Centreville, VA Piano Teachers

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1. Consider the teacher's education and training in music, and his or her participation in professional workshops and continuing education.

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Last Name  Joo
First Name  Mihyang
Address you as   Dr.
Street Address   5612 Sheals Lane
City   Centreville
State  VA
Zip Code   20120
Phone   7035395073
E mail   JMProfessionalmusic@hotmail.com
Website   http://mihyangjoo.blogspot.com
Instruments taught   Piano
Education  DMA,MM/ piano performance
Affiliations   NVMTA,  MSMTA
Additional Info/Specialties
Available as Performer   Yes
Available as Accompanist   Yes


Last Name  Ritter
First Name  Elza
Address you as   Ms.
Street Address   14768 Basingstoke Loop
City   Centreville
State  VA
Zip Code   20120
Phone   703-901-3614
E mail   elzaritter@gmail.com
Website   Elzaritterpianolessons.com
Instruments taught   Piano, Voice
Education  Russian Music Pedagogical Institute after Gnessin.  Russian Music Academy in Moscow. Majors:  Piano Performance. Chamber Music. Piano Pedagogy. 
Affiliations   NVCC 15 years: Applied piano, group piano, music theory, music history.
Activities/Services   Private lessons and group classes. Piano, voice, music theory, solfeggio, pedagogy, music history, chamber music, Master Classes, consultations, coaching, accompanying, performing. Any activities as weddings or church services available to sub depends on day/time. Preparing advance programs in a short note. Sight read any style and difficulty.
Additional Info/Specialties   Young and adult students at any level and age as long they are willing to practice reasonable amount with attitude toward good quality, not just waste time on piano. Specialize in fixing hand position and establishing new, good habits for good technique with Russian methods. Own method based on 35 years of experience (20 years in USA).  Teach in English and Russian languages. Coach teachers who are interested in Russian methods.
Available as Performer   Yes
Available as Accompanist   Yes

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