Veronica Barker

Veronica B.

Copiague, NY

About Veronica B.

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Veronica teaches: Ages 5 to 90
Teaching since: June 1991
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

Hello potential piano proteges' ! ...Being a piano protege as a child myself, I have been teaching piano, organ and flute for over 25 years since and I currently have students that range from children to adults.While you are learning to play piano, you will be playing popular , classical , hymns and all types of music . I am a keyboard and composition major at Stony Brook University and play many musical styles like pop, standards, classical, swing and rock 'n roll. My students were finalists in the Yamaha Electone organ competition. From 4th grade to High School graduation , I recieved NYSSMA awards and scholarships as a flutist . In September I recieved the " Best of 2015" teacher award from Thumbtack.com.

Photos and Videos

Playing at my students piano recital on a 9 foot Steinway grand piano.I have a recital for all of my students to perform in every 6 months .

Experience

Church organist and choir director

Sep 1985 - Present
various Churches in NY

I started playing organ and piano in Churches since the age of 16 . I am currently playing organ with the choir in the St. Matthew Church in NY .

Education

Flute

Jan 1978 - Jan 2016
S.C.C.C

Keyboard and music composition

Sep 1985 - Jun 1989
Stony Brook University, NY

Languages Spoken

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Best Teacher of 2015

Sep 2015
Thumbtack.com

Affiliations

American Guild of Organists

Jun 2011
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The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music. To achieve this we: 1. Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music 2.Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors 3. Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support 4.Nurture future generations of organists 5. Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and 6. Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.

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6 Reviews on Veronica B.

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carol yang Nov 20, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Veronica is great,sweet and very knowledgeable. I am looking forward to my next lessons!
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Alexa D. Oct 3, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Alexa really enjoyed her 1st lesson with Ms. Veronica B. She talked about it to her friends all weekend!
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Jenee S. Aug 20, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Great, both my kids love it!
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James S. Aug 20, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Great my kids love it!
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Maria Dec 14, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Veronica is professional, punctual, and seems to care a great deal about teaching music.
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Robert Nov 20, 2015
Piano · In home
Veronica and I were able to work together to come up with ideas about how the lessons would proceed. We agreed on some classical, some great American songbook and some jazz. Looking forward to the second lesson.
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