Ric has been elected to the Board of Directors of the College Music Society, South Central Chapter.
Contains the definition of key musical elements.
Worksheet containing information regarding sonata form.
I am interested in learning both. I've already been playing guitar for about 3 months and have gotten pretty good at it. I also have been playing the alto saxophone for 4 years if that makes any difference...
I am a song writer, I have not been able to sleep on multiple occasions because new lyrics are always buzzing in my head. I do not hear them, I just think of different ways to put words together....
This is a religious video with text.
By far, one of the most difficult concepts in elementary mathematics is fractions...and it is all our fault. One of the major misconceptions among many education systems was that early exposure to fractions would help students learn them. This meant attempting to introduce fractions before students could even multiply or divide. You have no idea the trauma this has had among decades of students... read more
#1. Medical research proves that music practice can sharpen the brain and not just for music! http://www.good.is/posts/music-practice-can-sharpen-the-brain You've GOT to love that music! :) Cyn
Often for music students the practice room can be a place of transcendent accomplishment as well as massive frustration. I have practice until my fingers bled, until I got exactly what I wanted, only to come back the next day and feel as if none of that work had showed up. I have also had breakthrough moments where everything seemed to fall into place, music and the world suddenly made sense... read more
i'm talking about music
A sample of finger style guitar.
Here we are doing the duel lead walk up into the lead section of the song! It's really a nifty lick to do with your students as it builds confidence and lets them show off!
A video showing myself and a student doing the duel lead part to the beginning of "Rambling Man"
This is a 4:30 medley of tracks recorded by Guitar Tutor Ric F. from his own releases and for other artists.
A 6:00+ medley of music material composed, arranged and orchestrated by Ric. Many of the tracks were also produced by Ric. This music is from actual releases for music albums, television-film and commercials that have been programmed worldwide...
An Introduction Pep Band Rehearsal at: University of Hartford September 30, 2012
New England Reveries by Neal Corwell performed on a Willson 2900S Euphonium. The Artists' Showcase Recital Performance on 6/16/2012 at The Conference Center in West Nyack, New York.
The late John Cephas, a National Heritage Fellow, was my fingerstyle/Piedmont blues guitar mentor for 6 years. I am playing the guitar. It is an instrumental played by me. I have taught/performed and still teach all types of music on the guitar....
I played half of the piece to make sure the video fits. The quality isn't really good but what matters is that I have the resources to teach piano.
One of the more frustrating things about tutoring is when students or their parents want to treat tutoring like a quick fix. In other words, sometimes they want to meet the night before a test and cram for said test in hopes of getting a better grade. On the surface, this problem might work, but it treats the symptoms rather than the root of the problem. If you're going to take the time... read more