Being a brass player myself, I have taught hundreds of students the art of playing the trumpet in school bands over the years. Some have even gone on to teach music themselves!
Originally from Chicago, I attended Chicago Musical College for 2 years before moving to Calif. and receiving my B.A. in music from Cal. State Northridge. I also have an M.A. in Education from there. I have been a band director in public schools for over 40 years. My bands have won over 50 1st place awards in music competitions. I have been playing keyboard professionally since the age of 14. I truly enjoy working with both kids and adults on a one on one basis, and provide a relaxed and friendly, yet goal-oriented experience. *** Lesson Details *** In each lesson,students will work on technique, music theory, and learn pieces (both from the method book and from supplementary material). I choose material for each student to use based on age, ability, and interest. I don't use a "one
*** Travel Equipment *** I provide sheet music exercises that I have developed. Students should have an instrument in good working order. *** Specialties *** Classical, Jazz & Improv
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything”. -Plato Have you ever thought about learning music? Well my teaching philosophy is to help those eager to learn, play and read music as creatively and successfully as possible, and it is never too late to start learning. :) With hands on instruction, you can achieve any musical goals you would like! So what are you waiting for? Contact me, Sophia T. for more information.
I played trumpet for four years in high school band. I am confident that I can teach beginners up to the high school level.
Hello! I am a pianist and composer currently living in Thousand Oaks California. I am offering lessons in Thousand Oaks and in the Santa Monica area of Los Angeles. I am a graduate of Cal State Northridge's Media Composition Program. My dream is to be a film composer and I spend much of my free time creating and producing music. I have been teaching piano for over five years, and have taught students ranging from age 5-85. Being a composer, I am also a multi-instrumentalist and can teach beginning level guitar, drums, trumpet, and various other instruments. I have been playing music all my life. I started out in elementary school band playing the saxophone, and later the french horn, and trumpet. I have been playing the piano for 10 years. Thanks for visiting my profile!
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