Homer Area Instructors & Tutors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik


 

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Arts & Crafts Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

Updated September 26, 2014

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This list of tutors is informational only. It is provided as a service to our parents and not intended to be a recommendation or validation of persons or services.
 

General Instructors are listed alphabetically

Tutor's Name: Shanley Kerls
Business Name: The Art of Teaching
Address: 40996 Woodman Lane, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-4233
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Synopsis:

  • Art class for all ages and abilities.
  • Affordable.
  • Art taught in your home to fit your schedule.
  • Many mediums to choose from: basic drawing and painting, calligraphy, scrap booking, arts and crafts, sculpting,computer generated art projects, and art history.
  • Grading: use grading rubric scale based on appropriate skills and expression of creativity.
  • Classes are 1 to 1 1/2 hours per lesson.
Cost: $25 per class or $300 for semester. Call for more info.

Knitting Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Joy, Jules
Company Name: CummuKnittyStash
Address: 331 Sterling Hiway, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-0601
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Synopsis:

  • This course is meant to be taught one on one and will take the expertise level of the student into consideration. All of the following skills will be taught to all students.
    • Knitting techniques, fiber selection, project planning, reading patterns.
    • Beginning students will be given a choice of projects that will help them build the muscle memory needed to knit quickly and competently while giving them a foundation of knitting knowledge.
    • They will learn how to cast on, bind off, knot, purl and calculate gauge.
    • Lessons are 2 hours, once a week as needed.

Cost: Lessons are $10.00 per hour.

Cost: Lessons are $25.00 each.

Painting & Drawing Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Jules Joy
Business Name: CommuKnitty Stash
Address: 331Sterling Hwy, Homer, AK 99603 (Yurt Village)
Phone: 235-8729
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Synopsis:

  • Course is meant to be taught one on one and level of expertise is taken into consideration.
  • All of the following skills will be taught: Knitting techniques, fiber selection, project planning, reading patterns.
  • Estimated hours of instruction: 6 (dependent upon selected project, additional hours can be added if needed).
  • Materials: Yarn, needles, notions, pattern of chosen project.
  • Text: The Knitters Companion

Cost: $10.00 per hour.


Instructor’s Name: Marali Sargeant-Smith
Business Name: Sea of Glass Art Gallery
Address: 2750 Sterling Hiway, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5383
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Synopsis:

  • I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced drawing.
  • I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced stained glass or mosaics.
  • I teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced painting in oils, acrylics, or watercolor.
  • Taught are composition, principle of design, color theory perspective, mechanical application, use of tools, brushes, canuns, paper, paints, drawing materials, general art history, glass cutting, foiling, grinding, soldering techniques and mosaic work, various substrates, design, and application.
  • Lessons are 1 hour once a week.

Cost: $25.00 per hour.


Instructor's Name: Mumma, Susan
Business Name: Homer Art & Frame Co.
Address: Box 2737, Homer, AK 99603
Address: Box 41, Seldovia, AK 99663
Phone: Homer 299-1612, Seldovia 435-3999
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Synopsis:

  • Six lessons will use a vazrietty of art media to explore the formal aspects of drawing with emphasis on perspective draawing.
  • It will also expand the boundaries of drawing using exercises in creative problem solving.
  • Teaching methods will be influenced by Betty Edwards "Drawing on the right side of the brain", and Susan Mumma's own publish ed curriculum for teaching creativity in the visual arts.
  • Lessons will be consistent witth Kenai Peninsula Borough School curriculum.
  • Lessons are 2 hours long, twice a week.

Cost: $180 per six lessons.

Instructor's Name: Ryterski, Lela
Address: 335 Whispering Meadows Ave., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 699-2623
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Synopsis:

  • Traditional Oriental brush painting develops hand/eye coordination; sensititvity to using brush, ink and paper.
  • Course dcovers specific strokes to cfreate bamboo, fish, birds, flowers, etc.
  • Progress is determined by the students accomplishment.
  • Lessons are 90 minutes, once a week.

