I offer private lessons for adults and children.
For young children I use the Suzuki Flute method, starting at age 5 and up. Learning to make a beautiful tone on the flute is key to the Suzuki method, as is parent involvement and learning songs by ear to develop musicianship in the early years. I also teach music theory and reading when students are ready.
Private lessons and group classes offered, yearly recital held in the spring.
Laura, flute and piccolo - BM., MM in flute performance from Queens College, CUNY. Teachers include Samuel Baron, Keith Underwood, modern flute, and Jed Wentz, baroque flute.
Founding member of The Zephyr Trio and Bacchanalia Baroque Ensemble, co-director of The Ouluska Pass Chamber Music Festival. Guest flutist with the New York Chamber Players, Garden State Philharmonic, NJCU Orchestra, the Strathmere Festival Orchestra and the Green Mountain Opera Festival.
The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.
Chamber Music America (CMA) is an American non-profit organization that provides small ensemble professionals with access to a variety of professional development, networking, and funding resources. CMA's regular initiatives include grants, awards, and commissioning programs for ensembles and presenters, a national conference held annually in New York City, and the publication of Chamber Music magazine.
The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.
The National Flute Association, founded in 1972, is the largest flute organization in the world. Approximately 5,000 members from more than 50 countries join together in person, online, at conventions, informally and in forums, through publications and classrooms, in performance, in friendship and collegiality. Guided by its goals to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature, members include leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs, and students of all ages.
Early Music America (EMA) is a not-for-profit service organization for the field of historical performance in North America. Founded in 1985, EMA's goal is to expand awareness of, and interest in, the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods. EMA's members receive a quarterly magazine, monthly e-newsletter, and benefits including access to reduced-rate insurance, discounts on publications, concerts, and festivals, and eligibility for grants, awards and scholarships. With its broad membership, including professional performers, ensembles, presenters, instrument makers, amateur musicians, and audience members, Early Music America serves as an advocate for the field throughout the continent.