A very rhythmically powerful and invocative genre of music. I take students through all of the right hand techniques focusing on rhythm and sound production as well as feel.
I've been teaching for over 10 years and I have never had more fun with it. I studied classical guitar for ten years earning a bachelor's and a master's degree in music. During my formal education I not only learned music theory, music history, ensemble playing, and composing, but more importantly I learned how to REALLY learn new things. This ability I try to pass on to my students.I love sharing the things I've learned from all of my various experiences whether it be from my classical guitar background or from one of my various pop/rock bands. I am a working musician and I still learn new things every time I go out to play. It could be classical music at weddings, Jazz at clubs, or Rock and Roll at rowdy venues. There's a lesson to be learned from each. *** Lesson Details *** ...
I am a classical guitarist from the bay area and studied in Paris, San Francisco and Strasbourg. I enjoy teaching and love to share the magic of music with current or future musicians. My approach is friendly and my enthusiasm carries through to my students progress. My students have studies at the Baltimore school for the Arts and the San Francisco School for the Arts.
Basic fundamentals of flamenco guitar
At age 12 Ken picked up a guitar and fell in love with the instrument. He began with an obsession with Metallica and related bands that later evolved to a passion for classical and jazz music, music theory. From 2008 -2010 completed the music program at Diablo Valley College in June of 2010, which includes extensive coursework in Music theory, Piano and Guitar. Since 2011 Ken has been a Jazz Guitar Performance Major at Cal State East Bay. There he has studied Classical and jazz Guitar performance with world class musicians. "Music has many different levels and the beautiful thing is there is a place for everybody. I have spent a lot of time throughout my music career going “back to basics” in order to become a better musician. We are all capable of becoming great musicians and just
I have studied Flamenco for around 17 years. over 10 teachers on guitar, 8 years in a band playing Flamenco Rumba, and doing the odd gig on cajon or palmas. Since 2003, I have been primarily studying Cante Flamenco as well.
Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as great American traditions of gospel, funk, jazz, and bluegrass. All the while, I continued to study music theory and composition, on my own and in private lessons with both well-known players and local professionals. Flamenco and Indian Classical music have also been great interests which I am still involved with. Though guitar is generally my "go-to" instrument, I often use a MIDI keyboard for composition, and studied/performed on bass for 10 years. The last few years, I have begun to develop ...
A sensitive musician with an eclectic repertoire and diverse training, Jard began his fascination with music at an early age. With over twelve years of professional teaching and performing experience, he is well versed in both classical and popular music idioms. At an early age he won first prize in the 1997 Florida Mars Music Electric Guitar Competition. Since then, Jard has received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Central Florida as well a Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. While at the University of Central Florida he studied with Dr. Eladio Scharron and won the first prize in the University of Central Florida Concerto Competition. He later performed Rodrigo's Concerto de Aranjuez and Vivaldi's Concerto in D major with the ...
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