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About Jonathan S.

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Winchester, VA

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I am a Florida native, active doctoral student, teacher and practitioner. My career includes performing and recording as a guitarist and teaching subjects such as music or math. Grade-school
academic strengths in mathematics represent my enthusiasm for the subject. The math equivalent in music can be considered music theory, which is another passion of mine. I hope to take these well-rounded characteristics to teach and influence others with what I have learned in my education and career thus far.

Education & Teaching Experience:

I am currently pursuing my Doctorate of Musical Arts from Shenandoah University and hold a Masters of Music from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Music from Stetson University (all degrees with a guitar performance emphasis). I also have a temporary teaching certificate for Music K-12 from the Florida Department of Education. I have taught in Florida as a preferred substitute for general music classes, K-12. In college, I have given study sessions for music theory levels ranging from 4-part writing to post-serialism.

Degrees:
Doctorate of Musical Arts: Guitar Performance; Shenandoah University, expected May 2017/2018
Master of Music: Guitar Performance; University of Akron, May 2014
Bachelor of Music: Guitar Performance; Stetson University, 2011

While giving lessons:
I ensure that every student receives fundamental foundation pertaining to the subject. While learning the basics, I advise that the student organizes their lessons and materials in a way that displays progress over time. With the proper knowledge, we can treat the heart of a subject with refinement in order to grasp it's purpose and reason---whether its music or math.

Why?
My students have grown with confidence through a sense of accomplishment. Success does not only affect a person's well-being but can also impact other dimensions of their lives.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Equipment available if needed:

Foot stools
Music stands
Pencils
Complete home recording studio
Computer/tablet/smartphone w/ internet
Speakers and playback devices
Reference books

*** Travel Equipment ***
Each student is expected to bring with them (if applicable):

Notebook or log
Reference/score materials
Instrument(s) and case
Accessories
Portable sound recorder (optional)

*** Specialties ***
Classical, Jazz and Rock Styles.

Performance, Music Theory, Arranging, Composition.

Elementary Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics, Trigonometry, Pre-Calc.
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Gina A. August 7, 2015
· Piano · In home
Jonathan is a wonderful teacher. I would recommend him to others for lessons.
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Shanna T. July 3, 2015
· Guitar · In studio
Great instructor...very good at breaking things down to help you succeed.
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Nan Z. June 29, 2015
· Trumpet · Online
My daughter really enjoyed the lesson and interaction.
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Jonathan S.

Jonathan S.

Winchester, VA 22601
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About Shannon G.

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Washington, DC

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I'm a graduate of West Virginia University's World Languages department with 5 years teaching and tutoring experience spanning 3 countries. I'm eager to share my passion for languages.
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Christian B. August 12, 2015
· Spanish · In home
Shannon was a great teacher; very prompt and thorough. If she was going to be staying in my area, I would definitely continue taking lessons with her. I recommend her to anyone looking for Spanish lessons.
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Samantha June 30, 2015
· Spanish · In home
Shannon is a great teacher! She really takes the time to explain things and help you truly learn the language as opposed to rote memorization.
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Shannon G.

Shannon G.

Washington, DC 20015
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About Heather E.

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Front Royal, VA
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Teaching is my passion! I have worked both formally and informally for over ten years with students of all ages in a variety of subjects. The student's needs are my priority, and every lesson is tailo
red to the student's needs, desires, strengths, and weaknesses.

I am currently working towards my B.S. in Education with a specialization in Mathematics. I am an honor student with membership in the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. I love working with people in every aspect of life. I am outgoing, fun, and dependable. Above all else, I value my relationships with my students.

There is no greater honor than to watch as my students grow into their potential!
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Heather E.

Heather E.

Front Royal, VA 22630
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$20 / 30-min

About Blenda F.

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Washington, DC
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I enjoy helping students get where they want to go. I have been tutoring for about 9 years. My teaching experience is extensive and inclusive, from K - 12 through graduate school and out-of-school adu
lts. My background is in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. I specialize in essays, both for school assignments and standardized tests such as SAT. (No math) I also really enjoy helping seniors with college application personal statements.
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Blenda F.

Blenda F.

Rockville, MD 20850
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$45 / 60-min

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