I'm a fully trained professional pianist, musical director, and composer who works in the theater. I have a degree in music composition from Binghamton University. I also have extensive experience writing and editing for publications. These are two very different fields, but both are fascinating to me.
I'm very aware of the younger generation's faulty use of English, so my standards are high in tutoring. With work and motivation, my students quickly can upgrade their grammar and usage to write and speak beautifully, eloquently, clearly.
As a composer, I'm fully qualified to teach music at all levels, and in both classical and popular styles. I would say that if you choose me from the various tutors you see on this website, it's because you want someone rigorous, positive, and representing the time-honored standards of precision, expressiveness, and technical excellence in English or in musical composition, theory or performance.
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