Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments and in multiple genres. I am comfortable teaching piano, guitar, and bass guitar, and I especially teaching music theory. I have extensive theory training at the college level and have written and composed extensively in the classical, rock, jazz, and folk traditions. I look forward to meeting you and helping you to achieve your musical goals.
-3 years teaching piano, guitar, and music theory, mostly to beginners
-My day job is also as a teacher. I am a college history professor at Bloomfield College.
-16 years experience writing, recording, and performing with various music groups, including principal songwriting, and principal composition credits
-Recorded 4 studio albums with 2 different bands
4 Semesters College theory training, plus years of experience writing and composing both alone and in musical ensembles
-Guitar: 16 years
-Bass guitar 16 years
-Piano: 12 years