Dora Hristova

Dora H.

Chicago, IL

About Dora H.

Background check: Last verified 04/21/2016
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Dora teaches: Ages 5 to 80
Teaching since: September 2008
Last sign in: Within a month


*** Studio Equipment ***
Living room w/ piano and seating for parents

*** Specialties ***
Piano and voice, musical theater and classical music.

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Piano and Voice Teacher

Sep 2008 - Present
Self Employed

I give private lessons in voice and piano.


Masters in Art of Music Vocal Pedagogy

Jan 2008 - May 2011
Northeastern Illinois University

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Professional Proficiency


Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy

May 2011
Northeastern University

Along with my masters in vocal pedagogy, I've taken additional classes to master my piano teaching skills. I look forward to applying everything I've learned to help you achieve your personal musical goals.


Best Music Teacher

Jun 2013
Parent Association


National Association for Music Education

Sep 2012

Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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14 Reviews on Dora H.

Irina Nov 6, 2016
Piano · In studio
Dora is one of the most talented, passionate and kindhearted teachers I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Not only is she absolutely wonderful with children, she teaches them in a way that they learn effectively. Anybody who is able to book an appointment with Dora will be lucky.
Michelle Nov 1, 2016
Piano · In studio
My six-year-old daughter has been taking piano lessons from Dora for about a year and I am amazed at how much my daughter has learned and how Dora has been able to capture a young child's interest and passion for music. My daughter always looks forward to going to piano class, which I think is pretty amazing. Dora is great!
Lucy Jan 12, 2016
Piano · In studio
Ms Dora is an excellent teacher and you can see how she loves music and singing. She has such patience for the students and works hard through the evenings to study how to help every student achieve all that they can be. Ms Dora will help a student either sing a song you love to their best and play the piano to a song you have wanted to play for a long time. She taught my granddaughter both piano and singing lessons until my granddaughter moved away. I recommend for anyone wanting lessons to do it now before she gets booked.
Maia Dec 22, 2015
Piano · In home
Dora is an amazing teacher. My daughter started lessons with her six months ago and she has advanced a great deal and she loves playing the piano. Dora makes piano lessons enjoyable and exciting. My daughter looks forward to playing the piano at Dora's home and at our home. Dora is also very nice pleasant person and I truly enjoy interacting with her.
Lora Dec 22, 2015
Piano · In home
My teacher is assume. She is really good at explaining and has a lot of patience. She has a passion about music and teaching piano. She teaches me steps on how to learn and explains very well. She inspires me to want to learn and to enjoy music. I started four months ago and I already play Tchaikovsky's Old French Song. I like my teacher a lot!
lida Oct 20, 2015
Singing · In studio
Dora is an incredible teacher. I didn't know that I have the" Voice" until I went to her for lessons . I highly recommend to take voice lessons or send your child to Dora .She can teach !!!
JOSE VARGAS JR Jul 6, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Dora is an amazing teacher. She motivates the student to become a better, in this case, vocalist. I am sure if I took piano lessons, she would have motivated me to continue to practice. I highly recommend Dora to beginners through advanced artists. If you're looking for a teacher, look no further!
Jenny F. Apr 21, 2015
Singing · In studio
Dora is the most wonderful teacher. She has such a natural way of connecting to my kids and their individual needs. My children really respond to her direction and guidance. I would recommend Dora to anyone looking for quality piano or voice lessons. Many of my friends take lessons from Dora as well and they all say the same! She has become part of our friend circle. We love Dora!!
Ellen R. Apr 17, 2015
Piano · In home
Dora is an incredible teacher. She is patient, kind, understanding and talented. My daughter is in 1st grade and Dora teaches the lesson at an age appropriate way. My daughter looks forward to going to Dora's house for lessons. My daughter has made progress every week. I highly recommend sending your child to Dora for lessons.
Funda S. Jan 2, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Dora is an amazing music teacher. She worked with both of my kids giving them piano and voice lessons. Dora has a hands-on teaching style and integrates fun, a love of learning with music theory. She is very patient and provides developmentally appropriate exercises to practice. All of her lessons are exciting and productive. Both of my children look forward to not only taking lessons but coming home to practice! Dora has a way of motivating her students to make them want to work hard and get better. We are very lucky and grateful to have her as a music teacher. I would highly recommend her to anyone that wants to improve in their musical journey!
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