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Melissa A.

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Lebanon, TN
Starting at $38
  • Bachelor's of Music, cum laud from Vanderbilt University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa A.

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I truly believe that anyone can learn to sing! All voice lessons start with an emphasis on healthy singing that is appropriate for the singer’s age. Students will learn correct posture, breathing, acting, and vocal placement so that whether the goal is to sing in a musical, on stage at church, improve as a singer-songwriter, or be ready for a college audition, you will be prepared for a lifetime of healthy singing. Lessons will be catered to the specific goals of each student and there will be opportunities to perform in studio recitals.

I have been teaching private music lessons for over a decade: voice, piano, and guitar from toddlers to adults. My students have gone on to study music in college, be cast in lead roles in musicals, lead worship at churches, and even be chosen to perform on Broadway in Music Theatre International productions. They have been chosen for Mid State Honors Choirs, All-State Choirs, and have performed all over the country.

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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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Hannah
I have learned so much from Melissa, not only about improving my singing and learning how to use my air better, but I have also grown so much more confident in performing I have auditioned and gotten roles in my school musicals!
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Mia R.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Mia R.

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Preparing for an audition involves not only the preparation of the material, but also learning how to manage one's nerves, how to stay calm, breathe, feel as relaxed as possible. I can help you gain confidence as you go forward to take auditions.

About Mia

I am a professional singer and actress with opera and musical theater credits. Singing is my passion! I love to sing, and I LOVE to teach others to sing! The human voice is the most natural instrument of all, and helping others to bring out the beauty of the natural instrument that lies within th

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Shawnee
Mia is amazing!! love her
Matthew
Mia’s experience came through right away and I was glad I found her through this site. We started working on a few things to improve technique and Mia pointed out several major foundational concepts to begin thinking about. The lesson was a lot of fun!
Marie mcconkey
Mia is amazing!!

She is a pleasure to learn from and to spend time with!!

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Peter D.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Piano Performance from Saddleback College
  • Awarded Music Teacher of the Year from California Music Studios
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Peter D.

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I teach music production from start to finish, and work with folks who want to be able to learn all the ins and outs. I work from my home studio with ProTools and Ableton, but have the ability to come to you, or work remotely. Let me know what your goals are and I look forward to helping out!

About Peter

Whether piano, voice, songwriting/composition, music theory or music production, I bring all that I have learned and developed as a musician to the lesson in the interest of the student’s growth. Whether we work in classical, jazz, or pop, We focus on what will directly fit your individual goa

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Zora
Peter has a great rapport with our daughter and is "meeting" her where she is in her interests. She loves Lord of the Rings--they've started on music from Lord of the Rings!
Wick A.
Great instructor. Friendly, easy to understand, talented and can teach piano, theory, composition, etc.
Susan
My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve.
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Nick P.

37 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in English from St. John's University
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Nick P.

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With a degree in English Literature I have studied English and British Literature my entire academic career. I know how to help you confidently navigate and come to a more complete and nuanced understanding of what you are reading, the main morals/motifs of the piece, and inspire you to develop your own bold and unique opinions on what you are studying or reading.

Since 2017 I have been assisting students with both American and British Literature in standard college prep high school classes, AP courses, core college courses, as well as advanced Bachelors and Masters level courses.

About Nick

Bringing a wide range of experience in Writing, English, Communication, Language, and Business, I help to make lasting adjustments that improve writing, communication, and overall efficiency over the long term. My practice started out and continues to function as an academic tutoring practice for

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Judy R.
Nick worked with my son, a freshman in college, to support his completion of essays in his freshman english class. My son will speak to Nick's tutor skills, but I need to speak to Nick's service - he is incredibly friendly, and his response time is excellent. Any time we needed to ask a question, I got a reply within minutes (or, if he was teaching, at his earliest break). Scheduling sessions can be tricky when doing tutoring, and having a responsive, communicative tutor who is organized and manages an efficient schedule is KEY. Nick is all these things. I highly recommend him as a tutor!
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Trishna C.
Nick is a great teacher who makes learning fun.He is very dedicated and invested in the success of his students. He is eager to help even after the sessions are over. My daughters can email him anytime before tests or submission of big essays and he reviews them and emails them back with feedback.
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, French, English
  • Awarded one of 48 Artists selected to be nominated for the Grammies from the Grammys
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Benjamin M.

