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Popular Music Performance Teachers Near Hallandale

Deb

Hollywood, FL
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Max M.

Miami, FL
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Johnny C.

Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Deb Hollywood, FL

Subjects Taught

Acting, Broadway Singing, Dance, Music Performance, Singing, Songwriting, Speaking Voice

About Me

I'm a passionate Performer/Vocal Coach who has been in the music industry for about 20 years. I also do professional music video's for artists. I've studied Brett Manning's teachings who is a celebrity in his own makings. I've performed in several cruise ships in all of South Florida. Helping and dedicating myself to upcoming artists is where my heart is.

*** Lesson Details ***
Students who study with me become more confident. I teach them how to sing with conviction
I'm very passionate about having my students climb to the top so discipline is necessary.
My lessons are exciting and creative so not only do you learn but you're anxious to come back
I also teach Performance and how to command a stage for those wanting to take it to the next level.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons take place in a comfortable private room. Thousands of instrumental songs to choose from to bring out the best that you can be! Recordings & Videos also available...

*** Specialties ***
Jazz, Blues, Soul, & Cabaret.... My lessons cater to the more serious students who want to grow as an artist.

Max M. Miami, FL

Subjects Taught

Acting, Broadway Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Piano, Singing, Songwriting

About Me

Hi there! Glad to meet you! My name is Max and I am a professional musician currently working towards my Doctoral degree at the University of Miami in Vocal Performance & Pedagogy. My background is in voice, piano, composition, and music theory. I am a seasoned performer, appearing in many different musical settings and concerts from barbershop to vocal jazz to pop and opera. My philosophy as a musician is simple: I study and teach music because I love it! I believe that music teaches us what words cannot and that my job as a teacher is to show my students how music can truly enrich their lives. Most recently, my main focus as a performer has been in opera. I have sung and portrayed many different roles on stage playing all kinds of characters. I've been a villain, a drunk, the plucky comic relief, and the romantic leading man. I also have experience as an accompanist and keyboardist. I took piano lessons starting at age 5 and stayed with my wonderful teacher up until the time I graduated high school in 2002. Since then, I have enjoyed playing both the piano and organ in my church and in the communities where I have lived. My philosophy with piano is the same as with voice: You should LOVE to play music! I also enjoy work as a composer and conductor when I can. If you would like to know more specfics about my working background as a vocal artist and pianist, I am more than happy to share my professional resume. Thanks for your interest in my profile. I know that after a few lessons with me, you will begin to understand how studying music can be so much fun and add to your life! :)

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My teaching style is very laidback. Since I highly encourage my students to perform music that they like, I strongly encourage them to bring any specific repertoire that they wish to learn to the first lessons so we can discuss goals and come to an understanding of what kind of experience they are looking for. In my piano lessons, I am comfortable with most ages and feel that most students have the most success by starting young. I started at age 5 and was able to learn a lot from a very young age. I highly recommend the Suzuki Piano Method books for my piano students, they are a wonderful way to introduce students to the techniques and methods that are essential for young pianists to learn. For my vocal students, I actually do not recommend taking serious vocal lessons until about the age of 12 or older. Since the vocal apparatus is a part of the body, most students have greater success after they have had a chance to develop a little bit. However, I am open to teaching younger children how to sing, just be aware that most of the focus with younger students will be on music appreciation and becoming more comfortable about music in general. My vocal technique for my older students is classically based, but is versatile enough to transfer over to broadway, pop, and other genres that the student wishes to study. I believe that singing in different genres is simply a question of using different vocal colors, which I will show you how to do. The breathing, posture, and necessary energy and relaxation behind the sound should remain the same in all genres. I am always very open with my students and encourage input from them on how they are responding to the tips I give. If something doesn't work, tell me and we'll figure out another way! After a few months with me, you will feel more confident as a performer and be able to enjoy sharing your new talent with others.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I teach out of a private studio at the University of Miami. There is enough seating for one additional person and I do have a piano.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide myself and my expertise. I expect my students to have something for them to sing for me in the first lesson, preferably they would also have access to a piano.

*** Specialties ***
I teach a general method, with emphasis on free, easy singing that can transform and adapt to all genres.

Johnny C. Fort Lauderdale, FL

Subjects Taught

Music Performance, Percussion

About Me

I have been performing for 50 years on the Conga drum and a teacher of How to play the Conga drum for over 30 years. I have performed with such notables as Carlos Santana, Johnny Lang, Orianthi, Sergio Mendes, Eddie Palmieri, Johnny Pacheco and many many other Grammy winning artists. Lessons are conducted around your availability. Lessons can be an hour to an hour and a half long and you will have homework. you will need your own Conga drums. Learn from one of the best player/teachers in the world today

*** Lesson Details ***
Here is is my curriculum for my Conga drum course

The study of the Conga drum....

