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About Benjamin K.

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Chicago, IL

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About Benjamin
I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I currently work for a recording studio (Sound Summit Studios in Naperville IL) where I teach voice and help singers record their music in the studio. I have previously taught at The School of Rock in Indianapolis Indiana. I have administered vocal lessons to every voice type at all different levels. Several of my students have recored albums and are currently performing all over the U.S.

I have a bachelors degree in biology with a minor in art. After graduating college, I was a full-time high school biology teacher, volleyball coach, and director of the school musical. As a high school teacher, I learned first hand the kind of pressure and expectat
ions that are placed on students in order for them to succeed. In college, I was the head student researcher on a two-year lab project. I took several upper level science courses including: biochemistry, calculus, organic chemistry, calculus based physics, cell biology, anatomy, and physiology. I studied marine biology in the Virgin Islands and am CPR certified.

*** Lesson Details ***
Voice lessons with me are fun and effective. You can expect to hear improved technique from day one, eventually reaching your long term goals. I begin every lesson aligning the students voice through various vocal warm ups and exercises. We then work together to pick repertoire that will suit the singer'€™s voice and they will enjoy singing. During a lesson we will also cover performance presentation, acting, diction, rhythm, musicality, style, and interpretation.

During tutoring you can expect a personalized plan based on your goals and aspirations. Since every student is different you can be assured we will come up with a plan that is designed just for you. I am a laid back tutor but will be sure to get the most out of you after our time together. Most students see at least a one letter grade improvement. My main goal for every tutoring session is student learning and comprehension.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano, recording equipment, large collection of sheet music

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in helping students find their true singing voice.
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Marc May 23, 2019
· Singing · Online
Made me feel very at ease for my first singing lesson. Looking forward to the next.
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john March 29, 2019
· Acting · Online
Super teacher
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Maya S. March 21, 2019
· Singing · Online
My daughter has had 3 lessons so far and so far so good :) She enjoys it very much and looking forward to many more.
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About Larry P.

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Cave Creek, AZ

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About Larry
***My Takelessons Blog Posts:***
http://takelessons.com/blog/acting-in-famous-Shakespeare-plays
http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-have-stage-presence

My name is Larry, and I was born and raised in Chicago and now call the Phoenix, AZ metro area home. I have a Master's Degree in Education (Higher Ed. and Curriculum Development). I have a Tutoring and Educational Consulting business of my own, working with excellent education partners like Takelessons.

My tutoring business is geared towards middle, high school,and college students, and my specialization is geared in four areas:

1) The Humanities: History (U.S., European, and World), English, Literature (with a special passion for all things Shakespeare), and Social Studies (including American Government and Political Science).

2) Papers: Research papers (and how to do the
research for them), essays, creative writing - including citation & formatting.

3) Drama (the Theatre kind of drama, not life drama): Acting, directing, staging, analysis, including Shakespeare.

4) Test Prep: ACT, SAT, PSAT, ISEE, TACHS

***My Promise to You***

I will treat you like an individual - that means that we'll find out how YOU learn best, and we'll work that way. I don't teach memorization. I teach by asking and answering questions, as well as providing information.

***My Expectation of You***

That you will come with an open mind, come with questions, and a willingness to learn and have fun.

***Lesson Details***

*The Humanities*
The reason so many people go screaming into the night when confronted with lessons in things like history, or government, or English for that matter, are all the names and dates to memorize. I don't teach that way. We begin with things you want (or need) to know. From there, we cover how those things affected other things, It's a huge world out there, and how we got here from where we started is a wonderful and complicated trip. History doesn't happen in a vacuum, and we learn who we are by knowing where we come from.

*Papers*
Obviously I won't write your paper for you, but I will show you how and where to start your research (and how to sort it as well). I will also proof-read for grammar and/or organizational errors and show you how to structure it in general terms.

*Drama*
I have acted, I have directed. From the community to professional levels. We will talk about character creation, about staging, about working with your director as well as your fellow actors. We will mostly brainstorm, and you will be able to experiment in vision as well as technique.
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Chanda S. August 12, 2019
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Chanda S. January 14, 2019
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Evan December 1, 2018
· Acting · Online
Larry is an experienced director and actor. He is very good at what he does and he is very easy to work with
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Larry P.

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About Brianna L.

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Tempe, AZ
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About Brianna
I graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2014. I earned my degree in Instrumental Music Education and have been teaching privately for since 2008. My main instrument is violin, and I am qualified to teach viola, and cello. Before moving to Arizona, I taught many violin students through my own private studio and through the University of Idaho Preparatory Division. My students ranged from ages 3 to 50. I have taught private instrumental lessons to grades 2-8 at a private school and I currently work as a full time 5th grade classroom teacher at a Great Hearts school. I continued their intermediate orchestra program and started the beginning orchestra program in the 2015-2016 school year. In the 2016-2017 school year, I piloted a successful beginning instruments club. The majority of my experience is with students age 3 through 9th gr
ade.

