Graduated from Georgia Southern in 2001, with a bachelor degree in music education. Have worked for Atlanta public schools as a band director since Fall 2002. Private lessons are taught on piano, guitar, and all the band instruments. I also have a deep passion for Disc jockeying with a bias towards reggae and dance music. *** Lesson Details *** Students can except a stress free learning process. After learning the basic symbols of music notation, breathing, and simple rhthyms the students will continue learning the techniques and fingerings on their chosen intsrument. After mastering these basic concepts in music the children will then be given a chance to perform their songs to an instrumental accompaniment. This is good for the student who does not play in an ensemble to
*** Studio Equipment *** functional room...two keyboards and a computer set-up...misc. percussion *** Travel Equipment *** Electric keyboard (if necessary) Some percussion. Students expected to provide own horns if that's instrument of choice. *** Specialties *** Jazz, R&B, Jazz improv techniques, mallet percussion (vibraphone, marimba) Digital music production
Professional saxophone playing in many genres
I am a public school music teacher by day (11 years experience), a private music teacher by afternoon (16 yrs), and a gigging musician and DJ by night (16 yrs). I manage a highly successful cover band called The Retreat that performs all over the southeast. I have lead and arranged the worship music at a local church on Sundays and also have numerous original songs that have been recorded and published. With all of this experience teaching, I am GREAT with kids and always PROFESSIONAL in my conduct. I have 3 degrees in Music Education: - Bachelors, Indiana University of PA - Masters, Auburn University - Educational Specialist, Auburn University I teach lessons on: - Guitar - Piano - Saxophone - Bass Guitar - Drums - Flute - Recording and Music Production - ...
John-Westley H a native of New Orleans, resides in Atlanta, GA. John-Westley’s love for music began at the age of nine, and he has followed this passion for nearly two decades. As an accomplished musician, he has an amazing talent to learn an instrument within days of picking it up. He has found ultimate satisfaction in spreading his knowledge and love for music to the next generation. Following his love for music, he has performed and directed music at scores of churches; additionally, he has been a self-managing music instructor since 1999. Currently, he is the premier musician for the Ritz Carlton in Downtown Atlanta, Director of Music at St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, and teaches private music.
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