Rebecca Funderburk

Rebecca F.

Washington, DC

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Hello potential student! My name is Rebecca and I absolutely love the flute! Why? Well, because it is the only instrument that can be compared to the human singing voice! This makes the flute so special and beautiful to me. The flute and I have been best friends since we began our journey at age 12. From middle school band to graduating from Duke Ellington School of the Arts, to graduating from Full Sail University, the flute and I have become very well acquainted. Taking flute lessons from me will guarantee you get a practical approach to building a solid foundation in playing the flute, music theory, and performance techniques. I have tutored and mentored many flute players of beginner and intermediate levels. I am looking for dedicated students who are excited about learning to play the flute! Feel free to message me if you believe we are a good match!
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Ages 8+

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Hello fellow flute enthusiast! My name is Rebecca and I've been playing the flute for over half my life! Music is basically part of my DNA so choosing to teach was an easy decision to make!

In addition to the flute, I also sing and play guitar. Outside of music, my interests include photography, acting, and dancing. Even with my wide range of interests, music is the home of my passion! It is my first love and I feel honored to spread my love for music with whomever is interested!

My first introduction to the flute was at age 12. I played in my middle school band! That was a lot of fun but I didn't get any serious flute training until I was accepted into the Duke Ellington School of the Arts! That experience was amazing! This is where I also began teaching. During my junior year, I began to give my fellow peers lessons. I had both flute students and also saxophone and clarinet students that were learning the flute! This was a fun experience for me!

After graduating high school, I went on to study the flute at the University of District of Columbia. From there, I transferred to American University and then finally graduated from Full Sail University. Throughout this journey I never stopped teaching, tutoring, and mentoring all ages on flute playing and technique!

As a teacher, I believe that every student is an individual. I believe we all have a unique way of learning. It's my mission to teach you in the best way that works for you. In the past, I have dealt with the "one for all" approach to teaching and I can honestly say, this method doesn't always work. For this reason, as a teacher, I promise to work with you to find which way works best for you instead of forcing you to conform to the way I have learned. We will work on building a strong foundation to flute playing, music theory, and music performance. We will work on proper technique to flute playing, flute maintenance, and I will do my best to help you explore all flute related topics you may have interest in.

Just like you, I am also a student too! I believe us teachers are always learning and growing. If you would like to go on this learning journey together message me to connect!

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Bachelors of Science Entertainment Business
May 2014 - May 2016
Full Sail University

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