I teach piano out of a kids method book for children and for my adult students I teach out of an age appropriate book as well. If you are looking to learn piano...make sure I'm your guy!
I have been a professional musician for over 20 years and enjoy performing and teaching a wide variety of genres. A church organist and accompanist, event pianist, jazz and blues, and light classical. I believe in teaching with compassion, encouragement, and have experience working with children and young adults with Asperger Syndrome, A.D.D., A.D.H.D., learning disabilities and gifted. My passion is music and teaching.
I customize each lesson to fit the student's needs. I make learning fun because a happy student learns.
Good technique is the foundation for good musicianship so every lesson will include observations and suggestions for improving technique. It doesn’t happen overnight, therefore the goal isn’t perfection but progress through creative, positive teaching strategies. However, progress is impossible without practice so I provide tools and fun incentives that encourage every student to come in each week well-prepared for their lesson.
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Have you always wanted to play the piano? We’re here to help! Get started with these 20 video tutorials hosted by San Diego, CA piano teacher Jordan M, one of our expert instructors with TakeLessons.com. In this free video series, you’ll get an introduction to the instrument and learn a few easy exercises to get you reading music and understanding rhythm!
Intro to the Piano: Learn about the parts of the piano and how to find the all-important Middle C.
Learn about proper posture, hand placement, and other beginner essentials.
Learn about the treble and bass clefs, and tips for remembering the notes on the piano.
Learn what all those sharps and flats really mean, and how to decode your music.
Follow along to master quarter notes, quarter rests, and half rests.
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