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Shanita J.

18 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts Communications &Theater from Temple University
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Shanita J.

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I'm classically-trained in voice with a versatile sound and style. I've an extensive background in performing and teaching. I'll show you how to expressed musical themes through tempo, phrasing, volume and dynamics; perform as a soloist or with ensembles. I'll help you through the challenging parts of your song selection . As we approach the conception of music and arts together we will enhances your ability to focus and perform better anywhere!

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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Vince T.

19 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Masters of Music from The University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 12 to 86
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Vince T.

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The trumpet is one of the most demanding yet rewarding instruments. A dominant voice in classical and jazz; the trumpet can be a section or solo instrument.

Vince began playing trumpet in 1998. He attended lessons at elementary school. Vince soon won principle chair in school ensembles; later with select county and state wide ensembles. He competed in annual solo competitions performing classical and jazz trumpet throughout middle and high school.

In 2003, Vince began studying trumpet privately with Mark Klose; later with John Maguda. Vince primarily studied from methods including Arban's Complete Conservatory Method, Schlossberg's Daily Drills and Technical Studies, Clarke's Technical Studies, and Stamp's Warm-Ups & Studies. Vince also studied classical solo repertoire by by Hindemith, Haydn, and Kennan among others.

While cultivating classical foundation, Vince developed jazz chops by listening, transcribing, and studying many jazz greats including Louis Armstrong, ...

About Vince

Vince privately teaches trumpet, guitar, electric bass guitar, arranging, composition, music theory, ear training, and improvisation to students of all ages and levels. “Basically he’s the go-to cross-genre horn-blowing utility man of the Philly scene” (John Vettese, WXPN’s The Key). Vinc

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Tanesha M.

28 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
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Tanesha M.

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Students can expect to learn at an easy and thorough pace. With my lessons, you can take your time no rush. I will work with every student one on one. Each lesson will be well planned and organized, but also it will be fun. If you don't understand something, I will work so that you do understand it. There is no pressure in learning. You can work at your own pace. Looking forward to working with each and everyone of you.

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Hello There! -Prices have recently been changed, Current students will not be affected with this price. - If you are under the age of 18, please have a parent or guardian book the lessons for you. My name is Tanesha. I have been playing guitar for a little over 12 years. I am a

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Brooke
Tanesha is patient, thoughtful and really supportive of our daughter. They have a lot of fun too.
Lauren
I’ve only had one lesson so far and I’ve learned so much!!! Tanesha is a great teacher and is very friendly. I’m so excited to continue learning!
Carrie P.
Today was day 1 of my lessons!! Tanesha was sheer joy. I put the "B" in beginner!! She was so very patient and personable. She made me feel comfortable. She kept making me smile. Almost 7 hrs later...I'm still smiling. I am looking forward to my next lesson. She postures her students to succeed. I HIGHLY recommend Tanesha!! :-)
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Jonathan H.

35 Reviews
Warminster, PA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks english
  • associates music from montgomery county community college
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jonathan H.

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About Jonathan

Covid vaccinated!! I started my musical education in a children'€™s choir at age 6. When I turned 8 years old, I began piano lessons. I started violin at 9 and trombone at 10. After studying numerous instruments I am now proficient on the piano, electric/acoustic bass, and guitar. Having co

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Valli
Great teacher and very patient. My kids have been learning Piano with Mr. Jonathan for almost a year now and they love it. They always keep looking forward to the next class. I would recommend Jonathan for anyone who is interested in Music.
Phil
My son was 6 years old when he started piano with Jon. Jon has encouraged him, motivated him and taught him everything he knows. My son really enjoys piano and has learned so much from Jon in a few short months. I highly recommend him as a piano teacher.
David-James L.
Jonathan was prepared and worked well with our son. We look forward to our future lessons.
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Michael C.

6 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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Hi! I'm Michael Shingo C. and I am a violinist, pianist, and composer.

In my teaching, I emphasize efficient, goal-oriented practice, and provide a strong technical foundation while always keeping musicality and expression in mind. I encourage my students to develop problem-solving skills that will ultimately allow them to create their own interpretations about a piece of music. I believe that each student has a different learning style and, with this knowledge, I design a program of study specifically for them.

Learning music is all about tackling technical or musical problems in many different ways until we find an approach that works for you. As multi-instrumentalist who also writes music, I can offer many different perspectives on a single issue and draw from a wide range of knowledge that serves me in my daily creative pursuits.

