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Piano, Music Theory, Speaking Voice
I'm an American citizen now, but I was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where my lifelong connection with the piano began. I later earned a B.A. in Piano and Music History, and a B.M. Ed. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. My first instrument is the piano and my teaching style centers around the development of traditional piano skills along with a foundation for life long learning. If desired by a student, however, other methods of learning to play the piano may be pursued, e.g. a chordal approach. I also teach voice with the same goals mentioned above
I have chosen the path of an educator because what I love to do most is bring the joy of music to any person anywhere who has the interest. My past teaching experience as a general music teacher in the elementary schools of Bridgeport, CT not only allowed me to discover the joy of teaching music literacy and singing in a classroom environment, but I was also able to grow immensely as a music educator and person, This passion for teaching is what I want to bring to my music students at TakeLessons.
Bass Guitar, Piano, Violin, Music Performance, Music Theory, Accordion, Upright Bass
I am energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils. I am an expert at identifying the appropriate resources required for a subject matter and then ensuring that they are used efficiently, effectively and safely, always keen on building a strong relationship with my students. Most of my students read and play simple music after 4-5 classes of active instruction.
I posses an extensive classical music and music pedagogy training. All my musical knowledge and expertise was attained in Eastern Europe. I play and teach piano, upright bass, bass guitar and a range of other instruments. Over the years I taught basic piano, the beginner violin, viola, cello and a variety of school instruments such as recorder and xylophone. I also teach advanced music theory, harmony and basics of composition and orchestral arranging required for music colleges. I especially find it rewarding working with beginners and the opportunity to show them the amazing world of listening, playing and making music.
The teaching begins with identifying student's musical needs, goals and tastes. Students are taught a stimulating, thorough, and graduated course of recital solos, theory, technical studies, and classic piano repertoire. For those wishing to pursue more of a classical approach to music, there are proven methods to accomplish that goal established by books and other materials from European master piano teacher and pedagogues
Bass Guitar, Drum, Guitar, Piano, Classical Guitar, Flute, Music Performance, Music Recording, Music Theory, Songwriting, Speaking Voice
Hi! My name is Barry and I have been teaching for over 10 years in the Fairfield County, CT area. I have had success teaching all ages, styles and abilities, from the most gifted to the physically impaired. I grew up listening to a tremendously wide range of music, and have studied classical flute, rock, jazz and classical guitar, and even the japanese shakuhachi, with some of the great minds of the instruments. I graduated high honors from Queens College with a Masters' in composition, and have had works performed by major acts in the contemporary classical scene. In jazz, I have shared the stage and recording studio with the likes of Marc Ribot and William Parker; I have quite a bit of experience as a performer that I bring to my teaching. My passion for music is addictive; I have turned the least motivated students into consummate music lovers. My goal is to find a student's personal musical voice so they have the opportunity to discover where THEIR musical passion lies. Whether it be country, rock and roll, or classical, the long term goal is to both teach the student what they love, as well as expand their musical horizons to discover things they may never have thought they would love.
"Steven is very professional and extremely helpful. He always has a smile on and is serious about helping you phrase the music. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
"It's been really exciting so far! Jordan has been so helpful, so knowledgeable. I could not have found a better instructor and I'm getting better and better every day."
"My daughter's wedding was weeks away and I had never been able to dance a step. With Jenny's help, I came further than ever before in such short time in any subject."