Beginning-intermediate levels accepted (0-2 years playing experience). Piano lessons utilize several method books and focus on posture, hand position, technique, music reading, repertoire preparation and musical interpretation. Piano students are invited to choose additional music that interests them to bring to lessons for help.
I am a flutist and teacher with over 15 years experience in the classroom/private studio currently serving the greater Jacksonville area from Nocatee in Ponte Vedra! Parents, looking for a fun and enriching activity for your child (ages 4+) that builds brain cells and makes newer, stronger connections? I am one of only THREE Kinderflute teachers in the entire state of Florida! Please inquire about more information regarding the KinderFlute program. Middle/high school flutists, want to earn a Superior rating at solo & ensemble or make the all-state band? I am looking for students with a desire to go further with their playing while having a lot of fun! I have teaching experience in several age groups and areas of music education. Most recently, as a band/choir director in Duval ...
Students will utilizing standard music notation while learning familiar songs, proper technique, and music theory. Students are required to have their own keyboard/piano at home (touch sensitivity preferred), lesson book (Alfred's Adult All-In-One Piano), and all other necessary supplies. Students are also recommended to purchase Hanon's The Virtuoso Pianist for independent practice.
Justin is an active composer and tenor soloist based in Jacksonville, Florida. Justin holds an Associate of Arts degree from Brevard Community College (now Eastern Florida State College) in Cocoa, Florida, and is pursuing his Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music Performance degrees at University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Justin currently holds the position of Choral Librarian and Assistant Conductor of the Osprey Men’s Chorus at the University of North Florida under the guidance and mentorship of Frank Watkins and Cara Tasher, which has allowed him the opportunity to perform under such conductors as Simon Halsey, Rollo Dilworth, Sandra Snow, and Simon Carrington.
I teach piano to all students and levels, beginner to advanced.
A good musical foundation is important in having a sound piano technique and skill . One should be able to learn theory and methods easily with me. However, it is interesting to note that as my student you can develop your own artistry and technique as well. These are what I hope to deliver as your teacher ---help you learn the theory, skills, technique and method in a fun and casual environment! Remember ... our goal is to learn as much as we can in every lesson and try to throw any questions you might have during the class. It will be greatly appreciated. To let you know more about myself, at age 5, I started playing the piano and went on to finishing Piano Pedagogy from Saint Louis Music Center and B.S. Mass Communications from Saint Louis University . My career as a music ...
Method used for Piano/Keyboard:
Easiest Piano Course Complete (by: John Thompsons)
Chords for the Right and Left hand:
The Art of Accompanying Songs
I completed musical studies at the Conservatory of Music of San Juan, Puerto Rico and graduated MAGNA CUM LAUDE, with Majors in Musical Education and as a Performing Artist. I am a qualified bilingual Music Instructor. I have performed as a guitarist with several orchestras, musical groups, bands and as classical guitar soloist I have given numerous recitals and concerts. I have worked as a Music Educator at the Social & Pedagogic Academic Institutes teaching pedagogic & didactic principles to teachers and at the same time I have been teaching classical and popular guitar at all levels and ages at several other music schools. I wrote a guitar method "MELODIC GUITAR" for beginners from 7 years of age and up, and this method has been translated from Papiamentu into the English and ...
A native of Jeon-Ju, South Korea, violinist David Hwan-Min S. began studying the violin at the age of ten. He received his training at the Jeonju Fine Arts Middle School under Seung-Gu Baek before immigrating to the United States in 2002. Since then, Mr. S. has performed extensively as an orchestral, chamber, and solo violinist. He served as Concertmaster of the Stetson University Symphony Orchestra, Baylor University Symphony Orchestra and the Florida All-State Orchestra for several years, as well as Concertmaster for the All-County Orchestra and the Southwest Florida Youth Orchestra. In 2003, Mr. S. made his solo debut with the Southwest Florida Youth Orchestra under the baton of Dr. David Eccles, and has also appeared as soloist with the Southwest Symphony Orchestra under Paul ...
The development of the piano lessons will depend on the level, goals, needs and available time of study of each student. Starting with board exercises that will provide independence and strengthen the fingers of both hands, studying at the same time the rhythmic figures, elements and symbols of a score.
I propose a flexible program to keep students excited and motivated, the idea is to make a diverse and entertaining class, although it is important to consider that the piano is a very rich instrument (rhythmic, harmonic and melodic instrument), which gives us many possibilities, but that requires constant practice to achieve a beautiful sound.
Fran G. - Percussionist I Pianist Born in 1981, Havana, Cuba. At 7 years old he was accepted at the conservatory "Alejandro Garcia Caturla", where he started his study with a major in percussion and piano. He continued studying at Conservatory "Amadeo Roldan". In 2005, he finished his higher studies at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA), University of the Arts at Havana, Cuba, receiving a degree of Bachelor of Music with a major in percussion, as a pupil of the professors Yaroldi Abreu and Roberto Concepcion. Awarded a full scholarship, Mr. Garcia moved to Spain in 2006, to postgraduate at Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, under the tutelage of professor Robert Armengol. As a percussionist he has been active musically participating in several editions of Havana's International ...
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