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As a performer, I work in diverse settings, from professional orchestral experience during my time in the Midwest to theater and dance accompaniment in Philadelphia. A fundamental part of my career has been performing
Music has allowed me to explore the world, as well as my own creativity and my relationship to others. I am eager to share these gifts! I can offer lessons in:
--Guitar... my specialty is fingerpicking, folk and blues, but I am a lover of all music and happy to teach anything!)
--Voice... I have experience in classical, soul/r&b, musical theatre, contemporary, etc.
--Piano... beginner students only
--Accompaniment and Performance skills
· Guitar · In home
· Cello · In studio
I have had just 3 lessons with Ellen thus far, and am reading sheet music like a wiz and gaining more and more confidence each lesson with my finger placement and now bowing.
Ellen has a wonderful system of teaching that truly makes everything she exposes you to stick, and has been getting me very excited to continue on knowing that I am in good hands and will progress quickly because of it. I will most definitely continue to see Ellen.
· Cello · In home
While studying with me we will work on many facets of music including technique, sight reading, critical listening, music theory, improvisation, and how to apply these skills to a piece of music to truly express yourself. My goal is to instill a deep understanding of music to my students while letting their individual sensibilities show.
STYLES: I can teach all styles of American music (i.e Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, R&B etc.) as well as classical and fingerstyle.
I have a degree in classical
I have experience playing in many different bands in many styles including: Rock, Reggae, African, Blues, and Jazz groups.
SUZUKI METHOD: I am trained and certified in the Suzuki Guitar Method and spent 3 years teaching Suzuki in studio with children as young as 5. This involves a significant parent-teacher-student commitment and regularly yields impressive results.
ON TALENT: I agree with Shin-ichi Suzuki that talent is irrelevant and a myth. I believe that the potential of all my students are the same but they come to me with various starting skills levels and all learn at a very different pace. I believe that the myth of “talent” really just means that the individual has had a long exposure to music. This is why I emphasize critical listening in my lessons. If you have a large knowledge of music and sounds in your head it makes it easier to make connections and better assess your ideas.
· Guitar · In studio
· Blues Guitar · In studio
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
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· Piano · In studio
· Piano · In home
· Piano · In home
I believe in a skill-based learning approach. I encourage all of my students to learn the foundations of musicianship in conjunction with the fundamentals of their instrument to guide them in their life-long music learning.
· Music Theory · In studio
· Flute · In home
· Ear Training · Online
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Ryan is open to ALL forms of music.
· Singing · In studio
· Broadway Singing · In studio
· Opera Voice · In studio
My home growing up was full of music. My father first saw my mother when she was leading songs at a Shabbat service in Berkeley, CA. He always says he fell in love with her voice before anything else. The sounds of singing and guitar playing permeated my childhood. I went on to study music at Stanford University and receive my Master's degree in opera from the University of Georgia. During my education, I performed extensively in opera, musical theater, and choral ensembles including
Since graduating, I have collaborated with internationally renowned pedagogues and singers including Nova Thomas, Frederick Burchinal, and Kathryn Wright. I have also sung under the batons of Bradley Moore, Lance Inouye, and George Manahan. These experiences have taught me the importance of contextualizing creative expression within professionalism, a characteristic I always seek to impart to my students.
As a pedagogue, I always want my students to find ease, joy, and authenticity of character with every piece of music they sing. We achieve this goal through both hard work and creative exploration. I spend equal attention focusing on technique and storytelling, as one is meaningless without the other. I can't wait to help you find your authentic voice!
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Are you ready to learn how to play the ukulele? Try these fun, 2 chord songs from music teacher Teresa Y. to get started. The ukulele is one of the easiest instruments for students of all ages to pick up and play. Make fast progress and get hooked on the ukulele with these simple 2 chord songs in the key of C. Even kids will be able to play these 3 easy ukulele songs! Easy Ukulele Songs with 2 Chords Chord diagrams for C and G7 are all that you need to get started. Here's a guide to underst … Read More
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