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Shelley M.

48 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian (-International Phonetic Alphabet), German (-International Phonetic Alphabet), French (-International Phonetic Alphabet)
  • Awarded First Year- TEACHER OF THE YEAR from Washington Township School Corp.
  • Teaches students 10 to 80
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Shelley M.

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Each session will focus on basic music theory such as simple rhythms, sight singing, and chords in relationship to the piano.

CANCELATION POLICY: Students must communicate any cancellations or adjustments 24 hours in advance to avoid charges. Any cancellations made to lessons within the 24 hour window will be charged if unable to reschedule within the same week.

About Shelley

I'm a professional singer/teacher residing in New York City with degrees from Indiana State University School of Music, and New York University with a specialization in Classical Art Song, Musical Theatre Repertoire, and Vocal Pedagogy. Every lesson is about YOU. So each week we will take a look

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Ryan
As an adult taking vocal lessons for the first time, I was not sure what to expect from an instructor, from myself, or from the type of experience it would be overall.

Shelley was so easy to work with, and quickly put my nerves at ease by working to understand my goals, instilling confidence, and by helping me focus on my style of singing (not just the style of singers i like), and by using music that I was interested in.

Highly Recommend!
Chandra
My daughter absolutely loves her acting lessons with Shelley. We thought we would just start with a few acting classes, but now it has been a few months and the classes are so enjoyable and helpful, and we our watching our daughter grow and shine in the art. Well worth the time and investment and we are so thankful we picked such a fabulous instructor.
Chavi
Shelly is a dream teacher. Everything you could ever want to help you know and develop your own talent. Starting with belief and delight in you as a student, followed by everything you need to discover the truth and beauty about your own voice., from multi dimensional skill sets and tools for you to learn , with not a second wasted and a constant eye on each expression of the development of your voice from moment to moment. Shelly makes every step of progress feel easy and pleasurable …and the results are truly magical
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Sophie G.

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Starting at $40
  • Harp Performance from Duquesne University
  • Awarded VSA International Young Soloists Award from Kennedy Center for the Arts
  • Teaching since 2017
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Sophie G.

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I also provide tutoring for the AP Music Theory exam and college audition exams. I loved learning advanced levels of music theory in college and am prepared to help you ace your AP test and continue into more advanced theory if you desire. I love how music theory makes music make sense and I hope that my enthusiasm is infectious!

About Sophie

I am a professional harpist based in my hometown of San Diego, CA. I have a Bachelors of Music in Harp Performance from Duquesne University and a Masters of Music in Harp Performance from Carnegie Mellon University. I have won several national competitions, including the 2015 VSA International Young

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Rosalind H.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, I can sing in Italian, German or French.
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Master of Arts from Drexel University
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Rosalind H.

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Having attended Westminster Choir College and taken music theory based classes in highschool, I have had experience with everything from basic theory to music analysis to ear training and more. I have taken practical theory classes and music history/world music classes which have contributed to my understanding of the patterns in and characteristics of a wide variety of musical genres. At Drexel University, as a music therapy masters student, I was expected to improvise and transpose at a moments notice. These experiences have convinced me that it is in the musician's best interests to have a strong foundation of theory knowledge, and I emphasize theory approaches to understanding music in voice, and particularly piano lessons, as I believe this will help the student to better predict and understand an underlying musical structure to a song, helping with his or her reading fluency.

About Rosalind

Hello! My name is Rosalind and I believing in teaching music lessons that go the extra mile. Students and parents can expect excellence in customer service that goes beyond their weekly lessons. How are lessons with me different? -Convenient Locations in Downingtown, Coatesville, West Ches

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Linda A.
I had a great experience! Loved every minute of it. Rosalind in easy to work with and made me feel at ease right from the beginning!
loved it and looking forward to the next lesson
Linda
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Rosalind was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly. She made it easy to understand.
Sarah P.
Rosalind quickly pinpointed problem areas and gave excellent instruction on how to work to improve by giving great explanations of what was happening with the voice and why. Highly recommend.
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
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Sam K.

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I you to understand scale and chord construction and chord progressions through worksheets and piano and applied to your main instrument(s) and ear development and basic song forms and composition basics.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my musi

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Fedor O.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fedor O.

