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Kara S.

9 Reviews
Doylestown, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Bachelor of Music - Vocal Performance from University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kara S.

9 Reviews
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I would be happy to assist in your journey to read more fluidly and to understand the story or article you're reading.

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!!
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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!
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Kimberley E.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • A Levels (UK) from Clifton College
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kimberley E.

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I've had a book published and have written for a multi-national newspaper. I also got A grades right up until I finished college with English Literature and Creative Writing. I also have done numerous public speaking engagements and have studied acting and theatre with A grades all the way through college.

My style of teaching is very relaxed and informal, I want students to feel they can be equals with me, and gain confidence and be proud of their work. I set homework but I also encourage students to get creative in their own time and to show initiative! Reading is vital to growing your knowledge and also for confidence and speaking in public.

Lessons can involve looking at literature and different styles of writing, as well as finding something that sparks the imagination and interest. I work especially well with young teens and pre-teens, as well as those who are looking to further their reading skills.

I also look at Shakespeare and modern plays, as well as screenplays, ...

About Kimberley

Hi there! My name is Kimberley, and I'm a British singer/songwriter, and I love teaching young people about this amazing industry! I offer songwriting, singing and piano lessons, as well as writing and composition. My first rule is that there isn't any! Each student is unique and different, and

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Michael B.
SHE"S GREAT !!!!
FRED CHU
Great lesson, thanks Kimberly!
Karen P.
Kim was absolutely lovely!
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Nikisha Z.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $250
  • Awarded Whose Who Among Black Professionals from Cincinnati's Black Professional s Magazine
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelor of Science from University of Cincinnati
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Nikisha Z.

22 Reviews
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Do you feel Anxiety? Scared? Get a nervous stomach? Do you fidget or find it hard to keep eye contact when it's time to speak in front of a few colleagues, classmates or special events? Maybe you get sweaty palms or a racing heart. I Get It! With over 20 Years of personal speaking experience and grooming men women and children of all ages all across the world, I would love to help you with those sometimes intimidating speaking experiences. How you come across to people really matters and the first impression needs to be the beat one. Allow me the opportunity to help you build strong confidence, the proper speech dynamics both mechanical and emotional i.e pitch, volume, articulation, eye contact and more. Need help writing a speech? I can help with that too. Let's begin!

About Nikisha

Her approach to make-up is straightforward, less is more. With over 20 years of teaching experience to men, women and children, Nikisha brings confidence, knowledge and technique to all of her students. Her professional fun charisma assist them in just keeping it simple. Certified & Accredit

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Mayra
Nikisha is a great instructor and knows her stuff when it comes to makeup and skincare. I learned some new tips that I've been putting into practice which has elevated my makeup game! There were some scheduling conflicts which she cleared up quickly and was much appreciated. I definitely recommend reaching out to Nikisha for a makeup lesson if you haven't already!
Aisha
I had a good lesson with Nikisha, she is professional and friendly at the same time. I had most of my questions answered, she provided support before and after the lesson as well.
Kassandra Robinson
Nikisha provided makeup lessons to my 12 year old daughter once a week. She was very loving, kind, and patient with my daughter and flexible with our schedules. What I appreciate most is that she met my daughter on her skill level and then slowly built her up. Not only did she teach my daughter how to apply makeup, but she also taught her the importance of cleaning her face before and after applying makeup. My daughter enjoyed the lessons so much, I signed her up for additional lessons. I highly recommend Nikisha.

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Alexandra W.

66 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks French, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Alexandra W.

66 Reviews
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When teaching public speaking, I work with my students on confidence, presence, alignment, breath support, proper speech, and emotional accessibility.

About Alexandra

Alexandra has a BA from the University of Southern California (Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class) and an MFA from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. Acting has taken her to Par

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Dan
Amazing to work with, made sure I was understanding every point as they were presented, super fun to talk to, overall a wonderful experience.
Lily
She was very nice and very well informed clearly knew what she was doing.
Medeena
she was really helpful!

Patrick K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Music from The Curtis Institute of Music
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Patrick K.

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With over fifteen years of teaching experience, Patrick is a sought after teacher hired by numerous students and festivals, including Curtis Institute of Music's Young Artist Summer Program and The Juilliard School. He has taught all ages and all levels, and specializes in preparing students for college auditions and competitions. He has also taught the A.P. Music Theory course to several students, all earning excellent (4-5) exam scores. Students can expect a kind and fair teacher who wants students to take away something new from each lesson.

About Patrick

Giving his Carnegie Hall debut at age 17, Patrick Kreeger has established himself as one of the leading musicians of his generation. Praised by The Philadelphia Inquirer for his “elegantly detailed phrasing,” as well as having “a lot to offer beyond the organ console,” he maintains a versatile care

Norwood M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
  • Awarded Atlanta's Next Legend from Lenox Square
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Norwood M.

