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CONTACT ME

© 2014 by Dale Rasmussen.

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS ARE $40 FOR ONE HOUR

(PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY FOR PRICING ON GROUP LESSONS)

To enquire about private lessons:

  • cel 778-533-0406

  • email razzmusic@shaw.ca

  • or send me a message using the CONTACT ME form, below.

PIANO - CONTEMPORARY STYLES (JAZZ, POP, BLUES)

  • Accompany yourself on your favourite songs

  • Move beyond your formal piano background and start playing with a more intuitive, improvisational approach

  • Learn in all keys

  • Learn chords, from basic to advanced, and apply them to your songs, in all keys

  • Learn how to play songs from chord charts and lead sheets

  • Left-hand stride

  • Basic sight reading and rhythm

  • Improvising

  • Jazz harmony and voicings

  • Lesson studio equipped with two pianos

 

VOCAL REPERTOIRE -

THE ART OF MAKING A SONG YOUR OWN

  • Jazz, pop, folk, roots/country styles

  • Build your own songbook in the right keys for your voice

  • Learn what it takes to create a clear, effective song arrangement

  • Become skilled at working with musicians

 

GUITAR

  • acoustic and electric styles (pop, folk, jazz)

  • finger picking and/or using a pick

  • Learn to accompany yourself and others on your favourite tunes and well-known party pieces

VOCAL HARMONY COACHING for any size group, from duos and trios, to choirs of 100-plus members.

Some of the organizations I've taught for include:

  • Georgia Strait Guitar Workshop (Vancouver)

  • BC Bluegrass Workshop (Sorrento, BC)

  • Puget Sound Guitar Workshop (Washington state, USA)

  • Island Mountain Arts (Wells, BC)

  • Douglas College (New Westminster, BC)

  • Capilano College (North Vancouver, BC)

  • Vancouver Community College (Vancouver, BC)

  • School District #73 "District Jazz" program (Kamloops, BC)

  • Sooke Community Choir (Sooke, BC)​

  • Sweet Harmony Women's Chorus (Quesnel, BC)

 

MUSIC INSTRUCTION FOR

ADULT INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS

PUGET SOUND GUITAR WORKSHOP, Washington state.