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Paula N.

Memphis, TN

$40/hour

Bilingual Soprano

In-person lessons

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Oberlin College/Music Conservatory & LeMoyne Owen College
Journalism, Music

Education

Oberlin College/Music Conservatory & LeMoyne Owen College (Journalism, Music)

About Paula

My love for learning foreign languages and helping others to learn different languages, and our culture differences has always been a passion of mine. Beginning early on as a child, I was blessed with parents who supported that love by letting me take classical/vocal music and foreign languages. When a person learns another (Spanish) and music, it opens up a whole new world of communication and this is why I am so dedicated to helping students.

I have eight years teaching ESOL to Adult immigrants whereby I am able to utilize my Spanish speaking skills with students from all over the world. In addition, I have taught Spanish and Music in the City Schools and Music in the Catholic School system. Also, I have a private voice studio comprised of voice students ranging in age from 16-Adults.

I studied Spanish in High School and College, 3 and a 1/2 yrs. and then continued through self-taught CDS for the past 15 years. I also taught Spanish in the City Schools and converse with my Hispanic students as well as attend a Spanish Bible Class. My Italian studies began with my classical vocal studies at the age of 13. Italian was always apart of my music repertoire as I continued my Classical Music studies up to the present day. That's about 25 years.

Dedication to excellence is my motto. I believe one can always learn no matter how advanced they are in their studies.

I encourage students to contact me and ask questions. My time is flexible and I can make time to talk further about how I can help them make their tutoring experience successful.
My love for learning foreign languages and helping others to learn different languages, and our culture differences has always been a passion of mine. Beginning early on as a child, I was blessed with parents who supported that love by letting me take classical/vocal music and foreign Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Memphis, TN 38141
In-person lessons
Music:
Voice (Music)
Language:
Italian, Spanish

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Spanish

I have taught Spanish and English as a Second Language for 10 years. I have also been a Member of a Spanish Bible Class at my Church for 10 years.

Voice (Music)

I have studied classical voice since the age of 13 beginning with private voice lessons for 4 years prior attending college. I received a 4 year full scholarship to Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music (Oberlin, OH) to study Voice and Communications. I graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree. I sung professionally as a Opera/Concert Artist since the early 1990's. I've performed with Opera Memphis, Central Florida Lyric Opera, Como Opera, Altamura/Caruso Opera, made my Carnegie Hall debut in 2003, sung abroad and am about to receive another degree in music (Vocal Performance this May 2016. I have received numerous vocal scholarships and am a Marian Anderson Vocal Scholar.

Oberlin College/Music Conservatory & LeMoyne Owen College
Journalism, Music

Education

Oberlin College/Music Conservatory & LeMoyne Owen College (Journalism, Music)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paula will travel within 30 miles of Memphis, TN 38141.