Learning to play the piano can be a very enjoyable hobby. The benefits of learning to play a musical instrument cannot be overstated! The piano is a common instrument for beginning musicians, and many students choose piano to broaden their education as well as their physical and mental performance capacities. Piano is fun to learn, and with dedication and practice, most students can play several simple songs within a month or two.
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Pianist Sabrina Gruber is a graduate of Florida State University, where she received her Bachelor of Music degree specializing in Music Therapy. She completed her clinical music therapy internship at Hope Hospice, where she worked with children and adults with life threatening illnesses. Sabrina enjoys teaching introductory through early-advanced level pianists. Her passion for instructing piano students with special needs has led to experience with Autism, vision impairments, and down syndrome. In addition, she recently received a grant to work with VSA (Very Special Arts) to visit low-income schools and provide music classes for grades
K-12 students with special needs. A current board member of the Southwest Florida Music Foundation, she is also a member of the Florida Music Teachers and National Music Teachers Associations. Her principal piano teachers include Leonard Mastrogiacomo and Heidi Louise Williams.
Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Harp, and Piano Instructor
Rochelle Mabrich is a native of Boston, MA. She graduated with a BM in Music Education from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY and has also studied Viola Performance at the Eastman School of Music with George Taylor. She has performed with the Eastman Philharmonia and Symphony Orchestras, New York State Ballet, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Orchestra, and the Boston Youth Symphony. She has been teaching private and group lessons since 2011. Currently, she is the Director of Orchestras and Keyboard at North Fort Myers High School and is passionate about helping her students discover their personal enjoyment of music and life-long learning. Rochelle offers lessons for violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, and piano.