Gift Certificates Available. SHOP NOW!

Musika Music Lessons
We'll match you with the perfect teacher!

Lesson Special - Up to 20% OFF! Get Started Now with a Risk-Free Trial!

Benjamin K In HomeHome In StudioStudio
avatar
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer, Ukulele, Music, Keyboard, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, R&b, Gospel, Musical Theater, Latin, Funk, Hip Hop, Electronic, Flamenco, Salsa, Showtunes, Reggae, Latin Jazz, Swing, Samba, Bossa Nova, Soul, Punk, Mariachi, Avant-Garde

avatar

Benjamin K In Home In Studio
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Synthesizer, Ukulele, Music, Keyboard, Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, R&b, Gospel, Musical Theater, Latin, Funk, Hip Hop, Electronic, Flamenco, Salsa, Showtunes, Reggae, Latin Jazz, Swing, Samba, Bossa Nova, Soul, Punk, Mariachi, Avant-Garde

Where I Teach:
In Your Home My Studio Online
Ages Taught: 5-80
Levels Taught:

EMAIL US OR CALL 877-687-4524

Verification

Background check cleared

Social security verified

Name verified

Phone verified

Email verified

Address verified

Studio Locations
ABOUT
Degrees / Training / Special Info:

MM, Temple University, Jazz Performance 

BA, Carnegie Mellon University, Jazz Performance  

Awards:

2004 - Runner Up Howard Gendell Scholarship

Overview:

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 25 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I’m passionate about all styles of music but specifically jazz & blues. I’ve spent many years and many students honing my approach and am excited to share my methods with you. I also find that your favorite music is the fastest way to get you hooked so your favorite song is a great place to start!

EXPERIENCE

I have been composing and working with original bands for some 20 years and play regularly in the city and up and down the east coast. I have also been teaching for the past Seventeen years all over the Philadelphia area. I’ve worked for several companies and have also worked primarily for myself operating a small studio out of my house and traveling to students. I have a masters in jazz performance from Temple University and a bachelors in jazz studies from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.

METHODS USED

i teach from a method I derived myself from years of learning both in and out of school. I think teaching music is both aural as well as visual and encourage students to listen to music a lot. most of all i feel that music is fun and the students should enjoy learning so i incorporate their favorite artists and favorite songs into our studies. for serious students I love theory and love sharing what I've discovered over the years. From Bach to Beethoven, Paul McCartney to Billy Joel, all great composers should be studied.

LESSON STYLE

I'm a very laid back guy but I take my playing seriously. music is my life and there's nothing I enjoy sharing and expressing more. I learned to love playing guitar when I was 12 from the coolest guitar teacher ever. he had a vibe that i gravitated toward and encouraged me in just the right ways to get me believing in myself. I try to encourage my students the same way. music should be fun above all and sculpt my lessons to each students individual needs so that they are better equipped to succeed.

PHOTOS & VIDEOS
Teacher Video
Teacher Video
0 REVIEW
Leave a Review
Verification

Background check cleared

Social security verified

Name verified

Phone verified

Email verified

Address verified

Studio Locations
BBB A+ rating
Check out our A+

Rating from the Better Business Bureau

Risk Free Trial Lesson
100% Risk-Free Trial Lesson

If you are not satisfied after your trial lesson, you will not be charged and we can match you with another teacher.

Ready to Get Started? Take a Risk Free Trial Lesson!

No credit card required.

Select all the days/times the student would be available to start lessons. Selecting "3pm - 7pm" means the student can start as early as 3pm or start as late as 7pm. It is important that you select as many days and the widest window of start times for each day as possible. That will help us make a match with one of our teachers.

Ok

Are you sure that's your only availability? The more availability you easier it will be to arrange a teacher for you.

Up to 20% OFF!