Dr. Lorna Wanzel grew up in England where she started her piano/theory studies. She now lives in Halifax Nova Scotia, where she maintains a very successful private piano/theory teaching studio. She has over 40 years of experience, teaching both piano and theory skills to students of all ages at all levels. She is an experienced examiner, clinician, adjudicator and researcher.
Dr. Wanzel is a former President of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations, Former President of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association and has been awarded the prestigious national CFMTA Hugheen Ferguson Distinguished Teacher Award and NSRMTA Life Time Member award. She started the NSRMTA Research Group, the first of its kind in the world and has presented research papers at many music education conferences including MTNA, ISME and CFMTA, CMEA, in Australia, Portugal, Italy, Latvia, China, Greece, UK, USA and Canada. She is a Royal Conservatory of Music Certified Teacher, teaching Elementary to Advanced levels Piano and Theory.
Piano and music theory