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Maureen S.

Help with Music

Help with Music

$100/hour

  • 2 hours tutoring

  • San Leandro, CA 94577

About Maureen


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Dear Potential student,

What is it that you would like to learn?

I have 25 years' experience tutoring and teaching music and would be able to help you with most anything.

I love tutoring because I love to help students succeed. Tutoring is great because students can get their questions answered and get better very quickly. It is wonderful to be able to help people have their dreams come true!

I am very knowledgeable about music and music education. I have a Bachelor of Music degree from...

Dear Potential student,

What is it that you would like to learn?

I have 25 years' experience tutoring and teaching music and would be able to help you with most anything.

I love tutoring because I love to help students succeed. Tutoring is great because students can get their questions answered and get better very quickly. It is wonderful to be able to help people have their dreams come true!

I am very knowledgeable about music and music education. I have a Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music, a Master's degree from Mills College, a CA teaching credential, and a PhD from Capella University. Although patient, I will ask you to practice a lot at home between lessons.

Please contact me if you have questions or would like to schedule lessons. I would love to hear from you!


Education

Berklee College of Music
Jazz Composition
Mills College
Masters
Capella University
PhD

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $100
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 5 miles of San Leandro, CA 94577
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 1/18/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Composition (Music)

Composition (Music)

My Bachelor and Master's degree are both in composition. I have 25 years' experience tutoring and teaching music.

Computer

Music Production

Music Production

I am qualified to teach Music Production as I have a Master of Fine Arts degree in Electronic Music and Recording Media with an emphasis in Composition from Mills College. We learned Sound Tools, the forerunner of ProTools. I I taught Music Production at East Bay Arts and San Lorenzo High Schools. We were using synthesizers, MIDI controllers, FLStudio, Reason, and GarageBand.

History

Music History

Music History

I took two semesters of Jazz History and two semesters of Classical Music History at Berklee College of Music in Boston. I have read many books about music history. I have taught lessons about the history of Jazz, Classical, and other types of music at the High School, Middle School, and Elementary level.

Homeschool

Piano

Piano

I have taught piano for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on piano.

Most Popular

Piano

Piano

I have taught piano for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on piano.

Music

Clarinet,

Clarinet

As a saxophone player, I have played gigs where I doubled on clarinet. I took clarinet lessons in college and taught clarinet in public schools for 20 years.
Composition (Music),

Composition (Music)

My Bachelor and Master's degree are both in composition. I have 25 years' experience tutoring and teaching music.
Ear Training,

Ear Training

I studied ear training in college, including moving into the atonal Solfeggi book "Modus Novus" in graduate school. I was a TA for Musicianship and taught ear training at Mills College.
Flute,

Flute

As a saxophone player, I have played gigs where I doubled on flute. I took flute lessons in college and taught flute in public schools for 20 years.
General Music,

General Music

I have a CA Single Subject Teaching Credential and taught General Music for 20 years.
Music History,

Music History

I took two semesters of Jazz History and two semesters of Classical Music History at Berklee College of Music in Boston. I have read many books about music history. I have taught lessons about the history of Jazz, Classical, and other types of music at the High School, Middle School, and Elementary level.
Music Production,

Music Production

I am qualified to teach Music Production as I have a Master of Fine Arts degree in Electronic Music and Recording Media with an emphasis in Composition from Mills College. We learned Sound Tools, the forerunner of ProTools. I I taught Music Production at East Bay Arts and San Lorenzo High Schools. We were using synthesizers, MIDI controllers, FLStudio, Reason, and GarageBand.
Music Theory,

Music Theory

I love Music Theory! I have a vast knowledge of Music Theory and have taught Music Theory at Mills College. I have PhD in Education and would love to help you with what you want to learn. Thank you.
Piano,

Piano

I have taught piano for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on piano.
Saxophone,

Saxophone

I studied saxophone at Berklee College of Music. I have taught saxophone lessons for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on saxophone. I have played saxophone in Bay Area bands including with Vijay Iyer.
Sight Singing,

Sight Singing

I studied sight singing when I was getting my Bachelor's and Master's degrees. I taught sight singing at Mills College. I sing in the choir at my church and they do not ask that I attend the rehearsals because I can sight read the music during Mass.
Songwriting,

Songwriting

When at Berklee College of Music, I received an Honorable Mention in the yearly Song Writing contest.
Voice (Music)

Voice (Music)

I have taught vocal music and choirs in a school district for 18 years. I have a PhD from Capella University.

Summer

Piano

Piano

I have taught piano for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on piano.

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Great tutor!

In helping my son prepare for a solo, Maureen quickly figured out my son's playing level and aimed her coaching appropriately. His playing improved immediately as a result.

Dani, 1 lesson with Maureen

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