Ashburn, VA Piano Teachers
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Last Name  Bennett
First Name  Jeri
Address you as  Mrs. Bennett
Street Address  43730 Partlow Road
City  Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code  20147
Phone  703-858-4669
Fax
Email  jeripno4te@verizon.net
Website
Instruments taught  Piano, Theory
Education  Master of Music, Shenandoah Univ. with emphasis on chanber music, B.S. Univ. of Tenn., numerous pedagogy seminars at GMU and the Levine School, numerous workshops and master classes through FLMF,  NVMTA and associates.
Affiliations  Northern Virginia Music Teachers Assoc. (NVMTA), VA Music Teachers Assoc. (VMTA), Music Teachers National Assoc.(MTNA),  National Federation of Music Clubs, National Guild of Piano Teachers, Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship.
Activities/Services  2 studio recitals/year, Fall Festival, Spring Festival, Bach-Baroque Festival, Sonata Festival;  NVMTA Judged Recitals; Guild auditions, FLMF recitals, lessons include music theory, group classes
Additional Info/Specialities  Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) through MTNA; Accompanist; Pianist/Organist since 1998 at St. John the Apostle, Leesburg;  played for numerous other churches in the area; performed with the Loudoun Symphony Chamber Concert Series; Immediate Past President of NVMTA; NVMTA Concerto Festival Chairman since 2003, FLMF webmaster; many years experience playing for musicals with various No. Va. community theaters.
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist  Yes

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Last Name  Feigles
First Name  Anastasia
Address you as   Mrs.
Street Address   43115 Weatherwood Drive
City   Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code   20147
Phone   571-258-7161
Fax
E mail   imafeigles@gmail.com
Website
Instruments taught   Piano
Education  Bachelor of Music/Baylor University Piano Pedagogy
Master of Music /University of Michigan Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy
Affiliations
Activities/Services   Worship and Music Director and Organist, Ashburn Presbyterian Church; Children's Choir Director, Ashburn Presbyterian Church;  Preschool Music Teacher, Celebration Preschool, Ashburn Presbyterian Church; Accompanist, Loudoun County Public Schools
Additional Info/Specialties
Available as Performer  Yes
Available as Accompanist   Yes

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Last Name  Harmatuk
First Name  Rachel
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  42837 Ridgeway Drive
City  Broadlands
State VA
Zip Code  20148
Phone  571-333-0107
Fax
E mail  rharmatuk@hotmail.com
Website
Instruments taught  Piano
Education  4 Years of study in music education with an emphasis on piano at Virginia Tech
Affiliations   MTNA, VMTA, NVMTA
Activities/Services
Additional Info/Specialties  Piano Pedagogy Seminar at George Mason.
Available as Performer  No
Available as Accompanist  No

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Last Name  McPherson
First Name  Silvia
Address you as Mrs.
Street Address 21105 Cardinal Pond Ter., #102
City Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code 20147
Phone 703-858-5857
Fax
E mail   silvia111@comcast.net  
Website
Instruments taught  piano, theory
Education  Royal Conservatory of Music, G. Verdi - Turin, Italy
Affiliations National Federation of Music Clubs, Music Teachers National Association, VA Music Teachers Association, NVMTA, Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship, MyWorld School.org (homeschooling)
Activities/Services Held many offices in NVMTA
Additional Info/Specialties  Silvia graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music Giuseppe Verdi of Turin, Italy, where she was a student of the distinguished pianist and composer Sandro Fuga, and where she studied chamber music with the cellist of the celebrated Virtuosi of Roma.
She was immediately offered the dual position of pianist with the Symphony Orchestra of Recife Brazil, and the teacher of piano and theory of the Recife Conservatory. While in Recife, Silvia co-founded the Music School Jeunesse Musicale Brazilienne where she became principal professor of music, gave frequent performances and conducted the chorus. She toured Brazil with inter- nationally renowned soloists and with the Woodwind Ensemble of the Recife Symphony, and she was official accompanist for the Recife Department of Culture. Next, in Rio de Janeiro she was official accompanist under the Ministry of Culture of Brazil, worked with the Department of
Radio, and taught music theory at the American School. 
She immigrated to the U.S. in 1961 and settled in Virginia where she continued to devote herself to teaching, accompanying, and performing in chamber ensembles. She has taught piano and theory at the McLean Arts Center and the Academy of Musical Arts, and taught piano at Georgetown University. Currently, she teaches in her private home in a retirement community.  Many of her students have won local, national and international competitions including concerto competitions leading to performances with the Alexandria Symphony, Reston Symphony, Northern Virginia Symphony, McLean Orchestra, Michigan Symphony, and the National Symphony.  Silvia is a Member of Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association where she has held many offices, and is a Nationally Certified Teacher in Professional Piano Performance.
Available as Performer No
Available as Accompanist  No

