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"Larry is very patient and a great instructor."
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Review by Melissa
"I started training with Lara to see if I could perform better with client presentations. I was shocked at how well the skills were presented and how the e
xercises really worked. Lara has a philosophy that better communication skills leads to a bettter understanding of the world around us. I cannot say enough about how she has helped me. My 16 year old daughter has started taking acting lessons with Lara. She loves it and it has improved her understanding of English Lit and life."
Houston, TX teacher:
Review by Alex
"I've previously worked with Dan, with him as my tutor. He really is an amazing instructor, he breaks down the problem and helps reconstruct the equation o
r the problem back to see where the trouble, for me it was math. He really has helped me out a lot, and has done a great jib helping me understand word problems a lot better! If you need a good tutor, I highly recommend that you choose Danschnieder! To me, he is one of the best!"
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by Matt
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Review by Olga
"Daniel is a great teacher, his explanations are clear and simple. I tried a couple of tutors before but no one managed to help me as good as Daniel did."
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"A few years ago I attended a class taught by Charis Conn. She is a superb teacher—smart, interesting and lively.
I still follow the advice she gave ou
r class. Just a few days ago I followed through on a suggestion she had made and it has produced good results.
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Review by sami
"i never understand trigonometry ,until tutor Amjad helped me ,and explained every thing from AtoZ in the topic . now i am very excellent in Trigonometry
,tutor Amjad is really genius ,and deserves to be hired from every student ."
Are you a singer or speaker who would like a more powerful, authentic voice? Please take a deep inhale by expanding and opening your rib cage, relax your jaw and exhale with 'aaahhh'. Have FUN with it so that you can hear and feel the difference sooner. My focus is to assist you in finding an easier way to sustain your best posture, breath support, resonance and pitch control by bringing awareness to existing vocal habits and giving you hands-on experience with adjusting those habits. My mission is to help you find your most relaxed & elongated posture, breath support, full resonance and best
My specialty as a professional voice teacher is Contemporary Commercial Music [CCM] which encompasses genres & sub-genres from Pop, Country, Hip/Hop, Folk, Rock, R&B, Soul, Gospel, EDM [electronic dance music], etc.
I grew up singing freely and naturally until I destroyed my voice thru improper, frequent overuse. I believed my career was over, but it was just starting. Private lessons with vocal professionals coupled with academic studies rebuilt my perception of how I was generating sound and their training gave me back MY VOICE, for which I am forever grateful.
I CAN HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS: My cross-training in dance, yoga, Tai Chi, commercial & improvisational acting provides a well-rounded platform from which to deliver information, guide vocal explorers and also help develop talent.
EXPERIENCE: * 18 years teaching experience * 12 years living & working in Los Angeles * A lifetime of performing experience * 12 years personal private vocal studies master teachers of bel canto & contemporary singing techniques.
LIFE SKILLS: No matter the subject, my focus is also teach skills that can be extrapolated into any area of your life. Life Skills focuses on eradicating negative self-talk and expanding communication skills that help develop confidence, enhancing daily life.
Between performing and my own artistic studies, I have been taking the occasional private voice student since 1997, mostly via referrals from friends and other students. While living in California, one of my voice teachers requested me as her regular substitute at Culver City and Santa Monica Music Schools from 2008-2012, which I felt deeply honored. She said she trusted me with their voices, which encouraged me into full-time voice teaching practice. In June 2012, I returned to Minneapolis and began teaching in my home studio through music services like Take Lessons. Past projects include producing a vocal showcase at The Ritz Theater, musical direction & choreography for a school's 2016 production of the Wizard of Oz; assisting students to prepare for local & national auditions like La Banda, The Voice & American Idol; prepping singers for studio recordings and congratulating a new student who's stepped out of the chorus to land her first lead role!
I am forever grateful to all of my teachers, past and present, for their valuable gifts of knowledge, skill, grace and compassion.
ENJOY LIFE MORE! Singing & dancing improves our quality of life.
