Success and longevity have marked the keyboard instruction career of Kathie Kifer for 23 years at Milford Music. "Miss Kathie's" students "stick to it" over a long period of time and finish as proficient pianists, having achieved the individual desired level of competency.
Kathie's experience includes being a Musical theater orchestra pit keyboardist (Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Grease, Sound Of Music, Footloose, Company, Amahl and the Night Visitors, West side Story, Little Shop Of Horrors, Once Upon A Mattress, Hello Dolly, etc., countless solo and ensemble accompanying, church organist and pianist, accompanist for three national level concert choir tours, and multiple recording projects.
Kathie is an accomplished pianist, organist, and vocalist. Having grown up in Western Pennsylvania in a very musical family, Kathie began accompanying high school choirs, church choirs, and soloists at the age of 12. Kathie studied piano with Cynthia Posegate, Organist and Pianist of the Historic Hill Presbyterian Church, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
She also studied the organ with Gladys Reichard, American Organ Guild. As a church organist and pianist, Kathie composed and arranged all of her music. Kathie's solo organ CD, "Organ Majesty" is a collection of her favorite arrangements.
Because of her versatility, Kathie quickly and efficiently adapts the week to week piano lessons to meet the unique learning styles of each student. As a result, students and parents find her incentive program perfect for motivating everyone to achieve success and enjoy doing it! Simply, her students love her and learn to love music through her.
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