Hello! Thank you for your interest in my profile. I teach piano, horn, trumpet, theory & ear training, and coach ensembles, performance class as well as music and movement class for ages 0-6, and dru
m circle and cultural literacy for adults.
I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, and I've played all over the world. I've played with soloists from Frank Sinatra to Diana Ross, Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons to Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo. I still perform and consider this important to my teaching as well.
Some major accomplishments include an invitation to the White House, over 50 solo performances with orchestras starting with The Philadelphia Orchestra at age 15, a performance for the Princess of Thailand, and early television performances starting at age 7. In order to accomplish these things, I had great teachers, a regimen of discipline and practice, an expectation I have of my students, and all the rewards that have lasted a lifetime. Properly taught music lessons are life lessons and are never a waste. I incorporate fun into the lessons as discipline and fun must be combined for success and enjoyment at all levels.
My teachers included Eleanor Sokoloff, Susan Starr, and Dale Clevenger.
I've taught for 29 years, and have a proven track record of success. I've taught at Universities including The University of Notre Dame, The University of Tennessee, The Chinese University and the Academy of Performing Arts in Hong Kong. I adore my students. Each one needs to be assessed and taught differently. Something you cannot learn in school, only through years of experience!
I teach in Avondale-Kennet Square-Chaddsford, Bryn Mawr-Villanova, PA, Hockessin-Wilmington,, DE, Newark, DE, and Cherry Hill, NJ with possibility of travel 10 minutes away. Please note: If you want in home piano lessons, you need a reasonably high quality instrument, and must maintain the tuning. I have perfect pitch and it will be crucial to me.
Gina March 7, 2016
Classical Piano ·
While I had previous experience playing an instrument MANY years ago, I never played the piano and started taking lessons with Lori as an adult. In almost no time I was able to read the bass clef (left hand) notes and within the year I had learned all the scales (majors and relative minors - both harmonic and melodic) and arpeggios (root and inversions). I was also playing "real" pieces of music.
Lori stresses good technique and good practice habits and can suggest more than one way to master a concept. She also makes learning the piano fun.
Jimmy February 8, 2016
Classical Piano ·
She taught me some important techniques on the piano.
Jimmy C. February 5, 2016
In home Verified Student
Lori is amazing and I highly recommend her!! She is terrific!!
I have been teaching meditation for 7 years now. I want to help you find the perfect meditation that works for you. Each person is different and there is no one meditation that works for everyone's n
eeds. I can help you relax and find your inner calm. I also work closely with professionals to help them improve their performance thorugh meditation. Additionally, I have been teaching people how to mindfully eat to help manage their weight. I will be glad to help you on your meditation journey.I love it when I see my student's life improve just by meditating!
I'm an LPC with experience as a therapist, trainer, program manager and clinical supervisor.I specialize in trauma and school-aged children, however I have a plethora of experience with adults, ADHD,
PTSD, Schizophrenia, mood disorders and grief. Life coaching is a skill I have developed as well during my consultations. I have done presentations/workshops/trainings at Temple University, UPENN, City Hall, and the School District of Philadelphia among other places, and which I really enjoy.I also teach a course at Temple University. As a peronal trainer, my passion began in college as power lifter. Over time,I gradually slimmed down and gained an affinity for Crossfit, running, Insanity, P90x, and other high intensity workouts. My approach is a combination of different HIIT (high intensity interval training) approaches. I believe in total wellness, a concept which includes psychological, physical, emotional, and spiritual. To that effect, I also offer Faith-Based Counseling.
I have a new wonderful loook at life after working with Mark.It's the best investment in time and learning I ever made.I owe my new feelings doing meditation to Mark.
Rania November 3, 2016
So glad I signed up for this website and found Mark as a meditation teacher! I’ve been dying to learn meditation for such a long time and was thankful I made the time. Mark was very thoughtful in his approach and really has made our classes enjoyable as I initially thought meditation was going to be very disciplined and hard for me. It is not nearly as hard as I initially perceived it to be.
I continue to learn a lot and as we consistently meet I am seeing much progress in my practice. I am also super excited to learn in the future more about how to really lead my life with more ease, especially at school and within my medical lab studies at the University. Looking forward to our next meditation soon!
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