Diana Bearmon, piano instructor at MacPhail, strives to make her lessons student-centered because she believes that their learning experience should be uniquely about them. With 30 plus years of teaching experience, she guides her students through their repertoire, incorporating styles that her students are interested in such as popular and rock as well as classical.
Diana enjoys teaching students of all ages, levels and abilities. She has a lot of experience working with students with special needs. She feels honored to be a part of all students’ musical growth.
Diana has been a part of MacPhail’s Community Partnership program since 1995, working with programs at Whittier Community School for the Arts and Blake School. She brings extensive teaching experience in group piano pedagogy from the University of Colorado Children’s Piano Laboratory and at the University of Minnesota. Diana has attended the National Conference on Piano Pedagogy, served on the national committee from 1986 through 1992 and regularly participates in professional development. She has performed in solo and chamber recitals at venue and debuted the world premiere of a piece by Hiram Titus. Diana has a Bachelor of Music in music education from Ohio University, a Master of Music in performance, literature, and pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Favorite non-musical hobby: Gardening, reading, being with family and friends
“Tailors her program to meet the needs of my son. She’s amazing.”
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