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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
State College, PA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

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I studied Sitar with Allyn Miner who is in the lineage of Allauddin Khan, Ali Akbar Khan and Ravi Shankar. Raga theory is also essential to how I teach other genres of music such as the Blues. I can teach you about buying a Sitar and using it to play both Hindustani Classical and adaptations of other styles of music.

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Preston T.
Mr. Jonathan was absolutely fantastic with my son. He was patient, supportive and always so positive. He worked hard to connect with my son and figure out ways that would make the learning fun.
Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
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Linda L.

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Lemont, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • B.A. Philosophy, music minor from Princeton University
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Linda L.

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I'm Linda L., a musician with Simple Gifts and Artistic Director of Folk College. I offer fiddle, banjo, and hammered dulcimer lessons for adults either online or in my home in State College.

To hear me play and get a sense of who I am, take a look at my videos below.

About Linda

I'm Linda L., a musician with Simple Gifts and Artistic Director of Folk College. I offer fiddle, clawhammer banjo, and hammered dulcimer lessons for adults either online or in my home in State College. To hear me play and get a sense of who I am, take a look at my videos below.

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Gita
Linda is a fantastic teacher. She makes learning a musical instrument fun.
During each lesson I learn a new tune. If I do not have a tune or song that I want to learn, then Linda suggests one. Each of her selections has been a gem. The tunes or songs that she suggests are those typically played in jams. At the end of each lesson, I have learned a new song or tune by heart. And, I am ready to attempt to play those tunes at a jam.
I am not certain where she gets all her patience -- but, it is infinite.
Debra D.
She was very encouraging and stretched my abilities while taking the lesson at a relaxing pace.
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Erik D.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches College
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Erik D.

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Religious studies in college often catches students unaware of how different it can be from other religious educations. If you're having a hard time understanding the texts, ideas, and methods being used and discussed in your religious studies classes, then I'm your guy! From close readings of dense texts to larger overviews of thinkers and ideas, and of course essay and writing prep, I can help you get a handle on your class and succeed.

About Erik

I have a PhD from the University of Chicago and have taught philosophy and religious studies classes that span all of Western history at several universities, including small liberal arts colleges, secondary campuses to state schools, and the "Ivey Leagues." I have a passion for philosophy, religi

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Ashley Kaye S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Art Education from Brigham Young University of Idaho
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ashley Kaye S.

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Abstract Painting is a fun way to express yourself through color. In this subject the sky is literally the limit. And the best part? There is no right or wrong! So step up to the plate with a brush and a palette of colors and get ready to relax and just have some fun.

About Ashley Kaye

Hey! Kaye the Artist here. I truly believe that anyone can learn to draw if they have the right attitude and the right teacher. I am that teacher! In high school I had a teacher who believed in me and helped me to foster my talents to the best of their ability. Unfortunately as is often the case

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Lily
My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!
Scott
Great introductory session, looking forward to learning more.
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Steve G.

54 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve G.

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The basics of audio recording are covered. Mic choices, mic placement, hard disk recording, software based recording, how to choose an audio recording program,how to configure your software,how to use plug-ins, and how to mix your sound. Programs such as Sonar, Pro Tools, Ableton, Cubase, Reason, are taught, as well as how to configure 3rd party plug ins with your audio program.

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 5 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 80

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Keith C.
Steve is a great instructor. He's knowledgeable and patient. I'm a beginner mandolin player but more experienced at guitar. Steve knows the right approach and progression to my lessons, incorporating the experience I already have. Highly recommend!
Daniel K.
Steve actually researched a style of play that he was unfamiliar with to teach me. Obviously a master musician, he analyzed the basics of the style and started from my baseline, teaching me the technique from the ground up. A dedicated and friendly teacher, I'd recommend him to anyone.
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Steven R.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Steven R.

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My name is Steve and I offer Private Online Dance Lessons. I specialize in teaching beginners and I enjoy watching my students progress quickly and meet their goals. If you have always wanted to learn a specific type of dance but never knew where to start then I think my services would be a perfect fit for you. I teach both singles and couples and I look forward to getting you dancing ASAP!!

