Teachers — Judges: Well over 100 Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky teachers enroll their students in JME Evaluations twice a year. The JME Leadership sincerely thanks the teachers who participate, as their support is essential to JME's success. Teachers who enter students are required to judge a half day each Evaluation or a full day once yearly. This is the only requirement for JME participation; there are no membership dues or other duties. JME judges are paid a small honorarium. If you are judging for the upcoming event, please review the current "Judges Guidelines". To view the Judges Guidelines, Login to the system (Login link on top-right of this page) and when taken to the "Main Menu" page, click the "Judges Guidelines" link found on the left side of the Main Menu page.
To register your students please first read the JME Rules and Regulations as well as the current Letter to Teachers. Beginning with the Fall 2010 Event, You must register online. To view a sample evaluation form, click here.
Spring 2013 Awards Ceremony is June 07.
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Following is a list of JME teachers with their contact information. . All offer piano lessons; some also provide instruction on other instruments. Contact these teachers directly to inquire if they are currently accepting new students.
Current JME teachers: If you are not on this list and would like to be, please contact JME via our contact form and include your contact information in the message box. NOTE: Teachers must have entered students and served as a judge for a minimum of one year to be listed in the online directory.
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Music with Kathy Franklin: www.musicwithkathyfranklin.com Piano and violin lessons from age 5 to adult. Beginners through advanced. Over 30 years teaching
experience. B. M. and M.M. Instruction includes repertoire, theory, and technique. Home-schoolers welcome!
B. J. Herrmann
Piano. Beginners to early advanced, children and adults.
Piano. Beginners to advanced, children and adults. Theory and history.
Dr. Diana Belland
Piano. Intermediate to advanced, adults.
Julie Frisch Donahue
Piano and flute. Beginners to advanced, children and adults. Certified elementary teacher with over 20 years experience.
Sister Mary Carol Hellmann, OSB, MMEd
(859) 331-6333 ext 400.
Private piano lessons at Villa Madonna Academy.
Piano, voice, guitar; pre-school through adults.
Ransom Notes Music Studio at Villa Madonna Academy. Piano, theory, beginning band instruments and beginning to
advanced woodwinds. Certified music teacher for grades K-12. Students of all ages. Home school students and adults welcome.
Piano. Children and adults; beginners to advanced. Theory. Two recitals a year.
(859) 835-4603, (859) 341-2313.
Private piano lessons in home studio for all ages from beginner to advaned. Retired public school music teacher and Retired Church Music Director. Two recitals per year.
Piano. Come learn to enjoy music in a very relaxed manner and have fun while doing it. Children :). Traditional method.
Dr. Douglas Belland
Beginners to early advanced; adults; theory for all ages including college-level and adults.
Marian L. Cobb
Piano, organ, flute. Beginners to advanced; children and adults. Theory, ear training. Many performance opportunities.
Traditional and Suzuki piano; beginning through late intermediate; adult students welcome.Also teaches in Kenwood.
Private and group piano lessons. Ages 5 through adult, all levels of study. Many performance opportunities available.
Lessons in piano and voice, all ages. Piano lessons offered at all levels, voice lessons offered beginning to intermediate.
See MONTGOMERY, BLUE ASH, SHARONVILLE, below
(513) 734-4650 (Hamersville, OH)
CINCINNATI WEST SIDE, COVEDALE, CLIFTON, U.C. AREA
See also WHITE OAK, below
Piano. Beginners (7 and up) through advanced. Specializing in jazz and pop (theory, improvisation, composition and ear training).
Masters degree in jazz studies from DePaul University. Composer, clinician and arranger, with works published by Willis Music Company
and FJH Music Co., Inc. Member, Ohio Music Teachers Association.
Private piano lessons.
Grace L. Chen
Private piano lessons for all ages and all levels. Studio located in Springfield Township near Winton Woods Park.
A Private Piano Studio on the West Side of town. Offering piano lessons to adults and students willing to learn and have fun doing it.
Suzuki and traditional piano lessons starting as young as 3 years old in the College Hill/Clifton/Spring Grove Village area in Cincinnati.
Piano and keyboard instruction with theory. Beginners to advanced; children and adults.
See ANDERSON, EASTGATE, MT. WASHINGTON, above.
Suzuki piano; all ages. Music theory classes for children. Suzuki teacher training.
Sharon Esche Sharon Esche Piano Studio
Piano. Beginners to advanced. Students of all ages are welcome. Theory instruction included.
Private piano lessons: beginners to early advanced. Will come to your home.
Kindermusik for 3-7 year olds. Suzuki and traditional piano. Beginners through early advanced. All ages are welcome 3 year olds
Mary Ann Jordan
Timbrels Music Club: Traditional piano lessons for all ages, 5 years through adult.
