Rachel Herzer, Piano
A piano teacher for more than ten years, Rachel Herzer relocated from Michigan to Maine in the summer of 2011. She teaches students aged 5 through adult; her teaching concentrates on classical training and utilizes material from a variety of teaching curricula.
Rachel has B.A. in Music from Western Michigan University’s School of Music and in addition to being on the piano faculty at the Portland Conservatory of Music, she also teaches at the Breakwater School and Bay Chamber Music School.
“My teaching philosophy is to instill the love of music in my students. Technique, practice, and repertoire are important yet mean nothing without passion and a desire to learn. It is the teacher’s responsibility not only to help students develop technical ability but also foster a lifelong love of music.”