About Joshua S.
I have been studying music for over 2 decades, I graduated with a Bachelor's in vocal performance from the prestigious Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. Over a decade of recording and live performance experience in a various disciplines including pop, rock, reggae, folk, indie/alternative, opera, musical theatre, and jazz.
I am a proficient group and private music instructor teaching voice, piano, ukulele, electric bass, flute, cello, music theory and composition. I have experience working with children in a therapy music program, and students with special needs.
*** Lesson Details ***
My desire to share my passion for music is what drives me to teach it. My hope is to share the love and joy of music with people of all ages, and to instill an appreciation for music that will last a lifetime. I'm committed to the success of each of my students, and creating lesson plans that are designed to meet the specific needs and desires of each individual student. My teaching style ensures that my students not only learn the musicality of the instrument, but have fun while playing.
*** Specialties ***
My personal performance specialties are singing and playing in blues, rock, reggae, folk, and indie/alternative. I have recording and live performance experience in various disciplines and I am also proficient in opera, musical theatre, jazz, and pop. I am an experienced group and private music instructor teaching voice, guitar, piano, ukulele, electric bass, flute, cello, music theory and composition.
Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Bachelor of Music Performance: Vocals from Musicians Institute
He was excellent! Very patient and explained what he was teaching in a way my 7 year old could understand.
I bought these lessons for my 14-year-old son to improve his cello playing. Josh was personable and easy to follow. He was flexible with our schedule. Would definitely recommend him and I will likely continue lessons over the summer.
Great first lesson.
Very patient worked well with my Son on his first experience with cello.
Nicest guy ever. Made me feel very comfortable. Looking forward to more lessons.
Only one lesson so far, but my son really likes Josh!
The best teacher ever! Been helping me out so much and is always very kind. Definitely recommend his teaching.
Great teacher! Very knowledgable, helpful and fun. Welles is really enjoying her lessons and we are glad we found Joshua.
Joshua is making ukulele lessons very enjoyable for my 12 year old daughter. She took piano somewhere else before this and is really enjoying this new experience. She just keeps saying how fun it is!
Josh was right on time and created an instant rapport with my daughter. She is looking forward to continuing work with him.
He's very nice and a great teacher. I'm learning a lot.
I am a beginner at bass and Joshua is very patient. He makes learning fun and teaches in a way that is easy to follow. He is a very skilled musician and his passion for music shows. I highly recommend him.
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