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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Ellen Chalfin Winner
Education:
1952-1969: Piano, theory and composition:
Juilliard School of Music (Preparatory Division);
Henry Street Settlement.

1958-1962: High School of Music and Art

1962-1966: Queens College (City University of New York):
B.A. in Music

1990-1992: Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training, George Mason University
Teaching Experience:
Ellen Winner has been an independent piano teacher since 1967. (In addition, she taught general music and choral music for three years in New York City Public Schools and music for preschoolers for ten years in Northern Virginia.) Composition has been part of the curriculum for all her piano students since 1992.

Original Teaching Materials:

Mrs. Winner is author of over forty works for early level piano study, including "methods", repertoire, (solos and duets), duet arrangements, piano and percussion ensembles, workbooks, teaching aids and theory games.