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Justin W.

Louisville, KY

About Justin

Justin received his Bachelor of Music Performance degree from University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, as well as an Associate of Arts degree from Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College) in Cocoa, Florida. Justin currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky, where he is pursuing his Master of Music degree in Choral Conducting at University of Louisville.
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Danny June 27, 2016
Singing · In studio
Justin is the best vocal teacher one could ask for. I always have a great time with him. He really cares about your progress and will try just about anything to get you to improve. He moved away from my location, and no other vocal teacher I've been with since has matched his quality.
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Alison F. May 22, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Was first lesson and he made it fun and i progressed a lot! Can't wait till next one
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Barbara Crawford March 14, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I was nervous. He made me feel comfortable. And he taught me and reminded me about a lot.
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Justin W.

Justin W.

Louisville, KY 40242
(16)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Alison S.

Louisville, KY

About Alison

***About Me***

I'm passionate about music and love sharing that through performance and teaching. As an active musician, I teach a full private lesson studio during the week and play gigs on the weekends. That's right, music is not just a "side-job" or a way to make a few "extra" bucks, it is actually my profession and I take teaching my students seriously. It is my goal to provide a solid foundation in music fundamentals while keeping students inspired as much as I can, especially because music can be tough sometimes!

I received my degree in viola performance from the University of Lou
isville School of Music in May 2010. I play violin, viola and piano regularly and have played them most of my life. On the weekends, I play viola in a string trio called Electria for weddings or events. We often play popular music on electric instruments accompanied by backtracks. Playing popular music has expanded my knowledge and experience. Of course classical will always have a place! It is beautiful and timeless! But playing current music is also a lot of fun, and appeals to the modern student. There's room for all kinds of music and I embrace it all!

*** Lesson Details ***
I'm not a really strict teacher but I do encourage my students to push themselves and really make the most of their practice time, especially if they have busy schedules. I believe in customizing my teaching style to my student's needs and desires. I'm very positive and encouraging while never sacrificing constructive feedback.

***What to Expect***
After 3 months with a beginning Viola, Violin, or Piano student, I expect you to be able to read the notes (without having to write them all in), understand basic rhythms, have learned how to play a scale (or more), and have completed a few of songs.

After 6 months, I expect that my students will have relative ease with reading their music, playing with hands together on piano, and starting to master basic bowing techniques and coordination on Violin and Viola.

Learning an instrument is difficult, but so rewarding. With the right teacher it can be a wonderful experience, and that's my goal. I want music to be enjoyable, interesting, fun and enriching for my students. My style is encouraging, positive, and thoughtful... I try to teach in a way that is comprehensive and wholistic!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living Room, grand piano and an electric piano, room for parents to wait on a couch or chair, music stand, metronome

***What you should bring***
Sheet Music/Books
Rosin (for violin/viola students)

*** Specialties ***
I mainly focus on classical training, however I customize the teaching repertoire to incorporate my student's music tastes and interest. As I teach, I incorporate music theory so that my students may have a better understanding of how the music is structured because my goal is that they understand music from a wholistic perspective so that it can be enjoyed for a lifetime!

***Studio Policies***
I am flexible and easy to work with, however I am running a full private lesson studio and time is limited! I do require a 24-hour cancellation notice if you are unable to attend a lesson - as it does allow me to use that time to reschedule another student or optimize my time. If notice is given the day of your lesson, the lesson will be marked as "missed." With a day's notice, I will "cancel" the lesson and your lesson credit will not be used. You are welcome to reschedule your lesson to another available time during the week, however, the 24-hour notice still applies. I don't want to be unfair to you and I just ask the same of my students :)

Keep in mind, regular lessons really do make a difference in students' progress and enthusiasm, so I encourage you to keep a regular lesson schedule if possible!
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Arianna L. October 22, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Best instructor ever!!
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Jasmine S. October 8, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Kind, motivating, and positive attitude! Looking forward to more lessons!
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Will August 26, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Great lessons
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Alison S.

Alison S.

Louisville, KY 40223
(10)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Ursula P.

Versailles, KY

About Ursula

Special Greetings! I am so excited and ready to be a part of your success. From beginner level all the way up to the stars.You will experience the best of care and service for your young one on up. I am fully bilingual and offer University Skills along with learning to read music, write music, full theory curriculum, or just learn how to play naturally by ear. I also frame your child's drawn piano hands and personalize it so that you will have a memory of your first lesson if desired. I love what I do and looking forward to helping you achieve your heart's desire. For children and Adults. Read
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Sincerely,
Ursula S.

