Janet has been teaching music for over 30 years, beginning her teaching career as a student at The King's College in New York. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and taught general music classes in the inner city of Minneapolis. She continued teaching and directing various adult and children's choirs for the next 16 years while living in Brazil. Upon return to the USA Janet did additional coursework in early childhood education, directed a preschool that had a musical emphasis, became a licensed Kindermusik educator, and taught group piano classes. While maintaining a private studio she completed the music therapy program at Arizona State University and is a member of the National Association of Music Educators and the American Music Therapy Association. Janet teaches private and group piano lessons in her studio. Adaptive lessons are available in the studio or in the homes of exceptional learners as needed.