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Matthew H.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Modern Greek
  • MA, Spanish Linguistics from New York University (NYU)
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Matthew H.

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Looking to start or enhance a career as a voice actor? Just trying to improve the overall quality of your speaking voice? I can help guide you to achieve your personal goals.

Using my background in linguistics, singing and acting, I will show you how the human body can produce a wide range of sounds for diverse effects. We will analyze your voice's current condition and gauge where you want to go with it, mapping out the best personalized plan for you. We will do warm ups that classical singers use (breathing techniques and vocalizations) to achieve your unique goals.

Some things to work on: breathing techniques, evening tone, enhancing quality, improving resonance, modifying pitch, strengthening sound, gaining confidence, and more.

About Matthew

I am a world traveler with over 13 years of tutoring experience. I also have weight trained for about 15 years. Currently working on my PhD in sociolinguistics at the University of Pittsburgh, I received my MA in Spanish from NYU and can help you with many different areas. My experience as an edito

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The first session with Matthew, I can tell things are going to be okay. This makes me feel better; I could say right off the bat; he knows what he is teaching.

Gregory V.

28 Reviews
South Park, PA
Starting at $25
  • B.A. Music Composition, Credits toward M.A. Music Education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gregory V.

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I'll show you how to add resonance, clarity and power to your speaking voice.

About Gregory

Los Angeles & East Coast native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step to unveiling their musical dreams! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams. Some prefer to take the round-about way...also my specialty. I am kind, unde

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Holly P.
Great teacher. I feel very comfortable during lessons. And I also feel confident that I'll grow and reach my goals with my acoustic guitar.
Diana Y.
First lesson was so informative. Jumped right in and he knew exactly where to start with me and what I needed. .Great personality and knows how to teach, that coming from a teacher myself. Looking forward to the next one!
Sean
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Gabby R.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gabby R.

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I am engaging, fun, and highly experienced dancer. I have worked with dancers across the United States, from Florida to California. I have 16 years of experience in dance. I am experienced in Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Salsa, West African, Jazz, and Ballet. I began my dance training in the church and then expanded to clubs and stages across the United States.

I have trained with dancers like Paulo Alcedo, Desi Babalu, and many others. I know that dancing can be a very scary vulnerable art, so I do everything I can to create a space that is encouraging and safe, one where your unique personality is embraced and encouraged.

About Gabby

I am a Professional Dancer with over 16 years of experience teaching dance to children and adults. I have a bachelors in Recreation and Event Management with a minor in dance and non-profit leadership. I have been trained in Los Angeles at Athletic Garage Dance Center. At this studio I was select

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Mark L.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Advanced
  • B.A. in Psychology with emphasis on Child Psychology from University of Colorado at Boulder
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Mark L.

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Mark L. I was born in California but raised in the sleepy town of Beaverton, Oregon, enmeshed in massive groves of pine and poplar trees and long, cool rainy days. I entered into the world of creativity and music when I was just thirteen by composing poetry and song lyrics, and began dabbling wit

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Mark is awesome and has a lot of knowledge if you're willing to put in the effort and listen.
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Geoffrey K.

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  • Awarded Best Songwriter from St. Louis Media
  • Psychology, Music from University of Missouri - Columbia
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Geoffrey K.

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As a singer-songwriter and musician for decades - I've played across the country well over 300 shows. In every kind of venue imaginable!

I've learned through experience how to protect and project my voice in the small cafes to the large historic theaters. I know what it's like to battle fear and doubt. I'll teach you techniques on how to control your breath and mindset! to put you in a position to knock your performances out of the park!! Book a lesson and let me help you go from where you are today to the in-demand performer succeeding at their craft that you know you can become.

About Geoffrey

Hello! I'm Geoff. I've been playing guitar since 1993 and have been teaching beginning+intermediate guitar lessons since 2003. Music (and playing guitar in particular) are two of my main passions in life. I love teaching people the basics of this wonderful instrument and introducing them to the lim

Jennifer J.

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  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer J.

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Would you like to discover a stronger, clearer, more expressive speaking voice and build your professional communication skills? It's a rapidly changing world out there and many of us are working from home. We're Zooming, Teams-ing, and sometimes wondering how we can truly make a strong connection with one another. The challenge is to embrace this new world, one where we rely on a webcam and a microphone for meaningful communication. If you want to use this time to work on your speaking voice, I can help. We'll create an individualized plan based on your goals and needs. Improving your voice helps you build confidence and beat stress. You can speak with greater resonance, volume, clarity, pronunciation, stamina, and/or technique. In addition to public speaking skills, we work on breathing, movement, and posture as essential companions to a rich vocal life and a warm online presence.

About Jennifer

If conventional approaches to improving your speaking voice aren't working for you, I can help. A teacher since 1999, I draw on a wide range of experiences and techniques. I can work with you to create an easy, enjoyable plan.I've worked with children, high school/college students, professional act

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Jennifer is a rare, and exceptional teacher. She is knowledgeable, insightful, caring, generous and so much fun. It is a such a gift to work with her.
Margaret M K.
Jennifer has identified several ways that I use my voice inefficiently (my description - she is much kinder in her choice of words). My homework is concrete and substantive enough so that I can experience a different way of speaking. One example is what to do with my tongue when I say specific words. I think this could make a real difference for me.

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"Sara was very nice and went over basic steps and postures thoroughly, correcting mine. I learned some basics I didn't pick up for years of ballet classes and truly appreciate her being so thoughtful and attentive to the details. I also brought questions on certain steps I couldn't master. Sara patiently showed how to start the steps and how to do them better. I already look forward to my second lesson with Sara!"
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"Jennifer has a lot of patience and experience. Really knows all the details of dance. You will love her."
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Took Ballet lessons from Jennifer H.
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"Nino is wonderful! My SO and I had no experience in dance, let alone hip hop. Our first lesson with Nino was connective, thorough and so much fun. Very excited for our future lessons to come."
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"Grace is phenomenal! She's not only a nice person but she's serious about ballet. She encouraged me to push beyond my limitations and I'm excited about my next lesson!"
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"He's kind and understanding and extremely helpful. I can't wait for my next lesson! I wholeheartedly recommend him! I enjoyed the improv games we played. I needed encouragement and Jeremy gave it to me."
Elaine
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Kimberly S.
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"Sara is a great teacher and my daughter learned a lot since she started with Sara. Thank you, Sara."
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Great teacher who instantly connects with children. My children enjoyed it. They are looking forward to the rest of the lessons and improve."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Cyndi E.
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"This was my first ever acting class and Donnabella made this experience feel so comforting and real. She was amazingly energetic, personable, and knowledgable about the information she shared. Donnabella was very open and receptive to providing feedback to my questions and concerns as a new actress. She even provided very helpful tips towards my future goals as well as homework for the next session. I cannot wait until the next session with Donnabella. I cannot wait to improve my acting skills, knowledge of the craft, and personal awareness over these next few weeks."
Kiki
Took Film Acting lessons from Donnabella M.
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