- Teaches students:
- Females 5+ and males 5 to 20
- Teaching since:
- January 2008
I am excited to share my love and knowledge of music with you!
I am currently an Elementary Music Teacher who holds a bachelor's degree in Music Education with a concentration in woodwind performance from SUNY Buffalo State. I have been studying flute for 17 years. I have held the position of principal flute with SUNY Buffalo State Philharmonia Orchestra and SUNY Buffalo State Wind Ensemble.
I am available for All Instruments.
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Maria is terrific! She was very patient with our 7 year old and provided him with excellent instruction.
Awesome beginner lessons for my son. He loves it!
Excellent violin teacher!
Great flute teacher! Always brings new music to learn for every lesson. She really is dedicated to music and teaching!
Great ukulele teacher! My daughter has so much fun at her ukulele lessons with Maria! She learned how to play many of her favorite songs and is always confident to perform them for her friends and family.
My son has been taking beginning piano lessons with Maria for 3 years. She was always prompt in arriving on time with her lessons, never late. She was very pleasant and my son learned so much from her and improved greatly.
Maria is a fantastic flute instructor for my daughter Amanda. She has been teaching her for 5 years and I have seen such growth and improvement in her sound. Maria has a beautiful playing tone on flute, which I now hear in Amanda's tone. She is very patient and clear with her instruction. Amanda comes home after every lesson excited to share what she has learned during her flute lesson with Maria that day.+ Read More