*** STUDIO EQUIPMENT ***
EDEN PRAIRIE: Lessons in separate "studio" room, electric piano, mirror, music stands, table for your water, chair. Parents/loved ones can lounge in the large comfortable lobby area, drink free coffee/hot chocolate, read, or watch TV [see photos below].
*** STUDIO POLICIES ***
STUDIO HOURS: EDEN PRAIRIE Central Standard Time Sun: 6:00pm-9:00pm Mon: 10:00am-1:00pm Tues-Thurs: 10:00am-9:00pm Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm
MINNEAPOLIS Mon: 3pm-9pm
PHONE CALLS, EMAILS & TEXT WILL BE REPLIED TO DURING STUDIO HOURS.
TRAVEL: Cost for travel is charged at the same rate per hour, as the lesson itself since I am unable to teach other students when in transit. Exception: Travel is included for In-Studio Coaching to Success sessions
CANCELLATIONS Mutual 24-hour advance notice agreement states both parties will respect the difficulty of planning schedules by providing 24-hour notice to change a reserved lesson time.
* Cancellations within 24-hours of lesson require a phone call or text - Lessons not cancelled w/24-hour notice are the responsibility of the cancelling party to makeup - True emergencies are exempt
Danae R. November 3, 2016
Online Verified Student
I took a group lesson with Arlys on Takelessons Live - it was fantastic! She was very enthusiastic and helpful. She was also very funny! I encourage anyone who wants to learn new tricks to sign up with her.
Ita N. September 13, 2016
In home Verified Student
I found her personality to be so infectious! And she taught me warmup techniques I have never seen despite being in choir virtually my whole life. I love that she has a dance background and places such an emphasis on knowing your body. I think she's a great human being as well as a gifted teacher, and I highly recommend her!
Erica S. August 10, 2016
Vocal Training ·
Online Verified Student
A wonderful and enthusiastic teacher!!! Will be requesting her in the near future. She really help me understand my vocals and how to extend my vocal range as far as hitting high notes.
Upbeat, fun and patient. Professional performer/teacher with a BA in music (with honors) and English from Wesleyan University, graduate study in music education from University of St. Thomas and film production/screenwriting with honors from Minneapolis College (MCTC). Don specializes in helping you to unleash your creativity and self-expression. Guitar, songwriting, composition/music production (Garageband, etc), computer-based "beat-making", ensembles, and pop vocal coaching. Tutoring and computer help also offered.
Many years experience in K-12 music and digital media technology (audio an
d video) working with gifted/talented and special needs students as well as in-school artist residencies. Adult students are a specialty and are most welcome!
*** Lesson Details *** In individual lessons, instruction will be tailored to the individual desires and needs of each student. Fun "family-style" lessons with parent(s) and young children are also a new option.
*** Studio Equipment *** Guitars, ukuleles, bass guitars, strum-sticks, various percussion instruments, ProTools Digi002, Garageband, Kurzweil 2500, Mac Pro Desktop computers, various keyboards, synthesizers and music composition/production software and amps.
*** Travel Equipment *** Teacher brings instruments/supplies/books as needed, and can arrange to provide instruments for students as well.
*** Specialties *** Individual or group instruction in folk, jazz, blues, rock, guitar/vocal performance coaching, songwriting, lyric writing, instrumental improvisation, digital media production/composition, iMovie, Garageband, "beat-making" and therapeutic music for youth, adult and special needs students. Tutoring/homework help in English, mac computers and basic academic subjects for K-12 and adult students. Technology (geek) help/support with computers, digital gadgets (especially Apple) for "non-techies".
Harry September 26, 2016
Bass Guitar ·
In home Verified Student
Don is prompt, knowledgeable and fun to take lessons from.
Rick B. September 5, 2016
Acoustic Guitar ·
In studio Verified Student
Ray June 9, 2016
Acoustic Guitar ·
Don was excellent! We arranged for lessons to take place in our home which was super convenient. Don worked with both my daughter and myself weekly. His lessons were both fun and challenging. Highly recommend working with Don! Fun for all ages.
