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Popular Music Teachers Near Modesto

Sarah W.

Modesto, CA
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Chad T.

Turlock, CA
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Jennifer S.

Modesto, CA
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Sarah W. Modesto, CA

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Bassoon, Broadway Singing, Cello, Clarinet, Classical Guitar, Drum, Flute, French Horn, Guitar, Harmonica, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Singing, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Ukulele, Upright Bass, Viola, Violin

About Me

I come from the greater Modesto, CA area. I am a veteran music teacher with over 19 years of teaching vocal and instrumental music. I have taught both in the private and public sectors.

I hold a current music teaching certificate with a BA in Music Education, MA in Elementary Education, and an MA in Reading/Music Focus.

I believe that anyone can learn to sing or play a musical instrument. I am passionate about teaching music and the joy that comes from learning music.

I am experienced in the areas of vocal and instrumental performance through concerts, recitals, musicals, community service, festivals and competitions. Some of my planned musical performances are a Christmas concert, playing and singing in our local mall at Christmas time, and a planned spring recital.

I am a classical and traditional music teacher with many new contemporary styles of teaching music.

My atmosphere of teaching is fun and nurturing!

*** Lesson Details ***
For online lessons, I am currently only teaching Guitar, Voice, Ukulele, Trumpet, and Clarinet.

Lessons are weekly or bi-weekly with a structure lesson, musical games to teach reinforcement and new concepts. I structure my music lessons according to the learning style of each of my students. Patience and understanding my students helps them in their success!
So, there is a lot of praise and encouragement in each lesson. Once a month there is music history that is taught with the lesson and music theory is included in each music lesson.

With each lesson book, there are weekly practice sheets to document daily and weekly practice. Practice is one of the most important keys to learning music. Each student is encouraged to learn one song or musical concept at their own pace.

Every week, I assess each student as they play for me their musical work. I don't expect perfection, but strive for excellence!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Great room w/ baby grand piano and seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide assorted music books for piano, guitar, and band.
I have a great number of recorders with books.
Two music stands, one snare drum with sticks, CD player
I prefer, if I should travel, for my piano students to have their own piano/electric piano or guitar for guitar lessons.
Band: to have their own instrument to learn on and practice at home
Orchestral instruments: the same.

*** Specialties ***
Classical, Christian and contemporary choir, band, and orchestra. Specialize in vocal coaching/voice lessons. Specialize in musical productions in both Christian and contemporary styles.

Chad T. Turlock, CA

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Piano, Singing, Songwriting, Violin

About Me

I have played and taught music for over 20 years. I am a multi-instrumentalist. Many of my students enjoy exploring other instruments as they learn and grow in their music knowledge. A typical lesson is in the comfort of your home. We review work from the last week, learn a new song and discuss any questions you might have. Taking lessons should be fun, challenging and full of real music. I use music to learn and grow in every lesson.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect my students to bring their instrument or have one at home to practice on. I provide Most homework sheets. I want my students to buy needed books.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in beginner classes. On piano, I stay close to classical and jazz styles and methods. On guitar, I teach folk, and rock. I teach guitar tablature, notes and chords from the first lesson.

Jennifer S. Modesto, CA

Subjects Taught

Cello, Music Theory, Singing, Violin

About Me

With over 20 years in instrumental music experience paired with a B.A. in Music Education from Simpson University in Redding, California and 10 years working in education it is clear that education is my passion. I strive to meet the unique and individual needs and goals. Music should be a fun and fulfilling experience.

*** Specialties ***
Proper Cello Technique

Music Lessons in Modesto, CA

While Modesto, California does flourish in farm products, it also has a rich musical culture as seen with the multiple venues that let residents showcase their talents. Some of these venues include the Gallo Center for the Arts, the State Theatre and the Xclamation Festival, otherwise known as X-Fest. In addition, there are a growing number of available Modesto music lessons that are helping to develop promising musicians.

Music and the performing arts are abundant in Modesto. There’s the Modesto Symphony Orchestra, which is the resident orchestra of the Gallo Center. Furthermore, the Townsend Opera Players can be found here. With that said it’s no surprise that Modesto, located 92 miles east of San Francisco, and Modesto’s residents have been highly influenced by music. ...

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