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Matthew J.

Wellington, FL

About Matthew

Matthew holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music and a Master of Arts degree, with specialization in Jazz Studies, from Middle Tennessee State University. He has twenty years experience teaching guitar, theory and composition to students of all levels, ages and various playing styles. Matthew has been an active guitarist and composer for over a decade working as a freelance composer and guitarist in Boston, MA; New York City, Nashville, TN; Delray, West Palm Beach and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He currently teaches at Florida Atlantic University as adjunct pr
ofessor for guitar and commercial music ensembles.
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Asia April 29, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
understands the type of music you like to play so can enjoy the experience
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Matthew J.

Matthew J.

Wellington, FL 33414
(1)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Melody H.

Lake Worth, FL

About Melody

I started music at age 5. My parents were both professional musicians.My father was a professional jazz piano player and my mother a classical guitarist. So it is in the blood. I played a few instruments but my favorite guitar and piano. The bass is cool too. I went to Nassau Community College for Drama/Music I toured in theater groups and also was in a few bands while living in NY. I could not make up my mind so I did both. I love both ! I left NY to come down to So. Florida in 1991 due to my father's passing. Since I was new to the area I starting performing regular basis and became well k
nown in the music community.I also went on a song writing spree which was good! I was able to do dinner theater in between the music. I met these two guys now my friends and music teachers from going to the open mics. They encouraged me to go out and start teaching and do what I was supposed to do. How it happened ? I placed one small ad, got a call and from there it grew into over 80 students.I just was referred to everyone it was a chain reaction.
In between teaching I was also in a duo and made time for the touring, local gigs, etc....released 3 CD's.
I was very busy that I decided to open up my own facility to handle the flow of students. I had my business for 9 years. I decided to close it down.
I produced a lot of talent from there.songwriters with published songs, singers with contracts, bands like the guitarist that played in Hey Monday. Students that started with me at age 5 and stayed for years. A lot are off to college or done with school grown up sort of. When they bump into me and say hey Ms. Mel I'll never forget you teaching me music lessons or do you remember this or that or I loved that band class you did. You changed my whole life. I really appreciate it and I did make a difference in their lives.

*** Lesson Details ***
Practice yes that is the question... OK I am not mean and I am not too laid back but if you do not do what your supposed to do be prepared to work. If you do not understand it we will do it until you get it. Remember you bugged mom for the lessons and here you are so it is important that you practice. Cut down on video games and TV. I expect you to be ready to go when you get there. If you want to be a rock star
Little ones mom's I love when you sit in because I am teaching you as well. You will be helping your child practice during the week until the next lesson. For the guitar they will complain of hurting finger tips I cannot do anything about that it comes with guitar playing. Same for piano except the fingers will not hurt.
After 3 to 6 months for the older student I expect all 6 strings to be complete and chords and strumming on guitar and learning songs of your choice.
Piano - Sight Reading and being able to play with 2 hands in the key of "C" with ease.
this will happen with practice, And learning songs of your choice.
Small ones as much time as they need depends upon how long it takes for them to learn it and how much time mom can help practice.
I do make it fun and any student should not feel like they have to get sick before they go to their lesson.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music studio one room w/ upright piano seating for parents , amps, accessories strings, pics the stuff that you might forget or need.

***Supplies:
I do not supply instruments for any student, unless you are taking piano lessons at the studio. You must purchase your own books.

*** Specialties ***
Song writing/Vocal
Beginner Piano/Intermediate
Beginner classical/intermediate guitar
Folk style guitar
Blues beginner/intermediate
Theory beginner/intermediate/advanced note reading
Piano beginner /intermediate young beginner young adult to the older adult this goes for piano.
*Please note those who need special songs for auditions while taking voice lessons let's discuss options.
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John L. March 28, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Very good instructor. Stays with a project and know her stuff! Highly recommended
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Maria F. February 10, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Was very good
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Milan January 30, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
GREAT FIRST LESSON...My 12 year old daughter had her first vocal lesson. She loved it... she is looking forward to her next lesson, She is eager to pratice the drills that Melody gave her.
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Melody H.

Melody H.

Lake Worth, FL 33467
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starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Steve G.

Deerfield Beach, FL

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 4 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 80's and began to develop a one man show, using the emerging technology available. I called the show YIN YANG, the infinite possibility of Music. I chose the name, as it is the Oriental symbol for balance, and used it to represent the balance between the electric and acoustic, and the technology of t
oday with the classic music from yesterday. Midi guitar and guitar synthesis became my trademarks as I pushed the boundaries of how I could express myself on the guitar. Being able to play sax, flute, strings, pianos, even percussion on the guitar took my imagination to new places and enabled me to express myself in ways I didn't know were possible. I grew up influenced by the classic rock guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Alvin Lee, Duane Allman, and used their techniques to springboard me into developing my style. I am also influenced by some of the great guitarists of today, such as Satriani, Vai, Bonamassa, etc. I am fluent in electric and acoustic guitar, slide guitar, open tunings, modal playing, and guitar synthesis. I also can play and teach mandolin, ukulele, banjo, bass, and also harmonica and folk harp. I am working on the bagpipes now. I also give lessons on music technology, audio recording, and music software such as Sonar, Reason, and Finale, to name a few. Music is the passion that feeds my soul, and a decade ago I started teaching, to have a chance to give back to the next generation and share what I have learned along the way. I love bringing out the soul of each new student I meet.

