I began teaching privately as a high school junior in 1989. My students have included beginners, middle school, high school, and college students as well as a few adults. I'm currently a faculty member at Concordia University.
For seven years on faculty at DePaul University, I taught music education majors how to play the bassoon and how to teach it to others. That experience helped me define this...
My Teaching Philosophy:
Show students how to find the answers and solve problems themselves. It is important to not only guide students to the answers but to ensure they comprehend the process with which they are attained. Teaching students how to teach themselves will make their own practicing more productive and efficient.