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Learn how music works! Keys, scales, modes, chords, etc.
I'll show you how to get specific feels, moods and emotions.
We start basic and go from there until you have a real working knowledge that can be used with any instrument or style of play.
To teach the student the type of music theory appropriate to their instrument. Music theory it's wonderful to know for anyone who has the desire to compose.
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The availability listed on the calendar is NOT my FULL availability. Because I am a full-time teacher AND performer, my schedule flexes throughout the year and the hours listed are a limited window of what I may actually have for you. I am very flexible and try to accommodate everyone. Depending on the time of year, I usually have night hours on two days a week and teach on many Saturday mornings / afternoons as well. Click on the 'Ask George F. A Question' button on the right if you have any questions about availability or be sure to ask your TakeLessons rep about the schedule as you go option when you set up lessons for the first time so we can find a time that works for both of our schedules.
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My teaching method is very practical and customized to every individual. I do not believe that you can use the same style with every student because everyone learns differently.
Although I teach music ...
I can teach basic music theory. This can be applied to composition, improvisation, and analysis of the music that the student is playing.
Learning to read music is so essential to playing an instrument. While playing by ear is important, you cannot play most of the written works if you don't know how to decipher those dots on the staff. I will help you whether you are a beginner or are ready for college level theory.
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