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I believe in a strong musical foundation and that learning to play music should be fun!
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Whatever style the student is attempting, I stress proper technique and understanding of theory.
Verified Student · Piano · In home
· Piano · In studio
Verified Student · Piano · In studio
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I have been teaching bass guitar for over 11 years and have played in bands and recorded for over 30 years.I provide a core curriculum of bass technique and music theory combined with customizing to the student's interest. From rock and funk to jazz and blues,
Verified Student · Banjo · In studio
Verified Student · Violin · In studio
Verified Student · Guitar · In studio
I've been a musician all of my life. I have a music education degree and have performed in professional ensembles. I've played bass guitar in a funk rock band, covering many Red Hot Chili Peppers songs, as well as others from the 90's.
I currently focus my energy on the acoustic guitar, however I feel very comfortable playing and teaching introductory and intermediate skills on the bass, including techniques in finger picking and slap bass techniques.
Curriculum will include technique, styles discussion, songs, and performance.
Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I always make sure to work with the student first. I enjoy helping learners have new aha moments.
The majority of my students take guitar, bass guitar, or Spanish lessons, though I am an educator and help my students learn other skills and knowledge sets too.
I went to Ohio State University for college, earned a BA in Music Education, and graduated Kum Laude. I also spent 4 ye
Through my healing journey, I've developed patience, insight, and understanding for my students' learning processes.
Practice is a must in order to develop the necessary skills that demonstrate learning.
I'm excited to help you incorporate new skills into your life!
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
Being an adult beginner with music lessons, Joshua eases my frustration on immediately wanting to play perfect notes and chords. I look forward to continuing lessons.
Verified Student · Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student · Math · In home
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I also teach bass guitar. I double on electric bass whenver I called for a bass gig. Much of the concepts from guitar with technique and improvisation and reading and playing music carry over to bass guitar.
I began teaching beginning guitar lessons to friends and classmates in high school. Ever since I picked up the guitar, I knew it was something that I wanted to pursue professionally because of the joy that it brought me. Being able to share that with other p
Jazz is a style of music I specialize in and I teach it like teaching a language as I firmly believe that jazz is a language. I teach improvisation to not only guitar, but to all instruments as the concepts are the same. Improvisation lessons are fun and interactive and challenge you to be creative, which is what art is all about!
My teaching method is very flexible, as I am very aware that students learning styles and goals vary greatly. I am a patient teacher who will work to help put a student in a position to be successful and achieve his or her goals through lesson plans and teaching methods tailored to meet the student's learning style. Seeing students succeed and have fun making progress and improving as a musician brings me a lot of joy!
There is nothing more frustrating for a student than feeling like they're treading water trying to teach themselves. My goal is to make the learning process as fun as possible! One of the ways I do that is giving the student the opportunity to experiment with improvisation and explore the instrument during lessons and for when they practice at home to supplement the more formal training. This helps students develop their own individual sound on the instrument from day one, is fun and interactive, and gives the student the chance to be creative when learning a new instrument.
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
· Guitar · In studio
As a professional bassist I have played and taught every style of music. The guiding philosophy of my teaching style is to start by teaching the music you love and then use that music to segue into more abstract concepts such as music theory. I will frame lessons on theory within the songs that you pick, so that you always have a concrete sense of how theory applies to the music you play. Memorizing scales is boring, but you'll love to see how they work in your favorite songs. I strongly believe that comprehensive bass lessons drawn from your interests and passions will keep you engaged and foster immense musical growth.
I studied bass guitar with renowned bassist Ryan Beck for 8 years and also took lessons on guitar, upright bass, and voice. I hold two certificates from Berklee School of Music; a Specialist Certificate in General Musical Studies and a Professional Certificate in Production With Ableton Liv
My most notable performance work is with alt-country rockers, The Hasslers, in which I am the audio engineer, producer and bass player. I single-handedly recorded, mixed, and
produced our 2016 album, "State Center", which has received radio play across the US and positive attention from notable music blogs such as Northwest Music Scene. Stephen Carradini of Independent Clauses placed the album in his Top of 2016 list. With The Hasslers I have shared the stage with national touring acts such as Jason Isbell, Blitzen Trapper, Langhorne Slim and The Law, and The Cave Singers
I have also been an in-demand session player in numerous professional musical theater productions including Hair, Grease, and Phantom of The Opera.
Finally, after giving all my credentials, I'm a fun easygoing person! I want to build lessons around music that you are passionate about and have fun playing these songs with you. I love to teach and I would love to share my musical knowledge with you. Contact me for a free trial lesson!
· Bass Guitar · In home
· Bass Guitar · In home
· Bass Guitar · In studio
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