Yamaha Class Instructor
Private Piano Instructor
Mr. Connor holds a Master of Music degree in piano performance (with an emphasis in pedagogy) from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he studied under Dr. Peter Miyamoto and served as graduate teaching assistant in group piano, instructing both music students and community members. While at Mizzou, he served as president of the Mid-Missouri Collegiate Chapter of MTNA (Music Teachers National Association). For his undergraduate degrees, Mr. Connor studied with Dr. Kevin Hampton at Southeast Missouri State University, and Dr. Jennifer Lim-Judd at East Central College. Highlights of his collegiate performances include masterclasses with artists Valentina Igoshina and Amy I-Lin Cheng.
Some things Mr. Connor enjoys besides teaching and playing piano include unicycling, hiking, origami, gardening, bird watching, and spending time with his wife and their new puppy.
MM Piano Performance, University of Missouri-Columbia
BM Piano Performance, Southeast Missouri State University
AA Music, East Central College
Honorable Mention 2016 MMTA Graduate Division State Competition
Outstanding Music Student Award 2012 (East Central College)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Ludwig van Beethoven