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Lessons offered by Doug
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Rock Guitar
  • Blues guitar
  • Jazz guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Pro guitarist/ experienced teacher offering music lessons of all kinds in LA!

Methodology

I have Master and Bachelor degrees in Music. I'm very patient and am committed to the student's goals. Even though we're working hard, we should be having fun. If you're a beginner or a hobbyist, I've got a lesson plan for you. If your goal is to be a professional musician, composer/writer. or performer. I've got a plan for you as well. I customize YOUR lessons to YOUR needs and learning style.

Background

I'm a guitarist/singer/composer/songwriter, teaching privately and at college level for over 25 years. I've taught thousands of students over the years. Many have gone on to play and write professionally. join bands, add it to their special skills on their acting resume, and many just do it for fun!

Rates

Transportation Fee : $30
Rate for online lessons : $45/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $42
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $40
Lessons offered by Doug
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Rock Guitar
  • Blues guitar
  • Jazz guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Doug's resume

DOUG MATTINGLY

CURRICULUM VITAE


EDUCATION

Master of Music: The University of Southern California's Thornton School
of Music
Major: Guitar Performance
Instructor: Joe Diorio

Bachelor of Music: The University of Southern California's Thornton School
of Music
Major: Studio/Jazz Guitar Performance
Instructors: Richard Smith, Joe Diorio, Larry Koonse,
Duke Miller, Andrew York, Steve Watson, Paul LaRose;
Master Classes with Lee Ritenour, John Stowell, Putter Smith,
Scott Henderson


PRIVATE STUDY

Voice with Joy Greene, Arnold, MD
Voice with Lauren Shaver, Baltimore, MD
Voice with Casper Vecchione,†Baltimore, MD
Voice with Jon Campos, Baltimore, MD
Voice and piano with Laurie Kotter, Musicianís Institute of Baltimore
Theory/Ear Training with Dr. Erica Muhl (USC)
Guitar with Steve Yankee, Baltimore, MD
Guitar with Schem Zinkand, Baltimore, MD
Guitar with David Leary, Baltimore, MD


AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Southern California, Graduated Magna Cum Laude
School of Music Merit Scholarship, University of Southern California
School of Music Merit Scholarship, University of Southern California
Maude P. Delorenzo Memorial Scholarship, University of Southern
California
Outstanding Student Scholarship, The University of Southern California
(Full academic scholarship for undergraduate study)
The State of Maryland Merit Scholastic Award
National Presidential Academic Fitness Award
The Brother Felician Patrick, FSC, Gold Medal for Outstanding
Achievement in Advanced Placement English
The Brother Felician Patrick, FSC, Gold Medal for Outstanding
Achievement in Advanced Placement History
Brother Rene Sterner Scholarship, Calvert Hall College H.S., Towson,
MD


PROFESSIONAL TEACHING AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) Los Angeles
Music Faculty 20013-present
Course taught include Sight Singing, World Music, Songwriting, and various
levels of guitar

Community College of Baltimore County- Essex Campus (Baltimore, MD)
Music Faculty 2000-2011
Courses taught include Jazz history, Classical music history/Music
Appreciation, Popular Musicianship and Theory, Introduction to Audio Technology, Songwriting, and Music Fundamentals, Applied jazz/commercial guitar including improvisation, arranging and
Songwriting.
Created and developed Jazz history and songwriting curriculum
Perform on faculty recitals
Performance/presentations on songwriting, recording and arranging for
Commercial music
Created Music Business Course for Creative Arts Program

Community College of Baltimore County- Dundalk Campus (Dundalk, MD)
Music Faculty 2000-2011
Classical music history/Music Appreciation instruction
Music Fundamentals
Applied jazz/commercial guitar including improvisation,
Arranging and songwriting.
Perform on faculty recitals

Anne Arundel Community College (Arnold, MD)
Music Faculty 2006-2008
Contemporary Guitar Techniques
Applied jazz/commercial guitar including improvisation, arranging and songwriting.
Music Fundamentals
Perform on faculty recitals

Carroll Community College (Westminster, MD)
Music Faculty 1999-2001
Courses taught include Jazz ensemble, Jazz history and Classical music history
Private guitar instruction to majors and non-majors
Created and developed Jazz curriculum (ensemble and history courses)

Ark & Dove Presbyterian Church (Odenton, MD)
Director of Contemporary Music 1998-2006
Prepare and conduct the contemporary Music Ensemble
Administration of the Contemporary Music Program
Create, oversee and conduct a youth music program
Oversee maintenance of audio technology
Provide Music for weddings

Ark & Dove School of Music
Music/Guitar/Bass instructor 1998-2006
Private instruction in guitar and bass performance, improvisation, ear training,
Music theory and reading

