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Koon W.

9 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin, English, Cantonese
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • BA in Music from Arizona State University
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Koon W.

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Young multilingual (English, Cantonese, and Mandarin) piano and violin teacher who combines the formal traditional Eastern style of teaching, and the fun approach of Western style of teaching into his music lessons.

Fun lessons but also challenging
- I believes that fun lessons are easy to gain young student interest, but it often lack to give them motivation. In the lessons, I often challenge my students, let them be self-motivated and become a better musician.

Techniques
- I focus lessons on teaching proper techniques with their instruments. With my experiences in taking lessons from American, Chinese, and Russian teachers, I learnt a great spectrum of techniques and I would like to teach my students what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small part of learning to play an instrument. In our lessons, we would also cover proper music theory, and ear-training.

I have been teaching students from pre-k to retirement age. Early ...

About Koon

I was born in Hong Kong, China. I have been studying music with a dual focus on piano, and violin since the age of 8. I Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music with a primary focus on piano performance from Arizona State University. I also hold a violin performance diploma from Trinity College L

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Della O.
Koon is patient, correct many mistakes I made and gave me good techniques advices. Very good impressions for my first lesson. Thanks
Anya
My 5yo who are hyper and easy distraction able to play "o madonna had a farm" at home after 2 months of basic class. highly recommended!
Jeanette Y.
Koon is a gentle teacher for my 6-year-old daughter and within a few months, she learned so much about the piano and music. We enjoyed having him as her teacher.
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Amanda H.

Puyallup, WA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amanda H.

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Students can expect to learn tuning, basic chords, and strumming, as well as basic guitar care. Within a month, students will be able to independently play a song. I have many song suggestions, but students can choose their favorites as well.

About Amanda

Hello! I am excited for the opportunity to get to know you! I have experience teaching many subjects and can't wait to learn together with you! Here are some subjects I love teaching: Chinese- I not only studied Mandarin Chinese in college, but I lived in China for 6 years! Two of those years I liv

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David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
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David C.

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As a performer in a blues band, and producer of blues albums I find there's a special place in my heart for the blues.

Acoustic, electric, flat picking, finger picking, or slide guitar. Mississippi Delta blues, Texas blues, English blues, Southern blues, Chicago blues, and more.

Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Hannah C.

Puyallup, WA
Starting at $47
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Master of Music in Vocal Performance/Opera from University of Cincinnati College/Conservatory of Music (CCM)
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Hannah C.

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In my piano studio, I teach students of all different ages and experience levels. No matter what your experience level, my students master basics piano and classical technique from the ground up. I also give my students the opportunities learn how to play contemporary music and using chord sheets, depending on the goals and preference of the student.

About Hannah

I am a professional opera singer and music instructor, teaching both voice and piano. I got my Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance at Portland State University School of Music (PSU) and my Masters of Music in Vocal Performance/Opera at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (

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Daniel B.

3 Reviews
Lacey, WA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors Degree in Violin Performance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel B.

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I am a graduate student of violin performance at Sacramento State University, welcoming all ages and ability levels for violin lessons. Lessons will be designed to help you reach your personal goals and take your playing to the next level. Whether you're looking to build a strong musical foundation, improve your technique, learn to sight-read, or just learn some tunes, I look forward to working with you!

About Daniel

I am a recent graduate from Sacramento State University where I enjoyed serving as concertmaster for the University's Symphony Orchestra and participating in chamber music. I also taught students of all levels there for two years. I began learning the violin at age 7 through the Suzuki method. Wh

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Melissa
Pays attention to detail, clear teaching and instructions, and finds alternative solutions and/or explanations to reinforce learning.
Dillon
Very clear explanations, and I left the first lesson with good goals and a handful of things to practice. Having the lesson online worked out very well and didn't take away from the experience or efficient use of time at all.
Levi C.
I am an adult beginner in my 30's and was a little nervous about starting my lessons. However, I have to say, great lesson! He really took the time to listen to what I wanted to work on and make recommendations. Then he was able to quickly spot areas for improvement and give corrections that were very relatable and easy to understand. I can't wait to keep working with Daniel.
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Jake B.

