Rebeka Drew
Cincinnati, OH
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Rebeka Drew

Rebeka D.

Cincinnati, OH
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Senior Music Education Major with 2+ years of teaching experience and a member of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra. A violinist and vocalist with 11+ years of experience, and 2+ years of viola and piano experience. I have been playing piano in a worship setting for the past 3 years and in a classical setting for the past 2 years. My students will therefore gain a knowledge of how to read sheet music and chord charts in order to become a well-rounded pianist.

I believe that music is an experience that is felt and understood differently among each person and because of this, all lessons are customized according to the interests, needs, and goals of each student. My students will develop a solid foundation of music theory, aural skills, and sight-reading that will prove to be extremely beneficial in their musical studies. My greatest desire is to help all of my students to achieve their greatest musical potential and to grow in their appreciation of the beauty of music.

About Rebeka D.

I am a Senior at Mount Saint Joseph University pursuing a degree in Music Education. My primary instruments are violin and voice, with my secondary instruments being viola and piano. I have been playing violin and singing for 11+ years and playing viola and piano for 2+ years.

I am a classically trained vocalist and instrumentalist with a sound knowledge of music theory and history and extensive experience in various ensembles, from string and full orchestra to choir. I have performed in multiple styles including Jazz, Classical, Pop, Rock, and many more. My musical experience also includes Worship Music, both traditional and contemporary. I have been a worship leader and worship band member for the past 6 years and from these experiences, I am able to teach my students how to read music and chord charts, how to play in multiple styles of music, and how to develop and improve upon their musical technique and improvisational skills.

I am currently the Conductor of a church handbell choir as well as the Vice-President of an a cappella ensemble. I am also a member of a Contemporary Christian band based right here in Cincinnati that is working to release its second album in 2021.

I am also a self-taught makeup artist with 6+ years of experience. My experience covers everything from everyday "natural" and glam makeup, to SFX (or special effects) and theatre makeup. I have been practicing makeup on my own face since sophomore year of high school. I have also done other peoples' makeup for Halloween events, musicals, and plays. I am constantly doing research on makeup products to see how they perform as well as testing their performance on my own face. I can help to provide you with the best makeup tips and recommendations for your face and skin type. We can find what works best for you and what products are the most practical for your specific makeup needs.

I teach students of all ages, backgrounds, experience levels, and interests. I have extensive experience with students who have disabilities, specifically those with autism. All students are welcome in my home studio.

I believe that music has the power to impact all people and everyone should be given the opportunity to explore the beauty, versatility, and possibility that music has to offer. I look forward to helping you unlock your greatest musical potential!


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14 Reviews
Claudia P.
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She was very helpful for my son.
That seemed to have match for the teaching

Posted Mar 27, 2021
Megan M.
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it was good

Posted Mar 18, 2021
Leslie A.
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I enjoyed our first intro session/lesson. I am looking forward to having Rebeka guide me thru learning Latin and becoming proficient in reading, speaking, and writing it as we progress thru the lessons.

Posted Mar 13, 2021
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Rebeka is informed, talented, kind, and an excellent teacher.

Posted Jan 13, 2021
Susanna W.
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I really like my piano teacher, she is very nice and she teached me a lot and out of all the teachers she's is the best one. I want to appreciate her.

Posted Nov 4, 2020
Megan M.
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Posted Sep 28, 2020
HIlda K.
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Thank you so much!

Posted Aug 28, 2020
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Friendly and has a good relationship with my child.

Posted May 17, 2020
Megan M.
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very good.

Posted Mar 16, 2020
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Rebeka was encouraging and had a positive attitude my whole lesson! She helped me with my technique and kept me motivated to practice more.

Posted Dec 3, 2019

She was very kind and patient

Posted Dec 2, 2019
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Rebeka is an intelligent, passionate, and competent teacher.

Posted Nov 20, 2019
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Ms. Drew was a wonderful instructor and really helped me grow as a musician and greatly improved my musicality and improvisational skills. Highly recommend for anyone who wants a personalized experience and who wants a teacher who truly cares about her students.

Posted Nov 18, 2019
Megan M.
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Posted Feb 10, 2020

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Aug 2016 - Present

The Shaw Family

While I have babysat for many years, I have most constantly babysit for the Shaw Family. They have three young children, a 4-year old, a 2-year old, and a newborn baby. My duties generally involve caring for the children’s basic needs (food, drink, changing diapers, etc.), putting the children to bed, and keeping watch over the house until the Shaws arrive home. I am typically working in 3-5 hour shifts when babysitting for them, but I have babysat for shorter and longer periods of time as well.

