Darrell Vernum

Darrell V.

Austin, TX

About Darrell V.

Background check: Last verified 06/17/2016
Darrell passed a background check on 06/17/2016 that included the following:
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Darrell teaches: Ages 7 and up
Teaching since: 1992
Last sign in: Today


Why these lessons are different:
- Formally trained conductor/composer/producer
- Individual or group session options including full band production
- A long roster of satisfied clients
- Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, theater, big band, symphonic, pop, punk, country, march, gospel, avant-garde...)
- Over 20 yrs teaching experience and work with recognized professionals including work in some of the top-rated private schools in the United States

Instrument-specific instruction:
- Voice
- Guitar [Spanish, acoustic, electric]
- Electric Bass
- Piano/Keyboard
- Woodwinds [specializing in saxophones]
- Percussion
- Brass & Bowed Strings [performance preparation only]



Jan 1998 - Present
Daring Ventures Multimedia

Solo and ensemble
Preparation and direction for stage and studio
Production of records and demos


Music Composition & Conducting

Sep 1987 - May 1989
Fredonia School of Music

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Health & Safety Services Instructor, Professional Level

Jan 2007
American Red Cross


NYSSMA Grade 6A+

May 1987
New York State School Music Association
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1 Review on Darrell V.

Margaret L. Feb 8, 2017
Arrangement and Composition · In studio
Verified Student
I was amazed at how much Darrell knew and was able to impart in just 45 minutes. He assessed my level in less than 5 minutes, then used every second to incorporate and expand what I already knew into organized concepts It seemed like a staggering amount of information, yet I never felt rushed or overwhelmed. I'm really looking forward to next week!
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