Travis A
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Travis A
Travis A
In Studio
In Home
Via Webcam
Bass Guitar Lessons, Vocal Lessons, Keyboard and Piano Lessons, Guitar Lessons,
Location :In Studio - In Home - Via Webcam
Distance: Dumfries, Virginia
Experience: 8 Years
Mon
7:00pm - 9:00pmBook online
Tue
9:00pm - 11:00pmBook online
Wed
5:30pm - 8:30pmBook online
Thu
7:00pm - 11:00pmBook online
Fri
6:00pm - 11:00pmBook online
Sat
1:00pm - 8:00pmBook online
Sun
4:00pm - 10:00pmBook online

About Me

Hello! My name I'm Travis. I am mainly a Guitar teacher but I also teach beginner piano and bass as well. My style of guitar is a mix of Classical and Jazz although I picked up Rock and Acoustic from my most recent teaching job.  When I think of influences I think of Wes Montgomery, Freddie Green, and Muddy Waters but I try to have the mindset of self inspiration. My form of teaching is based around technique. I put a huge emphasis on quality, tone, fingernail shaping, chord shaping and progression all the while stressing how important reptetition and consistency are. Student will say I have a very laid back and easy going personality. One thing I love about teaching the most is when the student finally gets what is being taught to them and they're just as excited as I am!

Travis A has over 8 years of music experience in the Dumfries area.

Formal Education:

My first 3 years of guitar were in a bit classroom setting up to 20 people so I had to more or less self teach myself the fundamentals of music theory. By the time I was in college I was able to play well wnough to perform for a few open mic nights. 

Private Education:

I was privately taught throughout college by a professor and was introduced to the world of Classical Music. My sophmore year I self taught myself Jazz chords and became apart of a Big Band as well as a Jazz Combo. 

Performing Experience:

I've been performing for friends, family, facualty, teachers, and general audience for over 5 years. 

Experience Teaching:

I've been teaching for 4 years with students ranging from 5 to 25 years old. I also have experience teaching special needs students as well as student with disabilities

Age Group Taught:AdultYoung AdultChild
Genres Taught: ClassicalJazzRockAcoustic

Lessons Locations: In StudioIn HomeVia Webcam

DayStart TimeEnd Time
  • Mon7:00pm9:00pm
  • Tue9:00pm11:00pm
  • Wed5:30pm8:30pm
  • Thu7:00pm11:00pm
  • Fri6:00pm11:00pm
  • Sat1:00pm8:00pm
  • Sun4:00pm10:00pm
Travis A is willing to travel up to a distance of 100 Miles to teach a lesson in your home.
Tami H. wrote at 2016-11-07 18:41:40

A great time for our daughter (10.00)

"Our 7 yo had a lot of fun. The instructor was positive and engaging."

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Diane Tuininga, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor, Psychology wrote at 2016-10-12 18:39:35

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"I am pleased to recommend Travis as I feel he will be an excellent, motivated, and dedicated individual, who will be a wonderful asset to your program. "

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