This is John Lee from Singapore. I am 48 years of age and I work as a Ukulele & Guitar Instructor. I have been intrigued by the 6-String since College days, and was drawn to its sound and riffs that I heard in Rock and Pop music then. However, I didn’t get the opportunity to pursue my interest till 2003, when I eventually took up a Lead Guitar Course at the local Yamaha Music School. I was there for over a year, and continued playing with my friends following that. My journey with Berklee began in 2013, when I was overwhelmed to find out that Berklee Music initiated a series of MOOC Courses with Coursera. I completed the Introduction to Guitar Course and was very thankful to be awarded a Statement of Accomplishment on September 9th 2013. Moving on, it was another enriching experience obtaining Specialist Certification for Berklee Online’s General Music Studies Programme from September 30th 2013 to June 29th 2014. Thereafter, I completed the Berklee Coursera Modern Musician Specialization Certificate Programme from July 21st 2014 to November 29th 2015. And presently, I am enrolled in the Berklee Coursera Developing Your Musicianship Specialization Certificate Programme, commenced September 5th 2016. It’s an absolute privilege being with Berklee, and I’d like to harness continuing Learning as basis in my development as a Guitar Player.
Gibson Les Paul Studio ’50s Tribute Electric,
Fender Blacktop Jaguar HH Electric,
Epiphone SG G-400 Electric,
Epiphone AJ-220S Acoustic Jumbo,
Cort Earth 100F NS Acoustic-Electric Dreadnought,
Ibanez UKS10 Soprano Ukulele,
Marshall DSL15C Valve Electric Amp,
Laney Cub 12R Valve Electric Amp,
Peavey ValveKing Royal 8 Electric Amp,
Laney LA20C Acoustic Amp,
Dunlop JH-1D Wah Effect Pedal,
Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble Effect Pedal,
Boss DD-3 Digital Delay Effect Pedal,
Boss RC-3 Loop Station Effect Pedal,
Planet Waves Instrument Cables and Plectra,
Shure SM57 Instrument Microphone,
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface,
Ableton Live Lite 9 Recording Software, and
Power Tab Editor Music Notation Software.
Thanks for reading.
Good day, and good luck.
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Experience & Education
Guitar and Ukulele Instructor for John Lee Music InstructionMarch 2011 to Present (about 6 years)
Offering Private Guitar & Ukulele lessons in Singapore for Kids and Adults, and Online Skype Ukulele & Guitar Lessons for Distance Students.
Ukulele Instructor for GreenWood Primary School SingaporeJanuary 2012 to July 2012 (6 months)
Conducting Ukulele Classes at Primary 5 Level for GreenWood Primary School Singapore.
Developing Your Musicianship Specialization Cert in at Berklee College of Music Coursera2016 to 2017 (1 years)
Creativity and Entrepreneurship Certificate in at Berklee College of Music edX2016 to 2016 (Less than a year)
Jazz Improvisation Certificate in at Berklee College of Music Coursera2016 to 2016 (Less than a year)
History of Rock, Part One Certificate in at University of Rochester Coursera2015 to 2015 (Less than a year)
The American South(Stories/Music/Art) Certificate in at University of North Carolina(Chapel Hill) Coursera2015 to 2015 (Less than a year)
History of Rock, Part Two Certificate in at University of Rochester Coursera2015 to 2015 (Less than a year)
The Music of the Rolling Stones Certificate in at University of Rochester Coursera2015 to 2015 (Less than a year)
Modern Musician Specialization Certificate in at Berklee College of Music Coursera2014 to 2015 (1 years)
Fundamentals of Music Theory Certificate in at University of Edinburgh Coursera2014 to 2014 (Less than a year)
Introduction to the Music Business Certificate in at Berklee College of Music edX2014 to 2014 (Less than a year)
General Music Studies Specialist Certificate in at Berklee College of Music2013 to 2014 (1 years)
Introduction to Guitar Statement of Accomplishment in at Berklee College of Music Coursera2013 to 2013 (Less than a year)
Lead Guitar Letter of Completion in at Yamaha Music School Singapore2003 to 2004 (1 years)
Bachelor of Business in Business Administration in Marketing at R.M.I.T. Australia1990 to 1993 (3 years)