Leanna Ginsburg

Leanna G.

Boca Raton, FL
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Lesson Details

Flute

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My philosophy is to help the students focus on their mental and physical states while practicing and performing. If both their body and mind are relaxed when playing, they will accomplish more and be happier with their performance!

I have been taking private flute lessons for over 14 years and have experienced many different teaching styles and philosophies. I began teaching my own private lessons six years ago, and since then I have learned a lot about helping students progress quickly and efficiently.

Each in person lesson will begin with a duet so that I can evaluate the student's progress since their last lesson. Every online lesson will begin with a warm up. We will proceed to discuss their practicing and what the student believes is working for them and what they are struggling with. I can then address any issues or concerns that they have throughout the lesson.

Students will be asked to study technical and tonal exercises as well as repertoire. I will help the student choose pieces that are at their level and that they will enjoy working on.

If the student is studying flute in their school, they can choose to continue working on the same material and use their lesson as extra help for lesson books or solos, or to work on other repertoire.
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About

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Leanna delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
December 2013

Leanna is available for at-home and online lessons and loves to teach students of all ages. She has been playing the flute for 16 years and is eager to share her knowledge and expertise of the instrument! Her passion and enthusiasm for teaching comes through in each lesson. She likes to tailor each lesson to the student's various interests in music.

Leanna grew up in a learning environment, as both her parents are teachers. Her mother teaches music in her hometown, so Leanna had the fortune of observing and listening to countless private lessons in her home. She has gained experience teaching group and private lessons of her own for the past 6 years. If you do not see an available time on her schedule that works for you, please feel free to contact her with the time that you prefer!

Leanna received her Master's Degree in Flute Performance from Northwestern University where she taught the non-major flute students and is currently pursuing a Performer's Certificate at Lynn Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL. Leanna is excited to meet new students and help them create a plan for their success!

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Experience

Preparatory School Flute Teacher
Oct 2018 - Present
Lynn Conservatory

I teach the preparatory flute students at Lynn Conservatory through private flute lessons.

Graduate Assistant - Flute Teacher
Sep 2016 - Present
Northwestern University

I teach the non-major flutists at Northwestern University. This includes anyone who would like to study the flute and is enrolled in another program.

Substitute Teacher
Jun 2013 - Present
Capital Region BOCES

I am a BOCES certified substitute for the capital region in New York State. As a certified substitute, I can sub for teachers in grades K-12. This has given me a lot of experience working with students of all ages and in all subjects!

Education

Professional Performer's Certificate
Aug 2018 - Present
Lynn University
Master's Degree in Flute Performance
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Northwestern University
Bachelor's Degree in Flute Performance
Sep 2012 - May 2016
Purchase College

Languages

French
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Farwell Trust Award
Mar 2018
Chicago Musicians Club of Women
Walfrid Kujala Scholarship
Mar 2018
Northwestern University
Outstanding Senior in Classical Music
May 2016
Purchase College
Outstanding Junior in Classical Music
May 2015
Purchase College
Masterclass Participant in Annual Flute Fair
Mar 2014
New York Flute Club
Senior Instrumental Music Prize
May 2012
Schoharie County Music Teacher Association
Senior Solo Competition Winner
Apr 2012
Schoharie Valley Concert Band

Photos & Videos

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8 Reviews

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Rebecca Oct 2, 2018
Flute · In studio

I try to get a lesson from Leanna whenever she is in my area. I am an adult who has returned to playing after many years. She has been helping me with techniques to improve vibrato, intonation, etc. She is very good working on the mechanics to improve my sound. Leanna is very good at giving specific things to try and is always positive and encouraging.

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Lily Sep 19, 2018
Flute · In studio

Leanna is the greatest flute teacher I have ever had! She is a musician of great virtuosity, incredibly knowledgeable about technique and musicality, patient with her students, and just a wonderful person to have around. I am sad that she is moving away from Evanston but am happy for those who will benefit from studying with her!

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Caroline May 31, 2018
Flute · Online

My daughter really enjoys the lessons!

Marshall May 24, 2018
Flute · Online

Caro May 5, 2018
Flute · Online

Our first experience with online tutoring. Leanna did a great job.

stirling Jan 25, 2018
Flute · Online

Laura Jan 6, 2017
Flute · In studio

Leanna is a gifted musician and an awesome teacher. Her in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of flute playing helped me improve my tone, technique, and musicality. Leanna explains things clearly and assigns exercises tailored to the individual student. Her enthusiasm for the flute and her sweet personality make the lesson time fly by. Leanna will help you improve your flute playing to the next level!

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tara O. Feb 10, 2015
Flute · In studio

Leanna is so great. She has a wonderful personality and is very supportive teacher. Her lessons are organized and she has a lot of great information. She has tons of experience and really explains the topics covered thoroughly. Take lessons with her. She is excellent.

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