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Jaco W.

Los Angeles, CA

$70/hour

Master at USC Thornton, Certified IVA Instructor Seeking Students

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San Jose State University
BM-Music Composition
USC Thornton School of Music
Master's

Education

San Jose State University (BM-Music Composition)

USC Thornton School of Music (Master's)

About Jaco

Jaco is pursuing a master of music in choral music and master of music in composition at the USC Thornton School of Music. Being a certified instructor of the institute for vocal advancement, he is well-trained in vocal pedagogy and experienced in private teaching. Jaco focuses on vocal techniques, the correct usage of the voice, and works with singers of any genres and styles. Although Jaco is a classically trained composer, conductor, and singer, he was a former music director of acapella group, Pitch Please, and have other teaching experiences in pop and musical theatre. Jaco offers voice lessons or music theory/composition lessons to students of any age and level of experiences. Try a lesson and achieve your musical goals! Jaco is pursuing a master of music in choral music and master of music in composition at the USC Thornton School of Music. Being a certified instructor of the institute for vocal advancement, he is well-trained in vocal pedagogy and experienced in private teaching. Jaco focuses on vocal Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Weekly half hour lesson is also recommended. $35/half hr.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90057
In-person lessons

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Composition (Music)

I received my Bachelor in Music Composition at San Jose State University, studying privately with Dr. Pablo Furman and Dr. Brian Belet. I will be attending USC Thornton School of Music to pursue a Masters in Music Composition this coming fall. My pieces have been performed by San Jose Chamber Orchestra, SJSU Choraliers, and other renowned artists.

Music Theory

I received my Bachelor in Music Composition at San Jose State University, studying privately with Dr. Pablo Furman and Dr. Brian Belet. I will be attending USC Thornton School of Music to pursue a Masters in Music Composition this coming fall. I have deep understanding of music theory. I was also one of the official music theory tutors at San Jose State University Music Department, in which I assisted lower division music theory students based on individual appointments.

Voice (Music)

I am a certified instructor of Speech Level Singing and Institute for Vocal Advancement, and have been teaching private voice for more than 3 years. My principal instructors include Greg Enriquez, Jeffrey Skouson. I also studied classical voice with Professor Joseph Frank. I have given voice classes and lessons to Theatre Noir Foundation, HKFYG Hong Kong Melody Makers, We Wah Music, Monta Vista High School Choirs, and more. I was the music director of a pop acapella group, Pitch Please. As an incoming Masters in Choral Music at USC Thornton School of Music, I'm an experienced choral singer/musician.

San Jose State University
BM-Music Composition
USC Thornton School of Music
Master's

Education

San Jose State University (BM-Music Composition)

USC Thornton School of Music (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Weekly half hour lesson is also recommended. $35/half hr.

Travel policy

Jaco will travel within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90057.