Marilyn Jones

Marilyn J.

Fort Worth, TX

About Marilyn J.

Marilyn teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: September 1980
Last sign in: 2 days ago

Overview

Music is soothing to the soul. It can calm us when anxious. It can teach young children focus, concentration and improve fine motor skills. I feel classical piano is a basic foundation to learn many instruments and types of music. I include theory and ear training with piano lessons. My goal is to try and turn on the student's love for music so that he or she wants to spend time at the piano at home improving skills.

Experience

Music Teacher

Sep 2006 - Present
Marilyn's Piano Studio

I have nine years experience teaching private piano. I moved a year ago and am currently building my clientele. Each child is very different and I adapt my teaching to the needs of the student. Students focus, concentration, and fine motor skills will improve with piano. Young beginners will need more parental supervision when starting out and at first will only need to spend 5 to 10 minutes a day going over what we did at lessons. When a student really becomes involved with the piano, he or she will happily spend more and more time practicing. I provide some materials for lessons and the student is responsible for the cost of music books.

Education

Bachelor of Music

Sep 1968 - Jan 1973
University of Texas at Arlington

Affiliations

Music Teachers National Association

Sep 2012
MTNA

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.

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4 Reviews on Marilyn J.

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Dedrick A. Jun 8, 2015
Piano · In studio
Marilyn is extremely patient and understanding. The best personality, super nice and open ideas and suggestion with the student and parents! Would recommend her to anyone looking for an amazing piano instructor!
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Jaci P. May 28, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I have completed my first month of lessons with Marilyn and I AM learning to play the piano!! Marilyn's knowledge, technique, personality, perseverance, and kindness are attributes which are so conducive to a pleasant learning experience.
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Elizabeth H. Aug 25, 2014
Piano · In studio
I have had many piano teachers in the past and Ms. Marilyn is my favorite by far. She is patient, understanding, and she takes time to explain what I have questions on. I would recommend her for students of any age. She really is a wonderful teacher :)
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Nancy B. Jun 26, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Marilyn is so patient. My daughter looks forward to going every week and wants to practice so she can learn more. Marilyn has a lovely home and makes it a relaxing experience for mom! Awesome.
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