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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Ear Training:
A great technique for those who have never trained their ear and want to learn to be on pitch, to those who have good ears, but want to learn to sing notes that are written on the staff, ear training can be fun. I always start out with the basics and only progress as the student feels comfortable, learning and matching notes and rhythms.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Lori D.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $24
  • Speaks German, Portuguese
  • Teaches Elementary, High School, College
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Lori D.

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I'm a certified reading teacher. I love books, I love imagination, I love teaching people to "see" their stories, but I also love helping them grow in their ability to read and understand what they've read. When a person struggles with knowing how to pronounce or understand the words, reading becomes too much trouble. This is where I come in. I have strong skills in teaching pronunciation, phonics, letter-sound strengths. I'm very patient and willing to help students every step of the way. Just call on me.

About Lori

I love teaching! I have a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Education and have been teaching ESL online to business professionals around the world; particularly in the high-tech field. I have taught English internationally in China, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kurdistan and Mozambique for more than

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Andriel
Excellent! She helped my son to read, and he actually enjoyed it!
Matthew T.
Lori provides you the right tools to reduce your native accent
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Mark C.

21 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • High School Diploma from Boardman High School, Boardman, Ohio
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark C.

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Mark is an American composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer.

I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old. While still living in Ohio, I was the one and only official guitar teacher for Guitar Center Youngstown through the duration of 2008-2009. In late 2009, after moving to Los Angeles, I continued to teach privately and with several music schools all around the city. I currently live in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of LA with my wife and two little kids.

About Mark

Hi! I'm Mark. I'm an American music teacher, composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. I started teaching private music lessons my senior year of high school, in 2006. Since then I've taught over 100 different students of all ages from 3 years old to 78 years old.

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I have taken lessons with Mark several months now He is a great teacher. He gives practical very helpful lessons!
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Andrew Y.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Wichta State University
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Andrew Y.

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Musical Theater is one of my many favorites, where students develop the ability to sing, act and learn "basic and simple" choreography. Over the years students have performed many famous musicals: The Greatest Showman, The Little Mermaid, Newsies, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Peter Pan, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Wizard of Oz, plus many more shows. Students learn to collaborate to make sure that each student gets a chances to shine We focus on on techniques that are specific with Music theater. Please consider Music Theater as an option to experience more opportunities and work with incredible musicals and actors.

About Andrew

I'm an accomplished accompanist and vocalist, with 10 plus years of expertise. Currently, I’m a volunteer worship leader at church, for over 6 years; helping other musicians fulfill their ultimate potential through training and education. Collaborate with other musicians for worship opportunitie

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Gabriel
Great learning process thanks!
Britney Keck
Mr. Andrew is kind, funny and engaging.

My son (6) always has the best time at lesson and wants to know immediately when he gets to go back.

Our son has a lot on his plate and watching him have something that's just his that he is happy to do and enjoys this has been such a bright spot for our whole family.

- and Mr. Andrew is in direct correlation to that.

I recommend Mr. Andrew to anyone who is looking for a teacher who is kind, funny, engaging, and wants to help you succeed and gives you opportunities to use the skills you have learned.
Gloria Siciliano
Fun again,....you make it a lot of fun thank you
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Jean-Louis B.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Jean-Louis B.

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I tailor my guitar lessons to each of my students so that they can improve their skills in areas that interest them the most whether that be acoustic, electric, blues, classical, jazz, or country. This teaching approach, combined with my extensive and diverse guitar style background fosters the most efficient path of growth for my students. Furthermore, I can offer to teach students how to both sing and play guitar as I studied both guitar and voice for over 7 years.

My qualifications:
I've studied the guitar for seven years focusing on sight reading, playing by ear, understanding chord structures, and music theory. I've played in a rock band in college, I played guitar in Kenyon's Jazz Strings ensemble, I've also performed in bars in Paris. Additionally, I'm always ready to learn new styles or help my students learn songs that they're interested to play.

