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Christian M.
Chicago, Illinois
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Music Lessons for Piano, Guitar & Drums!
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I am an experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in beginner/advanced percussion and beginner/intermediate piano/guitar! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!
About Christian M.

Christian Moreno is a versatile and in-demand percussionist specializing in popular & orchestral music. He has served contracts for over 100 musical theatre productions to date, most notably with the Marriott Theatre, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Timberlake Playhouse, Porchlight Theatre, Metropolis, and the Bohemian Theatre Ensemble, to name a few. From 2016-2018, Christian toured extensively across the U.S as the drummer for the theatrical shows, ‘Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters’ & ‘A Carpenters’ Christmas’. He has backed artists that include Miguel Cervantes, Jose Maxi Ramos and Erbin R. Stanley (from Chicago Broadway’s ‘Hamilton”) as well as Precious Taylor and Andrea Prestinario. He is a frequent guest performer with Chicago jobbing band, The Bluewater Kings and has made appearances as a guest percussionist with the Fox Valley Orchestra. As a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, he has released 2 EP's of original music under his solo recording project, Geekd, having performed all instruments (keyboard, bass, guitar, drums and vocals) himself. Additionally, he collaborates regularly as a side man/session drummer for a variety of bands and solo acts throughout the local music scene. Christian has previously taught for Sistema Ravinia, the People’s School, Downers Grove North High School, Schaumburg High School and the School of Rock-Elmhurst. In the fall of 2018, he served as a guest music instructor at the Cook County Jail, leading group drum circles for inmates. Christian is a graduate of the DePaul University School of Music.

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Christian M.
Chicago, Illinois
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Music Lessons for Piano, Guitar & Drums!
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I am an experienced teacher of 10 years, specializing in beginner/advanced percussion and beginner/intermediate piano/guitar! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!
About Christian M.

Christian Moreno is a versatile and in-demand percussionist specializing in popular & orchestral music. He has served contracts for over 100 musical theatre productions to date, most notably with the Marriott Theatre, Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Timberlake Playhouse, Porchlight Theatre, Metropolis, and the Bohemian Theatre Ensemble, to name a few. From 2016-2018, Christian toured extensively across the U.S as the drummer for the theatrical shows, ‘Close to You: The Music of The Carpenters’ & ‘A Carpenters’ Christmas’. He has backed artists that include Miguel Cervantes, Jose Maxi Ramos and Erbin R. Stanley (from Chicago Broadway’s ‘Hamilton”) as well as Precious Taylor and Andrea Prestinario. He is a frequent guest performer with Chicago jobbing band, The Bluewater Kings and has made appearances as a guest percussionist with the Fox Valley Orchestra. As a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, he has released 2 EP's of original music under his solo recording project, Geekd, having performed all instruments (keyboard, bass, guitar, drums and vocals) himself. Additionally, he collaborates regularly as a side man/session drummer for a variety of bands and solo acts throughout the local music scene. Christian has previously taught for Sistema Ravinia, the People’s School, Downers Grove North High School, Schaumburg High School and the School of Rock-Elmhurst. In the fall of 2018, he served as a guest music instructor at the Cook County Jail, leading group drum circles for inmates. Christian is a graduate of the DePaul University School of Music.

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Percussion & Guitar Instructor
Oct 2021 - Present
Northside Music Academy
-Instructed weekly private lessons for percussion and guitar -Created personalized curriculums catered to each student -Prepared weekly lesson progress notes and communicated with parents/guardians
Percussion Instructor
Jul 2019 - Oct 2020
Ravinia
-Instructed daily group coaching's and weekly private lessons -Developed a quarterly percussion curriculum to provide the best quality music education for my students -Oversaw and managed instrument orders, maintenance and setup for music rehearsals/concerts -Regularly chaperoned field trips, competitions, and other outings to provide positive social interaction
Percussion Instructor
Jun 2019 - Oct 2019
Downers Grove North High School
-rehearsed daily chamber ensemble coaching's during band camp to prepare for the fall marching season -coordinated with the drum line and full band for collaborative full rehearsals
Bachelor of Music, Orchestral Percussion
Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
DePaul University
English
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American Federation of Musicians
Jun 2018
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

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