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Music Theory Classes High Point NC

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 High Point that give access to Roman numeral analysis, voicing chords, as well as advice and content on diatonic seventh chords and composing with minor scales.

Morgan M.
(877) 231-8505
Woodstream Lane
Greensboro, NC
Subjects
Singing, Music Theory, Piano, Songwriting, Drums
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I use Alfred and Bastien piano methods the most when teaching. I usually teach on a classical basis, but teach to suit each individual students needs. I can also teach in the rock genre. I am able to teach music theory and songwriting. Songwriting is a great passion of mine and I have lots of experience there.
Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro - BA in Music and minor in English - 2003-2007 (Bachelor's degree received) Grimsley High School - Music AP/IB courses - 1999-2003 (High School diploma received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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University of North Carolina - Greensboro
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC
 
North Carolina School of the Arts
PO Box 12189
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Miles Davis Program in Jazz Studies
(336) 334-5789
Greensboro NC
Greensboro, NC

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North Carolina School of the Arts
(336) 770-3260
Winston-Salem NC
Winston-Salem, NC

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Lea S.
(877) 231-8505
Tucker Lane
Randleman, NC
Subjects
Piano
Ages Taught
5 to 80
Specialties
Since I accompanied for approximately 10 years at my former church, I would say my specialty would be sacred piano music. However, I also have a strong foundation in classical pieces, as well as a thorough appreciation for music such as current pop tunes, traditional folk songs, and selections from musical theatre.
Education
High Point Baptist Academy - College Preparatory - 1996-2000 (High School diploma received) Reading Area Community College - Psychology - 2002-2005 (Associate degree received) Greensboro College - Liberal Studies & Dance - 2006-2009 (Bachelor's degree received)
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TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Miles Davis Program in Jazz Studies
Greensboro, NC
 
Community Music School of the North Carolina School of the Arts
405 W. 4th St.
Winston-Salem, NC
 
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
(336) 334-5789
Greensboro NC
Greensboro, NC

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Community Music School of the North Carolina School of the Arts
(336) 734-2950
Winston-Salem NC
Winston-Salem, NC

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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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