Tom Furdon
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Tom Furdon

Tom F.

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Levels taught:
Beginner
Beginner piano.

About Tom F.

Tom has a music degree focused in guitar performance and a combined professional teaching and performance career that spans over twenty years.

Tom began teaching in 1994 and still practices today instructing students of all ages on guitar and bass techniques, as well as music theory.

Tom is very laid back and embraces working at the pace that each of his students feels most comfortable. Lessons are about the student’s ambitions. If it is learning their favorite songs or a deep dive into music theory, jazz improvisation or songwriting it can be covered in strides that seem fit to the student. Books can be used for guidance and a custom lesson plan created that will fit specific criteria desired to be achieved by the student. Remember, practice makes perfect. The more you put in, the more you will get out of it!!

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Frank G.
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Great first lesson.

Posted Jan 9, 2020
Steve B.
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First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...

Posted Aug 6, 2019
George S.
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No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍

Posted May 23, 2019
George S.
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Posted May 23, 2019
Spiky S.
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Posted Jan 4, 2019
Amy P.
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My son has enjoyed his lessons with Thomas. Looking forward to eventually moving onto the guitar.
Definitely recommend!

Posted Oct 29, 2018
Mark
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Tommy is an excellent Guitar teacher...very knowledgeable!
I am a beginner and Tommy was very patient, positive and encouraging
Highly recommend!

Posted Jun 8, 2018
Tim
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Definitely one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's patient, talented, and really nice. I learned way more than I expected during my first lesson, and it was really fun.

Posted May 30, 2018
Cammann P.
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Thomas is very patient and kind. Lessons are for my 10 hear old.
He loves him!

Posted Mar 11, 2018
Amy
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Lessons have been for my 10 year old boy. Thomas is super patient, kind, and knowledgeable.

Posted Feb 27, 2018
Sanjay ..
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Posted Feb 19, 2018
Mark
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Great first lesson!

Posted Jan 4, 2018
Phillip S.
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Thomas is a wonderful teacher, he is helping me gather my thoughts on the songwriting process and provides excellent guidance on how to proceed in my own practice as a novice.

Posted Dec 14, 2017
Martina
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A great, enthusiastic teacher!

Posted Nov 28, 2017
Emma Smith
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Very detailed, teaches at a perfect pace & knows what he's doing :)

Posted Nov 13, 2017
Emma Smith
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Posted Nov 13, 2017
Ed C.
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Very knowledgable so far after one lesson

Posted Mar 21, 2017

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Experience

Musician - Performer/Instructor/Producer
Jan 1994 - Present

Tommy Furdon Music

Education

Jazz Performance
Sep 1996 - Jun 1998

WCSU

Music
Sep 1994 - Jun 1996

Dean College

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

Phi Theta Kappa
Dec 1994
The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

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