Aaron Fried

Aaron F.

Kent, OH

About Aaron F.

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Aaron teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: September 2006
Last sign in: Today

Overview

Hello! I am a pianist and cellist with many years of teaching experience and a BM in music performance. I am patient and flexible, but also methodical. I am fascinated by the learning process, and I enjoy finding the most effective and enjoyable ways for each student to learn and practice.

I have worked with 4 year olds, up through adults of various ages. As well as being a classical musician, I improvise and teach many styles such as jazz, pop, and rock.

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Experience

Music faculty

Jan 2016 - Present
New Horizons Orchestra of Stark and Summit Counties

Music faculty

Nov 2015 - Present
Western Reserve Academy

Orchestral Graduate Assistant

Sep 2015 - Present
Kent State Symphony Orchestra

Piano and Cello Teacher

Sep 2006 - Present
Self-employed

Music faculty

Feb 2013 - Aug 2015
Revolution of Hope

Performer and member of outreach team

Sep 2014 - Jun 2015
Boston Philharmonic

Instructor

Sep 2014 - May 2015
Bridge Boston Charter School String Program

Instructor

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
Boston Arts Academy

Education

Master's in Chamber Music

Aug 2015 - Present
Kent State University

String Quartet Seminar - Featured Artist

May 2016 - Jun 2016
The Juilliard School

Bachelor in Music

Sep 2008 - May 2012
Boston Conservatory

Certifications

Suzuki teacher training units 1 and 2

Jul 2014
Suzuki Association of America

Eastern Michigan University 2013-2014

Awards

George Bornoff Music Educator Scholarship

Mar 2014
Foundation for Advancement of String Education

Affiliations

American String Teachers Association

Nov 2013

The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.

Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.

Apr 2013

The Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization officially licensed to support, guide, and promote Suzuki education in North, Central, and South America. The SAA was founded in 1972 and currently has about 8,000 members.

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5 Reviews on Aaron F.

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Vivian May 10, 2016
Cello · In studio
More than just a Cello and Piano teacher, Aaron Fired is an inspiration for his students, teaching tolerance, imagination, and passion for music with his distinct style.
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Michael A. Dec 1, 2015
Cello · Online
Verified Student
Very pleased. Looking forward to next lesson.
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Stacey Oct 1, 2015
Cello · In home
Aaron is a talented instructor. He has worked with our son for more than 2 years teaching him cello and music theory. Aaron has the gift of being an outstanding musician, but also the gift of being able to impart that knowledge to others in a meaningful way, such that even young children and teens learn easily from his instruction. We have recommended Aaron to others and he is equally as good with adults. His manner is professional, he takes pride in the accomplishments of his students and is dedicated to the success of his students.
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Loren Sep 28, 2015
Piano · In home
Aaron is a talented, patient, supportive teacher. He brings a passion to his teaching that is most certainly channeled through his love of music. Highly recommend him!
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Shirley W Sep 25, 2015
Cello · In studio
Aaron is a great cello teacher who creatively engages his students in learning. As a performer, he inspired me to play the cello. As an instructor, he plans lessons ahead, but is flexible according to the students' progress. I had two years of lessons with him and he taught me not only to play the cello, but how to work and practice effectively with others in the orchestra.
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