- Electric Bass
- Ear Training
- Music Appreciation
- Music Theory (Advanced)
- Music Theory (Beginner-Intermediate)
Music is an essential compartment, filling our lives with love, peace, hope and dreams. Music is meant to be an all-inclusive world built with talented people of all kinds of personalities and backgrounds. Any aspiring musician can succeed by starting to appreciate music of different styles and genres. There are countless ways to sing, play an instrument, compose music and perform. It's the student's chance to find where they belong in this magnificent world of music.
My curriculums are personalised for each and every one of my students. I always start with a questionnaire to get to know the student and they hope to get out of their music lessons. No musical background is required before taking lessons. As we move forward in lessons, I help the student gain some knowledge in musical theory and history as I think it's highly beneficial for the development of a good musician. At the same time, it's important for me that students enjoy playing their instrument. This is why I'll ask my student what kinds of music they like.
Music helps me find happiness, pleasure, love and dignity for myself and others. If you already love listening to music, imagine playing music. You'll see, it's magic!
I pursued the Honours Bachelor of Music Program at Carleton University. With the focus on songwriting, courses included the study of music theory, history, performance, solfege and aural training. I have been taught vocal, songwriting and performance lessons by award-winning musicians Jesse Stewart, Ian Tamblyn, Giselle Minns and Kellylee Evans.
I was happy to learn how to properly write and read music on a staff. It helps me tremendously as a songwriter, performer and arranger to convey some music of good quality. I joined a guitar ensemble, where I was taught how to sight-read sheet music for guitar and play collaborate with a group of instrumental guitarists.
I have been writing, composing and arranging songs since the age of 14. I record albums in the studio and play shows around town. Although I mainly target my music for people of my generation, I also enjoy performing songs for children and infants at a daycare. Occasionally, I visit retirement home tenants and offer musical entertainment for them as well.
I have been a classically trained vocalist since high school and evolved to pop music training once I reached university. I've been singing in choirs for 8 years, including performances at the National Arts Centre and for CBC.
I have perfect pitch. It means I can identify exact note pitches when I hear them. It helps me a lot when I arrange music. I come from a family of teachers. My mother finished her career specializing in teaching to kids with disabilities. Being a man with Asperger's Syndrome (part of the Autism Spectrum Disorder), I think patience is a rudimentary quality any teacher should have because you never know the way your students were born. My mother has helped accommodate my education at school and has helped me accommodate students with other kinds of challenges. I collect CDs and own just about 2,000 of them, always looking for more. There's nothing like owning tangible music, the full quality of a sound recording, having the liner notes from the artist or about the artist, and supporting artists the right way. I reject streaming services.
30 Minutes: $39.00
45 Minutes: $49.00
60 Minutes: $59.00
There is a one-time registration fee of 25 $ charged with the first lessons. All Taxes are included in prices, if applicable
NOTE: Your Credit card will be charged ONLY when the first lesson is set up and confirmed with the teacher