An experienced classical piano instructor (20 plus years), Ms. Cohen teaches private lessons in her Boston area home piano studio or at your residence in Newton, Wellesley, Weston, Wayland, and Waltham. Students of all ages are welcome: both adults and children.
“Susan, Under your guidance, Sophie-Anna has developed a love and appreciation for piano playing, which I believe will only strengthen as time goes by. For this I am truly indebted to you and sincerely Thank You.” — M. P., Ireland
“Susan, We so appreciate the work you’ve done with Sawyer — he really enjoys piano and music and that it’s in no small part due to you and your teaching. We thank you and wish you a wonderful summer! ” — D.M., Weston
My adults bring a great deal of enthusiasm and dedication to their lessons, and perhaps a few fears. I do my best to create a positive environment and encourage a diverse selection of your favorite music.
In Dalcroze Eurhythmics, music is a full-body experience. It helps the student to physically experience the rhythms and movements of music so that they are not just intellectually understood. Eurhythmics uses the body as an interpreter for musical rhythm.
I had the privilege to study as with Hungarian-born pianist who combined distinguished careers in both teaching and performing since his arrival in America. Born in 1912 in Sátoraljaújhely, Hungary, ...
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"Music study is a child's most important extra-curricular activity because it will help him in many areas of life. Piano training builds physical skills, develops mental focus, and uplifts the spirit at the same time ... "
A student approaches the lessons and practice in a way that either fosters its success, or not. There are no shortcuts. You simply cannot compare a student who practices five minutes a day with another who practices an hour a day.
Piano study is an ongoing process. My training includes courses in Dalcroze Eurhythmics, the Suzuki method, as well as various master classes and workshops. To learn more, click Biography.
In Dalcroze’s system, music is a full-body experience, and all rhythms and movements of music can be physically experienced, and not just intellectually understood. Eurhythmics uses the body as the interpreter of musical rhythm.
Muscles were made for movement, and rhythm is movement. It is impossible to conceive a rhythm without thinking of a body in motion. –Emile Jacques-Dalcroze