Marcina Garner: Piano & Voice
Name: Marcina Garner
Instruments taught: Piano and Voice
Rate: $25 per ½ hour, $45 per hour
Ages taught: 3 and up
Teaching Experience: "I have provided music lessons since 2003. I was also a youth and adult choir director from 2002-2010."
Teaching at Bill’s since: 2018
Experience playing music: "I began playing music in the late 80s early 90s in elementary school. I played clarinet for 8 years, and started taking piano lessons when I was in middle school."
Bands/Venues Played In: "All County Jazz Band, Just About Midnight Jazz Combo,South Hagerstown High School Jazz Band, Hagerstown Community College Jazz Combo, Gerry Kunkel Jazz Combo (University of Maryland-College Park) Choir member-University of Maryland Gospel Choir, Pianist-New Life SDA Church, Minister of Music-Norbeck Community Church, Silver Spring, MD, UMBC Gamelan Ensemble 2017.
I currently play for two churches: Catonsville United Methodist Church, and Norbeck Community Church, and I am a singer, songwriter, and producer. I play regularly for events in the DMV and Baltimore area."
Genres of music taught: Jazz, Contemporary and Traditional Gospel, Classical, R + B, Soul/Neo Soul
Music Education: BS in Physiology and Neurobiology-University of Maryland College Park; Current Recording Technology Student at UMBC.
Personal Teaching Philosophy: My teaching style allows students the opportunity and room to grow and discover their musical voice. My gift is to positively encourage musicians-strengthening their confidence level and helping them reach and exceed their expectations. I am a firm believer that any musician, at any age, can develop a stronger confidence in their musical ability with a bit of effort and positive reinforcement.
Artist page: https://www.facebook.com/mgarnerofficiallikepage/
Production company page: https://www.facebook.com/kamesepro/