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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your performing arts lessons are live, interactive, and customized for teens.

Daniel C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese, Chinese
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Magic and Misdirection from Chavez School of Magic
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Daniel C.

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Are you frustrated and need help juggling.

Dan's teaching progressions make juggling easy. Learn to juggle in the shortest time possible with accelerated teaching progressions.

Dan has taught his students to juggle 5 balls, 3 flaming torches, and Diaboblo.

To start you'll need 3 beanbags or balls. It's best if they don't roll away when you drop them.

About Daniel

When I first started performing magic professionally, I found information was difficult to find. Everything in books were either poorly explained, dated, disorganized, or difficult to decipher. In addition, there was little rhyme or reason to the way information was laid out. There were no progres

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Flo
Great first lesson with Daniel. Ready for tomorrow!
Nick W.
I just finished my first magic lesson with Dan. He is an extremely talented magician and provided some excellent insight into some of the foundational concepts and principles for success. I am looking forward to continuing my magic educational journey with Dan!
Don
As a 70 year old professor/author I have always wanted to learn a magic trick to entertain because I've so enjoyed the wonderful illusions and slight-of-hand magic of performers like Daniel Chan. I never knew it would be so affordable to have someone with his level of professionalism actually teach me. I just had my first lesson and can honestly say I can't wait for the second one. His devotion to theory and is ability to make it practical are remarkable.
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Cory H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Percussion from Varsity Vocals
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cory H.

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Experienced actor and teacher available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of audition skills. I specialize in audition preparation, cold reading, and speech (intonation, inflection, word stress, etc).

About Cory

I am a professional singer, beatboxer, audio engineer, and music director who specializes in contemporary a cappella music! I graduated from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College with a Bachelor of Arts in vocal music. I also am an acting coach; I can help build confidence in your per

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JD K.
Cory is fantastic! He is polite and very professional. His lesson was so efficiently prepared and he kept my active 5 year old son totally engaged for the entire session. We look forward to our future appointments and feel confident that this is money well spent.
Ella
Cory is patient, and super talented! Highly recommended
Theresa D.
Corey i a wonderful teacher. He is very personable and was able to engage my 8-year-old granddaughter. She looks forward to seeing Corey every week. He is patient, knowledgeable, talented, and very encouraging. Would highly recommend his services.
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Melody S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 16; Female: 3 to 60
  • Awarded Service Award from Teklado School of Music, Philippines
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Melody S.

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"Choral conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert."

As a conductor, I will do my job to the best of my ability to set the correct tune, proper tempo, ensure exact entries by various members of the choir, and to shape the phrasing appropriately, to convey ideas of the music and work on interpretation in rehearsals prior to a performance.

About Melody

Every student is unique and individuals rely on different learning styles. The teaching method of Melody is adjusted to fit the needs and desires of the student, characterizing a plan based around their individual strengths, weaknesses, and music goals. While the focus is founded on teaching the ba

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Kaylana P.
This was my daughter's first singing lesson. Melody was very accommodating with my wife and I observing our daughter. With a musical background myself, I immediately knew that Melody had immense knowledge not only about singing, but also the theory and technique that all singers should learn.
Gianna
My daughter is now 16 years old and has been under Ms. Melody's tutelage for a year now. There are good times and bad, and I am thankful that Ms. Melody did not give up. My daughter will encounter lots of hardships throughout her life, and as a mother, I cannot do all the teachings myself. It is always good to know when you have a caring teacher whom you can trust and know what they are doing both in music and life. I like that Ms. Melody can be lenient, and firm when needed. My daughter has joined her recitals, music playdates, and couldn't be happier. I can't recommend Ms. Melody high enough.
Micala S.
My daughters, 8 and 6, took lessons as beginners from Melody for 10 months before we had to move. SHE IS AMAZING! Not only did she make the lessons fun and engaging, but they learned so much in that short time. I grew up playing piano, violin and French horn and I was very impressed with her approach/methodology and how much of herself she put into her teaching. For the last 3 months we were with Melody, the girls also took voice lessons. The highlight of our spring was watching the girls perform at the recital Melody had so painstakingly organized. It was astounding how much they had progressed musically and my husband and I were in awe at how well they performed in front of people. We were also impressed at the wide range of experience in the students Melody taught. Some had played for years and were clearly continuing to blossom under Melody's tutelage, while others were beginners like our daughters. Melody was always positive, encouraging and extremely patient (even when my six year old had clearly not practiced for a week straight or was tired and whiny). My daughters and I miss her dearly as our mentor and now our friend! We cannot recommend her highly enough.
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Andrea O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded MCAD Presidential Scholarship from Moore College of Art and Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA-Painting from Moore College of Art and Design
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Andrea O.

