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About Bob Songster

William Songster
Bob Songster
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Asheville, NC
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Clarinet, Guitar, String Bass
Education: Master of Music Performance from the Lamont School of Music, the University of Denver Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy,Ethics and Public Policy Concentration.
Performance Experience: Monterey Jazz Festival Five Points Jazz Festival Taste of Colorado Festival Recipient of Pathways to Jazz Grant for work with Spherio Airtime and Live Performances on KUVO Jazz Radio Station 89.3 FM Denver Omaha’s Taste of Blues Festival Member of the Cass Clayton Band (recipient of Album of the Year, Colorado Blues Society Member’s Choice Awards) Member of David Booker Band (3 time winner of Best of Westword) Diamond Empire Wedding Band Funkiphino Wedding/Event Band
Teaching Experience: Middle School Band Director at the Denver Language School Middle School Jazz Combo Director at the Evergreen School of Music Grade School Jazz Combo Director at University Schools Clinician at various middle schools and high schools Private Lesson Teacher for 20+ years, most recently 6+ with Neighborhood Music in Aurora, CO
Teaching Philosophy: Provide energetic, insightful, resourceful lessons to help students identify and enhance their unique potential to succeed personally, academically and musically. To be an educator who combines tradition and creativity to provide well rounded lessons to help students meet their individual needs and goals.

Get to know Bob Songster

Bob has been an active educator and performer based in Denver, Colorado for the last 10 years. Recently Bob and his wife Emily have relocated to the Asheville area for his love of the mountains and the vibrant music scene. Bob began playing music at a young age, starting with piano, violin and clarinet; later he developed a love for the guitar then the bass. As a versitle performer he has had the opportunity to play at the most prestigious festivals and clubs in Colorado. As an active educator Bob has taught lessons, ensembles, clinics and classes to a wide range of ages and abilites. When he's not playing or teaching music Bob enjoys whitewater kayaking and hiking with his wonderful wife and amazing dog "Tootsie".
Bob Songster teaches at:
800 Fairview Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
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