Cuban methods as taught in Cuba today, and also my methods developed over 30 years of teaching

Sound development-utilizing the 5 parts of the hand Heel/Palm/Fulcrum/Inner knuckles/and Tips of fingers
Hand exercises which include my S.T.O.M.P method-Slap Tone Open Muffle Palm
Rudimentary hand drumming and approaches on Conga drum
One conga drum, 2 conga drums, 3 conga drums
Styles in Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, Son, Latin Jazz and Folkloric
Counting and keeping time
Stick control for timbales
Baqueteo patterns -Cascara(shell)of the timbal and cowbell patterns in clave
Abanico- 7 stroke and 9 stroke rolls
Styles on timbales-Danzon, Son, Mambo, Rumba, Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Bolero
Reading and writing for Latin percussion
Latin Rhythm Theory
Ensemble performance
The Clave & pulse
6/8 Clave
Son Clave
Rumba Clave
The Clave today
Phrasing with the Clave
Variations on the Clave
Polyrhythms in Cuban Music

Cuban and Caribbean Rhythms taught are:

Bolero-5 variations
Caballo(Horse rhythm)-with variations
Danzon
Yambu
Guaguanco-6 variations
Rumba-with variations-columbia/abierto(open) 2Conga drums/one drum/New York street style rumba
Abakua-one drum pattern to 3 drum patterns
Plena(Puerto Rico)
Bomba
Bomba Sica
Bomba Yuba
Bambiche
Merengue(Domincan Republic)
Mozambique-old school/new school variations
Cumbia(Columbia)-with variations on one drum to 3 drums
Bembe(Afro) variations
Conga Comparsa(Carnival drumming) with variations
Changui
Calypso(Trinidad) one to 3 conga drums with variations
Bossa Nova(Brasil) with variations from one to 3 conga drums
Afro-Samba(Brasil)
Baion(Brasil)
Samba on 2 to 3 conga drums
Songo with 9 variations
Pilon on 3 congas
Iyesa with variations
6/8 basic one conga drum to 3 conga drums
Guarapachangeo with variations from 2 drums to 5
Ritmo Pa Ca
Dengue
Jala Jala
Tumbaos(basic rhythmic conga patterns for Latin Dance music) with many variations
Chaonda-
6/8 Bell patterns on conga drum with variations
Mongo Santamarias tumbaos and rhythmic approaches
Mongos Merengue
Mongos Afro Blue with variations

*** Studio Equipment ***
Congas/bongos/timbales/perc.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Congas/bongos/timbales/hand percussion

*** Specialties ***
Student ages 10 and above only! I teach latin percussion, conga drums, timbales, bongos and assorted African and Brazilian percussion as well.
I teach what is called the "Cuban" method of learning how to play as it is taught in Cuba today, along with my own developed methods. Yes I teach online. 

Jamila S.

Boca Raton, FL
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Nicole K.

Dania, FL
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Pablo C.

Pembroke Pines, FL
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Jamila S. Boca Raton, FL

Subjects Taught

Accompaniment, Audition Prep, Classical Piano, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano

About Me

Masters Degree in Piano Performance
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Jazz Piano Performance
Golden Key International Honor Society
Member MTNA

*** Lesson Details ***
My philosophy is to push you to exceed your expectations and reach your goals while still having fun. I will push you, but gently and show you a lot of effective ways of practicing so that you achieve more in less time. I am big on technique and really believe in the importance of developing a solid technique, which I will help you to acquire.
A strong technique will give you the tools you need to play whatever you want skillfully. With a commanding technique you will be able to focus on making beautiful music.
Are you a singer? Develop your piano/keyboard skills and you can learn to accompany yourself.
I generally divide the lesson into three sections:

Technique
Repertoire
Music Theory

I feel it is important to bring all of these elements into all areas of music education, particularly performance.

What is most important is that you are enjoying your music educational experience. Looking forward to your lessons, enjoying your practice time and having a sense of accomplishment. I will push you to exceed your own expectations but you will set the pace as well as determine what music you desire to play.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Baldwin Piano

*** Travel Equipment ***
Music Scores
Music Books
Music Theory Books
Music Theory Worksheets
Music Theory Assignment Sheets
Practice Assignment Sheets

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in developing a strong technique at the piano to help the student facilitate dexterity and independant finger strength. With these skills I find you will be able to execute any style of performance with a great deal of ease.
Are you a singer? Learn to accompany yourself.
Vocal Coaching Provided

Nicole K. Dania, FL

Subjects Taught

Classical Voice, Country Singing, Ear Training, Gospel Singing, Jazz Voice, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Singing, Speaking Voice, Vocal Training

About Me

My name is Nicole but you can call me Nikki! Here's a little about me and what I've accomplished.

My Background:
I have been singing since the age of four! I am a native of Miami Beach Florida. I started performing in church and school where my passion for performing were developed. Having come from such a background I was privileged with a well rounded musical tastes, from Gospel in church Classical in school, and Reggae, Pop, Rock, and R&B from her parents. In performing in contests and local shows I learned a lot about stage presence and can share that with my students as well. I earned my bachelor's in Studio Music and Jazz Voice at the University of Miami and Minored in Music Business. At UM I had the opportunity to study with critically acclaimed Jazz musicians and artists such as Kevin Mahogany, Kurt Elling and John Secada. Since earning my degree I've worked with the Florida Grand Opera in their production of Aida, also sang background vocals for Gloria Estefan and Michael Buble. I currently perform around South Florida at various hot spots with my self titled band! So those who teach can do too!

