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About Jennifer V.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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About Jennifer
Hi there I’m Jen, I am a vocal coach, Pianist, Voice specialist and recently published audio book writer Who specializes in learning disabilities, ASD, singers with anxiety, and much much more. My certifications include: WVU BA of MDS 2010
Duquesne University A.D Masters Level of Opera, Jazz Performance 2013
CCM Pop, Contemporary Music Certification Shenandoah 2014
MTNA Certified Music Teaching National Association 2015
NAT National Association of Teaching Vocal Coach 2016
# Vocal Coach for Thumbtack 2016 Pittsburgh PA 2016
Certificate of Vocal Pedagogy NYU 2015
Certified in Alexander Technique 2015
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Amanda S. November 5, 2016
· Broadway Singing · In home
We were very happy with the content and style of the first lesson, and Jen is delightful. Looking forward to seeing where this goes!
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Sisi August 6, 2016
· Opera Voice ·
Jen is really nice and patient. She could quickly find out my strength and weakness. I've made great improvement in the past month and enjoy the course very much. Thanks Jen! And I'll definitely recommend Jen to anyone who wants to learn singing.
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Barry S. July 17, 2016
· Singing · In studio
Jen is awesome in her technique and her teachings! Looking forward to working with her every Sunday! It's a pleasure to work with her!😀
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Jennifer V.

Pittsburgh, PA 15206
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About Alexandra R.

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San Diego, CA

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About Alexandra
I am a professional opera singer with a love for languages. I graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a Bachelors in Voice, and went on to study opera performance at the Opera Institute at Boston Universities. Since then, I've been working as a singer for over 10 years!

I have to sing in a lot of languages for my job, and I'm here to give you some of the tools I use when mastering pronunciation for your own accent reduction pursuits.

I am also a writer and lover of the English language (my mother is a lifelong English teacher), and love sharing this tough-to-master language with others.

A lot of the skills I have as a singer are so helpful for learning how to pronounce languages correctly AND how to support your voice to keep it healthy.

I can also help you in your own singing development and improvement! I can teach you
basic and advanced technical exercises to increase your breath support, tone quality, and overall musicianship.

I look forward to meeting and working with you!
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Halyna M. October 1, 2019
· ESL · Online
My lesson went great! Alexandra understood the concept that she should adapt to me. She provides excellent, clear answers and offered additional helpful information with the whole process of learning. I'm thrilled that she customizes my needs accordingly.
Also she has a great personality.
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Yan V. August 8, 2019
· Accent Reduction · Online
It was great, Alexandra is the best!
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Yan V. August 8, 2019
· Accent Reduction · Online
was great!!!
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Alexandra R.

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About Sam H.

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About Sam
Hi! My name is Sam! This is my fifth year with TakeLessons and I couldn't be happier with the students that have come my way. If you're reading this, then you've taken the first step in finding a tutor that is right for you!

I completed two Bachelor's degrees at Worcester State University in Massachusetts. I have a B.A in Spanish and a B.A in Communication.

I love Spanish, and I believe that you can really get the hang of it after a little time and practice. With grammar review, practice, and vocabulary memorization, it becomes really easy to learn this language. I am more than happy to be here to help you learn this exciting language! Proper pacing is crucial to learning a new language. Therefore, I make each lesson customized for every student.

Every lesson, you will receive downloadable links with all of the content covered
in the lesson.

I also teach group classes. These are great for those that prefer larger classrooms and interacting with peers. Check out the Takelessons Live page and sign up for some of my classes!

Aside from Spanish, I also teach Adobe Photoshop & Photography. There are endless possibilities with Photoshop, and I am here to let you discover some of them. No experience? Tired of watching online tutorials with no feedback? Maybe you need a tutor to guide you through the process!

We will start off with layers and then go on from there, moving into the more intricate tools such as the pen tool, layer masks, and blending modes.

For photography lessons, I teach you the technical language you need to know when talking about photos. I will show you how to command your DSLR camera to get the exact photo you want.
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Christa B. September 8, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Super helpful
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Christa B. September 1, 2019
· Spanish · Online
He always is able to teach you the way you learn best
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Christa B. August 25, 2019
· Spanish · Online
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Sam H.

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$19 / 30-min

About Helen M.

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Denver, CO

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About Helen
Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you!
I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence.
I went to National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and earned a Master’s degree in French language and literature in 2010. I'm a patient and easy going person and my teaching methods always depend on student’s age and language needs. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Aaron August 14, 2019
· Russian · In studio
only the first lesson but I feel very comfortable with Helen and she's very patient. I hope to have many good lessons with her!
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Sophia and Niko S. June 10, 2019
· French · In home
Helen is patient, kind, knowledgable, and prompt. My kids and I all loved working with her. We highly recommend her!
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Sixue April 16, 2019
· Russian · Online
She has good teaching skill and personality. I'm a level 0 beginner. With her help, I feel no problem starting learning Russian.
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Helen M.

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$60 / 60-min

About Javier D.

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Riverside, CA
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About Javier
Hola, cómo estás? I am a certified native teacher. I was born in Madrid, Spain (Europe), and I live in California since 2014.
I love teaching, and have all my life.
I have a lot of experience; I know how to teach Spanish in the best way, mexican style and any latin style as well.

