Using music to improve your human experience in the world.
Are you ready to join my studio?
Being my student means transcending the typical experience of taking private music lessons. I pour everything I have into each of my students, giving them the many gifts of music for the rest of their lives. From a young age, music becomes a tool for healthy self-expression, self-confidence, and strength of character.
As a hybrid mix of private lessons and group classes, my students are transformed by becoming more technically skilled on the flute, more confident as performers, and freer as human beings.
“Elizabeth is more than just a flute teacher. She is a great person to reach out to for life advice. She really cared about me as a person and impacted my life in an incredible way. I am grateful to her for her musical as well as personal guidance and encouragement. I recommend her as a teacher to everyone.”
More teachers in the 2021-2022 year to be announced soon.
“I could never imagine my flute journey with anyone but Elizabeth. She makes learning fun, challenging, and incredibly enjoyable. Her patience is incredible. While she is light-years (and beyond) ahead of me in music, she is so encouraging and thoughtful. No judgment, no awkwardness. I love to listen to her explain music. She has the ability to break it down to the most simple form. Her credentials speak for themselves. I must say playing my flute brings me great joy every day and I have Elizabeth to thank.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much does it cost to be part of your studio?
A: The cost varies depending on when you join my program. I am able to offer some need-based scholarship support.
Q: How competitive is it to get into the academy?
A: While I have a limited number of private lesson spots, the group program is open for more. I will determine if you are the right fit for the studio based on our free discovery lesson.
Q: I am older than the typical student player. Is this still something I can be part of?
A: Yes! The program is for players of all ages.
Q: What does each group class involve?
A: Each class involves a certain topic on technique or performance. Everyone will get to play throughout the year. Since each group class is online, you will also frequently be up and moving around to connect with your body as you improve as a flutist.
Q: I’ve done so much online learning recently. How can I avoid “Zoom fatigue” while being part of this?
A: Believe me, I understand. The group element happens just once a month for 90 minutes, so you will not get oversaturated with screen time. In fact, the online aspect is actually the major advantage of the program. It eliminates limitations of location, particularly travel time. It also allows you to work with prestigious teachers from all over the world.
Q: What if I just want to take private lessons with you instead of participating in this academy?
A: I am still offering private lessons too. However, my openings are more limited now than before, so I may put you on a waitlist. Contact me to discuss.
Q: My question wasn’t listed here. Can I contact you?
A: Yes, let’s connect. Contact me here.
“Liz combines tremendous technical insight with a genuinely warm and welcome environment in which people in a wide ranges of ages and experience can participate without encountering barriers they might have in other settings.”
“I went into my first lesson feeling very nervous and not knowing what to expect, but Elizabeth’s friendliness put me at ease right away. At the time, I was preparing for my second Junior Central District audition. Thanks to Elizabeth’s help, my score significantly improved from my first audition when I was self-taught. What I appreciate about Elizabeth’s teaching style is that she struck the balance between creating a comforting atmosphere while challenging me to bring out the best of my musical abilities. I will forever appreciate what Elizabeth did for me as my first private flute instructor. I would absolutely recommend Elizabeth to any flute student.”
“We’ve just finished our first year of lessons and it’s amazing to see the progress our daughter has made in such a short time. Elizabeth has a wonderful ability to meet her students where they’re at and build their confidence. What started as a way to keep our daughter from getting rusty over the summer break has exceeded our expectations and become a perfect year-round complement to her school flute lessons.”-Andy Given, parent