My instruction is based on my lifelong love of music, outstanding professional training and experience and dedication to assisting others develop the music in themselves. See my bio on the Queens College CUNY website (School of Music). See also 'Rate my Professor.'
I love music and enjoy working with people, enabling them to realize their interest and talent.
Ms. Doyle is exacting without being intimidating. She's the real McCoy in terms of ear training. I could not be happier and feel more confident in this field after just one lesson.
The most important approach is to get to know the student, to meet the student where the student is (level, interest) and lead from there.
See websites (Queens College Music Dept, LinkedIn)
Ballpark figure: $100/hr.
I began giving private lessons while in high school and have been teaching ever since.
My youngest piano student was 6 yrs old, the oldest 80; I have extensive classroom experience teaching music theory, composition, ear training and keyboard, and many hours of private work preparing students for exams and juries.
Really?! Being alive is good enough. Every day is wonderful. I only wish each day held more time.
Look for the best you can afford, no matter what your level. Look for expertise combined with empathy.
Be realistic/honest about your commitment of time and attention. Teachers like to work with students who make progress and progress is the result of good, old-fashioned work!