Blythe Bonnaffons

Blythe B.

Silver Spring, MD
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I see it as a great honor and serious responsibility to be able to teach music. I have a master's in music education, a bachelor's in flute, and have done additional training in the Suzuki method. I recognize that each student is unique and I am comfortable working with multiple levels and ages. I believe all students should feel supported and encouraged to be expressive players and thoughtful musicians.

About Blythe B.

Blythe has studied flute in Austria at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, and holds a Bachelor of Music and Master of Education degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She has worked with El Sinem as a visiting artist in Costa Rica and she lived for a year in Egypt, teaching general music at an international school in Cairo. Blythe has worked in public schools at the secondary and elementary level, taught in community music schools and arts camps, and has worked with various organizations that provide free music education to students in need. Blythe has done Suzuki training in Ontario and New York. She is a member of the Brooklyn Wind Symphony (remotely performing through COVID), the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and the National Flute Association.

Blythe has recently relocated to Silver Spring, MD, outside of D.C.

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Uma
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Great instruction, very friendly and supportive!

Posted Nov 20, 2020

Education

Master of Education (Music)
Sep 2009 - May 2010

Vanderbilt University

Bachelor of Music (Flute)
Sep 2005 - May 2009

Vanderbilt University

Certifications

Suzuki Flute Unit 3
Feb 2021

Great Lakes Suzuki Institute

Suzuki Flute Unit 2
Mar 2019

Heyhoe Woods Flute Studio

Suzuki Flute Unit 1
Jul 2018

Great Lakes Suzuki Institute

Every Child Can!
Jul 2018

Great Lakes Suzuki Institute

Affiliations

National Flute Association
Oct 2020
The National Flute Association, founded in 1972, is the largest flute organization in the world. Approximately 5,000 members from more than 50 countries join together in person, online, at conventions, informally and in forums, through publications and classrooms, in performance, in friendship and collegiality. Guided by its goals to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature, members include leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs, and students of all ages.
Suzuki Association of the Americas
Apr 2018
The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.

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