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Teaching

Nancie Kester has decades of experience teaching piano to all ages and levels in her private studio and as a retired music faculty member of two community colleges. 

Nancie treats all students as individuals and teaches to their strengths.  She helps build well-rounded pianists and musicians, solid in technique and theory, with the ability to interpret pieces in a variety of genres and styles. As a composer, Nancie also helps students tap into their creative potential, learning to write and arrange music, improvise and play by ear.

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Composing and Arranging

Nancie Kester has written and arranged music all her life.  As an award-winning composer, she has written for chorus, voice, piano, and various instrumental ensembles. She has an upcoming performance of her instrumental work:  “Turkish Impressions.”

Nancie is a retired music faculty member of two community colleges and currently teaches piano and music composition in her private studio.

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