Keyboard, Organ, Piano, Music
Where are Lessons Offered
In Teacher Studio
In Student Home
Julie Briggs Piano Studio (JBPS) offers a positive approach to learning piano or keyboard skills in both private or group settings. Located in Lexington, Massachusettes, JBPS offers a teaching approach catering to the needs and interests of individuals of all ages, from beginning to advanced skill levels. Julie Briggs is highly experienced with over 30 years of teaching experience. She offers 30-60 minute weekly or bi-weekly private lessons as well as on-line piano lessons. Julie's studio is convenient to the Lexington, Belmont, Winchester, Bedford, Lincoln, Woburn, Waltham, Arlington, and Burlington areas.
My Musical Education Background
Julie Briggs studied classical and modern music with the renowned Doctor Donald Isaak and Eugene Pridonoff at Arizona State University. She participated in multiple Solo and Ensemble Festivals in various locations. She was also a part of the Phoenix Symphony Guild Young Musicians Competition for three years, receiving superior ratings and excellent adjudications and competed in three Concerto Contests at ASU. Twice she was the recipient of a Mesa, Arizona Music Guild Scholarship and was awarded a place in the Northern Arizona University music honors recital. Julie continues to employ her piano skills through her experiences in accompanying for various groups and musicians.
Genres and Subjects Taught
Besides giving private and group lessons to children and adults of all ages, Julie Briggs has planned and conducted piano recitals, developed and directed sight reading classes, and taught children's musical theater groups. Julie has also enjoyed teaching for several recreation departments, day cares and Montessory schools, as well as a private boy's school and an assisted living facility. She has also taught students with multiple disabilities and special needs. At Julie Briggs Piano Studio students are taught note reading, rhythm, and theory. As the basic skills are mastered, students are offered a wide range of musical options including classical, jazz, popular, and new age. Ask about online piano lessons, a way students are able to take lessons from the comfort of their own home.
Lesson fees - $100 per month or $25 per lesson
Ages / Skill Levels Taught
Julie Briggs teaches all ages. She has taught students from three to ninety-nine years of age. Please ask about online lessons and take lessons in the comfort of your own home.
My Certifications and Awards
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My Musical Influences
At a young age, Julie was exposed to a variety of music by her parents and siblings, at home, school, community concerts, and church. She soon became involved and grew to love practicing and performing the great works of many classical and modern composers. Beethoven and Liszt are two favorites. She felt as a child that she wanted to be a music teacher.
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