Megan Rosbury

Megan R.

Leawood, KS
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Hello,

Welcome to my profile. I am glad you are considering string lessons! I am currently accepting online or in-person students.

I am a professional teacher as well as a cellist from the age of 9 and a violinist from the age of 18. I have completed a degree in Music Education with an Instrumental Emphasis and am currently working on my Masters in Music Education, Instrumental Pedagogy.

I have experience with learners of a variety of styles and ages by teaching in the public school system - Elementary Music for three years and Middle School Orchestra (my current position of two years). Three words to describe my teaching style are: positive, patient, and firm.

Thank you for visiting my profile. Feel free to message me with any questions.

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Radha Nov 11, 2019
Cello · Online

Roy M. May 1, 2019
Violin · Online

Shes a great teacher. Guides me through every part of songs

Mike Mar 6, 2019
Violin · Online

namita Feb 17, 2019
Violin · Online

Bye! Thank You!

Brian Dec 16, 2018
Violin · Online

namita Dec 5, 2018
Violin · Online

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Sherry Nov 30, 2018
Cello · Online

My 14-year-old daughter has been taking lessons with Megan for about a year and really enjoys it. (These lessons are in addition to her orchestra class at school.) They work on pieces from upcoming school concerts or add-on pieces that Megan selects. The one-on-one sessions have made a big difference! (She's now 1st chair!) And Megan is also very flexible if we need to cancel or reschedule. She's awesome!

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Penny T. Nov 25, 2018
Violin · Online

namita Nov 18, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 28, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 21, 2018
Violin · Online

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Roy M. Oct 14, 2018
Violin · Online

namita Oct 14, 2018
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namita Sep 30, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Sep 23, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Sep 16, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Sep 9, 2018
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Mike Aug 26, 2018
Violin · Online

namita Aug 26, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Aug 12, 2018
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Holly B. Aug 8, 2018
Cello · Online

namita Aug 5, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Jun 18, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Jun 10, 2018
Violin · Online

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Penny T. May 20, 2018
Violin · Online

Penny T. May 20, 2018
Violin · Online

Brian May 16, 2018
Violin · Online

helps me asses my level

namita May 13, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita May 6, 2018
Violin · Online

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Brian May 3, 2018
Violin · Online

namita Apr 29, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Apr 22, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Apr 15, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Apr 9, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Apr 1, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Mar 25, 2018
Violin · Online

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Sarah Mar 20, 2018
Violin · Online

namita Mar 18, 2018
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namita Mar 4, 2018
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namita Feb 24, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Feb 11, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Feb 4, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Jan 28, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Jan 21, 2018
Violin · Online

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namita Jan 7, 2018
Violin · Online

Bye! Thank You! Happy New Year!

namita Dec 24, 2017
Violin · Online

Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Bye!

namita Dec 17, 2017
Violin · Online

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Roy M. Dec 10, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Dec 10, 2017
Violin · Online

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Andrea Dec 4, 2017
Cello · Online

namita Dec 3, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Nov 26, 2017
Violin · Online

Bye! Thank You So Much!

namita Nov 19, 2017
Violin · Online

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Tina .. Nov 16, 2017
Violin · Online

Penny T. Nov 12, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Nov 5, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 29, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 22, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 15, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 8, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Oct 1, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You! You are one of the greatest teachers ever! Bye!

namita Sep 24, 2017
Violin · Online

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Sarah Sep 19, 2017
Violin · Online

it was awesome

namita Sep 8, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You! I will work at home on Minuet in D!

Mike Aug 27, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Aug 20, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Aug 13, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You so much! You truly are the best violin teacher ever!

Christian M. Aug 7, 2017
Cello · Online

namita Jul 30, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Jul 23, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You! You are the best!

namita Jul 16, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Jul 9, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You! You are such an amazing teacher, a lot nicer than my other violin teacher!

namita Jun 25, 2017
Violin · Online

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Sandy M. Jun 21, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Jun 11, 2017
Violin · Online

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Holly B. Jun 7, 2017
Cello · Online

Roy M. Jun 1, 2017
Violin · Online

namita May 21, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You! Are there other variations of Gavotte that I can play, either in Book 2 or just somewhere on the Internet?

namita May 14, 2017
Violin · Online

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Tina .. May 9, 2017
Violin · Online

Penny T. May 7, 2017
Violin · Online

namita May 7, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You So Much!

