Tao
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    (Manhattan) Private Tutoring for Classical Guitar from Beginner to Intermediate

    I have been well trained in classical guitar performance under the master class instruction of Arthur Kampela, a renowned classical guitarist and composer from Brazil. I am also well studied in Western music history and music theory. I have studied rumba-flamenca in South America, and have performed fusion jazz music as well as unconventional guitar pieces. My teaching combines theoretical analysis and technique improvements. For beginners, I aim to teach and reinforce correct left-hand position and movement along the frets, and effective right-hand picking. For intermediate players I aim to adjust technique details to improve the student's control over emotions of the music while playing, and share my approach to blending Latin and flamenco stylistic features with classical guitar. I base my lessons on properly challenging classical masterpieces, and I ensure the student's progress by assigning after-class practices. I also make sure my lessons go smoothly in an encouraging and relaxed atmosphere!

    Availability: always available through webcam; face-to-face tutoring available throughout the year except from mid May to late August.

    Extra information

    A tuned classical guitar is required for the class. I will prepare the scores and materials related to music theory.

    Location

    At teacher's location: Broadway Residence Hall, New York, NY 10025, USA
    At student's location: Around Manhattan, NY, United States
    Online via webcam

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    General info

    Skills:

    Guitar:
    Classical

    Age:

    Children (7-12 years old)
    Teenagers (13-17 years old)
    Adults (18-64 years old)

    Student level:

    Beginner
    Intermediate

    Duration:

    60 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, Spanish, Chinese

    About Me

    I treat tutoring as an opportunity to offer interested students the best of my knowledge in fields of my profession. I spend hours to make preparations before each lesson so that my students will get the most out of a class that will keep them motivated for the next one. I also actively seek evaluations and suggestions from the student side so that they could get a best personalized experience. I always make an effort to create a challenging yet relaxed class setting to inspire my students!

    Education

    Currently studying at Columbia University in the city of New York;
    Graduated from the United World College in Costa Rica;
    Recipient of the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

    Experience / Qualifications

    Fluent in English, Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin);
    Well trained in Hispanic Studies and English Literature;
    Well trained classical guitarist with regular performance;
    Experience as a resident in China, the US and Costa Rica;
    Experience of cultural traveling across Asia, Europe and North and South America;
    Competent in high-quality tutoring
    I specialize in tutoring Spanish for varying levels of students from middle school to university. My goal is to keep students informed of the Spanish language to their level and skills necessary for verbal and written communication. I make sure my students are encouraged to overcome challenges they will encounter and are inspired to fall in love with learning the language. I assign appropriate amount of homework after class and will make sure the student is continuously making progress. I am trilingual at Chinese, English and Spanish; therefore communication will be made easy! Availability: always available through webcam; face-to-face teaching available throughout the year, except from mid May to late August.

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    from $56Online via webcam
    from $66At student's home

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