Nightingale Chen with Bill and Doris Preucil at the 2013 Leadership Retreat

Nightingale Chen with Bill and Doris Preucil at the 2013 Leadership Retreat

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Nightingale Chen

Grew up in a Suzuki environment. Debuted public singing at 3; started piano lessons at 5. Worked with many renown vocalists, instrumentalists and conductors—A highly sought after collaborative pianist since 4th grade, an adjudicator & clinician. Faculty member of American College of Musicians; judge for National Piano Guild Auditions. Hall Of Fame, Piano Guild. Winner of many piano and voice competitions. Full scholarships/teaching assistantships throughout all degrees. National Dean’s List. Master’s degrees: Piano; Voice; Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music. A “grandchild piano student” of Rosina Lhevinne and Dorothy Taubman. Specialized in Taubman Technique. Teaching experiences: Eastern Michigan University; Flint Institute of Music; The University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ (now Ryder University). Suzuki piano teacher since 1987. SAA Certified Suzuki Piano Teacher Trainer. Active as a collaborative pianist. Vice-president, 2011-2012; president, 2012—Columbus Music Teachers Association. Conductor/director.

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