Nora Martin

Nora M.

Latham, NY

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Nora delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 70 and special needs

Teaching since:
2004

I started teaching in 2004 while I was performing as a young adult and attended Juilliard School for 3 years by then. Right before Juilliard School I was fresh off the boat from Uzbekistan in 2000 where I studied in a specialized music school which provided me with an opportunity to move to the United States in order to continue my studies at Juilliard School. I went on to get a Piano Performance degree at a different college because I was fortunate enough to get a full scholarship there and I said my goodbyes to Juilliard school. While I was in college I started teaching and then I realized that I will not be practicing 5 hours a day anymore because I wanted to teach more. I graduated and then a few years later I decided to get certified as a music teacher and I did! Today I live and teach in Albany NY and enjoy my life with my husband and our 3 pets:)

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Experience

General Music Teacher
Aug 2018 - Present
William C. Keane Elementary School

Piano Instructor
Apr 2017 - Present
Allegro Music Studios

Piano Instructor
Nov 2014 - Jun 2016
New Windsor Music Academy

Piano Instructor
Sep 2004 - Jun 2012
Rye Arts Center

Education

Music Education MA
Sep 2015 - Dec 2017
CUNY Lehman College
Piano Performance BM
Sep 2003 - May 2007
SUNY Purchase College
Diploma
Sep 2000 - May 2003
Juilliard School

Languages

English, Russian
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Music k-12
Feb 2018
NY state

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Kayla Dec 19, 2018
Piano · Online

I had a great lesson and didn’t expect the time to go by so quickly. I had a 30min lesson with Nora and she was very thourough and took time to let me digest things slowly. Look forward to next lesson!

Macy Dec 15, 2018
Piano · Online

I had my first lesson yesterday and I was very happy with how it went. Nora has a positive and engaging approach to teaching, I felt very relaxed and really enjoyed my lesson. Look forward to it next week:)

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