Caroline Hixson (NCTM) holds a Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy and Performance Studies with the honor of Pi Kappa Lambda from the University of Idaho (2008), and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Webster University (2004). She was also awarded a High School Diploma from the National Guild Of Piano Teachers (2000). Her principal teachers include Prof. Daniel Schene, Dr. Steven Spooner, Dr. Jay Mauchley, and Dr. Peter Henderson.
Caroline began her teaching career in 1997. She joined the piano faculty at Webster University’s Department of Music in 2014, and she is a member of the Webster University Piano Camp faculty as well. She is also an active collaborative pianist, church musician, and adjudicator in the Saint Louis area.
Caroline previously lived in New Orleans, where she maintained a private studio as well as a studio at Loyola’s Preparatory Program. In addition to teaching private lessons at Loyola she taught group piano classes and accompanied both college and preparatory ballet classes. Ms. Hixson maintained an active accompanying schedule in New Orleans, and was a regular adjudicator of competitions and festivals in the Southeast Louisiana area. During that time she served as a member of various boards as well as chair of the Rally competition.
Caroline is is a current member of various organizations, including Saint Louis Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, National Federation of Music Clubs, and the American College of Musicians. She served two terms as President of SLAMTA and is the Chair of the MMTA District VI Auditions as well as Chair of the Arch Cup. Caroline is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music in Piano (NCTM).
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