Susan Dersnah Fee

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Susan Dersnah Fee
EDUCATION
Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY
Ph.D. 1975 Music Theory (Awarded full fellowship)
Minors: Music History, Composition
Dissertation: "Orchestration in the Orchestral Works of Bernard Rogers"
M.A. 1972 Music Theory
Thesis: "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Quintets: A Comparative Study of Compositional Techniques"
Michigan State University, East Lansing MI
B.M. 1970 Piano Performance with High Honors

PIANO TEACHERS
Frank Glazer Eastman School of Music 1970-71
David Renner Michigan State University 1966-70
Frank Mannheimer Duluth MN Summer 1968-70
Paul Russell Alma (MI) College Summer 1965, 66

UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor of Music, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso IN (1975-79)
Instructor of Music, Denison University, Granville OH (1974-75)

UNIVERSITY LEVEL COURSES TAUGHT
Harmony, Sight Singing, Ear Training--Beginning and Advanced
Form and Analysis
Renaissance Counterpoint, Bach Counterpoint
Twentieth Century Analysis
Beginning Composition
History of the Symphony
History of Music Theory
Piano, Violin
Chamber Music Coach


Since opening Dersnah-Fee School of Music has privately taught college level Harmony,
Form and Analysis, and Piano Pedagogy to teachers, other adults, and high school students

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE
Solo Piano Recitals
Numerous Chamber Music Recitals on piano
From early youth played the violin in chamber ensembles, and has been a member of numerous
orchestras, often serving as section principal
Accompanied all my violin students, many of whom performed full recitals, played in competitions
and prepared conservatory auditions

PAST OFFICES
College Music Society Resolutions Committee Chair, and National Council Member (1975-79)
Music Teachers National Association National Certification Board (2000-2002)
California Assoc. of Professional Music Teachers Board of Certification Chair (2000-2011)
Michigan Music Teachers Association Board of Certification (1980-82, 1991-97)
Midland Music Teachers Association President (1986-88), Chairman of Student Activities (1980-90)

MEMBERSHIPS
Music Teachers National Association, Michigan Music Teachers Association, Midland Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers Association of California, American String Teachers Association, College Music Society


The Dersnah-Fee School of Music
Midland, Michigan

| HOME PAGE | STUDIO | E-MAIL US | TESTIMONIALS |
| SUSAN DERSNAH FEE BIO | MUSIC THEORY INSTRUCTION |
| GEORGE FEE BIO | GEORGE FEE, PIANIST |
| WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES & LECTURES | LIEDER RECITALS |
| ESSAYS & EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES |