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Alexander A.
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Undisputed fact: playing ukulele is lots of FUN! I love playing ukulele. It’s fun, it’s easy to learn, and people get a big kick out of it! Chords are easy to play and the technique is simple. Whether you are picking up an instrument for the first time or adding to your current repertoire, ukulele is always a great choice. Every single lesson is designed just for you. We focus on your goals while having fun playing music together. We talk about good practice habits and how to achieve new heights with your abilities. You learn to play songs that you recognize as well as improvising your own. Together we will discover the many roles that the ukulele can have including rhythms, melodies, fingerpicking, and solos. I will also help you understand the fundamental principles of music. This will take the guess work out of your playing, enabling you to make solid choices with consistent results. Talk to you soon! Alex
About Alexander A.

My name is Alex, and my passion is teaching music. I offer clients a unique learning experience with customized lesson plans and personalized attention to fit your exact goals and needs. These aren’t just words to me…they are a commitment I make to everyone that I have the pleasure of working with. Here’s who I am… I earned a Bachelor's of Music from Berklee College of Music where I studied Bass Performance and Composition. I have years of experience playing upright and electric bass in many styles such as rock, jazz, orchestral, and big band. I’ve studied a variety of instruments over the last 20 years including guitar, bass, drums, ukulele, and piano. Here’s what I can do for you… I will give you my full attention and unyielding patience with each and every lesson. Together we will explore the principals of music that will enable you to learn to play in any style you choose to study. Ultimately my job is not to teach you to play, but to show you how to teach yourself. I will arm you with a thorough understanding of technique and theory. I love working with kids and adults. I love brand new players with no experience as well as seasoned players who just want to fill in some gaps in their knowledge. Whatever your age, and wherever you’re at with your playing, I hope you will give me the chance to help you have more fun and confidence in music. Every player I work with gets access to a personal online Lesson Journal where you can see my notes from our lessons, do homework from your “Stuff to work on” lists, and access my entire digital library! Every lesson is designed just for you. Let’s get started… You can take lessons at my studio, in your home, or online via Skype. For lessons in my studio, I can provide instruments and amplifiers for both of us. There is ample seating for parents to sit in on lessons. Parking is available in the driveway. You’re going to love your lessons! -Alex

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Great with beginners. Makes learning bass fun

Posted Feb 8, 2021
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Good afternoon sir, my name is Goudjor messanvi Chris& I just read about you but I'm just starting my guitar lesson & I think your explanation is far better & please can we chart so I can be your student? Thank.

Posted May 12, 2019
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Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon.

Posted Nov 22, 2017
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Experience
Owner/Instructor
May 2006 - Present
Step By Step Music
I teach, I write my own teaching materials, and I take care of my clients. What else is needed?
Education
Bass Performance and Composition
Jan 2000 - May 2003
Berklee College of Music
Bachelor's of Music in Film Scoring
Jan 2000 - May 2003
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Languages
Sign Language
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Bachelor's of Music in Film Scoring
May 2003
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
At Berklee I majored in Film Scoring, which is writing musical scores for movies and TV. My time at Berklee included in-depth studies of composition, bass performance, classical harmony, jazz theory, and piano. I was surrounded by nothing but music for four years and departed Boston with a wealth of musical knowledge.

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