Stephanie is a fun loving piano teacher and musical director who holds a Masters Degree in Special Education from Teachers College, NY and a Music Education Degree from Western Connecticut State University in Connecticut. She has a wealth of experience teaching special needs students of all ages, focusing on students whose disabilities range between autism, language impairment, physically disabled, learning disabled, and neurologically impaired.
Piano lessons are filled with methodology, improvisation, musical theater arts, percussion, Dalcroze Eurhythmics and love and humor. She is skilled at tailoring each lesson according to the needs of the individual and is able diffuse any anxiety the student may feel in a gentle and kind way. Students feel safe in her lessons and free to express who they are and what they need in the moment. She is passionate about teaching piano and opening the student's world to the joy of playing piano and loving music.