Cost: $20.00 per hour.

Photography Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Lyon, Megan
Business Name: Far Out Photography
Address: 50884 Mt. Glacier Ct., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-0653
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Synopsis:

  • Depending on age - skills taught will range from basic composition& beginning technical skills to use of studio lighting, working with models, exploring personal style, & show casing art work. Grade levels 7-8 & high school.
  • Ideally this would be a class of 5+ students; each week class would require a completed project to be graded by instructor & critiqued by fellow students.
  • Materials include camera, film, prints, studio lighting and back drop, journals.
  • Text would depend upon age of students, but would most likely consist of printed handouts.

Cost and lesson length: Please call or e-mail for more information.

Instructor's Name: Munro, Mark
Address: P.O. Box 1971, Homer, AK 99603

Synopsis:

  • Raised in New England participating in the family newspaper business from an early age and became interested in photography.
  • Intro to Black and White Photography: A six week class designed to enable students to become familiar with basic 35 mm camera operation, processing of black and white film and prints.
  • Assignments will consist of shooting and processing at least two rolls of film weekly.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Pottery Instructors are listed alphabetically

Tutor's Name: Haigh, Ruby
Business Name: Jars of Clay Pottery
Address: 3857 Main P.0. Box 683
Phone: 299-6118
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Synopsis:

  • Class focuses on hand crafted pottery.
  • Students complete 4 projects using learned skill sets of wedging, rolling, making slabs, coiling, slip and scoring, slip applications, texturing and glazing.
  • Emphasis will be on process rather than final product.
  • Class lasts 6 weeks and meets for 90 minutes twice a week.
  • Accepting 5 students for fall class. Students may apply by writing a one paragraph essay on why they want to take the class. Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Cost: $510.00 for class and materials.

Dance Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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Ballet & General
Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Jeannette Aragones
Business Name: Life Therapy
Address: 57991 Glacier View, Homer, Alaska 99603
Phone: 299-1127
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Synopsis:

  • Movement to a beat (rhythm).
  • Follow instructions and directions.
  • Develop motor gross coordination with music.
  • Not text, students follow instructor.
  • Progress is determined by attendance, participation, and demonstration of gross motor coordination gains.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.
Cost: $10.00 per lesson.

Instructor’s Name: Kara Clemens
Business Name: KBC Dance
Address: PO Box 15167, Homer, Alaska 99603
Phone: 235-6108
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Synopsis:

  • Specific skills taught will include Beginning Ballet Technique including stretching exercises at the barre, in center, and across the floor.
  • French ballet terms are taught.
  • Creative movement portion of class includes structured activities that encourage locomotive and non locomotive movement ending with short dance step combinations created by students.
  • I also emphasize rhythm and listening to and dancing with music.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, once a week.
Cost: $8.00 per lesson.

Tap Dancing Instructors are listed alphabetically

none

Jazz Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Jocelyn Shiro-Westphal
Business Address: N/A
Address: PO Box 308, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-3961


Synopsis:

  • 12 years experience teaching jazz dance technique to adults and children, levels beg to advanced.
  • I start with a warm up that includes body isolations and stretches.
  • I instruct Students on specific jazz dance steps, moving across the floor.
  • I end with instructing students on short dance combinations or routines.
  • Each class is 1 hour; 1 time/week for children 5-12 and teens and adults may meet up to 4 times/week.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Fine Arts Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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This list of tutors is informational only. It is provided as a service to our parents and not intended to be a recommendation or validation of persons or services.
 

