Gift Certificates Available. SHOP NOW!

Musika Music Lessons
We'll match you with the perfect teacher!

Lesson Special - Up to 20% OFF! Get Started Now with a Risk-Free Trial!

Amanda J In HomeHome In StudioStudio Teaches OnlineOnline
avatar
Instruments: Flute, Piccolo
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Rock, Marching Band

avatar

Amanda J In Home In Studio Teaches Online
Instruments: Flute, Piccolo
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Rock, Marching Band

Where I Teach:
In Your Home My Studio Online
Ages Taught: 5-80
Levels Taught:

EMAIL US OR CALL 877-687-4524

Verification

Background check cleared

Social security verified

Name verified

Phone verified

Email verified

Address verified

Studio Locations
ABOUT
Degrees / Training / Special Info:

BA, East Tennessee State University, Music BS, East Tennessee State University, Chemistry PharmD, East Tennessee State University, Doctor of Pharmacy

Awards:

2011- East Tennessee State University Music Performance Scholarship 2012-2014- Principal Flutist in the East Tennessee State University Wind Ensemble 2013-Present- Principal Flutist in Encore Theatrical Company Pit Orchestra 2018- Signed with Melody Shack Entertainment

Overview:

I'm an experienced and motivated instructor who loves working with students and sharing my passion for music. In 2014, I graduated from East Tennessee State University with both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Since college, I continue to teach and play music. I actively perform on a regular basis as a solo artist, as well as in several bands in the area. I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to play in various ensembles of diverse genres, including Classical, Celtic, Jazz, Rock, and Ska.

EXPERIENCE

My teaching experience dates back to my undergraduate career, as I began teaching private lessons in 2012 and have been consistently teaching students in various settings since. In addition to my private studio, I am the flute instructor for several marching bands in the Tri-Cities area. Encouraging consistent, scheduled practice with predetermined goals is one of the essential points I emphasize with each student, and i have seen it foster student progress and passion for the instrument. I have also found that implementing a combination of musical genres can go a long way in helping students enjoy playing the flute and motivate them to continue to learn. If a student isn't having fun in their lessons, then I'm not doing my job right!

METHODS USED

I make it a point to individualize my lesson plans for each student and cater to their unique needs. As a general starting place, however, I typically start with Trevor Wye's Beginner's Book for the Flute: Part 1 for my novice students. Additionally, I introduce the 12 major scales and arpeggios- which we continue to study and build on throughout our lessons. As the student progresses and has a firm grasp of the fundamentals, I will begin to introduce solo repertoire appropriate for their level of playing. I always try to find out what each student is interested in, so as to guide my instruction accordingly to keep the lessons engaging and fun regardless of ability level.

LESSON STYLE

As a teacher, nothing brings me more joy than seeing one of my students develop a passion for music. I aim to promote this by setting realistic goals for every individual student at each lesson. We move according to each student's unique pace so as to facilitate a positive and productive learning experience. I make it a point to acknowledge and praise accomplishments, which helps to incite a student's desire to advance further and learn more. It is crucial for me to find out what inspires a student, so that I can successfully adapt my instruction to their wants and needs.

PHOTOS & VIDEOS
Teacher Video
Teacher Video
0 REVIEW
Leave a Review
Verification

Background check cleared

Social security verified

Name verified

Phone verified

Email verified

Address verified

Studio Locations
BBB A+ rating
Check out our A+

Rating from the Better Business Bureau

Risk Free Trial Lesson
100% Risk-Free Trial Lesson

If you are not satisfied after your trial lesson, you will not be charged and we can match you with another teacher.

Ready to Get Started? Take a Risk Free Trial Lesson!

No credit card required.

Select all the days/times the student would be available to start lessons. Selecting "3pm - 7pm" means the student can start as early as 3pm or start as late as 7pm. It is important that you select as many days and the widest window of start times for each day as possible. That will help us make a match with one of our teachers.

Ok

Are you sure that's your only availability? The more availability you easier it will be to arrange a teacher for you.

Up to 20% OFF!