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I am available to tutor students who are struggling or need help with study skills involving an Art Theory course that they are enrolled in. I assist you in any level of Art Theory.

About Andrea

I have been teaching art to all ages and levels for 10 years. I have a lesson plan to suit your needs and desires! Although I do not have a background check through take lessons.com, I do have an IVP fingerprint card. My background has been cleared for teaching.

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Sandy
I'm just a moderately able artist. Andrea knew how to break down the process and make all of my projects better than I have ever done myself. She's the best!
Charles
Her years of experience show in the lessons. Very easy to follow and learn. Great instructor!
Colleen
Extremely talented artist...she’s the best!
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Lia C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA In Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz
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Lia C.

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Custom lessons in poi spinning - technique for a variety of moves, tricks, transitions and performance strategy.

Fire safety lessons offered for intermediate students.

About Lia

Hi, I am a 33 year old painter and mixed media sculptor. I have a BA in Visual Arts from SUNY New Paltz where I graduated from in 2009. I have worked as a professional artist assistant to many different artists and craftsmen as well as have worked as a freelance artist and art teacher for 8+ yea

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Richard
Lia was an AMAZING meditation teacher! She was calm, patient and very 'Zen' for our entire lesson, which really helped me to relax and calm down myself. Her instructions were easy to follow and I was able to achieve a deep level of relaxation normally absent from my meditations! Using the skills and techniques I learned from Lia, I now have a much easier time getting into 'the zone' every time I sit down to meditate :) thanks Lia!
Jonathan Goldstein
Really enjoyed my meditation lessons! I highly recommend.
Noreen H.
I enjoyed my lesson with Lia very much. I am very happy with the artwork I was able to produce at the lesson. I would highly recommend Lia to any new student.
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Kyle C.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English, Spanish, Hmong
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Kyle C.

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I've been teaching Juggling for 10 years. I have juggled 9 balls, 6 clubs and 7 rings. I have spent hundreds of hours practicing and have a vast stock of tricks. I can teach anyone how to 3 balls juggle within 15 minutes. After that, I can teach any tricks within a month or so of practice, depending on the amount of practice one is willing to do outside of meetings. If the student leaves the path of training up to me, then the first big trick will be Mill's Mess. The progression from there will be to learn site swap notation and and 4 balls. After that, I can will start diversifying the lessons with learning club and ring juggling. After a few months, the student will be able to pass 6, 7, and 8 clubs with another individual, juggling 5 balls, 5 rings, and 4 clubs as well as several tricks for each. I can't wait to start teaching tossing objects around with you!

About Kyle

I am a Ph.D. student in Statistics and earned a Bachelor's in mathematics from St. Norbert College in 2016. I have been tutoring for over 10 years now, starting with a my work as a Program Staff at the local Boy's and Girl's Club. Now I just enjoy working with students one-on-one and in small gro

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Average Cost of Performing Arts Lessons for Teens

The average cost of 60-minute performing arts lessons is $79. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $15 and $300 per hour.
30 min
$47 average
45 min
$64 average
60 min
$79 average

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