Robert Sherber Guitar
Robert Sherber started his musical journey with bass lessons at the age of 14. By the age of 16 his career as a professional musician was launched, playing popular songs in local venues. Robert attended Dillard School of the Arts, and was a member of the school’s Commercial Music Ensemble. In 2005 Robert was hired as a sideman for TK recording artist Clarence Reid, which led to 6 tours of the United States and Canada, including performances at the CMJ Music Conference in New York City and the South by South West music festival in Austin, Texas. In 2010 Robert was asked to perform in Australia with Mr. Reid at the Big Day Out festival, which included stops in Auckland, New Zealand, and the Australian coast.
After earning his Bachelor's degree in jazz performance from Florida International University, Robert was hired as an instructor for the School of Rock, teaching his love for music at two of the school’s locations. This summer found Robert completing his second tour with Blues guitarist Joel Dasilva, which included performances at the Montreal Jazz and Blues Festival, Mont Tremblant Blues festival, as well as a performance at Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago where the legendary guitarist sat in with the band. This fall finds Robert continuing his studies in jazz as a graduate student at (FIU). Robert continues to fuel his passion for music, currently dividing his time between his studies, live performances, and his students.
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
First I will ask the student what they want to achieve from the lessons. Than I can start to create a program for that particular student to help achieve their goals.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Bachelor's degree in music from FIU, Teaching experience, Studio and Live experience.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching a year ago for the School of Rock
What types of students have you worked with?
I have worked with students as young as 5 years of age, teenagers, and students in their 40's and 50's.
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
Whenever a student has that lighbulb moment when I know that they have made a breakthrough and I can see their excitement.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Know what you want and try to have realistic expectations, most of all, have fun!
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
What do I want to learn? Where do I want to be a year from now?