About Mindy

Mindy has been a podcast host since 2019, and piano teacher since 1991 to students ages kindergarten to adult, in Michigan and Minnesota.  Mindy began taking piano lessons at the age of 6, and music and the piano have been an integral part of her life ever since.  Mindy loves listening to live music, expressing herself through music, learning more about the benefits of music, and passing on a love of music to her students.  Mindy plays piano/keys at her local church in Eden Prairie.

A graduate of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mindy is a Nationally Certified Music Teacher. Mindy is the Arts Advocacy Chair of the Minnesota Music Teachers Association (MMTA); on the Board of West Suburban Music Teachers Association (WSMTA); and a member of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), National Federation of Music Clubs, and Chain of Lakes Music Club.

When not making or listening to music, Mindy enjoys bicycling in the beautiful Minnesota outdoors, reading, and spending time with her husband and two teenage children.

Contact Mindy

If you have any questions or would like to discuss piano lessons, please contact Mindy via email or telephone (952-934-2245).

Lessons with Mindy

Lessons are taught in Mindy’s home studio, located near Forest Hills Elementary in northeast Eden Prairie, MN. Virtual/online lessons are also available. Competencies addressed in Mindy’s curriculum (depending on student’s age, level, and interests):

  • Technique
  • Theory
  • Repertoire (multiple genres, including classical, popular, sacred, jazz, ensembles)
  • Aural (Ear) Training
  • Sight-Reading
  • Composition
  • Improvisation
  • Computer Notation
  • Music History
  • Practicing Strategies
  • Hobby Playing
  • Performance Skills and Mental Techniques
  • Exams and Contests