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BrandiBassett_WBrandi Bassett – Studio Openings Available
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano, Music Theory, Voice
Brandi Bassett graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Music from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2009. There she studied piano and piano pedagogy, voice, music history and theory, and choral music. Brandi has been teaching piano for over 15 years. Her experience includes work as an accompanist, choral conductor, elementary music teacher, teacher of preschool music, and recent service on the EMTA board of directors. Brandi works with learners of all ages and abilities. Her teaching philosophy stems from a belief that each of us has an innate desire and capacity to create and enjoy music- a knowledgeable and compatible teacher can help you do so. Bassett Piano Studio currently offers piano, voice and theory lessons.

PianoHandsDebra Dean
Area(s) of Instruction: Piano

ShihYiKwan_SquareWebShih-Yi Kuan – Studio Openings Available
Area(s) of Instruction: Voice, Piano

Shih-Yi Kuan graduated from a teachers college in Taiwan with majors in voice and piano. While teaching music in a public school for six years, her award-winning children’s choirs toured Korea and Japan. Shih-Yi graduated, with distinction, from a conservatory in Austria, with diplomas in Lieder and Oratorio and in Opera Performance. At the famous Meistersinger Competition in Graz, Austria, Shih-Yi was awarded the Audience Prize (first place) and received third place from the jury. She has been teaching voice and piano near Mill Creek since 1996. Shih-Yi believes in providing sound classical training as a foundation, but wants her students to develop a real love of music. A number of her students have performed in state-wide honor recitals and been accepted as voice majors at universities.”