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Last Name  Olivera
First Name  Connie
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address 42960 Deer Chase Place
City Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code 20147
Phone  703-858-7951
Fax  703-858-7950
E mail connie@oliveramusic.com
Website  https://www.oliveramusic.com/classical-soloists/connie-olivera-pianist/
Instruments taught Piano, including classical and jazz styles
Education  BM Instrumental Music Education, Major instrument: piano, from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, Appleton, WI
Affiliations
Activities/Services
Additional Info/Specialties In addition to teaching classical repertoire, technic, and theory, I teach jazz, including understanding and using chord symbols, improvisation, and swing, be-bop, latin, and ballad styles, along with other contemporary songs. I perform regularly as a soloist, and in small and large ensembles, for social and corporate events.
Available as Performer Yes
Available as Accompanist Yes

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Last Name  Pino
First Name  Karen
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  44116 Bristow Circle
City  Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code  20147
Phone  703-728-9403  (leave message or text)
Fax       
E mail   karenmpino@hotmail.com
Website  
pinopiano.mymusicstaff.com      
Instruments taught  piano, voice coaching
Education   Bachelor of Music, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ
Affiliations        
Activities/Services  choirs, children's choirs, handbells
Additional Info/Specialties  I feel that I am very patient, able to relate with all types of children/students ranging from special needs to gifted.
Available as Performer  No
Available as Accompanist  No

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Last Name  Pino
First Name  Mark
Address you as  Mr.
Street Address  44116 Bristow Circle
City  Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code  20147
Phone   571-424-2404  (leave message or text)
Fax       
E mail  markdpino@hotmail.com
Website   pinopiano.mymusicstaff.com     
Instruments taught  piano, theory, history
Education  B. Music from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ; MBA from LaSalle University
Affiliations        
Activities/Services  church praise band, choir, miniature wargaming
Additional Info/Specialties  In addition to teaching the fundamentals of piano, I feel I can bring to life the concepts of music theory and history.
Available as Performer  No
Available as Accompanist  No

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Last Name  Vogan
First Name  Debbie
Address you as   Mrs.
Street Address   43310 Butterfield Ct.
City   Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code   20147
Phone   407-443-0742
Fax
E mail   debbievogan@icloud.com
Website   debbievogan.wordpress.com
Instruments taught  piano
Education  4 years of music study, emphasis on piano, at UMBC (University of Maryland, Baltimore County); 3 years of study in music education (emphasis on piano) at Houghton College, Houghton, NY;  Bachelor of Science in Christian Education with a minor in Bible and a minor in Music from Houghton College; Standard Teacher Diploma from Evangelical Teacher Training Association, Houghton College
Affiliations   FLMF
Activities/Services   Studio Recitals, Retirement Home Recitals, Church Recitals; Adjudicator for Florida State National Guild of Piano Teachers;  Accompanist since 1976 for:  church choirs (most recently for McLean Presbyterian in McLean, Va),  Houghton College Women's Choir,  Worship Teams,  School Choruses (most recently Ashburn Elementary and Broad Run Cluster Concert); Pianist/Organist/Vocalist for weddings
Additional Info/Specialties   24 years of teaching experience with beginners to intermediate levels.  I am extremely patient with children, but love working with all ages.
Available as Performer   No
Available as Accompanist   Yes

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Last Name  Webb
First Name Jane
Address you as  Mrs.
Street Address  21144 Cardinal Pond Ter., #128
City  Ashburn
State  VA
Zip Code  20147
Phone  (703) 729-1544
Fax
E mail  janemcgowinwebb@gmail.com
Website
Instruments taught  piano, flute, recorder, handbells
Education  B.A. piano, Orff Schulwerk certification, Va. State Teacher's Certification
continuing Ed. courses at Shenandoah, George Mason, U. of Md. and Kennedy Center
Affiliations  Chorister's Guild, American Guild Of English Handbell Ringers,
Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship
Activities/Services  studio recitals, duet and two piano ensembles, Fairfax-Loudoun Ensemble festival, Nursing Home and Retirement Home recitals, Music Theory and History at lessons
Additional Info/Specialties 59 years teaching experience, former Music Specialist with public and private schools N-12 grades.  Early Childhood Music consultant
Available as Performer  No
Available as Accompanist  No

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See also  Marina Chamasyan, Shandra Love
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