I would not be where I am if it wasn't for the amazing educators who taught me, both through the public school system and through private instruction. I am a passionate teacher and strong supporter of music education, and for 10 years I have provided private instruction on a variety of musical subjects for students ages 3-65+.
Lessons available both online in person at my home studio in Minneapolis, MN. Online students can connect via Skype or Facetime, and will have clear, high-quality instruction provided through a home recording studio. Students who study in person will have access to professional recording equipment for their instructional or audition-based needs. Students may also request to have lessons recorded, which can be delivered via dropbox. Google drive, etc
Lessons are by appointment, with an option of 30 minutes or 1 hour, and can focus on the following:
-Classical and Jazz Music Theory
-Recording, mixing, and mastering in Logic Pro X
-Composition and Arranging, ranging from percussion ensemble, concert band, big band, media scoring, and small ensemble (jazz, rock, etc.)
Clinics & Masterclasses
I have performed a variety of clinics and masterclasses for both Texas school districts as well as the Minnesota Percussion Association, including: Texas All-Region and All-State audition preparation, drum set improvisation, big band, and other educational topics.
Topics for your school or organization include:
- Audition preparation
- Improvisation in a jazz-based ensemble
- Media scoring and composition
- Performing for drum corps and related marching percussion ensembles
- Teaching drumline and other related percussion ensembles