As for general education, I have completed my certification classes for grades 1-8 and will be submitting the paperwork in the summer of 2019. I have taught as a lead teacher for 5th grade for 3 years, and have experience working in 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. Additionally, I have tutored students from first grade through middle school in math and reading/grammar/writing.

I primarily teach lessons in the Gilbert area where I teach full time. I also accept lessons in Tempe and Mesa. Students outside of this area are welcome to travel to my house in Tempe. My travel availability is limited, but my home studio availability is far more flexible.
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Xandrian April 23, 2018
· Violin · In studio
Brianna has helped me progress with my violin rapidly, and she is very patient and kind. Her studio is great and there is a calm, quiet atmosphere there. I would recommend her to anyone that loves the violin and wishes to progress in their learning.
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Katie M. June 15, 2016
· Violin · In home
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and is very excited. Brianna is so patient, kind and knowledgable.
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Saba B. October 20, 2015
· Violin · In home
An excellent teacher for my 7year old daughter. Very patient, on time, and engaging. An excellent teacher and mentor.
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Brianna L.

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About Hrafn T.

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Notre Dame, IN

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About Hrafn
Hi, my name is Raffie! I am a third year PhD student in chemistry and have been teaching chemistry and physics since 2013. I enjoy interacting with students and sharing my knowledge of science!
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Hrafn T.

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$50 / 30-min

About Dennis U.

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Los Angeles, CA

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About Dennis
I have been playing chess for 30 + years and have a USCF expert rating. I have
taught chess in afterschool programs and one on one in homes for over 10 years.
I feel I have great patience especially with young children as their
attention span is usually not that long.
I have a psychology degree UCLA
I do some acting and have appeared on national commercials and
some films ie. Ocean's 13.
I am located in the West Los Angeles area and do housecalls
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Dennis U.

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About Utkarsh S.

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Boxborough, MA

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About Utkarsh
I am a very down to earth, calm and patient person who absolutely loves helping people. I have tutored since highschool starting with special needs kids and into college where I tutored peers and their siblings in Math/Bio/Chemistry and Programming. I am willing to spend whatever amount of time it takes to pre-prep before your lesson so that you get the most out of your time and walk out with the best understanding you can! Contact me and lets get started!
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Anissa July 23, 2019
· Math · In studio
He was excellent. Could not have had a better tutor.
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Utkarsh S.

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About Scott C.

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Mills River, NC
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About Scott
Hi, everyone! Do you want your student to improve in math? Does your student need someone to help with developing writing or grammar or reading skills? Would you like your student to be able to throw a football 75 yards in the air?

If you answered "Yes" to any of those questions, I can help! (Except for the one about the football; maybe your student should try pumping iron or something.)

I've worked with kids in math and English for many years, including my own (my wife and I have four graduates), and I enjoy making subjects fun and interesting with students, while we get the job done.

Some valuable learning, a pat on the back, and a shot of confidence: that's what I offer to families. Thanks for checking me out!

- Scott
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Scott C.

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About Taylor R.

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Aurora, CO
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Hi, I'm Taylor! I am graduating from the Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media & Entertainment and a Minor in History. As an elementary and middle school student, I found that sometimes I needed a little help understanding material in class. Due to tutoring, I am now a successful college student with a 3.75+ GPA and worked as a researcher for the History Colorado Museum. I have nearly 2 years of tutoring experience in history, music, theatre, and english as well as 1.5 years of experience teaching after school theatre enrichment courses. My past students' ages range from 7 to 75, so I can work with almost any demographic.

Each student gets their own lesson plan. Education is not "one size fits all" and some students have particular needs or struggles. Lesson plans are constructed using th
e most recent and up-to-date information; I also make sure to include time to help student's with their school work if needed. I also love to include subjects that students may enjoy or have specific interest in.

I love tutoring because it gives me a chance to give back to my community and the future generations who will eventually take my place. The twinkle that students get in their eye when they find a subject they are passionate about is why I teach.

I want the tutoring process to be as comfortable and beneficial as possible. If students or parents would like to suggest any resources, they are welcome. I am easy to reach and try to respond as soon as possible to any questions or concerns. Feel free to contact me with any questions or to schedule a lesson.
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Taylor R.

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About Katt J.

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About Katt
Hello there!!!

I am a professional teacher, English (proper grammar in speaking and writing), as well as a teacher of special needs students in kindergarten through 2nd grade. I am a certified personal trainer, and a pastry and baking instructor for beginners. I’ve been teaching several topics for nearly 20 years.

I graduated from Concordia University in River Forest, Illinois with a Bachelors of Arts in Organizational Management.

I am a very passionate person when it comes to teaching. I take pride in giving all my students my undivided attention. My goal is that each of my students reach their goals.
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Katt J.

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About Yosr I.

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About Yosr
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I am Dr. Ibrahim. I have taught a wide range of students, so if you have any issue I will in all likelihood be able to thoroughly assist you with it. I have also taught several courses in several different environments, so I will be able to find the best unique teaching method for you. I look forward to teaching you and insuring your success!
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Yosr I.

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