2 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jake B.

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What makes lessons with Jake fun is that he is very approachable and friendly. Jake has experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online- he is good at both! You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals.

Jake was born near Seattle, WA, and was always a natural when it came to music. He taught himself how to drum at an early age, he started composing original music. Motivated by curiosity and passion, he also taught himself how to play guitar and ukulele in college, as well as the art of mixing and music production.

His interest in music took him to the quaint town of Bellingham, WA, where he combined the studies of music theory, recording, and creative writing, and he majored in Songwriting at Western Washington University.

Around this time, Jake began playing in bands and playing gigs locally. Local gigs led to regional tours, which in turn paved the way for national tours with the bands ...

About Jake

People often tell me that I'm approachable and friendly, so that makes our lessons extra enjoyable! I have experience teaching kids in the classroom and also online. You can expect to have some fun while gaining a solid foundation in the basics and making progress towards your goals. I was bor

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fernando
I still plan on continuing learning from Jake. He's way of teaching is very helpful for my way of learning. Very patient and won't rush anything moment of the time you're learning from him.

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"Kathryn is an amazing teacher! I've been working with her for nearly a year now. At first I was hesitant doing classes online, but I don't regret taking the leap. I've definitely improved my acting skills in the months we've been working together; she gives great feedback and really cares about her students, not ONLY in the way of their acting skills. I highly recommend her to anyone who wants to get into acting. I started out knowing nothing and I can say 100% that what I know now is largely in part of Kathryn!"
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Took Acting lessons from Kathryn K.
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"My daughter is really enjoying her acting classes . She looks forward to her next class every week !! Vandi is an excellent teacher !!"
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Took Acting lessons from Vandi E.
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"Great teacher who instantly connects with children. My children enjoyed it. They are looking forward to the rest of the lessons and improve."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Shauna gives me her full attention, focus and knowledge when working with me. She is very passionate about her work and has been immensly helpful to me. She asks me to come prepared and ready to work, so if you are looking for a teacher who will let you slack...that is not Shauna! Her instruction has given me greater skills and confidence. And she is immensly enjoyable to work with. I HIGHLY reccomend her."
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Took Theater Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"There aren’t enough good words to say about acting coach, Dennis Johnson, of Rollicking Productions. Personally, I have had the pleasure of working with Dennis for 5 years and his commitment, knowledge and ability to guide his students to top performance levels in the acting world is unbelievable. With Dennis’ help I was able to win for the State of NH two years in a row for the nationwide Poetry Out Loud competition, land several lead roles in community theater, gain my own teaching experience in his acting workshops, etc., but more importantly I gained a whole new level of confidence that I didn’t have before. Working with Dennis was one of the best decisions I've made and the skills that I learned from him still compliment everything I do today."
Laura M.
Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"I m really happy to have discovered David. He s really positive and intuitive: without asking too much questions, he brought me what I needed.
I advice David definitely.
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Jolen
Took Acting lessons from David T.
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"More than incredible first experience, no question I will return and invest more time with her. She is extremely warm, personable and really knows her stuff. So happy to have found her!"
Alexandra
Took Ballet lessons from Kristen J.
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"Shauna Kanter is a remarkable teacher. While I've been taking classes with her for a year, I learned more from her in the first two months--about how to layer my performance as an actor, using both voice and body--than I did at a previous acting school where I was for almost two years. She provides tons of feedback on monologue and scene work, which is grounded in a vast knowledge of technique and her experience as a director and actor. I've experienced her guidance for scenes and monolgues from Three Sisters, Orpheus Descending, Closer, and an online reading called Covid Pages (on YouTube), among others. What I've learned has helped my performances tremendously. Shauna clearly loves what she does--seeing acting as both a craft and a community affirming art. Take lessons from her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Shauna K.
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"Toya is an amazing acting coach!! She makes you feel very comfortable and teaches you to be confident, trust your instinct and not overthink. She teaches you different ways to approach a scene or monologue and helps you find what tools work for you. I’m able to laugh at myself and not feel as nervous anymore thanks to her!"
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Took Acting lessons from Toya N.
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