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I teach both Acoustic and Electric Guitar. I am also well-versed in the experimental range of Prepared Guitar, use of Electronic Effects and unique approaches in Improvisation - both Standard and Experimental. I can teach using a pick, fingers, eBow, feedback etc. I can also teach Music Theory, Harmony and 12-tone Composition. Creativity and Learning by Ear is Encouraged.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. I teach at Home, at the Student's Home and through the use of Skype or Zoom. Masks are worn as needed. Originally

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.
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JP F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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JP F.

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Java is an extremely popular and powerful language with an extensive array of use cases. Create professional algorithms and applications to exquisite looking websites. Designing and developing APIs and learning how to maintain a code base. We will cover all aspects of how to become a professional java developer

About JP

Software engineer with a concentration in Big Data Management and analytics major with multiple years experience working on enterprise level software. I have first hand experience with Micro-services, RESTful APIs, Web/Game Development, and many more! Ready to improve your knowledge of programming a

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Lucas
my son have found very engaging and knowledgeable teacher, will see how things are progressing
Catherine
I’m a Senior Front End Developer and have worked extensively with Jp on multiple projects. He was always organized and had a well thought out plan whenever designing or developing a project. I hope to work with him again in the future and definitely recommend him for anyone who really wants to learn.
John
I can say without a doubt that JP was a main driver when it came to our teams ability to stay ahead of the game when it came to meeting deadlines. He is an extremely talented programmer with knowledge that many would envy about the industry and software development.

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"She's really a fantastic teacher. Every single lesson gets more and more customized as she gets to know your painting style and what issues you might have. And she gives fun projects! I would highly recommend for for anyone looking to get more information on tones, shading, coloring, sketching paintings, and even more. Looking forward to continuing!"
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"Roya has been a wonderful teacher for my 11 year old. She is patient and encouraging and so warm and helpful. My daughter is learning about shading and proportion, and starting to branch out of her comfort zone. Highly Recommend!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Roya M.
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"My son is learning how to draw and have fun to create comics world!
Jason has perfect approach and methodology to engage 12 year old."
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Took Drawing lessons from Jason M.
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"Jessica Maffia is not only a profoundly gifted and skilled professionally trained artist, but she is also a highly intuitive instructor. Jessica will happily meet you exactly where you are in your craft and inspire you to really improve, learn and grow in your drawing. Jessica's decade plus experience as an artist and teacher makes her a perfect instructor for those wanting to take their drawing practice more seriously and begin to master all the elements of this fine art. I have not had a more talented and inspiring instructor; Jessica evinces so much creative passion and artistic integrity that it becomes contagious. I am much better for having worked with her."
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Working with Sarah has been great! She has shared her knowledge freely, has a keen, artistic eye, and provides lots of creative solutions. I hope to enlist her services again in the future."
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Took Photography lessons from Sarah L.
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"I have always loved to draw as a hobby, but could never get the hang of it. I found Jessica on Craigslist and she taught me how to hold a pencil properly to create the depth to my drawings I've always dreamed about! I highly recommend Jessica and can't wait till my next lesson with her! Thanks again!"
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Took Drawing lessons from Jessica M.
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"Allison was an AWESOME instructor. She helped me develop texture and layers in my painting unlike any other instructor had. She's great with a bunch of different media and always made me laugh. She's an all-around pleasant soul to be around."
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Took Painting lessons from Allison R.
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"Really good teacher, learned so much in just an hour."
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Took Painting lessons from Megan R.
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Took Drawing lessons from Deron C.
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"Roya is a wealth of knowledge. She is patient, but still moves forward at a nice pace. She encourages to progress beyond current comfort levels."
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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