Young Pianist Faculty

Dr. Karen Taylor

Young Pianists Program and Piano Academy Director
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Karen Taylor, founder and director of the Young Pianists program and Summer Piano Academy, has performed solo recitals in the United States and Europe, and taught more than 80 master classes, lectures, and workshops across the Midwest.

Her many teaching honors and awards include a Teacher of the Year citation (1988) by the IMTA, a Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship, and grants from the Ecole Normale de Musique and the French government for study in Paris.

She has acted as consultant to writers and filmmakers on aspects of French pianism, and has had articles published in the Journal of the American Liszt Society, Keyboard Companion, among others.

Fall 2015 Instructors

For additional information, please contact Karen Taylor directly.

Marina Berretta-Hammond
Eliza Yi Mei Chen
Mark De Zwaan*
Cecilia Fleming
Fred Hammond
Daniel Inamorato dos Santos Louro
Jihyun Kim*
James LaVelle
Marge Lucas*
Marta Menezes
Chaekyung Moon
Joseph Yesong Na
Richard Valdez*
Tony Weinstein*
Haewon Yang*
*no openings currently