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Alex V.

Los Angeles, CA

About Alex

COMPLETE VOICE TRAINING, EASY PIANO & SONG-WRITING.

All styles and levels. 30 years experience - Europe/USA: Cal State LA, LACHSA, private.
Hi-tech studio: song arrangements, vocal demos, recordings, YouTube videos, and more.
All lessons include music book, instr. tracks, arrangements, recordings, Utube videos, etc.

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Hollywood, California. The very name is magic. For a century Hollywood has attracted the greatest talent in the world. Great talent attracts great teachers. In 1992 European-trained Maestro Alex V. opened his private music school and began accepting students.

Alex received his Master of Arts in Music from the State Academy of Music of Latvia (USSR), and for many years taught at the Los Angeles County High-School of Arts and California State University of Los Angeles.

If your dream has always been to be the best singer, pianist or song-writer you could be, then you have found the right teacher. Many of Alex's students have gone onto exciting careers in the entertainment industry. Working directly with Prof Alex V. your natural talent will be groomed for success.

LESSON DETAILS:

The wide diversity of music styles in existence today means that every performer must develop his own niche in the musical world. Alex's teaching method is simple yet effective, and can be applied to all musical styles and levels.

Your lessons begin with warm-up exercises: musical aerobics that are fun to do, and help to develop amazing technical skills. The balance of your lesson is dedicated to learning the music you love and want to learn.

All programs include music book, learning material, instr. tracks, recordings, arrangements, YT videos, and everything you possibly need to become a professional singer, pianist and song-writer.

Step by step you will learn musical basics that create a beautiful sound as you sing or play piano, gain technique, personal confidence and eventually become the great singer or pianist you always wanted to be.

STUDIO EQUIPMENT:

Alex's V. Music Studio is located in West Hollywood. Big green umbrella on the porch with white table and chairs overlooks lovely rose garden.

Performance Room with baby grand piano, big sofa, fire place, big screen TV, lovely paintings and plants creates cozy yet professional atmosphere.

Voice & Recording Studio has Kurzweil Grand Piano, giant iMac, professional recording studio, Tyros work-station, superb sound system, extensive music library, spring water fountain and healthy snacks.

SPECIALTIES:

Alex teaches all styles and levels: from Pop, Jazz, Classical, R&B, to Rock, Country, Broadway, Opera, New Age, and much more.

At your request Alex can make your great song arrangements and instrumental tracks, vocal recordings, YouTube videos, and CDs.

MAESTRO ALEX (M.A.)

Alex was born in Riga, Latvia (former USSR). His musical career started at early age of 4, and his solid musical training of 16 years culminated in Master of Arts in Music.

In Europe Alex worked as a musical director at the State University of Latvia, as a leading singer at the State Musical Theater and as a leading actor at the Riga Film Studios.

In 1985 Alex settled down in sunny Los Angeles, for many years he worked as a pianist, vocal coach and musical director at the LA county High-School of Arts and California State University of Los Angeles.

Now Prof. Alex V. works at his home in W Hollywood. He composes and arranges music, and maintains a select list of privately tutored students, including Miss Universe, Star Search winners, and many professional singers, actors and song-writers.

BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE!
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Chloe L. June 12, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Great 1st lesson with Alex. My daughter really enjoyed his coaching and looks forward to her remaining lessons.
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Jacci February 26, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Alex is the fifth instructor I've worked with from Take Lesson and the first man all the teacher were good but for me Alex is great! Caring, Focused, Honest, wants you to be the best you can be! Sincerely ~jacci
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Jesse S. February 16, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Alex has been a huge help to me in both learning to sing and being a better person. He really takes the time to get to know and understand each student's unique goals and needs and then makes a space for creativity and art to grow.
He is also a true expert in music and his years of experience and schooling really shines through. He can pick up any song or musical style immediately and work with you on the type of music you find interesting.
I came in as a beginner and now have an ability to sing and use my voice that I really didn't expect. Highly recommended for students of music of all levels.
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Alex V.

Alex V.

Los Angeles, CA 90046
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$40 / 30-min
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Stephanie R.

Los Angeles, CA

About Stephanie

I have been singing and studying voice for over 20 years since I was a child! I hold a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. I have been lucky enough to study with some of the top teachers in the country and now I bring the experience I have gained directly to you!
I am proud to share my student's vast array of musical successes. From being cast on GLEE to being accepted into prestigious performing arts academies to conquering the Karaoke scene, my students continue to motivate and inspire me.

