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

Mary Ellen’s personality, style of teaching, and genuine love of music allowed me to really relax playing an instrument. Her recitals became a place to showcase how my abilities had improved and gave me the confidence to not only play for my own personal enjoyment but to join a large concert band and play for hundreds of people.
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Brian Harris
Lessons Nurture Self-Expression

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!

The most valuable thing about having Mary Ellen as my teacher is that she is my friend as well as my teacher. ~ Marcus Matsumura
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Marcus Matsumura
It’s cool to learn music!