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Shanita J.

20 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts Communications &Theater from Temple University
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Shanita J.

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What you can expect to get out of a vocal lesson is not only knowledge of the voice and sound yet also appreciation for your personal voice.
Each voice is uniquely made to sound special. There are various types of tones, vibrations, feelings, and songs a voice makes. You will learn to discover the beauty of your own.
Fun! Learning! Comprehension! Confidence! Making the music in you count!

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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Paul Jarmul
Great for my 13 year old daughter!!
Lina S.
Great Atmosphere comfortable setting and my teacher is awesome 👏
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.
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Barbara N.

7 Reviews
Brookhaven, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner
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Barbara N.

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I have been teaching piano for 30 years. I specialize in beginners because I feel that is where my strength lies. I using various method books, matching the student with the best book. Each lesson introduces something new. In addition, it's fun!

About Barbara

I have been singing for as long as I can remember. It is my very favorite activity. I have transformed my love of singing into a career. I have been teaching music lessons for over 25 years. When you study with me you will have the advantage of that experience. I have extensive experience te

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Selena N.
My daughter loves her!
Kayla F.
My granddaughter Kayla really enjoyed her first singing lesson. She was a bit nervous at first, but Barbara made her feel relaxed. Kayla felt that Barbara was patient with her and answered her many questions. Kayla is looking forward to next week and thing she can learn to help her sing better.
Ashley S.
My daughter never had singing lessons before. Barbara is great with at explaining things to her. Great experience so far!
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Vince T.

19 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Masters of Music from The University of the Arts
  • 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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Jean-Luc B.

128 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Starting at $15
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 20 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jean-Luc B.

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My Course for Beginner is designed for students who wish to learn basic grammar, common vocabulary, numbers, the time of day, days of the week and more. The class largely stresses conversation and comprehension with a moderate emphasis on reading and writing. The student will also be exposed to French and Francophone culture.
My Course for Intermediate and Advanced will improve your ability to comprehend, converse and write in French. Increase vocabulary and expand your grammar, conversations.

About Jean-Luc

Dear Learners My name is Jean-Luc, I am from the Loire Valley in France and have broad experience in teaching French at various levels (beginners to AP French, DELF and DALF) for numerous years. Based on the belief that a better world for all can be achieved through better communication, my missio

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Mr. Jean-Luc B. was a great teacher and my son really learned a lot from him during the summer. This learning has helped him to do well during the school year. I would highly recommend Mr. Jean-Luc B to anyone wanting to learn French as he was highly punctual and his way of teaching was very clear and understandable.
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Valerie B.

50 Reviews
Wilmington, DE
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Teacher of the Month from Takelessons.com
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Valerie B.

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My approach is fun, simple, and easy to understand. I focus on getting a strong foundation and excellent first experience with music. The child will be given a lesson and theory book to work from, but will also be encouraged to sing music they personally like. This keeps the child motivated to practice and adds an element of fun! These songs can then be used in our recitals, for auditions, or put in their personal repertoire book.

I have also successfully prepared many students for their Cab Calloway School for the Arts auditions and have made it in.

About Valerie

Hi there! My name is Valerie. I'm a certified music teacher that loves to see a person grow in their love and ability for music. With 20+ years of teaching privately, experience teaching publicly in elementary school music classrooms, enjoying several years as a certified Kindermusik (preschool m

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Matthew
Beyond thrilled after both our boys’ first lessons. Valerie is so gifted with teaching children. Could also easily imagine her relaxed demeanor working well for adult learners, too.
Alexander M.
Valerie is an excellent piano teacher. As an adult, I worked an obvious challenging schedule. She was extremely flexible and I always appreciated it! Valerie is very passionate about teaching piano and she is an incredibly talented and fun teacher! 10/10 would recommend!
Lisa A.
Valerie has been helping our daughter for several months with singing, music theory and piano. A very well-rounded, supportive and upbeat instructor. My daughter looks forward to seeing her every week.
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Sharon W.

4 Reviews
Norristown, PA
Starting at $25
  • B.A. Music & Christian Education from Messiah College
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Sharon W.

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I teach students who have no prior music training or who have taken a break from lessons and want to progress in their ability to play piano.

About Sharon

Learn to love playing the piano from the inside out--by understanding the fundamentals so you can create and recreate music for personal enjoyment and to share with others. Joining children, youth, and adults in developing your musical talents and gifts is my privilege. I teach beginner-intermediate

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Eldho G.
Mrs Sharon is a great Teacher . My son just love her classes .
Jeff
Sharon is an amazing teacher! Talented, kind, funny, and patient! I can't wait for my next lesson.
Benjamin L.
Helped me step up my playing

I had been teaching myself piano for many years when I reached a point where I was not improving and realized I needed a teacher. Sharon helped me work on my weaknesses as a musician and had a good eye for pieces that helped me build on my strengths. We always had fun working together, and she was always good about working around my busy schedule.

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Took Singing lessons from Randy L.
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"Sharon is an amazing teacher! Talented, kind, funny, and patient! I can't wait for my next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Sharon W.
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"Kevin is an enthusiastic and professional teacher! He has built up my son's confidence, and given him opportunities to perform and hone his percussion skills. I highly recommend Kevin!"
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Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"Very easy to get along with which makes it easy to want to learn. Made things I found hard to understand more understandable on my level. And I can actually come up with decent riffs on my own now. Definitely recommend for any age."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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"Trevor is an exceptional teacher. He is very knowledgeable in all aspect of guitar theory, instruction and tailors his lessons to student’s goals. He is extremely patient and paces his lessons to maximize the student’s development. I highly recommend Trevor as an instructor for all levels of students interested in guitar instruction."
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor S.
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"First off, Nick is patient and very proficient at guitar playing. There were so many times when I've practiced with him that I was either out of tune, hitting the wrong note on the wrong fret, or just wasn't understanding the ear training while staring at the webcam. Yet he showed his positivity and encouragement for me to improve upon my playing, especially when it came to my ear training. There's always patience coming from Nick, since he wants you to learn as much as you are able in order to develop your songwriting and be a better, more confident composer. Thank you!"
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Nick R.
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