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Sam K.
Oakdale, Pennsylvania
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Beginner, Intermediate
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Basics of scales and intonation development, reading, bowing basics and fiddle style bowing rhythms, improvising, double-stops
About Sam K.

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my music studio/store for over 10 years. I have instructional book/cd(s) and instruments for purchase or rentals usually available on-site. I am experienced and friendly. Parking lot is free and off-street.

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Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!

Posted Jun 13, 2019
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Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.

Posted Jun 18, 2018
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Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

Posted Oct 8, 2016
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Experience
Music Teacher / Store /Studio Owner
Nov 2001 - Present
Private Music Studio
Music Store/Studio Owner/Operator/Teacher I teach ages 5-75 years old on the following instruments and styles: Electric/Acoustic/Bass Guitar (Pop/Rock, Bluegrass, Blues, Swing/Jazz) 5 String Bluegrass Style Banjo (Scruggs/Keith Style); Old-Timey style (Claw-hammer/Frailing)... Accordion, Mandolin, Fiddle/Violin, Dobro/Lap Steel/Pedal Steel and Upright Bass and Ukulele (Country/Bluegrass/Folk Styles)... Piano (Beginner/Intermediate Level)
Guitar/Bass/Banjo/Mandolin/Dobro/Piano Teacher
Nov 1992 - May 2002
Spratt Music
Guitar/Bass/Banjo Teacher
Nov 1992 - Dec 2001
Volkwein's Music; Pittsburgh Pa.
I taught ages 5-75 years old on the following instruments and styles: Electric/Acoustic/Bass Guitar... 5 String Bluegrass Style Banjo (Scruggs/Keith Style); occasionally Old-Timey style(Claw-hammer/Frailing)... Accordion (Traditional Style), Mandolin, Fiddle/Violin, Dobro and Upright Bass (Country/Bluegrass Style/Folk).
Education
B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985
Sep 1981 - Jun 1985
Penn State University
Languages
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency

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