Hiromi Sasaki

Hiromi S.

Louisville, KY

About Hiromi S.

Background check: Last verified 06/06/2016
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Hiromi teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: September 2004
Last sign in: Yesterday

Overview

I am a student at Ball State University, pursuing a Doctor of Arts degree in piano performance under the guidance of Dr. Robert Palmer. As a teaching assistant throughout my graduate studies, I have worked as an accompanist and taught ear training, group piano, and private piano lessons. Prior to Ball State University, I studied at the University of Kentucky and Ohio State University where I earned Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in piano performance, respectively. To expand my expertise in music, I have attended summer music festivals and conferences including Adamant Music School and “Musical Summer at the Mill” International Masterclasses & Festival in Moulin d’Ande, France. Recently, I presented my lecture recital on the music of Jean-Philippe Rameau at College Music Society regional conferences in North Dakota, Montana, and New York. I was an recipient of the outstanding student presentation award at the CMS Great Lakes Regional Conference, 2014.

Education

Doctor of Arts in Piano Performance/Music Theory & Composition

Aug 2010 - Present
Ball State University

Master of Music in Piano Performance

Aug 2008 - May 2010
University of Kentucky

Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance

Sep 2004 - May 2008
Ohio State University

Affiliations

College Music Society, The

Sep 2013
CMS

The College Music Society promotes music teaching and learning, musical creativity and expression, research and dialogue, and diversity and interdisciplinary interaction. A consortium of college, conservatory, university, and independent musicians and scholars interested in all disciplines of music, the Society provides leadership and serves as an agent of change by addressing concerns facing music in higher education.

Music Teachers National Association

Oct 2007
MTNA

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.

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10 Reviews on Hiromi S.

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Hao Dec 4, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Just the first leson but i love the way she explained and teached
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Noah Oct 18, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Hiromi is wonderful. This was my 13 year old son's first lesson on piano, and Hiromi tailor made the lesson to fit his level of experience. He was able to improv and experiment with the keyboard, and Hiromi guided him through perfectly, while then following up with structure. Thanks to Hiromi and a wonderful first lesson. :)
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Noah Oct 18, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Hiromi is wonderful. This was my 13 year old son's first lesson on piano, and Hiromi tailor made the lesson to fit his level of experience. He was able to improv and experiment with the keyboard, and Hiromi guided h
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Richard P. Aug 19, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
She did a great job and I am looking forward to continuing my lessons.
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Sameen V. Jul 27, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I did not have a chance to meet Hiromi since I was at work every time she came to teach my kids but I see my kids improvement clearly and I think she is a great teacher!
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Sameen V. Jul 27, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I did not have a chance to meet Hiromi since I was at work every time she came to teach my kids but I see my kids improvement clearly and I think she is a great teacher!
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diane May 17, 2016
Piano · In home
I have taken 5 piano lessons with her and enjoyed her teachings very much. She is punctual and very patient and warm and helped identify my problems quickly. I am confident that with her teaching, I will be able to improve my piano skills.
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Travis P. Mar 25, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
Really great first lesson and I can't wait for my next lesson.
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Josh Jan 14, 2016
Japanese · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher! Uses established course textbooks to guide the classes, yet adds custom lessons tailored to your needs or focus. Hiromi makes sure to challenge you on your trouble spots by preparing custom focused instruction. Within my first set of 5 lesson my skills improved dramatically. Even without being able to speak fluently, I could understand the large majority of my business meetings in Japan. In less than 2 months I have been able to learn correct, day to day conversational speaking that covers a variety of subjects and life necessities. Highly recommended!
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Ruric Dec 7, 2015
Piano · In home
Prompt, flexible, and knowledgeable! With Hiromi you get a teacher who wants to work with you and help you be successful. I highly recommend you consider taking your next class with this lovely lady!
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