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Cathleen D.

Cloquet, MN

$40/hour

---music, language and reading skills development

In-person lessons

$40/Hour


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University of Minnesota Duluth,
Music Education

Education

University of Minnesota Duluth, (Music Education)

About Cathleen

I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, K-12, Vocal and Instrumental, from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. I have worked in the education field for over thirty years, as a classroom instructor, substitute teacher, and private piano instructor. I currently serve two churches as pianist. In addition, I have obtained an A.A. degree in Criminal Justice from Colorado Technical University. I have found through my teaching that students learn best by having a clear understanding of the subject matter, realistic expectations of desired achievement, and a chance to work through to completion of the assignments. This is often accomplished more easily with one-on-one interaction between an individual and the instructor, than in a classroom setting with many distractions. Tutors have an advantage in being able to deal with one person at a time, which allows the chance to learn more about the student's learning style, weaknesses and strengths, and enabling maximum learning to take place. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, K-12, Vocal and Instrumental, from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. I have worked in the education field for over thirty years, as a classroom instructor, substitute Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Cloquet, MN 55720
In-person lessons
Music:
Ear Training,
General Music,
Music History, Music Theory, Piano,
Sight Singing
English:
Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

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 a bachelor,'s degree in music education, k-12 grades. I specialized in vocal music, which included extensive work in ear training. I am an accomplished musician in part because of my success in this area.

General Music

I have taught general music classes over the course of my many years of teaching. General music concepts were integral parts of the music education studies required for my bachelor degree in music. General music concepts involve basic tenets of music pedagogy, and are considered to be essential to a well-rounded music education.

Piano

I first began music studies with piano lessons in second grade. Over the years I have become an accomplished musician, with an emphasis in accompaniment. I play for two different churches, and teach piano lessons in addition to my duties as a music teacher.

Sight Singing

I am proficient in sight singing, having spent several years participating in various choirs. With a strong music background as a basis, I have excelled in the art of sight singing. I find this skill to be useful as well as challenging at times, when learning new music for performances.

University of Minnesota Duluth,
Music Education

Education

University of Minnesota Duluth, (Music Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Cathleen will travel within 15 miles of Cloquet, MN 55720.