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Janet B. Indianapolis, IN

About Janet

Hi! My name is Janet, and I would like to be your new music lessons teacher! As a quick biography, I have 20+ years of experience teaching both piano and voice lessons. I have taught piano students from as young as 5 years old up to a wonderful lady who was a grandmother many times over, and voice students from 10 years old up to adults. I have taught students of all ability levels, from the most basic beginner to very advanced performers. I welcome you to come to my home studio. I have both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree in Music from the University of Indianapolis. I retired in 2009 from teaching in the Indianapolis area public schools after 32 years of teaching elementary vocal/general/choral music. As a student taking lessons with me, I will ...

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natacha A. September 17, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
great

I really love working with Mrs Janet,she is funny,patient, she loves her job.
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Sandy M. October 31, 2012
Verified Student
So glad to have new experience

My teacher has given me great feedback and encouragement. I am glad I discovered your website and found someone in my area. This experience has been more than I would've expected and am delighted with the outcome.
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Philip H. August 20, 2012
Singing
Verified Student
Knowledgeable, Encouraging, Experienced

I came to her studio with no singing experience whatsoever. I was a little nervous to start singing in front of people, especially since I thought my voice had dried up for lack of use. But I felt totally comfortable from the very first lesson and I soon looked forward to singing every week!

After only a few short weeks with her guidance I have increased my range by a perfect fourth up and a major second down! My vocal control has greatly improved and now I KNOW I can sing confidently. Definitely recommend this instructor.
Alex J. Indianapolis, IN

About Alex

Alex was born May 31, 1987. Since both of his parents were band directors, he grew up in a very musically inclined family. When he was 15 years old, during his freshman year of high school, he started studying percussion. A year later he began studying under Chad Kohler and continued to do so until 2009. During spring semester of 2009 he studied briefly under Richard Walker at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). In the fall of that year he then transferred to Butler University for an academic year and studied under Craig Hetrick and Jon Crabiel. Beginning in 2011 Alex began studying attending University of Indianapolis and is currently studying under Paul Berns as well as Art Reiner. In addition to studying with them he has also went back to continue to study ...

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Cindy G. February 12, 2014
Drum
Verified Student
Great with children

Alex is great with my 7 year-old son! David has already shown improvement in concentration at school, thanks to Alex!
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MacKenzie M. May 14, 2013
Percussion
Outstanding!

Always challenging and keeps me informed about stuff that I need to know. Always relates things to other areas of percussion. Is really funny and nice. Always keeps me interested in what is going on during the lesson.
Linda C. Indianapolis, IN

About Linda

Linda started playing solos at the age of 11. She is knowledgeable about how students develop and allows students time and space to develop all facets of who they are. She is an expert at understanding many kinds of students. Linda is committed to being the best teacher she can be and is a member of the Music Teachers National Association. She wants to see her student excel and teaches other skills such as sight reading and ensemble playing as well as performing solos.

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beth M. August 17, 2014
Piano · In studio
My Grand Daughter has been taking piano from Linda for over a year & she absolutely loves it! She has learned so much and always looks forward to going to her lesson. Linda is very professional and at the same time makes learning fun. Her location is convenient to get to from about anywhere on the south side of Indy. She organizes a yearly recital, which makes it nice for the students to experience performing in front of an audience. I would recommend Linda to anyone who would love to learn piano from a great teacher.
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Kim S. June 8, 2014
Piano · In studio
Linda is wonderful! So thankful to have her as a teacher for our 2 girls ages 16 & 9.
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CharityF March 6, 2014
Excellent teacher

I happened to find Linda through an internet search, and I am so pleased that we did. She is excellent with my 11 year old daughter. My daughter is always excited to go to her lesson each week. She has only been taking lessons for 5-6 months, but I can see much improvement, and I can see the difficulty of the songs increase. I think my favorite part is that Linda is so patient and encouraging. Each week, after the lesson, Linda comes out and tells me how good my daughter is doing, and she tells me a little about what the next lesson is. Even when I know my daughter hasn't put in the effort she could have, Linda is always supportive and encouraging. Sometimes people are just in the right place at the right time, and I feel we were very fortunate to find Linda when we did.
Sphie H. Indianapolis, IN

