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    Jacqueline FornariOffering private lessons in
    Macomb, Michigan
    About MeContact Me
    Musical Philosophy -
    My teaching philosophy centers around musicality and accurate interpretation of all styles, smooth and fluid technique, beautiful tone with many color variations as well as a good sense of intonation. I always like to choose music that suits the needs of the student. Understanding all styles and techniques is important and all will be explored through solos, etudes, scales, sightreading and a bit of music theory. There is no one way to teach and I can help you achieve your goals and be the best flutist you can, by creating an approach that works for each individual student. I can teach you how to practice in the most efficient way and help you prepare for auditions so you have the confidence to perform well under pressure. I am always available for extra coaching before a performance or audition.

    Biographical information-
    Teachers - Clement Barone and Ervin Monroe - DSO, Jacqueline Hofto - Interlochen Arts Academy, Britton Johnson - Peabody Conservatory and Baltimore Symphony, Timothy Day - Baltimore Symphony, Robert Cole - University of Wisconsin - Madison, Beatrice Chauncey - East Carolina University, David Buck - DSO. I graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy and attended the Peabody Conservator and the University of Wisconsin, where I earned a Bachelor of Music- Flute Performance degree and attended East Carolina University for graduate school for my Master of Music - Flute Performance degree.

    Student accomplishments -
    I believe that a teacher is only as good as her students. Here are some of my student's accomplishments:
    Consistent 1 division ratings at Solo & Ensemble
    First chair in school ensembles
    Member of Oakland Youth Orchestras, principal chair
    Member of Detroit Symphony Civic Youth Ensembles
    Chosen as outstanding soloist and ensemble at State Solo & Ensemble
    Chosen for Michigan Youth Arts - awarded principal chair
    College Music Scholarships
    John Philip Sousa Award from HS band
    HS Instrumental Music Department Student of the Year

    Rates and Availability -
    I teach lessons in my studio at my home.
    Rates - $55/hour $30/half hour
    Package options are also available, as well as group lessons