Aimee Simpierre

Aimee S.

Brooklyn, NY
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I love to play chess and to teach beginners of all ages This game exercises the analytical and spatial awareness parts of your brain in ways that will strengthen your overall brain function.

About Aimee S.

I teach gospel piano and beginner piano, flute, chess and English/ESL. I can also assist with editing resumes and documents and writing grants (government and private foundations).

Use your ears, use your fingers and all the other gifts God gave you to assist during your local worship service. I come from a long line (4 generations) of church musicians. I trained classically on piano and flute - and can teach the basics for both instruments across genres. I have also been a journalist for The Associated Press (gotta have a day job!). And have done grant writing work for nonprofits. I can help you improve your English writing and speaking skills. And I love to play chess (gotta have a hobby!). But when it comes to Gospel - you need a little theory and a lot of heart and soul to develop your musical ear! Come join me at my storefront church or we can meet up online. After you get the scales and common chord structures down, you'll be ready to go!

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Taahir J.
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She's awesome! Extremely patient and can teach exactly what you want to know.

Posted Aug 9, 2019
Juan
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She is extremely patient and supportive. Aimee is knowledgeable about a very wide range of music and clearly LOVES teaching.

Posted Jun 17, 2019
Morgan
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Aimee is a wonderful teacher! She is quite knowledgeable and experienced. I appreciated how she tailored the lessons not just to my level but my pace and personality!

Posted Jun 17, 2019

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Experience

Music Director
Nov 1999 - Present

The Potter's House Church of the Living God

I play piano and lead worship and I have directed the choir.

Private Piano Teacher
Jan 1998 - Present

Private Studios

I have taught piano lessons to all ages off and on for many years!

Education

M.S. Journalism
Sep 1998 - May 1999

Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

B.S. Political Science/Urban Affairs
Sep 1994 - May 1998

Barnard College

Flute/Orchestra
Sep 1990 - Jun 1994

LaGuardia Highschool of Music and Art

Piano, flute. saxophone, vocal/choir music
Jan 1986 - Jan 1993

Manna House Workshops

Awards

John Lennon Scholarship Songwriters Award
May 1993

Yoko Ono

Affiliations

BMI
Jan 1995
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.

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