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Richard
« Excellent! She has been more than I could have wished for. I had been looking for help with the Sibelius music program for nearly a year. She is extremely knowledgeable and more importantly able to convey her knowledge to this technology deficient pupil. She is a great and patient teacher. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking musical help »
$40/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 6h
Lessons offered by Mikayla
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Piano
  • Music Theory
  • Musical keyboard
Levels
  • All Levels

Musician and composer with 16 years experience. Learn to read, write and play

Methodology

I teach up to graduate level music theory to anyone who wants to learn.
I believe that everyone learns and understands music differently.
I strive to fit my method of teaching best to the learning style of my student.
I emphasize applied, hands-on learning.

Background

B.A. of Music, Southern Methodist University, 2017

Several award-winning classical compositions performed by contemporary music organizations across the United States, including a performance at Carnegie Hall in NYC and a performance by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

2-3 years experience teaching college level music theory.
Extensive experience arranging, transposing and transcribing music for professors.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $40/h

Details

Higher rates for distances further than 20 miles.
Higher rates for graduate concepts.
Please allow 24 hours for cancellation.

Lessons offered by Mikayla
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Piano
  • Music Theory
  • Musical keyboard
Levels
  • All Levels

Mikayla's resume

Relevant employment:

Composer in Residence, Avant Chamber Ballet — Fall 2013 - Fall 2016
Duties included composing or arranging between 5 and 70 minutes of music for choreography; collaboration with the choreographer; coordination and coaching of rehearsals with musicians, dancers, and stage crew; standing in for musicians when necessary; negotiating contracts and terms of projects.

Independent contractor, Fall 2016 - present
Performances by organizations such as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Cornish College of the Arts, Voices of Change, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, Booker T. Washington HSPVA Symphony Orchestra, and others.


Education:

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts — Class of 2014
Concentrations on piano performance and music composition.

Southern Methodist University — Class of 2017
B.A. in Music, concentrations on piano performance and music composition, with a minor in French language and culture. Graduated magna cum laude.


Professional Qualifications:
Ability to compose music for any combination of instruments
Extensive knowledge of music theory
Extensive knowledge of music notation and editing softwares
Absolute pitch
Proficient in piano performance
Knowledgable in guitar, bass guitar, voice, viola, and saxophones


Computer Skills:
Proficient in Sibelius, Finale, Musescore, Logic Pro X, Digital Performer, Audacity, Microsoft Office

Reviews on Mikayla
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R
Richard

Excellent! She has been more than I could have wished for. I had been looking for help with the Sibelius music program for nearly a year. She is extremely knowledgeable and more importantly able to convey her knowledge to this technology deficient pupil. She is a great and patient teacher. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking musical help

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