Daniel Hyman

Daniel H.

Malverne, NY
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Daniel delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2002

Kind, insightful and experienced coach and performer. Excellent background in Suzuki and traditional string instruction from Louise Behrend and Dorothy DeLay. Music graduate of Indiana University, Sarah Lawrence College, School For Strings, and Aaron Copland School. Member of ASTA, NYSSMA and NJMEA; do NYSSMA/All-State/ASTA adjudication and preparation. State certified to teach music in both New York and New Jersey.

Experience

Violin Teacher
Nov 2015 - Present
St. Ignatius School, Bronx NY

Leading after-school Suzuki string groups of attentive and motivated middle schoolers.

Music Instructor
Sep 2013 - Present
Calderone School of Music

Teacher of piano, violin, viola, voice, solfege, theory and history. Conductor of the youth choir, the Choraliers.

Studio teacher, chamber coach
Sep 2009 - Oct 2015
Queens College / Aaron Copland School CPSM

Just completed a year's overseas leave. Have taught violin, viola, singing, repertoire, orchestra, chamber music coachings / masterclasses.

Education

MS in Instrumental Music Education K-12
Jan 2003 - May 2008
CUNY / Queens College / Aaron Copland School
MFA in Chamber Music (violin, viola, and voice)
Sep 1977 - May 2003
Sarah Lawrence College
B. Mus. in Violin Performance
Aug 1973 - Jan 1977
Indiana University School of Music

Languages

Russian
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Suzuki Violin Method Volumes 1-8
Jun 2004
The School for Strings

Studio and seminar under Hisako Resnick and school founder / Suzuki disciple Louise Behrend

Awards

National Merit Scholarship
May 1973
National Merit Foundation

Affiliations

American String Teachers Association
Sep 2013

The American String Teachers Association, founded more than 60 years ago, is a membership organization for string and orchestra teachers and players, helping them to develop and refine their careers. ASTA's members range from budding student teachers to artist-status performers. The organization provides a vast array of services, including instrument insurance, an award-winning scholarly journal, discounts on publications and resources, annual professional development opportunities, and access to collegial network of colleagues throughout the string profession.

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Photos & Videos

Opening Allegro of Schubert's lovely, brooding, playful sonata for arpeggione.
About to play in one of my favorite venues, shared by Port Washington's United Methodist Church and Port Jewish Center.

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Opening of Beethoven's Trio in D, Op. 70 no. 1, "Ghost", with Steve Kamin, piano and Tim Carter, cello on November 20, 2016 in Portland, ME.

3 Reviews

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Charlotte L. Oct 3, 2017
Violin · In home

Daniel was patient and kind, and was able to capture my 7 year old's attention. She is excited for her next lesson!

Kristen S. Aug 27, 2017
Violin · In studio

The instructor was very focused on the needs of my child.

Jessica J. Mar 22, 2017
Violin · In home

Daniel is a great violin teacher. Very professional, very helpful, very knowledgeable, very punctual.
I can recommend this teacher to everyone. "The best instructor ever!!"

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