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Emily L.

Expert teacher with patience and creativity

Portland, OR (97209)

Travel radius
5 miles
Hourly fee
$65.00
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Emily finds it very rewarding to share the freedom and joy of music making with her students. She is offering lessons in:

Singing (beginner through professional)
Ear-training/sight-reading for conservatory students/aspiring conservatory students
Piano (beginner through intermediate)
Music history
Music theory
Song-writing

Emily is a certified Orff-Schulwerk instructor who has also done coursework in Dalcroze Eurhythmics. These methods have inspired her to incorporate movements, speech, and other forms of expressions in music learning.

As a former school teacher and an experienced private studio teacher, Emily has taught students from the age of 5 to 55. Her former students have gone on to study at magnet high schools and major conservatories. A recipient of over ten scholarships throughout her undergraduate and graduate years, she is especially qualified in preparing students for university and conservatory auditions.

Based on her experience in prep-school and private college admission, she is also available to advise students in private school admission, essay writing, and other vocational matters.

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Emily’s subjects

English:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Language:
Chinese, ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Music History, Music Theory, Sight Singing, Songwriting, Voice (Music)
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th)
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), ESL/ESOL
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Corporate Training:
Chinese, ESL/ESOL

Chinese

I am a Native Chinese speaker with 5 years of language teaching experience. Both Mandarin and Cantonese.

Music History

I have a master's degree in historical performance (music history emphasis) and an extensive teaching and performing career, including guest-lecturing at Harvard and Wellesley on music history.

Sight Singing

First of all, I am a nationally known touring musician and the director of a professional ensemble.

I have a B.A. in Music Performance from the University of Miami Frost School of Music

I have an M.Mus. in Music Performance (Early Music Voice) with Distinction at Longy School of Music, Cambridge MA

I have a Level I and Level II Orff-Schulwerk Certification from Boston University and Carnegie Mellon University

I am a former Certified Music Teacher in FL.

I have taught sight-reading in graduate school and undergrad.

Social Studies

I have a B.A. in Sociology, and am a former certified K-12 teacher of Social Sciences in Florida.

Voice (Music)

I am a nationally known professional singer with advanced degrees in music and many years of teaching experience.

I have a B.A. in Music Performance from the University of Miami Frost School of Music.

I have an M.Mus. in Music Performance (Early Music Voice) with Distinction at Longy School of Music, Cambridge MA.

I have a Level I and Level II Orff-Schulwerk Certification from Boston University and Carnegie Mellon University.

I am a former Certified Music Teacher in FL.


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Education

University of Miami

Bard College (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Emily will travel within 5 miles of Portland, OR 97209.

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