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Brett R.

Seattle, WA 98106

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Drawn from B.S. Mathematics degree from U.of Puget Sound

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND
ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and
experienced musician available for instruction offering the following:

# In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone
recognition

# Introduction to performance skills with instruments that include:

Guitar - electric & acoustic
Drum Kit and percussion rhythms
Piano/Keyboard

# Group lessons or private instruction, depending on personal preferences and age
groups

Personal
experience includes:

1) 15 years of GUITAR: professional performance
and composition. Styles include rock, folk, blues, chord
progressions, and alternate tuning.

2) 15 years of DRUMS and PERCUSSION: Latin, swing, blues, as well as rock, funk, punk, and reduced to

p forty beats.

3) 15 years of PIANO: which utilize
several years of personal instruction in classical, popular, and some ragtime,
in addition to an intimate knowledge of Piano Proficiency (scales & modes,
chord structures & inversions, common chord progressions, intervals, circle
of 5th, and finger exercises)

4) 2 years of MUSIC THEORY and COMPOSITION at college level.

Lessons will include additional materials to the primary instrument such as sheet music for
sight reading, rhythm patterns, tabletures, and chord charts.

***Above all, I encourage students to select those pieces, tunes, or songs that have appealed to them the most; perhaps even inspiring them to learn a musical instrument in the first place. Adaptations are a common and enjoyable part of the teaching process.

*** Lesson Details ***
Expect efforts, on my part, to steer learning into areas of the students particular interest as well as conventional genres such as classical, popular, folk, blues, etc...

Moreover, I rely on ear training as a strong complement to written music theory and sight-reading; often using recorded music samples or simple patterns on a piano.

I try to balance method-type published lesson books with beginner, intermediate, or original composition sheet music to specifically selected pieces.

Ideally, with a reasonable practice schedule each week, full comprehension of the written music grand staff and an ear to catch a false note will become second nature. By then, more opportunities to learn actual pieces and styles become greater, having got the initial learning curve under the students belt.

*** Studio Equipment ***
*snare drum
*electronic keyboard/piano

*** Travel Equipment ***
lesson material/music media samples can be provided for copy
student would have own instrument

*** Specialties ***
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Drums, Percussion, Music Theory
finger picking styles and chord progressions - guitar
lead and rhythm patterns - electric guitar
latin, blues, rock, jazz styles - drum kit & percussion
classical & popular tunes - piano/keyboard
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November 8, 2017
Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
May 24, 2014
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
March 12, 2014
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!

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Brett R.

Seattle, WA

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Layla M. H.

Seattle, WA 98116

(10)

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Professor of and International Relations and Conflict Resolution at Montgomery Community College with years of experience with statistical research and other quantitative methods.

About Layla M.

Current Public Policy PhD candidate at George Mason's Schar School. MA in International Relations from NYU and nearly a decade worth of experience at the college and university levels. I am extremely passionate about education and am dedicated to helping my students succeed. I am excited to begin learning with you!

*** Lesson Details ***
College professor available to tutor students in a variety of social science disciplines as well as basic math. Also available for music and dance lessons both online and in person.

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November 8, 2016
Boyd Shawn
Layla has been good since when she started doing this, I really want you to contact me because kids are looking forward working with you...infodelivery.agent021@gmail.com
November 8, 2016
Boyd Shawn
Layla has been good since when she started doing this, I really want you to contact me because kids are looking forward working with you...infodelivery.agent021@gmail.com
August 2, 2016
Cameron N.
Layla deserves the 5 stars and more! Great instructor, very pleasant and understanding. Recommend to all, learned a lot on first session and hope to continue more!

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Layla M. H.

Seattle, WA

(10)
Private Math Teacher

I teach math to elementary school - college students.

About Julissa

I am a freelance tutor and translator. I have been tutoring for more than 8 years. I am very friendly, patient and professional. I tutor college students and children. I got my Associate in Arts and Sciences - Psychology from Union County College in NJ. On my sessions I apply constructivist teaching techniques which have proven excellent results. I am an avid observer of details which helps me determine the student's strengths. My classes are fun as playing a game! I am also a Therapeutic Mentor in Catholic Charities. In order to be accepted I had to get a full background check because I deal with very special and unique children.

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September 25, 2019
Francoise Choveau
Very patient...Thank you Julissa.
June 19, 2019
suja N.
May 18, 2019
Noah
Off to a wonderful start! My son is looking forward to his next lesson.

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Joshua B.

Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

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Math is great because there's always one specific answer! My goal with students is to help them understand the path from a problem to its solution. Math is a tool to help develop reasoning and solution seeking skills.

The unique thing that sets me apart as a tutor in any subject is that I first work with the student, and I gently guide them to find the answer on their own.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education.

Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping learners have new aha moments.

The majority of my students take guitar, bass guitar, or Spanish lessons. I am an educator and help my students learn other skills and knowledge sets too.

