Dale Johnson

Dale J.

New Kensington, PA
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Lesson Details

Piano

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've taught public school elementary band for 30 years, have been a church organist for 70 years, and taught piano and organ for 57 years. I enjoy teaching music and working with students and believe that learning to read music will enable the student to play with other musicians and enjoy music as much as I have. I try to put myself in the student's place to think as he/she does and help them understand music and perform it
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Dale delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
September 1954

I've taught public school elementary band for 30 years, have been a church organist for 70 years, and taught piano and organ for 57 years. I enjoy teaching music and working with students and believe that learning to read music will enable the student to play with other musicians and enjoy music as much as I have. I try to put myself in the student's place to think as he/she does and help them understand music and perform it.

Experience

Music Instructor
Sep 1968 - May 1989
Highlands School District

Elementary Band Instruction

Education

M.S. in Music Education
Jun 1970 - May 1973
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
B.S. in Music Education
Sep 1950 - May 1954
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Affiliations

American Guild of Organists
May 1954

The mission of the American Guild of Organists is to enrich lives through organ and choral music. To achieve this we: 1. Encourage excellence in the performance of organ and choral music 2.Inspire, educate, and offer certification for organists and choral conductors 3. Provide networking, fellowship, and mutual support 4.Nurture future generations of organists 5. Promote the organ in its historic and evolving roles; and 6. Engage wider audiences with organ and choral music.

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Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America
Sep 1950

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America (also known as Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Phi Mu Alpha, or simply Sinfonia) is an American collegiate social[1] fraternity for men with a special interest in music. The fraternity is open to men "who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of [its] Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America."

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Joe Mar 5, 2016
Piano · In studio

Dale is an exceptional piano instructor. His program of study is comprehensive and well-designed. He offers patient, thorough instruction, and his many years of experience equip him to tailor lessons to each student's needs and strengths.
I'm extremely pleased with the highly positive experience my children have in studying with him.

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