*** Lesson Details ***
Music brings me immense joy, especially singing and I want
the same thing for you!
We start each lesson with proper breathing technique, the cornerstone of all vocals. We move on to vocal exercises to condition the voice. Then we work on the songs that you are eager to sing!

I will use a piano when doing vocal warm ups and conditioning exercises. Students that play other instruments and accompany themselves when performing (such as a guitar) are encouraged to bring that instrument to their lessons.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio has piano, area for parents to wait

*** Specialties ***
We will work on proper breath technique, vocal conditioning, vocal placement, identifying and expanding your range, note sustain and power and voice support for both spoken and singing voice. I will customize every lesson to suit your needs. With proper breathing and vocal technique under your belt you can sing any style of music you love, give a speech to a roomful of people and build up your confidence!
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Marianne G. September 23, 2014
Verified Student
Stephanie is a wonderful teacher with the most positive attitude! I've been singing with her for over a year now, and I can really see the growth I've accomplished under her careful guidance . She has great understanding of all the different styles of music that I like to sing. Most importantly, she makes me feel at ease in her presence. I would highly recommend Stephanie as a vocal teacher for a person of any age.
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Annie C. September 23, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I love Stephanie! As a student of hers for about a year, I've grown tremendously. She is positive, supportive, constructive, and has a great sense of humor. I've been to many voice teachers over the years and Stephanie is my favorite!
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Bobak B. July 17, 2014
Broadway Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My experience with Stephanie has been exceptionally awesome and inspiring over the last year. She is sensitive, super positive, and full of light and energy when it comes to guidance. I have never felt so confident as a singer, and though I still have a little bit to go before Broadway, I highly recommend her to anyone interested in rapidly developing or fine tuning their singing voice. She is also exceptionally talented as a singer herself and truly tailors sessions to really benefit your particular goals and vision for where you want to bloom as a singer.
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Stephanie R.

Stephanie R.

Los Angeles, CA 90046
(12)
starting at
$39 / 30-min
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Michelle C.

Los Angeles, CA

About Michelle

Hi

My name is Michelle and I LOVE singing and helping others learn to sing and bring out their own special voice!

I studied classical music since I was 11 years old and then went on to study Opera in College. This gave me a solid foundation for music and music theory but it wasn't where my heart was. Since my decision to leave Opera studies I have experienced many different musical incarnations. In my professional career as a musician and artist I have performed, written and recorded in many genres such as folk, blues, pop, indie and americana.

I believe there are no limits to what o
ne can do if there is passion and excitement behind it! I have been in music a long time now with many ups and downs and still love (almost) every minute of it :) I truly enjoy teaching and watching my students grow and surprise themselves. I had the most incredible teachers growing up, they supported me and help shape me as a artist and musician, I strive to do the same with my students. I genuinely care about each individual student I teach and want to help them achieve their highest potential!

*** Lesson Details ***
I approach each lesson catered to the individual. We all have different ways of learning. I studied classically as a chlid and went on to study Opera in University but I professional years have been spent doing a range of pop, blues, indie, folk and Americana. I have had many years in the music business and use that experience to help my students discover what they want to do with their voice. Are you an Artist? Do you just want to sing for fun? Are you an actor preparing a particular song for an audition? etc..

In all lessons we will focus on the connection of your breath. Basic warm up techniques, pitch control and full connection to the words you are singing. All music is telling a story and in my opinion that is one of the most crucial elements to a good singer is being able to successfully convey the story. And enjoying the process... its FUN!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Guitar, Keyboard, ukulele

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a keyboard, guitar, speakers for iPod

*** Specialties ***
I primarily teach popular music styles. I do have a background in Opera but I most of my students have been children, artist and actors that want to learn the fundamentals of proper singing techniques.
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Tarra M. March 6, 2014
Michelle Carter teacher review

has a lot of knowledge of what she is teaching (singing), always makes time for lessons, very involved in the student's goals and helps to achieve them, knows the students limits but pushes them, is willing to have the lessons at the student's home
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ParkerB March 6, 2014
Love Her

I've been taking lessons sporadically the last few years and I love Michelle. She's a wonderful musician and teacher. I would definitely recommend her.
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CarrieS March 6, 2014
Great Teacher

I have been taking private vocal lessons with Michelle for the past year. I have noticed a big difference in my vocal range and confidence. Michelle is fun, educated and clearly loves what she does. I would highly recommend her as a teacher.
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Michelle C.

