Mary Ficzere - Enriched Piano Teacher
Mary Ficzere - Enriched Piano Teacher

“Play always as if in the presence of a master.”
― Robert Schumann

About Mary Ficzere

Programs Taught: Private Piano Lessons , Enriched Piano Lessons
Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop
Teaching since: 1996
Home or StudioStudio
LocationOakville

At a young age, Mary Ficzere won the Silver Medal for a piano exam through the Royal Conservatory of Music achieving the highest mark in Ontario.

Inspired by her accomplishment, she continued her music studies to complete an ARCT in Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music as well as a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Western Ontario. Influential teachers in her training include John Paul Bracey, Jim Anagnason, John Hess, Lynda Metelsky and Edna Golandsky.

Currently Mary is a teacher at the Merriam School of Music in Oakville where her primary focus is teaching talented young piano students in the Enriched Studies Program. As a faculty member at Merriam, Mary held the positions of Piano Department Head, Enriched Studies Department Head and Director of Examinations for many years. As Director of Examinations, Mary was integral in the development of the Keyfest Curriculum and Examination System for all instruments and levels. She co-wrote the Examination Syllabus for piano and implemented the Keyfest Examiner Training Program.

As a teacher, Mary has taught both group and private lessons for all ages and levels. Teaching classical music is her passion, but she also enjoys exploring jazz and pop music with her students and incorporating technology into her lessons. As a clinician, Mary runs seminars on Performance Technique and Injury Prevention.

She studied at the Golandsky Institute in New York City where she acquired in depth training on piano technique and coordinate movement. Mary is active as an adjudicator for Music Festivals in Canada and can also be seen performing as an accompanist for instrumentalists and singers throughout the GTA.

Education

Designations: Bachelor and Masters Degree in Piano Performance
School/ College/ University: Western University
Certifications: ARCT in Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music

Studied at the Golandsky Institute in New York City
Awards: None
Languages Spoken: English

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MERRIAM School of Music Locations

MERRIAM School of Music

(905) 829-2020
 
Hours
 Monday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 Tuesday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Wednesday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Thursday 10:00 am–9:00 pm
 Friday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
 Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 pm
 Sunday 11:00 am–5:00 pm

MERRIAM School of Music

(905) 660-9503
 
Hours
 Sunday 11:00 am–5:00 pm
 Monday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Tuesday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Wednesday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Thursday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Friday 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
 Saturday 9:00 am–6:00 pm
 

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