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ABOUT THE TEACHER

PROFESSIONAL BIO

Joanna Baird is a dedicated pianist and educator who recently graduated with distinction from Azusa Pacific University, earning a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance with a minor in Humanities. Born and raised in the vibrant Sacramento area, Ms. Joanna's musical journey began at the age of 6 when she first fell in love with the piano. Since then, she has devoted her life to mastering its intricacies and sharing her passion through teaching.

 

Ms. Joanna's teaching philosophy revolves around patience, empathy, and a deep understanding of each student's unique learning journey. Her approach combines technical rigor with creativity, fostering a supportive environment where students can explore and express themselves through music.

 

In addition to her teaching accomplishments, Joanna has excelled in numerous piano competitions. In 2023, she distinguished herself by earning second place in the IAMPT Concerto Competition, showcasing her exceptional musicality and performance skills. The following year, Joanna received an honorable mention in the prestigious 2024 IAPMT Grand Prix, further highlighting her talent and dedication to her craft.

 

Looking forward, Joanna is thrilled to embark on the next chapter of her musical journey at the University of California, Irvine, where she has been awarded a full scholarship to pursue a Master’s degree in Keyboard Collaborative Arts. This opportunity will allow her to deepen her expertise in collaborative piano and expand her repertoire, preparing her to inspire future generations of musicians.

 

Beyond her academic and competitive achievements, Joanna is known for her warm demeanor and ability to connect with her students on a personal level. She believes in the transformative power of music education, not only in developing technical proficiency but also in fostering creativity, discipline, and lifelong appreciation for the arts.

 

Whether teaching a lively group of young beginners or helping seasoned performers preparing for auditions, Joanna Baird brings passion, expertise, and a commitment to excellence to every lesson. Her students benefit not only from her technical prowess but also from her ability to instill confidence and ignite a love for music that lasts a lifetime.

EDUCATION

Azusa Pacific University 

Bachelor's of Music - Piano Performance, 2024

 

 

University of California - Irvine

Masters of Music - Keyboard Collaborative Arts , 2024

SPECIALTY

  • Piano - All Levels

EXAM PREPARATION

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LANGUAGES

  • English

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Joanna Baird

PIANO TEACHER

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