Photography Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Megan Lyon
Business Name: Far Out Photography
Address: 50884 Mt. Glacier Ct., Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-0653
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Synopsis:

  • Depending on age - skills taught will range from basic composition& beginning technical skills to use of studio lighting, working with models, exploring personal style, & show casing art work. Grade levels 7-8 & high school.
  • Ideally this would be a class of 5+ students; each week class would require a completed project to be graded by instructor & critiqued by fellow students.
  • Materials include camera, film, prints, studio lighting and back drop, journals.
  • Text would depend upon age of students, but would most likely consist of printed handouts.
Cost and lesson length: Please call or e-mail for more information.
Instructor's Name: Mark Munro
Address: P.O. Box 1971, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: N/A

Synopsis:

  • Raised in New England participating in the family newspaper business from an early age and became interested in photography.
  • Intro to Black and White Photography: A six week class designed to enable students to become familiar with basic 35 mm camera operation, processing of black and white film and prints.
  • Assignments will consist of shooting and processing at least two rolls of film weekly.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Health & Fitness Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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General P. E. Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Gymnastics Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Health Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Horsemanship Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Lindsey Blaine
Business Name: MLM Phantom Farms
Address: P.O. Box 715, Anchor Point, AK 99556
Phone: 394-2851
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Synopsis:

  • Lessons are designed to meet State of Alaska guideline on physical education as well as personal goals of each student.
  • Materials will require a horse, horse tack, rider safety equipment including a helmet and heeled boots.
  • Students without a horse may have a professionally trained lesson horse and tack available at an additional cost.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, as often as requested.
Cost: $25.00 to $45.00 per lesson.

Pilate's/Mat Science Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Fran Evarts
Business Name: Homer Physical Therapy
Address: 4141 Pennock St., Homer, Ak. 99603
Phone: 235-3410
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Website: Homer Physical Therapy

Synopsis:

  • A non-impact class that fine-tunes commonly performed fitness class exercises that are universally used for improving strength and flexibility to bring more attention to form, execution and purpose. A compilation of exercises performed on the floor on a mat in a variety of positions that are derived from classic discipline such as yoga, as well as sports and rehab conditioning and dance.
  • All exercises and instruction are formatted to standards as outlined by AFAA and ACSM.
  • Progress will be determined by participation and attitude in class. Proper execution and acquired knowledge of exercises. basic fitness assessments and monitoring.
  • Classes are 1 hour in length, twice a week.

Cost: $12 per class or $80 per calendar month.

Yoga Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Home Economics

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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Cooking Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Jack Holmquist & Renee Orians
Business Name: I-Land LLC / Alaska Gourmet Batter
Address:35278 Sabea Circle, Anchor Point., Ak. 99556
Phone: 748-3595
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Synopsis:

  • Classes will be taught in our commercial kitchen with all supplies provided. This is a hands-on course where each class builds upon the previous class. Classes make be taken individually if you choose.
  • Class in for ages 8 years - 11 years.
  • Learning objectives.
    • Food safety.
    • Measuring skills.
    • Correct use of kitchen utensils.
    • Basic kitchen math skills.
    • Lessons are 1.5 hours, once a week for 10 weeks.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Instructor's Name: Linda Stabbert
Business Name: Thimble Tree
Address: P.O. Box 289, Anchor Point., Ak. 99556
Phone: 299-1692
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Synopsis:

  • 1st semester class will be a fun and interactive class aimed at all skill levels. This class will include several different activities,such as sewing, cooking, tie dye, leather craft, etc. Students will be encouraged to choose, create and complete several projects during this 12 week class. Students need to be at least 10 years old and responsible with sharp and hot tools. Most all supplies will be furnished for this weekly 2 hour class. Students will receive their own basic sewing kit and a letter grade at the end of the semester.
  • 2nd semester; continuing students will be divided up into different skill levels. Returning beginners will continue to participate in many different crafts. Returning intermediate and advance students will pick from a list of skill and age appropriate projects that the student has an interest in. Creative choices may include but are not limited to, sewing patterns, embroidery, upholstery, quilting, stained glass, fabric painting and design,and candle or soap making,etc. High schoolers will be eligible for credit with some extra effort and time. Beginner supplies will continue to be included, however intermediate and advance students will be required to provide supplies for their more advanced projects.
  • Once weekly for 12 weeks.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.

