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Claudia Fuenmayor

M.M. Piano Performance

B.M. Emphasis in Piano Performance

Private Instructor- Teaching Artist

Claudia received her Master’s degree in Piano Performance from the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), studying piano with Dr. John Solomons. She has acquired a great deal of experience in the Dallas-Fort Worth area teaching students of all ages, in both private and group lesson settings. Her students have obtained high grades in the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program. Claudia has been teaching since 2001 and she enjoys sharing her love for music with students of all levels. She has also served as a pianist in various churches, and as an accompanist in recitals and competitions.

Claudia has attended numerous piano master classes, seminars, conferences and music festivals to stay up to date with the latest piano pedagogical and performance methods. She is a member of The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) and The American Guild of Organists.

She began studying music at the age of four in the Conservatory Antonio Maria Valencia of the Instituto Departamental de Bellas Artes in Cali, Colombia. Her first piano teacher was Ana Milena Hernandez. After receiving a High School Diploma with emphasis in Music, she graduated Magna Cum Laude, getting a Bachelors of Music with emphasis in Piano Performance under the tutelage of piano Professor Lucia Mora.

Claudia is active as a teacher, performer, and accompanist. She won the Young Artists Performing Series competition, where she played in one of the most prestigious halls of her native country of Colombia, the Recital Hall of the library Luis Angel Arango. She was also a semifinalist in the XI and XIV National Piano Competition UIS in Bucaramanga-Colombia. She recorded the Third Volume of the Series Performances “Master Composers” Colombian authors, carried out by Valle University in 2004 playing the “Suite Breve para piano” by Luis Carlos Figueroa.

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Claudia Fuenmayor