Jessica Dunham

Jessica D.

Gilbert, AZ
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
From your very first note, through your introduction to Bach you'll learn to love the piano and its masters!

About Jessica D.

Ms. Dunham has been teaching private lessons since 2013 and is currently available to teach lessons in your home to a growing number of students. Ms. Dunham has helped students master difficult repertoire, compose original pieces, refine advanced technique, and build the confidence to perform publicly.

Ms. Dunham received her training through a personal mentorship by one of the foremost piano teachers in Vermont. A natural talent, Ms. Dunham is continuing her education through regular performances, and composing original as well as arranged pieces. She combines her musical training with her expertise in early childhood education and development to create a unique experience for parent and child. A child centered practice; Ms. Dunham’s teaching style is individual, fun, and developmentally appropriate.

Currently, Ms. Jessa is actively improving her business in specific ways:

• Expanding the studio library & organizing it efficiently
• Integrating a fun music history program to complement lessons
• Developing more effective ways to strengthen hand and finger dexterity
• Launching a website with more information
• And more!

Click the green button now to book your first of many lessons to come with Ms. Jessa!

*** Lesson Details ***
Students are required to practice daily and Ms. Dunham encourages students to track their practice in age appropriate ways. With incentives for practice there is constant motivation from day one to succeed.

Parents are welcome to sit in on lessons but Ms. Dunham asks that you be sensitive to the difference in your child’s behavior in and out of your presence. Children will often be more at ease without the watching and caring, eye of a parent. However, parents are not discouraged from attending with their child.

Recital participation is mandatory as it is an important factor in your child’s education. Please be supportive of your child’s pending performance even if they are timid; if there are concerns please bring them up with Ms. Dunham.

*** Specialties ***
Classical, New Age, Composition, Improv

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Bita E.
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Ms Jessica is a professional , prompt, precise and organized teacher. My son just had two classes with her, and he is happy. We’re looking forward to have more sessions with her.

Posted Feb 5, 2020
Vaibhav K.
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Ms. Jessa is very patient, talented and organized.

Posted Jan 28, 2016
Susan S.
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Jessa is nice, motivating and organized.

Posted Aug 10, 2015
Natascha V.

Great Teacher!!

My 10 year old Son, has been taking lessons from Jessa for about 6 weeks now - he has learnt in leaps and bounds from Jessa. She is very patient, kind and very precise in explaining to my son, she is very clear and has a great way with children. I have appreciated her professionalism, and especially helping him believe in himself and build his self confidence. This has been a very positive experience in many ways. I highly recommend Jessa as a piano teacher - we love her!!!

Posted Apr 6, 2013

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Experience

Professional Development Coach
Nov 2019 - Present

Southwest Human Development

• Work directly with teachers and administrators in early childhood programs to identify program needs and devise objectives with specific action steps • Provide formal and informal training through coaching, mentoring, observation, feedback, modeling, and accredited training sessions. • Keep detailed records of contact with each program, measuring progress toward identified objectives. • Collaborate with the team and plan ways to grow our influence in the East Maricopa county. • Perform outreach by making cold calls and maximizing social connections to increase our caseloads. • Participate in regularly scheduled supervision meetings with the direct supervisor to report on my daily work and my interactions with clients.

Education

B.A. Educational Studies
Jun 2018 - Nov 2019

Western Governors University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Pre-K CLASS Certified
Dec 2019

Teachstone

Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR
Jun 2019

ProTrainings

AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card
Mar 2019

AZ Department of Public Safety

Paraprofessional Certificate
Aug 2018

GACE

Fire Safety
Jun 2018

Local Fire Department

Child Development Associate
Feb 2018

Council of Professional Recognition

Stewards of Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention
Oct 2014

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