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Popular Music Teachers Near Dayton

Michael H.

Dayton, OH
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Renee H.

Dayton, OH
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Jennifer H.

Miamisburg, OH
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Michael H. Dayton, OH

Subjects Taught

Drum, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Percussion, Piano, Songwriting

About Me

My name is Mike and I operate out of the Dayton, OH area. I have 11 years experience teaching music in public schools and would love to have you study with me. I am a percussionist by nature, and that's where my expertise lies, but I am able to help out beginning to intermediate guitarists and pianists. I believe strongly in crafting well-rounded students and would love to have the opportunity to work with you.

*** Lesson Details ***
I'm pretty laid back but I expect dedication to the craft. Outside practice is essential, but it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Music is to be enjoyed and so should the learning process. In the end, I'm all about helping the student reach his or her personal goals and will structure the lessons to guarantee success with that.

*** Studio Equipment ***
The in-studio lessons are in the basement studio which includes 2 drum sets, hand percussion instruments, audio workstation with pro-tools, and a vocal booth for voice lessons. There is an upright piano in upstairs living room as well as several guitars. Some seating available. 1 cat in the home which could be in a separate room and is never in the basement area. Parking in the driveway or street.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I will provide any supplemental materials, music excerpts, digital recordings, whatever is needed to enhance a lesson. I expect the student to provide all their own instruments, primary resources and accessories.

*** Specialties ***
Percussion-rudimentary, orchestral and marching, drum set in various genres including jazz,fusion,rock,funk, some world.

Highly skilled at working with K-12 students

Renee H. Dayton, OH

Subjects Taught

Gospel Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Organ, Phonics, Piano, Reading, Sewing, Singing, Songwriting, Speaking Voice

About Me

Renee has a Bachelor degree from the University of Dayton in Music Therapy with an emphasis on piano, voice and music theory. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over 12 years. In 1995 I taught children from Kindergarten to 4th grade Music at Liberty Christain Cathedral. In 2000 she worked at The Dayton Academy teaching music classes to elementary school children. In 2006 she taught voice to a school choir at Nehemiah University. In 2007 she successfully taught voice and performance to a Senior Choir at Wesley Community Center. The Senior Choir had many Choir performances. Also in 2007,she taught voice lessons and keyboard lessons to a youth choir at Maranatha Worship Center for seven years. she conducted a Black History choir and several Christmas Plays. She has successfully taught students in the past who have become music teachers and music directors in a church or school setting. She has taught students from various backgrounds. Music is my passion because it is international communication. It ministers to my soul and spirit.

*** Lesson Details ***
Your first lesson with me will be fun and exciting. You will learn how to play a fun simple song and scales and rhythm. I measure your success by how well you practice using the techniques I give you, I also measure progress according to how many times a week you practice, I am committed to inspire people of all ages and skill levels to learn more about music. I believe that music for every individual should be a pleasurable learning experience. Whether you are a beginner or advanced musiciane or vocalist. I welcome all students of all ages encouraging them. I like to motivate all students to succeed. After 3 to 6 months with you, you will have learned how to play simple songs, 12 scales and read the lines and spaces of Treble and Bass Clef and play 3 rhythm patterns

*** Travel Equipment ***
I would expect my students to have their own keyboard/piano.

*** Specialties ***
The curriculum that I prefer is The David Carr Glover Method, Pre- Reading Books for Beginners, Popular Piano by Hal Leonard, Sight Reading and Rhythm Everyday. I teach Classical, Pop, Jazz, Gospel and Contemporary Gospel.

Jennifer H. Miamisburg, OH

Subjects Taught

Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano

About Me

Jennifer has a Bachelor's Degree in Music in piano studies from Kent State University. She has been teaching children from age five to adult for over eleven years. She desires to help students learn about music and learn how to make the most of those 88 keys. Previously Jennifer has worked at Long Lake Camp for the Arts as a private piano instructor. She has successfully run her piano studio along with aiding several other music studios teaching dozens of students from various backgrounds.

*** Lesson Details ***
My commitment is to inspire people of all ages and skill levels to learn more about music.
I aspire to help every student to achieve their individual goals through our lessons.

Whether you are a beginner or advanced pianist I can motivate you to succeed at a higher skill level. I welcome any age students, encouraging young musicians as well as adults of all backgrounds to excel on this beautiful instrument.

My lessons focus on classical studies; however I am trained and well versed in jazz and popular tunes as well. My teaching style concentrates on performance yet integrates music theory along with sight reading and aural skills to produce exceptionally well rounded musicians.

I find it crucial to allow lessons to change based on age, skill and interest while monitoring progress on a weekly basis to secure your investment.

*** Studio Equipment ***
When you first walk into the residence, the piano studio is to the left in a devoted room. The studio features a large bay window easily visible from the street. The piano is a 6' 10" European grand piano manufactured in 2012. Chairs are provided for families who choose to observe the lessons. The studio also has a large aquarium, several lego sets, puzzles and crayons with paper for which to help occupy siblings.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Students are expected to have access to a piano (or keyboard) on which to practice.

*** Specialties ***
Baritone/Euphonium

I prefer the Faber and Faber series for beginner piano teaching.

I also have used the Alfred music theory game tools.

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