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Susanna S.

178 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching viola for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, community orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods, Barbara Barber books and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated including the booster and so is my family. I am offering in person lessons in my home if you are fully vaccinated. If you are under 12 years old, you must wear a mask and I will wear a mask too. Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experien

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Rhonda
Susanna was very easy to understand, very kind and patient to explain the basics of proper cello placement, bow hold and how to bow properly. I highly recommend her as a cello instructor!
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Susanna is an excellent instructor! I've been with her for a year as an adult beginner and learned a great deal. She is patient and supportive -- exactly what you need in an instructor. She also has a great sense of humor lined with kindness, which helps when you create some truly tragic notes on your violin.
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Cindy H.

12 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cindy H.

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I work with students exclusively by ear, concentrating on development of rhythm and the syncopation of melody against rhythm.

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Cindy has been making music for as long as she can remember. She was the assistant director of a synagogue children's choir by age 14 and has directed and sung with many community choirs and pickup groups since then. But it wasn't until 1996 that she discovered the autoharp and began teaching and p

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Eugenie
Cindy is an amazing fiddle teacher. I came to her for help in learning old-time fiddle technique. I wanted something more than just learning the tune. Cindy is helping me improve my bowing style, be a better listener, and achieve a sound I always dreamed of but didn't know how to do.

When it comes to teachers, Cindy is the best of the best. She'll lay out exercises to build your skill step by step. If you love old-time music and want to excel at playing the fiddle, Cindy's your gal.
Marybeth M.
Cindy is teaching me how to play Old Time fiddle tunes and technique in the cross tune of GDGD. I find her to be an instructor that is both process-oriented (providing information about the music background"what,when,who,why") and product-oriented (how to play/technique). She always begins lessons with a review from the past lesson and the homework provided that she records and sends to me. Her demonstrations are very clear and are at a rate and pace comfortable to me. She provides clear verbal cues throughout the lessons. Cindy is very strong in task analysis, breaking down each tune part, beginning with bowing. Her feedback throughout lessons is both positive-specific and corrective-specific. Every lesson is highly enjoyable and filled with encouragement. I am a retired college professor in teacher education, and I know about the constructs of what makes a high quality teacher - Cindy, demonstrates this to me. I feel fortunate to have Cindy as my fiddle instructor.
Emily
I feel really lucky to have connected with Cindy on takelessons.com during the pandemic. I actually cannot think of another time a teacher has taught me so much so skillfully - and it's all happening over the internet! Cindy has a fabulous sense of humor, she is honest and good at her profession. She's more than a fiddle teacher, she shares a music tradition with wisdom and care.
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Sandy K.

15 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $43
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

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I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows.

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Ethan Z.
My son Ethan was set satisfied and would like to continue for more lessons with Sandy !
Seife T.
My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session.
Nora S.
The first session with Sandy went very well. She was able to ascertain quickly the level of my daughter's skill and determine a course of action that will take her to the next level of her art. We are excited to see the result of the remaining sessions.
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Kyle S.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Music Performance from West Virginia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kyle S.

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Hi! My name is Kyle and I'm currently a graduate student studying euphonium performance at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. My goal is to make music and practicing fun and rewarding. I will help you build musical skills and confidence through learning about and playing the music you love. If you love pop, rock, country, indie, classical, folk, jazz, etc. then my goal is to help you learn the music that inspires you the most!

About Kyle

I am currently a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA studying euphonium performance. I originally began taking music lessons on guitar, but eventually decided to switch to euphonium. I still love rock and pop music and I focus on and enjoy teaching people the music they

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Andrew K.
He is a great instructor. Knows how to bring the best out of you and is a great person to learn and just be around. Lessons are very enjoyable and educational. He is very flexible with any schedule, and knows how to bring the best out of you. I would recommend to anyone.
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John S.

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Carnegie, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor’s in Piano Performance from Duquesne University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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I am an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and have over 10 years of teaching experience with students of all levels and age groups. I hold both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance from Duquesne University and also have completed substantial coursework in piano pedagogy. I tailor my lessons to the needs and goals of my students while providing a solid foundation in technique and musicianship.

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I am an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and have over 10 years of teaching experience. I hold both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance from Duquesne University and also I have completed substantial course work in piano pedagogy. My lessons are tailored to the n

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Timothy
John was welcoming, attentive to my needs as a student, knowledgeable, insightful, and encouraging.
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Gregory V.

35 Reviews
South Park, PA
Starting at $56
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Hands 4 Hope After School Arts Program;Lydia Floyd:CEO, Diane Allen:Program Director-North Hollywood Arts District
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Gregory V.

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I’ll make certain you're working with the right guitar for you and your size, style etc.. I'll lower the action if the strings are too far from the neck, which is the case 99.9% of the time with nearly all guitars (making it hard to fret a note or barre.) We can even spend 20 min of the lesson changing the strings to one's more well-suited and this will be a necessary skill you will learn.
You will be given a step-by-step approach to learning the instrument as a whole, yet in a slow, considerate to your learning pace-fashion..You'll get into it.
I'll be giving you different warm-ups and exercises which induce strength & flexibility & knowledge & technique.
Learning songs or working on developing your own song ideas
Scales, modes, shapes and patterns and how to use them to improvise
How to play with soul and not sound sterile or mechanical.

Every guitarist must know the blues, It's the simplest yet often hardest genres to play! I’ll break it down for you!

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Los Angeles native currently looking for New Students who are excited about taking that first step and beyond! The most direct & illustrious methods to unveiling one's musical dreams! Empathic & motivating instructor bringing out the best in you and quite possibly the unexpected! I teach Voice, Gui

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Jackson S.
Gregory was professional and enthusiastic for our son’s first guitar lesson! I had a super great first impression of him and we are excited to get to m ow him more!
MaiLan
Gregory is amazing. He works well with both kids and adults. He is very professional and we couldn't recommend a better instructor.
Luke
Greg is a great teacher. Made me feel comfortable in my first lesson.

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Took Harp lessons from Jill W.
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Val K.
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"It was very easy to get the lessons, this is the first class and my son was happy. She gave him homework, he works with routine much better. Thank you."
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Took Flute lessons from Jennifer R.
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"Definitely the best instructor I've had!! Cara has a way of making me feel comfortable, which I appreciate. I'm looking forward to learning much and enjoying myself while I learn."
Diane
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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