- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
- Teaches students:
- Ages 3+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- November 2012
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, ukulele, and I especially love 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.
-5 years teaching piano, guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, and music theory, mostly to beginners
-My day job is also as a teacher. I am a college history professor at Bloomfield College.
4 Semesters College theory training, plus years of experience writing and composing both alone and in musical ensembles
-Guitar: 18 years
-Bass guitar 18 years
-Piano: 14 years
-18 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