The Music Connection

Making the musician's
dream a reality!

 
 

Jim McKenzie (offsite teacher)

Band Instrument Instruction
Jim mckenzie
$25 per 1/2 hour
 
 
 
• Woodwinds: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Saxophone
• Brass: Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone Horn, Tuba
• Percussion: Snare, Mallets and other percussion
• Electric and String Bass
• Beginning Piano
• Don’t see it on the list? Just ask!
Beginning and Intermediate levels on all instruments. Advanced levels on Trumpet.
 
Mr. McKenzie…
• Has been teaching music since 1993. 
• Earned a B.A. in music education from CSU, Chico in 2002, graduating suma cum laude (3.98 GPA).
• Earned a California Teaching Credential in 2003 (valid through 2019).
• Earned a Kodály Certificate in 2013 (classroom and choral music focus).
• Has taught Band, String Orchestra, Choir, Classroom Music and other instruments in schools, after school music programs, and private lessons in and around Chico since 2000.
• Teaches sightsinging using rhythm syllables and solfege together with instrumental instruction.
• Has performed on Trumpet or String Bass in Classical Orchestras and Swing Bands on and off for over 25 years.
 
Instruction includes:
• Fundamentals of musicianship
• Music literacy
• Instrument technique
• Artistic expression
• Recitals with solo and ensemble performance.
 
 
A Vendor for CORE Butte and South Sutter Charter Schools!

Ask about weekly Band Ensemble rehearsals coming fall of 2017!