*** Lesson Details ***
When I take on a new student, the first thing I do is to sit down and talk to them and find out a bit about them... their personality, what their influences in music are, what artists they like, and what they are looking to be able to accomplish on the instrument. Each student is an individual, so depending on what they like, I will frame my lessons around the styles and artists that they like, and will incorporate the fundamentals and the exercises around the music that they enjoy. I will use the artists and the songs that excite my students to frame the lessons that we work on. I use music software to create custom grooves for each of my students to practice to, and also sometimes use a video cam to film my student working on a particular lesson that they are having trouble with, so that when they go home, they have an example of themselves playing the lesson, so they can study it at home to get it right. I am a firm believer in learning all the rules. I am also a firm believer, when you know the rules, to break them all. You have to know the rules to be able to break them. I will provide you with everything you need to shine on your instrument. My teaching technique is something that I developed myself, is quite unique, and, if you follow my program, you will progress REALLY fast. But keep in mind, anything good is worth working for, and if you REALLY want this, you will grow in leaps and bounds. Most of my students have been with me on an average of 4 to 5 years, some 9 or 10 years. I look forward to meeting you and helping you make magic with music! Ciao!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Acoustic 6 &12 string guitars
Electric Guitars
Electric Bass, Fretless Bass, and upright Bass guitars
Mandolin
Banjo
Ukulele
Baritone Ukulele
Guitar amps
Reason Software
Sonar Software
Video Equipment
Hard Disk Recorder

*** Travel Equipment ***
Everything necessary for my lessons I provide
My student needs an instrument and amp, if needed

*** Specialties ***
I have developed a curriculum that combines my knowledge of music software with my teaching technique. This enables me to create musical templates tailored for each student according to their musical interests, what they would like to focus on, and what their ultimate goals are. For example ...lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar accompaniment to their voice, etc. which ends up making for an exciting experience as my student learns their instrument framed around the styles of music that they enjoy.
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Lindsey April 7, 2016
Banjo · In studio
Verified Student
Great first lesson. Steve is very knowledgable and patient and his love for music and teaching music made the lesson comfortable and was easily able to teach the banjo basics to a beginner like myself.
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Steve V. February 12, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Steve has kept my son very motivated to learn the guitar. He is a very patient instructor and relates well with the kids. We will keep using him until my son is comfortable with his ability.
Thanks Steve and keep up the great work, you obviously love your work and who wouldn't when you posses your skills!
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October 21, 2015
Ukulele · In studio
We met Steve through my uncle who also takes lessons from him. Our daughter takes Ukulele classes and loves it. We love the fact that Steve makes it fun and is very professional. We can always reach him with any questions and he's always flexible with our schedule. I would definitely recommend Steve to any age group. I believe that everyone is given a gift from God and Steve certainly has the gift as an amazing music teacher .
Have a bless week. Niki
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Steve G.

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
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$35 / 30-min
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Aldrin E.

Boca Raton, FL

About Aldrin

If you love music and have the passion it takes to learn to play an instrument I'll be honored to have you as a student. Whether you want to take Piano, Guitar, Singing or Violin Lessons, we will work closely with you to help you gain the confidence you need to perform at a very good level.

I am a musician from the Conservatory of Bellas Artes in Colombia and a Music Producer from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. My Career began when I was 12 years old playing Piano and today I work among world known musicians.

Most of our students are from the South Florida area. Our pricing
is reasonable and I can create custom packages to accommodate your budget.
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Lacey S. March 28, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Aldrin was fantastic! Highly recommended.
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Andrea E. March 10, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher my kid has improved a lot in 5 sessions.
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Andrew February 22, 2016
Classical Guitar · In home
Verified Student
He was able to teach my husband and 6yo daughter basics. Will definitely continue our lessons.
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Aldrin E.

Aldrin E.

Boca Raton, FL 33433
(24)
starting at
$40 / 30-min
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Christopher C.

Lake Worth, FL

About Christopher

I have been a musician from the time I began to walk. Started playing the trumpet and piano at 5 years old and the guitar since I was 16. I was in concert band from Kindergarten through College and marching band all through Middle School and High School. I have been a Church music director for over 20 years. Overseeing the choir and leading the music ensemble playing Piano and Guitar. I have owned and operated a media company specializing in Audio production and recording along with mass production and distribution of audio material.
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Charles D. February 24, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Charles is a 90 year old "semi-spry" man & Christopher was so patient & worked with him - granted it is the 1st visit & Charles is a little shy with new people but going back next week ! Thank you Christopher for bring joy into an elder persons life
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Christopher C.

Christopher C.

Lake Worth, FL 33463
(1)
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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