College Intern
May 2018 - Aug 2021

Westwood United Methodist Church

For the past three summers, I have served as a college intern in Westwood United Methodist Church's VBS, Summer Day Camp, and Music Camp. I serve as a group leader for the 5th and 6th graders, leading lessons and activities throughout the week and providing direction for the high school interns that work under me. This has provided me with multiple experiences with lesson planning, classroom management, differentiated instruction, and the creation of a safe and enjoyable learning environment. This past summer, during the COVID season, I worked to create a completely original online camp along with two other coworkers. All content was original and self-constructed. The entirety of the camp was online and utilized a variety of sources, such as Zoom, YouTube, Flipgrid, and Seesaw, to communicate and interact with our campers.

Orchestra Assistant and Private Teacher
Oct 2017 - Dec 2019


I volunteer my time at MYCincinnati, an free after-school program that allows children to explore the world of music and to learn to play any of the instruments in an orchestra. As a music education major, this is a great opportunity for me to gain teaching experience and to apply what I have learned throughout my time in school in order to help in the education of younger students. Whenever I am there, I am either assisting in the teaching of the orchestra or I am taking individual students aside for private lessons. The staff of MYCincinnati are amazingly wonderful and understanding people who work around my school schedule so that I have able to help out whenever I am available.

Volunteer, Table Leader, Videographer, Photographer
Sep 2013 - Mar 2019

The Deaf Institute

I have currently served at the Deaf Institute for over 6 years now. I have performed many tasks while volunteering there such as the cleaning of their facilities, the organization of their facilities, and most importantly, participation in many of their events. The most notable event that I have participated in while volunteering at the Deaf Institute is the Deaf Fair. Every year, I have either run a station at the Deaf Fair (either some sort of crafts station or a music station) or been in charge of the videography and photography of the event.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2015

Stepping Stones

I was a volunteer at Stepping Stones every summer for about 3 years. Here, I worked almost every day with people of all ages and of all disabilities. I worked mainly with young children and teenagers who suffered from autism, Down syndrome, and multiple disabilities. I have also had experience working with adults with disabilities both at the camp and in my own home, as my own brother is an adult who has autism. I performed many tasks while I volunteered there, such as helping the kids with their crafts, helping the kids feed themselves, and watching the children in order to keep them entertained and safe.

Latin Tutor
Aug 2012 - Aug 2015

Walnut Hills High School

I served as a Latin tutor at Walnut Hills High School year for about 3 years. I taught students of differing levels of Latin (Latin I, II, and III). The topics I covered in my teachings included grammar, the memorization of Latin words, and the translation of Latin texts. I myself have studied Latin for 4 years. I have taken the AP Latin course and received a 5 (the highest grade possible) on the AP Exam.


Music Education
Aug 2017 - Present

Mount St. Joseph University

Music and Worship
Aug 2016 - May 2017

Cincinnati Christian University



Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


Limited Proficiency


QPR Certified Gatekeeper
Sep 2018

Mount Saint Joseph University

QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper I completed this course at my college as a Education Department requirement, with a certified instructor.


Summa Cum Laude
Apr 2015

The American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League

Summa Cum Laude
Apr 2014

The American Classical League and the National Junior Classical League

Summa Cum Laude
Apr 2013

The American Junior Classical League and the National Junior Classical League


Ohio Music Education Association
Sep 2019
The Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) is the principal organization in Ohio promoting music education in elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges and universities. OMEA is one of the largest of the 52 federated state affiliates of NAfME, The National Association of Music Education. OMEA members are involved at all levels of music education, serving more than 1.7 million public school students in 613 public districts and 108 colleges and universities in Ohio.
National Association for Music Education
Sep 2019
National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. 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. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century. Since 1907, NAfME has worked to ensure that every student has access to a well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality program of music instruction taught by qualified teachers.
Kappa Delta Pi
Apr 2018
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. For over a century, the Society has consistently grown, starting with a local chapter to become the international organization it is today, with an initiated membership that exceeds 1.2 million! Using a variety of programs, services, and resources, KDP supports and advances educators throughout the phases and levels of their teaching careers.

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