Sean Hicke

Sean H.

San Diego, CA

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Sean delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 9+

Teaching since:
September 2013

Hello! My name is Sean H and I am very passionate about music, and about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for a little over three years and also have experience as a section leader and band leader. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, and I am currently working towards a degree in Jazz Studies at San Diego State University.

As a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader, I have experience in many different aspects of music that I pass along to my students. I give lessons on upright and electric bass, guitar, piano, saxophone, and clarinet. In addition to this, I offer songwriting, ear training, and music theory lessons.

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Education

Jazz Studies
Aug 2014 - Present
San Diego State University
Music Education
Aug 2014 - Present
San Diego State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Kiwanis Club Music Scholarship
Aug 2014
Kiwanis Club
Louis Armstrong Jazz Award
May 2014
Saint Augustine High School

Photos & Videos

Take The "A" Train with The Hicke Sullivan Duo.
Performing at San Diego Magazine's "Best Of San Diego 2016" event.

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Recording for Jasmine Commerce's upcoming Kickstarter campaign.

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Photo by Sean H.

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Playing with the Wise Monkey Orchestra at the OB Street Fair

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Photo credit Anastaysa Photography.

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9 Reviews

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Mason M. Feb 1, 2017
Guitar · In home

Patient, articulate, encouraging.

Megan Jan 30, 2017
Guitar · In home

Great first lesson! Got my daughter interested in her lessons and she is looking forward to getting better.

Maddie Jan 25, 2017
Piano · In home

excellent

Cory T. Nov 30, 2016
Piano · In home

He was excellent! The kids enjoyed their lessons! They are eager to practice for next week!

ishan Nov 8, 2016
Guitar · In home

great first lesson. very patient and polite

Abby Oct 30, 2016
Upright Bass · In studio

He seemed very knowledgeable and encouraging throughout the lesson. Abby really liked him.

Jeremy Harstad Oct 27, 2016
Saxophone · Online

Adrian Sep 14, 2016
Saxophone · In home

Sean is a great teacher. Very patient and knowledgable.
Highly recommend him.

Jake D. Sep 11, 2016
Clarinet · In home

Sean is amazing! Best instructor my son could ever ask for. Reliable, knows his stuff and absolutely the best!!! Very highly recommended!

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