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      About Diane Coffin

      Diane Coffin
      Diane Coffin
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Lewes, DE
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Cello, Viola, Violin

      Get to know Diane Coffin

      Education: Began studying violin at the age of 4 with my great uncle (Armand DiCamillo) 

      who was a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra

                      BS degree in Music Education 1972.  Penn State University

                      MMED degree in Music Education 1977.  Temple University

                      Administrative Certificate in Education - Trenton State University 1984.

      Employment:    School District of Philadelphia.  1972-2009    Title: Instrumental Music Teacher.   

                    1) As an itinerant music teacher I serviced 7 schools on a weekly basis providing 

      lessons to small groups of string students teaching basic technique and string pedagogy 

      for all string instruments. Grades K-8   

                      2) Developed a Suzuki curriculum and implemented the curriculum for 100 Suzuki violin 

      students for the Head Start program.   Ages 3 and 4.

                    3) Served on grant writing and curriculum committees.

                      4) Assisted with coordinating regional festivals which included auditioning and rehearsals.

                      5) Provided workshops for Head Start teacher staff development.


      Settlement Music School - South Philadelphia and Germantown Branches   1974-1979.   

      Title: String teacher    Violin for ages including adults

                      Private studio in my home servicing Wallingford/Springfield/and Rose Tree Media School districts

      Professional Affiliations: Freelance with 2 string quartets - A Touch of Class  and the Shrewsbury Quartet

                                      Member of the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra, Delaware County Symphony, 

      West Chester Chamber Orchestra, Southeastern Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra and Sodelo.

      In retirement as serving as a teacher assistant,  I began a violin program at Mother of Providence 

      Regional Catholic School serving 30 students.

      Diane Coffin teaches at:
      17903 Willie Rd
      Lewes, DE 19958
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