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Kenn Gartner, piano and voice teacher

Certified nationally by the Music Teachers National Association as a Teacher of Voice—one of six in California—and as a Teacher of Piano, the only one in Marin County and one of three north of San Francisco.  On the Juilliard’s Private Teacher Directory as one of two Teachers of Piano and two of Voice in California. Listed by Steinway as a teacher of Piano.

Bay Area resident with Ph.D. in Performance (Steinhardt School, New York University, 1979) where he studied with Eugene List.  An M.S. in Music Education with emphasis on Musicology (Queens College, City University of New York, 1970).  Studied with Adele Marcus and Eduard Steuermann leading to the Artist’s Diploma (The Juilliard School, 1964).

Earned an A.B. in Music as a student of John Kirkpatrick and of music historian Donald J. Grout, author of A History of Western Music  (Cornell, 1960).  Performances in many countries (1969 to present).  Teacher of Music, NYC etc.; Supervisor/Director of Music for school districts Lexington, MA; Copiague, NY; Jackson, NJ.  Professor of Music at Long Island’s Hofstra University; Adelphi University; LaGuardia Community College; Suffolk County Community College; Chair/Associate Professor, Five Towns College.

Currently teaches voice and piano in Marin County, California.