My name is Tony and I'm originally from England, UK. I have several years experience as a professional musician (playing several instruments), having performed for companies like Disney, Hilton Hotel and Princess Cruise Lines. I have a formal Music BA (Honours) Degree from the University Of Southampton, UK, where I specialised in music theory, popular styles, recording, composing and performance. I also hold several 'A-Levels' (Associate Degree equivalent), in Maths, Physics, and Chemistry as well.
I have recently permanently moved to Orange County after meeting my wife who is originally from Huntington Beach after we met working for Princess Cruise Lines. I simply love Orange County, especially the weather!!
My teaching style is relaxed and informal. I do have all the technical knowledge required, especially in music, music theory (both jazz and classical training) and ear/audio training. I myself am a self taught pianist originally, who subsequently had classical training on the piano. I am also a guitarist, bassist, producer/mixer and a composer as well so the variety of things in music I'm able to teach is very broad.
My theory on teaching is that there is no one way to teach a person. The way someone learns is a very personal thing and different people learn in different ways. As a teacher, my methods vary depending on the subject, but revolve around finding that best way for each student to get the most out of the subject.
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