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Heather L.

Saint Augustine, FL

About Heather

More important than my conservatory education and my experience as an educator and a performer is my passion for teaching music and acting and my undying belief that anyone can learn to be a musician and an actor. I'm currently available to teach lessons in my own St. Augustine home studio, and online around the globe.

I'm a graduate of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey and a winner of its merit scholarship.
After performing with the New York and Royal Philharmonics, the New Jersey and Virginia Symphonies, the American Boy Choir and the internationally renowned opera star
, Andrea Bocelli, studying opera and piano at Westminster Choir College and performance art and improvisational acting at East Carolina University in North Carolina, and appearing in shows and pageants across the east coast, I found my life's work in 2003 when I began teaching music.

I've successfully taught hundreds of different students since 2003, from 5-year-olds with special needs, to middle-aged professional opera singers, from a linguistics professor in Saudi Arabia, to a 65-year-old doctor of music. I've created and led a workshop about singing called, "The Whole Body Singer". I've written dozens of articles about music and music education for the blog at TakeLessons.com.

My extensive knowledge of the voice has encouraged and empowered hundreds of singers and prepared many of them to win competitions, pageants and auditions, as well as roles in operas and musicals.
Having both taught myself piano and received formal training at a conservatory has prepared me to teach almost anyone how to play.
The intensive training and education that I received at Westminster Choir College in songwriting, music theory and sight reading has benefited my students at every level.
My current work as singer and keyboardist in the acoustic rock duo, Timberwood, has strengthened my knowledge of a broad range of styles and genres. I have a strong commitment to continuing my education. That's why I recently (2014) studied songwriting online with the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

In the lessons that I teach, I'm flexible, positive and encouraging. While I want my students to have fun and love music, not dread it, I expect hard work and persistence. I am caring, patient, nurturing, and compassionate. In piano lessons, I usually allow the student to choose a piece with which to warm up and then move on to technique and repertoire. In voice lessons, I usually warm up the singer and discuss technique and sight singing before focusing on song choices. Joan Frey Boytim wrote a book for voice that I like to use, and I like the Estelle Liebling exercises for the more advanced singer. Hanon exercises are a big part of my piano curriculum, and I enjoy the Bastien and Alfred books for young and old. I have used completely random songs pulled out of a piano bench and a karaoke CD for kids. I will use almost anything I can get my hands on if it means effectively teaching music.
Acting lessons consist of exercises and games that apply learned concepts, and monologue and audition coaching. Parents are always welcome to observe lessons quietly.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide an acoustic guitar to bring to voice lessons. I expect my piano students to have a piano, an organ or a keyboard.

***Home Studio Equipment***
In my home studio, my students will have access to an acoustic guitar, an electronic keyboard, an acoustic piano and PC audio recording.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching classical, pop and musical theater singing, classical and pop/rock/chordal style piano, and sightreading, including solfege syllables. I enjoy using Estelle Liebling as my voice method and Hanon for piano technique. I have coursework in jazz and pop theory and songwriting from Westminster Choir College. Teaching special needs individuals is also one of my specialties, and one that I highly enjoy. I have coursework in Meisner technique and experience in both theatre acting and musical theatre.
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Erica September 16, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Heather is amazing!! I've had a couple of voice teachers in the past and she is by far the best!! She individually tailors her lessons to my interests and goals. She is also very encouraging and patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to enhance themselves musically.
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Omar K. August 19, 2016
Country Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I will write next week when I know more.
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Gabriel August 17, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio
Verified Student
The best instructor I ever tried. She put me and my parents at ease. I can wait to go back for the next lesson next week.
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Heather L.

Heather L.

Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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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.

Sarah Y.

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

Saint Augustine, FL

About James

Praised by Broadway World as a “compelling actor” with a “rich and powerful bass voice,” James Harrington debuts with Portland Opera in 2017 in SONGS OF LOVE AND WAR, a program of staged Monteverdi madrigals. In the summer of 2016, as a member of the prestigious Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program, he sang the roles of Billy Jackrabbit in LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST and Diener 4 in CAPRICCIO, and cover Count Capulet in ROMÉO ET JULIETTE and Major-Domo in CAPRICCIO. Earlier in the 2015-16 season, he sang Sergeant Meryll in THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD in St. Louis, and returned to Florida State University t
o perform Adam in Haydn’s THE CREATION, Pooh-Bah in THE MIKADO, and Seneca in L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA.

In addition to an active performing career in opera and musical theatre, Harrington is pursuing a Master’s degree at Florida State University, where he studies with David Okerlund and taught in the musical theatre department (a Playbill Magazine Top 10 musical theatre program). He received his Bachelor’s degree from Berklee College of Music, and has previously been a student of Thomas Studebaker, Donna McElroy, and David Ripley.
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James H.

James H.

Saint Augustine, FL 32095
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$40 / 30-min
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Dennis F.

Saint Augustine, FL

About Dennis

Ever dreamed about playing the guitar? Let me help you turn your dream into reality. Whether it be rock, pop, blues, Spanish guitar, flamenco, etc, music theory or improvising skills you would like to learn, I can help you learn at an accelerated pace and we will have fun along the way. Electric or Acoustic. All ages from 8 to adult, beginners through advanced, are welcome.

My Qualifications:
Musician's Institute Graduate (G.I.T. - Hollywood, CA.).
College level Music Theory courses.
Taken private guitar lessons for several years.
Have taught professionally for 20 years with students o
f all ages.
Full-time professional working musician / recording artist
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Chana August 3, 2016
Flamenco Guitar · Online
Mr. Dennis has been giving me lessons for 8+ years now! He has taught me a wide array of styles on the guitar, as well as music theory. He is extremely passionate about guitar, and I completely recommend him to anyone interested!!
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Dennis F.

Dennis F.

Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Danielle E.

Saint Augustine, FL

About Danielle

Danielle Eva is a vocalist, songwriter, and music educator with over 20 years experience in many facets of the music industry. She received training in both classical and commercial vocal technique at Duquesne University. Danielle is a past winner in the US Billie Holiday Competition, New York’s Jazzmobile, and the Monk Institute’s Jazz Aspen. Her international career has allowed her to perform in the top venues of New York, Washington DC, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Turkey and Cuba. Danielle has taught students of all ages and varying styles as well as directing both children's and adult ch
oirs. She is now based in North East Florida and continues to establish her own voice in the music community through songwriting, performing, and recording. She specializes in teaching vocal technique as applied to pop, jazz, broadway, etc and in teaching a combined piano/voice introduction for very young students.
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Danielle E.

Danielle E.

Saint Augustine, FL 32095
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$30 / 30-min

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