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Jim McKenzie (offsite teacher) 

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Band Instrument Instruction

Beginning and Intermediate levels on all instruments. Advanced levels on Trumpet.

Price: $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!

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!


  • The Music Connection     Chico
    (530) 898-0110
  • 341 W 3rd St, Chico, CA 95928
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