Dr. Friedman teaches Violin lessons in a variety of styles including classical, bluegrass, Irish fiddling, and electric violin!
Learn piano in the convenience of your own home - either in person (in Central Florida) or online!
A "violin petting zoo" after a Missouri Symphony Orchestra family educational concert!
Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Conducting, and college Music Theory Lessons available
For a musician, asking "Why music?" is like asking, "Why breathe?" It is part of our identity, our life, and our reason for living! Perhaps the better question is: Why is music important for those who we teach or hope to teach? I believe that music fills a hole in the human experience and can create peace, both personally and socially. Learning to play music together helps students better understand each other on a deeper level and express themselves in a unique way.
Rachel is available to teach and conduct:
All-State / All-County Orchestras
Solo & Ensemble Festivals
Summer Music Festivals
Violin, Viola, and Conducting Lessons
Middle & High School Orchestras
Are you looking for ways to help your students practice the “tricky spots” at home?
Would you like video resources for your students - made by a professional string player - that are free and easy-to-find online?
Meet your students where they are - ONLINE! For free. On youtube.
Available for your use in the classroom and anywhere there is internet.
Free videos are available to you and your students on youtube! A selection of favorite educational pieces have been chosen in order to help you find and teach some of the best music out there! Videos include slow, medium, and up-to-tempo video recordings to help your student practice effectively at his or her level.
STUDENT RECORDING PROJECTS
At the end of every year, I create recording projects with my young students. They are unique and creative for each student. I teach them how to use Garageband and then record them using looping and layers of tracks. Their final product is a CD - complete with a jewel case they design - that they can give to friends and family for holiday gifts!