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Instrumental Teacher ( Piano, Guitar, Bass & Ukulele)

Welcome to the music class!

Here, we are gonna discover the wonders of learning an instrument. From reading note letters, implementing a proper form to sight reading a piece, we are gonna learn in our own pace. If you're just learning music now and it feels like there's a lot to understand, don't worry we're gonna start from the basics. I will help you understand music and its elements.

With your dedication and my guidance, I'm positive that we will get a good result!

Extra information

1. Have a stable internet connection
2. Decent devices for online lessons
3. Make sure to bring your instrument!

Piano Class: Make sure to have two devices ready.
Bass Lesson: Amp is required for the class.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

suitcase iconSkills:
Acoustic, Classical, Pop
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

Hello, I'm Teacher Yanni! I instruct piano, ukulele, bass, and guitar, among other instruments. My life has been greatly impacted by music. It molded who I was and who I'm becoming.

I've been giving online classes for about three years now. As a full-time online music educator, I want to use this platform to connect with more aspiring artists.

I believe that distance shouldn't be an obstacle when it comes to learning. Anyone has the ability to learn and develop into who they want to be with the right teacher.

As a teacher, I do my best to develop a lesson plan based on the goals and development of the students. I use books that will suite the students skill level. And can create personal exercises that are suited to your abilities.

I aspire to be the teacher I needed when I was still in school.

You can be sure that every lesson will be worthwhile, enjoyable, and productive.

With that said, I'm delighted to see you at our session and look forward to sharing my knowledge with you!

Education

University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music - Music Education
(Major in guitar, Minor in Piano)

Throughout my stay on the university, I had several masterclasses with international musicians and became a part of guitar ensemble.

Experience / Qualifications

Coup De Maitre (Quezon city) - March 2018 - September 2020
Music Instructor - Piano, Guitar and Ukelele
- Dealt with private to group lessons. I have taught piano, guitar, and ukulele to students of all ages. I design individualized lesson plans for each level.

IAID Performing Arts (Doha, Qatar) - November 2020 - Present
Online Music Instructor - Piano, Guitar & Ukelele
- All classes are handled online. With the use of technology, same quality of lessons are conducted. Students are able to perform excellent progress. I handle private classes for Piano and guitar.

Reviews (6)

This is our first lesson. My son enjoyed it. We just booked the next lesson.
Mary has been great in our interactions. At the moment, we are meeting twice a week for an hour each session. She started with a class in which we got to know each other and she listen to my goals. Then, she prepared exercises and lessons specially designed to help me reach those goals with practice and also prepared lessons to help me continue growing as a guitar player. Moreover, she goes often out of her way to get songs challenging to my level, but that are doable with enough practice. In all, I am enjoying quite a lot of our classes and I am always looking forward to them.
Mary is very patient and kind with young children.
Mary is always prepared with homework to practice during the week before the lesson :)
The class was really gud.
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