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Melissa A.

Lebanon, TN
Starting at $38
  • Bachelor's of Music, cum laud from Vanderbilt University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Melissa A.

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Whether you want to learn to fingerpick Blackbird by the Beatles or strum basic chords to play your favorite songs, in our lessons you will learn everything from the anatomy of the guitar, how to hold it, to tips and tricks to build up calluses. Learning guitar can be challenging because of the initial learning curve (it can really hurt your fingers!), but in your first lesson, you will be strumming chords, within a couple of weeks (or faster!) you will be ready to play four-chord songs.

Your lessons will be customized to whatever your goals are, whether that be singing while playing guitar, performing, or writing songs.

About Melissa

Hello! My name is Melissa, and above all, I want my students to love music. Whether you have been singing for years, or you are just trying it out, I will help customize your lessons so that you can learn exactly what it is you are interested in. My students will learn proper breathing, posture, vo

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Rosario B.

209 Reviews
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Starting at $18
  • Speaks Japanese, Tagalog, English
  • Dentistry from University of the East
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Rosario B.

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I am a native speaker!

About Rosario

Teaching is one of the things I do best. I was in the academe for 17 years teaching college and graduate school students. Moreover, I had the opportunity to teach English and Japanese when I was in Japan. Presently, I have several students learning to speak Tagalog. My courses are personalized

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Michelle
Rosario is an expert on grammar and understanding the nuances within Tagalog. After weekly (now switched to every-other-week) scheduled classes, when I speak to family at home they are delightfully impressed by how much progress I have made in less than 1 year's worth of lessons. I am capable of constructing sentences and filling words in with "Tag-lish"(Tagalog + English) if I fail to remember/don't know the exact word in Tagalog. She teaches the basics so you can make whatever sentences you want. I'm grateful for the lessons and the deeper connections and relationships I now feel with my family. I can't recommend anyone more highly with Tagalog lessons!
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Kendra R.
Just had my first lesson, she's a great teacher!
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Quentin S.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Double Bass Performance from University of Georgia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Quentin S.

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Since high school I have been composing in my free time. My college studies cemented my understanding of classical and jazz music theory, and how to incorporate it into composition. I am happy to teach how to use composition software, as well as orchestration, arrangement, and more.

About Quentin

I go to the University of Georgia for Double Bass Performance. I've spent about 11 years learning and sharing everything I can about this wonderfully complex instrument. So many genres of music can be played on the double bass, and once you add my secondary instrument, the bass guitar, you're a nece

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Gabrielle
I was nervous to start and Quentin quickly put me at ease as a student. I am an adult learner who can read music and has basic understanding of piano and wanted to move to the next level. He asked the right questions and shaped lessons and practice time which have proven extremely helpful. I look forward to more lessons and can easily recommend his lessons.
Andi
Quentin was very knowledgeable, flexible and creative. He was the ideal teacher for me as a beginner.
Milo
Quentin has an easy going manner that makes my middle school student want to learn from him. My son is working on improving his technique and Quentin was able to assess an appropriate level of instruction.
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Gustavo M.

1 Review
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Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 9 to 14
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School
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Gustavo M.

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I will teach and guide your child on how to become an entrepreneur and start a business!
With my "Young CEO" online program, kids have to help humanity solve critical problems, and the way to do that is by creating companies to address them. Kids join us in this exciting adventure while they create their own company, with fun games and activities that will keep them engaged and create the right mindset for a future entrepreneur.

This is what you can expect from the program:

Young CEO – Part 1 - 10 classes (ages 10-14)
When kids learn entrepreneurship, not only they are preparing to create a business but also to manage themselves as an organization, and the mindset they acquire will be extremely useful for any outcome in their life, whether they decide to become a basketball player, medical doctor or create a tech startup, in all of those cases they will need to know how to be innovative, how to sell something, how to work in a team, be a leader, manage money or communicate ...

