Piano, Vocal, Guitar
Marianne Murphy teaches piano, voice, and guitar and has been a professional musician for 30 years. Marianne is a singer/songwriter, who plays piano, guitar, penny whistle, and sight reads proficiently.
She has performed on WJR, WDET, (Wayne State University), at U of M, Ann Arbor Library Concert Series, Center for Creative Studies, Rochester Library Series, Oakland County Brown Bag Lunch Concerts, Comerica Park (Tigers), Huron Valley Council for the Arts, "Tunes for Tots", Martin Luther King march "Kids for Peace" just to name a few. Marianne has recorded three CD's of her original material, as well as being a vocal guest on other artists' albums.
Marianne currently teaches pre-school, kindergarten, and elementary music in several Montessori schools, designing a curriculum to include theory, history, and performance outlets. She worked for "Milford Memories" art festival as both a performer and organizer of music. Each year she organizes a Veterans Memorial concert with her students from Milford Music to benefit the Veterans of today. She is also one of the founding members of the "Kettle Concert Series".
"Music brings joy to my life and I try to give to my students. I also provide a well-rounded approach with theory, ear-training, history and appreciation depending on your genre."
"Marianne has been teaching me for 6 years. During this time she has taught me many so many skills and improved my singing and technique significantly. She has the kindest heart and turns any bad day into a good day."
"Both boys have made tremendous progress in their piano lessons with Miss Marianne! She has so much patience and is always so helpful and encouraging. I highly recommend Miss Marianne as a piano teacher."
-Jack and Deighton Collins