Cody Weinmann

Cody W.

Diamond Bar, CA
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About

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Cody delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 65 and special needs

Teaching since:
September 2012

With my two Bachelor's degrees in Music Composition and Technology, I began tutoring students in piano, voice, and composition as it was part of my training. I also have experience writing and editing essays, books, and more for several independent clients. I have experience writing my own books as well. I have written two so far, but am getting ready to write a third. I am a copious editor and can catch grammatical and other errors with ease. This is why tutoring in English would be great for me.
I thought I would add basic math for those school-aged children that are having a little trouble with it in their classes.
Usually, I teach lessons in my home in Diamond Bar or online, but if the need arises, I could surely work out coming to the students' homes for one-on-one tutoring help. With me, most students click after a few lessons and understand what they couldn't in the classroom. I help the students by teaching in innovative ways that will catch their attention more than standard teaching methods. Students should consider me for I can make learning fun and never a chore!

*** Lesson Details ***
I use a wide variety of techniques to sing, play piano and other instruments. Techniques include straight vowel singing (no words) to test how long to hold notes, using color to help people sight read, using improvisational techniques in order to play jazz, rock, classical and many other styles of music.
I use what they student has under his or her belt as a starting point to see what lessons we could start them on.
I also assist with online lessons to make transportation a thing of the past. If you've got a webcam or Skype, I can do long-distance lessons with you! So, I am here to help!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Alesis Recital Keyboard
Music sheets
Web cam
Mac computer (MacBook Pro)
Finale music notation software to help in composition and theory lessons.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Music paper for away lessons.
Finale for composition and music theory lessons.
Can use macbook for more elaborate teaching or demonstration if need be.

*** Specialties ***
I do teach classical composition with specialties in ensemble and chamber music. I also specialize in songwriting for pop and other media.
I teach voice and vocal techniques of sacred choral and vocal music.
I teach classical and jazz piano and improvisation. I also have the distinction in being able to teach students with special needs or learning disabilities as I have a mild form of cerebral palsy and understand what students with special needs go through.

Reviews from Others:
Gohar S. Said: Cody is a great teacher - my daughter loves learning piano now (it was difficult to convince her before).

Paul G. Said: Cody is a very knowledgeable teacher! He is very patient with students as well! I am looking forward to seeing what my own musical path will take with his help!!

Minna S. Said: Cody was very prompt in his response and made himself available so my son could take lessons. He was very polite and patient with my son. We look forward to seeing our son's progress with Cody's instructor.

Judene B. Said: Corey is a wonderful piano teacher! He is kind and supportive, and motivates you to work at your best. I highly recommend!

Grace C. Said: Cody is very patient and accommodating to my learning needs.

So, if you need lessons online, come take lessons with me! I'll help you!

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Experience

Music Teacher (Piano)
Oct 2017 - May 2018
Music Alley Music School

I teach piano and music theory one day a week here to great students.

Director of Student Development and Teacher
Apr 2014 - Oct 2017
The Music Store

I am a piano, voice and theory/composition teacher at The Music Store in Diamond Bar. I also oversee student growth and development and a little bit of marketing for the business.

Group Music Teacher
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
School of Arts and Enterprise

For a five week period, I taught music creation and group piano to students at The School of Arts and Enterprise, an integrated middle and high school all in one campus.

Education

Bachelors of Arts Music Composition and Music Technology
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
California State University, San Bernardino
Music Composition
Sep 2007 - Jun 2012
California State University San Bernardino

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

This video is a brief overview of me and what subjects I'm skilled in and what I teach. Let the video speak for itself.
All about music composition, specifically composing for concert or symphonic band.
This discussion is all about how MIDI works. Come take lessons in Music Technology from me in person and online.
In this video (as part of a music course I created) I teach you how to layer voicing and parts in a program called Muse Score.
This video is all about Major and Minor Thirds. I hope this helps you!
In this video, I teach you about the basic note values in sheet music. The whole, half, quarter and eighth notes are discussed here.
In this video, I am teaching beginning voice on getting right pitch and projecting your vocals! Book with me today.
In this video I teach you how to start composing your own music with Finale 2014.5.
In this video, I teach you how to add or edit instruments using the Score Manager in Finale.
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5 Reviews

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Chaerin Mar 18, 2019
Piano · Online

Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. Cody is good communicating with my son who has autism

Chaerin Mar 18, 2019
Piano · In home

Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. He’s great with kids

Quinn Mar 18, 2019
Vocal Training · Online

Best vocal teacher ever! Learned alot from him!

Scott Oct 21, 2018
Singing · In studio

Cody is very knowledgeable and helpful.

Luis Jul 13, 2018
Reading · In studio

Very happy with Cody he has patience and is a very nice person also is really helping my grandson with his writing. He is 9 years old and needs help with writing and reading.Cody knows how to get him interested.

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