Ear training is beneficial for singers and musicians because it improves intonation. Developing relative pitch strengthens sight singing and improvisational skills. Dan Willard teaches all levels and ages. Dan has over 30 years of teaching experience and has been teaching at Ojai Valley School since 2002 and The Thacher School since 2007.

Lessons are $50/hr if you go to his home in Oak View or $60/hr if you want him to come to your home. Please contact us for rates if you reside outside of the Ojai Valley. Half hour and 45 minute lessons are also an option. Also available via Skype.

Subjects Covered:

  • Recognizing and singing intervals
  • Recognizing chords
  • Recognizing cadences
  • Playing by ear
  • Music transcription