With effective lessons, with patience and with speaking slowly and clearly. You will learn grammar, the best proper pronunciation, the differences of our languages, our expressions, slang, etc ... with a profesional tutor who knows exactly what is doing due to his academic preparation and experience.

You will be able to speak with great accent, emphasys, positions of the mouth ... and more options of the language that it is advasible to be taught by natives teachers.

We will learn by enjoying and practicing, through one to one conversation, exerc
ises, repetitions, movies, books, songs ...
By practicing with all these forms, you will feel success in a few classes.

Should be great as well to take lessons with 2 students or session groups. Works really good and it´s cheaper. The lessons are more fun because we can interact, so the student learn faster and better.

I look forward to hearing from you and helping you achieve excellence in your studies!

Nos vemos ! :) (See you guys)

Javier
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Dean April 30, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Javier es excelente. Lo recomiendo a todos. In just two lessons, I have learned an extensive amount. Javier molds his lessons to his students level and needs.
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Fay March 19, 2019
· Spanish · Online
Javier is a great teacher, he takes his time with you to make sure you know the work. He always gives homework and is also very nice, and working with him is very comfortable! He makes sure you’re pronouncing the words correctly, and also how to use words in each different sentence. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to learn Spanish!
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Brad February 13, 2019
· Spanish · Online
1 year learning with him. A little bit hard sometimes, but I love it
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Javier D.

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About Soni C.

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Cleveland, OH
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About Soni
Hi there!

My name is Soni Krzyzanowski and I'm from Cleveland, Ohio. I have a Masters of Business Administration(MBA) in International Management and CELTA certification from The University of Cambridge via The International House of Prague. Most of my work experience has been in the field of education and of entrepreneurial business .

I have taught English to high status professional international students at Case Western Reserve University. I've taught Business English to professionals in Poland and adult students at the elite Cleveland Public Library System. I have also taught English online with The Alliance for International Women's Rights. My most recent work was at Woosong University and Solbridge International School of Business from which I have obtained my current recommendation letters.

My International work experie
nce includes Korea, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany. I've also taught English as a second language to women in Pakistan and other Asian countries via Skype.

I will prepare lessons and activities that are tailor made for you and your interests . With my students we will set goals and milestones so that we can clearly identify your progress. I can't wait to meet you and begin your English study journey.
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Gio September 6, 2018
· Essay Writing · Online
Great!
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Tatyana September 6, 2018
· Essay Writing · Online
She is very nice understanding and friendly. Thanks to her
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Sonny September 6, 2018
· ESL · In studio
The best teacher! Thank you.
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Soni C.

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$25 / 30-min

About Brooke S.

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Pittsburgh, PA

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About Brooke
I believe that making music should be a fun and creative experience. I specialize in teaching piano functionally which means helping you to learn the type of music you want to play as quickly as possible while giving you the tools to add your own style to a piece.

When a new student is learning music, it is most important to establish a love of the instrument in order to see results. This is made possible by teaching music theory, sight reading, technique, and ear training led by the student's natural interests. I have over ten years of experience working with kids across a variety of settings with one year experience in special needs and four years working in music composition and performance.

Please let me know if you have any questions, I'd be happy to speak with you!
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Angela July 8, 2019
· Piano · In home
Brooke was both warn and knowledgeable. My daughter not only learned new piano skills but even more importantly, is now super excited to learn and practices all the time on her own. Thank you Brooke!
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Brooke S.

Monaca, PA 15061
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$25 / 30-min

About Jenny Y.

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West Palm Beach, FL
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About Jenny
Hello, my name is Talita, I am a college student studying neuroscience to become a neurosurgeon. I dream of traveling around the world and going to impoverished areas and providing my services to communities that are in dire need for doctors. I love learning new things, meeting new people, and traveling. I'm kind of a geek I love finding and leaning many things that some others are not even interested in. I'm very creative and I 'm always discovering new things I can do. I love helping others and I enjoy learning from every student.
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Jenny Y.

Online
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$29 / 30-min

About Nika D.

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Austin, TX
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About Nika
Hello future students,

My name is Nika. I am a 26-year-old developer and a creative experience designer at an international Italian based touring company.

I just moved to Austin from Dallas and I am so excited to learn more about the coolest place in Texas. ;-)

I was born and raised in Iran and started learning English since I was 8. I was very passionate about learning a new language and found the best methods to excel at it. I would love to teach people who are interested in Farsi, all the creative, out of the box and fun ways I personally used, to introduce them to one of the oldest, rich and romantic languages, Farsi.

In my free time, I enjoy writing slam poetry and going to slam events. I also love to read Persian poetry and going to Persian poetry nights.

I love listening to NPR, programming, Farsi and comedy podcasts.

I al
so love food and cooking. I try to experiment with food and see what I can make with what I got.
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Nika D.

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$34 / 30-min

About Cierra S.

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About Cierra
Hi there! My name is Cierra. I am originally from Florida, USA, but have been teaching English in Prague, Hong Kong, and Sydney for the past 3 years. I am a social butterfly and love meeting new people! In my spare time I enjoy live music, hiking, cooking, exploring, and going to the beach.

What makes me a great teacher? I'm passionate about what I do, patient, creative, and fun-loving. You can expect to enjoy your time spent with me.
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Cierra S.

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$34 / 30-min

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