Lorna Wanzel
Life Member

Composition, Early Childhood, Rudiments, Harmony, Counterpoint, Music History, Piano Pedagogy, and she is also a Clinician, Adjudicator, Examiner, Coach


6158 Lawrence St.
Halifax  NS  B3L 1J6

Dr. Lorna Wanzel grew up in England. She now lives in Halifax Nova Scotia, where she maintains a very successful private piano teaching studio. She has over 40 years of experience teaching piano skills, rudiments, history of music, harmony, counterpoint, analysis, composition and piano pedagogy to students of all ages. She is also an experienced examiner, clinician, adjudicator and researcher.
Dr. Wanzel is a former President of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations and Past President of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association. She started the NSRMTA Research Group, the first of its kind in the world and has presented research papers on various topics, including motivation and retention of students in the private music studio. She has presented at music education conferences in Australia, Portugal, Italy, Latvia, China., Greece, UK, USA and Canada. She is a recipient of the CFMTA Distinguished Teachers Award and has been made a Life Member of the NSRMTA.