Dr. Karali Hunter, NCTM, received her Bachelor's Degree in piano performance from Brigham Young University and her Masters Degree at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music. She received her DMA at Arizona State University under the direction of Baruch Meir. Dr. Hunter’s musical pursuits have led to prizes in various state and international competitions, as well as master classes with some of the world’s best-known musicians. She was named a First Prize Winner of the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition 2011, and was given the honor of performing in Carnegie Hall. Also in 2011, she was priviledged to perform in Perugia, Italy, where she performed Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 with I Solisti di Perugia. Dr. Hunter runs an active and competitive piano studio in Queen Creek, AZ. Her students have been prizewinners in many competitions, including First Place in the Junior Piano Division of MTNA's student competition, as well as receiving national honors such as the "Highest Score in the Nation" for the Music Development Program run by the Royal Conservatory of Canada and Carnegie Hall. Her students have also performed in Carnegie Hall as prize winners in an international competition. Karali and her husband Matthew are now enjoying their newest and most exciting adventure together as they raise their sons, Gavin and Cyrus.
EVMTA (East Valley Music Teachers' Association), ASMTA (Arizona State Music Teachers' Association)