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
The high-touch Blue Balloon team interacts personally with every single parent, working to align the styles of our arsenal of 60+ 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 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 OUR 60+ TEACHING ARTISTS *