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Chris S.
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Learn how to record your own music!
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Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I can teach you how to record, mix and master like a pro so you can record your own songs at home! I can also help you with what gear you need, what DAW to use, and a whole lot more! These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on! This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!
About Chris S.

Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once and then can sit down and play it instantly. It is not a magic trick. It is a system that you can learn. I also teach voice and rapping lessons where I help my students improve their technique, build their confidence and ultimately teach them how to build a career in music. I also offer lessons in music theory, music history, songwriting, live performance, beat production, studio recording, booking gigs, marketing your music, building a fan base, and making a full-time living in the music business! I have been a professional musician for over 30 years and have been teaching for over 12 years. toured the country for 8 years with a band (LP Outsiders) that led to a publishing deal with Windswept Pacific, landing a song on the Three To Tango movie soundtrack, appearing on the Disney Channel Show "2 Hour Tour" with 98 Degrees, and opening for many national acts. We even toured with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy for a year. I also played trumpet on a b-side on Natalie Imbruglia's multi-platinum selling single to "Torn," and did some songwriting with Robbie Nevil (of "Ce La Vie" fame).I also have performed all over the world including many Caribbean islands like Aruba, Barbados, Curacao, St. Maarten, and St. Kitts. I offer lessons to people of ALL AGES and ALL SKILL LEVELS! I customize the lessons to focus on the things YOU WANT TO LEARN. Whatever your musical goals are, I would love to help you get there!

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Teaching since 2009

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Piano Performance and Studio Recording

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Music Recording
Teaches 9 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
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Teacher's Studio

Chris Swan is an excellent and versatile teacher and coach. Well worth the money and the time.

Posted Jul 7, 2022
Student's home

Chris has been spot-on in figuring out exactly where I'm starting (lots of musical training but have been away from an instrument for ~10 years). And he makes it fun - the take-home practice exercises right from the start made me appreciate that I'm working towards playing songs. Would highly recommend!

Posted Dec 27, 2021
Teacher's Studio

Chris is a stellar piano teacher. He figures out student's level very quickly and starts from there.

Posted Feb 12, 2019
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Instructor details
Music Recording
Teaches 9 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
E 85th St ew York
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$50
60 minutes
$85
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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