Winter/Spring Term Begins Monday January 7, 2019! You may contact me at any time during the term and number of lessons will be reduced accordingly (prorated). Contact me now to schedule an interview at no charge.
My studio phone number (landline) is (919) 942-6536 with a digital answering machine leave a message anytime.
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Welcome to the Schaefer Piano Studio! It is my goal to provide music instruction through the piano for anyone who wishes to acquire musical knowledge and learn the art of playing the piano, or to improve current skills. I follow a balanced curriculum which includes keyboard skills, musicianship, ensemble playing, and creative work. A new interest I have is exploring electronic music, using synthesizers and more improvisation work.
I offer the following services:
Freelance Music Teacher and Pianist, Chapel Hill, NC, 1987-present.
Faculty Instructor, Creative Arts Program, Bowling Green State University, 1982-1987.
Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Bowling Green State University (BGSU)- Bowling Green, Ohio, 1984.
Full Assistantship Teaching Private and Group Piano, BGSU, 1982-1984.
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982.
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, UNC-CH, 1982.
Membership and Certifications
Member Chapel Hill Music Teachers Association (CHMTA), 1987- present
Member Durham Music Teachers Association (DMTA), January 2012-present
MTNA Permanent National Certification (Permanent Professional Certificate), obtained 2006.
MTNA National Certification renewed 1996, 2001, 2006.
Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), National Certifcation, obtained 1991.
North Carolina Music Teachers Association (NCMTA), Standard Certification, transferred 1987.
Member North Carolina Music Teachers Association (NCMTA), Chapel Hill 1987-present
Member Ohio Music Teachers Association (OMTA), 1984-1987.
Ohio Music Teachers Assiciation, Standard Certification, obtained 1986.
Member Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), joined 1984.
For more information about my experience, please click Professional Activities at the top of this page.
Schaefer Piano Studio
Frances Heutte Schaefer
Teacher and Freelance Pianist
805 Tinkerbell Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Located less than one mile from Durham county, off Ephesus Church Rd.
Landline (studio): (919) 942-6536
I have digital voicemail, please leave a message anytime.
Please include your name and contact number with a brief message and I will get back to you ASAP!