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Alex B.

Albany, NY

$50/hr

Ph.D. Student Teaching Music, Education and Computer Skills

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7 Ratings
 
 
11hrs Response Time
Excellent tutor!
— Kim, Clifton Park, NY on 10/26/13

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College of Saint Rose
Music, Education
College of Saint Rose
Master's
Queen's University, ON
PhD

Education

College of Saint Rose (Music, Education)

College of Saint Rose (Master's)

Queen's University, ON (PhD)

About Alex

Hello! My name is Alex, and I am looking to help learners reach their full potential in Music, basic computer skills, and Writing. I hold Master's Degrees in Music Education and Educational Technology, and I am a Ph.D. student in Education. I have been providing private and group instruction for instrumentalists of all ages, as well as music theory, ear training, and academic writing for six years. All of my instruction is uniquely designed for YOU! I also specialize in online instruction! Hello! My name is Alex, and I am looking to help learners reach their full potential in Music, basic computer skills, and Writing. I hold Master's Degrees in Music Education Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required

Reduced rate for group instruction. Reduced rate for online instruction. Reduced rate when a "package" of lessons is agreed upon (four lessons.)

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Albany, NY 12203
In-person lessons

"Excellent tutor!"

- Kim, Clifton Park, NY on 10/26/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
Grammar, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
Music History
Music:
Clarinet, Composition (Music),
Drums, Ear Training,
Flute, French Horn, General Music, Music History,
Music Theory, Oboe,
Piano,
Saxophone, Sight Singing, Songwriting, Trombone, Trumpet
Elementary Education:
Common Core, Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Study Skills
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Elementary (K-6th),
Piano,
Prealgebra, SAT Math, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
Common Core, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Composition (Music)

I have completed coursework at the undergraduate and graduate levels in music theory and composition. I am a graduate teaching assistant for music theory specializing in composition of Western European styles. I am qualified to instruct styles ranging from two-part counterpoint writing to full symphonic styles.

Ear Training

I am a college level music theory and ear training tutor at the College of Saint Rose. My undergraduate and graduate coursework have allowed me to develop my own abilities. My coursework includes rhythm training, solfege training, melodic dictation, harmonic dictation, and sight singing.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Music Education Grades Pre-K through 12. In addition, in my Ph.D. studies in Education, I have worked in the teacher education departments for three years. I have taught elementary aged children for five years.

Music History

I have completed coursework at the undergraduate and graduate levels in music history. I am a graduate teaching assistant, providing instruction in Western European music history and the history of American music. My research specialty also includes the history of popular music styles.

Oboe

I am a New York State Certified teacher for music grades PreK-12. I have completed a bachelor's degree in music education and a master's degree in music education with a concentration in instrumental music. I teach private lessons for a musical arts center, specializing in double reed instruments.

Piano

I am a New York State certified teacher in music, and hold degrees in music education. I have completed ten semesters of keyboard studies. I have taught piano for 5 years.

Study Skills

I am a current Ph.D. candidate in education. I have helped students of all ages develop strong study skills to a achieve short-term and long-term goals. I focus on organization, time management, and effective study strategies.

Trumpet

My undergraduate and graduate coursework has included trumpet performance. I have been teaching private trumpet lessons for four years. I stress the fundamentals of trumpet performance, such as tone and articulation, to create advanced, mature performers.

College of Saint Rose
Music, Education
College of Saint Rose
Master's
Queen's University, ON
PhD

Education

College of Saint Rose (Music, Education)

College of Saint Rose (Master's)

Queen's University, ON (PhD)

Excellent tutor! — Alex is an excellent tutor. He always come prepared, knows his stuff and has a great teaching style. I would definitely recommend him anytime. ...

— Kim, Clifton Park, NY on 10/26/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Reduced rate for group instruction. Reduced rate for online instruction. Reduced rate when a "package" of lessons is agreed upon (four lessons.)

Travel policy

Alex will travel within 20 miles of Albany, NY 12203.

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