Q&A with Ari
Which musician would you like to play with?
Arthur Russel if he was still alive
Which musician has influenced you the most?
What can you teach me better on your instrument than any other teacher?
I can help improve the self starter mindset towards learning the instrument.
How did you learn to play your instrument?
I learned Guitar and Cello by taking lessons early on and practicing about 30-75 minutes a day when I was around the age of 5-10
What equipment do you play on today?
Cello, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Synths, Gamelan and African percussions.
Which personal trait helped you the most while practicing?
Definitely self determination towards wanting to master the instrument.
What does your instrument have that others don't?
A lot of "war" stories.
How do you handle children?
With patience, care and understanding that I was once that age as well.
What has been your greatest experience as a musician so far?
Touring Argentina and Paraguay with my orchestra when I was 18
What was the biggest stage you played on?
Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires
Which record would you take with you to the desert island?
Journey in Satchidananda by Alice Coltrane
Besides music, what else is important in your life?
Friends and Family, Nature, Food, Reading and Movies
Level(s) Comfortable Teaching
Beginner to Advanced
What languages can you teach in?
What's your age?
Other Music-related work / goals
I am a sound engineer and occasional production manager from time to time