A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Bridgette Y. has been playing the Violin for over twenty years. She was educated in The Atlanta Public Schools system and graduated from North Atlanta High School. During her high school years, she went on a European tour with The Atlanta Public Schools Youth Orchestra, played in the violin section with The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, and received a full scholarship for Violin lessons from the Georgia Academy of Music. She went on to Loyola University New Orleans and earned a Bachelor of Music Education in 2002. She was honored to play violin in a full orchestra along with Stevie Wonder in the 2003 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. She is featured as the solo violinist in award-winning rapper, T-Pain’s music video, Drowning again. She earned her ...
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
My two basic goals at the core of my teaching philosophy:
To help the students develop the skills on the trumpet, through technical and physical development, with the long-range goal of developing a student’s ability to successfully pursue a career of teaching and/or performing if that is their choice.
To help bring his or her soul into each performance on the trumpet, and to help the student learn to tell a story, paint a picture, and create a mood – the language of the music.
Arthur as a professional trumpet player is a skilled musician in classical, commercial, and jazz idioms and has been one of L.A.’s and New York's first call trumpeters for commercial recordings, television and motion pictures and live theater. He has contributed on albums for many popular artists, including Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, M.F.S.B, Coldplay, and Michael Buble. His television credits include every major awards show: the Grammys, the Emmys, the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Arthur has been a trumpeter on the wildly popular television show, “Dancing with The Stars” for five seasons dating back to its inception in 2005. He was also lead trumpeter for the mega-hit show, “American Idol” in seasons 1-3. Arthur has appeared regularly on ...
I can teach you how to play scales, rhythms, read music, count measures, great posture, tone quality, breathing techniques, and warm up exercises and play in front of an audience
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