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Polyglot Music Composer and Producer, Educator
Diego D.

435 hours tutoring

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Polyglot Music Composer and Producer, Educator
Polyglot Music Composer and Producer, Educator
Diego D.

435 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

435 hours tutoring

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

About Diego


Bio

I am a Composer, Producer, Sound Professional and Marketing Professional, with over 10 years of professional experience. My former and current clients include Electronic Arts, Yahoo, Hyundai, Rickwood Music LLC, Microsoft Studios / 343, Machinima, Howcast, Newport Classic, and many more.

My work in production and post has been showcased on national and international TV, videogames, Broadway, web, casinos, movie theaters worldwide, and in a Sundance Film Festival Official Selection feature...

I am a Composer, Producer, Sound Professional and Marketing Professional, with over 10 years of professional experience. My former and current clients include Electronic Arts, Yahoo, Hyundai, Rickwood Music LLC, Microsoft Studios / 343, Machinima, Howcast, Newport Classic, and many more.

My work in production and post has been showcased on national and international TV, videogames, Broadway, web, casinos, movie theaters worldwide, and in a Sundance Film Festival Official Selection feature film. My work includes full orchestral scores, sound editing, and feature-length 5.1 Dolby Digital mixes.

I have been trained both classically and contemporarily at the LSU College of Music and Dramatic Arts, SAE Institute, and the School of Music of Buenos Aires (EMBA), as well as in Business Marketing at the LSU EJ Ourso College of Business and Universidad de Palermo, and some of my personal mentors include Grammy-winner David Hentschel, Emmy-winner Mike Esnault, Richard Arce, Willis Delony, Alex Herrera, and Bill Grimes. I am also proficient in 5 languages, and teach Entertainment Industry courses at SAE Atlanta, such as Music Theory, Sound for Picture, Surround Sound, Music Production, Game Audio, and Entertainment Business.

In addition to working as a freelance composer, producer, and sound engineer, I am an educator with over 15 years of language, business, and music teaching experience, a freelance motivational speaker, and an independent investor and entrepreneur.

I have over 10 years of experience teaching English as a second language and Spanish to K12 students, and teaching executives, translating, and writing copy for global companies like Coca-Cola, Turner, CNN, The Home Depot, Colliers International, IHG, Verizon, and many others, and over 10 years of experience teaching symphonic band (I tested out of my first year of school so I graduated early from the School of Music of Buenos Aires and started teaching K12 in 2007), Music Theory (I was an approved music theory tutor at LSU, after testing out of 3 and a


Education

Louisiana State University (LSU)
Music and Business

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Art

Composition (Music)

Composition (Music)

I have been working as a music composer and producer for over a decade, and my former and current clients include Electronic Arts, Yahoo, Hyundai, Rickwood Music LLC, Microsoft Studios / 343, Machinima, Howcast, Newport Classic, and the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (which hosts events at major Atlanta parks year round). My work includes full orchestral scores, rock/pop tracks for TV and web, sound editing, sound mixing, and feature-length 5.1 Dolby Digital mixes, and it has been showcased on national and international TV, videogames, Broadway, web, casinos, movie theaters worldwide, and in a Sundance Film Festival Official Selection feature film.

Business

Marketing

Marketing

In addition to receiving two colleges degrees in Music, I received two full-tuition scholarships to study marketing at Universidad de Palermo and LSU (where I received a Bachelor of Science degree with a 3.7 GPA) and I have worked in Marketing for Electronic Arts (where I received one of five national MVP Awards), Andretti Karting, and the Atlanta Institute of Language. I also use my marketing abilities to follow the markets and invest in stocks and currencies, besides making money online through affiliate marketing and giving seminars in the subject.

Computer

Music Production

Music Production

I have been working as a music composer and producer for over a decade, and my former and current clients include Electronic Arts, Yahoo, Hyundai, Rickwood Music LLC, Microsoft Studios / 343, Machinima, Howcast, Newport Classic, and the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (which hosts events at major Atlanta parks year round). My work includes full orchestral scores, rock/pop tracks for TV and web, sound editing, sound mixing, and feature-length 5.1 Dolby Digital mixes, and it has been showcased on national and international TV, videogames, Broadway, web, casinos, movie theaters worldwide, and in a Sundance Film Festival Official Selection feature film.