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I am a composer in addition to a violinist and have written transcriptions for orchestral works and composed pieces for different chamber group types, string and symphonic orchestra, and solo violin and piano. I've also written some electronic music as well. I love composing and I use my theory knowledge often when writing and analyzing music for my violin practice and use theory all the time in my practices. I've started learning music theory and ear training since I was very young, for 10+ years now I've been learning and using it. I try my best to find ways to make the theory fun and connect it to real music you are familiar with to keep it relevant and not simply a pursuit of knowledge. I've helped students who are just starting or who think they have no talent or way of understanding written music to students who are well versed and are looking to hone their skills and knowledge to advance further.

About Fedor

I have over 20-years of experience playing the violin and over 10-years teaching music. I've experienced every type of performance environment and performed all over the world. Additionally, I've attended every type of music festival and learned from world-class musicians. My expertise expands beyo

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Sofia
Excellent!
Zhanna
Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin via Skype since early summer 2016. Our child made tremendous progress. Fedor is patient, thorough and is a great teacher!
Zhanna
Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin through Skype since early summer of 2016. Our child made tremendous progress! Fedor is patient, thorough and is an excellent teacher. Highly recommended!
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Shae K.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Latin, German, English, pronounce French, I speak English. I also can sing
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Sacred Music from North Central University; MN
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Shae K.

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I believe it is very important to understand the why and how behind music. As the student understands music theory in relation to piano, voice, or any other instrument, he/she can start to join the knowledge of music theory with their instrument. When this happens, they are able to see a clearer of picture of the music; and become that much closer to true musicianship.

About Shae

I am an music instructor with 30 years of experience. I have a Bachelor's degree in Sacred Music with a major in Voice. I have been playing piano for 38 years with having been an accompanist for choirs and soloists and a pianist at weddings and churches. I am a believer that anyone can learn pia

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Gayle
Enjoyable and a good start
LD
My 2 girls started with Shae when they were 5 years old and both enjoyed their lessons. Shae is patience and good with kids. Even though we don't have the best schedule, the girls liked her so much I couldn't switch to a different teacher even though it could have saved me a few dollars too.
Melissa K.
Shae is a great teacher, she is very patient, and my son enjoys his lessons. We have been with Shae for several years, and it has been fun watching my son's ability grow during that time.

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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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"As Jim states on his bio, he teaches from age 8 and up. I'm one of his "up" students who's been playing guitar for a few years, but never took time to learn theory because I thought it was too confusing or difficult to learn. After being stuck in a rut for the past 30 years, I finally realized that I could be a guitar player, instead of just playing guitar, by understanding WHY I'm playing what I playing. I planned to take a few lessons to see how it would go. That was 4 months ago. Now when I pick up my guitar, I have a plan and am excited to learn more each week. Jim's approach to teaching theory makes it clear for anyone of any age or expertise. If you're young and want to learn the right way, Jim will teach you the right way. For us older folks, I found out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks... I highly recommend Jimmy!"
Anthony
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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"Connie is patient and and kind. She has made violin lessons a joy! I would highly recommend her as your teacher."
Marisa
Took Music Theory lessons from Connie E.
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"Julie is a professional Instructor who quickly identifies the level of her students. 

Her energy and sense of humor are contagious and stimulating. 

When we laugh we increase endorphin in our brain which helps us to remember what we learn. 

Thank you Julie for instruction and the pleasure of learning. :)"
Marlena
Took Music Theory lessons from Julie L.
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"I was very hesitant to learn about music theory in general, as I have been led to believe it is a boring and monotonous field to learn about. Avenira changed all that negative thought about music for me after just a few short lessons! I listen to music differently now and am always noting intricacies in compositions/songs that I never had noticed before, and even have gone as far to write a few on my own songs. I highly recommend Avenira for any music-related teaching; she is extremely knowledgeable and very obviously loves what she is doing.

Can't wait to learn more from her in the future!!"
Zac
Took Music Theory lessons from Avenira C.
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"Very patient with me. I'm not the fastest learner, so Michelle's delicate and meticulous approach was very effective."
Jose
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"I start Berklee School of Music next Monday and I feel s much better for having start with Molly first. She has so much materials and resources that make learning a breeze. This is probably my 3rd or 4th review about her as a teacher but shes just that awesome!!!!"
Ginger
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Paul rules. I came in looking for music theory lessons but we've grounded everything we've done in guitar technique. He's very flexible and willing to meet you wherever you're at. He's very supportive and excited and I've learned a lot in just 2 lessons."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"Xin is great! She is responsive and is very motivated to teach. I don't know much about classical music but she is very kind and patient in answering my questions."
Furkan
Took Music Theory lessons from Xin H.
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