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About Jonathan S.

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Sarasota, FL

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Basic mathematical principals learned from elementary school to college levels. I ensure that all basic fundamentals are well observed and understood by the student.

About Jonathan
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I am a Florida native, active doctoral student, teacher and practitioner. My career includes performing and recording as a guitarist and teaching subjects such as music or math. Grade-school academic strengths in mathematics represent my enthusiasm for the subject. The math equivalent in music can be considered music theory, which is another passion of mine. I hope to take these well-rounded characteristics to teach and influence others with what I have learned in my education and career thus far.

Education & Teaching Experience:

I am currently pursuing my Doctorate of Musical Arts from Shenandoah University and hold a Masters of Music from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Music from Stetson University (all degrees with a guitar performance emphasis). I also have a temporary teaching certificate for Music K-12 fro
m the Florida Department of Education. I have taught in Florida as a preferred substitute for general music classes, K-12. In college, I have given study sessions for music theory levels ranging from 4-part writing to post-serialism.

Degrees:
Doctorate of Musical Arts: Guitar Performance; Shenandoah University, expected May 2019
Master of Music: Guitar Performance; University of Akron, May 2014
Bachelor of Music: Guitar Performance; Stetson University, 2011

While giving lessons:
I ensure that every student receives fundamental foundation pertaining to the subject. While learning the basics, I advise that the student organizes their lessons and materials in a way that displays progress over time. With the proper knowledge, we can treat the heart of a subject with refinement in order to grasp its purpose and reason---whether its music or math.

Why?
My students have grown with confidence through a sense of accomplishment. Success does not only affect a person's well-being but can also impact other dimensions of their lives.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Equipment available if needed:

Footstools
Music stands
Pencils
Complete home recording studio
Computer/tablet/smartphone w/ internet
Speakers and playback devices
Reference books

*** Travel Equipment ***
Each student is expected to bring with them (if applicable):

Notebook or log
Reference/score materials
Instrument(s) and case
Accessories
Portable sound recorder (optional)

*** Specialties ***
Classical, Jazz and Rock Styles.

Performance, Music Theory, Arranging, Composition.

Elementary Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics, Trigonometry, Pre-Calc.
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Gina A. August 7, 2015
· Piano · In home
Jonathan is a wonderful teacher. I would recommend him to others for lessons.
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Shanna T. July 3, 2015
· Guitar · In studio
Great instructor...very good at breaking things down to help you succeed.
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Nan Z. June 29, 2015
· Trumpet · Online
My daughter really enjoyed the lesson and interaction.
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Jonathan S.

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About Kevin F.

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Memphis, TN

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Several years tutoring and teaching several math areas and education in mathematics

About Kevin
I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance.

I have taught private lessons for several years now and I love every moment with my students! I have a real passion for sharing my knowledge and experience with others, both failures and successes. I believe everyone has creative potential, and I believe music is a real universal art form that anyone can tap into if they want. Above all, making and creating music should also be fun!

*** Lesson Details ***
I try to keep my lessons professional but comfortable too. I don't yell at students for messing up or anything like that. I usually have an agenda b
ut am willing to adjust and compromise if the situation dictates. If you don't have a curriculum in mind, I like Alfred's piano courses, but will do my best to find one that fits you as a student best. My initial goals are to make sure the basics of reading music and performing are set so that no matter what musical avenue you want to pursue, you will be successful. I do specialize in classical music but enjoy creating and playing in other genres as well.

I now also offer lessons online, as well as tutoring in most math areas!

***CANCELLATION POLICY***
I kindly ask for 24 hour notice whenever possible if a lesson is going to be missed. Generally speaking, if I don't hear from a student and their lesson time passes I will mark the lesson as missed, but I am also usually more than willing to make up the lesson at a later time.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a piano keyboard at my home.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I would expect students to have their own instruments as needed, as well as music paper, pencils, etc. I may be able to provide some of those materials on occasion as well as some books/recordings, but will by and large expect students to purchase those for themselves.

*** Specialties ***
I am much more familiar with classical styles and Broadway. My music writing style tends to be somewhere between neo-classical and avant-garde.

