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Concetta A.

Brooklyn, NY

About Concetta A.

Background check: Last verified 02/15/2017
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Concetta teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: January 2003
Last sign in: Today

Overview

Private instruction, early childhood education, elementary and high school education, Continuing Adult Education

Photos and Videos

Music video from my latest album "Falling in Time" released on Waterbug Records 2015

Experience

Pre-school violin instructor
Mar 2015 - Present
Private Day School

Teach pre-school students general music as well as the basics of violin performance.

Musical Director
Sep 2010 - Present
Still Waters in a Storm

I am the founder of a music program at a one room school house in Bushwick Brooklyn called Still Waters in a Storm. Our program serves low income inner city youth with free music lessons.

Education

Masters
Sep 2014 - Present
Columbia University Teachers College
Bachelors
Sep 2007 - May 2009
Smith College
Bachelors of Anthropology
Jan 2007 - May 2009
Smith College

Languages Spoken

Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

CPR Certified
Jan 2010
American Red Cross

Awards

The Roothbert Fund
Jan 2015
The Roothbert Fund
Charles Mayer Foundation Grant
Nov 2014
Charles Mayer
Composer in Residence
Apr 2014
TAKT Artist Residency and Gallery

Affiliations

Chamber Music America
Jan 2015

Chamber Music America (CMA) is an American non-profit organization that provides small ensemble professionals with access to a variety of professional development, networking, and funding resources. CMA's regular initiatives include grants, awards, and commissioning programs for ensembles and presenters, a national conference held annually in New York City, and the publication of Chamber Music magazine.

American Composers Forum
Jan 2015

The American Composers Forum enriches lives by nurturing the creative spirit of composers and communities. We provide new opportunities for composers and their music to flourish, and engage communities in the creation, performance and enjoyment of new music.

National Association for Music Education
Sep 2014

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.

29 Reviews on Concetta A.

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Matthew Feb 27, 2017
Verified Student · Singing · In home
She was great, first lesson and I learned a lot about how to improve my singing, demonstrably so. Very pleased, looking forward to continuing.
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Blyth Feb 2, 2017
Verified Student · Fiddle · Online
Very patient and beyond knowledgeable! I haven't done anything with TakeLessons before and my online class was hosted via skype so it was easy to get connected and learn at my own pace. I like that my lessons will be tailored to my style and my level of musical understanding. She has excellent follow-up for after the lessons as well. I'm excited to be a student again :)
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Chaya S. Jan 9, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Fantastic experience
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Suri S. Dec 20, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Great experience
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Suri S. Dec 20, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Concetta is a wonderful and very patient instructor. She engages the kids and her enthusiasm is contagious.
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Emma Nov 23, 2016
Verified Student · Vocal Training · In studio
Concetta is a great teacher. I feel that I'm already making progress even though we just started.
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Kim Jul 13, 2016
Verified Student · Guitar · Online
Concetta is a very talented instructor. She is easy to follow and quite patient. I'm so grateful for choosing her are my teacher. You can't do better!
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zoe Jun 30, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · Online
We just had our first call she seems very knowledgeable and is great working online with my young and very beginner daughter. Looking forward to more lessons!
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Sara Jun 13, 2016
Verified Student · Viola · In studio
Concetta is clear, helpful, and experienced. I feel that I will learn a lot. Instruction is a good blend between focused and flexible.
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Gordon R. Jun 13, 2016
Verified Student · Singing · Online
I think Concetta is awesome! She listens to you what you say and ding and she gives you great exercises! I'm happy I choose her. Gordon Rice
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