SEEKINGVocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion.
Schrager has enjoyed being a successful songwriter/singer and piano teacher over the last 8 years. Schrager is originally from Long Beach, Ca. (where he accredits all his success to) and attended nationally ranked and Grammy award winning Long Beach Polytechnic High School, in Long Beach, Ca. He was a member of the Jazz band and Choir at Poly high and assisted in the recording of their Grammy award winning CD's. Schrager currently resides in Corona, California where he teaches Piano, trumpet and voice lessons to many of the children in the neighborhood as well as the members of his church.
Schrager has been blessed with the opportunity to share his musical talents all across the United States. He has performed all across California, Washington, Nevada, Hawaii, all over Utah and Missouri. During his tour to these various states he recorded and released a CD with the LDS based choir "Zions Voice" called, "The Living Christ." Along with the recording of this CD Schrager has been recording his own music along with music for other artists featuring his musical talent.
Schrager started his teaching career as a private piano and voice instructor at "Alta Loma Music," in Corona, CA. He Became the accompanying instructor for all the choirs at Centennial High School in Corona, CA. Schrager taught sectionals for tenor, baritone, and bass as well at Centennial High. Schrager finds great joy and much reward when teaching choir at numerous churches all across Southern California. Schrager has now developed his own private studio near the confines of his home where he teaches and coaches piano and voice lessons.
Schrager has his own love for singing and song writing. He has written and performed some of his prized music in churches all across Southern California. He has performed at clubs and has been the opener for the artist "Kem." Schrager performs and uses his talents as a singer and songwriter for church functions as well as weddings.
Schrager has been musically talented before an instrument was even placed in his hands. He was given his first start at the age of 10 while studying under the very talented and seasoned instructor Elsa Libowitz. During his term with Elsa he studied classical piano and transitioned into the many worlds of music with his own hunger to learn. At the age of eleven he Picked up the trumpet which became an additional passion for him. He learned his furthering trumpet skills from his instructor of many years Joan LaRue. Following his early years of learning the ropes in music, he continued to excel in music at Poly High. Following his high school career he went on to attend California State University of Long Beach as a Piano performance major under professor Garret.
Schrager is great with children. He has taught and had students that range from ages 5 to 70 and loves to teach anyone of any age. He is very passionate at what he does and is one of the most patient individuals you will come across. He is very thorough with his lessons and teaching and makes sure that his students retain all lesson taught and can demonstrate their understandings. Schrager is a fun, loving person and many of his students and people he surrounds himself with considers him a big teddy bear.
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- Member since:
- Dec 29 2010
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- 50 to 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 4-5 nights a week
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