|Robin has a B.A. in Music from California State University, Northridge.
She studied with renowned concert pianist Francoise Regnat, as well as
Dr. Eleanor Russell, an expert in Baroque styling. After graduating she
became a member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California
(MTAC). She developed a private studio comprising of advanced
students who consistently won state competitions at the highest level.
She was also teaching group lessons at Ventura Junior College.
Along with teaching, Robin is an adjudicator for major piano
competitions. She judges for professional organizations such as the
MTAC (Music Teachers' Association of California), which she is the
current president of the Sierra Branch. She also judges for the MTNA
(Music Teachers National Association) and CAPMT (California
Association of Professional Music Teachers.)
Northern California became Robin’s home in 1990 with her husband
and two children. Here she was introduced to the Yamaha Clavinova
and all its benefits. In 2005, she was honored to be selected by
Yamaha Corp. of America (piano division) and Crystal Cruises as one of
their piano teachers in the Passport to Music program. Crystal Cruises
offers their guests something special by providing adult piano classes
using the Clavinova technology. To be part of the Crystal Cruise's
"Creative Learning Institute" team has been such a great experience
while being able to travel all over the world.
Realizing that new technology could motivate her students and add
new excitement to her traditional lessons, she has developed a great
balance between the two. For Robin, giving lessons provides the
opportunity for everyone to experience the pleasure of music and all