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Associate's Music Degree Bremerton WA

Local resource for Associate's music degrees in Bremerton. Includes detailed information on local colleges and universities that give access to Associate's degrees in Music, which include classes in music performance, music education, music theory, music composition, and music techniques, as well as advice and content on music careers.

North Seattle Community College
(206) 527-3600
9600 College Way North
Seattle, WA
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $2768
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $8185
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Seattle Pacific University
(206) 281-2000
3307 Third Avenue West
Seattle, WA
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $26457
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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University of Washington
(206) 543-2100
Box 355852
Seattle, WA
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $6250
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $22667
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Charles Jefferson
P.O. Box 440 20715 Kitsap St. NE
Indianola, WA
Instruments
Trumpet
Styles
Blues, Classical, Jazz
Experience Levels
Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$60
Years of Experience
30 Years

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Cynthia Jefferson
20715 Kitsap St. NE
Indianola, WA
Promotion
$60 / hr
Hours
Classical
Memberships and Certifications
Horn
Services
30 years

Shoreline Community College
(206) 546-4101
16101 Greenwood Avenue North
Seattle, WA

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Cornish College of the Arts
(206) 726-5016
710 East Roy Street
Seattle, WA
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $25300
School Information
Type of Institution : Four-Year college
Institutional Designation : Private—Nonprofit

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Peter C.
(877) 231-8505
SW Grayson St.
Seattle, WA
Subjects
Piano, Music Performance, Saxophone, Music Theory, Singing
Ages Taught
1 to 99
Specialties
My major in college was jazz voice. But a close second and third instruments are saxophone and piano. Great with young students as well as adults.
Education
Cornish College of the Arts - jazz voice - 03'-07' (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Cynthia Jefferson
P.O. Box 440 20715 Kitsap St. NE
Indianola, WA
Instruments
Horn
Styles
Classical
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$60
Years of Experience
30 Years

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Ryan H.
(877) 231-8505
NW 62nd St
Seattle, WA
Subjects
Music Recording, Guitar, Music Theory, Songwriting, Music Performance
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I teach various popular music guitar styles: rock, blues, jazz and folk. I specialise as a performer in Gypsy Jazz and swing jazz guitar and also as a teacher of that genre for students who are specifically interested in that style.
Education
University of Kansas - English Literature - 09/84 -12/89 (Bachelor's degree received) Seattle Central Culinary Academy - Culinary Arts - 09/97 -12/98 (Associate degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Inspiration - Go Grab It!

Inspiration - Go Grab It!
By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

We all get discouraged from time to time in our musical journey. It's only natural. "Mom, can I get a guitar for my birthday? - I really want to learn how to play guitar" - is often how it begins. Then lessons start and it's just all too much for many and most give up. This is the first 'wheat from the chaff' separation. Many students do struggle through, but start and stop many times along the way. Then there are the few that seem to have just that little bit more talent than others, the fascination to learn and the wisdom to see their own results. These are usually the small 1% who go on to greatness, or at least become professional musicians.

But no matter what category you might belong to in the above scenario, all of us will get discouraged at some point. It could be a beginner problem like not being able to make a barre chord sound clear. It could be an intermediate issue where a player cannot get out of the rut of sounding like playing scales instead of improvising good melody. Often it is when these roadblocks occur, and we don't know how to surmount them, that the trouble starts. At the professional level we can get discouraged simply because we get bored with the way we play and the way we sound to ourselves. Usually this is a time to dig in and learn some new vocabulary.

And it seems to me, at any level we are at, we just need to get some 'traction', you know, get some fire in our bellies to fuel ourselves to get over these little hurdles. Setting little goals is clearly a great practical way to get over these hurdles. Having said that, knowing what these goals are at the beginner level is extremely important (and private instruction with a mentor never hurt anyone in this case).

But what I really want to discuss in this article is understanding how to motivate yourself. It seems to me that inspiration is not cheap! Grabbing onto those moments when we are really excited and channeling them through our guitar are not moments that are with us all the time, so I think it can be quite useful to really think about those moments when they do arrive, and what led to those inspirational times, so we can do all we can to make them happen again when we need them.

I have talked before about the idea that simply doing something, will fuel doing something even more. I remember when I was at music college that I was on such a roll of practicing daily, that the idea of not practicing to that degree was just not an option. I was very focused about what I practiced and I saw results. This can be an extremely compelling reason to work hard. But it is usually when we think we are not improving that we get discouraged.

So my question to you right now is this. "What inspires you to play?" Be honest. Do you get excited when you hear another great player? When you pick up a new CD? When you go for a walk? After a...

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