Exclusive Content and Lessons with Vince
available only via Patreon Subscription
Vince Peterson is proud to be a creator on Patreon and currently offers private music instruction, group masterclasses, and an ever-growing online resource hub for musicians via a monthly subscription model.
Studying music privately has long been considered the best way to improve musicianship. Private lessons remove the stigma of performing in front of others from the primary learning environment. They also allow a personal, confidential, and safe space for students to discuss their dreams, hopes, fears, and concerns with a trusted advisor.
Explore areas of study in the chart on this page. If you are interested in more information, please visit the Patreon Page to learn about subscription tiers.
Lessons will be focused on developing your compositional voice and eliminating fear from the writing process. Exercises in compositional technique, including voice leading, counterpoint, and orchestration, will support this work. Vince can also advise students on the business side of composition: commissions, networking, and publishing.
Many years of experience back up Vince’s lessons in arranging. Whether vocal or instrumental, lessons will help make your project as musically successful as it can be, with an ear for structure, voice leading, and orchestration.
Lessons are taught in the rigorous tradition of French fixed-do solfège and may include rhythm exercises, clef study, score reading, dictation, and counterpoint. Whatever your level of entry, you will improve your fluency and speed of reading music.
Career Coaching and Planning
If you need a dedicated space to think about where you want to take your career, Vince can guide you through the important questions and offer practical advice based on his decades as a professional musician. Conversations that seek out your highest priorities and your greatest gifts will be followed by strategic thinking about how to realize your goals, from performing to publishing.
Topics covered may include species counterpoint, 18th-century voice leading, figured bass, and basic Schenkerian analysis. Lessons will improve your ear for large musical structures.
Lessons will encompass technical work on gesture, philosophical work on the role of the conductor, and personal work on removing ego from the rehearsal room. They will also cover thoroughly the process of research, score study, and preparation for conducting.
Become a Patreon of VPMusic and make a commitment to your own musical self today!
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Vince's Amazing Patrons
Level 1: OBSERVer
As a VPMusic Observer, you get:
$10 per month
LEVEL 2: Apprentice
As a VPMusic Apprentice, you get...
$30 per month
LEVEL 3: GRower
As a VPMusic Grower, you get...
$100 per month
LEvel 4: Builder
As a VPMusic Builder, you get...
$175 per month
LEVEL 5: Artisan
As a VPMusic Artisan, you get...
$300 per month
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