Sharon Levin has been teaching flute for over 25 years. Lessons are customized to each student. Several of her students have won placement with the Connecticut Western Regional and All State Programs, Norwalk Youth Symphony, Greater Bridgeport Youth Symphony, and the Young Artists Philharmonic. She is the Flute Choir Conductor of the Young Artists Philharmonic Flute Choir in Old Greenwich. Sharon holds a Master of Music Degree from Manhattan School of Music in Flute Performance, A Certificate of Chamber Music from the Ecole Normale de Musique, Paris, France and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY. Areas of instruction covered in the flute lessons are posture, tone, hand position, rhythm, note/music reading, fingerings, technique, scales, solos, duets, and any band or ensemble music that the students might want to work on from their other programs.
Sharon has performed in Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, France, Switzerland, Germany, Israel and the U.S.A. She appeared seven times at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, N.Y. performing solo and chamber music. She was the principal flutist with The New Jersey Pops Symphony Orchestra for fourteen years and has performed on National Television in Brazil, Ecuador and Costa Rica.
Ms. Levin has given Flute Master Classes at Flute Festivals in Costa Rica and Ecuador and translated for Flute Master Classes from English to Spanish for other Festival Flute teachers in Costa Rica. She speaks Spanish, French and Italian and considers herself an ongoing student in all three languages.
Her current projects are to expand enrollments into the Flute Choir in Old Greenwich and start up a Flute Choir in the Westport area.
Her musical interests are in the flute performance repertoire, Flute Choir Repertoire, Brazilian Chorinho Music, Ecuadorian Mestizo Music, Mexican Ballads and listening to Polyphony from 1300-1600s and Gregorian chant.
All ages and levels welcome.