Anabel de Castro
Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York
Offering In-Home Lessons
Anabel is a pianist/organist and licensed social worker based in New York City. Under the tutelage of her granduncle, the late international concert pianist Reynaldo Reyes, she won several awards for her piano playing and performed at venues such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. While obtaining her bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance, she took up additional studies in pipe organ. She currently serves as the assistant organist at the Church of the Transfiguration.
Ms. de Castro is also a graduate of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She enjoys working in various capacities, including direct service, organizing and policy advocacy. Whether it be teaching music or practicing social work, her approach aims to be supportive and person-centered.
Understand exactly how your student is doing
Record performance data with specialized data sheets
Use included "Progression Paths" to analyze data
Set clear goals to reach
Learn how to adjust your appraoch based on objective data
The Young Method is an ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) based, individualized approach to learning the piano. Depending on how your student scores, they can proceed to different levels of manuals. These levels are refered to as Paths in this series.