Jeff Oliveros

Jeff O.

Henderson, NV

Lesson Details



Jeff delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
August 2008

Like many of my friends in high school not knowing what direction to take in life, I chose to take a business career path instead of one of a starving artist. I have a Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Fullerton, a Masters from UC Irvine, and have had much success working for several Fortune 500 companies. However, my love of music always surfaces. And now that I have the resources and ability to spend more time having fun and enjoying life, I choose to spend some of this time teaching and helping students find a love for music.

Music has always been an important part of my life. I've had piano lessons since 6 yrs of age and been the lead tenor in many show choir and vocal performing groups. Since 2005, I've been learning the guitar from many local Las Vegas artists ranging from lounge bands at Caesars Palace to orchestra players for the Cirque du Soleil.

*** Lesson Details ***
As a kid, I enjoyed playing piano but I felt that my piano lessons were more of a chore than a hobby, a routine of playing songs I did not particularly like. I make lessons fun by having my students choose the music/genre that they want to play. When they learn songs that they like, students are more engaged and interested. And because they are enjoying themselves, they develop their musical talents more quickly.

My lessons are fun but also challenging. I take you out of your comfort zone by recording lessons from time to time so that you’ll know what you sound like. I feel that the best music comes out when you play from the heart. I teach fundamentals and theory, but I encourage creativity. Each artist is unique and my job is to bring out that individual music style and give you a foundation to grow on.

From a business perspective, I’m organized, punctual, friendly, informative and easy to learn from.

Try me!

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have contacts who can provide a full range of recording equipment and provide coaching assistance while recording in the studio. Your end product will be of higher quality for a lower price. We're professionals!

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide a guitar but would expect the student to have one or get one. I'll loan you one until you get one and I can provide some tips on where to shop.

*** Specialties ***
I enjoy R&B and jazz but can teach any style

I started out on take lessons as a music instructor, but I also teach a wide variety of academics. I do have an MBA so I can coach you well and help you ace those exams. Like my music lessons, practice makes perfect. So you'll need to study and "earn" those A+ grades.

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Sep 2003 - Jun 2006
UC Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business
Business Administration - General Management
Sep 1991 - Jun 1996
California State University Fullerton

Photos & Videos

My recording, guitar and vocals.
Photo by Jeff O.

Photo by Jeff O.

Photo by Jeff O.

Almost got the gig to do the opening song for the Golden Knights!

Linda Laws Band 2013-2016


5 Reviews

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Sam C. Feb 1, 2018
Singing · In studio

He takes the time to really help you develop your voice in a fun way so that you can see your progress as you go!

samantha S. Jul 18, 2017
Singing · In studio

Jeff is so friendly! My 12 year old was very shy at first but he made her feel comfortable from the beginning and now she is very excited about going to her next class.
He is also very knowledgeable and professional.
Definitely a 5 star!

Mert May 20, 2017
Singing · In home

Great experience

Dave Nov 11, 2016
Guitar · In studio

Jeff was very attentive and responded quickly to me. He is an accomplished musician and an effective teacher.

Don B. May 7, 2014
Guitar ·

Grandson is learning guitar

Jeff has been very patient with my 8 year old grandson. Jeff is competent and friendly. Thanks Jeff.

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