I teach flute grades 3 - 8. I have been teaching band students since 2006
My latest article for TAKELESSONS: http://takelessons.com/blog/ukulele-or-guitar-for-kids-zo1 I have a BA in Music from CUNY College of Staten Island and a MM in Composition from CUNY Brooklyn College. I have been teaching Music in NYC Public Schools since 2005 where I have taught thousands of students ages 5 through 14; General Music and Instrumental studies. I have taught private lessons as young as 4 and as mature as 65. The best part of my week is when I get to work with my IS 192 Wind Band, we are working on my latest arrangements of Rock n' Roll and Punk Rock tunes which range from Blue Suede Shoes to Blitzkreig Bop. In addition to my work as an educator, I am a working musician and composer. I have just completed a full length musical titled Work, a short comedic film for ...
•The styles I teach most often are jazz, classical and popular. Although I have studied many different genres, my specialties are saxophone and composition. I have studied with music teachers such as Anthony Braxton, Herb Pomeroy, Charlie Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Burton, Joe Viola, Ken Pullig, John LaPorta, Hal Crook, James Newton and Ken Radnofsky. •9/1997 – Present San Lorenzo (CA) Unified School District Independent Music Teacher 9/1990 11/1997 St. Felicitas School San Leandro, CA St. John School Fiat School of Music Music Unlimited San Lorenzo, CA Pinole, CA San Leandro, CA Provide individual and group music instruction to people from age 3 to 99. Deliver instruction based on Music Teachers National Association Certificate of Merit Curriculum for Saxophone, Flute, ...
*** Travel Equipment *** I will bring the materials needed. I expect the students to provide a music stand. *** Specialties *** I am currently studying to get my Masters in Music Therapy at University of the Pacific I studied abroad in Hungary to learn about the Kodaly Method, but I mix together the Kodaly, Orff and Dalcroze methods. They are each great methods and together. I bring a balanced perspective of how music can be taught and learned.
From the moment Kat was tall enough to reach the keys she made so much noise on her familyâs piano that they eventually bought a kid-sized version to keep in her room. When Kat turned 7 her family got her the best present ever; lessons with an amazing piano teacher. Kat also began to study flute several years later and soon realized that music was the life for her. She majored in music in both high school and college graduating with a BA in Music from St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin. Kat has had a very diverse career in music. From a full time private music teacher to the Musical Director of a Burning Man Opera, to the Section Leader for a Youth Orchestra, to the keyboard player in a Theatrical Heavy Metal Band, Kat is always thrilled to stretch her wings and try ...
I teach beginning flute to Intermediate.I have taught Elementary band to High School and private lessons. I can develop the student's reading and technical skills.
I have a BS in music education received at Lehman College, Bronx, NY. I am a professional musician/ composer/ arranger.I received my teaching credentials at SFSU and have been a General music teacher as well as a, band teacher. I have studied trumpet with Classical ( Wilmer Wise)and Jazz musician (Bill Hardman) and big band arranging with Frank Foster( saxophonist and arranger with Count Basie Band). At present I am retired and teaching privately. I have been teaching music for over 50 years as well as being a professional musician/ composer and arranger. I not only know my fundamentals inside and out, but also I know many tricks of the trade. Over the years I have developed special teaching techniques that enable students to make sense out of music and progress rapidly on their ...
I emphasize scales, arpeggios and exercises, embouchure and breathing. I play a variety of songs, including duets.
I play piano and woodwinds. I started playing piano at 4 years old and started reading music at age 7. I started playing flute when I was 14 years old and later took up saxophone and clarinet. I also have some guitar, trumpet, and violin playing experience. I have taken music theory classes and played in music ensembles in high school and college. I play a variety of music (Classical, Contemporary, Broadway, Jazz, Blues,Latin, etc) Some of my musical influences include Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Elton John, and Candy Dulfer.
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