Kimberly Church

Kimberly C.

Dundee, IL

About Kimberly C.

Background check: Last verified 01/06/2016
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Kimberly teaches: Ages 7 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2006
Last sign in: Today

Overview

Hello! My name is Kimberly and I teach:
-Beginner to Intermediate Guitar
-Beginner to Intermediate Piano
-Beginner through Advanced Vocals


As a participant in All State choir in high school, the only female in the U-46 district to make District 9 state Jazz choir, and the recipient of over 20 awards for singing, I'm at a place where I can use my experiences to help you start your journey!
I've been singing and playing my instruments for all of my life. My talents have taken me across the United States and back, even singing the National Anthem on Fox for the World's Strongest Man competition.
Having a passion for music, I picked up piano and guitar at a young age and studied both for years, finding new ways of combining the two with voice and also being able to play them separately or simply use them for songwriting.
Whether you're interested in playing piano, guitar, singing, or doing a combination, we will find your music genre where your passion lies and take it to new levels. I can coach you on your stage performance or even help prepare you for choral/band concerts in school.
For my adult students I can help take your gift to new levels, making it easier for you to perform with confidence and do what you've always wanted to do musically.

*** Lesson Details ***
Lessons are customized to the student's age, instrument, and level of interest. I combine early education practices with activities that go beyond just trial and error on instruments and give student's a chance to turn lessons into a fun game. With my methods students also develop a level of confidence that enables them to begin performing for friends and family. I have seen many young vocalists into elite choral groups through their schools and cities. One of my specialties is preparing students for auditions and 9/10 times they make it into the group they were auditioning for or won the solo in their group!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Guitar
Amp
Electric Keyboard
Microphone
Mixer

*** Travel Equipment ***
Guitar
Amp

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in working with kids. My combination of fun activities combined with an early education approach to teaching result in students who really enjoy the lessons and truly learn something at an age when it's so crucial to introduce the arts.

Photos and Videos

Great jazz standard You Don't Know Me

Experience

Guitar/piano/voice instructor

Feb 2013 - Present
Sounds Like Music

At the Sounds like Music school in Geneva I have over 50 students ranging from 5 years old to 60. My lessons are customized to each student and their own personal learning style so no two lessons are the same! Students have gone on to perform in musicals, competitions, and recitals.

Education

Business Administration

Jan 2005 - Jan 2008
American intercontinental University

Languages Spoken

english

Fluent / Native Proficiency
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20 Reviews on Kimberly C.

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Raquel A. Nov 28, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
She was kind and patient. Made me feel comfortable.
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Bob W. Nov 16, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
My first lesson was very good and i believe we will be able to work well together. Kimberly makes learning music fun and thats what it al about.
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Chris May 23, 2016
Singing · Online
Verified Student
Great first lesson. The instructor was extremely helpful with her techniques and I was able to catch on quickly. Looking forward to my next lesson!
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Maria May 2, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter is happy after the first lesson and looking forward for the next, Kimberly is a great teacher
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Jason S. Apr 25, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Kimberly is very knowledgeable and I feel like she is going to help me achieve my goals for myself as a singer after many years of collected dust on the vocal chords. I learned some new things that can help me within the first 10 minutes of my first lesson. Highly recommend this teacher!
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Lisa P. Mar 15, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Kimberly was great helping me begin my journey with Piano
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Catalina R. Mar 3, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
This is my very first lesson ever so I did not know what to expect. Kimberly was very patient and encouraging. I learned so much on my first day and am excited to learn much more.
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Rebekah Feb 4, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Good teacher
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Claudia M. Jan 27, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter was comfortable and enjoyed her first lesson.
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Monica C. Jan 14, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Kimberly is very nice and patient. Great instructor. Cute location too!
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