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Mark S.

Miami, FL

$100/hr

Music, Jazz and Improvisation tutor

Usually responds in about 3 days

Music, Jazz and Improvisation tutor

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I'm a saxophonist/composer who also plays clarinet/flute/piano. I've toured the world multiple time with Warner Bros. artist Michael Buble as well as with a number of jazz acts. I've played on Broadway and most late night television shows throughout the world. I've been teaching for over 20 years in all sorts of capacities including: college, high school clinics, elementary school general band, and private instruction to ages 8 through 60. I've developed a style of teaching that works on the technical aspects of playing an instrument as much as the mental aspects needed to concentrate on becoming an effective musician. I am currently pursuing a doctorate degree at the University of Miami as well as teaching at Barry University. I have used Skype to teach as well and have found tremendous success with it.

I also focus on teaching improvisation to instrumentalist who do not play jazz but would like to learn how to improvise in their respective style of music. I have had very successful students of all disciplines while I lived in NYC and hope to continue that trend here in Florida.

Music:
Composition (Music), Ear Training, General Music, Music Theory, Saxophone
Art:
Composition (Music)

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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University of Connecticut
New England Conservatory of Music; Boston, MA
Master's
University of Miami
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Connecticut

New England Conservatory of Music; Boston, MA (Master's)

University of Miami (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $100.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mark will travel within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33146.


About Mark

I'm a saxophonist/composer who also plays clarinet/flute/piano. I've toured the world multiple time with Warner Bros. artist Michael Buble as well as with a number of jazz acts. I've played on Broadway and most late night television shows throughout the world. I've been teaching for over 20 years in all sorts of capacities including: college, high school clinics, elementary school general band, and private instruction to ages 8 through 60. I've developed a style of teaching that works on the technical aspects of playing an instrument as much as the mental aspects needed to concentrate on becoming an effective musician. I am currently pursuing a doctorate degree at the University of Miami as well as teaching at Barry University. I have used Skype to teach as well and have found tremendous success with it.

I also focus on teaching improvisation to instrumentalist who do not play jazz but would like to learn how to improvise in their respective style of music. I have had very successful students of all disciplines while I lived in NYC and hope to continue that trend here in Florida.

Education

University of Connecticut
New England Conservatory of Music; Boston, MA
Master's
University of Miami
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Connecticut

New England Conservatory of Music; Boston, MA (Master's)

University of Miami (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Miami, FL 33146

Mark’s Subjects

Music:
Composition (Music), Ear Training, General Music, Music Theory, Saxophone
Art:
Composition (Music)

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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