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Terri M.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Have fun learning piano — practice with a teacher who keeps things positive and joyful.
Students can expect to enjoy a positive, supportive and joyful experience learning music theory, technique and skillfulness at the piano. Students will be inspired to achieve their goals and demonstrate their accomplishments in performance. For example; students are encouraged to learn their notes as well as they know their alphabet. When they can say and play the 24 notes of the grand staff in 30 seconds or less, they become a lifetime member of the 30 Second Club with a certificate and medallion award to commemorate this achievement. It's a big deal, so I feature the new members in recital programs. Parents are welcome and encouraged to sit in on lessons.
About Terri M.

At age nine I began piano and clarinet lessons and continued my music studies throughout high school and into college. I played in numerous solo and ensemble festivals, honor bands, piano recitals, adjudicated piano and soloist competitions, scholarship competitions and numerous concerts. I learned at a very young age that enthusiasm and creativity expressed by my teachers played an integral role in my motivation to succeed. My experience playing in band, orchestra, ensembles and as a soloist, gives me an enhanced ability to convey lessons in harmony either played between hands or in duets/ensembles. Because I also have a strong background in ballet and ballroom dance, I utilize these talents to reinforce time signature and rhythm lessons. It's amazing to see how my students transfer the rhythm from their feet to their fingertips accurately. This method also helps them visualize and interpret the music in a more satisfying manner. Music is the centrifugal force in my life which I joyfully extend to my family and students. I am the proud mother of four children who grew up in a musical home; three of them are proficient, award-winning pianists. My students are also award-winning competitors in the Lisa Fiorenza Junior Piano Competition, Las Vegas, NV. I have enjoyed teaching piano students ranging in age from 3 to 80 years old. Let's Make A Joyful Noise Together! *** Lesson Details *** Students will be taught: Music Theory, Technique, Ear Training, Memorization and Performance Etiquette. Methods used: Alfred's Premier Piano Course for pre-K and early elementary beginners. Alfred's Piano Basic Library for beginner to intermediate students of elementary to adult age. Bastien' Invitation to Music Piano Party for pre-K beginners. Bastien Piano Basics for elementary beginners. Bastien New Traditions, All In One Piano Course for early elementary beginners. Faber, My First Piano Adventure for Young Beginners Pre-K Faber, Piano Adventures Elementary to Adult beginners to late Intermediate level. After 3 to 6 months of study, beginner students who practice consistently and attend lessons consistently will be able to: Identify and quantify notes: Quarter note, Half note, Dotted Half Note, Whole note and Eighth notes Count in three time signatures: 2/4, 3/4 and 4/4 time Read notes on the Grand Staff Play in the positions of Middle C, C, G and F Recognize sharps, flats and dynamic signs Read music by note names and by melodic and harmonic intervals as well as ear recognition of these intervals. Triads and Primary Chords may also be introduced in this time period Students will be given the opportunity to showcase their progress in performance recitals twice a year and encouraged to share their new-found talent in other community venues, such as: school talent shows, local competitions and church ministries. *** Studio Equipment *** Formal Piano Parlor: 1943 Steinway & Sons grand piano with pedal extender foot stool for smaller students. *** Specialties *** My experience teaching preschool, preschool ballet and kinder-ballet has strengthened my teaching skills to hold the attention of young imaginative students. I Introduce students to all genres of music to give them a well-rounded experience.

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Teaching since 1993

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$50
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$65
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She’s amazing!! I am a beginner and she’s so Patient with me.

Posted Aug 27, 2020