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Shirley G.

Hendersonville, NC

$45/hour

Pianist Extraordinaire

In-person lessons

$45/Hour


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Brooklyn College
Music
Manhattan School of Music
Master's

Education

Brooklyn College (Music)

Manhattan School of Music (Master's)

About Shirley

I am a former New York City Board of Education high school music teacher (pianist.) I am an avid chamber music player and New York City native who recently relocated to Hendersonville, NC. A graduate of Brooklyn College, I was the first-time recipient of the prestigious Charles Ives Award for Excellence in Musical Performance, and studied graduate level piano accompaniment at he Manhattan School of Music. I have assisted at the Metropolitan Opera House studios and have performed regularly in New York, as well as Europe and Israel. I was founder and co-founder of several chamber music ensembles, including "The Soiree Sisters, The Urban Stress Trio and co-founder and Musical Director of Handel With Care. Have also taught piano (all levels) at the Brooklyn Boro Park YMHA/YWHA for several years. Am currently a member in good standing of several music groups in Western North Carolina (AAPF and Parlor Players) and I perform regularly (as soloist and accompanist) at various venues (i.e. public libraries, Senior Citizens Residences, Master Works Theatre, in Hendersonville, et alia. I have been teaching piano privately (all levels) for over 40 years. I am a former New York City Board of Education high school music teacher (pianist.) I am an avid chamber music player and New York City native who recently relocated to Hendersonville, NC. A graduate of Brooklyn College, I was the first-time recipient of the prestigious Charles Ives Award for Excellence in Musical Performance, and studied graduate Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Hendersonville, NC 28792
In-person lessons
Music:
General Music, Piano
English:
English, Writing

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Piano

I was a former New York City Board of Education Music teacher (instrumental) and taught intermediate/high school. My major instrument is the piano. I graduated Brooklyn College (CUNY) in 1972 with a major in piano, was 1st time recipient of the Charles Ives Award for Excellence in Musical Performance (upon graduation), and received a BFA. I attended Manhattan School of Music (graduate level), studied piano accompanying (both instrumental and vocal) with world famous pianists. I have played at Carnegie Recital Hall several times under the aegis of ACMA (New York City).

Brooklyn College
Music
Manhattan School of Music
Master's

Education

Brooklyn College (Music)

Manhattan School of Music (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shirley will travel within 20 miles of Hendersonville, NC 28792.