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Local Music Teachers Complete Training with Prestigious Yamaha Music Education System

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May 1, 2015– Orlando, Fla. –Teachers Amado Bobadilla and Sarah Tellier recently graduated from an intensive Music Education Seminar, conducted by Yamaha Corporation of America’s Music Education Division at its national headquarters in California. Bobadilla and Tellier are now certified to teach Yamaha Music Education System courses at the Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness.

To qualify for training both teachers passed special examinations designed to test their musical skills. Both will attend additional Yamaha Music Education seminars, which will provide further training and will update all certified teachers about new materials and techniques.

We are so proud of our amazing teachers, Amado and Sarah, and the impact they are having our students,” said Dana Brazil, director of Education for the Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness. “Their certification for this exceptional program speaks to the level of excellence and commitment we have here at the School of Arts & Wellness.” 

Bobadilla and Tellier will be teaching the internationally renowned Yamaha Junior Music Course and Young Musicians Course. These programs, recognized for excellent musical content and the ability to instill a life-long love of music, teach children ages 4 through 8 the basic principles of rhythm, melody, harmony, ear-training and other music skills - all through enjoyable group participation.

Yamaha’s Music Education programs, with over 6,000,000 graduates, have been providing quality instruction for over 50 years. In the United States, countless students have enjoyed learning to play music through this method. The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness is the only certified Yamaha School of Music in Central Florida.  

For more information or to register for upcoming classes please contact Jennifer Russo at 407-839-0119 or visit drphillipscenter.org/arts-education.

About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization operating the new state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts For Every Life® by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Florida Hospital School of Arts & Wellness, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion plans include a 1,700-seat Acoustical theater, rehearsal room and commercial development spaces. The Dr. Phillips Center is a public-private collaboration with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the State of Florida and generous donors. For more information please visit drphillipscenter.org.