Grand Canyon University (Music Performance)
california state Fullerton (Master's)
CSULA (Graduate Coursework)
I have Bachelor's and Master's degrees in music and fifteen years of experience teaching music history and appreciation. As a part of a comprehensive approach to the total musician, I seek to integrate body, spirit, and mind as the student engages and progresses to each level of musical growth. From novice to advanced, I provide personalized music lessons to provide the needs of each individual student. It is not unusual, upon request, that I am willing to provide in-service evaluation, guidance, and coaching for accompanists of vocalists/instrumentalists and choirs, church musicians such as organists, cantors, and choral conductors.
While not required, I do encourage students to participate in an semi-annual recital I host at a local church, which has a pipe organ, grand piano, and an acoustical environment designed for singing and musical instruments.
A life-long performer, teacher, and student of piano, organ, voice, choral conducting, and accompanying, I love teaching and watching students grow and blossom as complete musicians, increasingly falling in love with and deepening their appreciation for music, especially as a profession, and certainly as a hobby, enabling students to express themselves through music and a significant part of their whole being, while passing on their skills to their family and friends, and serving in their community.
I looking forward to meeting you, hearing the story of your musical journey, and helping you grow in new adventures and deepen your passion for music. I have Bachelor's and Master's degrees in music and fifteen years of experience teaching music history and appreciation. As a part of a comprehensive approach to the total musician, I seek to integrate body, spirit, and mind as the student engages and progresses to each level of musical growth. From novice to advanced, I provide personalized music
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I have 45 years experience in performing and teaching, BA and MM in music, emphasizing organ and piano, singing, choral conducting, and accompanying. I have additional education in sacred music and liturgy, handbells, Gregorian chant and polyphony, and liturgical studies.
I have 15 years experience teaching music history and music theory for private Catholic schools, non-credentialed.
I have 40 years experience performing and teaching piano and organ with BA and MM in music emphasizing organ and piano.
I have 15 years experience teaching music appreciation (sight-singing, vocal production, overview and survey of music) at private Catholic schools, non-credentialed.
I have 20 years experience choral conducting and teaching voice with BA and MM in music.