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Music Theory Classes Albuquerque NM

Music theory classes offer lessons on introduction to minor chords, key signatures, introduction staff and clefs, writing intervals, trial inversion and many more. See below for local businesses in Albuquerque that give access to Roman numeral analysis, voicing chords, as well as advice and content on diatonic seventh chords and composing with minor scales.

Kim T.
(877) 231-8505
Mesa Verde Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Subjects
Violin, Fiddle, Viola, Music Performance, Piano, Music Theory
Ages Taught
3 to 99
Specialties
Suzuki and traditional methods for violin and viola. Irish and Scottish Fiddling. Suzuki, Alfred and Clark series for piano.
Education
Arizona State University - Music Performance - 2007-present (not complete) University of Colorado - Music Performance - 2005-2007 (Master's degree received) Northern Illinois University - Music Performance - 1992-1997 (Bachelor's degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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University of New Mexico
(800) 225-5866
Albuquerque NM
Albuquerque, NM

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Jvs Studios
(505) 299-3767
1309 Virginia St NE
Albuquerque, NM

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New Mexico School Of Music
(505) 266-3474
310 Washington St SE
Albuquerque, NM

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Kim T.
(877) 231-8505
Mesa Verde Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM
Subjects
Violin, Fiddle, Viola, Music Performance, Piano, Music Theory
Ages Taught
3 to 99
Specialties
Suzuki and traditional methods for violin and viola. Irish and Scottish Fiddling. Suzuki, Alfred and Clark series for piano.
Education
Arizona State University - Music Performance - 2007-present (not complete) University of Colorado - Music Performance - 2005-2007 (Master's degree received) Northern Illinois University - Music Performance - 1992-1997 (Bachelor's degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Brandon P.
(877) 231-8505
bogie rd.
Rio Rancho, NM
Subjects
Classical Guitar, Guitar, Music Theory, Music Recording, Songwriting, Music Performance
Ages Taught
5 to 85
Specialties
classical, rumba, metal, classic rock, hard rock, shred, Brazilian, fusion, blues, and most Latin styles.
Education
Musicians Institute - Music/Performing Arts - 2008-2010 (Associate degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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University of New Mexico (UNM Department of Music)
(505) 277-2126
801 University Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Bob Brown Guitar Studio
(505) 332-2585
2617 Rhode Island St NE
Albuquerque, NM

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Brandon P.
(877) 231-8505
bogie rd.
Rio Rancho, NM
Subjects
Classical Guitar, Guitar, Music Theory, Music Recording, Songwriting, Music Performance
Ages Taught
5 to 85
Specialties
classical, rumba, metal, classic rock, hard rock, shred, Brazilian, fusion, blues, and most Latin styles.
Education
Musicians Institute - Music/Performing Arts - 2008-2010 (Associate degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Carrie Oliver
Las Cruces High School
Las Cruces, NM
Instruments
Ear Training, Theory, Voice
Styles
Classical, Folk - Country - Bluegrass, Jazz, Kids, Other
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$25
Years of Experience
7 Years

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Interpretation, Individuality & The Miracle Of Music

By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

I watched a wonderful masterclass recently on PBS television. The show was called Barenboim on Beethoven. Daniel Barenboim is a classical concert pianist and conductor with a penchant for the music of Beethoven. I am always fascinated with these masterclasses because one only needs to come away with a small soundbyte of wisdom or expertise and the experience has been worth it. Also, I think it is always interesting how the mind of a classical musician works when interpreting the music of another composer, something that is inherently different from the jazz improviser.

The one thing that I always come away with from these classical maestros is the deep respect they have for the original composition. Of course this is a very classical musician's approach, and quite different from the jazz musician who is free to take a composition and butcher it as he or she sees fit!

In fact at one point during the masterclass Barenboim asks his student why he chooses to play a particular section loud. The student replies "Because I like it that way". The maestro responds "Not good enough!", and then proceeds to explain why that section might have sounded better played pianissimo, and gave extremely substantial musical reasons why it would have been so, even though individual interpretation was certainly valid.

Now if Herbie Hancock was giving a masterclass and he asked the student the same question, the response "Because I like it that way" might have been more acceptable.

But I think in both scenarios, if the individual can justify his chosen interpretation, provided it does justice to the music, whether it be respecting the original content of the composer or not, is to my mind valid. And I think that is actually what Daniel Barenboim was getting at. He just didn't think his student justified his own approach.

But the one thing that struck a chord with me (if you will pardon the pun), is when Daniel Barenboim discussed the 'miracle of music'. He said that no matter how much a musician practices, no matter how technically adept he or she is, the concept of individuality and personal emotiveness, simply cannot be taught. How much passion and feeling one puts into a piece, how involved in that performance the player is at the time, are all factors that simply cannot be learned in a cl...

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