Peter Cole
Livermore, CA
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Peter Cole

Peter C.

Livermore, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to people of all ages. I look forward to meeting you and inspiring you to explore the magic of music!

About Peter C.

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and computer production.

I teach guitar, piano, bass and drums, as well as music theory and composition and recording. (If you have a computer, or an old reel-to-reel recorder and want to get started recording your own music, I can help!)

I enjoy all kinds of music, but my specialties are pop, rock, classical, alternative as well as epic orchestral and atmospheric (used for TV/film).

I'm looking forward to meeting you and helping with your musical goals!

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