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Celine K.

41 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Awarded Honor Student from George Mason University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Celine K.

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I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my love of music. I have been teaching professionally for 17 years. It is important that each student progresses at his or her own pace. I encourage this by setting realistic goals for my students at each lesson.

About Celine

I love to teach students of all ages and abilities. I believe that learning music should be fun and enjoyable. It is my mission to guide and provide appropriate tools to educate musicians who will always have a lifelong passion. I am a passionate and motivated instructor who loves working with st

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Celine is very helpful and has been very supportive in finding songs that fit my current range but also challenge me!
Tod
Awesome experience!
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Philippe F.

82 Reviews
Ashburn, VA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches High School, College
  • Teaches students 13 to 65
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Philippe F.

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My work experience includes the following:

INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXPERIENCE – [Consumer Goods – Cosmetic Industry]
International Area Sales & Financial and Administrator
In Paris, France & Miami, Florida, either in local markets or in duty free markets, I established marketing plans and increased sales in assigned territories. I managed multimillion Dollar budgets. To that end, I used marketing mix knowledge to increase market penetration and brand awareness. Managed distributors; outlets and sales force during my tenure in the below organizations. I travelled to some 66 countries. I leveraged my past experiences in banking to assess distributors’ activities.

INTERNATIONAL BANKING EXPERIENCE - Commercial Banking Officer
Held positions in various areas – in Paris, France & London, U.K. - of commercial banking to include: Correspondent Banking Manager (Italy); International Loans Officer (Latin America), Letters of Credit Advisor; Head of Letters of Credit and bank guarantees and ...

About Philippe

Born, educated and raised in France. Dual US/French citizen Summary of Skills: Experience developing and providing instructions in French language Experience in conducting conversational and written classes for students Skilled in improving foreign language reading, writing, and speaking a

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Nicholas
Philippe has been very flexible in working with my beginner skill level, but also challenges me to do more each week. He brings a lifetime of experience to each lesson. Merci!
Sarah
This is my second time taking French classes from Philippe.

He is a fantastic teacher, very patient snd creative in finding ways to ensure I understand and internalize concepts. Philippe is talented, accommodating, and most importantly, patient. The process of learning a new language can be frustrating at times but he is a wonderful teacher, adept at navigating roadblocks and ensuring that I don’t become overwhelmed and that the experience is positive.

I’ve had many instructors but none as effective and fun as Philippe!
Dave
This is an updated/revised review, now that I have been working with Philippe for a year and a half.

Philippe is truly a rare and outstanding instructor. He takes the time to tailor our lessons to my specific needs and interests. He also makes himself available outside our lessons for any questions that may arise.

Philippe periodically sends articles and other resources that are of interest. This is an impressive reminder of his dedication to the advancement of each and every student.

Through practicing the language, we have gotten to know each other well, and I truly consider Philippe to be not only my French instructor, but a good friend.

I strongly recommend Philippe without any reservation!
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Tara L.

21 Reviews
Leesburg, VA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Nepali, Thai
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tara L.

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I started playing acoustic guitar when I was seven years old. I have been playing and teaching mostly bluegrass, old time, Irish, blues, and swing jazz styles for many years. I have taught both privately and have also done various workshops at festivals. I have taught guitar multiple years for instance at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival in PA.
My students learn to have fun with music. Students can work on rhythms, melodies, improvisation, song writing, getting into and/or hanging on in a jam session, etc.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
Stephen Z.
Great!
Aidan K.
The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with.
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Jennifer T.

39 Reviews
Chantilly, VA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of music from Christopher Newport University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jennifer T.

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Proper technique, warm ups, exercises, theory, ear training, proper repertoire based on age, ability and voice part. Preparation to audition for and perform in opera or for school.

About Jennifer

My name is Jennifer. I got my degree in vocal performance and minored in Jazz. I began voice lessons myself when I was eight. I am a mezzo soprano, and can teach both female and male voices. I have performed in several opera productions including but not limited to The Marriage of Figaro, Dido and A

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Angela
First lesson- Friendly, asks about goals/focus, provides site for warm ups, gives feedback, assigns HW
Heather
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Jennifer! I appreciated that she was organized and had a plan for my development and progression. I look forward to my next lesson!
Cecilia K.
Our daughter absolutely LOVES her lessons thus far with Miss Jennifer! She has come home very excited and inspired and eager for more. :)
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Irina D.

