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Brian C.

Certified Music Tutor Specializing in Guitar

Certified Music Tutor Specializing in Guitar

$60/hour

  • Portland, ME 04103

About Brian


Bio

I am a state certified music teacher who specializes in guitar tutoring. I taught K-12 general music for six years in Portland and Westbrook schools. I have been teaching private guitar for seven years. In addition, I have experience teaching music theory and music history. I also can teach vocal skills, including sight singing, and beginning piano.

I am a state certified music teacher who specializes in guitar tutoring. I taught K-12 general music for six years in Portland and Westbrook schools. I have been teaching private guitar for seven years. In addition, I have experience teaching music theory and music history. I also can teach vocal skills, including sight singing, and beginning piano.


Education

Northern Virginia Community College
AAA Music
Hunter College/CUNY
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Portland, ME 04103
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Composition (Music)

Composition (Music)

I have a Master's in Music Composition from Hunter College/CUNY in New York City. I had to prepare several pieces for that degree, including a string quartet, piano suite, and viola sonata. A composition I wrote for flute and harp was awarded Special Mention in a 2006 music contest in Italy.

History

Music History

Music History

At NVCC in Virginia, I studied Music History for two semesters and received a combined 4.0 GPA. At Hunter College/CUNY in NYC. I studied Advanced Music History for two semesters for a combined GPA of 3.9. I also taught a combined Music History/Theory course through the Portland Adult Education system for two years.

Music

Composition (Music),

Composition (Music)

I have a Master's in Music Composition from Hunter College/CUNY in New York City. I had to prepare several pieces for that degree, including a string quartet, piano suite, and viola sonata. A composition I wrote for flute and harp was awarded Special Mention in a 2006 music contest in Italy.
Ear Training,

Ear Training

I studied Ear Training for 4 semesters at NVCC in Virginia, in conjunction with my Music Theory classes, for a total of 16 credits and a 4.0 GPA. At Hunter College in NYC, I took 6 credits of Music Theory/Ear Training for a combined 3.9 GPA. I incorporated ear training into my K-12 lessons while teaching general music in Portland and Westbrook schools for 6 years.
General Music,

General Music

I am a Maine certified K-12 music teacher. I taught K-12 general music in Portland and Westbrook schools for six years. I also received specialized training in general music education at Gordon College in Massachusetts during two summers.
Guitar,

Guitar

I have been playing guitar for 30 years and teaching it privately for 7 years. I currently perform guitar in the Portland, ME area for special events and weddings. I have studied guitar privately from teachers at Rutgers U. and Mannes School. At NVCC in Virginia, I studied guitar privately for 4 semesters with a combined GPA of 4.0.
Music History,

Music History

At NVCC in Virginia, I studied Music History for two semesters and received a combined 4.0 GPA. At Hunter College/CUNY in NYC. I studied Advanced Music History for two semesters for a combined GPA of 3.9. I also taught a combined Music History/Theory course through the Portland Adult Education system for two years.
Music Theory

$60/hour

Brian C.

$60/hour

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