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Guitar, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting
My musical career started in 6th grade, which was around 2001. That year I started playing guitar and trombone. My main interest was in the guitar so I started taking lessons since the first time I picked up it up. Through out high school I played guitar in the jazz band and trombone in the symphonic and marching bands. I also played guitar in the 2006 New Years day parade in London. I was with the marching band and was a featured soloist during the parade.
I was eventually accepted into Berklee College of Music and began attending during the fall of 2008. At Berklee I have performed with many different independent groups at medium sized venues. In addition, I have performed with a series of ensembles, and performance labs here at Berklee. I am still currently attending the college where I am finishing a degree in professional music. The main focus area of my major is music education. Through out my Berklee career I have been teaching privately with a wide range of students. Over those years I really grew to enjoy teaching and learned quite a bit.
I truly believe in what I am teaching, music is a gift that everyone should have. I literally gain satisfaction from teaching and sharing music with people. I remember that feeling when I was first getting started with a universe of musical possibilities. What I try to do is get the student aware of that and able to tap into it. I chose my major at Berklee because I know music education is something I believe in.
Piano, Singing, Violin, Broadway Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting, Fiddle, Viola
Has played viola and violin since 1996
Has played piano since 2006
Concord Carlisle High School
Middlesex Community College - Music Associate's
Umass Boston - Music Bachelor's
Umass Boston - Music Masters (in progress)
25 Year old music grad student. Started teaching in Los Angeles then moved business back home to Boston. Has been teaching piano, violin and viola since 2008.
Singing, Acting, Broadway Singing, Flute, Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Songwriting, Speaking Voice
Jacquelynn W. is a musician and actress. She teaches private music lessons in voice, beginning piano and flute. Originally from Maryland, Jacquelynn studied voice under Polly Par Corretjer and flute under Melinda Wade-English and competed and placed in many state music competitions. Jacquelynn then moved to Boston to pursue a degree in vocal performance from Berklee College of Music. After graduating in 2011, Jacquelynn moved to Los Angeles after accepting an internship to work in film and music at Playtone Production Company. Then, Jacquelynn relocated to Pittsburgh where she worked for a private lessons studio teaching over 20 students. She also became very successful performing with her band at a various music venues and restaurants. Now, Jacquelynn has returned to Boston to pursue a Master’s degree in music therapy. Jacquelynn is able to teach many different genres of music such as classical, jazz, pop and country. Jacquelynn creates lessons that are centered on the student’s interests to keep them motivated and engaged while teaching the importance of technical facility and musicianship.
Piano, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting
I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a B.M. (Bachelor of Music in Applied Piano(Performance Degree). I also attended Eastern Nazarene College, where I received a Massachusetts state certificate to teach.
I've taught classroom music in public schools in Templeton, Boston and Somerville, Massachusetts, as well as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I also have experience teaching private piano in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
I have taught private piano to a student in Athol, Massachusetts who continued on to Berklee College of Music, where he graduated.
I am a singer/songwriter/keyboardist who has 2 albums out, appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, on ABC National Television, and "The Jimmy Kimmel Live Show." I was on National Public Radio(NPR), on the BBC in London, England and my song "In Canada", which is covered by another music group "The Suspects" is featured in a film, "Montana Amazon" starring Haley Joel Osmond, Alison Brie and Olympia Dukakis.
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Piano, Music Theory, Songwriting
I am one of those individuals for whom teaching is just something that I have to do. I started giving music lessons sometime in the 80’s and have loved working with all levels of skill and experience. My students say that I am patient, adaptive and encouraging, committed to making music fun.
I have a Masters of Music from New England Conservatory in Jazz Piano and am comfortable and fluent in a number of musical styles, including pop, rock, gospel, traditional hymnody, jazz, and R&B. Although I love and study classical music, it is not something I teach at this point.
In addition to private lessons and performing, I do music transcription, workshops, and all forms of vocal and instrumental arranging. Having served as a church musician for more than 30 years, I currently co-lead the worship team at Life Church in Boston with my wife. I recently signed on as the keyboard player for Tall Enough, a Boston-based alternative rock band. I often find myself involved in city-wide music events in Boston’s faith-based community, most recently arranging music and directing a 60-voice choir for Boston Night of Worship.
I enjoy my morning coffee, finding new guitar chords, creating killer PowerPoint presentations, and watching how fast my teenage daughter can text her friends.
Piano, Singing, Acting, Music Performance, Songwriting
I have taught piano and voice most of my adult life. Early on I learned the need to adapt my teaching style to the uniqueness of each student, especially those whose perceptions differ widely from the general populace. I love what I do, helping each student discover and nurture their abilities, no matter what age the student may be.
The Holistic Piano method is especially effective with my Autism-spectrum students, a segment of the population I find particularly rewarding to teach.
The following is a quote from ex-student Karena Krull, author of "Drama Made Easy", and "Rummy Roots."
“Her greatest strength is her ability to find the right direction for each individual. This ability to adapt to the student's needs lends to individual success for student and avoids their frustration. If her current method or communication isn't creating success for a student she will quickly change to another till she finds the right words or method to enable the student to succeed with the least amount of frustration.”
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