Benjamin Wallis

Benjamin W.

Orangevale, CA

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About

Benjamin delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5 to 95

Teaching since:
March 2014

*** Classroom Textbooks ***
If the student uses a textbook and/or study material on subject, prepare those in advance of the lesson to facilitate fluid transition between subject matter and material.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Books and study material. The student should have a pencil and pad for any notes as well as the instrument of choice for the proper lesson.

*** Specialties ***
I am a big advocate towards playing the instruments together that way it helps to solidify my knowledge as well as the students. Also if it is a theory lesson than have the instrument right there for application.

Experience

Math Bootcamp Moderator
Aug 2016 - Present
Folsom Lake College

Fine tuning College math skills to better transition students from Junior College to University. Athletic emphasis.

Courrier, Poster Design, Secratarial Duties
Jul 2011 - Jun 2012
The Center for Teaching and Learning

Created posters for special events during the school semester. Walked around the campus posting posters about upcoming events, as well as managed the cork boards full of fliers and notes. Cleaned the office and kept stock and upkeep of supplies in the office. Other tasks included printing, emailing, as well as using the program excel and PowerPoint.

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Education

Bachelor of Arts: Music
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
California State University of Sacramento
BA: Music
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
CSUS

Languages

Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Bachelor of Arts Degree: Music
Dec 2015
California State University of Sacramento

Photos & Videos

Playing the Soprano Saxophone for the first time and realizing how awesome an instrument it is.

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Playing by the campfire during a camp trip.  Many a good memory and yes I am a lefty.

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3 Reviews

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Orhan S. Jun 25, 2016
Saxophone · In studio

Polite, punctual and willing to address questions. Benjamin created a great environment for my son to learn. Thank you.

Matthew Jan 26, 2016
Saxophone · In home

Benjamin is awesome! He takes the time to listen to any concerns my son has and is truly genuine. Matthew can't wait to meet with him every week. The confidence that Matthew now has, has been noticed not only by his school band teacher but his fellow band members have given him compliments as well. I highly recommend Benjamin to anyone who is looking for an instructor that meets there child where they are at skill level and encourages with his magnetic personality, while showing immediate results.

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Kent P. Jun 21, 2014
Saxophone · In home

We are making outstanding progress. Benjamin has an excellent rapport with his students. He makes each lesson relevant to the students interest even when teaching the basics. Benjamin brings a very positive outlook and attitude to the class. We’re enjoying the lessons very much!

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