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Serena E.

15 Reviews
Issaquah, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches students 10 to 70
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Serena E.

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How to speak clearly with good vocal technique to keep the speaking voice long lasting and healthy

About Serena

Hello! My name is Serena! Music shapes my life and has made me the person I am today. My experience in training in opera, musical theatre, jazz, and pop has expanded my musical skills and knowledge. Not only have I been trained in performance, but I have also studied music history, music theory

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Lynnette
My daughter and I are very happy with how Serena coached her. Her technical way of teaching has helped Jana , my daughter, understand the mechanics of singing better. We booked the $400/5sessions promo in preparation for my daughter’s competition and we are happy to say that she did very well, thanks to Serena’s coaching.
Serena is very professional, communicates clearly, and is excellent in her craft. It is unfortunate that due to other family affairs, we are unable to continue with her.
Alden
The sessions exceeded my expectations. My anxieties melted away with Serena’s personality, calmness, and thorough teaching style. It’s a real genuine experience. Serena brings innovative and natural techniques that would serve well to anyone who wants to better themselves in singing, artistry, or simply picking up healthier activities to make them more well rounded individuals.
Luba K.
Serena taught my 8 year old son for 9 beginner lessons. The scheduling did not work out for us to continue.

I loved her teaching style! She is calm but also fun for the boy. He loved the warm up exercises. In only 30 minutes of class they were able to play several little pieces. My son could then practice and master them at home. That gave him a sense of accomplishment. This approach is better than working on a hard piece and being frustrated. She focused on sight reading from the start instead of memorizing which is a great habit.

David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
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David C.

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I have worked on two Emmy award winning films, and have many Film and TV credits to my name. I have also worked for Disney and Hanna Barberra, creating music for Nintendo video games, as well as much more. Music for Film, Television, Radio, Video Games, Internet, Advertising, Multimedia. Orchestration. Production and Recording.

Learn to take a film from inception to completed score. Working with the director, artistic vision, composition, production, recording, conducting, orchestration, scoring and notation, audio engineering and production for film recording sessions, sampled orchestral orchestration and production, mixing, surround mixing, spotting, synchronization, and much more.

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

Jeff S.

21 Reviews
Fox Island, WA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Rock Music Video from World Music & Independent Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 90
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Jeff S.

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Beginner and intermediate levels

I have had a lot of experience in front of a wide variety of audiences. Not just performing music, but teaching classes, giving seminars and business and sales presentations. Sifting from what worked (and what didn't) have a lot of insights to offer anyone who has the occasion to speak in front of a crowd or in a meeting or at a school event.

About Jeff

Jeff is a seasoned instructor in guitar, songwriting, music performance and music business. He also offers lessons in public speaking, voice-over performance and ukulele. He welcomes students of all ages and experience and has successfully and happily taught beginners to pro-level musicians and r

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Chris
Great instructor. Very knowledgeable and patient while teaching.
Antonio H.
Easy going was completely prepared to review song of intrest.
James Michael
Very patient and encouraging, willing to adapt to my needs in order to accommodate my goals and expectations.

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Ashley C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ashley C.

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Hi and Welcome! In addition to holding a Masters Degree in Acting from New York University, I have been a professional working actor for over 30 years and have been fortunate to work on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in television and film. I teach Acting to all ages and skill levels, as well as Singing Performance (focuses on the 'story" of the song, not technique). Whether you are pursuing acting as a profession or not, the benefits of theater training can be profound on many levels. We humans love to play. We love stories. I encourage fellow actors to be confident, joyful, and fearless with their creativity. I teach emotional literacy, empathy, and the value of failing well and often. I inspire actors to build their own "arsenal" of tools that will serve you throughout your creative life. For professionals, I am happy to work on audition material, monologues, and scenes. For young artists, I am thrilled to work on auditions for BFA programs, scholarships, summer intensives, and more.

About Ashley

Safety and respectful collaboration are the foundation of my teaching philosophy. I encourage a passion for play, self-discovery, and a willingness to see yourself as an artist who has the power to affect change in our world. My acting life began when I was ten, participating in community theater a

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Deitra N.
I had a great time with Mrs. C. It was so much fun and i cant wait until Thursday

Haley Shea B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Award from Hugh O'Brien Youth Organization & Dawson County Women's Club
  • Associate of Arts in Media Studies from University of North Georgia
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Haley Shea B.

