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Pineville, NC 28134 (map)

Lessons Offered

Bass, Cello, Clarinet, Conducting, Double Bass, Drums, Euphonium, Flute, French Horn, Guitar, Keyboard, Music Theory, Oboe, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin

Where are Lessons Offered

In Student Home

About Me

Retired high school band director from New York.  Taught music theory, music history, Rock history, conducting, improvisation over 35 years.  Teaching privately for 15 years.

My Musical Education Background

BMus in Music Education, State University College at Fredonia, NY

MS in Music Education, College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY

Genres and Subjects Taught

Teaches many styles and genres, including classical, pop/rock, jazz, latin, country, etc.


Lesson Rates

$30 per half hour lesson.

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

Piano - beginners age 5 and up

Guitar - beginners age 8 and up

Band/Orchestral Instruments - beginners age 10 and up

My Certifications and Awards

Many outstanding band awards.  Member, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (Men's Professional Fraternity of Music).  Eagle Scout rank, BSA.

My Musical Influences

Studied trombone with Michael Powell, Professor of Music at the Julliard School.  Studied euphonium with Barry Kilpatrick and Dr. Mary Ann Craig.  Studied piano with Linda Phillips and Mario Falcao.  Studied advanced conducting with Harry John Brown, conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

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