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Linda L.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
  • Associates Degree in Jazz Theory and Composition from Mannes Conservatory of Music
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Linda L.

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I currently tutor and provide homework help to students in grades K-8.
I enjoy writing, and have an excellent understanding of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax, vocabulary, and writing style.
I also understand and am sympathetic to the various difficulties that students may experience with writing. I am patient, always willing to listen and answer questions, and always eager to help each student express him/herself well in writing.

About Linda

I have been teaching music (guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, recorder, music theory, and classes for toddlers, preschoolers, school-aged children, and adults) for over 20 years. I am also a band/show director at the School of Rock! In addition to teaching music, I also tuto

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Carolyn M.
so happy I chose to have Linda as my teacher ! she's patient with me (a beginner who does not always have time to practice regularly) and is super helpful with giving me tips and advice on how to be better. Linda can also play ANY song and has helped me learn tons of my favorites. We're working on Annie's Song right now and Linda has helped me not only understand how to play the notes but why we play them a certain way (heck yeah music theory !)
Nan -.
Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
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Randy S.

26 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Awarded Dean's List from Illinois State University
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Randy S.

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Possessing a graduate degree in any of the liberal arts means one can write. It is one of the only verifiable perks, marketability speaking, the liberal arts can boast. I can help a child from roughly age ten with the basics all the way up the the graduate student attempting to master a double thesis piece. I am much better if you come to me with a specific problem as opposed to "make me better." In the latter example the goal may not be attainable to any significant degree, but I digress. If a writing problem exists, I promise I can solve it; or at least figure out how to solve it and point you in the right direction. I can provide behaviors in your academic travails that will help throughout your academic career. Do you keep a personal annotated bibliography? Do you read other than school materials? Can't write if you don't read.

About Randy

I have always been an actor first, it is the craft and discipline in which I hold my advanced degrees; it is my first and eternal love. There really isn't much more one could add to such a claim. Simultaneously I have believed a teacher is born, not bred; and I was born to be in theatre, and now, wi

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Very knowledgeable and personable. Able to communicate more complex concepts in an easy to understand manner.
Kariem
First off. Just want to say that we had to cancel our first session. However, I really like this guy because he had kept it real and set it straight on the reason why the session was cancel. He was very sick that day and he didn't want to be involved with the session not being at 100%. Respect! I wouldn't have wanted him not being at his best either. Takes alot of guts for a person to confess that. I really appreciated the honesty because that explains how passionate Randy is about the craft.
Second of all, when we did our first session, I had to deal with a rough technical patch of trying g to join in for the session. He had no problem helping me with this technical glitch rather than allowing TakeLessons (who I was unable to reach because of matainace issues), to handle it. He helped 5he TakeLessons team. A plus Randy! Though I had to finally use another device to finally join the session, Randy was still willing to have patience and help me with the tech problem.
Lastly, Randy brought a warm feeling to the session and yet sincere. He made me feel welcomed, which opened me up more during this session. This helped because I am uncomfortable with improv but want to get better. He understood this and gave a real honest approach. Also, he informed me that we were going to get a gist of my performance level and work from there. Furthermore, we were going to ease our way into improvement. This gave me alot more balance than other improv classes. He is even willing to give me a little homework that I can practice in prep for next week.
Randy is very encouraging and I enjoyed our first session. I'm exited for next week!
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Jane P.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts, English and Linguistics from Boston University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Jane P.

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I honed my teaching skills at Phillips Exeter Academy, one of the world’s most selective private schools. In their intensive pre-college program for students grades 7 to 12, I taught core writing seminars in “The Craft of the Essay” and “Writing Process” as well as workshops focused on the college essay. Since 2008, I have worked 1-on-1 with talented students across the United States and around the world to develop their writing skills.

Every student deserves a dedicated mentor to help them master the writing process—and discover how writing can further their actual passions and purpose. Your writing class is totally customized to your writing goals and unique interests. Together, we plan lessons that develop your skills and passions in tandem.

About Jane

I transform students into vibrant, fearless writers... and prepare them for AP, IB, and college-level writing. I honed my teaching skills at Phillips Exeter Academy, one of the world's top prep schools. Since 2008, I've been teaching talented students to master the craft of writing and use it as

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Larry P.

41 Reviews
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  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Dean's List from Ashford University
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Larry P.

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Writing, whether it is creative or for essays and/or research, has structure to it - We will discuss the structure of what writing needs to be done, as well as the best way to go about doing it.

About Larry

***My Takelessons Blog Posts:*** http://takelessons.com/blog/acting-in-famous-Shakespeare-plays http://takelessons.com/blog/how-to-have-stage-presence My name is Larry, and I was born and raised in Chicago and now call the Phoenix, AZ metro area home. I have two Master's Degrees in Education

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Keith B.
The back and forth discussion has been really valuable in helping me to learn to organize my thoughts in my writing.
frank A.
Very smart and knowledgeable in writing. I see him taken me a long way in time!
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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
  • Teaching since 1987
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Jonathan G.

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I have both taught this subject as a tutor to private students and taught it in a classroom setting. I have done so for over twenty years.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Teaching since 2005
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
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Emilie C.

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I grew up loving language and reading all the time, eventually majoring in English at a top-tier university. Throughout and since then, I have immensely enjoyed helping others with their writing. I have wide experience in teaching and editing for varied purposes, be the work academic, professional or creative. I'd love to help you in your writing endeavors!

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Emilie, owner of VATOCA Studios, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include writing (songwriting, ghostwriting, editing, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!

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"Nick worked absolutely miracles with my very-reluctant-to-learn 13 year old boy. He kept him engaged and built a real relationship of trust - and helped my son grow as a writer, reader, and editor. I absolutely recommend Nick as a fantastic teacher and tutor."
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Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"I love my experience with Dr. B!"
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Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"Great tutor, caring and friendly"
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Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Perfect lesson! Dr. Ulyana is very nice, patient, and very professional."
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Took Writing lessons from Ulyana H.
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"I met him today and he’s amazing! He gets what I’m trying to gain from writing and I’m excited moving forward!"
Kathlyn
Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Nick is a great teacher for two of my teenage boys. He showed them step-by-step writing techniques. Highly recommended!"
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Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"Dr. D helped me a lot when I was struggled with writing my personal statement and I totally learned a lot from her!"
Sam
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My son just had his first lesson with Dr. D and he said he learned so much from Dr. D and is really looking forward to learning more from Dr. D. Thank you Dr. D!"
Willard
Took Writing lessons from Dr. D. B.
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"My son enjoys writing lessons with Steve and has improved writing skills just after 3-4 sessions with Steve. Before he used to hate doing writing at home but now he likes it which is a big change."
Rital
Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"Out lined the direction to take and how I can tap into my interest too write something is interesting to the reader."
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