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Wilder Music
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Angel R.
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Jeff taught my daughter violin for over two years. Jeff also gave me guitar lessons. His talent for music is extraordinary. Moreover, Jeff is a true professional when teaching kids and adults. His patience and methods of explaining the fundamentals of music is next to none. On numerous occassions, he remained well after the lesson to insure that the lesson was fully grasped. It's because of this and more that I highly recommend Jeff Wilder to anyone who is interested in learning music.

David Johnson Music
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Anna N.
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David is a very talented, patient, and informative instructor. I enjoy classes with him because he gives helpful practice techniques to build my skills and still knows how to make lessons relevant to my learning goals. He is also very positive and supportive of my progress. Thanks David!

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The Voice Box Home Studio
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane R.
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I have really enjoyed my experience at The Voice Box Home Studio. Cosima is very knowledgeable and professional. She has been extremely flexible in accommodating my goals and I have learned a lot. Her home studio provides a pleasant atmosphere for lessons. I highly recommend Cosima as a singing instructor.

ABCD Music
4.8
from 14 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Karen H.
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Mrs. B (as she is affectionately called by her students) is a wonderful teacher! She is patient and supportive. My daughter looks forward to her weekly lessons and enjoys playing her instrument. Thank you Mrs. B!

Chris LaJeunesse
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Tammy M.
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Everything, we are very lucky that our son is taking lessons from Chris.

  • 22 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jimmy M.
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I took vocal lessons from Cindy for almost a full two years (maybe 2 and a half? It was awhile ago). She was wonderful at helping me find my strengths and eliminating my weaknesses through practicing different genres of music and styles of singing. Throughout my years with Cindy I also performed in my schools choir and auditioned for multiple roles in musical theater productions and thanks to my lessons with Cindy I was able to improve myself as a performer and a vocalist. To this day her lessons have helped me practice proper vocal warm ups and technic.

Hunter Music
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rebecca T.
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My daughter has taken piano lessons with Debra for a little over a year. Debra is a kind and patient teacher, she does very well with small children. My daughter started when she was six years old and she still looks forward to her lessons.

Angel Fire Music Studio
3.4
from 5 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Gary A.
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My children had rarely seen a piano before visiting Dr Lees. 20 minutes later they were playing a duet variation of a classic piano piece. I was pleasantly surprised and simply blown away. We are now set up for lessons with her. I am very pleased with this teacher thus far. I've been interviewing many individuals and my children, 5 & 7, engaged and responded so well to Dr Lees. What a great find,degrees in music, child psychology. It's almost too good to be true. She is warm, creative in her teaching approach, exceptionally patient, intriguingly talented, and ultimately she can yield results. My children absolutely love and respect her, interview process done! She is a diamond in the rough!

Willi Rose
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
Darah C.
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Willi Rose has been an invaluable piano teacher for my children. She is kind, knowledgeable, professional and a pleasure to work with! I would, and do, recommend Willi Rose to all those needing piano or voice lessons!

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This is our a new business. I am friendly and smart person. I am a Mexican with a degree in Medical Assistant. I am a 60 years old women and I like meet people, so maybe this job is for me.

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Taught myself guitar and drums, singing writing performing ect. also had guitar class in highschool, i stand up go outside play and sing every day all day, i make money everywhere I go, I have many books about music, 4 guitars, tons of equipment, i know alot of theory which is necessary to learn, am always free, happy great with kids, adults. I have tons of music equipment and tools for learning, I will take the time and effort on my part fully seriously and not rest until you are satisfied, I am great teacher, I should have a degree in a couple years i got college money, Highest CAHSEE math score in riverside county, I play sports , skate, Music is everyday part of life, i work hard and smart, I am your answer to guitar, drum, performing, writing learning repair, stringing, tuining, and singing mastery

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We have over 30 years of experience in the music industry, and we provide comprehensive piano lessons for all ages, styles and levels, including the following: * Classical and Contemporary Methods * Ear Training * Theory * Improvisation and Music Composition for Advanced Students * Accelerated Lessons for Gifted and Older Beginners * Exploratory Classes for Children with Learning Disabilities and Special Needs We offer full-scale professional training for serious and amateur musicians. Whether you’re seeking an emotional outlet and aspiring to increase your learning capacity or to become a professional musician, we can help.

  • 20 years in business
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I take my students progress seriously and personaly. I want to have them playing and able to read music quickly. I will spend extra time with them if needed and pinpoint their weakness and strenghts to help them advance their progress.

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I am a flamenco guitarist. I play professionally at the Temecula wineries. You can see my schedule on the above website. I teach at my home studio. I only take serious students. This is the only way you can learn to play the beautiful instrument: the guitar.

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I learn how to play the guitar through chords, scales, music theory, and songs from a working musician. Many genres are available as well as lessons for beginners all the way to intermediate players.

