Temo Aguilar

Temo A.

Sacramento, CA

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About

Temo delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2015

Temo is a new face in the Sacramento music scene. He works as a triple threat musician- a vocalist, an educator, and an arranger of jazz and pop music. Temo received his degree in Jazz Studies from California State University Sacramento. In the future, he will be reaching for a Master's Degree in vocal pedagogy with an emphasis in contemporary commercial music.

From humble beginnings, Temo started his passion for music in high school and middle school, starting as a double bass player for the school’s orchestra and jazz bands. In between school days, Temo also took piano lessons. After graduating, Temo began to study classical singing and choral music under the direction of Dr. Richard Chagnon at San Diego Mesa College.

Following his time in community college, he moved on to study jazz as a soloist and as a member of the three jazz choirs at CSUS under the direction of Gaw Vang Williams. In the vocal jazz group, C-Sus Voices, Temo had the privilege of attending the Next Generation Jazz Festival. The group’s victory at Next Generation then took them to the Monterey Jazz Festival.

With a budding teaching studio and a slew of performances across California, Temo is one of the most eclectic and unique voices on the music scene today.

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Experience

Online Administrator
Sep 2017 - Present
Jazz Piano School

Responsibilities Include:
-Creating and implementing lesson plans.
-Writing, editing and drafting course materials.

Music Tutor
Jan 2016 - Present
Mu Phi Epsilon

Responsibilities Include:
-Tutoring students through college level coursework in a variety of subjects all pertaining to music, including but not limited to: vocal pedagogy, history, ear training/musicianship.

Teaching Assistant
Jan 2016 - May 2016
California State Unversity Sacramento

Responsibilities include:
-Proctoring and administering examinations.
-Keeping record and tracking of students' performance.
-Tutoring all students in musicianship/ear training.

Studio Assistant
Sep 2015 - Dec 2015
Gaw Vang Music Studio

Responsibilities include:
-Managing, recording, and receiving student tuition.
-Managing student records.
-Writing and printing exercises and sheet music.

Education

Music - Jazz Studies
Sep 2015 - Present
California State Unversity Sacramento
Music
Sep 2010 - May 2015
San Diego Mesa College

Languages

American Sign Language
Limited Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Collegiate Vocal Jazz Winner
Apr 2017
Reno Jazz Festival
Collegiate Vocal Jazz Winner
Mar 2017
Next Generation Jazz Festival
Collegiate Vocal Jazz Winner
Mar 2016
Next Generation Jazz Festival

Affiliations

Mu Phi Epsilon
May 2017

Mu Phi Epsilon (ΜΦΕ) is a co-ed international professional music fraternity. Today, Mu Phi Epsilon has chapters both nationally and internationally. The fraternity supports achievement in music through the awarding of grants and scholarships, as well as music competitions, concerts, and summer music programs. Much of this work has been supported by the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation, an organization that has been in existence since 1963, as well as fundraising and donations.

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4 Reviews

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Matt Dec 19, 2017
Vocal Training · In home

He definitely knows what he's doing, I'm glad to call him my voice instructor

Luis Dec 18, 2017
Ear Training · In studio

Taking lessons with Temo for ear training was amazing!! He helped me understand how to hear things, as well as teaching me how to sing and write down what I hear. He gave helpful advice on many things such as singing technique, dictation, and interval recognition. Temo has been well prepared for every lesson and knows various teaching methods to help. I'm very grateful to be taking lessons from a wonderful teacher

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Sandro Dec 18, 2017
Ear Training · In studio

Temo is a great teacher. I realled enjoyed training my ear with him. His teaching helped my singing and my intonation on my violin. Temo is also a very personable and professional person. I highly recommend him.

Ethan Dec 18, 2017
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Great to work with. Very flexible. And encourages you to never give up. Will work with your learning speed level and accommodate to what you need in order to learn the material. Very good tutor

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