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Colin H.

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Albany, CA (94706)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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I am a versatile, creative, patient and friendly presence in the educational environment of my pupils. My approach utilizes a broad palette of learning tools presented with a healthy balance of disciplined focus and relaxed humor. I strive to create an atmosphere in which thinking, creativity, and learning flow from persistent, yet thoughtfully measured encouragement. My writing and communication skills reflect a broad understanding of grammar, word usage, and topical development. As a trained pianist, guitarist and musician, I am also a qualified and experienced private instructor, focusing on most musical styles, particularly jazz, classical, and rock and roll. My reputation is one of dependability and professionalism.

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Colin’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
CBEST
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Piano, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
Microsoft Word
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Music:
Ear Training, General Music, Guitar, Music Theory, Piano, Sight Singing, Violin
History:
Social Studies
Science:
Psychology
Computer:
Macintosh, Microsoft Word
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Ear Training

I have extensive choral experience with a number of respected Bay Area performing arts organizations, as well as college level training in aural skills and sight-singing. I am proficient in many musical styles on numerous instruments and have been a music instructor for nine years. Ear training lessons utilize solfege singing for understanding melodic and harmonic pitch relationships.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am an effective one-on-one instructor with many years of experience working with K-6 pupils. My instructional setting brings patience, focus, and strong academic credentials in multiple subjects. Through persistent encouragement and thorough explanation of material, it is my goal to make more resourceful, independent, and confident scholastic achievers of my students in all of their subjects. Real-world connections are discussed for understanding the broader relevance of their studies to daily life, fostering deeper interest in the material they are exploring.

Elementary Math

I am an effective one-on-one instructor with many years of experience working with school-age pupils. My instructional setting offers strong K-8 math skills, patience and focus. Through persistent encouragement and thorough explanation of material, it is my goal to make more resourceful, independent and confident mathematical problem solvers of my students. Real-world connections are discussed for understanding the broader relevance of math to daily life, fostering a deeper interest in the material.

Guitar

I offer acoustic and electric guitar instruction for children and adults, most levels and styles, including, rock, blues, folk and classical. I have a patient and nurturing teaching style. Lessons cover lead and rhythm guitar, theory and ear training. I have college-level training, professional performing experience, and have taught for 9 years. References are available.

Piano

I offer piano instruction for children and adults, all levels and styles. I have a patient and nurturing teaching style. Lessons cover sight-reading, theory, repertoire development, and technique. I have college-level training, professional performing experience, and have taught for 9 years. References are available.

Reading

I am an effective one-on-one instructor with many years of experience working with school-age pupils. My instructional setting offers patience, focus, and a strong background in writing and literature. Students will learn to efficiently examine their assigned reading so as to consistently grasp central ideas and crucial points presented therein. Through having bolstered techniques to increase reading comprehension, they will take a deeper interest in all of their educational endeavors.

Sight Singing

I have extensive choral experience with a number of respected Bay Area performing arts organizations, including San Francisco Choral Society, Berkeley West Edge Opera, Bay Area Classical Harmonies, Mostly Motets, and others. I have college level training, including aural skills and sight-singing, and have been a music instructor for nine years. Lessons utilize solfege for understanding melodic and harmonic pitch relationships.

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Education

UC Santa Cruz

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Colin will travel within 15 miles of Albany, CA 94706.

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