Newport, RI, 02840
Subjects Taught Piano
I have been teaching piano to students after school for four years in the elementary schools and at community centers. I have been playing piano for nine years. My ability to compose music as well as read it would make me a great asset to the students. I treat each student as an individual, even when I engage in group lessons. I have had experience in teaching a Downs Syndrome child.
I can patiently motivate the students to do what they may not think they can do on the piano. The lessons begin very basically and get more and more complex. I have successfully taught about one hundred students to play piano accurately. The result is an enjoyable experience.
I encourage students who play by ear to learn how to read music so that they can be more marketable in the music profession. Playing by ear is a very good and useful skill, but to be more professional, these students need to be well-rounded by learning how to read music as well.
The study of music will teach...