Music Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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Drums & Percussion Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Lucius Oliver
Business Name: Lucious Oliver Drum Lessons
Address: 347 Danview, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-7056
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Synopsis:

  • Graduate of University of Minnesota, Duluth, Nov. 1985. Major: Music.
  • Over 20 years teaching experience.
  • Experienced cruise ship orchestra/big band drummer.
  • Beginning, intermediate, and advanced drums.
  • Reading of drum set charts, accurate steady tempo.
  • All musical styles: Concert band, Rock, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Brazilian, Reggae.
  • Students welcomed to bring sheet music from any styles of interest to them.
  • Progress will be based upon accurate performance of written music in drum books. Also improv will be taught based on knowledge of styles.
  • Lessons are 40 minutes, once a week for 10 years old or older. $40.00 per lesson.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week for up to 9 years old. $30.00 per lesson.

Cost:


Instructor's Name: Gary Sinnhuber
Business Name: N/A
Address: P.O. Box 1657, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-7352
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Synopsis:

  • Will teach mastery of single and double stroke rolls, short rolls, various rhythms.
    Drum rudiments.
  • Will use Rubank Elementary Drum Method.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week, with 2 1//2 to 3 hours practice a week.

Cost: $18.00 per lesson.

General Music Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Lindianne Glasgow
Business Name:
Address: 3059 Kachemak Drive, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-3603
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Synopsis:

  • Violin, viola, piano, guitar, songwriting, music theory, and composition taught.
  • Students choose from folk, classical, celtic, jazz, rock, country, and gospel.
  • Professional standard is perfection of tone, rhythm, readiness to perform publicly, phrasing, and overcoming nervous fears.
  • Advanced repertoire varies.
  • Beginning piano students use Fletcher Piano Books; violin students use Suzuki Books or Mel Bay You Can Teach Yourself to Fiddle; guitar students use The Right Stuff for Guitar, and Rise Up Singing Songbook. Theory texts vary.
  • Lessons are 30 or 1 hour in length weekly.

Cost: $60.00 per hour.

Guitar & String Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Eric Fenger
Address: PO Box 2340, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-4877
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Synopsis:

  • Technique: How to hold hands and fingers, note names and positions, all major and minor scales, finger exercises.
  • Sight Reading: Learning to play by sight recognition, melodies from printed music, also chords and harmonic textures.
  • Weekly lessons are accompanied by a personalized list of activities which are practiced through the week and assessed at each lesson.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length.

Cost: $40.00 per hour + tax ($3).


Instructor's Name: Daniel Perry
Address: PO Box 572, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 399-3818
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Synopsis:

  • Violin instruction for outright beginners to advanced players seeking professional careers, ages 4 and up.
  • Correct body posture, breathing, movement, note reading, ear training, rhythmic training, interpretation, chamber music, performance training.
  • Teaching methods are traditional European but include the use of new material with associated CD's.
  • Standard classical repertoire is studied along with an introduction to fiddling and jazz.
  • Progress is determined by the student's ability to play scales, exercises, and pieces by reading music and also by memory with precision, good tone and musicality will determine the progress at appropriate intervals.

Cost: $60.00 per hour, $45.00 per 45 minutes, $30.00 per 30 minutes.


Instructor's Name: Tia S Pietsch
Address: 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 2, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6705
Business Name: Harbor School of Music
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Synopsis:

  • Beginning students: Motivating curriculum provides beginning students (ages 7 through 12) with fundamental skills, enabling a lifetime of achievement at the violin. Our innovative and comprehensive program combines private instruction and group classes with computer learning sessions. Students learn note reading, fundamental playing technique, essential theory concepts, and more.
  • Advanced students: Variety of violin works/studies covered provide a forum for continued advancement. Concepts and techniques addressed are designed to apply technique as a means of expression.
  • Progress evaluated through continuous evaluation and bi-annual recital opportunities.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes.

