Prawit Siriwat
Brooklyn, NY
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Prawit Siriwat

Prawit S.

Brooklyn, NY
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
As a performing guitarist, music director, arranger, and band leader, I can share my experience with guitar techniques that will help you to achieve the next level in your playing. We can focus on ways to use the guitar to learn songs, technical exercises, creating music with others, understanding the instrument, and learn how to play a variety styles of music ranging from rock to jazz to classical to bluegrass.

About Prawit S.

Guitarist and Composer based in Brooklyn, New York, with a Masters in Jazz Studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz Studies from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. I have played in a variety of musical groups ranging from rock bands, to samba bands, jazz/fusion, and 20th century Classical/improvised music. I have been an adjunct private lesson instructor for jazz and pop guitar at NYU for two years and regularly teach my own studio of private lessons. I pay attention to each students' needs, and develop lessons that are specifically tailored to each students' strengths and weaknesses to create a positive and inspiring experience.

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Joris
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Wit's understanding and non-dogmatic teaching style made classes high-quality and stress-free. Remote instruction was deeply engaging, which I wasn't expecting as someone who is used to in-person music classes. I definitely learned more than I have in any other guitar class.

I especially appreciated that class felt like a discussion rather than a recital. Instead of following one method or theme, I was encouraged to completely shift our attention at any time if there was anything I was curious about.

Wit presents difficult ideas with enough context that I, having a limited understanding of theory, felt able to keep up and incorporate higher-level concepts into my writing/playing.

Can't recommend Wit's classes enough!

Posted Jul 5, 2020
Bianca
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Prawit is such an incredible teacher - he structures the lessons to your specific goals, makes sure you understand everything before you move on, and makes it fun!
I love the structure he provides, and also the fact that he makes sure to check in as you are progressing. 👏🏼 I highly recommend him as a teacher

Posted Jun 20, 2020
Ruby
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I have been Prawit's student for several years in both in-home lessons and online. He is an amazing teacher! Prawit really takes the time to understand what I want to learn, and shows me how to achieve those goals. He is extremely clear, patient, and supportive. He teaches me both acoustic and electric guitar in several different musical genres.

Posted May 27, 2020
Olek
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I have been taking lessons with Prawit for over a year, and I've learned more in that time than I had in my previous six years of playing without instruction.

For pretty much anything you want to learn Prawit will have 5 different excersises for it. I didn't really even know what I wanted to learn going into the lessons, but Prawit was able to take my vague idea and guide me to becoming a better musician and guitar player.

Beyond that he's a very kind and non-judgmental person. I would highly recommend taking lessons with him.

Posted May 18, 2020

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Experience

Adjunct Instructor for Private Lessons
Feb 2019 - May 2020

New York University

Adjunct private lesson instructor for undergraduate students at New York University. My curriculum focused on helping students build a vocabulary for improvisation, assistance with learning songs, techniques for learning songs by ear, and building a strong foundation in guitar technique that can be applied to varying contemporary genres.

Private Guitar & Bass Instructor
Sep 2018 - Jun 2019

Riverdale Music Studio

I taught private guitar students and one bass student with a wide variety of levels and styles. We focused mainly on developing sight reading techniques, guitar technique, and learning popular songs. Some students focused on jazz improvisation and some on songwriting.

Private and Group Lesson Instructor
Dec 2016 - Jul 2017

Keys to Success (Ozone Park)

Taught private and group lessons at the Keys to Success music program in Ozone Park. Worked with beginner to advanced students and prepared students for recitals.

Education

Masters in Music
Aug 2018 - May 2020

New York University

Bachelors of Fine Arts
Aug 2011 - Dec 2014

The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music

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