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Vanessa P.

21 Reviews
Lynnwood, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Music!, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
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Vanessa P.

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You can learn to sing almost any style of music, and OPERA is no exception. Once we find your real voice and teach it how to come out in full, resonant, well modulated tones. then you can use that vocal power to sing any style of music that you love and want to study. Operatic singing is more of a mindset than a "natural gifting". Granted that the operatic repertoire makes exciting demands on the voice, vocal/physical/emotional stamina, and acting ability, but those are all learned skills that other mere mortals have learned and mastered with a little help from coaches and mentors like me, who have learned them from others who have paid their dues in this wonderful profession, and been willing to pass them on to aspiring singers. All too often those hopefuls have been told that only a few "specially gifted ones" can ever attain to such heights, and thus ensues a lifetime of unfulfilled dreams. DARE TO DREAM! If you've ever even thought about it, you're "IT" ...tagged!, so let's do it!

About Vanessa

Become the masterful Singer that you really ARE! Learn to bring out the natural beauty and power of your Voice, and to match your own unique personality and vocal qualities to complementing repertoire in order to show your voice and talents in their best light. We'll develop the repertoire that fit

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Totally enjoyed my lessons
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Don L.

16 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German
  • BA Degree from Juilliard
  • Awarded Full Scholar ship from Juilliard
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Don L.

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After graduating from the Juilliard School of Music I played with the New Jersey Symphony for 3 years and then moved to Switzerland where I was Principal cellist with the Beil Orchestra. I have spent 30 years teaching cello with good success. I enjoying helping students getting better. I teach the rudiments of the bow arm, bow grip and how to change the direction of the bow.

About Don

I graduated from Juilliard (BA) and played 3 years with the New Jersey Symphony after which I moved to Europe where I was Principal cellist with a Swiss Orchestra ( Biel ). I teach the Leonard Rose bow arm technique. I believe he had the best bow arm in the business. I work with the bow arm firs

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Valeria
Don’s passion for the cello was very contagious. I really enjoyed my first lesson with him and can’t wait for the next one. He is very knowledgeable about the history of cello and the correct form and posture and I hope I can put to practice his good teachings.
Tevi L.
Not only do I get to learn how to play cello , but I get to learn about the history too! Great instructors!
Ying
Very knowledgeable teacher .
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Ben G.

18 Reviews
Kenmore, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Associates of Arts and Sciences from Tacoma Community College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Ben G.

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I teach pianists up to the advanced level, roughly.

About Ben

I have been teaching French Horn, piano and composition privately for about eleven years, mainly in Snohomish and King counties. I have also coached horn players in local school bands during this time, as well as helping students with learning disabilities. There are many difficulties that studen

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Lyric & Harmony B.
Ben was kind and reassuring at all times and also very knowledgeable and helpful with the technical help we needed. The kids felt very at ease with the way he gave instruction and I felt very confident that they are going to really learn from him.
Janie J.
Great teacher even with a language barrier.
Jeana J.
Shared lots of knowledge about his musical expertise. Excellent working with my 9 year old.
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Grant R.

9 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Grant R.

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I have studied with some of the finest trombonists in the world, performed in the nation's top orchestras, and am firmly committed to excellence in the trombone field. Music is one of the most indescribably powerful and moving things in the entire world, and I want students to, above all, simply enjoy playing and experiencing this gift. The trombone is, of course, merely a means to an end in this regard; yet its rich, powerful, as well as versatile sound is what particularly draws me to it. My approach to playing the trombone is simple: producing the greatest sound on every note, as easily as possible. I think it is necessary to have the best sound that you can possibly make on the trombone in your head from day one, and to this end, I strive to play as much as possible for and along with the student so that they may develop their own ideal sound concept. I couple this with instruction on all the other fundamentals of trombone playing and music making, such as technique, scales, ...

About Grant

I have studied with some of the finest trombonists in the world, performed in the nation's top orchestras, and am committed to excellence on the trombone. Music is one of the most indescribably powerful things in the entire world, and I want students to, above all, simply enjoy playing and experienc

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Axel P.
Grant was terrific, and easy, friendly for our first lesson. My son was comfortable and attuned to Grant's ideas and instruction. I think Grant's teaching method and perspective on music and the trombone is effective. W look forward to more sessions. ~Pete
Christine
Grant has been an excellent instructor for my son who is just finishing his first year learning trombone. Grant is patient and really cares about his student’s progress. I feel my son is more engaged and enthusiastic about playing trombone under Grant’s tutorage. Highly recommend.
Kieran R.
Our son has been enjoying lessons with Grant. He has learned a lot in a short time and looks forward to lessons. We are glad to have met Grant!
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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $62
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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David L.

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Studied nearly two years of Portuguese while receiving B.A. in Spanish from the UW. Portuguese is extremely fun and relevant for anyone interested in travel!

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, Dy

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.
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Holly T.

18 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.A. Music Education from Seattle Pacific University
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Holly T.

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I have been teaching piano in the Seattle area for close to ten years. I have worked with young beginners to intermediate and some advanced students. My methods are eclectic and I often draw from the Kodaly Method for beginners. I encourage my students to sing along while they play to reinforce learning, accessing multiple neural pathways.

I teach my students to read music and play with feeling and heart. I instill a love of music in my students by creating musical moments in them and expose them to a wide variety of genres and styles. Students will learn basic technique, theory, improvisation, and performance etiquette, all while having fun!

About Holly

I am an enthusiastic musician with a talent for teaching. I have worked as a voice and piano teacher in Seattle for over 16 years. Previously employed at The West Side Music Academy in 2003-2006, I realized my passion for individual instruction early in my career. I studied Music Education under D

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Jennifer
Very happy with my lessons. She is an excellent teacher.
Jennifer
Lesson went well. I am very happy.
Tarani
Excellent first lesson. Holly makes piano and voice feel less intimidating. I feel confident and excited for more.

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