I've been teaching both piano and voice for almost 40 years. I taught elementary vocal/general/choral music in our local public school system for 32 years. I added teaching privately about 10 years later. I work with students ages 3 and up for piano, and ages 8 and up for voice. I welcome students of all levels of experience from the earliest beginner to the most advanced. The lessons are largely focused on technique, theory, and developing skills, and can be adapted to incorporate each students goals. I encourage my students to perform in various talent shows, and other avenues as they become available. We have a Recital every May, and all students are guided through the development of their selected music to take it from the beginning stages to having it ready to perform.
Hi! My name is Janet, and I would like to be your new music lessons teacher! As a quick biography, I have 20+ years of experience teaching both piano and voice lessons. I have taught piano students from as young as 5 years old up to a wonderful lady who was a grandmother many times over, and voice students from 10 years old up to adults. I have taught students of all ability levels, from the most basic beginner to very advanced performers. I welcome you to come to my home studio. I have both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree in Music from the University of Indianapolis. I retired in 2009 from teaching in the Indianapolis area public schools after 32 years of teaching elementary vocal/general/choral music. As a student taking lessons with me, I will ...
Beginner through advanced piano lessons taught. Students will travel through a series of method books supplemented with books of music with music the student appreciates.
Music is my life, and is something that I want to share with others! Because of that, I try my best to give positive experiences to all of my students. I have a byline that says "Music is Much More than Just Learning Notes." I believe that! Anyone can learn notes, fingerings, etc. What I try to do is add that "soul" element that each person has and cultivate that into meaningful music! So, with all that said, here's what I try to instill: A lesson is a place to share! I listen to students as well as teach. We all have something we can learn from each other! While I want lessons to be fun and informative, I strive for complete understanding, which means any student will gain the needed mechanics with complete knowledge of why things happen and what they do to ...
I've been teaching piano for 25 years. I started playing piano at the age of 6 and have played for many different denominations of churches, weddings and provided dinner music. I have accompanied many diversified singing ensembles throughout my piano career and taught general music at a public elementary school.
My students range in many ages and experience levels. Some are as young as 7 years old while others are adults with their own families. College students have studied piano with me to go on and pass their entrance exams or placement tests.
My pedagogy includes Nancy and Randall Faber’s Piano Adventures series, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library and Alfred’s Premier Piano Course. My piano studio is equipped with a Casio Celviano, Yamaha 61-keyboard, Music Ace Maestro software, and iPad. Music styles taught include classical, children’s music, Christian music, pop, show tunes, ballad and gospel/jazz.
Yearly recitals allow my piano students to show off their talent to ...
Linda Coad has been teaching private lessons since 2011 and is currently available to teach lessons at her studio. Linda has helped students become independent, become more social, improve hand-eye coordination and have a larger vocabulary. Linda received her training at Ball State University in 1976 where she received a degree in Music Education. As an expert in her field, Linda looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Linda's teaching style is dedicated to helping students achieve their music goals, enthusiastic, and fun-loving. "I believe that my experience in accompanying various musical groups combined with my education from piano camps, college and my professional life work together to give me a great advantage in teaching piano."
Holding a PHD in music composition/theory and music history I have a vast knowledge in the subject. My education enables me to teach anything from the most basic concepts in theory to the most advanced, which one would encounter in graduate studies. I have five years of experience of teaching theory and composition at the university level and have taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Whether you would like to master your theory and history classes, prepare for entrance exams, or simply learn how to compose, notate, orchestrate or arrange music - I will competently advise and tutor you. Besides my musical education, I am a native speaker of German and have taken several German classes during my university studies in the United States, which not only makes me a highly ...
Hi! I am a singer, songwriter, producer and yogi, and share my passion in music as a vehicle for inspiration, motivation and creative drive in others. I began singing at the age of eight and studied classical opera and musical theater in my youth. I discovered my knack for R&B and soul in high school and received my A.A.S. in Vocal Performance from McNally-Smith College of Music in 2005.
I have recorded and co-produced five albums and have self-produced four music videos. When not touring and recording, I am teaching yoga, building costumes and offering skills to various communities nationwide.
Beginner to Advanced piano lessons will offer instruction in theory, technique and a variety of genres and styles. Lessons are tailored to fit student's requests with a blend of pop and jazz based improvisation intermingled in progression. Lessons progress in a classically based approach with pop and folk standards and chord structure as highlights. Basic songwriting is also an option.
Hi, my name is Sphie! I am a Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist, Yoga Instructor, Visual Artist and Producer. I have spent the past ten plus years teaching all ages and accept beginner to advanced students. I have spent the past ten years teaching in very different communities and to various demographics nationwide. I thrive on sharing self-empowerment and inspiring creativity, passion and life within others. A.A.S. in Vocal Performance from McNally-Smith College of Music in the Twin Cities, I specialize in classical vocal training and instrumentation as well as pop and improvisation from an entertainment-industry standard. I am also a Hatha/Vinyasa, ERYT200 Yoga Instructor specializing in Self-Regulation and Trauma Relief. I teach all age ranges from beginner to advanced. I ...
Raginae has been teaching piano for nearly 25 years with a Masters of Piano Pedagogy from New England Conservatory of Music. She truly has a gift for keeping the learning process fun and interesting by incorporating many different methods and involving the student in the music choice. Her goal is a well-rounded student with theory, technique, and composition while preserving the joy of playing the piano. Compassion, patience, and persistence are is her motto for teaching.
Raginae was drawn to the magic of the piano at the age of five which took her on a journey of studying at an undergraduate level at age 16 and ultimately receiving a Masters of Pedagogy at New England Conservatory of Music. Through personal tragedies and triumphs she developed heartfelt compassion and patience for her students. She utilizes many different methods and involves the student in music choice to keep the lessons fun and interesting. With vast amounts of music written, she believes that finding music that excites the student is key to their success.
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