It’s halfway through the month already, which means it’s time for a…
Teacher Feature! 🙂 Meet Mariel from Mississippi!
- Name: Mariel Mohns
- Studio Name: Mariel Mohns Music
- Website: http://mariel.mohnsmusic.com
- Blog: http://marielmohnsmusic.blogspot.com
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/pianomariel
- Email: [email protected]
Please tell us about your piano and/or teaching background!
I started taking piano lessons when I was 4 years old and loved piano, but when I was in the 5th or 6th grade, I quit lessons for various reasons. I continued to play through middle school and high school, and started working on more advanced repertoire on my own. Since I didn’t have a teacher, however, my technique was very limited. I was accepted into the Lawrence Conservatory of Music for college, and with the help of my very understanding studio professor, learned proper technique skills I needed to really develop as a pianist. During my freshman year of college, I taught a few students and HATED it. I never wanted to teach again (I didn’t have the patience for it), but after taking the piano pedagogy courses in college and learning how to formulate lesson plans and a bit more about childhood education, I absolutely fell in love with teaching and knew I wanted to start a private studio!! Continue reading “Teacher Feature | Mariel Mohns”