Rachel Lipson | Founder & 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: a network of 60+ amazing and talented independent teachers, teaching over 400 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
The high-touch Blue Balloon team interacts personally with every single parent, working to align the styles of our network of 60+ talented teachers with the goals you and your child have for your music lesson experience.
Teachers in our network of independent instructors include the most creative musicians and teachers in NYC and Nashville. Our goal is for you to absolutely love your teacher!
* The Blue Balloon Team *
* A small sampling of the 60+ unique teaching artists in our network *
(In their own words!)