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Miss Deborah’s Credentials

Baccalaureate in Music for Piano Performance, Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

30 Years of Teaching Experience Private Piano Studio featuring:

  • Steinway Grand Piano
  • Performance Venue Seating 65
  • Opportunities for ensembles with other instrumentalists

Several Years of Experience Playing and Conducting for Various Churches

  • Church Pianist
  • Church Choir Accompanist
  • Church Choir Director

Active Member of the Following Organizations

Being a Member of These Organizations Opens Several Opportunities for You:

  • The National Guild of Piano Teachers allows Miss Deborah to enter her students into the National Piano Playing Auditions each spring. Miss Deborah assesses the levels of her students – Elementary A – F, Intermediate A – F, or Advanced A – D – and plans curricula. She also helps pupils prepare a multi-piece program for a judge each spring. The judge independently assesses progress and playing abilities against established criteria at the national level and provides a certificate with a report card.
  • The Maryland State Music Teachers Association allows Miss Deborah to enter her students into state competitions for all ages and levels. The Spring Festival of competitions for piano solos and ensembles are just two of many competitions open to her students. MSMTA also offers Theory and Keyboard Musicianship Programs.
  • The Greater Columbia Music Teachers Association offers local networking and other exciting performance opportunities for both teachers and students.