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Dan S.

Montclair, NJ

$70/hour

I want to give you the TOOLS to ACHIEVE whatever GOALS you want!

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Montclair State Univeristy
Guitar Performance Concentration Jazz
La Musique Academy International
Other

Education

Montclair State Univeristy (Guitar Performance Concentration Jazz)

La Musique Academy International (Other)

About Dan

Dan S. holds a diploma in Modern Guitar Performance from La Musique Academy International and a Bachelors of Music in Guitar Performance and Jazz from Montclair State University. Dan Has been teaching since 2008 and brings both structure and a fully customizable approach to teaching, making sure you learn what you want and what you need to know to accomplish any musical dream. He has extensive experience working with children.

At age 9, Dan began studying such instruments as the viola, saxophone, piano and guitar. By age 12, he identified more with the guitar and chose it as his primary instrument of musical expression. Dan S. is currently playing venues in and around NYC and the metropolitan area, jamming with some of the best live musicians around. He has also performed in France and looks forward to tour more of Europe in addition to continuing his guitar work in music theater off Broadway.

Dan teaches Ear training, Guitar, Ukelele, Theory, Jazz, Jazz Band Auditions, Music Theater Guitar, Songwriting, Arranging, Musicianship, Bandleading, and Band Skills.

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Dan S. holds a diploma in Modern Guitar Performance from La Musique Academy International and a Bachelors of Music in Guitar Performance and Jazz from Montclair State University. Dan Has been teaching since 2008 and brings both Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required

$60 per hour for online lessons!

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Montclair, NJ 07042
History:
Music History

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Composition (Music)

I written and co-written songs that have been played on radio stations across the world. I have written and co-written songs that charted on beatport and traxsource. I have two degrees in music, one from La Music Academy International in Nancy, France and the other from Montclair State University. I fully understand counterpoint and classical theory in addition to the pop/dance world.

Ear Training

I can learn entire songs/ identify structures and harmony/ keys/ time signatures/ by ear. All intervals/chord types inversions ect. I spent 5 years in music schools earning 2 degrees. I get paid to come play tunes by ear.

General Music

I am a well rounded musician. I have spent 5 years earning 2 degrees in music. I have played with Broadway pit musicians and performers. I have been teaching since 2008. General music is building blocks. Developing rhythmic awareness, active listening, leading and following etc.

Guitar

I love music and inspiring my students, and teaching inspires me. I have spent five years earning two degrees in music and guitar performance. I have been playing the guitar professionally for seven years. I have played on professional recording sessions. I have played with dozens of bands playing dozens of styles with repeaters of hundreds of songs. I have played with Broadway pit musicians and performers in off Broadway productions. I have been teaching since 2008.

Music History

I hold a bachelors degree in music from Montclair State University and a degree in music from La Music Academy International in France. I have studied the entire span of music history and the diverse worlds of music from a myriad of cultures from the first writing though the present day.

Songwriting

I have written/co written and co produced at least 10-15 songs released on indie/major labels. I am a well rounded musician. I have spent 5 years earning 2 degrees in music. I have played with Broadway pit musicians and performers. I have been teaching since 2008.

Montclair State Univeristy
Guitar Performance Concentration Jazz
La Musique Academy International
Other

Education

Montclair State Univeristy (Guitar Performance Concentration Jazz)

La Musique Academy International (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $70.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

$60 per hour for online lessons!

Travel policy

Dan will travel within 5 miles of Montclair, NJ 07042.