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Rahmaan P.
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Learn how to play the viola beautifully from an expert with over 20 years of playing experience.
My teaching always begins with the fundamental concepts of violin playing. These include; familiarization with the instrument and terms associated, posture, basic theory and note reading, and rhythmic and pitch related exercises. After a student becomes confident with these basic concepts, we will cater a course towards a student's particular goals.
About Rahmaan P.

I first picked up the viola when I was 10 years old in sixth grade orchestra class, and I haven't put it down since. While most professional musicians were certain of their career paths from a young age, I had no plans to pursue music professionally, until an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall during my senior year of high school would shape my future. Since then, I have toured the United States and Asia as a solo artist in addition to performing with acts including Lady Gaga, Elvis Monroe, Jeff Mix and the Songhearts, and others, as well as performing at TedxBach Dang, making appearances with Imagine Dragons, Gwen Stefani, Shaq, and Chaka Khan, as well as performing for U.S. president Jimmy Carter and performing as a featured soloist with professional orchestras. When not performing, Rahmaan is likely teaching one of his violin, viola, cello, or piano students or out in the community connecting with people. ​ Associated acts: Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Imagine Dragons, Tony Bennett, Chaka Khan, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Demi Lovato, Quincy Jones, Kevin Hart, Hilary Hahn, Brett Young, The Dalai Lama, President Jimmy Carter, Lifehouse, Bush, Collie Buddz, Pablo Alboran, Sista Nancy, Danny Wright, Robin Leach, Clint Holmes, Chrisette Michele, Mayor Oscar Goodman, Jane Goodall, The Lique, David Osborne, Bunny Cunningham, UNLV Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, College of Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra (featured soloist), UNLV Community Concert Band (Featured Soloist), and many more.

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Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 2009

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Music Education

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Teaches ages 5+

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Rahmaan P.
Teaches Online
Learn how to play the viola beautifully from an expert with over 20 years of playing experience.
My teaching always begins with the fundamental concepts of violin playing. These include; familiarization with the instrument and terms associated, posture, basic theory and note reading, and rhythmic and pitch related exercises. After a student becomes confident with these basic concepts, we will cater a course towards a student's particular goals.
About Rahmaan P.

I first picked up the viola when I was 10 years old in sixth grade orchestra class, and I haven't put it down since. While most professional musicians were certain of their career paths from a young age, I had no plans to pursue music professionally, until an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall during my senior year of high school would shape my future. Since then, I have toured the United States and Asia as a solo artist in addition to performing with acts including Lady Gaga, Elvis Monroe, Jeff Mix and the Songhearts, and others, as well as performing at TedxBach Dang, making appearances with Imagine Dragons, Gwen Stefani, Shaq, and Chaka Khan, as well as performing for U.S. president Jimmy Carter and performing as a featured soloist with professional orchestras. When not performing, Rahmaan is likely teaching one of his violin, viola, cello, or piano students or out in the community connecting with people. ​ Associated acts: Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Imagine Dragons, Tony Bennett, Chaka Khan, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Demi Lovato, Quincy Jones, Kevin Hart, Hilary Hahn, Brett Young, The Dalai Lama, President Jimmy Carter, Lifehouse, Bush, Collie Buddz, Pablo Alboran, Sista Nancy, Danny Wright, Robin Leach, Clint Holmes, Chrisette Michele, Mayor Oscar Goodman, Jane Goodall, The Lique, David Osborne, Bunny Cunningham, UNLV Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, College of Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra (featured soloist), UNLV Community Concert Band (Featured Soloist), and many more.

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 2009

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Music Education

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Has background check

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