Teacher of Band and Strings
Gwenyth Epstein is proud to be a music teacher. Her roots come from the
Hudson Valley of NY, a world of rich and diverse musical history. Gwenyth graduated
from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, studying saxophone and completed a dual
degree program in Music and Education. Gwenyth is a founding tutor for the Encore!
Sistema program in Montreal where she taught orchestral instruments and fostered
community amongst the students. Completing graduate studies at Teachers College,
Columbia University, Gwenyth worked as a general music and orchestra teacher.
Maintaining student interest and finding creative ways to inspire students, Gwenyth
aims to use culturally relevant pedagogy to inspire her students and center learning on
their musical interests. During lessons, Gwenyth designs her lessons to promote
creativity while providing the necessary skills and foundation to find success on the
student’s chosen instrument and study of music.