Search Play Jazz Guitar.com

 

 




Music Teachers Concord NC

Music teachers teach students music basics, piano lessons, guitar lessons, singing lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons and more. See below to find local music teachers in Concord that give access to instruction in music techniques, music composition, as well as advice and content on finding a music teacher who is a good fit.

Page S.
(877) 231-8505
Peppercorn Lane
Charlotte, NC
Subjects
Music Theory, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Opera Voice, Singing, Dance, Speaking Voice, Music Performance
Ages Taught
13 to 22
Education
Duke University - Music - 8/2005-5/2009 (Bachelor's degree received) Northwest School of the Arts - Music/English - 8/2001-6/2005 (High School diploma received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
Music & Arts
(704) 547-1616
The Shoppes At University Place, 9015 J.M. Keynes Dr
Charlotte, NC
 
Virginia G.
(877) 231-8505
Craftsman Ridge Drive
Matthews, NC
Subjects
Opera Voice, Acting, Singing
Ages Taught
15 to 55
Specialties
I specialize in bel canto technique. I studied at Julliard with Ellen Faull, and with Joanna Levy in her private NYC studio. I have been singing opera for over 25 years and have performed with Eva Marton, Placido Domingo and Justino Diaz among others. For acting, I studied the Stanislavski Method, which has been instrumental during my operatic singing career.
Education
The Juillliard School, New York City - Vocal Performance - September 1986-May 1989 (Master's degree received) Conservatorio de Musica de Puerto Rico - Vocal Performance, Magna Cum Laude - August 1980-May 1986 (Bachelor's degree received) Escuela Libre de Musica, San Juan, Puerto Rico - Music - August 1976-May 1980 (High School diploma received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
Shannon McSwain
17 Willowbrook Cir.
Clayton, NC
Promotion
$40 / hr
Hours
"Classical
Memberships and Certifications
Kids"
Services
Piano
Service Types and Repair
8 years

Michael Stewart
288 Ripley Road
Cameron, NC
Instruments
Suzuki Method, Theory, Viola, Violin
Styles
Classical
Experience Levels
Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$40
Years of Experience
25 Years

Data Provided By:
Rodney B.
(877) 231-8505
Hamilton Street
Charlotte, NC
Subjects
Drums
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Rudimental snare drum, Pop/Rock, Jazz, Funk, Brazilian, Caribbean, Afro-Cuban styles.
Education
Drummer's Collective - Private Lessons - various (not complete) Drummer's Collective - Drumming - 2007 (Degree received) Appalachian State Univ - Music - 1992-1995 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
Music & Arts
(704) 992-0225
Rosedale Commons Shopping Ctr, 9931 Rose Commons Dr Bldg 600 Ste B
Huntersville, NC
 
Kim Gant
5648 37th St. Dr. NE
Hickory, NC
Instruments
Chorus, Handbells, Piano, Voice
Styles
Classical
Experience Levels
Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$36
Years of Experience
25 Years

Data Provided By:
Sheerah P.
(877) 231-8505
Woody Grove Road
Indian Trail, NC
Subjects
Opera Voice, Music Performance, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Music Recording, Singing, Songwriting
Ages Taught
15 to 69
Specialties
Although I have been trained from a more classical foundation including opera singing, I specialize in gospel, Christian, contemporary gospel, choir and contemporary pop vocal styles. I do believe that western/classical music is a proper format and template for all other genres because topics such as breathing and body stance while singing are emphasized, which becomes very important in examining other popular or most-liked genres. i focus on the individual's limits and expansions because unl…
Education
Hampton University - Music: Vocal Performance - Sep. 05-Dec. 09 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

Data Provided By:
Stephen Bussiere
PO Box 126
Bath, NC
Promotion
$25 / hr
Hours
"Jazz
Memberships and Certifications
Blues"
Services
Piano
Service Types and Repair
30 years

Data Provided By:

Finding The Right Teacher

By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

Finding a good teacher is not always easy, at any level. At the beginner level it is important to get on the right foot and as an intermediate player you need to know that your teacher really knows his or her stuff if you want to move forward. What it really comes down to is "Are you getting the right information?".

The big problem when it comes to music instruction is that it is not necessary to have any diplomas or awards in order to set up a teaching practice. Conversely, the best teacher may not have a degree in music, just a phenomenal talent for teaching.

The first thing to understand when finding a good teacher is that the best teachers are not necessarily the best players. And it certainly goes that great players are invariably not the best teachers, possibly because they are far too wrapped up in their own playing to be concerned about anyone else. OK, a generalization but a theory with legs.

So let's assume you are just starting out, an absolute beginner, so what do you do? Well, the first resource I would use is your own personal contacts. You may have a friend or cousin that also took lessons and he or she may be able to recommend someone. Music stores often provide instruction and you can also look in your local paper for private instructors. Even do a Google search. It's actually very easy to find a teacher, but can you count on them to feed you all the right information?

Let's assume you have a short list of teachers in you area. I think it is definitely in your interest to make sure that they are teaching simply because they love to teach. Not because they are waiting for their "big break". This is why I think it is important to find a professional teacher, not an aspiring pop star. So you might ask a series of questions:

  • How long have you been teaching?
  • What teaching qualifications do you have?
  • How many other students do you have?
  • Can you give me the phone numbers of two of your students?

This may seem harsh, but I just think it is so important to get the right person from the start. Why? because as a student you have no idea whether your potential teacher actually knows what they are talking about. So don't be shy to ask.

As an intermediate student you probably need to rely more on word of mouth to get the right teacher to take you forward. In your local neighborhood, especially if you have been playing a while, you are probably already hooked into who the teachers are so it may not be such a problem.

The other issue, aside from musical expertise, is that your teacher and you need to like each other. If you are to be successful studying together this is so important. I remember growing up that I would excel in the subjects where I actually liked my teacher. And of course I dreaded going to class with those teachers I did not like.

I am h...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Play Jazz Guitar