Mrs. Joan Mishra

Piano, Guitar, Recorder Teacher

Joan Mishra

SAA Member


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Joan Mishra has over 30 years of teaching experience in the fields of Suzuki piano, flute, recorder and guitar as well as Early Childhood Education. She holds a Master’s degree in Education from Boston University and an additional major in music from St. Thomas University in Houston, Texas. She also studied with a Suzuki Guitar teacher for five years. She has written three books, Widening Our Circle, a book for college-age women, and Your Preschooler Discovers the Fine Arts, which is based on her five-year experience of creating and directing a Suzuki-based preschool. She recently finished (2012) writing an e-book called Simplicity, Joy and Mystery/A Guide to Growing Up, Not Old, available at She has recently moved to California to be closer to family and is currently taking new students in piano, guitar and recorder.