Sue Dye

Sue D.

Round Rock, TX

About Sue D.

Background check: Last verified 01/24/2017
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Sue teaches: Ages 5 to 80
Teaching since: September 1974
Last sign in: 4 days ago

Overview

I have been teaching for years with all ages of students. Piano lessons will include learning to read notes, ear training, theory and technique, creating your own music and learning to play the piano with others. The curriculum varies with individual needs. My philosophy is a little laid back but firm in keeping to the basics of music theory.

I can't wait to help you learn to play the piano!

Photos and Videos

These sisters bring me joy every week when they come for their lessons.

Experience

Piano Teacher
Sep 1964 - Present
Creation Studio

I began teaching piano in High School to pay for my lessons. My last year in High School I had the privilege of going to Germany and taking piano at Wiesbaden Conservatory. Through College (Abilene Christian) I accompanied voice lessons for my spending money. After I took my first pedagogy class, I was hooked-I have been teaching ever since.

Education

Piano Pedagogy
Mar 1985 - Apr 1988
Robert Pace Teachers Training
Piano
Sep 1963 - Jun 1966
Abilene Christian Universary
Piano Performance
Sep 1962 - Jun 1963
Weisbaden Music Conservatory

Certifications

The National Guild of Piano Teachers
Sep 1990
Teacher Division of American College of Musicians

Every year my students play their memorized pieces for a guild adjudicator who gives them a report card with their good performance praised and their weak points pointed out. This helps each student improve from year to year and feel pride in their pianistic achievements!

6 Reviews on Sue D.

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Janie Litton Mar 19, 2017
· Piano · In home
Sue was very welcoming. I'm looking forward to my next lesson. I rate her 5 stars.
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Kabari . M. Oct 11, 2016
· Piano · In home
My 10 year old twins are taking their classes together for now and it worked out pretty good this 1st class. We'll separate them if necessary but for now it's pretty cool.
They practice on separate pianos at home but play together on some songs.
Sue is fantastic. What a spitfire! Full of patience and kindness. She is quite knowledgeable. Really good with children. Sue is that favorite teacher we all had in school. My twins love her class and are really excited about taking piano lessons! What a hoot!
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Kilana M. Oct 11, 2016
· Piano · In home
My 10 year old twins are taking their classes together for now and it worked out pretty good this 1st class. We'll separate them if necessary but for now it's pretty cool.
They practice on separate pianos at home but play together on some songs.
Sue is fantastic. What a spitfire! Full of patience and kindness. She is quite knowledgeable. Really good with children. Sue is that favorite teacher we all had in school. My twins love her and are really excited about taking piano lessons! What a hoot!
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Camryn E. Oct 14, 2015
· Piano · In home
Sue is amazing! My daughter LOVES going to piano. She teaches to the child...my daughter like to play by ear and practice until she has memorized something. Sue is patient with her process and encourages and challenges her along the way!
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David H. Sep 9, 2014
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Sue is a wonderful teacher. She has brought many of her students to play at Christmas for our annual bank Open House. It is a delight to see and hear the student's progress from year to year.
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Don D. Aug 11, 2014
· Piano · In studio
Mrs. Sue is a very patient and fun teacher. She makes sure her students learn the basics of music in a simple way.
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