Piano
Ages 4 to Adults, Beginner to Early Advanced

Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi.

Teaching Philosophy

Teaching is my passion! I believe that anyone can learn to play the piano! I use various teaching methods depending on the student’s age and objectives. I want students to enjoy studying in piano and will motivate them to reach their highest potential! My students can choose to be as active or inactive as they want. They have the opportunity to perform as often as once a month in various recitals, competitions, festivals and auditions.

Biography

Glendora Garza has a BM in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from Texas A & M University in Corpus Christi where she studied with Joan Allison. With more than 30 years of teaching experience, she considers her vocation as a means to enrich people’s lives with music.

Glendora is a Texas native from Corpus Christi. She began playing the piano at the age of 8 with Marsha Perkins and participated in numerous festivals, competitions and performances. When she entered college she won the Blaise Montandon Scholarship and performed with the symphony orchestra. After having won the Corpus Christi Young Artists Competition, she had the opportunity to perform for Mr. Steinway in a private recital.

While teaching private piano in her home and adult group lessons at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, she worked as a music host at KEDT-FM, a classical music radio station, for some years until she married a Swiss aerospace physicist and left for Russia. During her time in Russia, she trained at the Conservatory in Kaluga and worked on the Russian Technique. She then went to Switzerland where her two children were born and taught privately at home to American expats for 6 years. The family was transferred to Paris, France in 2000 where she began working as a Business English Coach in several companies such as Nike, Peugeot, EADS and Mercedes Benz while continuing to teach a handful of private piano students.

Glendora arrived in San Antonio during the summer of 2012 with her family. She teaches all ages from beginner to early advanced levels. She is enthusiastic about sharing her passion for teaching and playing an active role in the community.