Relevant Employment History

  • The Virtuoso – Piano and Voice Academy
    Owner and Piano/Voice Instructor · March 2015 to Present · St. Louis and Metro East
    (Current employment.)
  • Metro East Montessori School
    Piano/Voice Instructor · June 2015 to Present · Granite City, Illinois
    (Current employment.)
  • Accent Music
    Piano/Voice Instructor · June 2015 to Present · Swansea, Illinois
    (Current employment.)
  • Lacefield Music
    Piano/Voice Instructor · March 2015 to June 2015 · Shiloh, Illinois
    (Location Closed, Out of Business.)
  • Exeter Music
    Owner and Piano/Voice Instructor · January 2012 to March 2015 · O’Fallon, Illinois
    (Retired to focus on teaching and performing career.)
  • Taylor Robinson Music
    Piano Instructor · August 2010 to February 2012 · Dallas, Texas
    (Worked from Edwardsville, Illinois)
  • Exeter Piano Studio
    Piano Instructor and Owner · May 2010 to January 2012 · Edwardsville, Illinois
    (Incorporated with Exeter Music as of January 1st.)
  • Musika LLC
    Piano Instructor · February 2010 to August 2012 · New York City
    (Worked from Edwardsville, Illinois)
  • Schmitt Music Center
    Store Manager, Piano Instructor · June 2008 to January 2012 · O’Fallon, Illinois
    (Acquired ownership of the business in 2012.)

Relevant Educational History:

  • Frontier Community College – IECC
    Class of 2008 · Fairfield, Illinois
    Piano Performance · Psychology · Music Education
  • Dr. Linda Perry – Piano Performance
    2011 – 2012 ·  Edwardsville, Illinois
    Classical Period Repertoire · Stylistics and Dynamic Controls · Piano Performance/Composition
  • Dr. Stephanie Owen – Piano/Vocal/Organ Performance
    2009 – 2013 · Lebanon, Illinois
    Romantic Period Repertoire · French Classical Technique · Piano Performance & Pedagogy

Partial List of Concert Repertoire

  • Revolutionary Etude – Frédéric Chopin
  • Fantasie Impromptu – Frédéric Chopin
  • Nocturne in E Minor – Frédéric Chopin
  • Etude Op. 10, No. 9 – Frédéric Chopin
  • Scherzo Op. 31 in Bb – Frédéric Chopin
  • Mazeppa S. 139 No. 4 – Franz Liszt
  • Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy
  • Masques – Claude Debussy
  • Sonata No.3, Op.28 – Sergey Prokofiev
  • Nascent Requiem  – Masashi Hamauzu
  • Piano Fantasy – William Joseph
  • Eternal Harvest – Nobuo Uematsu

Noteworthy Experience and Accomplishments

  • 4.0 High-school GPA
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
  • Graduated from IECC with President’s Academic Award
  • Graduated from IECC Chief Executive Officer’s Academic Award
  • Graduated from IECC with High Honors
  • Concert pianist with 20+ years of performing experience.
  • Classically trained vocalist, with 10+ years of performing experience.
  • 3rd Generation student of French composer Claude Debussy, via Dr. Stephanie Owen.
  • Students of Mrs. Exeter have placed 1st and 1st Superior in IGSMA Competitions.
  • Students of Mrs. Exeter have performed on local television. Including a feature performance on KMOV-4 “Great Day St. Louis”.
  • Students of Mrs. Exeter have performed, starred in, and won in local talent shows. Including Connor Johnson’s victory at the Belleville’s 2015 Junior Idol Competition.
  • Students of Mrs. Exeter have earned lead roles in local theater productions, including “Looking Glass Theater,” “Alpha Players Productions,” and “Coca”.
  • 10+ years of business management experience.
  • 10+ years of experience as an educator.
  • 5+ years of experience as a business owner.