Beckie E.

Beckie E.

1 Review
North Hollywood, CA

Ear Training

Levels Taught: Beginner - Advanced

Help Student to hear notes. Hear notes in their head in order to perform notes on instrument.

About Beckie E.

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Male Ages Taught: 5 to 18
Female Ages Taught: 5 to 18


Hi! My name is Beckie and I have played music for all of my life. I play many different instruments such as the Trumpet, French horn and Piano. I graduated from Chapman University in 2010 with 2 degrees in music, Music Education and Music Performance on French horn. I also taught elementary school for 3 years and was a brass coach for a Montessori Academy. I have taught privately for 10 years now and love the one-on-one attention that I can give the students. I currently work for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, I perform with two different orchestras and am in a Brass Ensemble called the Vine Street Brass that performs for events around the city.

I look forward to working with your or your child in helping to start or continue a musical instrument!

*** Lesson Details ***
When I teach lessons, I like to go at the pace of the student. I am very patient but I expect the student to practice during the week. I will always work with a student as long as it takes to have them understand what is difficult for them musically. I use a lot of different books like Teaching little fingers to Play and Standard of Excellence. For Adults, I like the Big Beginners Piano book which has easy classical pieces to play! I teach from the rudimentary skills and build on the fundamentals of music. After 3 or 6 months, my students feel accomplished with what they have learned and excited for the next 3 to 6 months!

*** Studio Equipment ***
practice space in home w/ seating for parents and music stand. I also have a cat and a dog, so if you are allergic, please let me know! The cat and dog are always put away during the lesson time.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have one music stand. I expect the student to provide the music books and their own instruments.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in classical genres of playing.


Private Teacher Apr 2004 - Present

I have been privately teaching for 11 years now. I love to teach students how to master their instrument. I especially love to teach beginning students as it is so much fun to help them grow musically.


Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn Aug 2006 - May 2010
Chapman University

Languages Spoken

English Fluent / Native Proficiency


Music Education with an emphasis on Instrumental May 2010
Chapman University

Degree in Music Education

Music Performance on French horn May 2010
Chapman University

Degree in Music Performance on French horn


Music Education Award May 2009
Chapman University
John Phillip Sousa Award May 2006
University City High School

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