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Popular Music Performance Teachers Near Boulder

Ricardo P.

Broomfield, CO
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Kristopher E.

Denver, CO
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Coire G.

Boulder, CO
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Ricardo P. Broomfield, CO

Learn to perform in public. How to be professional on any stage and any situation including auditions, concerts, clubs and studio work. Learn about sound systems and amplification. How to play with other musicians. How to rehearse effectively. How to plan set lists. How to manage a band and even how to book yourself and/or your band.

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years later I studied voice and guitar with great professional instructors. I am familiar with different ways of learning music: from very structured and traditional methods (that we use in classical music) to more improvisational and "by ear" approaches as we often do in popular music. This helps me tailor my music teaching specifically to each student based on his/her musical preferences, abilities and learning style. I can teach all styles of music including: Pop, Rock, Blues, Country, ...

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Mike S. November 25, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Ricardo has been a really great voice instructor. Along with being very talented, he is patient and has an honest concern to see that his students succeed. I would highly reccomend Ricardo.
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Mike S. November 24, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
I have been very impressed with Ricardo's knowledge and skill as a teacher. He is a very talented musician, plays guitar, piano and is a very good singer. His passion for music shines through and I am very happy to have him as my teacher. I feel like I have made very good improvement with my lessons.
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Shelley M. November 3, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
I continue to be amazed with Ricardo's skill as an instructor. He continue's to teach my son new skills and stretch his learning. He is very thoughtful and patient.
Kristopher E. Denver, CO

The art of performing can be a difficult aspect of being a musician. The skills that we have on our own might allude us when we must play in front of people. I am happy to help you master the craft of performance through your instrument.

(I am also happy to consult to teachers on how to teach music through performance)

About Kristopher

I am a Music graduate from Hunter College and a native of New York City, where I was once the music director for the Holy Rosary Theater Group. I have performed in various college ensemble and city groups across New York, New Jersey, and Colorado. I also had wonderful opportunities to perform in professional pit orchestras for Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels while living in New York City. I previously performed as the principal horn for the city of Thornton's community band and am continuing my journey in music education with MSU-Denver!

As an undergraduate at Hunter College I studied horn with Richard Casparie, music composition with Shafer Mahoney, and piano with Gary Hammond as well as piano improvisation with Dr. Geoffrey Burleson. I have studied ...

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Tamara D. October 29, 2014
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
My son has been attending weekly saxophone lessons with Kristopher for about 2 months now, and we couldn't be more pleased. He has helped my son to love playing again, and has been very open to working with my sons learning disability to find the way he learns the best. Mr. Emmanuel re-writes music so it easier for my son to read, and helps him to find music that Nathan is excited to learn. Great music teacher!
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Oscar L. September 2, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher. Passionate in his teaching and eager for his students to learn. I have never touched a musical instrument in my life before and he's really helped make the learning process fun and easier than one might have imagined. I've enjoyed learning under Kris and highly recommend him to anyone wanting some musical lessons.
Coire G. Boulder, CO

Part of lessons in any of the instruments will be the discussion of performance practice and how to set-up recitals. Students will work with me on ways to find gigs and etiquette when performing in different settings including appropriate ways to move the body, stage presence, and energy as well as ways of overcoming stage fright, preparedness, and other tools necessary to be a successful performer.

About Coire

Hi! I'm currently a Music Education Student at CU Boulder specializing in strings. My primary instruments are double bass and electric bass and I gig often in many different ensembles from Jazz combos to rock and experimental electronic groups. I live for music, and I've been teaching since I was a sophomore in high school. I believe deeply in the power of music to enrich and fulfill lives and that participating in the creation of it is not only fun but can allow us to express our innermost selves. I look forward to helping you on your path, whether you are a high school student preparing All-State and College auditions, have a young child that could benefit from learning an instrument, or are an adult who always wanted--yet were never quite able--to learn how to play ...