About Jean-Louis

Jean-Louis is a multi-instrumentalist developed a deep passion for music at a young age and began to develop his skills in singing and guitar throughout high school. In College, he completed a bachelor's degree in Music focusing on the voice and guitar but also developing skills in ear training, sig

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Surabhi P.
Jean-Louis has been working with my son for a few sessions. He has done a great job working with the type of music my son wants to work on as well as providing him useful feedback on improving his singing. He also helped him to work on a chord to play alongside his song. Highly recommend!
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Kevin H.

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  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Kevin H.

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I teach results based customized private guitar lessons. Lessons are for adults or kids – beginner, intermediate, or advanced. Every lesson is personalized toward your level and goals. You’ll learn more music, in a shorter amount of time, and with better results. My lessons are for both beginners, intermediate and or advanced students. I also teach Finger-style Solo Guitar performance pieces in several genres and in all musical levels.
I have been teaching and performing over 25 years and will share from my experience.

About Kevin

Hi! Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced student you'll learn a lot from me within a short period all while having fun. Book lessons with me and lets get started!

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"In our limited time together, Colin effectively helped me to prepare and be ready for the AP Calculus exam. He was able to cover any topic that I had questions on, and in great detail; he always explained each step of every problem thoroughly, not leaving anything out of the picture.

Another thing worth mentioning is Colin's passionate approach to teaching. He would always go about each lesson with unmistakable enthusiasm, showing that even calculus could be fun, if you were willing to see it as so. He was also always willing to go all the way with any problem, even if it went over the time limit; he wanted to make sure that I had no questions or concerns about any topic, no matter how complex it might have been. So, all in all, if you are looking for a suitable calculus tutor, Colin is certainly a very worthy option!"
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Took AP Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"Aalok Shah's in depth knowledge of admission testing, coupled with his easy demeanor, made all the difference for our son as he prepped for the college process. In addition to advising our son on the proper material to study, Aalok taught him to strategically tackle each section and manage his question answering time accordingly. He set up realistic weekly goals for our son to meet as well as providing many study guides and materials for his reference. We found Aalok’s advice on college planning extremely useful and he was always readily available to answer any questions that we had. Aalok’s calm and encouraging personality eased the stress surrounding standardized testing. This fall, our son will join the Rutgers University inaugural Honors College Class of 2019 with a full tuition, room & board scholarship worth $102,400. We are extremely grateful to Aalok for the integral role he played in making this happen. We cannot recommend Aalok highly enough to any family who is embarking on the college pathway."
Peter and Kathy G.
Took SAT lessons from Aalok S.
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"My daughter's lesson with Nick are very helpful and he interacts well on her level."
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Took Reading lessons from Nick P.
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"Great listener and fun and supportive teacher"
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Took Creative Writing lessons from Jeremy K.
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"His classes have the number of games ,which are very interesting and at the same time we can improve our English .Expecily in his free time,we can chat with him to practice our speaking ."
Ming
Took Economics lessons from Matt G.
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"Colin was flexible with my schedule and was readily available if I had additional questions. He broke subject matter down for me and made sure that I had a good understanding of the topic before moving forward.

Most importantly, Colin never made me feel incapable when it came to doing the work."
Lynn
Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"After speaking to multiple tutoring companies, we discovered Matthew. Matthew was very professional and made my son feel comfortable. They had a total of 5 tutoring sessions covering Math, English, Science and Reading. My son took the ACT after his tutoring sessions and scored a 23. We were very pleased with the progress our son made by going from an ACT score of 19 to 23 after only 5 sessions with Matthew. I would highly recommend Matthew J. Horwich to anyone needing tutoring."
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Took ACT Test Prep lessons from Matthew H.
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"I really learned a lot from Daniel. He clearly knows a lot about the topics he tutors in, and knows how to explain it in a way that's easy to understand. His demeanor was calm and is very easy to talk to!"
Isabel S.
Took SAT lessons from Daniel F.
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"He explains Calculus subjects that would often take a week into a one-hour lesson."
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Took Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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