*** Lesson Details ***
FOR PIANO:
Your very first day will be a time to remember and cherish. According to what you already know, you will be placed in a program just right for you. I would love to here you the very first day on the piano playing your favorite piece. I am here to help you through and encourage you from beginning to end to not give up. Feel free to express any desire you may have to achieve your goal.

Vocalist:
We will work together the very first day in listening to your special singing, so pick a very favorite you may have.
After hearing, feel free to let me know where exactly you desire help and also some very important techniques will be shared according to your needs. We also will be covering sight singing and the very basics of piano so if you like, you can write your own music composition. I will be there for you all the way. Feel free to ask any questions during sessions. I can also help you prepare for any audition you may have.
Thank you so much for you time and I will hope to see you soon!
*** Studio Equipment ***
Travel availability

*** Specialties ***
Classical and gospel Music. Playing by ear.
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Steven S. April 20, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Ursula is great with kids! She's a joy to work with! My son liked his lessons with her so much that he even started practicing in between his lessons which is something we could never get him to do before.
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Urmila M. October 30, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Mrs. Ursula has been coming to my home since in August of this year to teach my five year old to play piano. Mrs. Ursula has such a cheerful personality and my daughter Trinity loves her very much. Mrs. Ursula is an AWESOME teacher and great with my five year old. She has done amazing things teaching my five year old. I am so happy to have her as my daughters instructor. She is so knowledgeable and does a great job teaching music.
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DAMARIS R. October 1, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Excelente maestra professional y muy encantadora.A mi hija le encanta, estamos muy a gusto con ella...
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Ursula P.

Ursula P.

Versailles, KY 40383
(9)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Sarah F.

Louisville, KY

About Sarah

I am a singer, performer and a voice teacher dedicated to teaching both classical, pop, and Broadway music to her students in any age level. I have been teaching for four years in the Philippines where I'm originally from and where I took my Bachelors degree in Music as well. In 2013, I came to America and pursue my Masters in vocal performance at Lee University. My goal is to teach my students healthy vocal techniques that can be applied to different music genres but at the same time have fun singing while learning. I have performed in concerts, musicals, operas and oratorios both here and ba
ck in the Philippines. Currently, I am an active performer/singer of the Louisville Chorus and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Louisville.
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Liberty O. October 26, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter was very nervous and Sarah made her feel very comfortable. She was very kind and welcoming!!
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Liberty O. October 25, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My daughter was very nervous and Sarah made her feel very comfortable. She was very kind and welcoming!!
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Sarah F.

Louisville, KY 40207
(2)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Alyssa L.

Frankfort, KY

About Alyssa

Hello everyone! My name is Alyssa, I've been teaching for about 6 years. I am experienced in many forms of teaching from opera to ACT English, I have a unique teaching style that will be fun to any age! I've taught as young as 5 and as old as 62, you can learn anything you set your mind to! It'll be fun!

I went to East Florida University for my Bachelors and the University of Kentucky for my Masters, my degree is in Vocal Music Education and General Education. As a singer myself I have traveled all over Europe and the US which means I have picked up quite a bit of languages which is fun to
teach and learn. I'm very happy to teach you, don't hesitate to follow your dreams!
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Rachel M. March 29, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Alyssa did a great job relating to my 14 year old and definitely has the gift of encouraging. Though she is young she is quite accomplished and has obviously been studying for years. Rachel came away excited about the lesson and even about her homework.
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Sydney February 25, 2016
Music Performance · In home
Alyssa helped me get into my top school by helping me in voice performance and opera! She is the most talented teacher in Frankfort, she can sing wonderfully, she can speak many languages, she is very smart, and she cares about your performance! she is amazing, don't hesitate to make your dreams come true. Hire Alyssa!
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Zack February 25, 2016
French · Online
I was scared because of finals for my french class was coming up so I hired this tutor. Best thing I have ever done! She's smart, patient, happy, fun, and best of all she helped me pass my french class!
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Alyssa L.

Alyssa L.

Frankfort, KY 40601
(5)
starting at
$20 / 30-min

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