Brian Heater

Brian H.

Daly City, CA

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About

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

Teaching since:
January 2011

I am a passionate musician, educator, and friendly human being! :) I have a Bachelors of Music Degree from the University of Oregon in Jazz Saxophone performance and composition, and I'm currently in progress of achieving a masters of fine art in Music Production for visual media. I am a fluid performer and composer in all genres, including jazz, rock, Latin, r&b, classical, etc. Contact me for any further questions or links to my musical works!

Experience

Teaching, Administration, and Sales
Oct 2014 - Present
Private Studio

Music Store and Lessons Center for all ages located in San Bruno and San Francisco.

Freelance Performer, Composer, and Producer.
Jan 2010 - Present
Private Studio

I collaborate with artists of all mediums including (but not limited to) music, film directors, television commercials, video games, etc.

Music and Audio Editor
Apr 2014 - Sep 2014
University of Oregon

Worked on an educational music book series for toddlers.

Education

Master of Fine Art
Sep 2014 - Present
Academy of Art University
Bachelor of Music
Sep 2010 - Jun 2014
University of Oregon

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Outstanding Soloist Award
Apr 2013
Reno Jazz Festival

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6 Reviews

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Antonio C. Apr 11, 2016
Saxophone · In home

He is a really good teacher!!! Very patient, and very detailed with his explanations. I am enjoying my lessons a lot.

Victor Oct 13, 2015
Saxophone · In home

Brian is great! He's very patient, funny and uses a lot of positive reinforcement.
I definitely recommend!

Marlon U. Aug 25, 2015
Saxophone · In home

Awesome!

Brenda LaMont Aug 9, 2015
Saxophone · In home

This music teacher is in the perfect profession and truly has a gift as a teacher by having the ability to asses where the student is at and what the next step in the learning process is. Hi greatest gift besides being a super nice person is his ability to decipher your questions and get to progress very quickly!

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Seth Jul 31, 2015
Saxophone · In studio

I worked with Brian in both formal and informal situations for about four years. He gave me lessons on Saxophone, he helped me with music theory and aural skills, and we played gigs together. We also discussed and worked on music history, improvisation, and composition/arranging. Throughout all of this, Brian was always friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. Any student would be lucky to work with Brian. As a middle and high school band teacher, I can say that Brian is qualified to work with students of all ages. Finally, he's simply a great guy to be around!

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Jennifer Jul 30, 2015
Songwriting · In home

I've worked with Brian on my songwriting and he is always professional, an incredible musician, and a genuine teacher! He always goes above and beyond to make sure that I am getting the most out of my lessons. He has helped me write songs that have landed me amazing auditions and gigs and is always pushing me to grow and follow my dreams.

Brian is someone you want to know!

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