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Nick H.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Gregory V.

Canonsburg, PA
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Michael H.

Conway, PA
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Nick H. Pittsburgh, PA

Subjects Taught

Celtic Flute, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory

About Me

I am a professional bagpipe performer and instructor based in the Pittsburgh area and the third ever graduate of the Bagpipe Music Performance degree at Carnegie-Mellon University. An experienced performer, I am well versed in both traditional and contemporary piping and, as a Professional grade bagpiper, I've been lucky to win many prizes in solo competition, in Scotland, Canada, France, and the USA. I also hold the Graduate Certificate from the Institute of Piping, the highest certification possible for bagpipe performance. In addition to highland piping, I am an active performer of border/smallpipes and whistles with various ensembles. Along with my performance degree I also was in the Music Education Certification program at Carnegie-Mellon. I currently teach several pipe bands of various grades in the Pittsburgh area as well as maintaining a private bagpipe lesson studio.

*** Lesson Details ***
I would love to teach you how to learn the bagpipes! I maintain a large private bagpipe lesson studio, with pipers ranging from practice chanter beginners to very advanced pipers, ages 8-73, so I am very confident with one-on-one bagpipe instruction across age and ability levels. Bagpipe lessons cover all aspects of music education (reading and notating music, theory, history) as well as bagpipe-related aspects (performance, technique, tuning, maintenance, repertoire). Additionally, I currently teach the MacDonald Pipe Band of Pittsburgh (now in its 45th year) and the Pittsburgh Firefighters Memorial Pipe Band. I have students across many grade-levels, and am pleased with the consistent success of both the soloists and the bagpipe bands which I instruct. I will tailor the bagpipe lessons to suit your specific goals, pushing you to higher musical expertise and enjoyment, as well as continuing the teaching tradition passed down to me. In addition to being a bagpipe teacher, I taught Elementary General Music and Middle School Concert Band in the public schools, as a Music Education student, so I have experience teaching more than just bagpipes, which I believe will enrich your studies with me. In addition to lessons on the highland bagpipe, I can also perform and teach the Scottish smallpipes, border pipes, and Irish whistle. Please contact me for my more-than-reasonable rates.

For those not located in Pittsburgh, or who travel frequently, a convenient solution is bagpipe lessons over Skype. Audio, video, and sheet music files are sent through email or Dropbox, and payment is through PayPal. I have had many students who have used this easy and flexible option for learning the bagpipes, sometimes combined with an in-person lesson once a month.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Nothing needed other than an instrument.

*** Specialties ***
Bagpipe

Gregory V. Canonsburg, PA

Subjects Taught

Acting, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Broadway Singing, Classical Guitar, Flamenco Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Singing, Songwriting, Speaking Voice

About Me

The shortest and most direct methods to unveiling one's musical dreams.

Voice, Guitar, Keyboard & Bass Private & Group Coaching independently and with TakeLessons.com and worldwide via Skype. Composer, Arranger, Guitarist, Pianist, Organist, Gospel Choral Director, Session Musician, Producer, Actor, Songwriter.

27 years experience as independent recording artist and behavioral therapist eternally blessed to
work with such artists and group members of The Supremes, Prince, Various Motown Artists,
Anthony Janflone Sr., Stafford Floyd, Scherrie Payne, Alice in Chains, Beck, The Black Crowes, The
Stylistics, Blue Magic, as well as Scott Weiland, Tom Petty, producers Sylvia Massy, David Tickle,
The Travel Channel, Sigma Sound Studios-Philadelphia, and personal music instructor to Rod
Stewart’s son, Sean and Casey Kasem's grandchildren.

I perform with the First Baptist Church of North Hollywood Praise Team and Circle of Faith choirs and am president of The C.W. Chorale Men's Choir. singing and playing piano, organ, guitar, percussion and
arranging. I also perform as a solo artist and with various artists and students. I just moved back to Pittsburgh from Los Angeles where I lived and taught for 15 years.

*** Lesson Details ***
To connect with, meet you halfway on the path with, teach & direct from a sound & experienced mind the shortest and most direct methods to unveiling one's musical dreams coupled with on-going personal support, guidance, empowerment training, accompaniment and honest advice.

