Nora Chiang WrobelNora Chiang Wrobel, Pianist and Instructor

“Nora is a very talented piano artist and has expertise in all facets of music.  Her ability to relate to students and give meaningful feedback make her an excellent teacher and coach and she has the patience and integrity of a seasoned college professor. “

Dr. James E. Smith –
Conductor, Organist
Retired, Chairman of the Music Department
Santa Monica College

RESUME

EDUCATION

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Master of Music in Piano Performance
(scholarship student)

New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
Graduate Studies in Piano Performance
(scholarship student)

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance
(scholarship student)

Juilliard School of Music, NY, NY
Pre-College Division Diploma
(5-year scholarship student)

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Santa Monica Community College, Santa Monica, CA
Director of Applied Program
Individual and Class Piano Instructor
Music Lecturer and Master-Class Instructor
Performance Class Instructor and Student Concert Coach

Private Instructor
Individual Instructor to students ages 5 to 75 from Elementary to Advanced   Levels
Teachers’ Coach: coaching to teachers regarding pedagogical issues

Administrator
Vice President of the West Los Angeles Music Teacher’s Association

Lecturer
Piano and Music Lecturer: Professional and Educational Workshops for Teachers and Students

Adjudicator
Adjudicator for Piano and Instrumental Competitions

Piano Accompanist
Eastman School of Music, Curtis Institute of Music,
University of Southern California, Santa Monica College,
El Camino College, Cerritos College

PERFORMANCE BACKGROUND

Soloist
Concerto Pianist with Orchestra
Chamber Musician
Pianist of Tre Colore Trio and Glendale Philharmonic Trio

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