Denise Pavitt

Denise P.

Bradfordwoods, PA

About Denise P.

Background check: Last verified 09/16/2016
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Denise teaches: Ages 19 and up
Teaching since: 2016
Last sign in: 4 days ago


I was educated on organ and classical piano as a child through late teenage years, playing and winning competitions regularly. I received a B.S. Mechanical Engineering and worked in the corporate world as design engineer and software sales manager. Later as an entrepreneur, I created and ran a design and retail business.

My interest in classical music performance renewed as a mid-life adult. During the past five years I have been trained by a highly respected performance and pedagogical leader and attended summer workshops where I received private training by a Juilliard graduate and concert pianist. I also have acquired an in-depth knowledge of college level theory through private tutoring.

I have attended many educational conferences, seminars, and master classes and participate regularly in recitals. I currently work as a substitute church pianist.

My life experiences have given me the ability to communicate well with various types of people and styles of learners. I do not utilize only one method series as I structure my curriculum to the individualized needs of each of my students. It is my goal to not only teach the proper technique and repertoire of the piano but to bring the peace and joy of music learning and playing to my adult students.


B.S Mechanical Engineering
Sep 1988 - May 1993
Virginia Tech


Music Teachers National Association
Jun 2016

The MTNA was founded in 1876 with the goal of advancing the value of music study and music-making to society while supporting the careers and professionalism of teachers of music. With nearly 22,000 members in 50 states—and more than 500 local affiliates—the MTNA is the preeminent source for music teacher support, where members embody like-minded values and commitment to their students, colleagues and society as a whole, while reaping the rewards of collaboration, continuity and connection throughout the lifetime of their careers.

2 Reviews on Denise P.

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Kathleen Negley Jan 14, 2017
· Piano · In home I am very pleased. She has tried to find my level and improve from there.
Eileen Sep 16, 2016
· Piano · In home I always wanted to play the piano...and Denise made my dream come true ! Great teacher...I highly recommend!
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