I'm experienced, knowledgeable, professional and most importantly very patient.
I get a great deal of satisfaction teaching a skill that can bring joy and a sense of accomplishment into the lives of others.
Really understands music and children. Very encouraging. Surprised at how much he taught them.
Mark is an excellent teacher. He’s positive and constructive. I’m an older student (retired scientist) and Mark has been a good fit for my elementary skill level.
Punctual. Encouraging. Good teaching technique. Made both kids want to play.
I assess their current skill level and tailor an individualized teaching plan for each student. I teach reading standard notation and several exercises of my own that are a lot of fun.
I have a BS from Indiana University and 45 years of teaching and playing experience.
My standard charge is $30.00 per one hour of instruction. If I travel to the homes of students for lessons there is an extra travel chrage based on distance traveled. I charge $50/hour for groups.
I started part time many years ago while I pursued my profession and eventually left that career and began teaching full time.
Ages 5 to 75, students with special needs.
Call and chat and get a feeling for the instructor and take at least one lesson and if things click continue with them. Ask for reviews from past students.
Are they willing to commit some time and effort to learning to play? It can be one of the most enjoyable activities, but if a person is not willing to practice their instrument they will not achieve the results they desire.