Corporate Training

Spanish

Spanish

Polyglot instructor (fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, and French) with over 15 years of teaching experience, and experience doing Spanish tutoring and corporate Spanish training and copywriting for companies such as Turner, CNN, Coca-Cola, IHG, Focus Brands, The Home Depot, Verizon, Colliers International, and many others. Aside from my experience teaching, the fact that I am a constant learner makes it easier for me to identify which methods work well and which ones don't, constantly improving my ability to teach others.

Homeschool

Spanish

Spanish

Polyglot instructor (fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, and French) with over 15 years of teaching experience, and experience doing Spanish tutoring and corporate Spanish training and copywriting for companies such as Turner, CNN, Coca-Cola, IHG, Focus Brands, The Home Depot, Verizon, Colliers International, and many others. Aside from my experience teaching, the fact that I am a constant learner makes it easier for me to identify which methods work well and which ones don't, constantly improving my ability to teach others.

Language

Spanish

Spanish

Polyglot instructor (fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, and French) with over 15 years of teaching experience, and experience doing Spanish tutoring and corporate Spanish training and copywriting for companies such as Turner, CNN, Coca-Cola, IHG, Focus Brands, The Home Depot, Verizon, Colliers International, and many others. Aside from my experience teaching, the fact that I am a constant learner makes it easier for me to identify which methods work well and which ones don't, constantly improving my ability to teach others.

Most Popular

Spanish

Spanish

Polyglot instructor (fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, and French) with over 15 years of teaching experience, and experience doing Spanish tutoring and corporate Spanish training and copywriting for companies such as Turner, CNN, Coca-Cola, IHG, Focus Brands, The Home Depot, Verizon, Colliers International, and many others. Aside from my experience teaching, the fact that I am a constant learner makes it easier for me to identify which methods work well and which ones don't, constantly improving my ability to teach others.

Music

Composition (Music),

Composition (Music)

I have been working as a music composer and producer for over a decade, and my former and current clients include Electronic Arts, Yahoo, Hyundai, Rickwood Music LLC, Microsoft Studios / 343, Machinima, Howcast, Newport Classic, and the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (which hosts events at major Atlanta parks year round). My work includes full orchestral scores, rock/pop tracks for TV and web, sound editing, sound mixing, and feature-length 5.1 Dolby Digital mixes, and it has been showcased on national and international TV, videogames, Broadway, web, casinos, movie theaters worldwide, and in a Sundance Film Festival Official Selection feature film.
Ear Training,

Ear Training

In addition to having worked as a composer and producer for over a decade, I tested out of my first year of college at the School of Music of Buenos Aires due to my music theory knowledge and skills, and when I started a music degree at LSU, I TESTED OUT OF ALL MUSIC THEORY REQUIREMENTS (3 and a half years). I am also blessed to have pitch memory (the ability to remember and reproduce pitches without a referential pitch) and currently teach music theory at SAE Atlanta.
Music Production,

Music Production

I have been working as a music composer and producer for over a decade, and my former and current clients include Electronic Arts, Yahoo, Hyundai, Rickwood Music LLC, Microsoft Studios / 343, Machinima, Howcast, Newport Classic, and the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces (which hosts events at major Atlanta parks year round). My work includes full orchestral scores, rock/pop tracks for TV and web, sound editing, sound mixing, and feature-length 5.1 Dolby Digital mixes, and it has been showcased on national and international TV, videogames, Broadway, web, casinos, movie theaters worldwide, and in a Sundance Film Festival Official Selection feature film.
Music Theory

Music Theory

Composer, Producer and former lead Music Theory instructor at SAE, and certified Music Theory Tutor at LSU. Tested out of all 3 and a half years of Music Theory at LSU and studied, among others, under Grammy award winning composer David Hentschel, and Emmy award winning composer Mike Esnault.

