John Scott

John S.

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am an expert in the field of guitar technique. I have extensive knowledge of how to teach any level of a guitar player to play with good technique, and to extend the lifetime of their musical career drastically.

I am able to provide in-depth analysis of posture, positioning, and overall health to the student. I also am an expert is many musical styles. I am able to extract the key components of the techniques that are used to play a certain style​ and teach them to any level of student in an easy to understand manner.

About John S.

Hailing from Red Deer, Alberta, John started his musical journey in the summer of 2011. Since then, John has been actively working alongside local musicians in the Red Deer and Vancouver area in popular music groups as well as classical and jazz ensembles. John graduated top of his class from Red Deer College in 2017 with a diploma in music specializing in electric guitar with a minor in classical guitar. John is currently working towards his bachelor's degree in Jazz Performance/Composition at the world-renown performing arts school at Capilano University.

John has been working in music education since 2015, and since then has been honing his craft as a musician and an educator. John teaches guitar technique, musicianship, music theory and history as well as the ukulele and group courses such as small ensemble and semi-private lessons. John's unique ability to tailor the curriculum to his students and his vast knowledge of music and the technical side of music-making is what truly makes John one of the best upcoming teachers today.

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Experience

Freelance Guitarist
Jan 2011 - Present

Self-Employed

Education

Jazz Performance/Composition
Sep 2017 - Present

Capilano University

Music Diploma
Sep 2015 - Apr 2017

Red Deer College

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Advanced Rudiments Certificate
May 2015

Royal Conservatory of Music

Awards

Creative Artist of the Month
Oct 2016

Red Deer College

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