Daniel Fairweather
Lithonia, GA
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Daniel Fairweather

Daniel F.

Lithonia, GA
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About Daniel F.

Graduated from Georgia Southern in 2001, with a bachelor degree in music education and Boston University in 2015, with a masters in music education.

Have worked for Atlanta public schools as a band director since Fall 2002.

Private lessons are taught on piano, guitar, and all the band instruments.

I also have a deep passion for Disc jockeying with a bias towards reggae and dance music.

*** Lesson Details ***
Students can except a stress free learning process. After learning the basic symbols of music notation, breathing, and simple rhythms the students will continue learning the techniques and fingerings on their chosen instrument. After mastering these basic concepts in music the children will then be given a chance to perform their songs to an instrumental accompaniment. This is good for the student who does not play in an ensemble to have the opportunity to play and listen to other moving parts.

*** Specialties ***
music, bass guitar, bassoon, children's music, guitar, classical guitar, electric guitar, home recording, African drum, music theory, acoustic guitar, flute, oboe, trumpet, saxophone, tuba, songwriting, french horn, trombone, clarinet, recording school, piano
My method utilizes maracas and rhythm guitar, played Simultaneously to produce a full ensemble effect.

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Miles
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My son had his first lesson today and really enjoyed it. I sat and watched and thought that the instructor was very patient and you could hear it in his voice and general mannerisms. He gave my son some great tips for memorizing his fingering and gave him a homework assignment to work on until our next lesson. My son decided to transition from the trombone to bassoon before the new school year starts and these private lessons are just the head start he will need before day 1 of school.

Posted Jun 5, 2019
OLAYEMI DANIEL
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He is a good instructor, had a good time on my first lesson

Posted May 9, 2019
Micah
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Daniel was very patient and worked well with Micah for his first lesson.

Posted Mar 13, 2018
Briana W.
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Daniel is an excellent music teacher! It is apparent that he is learned and passionate about his field. He relates to my teen very well. Only regret is not finding him sooner.

Posted Dec 6, 2016
Arnold
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Great lesson!

Posted Jun 15, 2016
Gerold H.
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I must say that Mr Daniel is doing a very good job. This was my third lesson, and he is not going through a set program but is teaching me where I'm at. So he is eliminating any waste time.
I will rate Mr. Daniel with 5 stars
*****GREAT JOB*****

Posted Mar 5, 2016
Brendan S.
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My son LOVE the one-on-one lesson with Daniel.

Posted Feb 3, 2016
Ceacer G.
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Daniel has been outstanding the best instructor on the planet. When I resume in the future I know of know other instructor to work with.

Posted Sep 18, 2015
Steven T.
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Daniel is a excellent instructor. He's very patience, knowledgeable and easy to get along with. I cant wait for our next lesson to learn some more. I tried on my own and was going to give up but Daniel has shown me that I can learn to play bass.

Posted Sep 1, 2014
teresa F.

Challenging

My son enjoyed his lessons with Daniel. He appreciated how he was challenged at each session and always looked forward to next lesson.

We will definitely request Daniel again in the future.

Posted Mar 26, 2013
MarysiaT

Exceeds Expectations

Mr. Daniel not only teaches the art, but perfects your technique. My son is enjoying his lessons.

Posted Jul 16, 2012
MarvinC

Inspector for Ga.

What I like about Daniel, is that he knows his music and he really takes his time with you while showing you how to make music ... He is patience with you so you can learn without pressure ...

Posted Jun 1, 2012
NotashaE

Pleased!

I have been very impressed with Daniel teaching style...I am learning just as much as my daughter about music notes just sitting in on her session. Daniel is very organized and precise. Thank You Daniel.

Posted Mar 25, 2010
DawnW

Dawn winters

He's an excellent teacher. He's very patient. I sat in on two of the lessons and I really liked how he was patient with Daniel and he really took time to show him. He understood his age and really appreciated that.

Posted Jul 26, 2009
ShantaB

Something great!

I want to give huge KUDOS to Daniel for the awesome experience I am having as his student. I had taken piano lessons years ago and just couldn't seem to get things to "click". But with Daniel's patience and easy-going personality, it's like "something great" has taken place. I finally feel confident about my future in music and am now able to grasp the material that is being presented to me. Thanks Daniel!You are FABULOUS!!

Posted Dec 9, 2008
VickiJ

Daniel is a wonderful teacher. Every week my son looks forward to his piano lessons. Daniel takes his time and makes sure my son is understanding everything. I enjoy seeing the interaction between the two of them.

Posted Oct 14, 2008

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