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Music Classes Magna UT

See below to find music schools and music instructors in Magna 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.

Katrina N.
(877) 231-8505
Greasewood Dr
Riverton, UT
Subjects
Singing, Opera Voice, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Speaking Voice, Music Recording, Music Performance
Ages Taught
5 to 75
Specialties
I specialize in speech level singing, as well as the Singing Triangle methods, based on the Bel Canto singing technique. I am familiar with Classical, Opera, and Broadway, as well as Country, Pop, and Rock styles. I encourage my students to make studio quality recordings to accelerate their learning.
Education
Orem High School - High School - 1978 - 1980 (High School diploma received) Ricks College - Marriage and Family Counseling - 1980 - 1982 (Associate degree received) Brigham Young University - Elementary Education - 1982 - 1988 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Robert T.
(877) 231-8505
south state st
Sandy, UT
Subjects
Music Theory, Percussion, Music Performance, Songwriting, Music Recording, Drums
Ages Taught
8 to 99
Specialties
I teach out of 'Extreme Interdependence' by Marco Minnemann for students that are approaching the independence vein of drumming. Walter Piston's 'Harmony' is a book that I prefer for theory; also 'Creative Jazz Improvisation' by Scott D. Reeves provides an excellent approach to theory while covering the basis for improvising both Chordal and Melodic phrasing.
Education
shasta community college - music composition - 2000-2001 (not complete)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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On Track Music Instruction
(801) 272-7917
6233 Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Academy of Dental Career
(801) 664-0617
6783 Redwood Rd #201
West Jordan, UT
 
Dental Assistant Schools in Utah-Academy of Dental Careers
(801) 664-0617
6783 So. Redwood Rd. Ste. #201
West Jordan, UT
 
Katrina N.
(877) 231-8505
South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Subjects
Singing, Opera Voice, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Speaking Voice, Music Performance, Music Recording
Ages Taught
5 to 75
Specialties
I specialize in speech level singing, as well as the Singing Triangle methods, based on the Bel Canto singing technique. I am familiar with Classical, Opera, and Broadway, as well as Country, Pop, and Rock styles. I encourage my students to make studio quality recordings to accelerate their learning.
Education
Orem High School - High School - 1978 - 1980 (High School diploma received) Ricks College - Marriage and Family Counseling - 1980 - 1982 (Associate degree received) Brigham Young University - Elementary Education - 1982 - 1988 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Claire T.
(877) 231-8505
S 900 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Subjects
Violin
Ages Taught
5 to 18
Specialties
I mostly use techniques of the Suzuki method
Education
Indiana University - violin performance - 08/2006-05/2007 (not complete) University of Utah - violin performance - 08/2007-05/2010 (Bachelor's degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Utah System of Higher Education
(801) 321-7103
State Board of Regents
Salt Lake City, UT
 
PLAY WITH JOY, LLC
(801) 839-5435
1809 West 7600 South
West Jordan, UT
 
ExecuTrain of Utah
(801) 561-8511
1455 W 2200 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
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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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