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DePaul University (jazz performance)
New York University (Master's)
Elyadeen moved from Brooklyn, NY to Los Angeles in the summer of 2015. Having taught guitar instruction since age 17, Elyadeen has been an instructor at New York University as well as the NYC guitar school, in addition to maintaining a private practice. Elyadeen has a bachelor's and master's degree in guitar performance, and is fluent in all styles of music.
Elyadeen has experience teaching all age groups, from brand new beginners to adults who have been playing for some time that are looking to take their playing to new heights. His success as an instructor is rooted in an understanding of the instrument, and a fundamental understanding that will help all individuals relate to music. Music theory and ear training are all part of the techniques utilized, but above all, learning music should be a fun and exciting chapter in everyones life! You will be surprised at what you can accomplish, and it can start today.
For more information on how you, your child or loved one can begin to feel pride in your newfound ability or rekindle your love of the instrument, don't hesitate to reach out today. Elyadeen moved from Brooklyn, NY to Los Angeles in the summer of 2015. Having taught guitar instruction since age 17, Elyadeen has been an instructor at New York University as well as the NYC guitar school, in addition to maintaining a private practice. Elyadeen has a bachelor's and
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I began ear training courses at age 15, in high school jazz band. A summer program at Berklee taught me how to identify chord progressions by ear, which is possibly the most important skill a modern guitarist can possess. I have completed ear training courses at the Masters level, and continue to use those exercises for myself and for my students.
In addition to guitar, I have studied piano, music theory, music history and composition at the Masters level. I utilize these things in my lessons, because I believe that it is important to make students aware of them. Whether or not my guitar students choose to delve into these subjects is their own choice, but I have done extensive music theory, ear training, composing and improvisation with students.
I have been playing guitar since I was 14, and teaching guitar since I was 17. I have experience teaching all ages, and have taught everyone from absolute beginners to college level theory. Since I have played in so many musical settings, I can help students learn all different types of music, and allow them to grow and expand their horizons. I believe that no two guitarists learn the same way, and my teaching reflects that- everyone is unique, and no matter their preconceptions or past trials, has the definite capability to see progress.
I have been a songwriter since before I even began to play guitar. I have also taken songwriting courses at the masters level with some industry greats, and released an album of my own music. It's important to be able to analyze a song, to see the harmonic structure and the melodic development on paper, but nothing can replace the feeling of being struck by a song, and trying to capture that energy.