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Since 2003 8th Note Music Studios has provided a comfortable and nurturing place for teachers and students to meet.
Our goal as teachers is to ensure our students are not only receiving musical instruction that will benefit them throughout their lives, we also help our students understand the importance of dedication to a craft, focus on intricate details and experiencing the rewards of their own hard work.
We take seriously the value of commitment, convenience and a comprehensive approach to musical instruction.
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Sada James Doup
Director / Owner
Sada set out on her musical journey with violin in hand at age 9 in Spokane. Quickly immersed in playing with local symphony orchestras, several string quartets, and as a soloist, she has a deep passion for music and continually seeks out new opportunities for learning and sharing.
Besides offering a varied curriculum in classical, jazz, blues, and dixieland genres, he encourages his students to bring in their current school band projects.
Burch Johnson offers private instruction for clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, and accordion.
Ford’s teaching style is about finding the individual’s pace while taking them in the direction they want to go. When not teaching Ford can be found playing solo guitar every Friday night at Dos Reales, Stanwood – a position held since 2010, as well as other venues in the area.
Breanna wants her students to be fully self-expressed, loving what they are doing with music. Whether it is creating music, playing for yourself at home, playing for a worship team, performing at an event, or auditioning for an orchestra.
While I believe in basic structure and the discipline of study for best results, I believe in utilizing the music of many genres to attract and keep students' interest. Learning to read music is important, but so is critical listening, playing by ear, and just having fun!
I have been studying classical piano since 2000 and have been private teaching since 2013. I also have experience studying voice, organ, and oboe. I love teaching and sharing my love music!
Lars' teaching style puts focus on the student's goals first, so they can learn to play guitar the way they want to play, while also working with them to develop core musicianship skills that will allow them to share in the joy of music with other performers.
Renee's true desire is to share her passion for music, and empower her students to believe in themselves. Because, truly, ANYONE can sing!