Rob Curto has over 20 years of experience as an educator. During his rich career as a world-class performer, Rob has also shared his musical knowledge through private lessons in Accordion and Piano, and workshops for students on both amateur and professional levels. Through teaching, Rob strives to give students not only first-hand information and insight, but the tools to then go and learn on their own. Skills such as how to organize one’s practicing, how to work on technique, how to play by ear and master new repertoire are emphasized.
Private lessons with Rob include:
Development and/or Refinement of Basic Technique and Skills
Reading music and Playing by Ear.
Improvisation and Composition
Development of Repertoire
Ability to play Jazz and World Music styles with a specialization in Brazilian music, Roots Americana, Klezmer Music and Jazz.
Rob has presented workshops worldwide with highlights including:
UC Santa Barbara
California Brazil Camp (2006, 2007, 2014)
Workshops through the US State Dept in Mozambique, Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Spain, Malta, Thailand, Cambodia, China, Kuwait and Oman.
Workshops through Carnegie Hall’s program “Musical Horizons” in NYC (2014 to present)
Festivals by the National Council for Traditional Arts
Brooklyn Accordion Club
Philadelphia Folk Festival
Contact us to inquire about private lessons or workshops.