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Popular Music Teachers Near Charlottesville

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Leslie N. Durham, NC

About Leslie

CLARINET - SAXOPHONE LESSONS Want to BE THE BEST? ...then apply yourself... STUDY WITH THE BEST! My students have won ‘first-chair’ in all-state competitions, impressive scholarships to major universities, and professional playing positions. What are YOUR GOALS? Whether you're a beginner of any age, or a mature student wanting to hone your skills or prepare an audition, I CAN HELP. ~ "N_ has a sound like liquid gold."- Eleanor Hood, Cameo Concerts. ~ Performance experience around the globe in opera, orchestra, chamber music and solo roles. ~ Recorded with international soloist and recording artist, Richard Stoltzman. ~ Over twenty years of college, conservatory, and pre-college teaching experience. ~ Studied with the top performers/teachers of the previous ...

Olivia J. Charlottesville, VA

About Olivia

Currently the viola player in the University of Virginia Klezmer Ensemble, I have played viola for 50 years. I learned classical viola under Albert Hirtz of the Pittsburgh Symphony, played in orchestras, and taught myself Old-Time fiddle for the viola. Although I also play violin, I believe that viola is the most beautiful and amazing instrument of all. Come learn the power of the viola with me.

Melissa M. Harrisonburg, VA

About Melissa

Melissa specializes in the Alfred Series for piano and My First Piano Adventure for young students. This approach focuses on ear training and reading music. Custom exercises and choice of material is based on the student's level and field of study. Lessons are scheduled at the student's convenience as per availability. Frequency and length of lessons is based on the students needs. Young voice students are taught general concepts, music theory, and ear training. After the voice is more mature, advanced and serious vocal study can be pursued. Melissa's students receive a well-rounded training in the style of their choice: Classical, Popular, Musical Theatre, and Jazz. Melissa emphasizes on solid technique, posture, breathing, and control, in addition to music fundamentals.

Matt J. Fishersville, VA

About Matt

Matt J. is available for vocal coaching in a variety of genres and styles. He has been performing professionally for the past 5 years in Virginia, Georgia, and Houston, TX as an actor in musical theater as well as solo playing shows at House of Blues- Houston, Eddie's Attic- Atlanta, Hard Rock Cafe- Nashville and more. Matt will provide a solid base is vocal performance and vocal technique. You'll be singing Whitney Houston, Elton John, John Mayer, Broadway Show tunes, and more with confidence in no time!

Marie J. Palmyra, VA

About Marie

Welcome! I am Marie Jones, vocal coach of NoteWorthy Studios. For over 30 years I have been singing in countless amount of venues with a plethora of experience including a BA in Classical Vocal Performance from Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2011, I made the decision to open up my doors to pass down my legacy of the love of song and what a blast it has been. I have discovered I the natural ability to hear a singer's sound, be able to pinpoint vocal flaws and communicate to the singer how to achieve their desired tone no matter what genre they are singing. My individual stylized approach in vocal coaching varies with student. Students learn the importance of breathing, vocalise and improving sound without effecting their vocal style. My students will tell you that I love to ...

Alison B. Charlottesville, VA

About Alison

I am a professional flutist available for solo or ensemble-based wedding performances, recitals, and teaching. I received my Master's with highest honors from the Royal Academy of Music in London last year and completed my undergraduate degree at Princeton University in 2013. I have been playing music since the age of five and have four years' experience teaching students ages 5 to 55. Career highlights include being featured on National Public Radio, performing at Avery Fisher Hall, and playing at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Music Criticism: How To Handle a Critical Audience

Years ago, I heard my first band would be featured in the local paper and I was so excited to read the article. I hurried home to read it and found that the short blurb was far from complimentary. A public critique like that can make you want to give up. I certainly wanted to hide under my bed for a week! However, I have learned how to handle criticism and continued to make music that makes me happy. In the time since then, I have been lucky enough to receive both criticism and positive revie … Read More
Music Criticism: How To Handle a Critical Audience
Years ago, I heard my first band would be featured in the local paper and I was so excited to read the article. I hurried home to read it and found that the short blurb was far from complimentary. A public critique like that can make you want to give up. I certainly wanted to hide under my bed for a week! However, I have learned how to handle criticism and continued to make music that makes me happy. In the time since then, I have been lucky enough to receive both criticism and positive revie
Can I Sing? Test Yourself With These Simple Questions
Before you read any further, there’s one important thing you should know – anyone can sing!  While some people may have more natural musical ability than others, and an even smaller subset of those people have a voice that’s worth training for potential professional use, there isn’t a single person out there who can’t learn how to sing, especially with a good private teacher and a lot of hard work and enthusiasm! Quick Steps - A Basic "Can I Sing?" Test So how can you find out where you fall
The Easy Way to Learn Guitar Chord Transitions | 5 Steps
Chord changes tripping you up? Here, Brooklyn, NY teacher Jef B. shares his secret for the easy way to learn those tricky guitar chord transitions...   "Gaah! I want more fluidity while playing Stairway to Heaven, but there are so many chords and the song is so long and I can’t switch between them well and...!!" Sound familiar? When I was first learning to play guitar, I didn’t realize how much something as simple as switching from one chord to another would help me overcome
8 Piano Apps Worth the Download
You might think of your smartphone as something your music teacher asks you to turn off before your lesson. With the right apps, however, it can move from being a distraction to a tool that helps you practice, play, and learn about music wherever you are! Here are eight apps every pianist should have for Android or iOS. Metronome The simplest and most common tool for the beginner pianist is a metronome. If you’ve taken at least a few piano lessons, the myriad uses of the device have likely
6 Definite Signs That You Were Born to Sing
Do you love to sing? Check out this list below by St. Augustine, FL voice teacher Heather L. and find out if you were meant for a lifetime of music -- or perhaps even a singing career...   Sometimes, you think you may want to try. Sometimes, you're not really sure. And sometimes, you just know that you were born to sing. Now, while Justin Timberlake (according to Mama Timberlake) may have been singing harmony to commercial jingles when he was two years old, the signs are not always th

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