Developed a classroom teaching style based upon identifying patterns by sight and sound, mastering those patterns and applying to new pieces. I base all lessons on Solfege and scales, chord structures and typical forms. I have worked in both large classroom, ensemble and individual teaching formats.
Master's degree in music, 8 years public school teaching + private lessons, specialist in elementary music, orchestral/choral conducting, trained under world-renowned conductors, 25 years of church music directorships. (Many students have become college music majors.) Rock band guitarist in late 1960's, performer in stage musicals.
Cancellation of scheduled lesson within 24 hours would be $20, no fee if beyond 24 hours notice.
Degrees: Master of Music - conducting, Southern Methodist University. Bachelor of Music - voice performance and conducting, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Post-graduate study in conducting - Boston University and University of North Texas.
Teaching: 8 years' certified classroom teaching - music, all levels: Fort Worth ISD and Crowley ISD. Took choirs on performance trips, prepared numerous students for District Honors Choir. Taught free after-school classes in guitar, handbells, keyboard, choir.
25 years service as Church Music Director in liturgical churches of 200-2,000 members. All choirs and instrumental ensembles.
Member: Schola Cantorum in Fort Worth, TX; Queens Singers, Charlotte, NC; Boston Camerata, Boston, MA. Founder/conductor: Central Texas Chamber Orchestra and Master Musicians Ensemble, Temple, TX.
Performer, sometimes in lead roles, in theatrical/musical stage presentations through college years.
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