  • 13 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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One of America's most creative and dynamic young harpists, Dr. Vanessa Sheldon holds a BM and MM in harp performance from the California State University Los Angeles, where she was named the CSU system's youngest to receive a graduate degree. She earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Harp and Musicology from the University of Arizona, where she was the graduate teaching assistant to Dr. Carrol McLaughlin and assistant director of the world-renown HarpFusion. She has also been honored as the University of Arizona's youngest doctoral graduate, receiving her degree at age 19. Highlights of her international tours include concerts in Shanghai, Seoul, Madrid and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In addition to playing for such notables as Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Tippi Hedren, Barbara Sinatra, and Florence Henderson, she has appeared as a guest artist with world-renowned cellists Michael Cameron and Masatoshi Mitsumoto as well as the Anderson String Quartet and recently shared stages with Barry Manilow, Lucie Arnaz and Il Divo. Concertizing locally and internationally as well as providing harp and piano entertainment for select public and private events, Dr. Sheldon specializes in composing and transcribing virtuosic as well as nontraditional music for harp in addition to premiering new works for her instrument. With a solid background in classical music, Dr. Sheldon's mastery of harp technique and artistic vision allows her to perform a variety of music spanning Celtic, Latin, pop, jazz, and rock genres. Enjoying the challenge of reinventing music for harp, her interpretations encompass such diverse artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, and Adele, jazz standards including Harlem Nocturne and In the Mood, show tunes, ragtime, and even legendary rock anthems such as Stairway to Heaven. Dr. Sheldon currently teaches music theory, history, piano and harp as the Assistant Professor of Music and Department Coordinator at Mt. San Jacinto College in San Jacinto, CA, and offers private harp, piano, music history and theory instruction from her studio in Palm Springs, CA.

  • 11 years in business
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I love to make unique ways of learning. I have a home studio, so I like to record music progressions personally to give the students a backing track to practice to. I can do any styles or genres.

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I am a music teacher in Coachella Valley, teaching piano, guitar, bass, drums and ukulele. I have a bachelor's degree in music performance and a master's degree in music composition. I teach 30 students weekly and additionally teach The History of Rock and Roll at College of the Desert.

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I teach private 30-minute piano lessons for $20. My students have the option of having their lessons either at my house or theirs. We could meet once or twice a week. Lesson and theory books will be purchased from me. My hours are flexible, and I can meet any day of the week at anytime of the day. You can reach me by phone or by email. I am patient with my students and enjoy teaching. My lessons are for all ages and any level of experience.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I am a Spanish professor that has experience in teaching writing, speaking and learning by doing with private or semiprivate lessons for all ages and learning styles.

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I am a professional classical guitarist. I finished a bachelor degree in classical guitar in 2008, participated in International Koblenz Guitar Festival and competition in 2010, and also finished postgraduate studies in Krakow, Poland in 2014. I offer classical, finger style guitar lessons in different styles: classical, jazz, flamenco, and tango for beginners and intermediates of all ages. I also can give lessons in ear training, some basic music theory, etc. English and Arabic speakers are welcome.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (better known as CPR) is a lifesaving manual technique that pumps oxygenated blood back into the body’s organs if someone’s heart or breathing has stopped. A variety of CPR training is available to community members, employees and healthcare providers. CPR training may last two to five hours or more, depending on the content and the target audience. During the training, students will learn how to recognize and respond to an emergency situation. There are different CPR techniques for adults and children, but with both you will learn how to determine whether the person is conscious before administering chest compression. During the training you’ll learn chest compression techniques for adults and different techniques for children between the ages of 1 and 8. Students learn how to properly administer chest compressions, when the technique is appropriate and when it is not, and how long you must perform rescue measures. Students also learn what an automatic external defibrillator (AED) is and how to use it if necessary to shock a patient before administering CPR chest compressions.

How do I become CPR and first aid certified?

You can earn CPR training and receive first aid certification in a number of ways. Choose an online course to learn the materials remotely and then find a testing location to complete the certification process with an in-person demonstration of your knowledge and skills. Encourage your workplace to host a first aid and CPR training so employees can learn what to do in case of a workplace emergency and how to respond with lifesaving techniques. You may also be able to take a CPR or first aid class in your community. A basic CPR training may run four to five hours. After receiving CPR training, you’ll know how to respond if an adult or a child goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. You’ll learn how to use chest compressions to keep blood pumping to a person’s organs, which can keep them alive until an emergency responder can arrive. First aid and CPR training can also include education about how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

What is first aid training?

With first aid training, you may be able to help save a life. First aid training can teach people who are not medical professionals how to help a sick or injured person in crisis before an ambulance arrives on the scene. Most commonly, first aid training helps teach you how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

First aid training can teach you how to respond in a variety of emergency situations, including:

  • Asthma attack
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • External bleeding
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Neck, head or back injury
  • Stroke
  • Seizure

First aid training classes may be offered by professionals who are affiliated with the Red Cross, which offers online, in-person, and blended training classes. First aid classes are also often offered through local recreation centers, city services, schools, hospitals and private companies.  

What do you learn in a first aid course?

First aid training gives you a variety of lifesaving skills for responding to many different emergency situations. In a first aid course you’ll learn about how to examine someone who’s been hurt, how to use a defibrillator, how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and how to control bleeding and trauma. Some courses include pediatric first aid as well as adult first aid; helping a choking infant, for example, is different from helping a choking adult. Although you can take CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) courses separately, most first aid training includes both.

In a first aid course you’ll also learn how to respond to:

  • Wounds, including punctures, cuts and hemorrhages
  • Heart attacks, chest pain and respiratory arrest
  • Bone fractures, sprains and torn muscles
  • First-, second- and third-degree burns
  • Poisoning
  • Choking
  • Bites and stings
  • Hypothermia or frostbite
  • Shock and seizures
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