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BA, New Jersey City University, Guitar Performance
2006 / 2007- Performed with NJCU Choir in Carnegie Hall
2007- Graduated Cum Laude from NJCU
2007- Performed with Dr. Rosado at the National Association of Music Educators Conference in New Brunswick, NJ.
Every new student comes to their first lesson with particular skills and musical interests. My job is to assess the students abilities and lead them down the appropriate paths to achieving their musical goals. My goal is to cultivate musicianship. Students are encouraged to develop technical skills as a means of creative and emotional expression. Sight reading and improvisation are taught simultaneously with music theory and composition. Through individualized lessons and ensemble experience, students are encouraged to reproduce and create music as early as possible.
My teaching style can most accurately be described as patient and creative. Music should be fun. The student should enjoy practicing. It is my job to create a lesson plan that allows a student to progress steadily, without straining the limits of their abilities. I feel that it is important to focus on the individuals goals and interests so that each lesson is meaningful to that particular student..I focus on music, not exercises. I teach theory and composition as in integrated part of my curriculum, and encourage improvisation as a part of the students musical development.
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