Please call (920.498.2228) or email our education coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for teacher availability. Lessons take place in private studios at Heid Music in Green Bay.
Dana D., Piano
Dana graduated from Lawrence University with a bachelor degree in Piano Performance. She has been a private piano instructor for 20 years and previously taught the Yamaha Junior Music Course at Heid Music. She teaches a traditional curriculum, but also includes a variety of musical styles to keep it fun for the student. Her students regularly receive excellent ratings in local and state music festivals. She accepts beginners to advanced students ages 8 and up.
Dana published a solo piano arrangement in 2012, which has sold copies worldwide. She has performed in several variety bands and also performs for wedding ceremonies. Over the years, she has played several other instruments including bass guitar, drums, alto sax, flute, and bassoon. She enjoys golfing, water sports, and playing music with her husband.
Tasha H., Piano
Tasha graduated from St. Norbert College with a Bachelor Degree in Music Education and an add-on certification teaching music to students with disabilities. She has been teaching piano and alto saxophone since 2002. Her teaching style is based off the student’s interests and goals as a musician. She uses a method series and integrates music theory, sightreading, and artistry. Tasha likes to incorporate music the student prefers to play as well. She likes lessons to be fun and relaxed; and is also a firm believer in ‘Practice Makes Perfect.’
In addition to teaching music, Tasha has directed a church band for Saturday night services, accompanied students on performances, and performed with ensembles. She also has experience in private literacy tutoring. In her spare time, Tasha enjoys reading, cooking, and the outdoors.
Dawn K., Piano
Dawn Koepp has been teaching piano lessons since 1973, and currently plays professionally for weekly church services, funerals and weddings. She has studied music at UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, and UW-Stevens Point. She teaches students from age 2 to adult and has experience teaching students with autism, ADHD, and dyslexia. She enjoys tailoring to student’s preferred playing style and musical choice, ensuring that they enjoy lessons and get the most out of the learning experience. She has performed at the Weidner Center and accompanies St. Norbert College vocal students often. She currently plays at St. Mary’s of the Angel Catholic Church, and you can also hear her on Relevant Radio for 11:30 Mass in Green Bay.
Stella T., Piano
Stella earned her Master's degree in both Piano Performance and Pedagogy from National Conservatory of Music in Baku, Azerbaijan. She moved to Green Bay in 1992 and currently has over 40 years of experience as a piano teacher. As a teacher, Stella is patient, creative and confident. She is committed to a high standard and excellent quality of musical education. Her curriculum consists of both piano lessons and theory, which focuses on helping her students achieve their full potential. Stella believes that teaching includes a continuous journey of discovery in which her students uncover the skills that enable them to become successful learners. She provides several opportunities for her students to perform in front of an audience and participate in WMTA competitions and festivals, where they place highly year after year. Stella is also an active member of National Federations Club and WMTA (Wisconsin Music Teachers Association). She is accepting students ranging from 4 years of age to adult.
Amy V., Piano Click for video introduction
Amy Van De Hey graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from St. Norbert College. She has been teaching piano at Heid Music since 2004. Amy incorporates music theory, technique, artistry, and performance into each lesson. Her teaching style is centered upon creating a stress-free environment in which to learn and enjoy music. Most of Amy’s students have been studying with her for years. She accepts beginning through early advanced students, ages 7 and beyond.
Amy is also the instructor for First Steps in Music, a music introduction class for infants and toddlers and their parents. She loves making music with her young friends, knowing that early exposure to melodies and rhythms provides a basis for future musical enjoyment and study.
Outside of teaching Amy enjoys singing in the Dudley Birder Chorale, gardening, crochet, and spending time with her family.
Stephanie Z., Piano Click for video introduction
Stephanie Zinkel has a music education degree from the University of WI - Green Bay. In the past, she has taught grades K - 8 general music. Currently, she is Director of Music and organist at a local church. She has been teaching piano since 1997. Her style of teaching is based on the student. Beginning students learn from a method series and supplemental fun books. Intermediate and advanced students are encouraged to learn traditional piano repertoire as well as more modern, familiar songs. Opportunities for recitals and competitions are offered throughout the year.