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Athena R.

Award Winning Actress, Singer/Songwriter and Writer

Award Winning Actress, Singer/Songwriter and Writer

$100/hour

About Athena


Bio

I provide private piano, guitar, songwriting, singing and acting lessons to children and adults, from beginner through professional. Emphasizing Pop, Broadway, Classical, Rock, and Audition Prep, I am known for quality coaching specializing in an individualized approach.

I Teach:
-Piano (Classical, Pop)
-Voice (Broadway, Classical, Pop)
-Guitar (Accompaniment, Folk, Rock)
-Acting (Film/TV or Theater)
-Songwriting
-Audition Prep for Professionals (Film/TV, Theater and...

I provide private piano, guitar, songwriting, singing and acting lessons to children and adults, from beginner through professional. Emphasizing Pop, Broadway, Classical, Rock, and Audition Prep, I am known for quality coaching specializing in an individualized approach.

I Teach:
-Piano (Classical, Pop)
-Voice (Broadway, Classical, Pop)
-Guitar (Accompaniment, Folk, Rock)
-Acting (Film/TV or Theater)
-Songwriting
-Audition Prep for Professionals (Film/TV, Theater and Conservatories)
-Career Coaching (Business of Acting & Music)
-Accompaniment on Guitar, Piano or Ukulele
-Ear Training, Sight Singing
-Ages 3-adult, from beginners to professionals

I am an award winning singer/songwriter and actress who has been teaching since 2000.
I hold a BFA in music from Concordia University in Montreal and won Best Pop Song at the Outmusic Awards 2009. I also won Best Comedy on YTV with judge Eugene Levy.

I have recorded five albums and 4 singles, all of which are currently available on iTunes. My music videos charted #1 on MTV LOGO and millions of views on YouTube. Acting appearances include The Perfect Murder, White Collar and her one-woman show, "LADY GAGA: #ARTBIRTH" which received Time Out Critic's Pick in New York City at the Laurie Beechman Theater in 2015. I also created and taught arts curriculum for special needs to hundreds of teachers for over 10 years, as commissioned by the New York City Board of Education. I have been teaching privately since 2000.


Education

Concordia University
Music

Policies

  • Hourly Rate: $100
  • Rate details: I also do 30 minute lessons for $50. I offer some sliding scale spots for low income families for $40 for 30 minutes.
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Theater

Theater

Graduated as Theatre Major from Claude Watson in Toronto. Worked as professional actor in theatre, TV/Film and Commercials since age 12. Taught for 25 years in schools and privately in Toronto and New York City. As actor, been in Off-Broadway shows in New York City and numerous Film & TV projects including White Collar, Woman Who Can't Lie (with Sandra Oh and Don McKeller), Perfect Murder and more.

Homeschool

Piano

Piano

BFA in Music from Concordia University. Studied at Royal Conservatory of Music. Taught for over 20 years. Professional singer/songwriter on piano.

Most Popular

Piano

Piano

BFA in Music from Concordia University. Studied at Royal Conservatory of Music. Taught for over 20 years. Professional singer/songwriter on piano.

Music

Ear Training,

Ear Training

BFA in Music from Concordia University in Montreal where we trained in ear training. Have taught ear training for over 15 years to piano and voice students. I have used ear training skills as a professional when learning or composing music for performance.
General Music,

General Music

BFA in Music from Concordia University. Professional musician in piano, guitar, ukulele, voice, composition for over 25 years. Studied music history, harmony, theory, solo work, chorus and have experience as soloist and as part of a band.
Guitar,

Guitar

BFA in Music from Concordia University in Montreal. Started playing guitar professionally as singer/songwriter at age 16. Recorded guitar on solo albums and toured internationally. Been teaching guitar for over 15 years.
Piano,

Piano

BFA in Music from Concordia University. Studied at Royal Conservatory of Music. Taught for over 20 years. Professional singer/songwriter on piano.
Sight Singing,

Sight Singing

BFA in Music from Concordia University where I studied sight singing. Been teaching sight singing for over 10 years. Performed as singer internationally (solo and choral) where sight singing skills have been a necessity.
Songwriting,

Songwriting

BFA in Music from Concordia University (vocal performance & composition) Won Best Pop Song at the Outmusic Awards. Received numerous nominations including "Best Album of the Year", "Humanitarian Songwriter of the Year", "Best Song" and more. Took masterclasses for years at the New York Songwriters Hall of Fame. Released 5 original albums and 4 EP's. Toured internationally as a singer/songwriter. Coached songwriting for over 10 years.
Voice (Music),

Voice (Music)

BFA in Music from Concordia University (major in vocal performance and composition). Recorded 5 original CD's and 4 EP's. Performed internationally as singer/songwriter. Been teaching voice for over 20 years.
Music Theory

Summer

Piano

Piano

BFA in Music from Concordia University. Studied at Royal Conservatory of Music. Taught for over 20 years. Professional singer/songwriter on piano.

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$100/hour

Athena R.

$100/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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