Charles McKay

Charles M.

Hollywood, FL
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Lesson Details

Trumpet

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I've been teaching Music for 5 plus years and my students have gone on to accomplish great things. My goal and challenge for every student is to teach them how to play, read and listen to music. This will enable them the ability to play any song and any style of music. I specialize in Jazz, R&B and Classical. Typically I learn my students leaning habits whether its hands on or visual and their attention span, so I can't effectively teach my students. Can't wait to meet you!
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About

Charles passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Charles delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
January 2008

I have acquired over five years of teaching experience, travel from ages 5 to 17 acting and playing music. In addition I am a full-time music teacher and spend my free time volunteering at a local high school teaching music. I love music and teaching, it is amazing to see the look on a student face when they learn something new and even better when they perform and stun the audience the joy that my students get makes me happy its confirmation of a job well done.

Experience

Music Teacher
Nov 2014 - Present
David Posnack Jewish Day School

Trombone Player
Apr 2013 - Present
Sensere Gospel Group

Drummer
Feb 2012 - Present
Springfield Missionary Baptist

Education

Music Education in Jazz Studies
Jan 2013 - Jun 2015
Florida Memorial University
Music Education
Aug 2010 - Dec 2012
Florida A&M university

Languages

Spanish
Professional Proficiency

Affiliations

Kappa Kappa Psi
Nov 2011

Founded on the campus of Oklahoma State University on November 27, 1919, Kappa Kappa Psi is a guiding light with which band students can grow, learn, and develop themselves and their band programs. Kappa Kappa Psi is an organization of opportunity and quality, brimming with historic, well-developed leadership and membership programming that students use to become great leaders, better band members and better adapted young adults prepared for what lies ahead of them.

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Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Jan 2000

An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

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9 Reviews

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Donald M. May 27, 2017
Drum · In home

Good start

Yadira Feb 16, 2016
Trumpet · In studio

What I liked about Charles' teaching style is that he pushes, but in a very good way. My son took lessons with him, and a lot of times he can have teachers running in circles around him, but Charles was able to instruct in a way that worked very well and kept him focused.

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Gagnon P. Jan 12, 2016
Piano · In home

Great piano teacher!

Liza L. Jan 7, 2016
Drum · In studio

Charles is a very good teacher, we had great time

Liza L. Nov 3, 2015
Drum · In studio

Great, thanks a lot!

Myrna F. Oct 11, 2015
Trumpet · In studio

My granddaughter and I are very pleased working with Charles. He plays the trumpet beautifully and he's a very good and patient teacher.

Patrick J. Jul 28, 2015
Trombone · In studio

Mr. Charles is very professional and patient with my son. He has a passion for teaching and a passion for music. He is well prepared for each lessonand takes his classes seriously. Very happy we have the opportunity to work with him.

Joash Jun 26, 2015
Trumpet · In studio

Mr. Charles is a great instructor he really help me improve plus he taught me how to read music

Tiffany Jun 26, 2015
Drum · In studio

Charles is a great teacher my son loves him he really goes above and beyond to ensure he is learning while having fun

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