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. She mainly teaches on Zoom at this time.