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Mr. Ethan D.

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"Teaching is what I love! My main specialty is music, in which I can teach a broad range of topics, but I also have a great deal of experience and interest in other academic topics as well as a passion for athletic sports that goes well beyond just a hobby. Rest assured that I only choose to teach subjects that I feel completely fluent in myself, so you can always expect the best learning more...

"Teaching is what I love! My main specialty is music, in which I can teach a broad range of topics, but I also have a great deal of experience and interest in other academic topics as well as a passion for athletic sports that goes well beyond just a hobby. Rest assured that I only choose to teach subjects that I feel completely fluent in myself, so you can always expect the best learning experience!

I’m currently finishing my first year of graduate school in Montclair State University’s John J Cali School of Music, in which I’m pursuing a Master of Music degree in piano performance. Previously, I earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from MSU. My primary instrument and particular specialty is piano, in which I’ve invested more than 17 years of my life to learning and nearly 6 years of which to teaching. While spanning a range of teachers, I’ve honed my technique to incorporate principles of the Russian piano method, the Taubman technique along with my own experiences and ideas. My expertise also extends into voice, in which I’ve been a bass vocalist for two esteemed ensembles: Montclair State’s Chorale and University Singers, and I am a former member of both the NJMEA All-State Choir 2014 and NJSMA Region I Choir 2015. In addition, I also have experience learning violin for 16 years and teaching for 4 years. While not as numerous in accolades as my piano experience, I’ve consistently performed in school orchestras, small gigs, and recitals for just as long as with piano. Furthermore, as part of my degree program in Montclair State, I’ve learned to teach basic skills for beginner trumpet, trombone, saxophone, clarinet, viola, cello, bass, and percussion instruments. Beyond instrumental techniques, I am also very experienced in teaching music theory/composition and aural skills, as well as jazz and classical improvisation.

In terms of other academic subjects, I have experience across 6 years tutoring in STEM topics, English reading and writing, and communicating and understanding French. I’ve b" less...

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fee: $70 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 25 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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Education and Qualifications

certified: Ethan D. is a certified tutor

Montclair State University, Music Education

Montclair State University, Masters

Livingston, NJ 07039

Subjects Tutored

Algebra 1 - Prealgebra - Music Theory - English - Elementary Math - Handwriting - Ear Training - Piano