Peter Verdugo
Tempe, AZ
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Peter Verdugo

Peter V.

Tempe, AZ
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Hi, there! I've been teaching private lessons since 2010 I love helping my students learn how to read music, perform in groups at a high level, and compose their own music. I have a teaching style that is engaging, fun, and effective! I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

About Peter V.

Hi, there! My name is Peter Verdugo and I cannot wait to work with you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2010 and have loved helping my students learn how to read music, perform in groups at a higher level, and compose their own music. To learn more about lessons please feel free to contact me! I am looking forward to hearing from you!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music stands
Method Books
Sheet Music
Mac Book Pro
iPad

*** Travel Equipment ***
Method Books
Sheet Music

*** Specialties ***
Helping students get to the next level of performing and writing

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William C.
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Peter was very patient and helpful with Will during his first lesson. Will thought it was fun working with Peter.

Posted May 18, 2019
Emily N.
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Peter

Has been excellent. He is patient but clear , always prompt and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend peter for anyone considering lessons.

Posted Feb 28, 2018
Michael N.
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Very professional and helpful, excellent teacher

Posted Feb 23, 2018
Reggie
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Peter is an incredible instructor. His breadth of knowledge and understanding is unparalleled to that of anyone I have ever encountered. He is patient, and kind and genuine all around good guy. I enjoy working with him.

Posted Oct 30, 2017
Mary Margaret
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Pete is an excellent. Very patient and a good sense of humor. As a late in life learner I was anxious about learning something new. Pete let's me go at my own pace. I highly recommend him.

Posted Sep 7, 2017
Jon Jon J.
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Peter is very nice and my son really enjoyed his lesson. I really am glad we got Peter as his teacher!

Posted Jul 10, 2015

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Experience

Musician
Aug 2004 - Present

God's Grace Church

Performed on needed instrumentation such as drum set, acoustic guitar, electric bass, piano, and background vocals for special events and church services.

Director of Bands
Aug 2018 - May 2019

Gilliland Middle School

I teach students who are first year performers on their instrument to third and fourth year performers on their instruments on the fundamentals and benefits of performing music of multiple genres.

Music Clinician, Consultant and Music Arranger
Oct 2017 - Dec 2017

Marcos de Niza Padre Pride Marching Band

Worked with students in small group and one on one settings to perform Marching Band Music at the highest level. Wrote exercises and arranged music to help students as a whole to perform at a higher level.

Music and Visual Instructor
Jul 2014 - Mar 2016

Marcos De Niza High School

I taught many different styles of music ranging from Rock, R&B, Classical and Folk music for performances at community events and competitions, and I also taught the fundamentals of marching.

Piano Guitar and Voice Instructor
Aug 2012 - Oct 2015

God's Grace Church

Praise and Worship team vocal coach, guitar instructor, and piano instructor

Education

Music Education
May 2014 - Dec 2016

Grand Canyon University

High School
Aug 2005 - May 2009

Marcos de Niza

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

BA Music Education: Instrumental Music
Dec 2016

Grand Canyon University

Fingerprint Clearance Card
Jun 2014

State of Arizona Depratment of Public Safety

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