Rebekah Fry is an enthusiastic teacher whose main goal is to share the joy of music with everyone around her. Her students are challenged to excel in what they do while having fun in the process!
She completed her Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance in 2016 at Miami University of Ohio, studying with Dr. Siok Lian Tan. While there, she did an independent study on injury-preventive technique and was a finalist in the Undergraduate Solo Competition and Concerto competition. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Music in Piano Pedagogy at the University of South Carolina and studying with Professor Philip Bush.
An experienced teacher, Rebekah is a certified Suzuki Piano Book One instructor and is active in her collegiate Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) chapter. She has previously taught private and group piano lessons to individuals ages 4-50 at West Chester Academy in West Chester, Ohio, and in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. She is currently a Graduate Assistant at the University of South Carolina where she teaches group piano classes to college students, beginning adults, and beginning children.
Rebekah has experience performing solo, accompaniment, and ensemble works in a variety of spaces including churches, university recital halls, community centers and nursing homes. She believes that sharing her love of music with the community is important for her and her students.
Her goals for her students are to learn to love music and to love learning. Listening and experiencing a variety of different music is a good place to start. Individualizing the curriculum used, she teaches fundamental techniques, helps students to take ownership of their practice time and encourages them to become independent learners.
Rebekah helps her students grow as excellent, passionate musicians who are excited to share the gift of music with those around them!