Melanie Davidoff

Melanie D.

Port Washington, NY

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About

Melanie delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 9+

Teaching since:
2011

Hi! I'm Melanie and I'm excited to start working with you! I began studying trumpet in the 4th grade and eventually switched to the euphonium (or baritone horn) in my senior year of high school. I played both instruments in college for different campus groups, such as the Off-Broadway On Campus pit orchestra, the Pep Band, and the Wind Symphony. I received my B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 2012, with a minor in music. While at the University of Rochester, I tutored my fellow undergrad students in psychology, while also teaching private euphonium lessons.

I know how important it is to really enjoy what you're learning, so I try to make learning fun for all my students.

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Education

B.A. Psychology (Music minor)
Aug 2008 - May 2012
University of Rochester

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Photo by Melanie D.

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Here I'm playing euphonium with No Jackets Required, a campus group that played rock and pop music.

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Playing trumpet in the pit orchestra

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Kory May 23, 2016
Euphonium · In home

Melanie is a natural teacher and a talented musician. She is very knowledgeable and can explain concepts in such a way that they are easy to understand. I had never played a brass instrument before but Melanie was patient and took the time to answer my questions and correct my form before I started trying to play. After a couple of lessons, I was able to play simple songs from the beginner book she recommended. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her!

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