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Kevin F.

Boylston, MA

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Kevin Farias
6 Blanchette Drive Marlborough MA, 01752
khfarias@netscape.net, 508-733-6928



Objectives To offer my skills as a teaching musician and to continually indulge myself into my musical studies and pursuits.

Education Berklee College of Music/ University of Massachusetts Lowell
? Summer Sessions July-August/ 1996, 1997
? 2 Semesters of study under the Certificate Program
? Currently studying music business/performance at the University of Massachusetts Lowell
? Studied guitar with professor Rick Schilling at Umass Lowell (5 Sem.)
? 5 Years teaching experience, 2001-ongoing

Majors
Berklee: Performance/ Film Scoring
Umass Lowell: Music Business/ Performance

Awards
Berklee College of Music
Certificates / Summer Sessions 1996, 1997

Courses

Theory in Performance, Arranging 1, Musicianship, Ear Training 1 & 2, Harmony 1 & 2, Guitar Private Lessons, Film Scoring, Tonal Harmony, Music Notation, Music Business,
Marketing/Financial, Business Law, Accounting 1 and 2…

Project Experience ? Studio Musician at Blink Music in Cambridge, MA throughout the summer of 1999 working on an EP project entitled “Medea” playing both electric and acoustic guitars. Made CD. Also gained a great deal of knowledge of the studio process from start to finish.
? Featured guitarist on full-length album with Lowell based band Kweejeebo. Gained knowledge of the use of musical devices, recording equipment and computer music hardware and software.


Performance Experience


-August 1996
- Berklee Pavilion Performance/MA (vocals)
-September 1996
- At 16 years old I played in the studio of the renowned Boston based radio station WAAF 107.3 FM for the release of my private instructor’s CD.


- Summer 2002

- October 2002-2005 - Berklee Jazz Ensemble (guitarist)
- Session guitarist for EP entitled “Medea”
- University of Massachusetts Lowell Small Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Ensemble and Guitar Performance Ensemble.
- Performed in the Rachel Taylor Quartet, a well known, well established vocalist who currently resides in Amesbury MA. (guitarist)
- Guitar player for the Lowell based area band Kweejeebo. Recorded full-length album.



Computer:
General Computer
History:
Music History
Music:
Composition (Music), General Music, Guitar, Music History, Music Theory
Art:
Composition (Music)
Corporate Training:
General Computer

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Travel policy

Kevin will travel within 20 miles of Boylston, MA 01505.


About Kevin

Kevin Farias
6 Blanchette Drive Marlborough MA, 01752
khfarias@netscape.net, 508-733-6928



Objectives To offer my skills as a teaching musician and to continually indulge myself into my musical studies and pursuits.

Education Berklee College of Music/ University of Massachusetts Lowell
? Summer Sessions July-August/ 1996, 1997
? 2 Semesters of study under the Certificate Program
? Currently studying music business/performance at the University of Massachusetts Lowell
? Studied guitar with professor Rick Schilling at Umass Lowell (5 Sem.)
? 5 Years teaching experience, 2001-ongoing

Majors
Berklee: Performance/ Film Scoring
Umass Lowell: Music Business/ Performance

Awards
Berklee College of Music
Certificates / Summer Sessions 1996, 1997

Courses

Theory in Performance, Arranging 1, Musicianship, Ear Training 1 & 2, Harmony 1 & 2, Guitar Private Lessons, Film Scoring, Tonal Harmony, Music Notation, Music Business,
Marketing/Financial, Business Law, Accounting 1 and 2…

Project Experience ? Studio Musician at Blink Music in Cambridge, MA throughout the summer of 1999 working on an EP project entitled “Medea” playing both electric and acoustic guitars. Made CD. Also gained a great deal of knowledge of the studio process from start to finish.
? Featured guitarist on full-length album with Lowell based band Kweejeebo. Gained knowledge of the use of musical devices, recording equipment and computer music hardware and software.


Performance Experience


-August 1996
- Berklee Pavilion Performance/MA (vocals)
-September 1996
- At 16 years old I played in the studio of the renowned Boston based radio station WAAF 107.3 FM for the release of my private instructor’s CD.


- Summer 2002

- October 2002-2005 - Berklee Jazz Ensemble (guitarist)
- Session guitarist for EP entitled “Medea”
- University of Massachusetts Lowell Small Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Ensemble and Guitar Performance Ensemble.
- Performed in the Rachel Taylor Quartet, a well known, well established vocalist who currently resides in Amesbury MA. (guitarist)
- Guitar player for the Lowell based area band Kweejeebo. Recorded full-length album.




Tutor Policies

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Boylston, MA 01505

Kevin’s Subjects

Computer:
General Computer
History:
Music History
Music:
Composition (Music), General Music, Guitar, Music History, Music Theory
Art:
Composition (Music)
Corporate Training:
General Computer

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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