Lily of the Valley Music Studio
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Catherine has been wonderful to work with and my son loves his music lessons! He looks forward to his weekly sessions with her and has found her coaching to be very helpful with improving his voice.Jul 11, 2017Verified
Piano Lessons (for adults)
Patient above all else. Really attempts to find what type of music you love and adapts to that style. Such a great teacher, and the most reasonable price we found.Nov 26, 2016Verified
Singing Lessons (for children or teenagers)
I found Catherine in search for someone to help me with Colorado All-State Choir auditions as well as my college auditions to major in Musical Theatre. I've worked with her throughout the school year, and am still a student, and I couldn't be more thankful. She puts things in terms that work for each individual and is incredibly personable. I not only made the All-State choir, but also will be attending my top choice school in New York City. I love working with her, and would definitely recommend her as a teacher, no matter what level one walks in at.Jun 14, 2016Verified
I have never learned to read music and even believed I couldn't. however, Catherine has been able to teach me at my pace. I am amazed. She is very patient and encouraging. She is flexible to learn what worked best for me and modify her teaching to meet my specific needs. I am enjoying learning piano and it is very rewarding. I look forward to our continued partnership.Apr 18, 2015Verified
My kids just started lessons with Catherine. So far we really like her. She is great with my girls and I think that they will learn lots under her. She seems to have a good system for teaching children about music and theory.May 25, 2015Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?A block of four lessons is $200.00, payable on the fourth lesson of each block. A block of four half hour lessons for children is $120.00 per month. A block of four forty five minute lessons is $160 per block.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I usually explain my policies and address any questions. Then, the student is the focus as I find out his / her previous experience and musical and personal goals. Vocal students do warm-ups and sing for me so they can relax and settle in as I listen. Piano students with prior experience may play so I can listen and watch for technique and prior knowledge. Guitar students start with learning basic techniques for acoustic guitar and skills to read chords and written music. No matter what the level of the student, I strive to serve with the very best of my abilities.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I hold a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University in voice and music education and over 60 hours in graduate work. My teaching experience includes teaching Elementary, Middle School, High school level and adults. My choral directing experience includes assisting in the creation of the Colorado Children's Chorale as it's first Assistant Director under Duane Wolfe. In addition I have studied singing under Dr. Scott Martin from the Julliard School in New York and continue to grow under his mentorship as a vocal coach. I also have studied jazz piano and theory for eight years. I also have taught theatre, and dance. I currently am continuing my work on guitar and songwriting. Studying Songwriting led me to Estes Park for five summers, working with published songwriters in order to perfect my craft. I really enjoy all the performing arts.