Musician’s Institute of Baltimore (Baltimore, MD)
Music/Guitar instructor 1998-2001
Private instruction in guitar performance, improvisation, ear training,
Music theory and reading

Beverly’s Music Emporium (Belair, MD)
Music/Guitar instructor 1998-2001
Private instruction in guitar performance, improvisation, ear training,
Music theory and reading

The University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music (Los
Angeles, California)
Lecturer 1993-1996
Develop curriculum on an ongoing basis
Reading Lab Instructor for undergraduate guitar majors
Create exercises, materials and literature for labs of various levels
Taught undergraduate non-major guitar classes
Participated in first ìroundtableî discussions for graduates of the USC
Guitar program
Created educational research project involving the guitar/jazz studies
Programs of the Manhattan School of Music, North Texas State University,
California Institute for the Arts and the Eastman School of Music

Calvert Hall College, H.S. (Baltimore, MD)
Masterclass Instructor
Taught masterclasses in guitar performance, jazz improvisation and
ensemble playing

The Music Lab (Placentia, CA)
Music Instructor
Taught classes in guitar performance, theory and aural skills
Private instruction on guitar

The Colburn School for the Performing Arts (Los Angeles, CA)
Masterclass Instructor
Taught Masterclasses in jazz improvisation

World Music (Simi Valley, CA)
Music Instructor
Taught guitar performance, theory and improvisation

Private Instruction (Home studio)
Music Instructor
Private instruction in guitar performance, improvisation and development
of repertoire


PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING AND COMPOSITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Guitarist/Composer/Songwriter/Arranger/Sound Editor/Editor
Sound Designer/Producer/Dialogue Editor
Currently performing, writing and arranging for various recording and
live dates including solo, duo, trio and small ensemble performances.

Extensive experience in ProTools, Logic, Digital Performer, Sibelius, Final Cut Pro,
Final Draft, Movie Draft, iMovie.

Love & Logic (released January 2008)
The third full length release of original commercial material in 5 years. Duties
include songwriting, arranging, singing lead and backing vocals, programming, sequencing, editing, producing, engineering, and performing all parts except live drums.

Building a Monastery (released July 2004) (Awarded ìBest Local Albumî in City Paper’s Best Of Baltimoreî 2006 issue.
Full length CD of original commercial material. Duties include songwriting, arranging, singing lead and backing vocals, programming, sequencing, editing, producing, engineering, and performing all parts except live drums.

Who You Are (released July 2002) Full length CD of original
commercial material. Duties include songwriting, arranging, singing lead
and backing vocals, programming, sequencing, editing, producing, engineering,
and performing all parts except live drums.

Performing original commercial music since July 2002 release of
who you are. Club and festival performances include solo, piano/guitar
duo and full acoustic and electric ensemble performances.

Guitarist for Hero Entertainment of Baltimore, MD

Member of Songwriterís Association of Washington, D.C.

Member of Washington Area Musicianís Association

Member of Static Chain artist community

Member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)

Plus Too
Jazz duo with pianist Kevin Gift performing standards, jazz tunes,
contemporary pieces, and originals.

Studio guitarist for Ground Zero Recording Studios (2002-2011)
Performing/recording as guitarist in various styles including Rock, Pop,
R&B, Country and Jazz.

Rejoice 2000/R2k
Invited to submit and conduct original music for Gospel Music Workshop.
Performed as guitarist for various artists as well.

Meriwether Publishing Ltd
Published score for childrenís musical drama Noah and the Arkettes

Whitey McFearsun
Guitarist and songwriter for Sugaroo recording artist

Billy Kent
Performing and recording with former songwriter for Epic recording
artists Tower of Power now leading his own World Music ensemble

Music for Life
Founder of Music For Life, a project bringing live Jazz and Classical
performances to institutionalized elderly and underprivileged
communities in Los Angeles.

Jorge Patrono
Composer and Producer with ENSONIQ Endorsement
Developed Midi guitar applications

Showtime Entertainment
Recorded music for the score for Showtime series

Total Health Talk
Composed and performed theme song for Los Angeles/regional cable
television series

T-Storm and The Cold Front
Guitarist and musical director for Contemporary Rhythm & Blues
performance ensemble

The Shriek
Guitarist with Contemporary performance and recording ensemble

Amelia Spicer
Guitarist with acoustic piano/guitar duo

Larissa Stow
Guitarist and co-leader with Contemporary Moonsun recording artist

Stray Cats
Performances with Grammy Award nominated EMI recording artists

WAR
Performances with Rhino Records recording artists

Jefferson Starship
Performances with RCA recording artists

Radio Radio
National tour with urban contemporary ensemble

Superaxe
Member of award winning guitar ensemble

Calvert Hall College Contemporary Music Competition
Winner of First Place with Jazz/Blues ensemble Nothing Matters

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