I want to help you find your voice and express yourself -- to SHINE and have a lot of fun in the process! I'd like to pass along some of my expertise and knowledge to you. I've been a performing vocalist all my life, with formal training beginning in high school, continuing into college and into my career as a professional musician. I have "stage" experience (choral, broadway musicals, opera) AND experience in the "band" arena, performing vocals and/or bass guitar and guitar for rock, pop, R&B and jazz gigs.
Hey there! I've been performing music for as long as I remember. (I used to give concerts for all the family gatherings!) I've been formally performing in music for over 30 years. I have formal training and 8 years of teaching experience. I teach with positivity, patience, and perseverance and help you express the music in you! *** Lesson Details *** All of my lessons are customized to your needs, preferences and goals. No matter what instrument or skill level, I'll take you through the basics and help you build solid practicing fundamentals. I'll also help you develop your performance and, depending on how serious you'd like to get, I can also teach you to read music and learn music theory as well! I balance learning and technical skill with fun and self-expression. *** ...
I graduated from Grove City College in May 2010 with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education. I am currently on a Parental Leave of Absence from my position as Director of Choral Activities at Patuxent High School in Lusby, MD where I conducted 4 choirs, taught Guitar and AP Theory, directed the Glee Club, and served as Musical Director for the school's Spring Musical Productions. American writer Joseph Campbell said, Ã¢ÂÂThe job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves. Ã¢ÂÂ I believe that my role as your teacher and adviser is to help you find your voice and connect to your instrument. Music is a universal language that takes our human experience to a higher level and I hope I can help! *** Lesson Details *** Music should be enjoyable, so my ...
Thank you for checking out my profile. My name is Dave G. and I am a local music teacher. I play guitar, sing, trumpet, didgeridoo, percussion, and piano. I attended Berklee College of Music where I studied songwriting, music business, and music synthesis. I have been teaching for a little while now, and I truly enjoy seeing the progress in my students. I love music and I am proud to be able to teach that love to others.
Do you love to sing? Calling all shower singers, red-light singers, and would be serenades. I would like to help you build your voice! I will teach you
-Vocal Physiology and Do's and Don'ts.
-Vocal Workouts that work to increase range and clarity so your true voice can shine through.
-Phrasing AKA treating your voice like an instrument
-The Role of the Singer
-How to Sing with a Band
I want to teach YOU the language of music! That's right, music is a LANGUAGE. Perhaps you've never thought about it, but just like English, music has a vocabulary, and a system of methods to put things together. Just like a language, ANYONE can learn it. Ever taken lessons? I have, and I know first hand how boring it can be. You learn to read music notation, learn some Hanon exercises, maybe even a few songs...but it just doesn't click. Well learning the language of music is the missing ingredient! Once you speak it, you can create! From your very first lesson with me, you will have fun creating music. ABOUT ME: What qualifies me to teach? As a full-time musician and teacher in the DMV, I know how to APPLY music theory. I've been performing for over 15 years and ...
With degrees in voice from Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Indiana University, I am a classical soprano, however I love to teach all genres of music! With students of all ages, my focus is on a healthy pedagogy and on a fun, technical approach. It's all about the breath! I have been teaching since 2004, in each lesson we will focus on body work, technical training, ear training, and repertory work. I look forward to meeting you!
Music is a calling, it chooses you. I once had Marilyn Horne in a private lesson tell me that if music isn't what I think of first upon waking and last before falling asleep, I should find another job! Singing is what has always fulfilled me and sharing that with others, helping them find the power of their unique instrument and fall in love with the art form is what lights me up inside.
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