About Gustavo

I've been in the education industry for 7 years now, always focusing on 9-14 years old kids, founder of a technology tutoring center for kids, mostly in tech programs like robotics and programming. Three years ago I started an amazing entrepreneurship program and been perfecting it ever since, Young

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Barbara K.
Gustavo is the best! My son absolutely loves his program, the story and games are really fun. Great first experience in the entrepreneurial world.
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Alayne A.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Latin, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
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Alayne A.

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I teach songwriting in popular and sacred/contemporary Christian genres. I am presently helping 2 students with their Christian originals.

About Alayne

I have been teaching and performing for over 35 years in my home studio in the Orlando area. I teach technique, all styles/genres, stage presence, mic technique, audition, & demo CD prep,and sight-singing, to ages 7 on up. I gear the lessons to the individual students' goals and needs. I have and ha

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Susan K.
Autumn J.
I had a wonderful time! She’s a great voice teacher! I highly recommend her.
Jaylene
Alayne was an absolutely amazing vocal instructor! I needed her to help me prepare for an audition and she helped me immensely! She is able to explain things in a way that is very easy to grasp, she truly improves the way you sing. I couldn't have asked for a better instructor!
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Chris S.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano Performance and Studio Recording from Greenville College
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Chris S.

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Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams!

I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once and then can sit down and play it instantly. It is not a magic trick. It is a system that you can learn.

These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. If you want to learn pop songs by ear, we will focus on that. If you want to learn the classical repertoire, we will focus on that. Or how about learning a song from your favorite video game? Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on!

This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear ...

About Chris

Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once an

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Aubrey
Chris has been spot-on in figuring out exactly where I'm starting (lots of musical training but have been away from an instrument for ~10 years). And he makes it fun - the take-home practice exercises right from the start made me appreciate that I'm working towards playing songs. Would highly recommend!
Angela L.
Chris is a stellar piano teacher. He figures out student's level very quickly and starts from there.
Jason
Chirs is an awesome teacher. definitely looking forward to the next class.

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"We couldn't have imagined a more excellent instructor for our daughter. Lily has such a kind and pleasant demeanor. She is intelligent, patient, and is literally the best teacher that I have seen work with my daughter.

I give Lily my highest recommendation and always look forward to her coming and teaching my daughter. The relationship that they have formed is invaluable, beyond sewing. We are so appreciative and grateful to her."
Isabel
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"David is a very cool dude. He has awesome pool playing skills and he was always great at coaching my teammates on time outs. He would share his knowledge on the best way to approach a shot. He loves the game of pool and he helped us become # 1 in our league. Thanks David!"
Paul
Took Billiards lessons from David D.
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"Good teacher. Can understand all he says. Monty"
Monty
Took Bridge lessons from Ken M.
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"Kyle is knowledgeable, patient, and personable. He knows chess forwards and backwards and has a lot of information to guide a new player, or in my case, a returning player. His teaching was a very good experience for me."
Martin
Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"The learning experience was great and very informative. The only minor problem that occurred was that the video kept freezing every three seconds, making it difficult to understand what the instructor was saying. However, this may only be a website problem; my experience with Siddharth was enjoyable and educational."
Anirudh
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Amazing, and very beginner friendly!"
Max
Took Sewing lessons from Tracy B.
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"He’s ver patient and thoroughly explains things. Highly recommend him!"
Eileen
Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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"I've going from knowing nothing to really having fun with knitting in 3 lessons. Melisa is obviously a very experienced knitter and instructor, and lovely to work with!"
Christine
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Trevia, is a good teacher. I have enjoyed our classes"
Joyce
Took Sewing lessons from Trivia D.
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"We booked Kat as a birthday present for my girlfriend, she did an amazing job teaching us with patience and understanding. She's a lot of fun to talk with and an instructor that one can learn a lot from. Thank you so much for an amazing experience!"
Dor and Mel
Took Origami lessons from Kat M.
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