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Music Classes Lynn MA

See below to find music schools and music instructors in Lynn that give access to music classes, along with music ensembles, early childhood music, music summer programs, percussion classes, guitar classes, piano classes, and guitar classes, as well as advice and content on learning music.

Jonathan P.
(877) 231-8505
Overlook Ridge Dr.
Malden, MA
Subjects
Piano, Trombone, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Songwriting, Music Theory, Singing
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Classical and Jazz
Education
Westfield State Colege - Music Education - 9/99 - 5/04 (Bachelor's degree received)
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maya a.
(877) 231-8505
Benedict St.,
Somerville, MA
Subjects
Music Performance, Opera Voice, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Songwriting, Singing, Speaking Voice
Ages Taught
11 to 40
Specialties
Classical voice, theatrical Broadway singing, speaking, music theory, music performance, vocal repair
Education
Diablo Valley College - music - 2004-2006 Umass Boston - music - 2007-2010 (not complete)
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Renee S.
(877) 231-8505
Thurston St.
Somerville, MA
Subjects
Opera Voice, Singing, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Music Theory, Acting, Music Performance, Speaking Voice
Ages Taught
18 to 99
Specialties
I hold degrees in opera, musical theater and theater arts. I can offer fresh perspectives on Miesner and Stanislovsky Acting techniques; show you how Alexander technique can improve your posture and free your breath; show you how to take a common and consistant vocal technique and adapt it to various styles of music. I can also teach Beginner level theory for those who want to learn how to read music, improve their sight reading skills, or to simply gain greater insight into the composer's i…
Education
Longy School of Music - Opera Performance - 2007-2009 (Degree received) Oklahoma City University - Musical Theater - 2004-2005 (Master's degree received) Murray State University - Music, Theater - 1997-2001 (Bachelor's degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Brendan B.
(877) 231-8505
Gorham Road
Medford, MA
Subjects
Singing
Ages Taught
12 to 99
Specialties
I teach classical, legit broadway, and jazz styles.
Education
Masconomet Regional High School - - 1996-2000 (complete) University of Massachusetts Amherst - B.A. Music - 2000-2004 (complete) The Pennsylvania State University - M.M. Voice Performance and Pedagody - 2004-2006 (complete)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Khris M.
(877) 231-8505
Summer St.
Somerville, MA
Subjects
Music Performance, Music Theory, Guitar
Ages Taught
1 to 99
Specialties
I teach various styles ranging from Jazz, Funk, Rock, Blues, and Gospel and R&B.
Education
Berklee College of Music - Guitar Performance - Sept/2005-December/2008 (Bachelor's degree received) Los Medanos College - Music Major - Sept/2002-December/2004 (not complete)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Lauren Bateman
533 Cross St
Malden, MA
Instruments
Audio Recording, Ear Training, Guitar, Voice
Styles
Folk - Country - Bluegrass, Other, Rock - Alternative
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$0
Years of Experience
2 Years

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Karen DeBiasse
45 Franklin Street None
Somerville, MA
Instruments
Drums, Guitar, Piano, Voice
Styles
Blues, Classical, Electronic, Folk - Country - Bluegrass, Jazz, Kids, Other, Rock - Alternative, World
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$70
Years of Experience
28 Years

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Caroline M.
(877) 231-8505
Wicklow Avenue
Medford, MA
Subjects
Piano, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Acting, Opera Voice, Singing, Music Performance
Ages Taught
8 to 99
Specialties
All styles are chosen to fit each students goals and levels.
Education
Richmond High School - College Preperatory - 1996-2000 (degree received) University of Maine - Vocal Performance - 2000-2004 (degree received) Longy School of Music - Opera Performance - 2005-2008 (degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Jeff M.
(877) 231-8505
Cross Street
Winchester, MA
Subjects
Music Theory, Drums, Percussion, Music Performance, Music Recording
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I specialize in drumset, classical percussion, and several hand percussion instruments; djembe, congas, bongos, dumbek, and turkish frame drum. I am proficient in Jazz harmony and I have 10 years of experience teaching/tutoring in this field. I am proficient in studio engineering and I have 8 years of experience using production software such as Pro Tools, Logic, Reason, Finale.
Education
Berklee College of Music - Drumset Performance - 1997-1999 (Bachelor's degree received)
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Brian K.
(877) 231-8505
Calvin St.
Somerville, MA
Subjects
Music Theory, Music Performance, Guitar, Songwriting
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
My playing covers a broad spectrum of styles of including pop, rock, jazz, metal, hip hop/r&b, funk and acoustic/folk. I am equally proficient in all.
Education
Berklee College of Music - Professional Music: Guitar Performance - Fall 2006- Spring 2010 (Bachelor's degree received)
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Take A Breath, Listen To The Spaces

Take A Breath, Listen To The Spaces
By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

I was at the NAMM show recently, a massive trade show for musical products. If you've ever been into Guitar Center and witnessed that infernal noise made by guitarists and bass players 'trying out' instruments, then the NAMM show is that x 50,000. It can be hell, yet a necessary evil if you are in the business.

I spent some time walking around and of course made my way to many of the guitar and amp booths, after all it's always good to keep up with anything new and groundbreaking. I came across a few professional guitar players who had been hired to demonstrate guitars, and as good as these players were technically, there was always one aspect of their playing that stood out to me. I find this is the case with any guitar player that is not communicating. They play too much. Tons and tons of notes, in rapid succession, all brilliantly executed. But what is really being said? How can you enjoy music when you feel like you are having your teeth drilled?

Guitar players are notorious for doing this, simply because they can. If they were horn players things would be very different. You simply have to take a breath. Guitar players technically don't have to do this, so they don't, and as a result their music is compromised.

The first time I was aware of this was several years ago when I started using a digital vocoder. In order for the notes to be heard on my guitar, I would have to mouth something into the microphone to trigger them. Then of course you get to shape the sound with syllables and so on. I was in a rehearsal and my sax player said to me, "Chris you play different when you use that thing, because you have to take a breath". Perhaps that was a kind way of saying I sucked, but the talkbox thing was cool. It certainly struck a chord anyway. So from then on, and it took a while to really sink in, but I tried to really focus on phrasing. And not just as a guitar player, but compositionally, if my music doesn't breathe, I'm just not interested.

As jazz guitarists, there is a terrible tendency for us to play a lot of notes, firstly because the genre historically has given us permission to do so, and second, archtop jazz guitars don't generally lend themselves to sustaining notes, so in order to 'get over', guitarists fall into the trap of overplaying.

There are of course compromising situations which affect the way we play and it is important to be aware of these at the time. First, if you are taking a solo and the band behind you is not being particularly supportive, i.e.; playing busily and not listening to you, then this very often makes a player play more notes because they are fighting to speak, as it were. But if the band is just grooving, you as a soloist can play just a few notes and the spaces are music in themselves!

Another compromising situation might be a borrowed or rented amp that ju...

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