Piano, Voice | Grayson

Maisy Pritchard earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from Michigan State University. She also holds the Associate and Licentiate diplomas from Trinity College of Music, London. Ms. Pritchard has taught music for 31 years at the pre-school through university levels. She is a state certified teacher currently in her fourteenth year of teaching music in the Gwinnett County Public School system. Ms. Pritchard has also previously taught music in Michigan and Indiana. In Michigan, she taught piano at Marshall School of Music in Lansing. She was also part of the University Chorale which performed on ABC’s Good Morning America and at the Avery Fischer Hall in Lincoln Center, New York in 1992. Ms. Pritchard was also an active adjudicator at Music Festivals organized by the Michigan Music Teachers Association and was the Vice President of the Michigan Music Teachers Association, Michigan State University Chapter. In Indiana, Ms. Pritchard taught Undergraduate Piano, Piano Studio class, Theory and Harmonization classes as an adjunct instructor at Taylor University in Upland. In Evansville, she was the Music Director of the Evansville Civic Theater and was involved in the musical productions of Sister Act, Nunsense and Balancing Act. Ms. Pritchard also performed in the WNIN 88.3FM Classical Radio Broadcast Series from 1993-94. Ms. Pritchard has lived in Georgia since 1999. She held the Principal Keyboard positions in the North Georgia Symphony Orchestra from 2001-04 and the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra in 2004. Ms. Pritchard was the Chairman of the Central Gwinnett Music Teachers Association Federated Festival from 2005-07. Ms. Pritchard is currently teaching General Music in the Gwinnett County Public School system and has been nominated for the Local School Teacher of the Year eleven times. She was a Teacher of the Year finalist at the local school level in 2016. Ms. Pritchard has a deep passion for music and teaching. She strongly believes that every child has the capacity to excel in music. She hopes to instill in her students a lifelong passion for the arts.

“Music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
- Billy Joel
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