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Amber W.

Schenectady, NY

$45/hour

Music Tutor: Instrumental, Theory, History.

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College of Saint Rose
Music Education

Education

College of Saint Rose (Music Education)

About Amber

My name is Amber, I study at The College of Saint Rose as a Music Education student. I have completed all of my classes to become a music teacher and am now working on my certification. I have tutoring experience with all ages. I can teach all instruments at beginner and intermediate levels, and flute/piccolo at any level. My name is Amber, I study at The College of Saint Rose as a Music Education student. I have completed all of my classes to become a music teacher and am now working on my certification. I have tutoring experience with all ages. I can teach all instruments at beginner and intermediate levels, and flute/piccolo at any level. Read more

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Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Schenectady, NY 12303
In-person lessons
History:
Music History
Sports/Recreation:
Bodybuilding

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.

Cello

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.
While obtaining my degree to teach band and orchestral instruments to grades K-12, I also did an independent study with a professional cello player to gain more expertise in string instruments.
While student teaching in my degree, I also gave private cello lessons to the students who needed it.

Clarinet

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.
I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.

I have taught nearly 22 students over the course of 4 years clarinet and bass clarinet.
I currently have 3 clarinet students I am teaching with varying ages. I have been playing clarinet now for 6 years.

Composition (Music)

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history, and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.
I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.
I was required at Saint Rose to take an orchestration class which was learning to compose your own music, while also transposing in order to create arrangements of pieces.

Flute

I am a third year college student studying music; my primary instrument is flute. I have been playing since I was 8 years old, playing at professional levels.

Update: I am currently a graduate student performing professionally through the capital region as well as teaching

French Horn

I learned French horn in college 6 years ago and am still playing. Learning this instrument and passing a proficiency exam was a requirement for my degree.

When teaching French horn, I work with the student on their lip buzz before they begin the instrument itself. I play at a level 4 of 6 NYSSMA level.

General Music

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.

I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.
I am a New York State Certified Music teacher kindergarten through twelfth grade general music, instrumental, and voice ,as well as teach adults.

Music History

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.

I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.
I am a New York State Certified Music teacher kindergarten through twelfth grade general music, instrumental, and voice ,as well as teach adults.

In addition, I studied music history and pedagogy to perfect my performances of the era.

Music Theory

In order to obtain my degree at The College of Saint Rose for music education, I was required to take 2 full years of Music Theory ranging from basic notation to advanced theory using devices such as the matrix to create and compose, as well.
My music theory skills have been developing for almost 20 years (starting at the age of 4).
I have also taught general music and music theory classes in a school setting, as well as outside tutoring.

Piano

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.
I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.
Included in the general music, I was required to take "Keyboard Harmony" for two years (4 semesters). Prior to college playing, I had been playing piano since I was 4 years old

Saxophone

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.
I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.
Although flute is my primary instrument, Saxophone is my main secondary. I am proficient with the saxophone to a level 4 going by the NYSSMA standards.
I have taught nearly 15 students Soprano, Alto, and Baritone Sax over the course of 2 years.

Trombone

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.

I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.

Trombone is a secondary instrument of mine. I have been playing it since college and passed the proficiency exam of trombone a semi professional level

Trumpet

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.

I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.

I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.

I am a New York State Certified Music teacher kindergarten through twelfth grade general music, instrumental, and voice ,as well as teach adults.

Trumpet is a secondary instrument of mine. I have been playing it since college and passed the proficiency exam of trumpet at a semi professional level

Violin

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.
I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.

Voice (Music)

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY where I studied subjects such as general music and music theory, music history and many other music courses vital to obtaining such degree. My specialty was in instrumental music, specifically flute, but was also trained in voice instruction as well.
I am able to perform at a high level on most band and orchestra instruments including, but not limited to: flute, clarinet, oboe, violin, cello, percussion, and brass instruments.
I began vocal training 16 years ago and performed at NYSSMA level 6. I sing many different styles, but I Love Broadway show tunes! My vocals are one of my primary instruments

College of Saint Rose
Music Education

Education

College of Saint Rose (Music Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Amber will travel within 20 miles of Schenectady, NY 12303.