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Associate's Music Degree Miramar FL

Local resource for Associate's music degrees in Miramar. 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.

Florida Memorial College
(305) 626-3600
15800 NW 42nd Avenue
Miami-Dade, FL
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $10508
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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New World School of the Arts
(305) 237-3559
300 NE Second Avenue
Miami, FL

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Nicky Orta
3473 SW 170 Terrace
Miramar, FL
Promotion
$40 / hr
Hours
Jazz
Memberships and Certifications
Electric Bass
Services
20 years

Selena S.
(877) 231-8505
NW 178 Terrace
Opa Locka, FL
Subjects
Songwriting, Music Recording, Speaking Voice, Singing, Music Performance
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I utilize some speech level singing technique -Specializing in commercial music singing emphasis in R&B/Soul/Pop/Reggae/Jazz/Broadway
Education
Metropolitan State College of Denver - Vocal Performance - 1997-2000 (not complete)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Matthew P.
(877) 231-8505
Salih st
Opa Locka, FL
Subjects
Bass Guitar, Music Recording, Piano, Trombone, Music Performance
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
specialize in jazz and gospel music
Education
Norland high - - 08/92-05/94 (not complete) stranahan high - - 08/94-05/96 (not complete) grambling state - music performance - 08/97-05/01 (not complete) Florida memorial - music performance - 08/08-present (not complete)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Florida International University
(305) 348-2000
University Park, PC 140
Miami, FL
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $3582
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $15981
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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University of Miami
(305) 284-2211
PO Box 248025, Ashe Building Room 132
Coral Gables, FL
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $34206
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Private—Nonprofit

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Pablo C.
(877) 231-8505
NW 9th Drive
Hollywood, FL
Subjects
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Performance, Songwriting, Banjo
Ages Taught
4 to 99
Specialties
I specialize in teaching beginner to intermediate students proficiency in reading chord sheets and TAB for guitar, bass, and banjo while exploring power chord voicing, dynamics with distortion, barre chords, blues progression basics & diversity, pentatonic scale guitar improvisation, and drop-D melodic techniques.
Education
Charles W. Flanagan High School - Music/Art - 1997-2001 (High School diploma received) University of North Florida - English - 2002-2004 (Associate degree received) Florida International University - Education/Music - 2004-Present (not complete)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Hugo E G.
(877) 231-8505
NW 164th ST
Hialeah, FL
Subjects
Drums, Music Recording
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I specialize in gospel, pop, rock, and blues music. I also specialize in recording drums and other instruments.
Education
Full Sail University - Recording Arts - 2007-2008 (Associate degree received) Full Sail University - Entertainment Business - 2009-2010 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Ernesto O.
(877) 231-8505
W 21st Ave
Hialeah, FL
Subjects
Songwriting, Guitar, Music Theory, Music Recording
Ages Taught
5 to 100
Specialties
I specialize in fretboard theory, songwriting, improvisation, finger-picking, chord theory, and chart reading. I like to think of myself as a very well rounded player who shows interest in several genres of music including anything from Pop and RnB to Alternative Rock and Progressive Death-Metal. I'm open to all genres of music and hope to share similar musical interest's with my future students.
Education
Musicians Institute - G.I.T - 2008-2009 (not complete) Miami Dade College - A.S in Music Performance - Currently Enrolled (not complete)
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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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