Lynne Nofi

Lynne N.

Patchogue, NY
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Professional Piano Teacher of 25+ years and Elementary Music Teacher, K-6 with B.S. and M.A. Degrees. Specializing in Classical Piano Training for NYSSMA. Will also teach Popular and Church Worship Music. Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels, and all ages welcome! A solid foundation will be laid from Day 1 to develop sight reading, ear training, rhythm, theory, scales, chords, dynamics, technique, etc. Lessons are customized to meet student needs and to inspire creativity and engagement in the learning process. My goal is to develop each student's talent and a love for music in a fun, safe environment in my private studio or will travel too. Parents are welcome and expected to stay with students for duration of lesson time.

About Lynne N.

I am a professional pianist and started taking lessons at age 4. I'm a graduate of ORU in Tulsa, OK and SUNY in Stonybrook where I received my B.S. and M.A. degrees. I'm a retired NYS Certified Elementary Teacher and taught Elementary Music K - 3 Kindergarten, and Fifth grade in both public and private schools. I was a homeschool mom of my 5 children who are now grown-up with successful careers and families of their own. I've also published 4 children's books. My passion is to inspire and help children to discover their musical gifts, talents, and purpose so they can eventually step into their destiny.

I've taught piano lessons for 25+ years and my students have always enjoyed learning as I've customized my lessons to meet each one's needs. Many of my past students are now in musical careers. My classical students are evaluated at NYSSMA each year and get excellent evaluations. I also teach popular and church worship music. I specialize in the development of sight reading, ear training, rhythm, scales, chords, theory, dynamics, and technique. My lessons are fun and inspire creativity while developing confidence and self-esteem. I enjoy encouraging my students to take my challenge to just be themselves, and know they are already accepted and approved of. Music has also proven to be a great source of support for students with learning challenges and special needs.

Parents of children are welcome and expected to stay with students for the duration of lesson time. I will see you in my private studio. I look forward to meeting you and getting started with our musical journey together!

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Debbie
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Lynne is a well educated piano instructor. She is so patient and kind. My daughter looks forward to going to Lynne's home for lessons. The space is welcoming and calming. I highly recommend Lynne to teach piano. She is fantastic and a blessing to everyone she meets.

Posted Mar 29, 2019
Steve
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Lynne is such a great teacher and is so wonderful with my 7 year old daughter. She’s extremely patient and makes the lessons fun and interesting. My daughter always looks forward to piano lessons and I love seeing how she’s progressing with her sight reading and scales.

Posted Mar 28, 2019
Jason R.
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Lynne is awesome! Today was my 1st session with her on piano and she was absolutely marvelous. She has a great personality, extremely educated and made me feel very comfortable. She is an excellent teacher, was very patient and explained everything thoroughly. Highly recommended. Looking forward to going back. Thanks Lynne

Posted Mar 26, 2019
Grace
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I took classical piano lessons with Lynne Nofi for several years. She started me from the very beginning and taught me from scratch. Lynne Nofi was an absolutely wonderful teacher. She was so cheerful and happy all the time, so encouraging, and so dedicated to helping me feel motivated to succeed. I always felt that she loved teaching, and she made learning a wonderful experience. She has many years of teaching experience and knowledge. If you are looking for classical piano lessons, I highly recommend Lynne as a teacher who is both competent and experienced and who will make learning piano a true pleasure!

Posted Jan 12, 2019
Heather
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My 8yr old son started taking Piano lessons a couple of months ago with Lynne. He is loving it. Lynne is so encouraging and positive with my son. She is a joy and I see my son's self-esteem growing. I highly recommend Lynne.

Posted Jan 9, 2019
Holly
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Lynne Nofi taught me piano for several years when I was in middle and high school, and I’m very grateful for what an excellent job she did in instructing me in piano. I was able to complete all 6 levels of NYSSMA, and after graduating high school I began teaching lessons myself using the knowledge of theory and technique I gained through lessons with Lynne. She is not only a great teacher but also a wonderful, kind, caring person. I always looked forward to our lessons together and her positive, caring instruction. I recommend her 100/100!

Posted Jan 7, 2019

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Experience

Piano Teacher & Certified Elementary Teacher
Sep 1990 - Present

Private Piano Teacher

I teach students in my private piano studio and I'm willing to travel to homes within a reasonable distance for an additional fee.

Education

Master of Arts Degree - Elementary Education
Aug 2005 - Dec 2006

SUNY

Bachelor of Science Degree - Elementary Education
Sep 2001 - Dec 2005

Oral Roberts University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Master of Arts
Dec 2006

SUNY

Bachelor of Science
Apr 2005

Oral Roberts University

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