Young's School Of Gospel And Jazz Piano
Come learn how to play jazz piano and other contemporary piano styles from a professional musician with over 25 years of performing and teaching experience.
Learn the basics of jazz improvisation, jazz theory, jazz harmony, and jazz styles in a relaxed and comfortable private studio setting in Columbia, MD.
Students will gain the knowledge and the skills necessary to play piano in a church, jazz trio, big band, small group, or for solo piano.
"I care about sharing my passion for music with others. If I could achieve my musical dream anybody can."
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
I give a free consultation to assess the potential student's skill level and to see if I am the best teacher to serve them.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Music. I performed and toured with the Army Jazz Ambassadors, the official touring band of the Army, for 20 years
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
For individual lessons $100 an hour/$50 for 30 minutes. I also offer packages at discounted rates.
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How did you get started teaching?
I started teaching at a summer music camp when I was a student in college. Years later, I started my own business teaching piano lessons out of my home.
What types of students have you worked with?
Mostly high school students that wanted to pursue music as a career.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Do your research and ask questions to find the best teacher for you.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
What is your short term and long term goals? Are you serious about learning and making an investment in your education?