Scott McVaugh
Myrtle Beach, SC
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Scott McVaugh

Scott M.

Myrtle Beach, SC
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I can start beginners and get them reading notes, with adults and more experienced musicians I teach theory and how to comp chords so you can learn to play songs you like hopefully sing them too!

About Scott M.

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a recording studio at home, and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a sound engineer. I've written, performed and recorded my own album which made it to the 2nd round of the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, and was a voting member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Grammy Committee and NARAS (National Association or the Recording Arts and Sciences.) I started piano lessons from age 5 and just kept picking up more instruments and gear as I got older and never stopped learning or enjoying it!

*** Lesson Details ***
I have been teaching Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Ukelele, Singing, Music Production, Recording, and Composition, and Performing for 18 years.

I can teach you how to read music, tabs, ear training, music theory, composition, improvisation in just about any style.

Working with people writing songs is something I enjoy thoroughly; I can help you write and record your own songs. I like to take full advantage of the technology for learning and producing music.

Knowledgeable in instrument repair, set-up, and maintenance, I can help you fix instruments, teach you how to spot a good instrument, and how to adjust, maintain, and modify them to your liking.

Patient and experienced with a broad knowledge in music, I can give you hundreds of good references from previous students I've taught over the years.

I took every music class available in high school and opened my own business shortly after. I had to stay a step ahead of students to eat, so any questions or techniques I didn’t know, I would learn and be prepared to teach the following lesson. I compare my knowledge to folks that attended music schools, and self-teaching taught me more than what most of the graduates received at school because I had to figure it out and understand it on my own to be able to explain answers to my students.

*** Studio Equipment ***

Guitars, basses, ukelele, setar, percussion and drum sets, saxophones, hand drums, a 20-track digital recording studio with monitors that are equalized to the room's acoustics for accurate listening and mixing, plus an assortment of microphones, amps, mic stands, cables, and connectors.

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John
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Wanted to share an update after multiple lessons - Scott is a virtuoso teacher - he has some many techniques and tricks for helping a person learn to sing - he's also able to start anyone signing right off the bat - not just learning scales or technique - it's so much more fun to learn while you are singing at the same time.

Posted Oct 8, 2020
John
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Scott is an incredible teacher - he brings so many years of experience and different techniques that I couldn't help but become a better singer!

Posted Sep 26, 2020
Dean S.
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Scott is amazing he was patient and support Scott started the fire and passion I once had so long ago. That I can not put a price tag on. As a Head Softball coach for 50 years I know how much that means.

Posted Sep 12, 2020
Matthew T.
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Scott is a great teacher, informative, very skilled and fun to work with

Posted Oct 3, 2018
Liam
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Had our first lesson with Scott. He was great with my 7 year old. We look forward to future lessons with him!

Posted May 10, 2018
Eric
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Very personable and eager to share his love of music. He’s not looking to teach you “his way” but meeting you where you’re at and helping you get to where you want to go, musically.

Posted Dec 12, 2017
Ghaus B.
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Excellent, very knowledgeable, skillful, courteous and very humble instructor with lots of patience . A great teacher indeed.

Posted Nov 17, 2017
Sean R.
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Scott was super friendly and patient. He was very thorough and helped loosen Sean up into his inner rock star! We felt very comfortable with the whole experience and can't wait for the next lesson.

Posted Sep 28, 2017
Nicco M.
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My son loved his drum lesson with Scott today. Scott was very kind and encouraging. He even helped set up the equipment properly.My son has already practiced a few times and has not stopped talking about his lesson. Thank you Scott.We look forward to the next lesson.

Posted May 29, 2015

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Experience

Owner
Jun 2003 - Present

UROCK LLC

Opened my first music store over 17 years ago. Been teaching, performing, and recording ever since.

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Parent's Choice Award
Jan 2009

Parent's Choice Award

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