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Nicholas S

Nicholas S

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I am a classical guitarist, active teacher and currently accepting students of Suzuki Guitar in the Milwaukee area. I began teaching guitar 10 years ago after receiving my Bachelor's of Music with a Studio Art Minor from the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. In 2008, I graduated with a Master's degree in Guitar Performance from the University of Wisconsin Madison while studying under internationally famed performer and recording artist Javier Calderon. Later that year I became a certified Music Together instructor and taught children basic music competency skills as well as guitar for the following three years. With my experience working with children, finger-style guitar and music, it has always been my interest to combine these elements into a pedagogical methodology for children to learn and experience the joy of guitar while growing as a human being. In 2011 I discovered the Suzuki Method for guitar and I have embraced the philosophy wholeheartedly.

Marian I

Marian I

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I am an experienced teacher that has worked with students of all levels. I work with students from their very first day with the instrument to advanced levels, teaching them all aspects as they work on their favorite music. I believe in challenging all students to work to their greatest ability so that their full potential is reached!

Steve K

Steve K

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Lessons are tailored to the interests and learning styles of the student.   While I make it clear that music is a focused commitment, I approach each lesson with a sense of humor and try to create a laid back environment.  With younger students, I develop a steady curriculum that includes learning to read music, learning the fretboard, and playing exercises and etudes.  In addition, students are allowed to learn songs and study topics of their choosing.  When working with adult students, I allow them to choose the amount of structure and formality that will comprise their curriculum.  In every setting, it is my obligation to make sure that my students are moving toward their goals.

Kari K

Kari K

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Hello future students! I am a happy, caring, and kind teacher who balances these traits with a serious expectation for students to practice and be willing to learn new things.  In 2000, I graduated from The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education.  Currently I am working on two different Masters Degrees-one in Music History and the other in Education. Teaching private music lessons along with teaching in the musical classroom for 14 years has encouraged me to experience students from all different age groups and all walks of life.  I believe that is why I love teaching so much-I love to meet new people, enthusiastic about learning and then I love to adapt lessons to their interests and their skill sets. In my spare time I love to make my own line of jewelry and home decor crafts.  Besides this, I absolutely love to read and write.  Currently I am writing my first fantasy fiction novel.

Theresa B

Theresa B

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I have been playing music of some kind since I was 5 when I first learned to read notes on the piano.  Since then I was always involved in music and music groups such as choir, orchestra, handbell choir, solo performances, and rock bands.  I love music and love sharing my love of music with others, and teaching is yet another way I can share this love.  With teaching I get to inspire others, introduce them to new things, and instill that love in them.

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