You are so warm and natural with your students and their parents. I can see how much they like you and how they trust you with their children. And your energy and good nature are always infectious.

-D.M., adult student

Lessons, Philosophy, & Policies

Mickey teaches pianists of all ages and levels. Areas of specialization include advanced students, adult learners, duet literature, and ensemble coaching. She also teaches the art of accompanying and vocal coaching.

Mickey’s teaching philosophy is student-focused. Each student, regardless of age, experience, or ability, comes to lessons seeking ways to accomplish individual goals. Mickey’s goal is to help you reach yours in a way and on a timeline that is compatible with your personality and learning style. Please inquire for current rates and policies.

Distance Lessons

Not from the Madison/Verona, Wisconsin area? Distance lessons are available.

Studio Rental

Looking for a place to practice to prepare for a performance? Have a need to rehearse your concerti or duo-piano repertoire? Mickey’s studio has a Steinway B and a Yamaha C3 that sit alongside each other and are tuned together. Inquire about availability and hourly rehearsal rates.

Studio Families

  • Guest Events & Masterclasses: Mickey is available as an instructor for guest events, summer programs, music camps, and masterclasses. Please inquire.
  • Alumni: Mickey’s studio alumni are doing great things in the world!
  • Kudos & Congrats

“The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.” 
John Lubbock (1834-1913)

“Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.”
Augusta F. Kantra

“You can have results or excuses. Not both.” –Jeremiah Kite