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Associate's Music Degree North Las Vegas NV

Local resource for Associate's music degrees in North Las Vegas. 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.

Community College of Southern Nevada
(702) 651-4060
3200 East Cheyenne Avenue
North Las vegas, NV

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Randolph C.
(877) 231-8505
Sparkling Sky Ave
Las Vegas, NV
Subjects
Theatrical Broadway Singing, Opera Voice, Singing
Ages Taught
1 to 99
Specialties
I use the bell canto style of singing. But am versed in any style. I believe that using a technique that avoids tension in the body and vocal instrument, a person can sing forever.
Education
Monrovia High School - General - 09-83 to 06-86 (High School diploma received) California Polytechnic University - Vocal Performance and Management and Human Resources - 09-86 to 06-94 (Bachelor's degree received) Arizona State University - Music Theater Performance - 09-94 to 06-97 (not complete)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Ryan H.
(877) 231-8505
Martin Luther King Blvd,
Las Vegas, NV
Subjects
Guitar, Bass Guitar, Piano
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I specialize in Western theory (as opposed to Eastern Carnatic and Subcontinental theory) jazz and blues improvisation
Education
American School of Modern Music - Jazz performance - Dec 2000-June 2002 (Degree received) University of North Texas - Jazz guitar/music education - Sept 2002-Sept 2004 (Associate degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Jonathan B.
(877) 231-8505
Red Sunset Ave
Henderson, NV
Subjects
Singing, Opera Voice, Acting, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Music Performance, Music Theory
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Classical and operatic voice, popular genres including Rock, Pop, and Broadway.
Education
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Voice - 2010-2013 (not complete) University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Music Education - 2008-2010 (Master's degree received) Oregon State University - Music - 2000-2007 (Bachelor's degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Community College of Southern Nevada
(702) 651-4060
3200 East Cheyenne Avenue
North Las vegas, NV

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University of Nevada - Las Vegas
(702) 895-3011
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $4005
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $15100
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Steven B.
(877) 231-8505
Bottle Sage Avenue
Las Vegas, NV
Subjects
Piano, Guitar, Music Recording, Songwriting, Music Theory, Music Performance, Bass Guitar
Ages Taught
7 to 65
Specialties
Traditional classical piano/theory, contemporary progression theory as applied to rock, pop, country and blues.
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Glenn W.
(877) 231-8505
Violet Note Street
Henderson, NV
Subjects
Theatrical Broadway Singing, Opera Voice, Singing, Music Performance, Speaking Voice, Guitar
Ages Taught
7 to 99
Education
Normandy Highschool - - 1971-1974 (High School diploma received) Cuyahoga Community College - Associate Arts - 1974-1976 (Associate degree received) Akron University - Business Administration - 1977-1980 (not complete)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Luis F.
(877) 231-8505
BRISTOL CREST LN
Las Vegas, NV
Subjects
Piano, Guitar, Music Theory, Songwriting
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Classical, Jazz, Pop, Latin, Children music.
Education
La Salle - High School - 1983-1987 University of Costa Rica - Music Composition - 1988-1994 University of Costa Rica - Music Composition - 1994-1996
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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University of Nevada - Reno
(775) 784-1110
evada - Reno
Reno, NV
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $4005
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $15100
School Information
Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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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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