Montana Nelson
Ashland, VA
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Montana Nelson

Montana N.

Ashland, VA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My base curriculum includes a wide range of tactics from ear-training, sight-reading, music theory, and learning classical tunes or modern pop songs! Students we'll start with learning the base techniques: posture, hand position, and rhythm. I always incorporate games for beginners to reinforce the fundamentals they're learning. Once the techniques are established, we move on to learning how to read music and learning different pieces of repertoire.

I work with each student to find out how they learn and what their interests are to develop the best plan for them.

About Montana N.

I graduated from Longwood University (Go Lancers!) with a Bachelor's of Music in Performance and a Minor in Business Administration. I absolutely love everything to do with music! While at Longwood, I performed with the Wind Symphony for four years, participated in the pit orchestra for one of Longwood's musical performances, and gave two solo recitals.

My primary instrument is clarinet and my secondary is piano. I've been playing piano for 9 years and teaching for three years with the Community Center for Music.

I love teaching and spreading the joy of music, but it's all about the needs and goals of my students! I listen to them to understand how they learn best and what type of lesson will capture their interest.

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Experience

Piano Instructor
Sep 2018 - Apr 2020

Longwood Community Center for Music

Choir Member
Aug 2018 - Aug 2019

Farmville Presbyterian Church

Education

Bachelors of Music - Performance
Aug 2015 - May 2019

Longwood University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

CPR Certified
Oct 2020

American Safety & Health Institute

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