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Joseph B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Ukranian, Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Ranlet Award First Prize Winner from Rochester Philharmonic Women's Legue
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Joseph B.

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Teaching conversation and translation at native and highest levels. I am a native speaker of the Russian language, a professional musician with perfect pitch and thus no accent in my speaking. I am also equally fluent in English and have been hosting radio programs spanning over 10 years. I have given talks in both languages internationally and have been published by Carol Publishing as well as Genet Publishing in newspapers, on line, in print both soft and hard cover available in Barns and Noble, Amazon and anywhere fine books are sold.

If you are learning to speak in the Russian language or if you are improving your skills, if you are a singer working on enunciation and the feeling of the language for writing, speaking or singing - you have come to the right place. My family of professional musicians have helped orchestras and choir in the production of Alexander Nevsky on the big screen in concert of the Eastman Theater that to this day continues to illicit fond memories ...

About Joseph

~ Teaching beginners to professional students and coaching professionals for over 30 years. All levels and ages are welcome! ~ Hello my Friends! I am an internationally respected concert pianist and composer who comes from a family of renowned musicians. I earned my Bachelor and Master of

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Jeff
Joseph has a wealth of knowledge about speaking, listening, vocals, etc.

He created a welcoming environment in our online lessons that made it easy to be vulnerable and get right to working on new skills.

I highly recommend for others looking to better understand their voice and communication style, and learn to hone them.
Catherine K.
Joseph put us at ease immediately. Our first lesson included valuable information on how to warm up our voices, increase our range and protect our voices. We look forward to our next lesson.
Donna
I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
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Maria P.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Maria P.

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Russian-born linguist Maria will help you with all of your Russian language needs. She is equally fluent in Russian and English. Whether it's tutorial help you need, translating assistance or just want to have fun learning a new language, Maria guarantees superb results. Большое спасибо и удачи с Bашим русским!

About Maria

Maria was born in Moscow, Russia. Her mother was a piano teacher and started Maria playing at 4. She studied at the legendary Moscow Conservatory with Victor Merzhanov. In the US, she won the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition and debuted with the Symphony performing Beethoven's Thir

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Melody C.
I am gaining a lot from my lessons with Maria. She is helping me to play more musically, to really listen and feel the music. She is also helping me to learn technically how to achieve the musical expression I desire.
Evan
I have enjoyed my lessons from Maria immensely. After just a few lessons I have noticed significant improvements in my overall technique and comfort while playing. Her feedback during lessons has been amazing, not just shallow compliments but solid criticism that most teachers would avoid.
Irwin ..
Maria is the best all-around music teacher I've ever head. She combines deep musicality, technical precision, rigor, and warmth. In just a handful of lessons, she's helped me find a level of ease and expression that I've never experienced with any other teacher.
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Aksana P.

52 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish, Ukrainian, English, Belarusian, Russian, Serbian-Croatian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Ph.D. in Russian Language and Literature from Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad State University), Russia
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Aksana P.

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I've been teaching Russian language for 19 years.

I offer Russian Language lessons/classes:
Reading,
Writing,
Grammar,
Conversation
Language development,
Pronunciation,
Social Language Use.

My lessons are based on dialogue and discussions. I have found this strategy extremely effective and beneficial in developing strong instructor-to-students relationships.

I think it is very important to study the Russian language in close connection with Russian culture. I try to choose topics that interest the students, help them feel comfortable and lower their anxiety about making mistakes.

About Aksana

PhD. in Russian Language and Literature, Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad State University), Russia, 2002 Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree in Russian and Belarusian Languages and Literature (Diploma with honors), Belarusian State University, Belarus, 1995. I am a native Rus

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Christopher
Very patient and reasonable professional and kind
Richard
Barbara
Aksana is always cheerful and well-organized. She speaks English well, and and is patient with mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to improve in Russian.
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Yekaterina K.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, English
  • Piano Preformance from Music School #3 of Semey, Kazakhstan, USSR
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yekaterina K.

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Hello!
Hola!
Привет!

My name is Yekaterina. I am a language expert, polyglot, native Russian speaker, and a performing concert pianist. I received Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Soviet Union with emphasis on classical piano performance and pedagogy, and later advanced my studies in University of Cape Town, South Africa. I am an expert in languages, pedagogy and child psychology, with over 20 years of teaching experience.
Being a native Russian speaker, I learned English and Spanish (as well as Portuguese, French, Italian and Mandarin) from the ground up, so I understand very well the challenges of learning a language. I have structured a specific approach that incorporates tricks and shortcuts, that worked very well for me. Little things ythat ou can do to bring the language into your everyday life make a big difference in how fast you start speaking... these little things accumulate and make the whole experience of learning a language much easier and more natural. I will be ...

About Yekaterina

Hello future students :-) I was born and raised in Soviet Union, where I studied piano since I was 5 years old. I love teaching, and have extensive experience teaching a variety of other subjects. My main education is in Classical Piano performance, and pedagogy. I hold a Professional Child Psy

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Leah English
She's always very clear with instructions and takes time to explain things to you when you need help. She is also very patient when you need help understanding grammar and learning to pronounce things correctly.
Sabrina
Yekaterina can hear and point out a wrong note in a chord without even seeing what I am playing. Her hearing ability is very impressive. Apart from that she is very structured, and and gives very clear instructions on what needs to be done in every peice. She types it all in a chat after every lesson, so one knows exactly what to do to from lesson to lesson, and keep track on what has been hapenning and the progress.
Paula T.
Ykaterina is a professional teacher. She has a plan for every lesson and doesn't waste time with chit chat. I have learned so much since working with her. I am so very happy I found her. I highly recommend Ykaterina.
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Natalia T.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Certified yoga teacher from Siddhi Yoga School
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Natalia T.

