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About Kathryn Scherer

Kathryn Scherer
Kathryn Scherer
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Laurel, MD
Speaks: English
Instructs: Piano
Education: M.A. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), 2019, Campbellsville University, KY M.A. in Music, Piano Pedagogy 2011, University of Central Missouri, MO B.A. in Psychology, 1989, Cal State University, San Bernardino, CA
Performance Experience: I have played the piano since I was a child and began playing for church as a teenager. Since 1989, I have been a pianist and organist at many churches, as well as an accompanist for school choirs.
Teaching Experience: have been a private piano teacher for over 30 years to students ranging from ages 4 to adult. I have successfully prepared students for National Federation of Music Clubs and Mid-America Music Association competitions. I also have experience teaching piano to students with minimal English skills.
Teaching Philosophy: I believe that anyone can enjoy learning the piano and benefit greatly from the experience. I want my students to enjoy the journey, and therefore I strive to give them a positive learning experience. I invite my students to explore the genre of music that speaks to them. Together we set goals and discuss the steps to achieve them.

Get to know Kathryn Scherer

My name is Kathryn Scherer and music has always been an important part of my life. I began piano lessons at 8 years old, and continued into adulthood. I love music; I also have studied the organ and am currently a student of the violin.  As a result of my love for music, and the desire to be the best possible teacher, I have a masters in music, with an emphasis in piano pedagogy. Because of my husband’s career in the USAF, I’ve had interesting study opportunities. As a classically trained pianist, it was very exciting to take lessons while living in Germany for 3 years, and while living in England for 2 years. Living in many different U.S. regions, as well as 4 other countries has given me a greater appreciation for different cultures and the types of music expressed in each culture. Even with regular Air Force moves, I was able to continue teaching piano. I have recently returned to the United States after living in the Republic of Georgia for 3.5 years. While there, I taught English as a Second Language, as well as piano. I’m excited to be back in the United States, and teaching at Music and Arts.

Kathryn Scherer teaches at:
11200 Scaggsville Rd Unit 111
Laurel, MD 20723
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