TEACHING

Dr. Natasha Stollmack is an experienced and sought-after pedagogue in the New York area, serving the communities of Suffolk and Nassau Counties, Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. She has taught students of all ages and abilities, and works diligently to cultivate their strengths and improve their weaknesses. Dr. Stollmack's teaching style incorporates her own values as a pianist, such as expression, tone, and score integrity in an accessible and intriguing way that guides students in crafting their individual musicality. In addition to private and group lessons, she is experienced in large-group instruction, particularly the group piano curriculum, which she has taught at both the Universities of Delaware and Maryland, College Park. ​

Dr. Stollmack currently serves on the faculties of Herald Music School of Flushing and Joyous Music School of Syosset. She also maintains a private studio, entrance contingent upon an initial appointment and availability. In 2018, she joined the faculty for The 4th Jiafeng Chen International Summer Music Course in New York. Her professional affiliations include the Steinway and Sons Educational Partnership Program, the Piano Teachers Congress of New York, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), and the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA).

Areas of expertise:
  • collegiate private study

  • competition/festival preparation

  • college audition preparation 

  • chamber music

  • collaborative piano

  • piano pedagogy

  • keyboard literature and history

  • lecturing/public speaking

  • classical / contemporary / pop / folk music

  • ear-training

  • music theory

  • sight-reading

  • music history

  • NYSSMA preparation (proven history of students receiving "Excellent" category scores)

  • ABRSM preparation