Shizuno Furuya

Shizuno F.

Boston, MA

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About

Shizuno delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 3 to 15

Teaching since:
January 2013

Hi! Very quickly about myself: Born in Japan, raised in Miami, FL since 6 months old. I speak Japanese at home with my parents (and have went to a Japanese Saturday school in Miami), english with my friends, and being raised in Miami, I'm able to speak Spanish as well - but not as fluently as Japanese or English. I have a sister that is 5 years younger than me so I am very good at teaching my specified courses because I have always taught my sister things since she was born. I was a kindergarten teacher assistant for 2 years, and I love kids. They inspire me every time with their energy and happiness they radiate to others.

My favorite hobby is traveling (as a result, I studied abroad this past semester in Valencia, Spain) because I believe meeting people creates more of a depth to my personality and character.

Times listed could be changed depending on circumstances so please don't be afraid to ask me about anything! :)

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Experience

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher (Occasional piano lessons for the class)
Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Miami Hoshukou - Saturday Japanese School

Volunteered as an assistant kindergarten teacher at a Saturday Japanese school in Miami during my junior and senior year of high school. Occasionally played piano for the kids to sing songs to when the teacher asked me to play for them.

Education

Dual Major in CWP (Contemporary Writing & Production) and Music Business
Aug 2014 - Present
Berklee College of Music
1st grade - High School Graduation
Aug 2002 - Jun 2014
Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Japanese
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency

8 Reviews

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Zaira Jun 5, 2017
Piano · In studio

My 8th year old daughter enjoys her piano lesson with Shizuno and always looks forward to attending her class!

Rene Apr 7, 2017
Classical Piano · In studio

My daughter loves Shizuno's style. Shizuno is very patient. I thought my daughter didn't listen in class. Yesterday we were talking about the coin quarter and then my daughter said like the note. She said her teacher taught her thought. Music concept is different and very new to my young daughter but Shizuno is keeping my daughter stimulated and interested

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Lily Mar 8, 2017
Classical Piano · In studio

Ms. Shizuno has been teaching my 5 year old daughter for a couple weeks now and is always excited that she constantly asks me when her next lesson is! She is a very good teacher and I recommend her to everyone who is considering putting their kids in piano classes.

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Jill Jan 24, 2017
Piano · In home

Shizuno is very sweet and professional! My 5 year old enjoyed her first lesson very much. Looking forward to next week.

AIRI Jan 23, 2017
Piano · In home

My daughter enjoyed her lesson !

Jaylen D. Dec 7, 2016
Piano · In home

My 4 year old enjoyd his first lesson and almost a week later still remembers what he was taught. Shizuno has a lot of patience, very kind and upbeat. Thank you,

Yvonne Nov 29, 2016
Classical Piano · In studio

Great teacher

Alexandra Oct 9, 2016
Piano · In home

Shizuno taught me piano for 3 years when I was in middle school. She always managed to make the lessons fun and interesting, which made me look forward to our weekly meetings. It it because of her that I continued interested in piano and hope to continue playing and studying throughout college.

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