Charles Bossert
Aberdeen, NC
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Charles Bossert

Charles B.

Aberdeen, NC
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I have been teaching over 25 years. I have been playing for over 35 years. I have played professionally in orchestras and chamber ensembles.

I use both the Suzuki and traditional methods for teaching.

About Charles B.

I have been teaching stringed instruments for over 25 years. I use both the Suzuki and traditional methods.

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Posted Apr 23, 2020
Don S.
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Charles has been great with my early skill development. He continues every week to stress the basic for my violin training. He remains supportive and patient. We have had lessons in person and online. I am beginner at 65 years old and I would highly recommend Charles Bossert as a violin, and other strings instruments instructor. Thank You Charles for your help.

Posted Mar 26, 2020
Keiko
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I love it!

Posted Mar 29, 2019
Carrie S.
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Charles is very professional, kind and friendly. My 9 year old is trying to learn Bohemian Rhapsody on his viola for a talent show and Charles has been very helpful, guiding him through the music with positive reinforcement. We tried a couple other instructors but it wasn't the right fit. Super pleased we found Charles. Look forward to many more lessons to come.

Posted Mar 3, 2019
Stratton
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We have tried a few instructors for strings and they were not the right fit for us. We finally struck GOLD with Charles! Very professional, not at all condescending with his feedback (this was our problem with a couple others), taught my son things he has not learned in school in terms of correct form/placement of viola, and bow technique. We are very excited for the next lesson!

Posted Feb 24, 2019
Carrie S.
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It was our first lesson with Charles for my 9 year old son. We finally found the right instructor! Without being condescending, he taught my son some basics about holding the instrument correctly, how to bring it up for play.... essentially proper playing etiquette that he is not getting at school from a teacher who is far too stretched with a large class of multiple instruments and only ONE teacher. (She really needs an assistant) I think he is going to learn a LOT and I love that he corrects him without being rude nor condescending. I would give him 5 stars but it's our first lesson. Will review again after a month and hopefully gloat some more about him! :) ~ Very pleased!

Posted Feb 23, 2019
YUKI S.
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Charles is so amazing teacher.He is kind .My kids like him.

Posted Dec 14, 2018
Keiko
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Posted Sep 21, 2018
Keiko
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Posted Mar 6, 2018
Yuki A.
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Charles is very nice teacher.My kids like so much.

Posted Feb 20, 2018
Travis
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Posted Dec 28, 2017
Valentin R.
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We are super happy with Charles, very patient and creative in his teachings.

Posted Nov 7, 2017
Travis
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Charles was engaging, upbeat, prepared, and a quality teacher. Learning online is extremely convenient and went surprisingly smoothly! I look forward to future lessons.

Posted Feb 23, 2017

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Experience

Frelance Musician
Jan 1990 - Present

Self

Play in chamber groups solos opportunities

Section Cellist
Jan 1995 - Aug 1997

Chamber Orchestra of Northern New York

Professional Orchestra based in Potsdam New York

Education

Music Performance/Education
Aug 1986 - Dec 1990

Ithaca College

Certifications

Indiana Adjudicator
Feb 2018

ISSMA

Affiliations

National Association for Music Education
Apr 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
Oct 2016
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.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America
Nov 1987
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) is an American collegiate social[1] fraternity for men with a special interest in music. The fraternity is open to men "who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of [its] Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America."

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