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Violin Classes Garner NC

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Lindsey Tims
PO Box 97204
Raleigh, NC
Instruments
Audio Recording, Drums, Electric Bass, Guitar, Mandolin, Recording, Violin
Styles
Blues, Folk - Country - Bluegrass, Rock - Alternative
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$47.50
Years of Experience
8 Years

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Alice D.
(877) 231-8505
S. Bloodworth St.
Raleigh, NC
Subjects
Opera Voice, Singing, Piano, Music Theory
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I have studied vocal diction for English, Italian, and Spanish.
Education
The College at Southeastern - Music/Biblical Studies - 2006-present (not complete)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Bob C.
(877) 231-8505
Covered Bridge Road
Clayton, NC
Subjects
Music Theory, Flamenco Guitar, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Guitar, Ukulele, Classical Guitar, Music Performance
Ages Taught
9 to 99
Specialties
I use method books tailored to the students interests and needs whether it be Classical, Folk, or Rock Guitar. When helpful and desired, I also include other avenues of music such as theory, ear training, literature, and history.
Education
Duquesne University - Master of Music Theory - 1980-1983 (Master's degree received) Carnegie-Mellon University - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music-Guitar Performance - 1975-1979 (Bachelor's degree received) Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music - Music-Performance in Classical Guitar - 1972-1975 (not complete) Lakewood High School - General Studies-Emphasis on Music - 1968-1972 (High School diploma received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Alice D.
(877) 231-8505
N. White St.
Wake Forest, NC
Subjects
Opera Voice, Music Theory, Piano, Singing
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
I have studied vocal diction for English, Italian, and Spanish.
Education
The College at Southeastern - Music/Biblical Studies - 2006-present (not complete)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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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

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John Ilika
1325 Claymore Drive
Garner, NC
Promotion
$75 / hr
Hours
Classical
Memberships and Certifications
Trombone
Services
30 years

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

Stuart A.
(877) 231-8505
Exacta Lane,
Raleigh, NC
Subjects
Guitar, Music Performance, Speaking Voice
Ages Taught
5 to 99
Specialties
Heavy background in blues, rock, contemporary Christian. I have developed a specialty in providing lead and rhythm simultaneously (for environments with one guitarist). I've developed the ability to jump start new guitarists' (especially those who prefer electric) chording skills, and teaching them how to leverage this in developing their lead playing.
Education
USAF Academy - Basic Sciences - 1973 - 1977 (Bachelor's degree received)
Membership Organizations
TakeLessons Music Teacher

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Music & Arts
(919) 854-0024
Crossroads Plaza, 426 Crossroads Blvd
Cary, NC
 
Krista Cala
105 S Pineview Ave
Goldsboro, NC
Instruments
Ear Training, Theory, Violin
Styles
Classical
Experience Levels
Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Rate
$40
Years of Experience
20 Years

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Observe Yourself

Observe Yourself
By Chris Standring ( www.chrisstandring.com )

It is always interesting to me why from time to time a player plays really well on a given day and on another does not. Or put another way, "Why do I sometimes suck but not other times?"

For me personally, I am usually at the top of my game when I am playing all the time. I know that if we can technically pull off musical phrases that we hear in our heads we ideally need to be in tip-top shape. Our chops need to be 'on' simply because in order for music to freely flow, we cannot be hindered by external distractions, and technical difficulties are a major external distraction.

But there are always other distractions, things that can get in the way of that 'zen-flow' thing. An airplane flying outside your window can subconciously have an effect on your playing. A gardner mowing a lawn. A screaming kid.

Once I started playing jazz festivals, a whole new set of distractions appeared, and of the most challenging kind. Summertime is big for these festivals and on any given festival stage there can be a number of bands taking turns to perform their shows. Because of the strict time constraints, each band gets a time slot and a 'line-check'. This is promoter speak for a mini sound check and can be cut to as little as 10 minutes from time to time. This inevitably means sound on stage may not be as ideal as it might be. Perhaps the piano player who is the other side of the stage is not coming out of your monitor and the MC has just introduced you to 10,000 jazz fans in the audience. It's time to go!

A bit of a distraction perhaps? I'd say. In fact my whole expectation for these live shows has gone to a different place over the years. The chances are, the sound will not be great. Provided I can hear me on stage, I'll do all I need to to get through the show and put on a good performance. Everything else is gravy. Does this make for good 'zen-flow', you know, where you get lost in your playing and it's just all heavenly? Not really. But these situations are not condusive to that. Give me a small jazz club anytime, then I can get lost in the music. Festivals are business. It's just the way it is.

So yeh, distractions, they come a plenty and in all shapes and sizes. One must be ready to deflect them but these days my approach is a little different. I embrace them. Why? because they are simply everywhere and the days of me torturing myself because things were not perfect are over. I just don't want to put myself through that anymore. I still have a full head of hair and frankly I'd like to keep it that way for as long as possible! Life is not about torturing ourselves but jazz musicians have such high expectations of themselves. Real life is about dealing with things despite all those little inconvieniences.

Recently I have become interested in 'observing' my guitar playing. Sounds odd I know, but I'm quite serious. I like to p...

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