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Students enjoy discovering Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary periods while also choosing a variety of popular pieces from both movies and radio. Technical training is emphasized, with relaxed arm/wrist motion encouraged, learning scales, arpeggio, and cadences. Theory, composition, piano performance and technical training provide the four corners that build a strong musical foundation in the Mclean Piano Journey Studio.

Proud member of the following organizations:
National Piano Teachers Guild, Texas Music Teachers Association, Mid-Cities Music Teachers Association, American College of Musicians

Maria Mclean is a degreed and certified teacher with over 20 years experience. From age 12- 18 Maria studied with the acclaimed concert pianist, Louis Galanffy. She continued her studies at Mary Hardin-Baylor College in Belton, Texas after receiving scholarship for Applied Piano. Maria receiving her undergraduate degree. Maria continued studies in Sociology from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas, and German language from University of Texas in Austin, Texas. Graduate work through Amberton University in Dallas.

She currently teaches ages 4 to adult, from beginners through advanced levels, piano performance, theory, improvisation and composition. She is an active member in the National Piano Teacher’s Guild, Texas Music Teacher’s Association, Mid Cities MTA, active with Sonata Club, Ensemble Contest, Van Katwijk by invitation three years, and is the current Chairperson for the Annual MCMTA Original Composition Contest. She has maintained her status as an Honor Roll and Guild Certified Teacher with NGPT for over 20 years.

Over the years, her success and abilities as a teacher have been reflected through her students' many achievements in winning competitions throughout the state of Texas.

In addition to teaching, Ms. Mclean has written and produced music for solo piano and piano-orchestra. Her CDs are available for sale and include works composed by period composers as well as her own compositions and those of her students.

As a master teacher in piano, Ms. Mclean has sought to establish an atmosphere reflecting high expectations of her students while still maintaining a joy and excitement in learning, hoping to create a rewarding journey for all who join with her in discovering music.

 
Studio Location
1615 Forest Bend Lane,
Keller, Texas 76248
 
Phone
(817) 703-8080
 

 
Website
www.pianojourney.com