With the rural south as a backdrop, Jennie delved into the world of classical piano at age eight when she began her training with renowned Ukrainian composer and pianist Sophia Pavlenko-Chandley. Jennie went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of Denver, studying with Alice Rybak and Steven Mayer. Jennie spent several summers performing and studying at the Brevard Music Center, training with Craig Nies and Douglas Weeks. She’s given recitals extensively in North Carolina, Denver and Milan, Italy.
Jennie has been giving piano lessons for over eight years. She’s an intuitive and patient teacher with a strong background in music theory, ear training and sight reading. Jennie is wonderful with children but loves teaching all ages.