Educator, Creative Arts Specialist, Consultant, and Dynamic Instructor. Master's Degree in Music and Education. Over 30 years teaching experience with all ages K-Adult. Passion and love for teaching and working with students. Believe learning should include having fun!
*** Lesson Details ***
After the first lesson, students will be able to perform a song. Lessons include a variety of learning experiences: theory, basic techniques, fundamentals, and student choices for learning. High expectations for students so that they do their best. Relaxed, fun loving, but power packed with learning environment.
*** Studio Equipment ***
living room w/ yamaha upright piano and acoustic guitar w/ seating for parents
*** Travel Equipment ***
Students must have the instrument
*** Specialties ***
I use a variety of games, creative ways to help put the information into long term memory. I do not rely on rote learning but rather a more creative approach
I have taught Musical Theater, Piano, Guitar, Singing, and Performance for over 40 years in the public school setting as well as private sector, and an alternative school setting. My students have received many awards over the years. Some students have successful careers in the theater and music field on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Specialized method of teaching music and integrating the arts into the education process
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.