GROUP PIANO (ages 6-8)

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DEBBIE BROWN

Violin | Piano

Debbie Brown has a bachelor’s degree in music education with an emphasis in piano from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.  She began playing the piano at age 4, and the violin at age 7.  She won the Colorado State piano competition at ages 13 and 15.  

Debbie enjoyed wonderful experiences in music training from being in a Youth Orchestra to being the choir accompanist throughout high school and college and attending Interlochen Arts Camp where she studied under world renowned professors.   

Debbie worked with High School students at Rampart High School in Colorado Springs where she was the piano accompanist and substitute teacher.  Along with leading choirs, she also taught music theory classes. She has been teaching privately out of her home for about 16 years.

Debbie teaches classical music and has been trained in all the formal techniques. She also teaches music theory, ear training, and the basics of singing. 

A lifelong advocate for music education, Dan has performed as a guest artist and presented masterclasses at several universities, including soloist performances of Eric Ewazen's Shadowcatcher and Jeff Tyzik's New York Cityscape with the Whitworth University Wind Symphony, San Francisco State University Wind Ensemble, and Chico State University Symphonic Winds.

 

Dan holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction and a performer’s certificate from the Eastman School of Music and a master’s from Wichita State University.  Additionally, he is a NASM-certified personal trainer, a graduate of the National Personal Training Institute of Colorado, a 200-hour Yoga Alliance instructor, and is working on a Doctorate at the University of Northern Colorado specializing in postural studies of horn players.  He enjoys hiking, backpacking, trail running, cycling, and rock climbing with his wife Erin in the beautiful public lands of the Western United States.

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