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Lessons offered by Brittany
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Piano
  • Musical keyboard
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Graduate Student

Music Therapy graduate student offering piano lessons in Boston with 13 years experience

Methodology

I am currently working towards my master's degree in music therapy and am a professional singer-songwriter. I am a Berklee College of Music alumna, and I have been playing piano for 13 years. I am excited to share my knowledge with children, adolescents, and adults who are looking to learn how to read music, understand music theory, and play their favorite songs!

Background

I have been teaching for several years and am looking to gain a few more students. I have a classical approach, placing a strong emphasis on reading music and learning music theory. My schedule is flexible. I look forward to working with you!

Rates

Transportation Fee : $5
Rate for online lessons : $30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $130
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $270

Details

Please provide 24-hour notice for cancellations. There will be a $15 fee for any missed lessons without 24-hour notice.

Lessons offered by Brittany
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Music Reading
  • Piano
  • Musical keyboard
Levels
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Proficient
  • For children
  • 1st year
  • 2nd year
  • 3rd year
  • 4th year
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Graduate Student

Brittany's resume

SKILLS

Strong verbal communication/writing skills, excellent Spanish reading/writing skills, a clear commitment to teamwork
and workplace excellence. Proficient in piano with a concrete background in music theory and pedagogy, improvisation,
transposition, arranging, guitar, vocals, performance, recording technology, and production. Fluent with various music
specific programs created for recording, transcribing, and transposing compositions: (Mac: GarageBand, Musescore,
Finale, iMovie).

EDUCATION

Lesley University – Cambridge, MA (August 2017-Present)
Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Music Therapy (GPA 3.800)

Merrimack College – North Andover, MA (2013-2016)
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish and Human Development; Minor in Education (GPA 3.911)
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Presidential Scholar
Honors Program member
Semester Abroad: Universidad de Deusto - Bilbao, Spain (Spring 2015)
Field Training: Spanish Teacher Assistant grades 9-12, Elementary Teacher Assistant grades 3-4

Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA (2012-2013)
Intended Degrees: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Songwriting; Associate’s Degree in Piano Performance (GPA 3.831)
Piano Principle; pianist in pop ensemble; recording artist

HUMAN SERVICES EXPERIENCE

Music Therapy Graduate Intern at D’Youville Senior Care, Lowell, MA: 10/17-Present
Devise individualized treatment plans for residents with dementia and physical disabilities
Experience implementing Neurologic Music Therapy interventions
Collaborate with supervisors and staff in the evaluation of patient progress
Lead group music therapy sessions for residents using both piano and guitar, as well as 1:1 sessions
Experience with hospice care, stroke, and palliative care

Volunteer at Boston Children’s Hospital: MyMusic Rx Program – Boston, MA (2016-2017)
Weekly visits to neurology and cardiology departments
Experience with epilepsy, developmental disabilities and respiratory diseases
Played music for children and their families, large groups/individual sessions, age 3 months-30 years old
Provided instruments for children to play along - hand drums, egg shakers, keyboard, guitar, ukulele, etc.
Program emphasized patient-preferred music in order to enhance their experience
Experienced with all necessary hospital procedures and precautions

Volunteer performer/singer (2010-2017)
• Flint Memorial Library: Provided holiday entertainment to children with developmental disabilities
• Reid Sacco AYA Cancer Alliance’s Annual Bike-a-thon: performed the alliance’s theme song
• American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life (Merrimack College): played pop covers throughout the night
• Merrimack College’s SCHOLA Church Choir: alto singer, two-year commitment, weekly Sunday evening mass

OTHER RELEVANT INVOLVEMENT

Private piano instruction at the Studio of Christine Chase (6 years): Classically trained
Vice President of Merrimack College’s Acapella group: Led group exercises, taught arrangements, promoted shows
Singer/Songwriter: Written and recorded over 20 songs, copyrighted by the United States Copyright Office
Member of Active Minds Club: Helped educate campuses about mental health and eliminate stigma
Member of Berklee for the Cure: Held musical fundraising events to raise money for cancer research
Dance instruction/performance (13 years): Competition team member; tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, ballet, pointe, modern

EMPLOYMENT

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Digital Assitant (On-campus Federal Work Study), Marketing Communications: 09/17 - Present
• Assist members of the marketing department on digital related projects
• Make edits to lesley.edu web page using a content management system
• Assist with social media campaigns (writing posts, scheduling posts, creating graphics)
• Administrative duties as needed

Seraphina James Acoustic Duo, Boston, MA
Booking Agent, Social Media Specialist and Performer: 05/17 – Present
• Point of contact for all booking communications
• Maintain relationships with external contacts including venues, fans, etc.
• Promote upcoming shows and music updates on all social media platforms
• Pianist/vocalist, songwriter

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member of the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)
Member of the Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance (MMTA)
Attended New England Regional American Music Therapy Association (NERAMTAS) Conference, Passages 2017
Member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
Member of Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education (KDP)

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Spanish: Proficient in reading and writing; intermediate speaking skills


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