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Shanita J.

18 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts Communications &Theater from Temple University
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Shanita J.

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Listening is an art skill of its very own. The brain will train the ear to hear total pitch distinction, tone distinctions and rhythmic distinctions. The goal is to aim towards “perfect pitch”

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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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.
Elisa
From the fundamentals of scales to articulating words to performing, she’s very helpful in different aspects of singing. In each lesson, she keeps a supportive and cheerful mood. At the end of the day, it’s clear that she wants you to improve to the best of your ability.
Thomas K.
The exprience was fantastic and Miss Jackson is a great teacher.
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Vince T.

19 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Masters of Music from The University of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Great. Really patient
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Collin D.

12 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Collin D.

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Students will learn how to keep time, rhythmic subdivision, rudimentary snare drum patterns, and various styles and grooves from numerous drummers and genres of music on a full drum set.

About Collin

My name is Collin. I have been teaching private lessons since 2013 and have helped young students learn to read music and to sing and play simultaneously. I have also taught accomplished musicians to play electric bass, my primary instrument. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Professional Mu

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Xinyuan Y.
Patient and knowledgeable.
Madelynn R.
Collin is patient, kind, and very knowledgeable. Maddy had a huge smile on her face after her first lesson, and can’t wait for the next one. Thank you, Collin!
Da'Me H.
Our first lesson was better than i expected. Very friendly and easy-going. Knowledgeable on the theory and skilled in his execution in a way that makes it easy and fun to learn.
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Tanesha M.

28 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
  • Teaching since 2015
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Tanesha M.

28 Reviews
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Students can expect to learn at an easy and thorough pace. With my lessons, you can take your time no rush. I will work with every student one on one. Each lesson will be well planned and organized, but also it will be fun. If you don't understand something, I will work so that you do understand it. There is no pressure in learning. You can work at your own pace. Looking forward to working with each and everyone of you.

About Tanesha

Hello There! -Prices have recently been changed, Current students will not be affected with this price. - If you are under the age of 18, please have a parent or guardian book the lessons for you. My name is Tanesha. I have been playing guitar for a little over 12 years. I am a

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Brooke
Tanesha is patient, thoughtful and really supportive of our daughter. They have a lot of fun too.
Lauren
I’ve only had one lesson so far and I’ve learned so much!!! Tanesha is a great teacher and is very friendly. I’m so excited to continue learning!
Carrie P.
Today was day 1 of my lessons!! Tanesha was sheer joy. I put the "B" in beginner!! She was so very patient and personable. She made me feel comfortable. She kept making me smile. Almost 7 hrs later...I'm still smiling. I am looking forward to my next lesson. She postures her students to succeed. I HIGHLY recommend Tanesha!! :-)
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Adam S.

20 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Millard E. Gladfelter Scholarship from Temple University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Adam S.

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I've toured the world playing music and have even taught SZA how to play drums. Let's begin this journey together with the convenience of online lessons!

About Adam

When I’m not on the road I’m a full time performer and educator in Philadelphia. I love teaching, and I love helping people achieve their goals, whatever they may be. And if you don't have any goals yet, I can help you with that too. Feel free to ask me any questions. I’m looking forward t

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Katherine
Learning from Adam was an amazing experience! He is extremely professional, welcoming and knowledgeable. His mentorship made me feel capable and confident as a musician. I’d recommend Adam to anyone.
Izzy T.
Our son loved his first lesson!
Ellen T.
Adam is an excellent teacher! I have always been intimidated by playing the drum set, but Adam was so good at explaining each step that it felt almost simple. After just a few lessons I was able to figure out some songs on my own, and felt confident enough to play with friends. Thank, Adam!
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Michael C.

6 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Michael C.

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I build up technique and musicality, beginning with scales and instructional books which provide pieces of increasing difficulty. While this is a more traditionally classical method of learning, I also enjoy playing in other styles such as popular and anime music. Especially because of my personal interests, I am very open to teaching you the genres that you are interested in performing. ~

About Michael

Hello I'm Michael! I am a violinist and composer with a diverse skill set and 17 years of experience. I learn and grow as I pass on my knowledge and constantly find ways to better serve my students and help them achieve their goals.

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Leslie H.
Paige Q
I have been a student of Michael’s for approximately 7 months. My only previous experience with violin had been one year in elementary school band class and 8 months with a private teacher. When my private teacher’s lesson schedule changed, I was introduced to Michael and was greatly impressed by his skill level and teaching style. I have learned so much more than I had expected in each lesson, like how to self-tune, use a metronome, shift, and various other techniques. Michael constantly offers feedback on how I can execute techniques better, and I feel that this helps me to learn more effectively. He is always challenging me by giving me harder pieces and scales. I have even been told by my high school orchestra conductor that I have improved so much and she is constantly surprised by how fast I am learning. I highly recommend having Michael as a teacher for anyone looking to learn how to play the violin.
Akshay R
Michael is very talented and he is a great instructor. He explains the techniques really well. Very professional and supportive. I highly recommend him!

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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Patient, encouraging, talented and she makes us excited about learning to dance. Looking forward to more lessons."
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Took Dance lessons from Sasha C.
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"Theresa was amazing is all I can say. My daughter needed a choreographed ballet program in three days and she pulled it together and made extra time to fit her in so she could perfect it. I should say my daughter has not done ballet since the start of the pandemic. I am so thankful for her."
Paige
Took Ballet lessons from Teresa V.
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"She is amazing! My 12 year old daughters feels her enthusiastic chemistry and this makes her want to work hard in learning her steps, she's all week looking forward for her class and very exited to learn ! 🌟She's loving it !"
Soralya
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from MissG M.
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"Stephanie is a great instructor! She breaks everything down to simple steps and makes sure you have the basics, puts it all together slowly and surely, until you have a finished product that is stellar! She's also very sensitive to your abilities, can adjust to your pace, and makes it very enjoyable. Lots of fun! Highly recommend!"
Michelle
Took Swing Dance lessons from Stephanie S.
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"My 13 year old son loves working with Dan. Always looks forward to his session and enjoys the full hour. Dan is very natural and engages well."
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Took Magic lessons from Daniel P.
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"Really great! Amber was so fun and easy to work with. She was able to bring out the best in me and help me feel confident going into my audition. I hope to work with her again soon."
Maeve
Took Acting lessons from Amber J.
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"Andrew's course is very resourceful, humble and to the point. It gave me a clear path of how to develop myself and especially get in the zone. Loved it from beginnijg till end"
Arash
Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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