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Scott S. has been active as a performer and music teacher for over 30 years.
His teaching experience includes 5 years in the public schools of Connecticut and Massachusetts at both the High School and Junior High School levels, teaching voice, piano, music theory, music appreciation, music history and chorus.
As a conductor and music director, Scott has served at a number of churches including St. Mark United Church, Valrico, FL and Redeemer Lutheran Church in Winter Park, FL. He is also the former Assistant Director of the Warwick Chorale of Warwick, RI.
As a Bass-Baritone soloist, he has appeared with many choral organizations, including the Bach Festival Choir of Winter Park, FL, The Messiah Choral Society of Winter Park, the Florida Hospital Choir and the Rhode Island Civic Chorale.
As a popular musician, Scott has performed with a number of bands over the years and has done freelance vocal and keyboard work with a number of performers.
Scott's musical career began with the Sing Out Long Island cast of Up with People in 1968. He made his Baritone Solo debut at Columbia Teacher's College in New York City in Dave Brubek's "Light in the Wilderness"
*** Lesson Details ***
I will train you for recitals, competitions, a music career, or just for fun! With extensive experience in classical and contemporary music, I put equal focus on technique and fostering a musician'ÂÂs personal style and passion for music.
A recorder is available so students can track their performance audibly!
I make special efforts to invest in each student's particular needs, utilizing a variety of tools such as flash cards and supplemental workbooks, e.g. ear training, sight reading, note spelling, etc.
I offer the option to include MIDI training (recording) as part of lesson time so the student can learn to arrange, compose, and/or produce their own music as well.
All ages and levels welcome.
For voice students, it is recommended that a beginning student be at least 12 years of age, due to the dangers of damaging the instrument due to proper misuse of the voice.
*** Studio Equipment ***
Home studio includes grand piano, music stand, portable recorder and teaching materials. Also available is an electronic keyboard, amplification, computer with recording software, microphones and music printing capability.
*** Travel Equipment ***
All teaching is in my home studio.
Electronic equipment is available for outside recitals or performances as needed.
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