*** Studio Equipment ***
1971 Lowry Theatre Organ, Vox Tone Lab amp, Fender bass, acoustic & electric guitars, various microphones and recording equipment.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Korg Micro Synth, Accessories

*** Specialties ***
Pop, Rock, Music Theatre, Blues, Gospel, Jazz, Funk, Soul, R&B, Hip Hop, Classical, Metal

Michael H. Conway, PA

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Classical Guitar, Guitar, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting, Viola, Violin

About Me

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching the guitar. While my own style of interest is classical, I have vast experience teaching and playing blues, jazz, rock, folk, and flamenco guitar styles. I have advanced degrees in music education and have taught a wide variety of students ranging from beginners, to college guitar majors.

Peter T.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Zack M.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Kit B.

Pittsburgh, PA
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Peter T. Pittsburgh, PA

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Audio Engineering, Composition, Ear Training, Film Scoring, Guitar, Music Recording, Music Theory, Podcasting, Pro Tools Software, Songwriting

About Me

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide the guitar that I will use and can provide some materials, I expect the student to provide their instrument so they are comfortable and if they have a current recording setup I'm willing to teach on that. I do have a fully-functioning portable laptop-based recording setup that I can also provide to teach recording.

*** Specialties ***
Recording and performance are areas I get called upon to teach frequently. I am versed in both analog and digital recording techniques. Guitar is my strongest instrument and most taught, especially contemporary styles like rock, pop, and related genres.

Zack M. Pittsburgh, PA

Subjects Taught

Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Arithmetic, Basic Math, Calculus, Drum, Ear Training, Elementary Math, Geometry, Guitar, Math, Music Recording, Music Theory, Percussion, Physics, Pre Algebra, Pre Calculus, Reading, Science, Trigonometry

About Me

I am currently a 3rd-year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Pittsburgh and I have a strong educational background in mathematics, general sciences, and all around academics. I have also been a musician for 12 years of my life. Drumset and percussion are my strongest areas in music but I am also adequately skilled at guitar and singing. I have experience performing with a wide array of diverse music groups such as the Pitt Drumline (Center Snare), Concert Band, Men's Glee Club, and many local musicians that are in need of a drumset player. I have a strong passion for teaching and would love nothing more than for my students to excel.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Studio One Professional
Hp Pavilion Laptop (6 GB RAM, Intel i5 processor, Windows 8)
AudioBox 44vsl
Behringer Truth B2031 Studio Monitors
Rode NT1A Condenser Microphone
Audix i5 instrumental Microphone
M-AUDIO O2 USB MIDI Controller
4-piece Drumset
Acoustic Guitar

*** Specialties ***
Drumset - All styles
Percussion

Kit B. Pittsburgh, PA

Subjects Taught

Acoustic Guitar, Arrangement and Composition, Audio Engineering, Bass Guitar, Blues Guitar, Classical Piano, Guitar, Logic Pro Software, Music Recording, Music Theory, Piano, Pro Tools Software, Songwriting

About Me

I have been classically trained in piano and have played for over 20 years. I also have classical and jazz training in guitar at Shenandoah University. Many years experience in the recording industry, producing, mixing and mastering countless records. I am Pro Tools Certified and even studied in France with world famous engineer, Jimmy Douglass. Above all else I love the music. You can still catch me playing along to Led Zeppelin records trying to learn every detail of the solos. My lessons have a heavy influence on theory. I want my students to understand WHY a certain lick works, or WHY this mixing technique is best. Hope to hear from you soon.

Cheers.

*** Lesson Details ***
Guitar - rock, blues, metal, folk, basic classical. Heavy focus on music theory and technique. Beginner - intermediate.

Piano - Classical. Heavy focus on music theory and technique. Beginner.

Pro Tools - Everything you wanted to know about Pro Tools and more! Think of this as applied instruction. Very hands on. Beginner, intermediate, pro.

Modern recording - Everything from mic techniques, to mixing and mastering. Beginner, intermediate, pro.

*** Studio Equipment ***
So much. I'll go with the basics.

Gibson Les Paul
Yamaha MOX8
Apogee Duet
Pro Tools 10
Lots of mics

*** Travel Equipment ***
Gibson Les Paul
Yamaha MOX8
Mac Laptop
Pro Tools 10
Apogee Duet

*** Specialties ***
Rock, blues and funk guitar.
Classical piano.
Recording techniques.
Mixing magic!

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