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Music Theory Classes Wyoming MI

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

Brysien B.
(877) 231-8505
Lake Dr.
Grand Rapids, MI
Subjects
Violin, Music Performance, Speaking Voice, Music Theory, Fiddle, Opera Voice, Theatrical Broadway Singing, Singing, Viola
Ages Taught
1 to 99
Specialties
As a violinist, I subscribe to the Russian school of playing employed by Leopold Aurer and his contemporaries. I am also influenced by Galamian Techniques and Suzuki Philosophy.
Education
Grand Rapids Community College - Music Performance - NOw (not complete) Grand Rapids Public Schools - High-School - 2004-2008 (High School diploma received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Vita Cernoch
8431 Lake Michigan Drive
Allendale, MI
Promotion
$40 / hr
Hours
Classical
Memberships and Certifications
Violin
Services
20 years

Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Calvin College
1795 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Grand Rapids Community College
(616) 771-3945
Grand Rapids MI
Grand Rapids, MI

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Michael Sanchez
4249 Abby Lane
Grandville, MI
Instruments
Guitar, Piano, Viola, Violin, Voice
Styles
Classical, Folk - Country - Bluegrass
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$35
Years of Experience
10 Years

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Arts Outreach Program at Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick NE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Aquinas College
1607 Robinson Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Arts Outreach Program at Grand Rapids Community College
(616) 234-3944
Grand Rapids MI
Grand Rapids, MI

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Robert Gallagher
25850 Concord Rd
Huntington Woods, MI
Instruments
Cello, Drums, Electric Bass, Guitar, Piano, Stand Up Bass, Theory, Viola, Violin
Styles
Blues, Classical, Folk - Country - Bluegrass, Jazz, Kids, Rock - Alternative
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$45
Years of Experience
25 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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