- Levels Taught:
- Beginner, Intermediate
I am also VERY familiar with NYSSMA, for those who have students who would like to participate or are planning on participating again this year!
- Teaches students:
- Ages 4+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
My name is Ari and I am a full-time musician in the Hudson Valley who runs a lesson studio for music students in New Paltz! After my brief background, there are some recent career highlights below!
Brief Background: I have been teaching music privately for nine years, four of which I worked within NYS public school districts as a music technician for both New England and nationwide competing bands. I have a small music studio in New Paltz but depending on your location, I can do an online lesson with you! I am comfortable working with people of all different backgrounds and learning styles. I also have experience working with children and adults who have developmental disabilities or different types of behavioral problems.
Instruments I teach (not in order): clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, baritone, voice, songwriting, guitar, piano, music theory, and percussion. I am VERY familiar with NYSSMA, for those who have students who would like to participate or are planning on participating again this year.
Recent Career Highlights:
- Music featured on Granite Coast Entertainment Inc: Also listed as a featured artist
- Interview and music video featured in Skope Magazine (Global Music Magazine)
- Performed live and interviewed on WUSB 90.3 Stony Brook Radio
- Performed at Revolution Music Hall (Long Island, NY)
- Was selected by former VP of Warner Chappell Music, Judy Stakee, as a songwriter for her company's songwriting retreat!
- Performed at my sold-out EP release show for “The Castle You Built Me”
If you like my profile (even if you don't take lessons!) follow me on social media to see my progress in the music industry! I work to promote mental health and often talk about it openly with fans! Good luck with your teacher search!
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