Lessons w/ Daniel Ramjattan
Lessons w/ Daniel Ramjattan on classical, acoustic, or electric guitar
- 1 hr1 hour
- Online over Zoom
Instrument(s): Guitar (classical guitar, electric guitar, and acoustic guitar) Languages Spoken: English, Intermediate French, Intermediate Japanese Location: Toronto, ON Student Specialties: Students with music performance anxiety/stage fright, classical guitar students of all ages and backgrounds Availabilities: TBD Rates: $30 / 30 minutes $50 / 60 minutes Short bio (3 paragraphs of 3-5 sentences max): Daniel Ramjattan is rapidly becoming an ambassador of the classical guitar in Canada. He is the newest guitar instructor at Wilfrid Laurier University's Faculty of Music, and is completing his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Toronto under the supervision of Dr. Jeffrey McFadden. His research focuses on the strategies teachers use to reduce music performance anxiety in their students. He also holds a Master's Degree and Bachelor's Degree from the University of Ottawa, where he studied with Patrick Roux. Past performances have taken him to Vienna, Austria, Italy, and various locations across Canada, the United States, and Japan. He has also performed in festivals and venues such as the Alte Schmiede Kunst Verein contemporary music series, Vienna, the Livorno Music Festival, Italy, Ottawa Chamberfest, Toronto Summer Music, the 21st Century Guitar Conference, Ottawa, Stratford's Inner Chamber, and the Toronto Contemporary Music Lab. Daniel has received awards for his playing on the provincial, national, and international levels, placing second in the FCMF National Music Competition, receiving second place prize in the National level of the Canadian Music Competition, and First Prize in the Concours de Guitare Outaouais-Gatineau. He also received the Domaine Forget International Music Academy guitar award in 2013, as well as the first prize in the Open Level of the Ontario Music Festivals Association Provincial Guitar competition in both 2014 and 2016. He has also placed as a finalist in the Montreal International Guitar Competition and the Hamilton International Guitar Competition. Some of his students have won awards at competitions like the Kiwanis Music Festival, and have been accepted to guitar programs at the University of Toronto.