Diana L. Umile
Diana “Ms. Diane” Umile has been inspiring young people to pursue their love of music through learning to play the piano since 1983. She was educated through the teacher training program of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and at West Chester University. She is a member of the SAA as well as the Greater Philadelphia Suzuki Association and she participates in continuing education workshops regularly. Her students are her best teachers! She has operated her studio located in West Brandywine Township, PA since 1988. She also teaches at Cavod Academy in New Holland, http://cavodacademy.com/. She performs locally with her husband, Tom, in their Americana band, Free Range, and has directed and played in worship bands. She has taught at several homeschool co-ops and private schools, and has directed children’s choirs.
Some unique facets of her teaching are helping beginners learn transposition and creative improvisational skills.