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Email for music lessons: [email protected]
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Text or Call: 281-624-8130
About the teacher...
Hi! I am Miss Kirstie. I have always loved music and was blessed to be exposed to music from a young age, singing in church choirs and playing in bands and orchestras. I play an ever-growing variety of instruments currently including: piano, clarinet, accordion, violin, recorder, organ, voice, cello, flute, concertina, harmonica, kalimba, mandolin and various percussion instruments. Yes, music is my passion! Besides music, I'm also known by my students as an animal and technology lover.
I have a Masters degree in Music Education from Boston University, a Bachelors degree in Music, a minor in Piano Pedagogy and a certificate in music composition from Valley City State University. I was privileged to have studied under excellent professors and renowned experts in the field of music pedagogy.
My musical studies include: Music Theory, Pedagogical Studies, Aural Skills, Music Appreciation, Music Composition, Ear Training, Sight-Singing, Sight-Reading, Gregorian Chant, Applied Piano Lessons, Applied Violin Lessons, Applied Clarinet Lessons, Music History, Conducting, Ensemble/Concert Band/Orchestra.
I have received awards for performances on clarinet, violin and piano, have played at the Summer Strings Institute hosted by the National Philharmonic Orchestra in Washington D.C. and at Jones Hall as a member of the Gulf Coast Concert Band. I'm also a member of numerous music associations including MTNA, NFMC, TFMC, and TMTA.
I am delighted to be able to share my love of music with students ages 6 and up. I offer traditional one on one lessons online! In addition I offer group classes where students get the camaraderie of learning with others and self-study courses where students can learn at their own pace and on their own schedule! I'm looking forward to meeting you and helping you on your own musical journey!