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About Ilona M.

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Pompano Beach, FL

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About Ilona
For my tutoring sessions I use skills that include goal-directedness, I teach how to organize learning in small steps and how to set them up; I always strive to motivate and engage my students to make the learning interesting and fun; I also use self-control skills to teach how to avoid distractions and I use different focusing strategies. I use positive mind set skills to teach how to use failures as a learning opportunities.

I have a Master's Degree (2012) in teaching English to speakers of other languages, and Bachelors in Music Education (2010), both from Florida Atlantic University,
as well as degree in violin performance from Poland.
I studied piano in Poland for 10 years & taught both piano & violin for over 20 years. I also teach flute & cello for the past 5 years, as I studied them during my Music Education program.

I teach music for over 24 years using the traditional and Suzuki methods. I am a fan of the Essential Elements 2000 for string instruments, and the Alfred's Piano Library for piano. Alfred's piano library can be used for any age as they also have books especially made for adult learners. I also like their music flash cards.
For teaching music theory I mostly used Master Theory.

I personalize every lesson, and always set goals for my students. Most of my violin students are members of the Florida Youth Orchestra as well as Gold Coast Youth Orchestra and my piano students participate in Pompano Beach competition and the annual Piano Guild auditions.
I teach any age and any level, and always stress that learning a new instrument is very similar to learning a new language, it needs a lot of patience, persistence and repetitions. My lessons are customized to my students needs, and are work in progress as they needs may change over time. I always remind my students that music can give them instant gratification when they learn to play favorite songs.
I always encourage my students to tell me about their music preferences, so I can incorporate them in their music lessons.

*** Lesson Details ***
All my tutoring sessions include reviews of previously learned material and if possible the use of technology. I use students books but often bring extra study materials if necessary.
All my lessons include: technique: I like to use the Finger Power for piano students and Essential Elements for my string students, and scales for both.
music theory: I use Master Theory or other books such as Hal Leonard's Piano Note spellers & Piano Music Theory books for younger ages, music flash cards to support learning notes and musical terminology, and of course the fun part performance.

Besides Essential Elements 2000 for strings I also use String Tunes and Fiddle Runners to add more fun to the lessons. For piano students I use Holiday Treats book, which comes in 2 different levels: Beginner & Intermediate, so my students have a new songs for a specific holiday.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I always bring violin with me to be able to show what I teach.

*** Travel Equipment ***
The students needs to have their books and assigned material ready for tutoring. Instrumental students needs to have their music books & instrument available as well as a pencil. I always stress with my students to be organized and prepared for their lesson, this way they will be able to focus better during the lesson. I bring my violin with me. I also ask that the room where the lesson takes place to be free of any distractions, such other siblings or any other noise. The quiet environment helps in faster learning.

*** Specialties ***
I tutor most K-12 subjects and prepare students to take ACT, SAT, GRE tests.
Music genres: Classical, traditional, Suzuki, Popular, Celtic, fiddle, Blues
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Denise L. September 15, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In home
wonderful and fulfilling! I enjoyed learning and will continue.
Ilona very patient and makes learning fun .
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Michelle W. April 15, 2016
Verified Student · Violin · In home
Ilona is very nice and very knowledgeable. I look forward to learning a great deal from her.
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Sebastian October 27, 2015
Verified Student · Fiddle · In home
She is very professional, helpful, thorough and efficient. Knows her stuff!
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Ilona M.

Ilona M.

Pompano Beach, FL 33063
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About Allen P.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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About Allen
I am a University of Miami School of Music graduate with extensive experience in music education, theory, songwriting and arranging.
As a winner of the Florida State Concerto Competition at 17, and having performed with some of South Florida's best singers and musicians, I offer a wealth of knowledge about how to connect music theory with music practice.

*** Lesson Details ***
I specialize in creating individual lesson plans - no 'cookie cutter' methods, and no lectures about practicing!

My teaching style is free-flowing and relaxed. I'm very willing to adapt to any and all situations
in order to make music education work for YOU.

We offer group lessons that help young students learn socially and with fun activities. Our music reading curriculum teaches "easy success", in a one - note - at - a - time fashion.

*** Equipment ***
I have a small keyboard lab of 4 - 5 pianos for group lessons and games.
It is preferred that private students have a piano or full size keyboard.
We also provide games, piano accompaniment tracks, and other accessories to make lessons more interactive and fun.

*** Specialties ***
Jazz, Gospel, Pop, Blues, Group Piano
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Lauren L. February 6, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · In home
If you are looking for an exceptional Piano teacher, look no further then Allen. From the moment I enrolled he has been nothing but professional. He came to our home and spent his undivided attention on my daughter. She was thrilled with her first lesson and is looking forward to working with Allen. I am beyond pleased with Allen and would recommend him to anyone and any age.
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Christopher G. February 23, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Great person, can't wait to have the next lesson
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Cheryl Pfeffer January 22, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Awesome.
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Allen P.

Allen P.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
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Hollywood, FL
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About Elsa
Dedicated teacher with more than 30 years of experience. Willing to take the next step into online students network. Great success on preparation for exams and develop test systems. Worked before on Computer Science and Information Technology careers as a head of department, BS and MS tutoring classes. Proud of have teach students with special needs.
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Oksana L. January 30, 2016
Verified Student · Sewing · In studio
Enjoyed my lesson , she is very nice
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Alan G. November 24, 2015
Verified Student · Spanish · In home
Elsa is a patient friendly teacher. She even was creative in giving me Cuban song lyrics for practice.
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Elsa L.

Elsa L.

Hollywood, FL 33021
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$23 / 60-min

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Delray Beach, FL

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About Meredith
Meredith has been homeschooling her children since 2014 and is now available to teach lessons at your home. Meredith has helped students learn how to read, write in cursive, solve arithmetic combinations, memorize information and maintain organized school work.

Meredith received her training at Florida Atlantic University in 2014 where she received a degree in Geography and Geology. Meredith has worked professionally in her field for 3 years post-graduate as well as while completing her degree. As an expert in her field, Meredith looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Me
redith's teaching style is hands on, interactive and differentiated instruction with a student centered approach.
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Meredith G.

Meredith G.

Delray Beach, FL 33444
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$25 / 30-min

About Martin S.

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Boynton Beach, FL

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I hold a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering and have been trained in all aspects of mathematics. I have taught both math and computer related subjects for several years, including Adjunct Instructor at Union County College for A+ Microcomputer Certification training program, MS Office professional applications. Also was Adjunct Instructor at ITT Technical Institute teaching engineering subjects.

Music background includes first French Horn at NJ Allstate orchestra, played all brass instruments from trumpet to tuba and taught French Horn to students starting in middle school.
Played in many orchestras and symphonic bands in NJ, CA and FL concentrated in French Horn, Euphonium and Bass Clarinet. Played Trombone, tuba and Bass Clarinet for the Red Rockets jazz and swing band for many years. Played trumpet in college dance band.
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Martin S.

Martin S.

Boynton Beach, FL 33472
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$30 / 30-min

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