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Janetta D.

Huntersville, NC

About Janetta

Many of my students not only learn to sing, they also learn to write their own songs and record. However, if you want to learn to sing, we can do that. I have two Master's degrees, one in education and one in supervision. So I understand how students learn. I have been teaching over 10 years. My training took place with very special teachers, people who write, and sing for a living. Jai josel who worked for RCA, Jason Blume, who wrote for Brittney Spears, and Stephen Schwartz who wrote the Broadway Musical, Wicked. My singing teachers include Van Christy, Roger Love, Rosemary Bulter and ot
hers. Recently I completed an album of 12 original songs. I have a website which I will share with you after you enroll in my class.

*** Lesson Details ***
Every thing is a skill. Singing is skill-based. We even have a skill that tells you what to do when you are nervous. Skills have a name, a purpose, a procedure and a time and place for use. So they can be retrieved when needed. After 3 to 6 months a student should be able to understand their singing anatomy. the four stages of breathing, sing correctly, understand the role focus plays in singing, understand the role of scales, and many other skills. The lessons are entertaining and informative. I develop the total student.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music room with keyboards, and computer. Parents can sit on lessons.

*** Specialties ***
I developed a course called Commercial songwriting and Music Psychology. I teach songwriting as a skill base course of study that can be easily learned like other professions. I teach one to write in all genres and to write to todays trends. We use a process that develops a song from concept to finish song product. My students learn to write albums from songs written in class.
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Janetta D.

Janetta D.

Huntersville, NC 28078
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$40 / 30-min
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Michael C.

Catawba, NC

About Michael

I have a Masters Degree from Central Michigan Univ. I am an Air Force Veteran.

Two deep leadership at all times and parents have waiting areas visible to classes. I love guitar and playing music, I think I have taught so long I would not know what to do without a music/teaching career. I have made a living playing guitar for 24 years.

*** Lesson Details ***
I have been a music teachers so long I have become very simplistic. I teach the following:

(1) To practically play while having fun (3 locations to choose).

(2) Music Theory.

(3) Playing by ear.

(4) Leadership Skil
ls. I am still having a great time teaching, so we do it a lot. I love to teach and enjoy it very much, I owe a lot to my music career and want to pass it on. We are in Rotary and support many community activities.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have - 3 Professional teaching studios - that are in nice locations.

I really enjoy my job and have a lot of great equipment; we work hard, but have a lot of fun too.

*** Travel Equipment ***
(1) Respectfully what is reasonable. I am a full time musician, I am flexible and happy - we can work these things out.

(We have a lot of equipment, I am very thankful). We have very good business relationships in the community.

I appreciate my job.

*** Specialties ***
(1) Group interactive method based on theory.
(2) Students show leadership in their own program.
(3) Students work with me (instructor) on Lesson Plans.
(4) Students pick out material they want to study.
(5) Students work on (ear training) and reading music.
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Michael C. August 10, 2014
In studio
Great Instruction and team effort with Michael and Rachel. Great Guitar players and mentors.

Best Wishes,

Louis C.

Best Instructor ever and loyal.
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Michael C.

Michael C.

Catawba, NC 28609
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$150 / 120-min
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Jessica B.

Lenoir, NC

About Jessica

Hello, friends! I am a recent graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, where I received my Master's Degree in Oboe Performance. Prior to Peabody, I received my Bachelor's degree in Music Performance at Appalachian State University in the small town of Boone, North Carolina. 

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I believe that it is crucial for students to be completely comfortable with their teachers. I know what it's like to be under a great deal of stress while practicing or performing - it can cause unnecessary and harmful tension in the body and flaws in the performance. Because
of this, you can expect me to be very kind in my lessons. I make sure my students have fun while also making progress throughout the year. One unique thing about my method of teaching is that I love to compose music for my students. I take notice of their strengths and weaknesses each week and apply them to our new weekly exercises. I also make reeds for my students if needed!

I hope to hear from you soon,

Jessica Blackburn
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Jessica B.

Jessica B.

Lenoir, NC 28645
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$35 / 30-min
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Dwight M.

Hickory, NC

About Dwight

I began playing guitar at age 5 1/2. I learned to read music at same time as learning to read written words. I studied cello briefly through the 7th grade. I took up upright bass to play in the high school jazz band. I majored in double bass in college, earning Bachelors degrees in Music Education and Music Performance, including two years as the recipient of the Alyse Smith Reynolds Performance Music Scholarship. I spent six years on the road with The Graphic and 3 years with jazz rock trio Toys Don't Hate. I have had the honor of performing with jazz artists Clark Terry, Zoot Sims, Eddie Dan
iels, Marian McPartland and Dave Brubeck and others. Several of my students have gone onto touring bands and some are 1st call players in New York and LA.
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Al F. June 9, 2015
Bass Guitar · Online
A true professional bassist who has worked with some of the best in the music industry, Dwight has a knack for bringing you up to your next level of performance. His lessons are well planned and make the best use of your time online and in the "woodshed".

I highly recommend Dwight to anyone looking for a "hand up" to your next level!
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Dwight M.

Dwight M.

Hickory, NC 28601
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$22 / 30-min
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Christopher J.

Davidson, NC

About Christopher

Get guitar lessons from someone who has been an instructor for the past 15 years. I teach ages 8 to adult.

I cover just about everything:

reading music (both standard and TAB); music theory as it applies to the guitar; open position, bar and moveable chord shapes; intervals; scales;ear training; transposition; rhythm;singing and playing; song writing; strumming patterns; technique builders, soloing....
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Christopher J.

Christopher J.

Davidson, NC 28036
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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