Norwood Piano Studio  Private Piano Lessons

Margaret Louise Norwood, MM, NCTM

Over 30 years of private piano teaching experience

Active recitalist, collaborative pianist, clinician and adjudicator

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano, Music Teachers National Association

RCM Certified Teacher (Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced), The Royal Conservatory of Music

Education and Awards:
Master of Music Degree in Piano - University of Southern California
Bachelor of Music Degree in Piano - University of Montevallo

Postgraduate studies include the Academy of Music in Sion, Switzerland and the Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford

Solo and collaborative performances broadcast on radio and television across the U.S. and in Europe

Continuing education including conferences, workshops, master classes and coaching sessions

Performer in John O'Conor Summer Master Class at Winthrop University, June-July 2012

Performer in John O'Conor Summer Master Class at Adamant Music School, July 2013

Awarded an Emerging Artist grant from the Arts and Science Council of Charlotte/Mecklenburg, the North Carolina Arts Council and the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation

Awarded the Independent Music Teachers Forum teacher enrichment grant for 2006-2007, for 2008-2009 and for 2012-2013 from North Carolina Music Teachers Association.

Awarded a Teacher Enrichment Grant for 2013-2014 from the Amanda Ward Penick Endowment of the Music Teachers National Association Foundation Fund.

Awarded North Carolina Music Teachers Association 2015 Teacher of the Year

Charlotte Piano Teachers Forum - currently serving as Auditing Chair
Charlotte Music Teachers Association - currently serving as President
North Carolina Music Teachers Association - served as State Piano Contest Director 2007-2009
Music Teachers National Association
Charlotte Music Club
North Carolina Federation of Music Clubs
National Federation of Music Clubs
American College of Musicians - National Guild of Piano Teachers

Other Information:    
Because I am an active performer I do not ask students to do anything that I do not do every day in my own practice time--I truly empathize with the ups and downs of performance preparation.