I went to Ohio State University for college, earned a BA in Music Education, and graduated Cum Laude. I also spent 4 years in the Ohio State University Marching Band.

Through my healing journey, I've developed patience, insight, and understanding for my students' learning processes.

I'm excited to help you incorporate new skills into your life!

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December 18, 2018
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
September 16, 2018
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
June 22, 2018
Torrin P.
This was my sons first guitar lesson with Joshua. Lesson went great. Because of Josh’s positive demeanor, My son is motivated to practice everyday. All good!

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Joshua B.

Seattle, WA

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Prof. Thirunavukkarasu

Bellevue, WA 98007

(9)

Private Math Teacher

My effective tutoring in any part of Math will lead you to do easy homework and understand by my simple techniques and guidelines to achieve your goal. Several students had joined and completed in Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacy, IT, etc.etc, through my 11+ years of my tutoring in USA. Students from other countries are receiving my guidelines to develop their studies in Chemistry/Math/Physics.

About Prof. Thirunavukkarasu

EXPERT/EXPERIENCED TUTORING IN MATH, CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS FOR SCHOOL/COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY
STUDENTS.
NAME:
Prof. Thirunavukkarasu.C., also known as Prof.Arassu.
EDUCATION
1) Bachelor in Chemistry with Math and Physics
2) Master in Chemistry
3) Master in Organic Chemistry

TUTORING EXPERIENCE FROM SCHOOL TO COLLEGE AND
UNIVERSITIES IN MATH/CHEMISTRY/PHYSICS
1}15+ years of expert tutoring experience in Math,Chemistry and Physics in USA/Canada
2) 30+ years in overseas.
TUTORING METHODS
1) Online tutoring using Classroom of TakeLessons.com,
2) Online using SKYPE
3) One-to-one in Bellevue,Seattle.
STUDENTS GAIN MONEY & TIME IN EVERY HOUR BY ABOUT 300% BY MY TUTORING!
Students save money and time by my tutoring.by about 300%!
Example: When

a student pays $30/= per hour he / she gains
about 3 hours of tutoring benefits in one hour by way of
money and time following my instructions. Therefore, student
benefits 2 to 3 hours in one hour of my tutoring.
TEACHING
!) Able to teach all levels of Chemistry / Math/Physics from the
fundamentals to advanced level in a simple and interesting
ways to achieve the goal of students.
2) Capable of clarifying doubts in any part of ChemistryMath and
Physics at any time.
3) Guiding easy techniques to solve difficult problems.
MERITS
1) Most of my students have scored high rank in their quiz and
final exams from low scores.
2) Helping students for home assignments, web assignments,
quiz and exams.
3) My teaching style will be motivating,inspiring and guiding to
learn.
4) Students will find elevation to achieve high ranking position
after my tutoring.
6) Thousands of my tutored students have joined in Medicine,
Pharmacy, Engineering, Bio-engineering,Biotechnology IT
etc.,etc. both in US and overseas.
TUTORING ALL DAYS FROM MORNING TO NIGHT.

TUTORING SUBJECTS

MATH
Arithmetic, Trigonometry, Intermediate Algebra,College Algebra, CLEP Calculus IB Mathematics HL, IB Mathematics SL,
AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Calculus 1,Calculus 2, Calculus 3,DUPE, Differential Equations, Pre-Calculus,
Pre-Algebra,Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Algebra 3/4,Elementary Algebra, Elementary Math, Statistics.
PSAT Mathematics, SAT Mathematics, SAT II:
Subject Test in Mathematics – Level 1, SAT II:
Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2,
Algebra 3/4, CLEP College Algebra,Geometry, Elementary Algebra, Elementary Math,
ACT Math, COMPASS Mathematics

CHEMISTRY
LSAT,IB Chemistry SL, IB Chemistry HL GRE Subject Test in Chemistry
Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, Physical Chemistry,
Organic Chemistry, CLEP Chemistry,
SAT II: Subject Test in Chemistry, PCAT Chemistry

PHYSICS
AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2: Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Physics, AP Physics 1 – DUP
PSAT/SAT IN MATH
SAT SUBJECT IN CHEMISTRY/MATH LEVEL 1/MATH LEVEL 2
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May 12, 2018
Vik
Very Good instructor... really works through problems and focuses on what you want to do and need.
May 2, 2018
Susan
Very helpful in reinforcing and teaching concepts
November 8, 2017
Dana
Mr T is excellent! He puts time and effort into teaching. So glad to find him. I highly recommend him.

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Prof. Thirunavukkarasu

Bellevue, WA

(9)
Private Math Teacher

I have been tutoring math for about 6 years. I have a specific teaching style with an emphasis on breaking down concepts into simple terms that could be easily absorbed and remembered to ensure that the objective of the lesson is understood. I love answering questions and helping people to understand concepts. I believe many people have a fear of math and my goal is to break down that wall of fear. I currently work in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry; therefore, I rely on my math skills on a daily basis. I want my students to reach their full potential while having a great time learning!

