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Kara S.

9 Reviews
Doylestown, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Kara S.

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About Kara

Hello potential students! My name is Kara. I teach voice and piano to students of all ages online and in Doylestown, PA. Thank you so much for viewing my profile. I went to University of the Arts for my Bachelor's and Master's degree. I am a life-long learner and just started another Master'

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Libby B.
Kara is fantastic!!
Lindsay B.
Hadley
Really great first class, Kara is very patient and we had a very productive first lesson! My daughter is 5 and really looking forward to continue!

Kathleen B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Baylor University (1974-1978)
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Kathleen B.

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Extensive experience teaching Accent Reduction for non-native English speakers who need to be able to speak English clearly for business and academic purposes.

About Kathleen

I am a classically-trained opera singer. I have a Bachelors and Masters in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy (teaching), and have sung professionally in the U.S. and Europe. I have sung Opera, Operetta, Musical Theater and Concerts, as well as choral and cantorial singing. I have been a final

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Elizabeth (Betsy)
I took away a whole array of new strategies and techniques to help preserve my voice and to increase my range. What a surprise- I had no idea I could sing so high!! Kathleen is a wonderful teacher and a really super lady. I'll be back for more lessons in the fall.
Nadia N.
My daughter is really enjoying her voice lessons. Kathleen is a talented, caring teacher and knows how to make the process effective and fun for my daughter. My daughter loves being able to choose the songs she wants to learn, and this collaborative process keeps her quite interested and inspired.
Leah Y. L.
Excellent Voice Teacher

Mrs. B is a wonderful and dedicated teacher who focuses diligently during class sessions. She thoroughly explains terms and technique and is friendly and sociable. Her extensive knowledge of languages comes extremely useful in Italian arias and other folk songs as to explain the meanings of words and to convey motion. Her classes are enjoyable and fun, while still being comprehensively academic.
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Evelyne K.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish, Italian, German
  • Teaches students 15 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Evelyne K.

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Being born and raised in Geneva, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, French is my mother tongue. With a Swiss degree of pediatric nursing and teaching, I worked more than 15 years with children, families and adult learners. Finding the best way to learn depending on who you are and what goals you have is one of my specialties. I like to provide a dynamic and a fun learning environment to high schoolers and adults.
Having learnt multiple second languages, such as English, Italian, Spanish and German, I’m very aware of the process of learning a new language.
I can provide vocabulary, grammar, verbs, conversation as well as cultural aspects from different French speaking countries, as I was working with people from France and I spent 3 years in Montreal, Quebec.
I moved to Richmond three years ago, bringing many French books and ressources that could be used during lessons.

About Evelyne

I’m a French native speaker from Switzerland, teaching French to high schoolers and adults. I provide tailored lessons in a positive environment to gain confidence and to enjoy speaking French. Three years ago, I moved from Geneva for my husband’s work. He’s a pediatric clinical and research physi

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Patrice M.
Just the sweetest person. So much fun learning
Nixon H.
Daphne
Very patient, friendly, and helpful. I am enjoying my lessons so far. I expect I will feel even more strongly positive about Evelyne's courses as I go through more of them. She is very sweet and encouraging, which is so important.

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Anna A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Anna A.

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Education: Rimsky Korsakov College in Saint Petersburg, Russia
I have been studying Russian language and Literature in College for four years. During the time of my studies, I always took an opportunity to get some professional experience: In 2014 I did
some charity work in Saint Petersburg Center for Foreigners, helping guest workers to learn Russian language, which I consider a valuable experience.

About Anna

Hello! My name is Anna, I am a singer and voice/ piano teacher. I believe that everybody is able to sing and I can help you with that. Want to sing at the party? Audition to a local theater? Or just sing for your own enjoyment? I can help you with all of that, using my special voice techniqu

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Sylvia
Excellent attention to the fundamentals and a capacity for making lessons fun. My six-year-old loves her.
Eden
Anna is a great teacher, she showed my daughter how to improve her form, gave her some tips for warming up, and did a lot of teaching while keeping the lesson fun.
Jacob
I just started piano and vocal lessons with Anna today. She is professional and really knowledgeable. I am looking forward to learning more and finding my true singing voice because she makes it fun.

Jacob B.
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Yue C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Master of Science Media Arts and Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology
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Yue C.

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I’m a passionate, funny, and patient teacher. In my class, students can learn with fun.

My classes are creative and also cover new content from daily life. I teach based on student’s needs and goals.

Currently, I’m offering Oral Chinese, Conversational Chinese, Business Chinese, Travel Chinese, and also tutoring service.

No matter what level of your Chinese is, how old you are, and what is your native language, in a proper way, you can definitely speak another language very well.

About Yue

Hi, my dear student! 你好! This is your Mandarin helper Yue. It’s very nice to start our Chinese learning journey here. Currently, I’m teaching Chinese in Yue’s Mandarin Classroom in the US. So far, Yue’s Mandarin Classroom has helped 3k+ students to improve their Chinese level. My native lang

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Nathan K.
Yue is very flexible and accomodating to whatever I need. She is an excellent teacher.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn to speak and read Japanese, have fun, and get considerably better results than you would in a class.

Or use this as a supplement to an existing class and completely surpass it's standards.

Explore the methods that make it possible to be conversational within a year.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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"Very friendly, knowledgeable and engaging. My son really loved his 1st lesson and looking forward to more lessons."
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Took Japanese lessons from Clare K.
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Took ESL lessons from Victoria M.
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"I took my first class with Sayaka a couple of days ago, I'm glad I got to start my Japanese learning process with her. We had a very good first class, she answered to all of my questions and gave me good advice about what should I be starting with."
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Took Japanese lessons from Sayaka M.
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Tom is an excellent English teacher. He catches the student's attention and works with the student. I highly recommend Tom to everyone who is interested in learning English - at all levels."
Georg
Took English lessons from Tom S.
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"I can only agree with all the other reviews. Ana has a great attitude during the lessons and the material she designs make the learning process fun and easy to digest the hardest grammar concepts. I would definitely give her an A+"
Marieke
Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"Marcela was very helpful and patient, helping me figure out a good connection with my computer and she corrected my Spanish and explained certain words when I didn't understand. Very nice and friendly"
Jenny
Took Spanish lessons from Marcela S.
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"Great 1st class. I look forward to more."
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Took Portuguese lessons from Marcia R.
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"Mona is very professional, knowledgeable and supportive. My daughter said after her lesson: "Mona is the best teacher ever!!!". We are very excited for more lessons!
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Took Japanese lessons from Mona S.
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