Matthew B.

Boulder, CO
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Bob S.

Boulder, CO
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Austin M.

Lafayette, CO
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Matthew B. Boulder, CO

As a performing musician for the last 6 years, I can help you get comfortable on stage and connect with an audience.

About Matthew

I have a B.M. from Berklee College of Music with an emphasis in Folk, Bluegrass, and traditional music but can teach any style.

Would you like to have a better ear? Be able to hear chord changes quicker and translate that to your instrument? Or would you like to have a better grasp on theory and how to translate that knowledge onto your instrument?

While attending Berklee, I taught all music theory subjects (jazz and traditional harmony), ear training, counterpoint, and songwriting through the school and was involved in the tutoring department.

Are you looking to develop your songwriting? Would you like to write better lyrics? Or use a deeper theoretical knowledge to find new writing techniques and your unique voice?

While living in Boston, I received accolades and awards ...

Bob S. Boulder, CO

I have toured around the world with a variety of groups from the 50"s music of The Original Drifters to covers bands, original pop rock bands, and original projects that help me see the Caribbean, Europe and Italy as well as most of the United States.

About bob

The music heard around my house in my youth had a country twang until Elvis came along and the music rocked and rolled! In the late 60's I heard "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf and I was sold!
While living in Atlanta Georgia during the 80"s I toured with The Original Drifters (Under the Boardwalk/Up On the Roof) and a Supremes cover band called Mocha. They were booked by the William Morris Agency who would actually fly us to gigs around the country! Fun! One weekend would see us in Florida the next in Arizona.
To learn more about music I moved to California and became a student at Musicians Institute of Hollywood. Being exposed to one of the coolest musical environments 24/7 was a dream come true. For my hard work I received a Student of the Year award and was ...

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Christopher D. April 3, 2014
Guitar
Made me learn things I never even considered!

Bob is a great teacher! One of the words i think describe him well is professional, and also a really nice guy! I've been taking lessons with Bob for quite some time now and he has pushed me out of my comfort zone. He knows a variety of different genres, artists, and styles that helped me become more diverse in my playing. Also, his technical ability is quite impressive. Because of
Bob i've improved my overall guitar skills in ways i never even imagined. I would highly recommend him to anyone at any level. Check out his website here: http://www.bobstory.com
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Darlene A. April 3, 2014
Songwriting
Singer performer

Bob is a very talented and accomplshed guitar player, His natural talent comes through with his enthusiasm for music. I recommend Bob as a teacher.
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Jennifer G. April 2, 2014
Guitar
Great for a beginner

Bob was always courteous and friendly and willing to be flexible with me as a very beginner guitarist. I was classically-trained on other instruments and he was fantastic at getting me passed the biases I had learned previously to reach the goals that I wanted.
Austin M. Lafayette, CO

Performing music is a musician's biggest job. This job can be difficult and performing in front of people may give us that "stomach in a knot" feeling. I am more than willing to help out with any performance anxiety and make you more comfortable in front of an audience.

About Austin

My name is Austin M. and I am a music education major at Metropolitan State University of Denver. I have been in multiple ensembles in the music program including the wind ensemble, brass quartet, the symphonic band, and the symphony orchestra. I am currently a member of the Arapahoe Philharmonic in Littleton. CO. I have marched with the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps based here in Denver. I am also a marching band music arranger for multiple high schools here in Colorado, Texas and Indianapolis.

My current trumpet teacher is Dr. Michael Hengst. I am in my junior year at Metro and am starting my education courses to complete my degree. I have been under the direction Dr. David Kish and Dr. Brandon Matthews for the past two years.

I have taught at many high schools during their ...

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Kristopher E. November 12, 2014
Austin is a very talented trumpet and musician. I have had the pleasure of working with him and watching him be a leader in the ensembles that he is a part of. I highly recommend lessons with Austin as he is a professional and will always do his best to give you the best possible experience!

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