I love music and I'm passionate about teaching! I've played the piano for 27 years and taught piano for a few years before becoming an elementary teacher. After teaching in the classroom for 8 years I'm ready to take all that I've learned about goal setting, motivation, and brain development and apply it to teaching piano.My main goal is for students to have fun, feel successful, and meet musical goals. I tailor each students lessons to his or her interests and abilities. I am a certified teacher, with background check clearance in Washington. I have studied theory, ear training, accompanied, and played with ensembles. As a performer, I was chosen to play for numerous honors recitals and was a gold and silver medalist in regional competition. I'm a member of the Spokane Music Teachers Association, WSMTA, and NMTA.