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Hello, I’m Natalia! I was born and raised in Russia but currently live and work in the United States. I have 10 years of teaching experience at the university back in Russia and now I’m working online educating students all over the world. I’m very dedicated in helping my students achieve their language goals. I focus on conversational language because I believe this is a primary language function. On our lessons we'll learn grammar constructions, listen to audio files, read texts and do lots of talking! Please don’t hesitate to ask me any questions about my lessons and hope to meet you soon!

About Natalia

I was born in Russia, but I currently live in the United States. Most of my life I’ve been teaching different subjects including English and Russian languages both in-class and online. I’m TEFL/TESOL and ESP certified teacher for adults and kids. I have students from all over the world and I’m

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Cindy
Natalia is an excellent teacher. Her classes are energising and fun. I also really like the meditation at the end, it leaves me feeling very relaxed and centered. She lets you know how far to go in a pose if you have injuries/weaknesses, which is really helpful. She will re-position you to help you get that extra boost from a pose and has helpfully re-positioned me when I’ve over-extended. Highly recommended!
Brandan
Wow I really Enjoyed my session with Natalia this evening. She is such a delight to work with. She is very funny and humorous as well. While we were doing our poses, she was very supportive and very patient with me as well. Looking forward to having future sessions with her.
Tyra
Natalia has enthusiasm for teaching and was prepared for my session her class always feels very thoughtful and I love the way that she brings yoga philosophy into each class. This was very important to me because I am new to yoga and I felt very informed. THANK YOU NATALIA YOURE AMAZING !
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, English, Russian, Belarusian
  • Modern Foreign Languages (French, English, Italian) from Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Belarus)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aliaksandra P.

25 Reviews
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I am a native speaker and I will try to do my best to improve your Russian to reach the native speaker level as soon as possible.

About Aliaksandra

Hi, there! My name is Aliaksandra and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2001 and have loved helping my students communicate in the language they want, make new foreign friends, and travel and study abroad. I went to Minsk State Linguistic University (Republic of Bela

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Kateryna
we enjoy our italian lessons with Aliaksandra! Such a great teacher! Italian is one of the most beautiful languages.
Alexis R.
Very happy with my first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!
Madelaine S.
Awesome.

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"Victoria is the best Russian teacher I've ever had. She's very experienced, knowledgeable and patient. As a teacher myself, I'm quite critical of other teachers, but Victoria far exceeds my expectations. She takes time tailor each class materials and well prepared for each lesson."
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Took Russian lessons from Victoria M.
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"My company does business in Russia so learning the language is important for me. I tried programs like Rosetta Stone but progress was slow and frustrating. Learning from a native speaker like Maria is the best way I have found. Being able to receive answers to questions quickly with explanations of the culture along with the language is invaluable. She works at my pace and tailors lessons to my needs. I am finally learning to speak, read and converse in Russian . This is the only real way to learn."
Mike
Took Russian lessons from Maria P.
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"Great lesson planning and great teacher !"
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Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"Valentina is very knowledgeable and patient - a really good teacher!"
Tom
Took Russian lessons from Valentina K.
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"I have been taking private lessons with Anna weekly for one year. She has taught me Russian from a complete beginner level. I've taken a number of language classes in the past (for other languages) and it's clear that Anna is an outstanding teacher. She is clear and gives excellent explanations, and is well-prepared for each class. She's also able to give requested ad-hoc lessons whenever I have specific questions, even without preparation. I would highly recommend Anna as a Russian teacher, whether you're in-person or online. I do both types of lessons with her and she is highly effective through both mediums. Last but not least, she's a great pleasure to be around, as a person!"
Amanda
Took Russian lessons from Anna C.
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"I would highly, highly recommend lessons with Aliaksandra! She really cares about her students' learning, tailors the lessons to individual learning needs, has a lot of interesting and helpful materials, and is incredibly knowledgeable about Russian and languages in general. Moreover, I was really nervous about speaking Russian again in 12 years and she made me feel incredibly comfortable doing so."
Margot
Took Russian lessons from Aliaksandra P.
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"I had Anna as my Russian tutor this year at UCLA. She is very friendly and she knows how to present topics in an interesting way. I enjoyed the sessions with her because there was always a time to converse a bit in Russian on various topics that we chose, which helped me to practice my oral skills. Anna always corrected my mistakes in a very kindly way. She also helped me to expand a lot my vocabulary in Russian and to understand better Russian grammar. I truly recommend Anna's lessons!"
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Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"Great learning experience. Roman knows what you need as a student and adapts to your needs. I have learned much more than I ever thought in such a short period of time."
Stephen Melnick
Took Russian lessons from Roman N.
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"Anna Novikova is one of the most affable and interesting instructors I have ever had, making Russian, which is normally a difficult and intimidating subject, something to look forward to every week. Personally, I would recomend tutoring sessions for the conversations alone, but she also is a very intelligent woman and competent instructor, and your understanding of Russian is sure to improve with her."
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Took Russian lessons from Anna N.
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"Evgeniya is an amazing Russian teacher! I am an English speaker, and I live in a place where Russian is widely spoken. I have tried a few times to learn Russian, and this is the first time that I am optimistic that I will progress in learning to be more conversational. I would recommend this class to anyone!"
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