Other

Marketing

Marketing

In addition to receiving two colleges degrees in Music, I received two full-tuition scholarships to study marketing at Universidad de Palermo and LSU (where I received a Bachelor of Science degree with a 3.7 GPA) and I have worked in Marketing for Electronic Arts (where I received one of five national MVP Awards), Andretti Karting, and the Atlanta Institute of Language. I also use my marketing abilities to follow the markets and invest in stocks and currencies, besides making money online through affiliate marketing and giving seminars in the subject.

Summer

Spanish

Spanish

Polyglot instructor (fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, and French) with over 15 years of teaching experience, and experience doing Spanish tutoring and corporate Spanish training and copywriting for companies such as Turner, CNN, Coca-Cola, IHG, Focus Brands, The Home Depot, Verizon, Colliers International, and many others. Aside from my experience teaching, the fact that I am a constant learner makes it easier for me to identify which methods work well and which ones don't, constantly improving my ability to teach others.

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Knowledgeable and Patient

Diego took the time to get to know our son and what he had previously been taught by his former tutor. He was so friendly and prior to the first lesson let us know his teaching style and allowed us to get to know him a little to feel comfortable to allow him to teach our son. We are thrilled with the lessons thus far and feel he is going to be a great teacher for our 8 year old son! He is intuitive and funny and our son has enjoyed his lessons with him.

Cynthia, 45 lessons with Diego

Excellent Teacher

Diego did a great job making the lesson entertaining and educational for our daughter. We are looking forward to her future lessons and Spanish language knowledge.

Andrew, 12 lessons with Diego

great teacher organized

Tailors his lessons to fit my needs! Organized and knowledgeable. Will definitely recommend to beginners, intermediate , and advance composers, and producers.

Tene, 7 lessons with Diego

great teacher organized

Tailors his lessons to fit my needs! Organized and knowledgeable. Will definitely recommend to beginners, intermediate , and advance composers, and producers.

Tene, 7 lessons with Diego

Extremely Knowledgeable and Enthusiastic!

Diego is a wealth of knowledge but also has teaching skills to go with it, so all of that knowledge is accessible! Awesome vibe. Highly recommend if you are looking for music and recording tutor.

Ernest , 15 lessons with Diego

Thankful

Diego is very knowledgeable. He’s patient with his students and understands that learning a new language is difficult so I don’t ever feel rushed or uneasy if I don’t catch on quickly. Diego encourages me to continue and makes you feel that success comes with practice, practice, practice. I don’t think I could have found a better teacher. Thank you Diego!!!!

Manuel , 48 lessons with Diego
Tutor responded:

¡Hola, Manuel! I’m so happy to know you feel that way!! Thank you so much for such a kind and thoughtful review, and for sharing how you feel about the process in general! Not only does it show your gratitude, it also makes me happy because it shows that you understand what learning a language entails! As I mentioned in our lessons, it’s a marathon, not a sprint 🙂 ¡Muchísimas gracias por tus comentarios, amigo! Keep up the great work!! You are on track to be fluent in two months, just like we planned. 🙂

Spectacular session!

Talking with Diego about my baby steps into the field of audio engineering was SO encouraging! He is thoroughly knowledgeable, in all the various directions of audio editing and recording. He is very natural to talk with, highly organized and cheerful. I look forward to the next session!

Mary, 7 lessons with Diego

Diego is great at recording vocals

Diego clearly understands how to record vocals with the right effects. Recording vocals can be difficult without prior training. Diego walked me through how to use a limit effect and the difference between gain and volume

John, 1 lesson with Diego

An amazing and passionate tutor

I just had my first lesson with Diego, and I loved it! He is able to explain everything perfectly, and most of all, is very passionate about teaching. I know that I’ll be able to succeed in learning Music Production with him as my teacher.

Tyler, 10 lessons with Diego
Tutor responded:

Thank you for your kind review, Tyler! I am so excited we're learning together!! You have great potential!!! I look forward to us growing together in our lessons! Thank you for your kind feedback :)

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