"Learning Hands On"
AKHorn Academy’s group classes are small (6-12 students per class), intense and supportive to help each student fulfill their musical goals.
In our piano classes students learn the importance of understanding what he/she are doing while using both hands at the piano. Students identify how to employ both hands at the keyboard while developing techniques to read music.
Acquire basic proficiency in midi, sequencing, recording, editing, and mixing with Avid Pro Tools. Demonstrate professional strategies as a producer, performer and engineer. Understand and implement best practices for recording music. Collaborate in a variety of creative professional roles.
AKHorn’s music theory/musicianship class will explore skills and techniques on how to become a complete musician. Students look in depth at what to listen for in songs, techniques of reading music (sight singing), harmony (chord progressions), how to practice, piano techniques, transcribing music, and improvisation. This class is free to Students enrolled in piano or music production classes and $100 plus $35 for registration & supply/maintenance fee. 8 classes per semester (1 hour per class).
"Learning Hands On"
At AKHorn Academy we believe people learn greater with a hands on approach to achieving their musical goals. During class we want you at the piano or workstation as much as possible touching, feeling and reaching for your musical dreams. We guide our students through each step of the musical process.
AKHorn ACADEMY CULTURE
AKHorn Academy celebrates the philosophy of “Each One Teach One”. Our Teaching Artist are constantly sharing
what they are working on. It is very important for students to interact hands on with people who are doing what they aspire to do. “I was fortunate to work with my mentors, watch them perform, then see them go back to the classroom and explain how they did it”. – Aaron K. Hamilton
AKHorn Academy's goal is to provide an environment to nurture and guide music enthusiast to be highly skilled, stimulated, passionate and prepared to meet the demands of our global technological music work force whether it be in the field of teaching, producing, or performance.
AKHorn Academy was founded by Aaron K. Hamilton in 2017. Aaron K. Hamilton has over 25 years of experience in performance and music education teaching in small and large classroom settings:piano, brass, voice, music theory, music history, and digital music technology to both children and adult students in numerous educational settings. Hamilton has taught in advanced and intermediate college courses, public elementary school classes, and numerous private lessons and workshops. Hamilton has worked to create inclusive and supportive classroom environments with displaying an ability to work with students of various backgrounds. Hamilton’s background is in Classical and Jazz performance with his principle instrument being trumpet, and a vast study in piano and voice.
For general questions (rates, class locations, and schedules of upcoming classes) feel free to contact us at:
P: (347) 639-0909
Thank you, and we look forward to serving you.