Joyce Begg Piano Studio

Basic Information

Address: 7044 Walton Rd. Walton Hills, OH 44146
Phone Number: 440-786-7834
Person of Contact: Joyce Begg

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Joyce Begg Piano Studio
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Additional Information

Lesson Types: private piano
Styles/Genres: I use the traditional classical approach, supplemented with students' individual preferences (sacred, jazz, pops, etc.) Various methods are selected and used dependent on the student's particular learning style and needs.
Instruction Levels: Beginner through advanced
Instruments Taught: piano
Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 2:00-8:00 (September- June)- no lessons in July and August
Ages: 6-?
Pricing: $22.00 per half hour lesson, $33.00 per 45 minute lesson
Payment Methods: cash or check, paid monthly
Setting/Location(s): My home studio
Recitals: Christmas Recital in December and Spring recital in June.
Education/Awards: PRE- COLLEGE: I studied piano with Juanita R. Gray (Julliard graduate and concert artist) in Garrett, Indiana. She was a marvelous teacher, worth traveling from Ohio to Indiana every- other week to study under her. Qualified, inspiring teachers are imperative for a good musical foundation. I received the Sherwood Music School Diploma and the National Piano Guild High School Diploma along with presenting two recitals. My vocal studies were with Iona De Voe in Lima, Ohio, participating in many performances and competitions. COLLEGE: I received a full scholarship in piano/ vocal from Bowling Green State University where I received a Bachelor of Music Education Degree, Summa Cum Laude. I studied piano pedagogy extensively under Kaye Moore. GRADUATE SCHOOL: I received a Master of Education Degree, Magma Cum Laude, from Kent State University and continued my piano studies with Kaye Moore (BGSU faculty member). CONTINUED EDUCATION/ PERFORMANCE: I'm challenged regularly attending workshops, seminars, and college camps. I am a church and wedding ceremony musician along with participation with my students.
Academic Teaching Experience: I taught private and class piano in the BGSU Preparatory Department. I taught music for Bowling Green City Schools, Cuyahoga Falls City Schools, Nordonia Schools. (All in Ohio). I also taught music appreciation/ history and choir at Cuyahoga Community College.
Private Teaching Experience: 45 years of private piano teaching.
Adjudication: OMEA Music festivals
Performance Credentials: Church and wedding pianist
Mission Statement:

To provide a well- rounded study of the piano, done with excellence and showing genuine interest and care for every student.