Annella platta began teaching Suzuki piano in 2011, and has been a member of the MacPhail faculty since 2014. Annella strives to provide students of every age and ability the opportunity to create, understand, and appreciate music, as well as the tools to become skillful musicians with beautiful character. She teaches students as young as 3, but believes it is never too late to start lessons!
Annella has spent time performing as an accompanist and guest artist for schools and care centers in Central Wisconsin, as well as an alumni performer at the Aber Suzuki Center’s 45th anniversary concert. She is a five-time recipient of the Shinichi Suzuki–American Suzuki Foundation Teacher Training Scholarship, and also received a teacher training scholarship from the Suzuki Association of Minnesota.
She holds a Bachelors of Music in Music–Piano Emphasis, Magna Cum Laude from University of Wisconsin—Steven’s Point. She completed Suzuki training for piano books 1-4 with Caroline Fraser at the American Suzuki Institute in 2010-2013.