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Brenda B.

Jacksonville, FL

About Brenda

Hi, there! My name is Brenda Blanchard and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 1985 and have loved helping my students become well rounded piano players, skilled and highly expressive artists and outstanding musicians.
A good musical foundation is important in having a sound piano technique and skill. One should be able to learn theory and methods easily with me. However, it is interesting to note that as my student you can develop your own artistry and technique as well. These are what I hope to deliver as your teacher ---help you learn the theory, skills,
technique and method in a fun and casual environment! Remember ... our goal is to learn as much as we can in every lesson and try to throw any questions you might have during the class. It will be greatly appreciated. To let you know more about myself, at age 5, I started playing the piano and went on to finishing Piano Pedagogy from Saint Louis Music Center and B.S. Mass Communications from Saint Louis University . My career as a music educator started when I taught piano at the Yamaha School of Music. Ten years of classical training me has helped me attain this rewarding career. As a child, I have had the opportunity to be a € performer and an accompanist to many choral groups in school. My musical experiences also include performing in Cafe Vasilici€, San Leandro, California, where I can play all styles especially classical music. The ability to sight read is just one of the many endowments I can teach. Others include, an impeccable love for music and a good ear for music.
Brenda showed talent and a keen interest in piano playing at an early age of 5. She underwent extensive and rigid musical training at the Saint Louis Music Center (an independent music school exclusively run by the Nuns of Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines) from the years 1972 to 1981. Under the tutelage of Mrs. Edna Maniquis, she learned how to effectively sight read any song, memorize her recital pieces and be very proficient in piano playing. In 1984, she continued to study with Mrs. Linda Lirag Reynado, a St. Paul's College Conservatory of Music graduate with a Major in Piano, Minor in Voice and who is the founder and owner of Baguio Music Studio, Philippines. In 1992 she finished a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy from Saint Louis University.
As a piano student in her early years, she had the opportunity to become a finale performer in her student recitals gaining recognition as the best performer in her class. Growing up, during her high school and college years, she was involved with accompanying singers or chorus groups on the piano and joining in competitions where she won several awards and distinctions. Her musical experiences include playing in front of an audience and performing all styles and especially classical music.
Her 16 years of classical training also helped her attain a teaching position at the Yamaha School of Music in the Philippines and a rewarding teaching career at the Florida Conservatory of Music in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Have you ever started playing piano but got stumped and frustrated with the theory? Then you've come to the right class. I will teach you the keyboard skills and fundamentals you will need to become a successful pianist. I will provide you a step-by-step explanation on how to play the piano. If you need help with the written theory and you want to learn more about how to read and write notes, all you need to do is to enroll in my class. My instruction includes activities that will help you use the musical alphabet to read and write notes on the staff, identify intervals, and write sharps and flats. Not only will I emphasize note reading but I will help you develop a keen intelligent understanding of the musical notes and alphabet. In no time you will be playing the piano or keyboard and most especially read and play any music as you appreciate it!

It takes time and effort to learn how to play the piano and not all are expected to become wizards at it. For the most part, students should practice the piano/keyboard more often than not and just keep up with the course requirements when enrolled in my class. It takes enthusiasm, interest and most of all perseverance to play the piano however, with me you will succeed and be driven to become a good and skilled pianist!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music room, seating room, piano, and keyboard

*** Travel Equipment ***
my keyboard

*** Specialties ***
All styles especially Classical.
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Miranda S. July 16, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Had her lesson today and i completely love her!!! Definitely recommend her.
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Hannah June 10, 2016
Piano · In studio
I have been taking piano studies with Ms. Brenda for over 6 years now and her approach is so wonderful and exceptional. Her passion and drive to teach piano is tremendous and which helped me become a good pianist. Now, I can sight read and read notes much better....
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Shiny June 10, 2016
Piano · In studio
My son, Vinay, learned so much from Ms. Blanchard's class. She is an exceptional Piano Teacher and can vouch for her teaching abilities and skills.
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Brenda B.

Brenda B.

Jacksonville, FL 32257
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$25 / 30-min
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Minghui Phebe Y.

Saint Johns, FL

About Minghui Phebe

Phebe played for the National Youth Festival in Singapore and has also performed internationally with various choirs. She accompanied the North Central University Chorale in a performance at Carnegie Hall, New York, and was a featured soloist in the St Thomas Festival Orchestra Competition 2012, played with the members of the Minnesota Orchestra.
Phebe has been teaching piano for more than 10 years, passing on a genuine, life-long passion for music is her goal. She believes that music is a way to guide a student's artistic development and a means for her to serve others. She hope to see her s
tudents succeed in their life endeavors.
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Minghui Phebe Y.

Minghui Phebe Y.

Saint Johns, FL 32259
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$30 / 30-min
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Fran G.

