Chuck recently moved to Portland, Oregon from Gainesville, Florida, where he was a staple of the music teaching and performing community for more than 25 years. Originally from Chicago, Chuck completed his BA in Music History and Masters of Music (MM) at the University of Florida. Chuck became obsessed with The Beatles when he began piano lessons at age 12. His first attempt at composing was actually improvising melodies over the ending chords to "Hey Jude". Along with playing Beatles tunes Chuck learned classic standards from a set of Reader's Digest Songbooks inherited from his grandmother. Chuck has performed with classic rock, top 40, funk, R&B, and jazz groups, and has served as an opening act for Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, and legendary Texas bluesman Clarence ...
Beginning ukulele instruction. Correct play position, beginning level song repertoire. Fun!
Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books including Kayser, Wohlfart, Kreutzer, Mazas, Dont and Paganini Caprices with students looking for more rigorous studies and more advanced skills. Keeping music and technique in balance - Learn how to enjoy performing - Find your own highest potential - Fall in love with music *** Lesson Details *** I am friendly and like to inspire my students to find their own best potential. Suitable challenges are fun and needed to keep the personal progress going on. "No suffering in my studio!" ...
Progressive private and group lessons based on my students skills and goals.
Guitar player, vocalist and performer who's been passionately involved in uncovering the secrets the ukulele has to offer for 12+ years. For me, having fun with your ukulele is the key to real learning. You'll learn the economy of motion technique to help smooth out your playing. You'll learn basic and advanced finger-picking and strumming techniques when you're ready. And so much more... Currently heading up multiple ukulele jams in the Portland. *** Lesson Details *** All Levels, Small Groups or Private. *** Studio Equipment *** Comfortable music studio with handout materials included in the lessons. *** Specialties *** Ukulele Lessons That Are Fun! All Levels Small Groups Private
I have been teaching for 40 years! Music is my life and my passion. I try to make learning fun in a relaxed environment. Every lesson will be tailored to each students specific needs and wants. Rock, Blues , Country , Folk, Jazz or Classical. I love them all and can help you learn to play any style. Guitar , Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele, anything with frets
I am an experienced guitar teacher. I have been teaching since college .Its what I do and I do it well. I love all kinds of music and try to make learning fun.I also teach banjo mandolin ukulele and many other stringed instruments. My parents were musicians and music is my passion.
You can play anything on the ukulele! This is a great instrument, and has been referred to as the "gateway" to guitar playing. I am comfortable teaching all ages, and any style of music you're interested in.
I have been playing and performing music since the age of 12. I started teaching when I was 19 and love sharing music with others and seeing my students develop into their own artists. I have been in several recording and performing bands, and signed to two major labels. I have songs licensed on major television shows and movies, including Grey's Anatomy, Gossip Girl, Chuck, Veronica Mars, and more. My teaching style has always been to meet my students where they are at, and help them achieve their own musical goals. It's a goal of mine for my students to leave the very first lesson with a sense of accomplishment.
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