About Michael

Hello I'm Michael! I am a violinist and composer with a diverse skill set and 17 years of experience. I learn and grow as I pass on my knowledge and constantly find ways to better serve my students and help them achieve their goals.

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I have been a student of Michael’s for approximately 7 months. My only previous experience with violin had been one year in elementary school band class and 8 months with a private teacher. When my private teacher’s lesson schedule changed, I was introduced to Michael and was greatly impressed by his skill level and teaching style. I have learned so much more than I had expected in each lesson, like how to self-tune, use a metronome, shift, and various other techniques. Michael constantly offers feedback on how I can execute techniques better, and I feel that this helps me to learn more effectively. He is always challenging me by giving me harder pieces and scales. I have even been told by my high school orchestra conductor that I have improved so much and she is constantly surprised by how fast I am learning. I highly recommend having Michael as a teacher for anyone looking to learn how to play the violin.
Akshay R
Michael is very talented and he is a great instructor. He explains the techniques really well. Very professional and supportive. I highly recommend him!
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Andrew B.

18 Reviews
Feasterville Trevose, PA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Drum Teacher from Southern California Music School
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Andrew B.

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With a degree in drum/percussion performance, Andrew specializes in djembe, congas, Latin percussion, snare, and various auxiliary percussion.

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Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California. Andrew spends his time teaching, recording, and playing music for local artists/bands. While in Los Angeles

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Mike
Wish there were more stars. Andrew is the most patient and gifted teacher. He’s been teaching our son since he he was two years old and we’ve stuck with him for almost 6 years. Highly recommend Andrew to anyone who wants to learn the drums.
Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.

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"professional, intuitive and skilled

I just wanted to take a moment to write a short note of praise for voice instructor Marty Wilson.

Marty took me under her wing for a crash course audition preparation, with just one week to prepare! Marty was the perfect instructor for this task... She provided coaching on stage presence, proper mic usage, non-vocal communication, and stress management, that I would have been completely lost without. She kept me focused on the task at hand, and was extremely insightful in feedback and instruction. She even took the time to email me some helpful video and instruction links to supplement our lessons that further prepared me for my audition.

I would highly recommend Marty for anyone seeking a vocal coach.

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Took Singing lessons from Marty W.
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"Grant Reed has the right combination in his approach to teaching: patience, enthusiasm, and the ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and motivate. He has had extensive training. He also has a lot of teaching and performing experience. Grant knows what works! His manner is calm and empathetic."
Rebecca
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"I am starting from ground zero. Even so, in the first lesson we made progress, learning a few changes that are already improving what I had been doing in the past."
Ron
Took Singing lessons from Rina M.
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"Jordan was enthusiastic, able to really engage with our nine year old and struck a great balance of encouraging the fun while explaining why it needs to be complemented with focus, patience and effort"
Adam
Took Piano lessons from Jordan M.
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"Chris is an awesome teacher. He adapts the lessons entirely to you as individual - letting you pick the songs you want to learn & the pace you want to learn them, meanwhile giving you enough structure to make substantial progress."
Melissa
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Christopher G.
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"Cyndi, Is very patient with me and very easy to work with. Definitely recommend her lessons"
Ciara Tolar
Took Vocal Training lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Great, creative teacher

Gio has a great way of thinking outside the box and teaching my daughter each week. He uses creative methods to engage her and help her relate to the material and provides easy instructions for practicing during the week. He is patient and easy going which allows for her not to feel overwhelmed as she's just learning the guitar. I'm very happy with how he's teaching her!"
Kristina
Took Guitar lessons from Gio A.
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"Casey is a great teacher! I've really enjoyed my lessons with him! He makes learning drums tons of fun!!"
Laura
Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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Natalie
Took Singing lessons from Athena M.
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"I've been taking lessons for almost a year, and am still very happy with Jimmy's teaching technique and content. He continues to explain things clearly and lessons are still fun. He challenges but is not unreasonably demanding because he understands that there are other things going on in life."
Anne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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The list of great musicians from Philadelphia is a long one: Will Smith, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Musiq Soulchild, Boyz II Men, Pink, The Roots, Eve, as well as rock, soul and jazz legends Chubby Checker, Patti LaBelle and Billie Holiday. Any city in the world would be hard-pressed to match the musical accomplishments of Philadelphia. Are you ready to take on the challenge?

Musical theory and technique are acquired through long hours of practice with a teacher who has the experience and the training to hear what you need to work on and to extend your range and abilities. These teachers are abundant in Philadelphia, but you have to know how to reach them.

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