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Dennis H.

Racine, WI

$40/hour

Biblical Hebrew, Modern French, & Classical Piano

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Moody Bible Institute of Chicago
Bible-theology

Education

Moody Bible Institute of Chicago (Bible-theology)

About Dennis

My life has been intertwined with these three subjects. Since childhood I've enjoyed the piano. From 1979 to 1989 I studied under an elderly lady who had graduated from the same music conservatory that I now teach at. Until 2001, when I was first invited by a music school to audition as a teacher, my piano was strictly performing, either as soloist or accompanist. I also took college piano lessons. I have taught piano ever since the first school hired me. In 2004 I joined the Zion Conservatory of Music Faculty, and in 2007 became a teacher with Musika LLC.

French: my grandfather was a Canadian and knew French, so I learned it to follow in his footsteps. In time I spent some years working in France, and then taught some middle-school French in the U.S. Currently I am giving French mini-courses at the Univesity of Wisconsin-Parkside.

With Hebrew, it all began in 1991 when I found a Hebrew Bible in France. I decided to make it my major when I returned to college. (Officially my major was "Bachelor of Arts in Bible-Theology, Biblical Language Emphasis".) Later in 2010 I put my Hebrew to use as a volunteer in an exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum's temporary exhibit on the Dead Sea Scrolls. I enjoy reading "Biblical Archaeology Review" and books on the Bible code. Currently I am teaching Biblical Hebrew to a small class in my studio at the YMCA.
My life has been intertwined with these three subjects. Since childhood I've enjoyed the piano. From 1979 to 1989 I studied under an elderly lady who had graduated from the same music conservatory that I now teach at. Until 2001, when I Read more

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Cancellation
20 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Racine, WI 53405
In-person lessons
Language:
French,
Hebrew

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French

Passed admission test for UW-Milwaukee graduate program in French translation
Given the title "Language Monitor" for French by the FBI
Passed French test for admission to the Sorbonne
Lived in France multiple times
Certificate in Practical French from Centre Chrétien du Français, Albertville, France
Received A's in high school & college French courses

Hebrew

My Bachelor of Arts degree at the Moody Bible Institute was in "Bible-Theology, Biblical Language Emphasis". That included four semesters attending Hebrew classes of four credits each. In addition, I sat through a class I had already taken, just as a refresher.

Later on I volunteered at the Milwaukee Public Museum with a traveling exhibit on the Dead Sea Scrolls as a volunteer instructor on Hebrew paleography.

Piano

I have college training and pre-college training in piano, although it was not my major. I have taught piano in music schools since 2001 continuously, the most current school being the Zion Conservatory of Music, with which I have been an instructor since 2004. Overall, my total time of playing the piano has been 36 years, since I first began my lessons.

I have also performed in many venues, beginning in the 1980's. More recently I was a part of Frizane Music Ministries of Des Plaines, Illinois, and a staff pianist at the Von Maur department store in Glenview, Illinois. I own a piano repair business and currently tune for the Steinway Piano Gallery of Milwaukee.

Sight Singing

I have accompanied on the piano for individual voice lessons, for school choirs, and for children's musical theater. As a music teacher, I have also substituted for a regular voice teacher. Currently I am building up two different singing groups on my own. These I hope to have perform in local recitals and private events.

Moody Bible Institute of Chicago
Bible-theology

Education

Moody Bible Institute of Chicago (Bible-theology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 20 hours notice required

Travel policy

Dennis will travel within 40 miles of Racine, WI 53405.