As a private music tutor/teacher, Dave has spent the last 20 years providing quality education to hundreds of clients. Through Varsity Tutors, Dave is also expanding into giving that same quality to his other passion, English.
Approaching each student as an individual and drawing on their own passions to excite them about learning, Dave has had a fun and rewarding career connecting with his students. Dave's 3 biggest strengths are his ability to use positive reinforcement to motivate students, his aptitude in breaking any subject down its simplest building blocks in order to make it accessible to any student. and his laid back, cheerful teaching style.
Dave's other interests include songwriting, film and TV scoring, authoring short stories, playing music with his 2 sons and swimming.
De Paul University - Bachelors, English/Music
AP Music Theory
College Level American Literature
High School English
High School Level American Literature
High School Writing
Study Skills and Organization