Danny Moffat

Danny M.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details

Bluegrass Guitar

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am an accomplished guitar player in a variety of genres and have extensive experience with different bands. I studied guitar at Southern Oregon University, and then went on to teach guitar and piano at the Able Music School in Auckland, New Zealand, and with the Musicality Network in Portland, Oregon. I am an actively performing musician and recording artist; in the past, I have played with bands ranging from acoustic rock to punk, jazz to classical, Renaissance to reggae, blue-grass to heavy metal. I am a recent New York transplant, and am looking forward to sharing my love of guitar and piano with a new set of students!

I started teaching private lessons while living in Ashland, Oregon, and have continued teaching private lessons through today. I also taught at the Able Music Studio in Auckland, New Zealand for 2 1/2 years and then through the Musicality Network in Portland, Oregon for 1 year.
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Danny delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2006

My name is Danny and I am from rainy (and green!) Seattle, WA. I have taught guitar and piano for 10 years including privately, at Able Music School (New Zealand), and Musicality Network (OR). I am a fun and patient teacher, I look forward to sharing my love of music with students!

Experience

Session Musician
Jul 2017 - Present
BMJ Studios

Contributing guitarist to writing sessions, video sessions and audio recordings.

Guitar/Piano Teacher
Jan 2017 - Aug 2017
Reverb Lessons

¥ Piano and Guitar lessons for students of all ages
¥ Taught at students homes and in teacher studio
¥ Custom classes based on student's needs

Guitar/Piano Teacher
Jan 2015 - Jul 2015
Musicality Network

• Teaching children guitar, piano, and music theory
• Coordinating schedules and driving to student’s homes for lessons
• Arranging new students, and reporting progress of current students with management

Senior Guitar Instructor
Apr 2010 - Aug 2012
Able Music Studio

• Teaching adult and child classes in guitar, piano, music theory and aural skills
• Awarded Able Music Best Guitar Teacher of the Year, 2010 & 2011
• 100% of students successful in passing their exams

Education

Audio Engineering Diploma
Oct 2016 - Aug 2017
SAE
Bachelors in Communication
Sep 2005 - Jun 2009
Southern Oregon University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Best Guitar Teacher
Dec 2011
Able Music Studio
Best Guitar Teacher
Dec 2010
Able Music Studio

Affiliations

ASCAP
Jan 2017

ASCAP is a membership association of more than 625,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers. We uphold the value of our members’ music, and help them thrive alongside the businesses that use their music every day.

Photos & Videos

Each Both - Old News (red guitar)
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3 Reviews

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Kayleigh Taylor May 3, 2017
Piano ·

I just started learning piano and Danny has been really helpful! Very patient and pleasant to work with.

Jackie Cunningham Jan 2, 2017
Guitar ·

Danny is a great teacher!!! Thanks for showing me the ropes!!!

Caitlin Gillespie Dec 30, 2016
Guitar ·

Patient. I would highly recommend taking lessons from Danny.

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