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Dennis B.

New York, NY

$50/hr

NYC-based tutor in Voice and English

Background check passed as of 10/1/13
Usually responds in about 2 days

NYC-based tutor in Voice and English

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Hi! I am a professional singer-actor with degrees in voice, theater, and English. I am available to teach lessons in singing, acting, and English writing, literacy, and ESL. I am available to travel to all 5 NYC boroughs, and northern New Jersey.

BA, Yale; M.Mus., Eastman School; D.M.A., Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts - expected 2013.

Testimonials

"Wonderful tutor."

- Virginia, New York, NY on 10/25/13
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Italian
History:
American History
Music:
Voice (Music)
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, GED, PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, Italian, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ACT English

Need help preparing for the ACTs? My background in English literacy, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and logic can help you in solving the English portion of this exam.

ESL/ESOL

I am a native English speaker with teaching experience. I can help you improve your writing, reading comprehension, and conversational skills in English. Give me a try!

SAT Reading

Need help preparing for the SATs? Let me help you navigate the English/logic portion of the exam.

SAT Writing

Need help preparing for the SATs? My background in English literacy, grammar, vocabulary, and proofreading can help you negotiate the Writing portion of this important exam.

Voice (Music)

I have a master's in voice from the Eastman School of Music, an internationally known and respected music conservatory. I am a member of the American Guild of Musical Artists and Actors Equity. I have 20 years of experience as a performer in opera, musical theater, concerts, and cabaret. I teach a natural, breath-based approach to singing. I want to be your next singing teacher!

Yale
Eastman School of Music
Master's

Education

Yale

Eastman School of Music (Master's)

Wonderful tutor. — I think we were extremely lucky to find Dennis B. - such a gifted and exceptionally well qualified teacher. His teaching style, which mixes inspiration with discipline, is going to be extremely helpful to our student, and he is challenging her to improve which is invaluable. ...

— Virginia, New York, NY on 10/25/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I am willing to adjust my tutoring rate to accommodate small groups of students, non-musical subjects, or multiple hour lessons. Just ask!

Travel policy

Dennis will travel within 10 miles of New York, NY 10001.


About Dennis

Hi! I am a professional singer-actor with degrees in voice, theater, and English. I am available to teach lessons in singing, acting, and English writing, literacy, and ESL. I am available to travel to all 5 NYC boroughs, and northern New Jersey.

BA, Yale; M.Mus., Eastman School; D.M.A., Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts - expected 2013.

Testimonials

"Wonderful tutor."

- Virginia, New York, NY on 10/25/13
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Education

Yale
Eastman School of Music
Master's

Education

Yale

Eastman School of Music (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I am willing to adjust my tutoring rate to accommodate small groups of students, non-musical subjects, or multiple hour lessons. Just ask!

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of New York, NY 10001

Dennis’s Subjects

English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Italian
History:
American History
Music:
Voice (Music)
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, GED, PSAT, SAT Reading,
SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
General Computer, Grammar, Italian, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Dennis B.

Dennis B. passed a background check on 10/1/13. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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