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Patrick L.

Arden, NC

About Patrick

Hi there, my name is Patrick, and I am now a new resident of the Asheville area. I am a music teacher of Trumpet, Piano, Voice and Sound Recording with more than 20 plus years of experience. Below, I relate some of my experiences and philosophies as a teacher of music since 2002.

*** Lesson Details ***
Trumpet Lessons
I have worked with adults and children, with beginners, and with more experienced players looking for a push or a new direction. I have developed many different teaching methods based on what each of my students wants to get out of lessons. The heart of most lessons I teac
h is learning to play or understand songs. Usually, I rely on my students to select the songs they wish to study, which I then transcribe to make personal arrangements fitted to their abilities. Of course, I will suggest or recommend songs at times. I also supply relevant exercises and music theory to accelerate the learning process.

Piano Lessons
I differentiate between concepts and skills, while stressing the importance of mastering both. As important as it is to understand the intervalic relationships in something like the major scale, this knowledge does little for the pianist if she or he cannot pick out the notes to the different scales in real time. In observing that each person demonstrates unique learning patterns and abilities, I have learned that some people will come to understand the conceptual through mastery of memorized tasks while some will succeed with technical mastery only after achieving some conceptual understanding.
Voice Lessons
Having first begun singing at 22 years old, I know first hand that it’s never to late to start singing. Having some experience in school but not fully as a professional till in my 20′s, I have learned from some of the top professionals in the South Florida area. My first vocal lessons was with Gloria Estefan’s back up singer Jon Secada. Jon has his first hit “Just Another Day” that stayed at #1 for several weeks. His one lesson really helped me use singing in my gigging around town. From that time on, I have used this technique for all my students. focusing on JUST BREATHING, has helped many of my students.

Teaching Sound Recording
Working in the early 1980s with recorded music and computers, I was introduced to the new wave of recording at its birth. At Miami Dade Community College, I taught and assisted students in Composition, Sound Development, and Sound Recording using Mac computers and PC’s. As of this day, I personally teach recording in Logic Pro, Bias Peak and Mastering using Waves plug ins and having finished products in Mp4 format and or CD’s.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Mac with logic pro software instruments, piano seating for parents

*** Travel Equipment ***
expect students to provide paper and pencil and put in practice time on their respected instruments at least 30 min a week

*** Specialties ***
Alfred,Hanon,Rubank Advanced Method for instruments.
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Christian M. February 4, 2016
Singing · In home
Verified Student
He's very friendly, and knows his stuff. He's also super encouraging. Just an all around cool guy!
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Jaimy December 1, 2015
Music Performance · In studio
Patrick is from Miami, Fl. the capital of music. He graduated from a very reputable Arts school and it shows in his work as a musician and teacher. I highly recommend Patrick not only as a teacher but also as an entertainer.
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Neal November 30, 2015
Music Performance
Patrick is an exceptional musician and teacher.I have known him for over 20 years and know him to be a person of superior talent and a dedicated musician and teacher.He is well schooled and a dedicated teacher.He has my highest recommendation.
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Patrick L.

Patrick L.

Greenville, SC 29613
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John C.

Brevard, NC

About John

Hello, I am very excited to meet you! Born in NJ and now living in NC I've been teaching since 2010. Learning and sharing my knowledge of production, engineering, and songwriting is very enjoyable for me. I have been writing music since as far back as I can remember and in 2010 was privileged to begin the journey of making music a full time career by writing for film and TV, teaching others, and producing and engineering alongside some amazing colleagues. I have been using Logic since version 8 and currently use Logic Pro X and Ableton Live 9 for my own productions. I'm a gentle spirited man w
ho will move at your pace, whether that be the forever victorious tortoise speed or Star Wars warp speed.

I believe that learning from a point of interest for the student is very important, so our lessons will not be filled with a bunch of book reading or lessons that may or may not connect with you as a student, but rather I will learn what it is you love and would like to do with your studies and then model the lessons around that. You will certainly be given things to work through and practice, but it will be within an interesting and enticing framework which will not feel like homework. Let's have some fun and make your dreams come true!

As an aside, I have more than 16 years of professional experience as an IT technician / Programmer so you can rest assured that technology will not be a roadblock in any way as instruction takes place.

I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Ilan R. November 19, 2015
Logic Pro Software · Online
Verified Student
John is a serious and dedicated teacher. He is very knowledgable in what he teaches and is very helpful. I highly recommend him and give him 5 stars!
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John C.

Brevard, NC 28712
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$25 / 30-min
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Jonathan D.

Greenville, SC

About Jonathan

I'm available for in-studio and online lessons and coaching.

I hold a BA and MMus in voice performance and have been teaching privately and in schools for over 15 years. I currently hold adjunct professorships at Clemson University and at Anderson University. In addition to private voice, piano, and instrumental instruction I have taught bands and choirs on multiple levels for 12 years. I feel my breadth of experience has enabled me to develop a deeper understanding of common learning traits and focus on skill based learning.

I'm comfortable teaching students of all ages including speci
al needs students, and I have developed a practice method that triples the efficiency of each hour of practice time.

You're likely to hear me say:

"Practice makes permanent."

"If a student isn't having fun, I'm doing something wrong"

"If it sounds good, it is good."
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Adele Earnhardt January 22, 2016
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
Had a great first lesson!
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Brandon G. January 4, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Excellent teacher
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Diego L. November 17, 2015
Vocal Training · In studio
Verified Student
I'm a beginner who has learned so much in just 5 lessons, and I plan to continue soon. Besides that, Mr. Doyle is a kind teacher who is passionate about teaching his students, and makes one feel at home.
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Jonathan D.

Greenville, SC 29615
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$30 / 30-min
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Clinton R.

Travelers Rest, SC

About Clinton

Hello, my name is Clinton. I specialize is acoustic/traditional music. I have a bachelor's degree in Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music from East Tennessee State University (class of 2014). My performance history includes many styles, ranging from Bluegrass to classical and styles in between like jazz and blues. I have taught private lessons since 2008 to a wide variety of students of different ages and skill levels. My areas of focus at East Tennessee State University were upright bass/bass guitar and the mandolin family of instruments. But I also teach guitar and I intentionally apply mus
ic theory skills to all students.
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Clinton R.

Travelers Rest, SC 29690
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$20 / 30-min
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Priscilla R.

Gray Court, SC

About Priscilla

Hi! My name is Priscilla. I have been playing the violin for more than 13 years and have been teaching for about six years. I have also been playing the piano for a number of years. I graduated from Pensacola Christian College in May 2015 with a B.S. in English Education and Music. Teaching violin is one of my favorite things to do! I love teaching piano as well, especially to younger students.

I also do English tutoring. I absolutely love grammar, so if you are having trouble in that area, I can help make grammar fun for you!

I have two teaching locations, one in Greenville and one in L
aurens, so you may choose the most convenient location for you.
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Deborah December 2, 2015
Violin · In studio
Priscilla is so nice and patient!!!! I would definitely recommend her to anyone looking for a good teacher!
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Priscilla R.

Greenville, SC 29615
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$25 / 30-min

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