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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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Listening is an art skill of its very own. The brain will train the ear to hear total pitch distinction, tone distinctions and rhythmic distinctions. The goal is to aim towards “perfect pitch”

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
  • Awarded Graduate Grant from The University of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2006
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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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Michael C.

6 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michael C.

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I build up technique and musicality, beginning with scales and instructional books which provide pieces of increasing difficulty. While this is a more traditionally classical method of learning, I also enjoy playing in other styles such as popular and anime music. Especially because of my personal interests, I am very open to teaching you the genres that you are interested in performing. ~

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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Tanesha M.

28 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2015
  • 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.

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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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Ethan R.

17 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Eagle Scout from Boy Scouts of America
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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Ethan R.

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I've been teaching math for 7 years and my students have gone on to develop a stronger connection with the subject after their time with me. Within the first few sessions, you'll be able to fully understand the concept you're working on and as time goes on you'll develop skills for problem solving that make all topic easier. I specialize in 5th through 12th grade, and am familiar with several curriculums and textbooks, including Illustrative Math, CME, Pearson EnVision, and Bridges. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ethan

MUSIC LESSONS: Whether I am playing salsa, solo classical piano, in a jazz ensemble, or a concert band, I am ALWAYS having fun doing what I love, and I want you to have the same experience. After moving to Philadelphia ten years ago to study at Temple University, where I received my Bachelor of Mus

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Nora
He is the best instuctor ever
Gauge
Great communication. He has been great at getting my ADHD kid to focus for his sessions.
Nora
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Adam S.

20 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Music Performance - Drum Set from Temple University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Adam S.

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I've toured the world playing music and have even taught SZA how to play drums. Let's begin this journey together with the convenience of online lessons!

About Adam

When I’m not on the road I’m a full time performer and educator in Philadelphia. I love teaching, and I love helping people achieve their goals, whatever they may be. And if you don't have any goals yet, I can help you with that too. Feel free to ask me any questions. I’m looking forward t

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Katherine
Learning from Adam was an amazing experience! He is extremely professional, welcoming and knowledgeable. His mentorship made me feel capable and confident as a musician. I’d recommend Adam to anyone.
Izzy T.
Our son loved his first lesson!
Ellen T.
Adam is an excellent teacher! I have always been intimidated by playing the drum set, but Adam was so good at explaining each step that it felt almost simple. After just a few lessons I was able to figure out some songs on my own, and felt confident enough to play with friends. Thank, Adam!

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"He explains Calculus subjects that would often take a week into a one-hour lesson."
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Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"Colin is a great math tutor. My daughter, who is very shy, made an instant connection with Colin after her very first lesson with him. He is extremely thorough and takes the time to ensure she understands the math concepts. He has not only built her confidence but has made math more enjoyable for her to learn. He is very patient and it is obvious that he loves to teach. If you are looking for a great teacher - I highly recommend Colin."
Beth
Took Algebra lessons from Colin S.
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"Natalie has taught me numerous of great skills which are effective in a good way. She has taught me Algebra 1 and English and ever since she was my tutor, my grade started increasing by A LOT after 3-4 lessons! I'm so thankful that she is my tutor even though i always ask her numerous of questions but she is very patient and fun to talk with. Thank you SO much Natalie! I highly recommend her as your tutor!
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Took Algebra lessons from Natalie G.
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"My 15yr old was struggling with summer enrichment online geometry class and became stressed and unmotivated. He worked with her to help her understand assignments she was stuck on and gave her the confidence to continue working hard on the class to get it completed on her own."
Kristen
Took Geometry lessons from Daniel F.
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"She is kind and patient."
Samantha
Took Basic Math lessons from Julie L.
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"Really professional. Will be working with Colin again."
Bailey
Took Chemistry lessons from Colin S.
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"Daniel was a subject matter expert and showed great patience working with my child."
Jules R.
Took Algebra 2 lessons from Daniel F.
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"Expect a very skilled and friendly teacher, able to adjust to your needs and to what you want to achieve. Great lessons!"
Cole
Took Speech lessons from Fawn A.
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"My son took a trial ACT lesson, Joanne is a wonderful teacher! And we decided to continue practicing."
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Took ACT lessons from Joanne T.
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