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8. DoRayMi Lessons
Excellent 4.9

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Excellent 4.9

(14)

Piano Lessons, Guitar Lessons, Singing Lessons

Offers remote services
Discounts available
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Allentown, PA
VOTED BEST IN DOWNINGTOWN 2019!! My service is individualized to meet the needs of my students. I want all students to have access to quality music education! My bachelor's is in voice performance from Westminster Choir College, which gave me the opportunity to work in some of the world's top venues and with the best choirs and conductors. I graduated summa cum laude. I also have a master's in music therapy so I am comfortable working with all ages and abilities and using my knowledge as a therapist to target lessons based upon each students developmental level and learning style. I am also comfortable with those students who have special needs. It is so important that students and parents can gauge their lesson progress! All lessons are recorded and sent to parents and students within 24 hours so that parents are never in question about their child's assignments and students can see how they are progressing from week to week. I believe in helping every step of the way to musical success! I find auditions and performances suited to my students' level. I prepare them to succeed and I even attend the performances to support them. We also have biannual recitals and master's classes for more advanced students. I want to build a community of musicians among students and parents! So I will talk with parents after lessons, keeping them updated on their child's progress. We also have student showcases, where each month a new student is featured on my website and student shout out - where news of student successes are featured on the website as well. All my students also recieve a monthly newsletter which keeps them abreast of any changes, holidays, recitals and new experiences available for students. For those parents with toddlers, I also host a weekly mommy and me music class. My goal is to deliver lessons that are high quality, student focused and go above and beyond the weekly lesson time! I extremely passionate about my job, I work every day of the week but I couldn't be happier! I always say I am one of the few lucky people who loves what I do and is happy to go to work every day. Seeing my students grow and being involved in that process never gets old. Helping someone else to succeed and kindle their passion for music is a great feeling. I also love when I have all students together at recitals and I get to see them support and cheer each other on. Creating that musical community is a great feeling too.See more
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VOTED BEST IN DOWNINGTOWN 2019!! My service is individualized to meet the needs of my students. I want all students to have access to quality music education! My bachelor's is in voice performance from Westminster Choir College, which gave me the opportunity to work in some of the world's top venues and with the best choirs and conductors. I graduated summa cum laude. I also have a master's in music therapy so I am comfortable working with all ages and abilities and using my knowledge as a therapist to target lessons based upon each students developmental level and learning style. I am also comfortable with those students who have special needs. It is so important that students and parents can gauge their lesson progress! All lessons are recorded and sent to parents and students within 24 hours so that parents are never in question about their child's assignments and students can see how they are progressing from week to week. I believe in helping every step of the way to musical success! I find auditions and performances suited to my students' level. I prepare them to succeed and I even attend the performances to support them. We also have biannual recitals and master's classes for more advanced students. I want to build a community of musicians among students and parents! So I will talk with parents after lessons, keeping them updated on their child's progress. We also have student showcases, where each month a new student is featured on my website and student shout out - where news of student successes are featured on the website as well. All my students also recieve a monthly newsletter which keeps them abreast of any changes, holidays, recitals and new experiences available for students. For those parents with toddlers, I also host a weekly mommy and me music class. My goal is to deliver lessons that are high quality, student focused and go above and beyond the weekly lesson time! I extremely passionate about my job, I work every day of the week but I couldn't be happier! I always say I am one of the few lucky people who loves what I do and is happy to go to work every day. Seeing my students grow and being involved in that process never gets old. Helping someone else to succeed and kindle their passion for music is a great feeling. I also love when I have all students together at recitals and I get to see them support and cheer each other on. Creating that musical community is a great feeling too.

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What is CPR training?

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

How long is your CPR certification good for?

In general, CPR training sessions and certifications are good for two years. After that, you must recertify to ensure you are up to date on the latest information and techniques. CPR is a lifesaving skill for a community member, employee or healthcare provider to know, as it enables you to respond appropriately if someone goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. In a CPR training, students learn compression techniques to keep blood flowing to the body’s organs if a person’s heart has suddenly stopped or they have stopped breathing. This action can keep a person alive until an emergency responder can arrive on the scene and can effectively save a life.

The American Red Cross explains that re-certification is important, because people start to forget information just a few months after taking a training. The American Red Cross recommends you keep your skills fresh by reviewing free, online materials or downloading their free, mobile app to keep abreast of CPR information and news. Re-certification courses are shorter than first-time CPR training. Your renewed CPR certification will be good for another two years.

How much does it cost to get CPR and first aid certified?

