Hi - my name is Sharon, and I am very interested in being your music tutor. I have been playing piano for more than 40 years, beginning lessons as a young child, and continuing in private classical training at Virginia Commonwealth University. For most of my career, I have worked full time in healthcare and mental health settings, and am now in a position to pursue music as my career. I have worked as a volunteer and professional musician in the Richmond area since the early 1980s. I have... [more]
I have a Master Certificate in Theory, Harmony and Ear Training from the Berklee College of Music. I took a specific class related to ear training which involved extensive learning of solfege to aid in that process. I worked extensively using ear training with my voice as well as the keyboard.
I have a Master Certificate in Theory, Harmony, and Ear Training from Berklee College of Music, 2014. I have private instruction in piano at Virginia Commonwealth University and am a pianist with the Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra. I have also been a pianist/Keyboard/Organ at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Richmond, VA for 8 years.
I have a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and have spent a career of almost 30 years working with families who have children with a variety of issues/disabilities, including ADHD. I have tutored children who have ADHD in academic subjects and understand the needed structure to help them focus and succeed.