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I'm his Dad so I've seen how rewarding it can be for his students. He's also given me a basic set of skills on the guitar. It goes without saying, I recommend him highly!!"
Julian has been teaching my 9 year old for about 1 year now. My son has learned a lot from Julian and continues to grow under his direction. Juli
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First, we start in a studio environment with no distractions, enabling us to get a lot done in the time we have. I supply all of the appropriate teaching materials at no additional cost to the student/parents. I also strongly encourage parents, especially of the younger students, to sit in on the lessons so they know first hand what's being taught (I have a designated, comfortable parents and guests area for that very reason). Then, if you're just starting out, we'll work through the basics. If you're already an Intermediate level student, we'll review basics to make sure the foundation is there. Basic techniques are the building blocks on which all careers or school successes are built. Then we move into areas that take the you where YOU want to go, whether it's great grades in school, auditions for a high profile drum corp, or performing and recording with either your own band or an existing pro band that you've auditioned for and taken the spotlight in. We can focus on one or more forms of rock, country, jazz, pop, Gospel, symphonic/orchestral styles, or concert and marching band styles. No matter the end goal, it's your life - and it's my job to build the foundation in you and help you get where you want to go. Above all, the key to successful private instruction is providing an atmosphere that promotes quality teaching in a safe environment, and instills the confidence a person needs to stand out in the crowd!
*** Studio Equipment ***
I supply all of the teaching material at no additional cost. The in-studio lessons are taught in the basement which is finished w tile flooring and area rugs under the main set. The room also includes a work study area, waiting area with seating for parents, and parking is available. Home includes 1 dog that is not in the studio or student entrance. Parking is in the driveway.
*** Travel Equipment ***
I supply all of the teaching material at no additional cost. I can also bring sticks if needed.
*** Specialties ***
I have been performing professionally since 1982, and during that time have played a wide variety of styles, including most forms of rock, country rock, Gospel, jazz, Broadway, symphonic arrangements, and marching band styles. The recording/studio work I've done has also required a variety of custom playing styles and techniques.
· Drum · In home
· Drum · In home
Its amazing seeing our little boy reading the music and playing the drums.
We highly recommend Scott in every way!
· Drum ·
He is great with people! He really goes into the need for knowing basics if you're going to do well at any of the playing styles. It makes it so much easier to play just about anything, instead of having to start from scratch to learn every individual style of music there is, which is really important when you're doing recording like I am. He's also great in encouraging individual creativity in playing, and not just staying "inside the box." That really makes a person stand out from everyone else, which is what needs to happen if you're going to be noticed and be successful.
Style: I teach primarily classical and acoustic guitar focusing on contemporary as well as older styles. From Renaissance to Baroque, 18th century and modern, each lesson will be tailored to your needs and ability.
It is important to develop a good right and left hand technique, whether finger-style or by using a pick. It's also important to focus on sight-reading both notation and tab (depending on your level), that way you'll be able to learn songs a lot faster and easier. We will work on ensemble music and practice, so that playing with others is not a completely unknown experience f
Lessons: I teach primarily from home, and travel to students' homes when I have to. I have my own guitars, amplifiers and gear. Although I do ask the student to bring the following:
Notebook and a pencil (not pen)
I can provide the sheet music/tab initially, although it's important for the student to purchase his own materials eventually.
Specialties: I focus primarily on three methods (although not exclusive).
1. The Principles of Correct Practice for Guitar
2. Pumping Nylon
3."Bridges" guitar series by the Royal Conservatory
Looking forward to hearing from you!
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
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Patrice mentors each student to their potential and centers their lesson to their style and preferred discipline. Many of her students have become professional entertainers or have won competitions and contests. Her average student studies with her for 4-6 years and has a deep appreciation for music through their lessons. Patrice is passionate about music and share this with her students. She inspi
I am an active performer, and have a master of music from Manhattan School of Music, NYC.
· Flute · In studio
· Music Performance · In studio
· Flute · In studio
I am a working drummer and percussionist in all major styles, from blues, funk, and jazz to classical and marching band.
In my off time, I enjoy playing in the mountains with my girlfriend and our cat.
Harms made her international solo debut in 2012 at Mukogawa Women's University in Nishinomiya, Japan as the featured Ball State exchange-soloist after winning first place in the Undergraduate Concerto Competition. In addition to her recital in Japan, she performed the Liberamente capriccioso-Vivace from Ginastera's Harp Concerto with the Ball State Symphony Orchestra in Indiana. In 2010, she placed first in the Jan Pennington Gray National Harp Scholarship Competition an
Harms received her Bachelor's of Music in Performance from Ball State University and her Master's of Music in Performance from the University of Colorado Boulder. A passionate pedagogue, she has been teaching privately for more than a decade. Through her own extensive studies with notable pedagogues, she has experienced a wide variety of instructional approaches as well as vastly different teachings styles. Harms tailors every lesson to fit each student's specific needs and wants.
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· Music Theory · In studio
· Guitar · In home
· Guitar · Online
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