My main objective as a performer is to effectively and skillfully entertain a variety of audiences to the best of my ability using the knowledge that I have attained from my experiences as a student and as an entertainer, and in turn work for an established business in the music industry and become a successful artist.

My objective as an educator is to not only teach my students about music but allowing them to grow and flourish as performers and as musicians, with proper technique the skies the limit!

*** Lesson Details ***
My teaching style is pretty laid back and fun, it will take work and dedication on the part of my students to work on the new skills and techniques they will be learning under my direction. In the first 2 months we will focus on technique, meaning breathing exercises, vowel placements, warm ups, and execution of a song of the students choice, by the third month these exercises would have improved your vocals ability tremendously we can then work on stylizing for the particular genre your interested in singing in. Each student will have a personally tailored lesson plan to better help them in their goals to be a better singer and performer. I do prefer students in the age ranges 12 and up, only because the voice hasn't fully developed yet to do extensive vocalizing but with younger students we can focus on breathing, warming up properly and theory, which is so important at a young age and will better assist you especially when it comes to developing your ears. If you're wanting to learn to sing in different styles without losing your voice or hurting yourself I'm the teacher for you!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Keyboard in living Room: couches and chairs, parents can sit in on lesson

*** Travel Equipment ***
Keyboard should be provided by student, I will provide mic and amp

*** Specialties ***
Pop, Rock, R&B, Jazz Styles are my specialties.

Pablo C. Pembroke Pines, FL

Subjects Taught

Banjo, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting, Ukulele

About Me

“Pablo is a certified TakeLessons instructor specializing in beginner to intermediate guitar, bass, and banjo students, offering lessons in genres that range from funk, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, blues, rock and more!”

ABOUT PABLO:
Having completed my B.A. at Florida International University with an English Major and Education Minor, specializing in early education and elementary music instruction, I have spent time in the last couple years working with younger students and studying instructional techniques for reaching younger ages as well as students with special needs. However, I still feel equally comfortable teaching both children, teenagers, and adults with a fun and personalized approach to learning music and mastering instruments.

Throughout my lessons, I also offer helpful insights into the challenges and benefits of today's rapidly growing community of local musicians by providing my students with useful insights that can help to refine their musical ambition and overall goals while also identifying and addressing any factors that may present an issue in their long-term music goals and ventures. As a member of several local bands, I'm eager to offer a very useful insight into the social dynamics within a band and a better understanding of the elements that are conducive to healthy and long-standing friendships amongst band members.

The first instrument I learned formally was piano and after realizing that my interests weren't in line with the music styles in the lessons assigned to me, I eventually switched to guitar and began applying the basic musical concepts I previously learned on piano. Having endured the common frustration of being taught music that didn't match my interests, I've come to value the importance of a customized learning experience that effectively bridges the songs and styles that students are excited to learn with the fundamentals required to attain the goal of becoming a well-rounded musician.

*** Lesson Details ***
Every music student must first encounter a period of learning where the amount of dry information they're absorbing tends to out-weight the amount of entertainment they gain from its practical application. The ideal goal is to instill students with enough energy and determination to endure through that initial period and onto greater and far more entertaining assignments that apply the previously established fundamentals of music while advancing toward composition and performance. While not every assignment can be as fun as playing a great song, it's still important to learn music while always making strides toward playing a favorite song or melody.

Through the careful assessment of my students' interests and objectives, my friendly and laid-back teaching style assures students that personal enjoyment is a prominent and attainable part of the learning process. By presenting creative and unique ways of incorporating useful knowledge and technique with entertaining music, I motivate students to continue exploring music well past the initial instruction stage.

My guitar lessons typically focus on elements that may apply but are not limited to funk, reggae, jazz, hip-hop, blues, and rock. Students will learn to master the essentials of basic chords in 'root position' while also learning simple melodies on one or two strings. Additional lessons explore diverse chord voicing, dynamics with distortion and other effects, blues progression theory & improvisation, performance essentials, useful tips on music equipment, key elements of song composition, blues and rock lead guitar styles, speed and dexterity exercises, reading tablature and chord charts, and alternate tuning techniques.

*** Studio Equipment ***
While at my home studio, I can provide use of amplifiers, an upright piano, keyboards, electric & acoustic guitars, electric & acoustic bass (not upright), banjo, and wireless internet access.

*** Travel Equipment ***
When traveling to a student, I can provide an amplifier, keyboard, guitar, bass, or banjo if necessary but students are expected to eventually have their own instruments.

*** Specialties ***
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I specialize in teaching beginner to intermediate students how to read chord charts and TAB sheet music for guitar, bass, and banjo while exploring how to play using various types of guitar chords (such as power chords, barre chords, open chords), incorporating distortion and other effects, playing with a guitar pick, playing the blues, improvising melodies, making up your own songs, picking with your fingers, and experimenting with alternate string tuning that actually make the guitar easier to play!

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