About Sphie

I am an ERYT200 Yoga Instructor, A.A.S. Vocal Performance, singer, songwriter, producer, entertainer, writer and visual artist. I have spent the past ten plus years teaching ages three to seventy-five and am comfortable with all demographics and ages. I have spent the past ten years immersed in very different communities and demographics nationwide. I thrive on sharing self-empowerment and inspiring creativity passion and life within others. I have recorded and co-produced five albums and have self-produced four music videos. When not touring and recording, I am teaching yoga, building costume designs and producing music videos. I also specialize in dance, movement and creativity as a tool for trauma relief.

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Geetha P. December 2, 2014
Fitness · Online
Verified Student
Sophie is an excellent Instructor! Very understanding and flexible. She understands the goals and trains the students well. Great to have her as my Coach!
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Max Y. November 26, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Verified Student
Sphie is balanced, patient, and smart. Not much more you can ask for in a mentor and coach. So happy to have her help as I try to become a better singer!
Raginae L. Indianapolis, IN

About Raginae

Raginae was drawn to the magic of the piano at the age of five which took her on a journey of studying at an undergraduate level at age 16 and ultimately receiving a Masters of Pedagogy at New England Conservatory of Music. Through personal tragedies and triumphs she developed heartfelt compassion and patience for her students. She utilizes many different methods and involves the student in music choice to keep the lessons fun and interesting. With vast amounts of music written, she believes that finding music that excites the student is key to their success.

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Raginae L. December 4, 2014
Piano · In home
My experience with Raginae includes a summer of having my 2 grandchildren study their first lessons with her and they loved her and her approach. Unfortunately, on their return home their teacher was not of the same high quality.

I am an older student with minimal coordination and have progressed far further than I ever dreamed possible as I started from scratch at age 72. One of the factors in my continued progress is that Raginae can always find something I have done which can be addressed in a constructive manner rather than a critical, withering manner. I have come to class at times thinking what is the use, I can never get anywhere with this and by the time I go home I will have a more positive outlook and clear goals within my abilities. Consequently, my next lesson will be rewarding.

As I have lived a very long time I also like to meander through all kinds of music and odd musical questions arise. Raginae deals with them seamlessly. I recommend her very highly.

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Raginae L. December 3, 2014
Piano · In home
I have been taking lessons with Raginae for about 9 years now. Without a doubt, she is the best piano teacher out there and I wouldn't have gotten to where I am now without her guidance. She is very competent and technical, but she leaves the music choice to you so you can progress in whatever genre you prefer. _

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John S. Indianapolis, IN

About John

What do you WANT to learn? Learning should always be fun, even when it is challenging. I try to find out what my student WANTS to learn and then integrate that desire into what must be mastered. I have taught at all levels in the Indianapolis Public Schools. I have taught Literature, Composition, and Sociology, to name a few subjects, at the college level.I hold a professionalized Indiana teaching license (expires 2025) and a Master’s degree in education.I have successfully taught at-risk students as they prepared for the GED and TASC high school equivalency, even setting school records for completion rates. I am currently preparing on-line learning courses for the state of Indiana. I home-schooled my own children and they have graduated college with honors.I have authored two ...

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Annell B. March 26, 2015
Harmonica · Online
Verified Student
John is an excellent teacher: patient, knowledgeable, fun and I learned a riff my first lesson! The online Skype format worked well. Two thumbs up!
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Pat E. March 16, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
I had a stroke and didn't remember much about any kind of music. John was patient, and stayed a little overtime, which made me feel guilty. I think he will actually get me playing music. He's a dear.

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