Antonella Di Giulio

Antonella D.

Getzville, NY
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've been teaching music and piano performance for over 20 years and my students have gone on to win international competitions and be major in piano performance at college and Universities. I have recording experience with very young children and adults. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play professionally and record your pieces and as time goes on you'll be able to build up your own digital repertoire. I specialize in piano performance and music Theory/musicology, typically use the Suzuki Method for very young beginners and Musilanguage books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Antonella D.

I have an extensive training in "training" musicians: it doesn't matter if you are young or old, beginner or advanced, I will bring you to the next level.
I am a pianist and a music theorist, I am a dedicated and successful teacher. I hold degrees from Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Italy, Accademia Puccininana, I have a Master in piano performance and am working through my PhD in Music Theory. As you can see, I love to learn.
My lessons will take you where you are and bring you a step further. I'll explain you in detail how to reach your goals faster.
Sometimes you'll need to work on your own way to learn, on yourself. I'll be always there to help you!
Why you should have lesson with me?
Simply because I am among the best teachers in the world and I love the idea to reach more students through this medium. And you'll have fun for sure.

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Kevin
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My daughter has been training with Antonella for years and she does wonderful with kids. She loves music and has a passion that will help her students learn music and have fun while doing it

Posted Aug 15, 2018
AT
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Antonella is an AMAZING teacher. I am an older adult student, with no music theory or background. She is very patient, accommodating, and uses very useful analogies that help me visualize what to do in a way that helps me learn and remember. My own weakness is in making time to diligently practice. I look forward to each lesson, and give her my highest recommendation.

Posted Nov 30, 2017
Angela
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Our experience with Antonella has been wonderful. She has high standards but is also extremely patient with young students. My daughter has learned beautiful technique but more importantly, she has expanded her mind, improved her sense of discipline and commitment and learned to play piano with a feel for the music. Working with Antonella is fantastic for the student and their parent/guardian. It's a joint effort. I highly recommend Antonella

Posted Aug 13, 2017
deborah
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Antonella taught me (female age 35) and my son (age 11) piano for about 1-2 years. She was patient with us and very flexible with our busy schedule. The only reason I could not give her 5 stars is she is the only teacher we ever had and therefore unable to compare. I would highly recommend her to family/friends.

Posted Aug 9, 2017
John
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Antonella is a phenomenal teacher and motivator. My two children - Jacob 14 and Corinne 12 have been taking lessons from her for over 4 years and have grown to play very well and just as important love playing the piano thanks to her patient and skilled teaching style.

Posted Aug 8, 2017
Ken
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Antonella is a wonderful piano teacher! She is very passionate about piano teaching to young kids, very patient and encouraging to kids. She is one of the hardest working teacher I have ever met! My son has learned so much piano from her during the years.

Posted Aug 7, 2017
Sabaa qureshi
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Well structured and personalized lessons.
Had fun learning piano under Antonella.

Posted Aug 7, 2017
Jason
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Antonella is an incredible instructor with a gift for working with children. Her ability to teach along with allowing the children to enjoy and understand the importance of music theory is beyond any instructors in this area. She is always flexible and willing to do what is necessary to ensure each child is well taken care of.

Posted Aug 7, 2017
Michael
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Antonella is patient, thoughtful, and engaging. Our kids absolutely adore her!

Posted Aug 7, 2017
Jean
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Antonella is an amazing teacher. She is dedicated and patient. My son has been with her for years and has grown and learned so much. She really puts her heart and soul into helping her students grow to their full potential. We couldn't ask for more!

Posted Aug 7, 2017
Jim F.
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Very inspiring. Antonella helped me realize just how much I needed to learn. She did this in a very encouraging way. I'm looking forward to my next lesson

Posted Jan 8, 2017
Paul C.
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Antonella has been teaching piano to my two daughters (ages 8 and 12) for a number of years now. They have progressed terrifically during that time and really enjoy learning from her. She has a gentle approach but also keeps the girls focused and accountable which is important. They have had multiple opportunities to perform in recitals and competitions that are always enjoyable as well. Antonella is a excellent teacher that I would highly recommend.

Posted Nov 10, 2014
Ciara H.
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My 7 year old daughter started taking piano lessons this year with Antonella. I am amazed that within such a short period of time she has learned so much. She has progressed from 'Mary had a little Lamb' to really beautiful more complex pieces in what seems like no time.
Antonella is a really excellent teacher, very patient and supportive, yet constantly pushing (gently) to make the student better. She is an incredible pianist herself and really encourages Aoife not just to learn and play the notes, but to really use good movement and techniques which make such a difference to the sound of the piece.
Antonella is professional, committed, highly skilled and very passionate about what she does. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending her as an amazing piano teacher.

Posted Nov 5, 2014

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Experience

Faculty
Aug 2015 - Present

Buffalo State College

Music Director
Sep 2013 - Present

Asbury UMC

Artistic director, founder
Jan 2011 - Present

Woom Management Inc

Piano teacher
May 2002 - Dec 2010

Kreismusikschule Kleve

Education

PhD Music Theory and Musicology (2015 expected)
Aug 2012 - Present

University at Buffalo

MM piano performance
Aug 2010 - Jun 2012

University at Buffalo, NY

AD Musikpaedagogik
Jan 2000 - Dec 2001

Musikhochschule Koeln-Aachen (Germany)

AD piano performance
Jan 1997 - Jun 1997

Accademia Pucciniana

Diploma music
Sep 1992 - Sep 1994

Conservatorio Santa Cecilia

Languages

Albanian

Limited Proficiency

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

French

Limited Proficiency

German

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Italian

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Teaching certification- music early childhood
Oct 2008

CML

Suzuki Teaching Diplom
Jun 2006

European Suzuki Association

Affiliations

Society for Music Theory
Oct 2013
The Society for Music Theory promotes the development of and engagement with music theory as a scholarly and pedagogical discipline. We construe this discipline broadly as embracing all approaches, from conceptual to practical, and all perspectives, including those of the scholar, listener, composer, performer, teacher, and student. The Society is committed to fostering diversity, exclusivity, and gender equity in the field.
Music Teachers National Association
Jun 2010
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.

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