•The styles I teach most often are jazz, classical and popular. Although I have studied many different genres, my specialties are saxophone and composition. I have studied with music teachers such as Anthony Braxton, Herb Pomeroy, Charlie Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Burton, Joe Viola, Ken Pullig, John LaPorta, Hal Crook, James Newton and Ken Radnofsky. •9/1997 – Present San Lorenzo (CA) Unified School District Independent Music Teacher 9/1990 11/1997 St. Felicitas School San Leandro, CA St. John School Fiat School of Music Music Unlimited San Lorenzo, CA Pinole, CA San Leandro, CA Provide individual and group music instruction to people from age 3 to 99. Deliver instruction based on Music Teachers National Association Certificate of Merit Curriculum for Saxophone, Flute, ...
My name is Kristen K. and I am an accomplished violinist and teacher from Lexington, Kentucky. I began my musical studies at age 7 and quickly discovered my passion and love for music. As a young musician, I attended numerous summer music festivals, participated in the Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra. I was a winner of two concerto competitions, which gave me the opportunity to perform solos with the youth orchestra. I continued my studies at the University of Kentucky as a Violin Performance major and it was there that I discovered my love for teaching music! After completing my performance degree, I decided to also pursue a Bachelor’s in Music Education. During my college career, I served as a teaching assistant in the University of Kentucky String Project, I taught group and private ...
Teaching students about:
-scales and arpeggios
-proper bow technique
-left hand facility
Improving these skills can greatly increase the enjoyment of playing in students.
Hello, I'm Sam, and I've been playing the viola for 13 years, and teaching for a total of 4-5 years. I'm a recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, but I'm a native born South Dakotan. I'll tell you a little bit about myself as a teacher. I love sharing what I've learned with students, and I'm particularly interested in teaching students what they want to work on, but also giving them the tools that they need to succeed. I teach from either a traditional standpoint, or from Suzuki books in order to teach technical facility. I don't provide instruments or the accessories that go along with it, so please be prepared to have those things. I'll also provide a list of music that you should order after our first lesson. I always hope to open the eyes of my ...
I've been teaching violin for 35 years and my students have gone on to Juilliard, Boston Conservatory of Music, recording artists, orchestra concertmasters, etc. Within the first few lessons you will be able to hold the instrument properly and create a beautiful ringing sound and as time goes on you'll start to play short songs with ease and freedom. I specialize in the Rolland and Suzuki approach to string playing and have a music stand and metronome available for your lesson. I love working with students of ages and and experience levels and look forward to meeting you soon.
Offering Violin Lessons in classical, jazz, folk, Latin, blues, pop, etc. with opportunities to play in small and large groups at house concerts, recitals, jam sessions, holiday events, community functions, etc. Goal is to find your own musical sound. Foundation techniques are based on Paul Rolland and Shinichi Suzuki.
I began learning to play violin from the age of 7 and picked up the viola beginning at age 15. I played in the San Diego Youth Symphony in high school. I have been teaching violin and viola since 2012. I have greatly enjoyed both teaching music and learning about music pedagogy through the Suzuki Association of the Americas.
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I earned my BA in French from Pomona College, followed by my Masters in French Language Education from the Sorbonne University in Paris. I have three years of experience teaching English and English as a foreign language to middle and high school students. I have taught private violin and viola lessons since the beginning of 2012. As a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, I have completed their violin pedagogy courses for Suzuki books one through three. I play viola in the San Francisco Civic Orchestra.
I can teach all levels. I learned the violin with Suzuki method, but am open-minded to beginning students with various methods. I am passionate about all music and would be more than happy to teach any level at any pace. Personally, I was a goal-oriented and intensive student so if you are serious about the instrument/music, I may be perfect for you! Otherwise, it would be my pleasure to assist you whether it be rekindling an old passion/hobby or igniting one!
I have intensively studied the violin for more than 20 years placing in numerous regional to national competitions growing up. I studied at the prestigious Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University with world-re known faculty and peers. Finally graduated with a BM degree, my passion and respect for music (all sorts although my major is in classical genre) is only growing. I enjoy sharing the gift with everyone I can. I am can be relaxed and easy to work with. But for those who are serious, I am your match! I look forward to working with you to aid in achieving your dreams and/or kindling a new talent inside you!
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