“True music education should involve the collaboration and understanding of all the fine arts. My role as a teacher should be to relate music to art, dance, and history to enrich the lives of my students in depth. Therefore, the real value of music lessons is to prepare the students for the future in making music an avocation, if not a vocation…“
M.A., University of Hawaii
B.Ed., University of Hawaii
HMTA, MTNA, DOE
Besides studying at UH, I studied music in London and at various schools in the United States. I have taught music in secondary schools and directed choirs at the high school level as well as being a church musician for many years. Presently, I teach piano at the Masaki School of Music and willing to teach voice when requested. Besides teaching and directing, I have been on the boards of HMTA, HPTA, Friends of the Royal Hawaiian Band, and community organizations. I have been the MTNA Southwest Director and national MTNA board member of MTNA.
This directory is service provided to teaching members of the Hawaii Music Teachers Association and to the Hawaii community. While HMTA will do its best to connect Hawaii piano students with local piano teachers, the responsibility for fulfillment and content of piano lessons, as well as safety, rests solely with the individual teachers. If you are a piano teacher in Hawaii and would like to be listed in this directory, please consider becoming a member.