Patricia D.

Patricia D.

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Washington, DC

About Patricia D.

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Male Ages Taught: 5 and up
Female Ages Taught: 5 and up

Overview

Greetings Prospective Students,

I would like to be your future Piano Teacher. I am very patient and kind and can help you learn to play with ease as you study the piano keys. I studied piano for 4 years at the Barbour Music Studio, Washington, DC and completed a refresher piano course with the Music Department, at the University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC. I play piano for the Sunday School Department at my church and I have taught numerous students piano and music theory at my residence in Washington, DC over the past 7 years.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Patricia
Piano Teacher

*** Lesson Details ***
Greetings Prospective Students,

As students advance through the various pages of music, after 3 months the student should be mid-way through the music book, able to play comfortably with their left and right hand, and able to play a selection with practice from memory. The first lesson will be the study of lines and space, fingering of the proper notes, counting the music notes, learning the whole, half, and quarter notes, which are outlined in the front of the Michael Aaron Piano Course, Book One.

The future lessons consist of being assigned a new music song once the previous song has been musically counted and music notes properly played . At the end of the piano lesson, I present the student with a piano pencil as a token of encouragement in learning to play the piano. A syllabus will be provided outlining the various music assignments and the scales to be practiced, such as: A major, B major, C major.

When the student has completed the first book, a piano recital can be planned to show family and friends their acquired music skills. I hope to hear from you soon, students. To begin your music experience, please reach out to me when your schedule permits for your piano lesson. Thank You.

Musically,

Mrs. Patricia

*** Studio Equipment ***
Music Book required: Michael Aaron Piano Course, Book One, you may order your book online, in the search block type in Michael Aaron piano books.

Thank You.

*** Specialties ***
I teach beginner piano lessons and music theory to students of various ages off and on with 7 years of experience.

Experience

Substitute Teacher Feb 2006 - May 2011
DC Public and Charter Schools

I have 7 years experience as a piano teacher. I have 5 years experience as a Reading Tutor traveling to the client's residence and working with students in the classroom as a Substitute Teacher. Recently, I acquired additional skills as a tutor from working with the Reading Partners Organization in elementary school classrooms.

Education

Bachelor Degree - Biblical Studies Sep 2005 - May 2009
Maple Springs Baptist Bible College

Certifications

Educator, #102340 Nov 2013
ACSI

I am certified to teach at the elementary school level.

Awards

Certification as an Educator Nov 2013
ACSI Organization

Affiliations

National Tutoring Association Apr 2014
NTA

The NTA was formed in 1992 for the purpose of establishing a membership organization for tutoring professionals. The NTA is dedicated exclusively to tutoring, and represents the interests of thousands of tutors in the U.S. and thirteen other countries, practicing in all phases of tutoring, program administration, and supplemental student services.

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Jannie S. March 27, 2014
Piano
Wonderful Teacher!

We're very pleased with Ms. Patricia. She's very good with my grandson...He loves her! We're quite pleased with her work and she's very punctual as well. I definitely recommend her as an instructor!
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Patricia Z. D. December 31, 2013
Piano
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Ms. Patricia D. was a kind and patient teacher. I enjoyed taking lessons in her home studio.
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Terese J. May 17, 2013
Piano
Professional

Hello Minister Davis is a carrying person and process the characteristics of a quality professional teacher. She is patience with all of her students and they learn at their pace. I am recommending this teacher.