- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- September 1976
Bonita and I met as ministerial students in college. Since graduating, I have served as
lead musician, vocal director, conductor at five different churches from California to Washington State.
Northwest University in Seattle is where I studied music. Those studies allowed me to grow much in my understanding of all instruments as well as vocals. I have recorded five solo CD’s in my career and performed all over the US, and several other countries.
FYI: I have over 40 years teaching experience, which helps me serve you even better! I can identity your learning style in a hurry!
When I see each student conclude their weekly lesson with a smile on their face. Many of my vocal students have won numerous awards and lead roles in school plays and competitions. I LOVE teaching music!
My wife likes to tell people "whatever abilities God put in the student, Duff can bring it out". We have a recording studio in our home that we make available to students who have lessons lasting an hour or more per week.”
I enjoyed working seven years with the main stage band, vocalists, choir, media personnel. We also performed many seasonal musicals: Christmas, Easter, and 4th of July. Conducting the orchestras for these events was a wonderful experience. I also mentored young worship leaders.+ Read More
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