Ms. Renee Chomet Robbins
Piano Teacher / Teacher Trainer
Renee Robbins has been a piano teacher since 1966 and has taught Suzuki piano lessons since 1974. She taught her first piano student while in VISTA on the Navajo Nation. She holds a BA in music from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, New York; and MA in piano accompaniment from Eastern Michigan University; and an MSW in social treatment from the University of Michigan. Her major piano teachers have been José Échaniz and Joseph Gurt. Further training has come from the Dorothy Taubman School of Piano in Amherst, Massachusetts; at chamber music camps at Interlochen, Michigan and Adamant, Vermont; and at numerous Suzuki workshops in Tennessee, New York, Wisconsin, Ohio and Matsumoto, Japan. She has taught at Suzuki workshops around the United Staters and internationally. She is nationally certified as a Suzuki teacher trainer, is past president of the Ann Arbor Area Piano Teachers Guild, and is an active collaborative pianist and gardener.