Subjects Taught: Guitar, Bass
Ages: 5 & up
Skill Levels: Beginner to Early Advanced
Experience: 10 yrs.
Sam’s experience as a guitarist spans over 10 years. As a multi-instrumental teacher, he plays most stringed instruments. In addition to guitar and bass, Sam plays the violin and viola. As a music teacher, Sam loves to make music tangible for his students. Sam’s teaching style focuses on teaching music theory and key concepts through popular, favorite songs. This approach allows each to student to begin playing their favorite song because lessons should fun and exciting. To balance the fun element, he reinforces music theory and keys concepts so students receive a structured lesson each week.
As a musician, Sam has performed several musical works in the studio for various projects. As a result, his music has been featured in music publications and blogs. His favorite work has been used in musical compositions for film. Most prominently, he was featured in the publication New Retro Wave. As a recording artist, he scored the music for the web-series “Angel of the City”. He has also scored musical reels for international films in Europe.
In conclusion, Sam believes lessons should be a positive experience regardless of the student’s age. He tailors every lesson to fit the student’s needs. This allows them to progress at pace that is appropriate for them. Through time and consistent practice, he feels anyone can learn to play an instrument.