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Bonnie P.
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Play the piano like a pro with a University of Michigan certified music professional
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I like music to be fun!! I have created my own curriculum using colorful animals to learn the notes on the staffs. My students of all ages love the animals.
About Bonnie P.

Bonnie started piano at age 4, clarinet by third grade, and oboe in the 8th grade. In High School, she played oboe, bagpipes, and saxophone in the jazz band winning the Best Jazz Soloist Award. She also won the Young Artist Competition and played with the Tampa Symphony. While attending USF, she continued to perform with the Tampa Symphony and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She then attended the University of Michigan and received her Master of Music degree and performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and many chamber groups in the area. In 2003, she created the Pop Oboe series with 4 CDs, a member of the Recording Academy and had her cds on the Grammy Nomination list. Now in the Orlando area, she is a freelance musician and has performed at Universal, The Museum of Art, The Winter Park Art Festival and many more. In 2012, she created a piano curriculum that uses animals to teach note reading and piano. Creating this curriculum makes learning music FUN! All along the way, she was teaching private music students, Kindermusik and also Homeschooling her three children for 10 years. Using several curriculum for phonics, and reading, while Homeschooling, is why she is offering this service through Take Lessons. *** Lesson Details *** FUN and More FUN can be expected with the background of Kindermusik and Homeschooling! Bonnie has learned that students best respond to learning if the environment is FUN and engaging. Through homeschooling and her years of teaching background, your students can expect LOTS of PATIENCE because Bonnie relates to each student and how they learn best on an individual level. Every student has a different way they learn, and Bonnie quickly tunes in to their way of learning. *** Studio Equipment *** Oboe, Recorder,Bagpipes (chanter), Flute, Keyboard Student should have their own instrument *** Travel Equipment *** Keyboard for Piano Student should have their own instrument *** Specialties *** Pop, Rock, Classical

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Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

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Teaching since 2014

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Master of Music

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Bonnie P.
Teaches Online
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
Play the piano like a pro with a University of Michigan certified music professional
Student Favorite
Student Favorite
I like music to be fun!! I have created my own curriculum using colorful animals to learn the notes on the staffs. My students of all ages love the animals.
About Bonnie P.

Bonnie started piano at age 4, clarinet by third grade, and oboe in the 8th grade. In High School, she played oboe, bagpipes, and saxophone in the jazz band winning the Best Jazz Soloist Award. She also won the Young Artist Competition and played with the Tampa Symphony. While attending USF, she continued to perform with the Tampa Symphony and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She then attended the University of Michigan and received her Master of Music degree and performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and many chamber groups in the area. In 2003, she created the Pop Oboe series with 4 CDs, a member of the Recording Academy and had her cds on the Grammy Nomination list. Now in the Orlando area, she is a freelance musician and has performed at Universal, The Museum of Art, The Winter Park Art Festival and many more. In 2012, she created a piano curriculum that uses animals to teach note reading and piano. Creating this curriculum makes learning music FUN! All along the way, she was teaching private music students, Kindermusik and also Homeschooling her three children for 10 years. Using several curriculum for phonics, and reading, while Homeschooling, is why she is offering this service through Take Lessons. *** Lesson Details *** FUN and More FUN can be expected with the background of Kindermusik and Homeschooling! Bonnie has learned that students best respond to learning if the environment is FUN and engaging. Through homeschooling and her years of teaching background, your students can expect LOTS of PATIENCE because Bonnie relates to each student and how they learn best on an individual level. Every student has a different way they learn, and Bonnie quickly tunes in to their way of learning. *** Studio Equipment *** Oboe, Recorder,Bagpipes (chanter), Flute, Keyboard Student should have their own instrument *** Travel Equipment *** Keyboard for Piano Student should have their own instrument *** Specialties *** Pop, Rock, Classical

Levels taught

Teaches Beginner, Intermediate

Teaching since

Teaching since 2014

Education

Master of Music

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 5+

Speaks

Speaks english, english

Speaks

Has background check

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Outstanding teacher and absolutely wonderful with my daughters! I highly recommend Bonnie!

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Best teacher eeevvveeerrrr

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ALWAYS so encouraging and positive!! So helpful for building confidence. I also really like the attention she pays to dynamics... teaching how to play songs correctly... not just playing the notes.

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Second Oboe
Sep 1976 - May 1979
Tampa Symphony
Master of Music
Sep 1979 - Aug 1980
University of Michigan
Master Degree in Music
Aug 1979 - May 1980
University of Michigan
English
Professional Proficiency
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Grammy Nomination List
Feb 2010
The Recording Academy
National Association for Music Education
Jun 2018
Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.
Music Teachers National Association
Feb 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.

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