I am a music teacher with a very eclectic background. I am a musical theatre composer, but I also have experience performing as a guitarist, vocalist, bassist, pianist, and percussionist in various bands (many different genres of music). I hold a Master's Degree in Music Education from Hunter College as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Musical Theatre from Marymount Manhattan College. I have completed the BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop.
I offer private instruction on:
- the guitar
- the piano
- the electric bass
- various percussion (drum kit, djembe)
- fun instruments (kazoo, harmonica)
I can also offer:
- vocal coaching
- monologue coaching
-work with your schedule and find a time that works for you
-provide affordable rates
-teach specific genres (rock, folk, jazz, reggae, funk, metal, classical)
-*vocalists: get you playing rhythm guitar/piano/bass and singing simultaneously
...Teach classes to the visually impaired. (Groups of 2-6 teenagers at a time)
...Cover a broad variety of musical topics spanning from musical improvisation, songwriting, to drum circles!
...Lead classes of up to 12 children at a time. (Ages infants-5)
...Early musical exposure, development of tactile skills, basic music theory, and introduction to all basic instruments in the orchestra, along with complete immersion into musical culture.
...Play a new orchestral instrument each week for the students. (including: oboe, clarinet, flute, French horn, trombone, trumpet, marimba, violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, snare drum, bassoon, and various percussion instruments.
...Music directed: Oklamhoma, Annie, Peter Pan, and two student showcases. (ages 9-15)
...Taught the children audition techniques (entering the room, conversing with pianist, prepping resume, etc), and how to approach new work!