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Instruments: Cello
Styles: Classical, Musical Theater, Opera, Hip Hop

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Anna B In Home In Studio Teaches Online
Instruments: Cello
Styles: Classical, Musical Theater, Opera, Hip Hop

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Ages Taught: 10-80
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Bachelor Degree: Boston University
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2015- Boston University Music Merit Scholarship

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I'm a passionate instructor whose goal is to empower students through music. In May 2018, I graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Cello Performance. At BU, I had the opportunity to perform as assistant concertmaster with the University Orchestra, and performed in master classes for Boston Symphony Orchestra members. I also spent a semester studying music in London, at the renowned Royal College of Music.

Upon graduation, I have been working as a cello teacher at Bridge Boston Charter School’s El Sistema string program. Since I began working as a cello teacher at Bridge Boston Charter School, I have discovered the passion I have for working with young students. I truly enjoy my work there, where I am able to teach music and also build strong relationships. I have learned so much about keeping students engaged, adjusting my teaching style for different students, and creating an inviting and productive learning environment.

EXPERIENCE

My teaching experience began when I took a course entitled String Pedagogy in college, where I was first introduced to the importance of an organized and effective pedagogical approach. Through that class, I was able to begin teaching private and group lessons to cellists in Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra's Intensive Community Program. I taught there weekly while taking classes in pedagogy for two years, and immediately was hooked on the challenging but rewarding experience of teaching music. That is when I sought a teaching job in the Boston area and found Bridge Boston Charter School, where I currently work. There, I am responsible for teaching both group and private lessons to grades 2-7 of the school. I love my work there, and am seeking opportunities to work even more individually with students to truly see their progression. I look forward to private teaching as an opportunity to do just that.

METHODS USED

I recently began registration with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and am in the process of becoming a Suzuki certified teacher for Book 1. I find the Suzuki method extremely helpful for starting young students, however I also like to use other resources such as the Essential Elements book for beginners. I also want to focus heavily on note reading and sight reading at a younger age, so students have a solid foundation if and when they become members of orchestras or other ensembles. I also like to focus heavily on correct setup on the instrument, so good habits start early and are constantly reinforced.

LESSON STYLE

I try my best to lead all lessons with kindness and respect. If those foundations are there, I feel that is the best way to build trust with a student and motivate them to improve. I am very goal driven with my lessons, and want students to always be actively working towards both short term and long term goals while they practice. I also want to enforce the importance of repetition and consistency, as that is crucial for improvement on the instrument. I am constantly focused on making sure a student is not overwhelmed, but rather engaged and inspired by music making.

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