Chie Boyer May 3, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Apr 23, 2017
Violin · Online

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Andrea Apr 17, 2017
Cello · Online

She always knows just what I need to work on, and has really helpful tips for all of my hiccups along the way.

namita Apr 16, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Apr 9, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You, I will wok more on Minuet 3. I'll knock it off.

namita Mar 26, 2017
Violin · Online

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namita Mar 5, 2017
Violin · Online

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Sarah Mar 1, 2017
Violin · Online

She is really a good teacher with a great sense of humor! ;)

Mike Feb 26, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Feb 26, 2017
Violin · Online

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Natalie Feb 19, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Feb 19, 2017
Violin · Online

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Tessa Feb 7, 2017
Violin · In home

Megan is super nice and my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. We're looking forward to next week!

Dan Feb 5, 2017
Cello · Online

I have had a few lessons before this. Megan efficiently walked me through the lesson book to point where I was having an issue and we worked right there for a bit. She was efficient and quick to get what I needed.

namita Feb 5, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You!

Chris Ice Feb 1, 2017
Violin · Online

Sean Jan 29, 2017
Cello · In home

Megan is a one of a kind teacher. My daughter absolutely adores her! She connects on a personal level with all her students and helps them thrive in their musical career. She adapts the lessons perfectly and goes above and beyond what other private lesson teachers have done before.

My daughter raves about her lesson for several hours after. We will continue lessons with Megan for as long as possible!

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namita Jan 29, 2017
Violin · Online

Thanks!

Jerome Jan 24, 2017
Cello · In studio

I'm 36 years old and I learned a few instruments when I was younger (keyboards, bass, saxophone). I had never played a bowed instrument and always wanted to try; so I rented a cello and started taking lessons with Megan.

Megan is a fantastic teacher. During our first lesson, she took advantage of my prior musical experience to teach me as much as possible, as fast as I could learn it. I will continue to take lessons with her and I definitely recommend her!

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Sydney Jan 23, 2017
Cello · Online

namita Jan 22, 2017
Violin · Online

Thanks I will practice Twinkle when I have free time.

namita Jan 15, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You, after Gavotte what song will we play next.

Arlyn Jan 9, 2017
Violin · Online

namita Jan 8, 2017
Violin · Online

Thank You!

Sue C. Dec 30, 2016
Cello · Online

As an adult beginner, I was very intimidated and fearful when I first took on cello lessons. My first online lesson with Megan was my first cello lesson EVER. She is a patient teacher who delivers high quality lessons. At the end of every lesson, I knew I received more than my money's worth. What really impressed me is that Megan really works to meet me where I'm at, not the other way around. She helps me with tips and techniques to support and challenge me as a student. I would recommend Megan for cello students out there! Beginners, you're in good hands!

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namita Dec 11, 2016
Violin · Online

Randi B. Dec 9, 2016
Violin · Online

I'm still very grateful that I found Megan and feel blessed to have this opportunity to work with her. Today my irritation with my progress was very high heading into the lesson but she rightly met it with patience and compassion, trying to understand my complaint and adjust the lesson plan to fit my needs. I'm realizing that learning to read, write, speak, and listen to music is not an even process. I'm having growth spurts with feelings of exuberance and then flutter to utter confusion. Overall I think that's probably pretty normal, for me anyway, because I care so much about what I'm doing. This is not an easy topic. I hope to feel more comfortable with the parts of it that are burdening me by this time next year; I'll probably be overwhelmed by something out of my scope of the moments consideration like composing music I want to play and hear. Thank you Megan.

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Randi B. Nov 29, 2016
Violin · Online

I loved it! We're already working on combinations of musical notations and arrangements of notes. It's what I really needed and wanted from a teacher. I added another lesson weekly to help me accelerate my learning.

