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Anna Johnson
Anna Johnson
Piano Teacher New York City, New York
Anna Johnson has a BM in Jazz Performance and Music Education from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. She has studied classical piano with Maguerite Samoorian, Vincent Lenti and Polly van der Linde. Her primary jazz teachers include Wayne Reiss, Bevan Manson, Michael Cain and Harold Danko.

Anna became the first jazz piano teacher in the Eastman Community Education Division during the year 2000. She has been a two-year faculty member at the Summer Sonatina School of Piano and Fall Sonata Program in Bennington VT. She has experience teaching both classical repertoire and jazz improvisation and she enjoys working with children of all ages as well as adults.

As a performer in Manhattan, Anna composes, arranges, and rehearses original music with various groups. She has played at such venues as the Triad Lounge, Cleopatra's Needle, and the Cornelia Street Cafe. Her compositions are available at Amazon.com on a CD entitled "One More Time in the Air." Anna is currently a member of a chamber group that will be performing works of Shostakovich, Mozart, and Poulenc in the early spring of 2002.

Anna's teaching philosophy is to help students develop as complete and versatile musicians. She encourages them to analyze, interpret, compose, improvise and sight-read. She also teaches methods for creating original accompaniments, reading chord symbols and ear training.

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Phone:  (917) 673 - 3783Email:  anna_dagmar@yahoo.com
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