International Studio Of Music

International Studio Of Music

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About this pro

Lillian Simmons is the owner-teacher. She is a native Cuban. She studied piano in her youth for nine years at the International Conservatory of Music and at the Raisa Olivé Musical Institute in Havana, Cuba. She completed two years of college with an Education major at University of New Orleans. The studio is located in the Chisholm Valley neighborhood in Round Rock, close to La Frontera. Member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers, Teacher Division of American College of Musicians, USA; and Music Teachers National Association

It's great to see kids be enabled to express their emotions through music.

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Round Rock, TX 78681
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

With new students I first determine their degree of expertise.  If they are beginners, I use the Piano Adventures Method.  This is a very reputable method. For advanced students I use Schirmers classics.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I studied piano for nine years at International Conservatory of Music and at Raisa Olivé Musical Institute in Havana, Cuba. I completed two years of college at University of New Orleans with an
Educationi major. I have taught piano for ten years. Some of my students have achieved very advanced levels.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

My price is $21 per class plus books and event fees.


How did you get started teaching?

I have always loved piano.  It has helped me in difficult times of my life. Friends kept asking me if I taught piano. Most of my life I worked as a legal secretary. I retired and I started teaching friends.


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with very bright students, and I have worked with slow students.  I have also had students who have disabilities. 


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Several of my students got Superior ratings in Festivals of the Bluebonnet Music Teachers Association. And they performed in Honors Recitals of the BMTA. Some of my students have performed in Ensembles of BMTA. Some of my students have completed all twelve level examinations of music theory at BMTA.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

The teacher must love music.


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

Is the student interested? Is the student willing to practice?


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