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 ...
Don grew up in Indianapolis, and began his musical interest in church as a 9 year old. "Most everyone sang the melody during the song service, and I wanted to be different. So I started picking out parts to sing by ear." His first formal music began in the fifth grade when he took up the trumpet. From there he became involved in band and choir in high school and went on to major in music at Tennessee Temple College in Chattanooga. Later he earned a master's degree in music from Butler University, and studied voice and choral conducting at Pensacola Christian College for 2 summers. He has traveled across most of the eastern United States as part of a college ensemble from 3 different colleges. He has performed in and directed numerous church musicals as well as performing in 2 ...
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 started playing solos at the age of 11. She is knowledgeable about how students develop and allows students time and space to develop all facets of who they are. She is an expert at understanding many kinds of students. Linda is committed to being the best teacher she can be and is a member of the Music Teachers National Association. She wants to see her student excel and teaches other skills such as sight reading and ensemble playing as well as performing solos.
Beginner to Advanced piano lessons will offer instruction in theory, technique and a variety of styles. Beginner students below the age of 13 will learn from the Bastien series, with adults using Alfred's Adult series. Basic chord and improvisational instruction can be integrated for those seeking a pop-based approach.
I am an ERYT200 Yoga Instructor, A.A.S. Vocal Performance, singer, songwriter, producer, entertainer, writer and visual artist. I have spent the past ten plus years teaching ages three to seventy-five and am comfortable with all demographics and ages. I have spent the past ten years immersed in very different communities and demographics nationwide. I thrive on sharing self-empowerment and inspiring creativity passion and life within others. 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 costume designs and producing music videos. I also specialize in dance, movement and creativity as a tool for trauma relief.
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.
I've been teaching piano for 12 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of music in general, study piano, perform, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start playing simple pieces and as time goes on, you'll be able to perform like a pro! I love working with students of all experience levels and helping people grow
Hey! I am Michael and I am excited to be your teacher! I've been teaching private lessons since 2002 and have loved helping my students achieve greatness, discipline, and self confidence. I went to Oakwood University and earned a degree in Management Information Systems in 2011, but teaching music is my specialty hobby. I'm a patient and dependable person who will never give up on helping you to become the best that you can be. I look forward to helping you become great at anything you would like to do! "Play with heart, not with hands"
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