Stephanie Jaimes

Stephanie J.

Miami, FL

About Stephanie J.

Background check: Last verified 06/07/2016
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Stephanie teaches: Females 5 to 70
Males 5 to 60
Special needs
Teaching since: May 2006
Last sign in: Within two months

Overview

I love to teach music as much as I love to perform.
Be sure to check out my photos and recordings!

I graduated in 2015 with my Masters in music performance for Cello from FIU where I was a graduate teaching assistant.

I am an alumni of Greater Miami Youth Symphony (GMYS), where I currently teach Cello Preparatory during the school year and summer.
I teach violin preparatory at St Philip's Episcopal School, and Chamber music at Riviera Preparatory School.


*** Lesson Details ***
Every student works at a different pace, so I like to create a study plan unique to each student that will provide the best results. I like to challenge the students and emphasize critical thinking.
It's not enough to simply tell the students what's correct or not, but to help them understand why.
From beginning to advanced students, we will work on proper technique, musicality, and efficient practicing.
I want to show students and parents the joy behind music, but there are no shortcuts, motivation is a must!

*** Studio Equipment ***
All you need is the instrument and books!
I have a music stand

*** Travel Equipment ***
I have a music stand, so make sure to bring the music!
A metronome and Tuner is essential.

*** Specialties ***
Classical Technique for classical instruments. Once you learn the technique, you can play any style you enjoy, not limited to classical music.

Photos and Videos

Video of Miami Vice string quartet featuring Stephanie Jaimes on cello

Education

Masters in Instrumental Performance

Aug 2013 - May 2015
Florida International University

Bachelors in Instrumental Performance

Aug 2009 - Dec 2012
Florida International University

Languages Spoken

Spanish

Limited Proficiency
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11 Reviews on Stephanie J.

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Isaac P. Jun 8, 2015
Cello · In home
Verified Student
I took my first lesson with Stephanie last Saturday. It was very fruitful. I am a beginner, but everything in her class was very clear. She made things easy to understand and answered every question that I had.
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Scott (14) Alexia(11) Christina(11) & Katya(9) H. Nov 6, 2014
Music Performance · In studio
Verified Student
Stephanie stepped in at the last minute to help with a wedding music performance. She was amazing and incredibly patient. The pieces came together and the wedding was a great success. Stephanie was brilliant working with young, very nervous, children!
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Tim C. Mar 3, 2014
Violin
Verified Student
Good Teacher

I've now had my second class with Stephanie. She is an excellent teacher and has taught me more in two lessons than I ever learned with my first teacher.
I'm very pleased.
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yael B. Oct 8, 2012
Verified Student
Wonderful teacher wonderful person!

Stephanie is teaching cello to my 6 year old daughter.
She has great teaching abilities, wonderful attitude, and great professionalism! My daughter loves her and the lessons as Stephanie always makes it challenging yet rewarding and full of positive encouragement.
I would definately recommend Stephanie to anyone who is interested in learning!
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LorraineC Jun 26, 2012
Parent of a practicing Teen

Stephanie has been working with my daughter who has never taken lessons before. She is always on time, calm and attentive. Having similar musical interest in music is key when working with teenagers, it gives them a sense of connection with their teacher. I would highley recommend stephanie!!
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KelleyR Jun 4, 2012
Cello student

Stephanie is fantastic! I drive an hour for lessons and it's definitely worth it. She is more than experienced enough to adapt to the student's needs and guide them forward in the right direction. Her relaxed communication style is calming, refreshing, and encouraging.
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HeidiS1 May 1, 2012
Stephanie is an excellent instructor. My daughter loves taking violin lessons with her. She is very patient and professional.
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RosaD Apr 25, 2012
Mom

Stephanie and Miguel are doing great. She is patient and does well in giving him instruction. Thank you
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MinseonP Feb 6, 2012
Good teacher!

Stephanie is a very good teacher. Her teaching method is perfect for my boy. She is kindly correcting his weak points and also finding out his strong points. He is enjoying lesson.
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JacquelineM Oct 28, 2011
Violin Lessons

Stephanie is very helpful and very patient which helps when you are attempting to learn a new instrument with no prior experience. She is very skilled and has great teaching methods.
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