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About Rachel Misheff

Rachel Misheff
Rachel Misheff
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Columbia, SC
Speaks: English
Instructs: Piano
Education: Master of Music, Samford University, Bachelor of Music, Eastern Kentucky University
Performance Experience: Solo, chamber, accompanying, and ensembles.
Teaching Experience: Private and group instruction, all ages.
Teaching Philosophy: Every person, regardless of age, income, background, or ability, should have the opportunity to study and make music. Each student is an individual, therefore I provide instruction to suit the unique needs of the student. My goal is to provide an environment that cultivates a passion for music, learning, and life and to help students discover the joy that is inherent to music making!

Get to know Rachel Misheff

Rachel Misheff is a doctoral student and graduate teaching assistant in the piano pedagogy program at the University of South Carolina. In 2021 she received a Master of Music in piano pedagogy and performance from Samford University and graduated with a 4.0 GPA. Additionally, she received a Bachelor of Music in piano performance and a minor in French studies at Eastern Kentucky University in 2017. Rachel currently serves as a piano instructor for Music and Arts in Columbia, South Carolina. She previously taught at the Samford Academy of the Arts (Birmingham, Alabama), Richmond Area Arts Council (Richmond, Kentucky) and the Foster Academy of Musical Excellence (Richmond, Kentucky), and served as the organist at Latham United Methodist Church (Huntsville, Alabama). Throughout her musical career, Rachel has participated in numerous recitals, concerts, and competitions across the Southeastern region. In 2016, Rachel was named the winner of the EKU Concerto Competition and performed Saint Saëns’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor with the EKU Symphony Orchestra. She has received additional awards in the KMTA Bluegrass Piano Competition and in the Ashland Memorial Piano Competition. Additionally, she was named the “Outstanding Graduate Music Student of the Year” at Samford University in 2021. Rachel has earned scholarships to study at summer music festivals and has been invited to perform in masterclasses with distinguished faculty. She has taught in many settings including private lessons, group classes, collegiate settings, and masterclasses. Rachel is an active member of MTNA and served as the president of Samford University’s collegiate MTNA chapter. She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi, College Music Society, and is an alumna of Sigma Alpha Iota, a professional music fraternity for women.

Rachel Misheff teaches at:
4611 Hard Scrabble Rd Suite 112
Columbia, SC 29229
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