music from a practice first mentality, striving to help you be self-sufficient in music. For example, many people approach music from the perspective of reading a novel in English: Top left corner to bottom right corner. While this may be how music is performed, this is counter intuitive to learning music, and often leads to poor technique, musicianship, and consistency.
you build strategies to be the most effective musician you can be, to get away from reading individual notes on the page, and start identifying, reading, and performing based on patterns that you may not recognize.
20 rapidly progressing students, and several students entering state competitions, state bands, and honors programs after sometimes less than a year, my methods and the hard work of my students combined have continued to shock peers at the blistering pace my students move.
In addition to woodwind and composition lessons, I offer 1 on 1 business tutoring for those looking to up their skills in freelance music and sound design, whether it be for games, or for concert halls.
If you’re looking for a guest speaker at your conference, convention, university, or high school program, I offer unique talks focused on finding work in the music industry, freelance business, musicology, and video game music fun facts.