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Music Classes Miramar FL

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

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

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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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)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Daisy G.
(877) 231-8505
ne 10th ave
Miami, FL
Subjects
Dance, Singing
Ages Taught
7 to 14
Specialties
hyms , anthems & freestyle.
Education
Florida Memorial University - Pop Music - 2002-2006 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Khelga Link
2633 Pierce street
Hollywood, FL
Instruments
Accordion, Chorus, Concertina, Conducting, Ear Training, Piano, Theory, Voice
Styles
Classical, Folk - Country - Bluegrass, Kids, Other
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$45
Years of Experience
30 Years

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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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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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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)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Teresa G.
(877) 231-8505
NE 125 Street,
Miami, FL
Subjects
Piano
Ages Taught
7 to 50
Specialties
I teach Classical piano.
Education
Orstein School of Music - Piano - 1989-90 (Degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Joseph Nibbs
1535 Ne 128th Street,North Miami fl 33161
North Miami, FL
Instruments
Electric Bass, Guitar, Piano, Theory
Styles
Blues, Classical, Jazz, World
Experience Levels
Intermediate
Rate
$30
Years of Experience
15 Years

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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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