Keith Chiappone

Keith C.

Middlesex, NJ
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Try the first lesson and if you’re not satisfied we'll refund any unused lessons.
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Try the first lesson and if you’re not satisfied we'll refund any unused lessons.

Songwriting Lessons

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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
During your lessons, you will learn different ways to go about composing compelling songs across different genres. Throughout your lessons, you will learn about chord progressions, writing melodies, and writing lyrics.

About Keith C.

Hi! My name is Keith, and I've been a music teacher for twelve years, and a BOE Certified English teacher for eightyears. I have been playing guitar and bass for 15 years, and have been playing ukelele for five. I can't wait to teach you your favorite songs, as well as help you write your own!

I also offer tutoring in English Language Arts for all grades from kindergarten to college. Whether you need help starting or finishing your essay, or need help understanding a difficult text, I'm here to help you out. I also tutor for PARCC and SAT. Have the comfort of knowing a State of NJ certified teacher is helping you out!

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Reviews (7)

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Emma W. Oct 7, 2019
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Great lessons. Reliable and talented.

Tom Jun 10, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

I've been seeing Keith for guitar lessons for several years now. Everyone says learning an instrument as an adult (I'm in my 40's) would be insurmountable, but Keith made it easy. Highly recommended.

Feyi R. Feb 19, 2018
Acoustic Guitar · In home

I found Keith to be very reliable, patient, knowledge in several subjects, flexible with problem solving and understanding of children's moods and personalities. He comes with a wide array of talent and is willing to meet your child at his/her interest level and learning style. He even switched from tutoring reading to art because my child totally refused to be tutored in reading.
He came prepared and on time every time, ready to tutor in either subject because my child was difficult, uncooperative and would not stick to her scheduled sessions. Through all this Keith remained dedicated, supportive and patient. He worked with us even to the premature ending of our sessions, and even then he remained understanding and supportive of our decision to end.
If there's one tutor I'd recommend; it would be Keith. He WILL make every effort to reach your child and engage them in the learning process to attain positive growth and development, you will NOT be disappointed in any way.

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Stacy M. Nov 21, 2017
Bass Guitar · In home

Keith has done a wonderful job introducing my son Thomas to bass guitar. From the first lesson my son enjoyed Keith's style of teaching. Keith is very flexible in adjusting to the learning style of the student. My son had particular songs he wanted to learn and Keith was open to helping him become familiar with the instrument through the songs that appealed to Thomas. I would highly recommend Keith for students at all levels. Keith is an experienced, personable, and talented teacher.

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Eric Aug 29, 2016
English Literature · In studio

Helped me out in a jam with my Shakespeare class at NJCU. Was able to meet up with him in the campus library. Helped me understand King Lear so well that when it came to writing my essay on it, I didn't really need his help, save for some basic proofreading. Highly recommended.

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Alyssa Aug 16, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

I was a stubborn student, but Keith helped me explore different ways to think about chords and picking styles. It definitely helped in regards to my development as a guitar player and song writer and I am happy to have had him as my instructor! :-)

Marcus Aug 16, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio

My 5 year old started with Keith while he was working at Jaime's Music in Bayonne. I've had nothing but a great experience with him. I was apprehensive at first, as I was told by other teachers that five was too young, but Keith helped us find the right guitar for him. My son is seven now, and although Keith isn't his teacher anymore, he's made a lasting impression. I even learned a little guitar, too!

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Experience

Teacher
Sep 2014 - Present

Piscataway TWP BOE

English Language Arts Literacy

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Songwriting Instructor
Mar 2009 - Sep 2016

Jaime's Music

Teacher
Sep 2011 - Jun 2014

METS Charter School

English Language Arts Literacy Creative Writing

Education

Bachelor's Degree Secondary Education/English
Sep 2006 - Jun 2011

New Jersey City University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Teaching Secondary Education in English
Jun 2011

State of NJ

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