Music Everybody specializes in trend-setting innovations in music education and affirms every person’s potential to be a total musician. We identify the four musical personality types–improviser, composer, arranger, and interpreter–and impart the skills for their creative fulfillment. We provide inspiration, guidance, and attainable techniques that will grow your musicality, fill in the gaps left by your previous training, and awaken the music inside you in ways that you never anticipated.
Music Everybody says that every person is musical. Your own natural way of relating to music is called musicality. Music Everybody video courses, and seminars to show you how to put your musicality into action.
Why Is Music Everybody So Effective?
Music Everybody lets you explore, define and expand your musical self and do it easily. The instruction works with all instruments and all skill levels. While you enjoy a fun, positive experience, you will gain skills that build your confidence while solving all kinds of musical challenges.
About Jeffrey Chappell, Instructor
Jeffrey Chappell is a gifted, innovative teacher who is renowned for his ability to connect with every student. As an educator, concert pianist, composer, jazz musician, recording artist, and journalist, he brings an amazing diversity of experience to his teaching.
Jeffrey is on the faculties of Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland and Levine Music in Washington, D.C. He has served as director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp for middle and high school students, has given guest seminars and master classes at music schools and conservatories internationally, and has lectured for numerous chapters of the Music Teachers National Association on how to teach music.
As a concert pianist, Jeffrey has performed throughout the United States in recitals, in chamber music, and as soloist with major orchestras including those of Philadelphia, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and Houston, and with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and on nationwide radio broadcasts. He has performed in Europe, Asia, and Latin America and has recorded on the Telarc, Centaur, Albany, and MMC labels. He studied at the Curtis Institute with Eleanor Sokoloff, at the Peabody Conservatory with Leon Fleisher, and with Jane Allen.
Jazz Musician and Improviser
Jeffrey has performed with jazz artists such as Jeff Antoniuk, Wes Crawford, Pepe Gonzalez, and Jon Mathis. He has appeared at the Key West International Jazz Festival and at the East Coast Jazz Festival. He was the pianist for DC Express, a jazz vocal quartet, and was a member of the Lenox Ensemble, an improvisation group of classical musicians. He has frequently improvised piano accompaniment for silent films at the National Gallery of Art.
The compositions of Jeffrey Chappell integrate techniques of classical composition with elements of American popular music. His solo piano composition, “American Sonata,” won the Keyboard Magazine Soundpage Competition. While composer-in-residence with the Mid-Atlantic Chamber Orchestra, Mr. Chappell was commissioned to write “Shadowdance” for piano and wind ensemble with a grant from the Meet The Composer Foundation.
As a contributing editor for Piano & Keyboard Magazine, Jeffrey’s articles and reviews reached an international readership. To read these articles, and for more information about Jeffrey, please visit Jeffrey Chappell’s website.