Michelle C.

Los Angeles, CA 90046
(6)
starting at
$50 / 30-min
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Brianna S.

Los Angeles, CA

About Brianna

Hi, I'm Bri! I'm a graduate of North Central College with a BA in Music (Emphasis in Composition and Percussion) and a minor in History. I absolutely love music, every single aspect of it. I want and love to make music a part of everybody's lives who want and need it. I want to help you with your musical needs. I have been playing percussion for 16 years, singing for 22, and playing piano for 18 years. I am currently in a recording and performing Chicago band, Oblio and Arrow where I provide backing vocals and help with the song arrangements. I also record vocals for different artists hooks, j
ingles, choruses, and entire songs (covers and originals).

History has always fascinated me. They way our world has developed and changed, and continues to evolve is amazing. Everything can be tied back to the past, and I feel it's important to take a look back, put yourself in that time, and really study how things were to help understand why things are the way they are now.

Crocheting and knitting are a couple of good habits/hobbies I picked up about 6 years ago. I sell scarves online and I'm always working on some sort of project. I will have you knitting and pearling with the best of them!

Music, history, crochet, and knitting....I'm your girl!
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Ikovo S. June 8, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Discovery of solfege. Professional. High level
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Brianna L. June 8, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Brianna is so sweet and very helpful. She is easy to learn from because she's very patient, which you don't always get with teachers. I feel I have improved a lot since working with Brianna
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Dante T. June 8, 2015
Crocheting · In home
I wanted to make scarf for my cousin's birthday, but I didn't have any training and the crocheting books were intimidating. Bri was patient and knowledgeable with her instructing. Now my cousin has a beautiful scarf.
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Brianna S.

Brianna S.

Los Angeles, CA 90038
(6)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Meredith P.

Los Angeles, CA

About Meredith

Meredith recently taught Channing Tatum how to tap dance for the Coen Brother's movie Hail Caesar. She made her TV debut in the recurring role opposite Tom Selleck & Candace Bergen on the ABC's Boston Legal. She starred on Broadway, originating the role of Judy in White Christmas (Cast Album) and as Peggy in the Tony Award Winning Revival of 42ND ST. She has performed regionally & toured internationally. One of her favorites was Polly in The Boy Friend under the direction of Julie Andrews. She's guest-starred on Law & Order SVU, Person Of Interest, The Good Wife. Her film credits Every Little
Step, Before the Devil Knows You Dead and The Princess Diaries II. She's has recorded her own Jazz EP, composed 2 albums. She performed in solo concerts at Birdland Feinsteins in NYC & The Gardenia in Hollywood. BFA from AMDA College & Conservatory for The Arts and is Certified in Holistic Health from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC.
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Erin D. April 16, 2015
Audition Prep · In studio
It has been such a privilege to work with Meredith Patterson. She has helped me prepare and put myself on tape for several auditions. Not only does she help you with technique, but she also dives into the acting and meaning behind everything you do. She inspires me to be the best that I can be! Her hard work and dedication has gotten her very far and she will motivate you to want the same for yourself.
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Minita G. April 14, 2015
Health Coaching · Online
"If you are looking for an individual who can provide objective yet compassionate guidance, strong active listening to aid in producing a plan specific to your individual needs, and a positive approach to help restore and maintain physical/emotional/spiritual balance in your life, Meredith is your answer. Being raised with an Ayurvedic and Eastern perspective I wasn't sure I would be able to find a coach that fit my needs or my palette. Meredith thankfully surprised me by providing flavorful recipes, and conversations that have peppered my spiritual consciousness with introspective questions, and honest and inspiring messaging that has allowed my mind to change the way I think about my body and life. I find I am approaching life in a much more balanced way. Life is a process and the reward of this coaching is being able to approach all situations with greater peace of mind and happiness"
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Kayla F. April 10, 2015
Health Coaching · Online
Meredith Patterson truly is the quintessential healer in holistic health. She is the perfect blend of listener, provider, and problem solver. She provides superior tips, tricks, and advice for dealing with all sorts of every day problems with grace and poise. Everyone should experience living their best life, and with the help of Meredith I found that I am confidently taking proactive and positive steps in that direction. Accepting her selfless help is, in my opinion, one of the best things you can do for yourself. She truly is a gift.
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Meredith P.

Meredith P.

Los Angeles, CA 90028
(7)
starting at
$100 / 30-min

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