Jenny Knowles has extensive experience both as a performer and educator, including work with students of all ages and levels, and pedagogy studies with Sophia Gilmson at the University of Texas. As a teacher, her goal is to instill a lifelong curiosity and passion for the journey of music in her students.
Jenny’s educational background includes a Master of Music in Piano Performance in progress at the University of Texas, and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance (summa cum laude) from Texas State University, where she was the winner of the school’s concerto competition. Other notable achievements include the 3rd prize at the Petroff Collegiate Piano Competition and sharing the stage with Christopher O’Riley during a live taping of NPR’s From the Top.
When she is not studying or teaching, Jenny enjoys reading European history, religion, and philosophy. Prior to her music career, she served as a nurse in the U.S. Army for four years in active duty and deployed to Iraq for one year.
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