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About Ellen Plattman

Ellen Plattman
Ellen Plattman
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: Manalapan, NJ
Speaks: English
Instructs: Piano, Violin
Education: B.A. in Music
Performance Experience: Monmouth Symphony Orchestra, RiverSide Orchestra
Teaching Experience: 8 years
Teaching Philosophy: a) To provide students a new perspective on life-skills such as responsibility, dedication, patience, determination, confidence, and discipline. b) To help students develop cognitive awareness, memory, auditory reception, motor skills, and critical thinking. c) To enrich a friendly and encouraging environment. d) To encourage enjoyment in the pursuit of furthering the student’s musical abilities through piano and violin study. e) To help students express themselves through music

Get to know Ellen Plattman

Ellen Plattman has been playing piano since she was 5 years old and violin since she was 8 years old. Ellen has immersed herself in playing numerous types of music throughout her musical career including but not limited to: Classical, Jazz, Pop, and Bluegrass. Ellen has a  B.A. in Music from The College of New Jersey where she studied with Rutao Mao. Ellen has also studied with Lenuta Ciulei at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Ellen has performed at Avery Fisher Hall on violin as the Concermaster of NJSYO twice and piano at Carnegie Hall as an Olympic Challenge Finalist at the age of 14. Ellen has played with the Monmouth Symphony Orchestra and she currently plays with The Rivseride Orchestra in New York City. Ellen has spent the last 8 years dedicating her time to teaching kids and adults both violin and piano. She has experience teaching at all skill levels. Ellen's teaching philosophy is to provide students with a friendly and encouraging environment while helping students gain valuable skills for expressing themselves through music. What makes Ellen unique is she incorporates in her lessons education on how to practice in an effective way outside of the lesson classroom since this is something that can be challenging for students at all levels.  
Ellen Plattman teaches at:
100 US Highway 9 Suite 2
Manalapan, NJ 07726
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