Ms. Hoffman

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Music Teacher

Ms. Danielle Hoffman was born in Maryland and started music early by banging on her grandparent's piano.  She began formal piano lessons at age 6 and clarinet lessons at age 12.  She has obtained a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Florida, and a Master of Music in Clarinet Performance from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.  With almost 14 years of teaching private lessons, she also has experience with K-8 general music, choir, band, and orchestra.  Ms. Hoffman holds current teaching certifications for PK or K-12 Music from Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Maryland and previously held a K-12 Music certification from Florida.  She is a member of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA) and attends workshops with the Rocky Mountain Orff Chapter.  For more information, please see her website.


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Practicing

Ms. Hoffman will spend time in every lesson discussing positive practice techniques to avoid frustration and injury.  There is a method to the madness!  Practice makes progress, NOT perfect. 

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Specializations

While Ms. Hoffman teaches a variety of instruments to all ages and levels of students, she specializes in beginning students and preparing students for special events such as auditions and competitions.