Cost: Call for more information


Piano Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Kathy Beachy
Address: 58007 Icy Bay Drive, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6659, 299-2774
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Synopsis:

  • I teach piano lessons.
  • I use "Alfred's Basic Piano Library: fundamentals of reading & playing music".
  • I measure progress by the mastery of pieces assigned weekly.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, once a week, with 30 minutes a day practice time.
Cost: $15.00 per lesson.
Instructor's Name: Carol Comfort
Address: 40055 Sterling Hwy., Anchor Point, Alaska 99556
Phone: 235-8916
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Synopsis:

  • I am a Suzuki piano teacher and teach music classes and piano lessons beginning with preschoolers.
  • I use the Suzuki methodology, which primarily reinforces good musicality, a strong technical foundation and a sensitivity to the music. Suzuki Vol. I, Faber and Faber note reading.
  • Lessons are 30 or 45 minutes per lesson.
Cost: $28 per 30 minutes.

Instructor's Name: Eric Fenger
Address: PO Box 2340, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-4877
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Synopsis:

  • Technique: How to hold hands and fingers, note names and positions, all major and minor scales, finger exercises.
  • Sight Reading: Learning to play by sight recognition, melodies from printed music, also chords and harmonic textures.
  • Repertory: Piano, usually four pieces as works in progress.
  • Weekly lessons are accompanied by a personalized list of activities which are practiced through the week and assessed at each lesson.
  • Lessons are 1 hour in length.

Cost: $40.00 per hour + tax ($3).


Instructor's Name: Joel Pietsch
Address: 3691 Ben Walters Lane, Suite 2, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-6705
Business Name: Harbor School of Music
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Synopsis:

  • Beginning piano students: Motivating curriculum provides beginning students (ages 7 through 12) with fundamental skills, enabling a lifetime of achievement at the piano. Our innovative and comprehensive program combines private instruction and group classes with computer learning sessions. Students learn note reading, fundamental playing technique, essential theory concepts, and more.
  • Advanced piano students: Variety of piano works/studies covered provide a forum for continued advancement. Concepts and techniques addressed are designed to apply technique as a means of expression.
  • Progress evaluated through continuous evaluation and bi-annual recital opportunities.
  • Lessons are 45 minutes.
Cost: Call for more information.

Instructor's Name: Julie A. Smith
Address: P. O. Box 899, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-1044
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Synopsis:

  • Harp lessons taught.
  • Each lesson is broken into sections:
    • Technique.
    • Sight reading.
    • Repertoire.
    • Performance.
  • My methodology is an evolution of my own personal study & a method I am presently developing.
  • Estimated total hours 128, lessons are from 30 minutes to 1 hour, practice varies from 30 minutes to 1 hour based on level of experience.

Cost: Please call for more information.


String Instruments Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Technical & Theory Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Carol Comfort
Address: 40055 Sterling Hwy., Anchor Point, Alaska 99556
Phone: 235-8916
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Synopsis:

  • I am a Suzuki piano teacher and teach music classes and piano lessons beginning with preschoolers.
  • I use the Suzuki methodology, which primarily reinforces good musicality, a strong technical foundation and a sensitivity to the music. Suzuki Vol. I, Faber and Faber note reading.
  • Lessons are 30 or 45 minutes per lesson.
Cost: $28 per 30 minutes.
Instructor's Name: Ann Griffin
Address: 3101 Kachemak Drive, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-5453

Synopsis:

  • 20 years of experience.
  • Instrument and theory instruction.

Cost: Please call for more information.


Instructor's Name: Lorraine Williams
Business Name: Piano Pants
Address: Calvary Chapel Pioneer Avenue, Homer 99603
Phone: 235-7497

Synopsis:

  • Teaching scales and chords.
  • Instruction in classical music.
  • Instruction in jazz.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Voice & Singing Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Joanne Daniels
Address: P.O. Box 39482, Ninilchik, Ak 99639
Phone: 567-3225
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Synopsis:

  • I teach Youth Choir.
  • Items taught include: vocal warm ups / exercises, note recognition, ear training, proper voice use, sight reading, music appreciation / history.
  • Materials are purchased from sheetmusic.com and Heart publications.
  • I will evaluate students individually, and as a group.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week.
Cost: $20.00 per lesson.
Instructor's Name: Carolyn Window
Business Name: C. Major
Address: P.O. Box 5, Anchor Point, AK 99556
Phone: 235-7923

Synopsis:

  • Weekly lessons include proficiency in technique, musical expression, versatility in style and foreign language pronunciation.
  • Evaluation of performance will be done in recitals and in community concerts.