Music Learning Center, Inc. / Baldwin Music Education Center
Rachel Kramer, President
Specially designed music classes for 6-month-olds through piano-level students.
See KENWOOD, SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, MADEIRA, INDIAN HILL, below.
Barbara H. Goosman
Piano, brass and woodwinds (trumpet, clarinet, flute, saxophone). Beginners through advanced; children and adults.
Terry (Gronotte) Granick
8310 Gwilada Drive, 45236
Suzuki and traditional piano. Students of all ages and levels. In-home studio convenient to Amberley, Kenwood, Blue Ash and Deer Park.
Amy Rose Immerman
Traditional and Suzuki piano. Age 3 through adult; all levels. Large adult studio. Co-owner, Cincinnati Music Academy. Past President,
Ohio Music Teachers Association. Participates in Junior Festival. Lots of student opportunities.
Piano. Beginners to advanced. Suzuki and traditional.
Piano and theory. Beginners through advanced; children and adults.
Dr. Donna Martin.
Personal website: http://homepage.mac.com/pianodr/
Piano. Beginners to advanced with emphasis on classical technique and theory. Many openings in summer months. Music K-12 licensed teacher with degree in
Music Education (piano and choral) from Bowling Green State University. Member of Ohio Music Education Association and American Orff-Schulwerk Association.
Piano. Beginners to early advanced. Ear training; composition. Affiliated with Cincinnati Music Academy.
Traditional and suzuki methods to beginners through early advanced students starting at age 3.5 through adult. Students participate in group theory and
performance classes once a month, semi annual recitals, JME, OFMC Festival, and MTNA events. Bachelor's degree in Music Education K-12 from
Xavier University and a Masters in Music from Miami University. Teaching piano since 1997.
Piano. Beginners to advanced with emphasis on classical technique and theory. Many openings in summer months.
Music K-12 licensed teacher with degree in Music Education (piano and choral) from Bowling Green State University.
Member of Ohio Music Education Association and American Orff-Schulwerk Association.
Piano. Children of all ages, from beginner to advanced, with a focus on classical music. Member of Ohio Music Teachers Association.
B.M. Piano Performance and Music Education, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.
Piano. Beginners to advanced. Home-school and adults welcome for morning times. B.M. and M.M. degrees in piano performance from Miami University.
See KENWOOD, SYCAMORE, MADEIRA, INDIAN HILL, above.
Piano and flute. Beginners through advanced; children and adults; keyboard, theory and improvisation. Home-school students welcome.
Morning and early afternoon lesson times available. Executive Director and President, Junior Music Experience.
Managing Partner, Loveland Music Academy.
Allison O. Highland
Piano, all levels and adults. Studio at home in Loveland
Trio Jan Jeng
Piano: traditional. Voice: classical, folk and Broadway. Various recital and festival opportunities throughout the year. Voice lecturer
at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory Department. Master of Music Degree. Convenient location.
Elizabeth A. Lickdyke
Piano, violin, viola, bass, flute, music theory. Music talent educator. Twenty years teaching experience. Two to four recitals a year. All ages welcome.
Suzuki piano. Children only, pre-school to intermediate. Early afternoon appointments available.
Piano: Traditional instruction for beginners through upper intermediate; children and adults welcome. Classical and popular music, with theory emphasized.
Voice: vocal training for beginners to intermediate levels, ages 10 through adult. Includes classical, popular, folk and Broadway repetoire. Cello: beginning cello.
Member MTNA, OMTA, KMTA.
Piano. Beginners to advanced, children and adults. Home schoolers welcome.
Piano by Polly: Traditional instruction for beginners through upper intermediate; Classical & popular music; theory emphasized. Adults, children and
home-school students welcome. Weekday morning and early afternoon lesson times available. Studio at home in Mason. Bachelor's degree in
Music Education K-12 from Miami University.
Piano. Children, beginners to early advanced.
Piano, theory. Children and adults, beginners to advanced.
Penny Bogard McDaniel
Penny's Piano Studio. Suzuki and traditional piano. Children only, beginners to intermediate.
See ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, EASTGATE, MT. WASHINGTON, above.
See MONTGOMERY, BLUE ASH, SHARONVILLE, above
See FOREST PARK, SPRINGDALE, FAIRFIELD, above
See KENWOOD, SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, MADEIRA, INDIAN HILL, above
See MASON, LANDEN, LOVELAND, KINGS, SYMMES TOWNSHIP, above
See MASON, WEST CHESTER, above
See CINCINNATI WEST SIDE, above.
Deborah J. Amend
Piano. Beginners through advanced; children and adults. Theory instruction.
Suzuki Piano lessons, ages 3 and up. Beginners to advanced-intermediate. Traditional violin and viola lessons are also available.
Arabella Z. Smith
Piano, organ and theory; beginners to late intermediate; children and adults.