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$20/h
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Lessons offered by Emerson
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Music Theory
  • Musical keyboard
  • Musicology
  • Trumpet
  • Accordion
Levels
  • All Levels

Recent graduate of Berklee College of Music with extensive knowledge/experience in music composition, history, and performance.

Methodology

Music Theory: Rhythm
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic meters
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic note duration
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic rhythm

Music Theory: Tonality
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce note names
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic solfege
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic scales
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic keys

Music Theory: Intervals and Chords
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce intervals
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic chord structures
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce inversion

Music Theory: Modality
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce the eight modes

Music Theory: Melody
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce a compelling melody

Composition: Instrumentation
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify orchestral instruments and their families
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce instruments’ timbre and range
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic orchestration

Introduction to Video Game Music
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify trends in video game music history
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify different genres of video game music
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify and produce basic video game music techniques

History of American Musical Theater
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify trends in American musical theater
-By the end of this course, I will be able to identify different genres of American musical theater

More detailed lesson plans available upon request!

Trumpet lessons assess need on an individual basis

Concertina lessons assess need on an individual basis

Background

-Graduated Summa Cum Laude at Berklee College of Music with extensive training in Video Game Scoring and Musical Theater Writing
-Tutored colleagues at university in various composition, music history, and liberal art courses
-Seasoned instrumentalist in concertina, trumpet, and flugelhorn

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $20/h
Lessons offered by Emerson
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Music Theory
  • Musical keyboard
  • Musicology
  • Trumpet
  • Accordion
Levels
  • All Levels

Emerson's resume

-Graduate of Berklee College of Music
-Composition work featured in video games, theater shows, and concerts
-Seasoned instrumentalist

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