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Pianist, Theorist, Composer & More!
Paul F.

59 hours tutoring

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Hourly Rate: $55
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Pianist, Theorist, Composer & More!
Pianist, Theorist, Composer & More!
Paul F.

59 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

59 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Paul


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Paul Fredericks is a 31 year old Degreed & Multi-Certified Music Teacher in the state of Connecticut. He studied jazz piano, guitar, and composition at Yale School of Music, The University of Bridgeport where he got his Bachelors in Music Performance with a focus on Music Education & Composition. He has been teaching for over 13 years in multiple music schools across CT. Such as Music & Arts in Fairfield & Westport, & Blue Bus Music in Ridgefield. He is also an online teacher for Musika...

Paul Fredericks is a 31 year old Degreed & Multi-Certified Music Teacher in the state of Connecticut. He studied jazz piano, guitar, and composition at Yale School of Music, The University of Bridgeport where he got his Bachelors in Music Performance with a focus on Music Education & Composition. He has been teaching for over 13 years in multiple music schools across CT. Such as Music & Arts in Fairfield & Westport, & Blue Bus Music in Ridgefield. He is also an online teacher for Musika Lessons, Wyzant, Lessons.com, & Lessonface.com.

Paul has most recently finished 2 Specialization Certifications from the Berklee School of Music. Consisting of focuses on Music Education, Jazz Improv, Music Production, Songwriting, & Arranging. Paul is known best for composing video game style music, and as a jazz pianist, and guitarist.

Paul has played over 200 hundred shows at such places as: Toads Place in New Haven, The Webster Theater in Hartford, The Bridgeport Bluefish Stadium now the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater, the Shubert Theater in New Haven and more. He has opened for bands such as Foreigner, Buckethead, Hatebreed, & The Machine.

He has trained under such notable musicians and composers such as:
James Moody, Eric Singer, Jeffrey Johnson, Chris Coogan, Patrick Smith,, Gary Burton, &
Dan Arcamone to name a few.

Paul has worked as a studio musician on over 5 albums, and has also composed original scores, and tracks for over 5 video games on steam, browser, android, & more.


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University of Bridgeport
Music
Berklee School of Music
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Berklee School of Music
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Composition (Music)

Composition (Music)

Have a degree in music, studied composition. Can help roman numerals, figured bass, counterpoint, songwriting, chord progressions, chords, scales, soloing, jazz, improv. I studied composition on piano and guitar, can help arranging,transposing, transcribing, programs like finale.

Computer

Music Production

Music Production

I have composer arranged and produced on 5 studio albums, 5 video game titles and have produced music for various genres and bands. I have a specialization certificate from Berklee school of music one in songwriting & arranging and one in music production. I use propellerheads reasons, ableton, audacity, and pro tools.

Homeschool

Piano

Piano

I have been playing piano since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, write on all types of staffs. Understand chords, scales, modes, inversions, 6th chords, borrowed chords, advanced theory, jazz and more. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport.

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Piano

Piano

I have been playing piano since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, write on all types of staffs. Understand chords, scales, modes, inversions, 6th chords, borrowed chords, advanced theory, jazz and more. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport.

Music

Composition (Music),

Composition (Music)

Have a degree in music, studied composition. Can help roman numerals, figured bass, counterpoint, songwriting, chord progressions, chords, scales, soloing, jazz, improv. I studied composition on piano and guitar, can help arranging,transposing, transcribing, programs like finale.
Drums,

Drums

I have been playing drums since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, know different drum beats and aptterns such as paradiddles, flam, rolls, clave, bossa nova, merengue, swing, jazz, rock. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport. I was in percussion ensemble, I also have been playing drumset in a professional and studio setting for over 10 years. Multiple bands and recordings.
Ear Training,

Ear Training

I can help with interval and ear training. I can help with sight singing/solfege. Analyzing music, finding intervals, figured bass, and interval training. Major, minor, diminished, augmented intervals. Can use my piano or guitar or music production software to help with interval and ear training. Also training the ear to hear certain chord types like major 7, vs minor, vs diminished, vs augmented.
General Music,

General Music

I have been playing piano since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, write on all types of staffs. Understand chords, scales, modes, inversions, 6th chords, borrowed chords, advanced theory, jazz and more. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport. I understand instrumentation, composition, music production, using programs like finale, protools and more.
Guitar,

Guitar

I have been playing guitar since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, write on all types of staffs. I know how to read and write tablature. Understand chords, scales, modes, inversions, 6th chords, borrowed chords, advanced theory, jazz and more. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport. Was a guitarist in a band for 5+ years
Music Production,

Music Production

I have composer arranged and produced on 5 studio albums, 5 video game titles and have produced music for various genres and bands. I have a specialization certificate from Berklee school of music one in songwriting & arranging and one in music production. I use propellerheads reasons, ableton, audacity, and pro tools.
Music Theory,

Music Theory

Passed AP Music Theory Exam 2 years in a row with perfect score Yale School of Music University of Bridgeport - Bachelors of Music Have been composing for over 10 years.
Piano,

Piano

I have been playing piano since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, write on all types of staffs. Understand chords, scales, modes, inversions, 6th chords, borrowed chords, advanced theory, jazz and more. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport.
Sight Singing,

Sight Singing

Passed so theory exam 2 times with a perfect score including the sight singing portion. Had to take ear training, and singing classes. Interval training, chord type training. Sight singing intervals and rythms
Songwriting

Songwriting

I have been in many bands, studios, live concerts and more. I have written music for commercials, jingles, film scores, and more. I've been in funk bands, jazz bands, rock bands, folk bands, and more. Can help songwriting on piano or guitar or in sheet music. Can help with counterpoint, composition, chord progressions, borrowed chords, verse-chorus-bridges, vocal lines and melody.

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Piano

Piano

I have been playing piano since middle school. I know how to write and notate rhythms, write on all types of staffs. Understand chords, scales, modes, inversions, 6th chords, borrowed chords, advanced theory, jazz and more. I received a perfect score on my ap theory exam 2 years in a row in high school. I also have a degree in music performance from the university of bridgeport.

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Knowledgable Patient Teacher

Great tutor, highly recomend! Very understanding and patient with a great attitude. Great for new students "Im brand new" and came out with much more understanding

James, 1 lesson with Paul
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