- Levels Taught:
- Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
I'm an uplifting, hardworking, and caring person and my teaching style is encouraging, precise, and collaborative. My goal is to help you be "a cut above the rest". I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
- Teaches students:
- Ages 5+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
- September 2009
Hi, there! My name is Ally and I can't wait to meet you! I've been playing the clarinet for 15 years and teaching private lessons for a year and a half (combined experience). I have loved helping my students improve their sound, technique, and rhythm on the clarinet. I am proud to be able to teach private lessons at an affordable price. During my undergraduate degree at Ohio University, I marched in the "Most Exciting Band in the Land", the Ohio University Marching 110, which was ranked the number one marching band in the United States in 2014. I've been privileged to take private lessons under the best doctorate level instructors throughout the years. My musical enthusiasm and encouraging personality will help students to also become excited about the clarinet, making them more likely to practice and continue with the clarinet long-term. I'm an uplifting, hardworking, and caring person and my teaching style is encouraging, precise, and collaborative. My goal is to help you be "a cut above the rest". I look forward to helping you reach your goals!+ Read More
I co-authored and edited a textbook and other manuscripts for publication for Matthew Paylo, Ph.D. and Victoria Kress, Ph.D. at Youngstown State University.
Ally was a fantastic graduate assistant! She was extremely helpful in editing/writing and could be a real asset for those seeking some additional assistance and support in writing/editing!
Really enjoyed my first clarinet lesson with Allie. She listened to what I wanted to accomplish and tailored the class to that. Looking forward to my next lesson!
Ally is an amazing teacher! These lessons have been very beneficial for me. Since my first lesson, my writing skills have improved rapidly. I couldn't ask for better!
It was a good experience to have lesson with Ally on line. She is a good teacher with experience and patience. My son had 10 lessons with her, started from zero knowledge to a good simple song . He played piano for 5 more years, maybe this helps him to understand the notes easier. We definitely will go back to Ally for more lessons when we need her help.+ Read More
Ally is a great teacher, she is very positive and encouraging.
Ally is a gifted and creative clarinet performer who is passionate about teaching while having fun in the process! She brings 15 years experience to her students. Ally’s caring and patient nature are a great fit for all levels. I highly recommend Ally for your private lessons!+ Read More
Ally is an incredible teacher with a big heart for teaching. She's a beautiful musician and instructor! I would go to no one else. She is very kind and informative in her lessons.
Ally is a very accomplished musician, with an excellent personality and matching drive to teach.
Ally marched in the Ohio University Marching 110, who only accepts the best musicians and requires a high level of physical fitness to hold their place at the top of all college marching bands. This experience gives her an exclusive perspectice that she passes on to her students.
Ally is a great clarinet player & teacher. I've known her & enjoyed her clarinet music for years. She is a joy to work with & with her as an instructor you'll be playing like a professional before you know it . She's the instructor I would have for my kids.+ Read More
Very nice lesson, my son seems enjoyed it a lot, looking forward to future lessons.
Ally is a true and accomplished professional. She takes a lot of pride in her work. She has a positive and caring attitude. I sang at a party accompanied by Ally on clarinet. She demonstrated extreme poise being able to ad lib without missing a beat.
Ally posesses the experience and talent to help anyone get started! It was a real joy having a clarinetist accompany our 3 piece (drum, guitar, bass) for praise and worship music.
Ally is a great teacher. She has lots of talent herself, as well as a great personality. She is patient and sensitive and a good motivator. She can help the student feel good about himself while being challenged to improve his skills. She is very enthusiastic about music in general, and her love of music shines out. She has played her clarinet for us in church with our praise band, as well as with our Christmas program. It was during the Christmas program practices that I was able to see how well she relates to others with less talent. I'm sure she would be an excellent clarinet teacher.+ Read More
Ally is a wonderful clarinet player and instructor. She has the ability to tailor the lesson to an individual's needs. And is very kind and positive in her lesson delivery. She has shown her wonderful ability to play alongside me in our church group, even though it required her to transpose the music into a new key. She was certainly able to make quick work of it! Ally is a great person and player. I would certainly not hesitate to recommend her as an instructor. HAPPY PLAYING!+ Read More
Ali is a very charming and warm person! And patient...which is very beneficial as an instructor! As a church music director, I observed Ali as a performer and was always impressed with her professionalism! She will make a great teacher!
Ally is a class act. Ally's outgoing personality and ability to encourage and uplift others is amazing! Ally has played with our church praise band. She demonstrated strong musicality, talent, and passion for playing clarinet. Would definitely recommend Ally for lessons+ Read More