I am a Woodwind Specialist who teaches Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe and Bassoon. I can also teach vocal lessons and percussion and piano.
I teach from my home studio or Webcam via Skype.
I have numerous achievements one being that I have been known to create awesome musicians whom have gone to play at various competitions that have won top level such as high school quartets making state every year and bring back home gold metals, entrance into a prestigious wind symphony with in the greater Dallas Metroplex and also chances to perform and help make their band programs much better.
What kind of teacher am I? I am the type that is easy going, but very informative, energetic and helps the student(s) achieve the maximum potential they can and then to surpass it.
What accreditation do I have to teach? I have an Associates Degree in Music Education and performance from Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas.
What would I teach? I would begin by teaching scales as that is the basic necessity of any musician.
We would delve into scale intervals, Major, Minor, Harmonic Minor, Melodic Minor, and then move into the classical Modes and finally into blues and pentatonic scales.
There would also be various musical selections given as well as technical exercises to help assist with fluidity and talks of contours within the music and various technical exercises given.
I have taught for over 15 years.
I have created bands from ground zero to be elite musical bands that perform at maximum capacities on the collegiate level.
The bands I work with have won many awards and some of the students have gained entrance into some of the most prestigious universities within the United States.
I have performed with the Greater Dallas Youth Wind Symphony as a member (2002-2003) and the Dallas Wind Symphony.
The various venues I have performed at are: The Majestic Theater, Carnegie Hall, The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Hall, Arts, Annette Strauss Park, Dallas Convention Center, Mountain View College.
I have played: Classical, Rock, Funk, Jazz, R&B and Latin Jazz
While I was at Arts I played primarily in the Wind Band, but I also performed with the R&B Ensemble and Latin Jazz Ensemble, where we performed at even more venues more frequently.
I am currently an Assistant Director at a middle school and also teach privately at various other schools and clinic their bands and small ensembles so they continue to maintain high capacity performance levels.
Graduate of Mountain View College with F.S.M.
I have taught music since the end of my senior year in high school privately.
I teach not just pedagogical studies and musicianship but also Music Theory.
I am a Woodwind Specialist, meaning I can teach and play all the woodwind instruments as follows: Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet and Saxophone.
My greatest achievement(s): Performing at Carnegie Hall, building band program from ground zero to 150 and exceeding, Taking students to various competitions and watching or conducting them as the awesome musicians they have become.
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