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About Berkley Smith

Berkley Smith
Berkley Smith
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Guitar, Ukulele
Education: Many private lessons, Several years of college music theory, Had the honor of studying ear training, theory, and composition with Dr. Asher Zlotnik.
Performance Experience: Many years on the road (and playing locally) 5-6 nights a week, playing many styles: Blues, R and B, Country, top 40, Jazz, etc
Teaching Experience: 25 years at Music and Arts, 2 years at A and E Music, 5 years at DnD Music
Teaching Philosophy: I believe in teaching the instrument, and the fundamentals of music (like reading) in addition to learning songs (the fun part)

Get to know Berkley Smith

As the son of a Navy pilot,  we moved a lot (I went to at least 11 elementary schools), 

So being on the road with a band was a pretty natural transition for me.

I love to play live, but my real passions are songwriting and teaching.

Berkley Smith teaches at:
829 Lynnhaven Pkwy Suite 117
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
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