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IRISH | GYPSY | OTHER FOLK | ROCK | ELECTRONIC | OTHER
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As you read this please remember how awesome I am. Last year (2014) I Recorded violin and cello on an album which won a San Diego Music Award voted best "Americana Album" with a group called Midnight Pine. Albums Recorded: "Buried" with Midnight Pine nominated for best Americana album of 2014 in the SDMA music awards (Violin +Cello) "Past Forward" with Blaise Christopher Guld also nominated for SDMA award (Violin+Cello) 2 Live Albums from the AUM Dome with Krista Richards (Electric Violin) Online Album with I-earth Music , a corporate world music band +New Unreleased album with Trent Hancock (just debuted on 91X and 94.9) a possible hit! - a song called Splinter (Violin) probably will win win an SDMA award this year or maybe something bigger? My History: Born in
I grew up in Southern CA and played piano all my life beginning with classical studies at age 6. I moved to the east coast and obtained my music degree from NYU in 1995 and began teaching in Greenwich Village NYC in 1999. All the while I taught I continued to take lessons from some of the world's greatest musicians living in NYC. I was classically trained, but ventured into jazz and pop studies after college. I played many jazz solo gigs in New York City as well as accompanied singers, performed and sang my own material at songwriter venues, accompanied rock bands on keyboards and performed classical music in the recital galas I hosted for my students. I've played and taught all styles and have a passion for teaching and learning! I encourage students to play what they love, ...
I have over 20 years of piano experience. I was trained via the Suzuki method, but I prefer to use my own method with my students. I mostly play dark classical (Rachmoninoff meets Muse) and anything current I hear on the radio that gets stuck in my head (Popular Music).
I encourage my students to learn music theory and sight reading, but I respect that everyone has different motivations for learning piano. If your goal is to play the songs you hear on the radio by ear, I will teach you how to do that without wasting your time with sight reading.
What do Britney Spears and Beethoven have in common? They're both pop music! One just happens to be 200 years old. Berklee College of Music graduate from Boston, MA with a passion for all genres, though mainly popular music. For me, music has always been about having fun and doing what feels natural, and I try to pass this on to my students. In all seriousness, if it's not fun, why do it? I'm super laid back, but I refuse to let you spend your money, or someone else's, on lessons like it's going out of style. I believe that the more fun you have with music, the more you'll want to play, and as a result, the better a musician you will become. *** Lesson Details *** Together, we will create daily, weekly, and monthly goals for you to achieve. In this way, we can both ...
I was born in Santa Barbara, but I have lived in many states and I have also lived outside of the country. I started to play the piano at age 11, which is much older than when most children start. Once I began playing the piano I became addicted to it. Because I have moved around a lot, I had many piano teachers and learned from many different teaching styles. In college I began playing the organ and I am now the organist at St. Ann Catholic Church in Logan Heights. *** Lesson Details *** I am neither too strict nor too laid back, but just right! I have taught many students, each of whom respond differently to different teaching styles. Some students respond better to a more rigid style of teaching, where others need more flexibility. What is important to me is that my students enjoy ...
TEACHER STEVEN B
He is an experienced teacher of piano / keyboard. He teaches all levels, including professional. Beginners are welcome. He enjoys teaching beginners. If it is a young person, he wants numbers when the student attends each week for the lesson. In other words, he wants to know how much time the student practiced during the week. Thirty minutes per day is the minimum he accepts from the student. Some of his students take lessons on two instruments as in piano & voice. He offers 30-minute lessons, 45-minute lessons, or 60-minute lessons. This teacher currently has one or two openings for new students.
PIANO - KEYBOARD
The teacher combines methods of teaching reading music, playing by ear, and improvisation... and this work wonders for his piano students. They play with confidence, feeling, and great interpretation! Through the process, he teaches all the fundamentals of technique in piano for correct hand positions, fingering, and posture. He has his recording ...
Reviews From Students and Parents (Piano - Guitar - Voice) Steven B’s fun and patient teaching style rocks. I see how his bright, fun-loving personality, and knowledge of music for piano makes him top choice as my daughter’s music instructor. Anthony Steven B, a patient, gifted teacher has supervised my studies on guitar with good humor, wit and flexibility. I would recommend him without hesitation to players young and old. Tim I took voice and piano lessons in Mr. Bruce’s studio and also online via Skype. Both experiences were great, and it was really convenient to do the lessons on Skype. Mr. Bruce is an excellent teacher, and he is very patient. I recommend him to anyone who wants to learn to play an instrument or sing! Kat I just wanted to say Thank You and let ...
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Adrián : Born on October 17, 1975, and raised in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, México, Adrian T. grew up surrounded by the traditional music of Central America from Danzón, Boleros and Rumba, to Son and Mambo. Adrián began developing his musical ability starting at the age of eleven. He was inclined to play the tenor saxophone and the flute with an understanding of classical music and a distinct attraction to jazz, and five years later chose to take on the clarinet. His grandmother, a "Danzón Nut" according to Adrián, urged her grandson in that direction, but the young player was adamant towards a newfound paragon for himself: John W. Coltrane. 2001 was a year that would have a profound impact on Adrián’s music. While pursuing Sociology and Music Studies at The University of Texas, El Paso, he
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