Cost: Please call for more information.

Wind Instruments Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Vocational and Trade Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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Woodwork Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor's Name: Lawrence Holmes
Business Name: Canyon Arts
Address: P.O. Box 15423, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
Phone: 235-1355
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Synopsis:

  • Natural Construction methods and materials.
  • Progress is determined by enthusiasm, discussion, participation and usage.
  • Lessons are 4 hours, 3 times a week.
Cost: $80.00 per lesson.

World Language Instructors

Homer, Fritz Creek, Anchor Point, Ninilchik

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This list of tutors is informational only. It is provided as a service to our parents and not intended to be a recommendation or validation of persons or services.
 

ASL & Specialized Reading Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Vikki Deadrick
Business Name: Life skills ASL Tutoring
Address: PO Box 3224, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-0818
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Synopsis:

  • Lessons are for all children ages 3-12 who need to achieve grade level competency & understanding in reading and/or better communication skills. We all sight read. ASL is another connection to aid in developing sight reading skills for life. You will see improvement after the very first lesson.
    • Lessons will also help Special Education students achieve success in better communication with others + sight reading skills.
    • Lessons are also available for "Mommy & Me" classes for babies 6 to 18 months with Mommy.
    • Use ASL dictionary & Signing Internet program (class use only).
    • Handouts & age-appropriate books for class & home practice.
    • Teaching silhouette shape identifying emergency reading words (for those with limited to no reading abilities).
    • Will learn the following:
      • Alphabet & numbers.
      • Spelling & Dolche Word Lists Pre-K to 3rd, as age-appropriate.
      • Basic vocabulary & everyday words.
      • Grammar & idioms in sentence structure.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, once a week with parent present at least 3 out of 4 lesson days.

Cost: $40.00 per hour.

German Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Japanese Instructors are listed alphabetically

None at this time.

Mandarin Chinese Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Min Hui Cui
Business Name:
Address: 4042 Pennock #3, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 756-1619
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Synopsis:

  • Conversational Mandarin Chinese.
  • Colors, numbers.
  • Pronunciation.
  • History of China.
  • Progress will be determined by pretests and posttests.
  • Lessons are 30 minutes, twice a week.
Cost: Contact for rates.

Sign Language Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name: Jessica Barrowcliff
Business Address: PoleStar, LLC.
Address: P.O. Box 595, Anchor Point, AK 99556
Phone: 299-1794
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Synopsis:

  • Use ASL Dictionary.
  • A basic course in American Sign Language.
  • Will learn the following:
    • Vocabulary.
    • Grammar sentence structure.
    • History of language.
    • Deaf culture.
  • Lessons are 60 minutes, twice a week.
Cost: $30.00 per lesson.
Instructor’s Name: Hilda Caraballo-Robbin
Business Address: N/A
Address: P.O. Box 1602, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 235-2943

Synopsis:

  • This course will provide the tools necessary to build grammar, knowledge and language skills.
  • Assessment will be based on repetition, listening, and hands on skills.
  • We will use videos, flash cards, games, songs and textbooks.
  • Students may use a Spanish-English dictionary.
  • Lessons will be 1 hour 2 times a week.

Cost: $100.00 per session.

Spanish Instructors are listed alphabetically

Instructor’s Name:Raquel McDowell
Business Address:
Address: P.O. Box 162, Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 299-6422
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Synopsis:

  • Curriculum designed to meet individual student's needs, goals, and interests, for K - 12th grade, beginners, intermediate and advanced students.
  • Experiential, practical, artistic approach.
  • Listening, comprehension, vocabulary, conversational skills.
  • Every day life situations, stories, games, role playing, nature walks, art and cultural projects.
  • Reading, writing, grammar skills for advanced students.
  • Lessons are 1 hour, 1 to 3 times a week.

Cost: $40.00 per session.

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