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Sarah H.

Chicago, IL

About Sarah

Sarah H. is a young and upcoming classical cellist based in Chicago. She enjoys teaching cello to students of all ages and levels and is dedicated to helping each student explore their unique interest
s in studying music.
Sarah began her musical studies in her hometown of Cincinnati, starting the piano at age 8 and just a year later picking up the cello. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from The Hartt School of Music and completed her Master’s degree from DePaul University’s School of Music. Her primary teachers include Stephen Balderston, Mihai Tetel, and Tom Guth.
Sarah is an active performer, playing with orchestras throughout the city of Chicago and around the country. She performs regularly with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Illinois Symphony, Quad City Symphony, and Chicago Composer's Orchestra. Outside of her orchestral career, Sarah plays with the Bradley University faculty chamber ensemble, Peoria Lunaire. She regularly presents solo recitals and concerts throughout the year, hoping to provide members of community an opportunity to make a connection with music and the performers that create it.
Outside of performing and teaching, Sarah is a devoted advocate for musicians’ health. She hopes to combine her expertise in music and physical fitness to help performers foster long, successful careers.
Check out Sarah's contribution to the TakeLessons teacher's blog on injury prevention:
http://takelessons.com/blog/piano-guide-injury-prevention
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Qurrat J. January 29, 2016
Swimming · In home
Verified Student
Sarah was very effective in our first lesson. My swimming technique improved right away.
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Craig Ludington November 28, 2015
Cello · In home
Verified Student
(Writing a second review after six months of lessons.)

I take notes while practicing so I'll remember the trouble spots and bring them up during the lesson. Sarah is pretty analytical and she gets to the root cause and tells me exactly what to practice to solve the problem. At the end of every lesson I've got more tools to work with so the next week's practice is focused and effective.

I'm really happy about having Sarah as a teacher.

By the way, I love this story:

The legendary cellist Pablo Casals was asked why he continued to practice at age 90. "Because I think I'm making progress," he replied.
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Sheena M James November 13, 2015
Cello · In home
Verified Student
Sarah is a great teacher! Very thorough and patient. The time flies durig each lesson because I'm having so much fun!
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Sarah H.

Sarah H.

Peoria, IL 61625
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Roxanne Joy L.

Peoria, IL

About Roxanne Joy

Hi I'm Anne. I had been teaching piano lessons from ages 2& up for about 10 years.
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Roxanne Joy L.

Peoria, IL 61604
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Cathryn K.

Peoria, IL

About Cathryn

Hello! My name is Cathy and I have been teaching voice (singing) for over 30 years. But don't let that fool you into thinking I'm a stogy old girl who doesn't have a pulse on contemporary music. I
teach pop, country, broadway, folk, whatever it is your interested in. I do teach with vocal exercises because without them no changes will be made and that's the whole point right to change your voice? However you do get to sing songs. I teach, so that you will change your voice and succeed in whatever avenue you want. My degree is in Vocal Performance from Northeastern Illinois University and one year of Masters work in Drama from DePaul University.

I also teach ESL, Reading, Writing, History which I have done for the past six years. I use a variety of techniques since no two people are alike to help you learn English or the American lifestyle. I presently teach Caterpillar employees, spouses and children. Let me teach you and see how far we can go.

Thank you.
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Ryan Piers January 16, 2017
Vocal Training · In studio
Cathy is extremely nice and wastes no time getting to worth with her clients. She is fun to work with and packs a lot into a half-hour lessons. I noticed clear improvement in my vocals after just a couple classes. I'd highly recommend Cathy!
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Jackson L. April 21, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Cathryn was prepared, professional and fun. We are thrilled with her!
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Gloria A. April 21, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
This is my first lesson and I really love this lady she is happy and excited about teaching and she makes me feel comfortable learning. She also is flexible in allowing me to use my type of music that I am and will be singing.
I feel that I am going to enjoy my voice lessons,
Ms Cathryn seems to be Great!
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Cathryn K.

Cathryn K.

Peoria, IL 61614
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$20 / 30-min
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Mark W.

Bloomington, IL

About Mark

I am a professional violist working in the central Illinois region. I've been playing the viola for 21 years, and also am comfortable on the violin as well. I received my Bachelors of Arts from Gust
avus Adolphus College in 2004, double majoring in Music Performance (viola) and in Philosophy. Afterwards, I completed my Masters of Music in 2010 at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois.

I frequently play with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Milliken-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Danville Symphony Orchestra, and others.

In addition to music, my passions carry over to argumentation, literature, long distance running, and writing. I have a fierce eye for grammar and composition, and love to work with students to better their writing and understanding.
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Alma Ocampo November 7, 2016
Philosophy · Online
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Mark W.

Mark W.

Bloomington, IL 61701
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