John Shapley

John S.

Peachtree City, GA

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About

John delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 7+

Teaching since:
September 1983

I teach all of the band instruments, orchestral strings, piano/keyboard, guitar, voice and drum set. I specialize in teaching performing skills in jazz and contemporary music which allows many of my students to eventually perform professionally.

Experience

Private Music Instructor
Aug 1984 - Present
John S.

Professional music instruction for all instruments, all styles of music and all learning levels from children to adults, beginning, intermediate, advanced and professional musicians alike!

Education

Master of Music in Jazz & Contemporary Media
Sep 1989 - May 1990
Eastman School of Music
Bachelor of Music
Sep 1983 - Jun 1989
Florida State University College of Music

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

National Board Certification in Early Middle Childhood Music
Jun 2004
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Awards

Teacher of the Year 2008
Jan 2008
Coweta County Public School System
Teacher of the Year 2004
Aug 2004
Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Photos & Videos

Playing a solo on El Pambiche Lento in Miami cir. 2002

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Clarinet solo on "Mood Indigo" for the Essence of Ellington concert for the South Florida Swing & Jazz Society.

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The new Selmer Reference 54 Tenor.

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Playing my new Bari Sax is a lot of fun!

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Helping Ben play his solo on his first piano performance on the Spring Recital 2014.

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Big Ole Band rehearses at the studio for the Spring Recital 2014.

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Keba performs "My regards" and "Milestones" on the Spring Recital 2014.

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Nick performs "Old Castles" on the Spring Recital 2014.

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Photo by John S.

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John S. Jun 21, 2014
Saxophone · In studio

John is a dedicated and caring music instructor who works to improve a students ability in a comprehensive and detailed fashion. I highly recommend him to anyone who is serious about improving their skills as a musician."

Melissa DiBattista

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