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Popular Music Performance Teachers Near Matthews

Grant D.

Charlotte, NC
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Michael C.

Catawba, NC
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Joey R.

Huntersville, NC
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Grant D. Charlotte, NC

Subjects Taught

Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Piano, Saxophone, Singing, Songwriting

About Me

I have studied and practiced in jazz, classical, blues, rock, and sacred
musical styles and have the experience and ability to play or teach others at any level. I play piano, saxophone, and sing professionally but have played clarinet, trumpet, tuba, and guitar as well. Additionally, I have the leadership and business experience to coordinate ensembles for various musical environments to provide the best teaching methods passed on from some of the top doctorates and world class teachers.

*** Studio Equipment ***
5'11' Kawai Grand Piano
Selmer Mark vi Tenor, Alto Saxophones
Fender Rhodes
Buffet r-13 Clarinet
Roland G Fantom
Korg Triton
Fender 5 String Bass
Roland 700 GX 88 key weighted
Yamaha yas 63 alto sax
Full Pa with microphones

*** Travel Equipment ***
They will need a piano, keyboard or saxophone. I only will do hour lessons paid monthly w/travel charges weighed in if taught outside my studio or home.

*** Specialties ***
classical, jazz, blues, gospel, traditional church, contemporary church, rock, pop, r&b, country, dixieland,

Michael C. Catawba, NC

Subjects Taught

Algebra, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Drum, Elementary Math, English, Geometry, GMAT, GRE, Guitar, Harmonica, History, Language, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Pre Algebra, PSAT, Reading, SAT, Singing, Songwriting, Statistics

About Me

I have a Masters Degree from Central Michigan Univ. I am an Air Force Veteran.

Two deep leadership at all times and parents have waiting areas visible to classes. I love guitar and playing music, I think I have taught so long I would not know what to do without a music/teaching career. I have made a living playing guitar for 24 years.

*** Lesson Details ***
I have been a music teachers so long I have become very simplistic. I teach the following:

(1) To practically play while having fun (3 locations to choose).

(2) Music Theory.

(3) Playing by ear.

(4) Leadership Skills. I am still having a great time teaching, so we do it a lot. I love to teach and enjoy it very much, I owe a lot to my music career and want to pass it on. We are in Rotary and support many community activities.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have - 3 Professional teaching studios - that are in nice locations.

I really enjoy my job and have a lot of great equipment; we work hard, but have a lot of fun too.

*** Travel Equipment ***
(1) Respectfully what is reasonable. I am a full time musician, I am flexible and happy - we can work these things out.

(We have a lot of equipment, I am very thankful). We have very good business relationships in the community.

I appreciate my job.

*** Specialties ***
(1) Group interactive method based on theory.
(2) Students show leadership in their own program.
(3) Students work with me (instructor) on Lesson Plans.
(4) Students pick out material they want to study.
(5) Students work on (ear training) and reading music.

Joey R. Huntersville, NC

Subjects Taught

Classical Guitar, Ear Training, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory

About Me

Joey R is a student of music performance for classical guitar at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is a very friendly and compassionate musician, and is completely immersed in the music world. Naturally, he wants to share his love of music with his students, and his goal is to awaken the musical potential in his clients. He's been on a journey with guitar for 13 years. As an instructor, he is gifted in providing inspiration to his students. Also, he believes in perfection, and that one must always strive for it. Technique, expression, repertoire, sight-reading, music theory, with a touch of music-induced enthusiasm, describe the experience of studying the guitar with Joey.

From EastCoastEntertainment profile:

"Joey R has been honing his technique and artistry on the guitar for 11 years. He was born and raised in New York, where he was first introduced to classical music through the violin. Now, he is a music student of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he continues on his spiritual and musical journey as a classical guitarist.

Joey R has studied classical guitar under the mastery of Derek Day at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, and Charles Vaughn at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His playing reflects his Spanish culture and background, while simultaneously being fueled by his unstoppable love for the music.

During his studies on the classical guitar, he has worked with the music of Mauro Giuliani, Matteo Carcassi, Francisco Tárrega, J.S Bach, and much, much more. What separates Joey R from other musicians is his unmistakable close attention to small details in music. From studying under masters in the field, Joey R pays special attention to the basic musical components such as melody, rhythm, and harmony, while putting a tremendous amount of effort and thought into his tone production. His musical ideas are an exact reflection to how he views the world around him; a beautiful, adventurous, and emotional reality.

His repertoire is forever expanding, but focuses mostly on the Baroque and Classical Era, and contemporary Spanish music, particularly that of Antonio Lauro."

A testimonial from a past client:

From a satisfied customer:
During the summer of 2013, we secured Joey's services for a large family dinner celebration held in Charlotte. We discussed the type of atmosphere and music we desired, and Joey accommodated our needs beautifully. He was very accessible, prompt in responding to phone calls and emails, and was punctual and courteous on the day of the event. He is an accomplished guitarist, polite, and personable. We found his fees for service to be quite reasonable. Without hesitation, we give Joey our wholehearted endorsement for his work as a professional musician, and wish him much success in the years to come.
Dee & Joe

Anna M.

Harmony, NC
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Rebekah P.

Fort Mill, SC
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Charlie B.

Charlotte, NC
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Anna M. Harmony, NC

Subjects Taught

Ear Training, Fiddle, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano, Violin

About Me

Hello! Teaching is special to me because I get to share the gift of music that I have been given with others. I also enjoy meeting people and developing relationships. I especially enjoy teaching young children. My teaching experience began with two piano students, ages 9 and 7 followed soon after by three violin students, ages 10, 8, and 7.

I began playing the violin at the age of five. I received a variety of musical instruction throughout the years, but I was mainly taught using the Suzuki method. Classical music remains my favorite to play and listen to, although I also enjoy playing hymns and fiddle tunes. Besides violin, I have also had some piano instruction, during which I studied music theory and fundamentals such as scales and chords.

Rebekah P. Fort Mill, SC

Subjects Taught

Classical Piano, Classical Voice, Ear Training, Flute, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Piano, Singing, Vocal Training

About Me

Becky has a gentle and fun, yet effective manner with her students and loves teaching all ages and levels. She customizes methods and materials to match each student's interests and learning styles.

Charlie B. Charlotte, NC

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Audition Prep, Bass Guitar, Blues Guitar, Country Guitar, Ear Training, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory

About Me

I began playing and studying guitar while still in grade school. Always a big part of who I am, guitar became the central focus of my life when I moved to the west coast in 2010 to enroll at The Musicians Insitute's College of Contemporary Music.

While there, I had extensive training in sight-reading, ear-training, music theory, chart writing, and such practical music applications as scales, modes, soloing techniques, chord voicings and inversions, chord progressions, and rhythm techniques. My studies covered a broad spectrum of music styles, including blues, rock, fusion, country, pop, reggae, acid jazz, funk, and R & B, as well as such concepts as the basics of the music business, studio and audition skills, and computer notation.

Having now attained my Associate of Arts degree in Guitar Performance and having performed across California and Arizona, I have just recently moved back east and am now performing at various venues in the Carolinas.

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