Music Lessons Of Pearland, LLC
Bonnie Brown is a performer, composer, songwriter, and teacher who plays acoustic piano and electric keyboards. Her versatile background enables her to teach all styles of music and adapt to the student’s learning styles. She has a Bachelor of Music degree with a major in composition and music theory, a minor in applied piano [classical performance], and a minor in applied bassoon [classical performance]. Besides working as a teacher for Lessons in Your Home, she has worked for the Texas Institute for Arts in Education, Pearland after-school private lessons, and Writers in the Round.
In an administrative role, Bonnie served five years as Executive Director for SumArts, Inc., which organized the Houston Jazz Festival and Juneteenth Blues Festival. She previously worked extensively as a concert jazz pianist, classical accompanist for ballet schools, and director of music for theatrical productions. She led her own group, which shared the concert stage with notables such as Ahmad Jamal, Kirk Whalum, Charles Rouse, and others. She worked as pianist with notable jazz artists: Milt Larkin, Arnett Cobb, Jimmy Ford, Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson, Diunna Greenleaf, Sabu Adeyola, Clyde Adams, Chris Maresh, Kinney Abair, Barrie Lee Hall, Calvin Owens, Mark Simmons, Lan Richards, Paul Carr, Sais Kamaliddin, Conrad Johnson, Ernie Savage, Rock Romano, Sylvester LeBlanc, Seldon Newton, Howard Harris, George Thomas, Leo Polk, Carolyn Blanchard, Liz Gray, Vicky Davis, Carl Adams, Bubbha Thomas, and many other Houston area locals.
Having served as resident composer & accompanist for City Ballet of Houston for many years, she additionally composed for several other dance companies, including Farrell Dyde’s Theatre Dance Unlimited. She worked as a copyist and musical score editor for the renowned composer Anthony Braxton. She has sub-contracted as a music transcriptionist of Duke Ellington scores for the Smithsonian Institute. She’s also led her own group for 20 years playing jazz festivals, concerts, and small jazz venues. She previously held a position as music director of Gospel Truth Missionary Baptist Church. Currently, Bonnie enjoys teaching online music theory and piano lessons in all styles: classical, jazz, blues, pop, gospel, etc.
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We provide a free lesson or consultation.
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Our teachers are highly experienced as teachers and/or performers. Most have degrees in music or are working to complete their degrees.
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- 30-minute online lessons: $29 per online lesson
- 45-minute online lessons: $43 per online lesson
- 60-minute online lessons: $57 per online lesson
- Registration: FREE
Lessons may be divided among multiple students with a minimum lesson time of 30-min per student.
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