I primarily teach bass, guitar, piano and saxophone in all styles including pop, rock, jazz, funk, fusion, world and classical. Depending on the interest of the student, lessons are often focused on:

  • Technical Skills
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Improvisation
  • Transcribing
  • Ear Training
  • Music Theory

Composition and Theory

I help students to find and refine their creative voice as composers.  Lessons are often focused on:

  • Melodic Development, Harmony and Counterpoint
  • Rhythm
  • Style and Genres
  • Music Notation
  • Arranging and Orchestration
  • Ear Training and Analysis
  • Scoring for Film, TV and Video
  • Songwriting

Music Production 

I help students interested in Electronic Music, Recording Techniques and Sound Design.  Lessons are often focused on:

  • Digital Audio Workstations (Ableton Live, Digital Performer, Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, Reason, etc.)
  • Instrument and Effect design with Native Instruments’ Reaktor
  • Synthesis and Sound Design
  • MIDI Programming and Arranging with Virtual Instruments
  • Microphone Techniques
  • Recording, Editing, Mixing and Mastering