I have a diverse range of music experience from rock to electronic, musical theatre and classical music. I play multiple instruments and recording/produce my own music in Pro Tools, as well as, composing in Sibelius. Let me know what you need and I'd love to help!
He was very professional and set up a course to suit my needs! I loved his input with songwriting and anything creative but I could also come to him with things like, learning how to read sheet music, music theory and the classical music side of performance too!
I typically assess what musical training a student has had before coming to me for lessons, as well as, their intentions with learning music: why they want to learn, who inspires them, what kind of music inspires them, what their lifelong goals are with music, etc.
From there we can create a personal plan for a student to achieve the goals they intended to when getting into music. I will give them the tools they need to do what they please.
BA in music performance
MA in music composition
Substitute cellist/guitarist for Waitress the Musical (Broadway)
Cello: Classically trained, multi-genre - 9+ years
Piano: Classically trained, multi-genre - 9+ years
Guitar: Rock, pop, some classical guitar experience - 12+ years
Voice: Some classical training, multi-genre - 12+ years
Electric Bass Guitar and Rock/Pop Drum Set: 8 years
Classically Trained in Music: Theory, History and Composition: Undergraduate and graduate degree has educated me in the theory, history, performance and compositional practice of western art music and all that entails to our present use of its systems.
Cello and Guitar Sub for Waitress on Broadway: Playing guitar and cello for the broadway musical Waitress as a sub.
Pro Tools: I have a comfortable grasp on the program; I’ve recorded and produced all of what I do in Pro Tools.
Sibelius: All music notation I do is through Sibelius, I am at a comfortable level with this program.
Live Sound/Recording: Setting up, tearing down microphones, linking up sound boards for live shows.
Teaching Artist: 2 years in undergrad teaching classical guitar to urban youth in an afterschool program known as Artsbridge.
Classical Music Discipline: classical music performance training has given me intense discipline and attention to detail combined with strong work ethic and independently driven leadership.
I would want them to expect that I will respect their goals and do my best to cater to what they need to learn to do what they want to do with music.