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Grey S.
50/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Making Your Dream College a Reality

There's nothing I love more than bringing my ideas to life through a beautifully crafted essay (nerd alert!) and helping others do the same. I have past experience as a writing tutor. I have edited everything from a 200 page music history thesis about Korean folk music to a German literature paper... read more

50/hour
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There's nothing I love more than bringing my ideas to life through a beautifully crafted essay (nerd alert!) and helping others do the same. I have past experience as a writing tutor. I have edited everything from a 200 page music history thesis about Korean folk music to a German literature paper... read more

Jose F.
35/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Guitar/Bass Guitar, Piano, Flute, and Sight Singing

Using the sheet music "See and Sing", I lead a 15 min weekly workshop for a choir of 20 before their choir practice. I taught adults who read only the words in the music and never the notes. Although there were varied results, all who attended learned how to read the musical score, identify... read more

35/hour
4.9 (56)
334 hours tutoring
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Using the sheet music "See and Sing", I lead a 15 min weekly workshop for a choir of 20 before their choir practice. I taught adults who read only the words in the music and never the notes. Although there were varied results, all who attended learned how to read the musical score, identify... read more

Stephanie T.
55/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Experienced, Patient, Positive, Encouraging and Effective Tutor

In addition, I played for the Seattle Youth Symphony and represented our state in the Northwest Band and then orchestra, as well as the John Philip Sousa Band. Although I did not pursue music as a major at the UW, I did go on to be the clarinet teacher at a music academy in Issaquah for over 5 years. I... read more

55/hour
5.0 (837)
3,777 hours tutoring
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In addition, I played for the Seattle Youth Symphony and represented our state in the Northwest Band and then orchestra, as well as the John Philip Sousa Band. Although I did not pursue music as a major at the UW, I did go on to be the clarinet teacher at a music academy in Issaquah for over 5 years. I... read more

Aidan K.
50/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Proofreading & Editing / SAT & GRE Tutoring

Music has always been one of my most treasured avocations. I began learning saxophone in the seventh grade, was in band for all of high school and the start of college, and have performed in local bands, little theater orchestras, and other volunteer groups since then. Having learned musical notation, I... read more

50/hour
4.6 (77)
317 hours tutoring
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Music has always been one of my most treasured avocations. I began learning saxophone in the seventh grade, was in band for all of high school and the start of college, and have performed in local bands, little theater orchestras, and other volunteer groups since then. Having learned musical notation, I... read more

Sam K.
35/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Pianist with 18 Years of Experience, Including 11 Years of Lessons

I've been playing piano for 18 years and took formal classical lessons for 11 years with recitals each year. I can teach introductory and intermediate piano, including how to read and interpret sheet music, how to learn piano pieces from start to finish in a variety of styles from classical to contemporary,... read more

35/hour
5.0 (3)
5 hours tutoring
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I've been playing piano for 18 years and took formal classical lessons for 11 years with recitals each year. I can teach introductory and intermediate piano, including how to read and interpret sheet music, how to learn piano pieces from start to finish in a variety of styles from classical to contemporary,... read more

Caitlin K.
70/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Violin Teaching Artist

Caitlin’s summer festival appearances include the Schlern International Music Festival, ENCORE School for Strings, the Innsbrook Institute’s Emerging Artist program, and the International Holland Music Sessions. She has also spent seven summers at the Aspen Music Festival & School as a... read more

70/hour
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Caitlin’s summer festival appearances include the Schlern International Music Festival, ENCORE School for Strings, the Innsbrook Institute’s Emerging Artist program, and the International Holland Music Sessions. She has also spent seven summers at the Aspen Music Festival & School as a... read more

Rachel B.
60/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Oboe Player

I played avidly in high school and beyond, earning a scholarship to play at Central Washington University. I chose not to pursue a degree in music but continued playing- including in community bands. I have only stopped because of Covid but still play on my own. read more

60/hour
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I played avidly in high school and beyond, earning a scholarship to play at Central Washington University. I chose not to pursue a degree in music but continued playing- including in community bands. I have only stopped because of Covid but still play on my own. read more

Jason M.
54/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Clarinet Teacher

I went on to get a bachelor's degree in music while performing in orchestra, symphonic band, and woodwind chamber groups. I want you to experience the life-enriching thrill of developing a greater musical love and skill. I’ve was trained by one of the best; so you’re in good hands. I teach for love... read more

54/hour
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I went on to get a bachelor's degree in music while performing in orchestra, symphonic band, and woodwind chamber groups. I want you to experience the life-enriching thrill of developing a greater musical love and skill. I’ve was trained by one of the best; so you’re in good hands. I teach for love... read more

Alexander P.
250/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Conductor and composer

As both an internationally commissioned composer and a full time conductor (having graduated with 2 masters’ degrees from Russia’s top music school) I have a unique perspective to share with students to coach them and help form their interpretations and broad understanding of music. read more

250/hour
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As both an internationally commissioned composer and a full time conductor (having graduated with 2 masters’ degrees from Russia’s top music school) I have a unique perspective to share with students to coach them and help form their interpretations and broad understanding of music. read more

Yasiel C.
50/hour

Near Des Moines, WA

Cuban Salsa, Rumba, fusion Teacher

I discovered my talent for dance as I grew and began to seek out & study the various styles of this beautiful Cuban dance. Salsa Cubana is a combination of two main styles of music Cuban Son and Afro-Cuban rumba these two were combined to create a new dance Salsa Cubana. Rumba Yambu which is considered one... read more

50/hour
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I discovered my talent for dance as I grew and began to seek out & study the various styles of this beautiful Cuban dance. Salsa Cubana is a combination of two main styles of music Cuban Son and Afro-Cuban rumba these two were combined to create a new dance Salsa Cubana. Rumba Yambu which is considered one... read more

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