I’ve helped hundreds of students move closer to their musical dreams.
After forty years as a professional musician and educator (Berklee College of Music in Boston, University of Bologna in Italy, Istanbul Bilgi University in Turkey) I completely understand what it feels like to confront sight singing melodies without knowing where/how to begin.
I know the stone cold challenge of being asked to read or transpose music on sight or the panic of getting lost in an arrangement without the ears to find your way back.
During private coaching sessions, you get the full attention of Prof. Mixon who’s years of sitting with hundreds of students over the years, affords him the ability to specifically analyze, diagnose and prescribe specific solutions for whatever problems or questions you may have.
Study completely at your own pace by way of topic specific recorded courses.
As with the live sessions, the emphasis is upon how to study to improve your Musical Aural Perception. The growing list of courses are updated periodically with new challenges and ideas designed to help you develop an innate physical response to notes, intervals and chords and allow the ear to do its work.
Staff & Notes
Scales & Keys
Writing and Singing Exercises
Diatonic & Chromatic Solfege
Counting & Conducting
Key & Time Signatures
Note & Rest Values
Flattening the rhythms, Deep listening, Concept of Continuance, Inner Hearing, Sustaining DO, Patience.
Performance Ear Training is based upon a set of Unique Study Concepts… …designed to help you develop an innate physical response to notes, intervals and chords and allow the ear to do its work.
It is a LIVE course conducted via Zoom.
Like listening to music played by live musicians, live lessons yield a multi-sensory experience.
You get the materials directly, in the voice of the instructor.
Along with his voice, you can HEAR and OBSERVE the effort of your instructor as he moves between EXPLAINING and DEMONSTRATING.
In other words, you WITNESS his process in real time and the level of energy and concentration he EXPENDS to present each topic.
You are engaged throughout with a highly interactive curriculum and leave each session with useful homework.
There is no judgment, you get to see/hear the process of your peers as they confront the exact same challenges and you can ask as many questions as you need.
It’s a safe environment in which you get to study with a group of like minded musicians who seek to Close The Gap between their ambition and their abilities.