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Lessons offered by Varun
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Music producer, composer and performer with experience of over 15 years and over 10 years as an educator.

Methodology

My method is to understand what the student wants to learn or if they are not yet certain, try and work with different styles to build interest. Once I establish that the idea to build on theory, techniques, sight reading and listening skills based on where the student's interest lies.

Background

Berklee College of Music graduate. Now working at the Professional Writing and Music Technology Division at Berklee. Have been a performing guitarist for over 15 years and taught at music schools for about 5 years and private instruction for about 10 years. Studied classical guitar and jazz and been playing and teaching rock for over a decade.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $25/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $150
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $250
Lessons offered by Varun
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Bass guitar
Levels
  • All Levels

Varun's resume

Varun Nayyar
12 Wadsworth Street — Boston, MA 02134 (concealed information) — (concealed information)

Producer/Engineer/Composer/Teacher: Alumni, Berklee College of Music. Hardworking with experience in Production, Composition, Songwriting, Studio and Live Sound. Professional background, bilingual and proficient in Music Composition, Audio Recording/Editing, Music Production and Audio Post-Production.

Experience: Production/Composition/Engineering

Lab Operations Supervisor: Lab Monitor
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
• Tech. support for all music technology labs
• Troubleshooting for and assisting faculty and students with various music tech. software
• Assisting faculty and students with lab equipment/gear
• Enforcing lab policies and procedures
• Maintaining lab equipment and keeping inventory
• Assisting with special events/guest seminars
• Training student employees

Director of Music and Sound
Suitcase Studios, LLC, Boston MA: (concealed information)
• Audio Engineer/Director for Live Audio Capture, Editing and Post-Production
• Studio Manager and Head Recording Engineer
• Mixing and Mastering Engineer/ Music Producer/Director
• Client Management/ Accounts and Administration
Assistant Audio Engineer

Plaid Dog Recording, Boston, MA
• Pro Tools Editing: Prepping sessions for mixing, checking edits/crossfades, gating drums, tuning
• Drum Setup: Drum tuning, pulling and placing mics, patching gear, setting up Toft ATB32 Analog Console and Pro Tools Sessions
• Album Sequencing: Putting mastered tracks in order, timing silences, applying fades Lab Monitor Student Supervisor, Professional Writing and Music Technology Division
Berklee College of Music, Boston MA
• Production Suites and WTD Labs: monitoring and upkeep
• Tech. support and troubleshooting for software and hardware
• Promoted to Student Supervisor in January 2016

Studio Engineer: Intern 2016
Premier Recording Studios, New York City
• Worked on SSL J9072, SSL J9000 and Digidesign consoles
• Studio maintenance and cleaning, session set ups and runner
Engineer/Road Manager/Producer 2016

DJ Cevin Fisher
• Studio Setup/Recording Engineer/ Music Arranger/Composer
• Production Assistant/Mixing and Mastering Engineer/ Road Manager and tech support
Music Director/Composer/Producer: Freelance 2014 Dreamachine, New Delhi, India
• Music Writing/Editing/Production in Advertising for Digital Media
Studio Assistant and Production Assistant: Intern 2005

Kshitij Studios, New Delhi, India
• Recording and production for acclaimed Indian music group ‘Indian Ocean’
• Recording and production for radio and television advertisements

Experience: Teaching
Guitar Instructor, Music Theory Teacher and Ensemble Conductor
o Performers Collective School of Music, New Delhi, India 2008-2011
o Bridge Music Academy, New Delhi, India 2009-2011
• Taught and prepared over 30 students for Trinity College of Music, London (Grade/Level exams)
• Prepared ensembles for Rock, Blues, Pop, Funk and Classical Guitar
• Taught guitar in a private instruction environment and for large group sessions
• Conducted basic music theory and ear training classes

Education
Berklee College of Music, Boston MA 2013- 2016
• Diploma in Contemporary Writing and Production
• Dean’s List: Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Summer 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016; GPA: 3.72
Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), Chennai, India
• Diploma in Music Performance, Majoring in Guitar/Minoring in Vocals
• Commendation for Exemplary Academic Conduct

Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences, New Delhi, India
• Bachelors in Mass Communication

Trinity College London(Affiliation Course from India)
• Advanced level graded examination in Music Performance
• Grade 1to 8, Western Classical Guitar with ‘Merit’
• Studied at Delhi School of Music, New Delhi, India (In affiliation with Trinity College, London)

Skills
• Music-Specific Software: DAW’s: Pro Tools, Logic, Reason, Digital Performer, Ableton Live, Notation: Finale
• Instruments: Guitar(Electric, Acoustic, Classical), Electric Bass and Voice(Lead and Background)
• Administrative Software: Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks
• Languages: English and Hindi

References available upon request

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