Emily Cook
Bloomington, IN
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Emily C.

Bloomington, IN
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
I have nearly a decade of experience teaching piano students of all ages, and particularly enjoy working with beginners! I work with students on developing the musical fundamentals that will let them explore any genre they're interested in, whether they dream of playing Beethoven sonatas, keys in a rock band, or hymns at their church.

Note: Prices listed for this subject area are for in-studio and in-home lessons, regardless of genre. I am offering reduced online rates during the Covid-19 pandemic. These are available under "Piano" lessons.

About Emily C.

Hello, I'm Emily, and I'd love to help you on your musical journey!

I have years of experience teaching woodwind and piano lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds, from children beginning band programs and adults picking up a new hobby to serious students working to embark on a career as music performers and educators themselves. I also enjoy working with children and adults with special needs, including students on the autism spectrum.

I currently perform in the clarinet sections of the Evansville Philharmonic, Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, and the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra. I have also performed with the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Grammy Award-winning Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and several others. I serve as the Artistic Director of Kamratōn, a chamber ensemble dedicated to women-created and women-curated new music. I’ve played with jazz-fusion ensemble the Afro-Yaqui Music Collective at venues in Pittsburgh and New York City, and I enjoy performing as an improvisor. I’ve also worked as a church pianist, and enjoy teaching all genres of piano performance.

Currently, I lead the bands and ukulele ensemble at St. Vincent in Bedford, IN. I'm happy to answer any questions you might have, and I look forward to meeting you!

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Stephanie
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Very kind and helpful, great teacher!

Posted Feb 18, 2021
Kelly P.
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Excellent teacher!

Posted Feb 17, 2021
Divyansh G.
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First lesson was great! My kid enjoys it I am hopeful he will learn basics of piano and few songs after all session are over, I will wait for that....

Posted Jan 20, 2021

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Experience

Instrumental Music Teacher
Oct 2019 - Present

St. Vincent School

Bass Clarinet
Sep 2018 - Present

Evansville Philharmonic

Bass Clarinet
Sep 2017 - Present

Johnstown Symphony Orchestra

Graduate Assistant in Music Theory and History
Aug 2012 - May 2016

Duquesne University

Education

Artist Diploma in Clarinet Performance
Aug 2014 - May 2016

Duquesne University

Master of Music in Clarinet Performance
Aug 2012 - May 2014

Duquesne University

Bachelor of Music in Music Education
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012

Lawrence University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Limited Proficiency

Affiliations

International Clarinet Association
Sep 2014
The International Clarinet Association is a community of clarinetists and clarinet enthusiasts that supports projects that will benefit clarinet performance; provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, materials, and information among its members; fosters the composition, publication, recording, and distribution of music for the clarinet; encourages the research and manufacture of a more definitive clarinet; avoids commercialism in any form while encouraging communication and cooperation among clarinetists and the music industry; and encourages and promotes the performance and teaching of a wide variety of repertoire for the clarinet.

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