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Kateri C.

Brighton, MA

$40/hr

Creative Thinking & Action, High Intelligence, Organized

Background check passed as of 7/12/13
Usually responds in about 3 days

Creative Thinking & Action, High Intelligence, Organized

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Dr. Kateri C. holds degrees from Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, Peabody Conservatory, and Guildhall School in London. Concurrent to writing her dissertation on the development of musical orthography prior to 1700, Kateri established an outreach program taking music to patients and staff at BMC.
Kateri has taught and tutored in a variety of settings since 2006. Her classroom teaching has ranged from classes dedicated to SAT preparation to college credit skill-based learning. Her private tutoring has focused upon the humanities and study skills support in addition to standardized test preparation. She is most fulfilled when a student can improve upon what she demonstrates. When she is not teaching, Kateri works as a director and performer throughout New England.

Testimonials

"A Godsend for Us!"

- Joni, Braintree, MA on 8/29/14

"Intelligent and patient"

- Carol, Canton, MA on 9/6/13
Math:
Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Classics, Music History,
Social Studies
Music:
Ear Training,
Flute,
General Music,
Music History,
Music Theory, Sight Singing, Voice (Music)
Art:
Theatre
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Handwriting, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Handwriting, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Ear Training

I have completed a doctorate in music performance. I have taught ear training and sightsinging as part of my vocal teaching since 2007. I have worked with a wide range of ages and skill levels.

Flute

Modern flute lessons for 11 years
Bachelors of Music in Baroque Flute Performance from Peabody Conservatory
Masters of Music in Baroque Flute Performance from Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Teaching flutes on and off for many years

General Music

Extensive training (Bachelor's and Masters), lengthy private teaching.
Music History, Theory, Ear Training, Sight Singing, Composition, Research, in addition to Performance of a wide range of genres

Music History

I have completed extensive study in all eras of music history. I am qualified at the doctoral level in ancient through 21st century musical trends, composers, compositional styles, etc.

Study Skills

Managing to complete two Bachelor's Degrees at two separate schools of highly competitive status (Johns Hopkins and Peabody Conservatory; average 35.5 credits a semester instead of the usual 12-18) while working as a freelance performer required absolute diligence and an unbelievable amount of schedule juggling, compromise, and prioritizing. My study skills have always afforded me results and I have enjoyed passing these on to those with whom I work.

Theatre

BA Shakespeare & dramatic literature
6 years of professional experience, local, national, and international
Experience as a coach both privately and with small groups/ensembles

Voice (Music)

I have worked regularly as a private voice teacher since 2007. My students have ranged from 6 to retirees of both genders. I teach classical technique but encourage my students to explore the repertoire that most excites them. I also work as a musical director teaching choral and solo music for theatre companies.

Johns Hopkins University
English e Music Perf
Guildhall School of
Master's
Boston University
Other

Education

Johns Hopkins University (English e Music Perf)

Guildhall School of (Master's)

Boston University (Other)

A Godsend for Us! — Kateri has been an incredible Godsend for our family. She respects and understands that we all have different learning styles and has been giving my son very specific strategies to succeed academically. My son said "I've learned more in one hour with Kateri than with the hours in the big classroom setting" for the SAT prep courses. Kateri comes to each session incredibly organized and ready to wo ...

— Joni, Braintree, MA on 8/29/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Music-related lessons are subject to a higher rate

Travel policy

Kateri will travel within 17 miles of Brighton, MA 02135.


About Kateri

Dr. Kateri C. holds degrees from Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, Peabody Conservatory, and Guildhall School in London. Concurrent to writing her dissertation on the development of musical orthography prior to 1700, Kateri established an outreach program taking music to patients and staff at BMC.
Kateri has taught and tutored in a variety of settings since 2006. Her classroom teaching has ranged from classes dedicated to SAT preparation to college credit skill-based learning. Her private tutoring has focused upon the humanities and study skills support in addition to standardized test preparation. She is most fulfilled when a student can improve upon what she demonstrates. When she is not teaching, Kateri works as a director and performer throughout New England.

Testimonials

"A Godsend for Us!"

- Joni, Braintree, MA on 8/29/14

"Intelligent and patient"

- Carol, Canton, MA on 9/6/13
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Education

Johns Hopkins University
English e Music Perf
Guildhall School of
Master's
Boston University
Other

Education

Johns Hopkins University (English e Music Perf)

Guildhall School of (Master's)

Boston University (Other)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Music-related lessons are subject to a higher rate

Travel Radius
Travels within 17 miles of Brighton, MA 02135

Kateri’s Subjects

Math:
Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Classics, Music History,
Social Studies
Music:
Ear Training,
Flute,
General Music,
Music History,
Music Theory, Sight Singing, Voice (Music)
Art:
Theatre
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Handwriting, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Handwriting, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Kateri C.

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