Bachelor of Music Education, Cleveland State University (duel major in performance and education). Studied piano with Andrius Kuprevicius and James Savage (Fine Arts founder). Graduate classes in Piano Pedagogy taken for private lessons and group lessons. Additional professional study with area jazz performers. Over twenty-five years of experience as a soloist, band musician, vocalist, songwriter, studio musician and collaborator. Performance experience in nightclubs, churches, private parties, hotels.
Teaching philosophy: Comprehensive study of piano and of complete musicianship with emphasis on the student as a creative individual.
Teaching methods and materials are PERSONALIZED to fit each student’s needs.
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