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PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION:
  • 8 years of direct one-on-one teaching experience post-college in Washington, DC and NYC
  • Experience with ages 4-84 (for real)
  • Many happy references available upon request!
OTHER TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
  • Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, DC: 5 years of post-grad extensive training and classroom experience in early childhood development and arts education
  • stART smART, Wolf Trap Institute: helped pilot teaching artist program which specifically helps teachers cultivate musical skills such as rhythm/pitch recognition and composition and apply them to existing teaching methods
  • Kaplan Instructor: teach SAT and SHSAT classroom-setting test-prep courses; high test scores are required to work for Kaplan
FORMAL EDUCATION:
  • B.A. with Honors in Music, magna cum laude, from American University, DC
  • 12 years of pre-college instruction in piano and voice
AWARDS:
  • Helen Hayes Award, Outstanding Ensemble, Synetic Theater’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 2010
  • Helen Hayes Award, Outstanding Ensemble, Synetic Theater’s Romeo and Juliet, 2009
  • Helen Hayes Nomination, Outstanding Ensemble, Folger Theatre’s Orestes: A Tragic Romp, 2011
  • American College Theater Festival Irene Ryan Award nominee, 2002
  • American University Concerto Competition Honorable Mention, 2000
  • National Merit Scholar / American University Full Scholarship