Angelina Kettula

Angelina K.

El Paso, TX

About Angelina K.

Angelina teaches: Ages 5 to 60
Teaching since: June 2009
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

I've been playing the piano since the age of 6 and enjoy passing the love of music to others. In 2014, I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Piano Pedagogy. While there I participated in accompanying different music groups and choirs. Although I do love accompanying others, my passion is to teach piano.

During the initial meeting, I find out what the student wants to accomplish from piano lessons. After hearing what they want I compile a plan of how to achieve his goals. No matter what the goals are for the individual, I give all my students a strong theory foundation and strive to challenge my students in many areas.

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Experience

Piano Teacher
Apr 2015 - Present
Key of K Music Studio

I continue to teach out of my home studio and just LOVE it!

Piano Teacher
Aug 2011 - May 2014
Maranatha Piano Prep School

I started teaching back in 2009 before college and continued to teach all the way through college. I've worked with young children, teenagers, and adults. I've also been able to teach a child with ADHD and that stretched me as a teacher. Everyone has an ability to play the piano if taught correctly.

Education

Piano Pedagogy
Aug 2011 - May 2014
Maranatha Baptist University

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Russian
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

MTNA
Mar 2015
Music Teacher's National Association

ECMMA
Jan 2013
Early Childhood Music & Movement Association

Awards

Classical Solo Piece 2nd Place
Apr 2010
Minnesota Association Christian School
Sacred Solo Piece 2nd Place
Apr 2009
Minnesota Association Christian School
Classical Solo Piece 2nd Place
Apr 2009
Minnesota Association Christian School

Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association
Mar 2015

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

Early Childhood Music and Movement Association
Jan 2013

The non-profit Early Childhood Music & Movement Association (ECMMA) believes appropriate, purposeful music and movement experiences enhance early childhood development and seeks to support early childhood music and movement practitioners by providing resources, advocacy, professional development, and collaboration opportunities.

6 Reviews on Angelina K.

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Joshua W. Sep 14, 2016
· Piano · In studio
Very easy to work with. Very patient and works well with children.
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Ethan G. Jun 23, 2016
· Piano · In home
Angelina was extremely patient with my son, who had no experience on the piano. she gave clear instructions that were easy to follow and lots of praise. My son walked away eager to practice and ready for his next lesson. Highly pleased!
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Alexander B. Mar 28, 2016
· Piano · In studio
Actually learned a lot more than what I thought in the alotted time. My hand forming was all wrong and was using the wrong fingers and everythingto play notes and I'm sort of okay with my coordination.
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Kendra R. Mar 24, 2016
· Piano · In studio
I am an adult taking lesson and she understands that life events gets in the way and she is patient with me but yet keeping it challenging enough to make the instructions interesting.
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Josh Nov 17, 2015
· Piano · In studio
Angelina is a great instructor, who is able to tailor lessons according to the level appropriate for her student. She has patience, and is very kind. I am glad to be learning from her!
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Veronica D. Jul 8, 2015
· Piano · In studio
I have been wanting to take piano lessons for a long time and kept putting it off. I finally decided it is never to late to learn! After my first lesson with Angelina, I was very happy that I did! Angelina is sweet, patient, and very knowledgable about what she is teaching. I look forward to continuing lessons with her, and I highly recommend her to anyone intrested in learning to play the piano!
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