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Tessa Y.
Brookline, Massachusetts
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Piano Lessons - Unlock your potential with a wholesome music education!
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Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I believe learning music should be fun and enjoyable! Nurturing a new skill in a positive environment will not only lead to better results, but will ignite a passion for learning and growth that translates to all areas of life! My teaching style is friendly and encouraging. I strive to be personable so clients and students feel comfortable being themselves with me, optimizing the learning mindset. I especially love working with children! I make lessons fun and exciting by telling stories, using pictures and making jokes. I also have a good client base of adult students because my flexible teaching style tailors to their specific interests. My students would describe me as dedicated, encouraging and bubbly! I am well-versed in a variety of genres from classical, to pop, rock or jazz. In my lessons, I cover a variety of styles instead of sticking to one (unless specifically requested). As we cultivate your musical interests and find your strengths, we can dip our toes into different genres accordingly. I follow the Piano Adventures method books, as it introduces concepts in step by step fashion that build upon previous topics. This gives a great foundation to expand into other genres. In addition, we frequently play supplementary pieces such as pop songs or holiday songs. I encourage song requests from students and frequently create song arrangements that are suitable for that student's level. Every student will have a technique/creative portion of the lesson where we work on scales, arpeggios, chords, improvisation and theory. For late intermediate to advanced students who want to further their studies in Classical, I follow the internationally recognized ABRSM Syllabus. Every piece or exercise we play has a purpose. It might be as simple as a "just for fun" piece, or as purposeful as carefully selected repertoire to strength technique, notation reading, expressiveness or a growth mindset! Visit tessaying.com to learn more about my teaching methods
About Tessa Y.

I believe learning music should be fun and enjoyable! I am fully dedicated to giving you the best experience possible learning a new skill. I combine my love and knowledge of music with an intense passion in learning how the human brain acquires and develops new skills. I believe in positive-reinforcement and my teaching style is encouraging and nurturing. My love for children and a bubbly personality makes lessons with me exciting and engaging! With every student, I develop a syllabus for the learner and introduce concepts at a pace that will be appropriately challenging. I strive to be personable so clients and students feel comfortable being themselves with me, optimizing the learning mindset. I also have a good client base of adult students because my flexible teaching style allows tailoring to specific interests. My students would describe me as dedicated, friendly and funny! In my free time, you can find me cuddling with my two fluffy Pomeranian pups and binge-watching my favorite shows on Netflix!

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Tessa Y.
Brookline, Massachusetts
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Piano Lessons - Unlock your potential with a wholesome music education!
Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I believe learning music should be fun and enjoyable! Nurturing a new skill in a positive environment will not only lead to better results, but will ignite a passion for learning and growth that translates to all areas of life! My teaching style is friendly and encouraging. I strive to be personable so clients and students feel comfortable being themselves with me, optimizing the learning mindset. I especially love working with children! I make lessons fun and exciting by telling stories, using pictures and making jokes. I also have a good client base of adult students because my flexible teaching style tailors to their specific interests. My students would describe me as dedicated, encouraging and bubbly! I am well-versed in a variety of genres from classical, to pop, rock or jazz. In my lessons, I cover a variety of styles instead of sticking to one (unless specifically requested). As we cultivate your musical interests and find your strengths, we can dip our toes into different genres accordingly. I follow the Piano Adventures method books, as it introduces concepts in step by step fashion that build upon previous topics. This gives a great foundation to expand into other genres. In addition, we frequently play supplementary pieces such as pop songs or holiday songs. I encourage song requests from students and frequently create song arrangements that are suitable for that student's level. Every student will have a technique/creative portion of the lesson where we work on scales, arpeggios, chords, improvisation and theory. For late intermediate to advanced students who want to further their studies in Classical, I follow the internationally recognized ABRSM Syllabus. Every piece or exercise we play has a purpose. It might be as simple as a "just for fun" piece, or as purposeful as carefully selected repertoire to strength technique, notation reading, expressiveness or a growth mindset! Visit tessaying.com to learn more about my teaching methods
About Tessa Y.

I believe learning music should be fun and enjoyable! I am fully dedicated to giving you the best experience possible learning a new skill. I combine my love and knowledge of music with an intense passion in learning how the human brain acquires and develops new skills. I believe in positive-reinforcement and my teaching style is encouraging and nurturing. My love for children and a bubbly personality makes lessons with me exciting and engaging! With every student, I develop a syllabus for the learner and introduce concepts at a pace that will be appropriately challenging. I strive to be personable so clients and students feel comfortable being themselves with me, optimizing the learning mindset. I also have a good client base of adult students because my flexible teaching style allows tailoring to specific interests. My students would describe me as dedicated, friendly and funny! In my free time, you can find me cuddling with my two fluffy Pomeranian pups and binge-watching my favorite shows on Netflix!

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