When I first started teaching at MacPhail Center for Music in 2000, our slogan was,
"It's the music that matters."
I've always loved that phrase.
Welcome to the homepage for Cathy Smetana's piano studio at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cathy teaches in MacPhail's Suzuki Talent Education, Individual Instruction, and Group Instruction departments.
Cathy also presents for piano teacher groups on topics such as performance anxiety and memorization, using pop music to teach music theory, successful lesson planning, and effective practice strategies.
Cathy teaches online and in person at MacPhail Center for Music's downtown Minneapolis location. For more information, please email Cathy directly or visit www.macphail.org