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Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Synthesizer, Keyboard
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, Folk, Musical Theater, Funk, Electronic, Reggae, New Age

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Michael M In Home In Studio Teaches Online
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Synthesizer, Keyboard
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, Folk, Musical Theater, Funk, Electronic, Reggae, New Age

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In Your Home My Studio Online
Ages Taught: 5-80
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BA Music Composition UC Santa Barbara I have over 35 years experience on the piano, and I have been teaching piano since 2005.  I can sometimes teach in your home, if it is close to my house and fits my schedule.  
Overview:
I play piano for dance classes and dance majors who study both modern dance and ballet.   I am a composer, songwriter, piano player, recording artist, and producer.  I have released over ten albums since the year 2000.  Two of the releases are with the Monroe Institute which makes Hemi-Sync music to balance brain wave patterns and assist with learning, focus, creativity, and ADD.  I have released electronic music under my own name, and pop music under the name Bloom. I currently release music on Blessoteric Records and on my own.
EXPERIENCE
I began playing at the age of four when I first sat down to a piano. I began creating music from the first time I started to play. From there I began taking piano lessons up until I went to study music at the University of California Santa Barbara. At UCSB I studied music composition and recording at the UCSB College of Creative Studies. After college I played keyboards in a jam band that played original music and toured all over the west coast. In 2001 I moved to Seattle and began recording and releasing my own compositions. I started teaching piano in 2005 and have loved teaching ever since. I currently have over 18 students and we have recitals twice a year.
METHODS USED
I teach beginning piano using the Faber Piano Adventures method, as well as the Suzuki method. From there we go into classical training, then on to jazz or pop. This includes music theory, technique, and the major and minor scales. I teach songwriting if you are looking to create songs, and I teach music theory as well as music composition. I teach music production, electronic music production, and all aspects of Ableton Live. If you want to learn piano without reading any music, I can teach you that as well. I would teach you chords and scales and how to play melodies over chords.
LESSON STYLE
I teach the fundamentals of music, and I make sure you know how to read music. Piano can be a challenging instrument to learn and play, but I can teach you the tricks to make it easy.  For example, I can teach you to play and sing Beatles songs in two to three weeks.  I highly encourage my students to be creative, but I don't require it.  Creativity can be utilized even when you are playing Mozart or Bach.  I also teach improvisation,songwriting, and music production with Ableton Live.   I can even teach you guitar if you want.    
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