DANCE STYLES:

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Rumba
Cumbia
Tango
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About Steven

My name is Steve and I offer Private Online Dance Lessons. I specialize in teaching beginners and I enjoy watching my students progress quickly and meet their goals. If you have always wanted to learn a specific type of dance but never knew where to start then I think my services would be a perfect

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Andy N.
It was a complete pleasure to work with Steven. He has fantastic energy and made the salsa lessons easy to understand. We had a great time!
Mary
Steven is great! He’s friendly, upbeat, encouraging and a fantastic teacher! Can’t wait for my next lesson!
Kari and Dillon B.
So fun!! So helpful!! We are already planning to book next week :D

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"As a singer/songwriter looking to improve my vocal chops, I needed to find someone that I could jump right in with and start improving right away. Benjamin provided me with a really comfortable environment and laid back teaching approach that has given me great confidence in myself as a performer.

From the great, useful warmups to the very insightful critiques, Benjamin has taught me a lot about my own voice and what I have to work with. I've improved drastically over the last few months, and his suggestions and ideas about how to approach various singing techniques are without a doubt the reason why.

I look forward to continuing my lessons with Benjamin, and I have very high hopes in myself as an artist after learning from him a great deal about what it takes to be a good singer!"
Daly
Took Singing lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Russell is a True Professional and brings a whole new meaning to Musicianship!

I've had a passion for music my entire life and have taken lessons with many different teachers. No one has come close to Russell's authenticity. He is Unique to say the least and extremely delicate in articulating step by step instructions on how to master guitar playing!

Just in a few lessons I'm already playing like a Pro! (at least I feel like one, haha) Never thought I would be playing with such ease!

I HIGHLY Recommend Lessons with Russell. Extremely Genuine, Patient and understanding of each individual student!

Thanks Russell!"
Ira
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell S.
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"The lesson was fantastic. I just wish the audio quality was better. It perhaps was a problem with my internet connection, though."
Haidar
Took Classical Piano lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Jonathon is a very enthusiastic and professional teacher. My son has been learning from him for 6 months and we are very happy with the experience and progress. Highly recommended!"
Shaohui
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"It's being 6 months that I am attending Mr. Honiball music and choir classes. He's dedication, knowledge and passion make him an excellent instructor. I was able to learn musical notes before attending the choir that makes it more exciting. He's assertive way to teach brings more joy and effectiveness to the class. I strongly recommend him to who wants to learn and participate in music class or choir group at any age."
Neda
Took Piano lessons from Honiball J.
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"I am very delighted to finally pick up my guitar and want to learn. Edwin you have inspired this old lady to not only want to learn more but also tell my friends how easy and fun you made my experience thanks again"
connie
Took Guitar lessons from Edwin I.
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"Mike is a very experienced and generous teacher. He has professional performing experience in all kinds of ensembles and styles from quintets to orchestras and from classical to jazz. He is an outstanding jazz musician and a good arranger and adapts pieces to make them playable for students of all ages and levels of ability. And Mike understands and values students of ALL abilities, including those with special needs. He taught music to students with disabilities in a New York school providing all kids a meaninful and challenging musical experience. I've done many gigs with Mike for many years and I have also been a student of his, although he would never say I was. We practice together weekly, regardless of where we are living, and I learn something every time we meet that helps me be a better player. Mike will make you a better player too!"
David Bach
Took Trumpet lessons from Michael H.
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"Brandi was very patient with my very distracted, impatient 6 year old. My daughter wanted to play the ukulele, but didn't really want to sit through the lesson. We only tried 5 session and then quit, but Brandi was great throughout with suggestions for how to keep her interested and working with her. We will definitely come back to lessons with Brandi when my daughter is more ready."
Emily
Took Ukulele lessons from Brandi B.
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"Cant speak highly enough about Adam. I felt he went above and beyond for a guitar teacher. He challenged me to perform at an open mic fairly early (I couldnt play a full song before starting lessons) and took his own time to come support me. He teaches piano too and has a great understanding of music theory. This was big for me as music theory is fascinating to me. Our lessons were very relaxed and always left me excited to get home and practice more. My interest in guitar is fairly schizophrenic and I like to change focus all the time to cover as much ground in our precious weekly hour. Adam did a great job working with my idiosyncrasies and taught me a great amount in the few months we had lessons. (I moved out of town)"
Max
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson with Bonnie. Can’t wait to learn more."
Lily
Took Oboe lessons from Bonnie P.
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