First aid and CPR trainings are available to individuals who want to learn how to respond in case of an emergency and for healthcare providers who need to renew their certification. Typically, CPR certifications are current for two years. Here are some examples of average CPR and first aid training costs:

  • Open enrollment training: $45 for an in-person American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider CPR Training and Certification.
    • Additional $15 for online or hard copy student manual.
  • Online trainings: $45 for the American Safety and Health Institute Blended First Aid training.
    • The student will still be required to meet a CPR trainer in person to receive their final certification.
  • Worksite trainings:
    • $35: per employee for basic ASHI CPR AED training course (focus on CPR, 2-hour course).
      • $280: Minimum fee for an instructor to appear (at least 8 students or minimum fee).
    • $45: Per employee for an ASHI First Aid CPR AED training course (includes response strategies for most emergencies, 4-hour course).
      • $360: Minimum fee for an instructor to appear (at least 8 students or minimum fee).
  • Class extensions: Pricing varies depending on the additional emergency training requested. For example, for the ASHI First Aid AED CPR training course cited above, the host company might charge an additional:
    • $5: Per student for infant CPR training.
    • $15: Per student for oxygen administration training (add 30 minutes).
    • $15: Per student for bloodborne pathogen training (add 30 minutes).
  • Materials: CPR and first aid training courses may have additional fees for hard copies of manuals. Example of additional materials costs:
    • $10: Per hard copy of class manual (otherwise available online) for First Aid AED CPR group trainings.

How much do first aid courses cost?

First aid training courses vary in cost depending on what’s included, from basic first aid to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to pediatric CPR, as well as the length of the class and who’s offering them. The national average cost for an in-person CPR and first aid class is $50-$75 per person. An informational CPR training costs less than one that leads to first aid training certification. For example, a two-hour course that trains you to administer CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) costs an average of $35 per person; an employer may book the same class for a group of at least eight students for an average of $280. A four-hour CRP and AED training costs an average of $45 per person and $360 for at least eight people. Some companies offer add-on training to their CPR and AED classes, such as $5 per student to learn infant CPR, $15 each for oxygen administration training, and $15 each for bloodborne pathogen training. A first aid certificate is valid for two years.

How do you get your first aid certificate?

To get your first aid certificate, you must take a first aid training course designed for certification. Certified training professionals offer courses to employers, schools or other groups. For an in-person training, you may go to a training location such as a Red Cross classroom, or a professional first aid and CPR trainer can come to you or your office. Most first aid training courses take three to five hours or more, which prepares you to take the first aid certification test. To boost your chances, you can take online practice tests or review study guides. Once you pass the first aid exam, an official digital certificate is emailed to you. You can also have a wallet card or printed certificate sent to you.

How much do Spanish tutors charge?

Nationally, the average cost for a Spanish tutor ranges from $30 to $40 per hour. The cost for a Spanish tutor can vary depending on whether you choose private instruction or group lessons. Geographic location can affect cost; tutors in expensive cities and pricier regions command higher rates than in rural areas and small towns. The experience and education of the Spanish tutor will also affect their rates. For adult education, many people learning Spanish choose to join a Spanish school with tutors who teach group classes and also offer private tutoring for students. Typically these schools charge a monthly tuition that gives students access to a set number of classes per week, with private tutoring available at an additional cost. One example of an average cost is a monthly tuition of $200, which includes five 90-minute group lessons per month. Monthly tuition can vary depending on the school and the teachers. Short-term workshops are also a way to learn Spanish. Students may work with a Spanish tutor and group of other students at their skill level for a short period of time. One example of an average price is $100 for an eight-week course, with one 60-minute group class per week.

Reviews for Allentown lessons teachers
CEOLA B.
I loved my first lesson, and felt comfortable with Angela. I look forward to her teachings, and can see the value of her technique in strengthening my vocals.
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Nichola G.
Big Day Strings provides top-notch piano instruction. Very professional, experienced and gifted musician works with a positive spirit to teach. I always look forward to my lesson and feel motivated to practice. I highly recommend her!
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Frances H.
My teenage son has had 4 lessons with Buck already. He is learning, improving and enjoying it more than when he was attempting to do it on his own. Buck is always punctual and responsive. He is patient and flexible. I would recommend him.
Buck's Guitar LessonsBuck's Guitar Lessons
Mehrian J.
Noel is my daughter’s piano and recently violin teacher. She has a schedule for each session and knows exactly what she is going to do. She is a valuable teacher who follows academic teaching style that I really love. She teaches a lot more than she charges with the best quality . Noel understands kids very well and always encourages my daughter and made her a punctual girl in her music practice. My daughter jumped from piano to guitar, came back to piano and changed a couple of teachers before Noel and she is very happy with Noel. Noel’s timing is flexible and she tries her best to set the best time that works for us. My daughter really loves her and learns a lot. She eagerly follows lessons and practices without me reminding her, which is unusual for my daughter! Today morning, I woke up with her piano practice and I got SO excited. Thanks to Noel!
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