Beginner to advanced levels
Learn technique, expressiveness, repertoire, & music theory
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Theresa's approach is
to engage with the unique perspectives of her students,
while offering key insights & tools for their growth.
"Theresa was AMAZING! She was very respectful and knowledgeable. I appreciated all of her feedback... I wish I had more time to pick her brain!"
~ Undergraduate student at the Global Communication Center, Carnegie Mellon University
Strengthen college essays, cover letters, creative writing, & more
Learn strategies for clear & effective writing
Online appointments available
As a flute teacher, Theresa draws from her studies with renowned flutist & pedagogue Alberto Almarza, as well as masterclasses & lessons with Lorna McGhee, Marianne Gedigian, Nina Assimakopoulos, Claudio Barile, Jasmine Choi, Brook Ferguson, Angela Jones-Reus, Jonathan Keeble, Thomas Robertello, Jeanne Baxtresser, Patricia Dadalt, Cecilia Ulloque, & Marcela Bianchi, among other internationally-acclaimed flutists.
As a writing tutor, Theresa has worked one-on-one with hundreds of students — from high school to undergraduate to PhD levels — in all fields of study, for college courses, job applications, publications, etc.
Photo by Greg Sciulli. South Ave United Methodist Church, Wilkinsburgh. 2018.
creative expression &
When we create, whose stories are we telling?
What are our own stories?
How do we create work that tells the stories we believe in?
To navigate these questions, I offer a virtual workshop open to people of all ages & backgrounds. Please contact me if interested.
"It helped me realize the connection between music & stories"
~ Workshop participant at Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra
"Theresa was engaging, personable, prepared, thoughtful,
and got the kids involved & speaking"
~ LINDSEY NOVA, executive director of Three Rivers Young Peoples Orchestra