Elisabeth Shertzer

Elisabeth S.

Philadelphia, PA
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Lesson Details

German

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Students will learn and improve written and oral skills, basic conversation, etc.
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About

Elisabeth delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4+

Teaching since:
August 2012

Hi! I am a graduate of Temple University's Boyer College of Music, where I earned a degree in Music Theory. Violin and tuba are my primary instruments. I originally began my studies at Boyer in the Music Education department, and through my time there I have a lot of experience teaching music, especially to kids. I have taught high school marching bands for the past five years, most recently as hornline tech for Ridley High School's marching band in the 2017 season.

I marched contra (tuba) in the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps from 2011-2013. During my time at Temple I participated in the Symphony Orchestra, Concert Band, Diamond Marching Band, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, and multiple chamber groups. Musical groups with which I am currently involved include Port Arthur, Iris Freeheart, and Polkadelphia, and I have recorded as a studio musician for The Dull Blue Lights (formerly The Snails), No Thank You, Thin Lips, Chet Williams, and others.

I have also been studying German since a very young age and studied abroad in Germany in college. I earned a minor in German and am a member of the national German honor society, Delta Phi Alpha.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

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Experience

Hornline Director
Jun 2014 - Present
Ridley High School Marching Band

Brass Technician
Nov 2013 - Aug 2014
YEA!: Cadets2 Drum and Bugle Corps

Taught the tuba section during the 2014 season.

Hornline Director
Aug 2012 - Dec 2013
Conestoga High School Marching Band

Education

Bachelor of Music: Music Theory
Aug 2010 - May 2015
Temple University

Languages

German
Professional Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Singing with Port Arthur, photo by Elaine R.

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3 Reviews

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Steven Jan 30, 2018
Violin · Online

She answered all my questions quickly. She prompted me to play my first song!

Franco Oct 3, 2017
Violin · In home

Outstanding instructor, professionally gifted, helpful, patient and personable. I was fortunate to have found Elisabeth to teach my 9 year old son how to play the violin. Her teaching style was a perfect match for him and she was able to keep him motivated to play and improve and also achieve his goal of making the junior orchestra for his school.

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Emily S. Dec 1, 2015
Violin · In home

Elisabeth is patient and explains her suggestions for better playing techniques clearly and well.
She is knowledgeable and easy going so lesson didn't feel tense or uncomfortable.

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