Eileen Coyne currently studies with Gabriel Radford at the Royal Conservatory of Music working towards completion of an Artist’s Diploma. For her undergraduate degree, she studied with James Sommerville, Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, for four years at the New England Conservatory. She returned to NEC to study with Richard Sebring, the Associate Principal Horn of the BSO. In the summers of 2015 and 2016, she was a Tanglewood Music Center fellow.
Eileen is passionate about music education. As a part of her master’s degree, she was awarded a concentration in music education. She completed a two year long internship with her father at her former high school. This past summer, she went to El Slavador with the nonprofit organization, Musaid, for a two week teaching workshop with El Sistema students.
Get to know Eileen…Beyond the Bio!
Hobbies: Kickboxing, Running, Yoga
Musical Influences: James Sommerville, Gus Sebring, Dennis Brain, Stefan Dohr
Favourite Food: Steak
Least Favourite Food: Blue Cheese
Favourite music: Classical
Favourite movie: LOTR trilogy
Favourite movie music: Anything John Williams has written
Best quote from your teacher: Don’t think- concentrate.
Favourite quote: “Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” – Mia Hamm
Favourite book: The Mind Gym
Best thing about teaching at ABC: The students!