Our music lesson students will have the opportunity to take lessons from the comfort of their own home or in one of the teachers studios. Careful attention is placed on each student to ensure a custom lesson plan. Our music teachers understand that every student has different needs and abilities and therefore the lessons will be planned with that knowledge in mind.
lessons are available in the following areas:
Instruments: Piano, Voice
Teaching Methods: Lesson plans are catered to the needs and level of each individual student. For younger students with maturing voices, I generally work on basic technique like breathing and posture. I will teach solfege and simple songs that help develop the young singer's ear and a relationship to their voice. For more mature voices, typically above the age of 16, I begin to approach more technical areas of singing like vowel formation, breath energy and management, agility, legato, vocal registration, and a more detailed understanding of the physical anatomy behind singing. I use art songs that will guide singers through these areas of their voices, and will often allow the singer to bring in material of their own choosing within reason. At any age I put a large focus on how to practice outside of lessons. Lessons are for learning new vocal exercises and exploring new facets of the voice in a safe space. Outside of lessons are where substantial growth occurs.
Teaching Styles: In the voice studio I am a kind and nurturing teacher - no matter the age or level of the singer. Above all, I strive to instruct healthy, beautiful singing. I absolutely believe in choosing music for a student that will help improve specific areas of vocal technique, but also music about which the student feels passionate. Singing should feel like a release and it should be rewarding. I remember looking forward to voice lessons and getting so excited to watch my voice grow and get better. Practicing outside of lessons was fun and felt worth my time. I always want that for my students.
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Cello
Teaching Methods: Piano: I prefer Faber Piano Adventures, but I can be flexible if the student is in the middle of another series already. I have also taught the young beginner series by Faber.
Strings: I use a traditional approach, but I am not tied to any particular method book. I can supplement whatever is being taught in school or the lessons can stand on their own. I have taught anywhere from Kindergarten to adult ages.
Guitar: For children, I prefer the FJH Young Beginner Guitar method, but for adults I would prefer Hal Leonard if the student is looking to learn both chords and melody using folk music. I could also teach guitar based on gospel and Christian praise music if the student prefers. I have taught students with an interest in rock music, but only to give them the basic foundation skills of chords and notes to build on with another teacher who has more of a rock music speciality.
Teaching Styles: I try to strike a balance between music lessons being serious and being fun. I expect my students to practice almost every day and I expect that the parents will be part of keeping them accountable for scheduling that practicing. Lessons are a combination of learning technical skills and learning songs, which usually are mostly classical songs with a few contemporary songs thrown in for motivation.
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Cello, Viola, Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Drums, Bass Guitar, Organ, Synthesizer, Banjo, Ukulele, Mandolin, Recorder, Double Bass, French Horn, Tuba, Piccolo, Mallet Percussion, Orchestral Percussion, Oboe, Bassoon, English Horn, Conga
Teaching Methods: I use generally use Faber and Faber for piano and the Yamaha method for guitar. However, each student learns differently therefore I like to meet and assess the needs before choosing a course to follow.
Teaching Styles: My style is based on the student's needs. Some like to learn at a fast pace and others like to go a bit slower. I listen carefully and ask questions to base instruction on what the student desires.
Instruments: Piano, Voice, Flute
Teaching Methods: For beginning students, I generally work with whichever method book they are using in their school music classes and suppliment some of my own materials as well. For more advanced students, I introduce more solo repertoire, both classical and popular for them perform. As for adults, I try to find music that interests them to provide more motivation to practice.
Teaching Styles: I would say my teaching style is very encouraging. There is nothing more exciting than seeing a student achieve small goals and that is really how I start out. Each lesson will provide students with positive and encouraging feedback on their work for the past week as well as set managable goals for the following week. Throughout my teaching, I love to try new things to see what instructional techniques or musical selections will best suit each student and help them to find their passion for music.
Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Voice
Teaching Methods: I use a combination if Orff, Kodaly, Dalcrose and Suzuki.
Teaching Styles: I like to set goals with my students at the begining of the instructions. I believe that if the students sets their goals they will be more attainable.
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