Jacqueline Banks, Concert Pianist and Music Educator

Bringing the Music of Heaven Down to Earth

Resume

Education

Summer 2013 

2012 

Summer 2009

2003 - 2004

2001

1993 - 1997

 

Teaching Appointments

Present

2014-2015

2003-2012

2003-2005

2003

2003-2006

 

2000-2002

1999

1997-1999

1997

 

 

Awards

2010 

2009

2009

2009

2004

2001

2000

1998

1997-2001

1996

 

Offices Held

2008-2010

Memberships

 

Piano Studies

 

       

Masterclasses

 

Areas of Expertise

 

Languages

 

Yamaha Level 1 Teacher Training Certification.  Yamaha Corporate Office, Los Angeles California. 

Graduated from Georgia State University.  Masters of Music;  Piano Pedagogy.  GPA: 3.5 (4.0 scale)

Kodaly Summer Institute of NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.  Level 1 Certificate.  GPA: 3.7 (4.0 scale)

Studies in Music Management at Georgia State University.

Graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana.  Bachelors of Music;  Piano Performance.  GPA 3.0 (4.0 scale)

 Piano studies at University of Miami Preparatory School of Music

 

 

Director and Principal Piano Chair of the National Conservatory of Arts

Piano Teacher at Cardon Studios in Washington DC.

Piano Teacher at Etudes Piano Studio in Washington DC. 

Private piano and voice teacher in Atlanta. 

Piano instructor for Allegro Music Inc.  Location: Metropolitan Atlanta.

Piano and voice instructor for New School of Music in Lilburn, Georgia.

Piano and voice instructor at Lawrenceville Music and Dance Academy.

Piano instructor for Melody Music Studios.  Location: Atlanta, Ga.

Assistant Director of Music at John Wesley United Methodist Church in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Pianist in piano/cantor duo for Saint Rita Catholic Church in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 Music instructor at Xavier University's Junior School of Music.

Junior pianist for Christ The King Catholic Church's Youth Choir in Miami, Florida.

 

 Finalist, Thomas Brumby Concerto Competition

Scholarship from NYU for Kodaly Level 1 Certificate

Scholarship from International Keyboard Institute and festical at Mannes College NY.

Scholarship from Georgia State University

Editors Choice Award from Suite101 online magazine, for article about Margaret Bonds.

Sister Elise Sisson Award for Excellence in Music from Xavier University of Louisiana

2nd Place winner, Debose International Piano Competition, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 3rd Place winner, Debose National Piano Competition, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 Scholarship from Xavier University of Louisiana.

 2nd Place winner, NAACP ACTSO Competition, Miami Florida.

  

 

Founding President of GSUMTNA, collegiate chapter of MTNA.

 

MTNA, MENC, NANM.

 

Maria Gonzales, Florina Alonso, Barbara M. Diaz, Hugh Gonglewski, James Oakes, Willie Metcalf, David de Lisle, Nancy Weems, Sarah Steinhardt, Robert Henry, Geoffrey Haydon, Karen Walwyn

 

 Laura Sheffield, Wilfred Delphin, Krassimira Jordan, Alan Chow, William Chapman Nyaho, Sandra Tamam, Maria del Pico Taylor, John Bloomfield, Steven Meyer, Jose Ramos Santana, Nina Lelchuck, Frank Levy.

 

Piano and chamber music of African-American women composers, and avant-garde music of composers of African descent. 

 

American Sign Lanquage (intermediate fluency), Spanish (conversational).