Full Music Offerings: Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Composition, & Chords
Subjects & Specialities
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+ Piano & Keyboard Performance
Performance and expression/dynamics, technique & form, tempo, reading, improvising, fills, accompanying, playing by ear, playing piano reductions (solo piano based on a full band), playing while singing, arranging; and enjoying your favorite artists. Lessons are recommended weekly; biweekly at most, though some producers, DJs, actors, and touring artists come in one a month or so.
Any level, no experience required. Ages 5+. Private Lessons.
STYLES: POP, ROCK, JAZZ, BROADWAY, CLASSICAL, R&B, BLUES, SINGER-SONGWRITER, EVEN YOUR OWN SONGS…
Lead sheets, rhythm, improvisation, style, & interpretation
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+ Voice Lessons & Performance Coaching
Singing (while playing!) and showmanship; proper vocal technique: how not to strain your pipes! Your body is your instrument. Get a nice, proper sound and be happy with it.
Proper technique and support, style, interpretation, diction, and stage presence. Learn to play and sing as well!
All Ages, Private Lessons. Tags:* how to sing, learn to sing, vocals, vocal coaching, voice classes, singing, songs*
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+ Songwriting & Composition
How to pick the right chords and style; lyric, melody, and story writing/telling; song structure and building a story with the right form; instrumentation and accompaniment, and getting started with recording and production. Learn how to write, sing, and play your own music. Adults only (ask for child). Includes Music Theory & Ear Training (see below).
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+ Music Theory
Music theory is the study and science of music and how it’s put together. It’s the fundamentals of writing and understanding music, and a vital study for any musician or composer.
Includes: scales/modes, pitches, consonance and dissonance (tension & resolution), chords, rhythm, melody and harmony, structure and analysis, timbre, expression, instrumentation, and more.
Included in each lesson and in tandem with Songwriting/Composition lessons
+ Ear Training
How to hear certain pitches in relation to others: intervals, chords, scales, and when and where to use them. Aids in playing and singing by ear, as well as understanding and memorizing piano music and vocal harmonies. Vital to writing music as well.
Types of Lessons
Student Showcases & Recitals
Big events twice annually for all child and adult students, as well as friends and family; smaller student showcases occur throughout the year.
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