Jacksonville, FL

About Fran

Fran G. - Percussionist I Pianist

Born in 1981, Havana, Cuba.
At 7 years old he was accepted at the conservatory "Alejandro Garcia Caturla", where he started his study with a major in percussion and piano.
He continued studying at Conservatory "Amadeo Roldan".
In 2005, he finished his higher studies at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), University of the Arts at Havana, Cuba, receiving a degree of Bachelor of Music with a major in percussion, as a pupil of the professors Yaroldi Abreu and Roberto Concepcion.
Awarded a full scholarship, Mr. Garcia moved to Spain in 2006, to postgraduat
e at Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, under the tutelage of professor Robert Armengol.

As a percussionist he has been active musically participating in several editions of Havana's International Contemporary Music Festival, as well as Havana's International Percussion Festival ''PERCUBA'', playing in many of the most important theatres and concert halls in Cuba as a soloist and percussion ensemble. Also participated in the recording of the album ''New Conceptions'' of the Maestro Chucho Valdes.
While living in Barcelona he collaborated with the group “Percussions de Barcelona”, participating in Catolonia’s International Percussion Festival, and performed at L’Auditori, Palace of Catalan Music, Grand Theater of Liceu among others.

Parallel to all this he has been contributing in educational projects for 14 years.
Mr. Garcia was a percussion professor at Conservatory Amadeo Roldan, Conservatory Guillermo Tomas and National School of Art (ENA).

Currently he is working on his own musical project.
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Lena L. November 26, 2014
Drum · In studio
Wonderful teacher!
I only have good things to tell about Fran.
He is a great teacher and musician, patient, fun, reliable and knowledgeable. He makes percussion instruments sound fun and interesting for everybody in his class!
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Fran G.

Fran G.

Jacksonville, FL 32217
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$35 / 30-min
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Sarah Y.

Fleming Island, FL

About Sarah

Hi, there! My name is Sarah and I can't wait to meet you! I've been playing the piano since I turned four and thrive on sharing my passion for music with others. I'm an easy going and passionate person and my teaching style is fun, creative, and understanding. I look forward to meeting you and having some fun with the keys!
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Marie P. September 13, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Sarah is a very pleasant young woman and I felt welcome in her home.
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Cooper, R. September 7, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Very patient with the kids.
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Gracie July 23, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Sarah is patient with the kids! She is such a great teacher!
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Sarah Y.

Fleming Island, FL 32003
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$20 / 30-min
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Greg H.

Jacksonville, FL

About Greg

Greg Hersey is a recent graduate from the University of North Florida School of Music with a Masters degree in Percussion Performance. Greg serves as a percussion instructor for Atlantic Coast High School, Episcopal High School and Providence High School. Greg currently resides in Jacksonville Florida and is involved in the community theatre scene performing and serving as musical director in various productions. He has served as the Principal Percussionist for the University of North Florida’s Wind Symphony under the direction of Dr. Gordon Brock. As a member of the UNF Orchestra, Greg has p
erformed in the 2016 world premier of Piotr Szewczyk’s Percussion Concerto. In 2015 Greg was 1 of 30 semi-finalists nationwide in the Guitar Center Drum Off, representing the state of Florida and southeast region. As an educator, Greg finds educating aspiring percussionists to be a tremendously rewarding experience.
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Julie July 26, 2016
Marimba · In studio
Greg has been instructing my 16 year old son for well over a year for marimba, drum set, tambourine, and various other percussion instruments. He has greatly improved my son's technique on all of the above. As a result, my son has earned Superior MPA ratings for a marimba solo and a tambourine ensemble. His percussion tambourine ensemble earned a Superior rating from the State competitions, as well. Greg is very patient, knowledgeable, responsible and easy going. The lessons are very focused, and Greg encourages questions and feedback from the student. I highly recommend him as an instructor.
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Deborah July 23, 2016
Drum · In studio
My 14 yr old son has been taught by Greg for over a year now, and he enjoys their lessons immensely. Within the first month, I noticed a huge boost to his confidence and enjoyment while playing, not to mention the tremendous difference in my son's skill level. Greg helped my son prepare for our state's Solo and Ensemble festival where my son earned a Superior rating on his snare drum piece, which would not have been possible without Greg's efforts. Greg is fun to work with, is flexible with our demanding schedule, and always passes on very useful tips and techniques to make the lessons productive.
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Ann July 21, 2016
Drum · In studio
My teenage son has been taking lessons for a couple of months and he really looks forward to his lessons. Greg is knowledgable and patient and my son says, "stays with you until you learn it". My son really responds well to his instruction and encouragement and it's gratifying to see him gaining confidence. Not only is my son learning a lot technically, but through Greg's teaching, he is also developing a deeper awareness of music and how the drums play their part. It is evident that Greg loves what he does and wants to impart that to his students. It has been easy to schedule lessons with him and Greg is very proactive with his communication through email or telephone. We are thrilled with the results so far!
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Greg H.

Greg H.

Jacksonville, FL 32256
(5)
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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