Significant teachers and mentors:
Mr. Friedlander has been trained in the Suzuki methods with Dr. Tanya Carey, Pam Devenport, Rick Mooney and Gilda Barston. He has also participated in enrichment classes in “Early Child Development” with Ed Sprunger, “Teaching Group Classes” with Carey Beth Hockett, Ed Sprunger and Terry Durbin, “Music Mind Games” with Elizabeth Cunha and cello pedagogy with Irene Sharp. Mr. Friedlander has studied improvisation Eugene Friesen from the Berkely College of Music in Boston and Stephan Braun from Berlin. His primary teachers have included Anthony Elliott, Stephen Geber, Tanya Carey and David Premo. He has also studied with Richard Aaron and Hans Jensen and performed in masterclasses for Janos Starker and Bernard Greenhouse.
Teaching philosophy and areas of expertise:
Helping people learn through a positive environment.
Expertise in classical, jazz, rock and alternative styles.
Professional affiliations & activities:
Mr. Friedlander has taught at workshops and festivals throughout the country and has performed throughout the United States, Japan and Italy.
Interests outside of music:
Favorite composer or piece to play:
J.S.Bach or any of a number of pieces I am currently playing