Shelley DiMartini has been teaching piano lessons at Conservatory of the Ozarks for the past five years, and has now expanded her classroom to teach virtually through the Branson Regional Arts Council’s Online Arts Conservatory Program. Known for her ability to motivate students to progress quickly in their musical development, Shelley is now accepting new students of all ages.
Interested parents or students are asked to contact the BRAC Education department at 417-336-4255 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Class times will be arranged between the instructor and student.
Since she began teaching at Conservatory of the Ozarks in 2015, Shelley has prepared her students for many performances at monthly studio recitals, community outreach events, and public shows.
Ms. DiMartini holds a BFA in Piano Performance from Stephens College, Columbia, MO and a Lifetime Teaching Certificate K-12. She was the director and accompanist for Campus Sing which traveled the US representing Stephens College at High Schools and College Assemblies. Shelley furthered her education at the UMKC Music Conservatory, Kansas City, MO by earning graduate credits in ORFF Method – including recorder, percussion, and vocal music. In addition to her experience teaching at the Conservatory, Shelley has taught music at Jefferson Jr. High; was the lead music instructor at Music, Magic, and Make Believe in Indio, CA; taught music, aided in honors choir preparations, was accompanist for school programs, concerts and contests at Van Horn High School, Independence, MO; taught piano at Boys and Girls Club, Solana Beach, CA; taught steel drums and piano at Palomar College, San Marcos, CA and was choir director and accompanist at College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA . A talented pianist, Shelley also plays the organ, harp, guitar, B flat and Alto Clarinet and oboe.
Shelley has forty years of experience teaching private lessons, and the Branson Regional Arts Council is excited to have her join our talented team of arts educators.
The Branson Regional Arts Council was founded in 1965 as the “Taney Arts Council,” and officially established 501 (c)(3) non-profit status as “Branson Arts Council, Inc.” in 1993.
Our mission is “to provide artistic, cultural and educational opportunities that support, strengthen and enhance artistic experiences for people of all ages in our area.”
Financial support is provided by BRAC members, theatre patrons, private donors, as well as additional grant support from the Missouri Arts Council, City of Branson, and other organizations.
BRAC, PO Box 2004, Branson, MO 65615