I work with the student to come up with a great plan which addresses their specific goals. Providing a blend of focused subjects, creative musicianship and music theory. Tailored to the unique expressive qualities and desires of each student.
Not only do I approach teaching with sensitivity to individuality, I also equip student's with the tool's necessary to excel and have a solid foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment and exploration in music.
Write and develop new music education courses for guitar instruction. Topics include Bossa Nova, Jazz Improvisation, Fingerstyle Guitar, etc.
Provide piano and guitar instruction to students in their own homes.
Teach private lessons in guitar, composition, piano, musicianship and other topics. Write method books, develop online learning materials, etc.
Provide quality private instruction in the areas of guitar and piano.
During my collaboration with Sax player Mr. Torres we had several residency's at local jazz clubs and resturaunts and were the house band serval nights a week at various venues.
For several years I had the great honor of being a musician in residence with Earl Lavines Jazz combo. Which was the house band at the Kurby House.
During my time at the Great Plains Theatre I works as an orchestra musician in the pit. Working in musical theatre shows.
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.