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Shanita J.

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

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What you can expect to get out of a vocal lesson is not only knowledge of the voice and sound yet also appreciation for your personal voice.
Each voice is uniquely made to sound special. There are various types of tones, vibrations, feelings, and songs a voice makes. You will learn to discover the beauty of your own.
Fun! Learning! Comprehension! Confidence! Making the music in you count!

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
  • Teaches students 12 to 86
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Great. Really patient
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Tanesha M.

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

About Tanesha

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
  • Awarded Sudler Prize in the Arts from Emory University
  • 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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Paige Q
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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John W.

Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Peabody Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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John W.

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I am available for private lessons at my studio in Center City Philadelphia, as well as online lessons. I work with students of all ages and levels, including beginners.

Teaching is a passion of mine and I truly enjoy helping students of all levels achieve their musical goals.

I don’t apply a singular approach for each student, because every student has their own strengths and weaknesses. As lessons continue, I pay close attention to how a student learns and picks up on new information which I use to guide me in choosing the most effective strategies going forward. Depending on the level, lessons can range from reading music, developing and improving technique, and understanding the music to allow for informed musical choices.

While I will always have suggestions regarding the choice of repertoire, I think it’s very important for the student to be playing music that they personally enjoy and will be motivated to practice. With beginners I do encourage a more structured approach,

About John

Award-winning artist, John W. is establishing a reputation as both a virtuoso concert artist and devoted teacher. By age 16 he had garnered over 20 prizes at competitions, including the first prize at the Boston Guitar Festival youth competition, Rosario Guitar Festival, Classical Minds Guitar Festi

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"A great teacher, so patient and really has made all my son's lessons so much fun. He looks forward to Casey's lessons every week"
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Took Drum lessons from Casey C.
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"We are so lucky to have found Jerry. He is professional, patient and makes my 12 year old's trumpet lessons enjoyable yet always challenging. Wit in just a few weeks of working with Jerry, my sons grades in band have gone up. Even after my son broke his arm playing sports, Jerry manages to find effective ways to keep him involved and progressing with the trumpet."
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"I love Tanisha's personality! She's also very patient and very accommodating. Looking forward to more lessons!"
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Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Had played piano when I was young, and missed playing it. Bill is an excellent motivator and helped me enjoy practicing again and playing new pieces!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Bill L.
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Took Singing lessons from Monika J.
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"Are you looking for someone who is attentive to your ideas, and hope to bring you concrete tools to better your piano skills. Or maybe you have a child who'm you'd like them to discover the piano, or fall in love with piano lessons all over again? I'm telling you right now, this woman is worth your time and money!

First thing she asked me is... "What can I do for you?" with intrigue and passion, she asked more questions, working up a plan to achieve our goals, and she delivered!

She is always so enthusiastic, and never lacks patience! Her love for the piano shines through in her way of teaching. Deborah has a way of sharing her gift of music with deep gratifying acknowledgement that makes my boy feel good about himself and helps him progress rapidly every week.

I'm a mother of a gifted boy who practically taught himself how to play piano through videos and composing his own little songs. He struggles with ADHD but his piano is his outlet. Everything came to a stop once video games came in the picture. I know I wanted more for him and someone had suggested takelessons. After a week of extensive research and reading hundreds of profiles and reviews... Deborah's Profile seemed to be the best fit! My son may only be 10years old with only a year of experimenting with the piano, but with Deborah, he plays beautiful classical pieces. He's so happy and astonished at all he's accomplished in only 6 months! Even after a few lessons, he was eager to see her every week, and could see where she was leading him. He can now read music, compose more of his songs, and has better rhythm. And best of all... loves the piano more than Minecraft! (video games)

I wouldn't think twice! This is a chance of a lifetime for you or your family! I hope this review is convincing enough to help you start your endless research. She's truly the best, and all you got to do is try a lesson to find out!

We have a live concert everyday that resounds in our home and we just LOVE it.

All the best!"
Lizanne
Took Piano lessons from Deborah B.
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"I am likely the oldest student Chris is currently teaching, with a brain that doesn't soak up the material like the youngsters.
He is a very skilled musician in his own right, but most importantly, he is very patient and presents the material in a way that I can grasp it.
The atmosphere is relaxed and I always look forward to me next lesson."
Richard
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"I've meaning to write a review for michelle for some time. I took singing lessons before and had a really crappy experience. I was very nervous to sing in front of someone and the past teacher made me feel even more uncomfortable. I decided a few months ago to try again and figured if I couldn't find someone near me, online lessons would be the next best option. I slowly went through all of the teachers and chose michelle based on her good reviews. Michelle has been a blessing. Im slowly learning to be able to sing in front of others and really developing my voice which were the two biggest challenges for me. The lessons are great and I get so much out of just 35 mins. Wish I had more money to spend more time with her. Regardless of your ability if you want a comfortable, knowledgeable, experience go with michelle!"
Alex
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