Meg is always professional, and is very patient and encouraging. She has a proven track record with both youth and adult students at all levels from new-to-music to advanced. She provides support and encouragement not just during the lesson but outside it as well through email.
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Davis Einolf
The perfect teacher!

I’d recommend any sax student to work with you. You show particular aptitude for working with middle school musicians. We are very happy with the lessons Ally has had with Mary Ellen. Ally always comes home eager to tackle an issue that was discussed in the lesson. – Tom Shuell
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Ally Shuell
Lessons bring understanding and eagerness

Whenever you teach me a new rhythm or a new note you do it in a way that makes me remember it and learn how to use it. Clarinet lessons with Mary Ellen are fun, helpful and tough. ~ Jackson Weinberg
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Jackson, 7th grade clarinetist
The Confidence To Play!

We had some friends over for breakfast one morning and our son Alan gave a lovely performance of Old King Wenceslas, Ode to Joy, and Old MacDonald. They were impressed that Alan has only been playing for a few months.
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Alan Patterson
On your mark, get set, go!

If you have a son or daughter that is curious or motivated [about sax or clarinet] or even in a rut looking for new challenges, ideas, and practice methods, give [lessons with Mary Ellen] a shot! If you’re clear about your goals, Mary Ellen always responds and is flexible with her teaching techniques.
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Zea tenor sax student
Give it a shot!

Caiden’s dad, Brian: “Mary Ellen is a great saxophone teacher. She is enthusiastic, patient, and listens to her pupils questions thoughtfully. It was her excellent website chock-full of raving testimonials that made us decide to sign up for lessons for our son, Caiden.”
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Alto sax student, Caiden
Enthusiastic and Patient