Aaron Morey

Aaron M.

Franklin, MA

About Aaron M.

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Aaron teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: May 2002
Last sign in: 5 days ago

Overview

Berklee College of Music graduate, Aaron M., has been teaching students of all ages for over 12 years.
"I love watching young musicians grow into seasoned players and have had tremendous success with all my students. I believe that learning songs and playing music is a critical element in the learning process of becoming a good drummer/pianist, and musician. This is why I bring a powered PA speaker, mp3 player, and (sometimes) a guitar to my lessons for the student to play along with and learn familiar songs. Over the years I've learned to strike a balance between Reading/Rudiments and Playing/having fun, so as to maintain students interests and growth."

*** Lesson Details ***
Music lessons in the comfort of your home! All ages welcome, beginner to advanced.
Currently teaching in home piano lessons and drum lessons within a ~15 mile radius of Franklin MA (Sharon, Foxboro, Mansfield, Plainville, Wrentham, Norfolk, Medway, Holliston, Bellingham, Milford, Hopkinton. etc.)

*** Studio Equipment ***
PIANO
Fender Rhodes
Casio PX-150

DRUMS
Pearl Masters, Yamaha, DW, Roland TD-6

CYMBALS
Zildjian, Sabian, Wuhan, Paiste,

HARDWARE
Pearl, Yamaha, DW, Axis, Tama

STICKS / BRUSHES / MALLETS
Vic Firth, Vater, Regal Tip

PA
QSC - K8

MICROPHONES
SURE, Rhodes

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide handouts, transcriptions, and a PA speaker to play music.
Students should have a Piano, drum set, or percussion instrument.

*** Specialties ***
PIANO / DRUMS / PERCUSSION

Traditional / Suzuki Method

Rock, FunK, Jazz, World, Classical, Orchestral

Note reading and writing, Harmony, Music Theory, Scales, Ear Training, Arranging

Rudiments, Technique, Brushes, Mallets, Double Bass Drumming, Odd Meters, Reading, Soloing

Timpani, Marimba, Bells, Chimes, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Percussion, Congas, Bongos, Djembe, Frame Drums

Photos and Videos

My band Skyfoot!

Experience

Piano and Drum Set Teacher

Jun 2012 - Present
Take Lessons

Lessons taught to students ages 4 and up

Drum Set Chair

Sep 2011 - Present
Skyfoot

National Tours. 100+ shows a year

Drum Set Chair

Sep 2006 - Jan 2011
Mondo Gecko

Regional Tours. 100+ shows a year

Percussion Department Supervisor

Jan 2005 - Jun 2009
Berklee College of Music

Education

BA of Performance

Sep 2005 - Jun 2009
Berklee College of Music

AA of Performance

Sep 2001 - Jun 2004
SUNY, NY

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Massachusettes Real Estate Broker

Nov 2009
Lee Institute

I dabbled in Real Estate after graduation.

Awards

Percussion Department Scholarship

Feb 2008
Berklee College of Music

BEST Scholarship

Jun 2004
Berklee College of Music

Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association

Oct 2001
MTNA

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

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2 Reviews on Aaron M.

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Genna Sep 24, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Only had 1 lesson so far. My daughter seemed to enjoy her lesson. He seems very nice.
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Sheryl V. Nov 25, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
My boys, ages 7 & 5, started piano lessons with Aaron a year ago. He has taught them technique & theory all while using songs they boys love. There are days that the boys are not the most cooperative. Aaron is amazingly patient and persistent in getting the boys to do their lessons. I really appreciate and have learned from this patience when it comes to the nightly practicing. I am pleased that the boys have been working with a male teacher and I think it really helps them relate to the music and the lessons. If you are looking for a patient yet knowledgeable piano teacher, I would definitely recommend Aaron.
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