Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout the United States and abroad. Teaching is one of her greatest passions, and she welcomes the opportunity to work with all ages and levels of musical background.
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I teach both Suzuki and traditional violin and viola methods. I am patient and encouraging. My students' success is my success! After 3-6 months of lessons, students will have a solid foundation on the instrument and will play some beginning level songs with the proper position and tuning. They will be having a rewarding experience as they learn all the fundamentals. They will discover the joy of music!
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Home- small house with music stand, well lit, piano, seating for parents
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Teach Creative writing classes for kindergarten through grade 12: fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Students also write and have their writing published in the Center's journals of which I am the editor.
Teach college writing, ESL, English composition, Humanities (Music), American Literature and Culture, and Speech
Courses taught: English 109, English 121, English 160, English 162, English 165, Humanities 204, Humanities 203.
Teach violin to students of all ages and levels.
Professional violinist/violist fro orchestras, chamber groups, and solos. Freelance.
Taught Writing Children's Books, Writing Documentary Films, Screenwriting, and Creative Writing in the Communications Department at the Alliance for Lifelong Learning.
Taught creative writing, film writing, children's books, and documentary film writing to adults in this continuing education program.
Post Master's Certificate in the pedagogy of teaching composition, literature, and creative writing.
Completed Books 1-3
A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.