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  • M.A in Music, Concentration in Piano Performance
    San Francisco State University, 1980
  • B.M. in Music, Magna Cum Laude
    San Francisco State University, 1977

Carol began her studies at the age of seven in San Francisco at the Conservatory of Music under Lillian Hodgett. She went on to study at SFSU under Carlo Bussotti, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Music, Magna Cum Laude, as well as her Master's in Piano Performance.

Oxygenation at birth caused her blindness and has given Carol her unusual sensitivity to the interpretation of music. Instead of considering her blindness a hindrance, it has only enhanced her ability to utilize her other senses to impart her knowledge to her students, as well as assisting in the development and manifestation of their own talents.

Carol is a member of the Music Teachers' Association of California and has given performances throughout the Bay Area. Her range of musical activity has been broad, from Baroque to modern, with emphasis on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. She has served as organist at St. Elizabeth's Chapel at the Episcopal residence in San Francisco and as guest organist at the New Liberation Presbyterian Church in Sausalito.

She currently teaches all levels of students, finding the Susuki method especially effective for younger students, and utilizes various other teaching systems for more advanced students.

Studio Location
Lyon Street, San Francisco
(415) 921-8337