About Jonathan

I have obtained a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and a Master of Architecture. I am a Professional Engineer and soon to be Architect. Working in the construction industry requires me to work with different maths and physics principles on a daily basis. If the Student is serious about learning math and physics, I am dedicated to helping along the way. Some of the math subjects that I have experience tutoring include: Basic Math, Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, and some Calculus. Some of the physics subjects that I have experience tutoring include: Fundamental Concepts, Mechanics, Kinematics, Thermodynamics, and Electricity. The goal is to make the concepts as easy as possible to understand. I do not quit until my Student has fully understood the concepts and feel confident in their own abilities to solve problems. All that I ask i

s that my Student comes ready to learn and not to give up.
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Jonathan C.

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Private Math Teacher

I am a good mathematician with perfect teaching skills
I am also committed to the understanding of the student

About Benson

I'm lead vocalist, lead guitarist & songwriter for a well-known touring rock band with a worldwide fan base. I graduated from New York University with Bachelor's of Music in jazz guitar, and am currently teaching around 50 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My versatility, experience and formal training helps me to make the learning experience easy, stress free and fun.

Currently, I play in 3 active bands gigging regularly & produce artists for their own projects. I spent much of the past 15 years touring, writing and recording for my bands and with internationally known artists/celebrities. My songs have been licensed for national/international TV (E!, MTV, VH1, Oxygen, TBS and more) and in video games.

Last year, I signed a major label publishing deal with Fieldhouse Music/BMG played throughou

t Europe (and taught online lessons while away). Since 2014, I have released 5 singles and two EPs and in early 2017 another two EPs. I am currently endorsed by PRS guitars, Elixir Strings, & Godin Guitars/Bass Guitars.

I teach my clients in my creative and comfortable home teaching studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I work with singers, guitarists/bassists, pianists & songwriters/producers/composers in a wide age range, assorted skill levels with a variety of musical goals.

Some of the musical styles I regularly teach: Rock, Indie Rock, Metal, Hard Rock, Alternative, Pop, Punk, Blues, Jazz, Funk, Soul, R&B, Classical.
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Benson O.

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Private Math Teacher

I like to bring a sense of humor along to take the edge off math and help "I hate math!" students. I also break down hard-to-understand concepts into easier steps. I've taught hundreds of students everything from basic math to the Quadratic Formula!

About Scott

Hi, everyone! Do you want your student to improve in math? Does your student need someone to help with developing writing or grammar or reading skills? Would you like your student to be able to throw a football 75 yards in the air?

If you answered "Yes" to any of those questions, I can help! (Except for the one about the football; maybe your student should try pumping iron or something.)

I've worked with kids in math and English for many years, including my own (my wife and I have four graduates), and I enjoy making subjects fun and interesting with students, while we get the job done.

Some valuable learning, a pat on the back, and a shot of confidence: that's what I offer to families. Thanks for checking me out!

- Scott

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Dana
"Mr T is excellent! He puts time and effort into teaching. So glad to find him. I highly recommend him."
Katty
"I have grown so much. My confidence in mathematics has changed completely by Parsa."
Brenda
"Janis first tutored our son in math. I was impressed with her admission to me that our son was smart enough to do the math on his own, but needed only mot
ivation. She allowed us to be the ones to decide if we wanted to spend the money on tutoring after having this knowledge. We did continue, and she was really great with him. His grade was raised before we knew it! We then found out she gave guitar lessons and hired her to teach my daughter. She was incredibly patient and made the lessons fun. Both my son and daughter developed a strong relationship with her. I highly recommend her to teach anything!"
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"She was awesome at teaching me! I loved this!"
Irlanda
"I'd like to write a quick testimonial about the tutor I found here on Takelessons. Joshua has worked with my 1st grade brother for about 8 weeks and he ha
s made impressive progress in both his reading and math skills. He has also helped discover my brothers learning condition, dyslexia, but it seems like Joshua has had no problem with that. My brother has enjoyed working with him and is demonstrating new learning, this delights me. Joshua has also developed a fun relationship with my other brothers too. I could not more strongly recommend Joshua to tutor any student."
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Pam
"She was really great, smart, funny-easy to work with."
Kim Swenson
"I am in my second year of homeschooling and had prayed specifically for a male teacher to come alongside us and assist in our homeschooling adventure. Al
though my son, who is six, is not having any difficulties at the moment, homeschooling is still new to me and I was hoping I could find someone who would keep us accountable and help fill in any gaps in my son's schooling. We have found Maurice to be just what we needed. He is engaging and encouraging and has been helpful in sharing strategies and teaching techniques that foster comprehensive learning and not merely memorization."
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Jessica
"Kim is truly amazing in every way. She is the best math tutor in Washington DC hands down. She is patient, smart and extremely easy to work with and learn
from. She has helped me enormously prepare for getting into business school. I strongly recommend her to anyone seeking a fantastic math tutor who knows how to break down difficult concepts in a comprehensible manner."
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