Dayv D. is a Bay Area native who graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 2012 with a degree in Performance. At Oberlin, Dayv was a recipient of the Dean's Talent Award scholarship and studied with professors Gary Bartz, Paul Cohen, Jim Umble, and Tim Ruedeman. While trained in a wide range of disciplines, Dayv is a huge fan of music from the Baroque Era and insists on performing compositions by J.S. Bach as often as possible.
Dayv believes that students learn most effectively when they are intrinsically motivated, and makes an effort to cultivate this motivation in his students. He is attuned to each of his students' individual goals, and goes the extra mile to help his students achieve them.
Dayv plays Clarinet for the Silicon Valley Philharmonic.
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Love Disney songs? I love to teach them. Want to do well in your next audition? I want to help you. Have questions about how to make the most of a certain piece? I have suggestions. Whatever your personal goals in music are, I will help you achieve them!
I believe that having fun is of utmost important in learning music. My students have fun, and work hard as a result!
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Students must have the materials to play their instrument. Books can be provided, but require reimbursement.
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Adaptations of baroque works for saxophone.
Verified Student · Clarinet · In studio
Verified Student · Clarinet · In home
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Dayv's depth of knowledge and his dedication to music are infectious. He has also been very accommodating to my changing schedule. I always look forward to my piano lessons. Dayv has given me a joyful appreciation for music.