***Blog Posts***
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Emily B. May 19, 2017
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He is a good instructor. Easy to talk to.
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Debora May 4, 2017
· Piano · Online
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Preston Mullins April 26, 2017
· Piano · In studio
Our son has been going to Kevin for over a year now. He is nice and great with our son. He has learned a lot during with time with Kevin and continues to grow as a student of music.
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About Mark R.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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During the first conversation I have with a student or parent, I ask what their purpose in seeking a tutor is. Some students are failing badly, and some simply want homework support.
For those students who are struggling and behind in their mathematics course, I will assess their strengths and weaknesses during the first tutoring session. I then make a recommendation of a goal that I believe is realistic, and in conjunction with the student and parent, lay out a plan to reach that goal.

About Mark
I received degrees in Mathematics from LSU and the University of Tuebingen in Southwest Germany. I began my teaching career teaching special needs students at a local private school. I have also been a middle and high school mathematics teacher, as well as an elementary school Response to Intervention Mathematics Specialist. I began teaching and tutoring in 2004, and in that time have tutored well over 100 students at all levels from 4th grade to university. I have the ability to put mathematics in terms the student in front of me will best understand.
I am available on your schedule, and where ever is convenient for you.
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Mark R.

Mark R.

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About Chester P.

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Miami Beach, FL
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I have lots of experience.I've worked at Miami Dade College, Sylvan Learning Center as well as independently for a total of 20 yrs.I try to tailor my approach to how the student learns best.

About Chester
Hi.My name is Chester.That math class has you stumped, frustrated? Contact me.I will get you through it.
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Chester P.

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About Rebecca E.

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For over seventeen (17) years I have tutored middle school, high school, and college students mathematics from algebra through calculus. I have graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma with a Master of Science in Mathematics. I usually tutor at the Edmond Public Library and prefer tutoring in public, quiet settings. Also I teach algebra and calculus at Oklahoma City Community College. I have evening and weekend times available for tutoring appointments. Please contact me once you are ready to get started! Hope to meet you soon!

About Rebecca
Students during the lessons are actually working on their homework from school during the tutoring sessions and are often times learning faster on a one-to-one basis than in classroom setting, usually understanding a concept in 15 minutes or less while doing several problems. Many students have increased their grades in their math classes due to tutoring with me once or twice a week. Hundreds of successful students!
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About ARMAND N.

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Providence, RI

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Fun and creative teacher who loves transmitting knowledge and is passionate about seeing students succeed.

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I am Chemist by training who studied and worked on three different continents. Therefore, I can adapt my teaching skills quickly to fit the needs of my students. I have 10+ years of teaching experience. Personally, I am a very approachable and dedicated teacher and mentor.
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About Debbie L.

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Deborah is a highly enthusiastic science and math tutor. She received her B.S. in Genetics at Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 2015, where she studied the progression of cancer in zebrafish. Debbie went on to complete her M.Sc. from Yale University in Spring 2017, continuing her work in genetics and biochemistry. Debbie is passionate about the life sciences and loves to encourage students, especially girls, to get excited about future careers in STEM. She has been recognized by several awards including the National Science Foundation GRFP Honorable Mention (2015), the Student Success Story of the Year Award (2014), and the Sesquicentennial Learning to Live a Life Leadership Award (2014). When she isn’t tutoring, Debbie loves swimming, baking delicious healthy treats, wandering the big city, and playing games with her niece and nephews. Fun Fact: Debbie once went scuba diving at Catalina Island and touched the plaque of Jacques Cousteau.

About Debbie
Deborah is a highly enthusiastic science and math tutor. She received her B.S. in Genetics at Iowa State University of Science and Technology in 2015, where she studied the progression of cancer in zebrafish. Debbie went on to complete her M.Sc. from Yale University in Spring 2017, continuing her work in genetics and biochemistry. Debbie is passionate about the life sciences and loves to encourage students, especially girls, to get excited about future careers in STEM. She has been recognized by several awards including the National Science Foundation GRFP Honorable Mention (2015), the Student Success Story of the Year Award (2014), and the Sesquicentennial Learning to Live a Life Leadership Award (2014). When she isn’t tutoring, Debbie loves swimming, baking delicious healthy treats, wandering the big city, and playing games with her nie
ce and nephews.
Fun Fact: Debbie once went scuba diving at Catalina Island and touched the plaque of Jacques Cousteau.
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