Successfully teaching current students with clear, concise lessons.
Students have developed confidence and enthusiasm to learn all materials presented in an easy to comprehend format.
Each student learns at different levels so all lessons are customized to challenge them but also insure they learn and retain all materials presented to them.
Currently have 12 students ranging from beginners to intermediate level.
Main goals for me are to help students enjoy Music without worrying. Satisfaction for me is when the students face lights up when they are able to play a previous lesson.
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Alex and I have had one lesson so far. I am looking forward to the second. Having the music class at my place is very nice. Alex is, patient, an excellent guitarist, and is able to explain ideas clearly.
Initially will setup lesson plans for first 3 cycles of instruction. Lessons are one hour, once a week.
Based on level of experience or if a complete beginner, will use simple songs to learn chords and develop left hand fingers.
After that, then we will progress to another level which is where customized plans are developed.
Five straight years working with current students has allowed me to focus on patience and consistent lesson plans.
Billing cycles are based on a standard 4 week interval. One payment required at the start of first lesson of each new cycle.
Standard hourly price is $30 per hour. However, if you use this website, I've set the price to $25.
A friend at work asked if I could teach both him and his son. Once I started, all my additonal students were referred by word of mouth from other friends.
I work with beginner, intermediate students for now. For advanced students, I have to limit to only 2 at a time.
My first student was interested in me teaching him to read standard music notation. In a year's time frame he is able read the music I use in new lessons. The last cycle we were able to read through 15 Christmas songs in one evening.
When selecting a teacher, make arrangements to meet in person to review short and long term goals of learning a musical instrument. Pricing should only be used as the last criteria before making a final decision. It's important to insure your instructor is patient and willing to challenge students to setup a practice routine that will fit their current schedule.
If a student needs an instrument, have instructor give recommendations based on the musical styles they are interested in learning.
Students often ask how long it will take to learn to play a Guitar. What they should also reveal to the teacher are the three main reasons that excites them to learn to play.