Adam Korynta - Music Instructor
 
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About

 
 

 

Adam Korynta is a part-time private music tutor in trombone/euphonium and piano. He has been teaching music for over seven years and has studied music for almost 20. He graduated from the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music where he earned a B.A. in Music Performance for the trombone studying under the great James Miller of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. While studying at UCLA he learned programming. Upon graduation, he started working for Resource Management Associates, a water engineering firm, as a programmer. Outside of his full time job, he teaches private lessons in the Yolo and Solano county areas. 

 
 
 
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Tutoring

 
 

Trombone/Euphonium

Adam teaches trombone and euphonium from his home studio in Davis, CA. Lessons are comprised of solo repertoire study and heavy emphasis on proper slide technique, scales, and sound production. Younger students will focus on proper breathing through diaphragm control and honing in on the seven slide positions. Older students will begin experimenting with various musical styles through classical and jazz pieces and prepare music and scales for honor band and college auditions. All students will study theory and ear training in order to properly analyze music.

Euphonium players have the added complexity of learning proper valve technique. The euphonium is the conical cousin to the cylindrical trombone and requires a different approach to music style. Emphasis will be placed on lyrical pieces as well as a sharper focus on scales and arpeggios. 

piano

Adam makes house calls for his piano students. Lessons vary between student level, but will always be comprised of an even balance of technique, music theory, and solo repertoire. Piano is the ideal instrument for learning music theory so students will also be required to analyze and study musical scores. Students will have the opportunity to play music that interests them and perform for an audience at a yearly recital.

 
 
 

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rates

 
 

$30...

30-Minute Trombone/Euphonium Lessons

Prerequisites:

  • Elementary School or less than one year of music experience
  • Basic reading skills

Curriculum :

  • Introduction to music theory
  • Development of proper a proper tonal center
  • Basic ear training
  • Lip flexibility

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$40...

60-Minute Trombone/Euphonium Lessons

Prerequisites:

  • Middle/High School Students
  • At least one year of music experience

Curriculum:

  • Advanced solo repertoire
  • Intensive scale studies
  • Chamber ensemble study
  • Audition preparation 

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$25...

30-Minute Piano lessons

Prerequisites:

  • Basic reading skills
  • Elementary School or less than one year of music experience

Curriculum

  • Reading music
  • Basic scales and arpeggios
  • Proper finger positioning
  • Recital preparation
  • Basic music theory

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$35...

60-Minute piano lessons

Prerequisites:

  • Middle/High School Students
  • At least two years of music experience

Curriculum

  • Emphasis on music memorization
  • Intermediate music theory
  • Chord progression studies
  • Thorough scale and arpeggio study
  • Recital preparation

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CONTACT Adam