Marie Lester
Frederick, MD
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Marie Lester

Marie L.

Frederick, MD
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This is the perfect introduction to music for young kids (ages 3-5)! I have taught early childhood music in the classroom setting for over ten years and am now bringing the same songs and exercises we use in class to an online format. Each class consists of a hello song, a few simple songs children can sing along with, a few songs using children’s instruments (shakers, drums, sticks, tambourines etc), and a goodbye song.

About Marie L.

I earned my B.A. in music from Hood College and have been teaching private voice/piano lessons, choir, drama, and general music in schools for the past fifteen years.

Whether you:

- Want to introduce your young child to music for the first time

-Are an adult who always wanted to take voice lessons or learn to play the piano

-Have a child who just didn't stick with piano the first time around and would like to try again

-Are a singer preparing for college auditions to major in vocal performance

-Have a child who just loves to sing


I have a spot for you!

I implement several different methods depending on the student's skill level, interests, and personality.

I have a private studio out of which I teach, but also offer online lessons at a variety of times throughout the week.

If you are interested in piano lessons, please have either a real piano or keyboard at home for practice.

Note: for VOICE LESSONS ONLY I only teach female students.

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Arya
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Marie is patient, encouraging and knowledgeable. She makes my daughter feel comfortable and supported. She loves her class and practicing every day.

Posted Jul 18, 2020
Seher B.
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Posted Jul 7, 2020
Kelly D.
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Marie made our first piano lesson fun and engaging. Her teaching studio is conveniently located and welcoming.

Posted Jan 15, 2020
John F.
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Our son loved his first lesson and Marie managed his energy really well. We can’t wait to go back next week.

Posted Sep 9, 2019
Michael
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Marie is an excellent teacher and very nice. Her studio is private, clean, and easy to get to. My daughter always seems to enjoy her lessons.

Posted Jul 8, 2019
Melissa
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I enjoyed my first lesson. Marie is very warm and friendly!

Posted Apr 12, 2019
Melanie T.
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Marie has been absolutely wonderful with my 8 year old daughter. My daughter has tried taking piano lessons before and hated going. Marie has completely changed her attitude about piano; my daughter has progressed quickly in the last year and even enjoys practicing. I couldn't recommend a better piano teacher!

Posted Oct 24, 2018
Rachel E.
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Marie made me feel comfortable and was interested in hearing what kind of music I liked as a singer. I really enjoyed my first lesson!

Posted May 7, 2018
Taylyn N.
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I went to my first lesson today and Ms. Marie gave a warm welcome. She was very kind even if when I stuttered and made some mistakes here and there.

Posted Mar 26, 2018

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Experience

Pre-K Teacher
Aug 2015 - Present

Georgetown Hill Early Learning School

Private Voice and Piano Teacher
Jan 2003 - Present

Self-Employed

Music Teacher
Aug 2008 - Jun 2015

Trinity School of Frederick

Voice Teacher
Aug 2005 - Aug 2008

Hood College (Preparatory Division)

Voice and Piano Teacher
Jan 2003 - Jun 2008

Mid-Maryland Performing Arts Center

Education

Music
Aug 2002 - Jun 2006

Hood College

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

CPR
Jan 2019

Red Cross

Preschool Growth and Development
Jan 2017

Quality Care Learning Center

Member
Jan 2017

NAEYC

Preschool Methods and Materials
Nov 2016

Quality Care Learning Center

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