Hello students, parents, and co-creators. My name is Jonathan. I am a 32 year old French native from Paris and I will be your teacher today.
I am a happy husband and step-father who moved to Minneapolis in 2015 to live with the wife Sophia and 2 kids: Blake and Samara, 14 and 12.
I have been a professional photographer for more than 13 years now. I also practice traditional Indian-Himalayan Sunyoga, meditation, acupressure. I have participated in healing cancer patients and all kinds of diseases since 2013.
WHAT ABOUT TEACHING? Everybody wants the best. I believe QUALITY is the most i
mportant. Each person is unique and should be treated in a unique way.
What comes first? Question or answer? When we arrive on our first day at school do we have final exams? First the teacher shares some knowledge during class. Depending on the teacher's talent and passion and love for his work the students will learn something. Then only we have exams.
Life is the biggest exam off all. Every day we are being tested. With our family, friends, work. Hopefully wisdom will come out of this process. All we need is a little support to all grow together.
Teaching is a big responsibility. Parents and teachers, it is our duty to teach the best. Let's do our best together. Thank you.
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Robin W. June 8, 2014
thank you so much for improving my French. It is important for my studies. Thank you!
Welcome! Hello! I’ve been teaching for 10 years now and love every minute of it. My focus is on providing each of my students individualized instruction that meets his or her own needs, interests, and learning style. Parents and students have seen the difference that this data driven, holistic style makes. I can't wait to meet you and your child as we embark on a journey of learning and discovery! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.
About my studio: • Current students: Range in age from 4-adult • Recitals: Offered twice a year • Group classes: Options available fo
r established students • Lessons: Individualized for each student’s needs, interests and learning style • Each student receives: Personalized practice plans and strategies • Feedback and support available as needed between lessons
About me: • 7 years of private lessons experience • 3 years of classroom experience: Music and General Education • Fully certified • Viola performance degree from Western Michigan University • Education certification from Relay Graduate School of Education
Ready to get started? Use the “Reserve your spot with Candis” feature on the screen, or call Take Lessons directly. Message me directly to discuss any schedule questions or concerns.
Have questions? Finding a teacher who is a good fit for your child and your family is immensely important. There are lots of teaching styles and personalities and you want this to be a positive experience that your child will not only learn from, but will cherish and enjoy. I hope the above information helps give you a sense of what I can offer your family, but please reach out if I can answer any questions that will help you in making this important decision.
Rachita U. October 29, 2016
In studio Verified Student
Very good teacher and cool
Eric W. October 17, 2016
In home Verified Student
I, being an older male adult, can be a little skeptical about wholeheartedly havong trust in taking someone direction when learning something new. Well, my first lesson, basically just getting feel for each other went pleasantly well. I am very much at ease with following Candis lead and I trust I will be able to play the violin well with confidence if i meet her halfway and apply myself. She has a nice personality too.
Harley September 9, 2016
Online Verified Student
Our first lesson was very good! My daughter responded to her very well and we are looking forward to many more!
My name is Larry. I retired from a career in Banking. This career took me from Chicago to Singapore and finally to London before returning to the USA. For the last few years I have completed an undergrad degree in Mathematics to go with my Physics degree. I expect to finish a Math Master's from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities this spring. I also have a MN State Math 8-12 Teaching License. I am actively tutoring AP Calculus, AP Physics as well as all other HS Math classes. I can also tutor Linear Algebra, Differential Equations and Discrete Math. I have 4 grown children, all
college grads or in college. I enjoy playign as much golf as I can duning school hours and tutor in the early to late evenings. In the winter when golf is impossible, I cross-country ski and practice golf indoors. I do a ton of NY Times crosswor puzzles - 2 to 3 a day. I love Mathematics and spend about 2 hours a day doing math recreationally. Thanks for the look at my profile!!! Larry
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