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I first began teaching when I was appointed by my professor to be the tutor for music theory and beginning guitar class at the college I was attending. From 2011 until spring of 2014 I worked as the music director for an elementary school. I taught all music classes for pre-K to 8th grade, taught private lessons and directed after school bands and choirs.Here I also gained experience teaching autistic and special needs children. In addition to this, I maintained a base of 15-20 private guitar and piano students of all ages and abilities. Having never advertised, my business was built on a reputation for being fun, patient and skilled.
I make the lessons as inspiring and motivational as possible. I encourage my students to practice and set goals at each lesson. It it truly an amazing feeling when a student accomplishes a goal and the smile I get when they do. Music is such a blessing and being able to express yourself through it is an incredible gift.
The way I approach teaching music is very simple. I just think of each student as myself when I was their age and think how would I want to learn it if I were to learn it again.
Technical execution easy and repetitive exercises. Execution of little musical pieces with The musical fundation. Knowledge of instrumental performance techniques through musical pieces. Continued progress in the learning Exercises Guide provided each class.
My journey towards being a musician began at 6 years old upon seeing a guitar in my childhood friends hand. It wasn't until 9 years of age and after perpetual begging that my parents kindly, gifted me an acoustic guitar. First came music theory and guitar technique at Chafin Music instruction school. Throughout my 4 year span of private guitar lessons, I delved into the blues and rock lead styles, which eventually paved the way to learn the classical methods of guitar playing. After completing the teacher certification program and attaining an Associates degree at Palm Beach State, I've since continued my education, while also pursuing work in the educational field. Eventually that brought me to working for an after school music program through the Palm Beach County School district. Since then, having racked up almost 4 years of teaching music in private lesson and group lesson settings in schools, homes, and summer camps. I've tended to and have taught around 250 different people since then and have fortunately never had any issues with getting a student to a proficiency they were hoping for. Although I've typically worked K - 12th grade students, I've taught older students in the range of their 40's - 50's. While working with School of Rock, I was an assistant band director, responsible for coming up with set lists for the youth band, teaching them the material and eventually having them play at a live venue in 6 months time. Teaching them not just how to play, but how to be entertaining and engaging, live performers. Even performed with the schools adult band students at live events as a fill in when needed.
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Bass is a great instrument for older children to begin with. Due to the size of the instrument, and the weight of the heavier strings, younger children will not be able to work with the bass comfortably. If students are interested in playing with groups such as a school jazz band, the bass is a great option.
The bass is a really fun instrument for adults who have no prior experience with music. Students of any age can learn to listen for the bass lines in their favorite songs and learn how to play along.
In home lessons are the most convenient way to bring music into your life. By not having to add another destination to your busy schedule, you are maximizing your time, not to mention your budget by not having to pay for travel expenses. You will receive the same custom lessons as our in studio lessons, except in the the comfort of your own home.
The most popular instrument with beginning bass students is a standard 4-string bass. This will be more than sufficient for you to learn and develop your skills as you begin and continue on with lessons. Most music stores will have a variety to choose from such as instruments made by Ibanez, Fender, or Gibson. If you are going into lessons with the goal to play heavy metal, or rock music, you may want to look into a 5 string bass. This extra string allows the student access to lower notes that are used in those genres.
Each lesson is tailored to the student's individual needs. No single teaching method is used by all teachers, and while some instructors will recommend certain method books, the lessons will be taught depending on the needs of the student. Generally, lessons will cover aspects of how to technically play the instrument correctly, how to work on overall musicianship skills, and how to read music. However if the student has any personal goals, the teacher will focus more attention on helping the student accomplish them.
Review by Jermain
Mrs. Regnarene is an awesome teacher!!! She found musical aids that appealed to my 5 year old daughter and used them to help teach her piano. She has a lot of patience and I could tell she puts in the work before class to have a lesson ready for my daughter. She is always punctual, friendly and respectful. I would recommend her to any parents who want to start their kids off with a good foundation in piano. Jermain T. Riverview, FL
Review by Vanessa
Eduard is an amazing teacher. (Coming from someone who previously knew the basics of playing and music.) He is not to harsh with his words and is extremely nice. Eduard has a great amout of experience and displays it through his teachings. Specifically by making it easy to follow along with his words to actions. As a person with a wondering mind whom is distracted easily, it is easy to pay attention.
Review by Travis Dalenberg
Travis is the greatest. He knows his music and how to teach it. He gives you time to learn, but will not allow student time to get lazy. I know he teaches all age groups. Young pre-teens to us old folks 78 years young. I have been taking lessons from him since early December 2014. He is a true professional. You can't go wrong with him.
Review by Shilpa
"Richard is a very talented and a patient teacher. He teaches my 6 year old daughter in the comfort of our home and he is very regular. He follows a learning book and mixes his lessons to bring difficulty and technicality while keeping it interesting for my daughter. My daughter was difficult to work with at the beginning but he was able motivate her in every possible way. As a parent I make an effort to learn with my daughter so that when my daughter practices I am able to guide and correct her and Richard is very generous to take the time to give provide me concepts. I am extremely happy with Richard and his ability to teach children."
Review by Pat
Henry has been a great piano teacher since I started lessons about a month ago, and he is helping me realize a lifelong dream. He is patient, plays beautifully, is easy to learn from and a very nice person. I took lessons as a child for a year or so, but never followed up over the years. I always said that I would once I retired and found the right instructor. That time is now. Thank you Henry and Musika!
Review by Ryan Piveteau
Amber is personal and cares about her students. She is flexible in her schedule and maintains a professional attitude in her lessons. Her want for her students to succeed makes her excel as a teacher. She is very knowledgeable about music and extremely experienced. Additionally, she includes external activities aside from lessons for the students who wish to advance themselves externally. Really a great teacher who offers great opportunity.
Review by Joshua Thompson
I have known Erin since I attended graduate school at the Hartt School in Connecticut. Last year she came to the college I teach at to give a master class and talk about her experiences as a musician abroad. She has proven that she is a capable and wonderful musician and educator. I highly recommend studying with her if you're lucky enough to have the opportunity!
Review by PJ Williams
My daughter, Valarie is one of the original members of the Enrichment Center Percussion Ensemble under the guidance of Aaron. He patiently worked with Valarie as well as the other five members individually and as a group to produce music that has been shared and enjoyed locally as well as nationally. He has the ability to seek out the strengths of each student while building confidence. Through his teachings, not only had Valarie learned how to produce and enjoy music, but also responsibility and so many life skills for everyday living.
Review by Svea Bryan
Brett is an accomplished musician, who shared his knowledge at a level that my five year old understands. He is polite and relaxed in his mannerisms but take a serious approach to focusing on the lesson. He is very patient and engaging with the attention span you'd expect from a kindergartener. His motto ever is "sometime you learn faster by going slow"
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