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Popular Music Teachers Near North Charleston

Christopher A.

Mount Pleasant, SC
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Danielle W.

Ladson, SC
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Elise G.

Charleston, SC
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Christopher A. Mount Pleasant, SC

Subjects Taught

Bass Guitar, Classical Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Violin

About Me

I draw on my twenty years of playing music and share the insights I've learned along the way. I am available nationwide via Skype or through Google Helpouts for Guitar, bass and Violin lessons.
I have performed at the French Quarter Jazz festival at age 18 and alongside Russell Malone during the season's conclusion at the Fine Arts Center in downtown Atlanta. I applied and was accepted to Belmont University in Nashville, TN. I studied guitar under John Pell and Paul Abrams. While in school I majored in Commercial Music with an emphasis on music business. When not attending class I spent time performing with various groups including an a cappella chamber singing group, various bands and learning the ins/outs of studio recording and mixing. I found an internship with Yamaha musical instruments where I tuned and maintained instruments for players like John Hiatt, Christopher Cross, Peter Frampton, Tommy Sims, Drew Zingg, Kenny Greeneberg, Larry Carlton, Skunk Baxter and Martin Taylor. Sitting in on rehearsals and sessions with these artists provided insight and experience no college course could. After graduation I went on the road for Yamaha providing artist relations for the H.O.R.D.E. tour where I worked alongside the Barenaked Ladies, Ben Harper and Blues Traveler.
I have opened for various artists including Buckwheat Zydeco, Hubert Sumlin,The Nighthawks, and the late Sean Costello. I have also performed with the Temptations. I have played professionally with Johnnie and the Lowdowns, The Groove Motive and was a session player for the Tammi Kamin band. My guitar talents have also been used to teach preschool children, lead worship at churches and provide musical consolation at funerals. My album credits include student records at Belmont University and the EP titled, Johnnie and the Lowdowns. I am a fan of surf, jazz, and blues and have recorded some of my own creations with my own group, the C.A.T.
As a teacher I strive to show others how to play and create music. My lessons focus on providing the budding musician with the tools to become a proficient player. I have taught privately, group instruction and college level guitar. I have over ten years experience in teaching in classrooms and studios. By focusing on dedication, self discipline and consistency my students have gone from learning to read simple notation to understanding chord theory and how to improvise musically over changes as well as playing their role in an ensemble. Keeping lessons fun is an integral part of practical instruction and I bring my enthusiasm for music to each student. Creativity through knowledge is the core of my instruction.

*** Lesson Details ***
Expect to learn a lot about your instrument, playing, performing, and professionalism.Through consistent practice progress is made on any instrument. I teach all of my beginning students to read music. This along with a chord syllabus provides a foundation for us to build a musician from the ground up.

*** Studio Equipment ***
music studio room w/ piano, organ, guitars, amps, seating for parents, recording capabilities

*** Specialties ***
Nashville numbers, chart writing, jazz theory and improvisation. Blues and standards, chord chart reading and writing. Reading music on guitar.

Danielle W. Ladson, SC

Subjects Taught

Cello, Piano

About Me

With a Bachelor's degree from Bob Jones University and several years of teaching experience, I am able to offer very educational and inspiring lessons to my students. I love to have the parents involved as much as possible in the student's learning and always have room for them to sit in on lessons.

Each lesson offers time for playing assignments, exploring new concepts, theory, technique, and a time for the family and teacher to discuss the student's progress.

*** Specialties ***
Classical training in piano and cello
Orchestral coaching for violin up to intermediate level

Elise G. Charleston, SC

Subjects Taught

Music Performance, Music Theory, Opera Voice, Piano, Singing

About Me

I have over 20 years of teaching, performing, and private study experience with both piano and voice. I've been involved in music since I was four, and ultimately attended the Charleston County School of the Arts as a Piano major then went onto Presbyterian College as a vocal major. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a vocal concentration, but I also have the equivalent of a piano minor. I also have taken courses in music education for all ages and have a thorough background of theories and styles.

I have music directed multiple musicals at local theaters and have experience in not only one on one coaching but also group coaching.

My students regularly comment how enthusiastic and encouraging I am, and I delight in seeing them achieve things they never thought possible. I believe that Music is a joy and to do well, you have to have fun. Love music with me!

*** Lesson Details ***
I tailor my lessons to meet the individual and specific needs of each student. A complete music education incorporates skill development, theory knowledge and history. While I focus mainly on skill development, I also include theory and history into each lesson.

I am also available to tutor music theory or music history without instrumental instruction.

*** Travel Equipment ***
My students need to have a piano or keyboard, pencils, and the assigned music.

Other helpful items include a metronome and a handheld recording device.

*** Specialties ***
I enjoy and am able to teach all levels, but I specialize in beginner students. To be a successful and healthy musician, a solid foundation is necessary. I specialize in building your solid music foundation.

Specifically, I teach using all methods: Kodaly, Solfege, Orff, Suzuki, etc.

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