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About Phillip F.

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Rural Hall, NC

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About Phillip
I am a pianist and singer who started learning to play the piano at age 6, and I love teaching all students of all experience levels. Growing up I competed and placed highly in many competitions including playing with the Symphony Orchestra in my home town of Spartanburg, SC after winning it's concerto competition at the age of 17. In college I took piano from Dr. Charles Fugo at the University of South Carolina and also started taking voice lessons from Tonya Currier and Walter Cuttino. While still in college I worked with The South Carolina Opera company for a season as a member of the ense
mble and as Chorus Master.
Professionally, I have worked with different theater and opera companies as a lead actor and as a musician. I have also worked in many different church positions as a musician and singer.
I have many years of teaching experience with piano at all experience levels.

*** Lesson Details ***
I have experience teaching since 1995 while I was still in college. I primarily use Alfred and "Faber & Faber" piano methods for beginners. I teach how to read music, understand the theory behind the music, and the technique needed in a patient atmosphere at the pace of the student. I also teach you how the piano works and the different types of pianos as well as the history of keyboards used for different classical music. The lessons are geared toward the goals of the student no matter what level is desired.
In teaching singing, I will teach you the basics necessary to create a healthy and relaxed sound through technique. With experience singing music ranging from classical to contemporary church music to musical theater, I can teach you how to use the voice in a way that will promote a long time of singing without adding stress to the voice. I will work with any style of music and will give you the technique and confidence needed to become a better singer.

*** Studio Equipment ***
In my home studio is a piano and books with big windows to look out. Pianos are an upright piano and an Alesis Synthesiser. Seating is available for parents as well.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect the student to have a piano or an electric keyboard at home for piano lessons. For voice lessons a keyboard is not required but is helpful.

*** Specialties ***
I primarily teach piano in a classical style using either "Faber & Faber" or Alfred Methods for piano lessons.
For voice, I teach all my students to sing in a way that will be the most beneficial to the health of their voice. Doing this is helpful to all styles of singing.
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Larissa March 10, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · Online
Philip understood what I am looking for and my goals. He was easy to follow and explains the lesson well.
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krista S. March 9, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · Online
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Kumaresan V. February 23, 2017
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Phillip F.

Phillip F.

Rural Hall, NC 27045
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About Willy M.

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Winston Salem, NC
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About Willy
Willy has been teaching music for more than a decade, carrying on the tradition he learned when his father taught him piano as a youth. He is a multi-instrumentalist with a degree in music from Earlham College in historic Richmond, IN (the birthplace of recorded jazz, and home of 30s era Genette Records).

As a sound technician Willy gained valuable experience working at the world famous Tarry Town Music Hall near Sleepy Hollow, NY, where he worked with top notch touring bands like Blues Traveler, the Indigo Girls, Paul Shaffer, the Marshall Tucker Band, and the late, great Levon Helm. He al
so worked with A-list actors such as Stanley Tucci, James Cahn, Kevin Bacon and Keanu Reeves.

While living in Austin, TX, Willy was a member of the American Federation of Musicians alongside greats like Los Lonely Boys, George Straight, Lyle Lovett and Willie Nelson.

As a father of four young children, Willy teaches in a family friendly environment. At the SIW events, he has taught elementary students as well as adults all the way up to 86 years old! Willy is a background checked teacher and would love to pass on his knowledge of music to you and your family!
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Amy February 28, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Willy is a great instructor! He is very knowledgeable and patient. I explained my goals and he has helped me achieve them!
Thank you!!
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Riley S. February 15, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · In studio
Willy is very personable and made Riley feel at ease for his first lesson. He did go over a lot of material,but did not intimidate Riley and made the lesson fun.
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KC February 8, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In studio
Great teacher and really easy to work with. Loved it!
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Willy M.

Willy M.

Winston Salem, NC 27127
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$25 / 30-min

About Clint W.

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Asheboro, NC
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About Clint
I have been playing professionally for over 6 years and have been teaching for 10. My music has taken me to nearly all 50 states and countries as far away as Denmark.
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Clint W.

Clint W.

Asheboro, NC 27203
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$25 / 30-min

About Cristian G.

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Greensboro, NC

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About Cristian
My name is Tian Garcia .I've been playing music since i was 12 years old ,and started teaching briefly after that.
First was classic guitar and flamenco and then evolved to voice and piano.In my 20's i started to tour all over Central and South America.
Founded a music school in my home country with more than 120 students from all kinds of music background and genre.
In 2007 i moved to Greensboro NC and shorty after that i won the Carolina Music Award and was nominated twice for Producer Of The Year.
I have produced ,written and licensed music for movies like"Eyeborgs"that features all t
he the time in the Sci Fi channel.I have extensive experience in music production in the studio ,worked with Grammy award winners like Toby Wright ,Al West ,Young Juve etc .
I have a great passion to teach all kinds of music to my students,especially those on the beginners and intermediate stage,cause its critical to have the right instruction,and also have a lots of fun in the process.
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Cristian G.

Cristian G.

Greensboro, NC 27407
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$30 / 30-min

About Morgan M.

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Greensboro, NC

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About Morgan
I am a lifelong student of music, beginning my piano training at age 5. I graduated from the University of North Carolina's School of Music in December 2007. I have a BA in Music with a piano principal. I have taught a wide-range of students for the past 12 years. I am also a pianist/singer/songwriter who has lots of experience with making CDs, music production, songwriting, and how to get into the business. My 5th CD is scheduled to be released in March. Teaching music (piano, drums, and some vocal coaching) is what I enjoy the most. I also teach songwriting, although I feel that it is
more songwriting coaching, rather than teaching someone how to write. I am classically trained in piano and steer students toward aptitude in that genre, but I am also very flexible and believe that a student should work on what makes them happy to achieve progress. It is a balance of practicing the rudiments, while also having fun.
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Morgan M.

Morgan M.

Greensboro, NC 27410
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$30 / 30-min

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