Rachel Lipson is the founder and CEO.
Rachel started out as a guitarist and songwriter working as a preschool teacher at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn Heights. and organically grew Blue Balloon from the ground up. What began as a one woman music “school” in Rachel’s one room studio apartment, has grown into what Blue Balloon is today: 60+ amazing, talented teachers, teaching over 350 students a week on many different instruments in NYC, The Hamptons and Nashville.
Rachel is an accomplished educator, a prolific songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, has toured in Europe and the UK, and recorded twice at BBC Radio One in London. Rachel lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn with her husband, two small boys and their Border Collie mix, Finn.
EXTREMELY PERSONALIZED SERVICE
Our team of amazing people interact personally with every single parent, working to align the styles of our arsenal of 50+ teachers with the goals you and your child have for your music lesson experience. We call this “musical matchmaking” and pride ourselves on making the best possible teacher/student matches!
Our founder personally hires and vets every single teacher and has set the bar super high, only hiring the most incredible musicians and teachers in NYC and Nashville and matching them with students based on availability and skill set. We want you to love the teacher we send to your home!
* OUR AMAZING TEAM *
Below is a small sampling of our incredible Blue Balloon teaching artists,
who all teach songwriting and specialize in various instruments!