Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. I function as a music educator teaching piano, violin, viola & cello. I am also hired as a contractor by various schools to assist the music programs and offer advice to help them ensure an efficient music program.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Does the teacher have a degree in music? What is your teaching approach?
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Bianca Herbert is the owner of Colorado Music Lessons and is an in demand performer, adjudicator and clinician for top music festivals, music educational festivals and concert series around the U.S. She is currently a member of the Aurora Music Teachers Association, the Colorado State Music Teachers Association, the Music Teachers National Association & the Denver Musicians Association. She has been teaching piano, violin, viola, cello and voice for over 15 years. She attended the University of Northern Colorado for a BA in Music studying piano, strings & voice. While at UNC, she was an integral part of the Orchestral, Opera, Musical Theatre, Theater & Jazz Programs where she was also awarded various Downbeat Magazine Awards.
Bianca, along with her husband Joe, formed a professional music group called Groove Society. The group has appeared at major international festivals across the Mainland U.S., Hawaii, and Canada. Groove Society has shared the billing with or opened for top artists including Bonnie Raitt, Herbie Hancock, Bobby McFerrin, The Neville Brothers, Paquito DíRivera, Freddy Cole, Patty Austin, The Rippingtons, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Styx, and many more.
She was also the Entertainment Manager at one of Coloradoís most popular tourist attractions. She produced & directed several musical revues and performed in over 700 shows involving an eclectic range of music from the 20th century including the roaring 20's, 40ís big band, classic rock, R&B, and rock & roll. Bianca was also involved in a promotional for a sister station for NBC and has done commercial and studio work for select companies around Colorado including the WB network and Comcast Digital cable.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Working with a diverse group of people and seeing them light up when they see what music brings to their lives!
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Where am I located? How long are lessons? How frequent are lessons? What is the cost of the lessons? What is your payment policy?
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. That music is a passion that drives and motivates an individual to create and communicate beautiful music!