Elsie A. Nov 28, 2016
Violin · Online

Angie A. Nov 22, 2016
Viola · Online

I have taken three lessons with Megan so far. Megan is highly professional but friendly. She has exceptionally good ears, even when the lessons are conducted online. I just picked up viola a couple of years ago. As an adult viola learner, I appreciate Megan's style. She knows that we (adult learners) will improve with practice. She combines the basics (scales), techniques, and tone in each lesson. It seems that she sees my strengths and areas of improvements and adjusts her teaching style to match my skills. I highly recommend Megan to viola adult and child learners.

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Sue C. Nov 14, 2016
Cello · Online

My first (online) cello lesson with Megan went very well! I was surprised to have learned so much during my first lesson. As an adult beginner, I was really appreciative of how Megan is very patient. I had to ask her a few times to repeat what she said, and she was really understanding in doing so. She also gave clear instructions. I'm really looking forward to practicing and having my next lesson!

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Doug S. Nov 11, 2016
Violin · Online

Fantastic instructor. Very patient and informative. A highly skilled teacher with a warm personality.

S.C. Nov 10, 2016
Violin · Online

Megan is absolutely one of the best teachers I have had. I learned so much in such a short time. Megan's educational expertise makes lessons efficient, fun, and valuable. She truly cares about her students and makes music great.

Tina .. Nov 1, 2016
Violin · Online

Vijaya R. Oct 30, 2016
Violin · Online

Chie Boyer Oct 26, 2016
Violin · Online

Isabel Oct 25, 2016
Cello · Online

Laurie Oct 23, 2016
Violin · Online

She taught how to tune, how to hold the bow and violin, and how to play a song with several variations. All in one class!

Penny T. Oct 23, 2016
Violin · Online

Serendipity Oct 19, 2016
Violin · Online

t reports the lesson went well and she really likes Megan.

Samantha M. Sep 16, 2016
Violin · In home

Megan is awesome. She's teaches with enthusiasm. You can tell she really likes what she does and connects with your interest. We feel lucky to have found her!

Shari M. Aug 29, 2016
Violin · In home

Couldn't have had a better 1st lesson. My daughter is excited to be taught by Megan.

Sreya Aug 5, 2016
Violin · In home

My Daughter really liked the teacher and enjoying her lessons. She is showing interest to practice.

Tyler Owen Jul 27, 2016
Violin · In home

Megan came very well prepared and was very thorough in her explanations. I'll continue with her for the foreseeable future!

Susannah May 11, 2016
Cello · Online

Megan is a very enthusiastic and fun teacher. She does a great job with students of all ages. I would highly recommend Megan.



Experience

Orchestra Director
May 2018 - Present

Indian Trail Middle School

I teach orchestra to about 110 students across 5 classes in grade 6, 7, and 8.

Cellist
Aug 2016 - Present

Kansas City Civic Orchestra

Music Teacher
Jul 2016 - May 2018

Belmont Elementary

I taught General Music to students in grade K-5.

Student Teacher
Sep 2014 - May 2015

Paducah Middle School

I served my extended practicum and student teaching in middle school orchestra and band.

MSU Strings at North
Jan 2014 - Mar 2015

North Calloway Elementary

Violin Teacher Accomplishments Advanced Ensemble Promotion | August 2014

Principal Cellist
Aug 2011 - Dec 2014

Murray State University Symphony Orchestra


Education

Master of Music Education - Instrumental Pedagogy
Jun 2017 - Present

University of Kansas

Music Education (Instrumental Emphasis)
Aug 2011 - May 2015

Murray State University


Languages

Spanish

Limited Proficiency


Certifications

Teaching License
Aug 2015

Kansas State Board of Education

K-12 General Music, Band, Choir, or Orchestra

Awards

Assistant Principal Cellist
Feb 2013

Kentucky Intercollegiate Orchestra

Principal Cellist
Aug 2011

Murray State Symphony Orchestra


Affiliations

Suzuki Association of the Americas
Jan 2018
The Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA) is a coalition of teachers, parents, educators, and others who are interested in making music education available to all children. The SAA provides programs and services to members throughout North and South America.
National Association for Music Education
Aug 2017
Founded in 1907, NAfME is among the world’s largest arts education organizations. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers.

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