are in your development-- beginner, intermediate or advanced-- I will hone in on your strengths and weaknesses; I'll give you assignments and feedback that can help you get to the next level. I taught sketch comedy writing at The Lee Strasberg and Theatre and Film Institute in New York City and I have helped many writers with their plays and screenplays. Most recently, I won multiple awards for a spec script I wrote for the TV Show “Master of None.” I just finished a full-length play and I am gearing up to host a reading-- online-- of a ...

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Are you working on a part for a play or film and need assistance? If you are new to acting, I can teach you what it takes to be an actor and how to bring a character to life. Do you need to prepare for an audition? Do you want to learn about the business of acting? Script analysis? I can help. I

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R J.
I have always had a whimsical imagination along with a tendency to "think funny". As a younger man I have experimented with stand up comedy. The writing process I really enjoyed. The performance part always felt dreadful. The main problem, I think, was my proclivity towards over analyzing. I was comfortable "up in my head" and usually avoided living "in the moment". For me "flowing" was a private matter, not social.

My ultimate "dream come true" would be to have the opportunity to be part of a comedic writer's group. Imagine being part of Sid Caesar's writing sessions with Woody Allen, Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner et al! How I would have loved to be part of that community!

Now I live in an "active retirement community". None of those comedy dreams have come to pass.

One night (after watching a marathon portion of The Kaminsky Method on Netflix) I felt ready to explore my own creative potential for the theater community. I found "Take Lessons" online, and saw that Jeremy had devoted years accumulating both academic and practical experience in the world of performing arts.

My own private hope was that if I could somehow connect the art with the craft, and thereby discover ways to both overcome what blocked me and at the same time have fun, then I might open the possibility of unlocking a medium of expression for my own imagination, and thereby find some means of participating with other kindred spirits in theatrical projects.


Jeremy agreed to meet me where I was at. He was willing to custom tailor his lessons to my own idiosyncratic needs. We agreed to one class a week with a ten week commitment. After every one hour class I have a whole week to process what we have opened up in the previous session.


After my third lesson I find that Jeremy's flexibility and personal attention has provided me with the freedom to participate in structuring my own advanced learning experience. I have already, with just two private lessons, produced two short scripts by transcribing our recorded online improvisations. I don't know yet how others will respond to these skits. I think they are both funny.

Perhaps one of the amateur theater groups here in the retirement community will be interested in producing my skits as a montage. Then I can observe how my words come across to an audience. Believe me when I say I appreciate how rare and valuable such an experience is. As any mature artist will tell you, our culture is sorely lacking in places to try things out, especially when your creations are likely to bomb.

Honestly, I don't know anywhere else I could have found such a unique opportunity. Jeremy is knowledgeable, understanding and supportive. I highly recommend him as a teacher for any kind of performing art.
Tristan C.
meets me exactly where I’m and keeps it dynamic for growth. outstanding teacher.
Peter
Jeremy does a great job with our 11yo son, who was furious when he found out I’d booked him acting lessons to help him with a drama he is currently involved in. Today he was smiling and grinning and trying out different voices for fun! Thank you, Jeremy!
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Joe S.

40 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe S.

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Blues guitar was my first love in music. I'd play lick after lick as I was starting out...and eventually got to play with some very accomplished blues players in the process. Don't want to name drop though. ; )

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
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Diana L.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • B.S. Biochemistry with minor in Pre-Health Professional Studies from University of Idaho
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Diana L.

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I have a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with a minor in Pre-Health Professional Studies. As a former pre-medicine student, I know the content depth that is important to teach to my students. As I am currently earning my Master in Secondary Education towards becoming a teacher, I am trained in the learning sciences to teach my lessons in an effective and memorable manner. I have experience scaffolding and differentiating lessons. I know how to accommodate and modify lessons based on IEPs. I am also trained in designing Response-to-Intervention to get underachieving students to succeed. I have experience with Highly Gifted, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement classes. I can also provide college admissions coaching to prepare students for the SAT and ACT.

About Diana

Welcome! I am glad to meet you. My name is Ms. Diana, and I will be your teacher. I'm looking forward to helping you on your path towards academic success!

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Chelsea
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Diana L. Has been an amazing instructor for the past couple of months. She has encouraged me and pushed me to do better in math. She explains the material in different ways to find a perfect fit for me to understand. She’s very cooperative and values teaching. She has helped me in every way possible. She gives session notes so I can study the material afterwards in order to help me retain everything. I highly recommend her teaching!
Cliff
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I am writing this review because something amazing has been taking place with my child since she's been working with Ms. Diana L.

My Daughter Chelsea struggled for years in math and she lacked mathematical confidence, but since she's been working with Diana her Math skills and confidence have increased dramatically. 

Ms. L. takes a flexible approach to teaching and finding the best tailored approach for her students. I believe this approach is the reason for my daughters' recent success. Diana has only been working with Chelsea for a few months and her test scores and class participation have increased greatly.

I would recommend Ms. L. to any one that has a child that struggles in any area of Math , she has done wonders for my child and I am highly appreciative to her for all her teaching.

Sincerely,
Cliff Lawrence
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Katie S.

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  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master's of Music in Trombone Performance from The Hartt School
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Katie S.

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I plan my lessons and create my own materials to fit each student's specific needs and goals. While learning an instrument is a worthy endeavor on its own, I also work with my students to hone important life and study skills that they can also apply to other aspects of their lives and education - not to mention having fun making music! Confidence, problem solving, and setting and working towards goals are just some of the skills I work to impart on my students.

About Katie

Hi I'm Katie! I'm a trombonist, music educator, and private teacher currently based in New Hampshire! I recently graduated summa cum laude from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford with my Master's of Music Degree in Trombone Performance. Before Hartt, I attended East Tennessee State Unive

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"I recently took classes with Beatrice. I'm a beginner at this and very pleased with her knowledge, patience and passion for sewing. She always make sure you understand what your doing before your lesson ends. She's a great teacher and wonderful person. Her passion for it makes me look forward to my next lesson. I would definitely recommend to family and friends."
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"I'm having so much fun..with just a few classes I've already made a skirt and a drawstring bag. Thank you so much!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"The best experience I've had so far. Vena is very friendly, respectful and thorough. I've learned so much in my first class and I look forward to working with her in the near future. Highly recommended!!"
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"I was so excited for my first lesson with Dawn ! She showed me everything step by step with so much patience and so much attention . She is so nice and so smiling! I can’t wait to take my next embroidery lesson !"
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