Eugene Stein

Eugene S.

Newton Upper Falls, MA
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About

Eugene delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10 to 85 and special needs

Teaching since:
August 1989

I have been teaching guitar for over 27 years and have had the privilege of studying with some of the finest guitarists in the world which include Aldo Minella, Sulaiman Zai, Javier Calderon, Dr. Lily Afshar, Benjamin Verdery and Kevin Gallagher. I also studied jazz with Berklee professor Sal Difusco and Chris Buono.

As a teacher. I have been a high school teacher for the past 15 years and am certified in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a history teacher. I have worked with all types of learning styles and test preps. As an educator, I have gone through all the background CORI checks already.

If you are taking lessons at my studio I just wanted to alert people that we have 2 very friendly English Cocker Spaniels and an old orange tabby cat who is friendly on his own terms :-). This is obviously important for people that have allergies to know.

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Experience

Teacher
Aug 2006 - Present
Newton Public Schools

I have been teaching at Newton South High School for the past 11 years. I have taught all levels of students as well as multi-level classes.

Education

Master of Science in Education
Aug 1998 - Aug 1999
University of Pennsylvania
Master of Music
Sep 1994 - Dec 1995
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Arts
Sep 1986 - May 1991
Indiana University

Languages

Spanish
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

History
Aug 2010
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

I am certified to teach high school history. These renew every 5 years.

Awards

Teacher of the Year
May 2002
The South Shore Public Charter School

3 Reviews

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Joshua S. Jul 24, 2017
Classical Guitar · In studio

I really enjoyed working through beginner/intermediate classical guitar with Gene. He was always prepared and very knowledgeable about the different pieces we were working on. He helped my technique tremendously, and structured my progress in a way I wouldn't have been able to do myself. If you are serious about wanting to learn guitar I strongly recommend getting a teacher, and if you live in the Boston area I highly recommend Gene.

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Mike Jul 11, 2016
Ukulele · In home

Gene is incredibly patient and always has materials ready for the two of us to work with. I am so lucky to be working with him as I learn a new skill.

Charlie S. Aug 17, 2015
Ukulele · In home

Amazing Job. Enjoyed session very much and learned alot.

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