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This student-paced introductory screenwriting course gives students a foundation in the techniques and principles of writing for film and television. Focus areas include tools and formatting, character building, creating conflict, plot and structure in storytelling, genre, tone, and attention to audience.

About Haley Shea

Haley Shea is a Meditation Guide, Life Coach, and English Writing Tutor. She offers live guided meditation routines for Relaxation, Stress Relief, Anxiety & Anger Management, Self-Love, Mindful Awareness, Positive Attraction/Manifestation, and Creative Expression. Haley Shea also offers tutorin

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Casey
Made my daughter feel comfortable and had creative ways of teaching which kept my daughter engaged.
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Sumaya A.
Haley Shea is an awesome teacher l just finished my first lesson and l look forward to the coming lesson next weeks
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Stephen H.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 6 to 55
  • Awarded Highest Honors from C.U. Boulder
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Stephen H.

29 Reviews
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Vocal Training and Acting coaching for voice-over artists, sales presentations, and commercials

About Stephen

If I can do it, you can too! Hi, I'm Stephen. I have been fortunate to perform on Broadway, National Tour, can be seen on Netflix, played lead roles in 3 SAG-AFTRA short films, and currently I am an ASCAP recording artist working with a Multi-platinum producer and worldwide team on my first

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Noel
Stephen is an amazing teacher. He has been super patient, thorough, and clear as I have just recently picked up a guitar for the first time. He does a great job and covering music theory as well as chords, strumming, scales, and more. His musical background is very well rounded and he uses great teaching techniques to get all parts of the brain involved. Highly recommend!
Alison S.
Very knowledgeable! Was a joy to be a part of this learning experience online
Daisy
Patient and easy to work with :)

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"I have worked with Erin on several occasions, because she is so wonderful at her job! She has helped me to prepare for numerous auditions, many of which have gone very well as a result. She is an incredible actor herself, and she uses her talent and expertise to help me be the best actor I can be. Finding my super objective in a monologue or scene, the different tactics, focus, awareness, groundedness... these are all things she has helped me to do to strengthen my own work. She is down to earth and open, which makes working with her really easy and comfortable. Performing my work in front of somebody else can be very difficult, because I often question what the viewer will think of me. Not only does Erin help me fight that fear, she helps me find the gratitude and joy in getting to perform. I highly recommend Erin as an acting coach! She’s fantastic!"
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Took Acting lessons from Erin C.
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"He's kind and understanding and extremely helpful. I can't wait for my next lesson! I wholeheartedly recommend him! I enjoyed the improv games we played. I needed encouragement and Jeremy gave it to me."
Elaine
Took Improv Acting lessons from Jeremy K.
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"Great teacher, great workout, learned a lot!!"
Erik
Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Michaela P.
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"He's been great with my son."
Steven
Took Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"James is a very caring teacher who took the time to get to know my strengths and weaknesses. He has many years of experience in this field and it shows in his lessons.

Thank you James for the training, I grew as a improv student from the time I worked with you. I utilized this class as a test for my profession (business) and am grateful that I selected you as a mentor/teacher. I am happy with the results and may be knocking on your door again down the road. Stay tuned."
Cory
Took Improv Acting lessons from James W.
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"We love how attentive and intentional each lesson is! Thank you!"
Sarah
Took Theater Acting lessons from Molly M.
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"she was fun and she let try she also gave great advice"
Charles and Rebecca
Took Film Acting lessons from Ali R.
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"Rebecca has been monumental in helping me to develop my voice acting skills. She has helped me realize how important understanding/effectively executing traditional acting is to be able to deliver quality voice reels. I’m excited to be able to start constructing my reel at their studio."
Emmett L.
Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"I enjoyed my lesson so much I increased the frequency so I can learn faster. I already see changes based on the techniques discussed in the lesson a few days ago."
Karen
Took Speaking Voice lessons from James W.
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"Amazing, amazing instruction. She helped me prepare for high school auditions, in very short notice with ease! She has a lovely personality and really cares. I fully recommend!"
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Took Acting lessons from Stella K.
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