Meet the teacher, Harumi
Pianist Harumi Shiraishi has earned the master's degree in piano performance and bachelor's degree in piano performance with honors at the University of Colorado Boulder.
As a teacher, she has been teaching piano to children and adults for twenty-two years in her private studio. Her students have been performing actively in public concerts and festivals such as the Clementi festival (requires audition), Kids for Bach festival (requires audition), Achievement Day (her students earn super-achiever medals), Marvelous Musicale, and other local public recitals.
As a collaborative performer, she has accompanied school choirs, church choirs,
and individual instrumental and voice students at the competitions and recitals.
She is currently an organist/ pianist at a local church.
She is an active member of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA),
Colorado State Music Teachers Association (CSMTA), Broomfield Music Teachers
Association (BMTA), and Boulder Area Music Teachers Association (BAMTA). For
CSMTA and BAMTA, she has worked on revising the test materials such as Theory test, Terms & Signs test, Ear Training test, and History test. Also she has chaired festivals and competitions for many years.
Besides piano and organ, she has sung in auditioned chorus groups such as Colorado Music Festival and Boulder Bach Festival. She also has played the trombone for about ten years, and the harpsichord for a year.
Native of Japan, Harumi holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management that she earned at the Matsuyama University of Commerce in Japan.