Magen Solomon

Oakland
Magen Solomon

Everyone can make music, and it has been my goal as a musician and teacher to make what has seemed difficult or impossible, attainable, and to make the process fun as well as enlightening.

I've been a singer and conductor for over thirty years, with 18 years of professional experience here in the Bay Area as director of the Oakland Symphony Chorus. I have taught conducting, choral music, and music literature classes at the University of Southern California, Santa Clara University, UC -Davis, Smith College, and Mount Holyoke College.

Everyone learns at different speeds and in different ways. I seek to find those paths into the students understanding and technique to make the process effective, efficient and enjoyable.


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Email magensol@usc.edu
Phone Number (510) 531-8765
Instruments/Types Conducting, Voice, Ear-training
Lesson Fee $40-80/hour depending on circumstances
City Oakland
Age Range of Students 10 and up
Education BA Music, Oberlin College; MM Choral Conducting, UWisconsin-Madison; MA German, Middlebury College; DMA Choral Conducting, UWisconsin- Madison
Number of Years Teaching 30
Institutional Affiliation Artistic Director, San Francisco Choral Artists; Artistic Director, Stockton Chorale and Master Chorale
House Calls Yes
Private Lessons or Ensemble Coaching Both
Method To suit the learning style of the student
Music Style(s) Taught Classical; also, singers who think they can't sing
* All rates are estimated and subject to change


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