3 Reviews
Harpers Ferry, WV
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Irina D.

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I am a patient and sociable person who loves to teach. I am enthusiastic about my work, and am always thrilled to see the success of my students and share in their success. I am a classically-trained and educated Cellist with deep experience playing with Symphony Orchestra’s, Chamber Orchestra’s, Ensemble’s, Quartets, and Solo. I am currently working at Loudoun symphony orchestra and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra. If your goal is to start learning how to play cello, improve your skill, to play any particular piece, get ready for any special event, develop your sight reading or just enjoy playing this beautiful instrument - I am happy to help you. I know how to find inspiration, making interesting even exercise routine, we will work at developing your artistic and professional skills and find the best way to express yourself by the cello.

About Irina

I began my musical education at the age of ten, have played for 24 years, and have fourteen years of formal musical education. I specialize in classical music, and can play any musical style required. I am a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States. I was born in Uzbekistan in a Russian famil

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Cuba G.
Great first lesson. Learned new methods to improve bowing. Looking forward to the next lesson
Paul D.
I am coming to the cello as a brand new beginner. I have play around with some fretted instruments, ukulele, banjo, etc. But Irina was super at getting me relaxed, focused on basics and encouraging me with small, but important mechanics and technical details. I have taken other music lessons like sax, so could compare. I totally enjoyed the start of my cello training.
Oh, btw, I'm retired and over 65!!!
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Kristin W.

25 Reviews
Reston, VA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BA Pyschology from Vassar College
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Kristin W.

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you can expect to learn to read music and play a variety of pieces with confidence and enjoyment.

About Kristin

I began playing at 4 years old. I loved classical music and taught myself by listening till I was 6 and started formal lessons. I continued lessons throughout high school with a Juilliard graduate. During my senior year of high school, I had the amazing experience of playing in Weill Hall, locat

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Graham
Kristin is a wonderful teacher implementing the practical and the theory at the pace of the student. She made this 29-year old going through a mid-life crisis wanting to learn their first instrument very relaxed from the start. Kristin also bends the curriculum to your genre's to make it more enthusiastic.
Addison
My 5 year old loves coming to her classes!
Dinil W.
Ms . West was great on our first lesson. My son was very comfortable with her and she took time to understand his level. My son is very excited for the next lesson. Highly recommend!!

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"My 16yr old daughter loves it! She loves Jared, learns a lot in 30 minutes and lesson is tailored to what she wants to learn. The 1 on 1 attention makes all the difference. Reasonably priced as well. Highly recommended!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Jared H.
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"Love Tina! Took some lessons to improve my ability to project my voice. Only thing I would add is maybe an air purifier in the lesson room for ventilation. Thank you very much!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Tina B.
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"Kenneth is an awesome choreographer! He really breaks down each step until you get it. He makes class fun by using music you can definitely groove to and and pushes you to dance your best! Always a fun time!"
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"Kelly has been my 15 year old son's acting instructor for the past three years. Kelly's broad knowledge of acting techniques coupled with her engaging and fun teaching style was a BIG win for my son's self-confidence. Kelly's can do attitude and positive outlook is contagious. She inspires you to want to improve your craft; having fun in the process. Kelly taught my son techniques that are useful in all aspects of communication; skills he can take into his adult life. I would recommend Kelly to anyone who is interested in acting, improv, public speaking or an overall tune up on how to read and respond to social situations. Thanks Kelly!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kelly G.
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"Randy has been incredibly helpful with teaching me to have a better on camera experience. I read scripts while he records them, then we work on improving them. I would recommend Randy to anyone looking to improve their speaking voice"
Pam
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Randy L.
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"I tried several other voice acting teachers on this site before I came across David. And I can say with absolute confidence that he is the best teacher on here. David is kind, helpful, and an incredibly down to earth guy. Most teachers throw you in expecting you to understand their methods like I'm some kind of savant. David however, gives you material but also tells you why he gave you the material. He breaks down the process. Also, certain teachers will coddle you and give you fake praise so you continue to buy their program. And i'm not saying David doesn't give praise. But he gives meaningful praise. He is honest about when I lack in a certain aspect and tells me how to improve, while also giving my positive feedback on the things I am doing well. If you are on the fence about this teacher stop. He is worth every penny. If I got to do it over again I would have chosen him first in a heart beat for twice the money. He has rekindled my passion for voice acting and is actually giving my real hope that I can achieve my goals of becoming a real voice acting soon. I can not stress enough how wonderful he is as a teacher and that anyone and everyone who has a drive to learn acting should take his classes. I am continuing classes with him, but even when I'm finished (eventually) I will never forget what he taught me. Thanks David :)"
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