8 Reviews
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Are you nervous to speak in font of people? You're not alone! I've helped hundreds of people become more confident on stage and taught them how to project their voice safely and comfortably.

About Norwood

I am is a BAST-certified professional vocal coach, international entertainer, actor, emcee and public speaker. Over the past two decades, I've trained under the best vocal coaches in the nation, and studied a range of techniques including classical vocal training, and the SLS (Speech Level Singi

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Laura
Norwood is extremely humble and easy to work with. He never made me feel like I wasn’t good enough but always made me feel like I could reach a higher level of excellence for my unique range. He embraces each voice as its own and meets the student where they are at. He is extremely knowledgeable on how sounds are created, how space is made in the voice, and he is able to communicate that knowledge effectively to the student. In short, I loved having Norwood as a teacher.
Tina
My 10-year-old son Lucky started taking lessons with Norwood a few months ago, and it’s like a star has been born! He has seen a big boost in his confidence, his pitch has gotten much better, and he really enjoys the lessons. He has even started performing! The changes have happened very fast.
Jordan
Norwood is an excellent teacher! He is very knowledgeable and is very kind. I was always very shy to sing, but Norwood helped me overcome that!

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"As you can see I’ve written a review for Matthew regarding my daughters success (her test was last year) so I’d like to write one for my son also. My son was not driving at the time and Matthew agreed to drive to our home and teach him for an additional nominal fee. My son also took multiple tutoring sessions with Matthew and learned something new every time. He felt confident going into the test, confident in his ability to complete the exam and do well on it. Matthew takes his time with each individual and works with their specific needs. My children needed help in different areas of the ACT and Matthew was more than capable of helping them in those areas. My sons ACT score also went up 4 points after working with Matthew! I can’t say enough how professional, kind and thorough he is."
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"We originally solicited Rod's support in order to help get our 8th grade daughter up to speed in math class. With high school rapidly approaching, we wanted to ensure that her footing was solid for the rigors of the high school curriculum. As the New York State testing approached, we asked Rod to take some time in the weekly sessions to work on test-taking skills and to do a bit of brushing up on skills that my daughter may run into trouble with. I had my daughter take last year's 8th grade state test (which I found a copy of online), and asked Rod to review her work and help address the learning gaps. Rod's approach was to help my daughter recognize that she actually did know how to do many of the questions that she answered correctly, and with helping her reframe some of the questions, she was able to recognize that the test was not in fact, blind siding her which did wonders for her confidence. Rod spent ample time discussion stress reduction techniques, both before and after the test. As an incredibly supportive gesture, he followed up with us after each of the test days in order to inquire as to how she did, and show she was feeling overall. Rod's contribution definitely helped alleviate her anxiety and bolstered her confidence. By the end of the test she felt confident that she had performed to the best of her ability."
Renée
Took Test Prep lessons from Rod K.
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"Allie is a very talented writer. Her creativity draws you in as a reader. Very talented."
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Took Writing lessons from Ally Z.
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"What can I say, Mr. William is great! I'm not very good at math, so when I found out that I needed a Statistics class I was terrified. Mr. William is the only reason I passed that class…with an A- no less. He was very knowledgeable and supportive. If you need help with math, look no further!"
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Took Statistics lessons from William M.
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"My son has been working with Matt for the last 4 months to continue learning Mandarin. Matt has been fantastic. Even after a long week of school, my son looks forward to working with Matt on Saturday. Matt not only has a great personality he is VERY punctual and responsive. He is genuinely committed to helping my son progress and offers great guidance to support his development. I would HIGHLY recommend Matt for anyone looking to learn Mandarin."
Bob
Took Language lessons from Matt G.
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"Great tutor, highly recommend!"
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Took Math lessons from Boril N.
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"My son has been working with Natalie on SAT practice tests, mainly on the English portion of the SAT. Her style of teaching is to help him thinking through the problems and the ways to tackle them. So at the end of the day, my son is learning the tools to solve a problem/answer a question correctly. When he is doing the tests himself, Natalie’s approach is stuck with him. Overall, his time in Natalie’s class has been well spent. I am also glad to see that with all these remote learning at his school, he is able to get one-on-one attention every week to truly learn something and get him prepared for SAT."
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Took SAT lessons from Natalie G.
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"She is amazing a great speech teacher. People are noticing the difference. If you are an actor, shild, public speaker, a librarian, whatver... and need help with speech, diction or voice. Sign up with her, She is five stars plus."
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Took Speech lessons from Alexandra W.
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"My daughter loved her first class with the teacher!"
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Took ACT Math lessons from Angela Y.
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